The Department of Computer Science and Automation (CSA) was established in 1969 as “School of Automation”. It initially began as a Centre and later acquired the status of a Department. Ever since its inception, the department has been a pioneering academic centre for higher education, research, and innovation in key areas of computer science. The vision of the department is to enable India’s excellence in the world of computer science and automation. The driving mission for the department is to advance the frontiers of research in computer science and automation and offer world-class pedagogical and research experience to its students. The department attracts best of talents, faculty and students, who contribute to cutting-edge research in topical areas of computer science and are actively engaged in many high impact collaborative projects. CSA alumni include renowned academicians, leaders in computer and IT industry, distinguished scientists, and trendsetting entrepreneurs, both within India and abroad. The department has been consistently rated highly in many international comparisons.