The department started in the year 2001 on a self-supporting basis with the aim of educating the rural students in the field of information and technology. The department has an intake of 72 students in each year. The department has a well-established computer Centre with 63 HCL & LENOVO computers with latest configuration. The systems are networked thro Cisco switches and have a 10Mbps BSNL broadband line for internet usage. The equipment in the lab includes Scanner, hp laser printer, TVS dot-matrix printer, 12 Ton Blue star Split AC’s and 15 KVA UPS for backup power supply. The faculties of our department are well qualified and have rich knowledge in their subjects. In order to update their knowledge.
The staff members are deputed to undergo training in the latest topics.
Apart from the curriculum we organize guest lecturers by inviting eminent persons from industry and institutions in the emerging areas. We also encourage the students to participate in the technical symposium and quiz programmes conducted in various polytechnics throughout tamilnadu. Summer and winter vocations are useful to our students as we conduct short term courses in the emerging areas and arrange for the industrial training.
The following courses are conducted through continuing education cell.
- MS Office
- Java programming
- Advanced Java programming(J2EE)
- net programming
- Visual basic
- Photoshop and flash & etc.,
Through our college placement cell we organize career guidance programme, personality development programme, mock interview, and campus interviews. ISTE student’s chapter actively involved to improve the knowledge of our students by conducting various programs like presentation skills, communication skills, competitive exam writing, group discussion, and reasoning and analytical test. Computer department has excellent academic track record. So far we produced 3 state ranks in the various board exams. The project done by our students titled “impeccable messaging” has been selected as the bet project (III prize) in the regional level project competition held during the year 2008-09.
The department also organized a AICTE-ISTE Sponsored short term training programme on “DATABASE PROGRAMMING WITH VISUAL BASIC” for the benefit of polytechnic staff members during the year 2002. Our students are placed in the campus interviews conducted by the leading companies like HCL info systems Ltd., BK Systems, etc. However most of the students are interested in doing higher studies through lateral entry.