The Department of Computer Science is one of the largest and well established centres of learning computer science inSouth India offering B Tech,B.Tech Honours, M Tech, BCA, and MCA programmes.
Experienced and highly qualified faculties facilitate the students to achieve a high level knowledge and skills on recent trends in computing. The department has close association with reputed institutions in India and abroad (SUNY Buffalo,VU,UC Davis etc) to support students in their academics and final projects as internship.
Through this rapport, students also get opportunities to learn conventional as well as emerging areas in core computer science.
Campus has well established research centres carrying out real time projects in different areas in computer science, funded by the industry and the government. Research environment at campus is an added advantage for one who seeks career in teaching and research, after the post-graduation.
Department also hosts prestigious programming contest ACM-ICPCknown as the “Olympics of Programming Contest” every year.
To make an impact through Value Based Technical Education, Technology Innovation, Research and Service to Society.
We must lead the way, in partnership with others, in capitalizing on our many advantages, achieving a forefront position in areas of high impact in information technology that will benefit the institution, the region, and the nation.
The Department offers a 4-year B.Tech. degree program in Computer Science and Engineering and Information Technology. The program focuses on theoretical computer science as well as software and application development.
Course syllabi and curricula are updated frequently to meet industry requirements. World-wide standards such as ACM Computing Curricula are consulted when curriculum is being revised.
From their fifth semester onwards, students have an opportunity to choose from a wide range of electives. They can register for interdisciplinary courses offered by other branches of engineering.
Courses in each knowledge segment are identified as Core Courses, Soft-Core Courses and Electives. There is mandatory registration and a credit earnings requirement for Core and Soft-Core courses. Students are free to choose electives from the registration list.
The goals of the department is that the students who completes a B.Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering :
B. Tech. (Bachelor of Technology) in Computer Science and Engineering (Artificial Intelligence) is a program offered by the School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.
M. Tech. in Artificial Intelligence is a program offered at School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri campus.
M. Tech. in Biomedical Instrumentation and Signal Processing is a program offered at School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri campus.
The M.Tech. program aims at preparing the students to take up application, research and development activities in core and some emerging areas in Computer Science, with focus on AI and AI related applications in a distributed computing environment. The program includes advanced level courses in computer architecture, Networking, Algorithms, Data Bases, Distributed Computing and Computational intelligence. This programwill provide a strong basis in Computer Science for those who opt for a serious career in industry teaching in research in CSE.
The purpose of the program is to generate human resource capable of supporting R & D activities in critical areas like automated, secured, monitoring and surveillance systems, medical diagnostics, intelligent monitoring systems etc. The diversity of platforms available for implementation and the huge volume of data available for analysis, knowledge mining activities associated with biological systems, medical field, data related toi climate changes etc. Attract employment opportunities.
This M. Tech program aims to train the students in the cyber security discipline, through a well designed combination of course-ware and its application on real-world scenarios. The program has a strong emphasis on foundational courses such as mathematics for security applications, advanced algorithms, networks etc., in addition to diverse subject core areas such as cryptography, operating systems & security, cloud security, security of cyber- physical systems etc.
Students will be exposed to real-world problems, open-ended problems, and simulated real- life scenarios with active guidance from domain experts in this field. The program will help the students to:
Ultimately this program will yield next generation cyber security leaders who can be successfully employed in various sectors of industries, business firms, Government departments, financial bodies, educational institutions, etc, and these sectors generate huge demand for well-trained, professional people to be employed on cyber security front and they are always on the look-out for professionally trained people in the area of cyber security.
M. Tech. in Geoinformatics and Earth Observation is a program offered at School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri campus.
M. Tech. in Smart Sensing Communication and Networking Technologies is a program offered at School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri campus.
This M-Tech program is intended to generate trained academic and research personnel in the highly demanding, useful and emerging area of wireless networks. The program includes core subjects from Wireless Communications, Computer Science, Computer networks, advanced topics in wireless communications, mobile computing, sensor networks, embedded systems, signal processing, multimedia systems and applications such as landslide detection, environmental monitoring, etc. Building on a very successful joint project called WINSOC with about a dozen international partners, this new M-Tech program was introduced with a view to strengthen the academic and research activities in this highly advanced topics: Wireless Networks and Applications.
Students, when they graduate, will be well trained to enter into a broad spectrum of industries such as computers, communication networks, earth sciences, environmental sciences, disaster management, health care, e-governance activities, bio and nano- technologies, VLSI and embedded systems, agriculture and chemical industries and strategic planning.
Master of Computer Applications is a 3-year program that comprises full-time study over 6 semesters. The aim of the program is to produce competent professionals for the IT industry. As such, the study aims to impart comprehensive knowledge with equal emphasis on theory and practice.
During their course of study, students complete a minor project in the fifth semester and a major project in the sixth and final semester. Students can specialize in their areas of interest. The last semester is devoted to a professional training project in the industry. The curriculum enables mastering the fundamentals of computing and gives an opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge on a broad range of topics. Emphasis is on understanding and the ability to apply the principles of computing which make students well-equipped for their future work environment. A hands-on approach is used to help students develop expertise under the guidance of an erudite teaching staff. Guest lectures, case studies and presentations are organized from time to time to order to give insight into the latest developments and events of the industry.
