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Evaluative Report of the Department

1. Name of the Department

: Computer Science and Engineering

2. Year of Establishment

: 1994

3. Is the Department part of a school / Faculty of the university? :


: Yes. Part of the School of Computer Science and
Technology
4. Names of programmes offered (UG, PG, M.Phil., Ph.D., Integrated Masters,
Integrated Ph.D., D.Sc., D.Litt., etc.)
Name of
the
Specialization
Programme
B.Tech.
Computer Science and Engineering
M.Tech.
Computer Science and Engineering
Computer and Communication
M.Tech.
Engineering
M.Tech.
Software Engineering
Ph.D.

Computer Science and Engineering

Duration

Fulltime /
part-time

4 Years
2 Years

Full Time
Full Time

2 Years

Full Time

2 Years
2 years
3 years

Full Time
Full time
Part time

5. Interdisciplinary programmes and departments involved: Nil


6. Courses in collaboration with other universities, industries, foreign institutions etc.:
NIL
7. Details of programmes discontinued, if any with reasons: NIL
8. Examination system:
Semester System
9. Participation of the department in the courses offered by other departments:
The department of CSE extends its services to the courses offered by other Schools
/ Departments by handling the courses for the programmes. The details of the
academic year under interest are given in Appendix B-1
10. Number of teaching posts sanctioned, filled and actual (Professors / Associate
Professors / Assistant Professors / others):
Category of Faculty
Professor
Associate Professor
Assistant Professors
Others

Sanctioned
5
10
35
-

Filled
2
1
46
-

11. Faculty profile with name, qualification, designation, area of specialization, experience and research under guidance.

S.
N.
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24

Faculty Name

Dr.Elijah Blessing Vinoth


Dr.Kumudha Raimond
Dr.E.Grace Mary Kanaga
Mrs.A.Shamila Ebenezer
Mrs.Marget Johnson
Mr.S.E.Vinodh Ewards
Mr.J.Immanuel John Raja
Mrs.K.Ramalakshmi
Mr.G.Naveen Sundar
Mrs.Jeno Lovesum
Mrs.A.Ketsy Prabavathy
Mrs.Deepa Kanmani
Mrs.J.Anitha
Mr.V.M.Arul Xavier
Mrs.Anitha Christi
Mr.Alfred Raja Melvin
Mr.Bright Varghese
Mrs.M.Roshni Thanka
Mr.Iwin Thanakumar
Mr.V.Karunakaran
Dr. Anand Deva Durai
Ms. Rose Rani John
Mrs.Priyadarshini
Ms.I.Deva Priya

Designation

Qualification

Specialization

No.of years of
experience

Professor & Director


Professor
Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor

M.E., Ph.D
M.E., Ph.D
M.Tech., Ph.D
M.E., (Ph.D)
M.E., (Ph.D)
M.E., (Ph.D)
M.E., (Ph.D)
M.Tech., (Ph.D)
M.E., (Ph.D)
M.E., (Ph.D)
M.E., (Ph.D)
M.E., (Ph.D)
M.E., (Ph.D)
M.E., (Ph.D)
M.E.
M.E.
M.E., (Ph.D)
M.E., (Ph.D)
M.E.
M.E., (Ph.D)
M.E., (Ph.D)
M.E., (Ph.D.)
M.E., (Ph.D)
M.E.

CSE
CSE
CSE
CSE
CSE
CSE
CSE
CSE
CSE
CSE
CSE
CSE
CSE
CSE
CSE
NIE
CSE
CSE
CSE
CSE
CSE
CSE
CCE
NIE

16 Years
16 Years 8 Months
14 Years 6 Months
9 Years 6 Months
9 Years 6 Months
9 Years 5 Months
8 Years 2 Months
9 Years 8 Months
7 Years 3 Months
10 Years 6 Months
9 Years
9 Years
7 Years 3 Months
6 Years 7 Months
7 Years 1 Month
6 Years 1 Month
10 Years 1 Month
5 Years 3 Months
5 Years 3 Months
7 Years 1 Month
6 Years 2 Months
5 Years 10 Months
5 Years 1 Month
4 Years 2 Months

