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B.Voc in Software Development

B.Voc in Software Development

About Us :

  • The field of Software Development now covers a number of fields involving many complicated operations serving a large number of industries – in fact it now covers all kinds of human activities we could think of.
  • In the present world, the growth of any company has become very much dependant with Software Development efforts.
  • It has been a long felt necessity to align higher education with the emerging needs of the economy so as to ensure that the graduates of higher education system have adequate knowledge and skills for employment and entrepreneurship.

Head of the Department :

  • MR. WILSON RAO being the IT Administrator handles entire infrastructure of the college.
  • In addition to handling the responsibilities of the department, he has always been a helping hand to the students shaping them into the IT professionals of the future.
  • Along with this, he is also a member of IQAC, Admission Committee, NAAC Criteria IV and a Placement Cell Member.

From The HOd’s Desk :

“It is a pleasure to head the department of IT and BVoc in Software Development. The department with its state of art facilities and highly qualified faculty works with the objective of addressing critical challenges faced by the industry, society and the academia. Perhaps even more important is our unceasing commitment to our students, helping them to learn, grow, develop, and achieve their goals in their pursuit to excel in their professional career.

The Department of IT and BVoc in Software Development has recorded consistent improvement in its academic, research and placement performance. We offers a range of innovatively designed programs whose curricula are constantly updated to meet the changing requirement of the industry and also to meet the needs of major stakeholders.Through innovative teaching-learning process a teamwork approach and leadership building experience, our students gain vital communication and critical –thinking skills. We believe that our students have been well accepted in their job profiles and have consistently exceeded expectations of the corporate world.

During study at the department, the students are encouraged to get hands-on experience in the corporate world through internship projects with reputed organizations. In their curriculum they are encouraged to take up mini projects and assignments to supplement theoretical knowledge with practical experience.

We also encourage students to organise events such as Cyber strike (Intercollegiate Tech Fest) and also get involved in activities of social relevance.

With this brief introduction, I welcome you to be a part of our journey towards being a world class centre of excellence in education, training and research.”

Objectives :

  • To provide judicious mix of skills relating to a profession and appropriate content of General Education.
  • To provide flexibility to the students by means of pre-defined entry and multiple exit points.
  • To integrate NSQF within the undergraduate level of higher education in order to enhance employability of the graduates and meet industry requirements. Such graduates apart from meeting the needs of local and national industry are also expected to be equipped to become part of the global workforce.
  • To provide vertical mobility to students coming out of 10+2 with vocational subjects.

Activities of Department :

1. Key activities :

  • Every year, the students of First Year are given an ORIENTATION at the time of start of their Degree College. The orientation is based on the B.Voc.(S.D.) Programme in Jai Hind College.
  • PARENTS-TEACHER MEETING gives an opportunity to the parents to review the students’ performance for the previous semester. It also increases the interaction between the teachers and the parents.
  • Every year the College felicitates the students who have graduated during GRADUATION CEREMONY.
  • Students are mentored and polished for INTERNSHIPS AND JOBS in the corporate world. Students have been selected for internships in companies like iBitions Infologies, Cintero, Braino Vision etc. Companies like Infosys, TCS, Capgemini, Larsen and Toubro, etc. have had offered placements for our students time-to-time.

2. Curricular : Presentation, Case study sessions, Seminars, Workshops, Projects.

3. Co-curricular : Internships Industrial visits, Team building activities, Guest Lectures, Xplore (Annual Science exhibition), Ethical hacking workshops, Avishkar Research Convention (Annual Inter Collegiate Event).

4. Extra-curricular : Every year the Department actively participates in a Science Exhibition titled “XPLORE - The Untraveled Path” to create an awareness among the students on the importance of the Courses and the opportunities that the courses offers.

  • The DOT COM CLUB being the official club of the IT and BVoc(SD) department, is an entity “of the students, for the students and by the students”. “CYBERSTRIKE” is the department’s annual event which consists of workshops such as drone making, competitive activities such as HACKATHON, debate and quiz and other gaming competitions like PUBG, Counter Strike, FIFA etc. The event also consists of seminars on the latest trends and innovations in the IT industry. Like last year we conducted a seminar on Cybersecurity inaugurated by MR. BRIJESH SINGH, I.P.S, who is the head of Maharashtra Police Cyber, a unit looking after the Cyber security of the Government of Maharashtra.

