About School

       The School of Computer Science & Information Technology (SCSIT), earlier it was Institute of Computer Science and Electronics (ICSE) was established in 1986 with funding from UGC for MCA programme. Later, the School started M.Sc.(Computer Science) in 1987 with 2 crore funding from DRDO. Also, M.Tech (Computer Science) programme was started in 1992 approved by AICTE. M.Tech (Network Management & Information Security) and M.Tech (Software Engineering & Information Architecture) was started in 2009 approved by AICTE. Keeping in view the social needs in the area of information technology, the department is also running MBA (Computer Management), M.Sc. (Information Technology) and BCA programme on self supported basis. The School is running PhD (Computer Science) programme in a variety of domains.

       The School since then has endeavored into promoting technical education and research in the important and fast growing branches of Information Technology. It is an autonomous department under Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya with its goal set to produce computer science specialists to meet the global challenges. The School has highly experienced faculty members, modern laboratories, building infrastructure equipped with ICT and digital library. The courses offered in our department rightly reflect our mission. We produce international quality IT professionals and our alumina are a part of top software companies of the world.

     Our teaching learning process focuses on the enrichment of analytical skills, problem solving and communication skills of students. Theory is complemented by practicals and projects. Many of the projects are carried out for local entrepreneurs in a team which enable the team building spirits among students and prepare them for working in cross cultural environments. Students have been involved in honorary software development for Non-Government organizations and Sindhu Sahkari Cooperative bank. Some students have been developed software for blood donor social organizations.Our M.Tech students undertake projects from several reputed organization such as RR CAT Indore, Soyabean Research Center Indore, DRDO, NTPC, C-DAC, ST Microelectronics, ISRO etc., and private software companies. Our strong Ph.D. programme focuses on fundamental research covering latest trend in the cutting edge technologies. The department has played a key role and initiative to lay optical fiber in university for campus wide internet on every desktop and setting latest technology based IT infrastructure in 1999-2000 of global standards. Also, the department faculty members have produced text books of global standards for the country and international universities clearly reflecting our vision.