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Master Of Computer Applications

Highlights of the Department

  • Wi-Fi connectivity and high-speed Internet leased line connection.
  • On-the-Job Training is done by students in various organizations.
  • Campus Placement for deserving Students.
  • Regular monitoring of students through Terminal tests, projects, e-learning Computer-based tutorials, Presentation through Laptop and Projector.
  • Faculty support to students.
  • Online Tutorial from IIT Mumbai is conducted for college students under the NMEICT project Talk -to -A Teacher.
  • A rich departmental library, to enhance the teaching-learning process.
  • Add-on certificate course is conducted as per professional demand in IT Industry.
  • Tutorials and Remedial classes for students.
  • Top rank achieved by students in UniversityExaminations.
  • Counseling sessions for placement and on-the-job training.
  • Research Projects have taken by students under the CPE scheme.
  • Parent- Teacher meet.

Activities

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Guest Lecture

On

Introduction to Machine Learning and Data Analytics

 Date: 23.01.2023

Time: 11:00 am

Venue: Department of Computer Applications (MCA)

Resource person: Dr. Md. Tanwir Uddin Haider, Associate Professor, from NIT Patna

Total number of students:

The Department of Computer Applications (MCA) organised a Guest Lecture on “Introduction to Machine Learning and Data Analytics”. Dr. Bhawna Sinha, HOD, Department of Computer Applications (MCA) welcomed the resource person Dr. Md. Tanwir Uddin Haider, Associate Professor, from NIT Patna. She also introduced the theme of the guest lecture to the students and threw light on its importance in the current scenario.

Dr. Haider is an expert in the areas of Knowledge-Based Systems, Software Engineering, Databases, E-Learning Systems and Semantic Web. He started his lecture in an interactive manner by asking the students to state the difference between Human and Machine.
In his lecture, Dr. Haider discussed the following points in great detail:

  • Learning and types of learning
  • Supervised and Unsupervised learning with their components
  • Application areas of Machine Learning
  • Popular machine learning software tools

The students learned about different aspects of machine learning and also learned new terminologies regarding Machine Learning. They took part in the interactive session with full enthusiasm and energy to know everything about Machine Learning.

All the faculty members of the department attended the lecture. Ms. Pratima Kumari, Assistant Professor, proposed the vote of thanks.

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A Seminar

on

Career Labs Skill Assure (CLSA)

Internship Based Hiring Programme

 

Date: 21.01.2023

Time: 11:00 am

Venue: Department of Computer Applications (MCA), Patna Women’s College (Autonomous)

Resource Person: Mr. Satish Anand, North India Regional Head, Career Labs Technologies

Total number of participants: 53

The Department of Computer Applications (MCA) organised a Seminar cum Placement Drive on “Internship Based Hiring Programme by Career Labs Skill Assure (CLSA)”. Dr. Bhawna Sinha, HOD, Department of Computer Applications (MCA) gave an introduction of the resource person Mr. Satish Anand, North India Regional Head, Career Labs Technologies. He was accompanied by Mr. Devesh Goel, Placement Coordinator and Educational Counsellors Mr. Navneet &
Mr. Saurav.

Mr. Satish Anand, who is also a Josh Talks Speaker, International Author and Soft Skills Trainer, addressed the students of MCA-IIIrd and Ist semester. He gave information about Career Labs which is a Higher Education Partner of AICTE and one of the fastest growing start-ups. He talked about the Skill gap between the Academics and the Industry due to which the graduates are not getting placed in the industry. There is an urgent need to bridge this gap. In today’s world, companies evaluate on three parameters, Problem solving, Communication and Ability to deliver results. CLSA Internship Based Hiring Programme exclusively offers an Internship Based Hiring Programme for the graduates to get paid while getting trained. They are working with the students across the engineering colleges in the country to help them shape their careers. He gave detailed information about the 10 month talent acceleration programme that enables the students to get upskilled with technical and soft skills to make them job-ready. The seminar was quite fruitful and the students were highly benefitted and well-informed about the recent skills required to prosper in the current industry.

