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St.Joseph’s college of Engineering & Technology, SJCET, has always been in the forefront with a wide spectrum of distinct features and facilities. The institution is a leader in the academia and its culture has set a benchmark in the region of quality in education, infrastructure facilities, student welfare, eco-friendliness and social commitments.

Since its initiation in the year 2009, the department of MCA holds profound pride to remain as an integral and significant part of SJCET. We reflect and uphold the picturesque culture of the institution. Here, we always encourage the freedom to think and creatively express !!! Students are provided with platforms to hone their technical and cultural talents. We support them in their curricular and extracurricular accomplishments. We strongly believe in the holistic development of students. MCA programme @ SJCET is committed to provide a modern industry-oriented education in the arena of computer science & applications thereby focusing on providing students with sound theoretical background as well as good practical exposure in the relevant areas. Ever since it’s beginning, the department has actively organized series of Technical/Expert Talk, Workshops, Industrial Visits, Alumni Interaction, Parents Teachers Meeting, Project work Evaluation/Exhibition and Technical Competitions to enrich the students from different perspectives. Personal care and attention is given to every student during his/her period of study. If you are in search of an academic community to attain quality/value based education, to experience personal motivation and synergy, to nurture your skills, then, this is the perfect place for you to begin !!!

To emerge as a center of excellence in the field of computer education with distinct identity and quality in all areas of its activities and develop a new generation of computer professionals with proper leadership, commitment and moral values.

  • Provide quality education in Computer Applications and bridge the gap between the academia and industry.
  • Promoting innovation research and leadership in areas relevant to the socio economic progress of the country.
  • Develop intellectual curiosity and a commitment to lifelong learning in students, with societal and environmental concerns.
  • MCA Graduates will be able to progress career productively in software industry, academia, research, entrepreneurship pursuits, government, consulting firms and other IT enabled services.
  • MCA Graduates will be able to achieve peer-recognition as an individual or in a team by adopting ethics and professionalism, and communicate effectively to excel well in crisis and inter-disciplinary teams.
  • MCA Graduates will be able to continue life-long professional development in computing and in management that contributes in self and societal growth.


Department of MCA has organized a two day Induction Program for 2018 Admission students on 6th and 8th August 2018.The session was handled by Mr.Babu Sankar, Asst.Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department. By involving students in various group activities the trainer demonstrated the significance of coming out of the comfort zone, the importance of taking initiatives and influencing others.


Department of MCA is organizing a 3 day placement oriented training program for 3rd and 5th Semester students on 6th,8th and 9th August 2018 in view molding students for upcoming placement drives. The sessions are handled by faculty from ‘Pragmatix Learning’. It covers the required aspects of quantitative aptitude, verbal ability, logical ability based on recruitment procedures adopted by various top software companies.


MCA Regular

Eligibility Criteria for Regular MCA Course: A pass in any recognized Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with Mathematics s at 10+2 level or a pass in any recognized Bachelor’s degree with not less than 50% marks in any discipline with Mathematics Statistics as one of the subjects. The candidate who passes B.Com Degree with business Mathematics or business Statistics is also under consideration.

MCA Lateral

Eligibility Criteria for Lateral MCA Course: A candidate seeking direct admission the second year of MCA (MCA-Lateral Entry) must have a pass with not less than 50 % marks in recognized regular Bachelor of Science course in the discipline of Computer Applications, Computer Science or information technology with Mathematics or Statistics as a subsidiary subject at the degree level.


Department Learning Management System


Moodle (acronym for Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment) is a free software e-learning platform, also known as a Learning Management System, or Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). It is designed using sound educational principles, to help students create effective web-based learning experiences.


