The Department of Computer Science and Engineering was instituted in the year 1998 to start a 4-year B.E degree programme affiliated to the Anna University. The first batch of students graduated from the department in the year 2001. A post graduate programme leading to M.E degree in Computer Science & Engineering was introduced in the year 2006. The cutting edge research areas include Communication Technologies, Information Security, Sensor Networks, Image Processing, and Evolutionary Computing. The Department has collaborative partners from academia and industry. Department of Computer Science & Engineering functions under the Faculty of Information and Communication Engineering affiliated to Anna University, Chennai.



Courses offered

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Courses offered

Intake of Students


B.E. in Computer Science & Engineering



M.E. in Computer Science & Engineering



The Department’s mission is to educate students from all over India and other countries, especially those from rural areas, so that they become progressive individuals, improving the standard of living of their Families, Society and Industry. The department’s other missions are

  • To fill the gap between the academics and the industrial needs. 
  • To create centers of Excellence in upcoming areas of  research
  • To assist the students to work with recent tools and technologies
  • To build the students by stimulating the spirit of ethical values contributing to the societal ethics
  • To build the opportunities and exploit the available resources for the beneficiary of industry/society.
  • To motivate students for the participation in the National Agenda of knowledge building
  • Department Library is furnished with PC, Internet and 986 books. It has various Computer Science Engineering related books from different authors, Project Reports, CD’s and Magazines for Students reference.
  • NPTEL video library is also effectively used to enable students virtually attend expert lectures.
  • Video conferencing system is available to interact with the experts in related domain which makes the students to have their doubt cleared at any point of time.
    • Cognizant, Chennai
    • TCS, Chennai, Hyderabad
    • Infosys, Chennai
    • HCL Technologies, Chennai
    • Verizon Data Services India P Limited, Chennai

Salient Features

  • The department is headed by Mr.B.Anantharaj., M.E., (Ph.D), Asso.Professor & Head with the rich experience of 16 years in teaching and supported by well experienced teachers.
  • Two faculty members are pursuing the research work.
  • Faculty members are carrying Research work in the areas of Image Processing, Network Security, Cloud computing,  Computer Networks and Evolutionary computing.
  • Regular workshops on advanced topics are conducted to support the curriculum for the students.
  • FDP on the recent topics are carried out on a regular basis to upgrade the knowledge and teaching capability of the staff members
  • On line materials on the College founder’s site to enable the students for rapid learning..
  •  More than 30 technical papers presented by the faculty in various national and international journals and conferences.

The Department has the state-of-the-art facilities for various laboratories, a well equipped seminarhall, Wi-Fi enabled class rooms to support e-Learning, and a department library.




        We initiated e-learning which aims at using the current technology effectively that enriches the teaching- learning process and make it learner driven. The department is organizing many short term courses which helps the students to cope with the current technology as well as driven for self-employment and marching towards entrepreneurship. 



          The department has organized an International conference on Futuristic Trends in Computer Science & Engineering & Information Technology at our campus. Research articles from emerging areas were presented in the Conference. Periodic guest lectures, workshops by the Industry persons, alumni are organized for the well-being of students to support their curriculum. This facilitates our students to enhance their knowledge and to update with the current trends in industry.

Focusing on research, Post-Graduate studentsare encouraged to carry out their projects in the booming areas.


We take our students to IITs and Other reputed institutions like BITS, PEC in India to participate in various workshops and to present their research papers in those places.



Final year students are advised to present their project works as papers. Recently they present the papers in Pondicherry Engineering  College, University college of Engineering, Villupuram,  Adhi College of Engg. & Technology. BITS, Hyderabad, Dhirubai Ambani Institute of Technology, Maharashtra.






Total University Ranks

B.E. in Computer Science and Engineering

1 (48th Rank in 2011)

M.E. in Computer Science and Engineering

1 (8th Rank in 2013)

  • Every year, our UG students present on an average of 40 papers in various college symposia & Conferences
  • The research work contributed by the faculty members and  Post Graduate students are published in National and International conferences and Journals periodically.




The Laboratory is equipped with

  1. Core 2 Duo @2.66 GHz
  2. 24 Port Switch
  3. Heavy Duty Dot Matrix Printer
  4. Laser Printer
  5. 10KVA UPS
  6. 1.5 Ton AC – 2 no.
  7. IBM X3400 M3 - Server

The Laboratory is used for doing Java Lab , Object Oriented Programming, Computer Graphics , Data Structures , Data Base management System, Internet Programming, System Software, OOAD Lab and Project


The Laboratory is equipped with

> Dual Core @2.66 GHz

> 16 Port Switch

> 3 in 1 Laser Printer


 The Laboratory is used for doing Operating Systems Lab and Open Source Lab.


The Laboratory is equipped with

> Dual Core @2.66 GHz,

> 24 Port Switch

> Heavy Duty Dot Matrix Printer


 The Laboratory is used by First year students for doing Computer Practice Lab.



  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Rad Studio (For C & C++ programming and Script languages)
  • Symantec Antivirus 2012 for Servers
  • Fedora 20 in all desktop PCs
  • Microsoft Windows XP (Limited number of license for working in Microsoft related technologies like .NET)
  • Microsoft Campus Agreement (Covers Latest versions of Visual Studio.NET, Microsoft Office Packages and all Microsoft Products)
  • Java 1.6, Netbeans and Eclipse Platform (For Java Technology related programming)





  • The Department is headed by Mr.B.Anantharaj with the support from 23 staff members. In the department 4 Lab technicians to support the faculty members and students in technical aspects




Our students had gone to many Industrial visits like Infosys Chennai, Wipro Bangalore, Mahindra City, Tech Mahindra, TCS Trivandrum.Also they went for Inplant Training to BSNL, LENOVA INFOTECH, HCL TECHNOLOGIES PUDUCHERRY. 




List of Companies recruited the students (Campus Placement):Our students are recruited by various companies such asHexaware Technologies,Chennai and other reputed companiesDepartment Events:Every year the department is organizing the International Conference on Futuristic Trends in Computer Science & Information Technology in the month of February or march. Recently Mar 1 & 2nd this event was carried out.Many workshops are organized in the department to give practical hands on training to students.Many short term courses are carried out for the benefit of non-computer science students as well as for +2 students to cope with the technology. This year from April 1st the course is going to commence.



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