Computer and IT Distance Education Courses offered by Sikkim Manipal University

Information Technology or IT is one of the biggest jobs generating industry in India. With such high demand for IT professionals it becomes absolutely essential for universities to offer programs that prepare students for a career in info-tech.

The Sikkim Manipal University (SMU) offers various Diploma and Degree programs in IT and Computers as mentioned below:

I. DIPLOMA PROGRAM:

A. Diploma in Information Technology (DIT)

The Diploma in IT prepares the students for position such as administrative assistants, executive secretaries or office administrators in various corporate and banking sectors. The program will is designed to provide training in the areas of information processing, report writing, presentations, executive secretarial support, handling the database and understanding the system analysis and design in management.

II. GRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAMS

A. Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSc IT)

It is better to start early for a great IT career. Right after Class XII BSc IT is the way to go. The recent emergence of global business, new technologies for data processing and data communication / networking environment, equip specialized science graduates to focus on professional careers in Information Technology.

The BScIT program has provides the students with theoretical and practical knowledge enabling them to adapt to different business sectors.

B. Bachelor of Computer Application (BCA)

BCA program exposes students to various areas of computer applications including the latest developments in the industry. Companies which want to take advantage of the new information technologies and communication systems require expert professionals, who can apply computer science principles to solve problems produced by the interface between business and technology.


III. POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA PROGRAMS

A. Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Application (PGDCA)

PGDCA program is designed to produce a dynamic breed of computer professionals with excellent managerial skills. Emphasis is given to in-depth studies of numerous application-oriented subjects, covering various methodologies to develop software products efficiently by utilizing advance networking technologies and application software. PGDCA is an initiation program for students who want to become skilful and knowledgeable IT professionals. The program gives fundamental knowledge of computers, operating systems, internet, computational techniques, file & data structure and the core of programming. After successful completion of the first two semesters of MCA, if a student wishes to discontinue the program, such a student shall be awarded the Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Application [PGDCA]. MCA is a program of 6 semesters with the provision of multiple exit degree system. Depending on the qualifications & conditions specified, different options are presented here.

B. Post Graduate Diploma in Information Technology (PGDIT)

The PGDIT program equips students with details of the traditional IT architecture for acquiring and evolving IT to achieve strategic goals. Students get well verse with logical and technical parts of IT infrastructure. After completion they may go on to complete M SC (IT)

IV. POST GRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAMS

A. Master of Science in Information Technology (MSc IT)

The MSc IT program is aimed at designing and implementing advanced traditional computing environment. IT architecture is an integrated framework for acquiring and evolving IT to achieve strategic goals. It has both 'logical' and 'technical' components. The logical components include mission, functional and informational requirements, system configurations, and information flows. The technical components include IT standards and rules that will be used to implement the logical architecture. It therefore includes both computing and communication network technology in the same world.

B. Master of Science in Computer Science (MSc CS)

This program is designed to produce a dynamic breed of computer professionals with excellent managerial skills. Emphasis is given to in-depth studies of numerous application-oriented subjects, covering various methodologies to develop software products efficiently by utilizing advance networking technologies and application software.

C. Master of Computer Application (MCA)

The program leading to the award of Masters in Computer Applications (MCA) is developed to prepare students to take up a career in the field of IT and Computer Applications. The program provides an opportunity to students to improve their skill sets. The program gives advanced knowledge of Programming languages, Computer Graphics, Networks & Communication Technology, Client-Server and Distributed Database Systems. Students will be introduced to Software development through Software Engineering and Project Management.

Source:
http://www.smude.edu.in/Users/deghomepage.aspx?stId=1

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