About The Department

The department of Computer Science and Engineering was started in the year 1993 with an initial intake of 60 students in the under graduate program.  The department strives to achieve its vision by its highly qualified and dedicated team of faculty. To promote higher education, M.E (Computer Science and Engineering) and Ph.D., was started in the year 2008.

 

Computer Science and Engineering is leading the way in revolutionizing and making the current digital world a reality. The department is equipped with state-of-art computing facilities to impart practical exposure to the students in the recent advancements in the field of information technology. Final year students are offered placement and personality development training programmes to augment their technical and behavioral skills. The department has an excellent placement record and our major recruiters are Amazon, Wipro, Infosys, HCL, Maersk, Syntel, Odyssey, Sans Peril, CSS, Sutherland, QSpider, Maxit, etc., Besides looking forward for employment opportunities, our students also show keen interest in pursuing higher studies. Our alma  mater are pursuing their higher studies in reputed institutions like Anna University, IMT Hyderabad in India and abroad. 

Advisory Board members in Board of Studies

1. R.D. Madhusudhana Rao 

Regional Manager, Career Education,  IBM Chennai

External Member (Industry)

2.R.Bhargavi,

Associate prof.,

School of Computing Science and Engineering,

Vellore Institute of Technology, Chennai.

External Member (Academic)

3.Chitra Elangovan

Prof & Head,

Prathyusha Engineering College, Chennai

External Me

mber (Academic)

4. V. Shyamal  Shzunmugam

Senior Software Engineer

Capgemini India Pvt. Ltd.,

External Member (Alumni)

5. Dr.T.Sakthivel, Director,

Firstsoft Technologies Pvt Ltd.,

Chennai.

External Member (Industry)

 

Ph.D. – Computer Science and Engineering

PROGRAMMES OFFERED B.E., - COMPUTER SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING  