 

The seminar was followed by an Internship Aptitude Test and Online Interview for the final year students.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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PLACEMENT DRIVE

Career Labs Skill Assure (CLSA)

Internship Based Hiring Programme

 

Date: 21.01.2023

Time: 12:00 noon

Venue: Department of Computer Applications (MCA), Patna Women’s College (Autonomous) Resource Person: Mr. Satish Anand, North India Regional Head, Career Labs Technologies

Total number of participants: 53

Total number of students appeared for the Aptitude test & Online Interview: 17

Total number of students selected: 16

The Department of Computer Applications (MCA) organised a Seminar cum Placement Drive on “Internship Based Hiring Programme by Career Labs Skill Assure (CLSA)”. Dr. Bhawna Sinha, HOD, Department of Computer Applications (MCA) gave an introduction of the resource person Mr. Satish Anand, North India Regional Head, Career Labs Technologies. He was accompanied by Mr. Devesh Goel, Placement Coordinator and Educational Counsellors
Mr. Navneet & Mr. Saurav.

Mr. Satish Anand, who is also a Josh Talks Speaker, International Author and Soft Skills Trainer, addressed the students of MCA-IIIrd and Ist semester. He gave information about Career Labs which is a Higher Education Partner of AICTE and one of the fastest growing start-ups.

The offer letter was given to the final selected 16 students based on their performance in the Discoveri Assessment conducted today. Consequently, they are required to undergo the
10-months intense SkillAssure Internship Program by CareerLabs, in which 6-months will be Online training and 4-months of Offline training after which they will be hired as a full-time employee of Pratian Technologies Pvt Ltd., headquartered in Pratian Innovation Campus, Bengaluru or Noida.

Post successful completion of the CareerLabs SkillAssure Internship Program, they will be hired on the payrolls of Pratian Technologies Pvt. Ltd. and will be offered the position of “Software Engineer”. They will be paid an overall annual compensation of INR 3,50,000 (Three Lakhs Fifty Thousand Indian Rupees only).

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A Webinar

 on

Cyber Security Awareness: Challenges and its Emerging Trends

 

A Webinar on ‘Cyber Security Awareness: Challenges and its Emerging Trends’ was organized by the Department of Computer Applications(MCA), on 18th October, 2022 at 11:00am to raise awareness and highlight the importance of cyber safety and digital security. The month of October is marked as National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM).

The undergraduate and Postgraduate students of various departments attended the online session, which was projected on the big screen, so that entire class can attend and avail the Awareness of Cybersecurity.

Sri Sushil Kumar, Superintendent of Police, Cyber Crime Cell, Economic Offences Unit, Bihar, Patna, was the invited speaker for the session.

The webinar started with the prayer for invoking God’s blessings. After the auspicious note,
Dr. Bhawna Sinha introduced the theme of the webinar and its requirement in the present times. Nowadays India is witnessing the digital revolution and is gradually implementing changes to make society cashless. India’s economy is taking full advantage of digitization in a variety of disciplines and industries. In today’s digital age, cybercrime affects all of us directly or indirectly because as individuals and companies, we all have information that is worth something to cyber criminals. We are living in an increasingly digital world and it is very important that we educate ourselves about cyber security. Raising awareness of possible cyber threats/ scenarios and encouraging good cyber habits is one of the best ways to maintain a sustainable strengthened security posture.

Shri Sushil Kumar Sir started his lecture by presenting current Cyber Security statistics and facts. In his session, he discussed about the different types of Cyber Crime. He explained a number of topics that comes under the umbrella of Cyber Security issues. He talked about Social Media related crimes like Fake Profile, Cyber Stalking, Cyber Pornography, Email Spoofing, Phishing/Vishing etc. He also shared his views about Job fraud, Loan Fraud, Cracking, the Dark Web, Deep web etc. Apart from this, he also shared a number of Cyber Security tips. Especially he suggested to always keep strong passwords for both wireless and broadband router, hide personal information, beware of revenge pornography, beware of Wi-Fi hacking etc. He also shared safety tips for kids. He introduced about the National Cyber Crime Reporting Portal from where we can file our complaints.

At last there was a question-answer session in which the students actively participated. They asked questions from different areas of cyber-crimes and Shri Sushil Kumar Sir answered all their queries satisfactorily.

