The Department of Computer Science was established in the year 1984. The Department offers B.Sc. Program, an inter-disciplinary course having Computer Science taught with Physics and Mathematics. The department has a spacious laboratory with more than thirty-five computers connected in a LAN, working fully on Linux based open source software. The Department also maintains a well-stocked library of Computer Science books which supplements the wide range of books available in the main library of the College on the subject.
Keeping in sight the evolving role of Data Scientists and industry-recommended learning path, this year the department has started an add-on course titled 'Data Science and Analytics' to hone student skills in Statistics, Data Science, Big Data and R Programming. The department has been running another add-on course on Operations Research titled -Operations Research: 'Optimization for Better Decisions' since 2006.
Teachers make effectual use of ICT for effective teaching and learning. The department follows a recipe of one student one machine for hands-on training so as to enhance programming and debugging skills of the students. Needy students are issued a laptop for practice at home. Use of social media is encouraged for efficient communication among students and faculty. Class tests and presentations are held. Project based assignments are given to the students. Group discussions and presentations are organized on latest IT technologies. Informal remedial sessions are offered to weaker students as and when required by them.
To enrich the learning experience of students, the department organizes several events throughout the year. Talks, workshops, trainings and seminars on upcoming technologies are organized from time to time. The following speakers have visited the department in the past:
Academic performance of B.Sc. (Physical Science) students in Odd Semester 2017-18.
The faculty has active involvement in University of Delhi Innovation scheme, and has successfully completed two innovation projects titled - Mobile! MyLab Anytime, Anywhere and Reward Network as a Form of Experiential Marketing under the same scheme. Ms Anuradha Khattar participated in an e-Yantra Robotics Competition for teachers organized by IIT Mumbai and got the 4th position.
Our students are able to compete successfully at various entrance exams for post graduation so most pursue higher studies after graduation. The department can boast of a large number of alumnae working wonders in technology and management. Our distinguished alumnae include: