St. Edmund's College
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Computer Application Department

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ABOUT The Department

The Bachelor of Computer Application (BCA) course was introduced in St. Edmund’s College, Shillong in the year 2010 as a part of Department of Computer Science - with support of the Department of Mathematics, Electronics, English, Commerce and Environmental Science, of the College.

The Department, alongside normal classes, has been conducting various seminars and short-term courses under DBT grant(Prof. S. Sunil Chanu as coordinator till 2018)/College Fund/Department fund.

Prof. Sarmistha Deb, as a coordinator of The Spoken Tutorial Project under IIT Bombay alongwith Prof. Rajni Khyriem has also been conducting various certified courses on Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) viz. PHP & MySql, Linux, BASH, PYTHON, GIMP, LaTeX, etc. (An audio-video tutorial).

Later in the year 2020, the BCA course was bifurcated as Department Of Computer Application (B.C.A) headed by Prof. Sarmistha Deb in February, 2020.



The Bachelor of Computer Applications(Honours) programme is a three-year full-time Bachelors Degree Program in Computer Applications resulting in the award of the Bachelors Degree in Computer Applications (Honours) by the University.
The objective is to provide a sound academic base from which a moderate to advanced career in Computer Applications can be developed. A firm, conceptual grounding in computer applications in the practical environment is the focus of the programme. Keeping the above objective in view, the programme has been designed to prepare employable students with knowledge, skills and aptitude appropriate for the prevalent IT market in India. Accordingly, the emphasis of the programme is more on programming and software applications.

Course Structure
SemesterCore Papers
1st Semester Mathematics - I, Digital Computer Fundamentals, Programming in C.
2nd Semester Mathematics - II, Data Structure in C, Computer System Architecture.
3rd Semester Financial Accounting and Management, DBMS, Operating System and Introduction to LINUX .
4th Semester Software Engineering, Data Communication And Networks, Programming.
5th Semester English, Object Oriented Programming Through Java, Elective 1*.
6th Semester Environmental Studies, Elective 2*, Project Work.
*Note: The course structure may change as per NEHU curriculum and Guidelines.

A student can choose one subject from each Elective Paper.

Elective 1* - Internet & Web Technology Using MYSQL And PHP Internet
Elective 1* - Web Technologies Using JSP
Elective 2* - Artificial Intelligence
Elective 2* - Data Warehousing and Data Mining
Elective 2* - Operations Research
Elective 2* - Network Security
Elective 2* - E-Commerce

Faculty Profile

NameQualificationDesignationYear of Joining
  Sarmistha Deb MSc (CS) Lecturer1996
  S. Sunila Chanu MCA Lecturer2011
  Reema Joshi MSc (CS), NET Lecturer2011
  Rajni Khyriem MCA, NET Lecturer2011
  Melvin Star Majaw MCA, NET Assistant Professor2019

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