Department of Computer Application

The Department of Computer Applications has been established in January 1986 with 2 years M.Sc. (Computer Applications) programme. Subsequently three years M.C.A programme has been offered from 1987 onwards. M.C.A (week end) programme has been started from the academic year 1994 for the benefit of Employees. One year M.Phil (Full Time), one year M.Phil(Summer Sequencial) and Ph.D (Full-Time and Part Time) programmes are also offered in the Department.

The faculty members of the Department are highly qualified with high research profile. They have attended many National and International conferences across the world. Students graduated from this Department are placed in reputed IT Industries, Educational Institutions and R&D organizations in India and abroad.

The Department imparts world class training, research and provides state of the art computing facilities to the students. The major research areas are Network, Network security, Database, Image Processing, Video processing, Cloud computing and Data Mining.


The students are educated, trained and molded for the needs of the IT industry.


The Department of Computer Applications envisions itself as a centre of academic, research and extension activities for advancement of knowledge in the field of computer science to serve the needs of students, industry and society.


Dr. V. Palanisamy MCA, M.Tech(Adv.IT), Ph.D.,
Professor and Head
Department of Computer Applications,
Alagappa University,
Karaikudi - 630 004,
Tamil Nadu, India.

S.No Photo Name Designation Profile
1 Dr. V. Palanisamy Professor & Head
2 Dr. K. Mahesh Professor
3 Dr. P. Eswaran Assistant Professor
4 Dr. M. Vanitha Assistant Professor
5 Dr. A. Nagarajan Assistant Professor
6 Dr. S. Maheswari System Programmer
7 Mr. C. Pandimuthu System Programmer
8 G. Shanthi System Programmer
Programmes Offered
  • MCA (Regular)
  • MCA (Week End)
  • M.Phil (Computer Science)( (Full Time)
  • M.Phil (Computer Science)(SSP)
  • Ph.D (Computer Science) (Full Time/Part-Time)
    Sl. No. Name of the Programmes Action
    1 M.C.A (Master of Computer Application)
Fee Structure
Sl. No. Programmes Tuition Fee Including Computer Lab Fee Special Fee Other Fees First Year Total Fee Second Year Total Fee Third Year Total Fee
1 M.C.A. Rs.3000 Rs.4000 Rs.2000 Rs.1000 Rs.10000 Rs.9000 Rs.9000
2 M.C.A. (Weekend) Rs.3500 Rs.4500 Rs.2000 Rs.1000 Rs.11000 Rs.10000 Rs.10000
3 M.Phil. (Computer Science - Regular) Rs.5000 --- Rs.2000 Rs.1000 Rs.8000 --- ---
Facilities in the Department
  • Computer Lab with Internet Facility
  • Smart Class Room
  • E – Journal Facility
  • LCD Projectors
  • Apple Blade Server
  • HP Laser – Printer, Scanner, Copier.
  • Video Conferencing System
  • NHM Writer
Softwares Available in the Department
  • MS Office Professional Edition
  • Mat Lab
  • Photoshop
  • Auto CAD
  • MS Visual Studio
  • J2EE
  • ORACLE 10G
  • Operating System
       Windows 8 & 10
       Linux (Ubuntu 16.04)
Research Projects
Rs. In lakhs  
Completed Projects
1 Coordinator Dr.V.Palanisamy Co-Coordinator Dr.K.Kuppusamy
Collaborative Directed Basic Research in Smart and Secure Environment Aug. 2007 – Aug. 2012 NTRO
New Delhi
On-Going Projects
1 Dr.V.Palanisamy Biometric Based Security in
2015 - 2017 UGC
New Delhi
Sl. No. Name of the Alumni Period of study Designation & Office Address Contact No Email-ID
1 Dr.S.Laveen Vikram Sundararaj 2008-2012 Senior System Engineer, Honeywell Technologies, Hyderabad 9342241464
2 K.Vinayagamoorthy 1988-1991 1073EL MIRADOR FULLERTON CA-92835 1-717-519-5488
3. Dr.M.Mayilvaganam 1887-1990 Associate Professor, Dept of Computer Science, PSG College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore 9443775935
4. Dr.P.Annadurai 2008-2012 Assistant Professor,
Dept. Of Computer Science, Aringar Anna Govt. Arts and Science College, Karaikal Pondicherry (UT)
5. M.Tamilarasan 2007-2010 Junior Assistant (Through TNPSC Selection ) ACCE&Tech, Karaikudi 9566839470
Association, Committees and Clubs
  • Research Committee
  • IQAC Committee
  • Eco Club
  • Cultural Club
  • Sports Club
  • Alumni Association
  • Parent Teacher Association
  • Student Development Cell
  • Most of the students have got placement in leading software companies such as Wipro, CTS, Tech Mahindra and HCL etc.
  • Some students have placed in BPOs and small industries.
