The B.Tech. programme in Computer Science and Engineering is perhaps the most popular programme in the N.I.T Tiruchirapalli campus with an average intake of 70 students per year. The Computer Science and Engineering Department spares no effort in imparting High Quality Education to its highly Motivated students. The B.E. programme innovatively designed to cater to the Global demands offers a balanced coverage of hardware, software with emphasis on various aspects of Software including programming.

The programme includes elective courses covering thrust areas such as Distributed Computing, Parallel Architecture, High-Speed Networks and Multimedia Systems. The programme is supported by the infrastructure facilities available in the Octagon, this centre is connected to the Internet via 2Mbps leased line from Software Technology Park of India (STPi).

The B.Tech. programme enjoys an enviable placement of almost 100% year after year. About 15% of the students pursue higher studies, mostly in the U.S with scholarship and even with fellowship. The Computers Today included the department among the 12 best schools in Computer Science, for the B.Tech. Programme in India.


  • Started with 30 seats in 1982
  • Intake increased to 40 in 1990
  • Intake increased to 66 in 1998
  • Intake increased to 76 in 2009
  • Intake increased to 92 in 2010
  • Intake increased to 115 in 2019
  • Accredited by NBA-AICTE in 1997 for 5 years
  • Accredited by NBA-AICTE in 2005 for 3 years