About CSI

Computer Society of India is the first and largest body of computer professionals in India. It was started on 6th March, 1965, by a few computer professionals and has now grown to be the national body representing computer professionals. It has 72 chapters across India, 511 student branches, and 100,000 members.

The Computer Society of India is a non-profit professional meet to exchange views and information learn and share ideas. The wide spectrum of members is committed to the advancement of theory and practice of Computer Engineering and Technology Systems, Science and Engineering, Information Processing and related Arts and Sciences.

CSI Student Branch: GITAM CSI Student Branch was introduced on 1st April, 2009, in order to inculcate the professional elements provided by the student branch to its students. It comprises of over 700 students currently. Under the aegis of CSI Student Branch, GITAM, several events like fests, workshops, seminars, social activities and internal training sessions through student maintained clubs are regularly held. These activities help the students in imparting the ideas and knowledge required in this fast growing IT enhanced world.


Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management (GITAM), a Deemed to be University under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956, is a premier educational institution in the country imparting quality education in diverse disciplines. GITAM is located at Visakhapatnam and has two off-campuses at Hyderabad and Bengaluru. GITAM is a multi-disciplinary and multi campus university offering 144 programs at UG, PG and doctoral levels in diverse disciplines such as Engineering & Technology, Architecture, Life Sciences, Social Sciences, Physical Sciences, Arts & Humanities, Commerce & Management, International Business, Law, Pharmacy, Medicine and Nursing.

The Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India (Tandon Committee), classified the University as category ‘I’ among the universities of its kind. The University is accredited by NAAC with “A+” Grade in 2017. Further, the UGC has accorded 12-B status to the University. The University has been accredited with ISO 9001:2015 for Quality Management, ISO 14001:2015 for Environmental Management and ISO 27001:2013 for Information Security Management.

Previous Events


The CSI Andhra Pradesh Student Convention is being held at GITAM University, Visakhapatnam, on 24th & 25th November, 2017. The central theme revolves around the role of digitalization in building a smart India.

    • Technical Paper Presentation
    • Theme: Role of Digital Transformation
    • The papers should strictly follow the IEEE double-column format.
    • Last date of submission: 20th November, 2017
    • Email: csiconvention@gitam.edu
    • Technical Poster Presentation
    • Theme: Role of Digital Transformation
    • Poster size: 48”x36”
    • Last date of submission: 20th November, 2017
    • Email: csiconvention@gitam.edu
    • Keynote Addresses
    • Eminent personalities from academia and industry will address the audience on state-of-the-art technologies.
    • The Quiztal Maze
    • A quiz will be conducted on the key concepts of Information and Communication Technology (ICT).
    • Code-Savvy
    • A nail-biting and highly challenging contest on coding will be held which will comprise of concepts from C & C++ domains.
    • Transcending Innovations
    • The best innovative ideas with working models on Internet of Things, Robotics and Embedded Systems will be exhibited and the best will be chosen. The winners of the events will be given prizes. We have exciting workshops, fun events and many more.


    24th November, 2017
  • 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM: Inauguration
  • 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM: Keynote Address-1
  • 12:30 PM - 02:00 PM: Lunch Break
  • 02:00 PM - 04:30 PM: Workshop on Cyber Security
    25th November, 2017
  • 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM: Workshop on IOT and Virtual Reality
  • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM: Transcending Innovation
  • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM: Code Savvy Round-1
  • 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM: Technical Paper/Poster Presentation
  • 12:30 PM - 02:00 PM: Lunch Break
  • 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM: Code Savvy Round-2
  • 02:30 PM - 03:30 PM: Quiztal Maze Round-1
  • 03:30 PM - 04:00 PM: Quiztal Maze Round-2
  • 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM: Valedictory & Prize distribution
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Organizing Committee

    Chief Patron
  • Dr. M.V.V.S. Murthi
  • President, GITAM University
  • Prof. K. Rama Krishna Rao
  • Chancellor
  • Prof. M. S. Prasada Rao
  • Vice-Chancellor
  • Prof. K. Siva Rama Krishna
  • Pro Vice-Chancellor
  • Prof. M. Potha Raju
  • Registrar
  • Prof. K. Lakshmi Prasad
  • Principal & Dean, GIT
  • Prof. P. V. Nageswara Rao
  • HOD, Dept. of CSE
  • Prof. R. Sireesha, Dept. of CSE
  • Smt. K. Neelima Santoshi, Dept. of CSE
    Organizing Committtee
  • Prof. T. Sita Maha Lakshmi, Dept. of CSE
  • Prof. G. Appa Rao, Dept. of CSE
  • Prof. K. Thammi Reddy, Dept. of CSE
  • Prof. Y. Radhika, Dept. of CSE
  • Dr. P. Sanyasi Naidu, Dept. of CSE
  • Dr. T. Sankara Rao, Dept. of CSE
  • Sri PNRL Chandra Sekhar, Dept. of CSE
  • Sri SVG Reddy, Dept. of CSE
  • Sri T. Srinivas, Dept. of CSE
  • Dr. T. Srinivasa Rao, Dept. of CSE
  • Sri B.J. Jaidhan, Dept. of CSE
  • Dr. K Srinivasa Rao, Dept. of CSE
    Advisory Committee
  • Sri Sanjay Mohapatra
  • President, CSI
  • Sri Gautam Mahapatra
  • Vice President, CSI
  • Prof A K Nayak
  • Hon Secretary, CSI
  • Sri Manas Ranjan Pattnaik
  • Hon Treasurer, CSI
  • Dr. Anirban Basu
  • Immediate Past President, CSI
  • Sri Vishwas Bondade
  • Regional Vice President, Region-V, CSI
  • Sri S Ramasamy
  • National Student Coordinator, CSI
  • Dr. Manish Kumar
  • Regional Student Coordinator, Region-V, CSI
  • Dr. P E S Krishna Prasad
  • State Student Coordinator, Andhra Pradesh, CSI
  • Prof. Anne Venkata Praveen Krishna
  • State Student Coordinator, Andhra Pradesh, CSI
  • Sri Prabir Raychaudhury
  • Chairman, Visakhapatnam Chapter, CSI
  • Sri R. Nagarajan
  • Vice-Chairman, Visakhapatnam Chapter, CSI
  • Sri Anindya Paul
  • Secretary, Visakhapatnam Chapter, CSI
  • Sri P. Balaram
  • Treasurer, Visakhapatnam Chapter, CSI

Registration Form


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We are currently providing on-site accommodation for our registered attendees. As there is a limited availability of rooms, reservation is handled on a first-come first-serve basis.

Accommodation fee is ₹300 per day for each attendee.

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Contact the team immediately for reserving your spot as well as for any queries you may have.

Frequently Asked Questions

Registration fee:
  • CSI member: ₹300/-
  • Non-CSI member: ₹400/-

To avail discount for CSI membership, you must show your College ID card and CSI membership card.

Registration fee includes access to events participation, keynote addresses, certificates, registration kit and lunch for both the days.

Payment modes:

The payment should be made via Paytm or cash after registrations.

Who is eligible?

The students of B.Tech., M.Tech., MCA, M.Sc. (Computer Science), BCA and B.Sc. (Computer Science).

Paper presentation format:

The presentation should strictly follow IEEE double-column format.

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