Ms. Poonam Abhraham Lakra, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Applications (MCA) proposed the Vote of Thanks to all dignitaries for their valuable guidance, all the organizing committee members for their efforts and to all participants for being good audience. The session was very fruitful and insightful for all the students and teachers attending the webinar.

 

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Workshop

on

Question Bank Preparation using Revised Bloom’s Taxonomy

PRESS RELEASE

 

The Department of Computer Applications(MCA) in collaboration with the Department of Education, Patna Women’s College organized a workshop on ‘Question Bank Preparation using Revised Bloom’s Taxonomy“. The workshop consisted of two sessions. In the first session, the demonstration on automated Question Paper Generating software Question Bank Management System(QBMS) was given. In the second session hands-on training was given to the faculty members to map the previous year questions to the cognitive levels of the Revised Bloom’s Taxonomy.  The total number of participants were 120.

The programme started with the College Anthem. Dr. Sister M. Rashmi A.C. Principal, Patna Women’s College addressed the participants of the workshop and shared her views about the importance of the Question Bank preparation.

Dr. Bhawna Sinha, Head, Department of Computer Applications welcomed the distinguished guests, Principal, Dr. Sister M. Rashmi A.C., Vice Principal, Dr. Sister M. Tanisha  A.C.,
Dr. Upasana Singh, Dean and Head of the Education Department & Resource person of  the workshop and heads & faculty members of various departments and the members of the Examination cell.

In the first session, Dr. Bhawna Sinha introduced the theme and need of the workshop. She demonstrated the automated Question Paper Generating software Question Bank Management System(QBMS), which is fast, streamlined, randomized, and secure. The software is developed by the Department of Computer Applications(MCA). The QBMS can generate questions randomly and at various cognitive levels. It has a secured database and it can also eliminate duplicate questions.

Dr. Upasana Singh, Dean and Head of the Department of Education, Patna Women’s College, resource person of the workshop  threw more light on the application and domain of Bloom’s Taxonomy in the preparation of Question Bank. She discussed about the Bloom’s Taxonomy  and Revised Bloom’s Taxonomy. She talked about an ideal Question Bank and also discussed some examples of questions with levels according to Revised Bloom’s Taxonomy.

A vote of thanks was proposed by Ms. Sushmita Chakraborty, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Applications(MCA).

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Department of Computer Applications (MCA)

Alumni Meet (in Hybrid Mode)

21.10.2022

 Press Release

 

The Department of Computer Applications (MCA) organized Alumni Meet on 21.10.22 in hybrid mode. Students from various batches attended the meet in offline as well as online mode. Various cultural programmes were performed by the current students of MCA Semester I and Semester III. There were games for both the online and offline alumni, which they enjoyed a lot.

Students of senior passout batches shared their experiences and motivated the students for better career and placement. Prof. Ameeta Jaiswal, President, Alumni Association, Patna Women’s College was the special invitee, who addressed the students and shared the details of various activities being performed by the Alumni Association, and also encouraged them to join the Life membership of the Alumni Association. Dr. Bhawna Sinha, Head, Department of MCA, gave the closing remarks and thanked the alumni for their active participation. Teachers of MCA and BCA departments were present during the alumni meet. All the students as well as teachers enjoyed and cherished the moments of the alumni meet. Overall, it was a memorable event.

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A Webinar

 on

Cyber Security Awareness: Challenges and its Emerging Trends

 

A Webinar on ‘Cyber Security Awareness: Challenges and its Emerging Trends’ was organized by the Department of Computer Applications(MCA), on 18th October, 2022 at 11:00am to raise awareness and highlight the importance of cyber safety and digital security. The month of October is marked as National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM).

The undergraduate and Postgraduate students of various departments attended the online session, which was projected on the big screen, so that entire class can attend and avail the Awareness of Cybersecurity.

Sri Sushil Kumar, Superintendent of Police, Cyber Crime Cell, Economic Offences Unit, Bihar, Patna, was the invited speaker for the session.

The webinar started with the prayer for invoking God’s blessings. After the auspicious note,
Dr. Bhawna Sinha introduced the theme of the webinar and its requirement in the present times. Nowadays India is witnessing the digital revolution and is gradually implementing changes to make society cashless. India’s economy is taking full advantage of digitization in a variety of disciplines and industries. In today’s digital age, cybercrime affects all of us directly or indirectly because as individuals and companies, we all have information that is worth something to cyber criminals. We are living in an increasingly digital world and it is very important that we educate ourselves about cyber security. Raising awareness of possible cyber threats/ scenarios and encouraging good cyber habits is one of the best ways to maintain a sustainable strengthened security posture.

