Department of Computer Science and Engineering was established in the year 1991 with B.Tech. (CSE) program and with an intake of 40. It has grown by leaps and bounds over the last three decades with intake increased to 300 by 2021. M.Tech.(CST) in the year 2006 with an intake of 18 and increased to 36 by year 2011. The department was recognised as research centre by Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Kakinada (JNTUK) since 2019.
The department has all the necessary infrastructure, highly qualified and experienced faculty for a better teaching learning experience to students. The department has well equipped 11 laboratories, 3 research labs, 2 seminar halls, 4 e-class rooms, and 15 class rooms.The strength of the department is the faculty with a total of 69 out of which 16 are doctorates, 6 have submitted their thesis, 4 are about to complete their Ph.D., 30 have registered for Ph.D., and the remaining with M.Tech. qualification.
The courses offered in the department meet the requirements of both industry and research. The faculty of the Department are actively engaged in research in the areas of Cryptography, Data Mining, Artificial Intelligence, Bioinformatics, IOT, Machine Learning and Cloud Computing. The faculty members are collaborating with institutions like Bennett University, Netenrich- Hyderabad, TCS Ion and Opsramp Inc. for research and consultancy. The projects worth Rs. 1.68 crores, few are completed and the remaining are ongoing which are funded by DST, AICTE, UGC, International funding agencies and sponsored by college. A total of 581 research papers were published with a citation index of 707 (average citation index of 11.7833), witness the focus of department towards research.
The department attracts high quality students with the starting admitted APEAPCET rank 2572(AY 2023-2024). The department has impressive placement record with 598 offers(AY 2022-2023) with highest package of Rs. 29.5 lakhs per annum. this need to be modified from APEAPCET rank 1634(AY 2021-2022). In addition to the professional body chapters like CSI, ISTE, IE, the department has a vibrant student professional body named Association of Computer Engineers (ACE) which organizes various co-curricular, extracurricular in the department and social activities in and around Bhimavaram. The department organizes an annual technical symposium “SPURTHI” to showcase the talents of students in various aspects. The department also organizes conferences at regular intervals to share latest research advances to the faculty and the students.
The department celebrated its Silver jubilee in the year 2016. Completing three decades of its existence, the department takes pride of its graduated students many of whom are leaders in academia, industry, government and a few are highly successful entrepreneurs.
The department continuously monitors the future skill requirements and makes appropriate changes to content and pedagogy. In this direction, the department has taken initiative and introduced courses like Machine Learning, Big Data Analytics, Internet of Things in B.Tech.(CSE) program. In line with the report of the Committee constituted by AICTE for Preparing Short & Medium Term Perspective Plan for Engineering Education in India, the department took initiative by introducing new programs in emerging areas like Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Machine Learning, Internet of Things (IoT), Data Science and Big Data Analytics, Business systems. This initiation will help the graduating students to acquire the right capabilities for the job-in-demand. The department wishes that the Technology should be used for individual learning paths for each student.
For bright students in the department and in the college, The department is offering Honors & Minors programs.
B.Tech Computer Science and Engineering - 4 Years
B.Tech Computer Science and Design - 4 Years (Since 2021)
B.Tech Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning(Since 2021)
B.Tech(CSE) - IoT & Cyber Security including Block Chain Technology (Since 2022)
M.Tech Computer Science and Technology - 2 Years (Since 2006)