School of Technology and Applied Sciences (STAS) was founded in the year 1993, by the Mahatma Gandhi University. It comprises of three centres (Kottayam, Cochin, Pathanamthitta) under the direct administrative authority of the Centre for Professional and Advanced Studies (CPAS), the institution strives at providing quality learning and exposure in the field of Information Technology.
STAS Kottayam furnishes the student for global competition at an affordable cost. STAS with an optic on academics also focuses on formulating a sense of social responsibility in the students by organizing Workshops, NSS events, nature camps. The alumni network is placed at reputed positions in MNC’s such as Infosys, Wipro, IBM, etc.
|Year of Establishment||1993|
|Approval||All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE)|
|University Type||Self-Financed University|
|Affiliated to||Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam|
|Active Groups||Sports Cell, Placement Cell, NSS|
|Location||22.9 km from Cochin International Airport|
STAS Kottayam offers three undergraduate courses in Science discipline. The details of the same are given below:
|B.Sc. Computer Science||6 Semesters||50||10+ 2 or equivalent examinations in Science stream with Mathematics/Computer Science as a compulsory subject|
|B.Sc. Cyber Forensics||30||10+ 2 with an aggregate of 50% marks for any three of five subjects viz, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology or Computer science and Mathematics as compulsory subject with 50% of marks alone.|
|Bachelor of Computer Application||60||10 +2 or equivalent examination in science stream with Mathematics/Computer Science/Informatics Practices as optional|
Master's degree program provides training for developing specialized skills in a number of fields of IT. The details of the same are highlighted below
|M.Sc. Cyber Forensics||4 Semesters||20||B.Sc. Cyber Forensic/ Computer Science/ IT/ Electronics/ Mathematics/ Physics/ BCA with 55% of marks(including language).|
|Master Computer Applications||6 Semesters||30||As per the norms prescribed by the Controller of Entrance Examinations, Govt. of Kerala.|
The School of Technology and Applied Science, Kottayam interacts with industries through Seminars and workshops. This helps in allowing application knowledge and industrial training to the students. The Placement cell continuously strives for decent placements for the students of college through real-time industrial projects and placement through campus interviews and industrial collaborations.
The cell further ensures the personality growth of students via Group Discussions and training. Tie-ups companies include Infosys, Mindcurv, etc. These companies offer the students an amazing opportunity at getting placed in some of the prominent companies in the country and the world right after College. The Alumni network of STAS comprises people from IBM, Infosys, Wipro, TCS and many more and some are positioned in various public-sector organizations.
Financial assistance is available through bank loans to every student. The fee is very reasonable and easily affordable. The institute offers scholarships for the underprivileged and reserved category.