About the Department

  • The Department of MCA was established in 1998 with the intake of 60 students and affiliated to Anna University, Chennai.
  • The Department provides excellent infrastructure with well furnished class rooms and laboratory of 65 computers with all required software.
  • The Department is supported by a seminar hall with equipped audio – visual facilities.
  • Alumni strength of more than 1,000 and they are working in top MNCs across the world. 
  • National and international conferences and courses.
  • Twenty five percentages of faculty members having Ph.D., qualification.
  • Publication in national and international journals.
  • Placement in IT companies (Tech Mahindra , Hexaware , WIPRO, TCS, etc., )
  • Specially designed skill development programmes with support of  industrial experts

Programmes offered

  • M.C.A. - Master of Computer Applications - 3 Years (Regular)

Vision & Mission


  • To impart knowledge of Computer Applications to meet the global needs/challenges


  • To achieve academic excellence in Computer Applications through innovative teaching and learning processes
  • To enhance the students to be professionally competent to face the challenges in the industry
  • To promote the research among the faculty and the students to create state of art research facilities
  • To ensure that the students are groomed in the society as a true professional

PSOs, PEOs & POs

Programme Specific Outcomes (PSOs)

The students will demonstrate the abilities

  • Apply the theoretical foundations of computer system and design principles in building the software and hardware components.
  • Design and develop the application software systems that meet the automation needs of society and industry.
  • Ability to apply knowledge of layered network Models, their protocols and technologies in building network and Internet based applications

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

The graduates of will be able to

  • PEO1: Professional and technical career in computer applications
  • PEO2: Programming skills in computing fields of IT industries
  • PEO3: The life long learning and cultivate the research attitude
  • PEO4: Professional ethics with societal responsibilities

Program Outcomes (POs)

Engineering Graduates will be able to:

  • Computational Knowledge: Apply knowledge of computing fundamentals, computing specialization, mathematics, and domain knowledge appropriate for the computing specialization to the abstraction and conceptualization of computing models from defined problems and requirements.
  • Problem Analysis: Identify, formulate, research literature, and solve complex computing problems reaching substantiated conclusions using fundamental principles of mathematics, computing sciences, and relevant domain disciplines.
  • Design /Development of Solutions: Design and evaluate solutions for complex computing problems, and design and evaluate systems, components, or processes that meet specified needs with appropriate consideration for public health and safety, cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.
  • Conduct investigations of complex Computing problems: Use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions.
  • Modern Tool Usage: Create, select, adapt and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern computing tools to complex computing activities, with an understanding of the limitations.
  • Professional Ethics: Understand and commit to professional ethics and cyber regulations, responsibilities, and norms of professional computing practices.
  • Life-long Learning: Recognize the need, and have the ability, to engage in independent learning for continual development as a computing professional.
  • Communication Efficacy: Communicate effectively with the computing community, and with society at large, about complex computing activities by being able to comprehend and write effective reports, design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and understand clear instructions.
  • Societal and Environmental Concern: Understand and assess societal, environmental, health, safety, legal, and cultural issues within local and global contexts, and the consequential responsibilities relevant to professional computing practices.
  • Project management and finance: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the computing and management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multidisciplinary environments.
  • Individual and Team Work: Function effectively as an individual and as a member or leader in diverse teams and in multidisciplinary environments.
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Identify a timely opportunity and using innovation to pursue that opportunity to create value and wealth for the betterment of the individual and society at large

Advisory Committee

Department Program Advisory Committee (DPAC)

S.No Member Designation
1 Dr. R.Jayakumar Professor & Head, Department of MCA
2 Dr.C.Senthilkumar Associate Professor, Department of MCA
3 Dr.M.Kannan Professor & Head, Department of  CSE
4 Prof.S.Raju Professor & Head, Department of IT
5 Dr. P.M. Shareef CEO, QTEEM Techno Solutions Pvt. Ltd
6 Mr.A.V.Senthil Kumar Assistant Professor, Department of MCA