  • BASIC PROGRAM DETAILS
Our department offers B.E., degree course in Computer Science and Engineering. The duration of the course is 4 years which is divided into 8 semesters, with each semester lasting a period of 6 months. During first four semesters, the curriculum focuses more on theoretical and its associated practical sessions. During the fifth and sixth semester focus is more on training the students in IT industry relevant topics. Industrial visits, inplant training and internships are made mandatory and the students are also encouraged to do mini projects in the recent trending topics and societal values. In the last two semesters, more priority is given to project work.   SCOPE, JOB OPPORTUNITIES AND SALARY DETAILS Job opportunities are available in government and private sectors. Starting salary lies in the range 2.5-6 lakhs per annum. Some of the common job posts that our students take up after completing their B.E., degree course in CSE are:
  • Software Programmer
  • Software Tester
  • Computer Security Expert
  • Computer Networks Specialists
  Our major recruiters are Amazon, Wipro, Infosys, HCL,  Maersk, Syntel, Odyssey, Sans Peril, CSS, Sutherland, QSpider, Maxit, etc.,  
  • Program Objectives (POs)
On completion of the B.E.,(CSE) degree the graduates will be able
  • PO1:Apply the theoretical and practical skills acquired in analyzing real time complex industry problems and provide technical solutions to it.
  • PO2:Choose the appropriate programming language, modern ICT technology and tools required to solve a problem. Develop and test the programming code as per the industry requirements and standards.
  • PO3: Understand the impact of professional technical solutions provided to a problem  in the context of societal and environmental well being and suggest sustainable measures for development.
  • PO4: Utilize the knowledge gained on  trending topics in the IT industry such as Data Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, Cloud Computing, Internet of Things, Social Network Analysis that will enable them to work in complex industry problems.
  • PO5:Quickly adapt to the new technology and development in the IT industry and communicate effectively in deliberating their duties as an individual or as a team.
  • Program Specific Objectives (PSOs)
The program in B.E.,(CSE) the students will enable the students to
  • PSO1:Gain theoretical and practical knowledge in various core and  current trending topics in IT industry such as Software Engineering, Database Management Systems, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Theoretical Computation, Cloud Computing and Data Analytics that would make them Industry ready.
  • PSO2: To emphasize on learning-by-doing by giving practical training on emerging Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) and encourage their acquaintance with industry through internships and industrial visits.
  • PSO3: Understand, analyze and develop solutions by applying professional engineering practices and use open source programming environment. To encourage quality research and development activities by providing the state-of-art facilities.
  • PSO4:  Learn about professional ethics and develop their skills to work effectively as a individual or as team.
  • PSO5:To inculcate social responsibility by encouraging them to take part in societal development activities.
B.E., - COMPUTER SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING SPECIALIZATION IN CLOUD AND AI (JOINT PROGRAMME WITH IBM )
  • BASIC PROGRAM DETAILS
Our department offers B.E., degree course in Computer Science and Engineering specialization in Cloud and Artificial Intelligence. This is a joint program in association with IBM.  The duration of the course is 4 years which is divided into 8 semesters, with each semester lasting a period of 6 months. The scope of this program is to keep pace with the changing requirements in the IT industry and make our students job ready. Salient Features of this program are:
  • Various courses in this program and its syllabus are framed by IBM in association with SPIHER.
  • The courses will be handled by resource persons from IBM
  • Students will be trained on industry standard IBM platforms that will provide the students firsthand experience on commercial setup.
  • IBM supports the students to enhance their learning experience by providing inplant training and internships.
  • IBM extensively supports students projects by assigning and guiding them to work on real world industry problems.
  M.E., - COMPUTER SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING
  • BASIC PROGRAM DETAILS
Our department offers M.E., degree course in Computer Science and Engineering. The duration of the course is 2 years which is divided into 4 semesters, with each semester lasting a period of 6 months. During first two semesters, the curriculum focuses more on theoretical and its associated practical and experiment sessions. In the last two semesters, significant importance is given to project work.   SCOPE, JOB OPPORTUNITIES AND SALARY DETAILS   Job opportunities are available in government and private sectors. Starting salary lies in the range 4-6 lakhs per annum. Some of the common job posts that our students take up after completing their M.E., degree course in CSE are:
  • Software Engineer
  • Software Tester
  • Computer Security Expert
  • Computer Networks Specialists
  • Research and Development Engineer
  • Project Manager
  • Professor (in Government or Private Colleges)
Our major recruiters are Amazon, Wipro, Infosys, HCL,  Maersk, Syntel, Odyssey, Sans Peril, CSS, Sutherland, QSpider, Maxit, etc.,
  • PROGRAM  OBJECTIVES (PO):
    Graduates of the M. E. Computer Science and Engineering will be able to
  •      PO1: Apply the necessary mathematical tools and fundamental & advanced knowledge of computer science & engineering
  •      PO2:  Develop computer/software/network systems understanding the importance of social, business, technical, environmental, and human context in which the  systems would work
  •      PO3: Articulate fundamental concepts, design underpinnings of Computer/Software/network systems, and research findings to train professionals or to educate engineering student
  •       PO4: Contribute effectively as a team member/leader, using common tools and  environment,in computer science and engineering projects, research, or  education
  •        PO5: Pursue life-long learning and research in selected fields of computer science & engineering and contribute to the growth of those fields and society at large
Program Specific Outcomes (PSOs) The program in M.E.,(CSE) the students will enable the students to
  • PSO1:Gain theoretical and practical knowledge in advanced topics like designing and managing Computer Networks and advanced core topics like Data Structures  and algorithms, advanced databases, advanced operating systems etc.,
  • PSO2: To emphasize on learning-by-doing by giving practical training on advanced topics in the domain of Computer Science and Engineering and to encourage  team effort in lab courses.
  • PSO3:Understand, analyze and develop solutions by applying professional engineering practices and use open source programming environment.
  • PSO4: To give more importance to the project work undertaken by the students that   will encourage them to undertake quality research and development activities in their future career.
  • PSO5: To develop the culture of team work  and effectively communicate with the team members.
  Ph.D – COMPUTER SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING   BASIC COURSE DETAILS Our department offers Ph.D degree course in Computer Science and Engineering.  A Ph.D in computer science is a research degree that builds on students’ existing knowledge researching, developing, implementing and maintaining information systems. It deals with new and developing technologies in the field of computer engineering.   Research study in computer science and engineering will enable the candidates to work on  exciting projects that have life-changing implications for people. To purse research candidates should posses T shaped knowledge, having good understanding of wide range of topics and exploring in depth the topic of specialization.  All sciences are somehow influenced or impacted by computer science, so by getting involved in this field, one could pursue careers in a vast majority of fields such as business, entertainment, etc.,   SCOPE, JOB OPPORTUNITIES AND SALARY DETAILS   Computer science doctoral degrees can lead to several employment opportunities, such as  computer hardware engineer, College/University professor and computer and information research scientist.  Job opportunities are available in Research and development divisions in government and private sectors. Starting salary lies in the range of 12-24 lakhs per annum.  

