Executive Summary

The Department of Computer Application is devoted to the study and research in applications of computer science at graduate and post-graduate levels. To bridge the wide chasm between computer theory and applications, Guru Nanak Institute of Technology , an educational initiative of JIS Group, a premier Educational conglomerate of Eastern India, started Master in Computer Application(MCA) program in the year 2007 with an intake of 60 students. The program is affiliated to Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology (formerly known as WBUT) and approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). Bachelor of Computer Application(BCA) was started in the year 2008 with an intake of 60 students. The program is affiliated to Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology (formerly known as WBUT). Since its inception in 2007 it has produced several batches of young, trained and talented individuals who have made their mark in software industries like Tata Consultancy Services(TCS), Wipro, Cognizant(CTS), Infosys, ITC Infotech, BiskFarm, WBSEB and many more. The combination of competent and vibrant faculty members, modern infrastructure and state-of-the-art technical resources give an edge to the young technocrats. Dedicated Labs, equipped Library, Technical and Communication skills grooming along with regular industry exposure and interaction with various disciplines of GNIT are important value additions.

Courses Offered:

MCA (3 years ) & BCA (3 years )

Course Objective:

To create technical professionals who are keen to take professional responsibilities with a vast knowledge of computer science and its application – a specialization that has grown leaps and bounds in the recent years.


MCA & BCA have been conceived with an aim to give an emphasis on application. Apart from the syllabus prescribed, the department offers various additional advanced training programs, workshops and seminars to make the students conversant with current technologies. The students are also trained on industry based projects and research level projects like language processing, data mining techniques, fuzzy logic, genetic algorithm, soft computing etc.

The Department of Computer Application aims to produce technically competent, skilled IT professionals, researchers and entrepreneurs with the ability to apply their knowledge in IT industry, research & development or in entrepreneurial arena and they can meet the challenges in modern IT industry.

  • Ensure knowledge based academic environment in the department.
  • Provide a conducive teaching and learning atmosphere so as to achieve excellence in teaching-learning, research, development activities
  • Enable the student’s to solve software related problems independently.
  • To bridge the gap between industry and academia by framing curricula and syllabi based on industrial and societal needs.
  • Mentoring the students with effective communications skills.
  • Counsel the students with best of social and ethical skills along with their inherent knowledge to gear up with their urges towards self- development and continuous improvement.
  • To ensure that the students are groomed in the society as a true human resource and successful professional.
  1. PEO 1: To prepare students to excel in postgraduate programmes and to succeed in industry/technical profession through global, rigorous education, and flexible to undertake advance studies in information technology.
  2. PEO 2: To provide an academic environment with excellence, leadership, written ethical codes and guidelines, and the enduring learning needed for a successful professional career for students.
  3. PEO 3: To provide skills with a firm foundation in Mathematical, Technical and Programming fundamentals that is required to solve real time problems and also to pursue higher studies.
  4. PEO 4: To inculcate good technical and managerial skills in the students, so as to grasp, analyze, design and develop novel applications and solutions for real time problems and steer their career productively in software industry, academia, research, entrepreneurial pursuit, government, consulting firms and other IT enabled services.
  5. PEO 5: To encourage students in professional and ethical attitude, effective communication skills, teamwork skills, multidisciplinary approach and ability to relate computer applications to broader social context by adopting ethics to excel in cross culture and inter-disciplinary bands.

    MCA programme has been designed to prepare students to achieve the following Program Outcomes:

  1. Ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, computer science and management along with logical and analytical ability in practice.
  2. Ability to identify, critically analyze, formulate and develop application oriented softwares.
  3. Ability to select modern computing tools and techniques and use them with expertise.
  4. Ability to devise and conduct experiments, interpret data and provide well informed conclusions.
  5. Ability to understand the impact of system solutions in a contemporary, global, economical, environmental, and societal context for sustainable development.
  6. Ability to function professionally with ethical responsibility as an individual as well as in multidisciplinary teams with positive attitude and effective communication.
  7. Ability to appreciate the importance of goal setting and to recognize the need of continuous learning

  • Mentor ship for each batch to guide and monitor each student individually
  • Workshop with collaboration of National Institute for Industrial Training, Govt of west Bengal Empaneled Under Planing Commission, Govt of India.
  • Industry oriented project development.
  • Regular Industry visits, experts interaction
  • Frequently organized workshop/seminar
  • Social Responsibilities and different awareness programs like Blood Donation Camp, Cloth distribution, Khata/Pen/Pencil distribution etc
  • Technical skill development and Online mock test for pre-final/final year students
  • Alumni meeting
  • Parents-Teacher meeting

  • Publications in different International and National Journals and Conferences
  • Publication of wall magazine and technical magazine
  • articipation in model display in Kolkata Book fair, TESSARACT and other reputed institutions.
  • Participation in tech fest in reputed institution.
  • Organizing seminar by ISTE student chapter
  • Organizing departmental Picnic.
  • Participation in different iner and intra college cultural programs.
  • Participation in intra-college photography competition.

  • Internet & Web Design Laboratory
  • Advanced Computing Laboratory
  • Software Engineering Laboratory
  • Language Laboratory
  • Digital Electronics Laboratory
  • Moodle Server to conduct On Line Mock Test for Placement Assistance
  • FTP Server to avail Course Materials/Lesson Plan/Assignments/Learning Videos in GNIT LAN
  • Departmental Library

Major Programmes Organized

  • Workshop on "Digital Transformation"
  • Workshop on "Python programming and it's applications"
  • Workshop on "JSP with spring MVC & Hibernate"
  • Workshop on "Application Development using Android Technology"
  • Workshop on "Big Data using HADOOP”
  • Seminar on Industrial Exposure for Computer Applications

Current Placement

20% of students of 2017 passout batch are already placed in different reputed companies like Amazon, Capgemini, Tech Mahindra etc.

  • Bhaswati Chakrabarty (3rd year):

    It has been a great opportunity for me to be a part of department of Computer Application which has helped me to make a great progress in educational field as well as project development and learning.

  • Antra Srivastava (3rd year):

    I feel blessed to be a part of CA department, GNIT as there is a perfect teacher-student relationship that enthusiasts us to keep learning. Their encouragement along with my hard work and dedication made my degree complete.

  • Subrata Sahoo (2nd year):

    In my opinion this testimonial gives me an immense opportunity to accept that I spent my college life in great joy. My dept. has not only helped me in developing the perfect instinct but also has helped in making myself more presentable. Thank you CA dept.

  • Shreya Ganguly (3rd year):

    I, Shreya Ganguly, feel privileged to be a student of Department of Computer Application, GNIT. The faculties are very supportive and they helped me a lot to bring the best out me. Their guidance has enriched my knowledge, inspired my interests and also helped me to get a really good exposure in technical world.

  • Ankesh Kumar (2nd year):

    After getting studentship in the department of Computer Application, GNIT, I can say that the department has had an impact on my life well beyond the formal structure of education. It has given me the opportunities to develop knowledge and technical skills and also given exposure about the real life technical industry. I really feel myself blessed being a part of the department.