Computer Engineering

Established in: 1999

Courses Offered

Undergraduate
Bachelor of Computer Engineering
Intake: 120
Postgraduate
Master of Computer Engineering
Intake: 18
Doctoral
Ph.D. in Computer Engineering
Intake: 10

Department Strength

Students aspiring for engineering admission always prefer VIT's Computer Engineering Department.

One of our special features is that many excellent teachers who have the knack of explaining any subject in simple language that students can understand.

The Department has over 200, i3 personal computers equipped with high speed internet access, latest software & hardware facilities to fulfil academic and research need.

Our popularity is undiminished by the many student-centered initiatives undertaken by our department.

Department has two student chapter committees for organizing technical activities
  • Computer Society of India (CSI).
  • Commuter Engineering Students Association (CESA).

Various technical activities at VIT Computer Engineering Department include Workshops, Seminars, Guest Lectures and Industrial visits for the students as well as faculty members.

The department has Research Center for pursuing doctoral degree in Technology under University of Mumbai.

About our Faculty

We have well balanced group of young dynamic and experienced faculty members. Six faculty members are PhD, six are pursuing PhD and remaining all are post graduates from reputed institutes. The faculty members have adequate competency in their respective domains. Many of the faculty members have a lot of publications at their credit and three patents published in their name. The faculty members have the expertise to encourage students to engage in research work. As a result of that, a lot of students’ project ideas are converted to technical papers and published at the National/International conferences.

Prof Sachin Deshpande, Prof Amit Nerurkar, Prof Mohini Choudhary and Prof Rugved V Deolekar have organized a national level event “TEDx VIT”. The event have witnessed eminent personalities from different fields like literature, technology, culture, arts, media and films. These events have nurtured connect with national level personalities.

Dr. Arun Chavan

Professor and Head of the Department arun.chavan@vit.edu.in

Department of Computer Engineering understands that steady and rapid advances in computing technologies shorten the life of tools and techniques prevalent today and also aware of enormous talents and creativity which the students have. We explore their talent by organizing co-curricular activities like Group Discussion, Debate, Extempore, Programming contests, Projects competition etc. Every year we observe lots of achievements by our students in academics, co-curricular and extra-curricular activities.

The primary focus of the Department is to impart technical knowledge to students, pro-mote their problem development & solving skills and innovation of new technologies. The course contents are supported with relevant beyond syllabus activities like Workshops, Seminars, Coding competitions, Quiz competitions, keeping in mind new technological developments and industrial requirements. Our enviable placement record reflects the success story of the department.

Faculty Profiles

Eminent Speakers Visited

About Research Publications

On the publication front our faculty has published 232 papers in different National/International, Journals/Conferences and have published 8 books.

We are also proud to have three patents published. Dr. Murugan Gopal has the patents published on System and Method based on Unmanned Aerial Vehicle to Detect Forest Fire, Cloud based Data security model and system Thereof. Application No – 201941053593, Automated Tollbooth Collection System using RFID with IoT. Application No – 202021011522

The combination of Faculty Experience and the students synergy has set the momentum and will enables us to cross the milestones.

Student Achievements

With a strong belief in ‘Teach them the way they learn’, ‘Challenge their imagination and creativity’, ‘Offer them the choice’, ‘Provide conducive Learning environment’, ‘Empathize with them’ and ‘Improve their Emotional Quotient’. We at Department of Computer Engineering-VIT provide lot of opportunities ranging from technical, cultural, social, sports, recreational, health and welfare to ensure overall development of student in their formative phase of life.

  • Lakshita Pillay (TE) and Harsh Jain (SE) won 1st prize at state level hackathon at MHSSSCE, Mumbai and grab prize money of Rs 25000 in March 2020
  • Preyash Gothane (TE), Anamika Kundu (TE), Swapnil Ghuge (TE) guided by Prof. Sanjeev Dwivedi secured 2nd Position in Blockchain Hackathon held at E-Summit , IIT Bombay in February 2020

Technical Activities

Students of Department of Computer Engineering at VIT are involved in lot many activities other than their academics. They not only organize events but also participate in the same. Students of the Department of Computer Engineering have organized events such as national conferences (CyberFrat, Protocol 1.0, etc), Flagship events such as Internship Fair. They have also organized TED talk (TEDxVIT) at our campus.

Students Projects

We have an Incubation Centre in place and Department of Computer Engineering always encourage our students and staff to develop useful products and services.

Internships

Department of Computer Engineering being very keen at the overall development of students provides enormous opportunities to the students for internship. Department always emphasizes on industry orientation in academic study.

Students from Department of Computer Engineering thus have exposed themselves to many reputed IT companies such as LTI, Relaince Jio, OLA Tech Solutions, B.E.S&T., etc… by doing internships. They didn’t stop at reputed companies but also tried, tested their knowledge at various government organizations such as IIT Roorkee, Central Railway, Tata Institute of Social Science, etc.

Department of Computer Engineering believes in the fact that ‘If you tell me I may forget, if you teach me I may remember and if you involve me I learn’

Placements

Department with support of institute’s Training and Placement Cell bridges the gap in matching the available talent with the Job profile. Students are asked to specify their inclination for dream companies and sector in second year of undergraduate course and accordingly various activities are conducted till their graduation to ensure students do get placed in their dream companies.

Department is pleased to inform that with collaborative effort of Training and Placement Cell and students , we are able to place our graduates repeatedly in prestigious companies like Works Applications and Uniqlo with package of 35-38 lacks p.a. Our students are also placed in companies like Toppr.com, Jaro Education, Amazon Web Services, Byju's, Barclays, Indian Navy, Carwale, Seclore Technologies, TCS Digital, Just Dial,Media.net and Purple.com with package ranging from 6 lacks p.a. to 12 lacks p.a.

