About CSE Department

IIITDM Kancheepuram's Computer Science and Engineering curriculum is modelled on the ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) recommendations and is the first of its kind engineering program offered in India. This program is aimed at producing engineers equipped with skills required for efficient hardware-software interaction. In addition to courses offered by the conventional Computer Science curriculum, this novel program offers core courses such as Embedded Systems, Human-Computer Interaction, Simulation and Modelling, Signals and Systems, Product Design etc., that equip the students with both computing and electronics engineering skills that are very much required for the successful creation of products requiring hardware - software interactions. Our graduates would find wide scope in VLSI, Embedded Systems and Electronics Product Manufacturing related industries in addition to application development avenues and higher studies that are open to conventional Computer Science engineers.... The laboratories are equipped with powerful HP Workstations, FUJITSU Windows Server, IBM Debian Linux server and network infrastructure such as the ISDN equipment, network distribution switches, fire- wall and redundant wireless access controller to cater to the computing needs of the institute practice courses. The Institute is also equipped with a personal Super Computer employing 4 Tesla cards giving a peak performance of 4.12 Tflops to assist in the advanced courses on Computer Architecture, Advanced Structure/Algorithms, Database Data Management/Knowledge Engineering and Image Processing. The HCI laboratory houses a powerful image processing workstation with intel x5690 6 core processor with dual monitor support.

Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) offers design centric programmes such as B.Tech (CSE), Dual Degree (DD) programmes (B.Tech in CSE and M.Tech in CSE with specialization System Design) and Ph.D in various research areas. The department has enthusiastic students numbering around 400 which includes B.Tech, DD students and Ph.D scholars. There are 8 faculty members who are actively involved in research in areas such as knowledge engineering, machine learning, high performance computing, VLSI architectures, biometrics, image processing, and theoretical computer science.


  • Digital and Analog Circuits Design
  • Object Oriented Algorithm Design and Analysis
  • Database Systems
  • Computer Organization and Design
  • Computer Networking
  • Operating Systems
  • VLSI System Design
  • Computer Architecture
  • Embedded Systems
  • Product Design

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The department has a remarkable placement statistics and almost all B.Tech students are employed in product oriented companies such as Trimble, Start Smart Labs, Lucid Tech, Bally Tech, IVTL, etc. Many students are part of startups working in the area of data science and machine learning.