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Computer Science Empowers Students to Create the World of Tomorrow” – Satya Nadella

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering was established in the year 2002 and since its inception, the department has progressed with a vision and a strong commitment in developing competent Engineers with uncompromising standards of excellence in training, both through class room sessions and hands on sessions. The Department is equipped with competent and dedicated faculty members who are expertise in the current technologies. The department strives for uplifting the skill of the students to bring out innovative ideas from them with professionalism and ethical values. The department offers BTech (accredited by NBA), MTech and PhD programmes. The department is a recognized research centre of APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University, Thiruvananthapuram. The department has been maintaining an active interaction with the professional bodies like Computer Society of India and IEEE CS.

To evolve as a school of computing with globally reputed centres of excellence and serve the changing needs of the industry and society.

  • The department is committed in bringing out career oriented graduates who are industry ready through innovative practices of teaching and learning process
  • To nurture professional approach, leadership qualities and moral values to the graduates by organizing various programs periodically
  • To acquire self-sustainability and serve the society through research and consultancy
  • PEO1: The graduates will have a successful career in industries associated with Computer Science and Engineering or as entrepreneurs.
  • PEO2: The graduates will have the ability and attitude to adapt to emerging technological changes.
  • PEO3: The graduates will be able to pursue higher education and research.

After Successful Completion of the programme, the graduates will be able to
PSO 1: Analyze, design and develop computing solutions by applying foundational concepts of Computer Science and Engineering.
PSO 2: Apply software engineering principles and practices for developing quality software for scientific and business applications.
PSO 3: Adapt to emerging Information and Communication Technologies by providing innovative ideas and solutions to novel problems.

PO1: An ability to independently carry out research/investigation and development work in engineering and allied streams

PO2: An ability to communicate effectively, write and present technical reports on complex engineering activities by interacting with the engineering fraternity and with society at large.

PO3: An ability to demonstrate a degree of mastery over the area as per the specialization of the program. The mastery should be at a level higher than the requirements in the appropriate bachelor program

PO4: An ability to apply stream knowledge to design or develop solutions for real world problems by following the standards

PO5: An ability to identify, select and apply appropriate techniques, resources and state-of-the-art tool to model, analyse and solve practical engineering problems.

PO6: An ability to engage in life-long learning for the design and development related to the stream related problems taking into consideration sustainability, societal, ethical and environmental aspects

PO7: An ability to develop cognitive load management skills related to project management and finance which focus on Entrepreneurship and Industry relevance.

After Successful Completion of the programme, the graduates will be able to;

PSO1: Conduct research and development in computer science independently, demonstrating innovative thinking and problem-solving skills.

PSO2: Develop well-structured technical reports and presentations to effectively communicate concepts and research findings.

PSO3: Demonstrate the ability to critically analyze existing research in the field of computer science, identify gaps, and propose novel solutions, contributing to the advancement of knowledge.

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B.Tech. Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)

An Engineering program which seamlessly articulates the concepts from basic science to technology with relevant practice through lab and projects for building the problem solving skills, keeping industry requirements in place. Students will develop competence in areas like Programming, Database Management Systems, Networks and Security, Operating Systems, Cloud Computing etc. To enable the students to keep pace with changing technological advances, the university has industrial tie-ups with Oracle and SAP. Studying these courses as a part of the curriculum would provide a WILD CARD entry to industry.

M.Tech. (Computer Science and Engineering)

Learners are matured in a specific area of specialization by extending their prior knowhow through meticulous set of advanced courses with a dissertation to showcase their research potential. The focus for thesis is to solve an industry centric problem.

Ph.D. (Computer Science and Engineering)

The Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering is a research degree which culminates in a unique dissertation that demonstrates original and creative research. The program has been designed to help the research scholars to gain an in-depth understanding of a specialized subject related to computer science. This would allow them to predict developments and make contributions in area of expertise. The research scholars pursuing the are provided with an environment and facilities that help to develop analytic and research skills to define the research problems, to study advanced knowledge base to discover innovative solutions available till date. They are also provided with opportunities to practice consultation so as to facilitate innovative change in organizations, communities, and society.



NPTEL is the largest repository of online courses in Engineering, Science & Humanities from India’s best Institutes. Students can experience class room like learning from the experts. SJCET Palai is now a Local Chapter of NPTEL. The students of SJCET can access all the courses of NPTEL even without an Internet connection. More than 350 + courses on Engineering, Science & Technology is available locally at SJCET Palai Server. The students can apply for scholarships provided by companies like Aricent. The students who pass the examination are also eligible for a certificate from reputed IIT’s.

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Learning Management System (LMS) is designed to complement classroom instruction and engage students in online activities , assignments and discussions, examinations, wikies that allow for deeper participation inside and outside the classroom.

LMS 2.0
LMS 1.0


SJCET Palai is the resource center for promoting Spoken Tutorial Project – IIT Bombay, an initiative of National Mission through ICT, MHRD, Govt. of India. The Spoken Tutorial Project is the initiative of the ‘Talk to a Teacher’ activity of the NMEICT. SJCET Palai SPOKEN TUTORIAL REMOTE CENTER will be conducting workshops on Linux, Scilab, PHP & MySQL, Python, Java, C/C++, OpenFOAM, Blender, K-Turtle, Oscad, GIMP etc. Department of Computer Science & Engineering coordinating this in the college.