Board of Studies

Members of the Board of Studies

S.No. Name of the Member Communication Address of the members BoS Designation
1 Dr.  R. Jayakumar Professor & HOD,
Department of MCA,
Mahendra Engineering College
2 Dr. K.Vani Associate Professor,
Dept of Information Science and Technology,
Anna university - 600 025 
University Nominee
3 Dr. C. Chandrasekar Professor
Department of Computer Science,
Periyar University,  Salem.
Academic Expert
4 Dr. P.M. Shareef Chief Executive Officer
QTEEM Techno Solutions Pvt. Ltd,
Chennai – 600087.
Industrial Expert
5 Mr. Manikandan Poonkundran Project Manager ,
IBM India Pvt. Ltd,
Academic Expert
6 Prof. S. Rajakumar Professor &HOD,
Department of MATHS,
Mahendra Engineering College.
Academic Expert
7 Dr. C. Senthil kumar Associate Professor ,
Department of MCA,
Mahendra Engineering College
Academic Expert
8 Mr.A.V Senthil Kumar Assistant Professor ,
Department of MCA,
Mahendra Engineering College
Academic Expert
9 Mr.N.Arun First year Student,
Department of MCA,
Mahendra Engineering College


  • Data Structures and Algorithms Laboratory
  • Database Management Systems Laboratory
  • Programming in C Laboratory
  • Object Oriented Programming Laboratory
  • Multimedia Laboratory
  • Case Tools Laboratory
  • Web Design Laboratory
  • Advance Java Programming Laboratory
  • Visual Programming Laboratory
  • XML and Web Services Laboratory
  • Network Programming Laboratory
  • C# & .Net Programming Laboratory

Faculty & Staff

S.No Name of the Faculty Designation
1 Dr. R. JAYAKUMAR Professor and Head
2 Dr. C.SENTHILKUMAR Associate Professor
3 Mr. A.V.SENTHILKUMAR Assistant Professor
4 Mr. E.LOGANATHAN Assistant Professor
5 Mr. T.C. SATHEESH  KUMAR Assistant Professor
6 Mr. K.PRAKASH Assistant Professor
7 Ms. A.SANKARI DEVI Assistant Professor
8 Mr. V. JOSEPH EMMANUVEL Assistant Professor
9 Mr. M. ARUN KUMAR Assistant Professor
S.No Name of the faculty No. of Publication
S.No Name of the Supporting Staff Qualification


Credentials of the Department

  • Two faculty members have completed Ph.D. degree and two more faculty are pursuing in the last three academic years 2014-15, 2015-16 and 2016-17.
  • NPTEL Local Chapter is established for students and faculty members appearing for NPTEL courses online examinations.
  • Faculties are members in CSI chapters.


  • Wipro Mission10x Programme
  • Wipro Mission10X is an industry-academia collaboration program to align engineering student competencies with industrial needs
  • Wipro Mission10X enhances the Engineering attributes of the Engineering graduates through Project based learning. The initiative was aimed at deepening the industry-academia bonds and building a strong foundation for the future needs of both academia and the growing embedded industry
  • Various training programs are conducted for members of faculty members and students in WIPRO Mission 10X Technology Learning Centre (WIPRO MTLC).

Short-Term Courses

Short-Term & Value-Added Courses organized in the last three academic years 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17

S.No Name of the Short-Term Courses /Value-Added Courses Number of students benefited

