1. About the College :

The Centre for Post Graduate Studies (CPGS) is a constituent part of OUAT and was established in the year 1998. The CPGS is offering three career oriented Masters’ programme in Computer Science &Application, Bioinformatics and Agribusiness Management as Self Financing Courses. These programmes are open to students all over the country.

2. Facilities :


  • The University runs a Dispensary managed by experienced doctors. It provides outdoor treatment to the students of the university.
  • Each department has a library for references. Besides this, the students get the facilities of central library of OUAT for reading books, journals and periodicals.


  • Hostel accommodation shall be provided to P.G. students subject to availability of seats. After admission, the students shall apply to the Dean Students Welfare (DSW) through the concerned Dean of the college for their stay in hostel. However, a student whose parents are staying at Bhubaneswar maybe allowed by the DSW for permission to stay outside the hostel during the course of his/her study. But in the case of foreign students, no such permission will be granted. The students desirous to stay outside the hostel shall obtain a day scholar certificate from Dean, Student’s Welfare, O.U.A.T.

Other facilities of Dept. of CSA :

  • The Department is well developed with all basic infrastructure facilities. The class rooms are spacious, well ventilated, lighted and equipped with all advanced audio-visual teaching-aids. The theoretical learning inside the class is usually happen through demonstration, slides, case studies, quizzes, assignments. For a strong practical knowledge, the labs are well equipped with required hardware, specialized software, and high speed Internet connection. We have a separate 100-seated size seminar hall which is exclusively used for seminar or workshop purpose. The department library is rich with more than 3000 books of computer science. The students can avail almost all the books they need in one semester.

3. Selection for admission:

MCA (Master in Computer Application)

For admission into MCA, a candidate must have passed

(i) +2 from CHSE, Odisha or its equivalent.

(ii) Any Graduate from a recognized University with at least 50% of marks in
aggregate for General Category and 45% of marks in aggregate for
SC/ST/PH category candidates and 55% for Graduate of Agriculture and
allied subjects.

(iii) Mathematics or Computer as one of the subject in +2 or Graduation level.


The selection of candidates for admission into MCA, M.Sc. (Bio-informatics) and MBA (Agri Business Management) will be based on academic career. A merit list will be prepared on the basis of following weightage of marks secured by the candidates in the different examinations.

HSC level :20 %
+2 level :30%
Graduation level: 50%

4. Curriculum:



Computer organisation and architecture

Fundamental of computer programming using “C”

Discrete mathematical structure

Oral and written communication

Rapid application development using Visual Basic

Library and information service

Technical writing and communication skills


Microprocessor & Assembly language programming

Data structures using C

Operating System

Data base management system

Computer based numerical & statistical techniques

Unix and shell programming

Intellectual property and its management in agriculture

Basic concepts in lab techniques


Object oriented programming through C++

Computer networks

Design of algorithm analysis

Introduction to computer graphics

Data warehousing and data mining

Management information system

Bioinformatics computing

Disaster management

Masters seminar


Software engineering

Object-oriented analysis and design using UML

Theory of computation

Distributed operating system

Advance database management system

Artificial intelligence

Object oriented programming using JAVA

Microsoft .net technology

Multimedia and applictions

Computer application to business function


Compiler construction

Internet technology and application

Soft computing

Information security

Simulation and Modeling

GIS and remote sensing technique

Computer oriented optimization technique

Minor project

Masters seminar


Major Project

5. Course Programme

Computer Science & Application (CSA)

The department of CSA offers three-year full-time courses leading to award of Masters’ degree in Computer Application (MCA) student intake capacity is 60 per year.

6. Department

Department of Computer Science & Application (CSA)

The department of CSA was established in the year 1998 with the student intake capacity of 60 per year. It offers three-year full-time courses leading to award of Masters’ degree in Computer Application (MCA). The course curricula are designed to meet the professional requirement of Information Technology (IT) industries. The department computer laboratories are furnished with modern software and internet connectivity so as to provide the opportunity to the students to work on software platforms prevailing in the I.T. industries. To face the challenges of the stiff competitive environment of the present scenario, the department is prepared with solid foundation, responsible institution, command over the subject, adequate infrastructure and appropriate manpower. Many firms associated with the software industry have sought skilled manpower from this campus, proof enough of the quality that the department infuses into its students.

Placement of CSA Dept.

Students of this department are placed in many reputed organizations and institutes throughout the world. Few of the Best corporate like Infosys, IBM, Wipro, Oracle, TCS, L&T, CTS,HP, Tech Mahindra, MindTree, Emphasis, Cognizant, Alcatel Luscent, CMC Ltd, Qualcom, Birlasoft, iGate, SAMSUNG, Nortel, where you will find our alumni. Banking sectors, Govt. sector, different reputed Institutes are the other places where our alumni are also placed successfully . Few such places are like SBI, Axis, PNB, Indian Railway , NIC, Odisha State Govt., OUAT, SOAUniversity.