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Software Development Center in SJCET has started in 2016 as a part of ‘Make in SJCET’ movement. SDC flourishes under the auspices of the Computer Science Engineering department of St. Joseph’s College of Engineering and Technology, Palai as a part of ‘Make in SJCET’ movement. It addresses not only the technology developing needs of the host college but also provides technical assistance and technology development for external clients as well.

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Google Cloud Career Readiness Program

SJCET Palai announces participation in the Google Cloud career readiness program. The Google Cloud career readiness program enables students of all backgrounds the ability to prepare for cloud careers by building deep expertise through industry-recognized training, skill badges, and certifications.


Red Hat Academy turns academic institutions into centers for enterprise-ready talent by outfitting them with Red Hat Training. This comes in the form of hands-on instruction, curriculum, labs, performance-based testing, and instructor support.

SJCET Palai is a GitHub Campus

Get ready to explore the world’s leading software development platform! Being one of the ten official GitHub Campus program partner Colleges in Kerala, SJCET has strengthened its high-tech programming curriculum. Our partnership with GitHub now enables the students to get free access to the GitHub Student Developer Pack. This streamlines the move from theoretical into practical skills, as well as gives real-world tools needed in the tech trade.

UiPath Academic Alliance

Collaboration with UiPath, a leading Robotic Process Automation vendor. This Collaboration empowers students with automation skills on campus through specially designed Robotic Process Automation (RPA) curricula, the UiPath software platform, supporting forums, and collaboration tools.

Collaboration with Oracle Academy

Oracle Academy provides educational institutions with the resources they need to help educators develop core computing knowledge and skills aligned to industry standards and for using current technologies—so they can teach students the skills they need to succeed. The program offers institutions and educators access to a wide range of teaching and educational resources, including curriculum, classroom learning resources, software, cloud technology, practice environments, and much more.



Computer Society of India is the first and largest body of computer professionals in India. It was started on 6 March 1965 by a few computer professionals and has now grown to be the national body representing computer professionals. It has 72 chapters across India, 511 student branches, and 100,000 members


The IEEE Computer Society is a professional society of IEEE. Its purpose and scope is to advance the theory, practice, and application of computer and information processing science and technology and the professional standing of its members. The CS is the largest of 38 technical societies organized under the IEEE Technical Activities Board.


The Computer Science & Engineering Association (CSEA) of St. Josephs College of Engineering & Technology was established in the year 2004. All teaching and non teaching staff as well as students of Computer Science Department are members of the CSEA by default.



Department Advisory Committee (DAC)

Sl NoName & DesignationRole
1Dr. Joby P P, HoD - CSEChairman
2Dr. Praseetha V M, Programme CoordinatorMember Secretary
3Management RepresentativeMember
4Prof. Smitha Jacob, Senior Faculty, CSEMember
5Prof. Kishore Sebastian,
Senior Faculty,CSE
6Prof. Sarju S, Senior Faculty, CSE & Professional Society Representative Member
7Prof. Ashly Thomas, Senior Faculty, CSEMember
8Mr. Sachin Jose, Training Placement OfficerMember
9Ms. Rosin C Jacob, Parent representativeMember
10Mr. Felix Joby, Student representativeMember
11Mr. Anil Kuriakose, Industry representativeMember
12Mr. Mridul George, Industry representativeMember
13Dr. Joby George, Professor CSE, MACE - Academic ExpertMember
14Dr. Bejoy Abraham, Deputy Director - KTU - Academic ExpertMember
15Ms. Haripriya, Alumni representativeMember
16Mr. Thomas John, Senior Lab InstructorMember
17Principal Permanent Invitee

Department Quality Assurance Cell(DQAC)

Sl NoName & DesignationRole
1Dr. Joby P P, Professor & HeadChairman
2Prof. Sarju SCoordinator
3Prof. Smitha JacobMember
4Prof. Divya SunnyMember
5Prof. Meeren ThomasMember
6Prof. Bino ThomasMember
7Mr. Ciril SebastianMember

Stream Coordinators

S.NoCategory of Program Core CoursesStream CoordinatorMembers
1Programming, Analysis of Algorithms and Graphics (PAG)Prof. Smitha Jacob1. Dr. Praseetha V M  
2. Prof. Sarju S
3. Prof. Subini Therese Babu
4. Prof. Thushara Sukumar
2Computer Hardware/Architecture and System Design (CHSD) Prof. Divya Sunny1. Prof. Mereen Thomas
2. Prof. Jikku Thomas
3. Prof. Vimal Babu
4. Prof. Gayathri R Krishna
3Database & Machine Intelligence (DMI)Prof. Sarju1. Prof. Angitha George
2. Prof. Syamamol
3. Prof. Dona Mary Cherian
4. Prof. Dyni Thomas
4Network & Security (NAS)Prof. Kishore Sebastian1. Prof. Bino Thomas
2. Prof. Ashly Thomas
3. Prof. Jibin Philip
4. Prof. Athirasree Das
5Project Work and Seminar (PWS)Dr. Praseetha V M1. Prof. Ashly Thomas
2. Prof. Maria Yesudas
3. Prof. Anju B


Ph.D in Computer Science and Engineering

The college is Research Centre of APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University (KTU). Candidates qualifying the KTU’s Entrance procedure can join for Ph.D under the approved guide in the college

Research Scholars

Sl NoName of the Research ScholarTopic of ResearchRegistration No
1Ms. Suma ROccluded Face RecognitionD-SJC18JUL002
2Ms. Alphonsa JohnyEfficient Big data Processing TechniqueD-SJC18JUL001
3Mr. Akhil SekharanSecurity Challenges in Data SharingD-SJC20JAN005

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