In 2002, after a gap of about 12 years, VIIT was the best private engineering college to have started CSE Department, in the Andhra Pradesh State with an intake of 60 students. The current intake is 240. The department offers two PG programmes, M.Tech(CSE) and M.Tech(SE), with an intake of 18 each. The department has well-qualified faculty and non-teaching staff and well- equipped laboratories to impart training to the students.
The pass percentage of the students has been consistently high (over 85%) in all the years. The college bagged University First Ranks in the years 2004 and 2008. Students are also imparted training on various value-added courses like NETGSE, IBM etc., Every year around 10 to 12 of our students are able to get admissions into M.Tech / M.S. program of various IITs/IISc., and in universities abroad. Alumni of the department are working in various organisations, viz., TCS, WIPRO,GAMMON India Ltd,. Faculty and staff are encouraged to improve their qualifications. Two faculty have completed their Ph.Ds after joining the college, and 3 more are about to submit their theses. The faculty members are are also working on both internally & externally-funded R&D projects and have published their research in various journals and conferences. All the faculty of the department are actively involved in consultancy projects, and the department has so far executed consultancy jobs to the tune of Rs. 15 Lacs .
Students of the department have brought laurels by winning prizes in various curricular, co-curricular and extra-curricular activities. The Placement record of the department is very good and students have secured jobs in the best MNC companies of India. The department conducts regularly seminars/ workshops/ symposia which provide an opportunity to the faculty and students to update their knowledge base. The department has successful collaborations with various organizations.