  • Many students are working in leading schools as Computer Instructor
  • Students are working in leading colleges and Universities as Assistant Professor.
  • The Department continuously arranging campus recruitment for the benefit of the students in the VIth Semester.
Fellowships Received by Students
Sl. No. Name of the Candidate Name of the Fellowship Funding Agency Position
1 R.Pandi Selvam Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship UGC, Govt. of India. UGC - JRF
Details of Candidates got Placements
Sl.No. Student’s  Name Period of Study Contact No Name of the Organization/Institution Position
1 D.Arumugam 2011-2014 8807656508 Govt. Employee, Tamilnadu Village Administrative office
2 A.Arun 2011-2014 9791648528 Mukesh Info Pvt. Ltd, Adayar, Chennai. Technical Consultant Development side
3 K.Bhuvaneswari 2011-2014 7639087288 Sri Bharathi College of Arts & Science, Pudukottai     Guest Lecturer
4 P.Anbazhan 2011-2014 9655565538 Photon Info Tech., Chennai Software Engineer
5 R.Ganesan 2011-2014 8056096991 Tidlewave Info.Pvt. Ltd, Chennai Software Development
6 M.Hemalatha 2011-2014 9003357986 HDFC, Bodinayakanur Asst. Manager
7 SA.Ilavarasan 2011-2014 9790203829 Vijaya Bank ,Villupuram Manager
8 G.Rajkumar 2011-2014 9751474231 Staunch Tech. Pvt. Ltd., Saidapet, Chennai Presales Executive
9 P.Sankaranayanan 2011-2014 9952848583 Ados Indian Private Limited, Software Engineering
10 M.Venkatachalapathi 2011-2014 9952832711 WBC Computer Center, Karaikudi Automachine Technical Person
11 S.Abinaya 2012-2015 9786114142 Matrix India Bus, Pvt. Ltd., Chennai Executive
12 R.Abrimai 2012-2015 8110939319 Dhaya Info Tech, Chennai Programmer
13 V.Bowiya 2012-2015 9159067023 Prist University, Madurai Campus, Tanjore Assistant Professor
14 S.Indra 2012-2015 9443611678 Mount Zion School, Pudukottai Teacher
15 A.Kannan 2012-2015 9524140465 Algorics Company, Bangalore Software Developer
16 S.Suganya 2012-2015 8675954414 Algorics Company, Bangalore Programmer
(Testing Field)
17 G.Ranjith 2012-2015 8973759975 CASPERON Tech, Chennai Android Developer
18 K.Suganya 2012-2015 8489857478 4w Technologies Developer
19 A.Nandhini 2013-2016 9486449072 Bharat-Public School, Aaravayal Teacher
20 S.Maheshwaran 2013-2016 9894757832 Mahendra Company, Bangalore Network  System Engineering
21 V.Visalakshmi 2013-2016 9150691856 Gurukulam High School, A.Pudur, Karaikudi Teacher
22 G.Vanitha 2013-2016 8489439027 Fortran, Chennai Programmer
23 K.Jeevitha 2013-2016 9788777505 Muthoot  Finance, Devakottai Customer Service Representative
24 R.Nivedhitha 2011-2012 9965703336 SMS School, Karaikudi Teacher
25 V.Priyadharshini 2011-2012 9952612512 Vidhya Shakar College, Senkalpattu Assistant Professor
26 PL.Baskaran 2012-2013 9688377376 Maharishi Vidhya Mandhir, Karaikudi Teaching Assistant
27 N.Nanthini 2012-2013 8056345829 Sakthi College Science-Dindigul Assistant Professor
28 S.Devi 2013-2014 8489664720 Sivakasi  Poovanthi College Professor
29 A.G.Gokul Sankar  2013-2014 9442752614 Yathava College Lecturer
30 R.Kamalapriya 2013-2014 9442689744 Yathava School Teacher
31 K.Thenmozhi 2013-2014 9976205667 Alagappa Arts College Guest Lecturer
32 R.Vijayadharshn 2013-2014 9943520088 Taluk. Office , Pudukottai Typist
33 K.Bhuvaneswari 2014-2015 9159645968 Sri Bharathi Arts & Science College Assistant Professor
34 S.Christysheeba 2014-2015 9629291674 CSI College of Arts  & Science for Women Assistant Professor
35 K.Dhanalakshmi 2014-2015 9159514807 Sri Saratha Nikethan College for Women Assistant Professor
36 U.Indumathi 2014-2015 7305357475 Yadhava College for Women Assistant Professor
37 M.Mansingh 2014-2015 9786513366 Agriculture College Assistant Professor
38 I.Maria Sabatni 2014-2015 9944730948 Sri Saraswathi Vidhya Mandhir Assistant Professor
39 N.Roobini 2014-2015 8148161419 Velu Manikam Matriculation Higher Secondary School Teacher
40 B.Santhoshpoornima 2014-2015 9894656106 Chellappan Vidhya Mandir Teacher
41 US.Kirutikaa 2015-2016 8903651104 DR.Umayal Ramanathan College for Women Assistant Professor
42 MR.Nithyakalyani 2015-2016 9994651766 DR.Umayal Ramanathan College for Women Assistant Professor
43 S.Sharmila 2015-2016 9443883984 Sri Sevugan Annamalai School, Devakotti Teacher
44 N.Suganya 2015-2016 7708164552 Government Arts College, Paramakudi Guest Lecturer
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