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Osmania University MCA 2nd Year Syllabus (Sem 1st )

Data Communications
Data Base Management Systems
Interactive Computer Graphics
Operating Systems
Operations Research

Programming Lab-V(DBMS Programming)
Programming Lab-VI(OS Lab)

Introduction: Communication model. Data Communication networking, Protocols and
Architecture, Standards Data Transmission: Concepts and terminology. Analog and Digital Transmission, Transmission Impairments, Transmission media. Data Encoding: Digital Data-Digital Signals, Digital Data-Analog Signals, Analog Data-Digital
Signals, Analog Data-Analog Signals.

Data Communication Interface: Asynchronous and Synchronous Transmission, Line
Configuration, Interfacing. Data Link Controls: Flow Control, Error Detection, Error Control, HDLC, other Data link Control protocols, performance issues.

Multiplexing: Frequency Division Multiplexing, Synchronous time-Division Multiplexing, Statistical Time-Division Multiplexing. Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line, xDSL. Circuit Switching, Packet Switching & Frame Relay.
ATM Architecture, Logical Connection, ATM Cells, Transmission of ATM cells

Traditional Ethernet: Topologies and Transmission Media, LAN protocol architecture, MAC sublayer, CSMA/CD, Physical Layer, Implementation, Bridged, switched and full duplex Ethernets, Layer 2 and Layer 3 Switches. Fast Ethernet: MAC sublayer, Physical Layer, Implementation Gigabit Ethernet: MAC sublayer, Physical Layer, Implementation

Cellular Wireless Networks: Principles of Cellular Networks, First Generation Analog
Second Generation CDMA, Third Generation Systems, Wireless LANs: Overview, Wireless LAN Technology, IEEE 802.11 Architecture and services, IEEE 802.11 Medium Access Control, IEEE 802.11 Physical Layer Bluetooth: Architecture, Layers,

Instruction 4 Periods per week
Duration of University Examination 3
Hours University Examination 80 Marks
Sessional 20 Marks

The Entity-Relationship Model: Overview of Database Design, Entities, Attributes,
Relationships, Extended ER Model Features
The Relational Model: Introduction to the Relational Model, Integrity Constraints over
relations, ER to Relational, introduction to views. Destroying/Altering Tables and views.
Schema Refinement and Normal Forms: Introduction to schema Refinement, functional
dependencies, examples motivating schema Refinement, reasoning about functional
dependencies, normal Forms, decompositions, normalizations.

Relational Algebra and calculus: Preliminaries, Relational Algebra Relational calculus,
expressive, power of algebra and calculus.
SQL: Queries, Programming, Triggers: SQL queries, nested queries. Joins, aggregate
functions, null values, embedded SQL, cursors, Dynamic SQL, Triggers and Active database,
designing active databases

File Organizations and Indexes: Cost Model, comparison of three files Organizations,
overview of indexes, properties of indexes.
Tree-Structured indexing: Indexed sequential access method (ISAM)
B+ Trees: A dynamic index structure, format of a node, search, Insert, delete, duplicates,
B+ Trees in practice.
Hash-Based Indexing: Static Hashing, Extendable Hashing, Linear Hashing, Extendible
Hashing versus Linear Hashing

Transaction Management: The Concept of a Transaction, Transactions and schedules,
concurrent, execution of transactions, lock-based Concurrency, control. Concurrency
Control: Lock management, specialized locking techniques, concurrency control without

Security: Introduction to database security, access control discretionary Access control,
MCA II Year - I Sem Syllabus
Osmania University

mandatory access control.
Crash Recovery: Log based recovery, Introduction to ARIES, Recovering from a System
Crash, Media Recovery.

