The Department of Computer Science and Engineering is an integral part of National Institute of Technology, Uttarakhand. The Department is equipped with latest computers with Intel i7 processor, 1TB Hard disk, 4 GB RAM and 23 inch monitors for comfortable view for students. The Department has made available several facilities in the Institute such as Internet Connectivity of 34 Mbps from BSNL and 1Gbps from NKN, Wi-Fi facility in the whole campus, 24 X 7 surveillance of entire polytechnic Campus and Admin sections of ITI Campus etc.
Computer center is the unique feature of the department and is located near student hostels. The students can access the Internet in computer center from 8:00 in the morning to 8:30 in the evening. The computer center has two powerful servers from Dell and IBM. The department has good mixture of fresh as well as experienced faculties for fostering quality education to students. All the faculties are energetic, enthusiastic and help students in many respects such as counseling, inspiring young minds to grab better opportunities. The faculty members are working in the potential research areas like cloud computing, natural language processing, pattern recognition, machine learning, network security, image processing, distributed systems etc.
The Department provides students enough opportunities to grow by organizing workshops in latest technologies and guest lectures by inviting faculties from reputed institutions such as IITs, NITs and others. The students may involve themselves in cultural and technical events held in the Institute besides the academic activities. Students get opportunity of working as placement coordinators and learn many things such as communication skills, planning and management which is a hands on experience for them to gain before job. As a computer engineer, students find enough opportunities as software engineer, hardware and network engineer, Government and Semi-Government sectors. Students interested in pursuing higher studies can become renowned Faculty members in the field of computer science.
The Department has set up various platforms for students to master the cutting edge technologies. The laboratories are equipped with softwares such as C/C++ compilers, Java Run Time Environment, Python, Oracle 11g, MATLAB, Weka, Cisco Packet Tracer, PHP with MySql, Microsoft Office, Quick Heal Antivirus, Ubuntu 13.10, Fedora 19 etc. The students are engaged in developing projects as a compulsory part of curriculum. They can also opt for internship of minimum 4 months at industry. The establishment of new laboratories with latest computer systems are in the process of being set up and will be set up in the near future.