COMPUTER SCIENCE & ENGINEERING

Department of Computer Science & Engineering (CSE) – one of the premier branches of undergraduate program in engineering was established in the year 2005 with the approval of AICTE and in affiliation with Biju Patnaik University of Technology (BPUT), Odisha. The Department of CSE is accredited by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA).

The field of Computer Science has been the most favoured area of the NRI promoters of Trident Group.

Since its inception, this branch has been producing hi-class computer professionals and technocrats with the support of available state-of-the-art corporate styled academic infrastructure and quality faculty members. The Department of CSE offers both undergraduate and postgraduate programs in Computer Science.

Initially, the Department was started with an intake capacity of 60 and subsequently escalated its intake capacity to meet the global requirement. In order to cope up with the changing need of the industry as well as academia, the Department of CSE at present offers following programme variants with unique philosophies and objectives:

1. B.Tech. in Computer Science & Engineering – B.Tech.(CSE) - 180 Seats

Programme Overview

B.Tech. in Computer Science Engineering, which is the most classical branch of Computer Science Engineering studies. Targeted at the Industry as well as academia perspective, this branch of engineering studies is undoubtedly one of the most sought after specialisations of engineering. B.Tech in CSE is among the top choices of courses for all engineering aspirants. This is the reason the cut off for this course goes quite high in demand during every academic session. Bachelor degree program in Computer Science Engineering is offered by almost all the institutes that offer a Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.) degree in their curriculum. All the technical universities and institutes of the country provide the programme of Computer Science Engineering at the undergraduate as well as postgraduate level.

Program Content Outline

B.Tech. in Computer Science Engineering (CSE) is an academic programme of four years of duration which integrates a study on theoretical basis of the field of Computer Science as well as the technological basis of the field of Computer Science – the Computer Engineering from the industry perspective. The programme primarily emphasises on laying a strong theoretical background through imparting studies of the basics of computer programming, networking and computer organization and architecture while also comprising a plethora of other versatile topics. All the subjects and topics that are covered under B.Tech. in Computer Science Engineering are related to algorithms, computation, programming languages, theory of computing, theory of automata, programme design, computer hardware, computer software, software engineering, computer graphics, etc. It is a comprehensive course focusing on computer systems as well as computer applications.

Beneficiaries

Students pursuing this Bachelor’s program in Computer Science Engineering are taught about the design, implementation as well as management of computer software and computer hardware. Upon successful completion of this B.Tech.(CSE) degree, computer science engineers are engaged in a variety of fields of computing and computer engineering, ranging from the design of individual microprocessor and microcontroller based embedded

systems, real-time systems, supercomputers and personal computers to design and development of the software systems that powers them for managing and controlling their action, provides them artificial intelligence, supports them in decision making and exploring new avenues. Through B.Tech. in Computer Science Engineering, the students are taught to understand, learn and use the different programming languages, networking and telecommunications, digital and analogue electronics, etc. The use of computers has become an integral part of human life – a bare necessity in everyday life and therefore, its importance is inevitable, hence the course of Computer Science Engineering continues to hold its extreme popularity among all the stakeholders – students, parents and employers. Due to the increasing demand for the course and its importance in the industry sector, a career in Computer Science Engineering is highly lucrative.

2. About B.Tech in Computer Science and Technology – B.Tech.(CST) - 120 seats

Programme Overview

This course, B.Tech in Computer Science and Technology – B.Tech.(CST), is another classical stream of engineering studies, perfectly in line with the B.Tech. in Computer Science & Engineering – B.Tech.(CSE) curriculum, is introduced by Biju Patnaik University of Technology, Odisha to address surging demand of computer professionals in the proliferating IT Industry. This curriculum is primarily targeted at students to equip them to deliver new ideas quickly by focusing on:

  1. Computing frameworks in which software providing generic functionality can be selectively changed by adding additional user-written code
  2. Shortening software development life cycle without compromising on speed, quality, and reliability of the software deployment process
  3. Working collaboratively in small teams with the enterprise community to deliver intelligent apps that will run and scale efficiently

