The Department of Computer Science & Information Technology (CSIT) started in the year 1990, with one year P.G. Diploma course (PGDCA). This course gained a lot of popularity and success. It was followed by Master's degree courses in Computer Science - M.Sc.(CS) as well as in Information Technology- M.Sc.(IT) in 1996. Subsequently Master of Computer Application (MCA) course approved by the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi was introduced in the year 1998. The department has a large number of branded PCs with latest configuration. Every student can have enough time for hands on practice on these machines. CSIT has got its own departmental library for its students besides a common Central Library. The department avails Internet facility in the Computer Centre, which is used as lab of CSIT in the same building.The department has well qualified faculty members having live interaction & collaboration with other National & International Universities & Institutions. The faculty members of the department are actively involved in R&D activities. The faculty members publish their research articles in National and International Journals and proceedings. The faculty members have been invited to deliver invited talks in India and abroad. Expert lectures are conducted in the department from time to time. The students are motivated to develop real time project and assigned a software development live project preferably in reputed organizations Seminars and Group Discussions are the regular features of the department. Department has organized a number of National Seminars on emerging issues in Computer Science like Data Mining & E- Governance. These seminars proved a great success. The seminar brought a good gathering of researchers, academicians not only from Chhattisgarh but all over of country. Eminent speakers delivered their expert talks on the issues during the seminar. On 16-17 March 2011, CSIT organized an international Conference on Soft Computing and ICT (SCICT-2011) eminent speakers Prof C.T.Lin (Taiwan), Prof Sun Bae Cho (Korea) ,Prof Jun Wang (Hong Kong) , Prof A.K.Pujari (Vice Chancellor, Sambalpur University, India ),Prof G. Panda (IIT Bhubhneswar, India) and Prof N.S.Choudhari (IIT, Indore, India) have delivered their expert lecture during the conference .This conference was participated by 300 delegates including students, faculty members ,researchers from all over the country .The proceeding of the conference was also published . The department encourages student-teacher interaction. Students are given freedom to consult teacher at any time in the department for their problems or suggestion. The department has always been buzzing with activities. The department is planning to establish International research collaborations. Department of CSIT revises its course curriculum frequently looking to the need of the industries to place our students there in and has a closed interaction with software and R&D organizations. The passing out students have an excellent placement record and are able to secure jobs round the globe in reputed companies.

Vision of Department

To establish department as a center of excellence in research, academics & innovation in the field of computational sciences by applying the practices of Outcome Based Education.

Mission of Department

Mission is to produce skilled students who may readily serve and fulfill the demand of today’s IT based industry/software firms.

Achievements of Department

i) Department have filed and published a no. of patents. ii) Students have been placed in various software industries/reputed software firms during last few years. iii) Department already engaged in providing and nurturing a good working environment or its research scholars. iv) Faculty and research scholars are motivated to publish quality research papers in reputed journals with high impact factors. v) Faculty members and research scholars are motivated to participate in various conferences in India and Abroad. They also deliver talks in various trainings, symposium and conferences.