Next Generation Wireless Networks



Seminars, Conferences & Workshops conducted through Professional Societies

Events organized in last three academic years:
S.No. Type of Events Professional society Date Name of the Events Resource Person Name and Organization
1 Guest Lecture CSI 23.02.2018 .NET Framework Architecture Mr. R Anandharaj
Senior Software Engineer
Vxceed Software Solutions Pvt. Ltd , Bangalore.
2 Workshop CSI 21.02.2018 & 22.02.2018 Programming in PHP with MySQL Mr. Karthik Kannan,
Technical Consultant,
Standard Engineering Associates, Chennai.
3 MAILS              ---- 19.02.2018 Opportunities in IT Industries CHITRANJAN KUMAR
Software Developer
Incred Management and Technology Services
4 Workshop CSI 14.02.2018 & 15.02.2018 Web Application Development Mr. Nethaji Nirmal,
Senior Tech Lead,
ResPro Labs,
5 Guest Lecture ICTACT 15.09.2017 Recent Trends in IT Industries Mr. M. MURALI
Service Operations Manager,
Tech Mahindra Ltd.,
6 Workshop CSI 08.08.2017
Android Application Development Mr. S. NETHAJI NIRMAL
Senior Tech Lead
ResPro Labs, Chennai.
7 Workshop CSI 28.07.2017 Introduction to PHP Programming Mr. S. MOHANKUMAR
Senior Software Engineer,
Accel Frontline Ltd,
8 Seminar CSI 11.07.2017 Mobile Computing Dr. D. S. THENMOZHI
Professor / MCA,
Institute of Road and Transport    Technology,   Erode.
9 Guest Lecture ICTACT 07.04.2017 Big Data Analytics Er. B. Raja,
Head – Technology, Chennai Softech,
10 Workshop ICTACT 08.03.2017 Introduction to R Language Er. A. Ravichandran,
Senior Technology Trainer, IT – Training and Research, ICT Academy.
11 Seminar ICTACT 06.10.2016 Internet of Things (IoT) Shri. R. Chandran,
CIO and CDO,
Bahwan Cyber Tech,
12 Workshop CSI 28.09.2016 Data Science Tools Dr. M. Venkatesan,
Associate Professor,
School of Computer Science and Engineering,
VIT University, Vellore.
13 FDLP - 25.05.2016 Data Warehousing and Data Mining C. Senthilkumar,
14 Seminar CSI 24.02.2016 Networking and IT Security Er. Ponn. Senthil,
Senior Trainer,
Aptiva Technologies.
15 MAILS - 28.01.2016 Current Trends and Challenges in
 Image Processing
Mrs. K.Sasirekha,
Research Scholar,
Department of Computer Science,
Periyar University, Salem.
16 FDLP - 23.11.2015 Fundamentals of Digital Computer C. Senthilkumar,
17 MAILS - 26.09.2015 High Performance Computing Ms. Pavithra Rathinavel
Research Associate
Department of Super Computer Education and Research Centre,
Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore.
18 Guest Lecture CSI 11.9.2015 Big Data Analytics Mr. J. GODWIN
Corporate Trainer,
eyeopen Technologies,
Chennai – 40.
19 MAILS   - 24.02.2015 Network Security Issues Mr. G. Racichandran, Senior Associate, Enterprise Product Support, Dell Sonic Wall Info. Security Ltd., Bangalore.


Number of research publications of the faculty members

  • Academic Year  2014-2015 : 3
  • Academic Year  2015-2016 : 3
  • Academic Year  2016-2017 : 5

Faculty members guiding Ph.D. research scholars

List of Faculty Members Pursuing Ph.D

S. No. Name of the faculty Specialization University
1 E. Loganathan Computer Networks Bharathiyar University
2 K.Prakash Signal Processing Bharathiyar University

Faculty members to whom Ph.D.  Degree awarded during the last three academic years 2014-15, 2015-16 and 2016-2017

  • Dr.C .Senthil Kumar - Academic year 2015-16
  • Dr.R.Jayakumar - Academic year 2016-17


Memorandum of Understanding signed during last three academic years 2014-15, 2015-16 and 2016-2017

  • Memorandum of Understanding on Research Knowledge between Department of Computer Applications (MCA) of Mahendra Engineering College, Namakkal and Dept. of Computing Research, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom on 2nd September 2016.


Department of Computer Applications

Mahendra Engineering College (Autonomous),

Salem- Thiruchengode Highway, Mahendhirapuri,



Phone : 04288 - 288500 / Ext. 585,

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