The Department is one of the earliest Computer Science Departments started in the region of Vidarbha. The Department of Computer Science [DoCS] was established to meet the demand for well-qualified computer professionals in the year 1988. The Department offers Undergraduate and Post Graduate courses in Computer Science Subject. The program focuses on theoretical computer science as well as software and application development. Initially, three-year degree programme was started with Computer Science as one of the major subjects, with Statistics, Physics and Mathematics. Later, in 1995, Vocational Computer Application subject was introduced at degree level considering the need of software industry. The postgraduate course M.Sc. [Computer Software] was launched in 2000 which is a unique course. In 2007, a job-oriented course B.C.A. was introduced apart from 10+2 Vocational Computer Science and IT. DoCS is the authorised resource centre of IIT, Bombay for the Spoken Tutorials Training Programme.
The department is a pioneer in FOSS (Free Open Source Software) culture and Cyber Security as an outreach academic program. The department caters the need of nearly 1000 students at Jr. & Sr. college level with 03 states of art laboratories. The department is equipped with a separate hardware laboratory to solve the purpose of assembly language programming which includes microprocessor trainer kits and interfacing devices. The department has well qualified and vibrant faculty dedicated to the betterment of the students. The department has separate laboratory facilities for UG and PG Courses with the latest requirements and a well-connected local area network as a backbone. The Laboratories are installed with a fibre-optic high-speed broadband internet facility.
The department has an excellent placement track record in various multinational IT companies with attractive salary packages. Major recruiters are Wipro, TCS, L&T InfoTech, Cognizant Technologies, Infosys, TechMahindra, Syntel, ATOS, Acute Informatics, etc. The department also offers Internship opportunities for final year students to carry out projects. The department ensures that program objectives are constantly met and learning outcomes are monitored through periodical test and assignment. Department feels proud to have its alumni at key positions in different fields.
The department has celebrated its silver jubilee year of establishment in 2013.