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Departmental Profile

The Department which started functioning in July 1997 offers a five-year integrated course leading to the Degree of M.Sc. in Computer Science. The department also offers a two year M. Sc. (Computer Science) course and Ph.D. Programme.

Courses Offered

Courses Offered Duration Number of Seats Time Table Syllabus
M.Sc., Integrated (by course work) * Ten Semesters 70 Time Table Syllabus
M.Sc. (by course work) * Four Semesters 10 Time Table Syllabus
Ph. D. (by course & research work)

* Provision also exists for lateral exit after six semesters with a B. Sc. Degree in Computer Science.


Name & Qualification Designation Area of Specialization Contact & Email ID
K. Hemachandran, Ph.D. Professor Image Processing
Bipul Shyam Purkayastha, Ph.D. Professor (HOD) Computational Linear Algebra, Natural Language Processing
Pankaj Kumar Deva Sharma, M.Tech. Associate Professor Data Mining, ANN, Parallel & Distributed Computing
Mrs. Shahin Ara Begum, Ph.D. Associate Professor Soft Computing Techniques, Data Mining, Pattern Recognition
Mrs. Sunita Sarkar, M.Tech. Assistant Professor RDBMS, Object-oriented Programming, Data Mining
Arindam Roy, M.E. Assistant Professor Algorithms, OS, Object Oriented Programming, TOC
Rakesh Kumar, M.Tech. Assistant Professor Neural Network
Mrs. Indrani Das, M.Tech. Assistant Professor Algorithms, Programming Languages
Prodipto Das, Ph.D Assistant Professor Mobile Communication and Computing
Saptarshi Paul, M.Tech Assistant Professor Security Computer N/W's & S/W's Engineering
Bhagwan Sahay Meena, M.Tech Assistant Professor Wireless Communication in Information Technology
Purnendu Das, M.Sc. Assistant Professor Numerical Analysis, Image Processing
Bishwa Ranjan Roy Assistant Professor

Head of the Department

Dr. Bipul Shyam Purkayastha

 (03842)270825 (O)


The placement pattern of the passed out students has been encouraging. Alumni of the department of Computer Science of Assam University are now to be found in organisations like IBM, TCS, Infosys, ORACLE, HCL, Cognizant and many others including educational and research institutions in India and abroad.