Academic Departments University of Calcutta


Year of Establishment : 1980

History of the department : Established in the year 1980, the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, situated at Rajabazar Science College Campus, meant for post graduate studies is one of the largest and well established departments of Calcutta University. Very soon after its establishment, the department began to provide the intellectual foundations of Indian Technologies. Since then, over time, the department has played a vital role in the development technological resources by establishing the ability of Indian researchers to carry out advanced scientific and technological research in various fields. Their contribution is immense. The Department of Computer Science and Engineering has played a very significant role in science and technology education and research in our country. It has vivid reputation in the fields of different Computer applications, Information Sciences and Technology Studies. The prizes and valuable contribution of its students and faculties in all sphere of life have always enhanced the brilliance of the department.

Special award/ recognition from UGC or related statutory body :

  • The Department enjoyed two phases of the DRS and one of DSA under the UGC-SAP scheme; currently the 2nd phase of DSA is on.
  • The FIST programme of DST was implemented during 2005-2010.
  • The Department received support from the COSIST programme of UGC during 1991-1996.


Faculty Members :
Name Designation Area of Specialization Email / Phone Number
Associate Professor Data Mining, Image Processing, Quantum Computing
Associate Professor Network Security, Genetic Algorithm
Professor VLSI Design, Graph Theory
Professor Software Engineering, DBMS, Networking
Professor Software Engineering, Distributed Systems
Associate Professor & HoD Distributed Computing, Sensor Network
Assistant Professor VLSI Physical Design
Assistant Professor Distributed Computing
Visiting faculty members :
Name Institutions attached with Period of appointment
Saktipada Nanda Professor, Institute of Engineering & Management, Kolkata 2015-16
Susanta Kumar Pal Professor and Head, Applied Electronics Section, Scientific Officer, Grade H+, VECC, Dept. of Atomic Energy, Kolkata 2016-17
Sujatra Bhattacharyya Assistant Professor, Dept. of Economics, Maharaja Sris Chandra College, Kolkata 2015-16
Devaprasanna Sinha Formerly, (1) Director (and President), CAD/CAM Consultants Pvt. Ltd, (2) DGM (IT), IT&CS Centre, The Peerless General Finance & Investment Co. Ltd., (3) Manager, MCS Division and Computer-in-Charge, Price Waterhouse, Kolkata, Currently, Regional Vice President (Eastern Region), Computer Society of India, Kolkata. 2016-17
Ankan Bhattacharya Professor. Computer Vision & Pattern Recognition Unit, ISI, Kolkata 2016-17
Anupam Ghosh Assist. Professor, Netaji Subhas Engineering College, Garia 2016-17
Bikramaditya Mondal Assistant Professor, B. P. Poddar Institute of Management and Technology. 2015-16
Bidyut Biman Sarkar Professor, Techno India College 2015-16
Subhro Ghosal Assistant Professor, Acharya Prafulla Chandra College 2015-16
UJJWAL Kumar BASU Ex-Professor and Registrar, University of Calcutta 2015-16
Sarbani Palit Professor, Computer Vision & Pattern Recognition Unit, ISI, Kolkata 2015-16

Courses :

Program Level of study Eligibility Intake capacity
B.Tech. in Computer Science & Engineering   B.Sc. Hons. in Physics with Mathematics as Genl. Subject / B.Sc. Hons. in Computer Science / B.Sc. Hons. in Mathematics (C.U. current year) with Physics / Statistics / Computer Science as one of the Genl. Subjects / B.Sc. Hons. in Statistics (C.U. current year) with Physics / Mathematics / Computer Science as one of the General subjects. C.U. & Non-C.U. Comp. Sc. Hons. candidates have to appear in Entrance Test. All the candidates should have at least 55% marks in Graduation level (Hons.). 40+2
M.Tech. in Computer Science & Engineering Post-Graduate B.Tech / B.E. in Computer Science / Computer Science & Engineering / Computer Science & Technology.
  1. MCA (with B.Sc. Hons. in Physics / Mathematics / Statistics / Computer Science / Electronics Science) from CU only.
  2. M.Sc. in Computer & Information Science (with B.Sc. Hons. in Computer Science from University of Calcutta).
  3. B.Tech. in I.T. (CU only).
  4. Equivalent degree of B.Tech. in Computer Science & Engineering of Calcutta University.
Non-C.U. candidates must have at least 60% or its equivalent grade in last qualifying examination and at least 60% or its equivalent grade in 10+2 level. Percentage of sum of best 4(four) subjects at H.S. (10+2) level will be considered as percentage of marks at H. S. (10+2) level. All Non-CU candidate must have GATE qualifying valid Score. All Non-CU Degrees must be approved by the UGC/AICTE and equivalent to the C.U. degree in the respective subjects. Except CU current year B. Tech. in CSE, and IT and the CU MCA candidates, all have to go through Entrance Test followed by Interview. GATE qualified valid score is not mandatory for CU students.
M.Sc. in Computer & Information Science Post-Graduate At least 55% marks in B.Sc. Hons. in Computer Science or its equiv. All the candidates, both C.U. and Non-C.U. (Both Category A & Category B) have to appear in the Entrance Test. 30+2
Ph.D. (Tech) in Computer Science & Engineering Doctorate M.E. / M.Tech. / B.Tech. / B.E. in Computer Science & Engineering, MCA candidates with B. Tech. / B.E. may also apply. 8 scholars per faculty member
Ph.D. (Science) in Computer Science Doctorate M.Sc. in Computer & Information Science or equivalent or MCA. 8 scholars per faculty member