Suggested Readings:
1. Raghu Ramakrishna, Johannes, Gehrke, Database Management Systems, 3rd
Edition, Mc-Graw Hill 2003
2. Ramez Elmasri, Shamkant B. Navathe, Somayajulu, Gupta, Fundamentals of
Database Systems, Pearson Eduction, 2006.
3. Silberschataz, Korth, Sudarshan - Database System Concepts, 5th Edtn. McGraw Hill


Instruction 4 Periods per week
Duration of University Examination 3
Hours University Examination 80 Marks
Sessional 20 Marks

Overview of Graphics Systems: Video display devices, Raster-Scan System, Random-Scan
Systems. Random-Scan Systems Graphics monitors and work stations. Input devices: Hard
copy devices. Graphics software
Output primitives: Line drawing algorithms circle generation algorithms. Ellipse Generating
Algorithm. Pixel Addressing. Filled-Area Primitives. Fill Area Function, Cell Array, Character

Attributes of Output Primitives: Line Attributes, Curve Attributes, Color and Gray-Scale
levels. Area-Fill Attributes, Character Attributes. Bundled attributes. Inquiry functions.
Two-dimensional geometric transformations: Basic transformations.
Homogenous coordinates, composite transformations, other transformations. Affine
transformations, transformation functions, Roster methods for transformations

Two-dimensional viewing: The viewing pipeline, viewing transformation, viewing functions.
Line clipping, Cohen Sutherland line clipping, Liang Barsky line clipping
Polygon clipping: Sutherland-Hodgman polygon clipping, Weiler Amerton polygon clipping.

Three Dimensional Concepts: Three Dimensional Display Methods.
Three Dimensional Object Representations: Polygon surfaces, curved line and surfaces,
spline representations, Bezier Curves & Surfaces, BSP line Curves and Surfaces,
Constructive Solid-Geometry Methods, Octrees, BSP trees. Fractal geometry methods.
MCA II Year - I Sem Syllabus
Osmania University

Three Dimensional Geometric and, Modeling Transformations
Three Dimensional viewing: Projections
Visible Surface Detection Methods: back face detection method, depth buffer method
Basic illumination methods: Phong & Gourand Shading, Texture Mapping.
Computer Animation: Design of Animation Sequences, General Computer Animation,
Raster Animations, Computer-Animation Languages, Key-Frame Systems, Motion

Suggested Readings:
1. D. Hearn, P. Baker, "Computer Graphics - C Version", 2nd Edition, Pearson
Education, 1997.
2. Heam Donald, Pauline Baker M: "Computer Graphics", PHI 2nd Edn. 1995.
3. Harrington S: "Computer Graphics - A Programming Approach", 2nd Edn. Mc
4. Shalini Govil-Pai, Principles of Computer Graphics, Springer, 2004.


Instruction 4 Periods per week
Duration of University Examination 3
Hours University Examination 80 Marks
Sessional 20 Marks

Introduction to Operating Systems: OS structure and strategies, Process concept,
Interprocess communication, Threads, Multithreaded Programming. Process Scheduling:
Scheduling Criteria, Scheduling Algorithms, Multi Processor Scheduling, Thread Scheduling

Memory Management, swapping, contiguous allocation, paging. Static and dynamic
partition, demand paging, page replacement Algorithms, thrashing, segmentation,
segmentation with Paging.
File System Interface: File Concept, Access Methods, Directory Structure, File System
Mounting, File Sharing, Protection.
File System Implementation: File-System Structure, File-System Implementation, Directory
Implementation, Allocation Methods, and Free Space management, Efficiency and
Performance, Recovery.

Process Synchronization: Critical Section problem, Semaphores, monitors.
Deadlocks: Necessary conditions, resource allocation graph, methods for handling
deadlocks, preventions, avoidance, detection and recovery.
MCA II Year - I Sem Syllabus
Osmania University

Device Management: Disk Structure, Disk Attachment, Disk Scheduling, Disk Management,
Swap Space Management, RAID structure. Stable storage Implementation.
I/O System: I/O hardware, Application I/O Interface, Kernel I/O Subsystem, Transforming
I/O request to hardware operation, STREAMS.

Case Studies
Linux System: Design Principles, Kernel Modules, Process Management, Scheduling
Memory Management, File Systems, Input and Output, Inter-process Communication,
Network Structure, Security.
Windows XP - General Architecture. The NT Kernel, The NT Executive.

