Department of Computer Applications

The Department of computer applications and its glorious achievements can be considered as the precious diamonds on the crown of the Princess "N.S.S College Rajakumari". The Department has the primary responsibility of conducting the BCA course and is functioning ever since the college got established in 1995. Our Management, the prestigious "Nair Service Society" had a vision and a dream of starting the college in a remote place like Rajakumari, a village known only for its spices. Till 1995,for students of Rajakumari and suburbs, studying for graduation could have been possible only in their wildest of dreams . By starting a college which offers job oriented and highly attractive courses like BCA, BBA and B.Sc. Electronics, that too in aided sector, the Nair Service Society, the biggest educational agency in corporate sector, opened an area of high excellence in the educationally backward area of the High Ranges.By offering the best of facilities to the students of high ranges, the management's dream of converting the spices village to a cyber village is fast becoming a reality and the Department of computer Applications is playing a huge role achieving the dream.

The Department at present has eight permanent teaching staff, of which three are associate professors and five assistant professors. The faculty in the Department can be considered one of the best in computer education in under graduate level in Kerala state itself. All the faculty are highly qualified, with huge amount of experience and most of them are with the institution, teaching the students from the first batch onwards. The teaching staff contributed immensely in the development of syllabus and curriculum of the BCA course and the Department is very much proud of the fact that the chairman and a member of Board of Studies which set the syllabus for BCA under CBCSS system(M.G. University) is on its roll. The experienced faculty members of the department has the distinction of serving as the chairman and chief examiners on numerous occasions. The senior most faculty members also contributed in designing a well organized lab exercises for almost all of the programming languages, thus setting the tone for other colleges to follow.

The Laboratory

In a course like BCA, Computer Programming capabilities needs to have the primary importance and the department can boast of a well equipped computer lab with nearly 45 computer systems catering to the computing needs of the students. With due help from the Management and with aid from U.G.C, the facilities in the lab is on the rise day by day and we are on the brink of achieving the goal of providing one computer per student in a lab session. The Computer lab has a high speed internet connection, which the faculty and students can make use of to update their knowledge and keep in touch with the latest development in the field of computer science.


Starting from the first batch, the exemplary results produced at the university level speaks volumes about the efforts put in by the faculty and students. The Department is proud enough to have produced 7 rank holders starting from the first batch, at the university level. Adding to the glory, we produced the first and second rank holders in the university in 2001 and more recently, in 2012,the department had the unique distinction of producing 100% results for BCA course, the rarest of achievements among colleges offering BCA course in M.G University. In addition, the department has immense pleasure in providing the basic qualities for a successful life to thousands of its students from the High Ranges, by stressing on the need of discipline, good character and obedience.

The Library

The computer Applications Department has a very good library to support the students with more than 1500 books on various topics of computer science. In a place like Rajakumari, most of the students come from poor economic background and most of them can ill afford buying their own text books. Hence a very good library just like ours is of immense value to the students.

The Alumni

The Department is so proud about the fact that in all most all leading IT organizations around the globe, we can find a handful of leading it professionals whose alma mater is "NSS College, Rajakumari".The knowledge they gained from class rooms and the skills acquired in labs made them highly competent in the industry and with gratitude, they help their juniors to come out with flying colours. The alumni inform the present batch of students in arranging seminars on latest topics, inform career prospects and opportunities. The success of the department can be measured from the fact that leading IT organizations around the globe has people in and around Rajakumari in their ranks.

The students club "ICON"

ICON, the students association was formed for Inspiring Computer aspirants Of NSS college. The students with the help of faculty and alumni of the Department arranges talks, workshops and seminars on subjects of current interest . Quiz competitions, short story writing competitions, volley ball tournaments are being organized in the college on behalf of the ICON. A training programme of one month for kudumbasree workers on using computers was one of the leading achievements by ICON in the history of our college. ICON helps immensely in improving self confidence and organizational skills of students in general.