Research Scholars:
Name Name of Supervisor Date of Registration Topic
Prokash Barman Banani Saha Cryptography
Supriyo Banerjee Banani Saha Quantum Computing
Oindrila Sanyal Devadutta Sinha 6-Aug-12 Biometry
Soumen Roy Devadutta Sinha 17-Sep-12 Cryptography
Soumen Saha Devadutta Sinha 17-Sep-12 Networking
Somdatta Chakraborty Devadutta Sinha 17-Jun-13 Image Processing
Anal Acharya Devadutta Sinha 17-Jun-13 E-learning
Biswajit Biswas Kashi Nath Dey 30-Sep-11 Image Fusion
Sujay Saha Kashi Nath Dey 30-Sep-11 Bioinformatics
Pratik Roy Kashi Nath Dey 6-Aug-12 Software Reliability
Debabrata Datta Kashi Nath Dey 17-Jun-13 Materialized View
Sukalyan Som Kashi Nath Dey Digital Signal Processing
Dipankar Deb Nabendu Chaki Service Science
Soumya Sen Nabendu Chaki 23-Dec-10 Software Engineering
Sukhendu Kanrar Nabendu Chaki Distributed Systems
Novarun Deb Nabendu Chaki 20-Aug-14 Software Engineering
Manali Chakraborty Nabendu Chaki 10-Sep-15 Smart Grid
Ayan Dey Nabendu Chaki Signal Processing
Supriya Chakraborty Nabendu Chaki Software Engineering
Aradhita Mukherjee Nabendu Chaki Distributed Systems
Soma Datta Nabendu Chaki Image Processing
Maumita Chakraborty Rajat Kumar Pal 28-Jun-10 Generation of all spanning trees of a cloud
Swagata Saha Sau Rajat Kumar Pal 28-Jun-10 Wire length minimization in channel routing
Chiranjit Changdar Rajat Kumar Pal 6-Aug-12 TSP & KP problem
Srirupa Dasgupta Rajat Kumar Pal 6-Aug-12 Bioinformatics
Sudip Mandal Rajat Kumar Pal 6-Aug-12 Bioinformatics
Tarak Nath Mandal Rajat Kumar Pal 17-Jun-13 Cross-talk minimization in channel routing
Abhinandan Khan Rajat Kumar Pal   Computational Biology and Bioinformatics.
Arpan Chakraborty Rajat Kumar Pal Digital micro-fluidic Bio-Chip
Ranjan Mehera  Rajat Kumar Pal On Guard zone computing & applications
Ritamshirsa Choudhuri Rajib Kumar Das 6-Aug-12 Sensor Network
Arijit Bhattacharya Rajib Kumar Das 17-Jun-13 VLSI
Biplab Kanti Sen Rajib Kumar Das 17-Jun-13 Sensor Cloud
Debajit Sen Sarma Samar Sen Sarma 17-Jun-13 Graph based algorithms for security integrity & storage of information.
Somaditya Roy Samir Kumar Bandyopadhyay 28-Jun-10 Video-Steganography
Biswajita Datta Samir Kumar Bandyopadhyay 28-Jun-10 LSB based Steganography
Sayantani Ghosh Samir Kumar Bandyopadhyay 30-Sep-11 Face Authentication
Sunita Roy Samir Kumar Bandyopadhyay 30-Sep-11 Facial Expression Recognition
Souma Pal Samir Kumar Bandyopadhyay 6-Aug-12 DCT based information hiding
Barnali Gupta Banik Samir Kumar Bandyopadhyay 17-Jun-13 Text Steganography
Sudipta Roy Samir Kumar Bandyopadhyay 24-Dec-14 Brain Tumor Detection
Ranjita Chowdhury Samir Kumar Bandyopadhyay EEG Analysis
Nabanita Basu Samir Kumar Bandyopadhyay Crime Scene Reconstruction using Bloodstain Patterns
Swalpa Kumar Roy Samir Kumar Bandyopadhyay Fractal Geometry
Tuhin Utsav Paul Samir Kumar Bandyopadhyay 13-Aug-14 Brain Tumour Detection from MRI
Anirban Mitra Sanjit Kumar Setua 6-Aug-12 Image Processing
Nilanjana Bhattacharya Sanjit Kumar Setua 6-Aug-12 Bengali Handwriting
Swarnali Hazra Sanjit Kumar Setua 6-Aug-12 Network Security
Sabari Pramanik Sanjit Kumar Setua 6-Aug-12 Soft Computing & MSA
Shatabdi Saha Sanjit Kumar Setua 6-Aug-12 Enterprise Security
Somasis Roy Sanjit Kumar Setua 6-Aug-12 Image Processing
Masuma Sultana Sanjit Kumar Setua Large Graph Analysis
Moumita Chatterjee Sanjit Kumar Setua Distributed Computing
Rakesh Kumar Mishra Sankhayan Choudhury 27-Jun-10 Wireless Sensor Network
Abhijit Sanyal Sankhayan Choudhury 28-Jun-10 Date modelling
Moitreyee Pal Sankhayan Choudhury 28-Jun-10 Modelling & Simulation