This program is rolled out to address two unique objectives: Innovation & Intrapreneurship – Experiential learning courses to build up entrepreneurial skills and become drivers of innovation needed for working in multidisciplinary teams and industries and Technology Entrepreneurship – through state-of-the-art teaching techniques, students will learn to apply classroom knowledge to a comprehensive entrepreneurial project, where they will build their own business idea from scratch. Fulfilment of this objective demands working in close association with veteran industry experts. Trident Academy of Technology is in tie-up with Cisco through their global innovation skilling project – the Cisco thingQbator.

Program Content Outline

B.Tech. in Computer Science and Technology (CST) is an academic programme of four years of duration which integrates a study on theoretical basis of the field of Computer Science as well as the technological basis of the field of Computer Science – with an elevated importance paid on technology aspect of the Computer Engineering from the industry perspective. The programme primarily emphasises on laying a strong theoretical background to support build-up a strong innovation and intrapreneurship spirit through imparting studies of the basics of computer programming, networking and computer organization an architecture while also comprising a plethora of other versatile topics with an ultimate target to achieve Technology Entrepreneurship in the IT & ITES domain. Like B.Tech.(CSE), all the subjects and topics that are covered under B.Tech. in Computer Science and Technology are related to algorithms, computation, programming languages, theory of computing, theory of automata, programme design, computer hardware, computer software, software engineering, computer graphics, etc. It is a comprehensive course focusing on computer systems as well as computer applications.

Beneficiaries

Students pursuing this Bachelor’s program in Computer Science and Technology are taught about the design, implementation as well as management of computer software and computer hardware. Upon successful completion of this B.Tech.(CST) degree, the budding computer technology professionals are engaged in a variety of fields of computing and computer engineering, ranging from the design of individual microprocessor and microcontroller based embedded systems, real-time systems, supercomputers and personal computers to design and development of the software systems that powers them for managing and controlling their action, provides them artificial intelligence, supports them in decision making and exploring new avenues. Through B.Tech. in Computer Science and Technology, the students are taught to understand, learn and use the different programming languages, networking and telecommunications, digital and analogue electronics, etc. The use of computers has become an integral part of human life – a bare necessity in everyday life and therefore, its importance is inevitable, hence the course of Computer Science Engineering continues to hold its extreme popularity among all the stakeholders –

students, parents and employers. Due to the increasing demand for the course and its importance in the industry sector, a career in Computer Science and Technology is highly lucrative.

3. B.Tech in Computer Science & Information Technology – B.Tech.(CSIT) - 60 seats

Programme Overview

B.Tech in Computer Science & Information Technology – B.Tech.(CSIT) is an undergraduate Information Technology course. Information Technology is a discipline that deals with the use of computers in varied industry and application fields to store, retrieve and transmit information as well as information management. While the degree has a major focus on computers and technology in information dissemination and communication, it differs from traditional B.Tech.(CSE) and B.Tech.(CST) degree in that the students are also expected to study management and information theory. Therefore, while a degree in computer science can be expected to concentrate on the scientific aspects of computing, a degree in information technology can be expected to concentrate on the business and communication applications of computing, although there is more emphasis on these two areas in the e-commerce, e-business and business application perspective of information technology. The duration of the course is four years and the whole syllabus is distributed over eight semesters.

Program Content Outline

This course – B.Tech in Computer Science & Information Technology – B.Tech.(CSIT), offers a promising career to the students. At this juncture of time, it is an undisputed fact that the key field of engineering is IT, and it is growing at a tremendous pace with every passing year. However, there is no denial of the fact that this stream is not devoid of challenges. Surprisingly it has emerged triumphant despite all the odds and challenges in squashing all the problems and has retained its supremacy in the industry.

IT has become a synonym of computers for a common man as this is a study which covers the use of computer systems. However, IT has many more things to offer and is not just confined to the boundaries of the computer system and is used to study the use of varied systems, such as telecommunications. Therefore, the  students choosing this field have to deal with many things like the infrastructure, development, storage, processing, and networking of devices apart from exchanging various forms of electronic data and its security.