No. of Ph.D. /
M.Phil.
students guided
for the last 4
years
8
3
2
2

25
26
27
28
29
30
31
32
33
34
35
36
37

Mr.Mathew Kurian
Mrs.M.Mythily
Mr.R.Joshua Samuel Raj
Mr. Karthikeyan
Mrs Rexie
Ms.Shweta Vincent
Mr.Jeban Chandir Moses
Mrs Mathu
Mr. A. Felix Arokya Jose
Mr. V. Jeyakrishnan
Mr. S. John Livingston
Mr. J. Sebastian Terence
Ms. L. Leela

Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor

M.E., (Ph.D)
M.E., (Ph.D)
M.E., (Ph.D)
M.E., (Ph.D)
M.E.,
M.Tech. (Ph.D)
M.E. (Ph. D)
M.Tech.
M.E
M.Tech., (Ph.D)
M.Tech
M.Tech
M.E

CSE
CSE
CSE
CSE
CSE
CCE
CSE
CSE
CSE
IT
CSE
CSE
CSE
Multimedia
Technology
IT
SE
CSE
CSE
Computer &
Communication
Software
Engineering

7 Years 2 Months
8 Years 11 Months
9 Years 2 Months
7 Years 9 Months
8 Years 5 Months
3 Years
5 Years 2 Months
3 Years
7 Years 7 Months
6 Years 11 Months
3 Years 1 Month
3 years 1 Months
1 Year 2 Months

2 Years 8 Months

Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor

M.Tech.
M.Tech
M.E
B.E., M.Tech

1 Year
2 Years 9 Months
6 Months
6 Months

---

43 Mrs. C. Avinya Gracy

Assistant Professor

B.Tech., M.E

1 Year 4 Months

--

44 Mrs. Sreela Chandran

Assistant Professor

M.Tech

5 Years 6 Months

--

Assistant Professor

B.E., M.E

CSE

3 Years 4 Months

--

46 Mrs. J. Ephi Smily


47 Mr. S.Basil Xavier

Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor

B.E., M.E
B.E., M.Tech

6 Months
1 Year 4 Months

---

48 Mr. D.Shibin

Assistant Professor

B.Tech., M.Tech

4 Months

--

49 Mrs. G. Hemalatha

Assistant Professor

B.E., M.E

CSE
CSE
Network &
Internet
Engineering
CSE

10 Years 6 Months

--

38 Mrs. S. Akila Agnes


39
40
41
42

45

Ms. A. Diana
Ms. P. Rebecca Sandra Paul
Mr. J. Andrew
Ms. J. Rex fiona

Mr. R.V.Belfin

M.E.

12. List of Senior Visiting Fellows, adjunct faculty, emeritus professors

Name

Designation

Dr. Srinivasan

Adjunct
Faculty

Dr. Mehta

Consultant

No. of years
of
experience

Date of
joining

Neural Network
Genetic
M.E., Ph.D.
Algorithm
SOA

25

20.8.2009

M.E., Ph.D.

25

1.8.2007

Qualification

Specialization

CSE

13. Percentage of classes taken by temporary faculty programme-wise information. : Nil.


14. Programme-wise Student-Teacher Ratio
Name of the
Programme
B.Tech.
M.Tech.
M.Phil.
Ph.D.

No. of faculty

No. of students

Student-teacher ratio

37
12
Nil
Internal Supervisor: 3
External Supervisor: 3

606
179
Nil

16.3:1
14.9:1
Nil

21

--

15. Number of academic support staff (technical) and administrative staff: sanctioned, filled
and actual.
No. of
Technical Staff
Administrative staff

Sanctioned
*
1

Filled
1

*All laboratories of Department of Computer Science Engineering department are part of


Computer Technology Centre. Hence, the Technical Staff are not attached directly with
the department.
16. Research thrust areas as recognized by major funding agencies:
Image processing, Grid computing, Network security and Cloud Computing.
17. Number of faculty with ongoing projects from a) national b) international funding agencies
and c) Total grants received. Give the names of the funding agencies, project title and
grants received project-wise:
Name of the
faculty with
designation

Title of the
Project

Funding
agency

Grants
received in
Rs.