Shri Sushil Kumar Sir started his lecture by presenting current Cyber Security statistics and facts. In his session, he discussed about the different types of Cyber Crime. He explained a number of topics that comes under the umbrella of Cyber Security issues. He talked about Social Media related crimes like Fake Profile, Cyber Stalking, Cyber Pornography, Email Spoofing, Phishing/Vishing etc. He also shared his views about Job fraud, Loan Fraud, Cracking, the Dark Web, Deep web etc. Apart from this, he also shared a number of Cyber Security tips. Especially he suggested to always keep strong passwords for both wireless and broadband router, hide personal information, beware of revenge pornography, beware of Wi-Fi hacking etc. He also shared safety tips for kids. He introduced about the National Cyber Crime Reporting Portal from where we can file our complaints.

At last there was a question-answer session in which the students actively participated. They asked questions from different areas of cyber-crimes and Shri Sushil Kumar Sir answered all their queries satisfactorily.

Ms. Poonam Abhraham Lakra, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Applications (MCA) proposed the Vote of Thanks to all dignitaries for their valuable guidance, all the organizing committee members for their efforts and to all participants for being good audience. The session was very fruitful and insightful for all the students and teachers attending the webinar.

 

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Digital Poster Making Competition

On

Climate Change and Technology: Prospects and Challenges

 

The Department of MCA conducted a Digital Poster Making Competition (College Level) on the theme ‘Climate Change and Technology: Prospects and Challenges’. Students from various departments participated and total 45 entries were received. The last date for poster submission was 27.9.2022. All the posters were displayed and were judged by Ms. Sushmita Chakraborty and Ms. Poonam A. Lakra, Assistant Professors of Department of Computer Applications (MCA). The program was incepted and coordinated under the supervision of Ms. Pratima Kumari, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Applications (MCA)

The list of the winners are as follows:

 

Name Department Result
Raunak Afroz BCA First
Lovely MCA Second
Faiza Ehtesham B.A. (Psychology Hons.) Third

Third winner download pdf link

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Date: 08.10.2022

Time: 10:30am – 11:30am

Venue: Department of Computer Applications (MCA)

Total number of participants: MCA-Ist & IIIrd Semester (46)

Resource Person: Ms. Nusrath Sohail,Head, Advertising and Marketing Management, Patna Women’s College (Autonomous)

Topic: Leadership

Leadership is important because it inspires, motivates, and sets an example for people to accomplish positive changes in the world. The Department of Computer Applications (MCA) has organized a lecture on the topic “Leadership” to help the MCA students develop the leadership skill in them. The lecture was delivered by Ms. Nusrath Sohail. The resource person discussed the following topics:

● Qualities of a Leader and Leadership

  • Behaviour
  • Communication skills
  • Vision
  • Discipline, etc

● Discussion on Renowned Leaders like Mahatma Gandhi, Adolf Hitler, etc.
● Leadership at different levels of management (Top, Middle, Lower)

The students gained a lot of knowledge about developing leadership qualities. They learned how to lead a group of people, how leadership skill is important in an organization, how to become a good leader and so many things regarding leadership skills that are definitely going to help them in their career in future.

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An Online Workshop
On
Intellectual Property Rights(IPR) & Patents and Design Filing

An online workshop on ‘Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) and Patents & Design Filing’, was organized on 10th October, 2022 at 4:30pm, by the Department of Computer Applications(MCA) and Research & Development Cell, Patna Women’s College(Autonomous), in association with Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Intellectual Property Management (RGNIIPM), Government of India, Nagpur. The purpose of the workshop was to create awareness among students, and faculties on IPR that will further strengthen the IPR regime of our country which will boost the “Creative India, Innovative India” objective of the National IPR policy. In order to implement the objectives of the National IPR Policy, under the National Intellectual Property Awareness Mission (NIPAM) and to safeguard the interest of the inventors by upgrading the IP skills of Faculties, and Students, RGNIIPM is conducting Online workshops on IPR- Patents & Designs filing” for Universities and Higher Education institutes. RGNIIPM has been established by the Government of India as the Center of Excellence for IPR training under the Ministry of Commerce & Industry and is engaged in conducting training programs relating to Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) under National Intellectual Property Awareness Mission (NIPAM).