Anirban Bhar Sankhayan Choudhury 6-Aug-12 Software Engineering
Adrija Bhattacharya Sankhayan Choudhury 17-Jun-13 Cloud Computing
Moumita Ghosh Sankhayan Choudhury Software Engineering
Pratik Dutta Sankhayan Choudhury Software Engineering
Sudip Mondal Sunirmal Khatua Bioinformatics
Somasree Bhadra Sunirmal Khatua IOT
Sudipta Paul Pritha Banerjee 24-Dec-14 Design automation for DFM
Debdutta Barman Roy Rituparna Chaki 28-Jun-10 Ad-Hoc Network
Ayan Kumar Das Rituparna Chaki 30-Sep-11 Sensor Network
Tapalina Bhattasali Rituparna Chaki 6-Aug-12 Network
Ammlan Ghosh Rituparna Chaki 17-Jun-13 Distributed Systems
Soumya Brata Saha Rituparna Chaki 17-Jun-13 Network
Sudhindu Bikash Mandal Amlan Chakraborty, AKCSIT 28-Jun-10  
Dhiman Karmakar C A Murty, ISI 28-Jun-10  
Udit Kumar Chakraborty Samir Roy, NITTTR 28-Jun-10  
Sudeb Das Malay Kundu, ISI 28-Jun-10  
Bhasker Dey Malay Kundu, ISI 6-Aug-12  
Jaydeb Mondal Malay Kundu, ISI 17-Jun-13  
Soumyadip Dhar Malay Kundu, ISI 24-Dec-14  
Anupam Purkait Sriyankar Acharya, WBUT  
Kartik Sau Amitabha Chanda 28-Jun-10  
Suman Das Ranjan Ghosh, RPE 28-Jun-10  
Aparup Khatua Kuntal Ghosh, ISI 30-Sep-11  
Avatharam Ganivada Subhra Sankar Ray, ISI 30-Jun-11  
Bibhash Roy Sugata Sanyal, TIFR 30-Sep-11  
Suman Banik Sugata Sanyal, TIFR 30-Sep-11  
Durbadal Chattaraj Debasis Giri, HIT 30-Jun-11  
Nilanjana Ghosh Roy Avisekh Adhikary  
Sudip Chatterjee Subhamoy Mitra, ISI  
Antara Sengupta Pabitra Pal Choudhury, ISI 6-Aug-12  
Camellia Ray Pabitra Pal Choudhury, ISI 24-Dec-14  
Jayasree Saha Monalisa Banerjee, TI  
Nilanjana Bhattacharya Umapada Pal, ISI 6-Aug-12  
Sujai Das Gautam Roy, NIRJAFT 6-Aug-12  
Saurav Mallick Sanghamitra Bandyopadhyay 6-Aug-12  
Chandrani Ray Chowdhury Sanghamitra Bandyopadhyay 24-Dec-14  
Debraj Ghosh Rajat Kumar De, ISI 24-Dec-14  
Saptaditya Maiti Debaprasad Mondal, ISI 24-Dec-14  
Subir Mondal Debaprasad Mondal, ISI 24-Dec-14  
Shaswati Roy Pradipta Maji, ISI 24-Dec-14  
Purnendu Banerjee B. B. Chaudhuri, ISI 24-Dec-14  
Debayan Ganguly Kumar Shankar Roy, ISI 24-Dec-14  
Romi Banerjee Sankar Kumar Pal, ISI 24-Dec-14  
Jayanta Kumar Pal Sankar Kumar Pal 24-Dec-14  
Dibakar Saha Nabanita Das, ISI 24-Dec-14  
Jayanta Kumar Das Pabitra Pal Choudhury, ISI 24-Dec-14  
Debdatta Roy Paramartha Dutta, VU 24-Dec-14  
Mousumi Sardar Sushmita Mitra, ISI 24-Dec-14  
Babul Prasad Tewari Sasthicharan Ghosh, ISI  
Arjun Das Utpal Garai, ISI  
Kamalesh Karmakar Sunirmal Khatua/ Rajib Kumar Das Cloud computing
Projects :
Project title Funding agency Principal investigator Duration Budget
A Framework for Healthcare Services using Mobile and Sensor-Cloud Technologies ITRA, Media Lab Asia, DIT N. Chaki, S. Choudhury 2013-2016 114 lacs
Lithography aware physical design for below 20nm process technology DST-NSC Indo Taiwan Project Pritha Banerjee 2013-2016 30.85 lacs
Biomedical Image Analysis DEITY Samir K. Banerjee 2014-2015 (Extn.) 25.49 lacs
GPU Cluster based Computing, SAP-DRS II UGC S. K. Setua 2014-2019 88 lacs
Collaborations :
Title of the program Principal collaborator of the department Name and address of the collaborating institution Principal collaborator of the collaborating institution Duration of the program
A Framework for Healthcare Services using Mobile and Sensor-Cloud Technologies N. Chaki,
S. Choudhury
Jadavpur University, NIT Durgapur N. Mukherjee, A. Sarkar, S. Sarkar 2013-2016
Lithography aware physical design for below 20nm process technology Pritha Banerjee ISI Kolkata, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan Prof. Susmita Sur-Kolay, Prof. Yao-Wen Chang, 2013-2016

