The Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) was set up in 1983 with B.E. programme. Ever since the department has grown exponentially on all fronts such as infrastructure, courses and faculty.
The department has Nine computer centres with around 300 computers equipped with the latest hardware, software and peripherals. The recently established state-of-the-art IBM OpenPower lab which delivers unparalleled performance for analytics, Artificial Intelligence (AI), and modern High-Performance Computer (HiPC). The department hosts campus-wide networking facility with 10 servers (including high-end ones), Internet laboratory housing 60 computers with a dedicated leased line connectivity of 550 Mbps (wired and wireless) and a well-stocked library.
Our impactful curriculum and outstanding faculty have enabled students to be placed in foremost companies such as Cisco, HP, Intuit, Microsoft R&D, Walmart, Deloitte, Dell, JP Morgan Chase and several others. This academic year the highest package was INR 46.5 Lakhs/ annum.
As the department is among the first two of its kind in Karnataka to be recognized as a Doctoral-level Research Centre by Visveswaraya Technological University (VTU). Qualified professors serve as research guides under whom 20 candidates have been awarded Ph.D and 20 research scholars are pursuing Ph.D. The current faculty strength is 28 which includes 6 Professors, 4 Associate Professors, 18 Assistant Professors, faculty for English, Constitution and Professional Ethics and Kannada to help non-native students.
To nurture bright minds into entrepreneurship and innovation the department is chosen as an incubation centre by Karnataka Biotechnology and Information Technology Services. The department is also the recipient of a World Bank grant under Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP) and utilizes the funds to enhance department facilities and for faculty development.