The workshop started with the Prayer Song for invoking God’s blessings. Dr. Bhawna Sinha, Head, Department of Computer Applications(MCA) & Coordinator, Research and Development Cell introduced the theme of workshop and welcomed the resource person for the workshop
Mrs. Pooja Vishal Maulikar, who is working in the Central Government Office under the Patent Office, Ministry of Commerce & Industry and presently working as an Examiner of Patents and Designs (Group A Gazetted Officer). She is examining the national & international Patent applications for IPO Mumbai. She also welcomed all the distinguished participants attending the workshop.

Mrs Pooja Vishal Maulikar started her lecture with a thanksgiving note to the organizers for giving importance to this topic. She gave an introduction of Intellectual Property (IP). She stressed on the fact that nowadays most of us know about IP and are indulged in the creation of IP related contents, but we don’t bother about the secondary thing that is to do an IP filing. There is a misconception that IP is only for personal growth and development. She emphasized that through IP, we can contribute in our country’s growth and development also. We can reduce the dependency of our country on external resources. She also talked about the confusion that people face during filing a patentable content. There are different categories of IP which should be taken care of while filing a patent. She gave a very detailed presentation on how to distinguish among different categories and also discussed about different aspects of IP.
More than 100 participants were benefitted from the workshop which includes faculties and students. The resource person answered the queries of the participants. It was a very informative and knowledgeable session.

Dr. Debjani Sarkar, proposed the vote of thanks to the resource person and to all the members of organizing committee and the participants.

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Career and Planning Management

Date: 01.10.2022
Time: 10:30am – 11:30am
Venue: Department of Computer Applications (MCA)
Total number of participants: MCA-Ist & IIIrd Semester (33) Resource Person: Mr. Alok John, Coordinator, IQAC & Dean, National and International Collaboration,Patna Women’s College
Topic: Career and Planning Management

The Department of Computer Applications (MCA) organised the Personality Development and Soft Skills classes on the topic of “Career and Planning Management”. Career development is an ongoing process of gaining knowledge and improving skills that will help an individual to establish a career plan. The objective of this session was to spread awareness about different career development options for the MCA students. The lecture was delivered by Mr. Alok John. The resource person discussed the following topics:

    • Importance of career development
    • Career anchors (technical, managerial, security and stability)
    • Career stages (exploration , establishment, maintenance , late)
    • Importance of carrier planning

The students were highly excited to learn about the different aspects of Career and Planning Management. The session was quite beneficial for them.

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BRIEF REPORT OF WEBINAR
Research Paper Writing On
28th September, 2022

A Webinar on the topic “Research Paper Writing” was organized by the Department of Computer Applications (MCA), Patna Women’s College (Autonomous) with an objective to spread the knowledge and awareness about research paper writing. The ability to do research and use it intelligently in writing should be a basic skill of any academic person.Understanding how to analyse, evaluate, criticize, combine, and draw conclusions from information sources is crucial to everyday decisions. The webinar was successful inachieving this objective by conducting two sessions on the related topics conducted by two eminent resource persons. Dr. Bhawna Sinha, Head, Department of Computer Applications (MCA) delivered the welcome address to welcome the guest speakers, Dr. Sudin Bag,Vidyasagar University, West Bengal and Dr. Indrajit Ghosal, Poornima University, Jaipur, Rajasthan, Principal Sister M. Rashmi A.C., Vice-Principal Sister M. Tanisha A.C., other dignitaries and all other participants.