Suggested Readings:
1. Abraham Silberschatz, Peter B. Galvin, Greg Gagne, Operating System Concepts,
Wiley India, 2006.
2. Andrew S. Tanenbaum, Modern Operating Systems, 2nd Edition, Pearson
Education, Asia-2001.
3. Robet Love, Linux Kernel Development, Pearson Education, 2004


Instruction 4 Periods per week
Duration of University Examination 3
Hours University Examination 80 Marks
Sessional 20 Marks

Linear programming problems, graphical solution, simplex method, Degeneracy, Big Mmethod,
Two phase method,

Revised simplex method, dual linear programming problem, dual simplex method.

Transportation problem, assignment problem, Transshipment problem.
Traveling salesman problem, Integer programming, Branch & Bound algorithm, cutting
plane algorithm.

Sequencing problems, two machine sequencing problem, N-job, Three machine problem,
Project network, CPM and PERT.
MCA II Year - I Sem Syllabus
Osmania University 7
Decision theory, Minimax decision procedure, Game theory, pure strategies, expected pay
off, solution of 2 x 2 games dominance, Solution of 2 x n and m x 2 games. Brown's

Suggested Readings:
1. Hamdy A. Taha, Operations Research and Introduction, 8th Edition, Pearson
Education, 2007.
2. Billy E. Gillette, Introduction to Operations Research, Tata McGraw Hill, 1979.

(DBMS Programming)

Instruction 3 Periods per week
Duration of University Examination 3
Hours University Examination 50 Marks
Sessional 25 Marks

1. Creation of database (exercising the commands for creation)
2. Simple to complex condition query creation using SQL plus
3. Demonstration of blocks, cursors & database triggers.

II. Forms/Reports:
4. Creation of forms for the case study assigned.
5. Creation of Reports based on different queries.
6. Creating password and security features for applications.
7. Usage of file locking table locking, facilities in applications
8. Creation of Small full fledged database application spreading over to 3 sessions.

(i) Use Case Studies such as Library Information System, Payroll System, Bank Information
system Reservation system. Inventory system etc.
(ii) The creation of Sample database for the purpose of the experiments is expected to be
pre-decided by the instructor based on the case study assigned to the students.
(iii) Preferably Oracle DBMS package should be used to carry the Lab experiments.
MCA II Year - I Sem Syllabus
Osmania University


Instruction 3 Periods per week
Duration of University Examination 3
Hours University Examination 50 Marks
Sessional 25 Marks
1. Printing file flags for specified descriptor.
2. Print type of file for each command line arguments.
3. Recursively descends a directory hierarchy counting file types.
4. Program using process related system calls.
5. Programs to create threads.
6. Program using Signals.
7. Echo server-using pipes.
8. Echo server-using messages.
9. Producer & Consumer Problem using Semaphores and Shared memory.
10. Producer & Consumer problem using message passing,.
11. Readers and Writers problem using message passing..
12. Dining philosopher's problem using semaphores.
13. Program using File Locking.
14. Understanding and submitting and assignment on RC scripts.
15. Programs using Linux shell script (Note 2 Shell Programs covering the salient
features of Shell)

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You are looking for the Osmania University MCA 2nd year syllabus, here i am providing:


1st SEM:
Discrete Mathematics
Probability and Statistics
Computer Programming Using
Elements of Information
Elective-I (Any One)
Modern Economic Analysis
Elementary Mathematics

2nd SEM:
Accounting and Financial
Object-Oriented Programming
Using Java
Management Information
Data Structures Using C++
Computer Organization
Programming Lab-III(Java
Programming Lab-IV(Data
Structures in C++)

2nd Year:
3rd SEM:
Data Communications
Data Base Management
Interactive Computer
Operating Systems
Operations Research
Programming Lab- V(DBMS
Programming Lab-VI(OS

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Osmania University

Shivam Road, Prashanti Nagar, Nallakunta, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh 500007 ‎
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