Department of MCA
About the Department

The Department of Computer Applications is one of the most innovating departments in Paavai Engineering College with its committed faculty members and motivated students. The course is being offered by the department from 2002 for graduate students of any discipline to get trained for developing computer applications in all domains. The department has been instrumental in signing MOUs with Infosys Campus Connect Programme, Microsoft Innovation Center, Wipro Mission 10X, EMC2, Oracle Academy, Spoken Tutorial IIT Bombay and e-gov campus. The students and faculty have won many awards for their projects. The department organized many faculty development programmes, training programs and research promotion programmes for promoting research on advanced technologies that received all round recognition and support.

The department has well-equipped computer lab with the latest processors (Intel Core2Duo), operating systems (Windows 7 & 8.1, Linux), applications (MS-Office, Libre Office, Tally, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Flash, Adobe Dreamweaver, GIMP, AGROUML), compilers (C Complier, JDK 1.7, J2EE), software (C, C++, Java, JDK 1.7, J2EE, PHP , Python, Visual Studio 2013, MYSQL, Oracle 11i, C#.NET, Rational Rose, Multimedia Software), Printers, Scanners, Modems, Over Head Projector, LCD Projector with internet facility.

Department Highlights

  • Totally 57 Anna University Rank holders in the past 4 years.
  • Obtained Zone First continuously in Anna University Exams.
  • Unique record of securing 1st class since inception.
  • 13 students have become members in Microsoft India App Review Board (IARB) in the year 2014.
  • 15 students are recognized as Microsoft Student Partners in the year 2014- 2015.
  • We got academic pass for one year to access Windows Azure Cloud US $45,000 by our Faculty members and students in the year 2014-2015.
  • Our students developed & uploaded 287 Windows 8 Apps & 278 Windows Phone Apps in Microsoft Store in the year 2014-2015.
  • We have received cash reward of Rs.1,22,500/- for Various Microsoft Contest in the past two years.
  • More than 50 MCA students participated in Windows8 AppFest event hosted by Microsoft at Bangalore and set a Guinness World Record in the year 2012.
  • One of our Students Mr.M.Anbu was recognized by Microsoft as a UCrew member in the year 2014.
  • 8 students got Editor’s Pick Award for Best Windows Apps in the year 2014.
  • 15 MSPs participated in Microsoft Student Partners Annual Summit at Bhopal, Madhyapradesh in the year 2014.
  • MHRD - IIT Bombay Spoken Tutorial Workshop is being organized for our students every week regularly.
  • 17 Papers have been published in National / International Journals by faculty members in the past 3 years.
  • 49 Papers have been presented in National / International conferences by faculty members in the past 3 years.
  • Business English Certificate has been undergone by all the faculty members.
  • Prof.P.Muthusamy attended the “Academic Leadership workshop” at Wipro – Bangalore from 04.11.14 to 07.11.14.
    Prof.S.Senthilvelan received Bronze Medal under ‘Inspire the Campus Connect faculty partnership model program’ from Infosys held at Bangalore on 03.09.2013.
  • Ms.R.M.Alagunila received Rs 11,000 cash prize from Nokia Contest (Windows Phone Developer) in the year 2014.
  • Our students attended various types of (54) Webinar Organized by Microsoft and IBM in the year 2014.