The department was established in 2004 and offers Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes in Computer Applications and M.Phil & Ph.D programmes. The M.Sc Data Science is a Master’s programme introduced in the year 2017 as a unique programme with an objective to produce future Data Scientists.
The mission of the department is to impart high quality graduate and undergraduate education and carry out leading-edge research in the discipline of Computer Science and Applications and meet the needs / challenges.
The academic emphasis is on the all round personality development of the student combining theoretical, application and general skills. The department also emphasizes on data science by covering fundamental aspects of data, computational techniques and statistical analysis. The curriculum is frequently revised to suit the changing needs of the IT industry.
The department faculty are highly qualified, apart from the regular faculty the department also has visiting faculty members, eminent researchers, distinguished professionals from industry and academic institutions.
Thrust areas of the department include Information Security, Data Mining, Bioinformatics, Image Processing. Majority of the faculty members are engaged in research and development activities.
The department has a track record of organizing conferences, seminars, and workshops in the areas of latest technologies.
A whole range of good career prospects is available for students of the department on successful completion of the course. Students hold important positions in well reputed organizations in the IT industry, Government Sector and in Banking services in India and abroad.
The placement record is impressive with most of the eligible students receiving placement in IT sector like TCS, WIPRO, ACCENTURE, HCL, HP, CAPGEMINI, DELOITTE, ORACLE, YAHOO, etc., with the salary ranges from 3.5 lakhs INR to 11.00 lakhs INR.