Govt. College for Women (Autonomous), Kumbakonam, India

Computer Literacy Programme

                Computer Literacy Programme was initiated by the Government of Tamil Nadu in all Government Colleges to enrich all undergraduate Non - Computer Science students from the year 2000 - 2001. A Separate Lab was established with 50 Computers and other necessary equipments by ELCOT and a certificate course was being conducted in collaboration with NIIT, Kumbakonam 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 the course is being conducted successfully for all the first year under graduate students. This 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. 

            In 2010-2011, 40 Pentium PCs and two 5KVA UPS, a Dot matrix Printer, and a Laser printer have been purchased. In 2014-2015, 26 Intel Core i3 PCs and a Laser printer have been purchased and utilizing by all non-computer students.   Eight Junior Lecturers are exclusively appointed to conduct the classes. This course has been regulated by a CLP monitoring committee consisting of the HOD of the Department of Computer Science and a senior science faculty member. More than 1000 students are getting benefited every year.