The Department of Computer Science & Engineering was established in the year 2002. The annual intake of students for the B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering course is 120, B.Tech Computer Science and Design is 60, M.Tech (CSIS) is 12 and M.Tech (Artificial Intelligence and Data Science) is 12. Department is also recognized by APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University as a research centre for PhD programmes. The department has competent and committed faculty which encourages students’ involvement in various co-curricular activities along with their academics. Computer Science students consistently bagged top spots in the University Examinations. A large number of students from our department get placed every year in national and multinational companies. The department also takes initiative for the conduct of various inter/intra collegiate competitions to improve the skills of students. The students are also provided with the finest opportunities to join various professional societies like ACM, IEEE, CSI, etc. CSI student branch has consecutively won the best student branch award.
Department is active in the college NPTEL Local Chapter (rated with ‘A’ grade) through which students can join online courses offered by IIT’s. The department has been organizing programmes like ICE-FOSS (Free Software Conference) in association with FISAT Free Software Cell (FFSC) and International Conference on Advanced Computing & Communication Technologies. The department has also been continuously hosting Ministry of Education (formerly MHRD) funded workshops in association with IIT’s through National Mission in Education through ICT (NMEICT) programme.
The Department of Computer Science and Engineering is doing exceedingly well in the fields of higher education, research and consultancy. The department has an incubation centre and an industry institute partnership cell, which is started in collaboration with various IT companies. A student-led consultancy cell called FISAT Consultancy Services (FCS) has also been set up by the department. Department has a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Oracle Academy, Red Hat and Additional Skill Acquisition Programme (ASAP), Government of Kerala for equipping students with industry-ready skills. The Department of Computer Science and Engineering, FISAT Incubation Centre envisions to provide a platform to the budding student entrepreneurs who have innovative ideas by offering mentoring support and facilitating interactions with industry. The Department has also shown its social commitment by conducting awareness programmes on technology related aspects for the public.
CSE department has well-equipped computer laboratories with more than 800 computers and a High-Performance Computing Centre for research and project activities. The department has the latest infrastructure facilities with high-speed Internet, advanced software labs, hardware labs, seminar halls and classrooms equipped with LCD projectors.