PDA College of Engineering, Kalaburagi

ESTD: 1958

An Autonomous


Forseeing the scope in the growth of Information Technology, Computer Science and Engineering department was established to offer Undergraduate Programme in Computer Science and Engineering way back in 1984. Initially, department started with an intake of 40 students. The first head of the department was Prof. P.R. Ainapur (1984-2002). This department achieved phenomenal growth under the able administration of Heads of the Department, Prof.P.R. Ainapur (1984-2002), Dr. Basawraj Amarapur(2002-2004), Dr.Rekha Patil(2004-2015) and now, Dr.Suvarna Nandyal. ...

To keep pace with technological trends in the IT sector, department is offering Graduate course (BE), two Post Graduate Programmes (M.Tech), namely, Computer Science & Engineering and Computer Network & Engineering and a Research Centre. In the year 2013, Research Centre was sanctioned by VTU Belgaum to boost research activities in the field of Computer Science and Engineering.

Department has highly qualified and experienced faculty with specializations in Image Processing , Computer Networking , Mobile computing and Data Analytics etc. Department has state of the art computing facilities to cater to the needs of students. To name a few computing facilities - Wi-Fi network, Data Servers, over 150 desktops, laptops interconnected via fiber optic network to share the computing resources. Department follows software ethics strictly. All the systems are installed with licensed software like Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8, Linux, Dot Net, Java, C/C++, Oracle, QUALNET Network Simulator and other system and application software.

Department got accreditation by NBA twice during 2004 and 2008 each time for 3 years. Now, department is applying for the third time for Tier-II NBA accreditation (under Washington accord).

The department has signed an MOU with Infosys Campus Connect Programme to prepare students with current trends in IT Sector. 
Many Alumni of this department are performing as entrepreneurs in India and abroad as well. Many others are well positioned and working in government and private sectors.


Vision and Mission

Vission of the Department

To evolve as centre of excellence in field of education and research in computer science and engineering, mould professionals catering to the needs of society at national and international level.

Mission of the Department

To emphasize on research in cutting edge technology to meet the ever-changing industry requirements.
To inculcate professional behavior with ethical values and leadership abilities.
To develop partnership with industry and alumni.
To impart fundamental knowledge in computer science and engineering and deliver high quality professional education.



Academic Programmes, Eligibility and Objectives


Academic Programmes

 M.Tech (Computer Networks)

Programmes Offered

 M.Tech (Computer Networks)





Lesson Plan


Head of the Department

Prof. Dr. Suvarna Nandyal has completed BE and M.Tech from PDA College of Engg. Gulbarga and completed Ph.D. from JNT University, Hyderabad. She has taken charge of HOD computer science and engg. department from 1 may 2015. Her area of research is Digital Image Processing. She has published more than 25 research papers in International and National Journals. She has attended many national and international conferences. She has presented a paper at International conference on Digital Image Processing at Singapore. She has worked as P.G. Coordinator. She has organized workshops on Digital Image Processing and Cloud Computing.


Faculty Details



 More than 15 research scholars have registered and actively doing research under computer networking descipline. Published many research papers in Inernational Journals and presented research papers in conferences.


Infrastructure and Facilities

 Well qualified and experienced staff and state-of-art computing facilities, network simulator housed in air conditioned lab. are the main assets of this course.



Events conducted

 Conducted Workshop of Cloud computing.


Grants received

 TEQIP Phase -II.


Board of Studies (BOS) Members

  • Dr. Suvarna Nandyal (Chairman)
  • Dr. Rekha Patil (Member)
  • Prof. Jyothi Patil (Member)
  • Dr. Sujatha Terdal (Member)
  • Prof. Shridevi Soma (Member)
  • Dr. Jayashree Agarkhed (Member)
  • Prof. Chandrakanth Biradar (Member)
  • Sri. Amarnath Bhadrashetty (industry) (Member)
  • Prof. Suvarna Kanakareddy (CSE, BVB CE, Hubli) (Academic Member)
  • Prof. KrishnaMohan (IIT, Hyderabad) (Member)
  • Infosys Representative (Member)


Contact Department
Course Coordinator: Dr. Jayashree Agarkhed



News and Events

  • Conducted Workshop of Cloud computing.
  • Workshop on Qualnet