MCA

SSTM offers a three year /six semester full time master's programme in Computer Applications along with five years (ten semesters) Dual Degree (BCA+MCA) programme. The institution is affiliated to Mahatma Gandhi University and is approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).

Our MCA Programme lays special emphasis on (i) developing oral and written communication skills together with fluency in English, and team building and leadership qualities, (ii) imparting hands-on knowledge on computer software, and (iii) cultivating programming, logic and software skills of very high quality. No less importance is given to teaching the theory of computer applications. Students are encouraged to take up a mini project each semester besides the main project in the final semester, as part of their all round academic training.

SSTM faculty collaborate with experts from industr y in organizing instr uctional programmes to students in the use of JAVA, .NET, Operating Systems such as AIX, UNIX, LINUX and RDMS like ORACLE and DB2. Experienced hands from outside pay periodical visits to the institution and share their state-of-the-art knowledge with the students and faculty. Not only do they explain the latest trends but also impart motivational and leadership training to the students, enabling them to get placed.

Three hours every week are allotted to the Academic Support Programme (ASP), which focuses on personality development. Mock interviews, GD, extempore, motivational games and talent promotion exercises are among the items included in this programme.

Modern Teaching Equipments

Lecture sessions are conducted with the help of modern teaching aids. The School is equipped with sufficient number of LCD projectors, educational audio and video content and other gadgets that are essential for a modern academic institution.

Library & online resources

The SSTM MCA Library is well equipped with modern facilities and resources in the form of CD-ROM, e-journals , books , Journals, magazines, encyclopedia, complete reference books etc. along with the text and reference books. Library subscribes to many of national and International Journals like Dr. Dobb's Journal, Linux Journals, Systems Management, International Journal of Computer Science and Software Technology etc.

SSTM IT Centre

SSTM is equipped with a modern computer lab having the latest computers and multimedia systems. There are nearly 100 PCs inter-connected in a LAN for MCA students. Leased Line Internet connection is made available to the students providing a window to the world. The Computer Lab is also equipped with latest hardware and software with proper server room with powerful IBM servers running Windows, AIX and Linux Operating Systems with having full firewall, anti virus and content keeper installations.

Hostel facilities

SSTM also extends well-furnished hostel facilities to its students. Students should apply for the facility in advance. The Hostels have dedicated mess that offers quality food. The campus also has a captive cafeteria catering to the needs of the students.

SSTM - MCA Faculty

SSTM has a team of highly qualified and dedicated faculties for its MCA Division. They have come to us with exceptional exposure both in teaching and in industry and are familiar with the methodologies adopted in most of the premier institutions and corporates the world over. Their expertise to deliver quality education is perhaps unprecedented in a professional technical institute.

Name Designation Educational qualification
Dr. Indu Nair Professor B.Sc., MCA, Ph.D.
Dr. Sherin Mariam Alex Professor B.Sc., M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.
Mr. Praveen Kamath Asst. Professor B.Sc., MCA, PGDSM
Dr. Anjana S Chandran Asst. Professor B.Sc., M.C.A., Ph.D
Ms. J.M. Lakshmi Mahesh Asst. Professor B.Com., MCA, M.Phil, MBA
Ms. Rekha Sunny Asst. Professor B.Sc., MCA, M.Tech
Ms. Bindu John Asst. Professor B.A., M.A
Ms. Jismy Joseph Asst. Professor B.Sc., MCA, M.Phil
Ms. D. Sudha Asst. Professor B.Sc., MCA

Placement Cell

Making a career decision is as important as choosing a course. We have a very active body which gives assistance for job preparation and selection. The best of the IT companies today are looking for candidates who posses not only the technical knowledge but also soft skills. The Placement Cell ensures that the students of SSTM also imbibe the right attitude to make them invaluable in a corporate environment. It is geared up to ensure the most opportune placement for all the students who

  • have good marks for the regular courses
  • are very active in all extra curricular activities
  • have cleared all courses at the time of placement
  • and have attended Personality Development Programmes

The faculty mentors and external experts meet students collectively and individually to offer workshops and programmes in areas like preparation for job interviews , aptitude tests and group discussions. The reputation of SCMS helps a lot in campus placement provided you are fit to be selected. It is very important that the students attain a high level of competence to be selected by the recruiters. The students are advised to utilise all the facilities at the campus including the special training offered at SSTM, to develop the skills that are indispensable for a modern software professional.

MCA alumni are working in the most of the top IT/ITES companies like IBM, ORACLE, HP, TCS, WIPRO, INFOSYS, Cape Gemini, IBS, Cognizant Technologies, UST-Global, E&Y, ACCENTURE

Industry - Institution Interaction

As part of the teaching system , we conduct interface sessions periodically called Industry Institution Interface (III) by inviting practicing managers and technical experts from different software and hardware product and ITES and Consulting firms. These lively sessions help students familiarise with problems that a software professional faces and solutions he/she arrives at in real-life situation. The invited industry leaders also help build rapport with students making every session a rewarding experience for both.

Three year Full Time MCA Programme

MCA course is offered over a period of three years consisting of six semesters.