7. Research

· Dept of CSA

Faculty and the students of the department have developed a good research environment in the department. Few of the major research areas are Wireless Sensor Network, Cloud Computing, Big data, Natural Language Processing, Software development methodologies, Machine Learning. There are many national and international journals, conference papers in the name of faculties and students of the department.

8. Events

Traditional festive like Ganesh Puja, Saraswati Puja, etc. and National festivals like Independence day, Republic day are celebrated by the students of the college in very organized manner. The students also actively participate in different competitions and functions may it be a Play, Dance or song, Acting, Anchoring competition or may it be debate, quiz or rangoli competition or it may be any kind of sports Competition like running, long jump, high jump, discuss throw, tennis, carom board, etc.

9. Faculties

Dept of CSA

Mr Abhimanyu Dash

Head of the Department, Dept. of CSA, CPGS, OUAT

Ph.D. (Cont..) ; M. Tech.(CSE) ; MCA; MBA.

Research: Continuing PhD ( Soft Computing Techniques)

Area of Teaching: Computer Architecture and Organization, RDBMS, OOProgramming.

Experience: More than Fifteen years of experience in Teaching and Research.

Seminar, Workshop &Training : Attended two National seminars and Five Workshops.

Publications : In National and International journals

E-mail: hodmca_cpgs[at]rediffmail[dot]com

Dr Rasmi Ranjan Patra,

Asst. Prof.

DscContinuing(Utkal University), PhD.(Utkal University),M.TECH(CSE),CET,BPUT; MCA(OUAT); MBA(Export Management)

Research: Wireless Sensor Network, Soft Computing, Cloud Computing & Big Data

Area of Teaching: Computer Network, Database Management System, Software Engineering, System Analysis and Design, Soft Computing, Information Security, V.B Oracle, SQL Server .

Experience: 9 years of Research Experience in Wireless Sensor Network and 12 years of Teaching experience.

Seminar, Workshop &Training : 7 Seminars, 3 Workshops, 11 Training Program.

Publications : 5 International Journals,2 National Journals,3 International Conferences

E-mail: hellorasmi[at]yahoo[dot]com

Mr. Jyoti Ranjan Mohanty

Research: Operating System, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence.

Area of Teaching: Computer Architecture, Operating System, UNIX, Data Structure, Microprocessor 8085, Database Management System, Computer Network, Software Engineering, System Analysis and Design, Software Engineering, Soft Computing, Artificial Intelligence, OOPS Programming(C++), UML, Information Security, C Programming.

Experience: Around 15 years of Teaching and Research experience.

Seminar, Workshop &Training : Attended a Training Program.

E-mail: jyoti[dot]orissabbsr[at]gmail[dot]com

Mrs. Subhadra Mishra

Asst. Professor

Ph.D. (CSE) Cont…, MTech (CSE), MCA, M.Sc.

Research:Data Mining and Soft Computing

Area Of Teaching:Database Management System, Data Warehousing and Data Mining, Soft Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Operating System, Software Engineering

Experience:Three Years of development experience, five years of research experience and more than eight years of teaching experience.

Seminar,Workshop&Trainning: International Conference-1; National Conference-4; Workshop-2,National Seminar-1; Training-4

Publications:International Journal-2; National Journal-1; International Conference-2; National Seminar-1

E-mail: mishra[dot]subhadra[at]gmail.com

Mrs. Debaswapna Mishra

Asst. Professor


Research:Data privacy in banking and insurance sector, Agile methodology of software development

Area Of Teaching:C,OOPS programming, Data Structure, Software Engineering, .NET,Oracle10g database Artificial Intelligence, MIS,ADA,UML

Experience: Three years of Research experience and eight years of Teaching experience.

Seminar,Workshop& Training Publications: Attended one Training cum Workshop. 2 (International Journal)

E-mail : dmishra99[at]hotmail[dot]com


Asst. Professor

M. Tech.(CSE), MCA.

Research: Fuzzy Decision Making, Computational Intelligence

Database, Soft Computing

Area Of Teaching:Numerical analysis, Discrete Math, Operation Research, OOPS Programming, UML, UNIX.

Experience :More than eight years of Teaching experience.

Seminar,Workshop&Trainning :Attended three Workshops.

Publication: One International journal.

Email: sana123[dot]mohanty[at]gmail[dot]com

Tanuja Panda

Asst. Professor

MCA, M. Tech.(CSE)

Research:Wireless Sensor Network, Soft Computing

Area Of Teaching: Computer Graphics, Java, .Net, DBMS, Cryptography, UML

Experience: Six years of research and teaching experience.

Seminar,Workshop& Training: Attended two trainings and two Workshop

Publications:One international journal

E-mail: ptanujapanda[at]gmail[dot]com


Asst. Professor

Phd(Cont...), MTech(CSE), UGC NET.

Research:Optical Character Recognition, Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning.

Area Of Teaching: Theory Of Computation, Compiler Design, Data Structure, Operating System, Unix.

Experience: Around four years of development experience and more than six years of research and teaching experience.

Seminar,Workshop& Training: Attended one Training, one seminar and two workshops

Publication: Two international journals

E-mail: sanjibani[at]gmail[dot]com