Computer Literacy Programme was initiated by the Government of Tamilnadu in all Government Colleges to enrich all Undergraduate Non-Computer Science students from the year 2000-2001. This course was exclusively designed and geared with updated systems orienting towards providing the required knowledge to the students and for their upliftments in computer literacy. This course has been conducted for students from all disciplines excepting computer science.
Initially, a separate lab was established with 25 computers and other necessary equipments and a certificate course was being conducted in collaboration with NIIT, Cuddalore, under a contract period of 5 years.
In the year 2005-2006, the CLP lab with all equipments was handed over to the college by NIIT and thereafter course had been conducted successfully for all the first year under graduate students. This one year course is being offered for Rs.700/- with 90 practical hours and 60 theory hours. An examination is conducted by the Directorate of Collegiate Education, Chennai at the end of the course and a valid certificate is issued.
Right now, there are around 1064 students from 13 departments on roll and classes are held from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm on all college working days. The Department of Computer Science is monitoring and managing the conduct of the programme and Dr.S.K. MAHENDRAN, MCA, M.Phil(CS), Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Computer Science, acting as Course Coordinator for CLP.
The Computer Literacy Program is being conducted for Non-computer science students.
The students are being trained on the state-of-art technologies both theoretically and practically.
The orientation of the training is towards job fetching in the IT market with renowned skills in recent developments.
The students are trained on the basic knowledge of Ms-Office, Internet technologies, basics of C language and HTML. A common examination (theory) is conducted for the CLP students throughout Tamilnadu, at the end of the course. Based on their performance, a Certificate is issued from the Government of Tamilnadu which is of great potential to them during their placement opportunities.
College shall spare no effort to continue to spread and futher strengthen its academic ambience for all classes of students and teachers.
To mould students of the college into well-meaning citizens of the nation through a socially committed, intellectually inclined, culture driven and future oriented paradigm of learning.
Making education as a powerful medium and a tool to promote the social and economic development to backward communities.