Student Activities

Students of Department of Computer Engineering at VIT are involved in lot many activities other than their academics. They not only organize events but also participate in the same. Students of the Department of Computer Engineering have organized events such as national conferences (CyberFrat, Protocol 1.0, etc), Flagship events such as Internship Fair. They have also organized TED talk (TEDxVIT) at our campus.

Our students have not only excelled in technical competitions, but they have also proven themselves at non-technical platforms too. Esha Acharya and Sourav Sinha were the speakers for TEDxVIT 2018 and 2019 respectively. Esha Acharya have also won many dance competitions at Inter Collegiate and National level. Our students Phaneesh Barwaria and Shreyash Suryavanshi stood third in Hindi Drama titled “Sutradhar Ki Jubani” at state level competion. Prasad Aware got selected for All India Inter University Gymnastics Tournament which was held on 1st to 5th February 2017 at Chandigarh. And the list goes on.

Alumni

Like a tree which has its branches spread far and wide, it’s our privilege that the foundation and the roots provided by the department are so strong that they always keep us grounded and connected.

Department of Computer Engineering has been working to fortify its connection with our alumni over the past years. We are extremely proud that our alumni are contributing to the society by occupying key positions in different verticals. All our alumni have a special position in our hearts and we are always eager to see them growing in multitudes.........

Laboratories Highlights

Department laboratories are equipped with infrastructure to enable students and faculty members to learn in a real-world environment, function as team members, discuss the planning of experiments, and share ideas about the analysis and interpretation of data. Department encourages students to design, analyze, and build their own creation.

Department has dedicated lab with required infrastructure to support almost every domain in computer engineering like Operating System Laboratory, Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, Big Data Laboratory, Cloud Computing Laboratory, Database Systems Laboratory, Web Technology Laboratory, Computer Graphics and Image Processing Laboratory and Network Laboratory.

Admissions to Prestigious Universities

Department of Computer Engineering believes in grooming students to become global professional. We understand that higher education from prestigious institutes will lead to prosperous career in research and product based Global Industries. Department conducts variety of seminars under Career Counselling Committee to expose students to different higher education options in India and abroad.

Department is pleased to inform that with collaborative effort of Career Counselling Committee and students , we are able to admit significant numbers of graduates to Master’s program in prestigious universities like IIT’s, IIM’s in India and in Foreign Universities like University of Maryland , Columbia University , University of Southern California , Carnegie Mellon University etc .

Awards

The quality of performance is the key to success. The department of Electronics Engineering has been accredited by National Board of accreditation and has also played a significant role in fetching A+ grade in NAAC.

The true essence of performance is felt when, along with our own family, people outside adores it. Yes..!!! That’s what we are constantly experiencing and proud to share. The activities taken up by faculty members at Department of Electronics Engineering, Vidyalankar Institute of Technology are recognized and awarded at plethora of events and platforms round the globe. We take a pleasure to put a light on very few of them, as long list would steal away the valuable space in this concise description.

Vision

To be recognized as a Centre of Excellence in the field of Computer Engineering where learners are nurtured in scholarly environment to evolve into competent Computer Engineering professionals to benefit society.

Mission

Evolve a curriculum which emphasizes on strong engineering fundamentals with the flexibility to choose advanced courses of interest and gain exposure to tools and techniques in Computer Engineering.

Encourage a teaching-learning process in which highly competent faculty share a symbiotic association with the institutes of repute.

Facilitate creation and dissemination of knowledge through a digitally-enabled learning environment.

Develop academic and infrastructural facilities with modern equipment and other learning resources and encourage reciprocal sharing with other institutes through networking.

Establish a centre of excellence to enhance academia – industry partnership and work on collaborative projects.


Programme Educational Objectives

To enable the pursuit of knowledge in the field of Computer Engineering and contribute to the profession and employability of the students.

To engage in research, generate the employment through entrepreneurship and work effectively in multidisciplinary environment.

To understand the human, social, ethical and environmental context of their profession and contribute positively to the needs of individuals and society at large.


Programme Specific Outcomes

Computer Engineering Programme must demonstrate that graduate understands basic sciences and core computing courses to solve the complex computer engineering problems towards the design and development of hardware/software systems by using programming languages, discrete mathematics, algorithm analysis, data base systems, computer networks, microprocessors, and software engineering principles.

Computer Engineering Programme must demonstrate that graduate can investigate, analyse, interpret the requirements and use appropriate hardware/software tools for designing the system by giving consideration to professional ethics, environmental, health, safety, cultural and societal issues for sustainable development.

Computer engineering Programme must demonstrate that graduate can have adaptability to new technologies in multidisciplinary fields and communicate effectively as an individual or in a team while managing the projects.


Programme Outcomes

Engineering Knowledge: Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.

Problem Analysis: Identify, formulate, review research literature, and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering sciences

Design/development of Solutions: Design solutions for complex engineering problems and design system components or processes that meet the specified needs with appropriate considerations for the public health and safety, and the cultural, societal, and environmental considerations

Conduct Investigations of Complex Problems: Use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions

Modern Tool Usage: Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools including prediction and modeling to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations

The engineer and society: Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional engineering practice

Environment and sustainability: Understand the impact of the professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development

Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice

Individual and Team Work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings

Communication: Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions

Project Management and Finance: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the engineering and management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects in multidisciplinary environments

Life-long Learning: Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in the independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change

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