Communication
reference No. with
date

Dr. R. Elijah
Blessing

Effective patient
friendly IT
enabled tool for
selection of

ICMR

Rs. 12,12,400

ADHOC/2010/12/HSR
Dated 26-11-2013
4

desired health
care services
18. Inter-institutional collaborative projects and associated grants received
a) National collaboration: Nil b) International collaboration: Nil
19. Departmental projects funded by DST-FIST, UGC-SAP/CAS, DPE, DBT, ICSSR, AICTE
etc. total grants received: Nil

20. Research facility / Centre with


State recognition: Nil
National recognition: Nil
International recognition: 1. CISCO Centre of Excellence for Advanced
Networking 2. Nokia Siemens Network is an authorized research centre for
KITS. (Details in Appendix B-2 attached)
21. Special research laboratories sponsored by / created by industry or corporate bodies
CISCO Centre of Excellence for advanced networking
Oracle Centre of Excellence
Aruba Wireless Networking Lab
Red Hat Academy
22. Publications:
Number of papers published in peer reviewed journals during
2012-2013 140;
2011-2012 22;
2010-2011 38; and
2009-2010 7 (Please see Appendix B-3)
23. Details of patents and income generated: Nil
24. Areas of consultancy and income generated:
Nil
25. Faculty selected nationally / internationally to visit other laboratories / institutions /
industries in India and abroad

Name of the
faculty with
designation

Dr. R. Elijah
Blessing

Name of the
company /
institution
visited

Nokia Siemens
Network,
Bangalore

Period of visit
From

9 March
2010

Purpose

To

9 March
2010

To evaluate the
facilities for
approval aa
Authorized
Research Centre
for Karunya
University
5

Mr. Bright
Gee Varghese
Mr. R.
Venkatesan
Mrs.
Hemalatha
Mr. Jowin Jose
& Mr. Iwin
Thanakumar
Joseph

Infosys Campus,
Bangalore
Infosys Campus,
Mysore
Infosys Campus,
Mysore

21 May
2012
11 Aug
2008
11 Aug
2008

30 Jun
2012
14 Aug
2008
14 Aug
2008

Infosys Campus,
Mysore

19 Jan
2009

31 Jan
2009

Mr. Mr. Anand


Infosys Campus,
Deva Durai &
Bangalore
Mrs. Mythily

3 Sep
2013

Mr. Immanuel
John Raja

18 Feb
2011

Cisco Systems,
Bangalore

26. Faculty serving in :


a) National Committees:
Name of the faculty
with designation
Dr. Elijah Blessing
Vinoth R

Sabbatical Project
Campus-Connect
Campus-Connect

Campus-Connect

To attend Inspire
Faculty
3 Sep 2013
Excellence
Award Contest
18 Feb
To have discussion
2011
on Cisco Academy

Name of the
committee

Position held

Duration

NBA Expert
Committee

Member in
Expert
Committee

Since Dec 2012

b) International committees
Name of
the faculty
Dr.
Kumudha
Raimond
Dr.
Kumudha
Raimond
Dr. Elijah
Blessing
Vinoth R
Dr. Elijah
Blessing
Vinoth R

Name of the committee

Position held

International Conference on
Intelligent Systems Design and
Applications, Kochi, India
International Conference on Hybrid
Intelligent
Systems, Pune, India
International Conference on
Language Development and
Computing Methods

Advisory
Board
Member
Advisory
Board
Member
Advisory
Committee
Member
Advisory
Committee
Member

5th International Conference on


Intelligent Systems and Control

Duration
2012

2012
2nd,
3 December
2010
7th &
8th January
2011
rd

c) Editorial Boards
Name of the
faculty
Dr. Elijah
Blessing
Vinoth R

Name of the Board / Details


International Journal of Computers and
Applications

Position
held
Member

Duration
Since
2010
6

d) Any other (please specify)


