Department of Computer Science & Applications

About Department of Computer Science & Applications


The Computer Culture at the Panjab University dates back to 1966. An independent Centre for Computer Science and Applications (now a full fledged department) was set-up in 1983. The department aims at ingraining the spirit of ingenuity, innovativeness and technical competence in the students through rigorous competition and regular guidance. The department also caters to the need of users in the region and organizes programmes for teaching and research communities.

The Master of Computer Applications (MCA) (3 years full time course) was initiated in 1992-1993. Master of Computer Applications (3 year full time course) in Self Finance mode started in 2008 and Masters of Science (Honors School) under the framework of Computer Science was introduced in year 2004. Currently the department is running Master of Computer Applications (MCA) (2 years full time course). Master of Computer Applications (MCA) (2 years full time course) in Self Financed mode and Master of Science (Computer Science) under the framework of the Hon's School (02 years full time course). Admissions to these course are held through an annual entrance test conducted on All India basis by Panjab University. In addition, Ph.D. Program has been started from year 2005.

The students at the Department have the unique opportunity of working in various advanced development environments. The department has its own well-equipped library with over more than 10,000 books and resources for exclusive use of the students and the faculty. The library has separate magazine and journal sections. Various computer journals are available online through the University Library.


Enquiry No(s): 1800-180-2065, +91 172 2534818, 2534866 (from 9:30 am to 1:00 pm & 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm on working days )

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