C programming, Data Structures, Operating Systems, Database Management Systems, Object-Oriented Programming, Computer Networks, Computer Organization and Architecture, Computer Graphics, Visual Programming etc are some of the core subjects. The curriculum also offers the elective subjects in different streams like Data Mining, Distributed Computing, Component Technology, Unix Internals, Simulation and Modelling, Micro Processors, Multimedia Systems, Advanced Database Management Systems etc. Mathematics courses are offered in first three semesters which include Mathematical Foundation for Computer Applications, Numerical Statistical Methods and Algorithms, and Operations Research. Each theory course is supplemented with a lab component, hence giving exposure to the practical aspects of the course.
Students are also given training in their soft-skills by the placement cell of the college, which equips them to attend the interviews and develop inter-personal skills. They are also offered the valve education course to inculcate the spirit of selfless service among students. The curriculum is regularly revised through board of studies meet to improve the education standard.
Bachelor of Computer Applications (B. C. A.) is an undergraduate program to start career in computer science. It provides sound academic base from which an advanced career in computer applications including the latest developments keeping pace with the industry can be developed. The program also carries out the required analysis and synthesis involved in computer systems, information systems and computer applications.
Department of Computer Science at Amritapuri campus has achieved 100% placements for B. Tech in last five years.
Highest Packages Obtained: B. Tech. 2015-2019 Batch
Highest Packages Obtained: B. Tech. 2014-2018 & Previous Batches
Invited Talks and scholarships/Internships
Discrete Mathematics Center focuses in research and training. The areas of interest include: Discrete Mathematics, Algorithmic Design and Analysis, Bio-informatics and Bio-computation.
Students of Discrete Mathematics Center participate in research and problem solving activities. Subsequent to graduation they pursue higher education and industrial careers as well. Some of them are either pursuing or obtained graduate degrees from reputed universities across Europe and America. Some of them are working for industries including Hackerrank, Amazon, DirectI, Cisco and Flipkart. The active areas of research include the following. Theoretical-computer-science (Bio-computation): Efficient algorithms to transform strings and permutations with various operations, this research has applications in genetic mutations and evolutionary biology. Bio-informatics: Computational enumeration of protein structures and the subsequent frequency distribution analysis. This research explores the protein structure space. Combinatorics: Computing cardinalities of subsets of Sn with k adjacencies and applications thereof. This research investigates alternative ways computing either distances or expected distances in the symmetric group Sn for a given set of operation.
A strong membership comprised of all Computer Science students and faculty members of the Computer Science Department provides a solid base for the student associations to move their strategies and plans forward. The associations contribute toward academic progress as they open up new outlooks for exploration through different activities. In addition, they lend a hand to all events headed by the institution.The Department of Computer Science has four student associations:
Number of participants attending each workshop :
Primary coordinators were fifth semester students and all other junior and seniors extended their cooperation in coordinating the various events. Major events included Coding, Hacking, Quiz, Best Manager and Ultimate Engineer, as well as Network Gaming, Treasure Hunt, T shirt designing, movie making and a workshop on Hacking and Game design.
Bi0s - Main Highlight
The Department of Mathematics and Department of Computer Science, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri, Kollam, Kerala, are jointly organizing a National Level FDP on Deep Learning Unfolded during May 27-31, 2019, in association with ACRD (Amrita Center for Research and Development).
The Department of Computer Science & Engineering, School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri campus and Amrita Centre for Research and Development ( ACRD), will organize a Hands-on Workshop on Neural Network Architectures & its Applications.
The Department of Computer Science & Engineering, School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri campus and Amrita Centre for Research and Development ( ACRD), will organize a workshop on Machine Learning in Social Media Analysis on March 2, 2019.
PACE and ACM Student Chapter of Amritapuri in association with ACRD (Amrita Center for Research and Development) are hosting a two-day technical workshop for students(+1 to PG) on Blockchain, from February 23- 24, 2019.
The Department of Mathematics and Department of Computer Science, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri campus, jointly organize a Faculty Development Program (FDP) on "Demystifying Machine Learning" (DML 2018) from December 10-14, 2018, in association with ACRD (Amrita Center for Research and Development).
The Department of Mathematics and Department of Computer Science, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri campus, will jointly organize a Workshop on Machine Learning from December 5-9, 2018, at the campus.
The Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Amrita School of Engineering, Amritapuri campus, will host the 2nd Symposium on Application of Formal Methods for Safety & Security of Critical Systems - AFMSS 2018, from February 26-28, 2018.
The Department of Computer Science, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham and Amritapuri Campus is organizing a two day national level workshop on Internet of Things (IoT) from October 18 to 19, 2016.
The department of Computer Science, Amrita School of Engineering, Amritapuri Campus, is conducting a National Workshop on Machine Learning and BigData from June 6 – 10, 2016.