The undergraduate program in Computer Science and Engineering started with the admission of its first batch of B.E. students in the year 1987. It was then under the Department of Electrical Engineering from which it along with the undergraduate program in Electronics and Communication Engineering got separated under the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering in the year 2000. From the year 2000 till 2008 the department was under the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering. In the year 2008 the Department of Computer Science and Engineering became an independent department.
The department offers B. Tech., M. Tech. and Ph. D. programmes. With sound Vision and Mission, this department provides a platform for nurturing Engineers and researchers to lead the country in particular and the entire World in general. The department is well-equipped with ultra-modern facilities for research. To name a few the department has Blade Server (IBM 7 blades), Thermal Cameras, Workstations, latest configured Desktop PCs, etc. Furthermore, the department has procured dozens of software, namely, IBM Rational Rose, QUALNET, Red-hat linux, Windows, Matlab, etc. The faculties and the students of the department work in tandem to create a unique identity in the country.