IIEST, Shibpur

Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur

(Formerly Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur)

Empowering the nation since 1856

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THE DEPARTMENT

The Department of Computer Science and Technology (CST) was established in 1982. Since its inception the department has played an important role in developing a vibrant and forward looking academic environment. Currently the department has students in 4-yr UG (BE), 5-yr Dual-degree (B.Tech-M.Tech), and 2-yr M.Tech programmes. From the academic session of 2014-15, we admit students only in the 10-semester Dual-degree program and in the 4-semester M.Tech programme.

The department always maintains state-of-the-art infrastructure and facilities for advanced research and consultancy. The department was accredited by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA) as 'A' grade and received ISO 9000 certification in 1999-2000. The department was also honoured as the DST-FIST sponsored department in 2004. The department was ranked 10 in a nationwide survey conducted by Silicon India in 2012.

Vision

To be recognized globally for excellence in academic programs and innovative, applied and socially relevant research.

Mission

To provide the students with a firm foundation of both the theory and practice of Computer Science and Technology through a comprehensive undergraduate and post-graduate curricula, and  to strengthen creativity, nurture innovation, and develop the ability to carry out research and solve real -world problems.