Department of Computer Science- Karaikal Campus

About Department

The Department of Computer Science, Karaikal Campus was established in the year 2007-08. The department offers two PG courses M.C.A (Master of Computer Applications – three years) with the student intake of 40 per batch and M.Sc (Master of Science – two years) with an intake of 26 per batch. The department aims in imparting quality education by providing a captivating atmosphere for the students.

Entrance Examination

M.Sc. : Computer Science: The entrance examination is of objective type. The question paper will consist of 25 questions in general arithmetic and 75 questions from Data Structures and Algorithms, Digital Logic and Computer Organization, Operating Systems, System Software, Microprocessors, SAD, DBMS, Automata, Programming Languages (C & C+) and Recent Trends in Computer Science.

M.C.A.: M.C.A : Admission to M.C.A. is based on entrance examination. The entrance examination is of objective type. The question paper will consist of 100 questions covering the following topics:

  • Comprehension and verbal ability
  • Analytical ability
  • Logical reasoning
  • Mathematical aptitude (+2) and
  • General awareness in Computer Science


The department is keen in placing the students in reputed companies and its vision aims for 100% placement with the earnest support of the Placement Officer of the University. Our students prove their pride of acquaintance by being hired in MNCs like IBM, HCL, Wipro, Infosys, TCS, Aricent, HP, ITC, CTS, Honeywell, Patni Computers, iGate, iFlex, Converges, Unisys etc. Also our students were also placed in Central and state Government IT sectors and too in academia.

Programmes Offered

MCA – Master of Computer Applications (3 years)

M.Sc – Master of Science (Computer Science)
(2 years)

Ph.D – Computer Science & Engineering (Full time / Part time – Internal / External)


Department of Computer Science- Karaikal Campus
Department of Computer Science- Karaikal Campus
Department of Computer Science- Karaikal Campus
Department of Computer Science- Karaikal Campus
Department of Computer Science- Karaikal Campus
Department of Computer Science- Karaikal Campus

Infrastructure Facilities

The department has well equipped advanced programming laboratories for MCA and the M.Sc separately with adequate number of high end HP and DELL systems on a network with DELL server supported with 24 hours power backup and broadband connectivity. Airy and spacious class rooms, well equipped seminar hall for e-learning convenience and conduct of academic program and library facilities cater to the essential need of the students.


Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor

Research Activities

The department is a Research Department offering Ph.D in Computer Science & Engineering both in the full time / part time mode. Scholars are pursuing their full time and part time Ph.D in the department. Separate specialized work spaces are provided for the Ph.D scholars of the department. Scholars work in the areas of Information Systems, Cloud Modeling using AI Agents, Security Tightening and Fringing using Contemporary Algorithms etc.


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Student Activities

The department encourages the convergence of industry professionals and academicians of high reputation to inculcate their experiences and work style to mentor the students to be competitive. By way of organizing workshops, conferences and special lectures and training the students are groomed to shine to the global standards.

The department fetches the continuous academic support by way of special and guest lectures, workshops and extra mural financial assistance by CDAC-Chennai, NIC-Chennai, WIPRO, IBM, SPSS & ONGC, Cauvery Asset, Karaikal.

Our students have won positions in various National Level Inter-University symposium and workshop. The department owns the pride of conducting the ‘National Conference on Future Computing’ every year in association with the International Journal of Computer Applications (IJCA). Also the department has organized hand full of national level workshops like ‘Cloud Computing Perspectives’, ‘IBM-SPSS’, ‘Networking and Related Security’ etc. The department sandwiches the contacts of the present and alumni students by conducting the Alumni meet - ‘Synergee’ every year. Other than the above mentioned the department also convenes invited lectures as additional input for academics.

Contact Us

Dr. G. Kumaravelan, Assistant Professor & Head (i/c), Department of Computer Science, Pondicherry University, Karaikal Campus, Bharathiyar Road, Karaikal – 609605. Contact Number: 04368 - 225050,
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