International Academic Collaborations

  • Collaboration on Image Processing and Biometrics with Prof. Khalid Saeed, AGH University of Science & Technology, Cracow, Poland
  • Collaboration on Software Engineering and Abstract Interpretation with Prof. Agostino Cortesi, Ca Foscari University, Venice, Italy
  • Collaboration on Service Sciences with Prof. Aditya Ghosh, Wollongong University, Australia
  • Collaboration on Software Engineering with Prof. Valdis Berzins, U. S. Naval Post-Graduate School, Monterey, USA

National Academic Collaborations

  • Collaboration on Remote Healthcare technology with Jadavpur University, IISET (former BESU) and 4 more Universities/Institutes
  • Collaboration on Cloud Security with Sugata Sanyal of TIFR, Mumbai, India
  • Collaboration on Software Engineering and Distributed Systems with Samiran Chattopadhyay, Jadavpur University.
  • Collaboration on VLSI Physical level design with Indian Statistical Institute

Collaborations with Industry

  • Collaboration with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) for Remote Healthcare project
  • MoU with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) for funding of Ph.D. scholars
  • MoU with Business Brio on Data Analytics and Big Data research
  • Collaboration with NASSCOM for ISO standard building activities for Software Engineering (ISO JTC1/SC7) and Cloud Computing (ISO JTC1/SC38) in association with BIS, Government of India
  • Collaboration with IXIA Technologies regarding Internship of PG students.
Thrust area in teaching and research of the academic department :
  • Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI)
  • Distributed Computing
  • Algorithms
  • Information Security
  • Mobile & Ad-hoc Networks
Major activities :
  •  ACSS 2016 – The 3rd International Doctoral Symposium on Applied Computation and Security Systems (ACSS) held during August 12-14, 2016 in Kolkata, []
  • CISIM 2011 – The 10th International Conference on Computer Information Systems and Industrial Management Applications. (December 14-16, 2011) []
  • ICDCN 2010- 11th International Conference on Distributed Computing & Networking, held on January 03-06, 2010. Organized by the University of Calcutta, Department of Computer Science & Engineering in collaboration with the Techno India Group, Saltlake. []
Links :
Additional information :
  • Relating to internship, online-job-training, faculty exchange and development program, consultancy, extension program, syllabus, previous years' question papers, etc.
  • Internship - Collaboration with IXIA Technologies regarding Internship of PG students.
  • Syllabus : [Click here]


Campus : Technology Campus

Address for communication : Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Calcutta, JD-2, Sector-III, Salt Lake, Kolkata-700 106