Computer science and engineering is a rapidly growing field that offers a wide range of job opportunities. With the increasing reliance on technology in various sectors, there is a constant demand for skilled professionals in areas such as software development, artificial intelligence, data analysis, cybersecurity, and more.


To develop competent computer science and engineering graduates who will contribute productively to local, national as well as global economies.

  • To provide good quality education through state-of-the-art facilities.
  • To motivate the students in developing research-based projects through innovative solutions and to make them acquaint with the latest developments through seminars, guest lectures, workshops and paper presentations.
  • To promote and nurture a conducive environment in the department so that the students ingrain professional values and ethical behavior.
HoD Message

Greetings! On behalf of the faulty members, staff and students of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering Girijananda Chowdhury University, Assam I welcome you all to the vibrant world of CSE. Students in the CSE department are encouraged to think creatively while retaining a solid foundation in computer science.
I think the CSE field has gained widespread acceptance as a vital resource and method for the gains in all areas of human endeavour, both now and in the future. Every student at CSE has the chance to succeed in their academic endeavours. While this is the department where students publish papers in international publications, the environment is equally beneficial for those hoping to get recognition in extracurricular or co-curricular activities. The department of CSE as a whole aims at the development of Ace Computer Science Professionals with ethical values & societal concern.

Programs Offered
Under Graduate
Post Graduate
Ph. D.

The 4 year undergraduate course in Civil Engineering is offered under the university’s specialised School of Engineering and Technology.

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering was started in September 2006 with the programme Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) under the affiliation of Gauhati University. To make a significant contribution to social upliftment through education, the Department of Computer Science and Engineering started offering Master of Engineering (M.E.) programme in Computer Science and Engineering in July 2012 under the affiliation of Gauhati University. In 2013, as per the Govt. of Assam notification, the department started offering Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.) and Master of Technology (M.Tech.) degrees under the affiliation of Assam Science and Technology University. In 2019, the department started offering a Ph.D. programme in Computer Science and Engineering under the affiliation of Assam Science and Technology University. The department received provisional accreditation from NBA for the year 2016-2017, 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 and then further for 2019-2020, 2020-2021, and 2021-2022. The department has produced a good number of competent and excellent professionals. The department has a good environment for research. Currently the department is functioning under the School of Engineering and Technology of Girijananda Chowdhury University w.e.f. 1st April 2023.

Entry requirements

  1. Must have passed the Higher Secondary (HS) examination of the AHSEC or any equivalent examination with English, Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as the subjects, in one seating.
  2. He/ She must secure at least 45% marks in aggregate in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (40% for SC & ST candidates).
  3. Must not be more than 21 years or not less than 17 years of age as on 1st August, 2022. The Upper age limit is relaxable to 22 years in case of B.Sc. passed candidates. For SC/ST candidates, the upper age limit may be relaxed by 3 years.
  4. Must be mentally and physically fit and must possess a good moral character.

Career opportunities

A degree in Computer Science and Engineering opens a wide range of career opportunities. Graduates can pursue careers as software engineers, system analysts, web developers, data scientists, cybersecurity specialists, network administrators, and consultants. They find employment in renowned multinational corporations, tech startups, research organizations, and government agencies. The industry demand for skilled CSE professionals in India is rapidly growing, offering ample job prospects and opportunities for growth and specialization.

The Undergraduate Engineering Programme in Computer Science and Engineering atthe Girijananda Chowdhury University, Guwahati, provides students with a strong foundation in computer science principles and engineering practices. With a rigorous curriculum, practical learning experiences, and a focus on industry-relevant skills, this program equips students with the knowledge and expertise necessary to excel in the dynamic field of technology. By pursuing thisdegree course, students can embark on a rewarding career path with endless opportunities for innovation, growth, and contribution to society’s technological advancements.

Graduates of the Postgraduate Engineering Programme in CSE have access to a plethora of lucrative career opportunities. They can pursue careers as research scientists, data scientists, software engineers, cybersecurity experts, consultants, and academic professionals. Graduates are in high demand by multinational corporations, research organizations, technology startups, and academic institutions. The program equips students with the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in their chosen career paths.

The Postgraduate Engineering Programme in Computer Science and Engineering at the Girijananda Chowdhury University (GCU),is an ideal choice for individuals looking to advance their careers in the field of technology. With its advanced curriculum, research opportunities, and specialized specializations, the program equips students with the expertise required to tackle complex challenges in the digital era. By pursuing this postgraduate course, students can broaden their horizons, contribute to technological advancements, and unlock a wide range of rewarding career opportunities in the dynamic and ever-evolving field of computer science.

Special Features of the Department
  • Best placement opportunities with high-value salary package
  • Competent and experienced faculties
  • Well equipped classroom with smart boards and projectors
  • Interaction with industry experts
  • Professional workshops, seminars and conferences
  • State of the art laboratories
  • Remedial classes


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