About the Department

The Department of Computer Science & Information Technology (CSIT) is located beside the newly constructed administrative building of Cotton University. It started as a computer center under the erstwhile Cotton College on the 30th of July 2003, with funding from The North Eastern Council, Shillong. In 2004, this Centre was upgraded to a full-fledged department. In 2006, B.Sc. (Major) course in Computer Science were introduced. In the year 2007, the department also introduced the BCA course. Currently, the department offers B.Sc. and BCA at the UG level, and MCA at the PG level. It also offers Ph.D. course in Computer Science & IT. Boasting a dynamic team of dedicated faculty members and research scholars, the department envisages to stand at the forefront of pioneering research into cutting-edge fields like Artificial Intelligence, Information Security and Networking. The Department is currently running three major research projects with funding from MeitY, DST (SERB) and NECTAR, which underscores the department's commitment to pushing the boundaries of knowledge. The department's achievements are reflected by multiple publications in highly reputed journals, outstanding placement of students in various organizations and ability to secure funding from various government bodies.