27. Faculty recharging strategies (UGC, ASC, Refresher / orientation programmes,
workshops, training programmes and similar programmes)
Please see Appendix B-4
28. Student projects:

Percentage of students who have done in-house projects excluding interdepartmental projects
COURSE
UG
PG

Number of students
171 / 173
114 / 116

Percentage
98.84%
98.27%

Percentage of students doing projects in collaboration with other universities


industry / institute
COURSE
UG
PG

Number of students
2 / 173
2 / 116

Percentage
1.16%
1.72%

29. Awards / recognitions received at the national and international level by

Faculty
Name of the faculty with
designation
Karunya University (Mr.
Immanuel John Raja)

Mr. Immanuel John Raja

Details of awards
received
Best Local Academy
Cisco Networking
Academy, across
SAARC Region
One of the first CCNA
Instructor in SAARC
Region

Awarding
authority
Cisco Systems

Cisco Systems

Karunya Cisco Networking


Academy (Mr. Immanuel John
Raja)

Outstanding Contributor
Award

Cisco Systems

Mr. Immanuel John Raja

Certificate of
Recognition

Cisco Systems

Best Teacher Award

KITS

Best Researcher Award

KITS

Best Computer Science


Faculty

Association of
Scientist Developers
and Faculties

Ms. Shweta Vincent, Assistant


Professor
Dr. Elijah Blessing Vinoth. R,
Director/CST
Dr. Grace Mary Kanaga

Doctoral / post doctoral fellows: Nil


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Students

Name of the student


with Register No.

Awarding
authority

Details of awards received


Guinness world record for the Most
Participants in a Software
Development Marathon in One
Location
Awarded III place in Cisco NetRiders
National Level Skill Competition
Awarded III place in Cisco NetRiders
National Level Skill Competition

Mr. Augustus Abhay


Armstrong Dsouza
(09FF006)
Nidhin Varghese
(09FF011)
Nikhil Varghese
(09FF012)

Microsoft
Cisco
Systems
Cisco
Systems

30. Seminars / conferences / workshops organized and the source of funding (National /
International) with details of outstanding participants, if any.
Name of the Programme
Two days National Workshop on
The Application of Advanced
Learning Techniques for Medical
Image Diagnostics
National Workshop on Open
Source Support for Cloud
Computing and Agent
Technology

Name of the
Board / Details

position
held

Duration

KITS

2 Days

KITS

2 Days

31. Code of ethics for research followed by the departments.


Department of Computer Science and Engineering adopts KITS policy of ethics for
research.
In the case of research scholars who have copied a dissertation / thesis / book for
Ph.D. degree his / her thesis shall be forfeited and his / her research registration shall
be terminated in this university and also he / she shall be debarred to register for any
other programme in this University.
For the abetment of above such action, the recognition of his / her supervisor shall be
withdrawn for a period of 5 years and he / she shall be debarred from guiding the
research scholars for any research programme in this University till such period.
32. Student profile programme-wise:
Name of the
Programme and
Batch
B.TECH CSE
(2012-16 Batch)
B.TECH CSE
(2011-15 Batch)
B.TECH CSE

Number of students
Physically Foreign
challenged Students

SC

ST

BC

OC

35

108

67

99

94

72

93

2
8

(2010-14 Batch)
B.TECH CSE
(2009-13 Batch)
M.TECH CSE
(2012-14 Batch)
M.TECH CSE
(2011-13 Batch )
M.TECH SE
(2012-14 Batch)
M.TECH SE
(2011-13 Batch)
M.TECH CCE
(2012-14 Batch)
M.TECH CCE
(2011-13 Batch)
33. Diversity of students
Name of the
Programme
(refer to
question no.4)

83

86

10

24

16

26

30

12

10

21

14

16

% of
% of students
students
from other
from the
universities
same
within the State
university

M.Tech CSE
(2012-14
Batch)
M.Tech CCE
(2012-14
Batch)
M.Tech-SE
(2012-14
Batch)

% of students
from
universities
outside the
State

% of students
from other
countries

13.7%

46.6%

39.7%

3.8%

19.3%

76.9%

3.8%

34.6%

61.6%

34. How many students have cleared all Civil Services and Defense Services
examinations, NET, SET, GATE and other competitive examinations? Give details
category-wise.
Name of the Student

Reg. No.