Department of Computer Science & Applications has been exploiting the features of LMS in its daily work since 2011. All the faculty members as well as students of the department are authenticated using username and password to log in to the system. LMS enables faculty members to create, integrate, track and manage courses, quizzes, and presentations. Also there is facility for the students to submit assignments and interact with their instructors and classmates. The department provides aptitude trainings for better placement results every week by setting-up model aptitude test rounds in the LMS

Professional Society Membership

Computer Society of India (CSI)

Computer Society of India is the first and largest body of computer professionals in India. This professional body emerged on 6th March 1965 by a few computer professionals and has now become the toast of the technology world among other professional organization. Now this prominent professional body coordinates and provides various services to all other student branches all over India. CSI offers various technical services like membership services, Publications, IT related Seminars, Workshops and Conferences helps in networking opportunities.

Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE)

The Indian Society for Technical Education is a national, professional, non-profit making Society registered under the Societies Registration Act of 1860. First started in 1941 as the Association of Principals of Technical Institutions (APTI), it was converted into “Indian Society for Technical Education” in 1968 with a view to enlarge its activities to advance the cause of technological education. The major objective of the ISTE is to assist and contribute in the production and development of top quality professional engineers and technicians needed by the industries and other organisations.


The students association “SMASH” of Department of Computer Science & Applications (MCA) had inaugurated the activities in the year 2010. SMASH organizes various technical and managerial activities, workshops, seminars and competitions both at intra and inter-collegiate level to illuminate the talents of the students in co-curricular and in technical domains apart from the core curriculum covered.

The main programmes organized by SMASH is the national level inter-collegiate Technical fest under the title “EXIMIUS”. In addition to this, competitions like multimedia and PowerPoint competitions are organized for the students. Supporting the innate creative talents of the students, department was successful in launching a campus film shot in the campus titled “FOR MY LAPTOP”, conceived and crewed by the students of 2010 admission students was arranged for preview in the college campus and the digital copy was released.


As part of our social commitment Department of MCA is organizing programs that are targeted at the undergraduate students of nearby colleges. Through this ,we are trying to harness the skills of students and help them to have an insight of the professional world. So far, we have conducted Personality development Programs, including students from colleges in the premises, like St.George Aruvithura, St.Thomas Palai etc.


Department of MCA in association with Janamayithir Police is Conducting Cyber Security Day on November 30th of every Year, recognizing the importance of making the young generation alert about the pitfall in the cyber world. We had organized a half day seminar which has been presided by an official from ‘CYBER CELL’ Kottayam, who had explained students about the relevance of Cyber Security and showcased through examples how ignorance about the same had defamed and destroyed the lives of so many youths.


Fenstra is the prestigious National Level Inter-Collegiate meet. Conducted by the association of MCA students SMASH of St Joseph’s College Of Engineering and Technology Palai.




The students association “SMASH” of Department of Computer Science & Applications (MCA) had inaugurated the activities in the year 2010. SMASH organizes various technical and managerial activities, workshops, seminars and competitions both at intra and inter-collegiate level to illuminate the talents of the students in co-curricular and in technical domains apart from the core curriculum covered.


One Day session on Deep Learning was organized by Department of Computer Science and Applications. Resource Person: M.A. Padmakumar, Senior Technical Director, NIC


The Inauguration of Trivandrum Chapter of Alumini Association was held on 4th October 2018 at ‘The Flamingo Inn Hotel’


MCA students attending PM’s interaction with IT Professionals through Video Conferencing at NIC office Kottayam


The farewell program for MCA 2015-18 Batch was organized on 29th November 2018.



Well-furnished software lab with more than 60 most modern computers with latest software’s installed. All the various software required for the students are made available in the lab. Good collection of the most modern software is made available for the students. The lab is running on both windows and Linux platforms. We also encourage the use of free software.


An exclusively well-furnished computer hardware lab is made available in the department. The lab consists of 20 machines where students can have hands-on experience in assembling, installation and trouble shooting. A wide gallery of components is setup for information of students.

Department Library

In addition to the college general library, the MCA department library maintains collection of more than 1700 latest edition books related to the academics and new technology. The Department has set up the library to support the students as well as the staffs in their academic and research interests. The working time of the library is 8:30 am to 5:30 pm. The library is equipped with suitable infrastructure to facilitate learning and reference.