  • The DIGITAL DISPATCH is the department’s E-newsletter. In this publication we highlight the latest trends and innovations of the IT industry and provide updates on the departments yearly activities and events. The newsletter established in 2019 aims at educating the members of the department about several interesting topics such as Tech hacks, latest articles related to the field and Tech trivia.

Click here to view the latest newsletter of the department
https://drive.google.com/file/d/114pGe0t5McTDI9hj9a67VBXmZyYn_EPm/view?usp=sharing

Levels of Awards :

The certification levels will lead to Diploma/Advanced Diploma/B. Voc. Degree in one or more vocational areas and will be offered under the aegis of the University.

This is out-lined in the table below :

Award Duration

Duration

Corresponding NSQF level

Diploma

1 year

5

Advance Diploma

2 year

6

B.Voc. Degree

3 year

7

Eligibility for admission in B.Voc :

The eligibility condition for admission to B.Voc. programme shall be 10+2 or equivalent, in any stream.

Curriculum :

The curriculum in each of the years of the programme would be a suitable mix of general education and skill development components.

Skill Development Components :

  • The focus of skill development components shall be to equip students with appropriate knowledge, practice and attitude, so as to become work ready. The skill development components should be relevant to the industries as per their requirements.
  • The curriculum should necessarily embed within itself, National Occupational Standards (NOSs) of specific job roles within the industry sector(s). This would enable the students to meet the learning outcomes specified in the NOSs.
  • The overall design of the skill development component along with the job roles selected should be such that it leads to a comprehensive specialization in one or two domains.
  • In case NOS is not available for a specific area / job role, the university/college should get the curriculum for this developed in consultation with industry experts.
  • The curriculum should also focus on work-readiness skills in each of the three years.
  • Adequate attention needs to be given in curriculum design to practical work, on the job training, development of student portfolios and project work.

General Education Component :

  • The general education component should adhere to the normal university standards.
  • It should emphasize and offer courses which provide holistic development.
  • However, it should not exceed 40% of the total curriculum.
  • Adequate emphasis should be given to language and communication skills.

The suggested credits for each of the years are as follows :

NSQF Level

Skill Component Credits

General Education Credits

Normal Calendar Duration

Exit Points/Awards

Year 1

36

24

Two Semesters

Diploma

Year 2

36

24

Four Semesters

Advanced Diploma

Year 3

36

24

Six Semesters

B.Voc. Degree

TOTAL

108

72

 

 


Faculty

The Department of Information Technology is headed by Mr. Wilson Rao with fellow faculty. The faculty of the Department also specializes in the areas of Information Technology. For the betterment of the Department, weekly plans are made to define how to tackle new initiative or improvements to a process.

Name of the Faculty

Designation

Qualification

Experience (Years)

Specialization

Mr. B. Wilson Rao

Co-ordinator

MSc-IT

14

E-Commerce & Internet Security, Java Programming

Ms. Anjali Sawant

Assistant Professor

MCA

3

Web programming, SQL, MS Office, Android Programming

Ms. Sunita Jena

Assistant Professor

MSc-IT

11

Networking, .Net Programming, Android Programming, Electronics, Web Programming

Ms. Ummehani Saiyed

Assistant Professor

MSc-IT

7

Electronics & Object Oriented Programming

Ms. Priti Shellar

Assistant Professor

MSc-IT

6

Applied Mathematics and Logic & Discrete Mathematics

Ms. Shruti Shah

Assistant Professor

MSc-IT

5

Imperative Programming and Computer Graphics

Ms. Krishnachalitha K C

Assistant Professor

MSc-CS, B.Ed, PhD (pursuing)

3.5

Computer Networks, Artificial Intelligence

Ms. Mahiba Khan

Assistant Professor

MSc-IT

3

Cloud Computing, Database management System, Data Mining, Networking

Ms. Fathima Sheikh

Assistant Professor

MSc-IT

3.5

Maths, Digital Electronics, Java Programming, Android Programming

Syllabus