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Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology


Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, named after the late Prime Minister Sri Rajiv Gandhi, run by the Government of Kerala, started functioning in 1991.


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Department of Computer Science & Engineering

Head Of The Department: Prof. KAVITHA N

Established in 1999

The department has been actively collaborating in research with leading industries and academia to address global challenges and to develop smarter technology. This partnerships with pioneers have helped to evolve innovative solutions of high impact in the society.

The dedicated and experienced faculty members of the department are trained from the premier institutes in the country like IITs and IISc and are experts in their chosen areas .A balanced blend of senior visionaries and young vibrant faculties provide a dynamic and proactive environment in the department .The department is keen about keeping updated about the growing demands and the changing trends of the industry and research arena. So seminars and workshops are organized periodically for faculty and students to impart an awareness on emerging trends. The invited lectures delivered by faculties from premier institutions and industries under visiting faculty schemes and Industry Institute Interaction programmes helps to strengthen the basic concepts and widen the horizon of knowledge.

The computing facility of the Department consists of a state-of-the-art network of computers spread over 6 separate labs and SDPK (Skill Delivery Platform) running with servers for research and learning purposes. The various labs are Operating System lab, Data base Management lab, Hardware lab, Networking lab, Advanced Computing and Analytics lab. The department has a team of qualified and committed technical staff who manages these facilities efficiently.

The UG programme of the department was accredited by NBA in 2007-2010, 2015-2018 and currently for the period 2019-2021. The practices recommended by outcome-based education (OBE) are followed in the department and are periodically reviewed by class committee, class PTA, department advisory board and Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC).The fact that the department has been accredited by NBA for nine years provides confidence and assurance on the quality of academic standards maintained by the dept to various stakeholders including students.

HOD's Desk

“The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at RIT Kottayam was established in 1999. The Department is full-fledged with well laboratory facilities and department library to train the students to meet the current needs of the fast changing industrial scenario. The pass percentage is more than 85% in every year. More than 90% of the eligible candidates are placed at various multinational firms in every year. Also the department has secured university ranks in the years 2003, 2005, 2009 2011 and 2017. Currently the Department has 15 faculty members, 10 technical staff, 266 undergraduate students and 36 post graduate students.


Head Of The Department


To offer a solid foundation in computing and technology for crafting competent professionals.

To promote the innovative and entrepreneurial skills of students by exposing them to the forefront of the developments in the field of computing.

To inculcate strong ethical values in the young minds to work with commitment for the progress of the nation.


To be a centre of excellence for nurturing the young minds to become innovative computing professionals for the empowerment of the society.