University College Of Computer Applications

Brief Description

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.

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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 job oriented skills, so that they may get good jobs after passing these courses.


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.


Dear Students,

Greetings from University College of Computer Applications (UCCA),

"Education is Life in itself, but not the preparation for Life ..."

It gives me an immense pleasure and pride to welcome you to University College of Computer Applications, a constituent College of GKU. It is a student - faculty centric college and our highest priority, has been excellence in education for our students. 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: dept does it all. UCCA has an environment conducive to the intellectual, moral and Physical development of the students. We have a team of dedicated, experienced and highly qualified faculty, who, through motivation, counselling and training prepare the students to meet the challenges of the modern era.

I hope and have no doubt that UCCA will surely come up to the level of excellence and great expectations of the public at large with its main thrust to provide world-class education and promote genuine research with value-based objectives.


Dr. Vijay Laxmi
B.Tech, M.Tech.
Ph.D (Computer Science)

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.

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. 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.
  • 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.
  • UCCA College has two departments:
  • Department of Computer Applications(CA)
  • Department of Information Technology and Research(IT&R)

Computer Applications course is best suited for those students who want to pursue their career programming and in Computer Science.

For graduates, various job opportunities exist in Private and Government sector. One can even think of self-employment options. After completing their courseslike BCA or B.Sc(IT), MCA, M.Sc.IT Students may apply for Government jobs which require a Graduation/Post Graduation Degree (for instance- Nationalized Banks, Armed Forces, PSUs et cetera).

Talking about private sectors, Software MNCs are the major recruiters. Electronics Industry, IT Sector and Web hosting are some other sectors which are good for Computer Applications students. Students may select the following post as per their interest in the above-mentioned stream domains-

  • Software Tester
  • Software Engineer
  • Project Manager
  • Database Management professional
  • Information Management professional
  • Information Security professional
  • System Security Officer
  • System Administrator
  • Associate Software Engineer
  • Software Architect
  • Project Manager
  • Hardware Engineer
  • Software Publisher
  • Software Consultant
  • Web developer/Web designer
  • Computer System Analyst


Self-employment options are also available for students, by becoming freelance software developer, consultants, software experts etc. they can also pursue their career in teaching or even take part into R & D sector.

Dr.Anand Sharma attended one week Faculty Development Programme (FDP) at BharatiVidyapeeth's Institute of Computer Applications and Management (BVICAM), New Delhi in association with IEEE Computer Society (Delhi Section) & IIPC (AICTE) of BVICAM, IEEE Computer Society (Delhi Section), CSI Delhi Chapter, ISTE Delhi Section, from 23rd July to 28th July, 2018.The objective of this FDP was to train as many professionals as possible to act as the resource persons for promoting Entrepreneurship among the students. To meet this objective, National Foundation of Indian Engineers (NAFEN), New Delhi &BharatiVidyapeeth’s Institute of Computer Applications and Management (BVICAM), New Delhi drew experienced resource experts from Government, Industry & Academia to share their expert views and motivate the faculty to face the multi-challenge global competitive Indian environment.

Dr. Vijay Bhardwaj delivered Key Note Address on ‘Recent Trends in Artificial Intelligence” at Punjabi University Campus Guru Kashi College, Talwandi Sabo, on 24th September 2018. Dr. Bhardwaj discussed the impact of Artificial Intelligence. He said, Artificial Intelligence”, the idea of artificial intelligence is inching closer to a reality that is already being integrated into our daily lives through the use of technologies like virtual assistants (Siri, for example), smart cars and homes, and automated customer service. Companies and individuals are racing to keep ahead of a world in which predictive algorithms and neural networks are becoming the future of technology, and these ideas are advancing at accelerated rates.



Highlights of Teachers Day (on 5th September 2018) celebration at UCCA: Teachers Day was celebrated on September 5, 2018.The program was lead off with the Speech of Prof.(Dr).Vijay Laxmi Honorable

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Dean UCCA, the faculty members of the college were also present during the celebration. The main thrust of the Speech of Honorable Dean was regarding the studies, they convey to the students to take advantage from their teachers to clear their topics, as the knowledge is important Asset & also the ocean, So, apart from studies ,also take part in cultural activities, sports activities.The students offered flowers to Honorable Dean. This was followed by various cultural activities

Dr. Anand Sharma conducted Faculty Development Programme on “Advance Research Methods and Data Analytical Tools” as Co-Convener at UCCM, GKU from 17.08.2018 to 26.08.2018 from 17th-24th Aug. 2018. The objective was to learn various data analysis methods and their application to solve and explain various research problems. This FDP programme aims was to understand and recognize situations that require statistical analysis, learning how to select and apply appropriate technique. The workshop consists of lectures and hands on practice sessions. Dr. J.S. Dhillon,VC, GKU welcomed Chief Guest Dr. S.P. Malhotra, Chief Advisor, Higher Education, MHRD. Various experts from reputed institutions were invited for delivering lecture sessions.

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Comments

Paragt Singh

MCA ( Batch 2014 )

The faculty members were cooperative, starting from the higher authority to the subject teacher. They were knowledgeable, well-qualified and experienced. I also got an industry exposure.

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TARSEM SINGH DHALIWAL

BCA PASSOUT

Kind and helpful faculty members, good canteens, good infrastructure and great industry exposure.

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Shamsher Singh

BCA (Batch 2014)

The infrastructure is good. I am happy that the University College of Computer Applications Follows Mottos like "GO GREEN" and "PLANT MORE TREES". The hostels are spacious and clean. Good facility of projectors, and good provision for sitting.

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Gurpreet Singh

BSc-IT

To be very precise, college seems to lack the library section. The canteen is very good and the college is well-equipped with the needy things.

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RUPINDER KAUR

B.SC(IT)

The thing which I like the most is that the college organizes the job fair for the students, in which many reputed firms came and hire so many students.

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NAVNEET SHARMA

MCA (Batch 2015 LE)

The faculty members were cooperative, starting from the higher authority to the subject teacher. They were knowledgeable, well-qualified and experienced. I also got an industry exposure.

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JASMEET KAUR

BCA CLOUD

The college provides good study material and good use of projectors while delivering lectures. All in All, I must say, this is the best College.

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RIMPI

PGDCA

To learn the different types of software within a short-term, UCCA is the best college. The faculty-members are very cooperative.

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SUMAN RANI

M.Sc (IT)

The teaching methods which teachers used to opt are mostly practical based which helps in broaden the horizons of the students in the respective field.

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AMANDEEP KAUR

DCA

Satisfied because of good placement and doctorate faculty.

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