M.Sc [Computer Science]

The M.Sc. Computer Science program at M.G.R. College offers a comprehensive overview of advanced concepts and applications in computer science. Established with the aim of providing high-quality education and research opportunities, the program equips students with the latest tools and technologies in the field. With a team of experienced faculty members and state-of-the-art facilities, the department focuses on fostering analytical thinking, problem-solving skills, and practical knowledge.

Students delve into areas such as database management, data analytics, software engineering, and more, preparing them for diverse career opportunities in the rapidly evolving technology industry. Through hands-on projects, seminars, and industry collaborations, the program ensures that graduates are well-equipped to meet the demands of the modern computing landscape.


The Department of Computer Science, established in 1988 under the affiliation of the University of Madras, has been dedicated to producing highly qualified science graduates for our society. In 1997, we expanded our offerings to include a PG Programme, and in 2008 and we were recognized as a research center by Periyar University for M.Phil programs.

Our department boasts a team of 19 qualified and experienced faculty members with diverse specializations, including approved M.Phil research supervisors. Their research articles are regularly published in esteemed national and international journals.

We prioritize not only subject proficiency but also human ethics, citizenship responsibilities, and social behavior in our students’ education. With over 1000 students, we take pride in their achievements, with many securing university ranks and placements in reputed IT industries like TCS, Infosys, and WIPRO.

Our departmental association, “CSNET.COM”, organizes seminars, guest lectures, and symposiums like EXPO to hone students’ technical and non-technical skills. We also celebrate national and traditional festivals to foster national integrity.

Moreover, our students actively engage in NSS activities, contributing to their development as responsible citizens. Many have excelled in state and university-level sports events, winning numerous accolades.

Program Learning Outcomes

By the end of the program, students are expected to demonstrate proficiency in advanced topics such as artificial intelligence, data analytics, software engineering, and more. They will be able to apply theoretical knowledge to solve complex problems, develop innovative solutions using scientific methods, and effectively communicate their ideas.

Additionally, graduates will have the ability to adapt to emerging technologies, work collaboratively in team environments, and pursue further research or professional opportunities in the field of computer science. Through a combination of coursework, projects, and practical experience, the program ensures that students are well-prepared for successful careers in the ever-evolving technology industry.

Career Opportunities

After completing a M.Sc. in Computer Science, graduates have a wide array of career opportunities across various industries. Some common career paths include:

  1. Software Developer/Engineer:

Designing, developing, and maintaining software applications and systems for businesses, organizations, or software companies.

  1. Web Developer:

Creating and maintaining websites and web applications using programming languages and web development frameworks.

  1. Data Analyst/Database Administrator:

Analyzing data to extract insights and make data-driven decisions or managing and maintaining databases for organizations.

  1. Network Administrator:

Managing and maintaining computer networks within organizations, ensuring network security and efficient operation.

  1. Systems Analyst:

Analyzing business requirements and designing information systems to meet organizational needs.

  1. IT Support Specialist:

Providing technical assistance and support to users within an organization, troubleshooting hardware and software issues.

  1. Cybersecurity Analyst:

Protecting computer systems and networks from cyber threats, implementing security measures, and conducting security audits.

  1. Software Quality Assurance Engineer:

Testing software applications to ensure they meet quality standards and functional requirements.

  1. Mobile App Developer:

Designing and developing applications for mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets.

  1. Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning Engineer:

Developing algorithms and systems that enable computers to perform tasks that typically require human intelligence, such as speech recognition or image classification.

These are few examples, and the field of computer science offers a wide range of career paths with opportunities for specialization and advancement. Graduates can also pursue further education, such as master’s degrees or certifications, to enhance their career prospects in specific areas of interest.

Research and Development

Research and development are essential components of our academic curriculum. We strive to foster a vibrant research culture within the college by promoting exploration in emerging and challenging scientific domains. Students are encouraged to engage in research projects focusing on cutting-edge areas of science. The institute provides full support to students, faculty, and staff to facilitate their research and development endeavors.

Additionally, we actively encourage participation in National and International Conferences and training programs organized by esteemed institutes, providing opportunities for students and faculty members to enhance their knowledge and network within the scientific community.

Achievements of the Department

1. Faculty Excellence:
The department boasts an energetic, dedicated, and experienced faculty team, ensuring high-quality education and guidance.

2. Academic Enrichment:
The “csnet.com” association arranges multiple seminars and symposiums, enriching the technical expertise of both students and staff.

3. National-Level Symposiums:
The association successfully conducts national-level symposiums, providing students with valuable exposure to the latest developments in their field.

4. Academic Achievements:
The department consistently produces medalists and rank holders at Periyar University, showcasing its commitment to academic excellence.

5. Career Readiness:
Specialized training for campus interviews is provided, supplementing the efforts of the placement cell to prepare students for successful career placements.

6. Corporate Placements: Many students have secured positions in top multinational software companies like IBM, Infosys, WIPRO, TCS, and more, reflecting the department’s strong industry connections and student employability.

7. Sporting Success:
Students actively participate and excel in various state and university-level sports meets, highlighting the department’s holistic approach to student development.

Achievements of the Students

  • Jeevitha- Periyar University 4th Rank in the year of 2019
  • Pavithra – Periyar University 2nd Rank in the year of 2015
  • Sowmya – GOLD MEDAL in the year 2005
  • Won overall championship in the technical events conducted by
    • Arignar Anna College, Krishnagiri, in the year 2022
    • Periyar university, Salem in the year 2021
    • Donbosco College, Yelagiri in the year 2016
    • Adhiyamaan College of Engineering in the year 2011
    • Scared Hearts College, Tirupathur in the year 2011
  • Regularly took part in symposiums organized by various colleges.

Why choose Computer Science @ M.G.R College?

1. Top Infrastructure with all necessary equipments

2. M.G.R College provides high-quality education in Computer Science, ensuring that students receive a strong foundation in both theoretical knowledge and practical skills.

3. Well Educated, Experienced & Supportive Faculties

4. Proven academic excellence in the department

5. Ensures placement and offers training opportunities.

6. Centralized Library with Adequate books

7. Alongside academic excellence, the college emphasizes holistic development, encouraging students to participate in extracurricular activities, sports, and community service initiatives.

8. Practical Focus in Curriculum

9. Active Faculty Engagement

10. Research programs 

11. Students have the chance to network with peers, alumni, and industry professionals through seminars, workshops, and guest lectures organized by the college.

12. Eminent Guest Lectures

13. All in One Campus (Food Court, Indoor & Outdoor Games)

14. Separate Hostel Facilities for Male and Female Students



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