Mr. Vishwanath V Murthy
"The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you"

The Department of Master of Computer Applications (MCA) was established in the year 2003 and is the first PG programme offered by RNSIT. The objective of the course is to train interdisciplinary graduates, transform them as leaders / trend-setters and to keep pace with the latest IT trends. The department is currently headed by Mr. Vishwanath V. Murthy with an experience of 19+ years in the field of education, industry and research. He has published more than 10 Research papers in reputed National / International Conferences and Journals. The department has 13 teaching faculty with an average teaching experience of 12 years, including 2 Doctorates and 2 faculty are pursuing Ph.D. The department has 4 non-teaching staff for technical assistance.

The department offers MCA course, which is a Post Graduate Degree in Computer Applications. The program is designed to meet the growing demand of IT industry. The duration of the course from the year 2020 onwards is 2 years with intake of 60 seats.

The MCA programme at RNSIT is approved by AICTE, affiliated to VTU (Visvesvaraya Technological University) and accredited with 'A' grade by NAAC. The department in collaboration with CSE Department has a VTU recognized R&D centre.

Technical Symposium / Workshops / Conferences / FDPs / SDPs / Webinars are conducted for faculties and students to be in par with current IT trends to fill the gap between academia and Industry. Students are trained on current industry trends.


Synergizing Computer Applications for real world


  1. Produce technologists of highest caliber to engage in design research and development, so as to enable the nation to be self-reliant
  2. Give conceptual orientation in basic computer applications and mathematics, motivate the students for lifelong learning
  3. Integrate project environment experiences at every level of the post graduate curriculum to give a firm practical foundation.

MCA Programme:

  1. Course Intake: Master of Computer Applications with approved intake of 60 seats.
  2. Duration: Two years professional Post Graduate Program (Four Semesters).
  3. Eligibility Criteria for Admission:
    1. Candidate should have passed BCA / Bachelor Degree in Computer Science engineering or equivalent degree

      Passed B.Sc / B.Com / B.A with Mathematics at 10+2 level or at Graduationlevel (with additional bridge courses as per the norms of the concerned university)
    1. Obtained atleast 50% marks (45% marks in case of candidates belonging to reserved category) in the qualifying examinations.
  4. Eligibility Test forAdmission:
    Students should write Eligibility Test PGCET / KMAT conducted by KEA
    1. PGCET:

The key features of the Department:

  1. Faculty: Proficient, versatile, dynamic, highly qualified, experienced, dedicated, and enthusiastic faculty.
  2. Academic Results: Students have consistently maintained an excellent academic track record of above 90% results including VTU ranks and gold medals.
  3. Newsletter: Department releases annual newsletter "ELITUS" which reflects the activities and achievements.
  4. Techno-cultural Club: Department organizes annual Intercollegiate Techno-cultural fest "AKANKSH". Cultural evening is a part of AKANKSH fest.
  5. Co-curricular Activities: Students have participated and won many awards and recognitions in various Technical and cultural events.
  6. Orientation programme:"Orientation is about notion and expectation of progress". Orientation programme is organized prior to start of academic semester where a variety of events are held to welcome and acclimate students.,
  7. Farewell Programme: "Every ending has new beginning". The programme acknowledges the students who excelled in various fields were recognized and awarded by our faculty followed by recreational activities.
  8. Higher Studies: Few students have continued their higher studies in M.S or Ph.D from Internationally renowned institutions/universities across the Globelike S G University of Konstanz, Canadian University, Illinois State University, Texas University, etc.,


