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 forother colleges to follow.
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.
ICON helps students bridge the gap between classroom theory and the actual IT environment and supports the educational advancement and professional development of BCA students to create tomorrow's leading IT Professional.