About Department


  • Empowering Industry through Comprehensive Software Engineering Services to Achieve Excellence.


  • M1: to produce industry-ready software engineering graduate with a blend of technical expertise and ethical responsibility
  • M2:To provide software engineering students with the utmost quality in developing technical, social, innovative, and entrepreneurial skills
  • M3:to drive technological innovation and shape the future of software engineering

 Dr. Leena A Deshpande

Head, Computer Engineering (Software Engineering)

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About the Department

Studying software engineering is a rewarding and essential choice in today's digital age. A 4-year computer engineering degree with a specialization in software engineering equips graduates with a unique blend of hardware and software knowledge, preparing them for successful careers in the dynamic and ever-evolving world of technology. The course offers a comprehensive education that combines foundational computer engineering knowledge with in-depth expertise in software development. The specialized skills and industry exposure acquired during the course set the stage for a fulfilling and rewarding professional journey. It play a crucial role in designing, developing, testing, and maintaining software applications and systems across various industries. The course provides a solid grounding in fundamental computer engineering concepts, including computer hardware, digital logic, microprocessors, operating systems, and networking. This foundational knowledge is crucial for understanding the hardware-software interaction. Key point and benefits of the course but not limited to this only):

Real-World Projects: Many programs include hands-on projects and internships, allowing students to gain practical experience and work on real-world software development challenges. These experiences prepare students for the demands of the industry.

Industry-Relevant Curriculum: The curriculum is designed to align with industry standards and best practices in software engineering. Students learn the latest tools, technologies, and methodologies used in the software development industry.

Versatility in Career Options: Graduates can pursue various career paths, including software developer, software engineer, application developer, systems analyst, software tester, and more. The specialization opens doors to a wide range of software-related roles.

Adapting to Technological Advancements: The field of software engineering is constantly evolving. By specializing in this area, students stay up-to-date with the latest advancements and emerging technologies in the software industry.

Problem-Solving Skills: Software engineering requires analytical and problem-solving abilities. Students develop these skills through projects, coding challenges, and coursework, making them valuable assets in any technical profession.

Collaboration and Teamwork: Software development often involves working in teams. The course encourages collaboration, allowing students to enhance their teamwork and communication skills, essential in a professional setting.

Entrepreneurial Opportunities: With software development skills and the right ideas, graduates have the potential to start their own software companies or develop innovative software products.

Global Demand: The demand for skilled software engineers remains strong worldwide. Graduates with software engineering specialization can explore job opportunities in various countries.

The Department offers a prestigious undergraduate program with a capacity to accommodate 60 students. Our faculty members are highly skilled, accomplished, and deeply passionate about their work. With expertise in the field of Computer Engineering (Software Engineering), they are committed to nurturing students' potential. At VIIT, we take pride in being a premier institution, providing a distinctive learning experience under the guidance of exceptional mentors. Our goal is to equip students with a world-class education that prepares them to excel in their future careers.