Examination
Cleared

Year of
passing

Remarks

Litty K.Mathews

PR11CS1036

GATE

2013

Preeth Kala

09FF145

GATE

2013

35. Student progression


Student progression
UG to PG
PG to M.Phil.
PG to Ph.D.
Ph.D. to Post-Doctoral

Percentage against enrolled


(12/173) 6.9%
NIL
(1/116) 0.9 %
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Employed
UG 115 / 173 (66.5%)
PG 6 / 116 (5.2%)
Other than Campus Recruitment PG 35 / 116 (30.2%)
Entrepreneurs (1/173) 0.5%
Campus Selection

36. Diversity of staff:


The percentage of Faculty members from University, Other University within the
country and other University and other state are given in Appendix B-5
37. Number of faculty who were awarded M.Phil., Ph.D., D.Sc. and D.Litt. during the
assessment period:
Ph. D. - One (1)
Dr. Anand Devedurai, Assistant Professor/CSE by Manonmaniam Sundaranar
University, Tirunelveli
38. Present details of departmental infrastructural facilities with regard to
a) Library:
Department Library is open in all the working hours i.e. from 8.50 am to 6.00pm
The following facilities are available in the library :
i) Computer with internet facility
ii) Access to Central Library
iii) Access to digital library
iv) Reading room
v) Project reports
vi) Journals
vii) LCD Projectors
viii) Infosys Campus-Connect Books
b)

c)
d)

e)

Internet facilities to staff and students


All the members are provided with laptops along with 64 Mbps internet with
WiFi Connectivity.
Total number of class rooms: 14 + 1 Seminar Hall
Class rooms with ICT facility
All the students are provided with laptops
All the students have access to digital library & open source learning
courseware.
Students laboratories
The central computing facility is available to all faculty and students even after
the working hours. The labs available are:
Name of the Laboratory
CISCO Centre of Excellence for
Advanced Networking
Microsoft Centre of Excellence
Linux Competency Centre
Aruba Wireless Networks
Laboratory

Venue
Computer Technology Centre Lab 09
Computer Technology Centre Lab 01
Computer Technology Centre Lab 10
Computer Technology Centre Lab 13
10

Oracle Centre (Database


Laboratory)
Sun Authorized Learning Centre
C# and .Net Laboratory
Computer Graphics Laboratory
C / C++ Laboratory
Multimedia Laboratory
Hardware and Networking
Laboratory
f)

Computer Technology Centre Lab 05


Computer Technology Centre Lab 06
Computer Technology Centre Lab 02
Computer Technology Centre Lab 03
Computer Technology Centre Lab 23
Computer Technology Centre Lab 14
Computer Technology Centre Lab 19

Research laboratories

CISCO Centre of Excellence for advance networking

Oracle centre of excellence

Microsoft IT Academy

Aruba Wireless Networking Lab

39. List of doctoral, post-doctoral students and Research Associates


a) From the host institution / university: 11 students (Appendix B-6)
b) From other institutions / universities: 9 (Appendix B-7)
40. Number of Post Graduate students getting financial assistance from the KITS = 8
Appendix B-8
41. Was any need assessment exercise undertaken before the development of new
programme(s)? If so, highlight the methodology: Yes.
Procedures followed in the school:
Sum-up of the methodology adopted for start of any new Course is as follows:
1. The Director of the school constitutes a committee to evaluate the possibility of
introducing new, relevant and viable programmes for which there is a market
demand. The committee shall consist of internal experts and the external
experts. Head of the Department shall be the Chairman of the Committee.
2. The Committee shall collect the feedback from all the stakeholders, analyze the
same and identify the need for introducing new subjects. The feedback collected
by the committee is scrutinized, summarized and submitted to the Director,
School of Computer Science and Technology.
3. The Director shall scrutinize the recommendations of the committee and make a
suitable proposal to the Vice Chancellor with full proposal for new programme.
4. The proposal includes the budget incorporating all requirements including
infrastructure and manpower for the introduction of new programme.
5. On receiving the Vice-Chancellors approval, the Director shall arrange for the
presentation of curriculum in the CDC meetings, Board of Studies and
Academic Council.
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42. Does the department obtain feedback from