 

Session: 1
Time: 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Topic: Data Analysis Using Smart PLS
Resource Person: Dr. Sudin Bag, Assistant Professor and Ex-Head, Department of Business Administration, Vidyasagar University
Total number of participants: Around 200

Dr. Bhawna Sinha, HoD, presented a brief introduction of the resource person, Dr. Sudin Bag, who has more than 11 years of working experience which includes both corporate exposure as well as teaching experience in colleges and universities. She also introduced the theme of the first session of the webinar ‘Data Analysing using Smart PLS’. SmartPLS is a software with a graphical user interface for variance-based structural equation modeling using the partial least squares path modeling method. Increasingly a number of scholars and academics are using SMART-PLS for dataanalysis in their research studies. Dr. Sudin Bag discussed the importance of data in everyone’s life. He said that data is fruitful for the society as well as the academicians. He talked about first order and second order analysis of the data. He also discussed about SPSS software and also compared its application with SMART-PLS. He explained each and every aspect of the SMART-PLS software in a very appropriate manner, which works better on primary data, with the help of an example. The session was quite informative and broadened the horizon of knowledge of all those attending the webinar about using these tools for various statistical analyses during their research work.

 

Session: 2
Time: 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Topic: Reviewing the Research Article and Calculation of H index and I 10 Index
Resource Person: Dr. Indrajit Ghosal, Assistant Professor Computer Science & Engineering,
Poornima University, Jaipur, Rajasthan
Total number of participants: Around 200

Dr. Bhawna Sinha, HoD, introduced the resource person by presenting a brief profile of Dr. Indrajit Ghosal, who is an experienced researcher. She introduced the theme of the second session of the webinar “Reviewing the Research Article and Calculation of H index and I 10 Index”.Writing a review of literature is to provide a critical evaluation of the data available from existing studies. Review articles can identify potential research areas to explore next, and sometimes they will draw new conclusions from the existing data. Dr. Indrajit Ghosal explained about reviewing the research paper and to calculate the h index
and i 10 index on the basis of citations. He started his session with a detailed explanation of characteristics of an academic journal. His presentation was quite informative as he gave minute details of writing a research paper like, title of the paper, abstract, keywords, introduction->objective, literature review->research gap, research methodology, data analysis
and interpretation, conclusion, etc. Later he talked about the theoretical and practical implications of the research work, future scope of the research work in great detail. He also gave information about SCI-HUB which is used for downloading research papers which can’t be downloaded through Google Scholar. In the end he explained how to compute h index and i 10 index. The entire session was quite interesting and fruitful for the participants of the
webinar. In the end the resource person answered the queries of the participants. Ms. Sushmita Chakraborty, Assistant Professor, proposed the vote of thanks. Mr. Praveen Kumar, Assistant Professor gave the technical support for the smooth functioning of the Webinar on Zoom platform.

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PRESENTATION COMPETITION ON
“GENDER EQUALITY IN CONTEMPORARY INDIA: CHALLENGES AND PROSPECTS”
Date:   30.09.2022
Time:   1:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Venue: Virtual Lab, Department of Computer Applications (MCA)
Total number of teams: 18
Total number of students: MCA-Ist and MCA-IIIrd Semester

 

There is a great need to sensitize the society on gender issues because it overall helps to determine and ensure the equal roles, responsibilities, opportunities, privileges and expectations of men and women within the society. Keeping this objective in mind, the Department of Computer Applications organized a presentation competition on the topic “GENDER EQUALITY IN CONTEMPORARY INDIA: CHALLENGES AND PROSPECTS” for the students of MCA to create awareness among them on this crucial topic. Mr. Praveen Kumar, Assistant Professor and Dr. Priyadarshini, Assistant Professor were the judges for the competition.

A total of 18 teams participated in the competition. All the students have given their best performance in delivering the presentation. The presentations were judged on the basis of Creativity/Clarity of Content, Relevance to the theme and Overall Presentation. The result of the Presentation Competition is as follows:

S. No. Name of the students Class & Roll No. Rank
1 Priya Ratnam MCA-I (09) Ist
2 Bhavya MCA-I (25) 2nd
Priya Kumari MCA-I (31)
3 Ananya Singh MCA- (21) 3rd
Priya Jha MCA-I (33)
4 Aisha Anam MCA-I (10) 3rd
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A Webinar

on

Asymmetric Cyber war post Ukraine Crisis

            Invincible Cyber Arsenals and Crisis in Cyber Defence Engineering Resourcing”

 

Date: 14.09.2022

Venue: MCA Department

Total no. of participants: 50

A Webinar On “Asymmetric Cyber war post Ukraine Crisis Invincible Cyber Arsenals and Crisis in Cyber Defence Engineering Resourcing” conducted by  AICTE  in collaboration with Cybervidyapeeth Foundation along with IIIT, Ranchi On Date: 14th September 2022 | Time: 11am- 2 pm. All the teachers and students of MCA Semester I attended the webinar.

