Tuesday, 27 June 2017

University College of Computer Applications

History of UCCA

The college was initially started by the Guru Gobind Singh Group of Colleges with the name of Guru Gobind Singh College of Information Technology & Research and was affiliated with Punjab Technical University, Jalandhar. With the blessing of Hon’ble Chairman S. Gurlabh Singh Sidhu, the college started its first batch of BCA students in the year 2005. After getting very good response, the college has been merged as a constituent college of Guru Kashi University in 2011 with a new name University College of Computer Applications with addition of new courses like Ph.D (CA), M.Phil (CA), MCA, M.Sc (IT), PGDCA, B.Sc (IT). The college has well equipped computer labs with all modern infrastructures. The students are imparted to do job oriented skills, so that the students may get good jobs after passing these courses. The college is flourishing under the great leadership of Dr. Vijay Laxmi, who is guiding the students and faculty in positive way. All faculty members are dynamic, sincere and ensure the all round development of students so that they are able to get the desired skill sets to face competent market.

Vision

UCCA aims to generate groomed, technically competent and skilled intellectual professionals specifically from the rural area of Punjab to meet the current challenges of the modern computing industry.

Mission

  • Providing a strong theoretical and practical background across the computer science discipline with an emphasis on software development.
  • To provide technical solutions in the field of Information Technology to the local society.
  • To provide need based quality training in the field of Information Technology.
  • Empowering the youth in rural communities with computer education.
  • To provide students with the tools to become productive, participating global citizens and life-long learners.

Goals

UCCA is a cornerstone of innovation and research weather it is programming, thinking algorithmically, and solving problems through logic building or working on network administration and information security. UCCA has an environment conducive to the intellectual, moral and physical development of the students.

Objectives

  • The capability to implement, design and analyze the computational design.
  • The ability to take complex computer related problems in the realistic world.
  • To strengthen the professional development of staff and faculty of UCCA, including graduate and undergraduate students.
  • The ability to work efficiently with various peers in computational projects.
  • To prepare students to be the decision makers and leaders, principled and articulate, confident and innovative, and capable of think significantly with good reasoning ability.
  • To employ students in technical areas like system analysis and design, programming, internet system development etc.
  • To impart innovative skills, team-work, research aptitude and ethical practices in students to meet the expectations of the society and industry.
  • To develop interpersonal skills in students for employment in small and diverse groups on medium-large scale (live) projects.
  • To attain excellence in the integral areas of undergraduate/graduate education, research & public services.

Departments

UCCA College has two departments:

  • Department of Computer Applications(CA)
  • Department of Information Technology and Research(IT&R)