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Information science is an interdisciplinary field primarily concerned with the analysis, collection, classification, manipulation, storage, retrieval, movement, dissemination, and protection of information. Information science is one of the important branches of PESCE, Mandya. The Department of Information science and Engineering takes pride in producing quality engineers over the past 19 years. The credit for all the flowery results goes to the highly motivating staff, from which all students draw inspiration.

The Department was started in the year 2000. The present intake of the undergraduate program is 60. The strength of an IS major lies in his/her ability to apply the knowledge of information systems and technology to help organizations compete more successfully in the marketplace or to streamline current operations. The focus of the department is to provide students with in-depth knowledge in the field of computer and information technology through the following two academic programs. This undergraduate curriculum emphasizes on theoretical and practical aspects of information science. The curriculum is designed to meet industry standard and cope with the fast changing technology. Extension lectures and industrial visits are organized frequently to provide an overview on recent and current trends of information technology. Apart from curriculum, the students are encouraged to participate in research projects, technical events, cultural activities and sports. The department has a strong coverage of alumni network to support curriculum development and career guidance for ongoing student batches. Our department faculty remains a constant source of inspiration to students in order to achieve outstanding results and excellent placement records.


Dr. M L Anitha M.Sc(Tech.), Ph.D
Professor and Head
Dept. of Information Science & Engg
PESCE, Mandya.

The department has well equipped classrooms and computer laboratories with high-end systems. The department Computer centre has a good collection of hardware / software and provides the needed infrastructure for teaching and research. The laboratory facilities and the Internet access are available round the clock to the staff and students of the college. Research centre is a major credential to our department. We are proud to produce the first Ph.D student in our college. The department is Wi-Fi enabled, which is a unique feature. Faculty members of the department are involved in research activities in different fields such as Medical Image Processing, Pattern Recognition, and Web Mining etc. The department is equipped with all the required infrastructure, laboratories, class rooms, departmental library. The department is using Outcome-based education (OBE), which is a recurring education reform model, to produce quality engineers. The department is affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU).

The department has achieved good Placement, conducted International /National Conferences and other sponsored short-term courses, National seminars and symposia. Students from the department are recruited by top IT companies. The presence of our alumni at various organizations and reputed universities across the globe has helped our graduates to plan their future endeavors.

Academic programs offered:

UG Program:

Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) in Information Science and Engineering (IS&E) with approved intake of 60 students and a lateral entry of 10% from 2nd year.