Academic Year 2017-2018

Workshop

Workshop on Hands–On Training in Python Programming was organized by the department of CSE during 12th, October 2017. Around 150 participants has participated in the event. Mr. Mohan and Ms. Meena, Professors from Prathyusha Engineering College has trained the participants in developing Python programs.

Academic Year 2016-2017

Academic Year 2015-2016

Academic Year 2014-2015

Academic Year 2013-2014

Facilities

Infrastructures: Lab Facilities

  • IBM Software Lab for Emerging Technologies
  • RedHat Linux Centre of Excellence
  • Microsoft Campus Agreement License for all Microsoft products
  • Computer Lab – I   - 189 Systems
  • Computer Lab – II  - 182 Systems
  • Advanced Computing Lab- 75 Systems
  • Total Lab Area: 1418 sq.m
  • Total No. of Computer Systems – 500
  • System Configuration: i3 Processor with 8GB RAM
Research Facilities
  • IBM Watson Cognitive Computing Lab
  • IBM Worklight Mobile Application Development Lab
  • IBM Bluemix Enterprise Application Development & Deployment Cloud Computing Lab
  • Cloud Computing Facility
  • Big Data Analytics Lab
  • Mobile Application Development Lab
Department Library:
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1 Volumes 432
2 Titles 167
3 Student Project Reports 300 (UG &PG)
4 Question Bank 94
5 Student Project CDs 264
 

Vision & Mission

Vision To achieve technical excellence in Computer Science and Engineering education imbibed with moral values that will enable the students to meet the societal needs scientifically and ethically.
Mission To provide high quality technical education and training that fosters innovative skills among the students to keep pace with technological advancement and to fulfill the requirements of the industry in the global scenario.

Activities

MOUs

Department of Computer Science Engineering has MOU’s with the following concerns:

  1. A memorandum of Understanding was signed on 28-03-2017 between St.Peter’s Institute of Higher Education and Research and Confirmatics Business Solutions, Chennai to facilitate Industry-Institute interaction for the benefit of the student community and the research and development activities.
  2. A memorandum of Understanding was signed on 28-03-2017 between St.Peter’s Institute of Higher Education and Research and Sai Smart Kidz Pvt. Ltd., Chennai to facilitate Industry-Institute interaction for the benefit of the student community and the research and development activities.
  3. A memorandum of Understanding was signed on 30-10-2015 between St.Peter’s Institute of Higher Education and Research and Firstsoft Technologies Pvt. Ltd. Chennai to facilitate Industry-Institute interaction for the benefit of the student community and the research and development activities.
  4. A memorandum of Understanding was signed on 28-10-2015 between St.Peter’s Institute of Higher Education and Research and Aadhityaa Infomedia Solutions Pvt. Ltd. Chennai to facilitate Industry-Institute interaction for the benefit of the student community and the research and development activities.
  5. A memorandum of Understanding was signed on 06-02-2014 between St.Peter’s Institute of Higher Education and Research and CMC Academy Pvt. Ltd. for the benefit of the student community and the research and development activities.
  6. A memorandum of Understanding was signed on 03-02-2014 between St.Peter’s Institute of Higher Education and Research and NIIT Ambattur for the benefit of the student community and the research and development activities.
  7. A memorandum of Understanding was signed on 03-02-2014 between St.Peter’s Institute of Higher Education and Research and NACE Solutions Pvt. Ltd for the benefit of the student community and the research and development activities.
  8. A memorandum of Understanding was signed on 03-09-2011 between St.Peter’s Institute of Higher Education and Research and Infosys for the Infosys Campus Connect Program to benefit the students of CSE/IT departments.
  9. A memorandum of Understanding was signed on 07-07-2010 between St.Peter’s Institute of Higher Education and Research and 1Ventures Pvt. Ltd., for the benefit of the student community and the research and development activities.