Computer Applications: An Emerging Field

With the advent of new technologies and specialized software, the scope of computer applications has been expanded both for the field of education as well as for employment. This emergence has brought up new career opportunities, providing a career extension to the students in Information Technology. The Information Technology (IT) industry is marching ahead with a great pace resulting in many students opting for computer applications as a career choice. A bachelor and a master’s degree in computer applications is the way to go for the students who aspire to develop a career in this field. This degree is highly profession-oriented and includes learning and mastering various programming languages, software, coding and various programming concepts.

Faculty of Computer Applications at Manav Rachna International Institute of Research and Studies offers Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Computer Applications (BCA & MCA) and B.Sc.- Information Technology designed to meet the growing requirements of qualified professionals not only in the IT industry but also in other fields such as healthcare, transportation, travel and many more. Besides being provided with a highly interactive learning environment, the students are exposed to the live industry projects and taken to industry visits to enable them to gain insights of the industry. B.Sc.- Information Technology is offered in association with Auckland Institute of Studies, New Zealand (a unique tertiary institution providing NZQA Accredited Programs) with the inbuilt 4-week internship program at AIS, New Zealand.

SAP module of 40-hours duration on Business Processes has been embedded in the curricula of BCA and MCA to bridge the industry-academia gap and enhance the employability and entrepreneurial prospects of the students. The department has a student chapter of IEEE, Advance Computing Machinery (ACM), and Computer Society of India (CSI) and various co-curricular activities are conducted in association with them. AICTE-Approved MCA program offered by the department covers various aspects of computational theory, programming, algorithm design and optimization, network and database management, mobile technologies, electronics, mathematics, probability, statistics, accounting, finance, etc. Along with this, technical seminars and lectures by IT Industry Experts and Renowned Academicians are conducted.

Thrust areas of the department include Data Analytics, Network Security and Cloud Computing, Machine Learning, Big Data, Software Defined networking, Internet of Things, Cryptography, Data Mining, and Human-Computer Interaction which are aimed at furnishing the IT skills of the students and taking them to the wonderful world of Computers and Information Technology.

Computer programmers, software developers, web designer, database administrator, software consultant, system analyst, technical writer and multimedia programmer are some of the career opportunities that exist in this field.

The Top Recruiters of the department are IBM, Accenture, Infosys, TCS, Tech Mahindra, AON Hewitt, CMC Technologies, DELL, HCL Technologies, IGATE, L & T Infotech, NIIT, Samsung, WIPRO, SONY ERICSSON, Genpact, Zen Focus, 3 Pillars Global, Aricent Technologies, ICS Solutions, SunLife Financials.

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