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Post Graduate Diploma in Software Engineering (PGDSE)

The Post Graduate Diploma in Software Engineering (PGDSE) program provides students the necessary skills to become a productive team player in a typical software development organization. The program is intended for those engineering graduates who like to pursue their career in software development. It is designed to impart programming skills in Java and Java EE as well as software engineering skills.

The contents of the core courses are designed to satisfy the needs of the IT industry. Thus, the PGDSE program seeks to make the students employable in a software development organization from day one.

Highlights of the Program

  • State of the art eLearning practices

  • Curriculum developed jointly with industry experts for immediate employability

  • Exposure to industry practices

  • Practicum projects in association with industry

  • Program includes Sun Java Certifications

  • Active placement assistance

Features of the Program

Important features of the course are:

  • Course duration is one year (4 quarters)

  • Four subjects are covered in each quarter till the third quarter; the fourth quarter is completely assigned to project work.

  • Project work

    • Each participant will be assigned a project of building a software application.

    • The participant is expected to use her/his knowledge and skills gained so far in developing the application.

    • Participant’s presentation and write-up skills are also assessed here.

  • Students are facilitated to obtain the following Sun Certifications

    • Sun Certified Java Programmer

    • One of the Java EE certifications

Skills Imparted

The following skills are imparted in this program:

  • Programming in Java and J2EE

    • Coding, debugging, code walkthroughs, code reviews

    • Using coding standards

    • Implementing a given design

    • Developing database, desktop, web and enterprise applications

  • Software Engineering

    • Appreciation of engineering aspects of development

    • Managing stakeholders and requirements

    • Implementing and deploying the system

    • Unit and functional testing

  • Soft skills

    • Professional conduct

    • Team play

Subjects Offered

  • Fundamentals of Java Programing

  • Object Orientation and UML (OO UML)

  • Advanced Java Programming

  • Developing GUI based Applications using Swing

  • Developing Web and Enterprise Applications using Java EE

  • Design Patterns

  • Open Source Frameworks

  • Basic Software Engineering Concepts

  • Software Engineering Process and Life cycle

  • Software Requirements Management

  • Software Testing

  • Application Integration

  • Project Work


  • Pre-requisites

    • Graduates in engineering with 70% aggregate

  • Instructions

    • Download the application form from our site

    • Send the completed form along with supplementary materials and a crossed Demand Draft (DD) for Rs. 250/- (Rupees Two Hundred and Fifty Only) in favour of SSN School of Advanced Software Engineering payable at Chennai, to the address given below.

    • Selection is based on interviews to be conducted at Chennai. The eligible candidates will be informed about the date, time, and venue of the interview by mail.

The Coordinator

SSN School of Advanced Software Engineering

New # 211, V. M. Street, Mylapore, Chennai 600004

Phone: +91 44 27475063 / 64 / 65 Ext. 271 Fax Ext. 230

Mobile: +91 96772 26274

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