The purpose of these B.Tech.(CSIT) courses is to equip students with theoretical knowledge as well as the skill sets that meet the requirements of the IT companies. Whether it is the designing, development or testing of software, all the things are a part of the IT courses. The students planning to pursue this B.Tech.(CSIT) course must realize the fact that this course includes the core concepts of database management systems, Java programming, information security, analysis of the algorithm, computer networking, ERP, E-commerce, cloud computing, software engineering and many other things related to operating systems.

Beneficiaries

What makes IT an amazing choice is the fact that Information Technology has become a favorite choice not only for students but also for their parents, as it opens the roads for studying abroad. Propelled by the challenges of employment, it becomes inevitable for the students to opt for a stream which unfolds myriad career opportunities. Information Technology is one such field in engineering that paves way for a shining future. IT additionally helps in expanding one’s ability and identity. Anyone having qualities like good communication skills, curiosity to come up with new ideas and passion to improve their knowledge in the IT industry can expect the best things in their career.

4. B.Tech. in Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning) - 60 seats

Programme Overview

B.Tech. (Computer Science in & Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning) – B.Tech.(CS-AI&ML) is a recently introduced variant of Computer Science course. B. Tech in CSE (AI&ML) offered by the Department of Computer Science and Engineering provides the budding engineers with a spectacular array of courses dedicated to frontiers in the field of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning (AI&ML) with a foundation of Computer Science & Engg. This 4-year full-time B.Tech. Program in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning rolled out at Trident Academy of Technology under the curriculum of BPUT covering the topics of Data Science, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Data Engineering and Data Science presents exposure to technologies to create applications and solutions for the world that we live in. Artificial Intelligence involves all those things, in which we can make our computers do the job that humans do. The purpose is to imitate natural intelligence to solve complex real world problems. Machine Learning is making a machine learn on its own without being explicitly programmed. It is an application of AI that provides systems the ability to automatically learn and advance from experience.

 

Program Content Outline

This program contains an array of courses which are related to computation like design and analysis of algorithms, computer programming languages, software design, and computer hardware. Data Science is the future of Artificial Intelligence which has grown exponentially in the last few years. This specialization is proposed to enable students to develop smart machines with a cutting-edge combination of AI & Data Science technologies like, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Data Science and Statistics, Big Data Analytics, Computer Vision, Business Intelligence, Deep Learning and Reinforce learning, Robotics, Robotic Process Automation, Natural Language Processing, etc.

 

Beneficiaries

  • With a huge explosion in data and its applications, a career in the field of AI&ML can be very promising as Big Data Engineer, Business Intelligence Developer, Data Scientist, Machine Learning Engineer, Research Scientist, AI Data Analyst, AI Engineer, Robotics Scientist,
  • With a specific job description on AI&ML, students have been recruited by reputed industries like Microsoft, Amazon, Goldman Sachs, Oracle GBU, Cisco, Dell Technologies, Accenture, among
  • The future roles are many with AI&ML as the
  • The graduates of the program can pursue higher education and research at premier national or international universities with a great future in

The academic performance of the Department is very attractive and is at a level of 95% and above for the last few years. Like academic performance, the Department has achieved a lot in placement. During the last three years, the overall placement percentage is around 80%.

To be comfortable with Cutting-Edge technologies and to meet industry standards, the Department has floated 3 unique student clubs under the guidance of competent faculty members. These clubs are able to attract studentsfrom other colleges also, because it provides a platform to “learn through fun”.

The Departmental student clubs are as below

Name of the Club              Faculty In-Charge(s)
Mobility Club Mr. Biswa Ranjan Nayak & Mr. Aditya Narayan Das
Data Analytics Club Mrs. Subhra Swetanisha
Programming Club Mr. Rahul Ranjan, Mr. Sudansu Ranjan Lenka