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Department of Computer Applications (MCA) conducted an interactive session on Graphic Design in collaboration with Loons India on 16.09.2022.The speakers for the session were  Mr. Sakanksha Deo – Co-Founder & Head of Strategy, and Ms. Meenakshi Co-Founder & Head of Operation, Loons. The session started with the welcome address by Dr. Bhawna Sinha, Head, Department of Computer Applications (MCA). MCA Students of Semester I and III along with all the teachers of the Department, attended the session.

In this digital era, Graphic Design is an essential element for designing attractive visual content for Social Media platforms, logo designing or website designing. During this programme students learnt about the Graphic Design, its applications and prospects.

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Personality Development and Soft Skills Classes

The Department of Computer Applications (MCA) has started a series of Personality Development and Soft Skills classes for MCA students to teach them to look at life with a positive attitude.
Under this series, on 23rd & 24th September, 2022, two sessions were conducted in the department.
Date: 23/09/2022
Topic: Interview techniques
Speaker: Mr. Alok John Coordinator, IQAC & Dean, National and International Collaboration, Patna Women’s College

Points discussed by the speaker:
• Desired Skills for an Interview
• Meaning of an Interview
• Objective of an Interview
• Facts of Interviewing
• Interview preparation
• Types of Interviews
• Stages of an Interview process (Icebreaker-Personal qualification & interest in position-Organisation & position-Candidate questions-Close and follow up)
• SWOC (Strength Weakness Opportunity Challenges) &
STAR (Situation Task Action Result) techniques
• Tips for a successful Interview
The students gained a lot from this session and learned about different aspects of an Interview with practical demonstration.

Date: 24/09/2022
Topic: Stress Management
Speaker: Dr. Nupur Sinha Head, Department of Psychology Patna Women’s College (Autonomous)
Participants: Students of MCA –Ist and IIIrd Semester

Points discussed by the speaker:
• What is Stress?
• Factors causing Stress (Lack of Sleep, Frustration, Conflicts, Academic Scores, Relationship, Family, etc.)
• Mental Health (Anxiety, Depression, Suicidal tendencies, Performance decline, etc)
• Statistical data for Stress (63% of students in the world are in stress due to their academic pressure)
• Generation Z
• Management of Stress
• Unseen drivers of Stress (Unemployment, Delay in completion of recruitment process, etc)
• Five F’s:- Fight, Flight, Flop, Freeze and Fawn.
• Techniques to manage Stress (Exercise , Eat well, Talk about your problems, Take a break, Deep breathing, etc)

In this session the students came to learn that Stress is a common reaction, but when it becomes constant it can turn into a problem. They learned how a balanced lifestyle can help them to manage stress. The session was quite interactive and the students were given some Psychological exercises, which they enjoyed a lot. They also learned some tips to handle themselves in a situation of Stress.

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Department of Computer Applications (MCA)

Patna Women’s College (Autonomous)

(Patna University)

3rd Cycle NAAC Accredited at ‘A’ grade with CGPA 3.58/4

“College with Potential for Excellence” (CPE) status accorded by UGC

Summary Report

of

Personality Development and Soft Skills Classes

 

The Department of Computer Applications (MCA) has started a series of Personality Development and Soft Skills classes for MCA students with a great objective of looking at life with a positive attitude. It not only develops our outer self but also, our inner self. Such classes will enable our students to have a personal vision of the future; it will help them to figure out what they are passionate about and will help them to face failures with strength and an affirmative attitude.

Under this series, on Saturday, 10th September, 2022, two sessions were conducted in the department.

