Master of Computer Application Kurukshetra University Department


Department of Computer Science and Applications is committed to becoming internationally recognized for imparting education and research especially in the domain where such research can empower the human potential in service to science and society.

Department is committed to creating an environment and culture that fosters excellence and diversity, and inspires a generation of computer professionals externally visible to the college, university, and international computing communities. We are committed to prepare our students for diverse workplaces of the global economy through continuing curriculum improvements.

We approach these goals with an experienced faculty in several domains; three post-graduate programs that have reached the upper echelons of Ph.D. production. We are committed to achieving these goals knowing that some of them will only be achieved by determined, long-term effort by our faculty and students.

About the Department

Kurukshetra University has taken pioneering position in imparting training and education in the field of Computer Science & Applications. Kurukshetra University was the first to foresee the impact that computers would have on the 21st century. To give an impact to the vision and work on it, the university started imparting education in the field of computer science and application way back in 1981 by starting an UGC sponsored computer course and it was the first of its kind in the whole country. In the year 1981 the Department of Computer Science and Applications was established and Kurukshetra University was the first in the country to start a UGC supported one year MCA programme. This was replaced by a two year MCA programme from the academic year 1984-85 onwards. In December 1990, UGC sanctioned the proposal of Department of Computer Science & Applications to update the two-year MCA programme to three-year MCA programme and the same was launched in the session 1991-92. The department had started two year M.Sc. (Computer software) w.e.f. academic session 1995-96, and M.Tech. in Computer Science & Engineering was also started w.e.f. academic session 1996-97. The department is providing a wide range of hardware and software facilities for students and faculty members under different platforms and processing environments. The department has now blossomed from a humble start in 1981 to a full-fledged education centre providing major courses like Ph.D., M. Tech., M.C.A. & M.Sc. (Comp. Sc.) S/W. Department can now boast of a faculty comprising of 17 faculty members, 05 Computer Labs equipped with state of the art technology, a library with approximately 7000 books and sitting capacity of 60 students, a placement cell providing job opportunities to students.

Thrust Areas



Cloud Computing

Computer Architecture

Computer Networks

Data Warehousing and Data Mining

Genetic Algorithms

Object Oriented Software Engineering

Search Engines

Software Engineering

   Web technologies

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