Distinctive Programs to develop competent professional
IICMR stands amongst the top MCA colleges in Pune that offer an intake of 120 students in MCA.
Ours is NAAC Accredited programme. The Director of the MCA department is Dr. Deepali Sawai, who possesses 25 years of experience in the industry and academic field.
The department professors have experience of at least 15 years.
Our MCA programme is a skill-based programme that focuses on providing research-based knowledge by restructuring the academic ambiance.
Our MCA Programme involves evolving areas of Information Technology.
We aim to develop competent professionals for the corporate and the software industry sector.
Our curriculum is world-class that involves both a theoretical and practical approach from computer software development to mathematical computing, software technology, communication and networking applications.
We have ICT enabled classrooms, GD Hall, seminar rooms, ERP and MOODLE Learning Management System for the courses.
Our MCA programme academic calendar includes schedule for psychometric tests, teaching learning activities (bridge course, capsule program, remedial classes), exams and result publication, mentoring, projects, co-curricular events, EEP & Pre-Placement activities, Extra-curricular activities.
We train students for various international certifications like AWS, Java, Microsoft, ISTQB, Data Science, Oracle, and Digital Marketing. They are trained in modern technologies like IoT, Data Science, and other related IT industry technologies.
IICMR has made its reputation as one of the best colleges for MCA in Pune with its innovative teaching and learning approach.
Innovation in teaching Learning:
To create interest in the subject matter, Capsule Programme is conducted where latest topics are introduced and its application is demonstrated and implemented by students in the very first lectures. Quizzomaniaa weekly quiz competition is an effective tool to enhance meaningful knowledge retention by igniting interest and placing theoretical subjects in a real-world perspective. Case study approach is opted to encourage independent thinking and analysis among students in relevant topics .Students are motivated to conduct the field survey under Research Methodology projects to provide suggestion on problems faced by the society.International Certification Training are provided which has demonstrated better placements for students. Multiple Choice Question based Mid Term examination is designed using ERP. Participative learning is fostered through Learning by doing activities which creates active learning environment in gaining conceptual knowledge and its application in business. For Experiential learning, projects are given to help the students learn beyond the syllabus. Computer lab assignments are designed to include real-life applications. To inculcate & encourage self-study, students are given challenging assignments
Mentoring and Counseling
The department supports the students to unlock the hidden potential and guides them through Counseling, Mentoring and Student Development Initiatives. Students are groomed in a systematic manner after self-analysis and one to one interactions through various initiatives.
Employability Enhancement Programs
Through various student development programs a platform is provided for the students to demonstrate skills through Presentation, Group and Individual activities. This fosters participative learning culture under the guidance of mentors, industry and academia experts. The programs conducted lay down the foundation for entering into the corporate world through series of sessions on Aptitude Building, Personality Development, Presentation Skills, Business Etiquettes, Resume Building, Mock Interviews, Group Discussions, and Personal Interviews. Hands on Trainings/workshops/Sessions/ Industry visits ensures continuous upgradation as per the latest trends and equips the students with various Skill Sets and Core Competencies useful in facing personal and professional challenges.
Flagship Events: IT Conclave, TechnoCase
IT Conclave is initiated to link the academia with emerging industry trends. Eminent personalities and experts from the corporate world discuss the emerging career opportunities in different sectors and also share their rich experience and success stories. The sessions conducted in IT CONCLAVE support in converting the theoretical concepts into practical application. This platform provides guidance to understand the students’ inclination and decide appropriate specialization, internship and relevant job opportunities.
TechnoCase is an Inter-collegiate State Level Case study and Programming Competition for students pursuing an IT career. The event provides a common platform for Industry and Academia for knowledge sharing to inculcate the problem-solving ability amongst the students and help them to understand the business scenarios and provide a platform to interact with the Industry experts, present before them innovative and implementable IT Solutions.
Value Added Add on Courses and International Certifications :
The certifications offered are chosen based on the feed back received from stakeholders, Recent Trends and relevance in the job market. Through Value added add on courses the department focuses on overall development of the students by enhancing the career prospects and employability skills
Giving Back to the Society:
The youngsters of the institute leave no hand behind in developing the society. Keeping in mind our vision pertaining to natural relation with society and industry, we nurture the heart of our students, to improve their emotional as well as the spiritual quotient and groom them as compassionate and responsible citizens. To ignite their minds about their purposeful existence, we organise activities, which instils gender equality, universal values, ethics and social responsibility amongst students. Academic Social Responsibility (ASR) provides a dimension of value education among the students and faculty by helping, serving, reflecting and learning through neighbourhood and extension activities like Blood donation, tree plantation, Swaccha Bharat Abhiyan, Organ donation pledge.
India being a developing country needs more successful young entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurship development is an integral part included in the curriculum to enhance the scope for self-employment. To enhance the entrepreneurial skills among students, an IT clinic is established. IT clinic provides consultancy related to Repair, Maintenance of Hardware (Laptop, desktop, mobile phones), Software Installations, Software Development: website and Mobile app. development, Training on current trends in IT. The motive behind this initiative is to make students experience the primer of entrepreneurship.
Industry participation & Interaction:
The Institute has collaborations with distinguished bodies through Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and linkages. These collaborations help the faculty members and students in getting guidance and support through internship projects, workshops, extension activities. Besides, such linkages also facilitate networking with multi-disciplinary and interdisciplinary research.
Curriculum Integration Advisory Cell (CIAC):
CIAC Comprises of Experts from Industry and Academia who guide the students time to time under various activities. Corporate Mentoring gives exposure to the students to understand industry practices and processes through one to one interaction, group interactions and career guidance sessions. Improved curriculum delivery is accomplished through CIAC.
We consider alumni as our brand ambassadors. The institute has an Alumni Association which is is constituted as per Section 20 of Societies Act Rules of 1860. The alumni are actively engaged with the institute to facilitate greater collaboration and connection with industry for institute’s well-being and progress. Their intellectual inputs are significant in bringing developments and quality enhancements. They actively participate in CIAC, and in our flagship events: TechnoCase, IT Conclave to guide and mentor the students.
The institute stand by its moto: Reaching New Heights by being distinctive in its vision and mission. The students as well as the faculty members understand the importance of continuous improvement to be done continually in every endeavour embarked on.