About the Department

UG program
in computer engineering department commenced in 1991. Department of Computer Engineering is progressing at a rapid pace in terms of infra-structure facilities, upgraded curriculum and campus placement. Besides offering undergraduate (B. Tech. in Computer Engineering) it also offers Post Graduation (M.Tech.) in Computer Engineering. We were pioneer in offering PG Computer Engineering program in the Gujarat state. The department is privileged to have a highly qualified, experienced and committed faculty members.

Teaching learning is the major aspect of any program and it is one of the best in our department. Teaching learning is governed by faculty members, infrastructure, curriculum and reforms. The major expert areas of the faculty members includes image processing, computer vision, computer networks and communications. The departmental laboratories are well equipped with i5 and i7 computers and high-end server along with software like Matlab and NetSim. The whole campus is fully networked with fiber backbone and Wi-Fi.

Because of Autonomous status awarded by UGC in academic year 2015-16 for 6 years, there has been broad of studies (BoS) in place for the department which has revised all curricula for UG and PG programs with objective of meeting industrial needs by taking inputs from academicians, experts from industries and alumni. The worth mentioning laboratory courses that are included in the revised curriculum are  Programming Lab, Advanced Programming Lab (covering R and Matlab), Capstone Course, Computer Workshop, Open Source Platforms & Tools and an optional Full Semester External Project to enhance the practical knowledge of students. Other advanced courses like Machine Learning, Data Analytics, IoT, Cloud Computing etc. are also incorporated in the curriculum. 

Some of the good practices followed by the department includes Peer Learning Activities wherein Students learn from students, Encouraging faculty members for Industrial training, Students’ regular counselling incorporating various activities like soft-skill building, technical presentations  etc., Learning beyond curriculum through Seminars, Assignments, Workshops, quizzes, Industrial tours etc., and encouraging students for NPTEL courses and other MOOCs. 

The performance of department gets endorsed by the society and industries. The society gives us good quality students as the intake and the admission cut-off goes higher every year. We also fulfill the expectations and needs of industries, as the placement rate of the department is highest in the institute since many years. The highest placement offer received so far comprises of a salary package of 12 lakhs per annum.  Every year, a few students opt for pursuing higher studies at reputed institutes within and outside India.