Mahatma Gandhi University established School of Computer Sciences in the year 1990 with an objective to impart higher education and research in the field of Computer Science and thereby to meet the increasing demand for high quality, well trained computer professional in the country. The first programme offered by the School, MSc in Computer Science was started in the year 1993 under the leadership of Prof.(Dr.) K.N. Ramachandran Nair, the founder director of the School.
The School enjoys considerable repute as a centre of learning, a reputation matched by a stimulating physical and intellectual atmosphere. Over the last three decades, the School has gained reputation as an advanced centre of post graduate learning and research in frontier areas of Computer Science. The postgraduate programmes of the School focus on the strengthening of the students’ knowledge in almost all areas of Computer Science and on exposing them to the issues involved in the development of computer systems. This level of advanced education is in great demand in most industrial/academic/research organizations. The School also strives to inculcate a sound value system among students as part of the day to day teaching/learning process.
Currently the School offers a second level M.Sc programme and Doctoral programme in Computer Science. The school also has offered M.Tech in Computer Science and Technology (2012 – 2017) and MPhil in Computer Science(2015-2019). Additionally, School offers value-added courses focused on various scientific and computational tools and encourages blended learning using e-learning resources. The up-to-date curriculum and high standard of teaching matched with the school’s state-of-the-art infrastructure and computational facilities provide an intellectually stimulating atmosphere for the holistic development of students. Since 2012, international students are being admitted to the programmes offered by the school.
To emerge as a centre of excellence in knowledge generation and dissemination for moulding technically competent and socially committed computer scientists/professionals for nation building.