a) Faculty on curriculum as well as teaching-learning evaluation? If yes, how does the
department utilize the feedback?
Yes.
At the mid of every semester, feedback is collected from the Faculty members on
the subjects they are handling in that semester and the subjects handled during the
previous semester. The feedback form contains information about the topics to be
added, topics to be removed, any change needed in the prescribed text book or
reference book and other comments on the syllabus.
The feedbacks obtained are scrutinized carefully and the significant changes or the
recommendations are submitted to the Director of the School for approval. After the
approval of the Director, the issues are placed in the Curriculum Development Cell
of the school.
The feedback /issues placed in the CDC is discussed thoroughly and based on the
suggestions of the members, the recommendations of the CDC of the school shall
be sent to the Board of Studies.
b) Students on staff, curriculum and teaching-learning evaluation and how does the
department utilize the feedback?
Yes.
The online feedback is received from students and the consolidated report of the
feedback is submitted to the HOD of the department. By going through the
feedback, the HOD would discuss with the faculty member concerned one by one
for improvements.
During every semester the feedback of the students on the curriculum and the
syllabi of the subjects they have studied in the previous semester are obtained. The
feedback form contains information about the topics to be added, topics to be
removed, any change needed in the prescribed text book or reference book and
other comments on the syllabus.
The feedbacks obtained are scrutinized carefully and the significant changes or the
recommendations are submitted to the Director of the school for approval. After the
approval of the Director, the issues are placed in the Curriculum Development Cell
of the School.
The feedback /issues placed in the CDC is discussed thoroughly and based on the
suggestions of the members, the recommendations of the CDC of the school shall
be sent to the Board of Studies.

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c) Alumni and Employers on the programmes offered and how does the department
utilize the feedback?
Yes.
The department obtains feedback from the Alumni of the Department on the
curriculum and the syllabi they have studied. This feedback is used to evaluate the
mapping of the Programme Educational Objectives and the Programme Outcome of
the course.
Feedbacks from the Employers of the alumni of the University are obtained and are
used to evaluate the caliber and the performance of the candidate. This feedback is
used to evaluate the mapping of the Programme Educational Objectives and the
Programme Outcome of the course.
The Department has two of the Eminent Alumni of the Department as the member
in the Board of Studies.
43.

List the distinguished alumni of the department (maximum 10)


Appendix: B-9

44.

Give details of student enrichment programmes (special lectures / workshops /


seminar) involving external experts.
During 2009-2013 14 seminars, 11 workshops and 18 special lectures were
conducted (Appendix B-10).

45. List the teaching methods adopted by the faculty for different programmes.

Lecture method: Teaching through lectures by using black board as well as LCD
projectors.
Interactive method: Teaching through conducting debates on the topics related to
the subject handling.
Project based learning: Analyzing, designing, implementing and documenting
skills of the students are improved by assigning mini-projects, half semester projects
and full semester projects.
Computer assisted learning: Quizzes are conducted through LMS(Learning
Management System)
Experimental learning: The students are trained to do programming through lab
experiments.
Seminars: The students are encouraged to take Technical seminar which is used to
improve the presentation skills of the students.

