Department of Computer Science and IT was established at the University of Jammu (Main Campus) in the year 1987, with the objective of imparting quality education in the field of Computer Science. The MCA programme started in Kathua Campus in the year 2012. The objective of Master’s of Computer Application (MCA) programme at Kathua is to impart core education in Computer Sciences and its applications, so that students are well-prepared to face the challenges of IT industry. The course structure ensures overall development of the students, while concentrating on imparting technical skills required for an IT professional.
The department has grown in the infrastructure in terms of space, hardware, software communications and manpower and is in process of growth as per rapidly changing technological developments. The students of this department have found their placement in the global market. Department has grown visibly on all fronts and stands firmly on the Global IT map. The MCA Course infrastructure like hardware, software, library, space, manpower and course design stands among the best available anywhere in the country.