Each academic year shall be divided into two semesters. The odd semester shall consist of the period from June to November of each year and the even semesters from December to April of each year. There shall be not less than 90 working days for each semester.
The main subject of Study for Bachelor Degree Courses shall consist of the following:
PART - I (Tamil/Hindi/French)
PART - II (English)
PART - III Core Subjects, Allied Subjects, Project/ Electives with Three Courses
Part-V Extension Activities
A Candidate shall be awarded a maximum of 2 credit cards for compulsory Extension Service. All the Students have to enroll for NSS / NCC / Sports and Games/ Rotract/ Youth Red Cross or any other Service Organization in the college and should have a minimum attendance of 120 hours which shall be duly certified by the Principal of the college every year. If a student lacks 120 hours of attendance in the First year he/she shall have to compensate the same during the subsequent years. Literacy and Population Education Field Work shall be compulsory components in the above extension service activities.
During the course of study, the evaluation of a candidate will be based on both Continuous Assessment (Internal Assessment) and the End Semester Examination weighing 25% and 75% respectively.
Recognizing the growing demand for courses in Computer Studies and increasing job opportunities, an U.G. programme in Computer Science was started in the year 1997. It offers a 3 yearprogramme for students interested in pursuing a Post Graduate programme, or taking up jobs as trainee programmers. The department has qualified faculty who teach specialized areas like Web Technology, Database Management Systems, Java, Data Mining and Networks. The department is well equipped with a state-of-the art Computer Lab that helps enhance the teaching-learning process and a reference library for use by staff and students. The Faculty of the department also attend frequent training programmes which help them to handle constantly changing technological trends.
Shift- I & Shift- II
The Department started in the year 2005 offers a 3-year under graduate programme in Visual Communication with well qualified and experienced staff in their respective fields. Students of the department make maximum use of learning resources available. A well-furnished audio-visual laboratory and other facilities, equipment like a range of cameras, editing studio and dark room are set up. Seminars, Industrial Visits and Guest Lectures are organized on a regular basis to enhance the teaching-learning experience. The Department brings out a Department Journal Chuvadu, and Newsletter Media wings every year. It also organizes an annual exhibition in prominent venues like the Lalit Kala Academy to expose the creative talents of its students.
The programme trains students in the fundamentals of electronic circuits (analog and digital) and offers specialization in communication systems like Radio & TV, fibre optics & networking and microcontrollers. One of the highlights of the programme is project development and industrial training.
The Department offers a three-year Under Graduate and two-year Post Graduate Programme in Biotechnology. The programme is designed to provide an in-depth study of biology with emphasis on applications. It caters to the demands of the industry and research hubs that need trained biotechnologists. The Department has a team of well-qualified staff who teach specialized subjects like Genetics, Molecular Biology, Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Tissue Engineering and Nanotechnology. Besides teaching, faculty also pursue research, publish papers and participate in conferences and faculty development programmes. The Department has both U.G. and P.G. laboratories and facilities to carry out research activities.
The Department of Computer Applications was established in the year 2000, with the objective to enhance employment opportunities in the IT sector. The department offers a 2-year Post Graduate Programme in Information Technology and U.G. Programme in Computer Applications. Faculty teach specialized areas like Software Engineering, Java Programming, Computer Graphics, Multimedia Systems, Data Structures and Algorithms, Programming in C/++ and Digital Logic. The department has a well-equipped laboratory and a reference library for the benefit of staff and students. Traditional teaching is supplemented through the aid of technology.
The Department set up in the year 2001, offers a three year Under Graduate Degree programme in Information Systems Management. This programme was introduced to cater to student and industry demands as it offers a combined focus on conceptual, technical and business skills that lead to a career which helps determine and implement the technological needs of a company. The department has a team of qualified faculty who provide an enriched learning atmosphere. It has a well-equipped computer laboratory, reference library and suitable teaching aids to make teaching-learning effective and interesting.
The Department of Commerce established in the year 1996 offers a 3 year Undergraduate programme. It has a team of qualified staff who teach specialized areas like Indian Economy, International Economics and Business Economics, Income Tax, Cost and Management Accounting, Banking Theory, Law and Practice, Entrepreneurial Development and Business Communication. Faculty employ modern teaching tools to make learning effective. The department has a reference library - an asset for faculty and students and a Book Bank for the benefit of students. It offers a certificate course on TALLY and organizes Industrial Visits and Field Trips to provide Industry exposure to and help students in their career choices. The Department plans to upgrade to a Post Graduate department.
The Department of Business Administration was established in the year 2007 to meet the demands of the student community for management programmes and with the objective of producing competent managers for the industry. The programme introduces and exposes students to industry-specified management functions that enable them to get attuned to the expectations of corporate culture. The Department has a team of qualified faculty, two of whom have registered for Ph.D. They attend Faculty Development Programmes periodically to update in current trends in the subject and enhance teaching competencies. The Department is equipped with a reference library for use by students and faculty and teaching aids to enhance the teaching-learning process.
The Department of B.Com Corporate Secretaryship has been introduced in this academic year 2016-17 as a separate UG Course in commerce stream in Shift – I with a aim to give option to the commerce students to become company secretary. The “Corporate Club” of B.Com (CS) department creates a platform to the students to enhance their personality development and leadership quality. Department is planning to conduct inter-collegiate programmes, Industrial visits and training programmes for competitive exams. Department is keeping touch with The Institute of Company Secretaries of India to educate the students about ACS course and planning to start ACS foundation classes in the campus with the permission of the management.