 

Session I

 

Date:               10/09/2022

Topic:             Effective Public Speaking

Speaker:          Ms. Roma

Head, Department of Mass Communication

Patna Women’s College (Autonomous)

Points discussed by the speaker:

 

  1. Definition of public speaking
  2. Components of public speaking
  3. Principal of public speaking
  4. Ways to improve public speaking
  5. Overcoming the fear of public speaking

Takeaways from the sessions are:

 

The students learned about style, substance as well as impact of public speaking. Various ways to improve public speaking by using 3Ps of public speaking (i.e. prepare, practice, pause). They learnt to attract the audience so that they can hear you and how to get engaged with the audience. They came to know about the knowledge of overcoming the common fear of public speaking. Overall the session was very much fruitful for the students.

 

 

Session II

 

Date:               10/09/2022

Topic:             Group Discussion Skills

Speaker:          Ms. Nusrath Sohail

Head, Department of Advertising & Marketing Management

Patna Women’s College (Autonomous)

Points discussed by the speaker:

 

  1. How to grasp the attention in a group?
  2. How to highlight yourself different in a group?
  3. How to be the best in Group Discussion?
  4. How to behave in Group discussion?

Takeaways from the sessions are:

 

The speaker adopted “Learning by Doing” approach. After discussing the important components of group discussion, she encouraged the students for group discussion on some current topics. In between, she was also giving valuable inputs like how to present yourself in front of an interviewer and various things to be maintained in a group discussion like how to put your point in a group discussion, how to pick up the points in discussion, how to make observer feel that you are also a part of the discussion, to grasp the attention of crowd during the discussion etc. The session was quite interactive. They learned to express their views, to improve their thinking, listening and speaking skills. It also enhanced their confidence level. Overall the experience of group discussion was amazing as all the students took part in it with great enthusiasm and zeal.

Fresher’s Day Programme

Date: 29.08.2022

Video Making Competition

Date: 11.08.2022

2020

On the occasion of 74th Independence Day Organizes “Independence is Happiness” on date :13th Auguest, 2020

04-March-2020 – Department of MCA organized Slogan Competition on the theme “Jal Jeevan Hariyali’.

 

2019

Coding Competition was organized in MCA Department during the second day (27/09/19) of the Tech Fest. Total 42 participants from various colleges participated. Judges were Mr. Sudip Mukherjee, Senior Database Manager, Water Resource Department and Dr. Rajiv Misra from IIT, Patna.

 

 

A talk on “Applications of WSN in Agricultural Environment Monitoring Systems” was organized by MCA department on 25/09/2019 Resource person was Mohamed Rawidean Mohd Kassim, MIMOS, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

 

 

Faculty Devlopment Programme-2019

 

Courses

Courses at a glance

1. Master of Computer Applications (MCA)- 2 years full time Post Graduate Course

Add-On Course

1. 3D Animation and Design

2. Android app Development

3. IoT Applications

4. Data Science

Infrastructure

The department MCA has a virtual classroom cum lab with Video Conferencing and lecture recording facility for adding a new dimension in the field of knowledge dissemination and storage with 64 all in one computer.It also has spacious and well-ventilated classrooms for conducting theory classes and a well -equipped lab with 60 all in one computer. The department is equipped with Wi-Fi connectivity and high-speed Internet leased line connection.A rich department library to enhance teaching-learning evaluation. To facilitate learning the department is well equipped with other gadgets like Laptops, Scanner, Printers. The Department of MCA has well qualified regular faculty as well as visiting faculty from renowned institutions.

Teaching Staff

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Dr. Bhawna Sinha(HOD)
Ph.D, M.Phil, MCA, MBA

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Ms. Sushmita Chakraborty
MCA,DBMS

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Mr.Praveen Kumar
M.Tech, MCA
Web Technology

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Mr. Braj Kishore Prasad
M.Tech,MCA
Network Security

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Ms Poonam A Lakra
MCA

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Ms. Manisha Prasad
MCA IT, NET

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Ms. Anshu
M.Sc. (IT)

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Ms. Amrita Prakash
MCA IT

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Sister Reema A.C
M.A, Ph.D, Clinical Psychology, Counselling

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Dr. Sahar Rahman
M.A, Ph.D

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Dr. Rohit Singh
M.Sc, Ph.D

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Dr. Priyadarshini
MCA, M.Sc, Ph.D.

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Ms. Pratima Kumari
B.Tech, M.Tech, UGC NET

Guest Faculty

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Ajit Kumar Singh
M.Phil, MCA, NET