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Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Dr. Umadevi V  

Associate Professor & Head - Computer Science and Engineering

The Department of CSE offers BE in Computer Science and Engineering and M. Tech in Computer Science and Engineering. The department has well qualified, experienced and committed faculty to provide quality industry tuned education to the students. The Department Infrastructure fulfils the requirements of academics, supports research and learning skills on the latest technology in the industry. The research culture among the students is harnessed at the UG and PG level augmented by the approved research centre of VTU, Belgaum.

The students are molded with multi-dimensional skill sets covering all the required graduate attributes. More focus is emphasized on the practical learning, projects, and research. The students of the department get into the industry through placements majorly and there is a high inclination towards entrepreneurship and research. The department is supported by a large alumni group. Students are introduced to global challenges and encouraged to take up projects in this direction.


Department of Computer Science & Engineering started in the year 1983 with an intake of 60 students for the undergraduate programme. The intake was increased to 90 seats in 2000,  to 120 in the year 2011 and to 180 in the year 2019. UG programme of the Department was accredited during Jun-2004 to May 2007 for 3 years, Jul-2008 to Jun-2011 for 3 years, Jul-2014 to Jun-2017 for 3 years and Jul-2017 to Jun-2020 for 3 years. The department of Computer Science & Engineering also has a PG programme, M Tech (CSE) established in1992 with an intake of 18. PG programme of the Department was accredited during Jul-2017 to Jun-2022 for 5 years. The Research Centre, Department of Computer Science & Engineering started in the year 2010 under VTU, Belgaum. The research areas of the centre cover Machine learning, Cloud computing, Big data analytics, Wireless networks, Social networks analysis, Network Security etc. Currently, there are Nine registered guides, accelerators etc who are experts in fields like artificial intelligence, wireless networks, medical imaging accelerators etc. There are 40 research scholars working in the research centre.


To be a model centre for education and training in the frontier areas of Computer Science and Engineering.


The mission of Computer Science and Engineering department is to educate students in the areas of computer science by providing best practices of teaching-learning process for careers in software industry/higher education/research.