Computer Science and Engineering

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering with its cohesive team of faculty members, offers a sound program at the UG as well as the PG levels. The curriculum is a blend of the conventional and theradical. It is updated regularly to keep up with the growing demands and the changing trends of the software industry and research laboratories. Core courses include Programming Languages, Computer Architecture,System Software, Networking Technologies and Artificial Intelligence.

Vision of the Department

  • To evolve as an internationally recognised centre of excellence for teaching and research in computer science and engineering with societal and industry relevance.

Mission of the Department

  • To offer multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary undergraduate, postgraduate and research programmes with focus on societal research and industrial needs.

  • To provide a conducive environment for learning, leading to be efficient employee’s and successful entrepreneurs.

  • To establish strong and solution oriented industry academia binding for sustainable growth.

  • To inculcate ethical values for holistic nation building.

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)

  • Graduates are prepared to be employed in IT industries and be engaged in continuous learning, understanding, and applying new ideas.

  • Graduates are prepared to take up Masters and Research programmes.

  • Graduates are prepared to be responsible computing professionals in their own area of interest solving societal problems and be successful entrepreneurs.

Programme Outcome (PO)

  •  Ability to apply mathematical foundations, algorithmic principles, and computer science theory in the modelling and design of computer based systems.

  • Ability to analyse existing literature in computer science and suggest modification to algorithms and create new algorithms for solving engineering problems.

  • Ability to apply the computing knowledge and propose solutions in domain such as health care, banking, finance, agriculture and other allied professions.

  • Ability to design software systems based on interpreting available data in all societal and engineering domains and analyse their performance.

  • Ability to analyse the problem, subdivide into smaller tasks with well-defined interface for interaction among components, and complete within the specified time frame and domain constraints.

  • Ability to propose original ideas and solutions, culminating into a modern, easy to use tool, by a larger section of the society with longevity.

  • Ability to design, implement, and evaluate secure hardware and integrate with software assuring quality and efficiency.

  • Ability to apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the computer science and engineering practices.

  • Ability to modularize the problem statement, allocate to individuals and function effectively as an individual and a team player.

  • Ability to communicate effectively the engineering solution to customers/users or peers by means of sufficient and necessary documentation.

  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of computer science and engineering principles and apply these to individual’s and team work.

  • Ability to understand contemporary issues and to get engaged in lifelong learning by independently and continually expanding knowledge and abilities. 


  • Ability to design and develop effective solutions based on state-of-the-art hardware and efficient software with a blend of creativity and performance.
  • Ability to pursue higher studies in a multidisciplinary perspective leading to Masters and Research degrees.
  • Ability to apply the Computer Science and Engineering concepts in different fields of Engineering culminating in successful careers and entrepreneurs with a focus on societal problem solving.

History of the Department

B. Tech. (Computer Science & Engineering)

  • Started with 30 seats in 1982
  • Intake increased to 40 in 1990
  • Intake increased to 66 in 1998
  • Intake increased to 76 in 2009
  • Intake increased to 92 in 2010
  • Intake increased to 115 in 2019
  • Accredited by NBA-AICTE in 1997 for 5 years
  • Accredited by NBA-AICTE in 2005 for 3 years

M. Tech. (Computer Science & Engineering)

  • Started with 10 seats in 1987
  • Current sanctioned Intake is 35
  • Accredited by NBA-AICTE in 2008 for 5 years

M.S. (By Research) & Ph. D. started in 2003

Contact Address:

Computer Science and Engineering Department,
National Institute Of Technology
Tiruchirappalli - 620 015.

TEL: 91 431 2501801-815 Extn: 2202
FAX: 91 431 2500133