46. How does the department ensure that programme objectives are constantly met and
learning outcomes are monitored?
The Department obtains feedback from the Alumni of the department and the
employers of the alumni of the University on the curriculum and the syllabi they have
studied and the caliber and the performance of the candidates respectively. This
feedback is used to evaluate the mapping of the Programme Educational Objectives and
the Programme Outcome of the course.
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CDC, Board of studies, Academic council meet twice every year. Every year
curriculum and syllabi are looked at in detail and based on the necessity arising to make
the syllabi on par with the industry standards. The course feed backs are collected from
teaching staff, alumni, industrialist and academicians and incorporated in the
subsequent curriculum development exercises continuously. Course syllabi are
reviewed and recent developments in the subject areas are incorporated in the syllabi.
Recently published text books/reference books are used for preparing the syllabus.
47. Highlight the participation of students and faculty in extension activities.
Faculty and Students participate in the following Extension Activities of the University:
Name of the Extension
Clubs
NSS
YRC
DECE Clubs
Nature club
Rotaract & others
Category

Add-on
Courses

Others

Extension Activity

The Faculty members are registered as


Programme Officers in any one of the
units and students have enrolled in various
clubs.
Students are encouraged to participate in
Rural School Development Programs
CISCO Networking
which will give computer fundamental
Academy
training to the Teachers and the Students
of Rural schools.
In order to serve the humanity and alleviate suffering through
counseling and good works, students are encouraged to participate
in outreach programs conducted by the Department such as
Orphanage visits, Old Age Home visits.

48. Give details of beyond syllabus scholarly activities of the department.

Courses on soft skills, general aptitude and technical aptitude are taught to all
students.
Add on programs are conducted by the Department to equip the students with skills
required by Industries.
Seminars and workshops are arranged to improve the technical skills of the students
and to make them aware of current technology.
Through the MoUs with Industries, Eminent Personalities from Industry are brought
to give hands on training on the technologies the Industries presently uses.

49. State whether the programme / department is accredited / graded by other agencies? If
yes, give details.:
Yes, Accredited by NBA-AICTE in 09.11.2001 for 3 years.
50. Briefly highlight the contributions of the Department in generating new knowledge, basic
or applied.
Bright and motivated students have a provision to register for industry certified Add
on courses.
The department offers the following certification courses apart from CCNA
a) Oracle Certified Associate (OCA)
b) Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
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c) Oracle Certified Professional Java Programme (OCPJP)


d) Novell Certified Linux Administrator (NCLA)
e) Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)

The department offers the following certification courses apart from CCNA
a.
b.
c.
d.
e.

Oracle Certified Associate (OCA)


Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
Oracle Certified Professional Java Programmes (OCPJP)
Novell Certified Linux Administrator (NCLA)
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)

The department is successfully offering the certification course CCNA (Cisco


Certified Network Associate) to the students. The course is divided into four modules
as follows
1. Networking fundamentals
2. Routing protocols and concepts
3. LAN switching and wireless
4. Accessing the WAN
In order to conduct the modules by giving sufficient practical exposure, the laboratory
is equipped with hardwares like routers, switches, wireless adapter, cables and PC.
Packet tracer software is also installed in PC's to simulate the various network
configurations and give a better understanding to the students.

Technical and subject-wise quizzes are conducted through LMS for quality
assessment of the students

51. Detail five major strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and challenges (SWOC) of the
department.
To prepare SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats) analysis report of
the department for IQAC, SWOT points are collected from the members of the department
faculty and the consolidated points are given below:
Strengths
1.
2.
3.
4.

Demand for the course in market;


Excellent infrastructure
Motivated faculty members;
Good number of certification
courses; and
5. Learning Management System

Opportunities

1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

Weaknesses
Less number of senior professors
and professors;
Lack of funded projects;
Less number of International
Conferences and Symposium;
Volatility in Market demand; and
MoU with Industry

Challenges

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1. Financial autonomy
2. Internal/External funding for
projects;
3. Recognition to inventions through
patent;
4. Autonomy in curriculum
development; and
5. Organizing International
Conferences
52.

1. Competition from other


universities and college are very
high;
2. Getting funded projects;
3. Training students beyond
academics;
4. Fluctuating demand in Industry;
and
5. Getting faculty with experience

Future plans of the department: Please see Appendix B-11 Attached

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