Department of Computing

The Department of Computing is one of the most vibrant  departments in CIT with its committed faculty members and motivated students.

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The Department of Computing offers only three unique Five- Year Integrated MSc Programmes with different specializations

MSc.(Software Systems)

·  Specialization in designing and developing software solution systems across domains

MSc (Data Science)

·  Specialization in Data Analytics for developing optimized automated systems

MSc (Decision and Computing Science )**

·  Specialization in Infromation Technology and Decision Scicence for smart decision making

**Awaiting Affiliation from Anna University, Chennai

The salient feature of these programmes are the specially designed curriculum in which theory is perfectly blended with extensive laboratory practice and sandwiched with real time industrial training through two internships, each of six months duration in software industries / research organizations.
Also there are number of electives being offered from various streams like Software Engineering, Data Analytics and Management. Students have the option to select any of these electives based on their area of interest to complete the course.
The graduates of these programmes gain expertise not only in their respective area of specialization but also contribute substantially in other areas.

The department has been instrumental in CIT signing MOUs / Agreements with IBM India, Samsung, Novell, AMD and Oracle. The students and faculty have won many IBM awards for the projects carried out at its Centre of Excellence for HPC & Cloud Computing. Funded by AICTE and DST, and supported by IBM India, Novell, Samsung and AMD, the department organized many faculty development programmes, training programmes and research promotion programmes for promoting research on advanced technologies that received all round recognition and support.
Most of the faculty members of the department, enriched with decades of experience in guiding internship projects from Fortune 500 companies working on the latest technologies, are actively involved in research in the niche fields like Cloud Computing, Mobile Computing, Open CL, Network Security, Data Mining, Image Processing and Software Engineering.


With academic autonomy, the department regularly updates its student focused curriculum and syllabi enabling them to identify, formulate and solve the problems of all domains and also apply techniques, methods and tools to enhance their ability to adapt to any evolving computing methodologies. These talented students do their internships in foreign universities and software giants and are most sought after by the multinational software giants like IBM, Intel, Microsoft, Oracle, Global scholar, Amazon, AMD etc.

Vision of the department

Department of Computing endeavours to make the students, world class software engineers with prudence of pioneering the solutions to the challenges of the nation and the world.

Mission of the department

To impart sound conceptual knowledge along with intensive practical training and real time industry / research project exposure to the students

To provide a learning ambiance to enhance innovations, problem solving skills, leadership qualities, team-spirit and ethical responsibilities.

To establish Industry Institute Interaction program to provide exposure of latest tools and technologies used in the IT organizations and enhance the entrepreneurship skills.