The Department of Computer Science & Engineering was established in the year 1993 with one
Professor and two Assistant Professors along with other staff members. Later, another Lecturer
has joined the department in 1994. Since the establishment, the department is engaged in various
academic activities including conducting of International and National Seminar, offering advanced
level programmes, infrastructural development, research activities etc. A brief summary of the activities
of the department for last few years is given below.
The department is actively involved in organising short term program in collaboration
with different International & National Agencies. In recent past, Department has organised
three regional program in collaboration with Colombo Plan Staff College, Manila, an Inter-Governmental
organisation involving various countries of Asia & Pacific region including Korea, Malaysia, Singapore,
Myanmar, Indonesia, Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Iran, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal & India.
The department is closely connected with the International Seminar jointly with Jadavpur University
and University of Calcutta in the area of Distributed Computing (IWDC). The department has also organised
ISTE Summer School for faculties of engineering colleges and polytechnic system regularly. The department
was closely associated with various national bodies including Institution of Engineers(I), Computer Division
and Computer Society of India, State Councils of various states. All India Council for Technical Education,
Department of Electronics, Ministry of Information Technology, Government of India.
Different Academic Programme
The department has offered various advanced level programme in the area of DBMS, Multimedia,
Internet technology etc. for last ten years on a regular basis. Apart from the routine short-term
and long-term programmes, the department has conducted a one year full time Post-Graduate Programme
(PGDIM, in collaboration with CMC Ltd.) in the area of Information Management during 1994-2000.
Liaison with Industries and other Universities
The department has a very strong linkage with IT and allied Industries and Universities
and experts from there are regularly taking part in the multifarious activities of the
department like Curriculum Development, organisation of Seminar and Workshop, taking lectures
in various emerging areas etc. A brief list of Organisations associated with the department is
World Bank Project
The department was actively involved in World Bank Project on Strengthening
Technician Education (Tech Ed - I and Tech Ed - II) Project. Under the Project
department has developed a number of IT Curriculum, Instructional Material and
facilitated infrastructural and capacity expansion for the polytechnic. The department
has acted as resource institution in developing MIS and Satellite Based Instructional Material
Program for the World Bank States in Eastern and North Eastern Region.
Research Activities and Publications
All the faculty members of the department are actively engaged in
research in different areas of interest. In this process, they have already published
about 75 research papers in different National and International Conferences and Journals
and have represented the Institute in more than 12 International Conferences in USA, Europe
and Asia Pacific region.
The department is equipped with the state-of-the-art computing
resources including fifty odd clients with several servers in a networked environment.
The department also has a leased line for uninterrupted internet connection. The department
is equipped with one Computer Centre and three laboratory viz., (a) Programming & Database
Laboratory (b) Multimedia Engineering Laboratory (c) Linux Laboratory. The above three laboratories
are equipped with state-of-the-art computing facilities along with relevant softwares.