SEMESTER I
Course No Subject
MCA101 Mathematical Foundations of Computer Science
MCA102 Digital Systems & Logic Design
MCA103 Computer Organization and Architecture
MCA104 Principles of Management and Accounting
MCA105 Structured Programming in C
MCA106 C Programming Lab
MCA107 PC Hardware Lab
MCA108 Communication & Soft skills
SEMESTER II
Course No Subject
MCA201 Probability and Statistics
MCA202 Data Structures and Analysis of Computer Algorithms
MCA203 Microprocessors and Embedded Systems
MCA204 Operating Systems
MCA205 Object Oriented Programming with C++
MCA206 C++ Lab
MCA207 Data Structures Lab in 'C'
SEMESTER III
Course No Subject
MCA301 Java and Web Programming
MCA302 Software Engineering
MCA303 System Software
MCA304 Data Base Management Systems
MCA305 Data Communications
MCA306 Java Programming Lab
MCA307 DBMS - Lab
SEMESTER IV
Course No Subject
MCA401 Operations Research
MCA402 Computer Networks
MCA403 Linux and Shell Programming
MCA404 Object Oriented Modeling and Design
MCA405 Elective I - MIS
MCA406 Linux Lab
MCA407 Open Source Lab - Python/PHP
SEMESTER V
Course No Subject
MCA501 Computer Security
MCA502 Internet Technology and Distributed Applications
MCA503 Computer GraphicsMCA504Data Mining
MCA505 Elective II - XML
MCA506 Computer Graphics Lab
MCA507 Seminar
MCA508 Mini Project
SEMESTER VI
Course No Subject
MCA601 Project Work
MCA602 Viva Voce

ELIGIBILITY

Candidates should have studies a degree course with minimum 3 year duration (after10+2) with Mathematics/Statistics/Computer Science/Computer Application/Engineering and Technology as a Main/Subsidiary/Core Subject at the degree level. The candidate should have secured a minimum aggregate of 50% marks in their degree examination. For SEBC and Physically Handicapped candidates the aggregate marks required is 45%. For Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe a minimum pass in the degree examination is sufficient.

SELECTION PROCESS

Selection to MCA programme is based on the entrance test score and past academic performance. Merit is theonly criteria for selection.

HOW TO APPLY?

The Application Form can be downloaded from the SSTM website or procured from the Admissions Office. Application can be submitted in person at the SCMS Corporate Office at Muttom by remitting Rs.650/- or sent by post along with DD worth Rs. 650/- in favour of "Director, SSTM" payable in Ernakulam.

The following documents are essential to make the application complete.

  • Attested copy of the Secondary School Leaving Certificate or any other equivalent document to prove age and date of birth.
  • Attested copies of the mark lists of 10th, +2 and degree examinations.
  • Attested copy of the qualifying degree certificate.
  • One copy of recent stamp size photograph.
  • A copy of the Entrance Test Score sheet
  • Final Year Degree Students may please note that in case any one of the above documents is not readily available you may state reasons and indicate approximate date when you can submit the same.

Send the application and other documents to:

THE ADMISSIONS OFFICER
SCMS SCHOOL OF TECHNOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT
Prathap Nagar, Muttom, Aluva,
COCHIN - 683 106, KERALA
Phone: 91-484-2623803/2625004
Fax: 91-484-2623855/2558064
Email: mca@scmsgroup.org

Rules & Regulations

IDENTITY CARD : All registered students are eligible for identity card and it is issued on payment of Rs. 500/- in the first instance. The ID card needs to be surrendered at the end of the course to be eligible for refund of caution deposit.

REFUND POLICY: As per the AICTE regulation on fee refund those who withdraw or cancel admission after the commencement of the programme and the seat remaining vacant, will have to pay the balance tuition fee of the programme.

ATTENDANCE: No student shall be allowed to appear for the university examination of a course if he/she has not secured 75 % of attendance for the semester. They will have to repeat the semester later.

GENERAL RULES & REGULATIONS

  • We believe that Discipline is the most important feature of a professional institution and all students are expected to strictly adhere to the rules and regulations of the institution as announced from time to time. The Manual of Policies also should be strictly adhered to.
  • Students are to strictly follow the dress code prescribed for them - formals with shoes on. Male students have to daily shave and will not be allowed to use any type of informal attire at the campus. Female students can come in Churidhars or Sarees only. All students should wear their identity cards inside the campus failing which they will be asked to leave the campus at the risk of loosing the days' attendance.
  • Use of mobile phones inside the campus, is banned. The Office will confiscate the mobile phone if found to be in "ON" mode inside the Campus.

MANUAL OF POLICIES

A document detailing the conduct of course, academic work , the discipline , rules of availing leave etc. will be made available to the students within fifteen days from the commencement of first year classes.

LEGAL JURISDICTION : Jurisdiction for legal disputes on any matter detailed in this prospectus or related to the Institution will be limited to courts in Ernakulam, where the institution is established and the cause of action took place.

RAGGING STRICTLY PROHIBITED

Ragging in any form is a serious crime under the Indian Laws. Any case of ragging or other released offence will be reported to the police for taking appropriate action. They will also be summarily dismissed from the college.

"SCMS is a secular institution and hence does not encourage religious practices of any particular caste or religion in the Campus."

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