    1. Classrooms and Laboratories are equipped with:
      1. Projectors, servers, licensed software, UPS, Power Generator, Wi-Fi Access points and checkpoint firewall.
      1. Department has 4 class rooms and 3 spacious Lab centres housing Branded Computers connected with LAN.
    2. Department Library:
      1. In addition, with Centralized college library, department has its own library which includes various volumes of books, Project Reports, Lab Manual and Research papers / Journal Articles.
      1. Provides Access to Digital library and Anti-Plagiarism software "Turnitin".
    3. In-campus Facility:
      1. Centralized Library
      1. Sophisticated Auditorium
      1. Transportation, Canteen, Hostel
      1. Gymnasium, Playground
      1. Emergency health care centre with ambulance
      1. Wi-Fi enabled campus
      1. CCTV surveillance with 24/7 security
      1. Placement Cell
      1. Bank with ATM facility
      1. Book stall with Xerox center
    1. Excellence in Technical events
      1. Code Debugging: Mr. Sujit, Mr. Pradeep, Mr. Pramod Nagendra Bhat, Mr. Shreya Nayak, Mr. Akshatha G P have won prizes in various inter and intra collegiate.
      1. Techno-Cultural:'Titanium' team led by Mr. Prathamesh S, participated in inter-collegiate events and won awards.
      1. Designing: Mr. Gopi Krishna is a renowned designer has developed banners, posters for department events.
      1. Website Design: Mr. Pradeep and Mr. Manjupriya Jain has developed website for our International Conference ICRBIT 2019
    2. Excellence in Films / Drama / Serials
      1. Mr. Bharath B J is successful as a Music Director in his debut movie "Simple Aagi Ondu Love Story".
      1. Mrs. Dhanyashree is a popular Bharatanatyam Dancer and Cine actress.
      1. Popular short movies were directed by Mr. Harish and Mr. Santosh J
      1. Mr. Rajath Kumar has acted in a hit movie "Kirik Party". He has received awards as "Director, Writer and Actor" for the short movie "Agochara". He was awarded for directing National level short films like "Bhagavan" , "Yes You Can" etc.
      1. Abhishek V N Hegde is a renowned drama artist and cine actor.
    3. Excellence in Sports
      1. Mr. Sumanth and Mr. Vinod represented college team in volley Ball and won prizes.
      1. Mr. Sagar G has been selected for Volley Ball National team (under 21).
      1. Mr. Sagar V was a part of Ranji cricket team in the year 2012.
      1. Mr. Karthik S has participated in many National level Chess competitions and topped the events.
      1. Mr. Karthik V has participated in many National level Cricket competition.
      1. Organized "Webinar Series" by inviting guest speakers across industry and academia, students and faculties from various colleges took active part in the programme and made it a success.
    1. International Conference on Research in Business Management and Information Technology - ICRBIT' 2015 by MBA and MCA Depts. during April 29-30, 2015.
    2. International Conference on Research in Business Management and Information Technology - ICRBIT' 2019 by MBA and MCA Depts. during April 24-25, 2019.
    1. Code debugging, paper presentation, group discussion, quiz, Anthakshari, sports, etc., are conducted on regular basis
    2. AKANKSH: Annual 2-day Technical Fest of MCA Department
    3. Ayudha Pooja will be celebrated every year during Navarathri
    4. Every year Teacher's day will be celebrated on 5th September.
    5. Cultural evening is a part of Akanksh fest
    6. Group discussions, Code debugging competition , Project open house competitions, Paper presentation, ect., are conducted on regular basis
    1. The Department of MCA has a tradition of bring up an aim of the newsletter is to showcase talents of our students and the achievements of newsletter named ELITUS from past ten years. The students of the department will be enthusiastic in designing and contributing to the newsletter. Every year, the newsletter will be designed based on a theme.
    2. The theme "Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning", the current edition of ELITUS Volume-10 released virtually on September 3, 2020.
    3. Link of the newsletter: Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
    • A project exhibition competition will be conducted on May 11th every year at departments level to celebrate the National Technology day, to encourage young technocrats to apply their imagination, their passion, and their creativity to technology innovations that can make a difference in the world today,
    • The aim of this competition is to provide the platform to MCA students for enhancing their skills and knowledge, which nurtures and inculcates their inherent quality which is required for their future life. The competition is also to promote the personality development, inspiration, and cooperation, through the involvement of students and Faculties. The Sole purpose of this competition is to inculcate research-based learning culture among the students and out of box thinking which provides vent to their inherent/hidden skills with innovative ideas and to nurture their candidature for the future of the Nation
    1. Prof. Vishwanath V Murthy, Dr. Rajani Narayan, Dr. K V Rama Satish, and Prof. Nagesh B S has contributed to the field of research in publishing technical papers in national and international conferences and journals with high impact factor.Dr. Rajani Narayan is a VTU Recognized guide, currently she is guiding 1 scholar.
    2. Every year all faculties along with students publish research papers in reputed international journals.

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