About CSI

About the society

Computer Society of India is the first and largest body of computer professionals in India. It was started on 6 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. The Society also encourages and assists professionals to maintain integrity and competence of the profession and fosters a sense of partnership amongst members. Besides the activities held at the Chapters and Student Branches, the Society also conducts periodic conferences, seminars.

About GITAM CSI Student Branch

GITAM CSI Student Branch was introduced on 1 April 2009 in order to inculcate the professional elements provided by the student branch to its students. It comprises of over 500 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.

CSI Faculty Supporters

Prof. R. Sireesha, Faculty Advisor
Email ID: sireesha.rodda@gitam.edu

Ms. K. Neelima Santoshi, Faculty coordinator
Email ID: neelima.koraganji@gitam.edu


The CSI GITAM Student Branch along with the Department of CSE, GIT, GITAM organized a two-day Andhra Pradesh State Student Convention on 24th and 25th of November 2017. The theme of the convention was ‘India Rising - Embracing Digital Transformation’ and it consisted of a host of technical and non-technical events. The convention witnessed a total participation of over 550 students from all over the state of Andhra Pradesh. R. S. Prasad Rao, Director of CtrlS, Hyderabad was the Chief Guest of the event.


Praudyogiki is the two-day annual fest conducted by the CSI Student Branch providing students with opportunities to take the initiative and grow in several fields. It acts as a platform to showcase the leadership and organization skills of an individual. The fest is a mixture of Technical and Non-Technical events along with several enlightening workshops.


A plethora of activities are conducted under the technical and non-technical clubs. A drive towards enriching the minds of students academically and personally is the motto of conducting various events under the designated clubs. Various aspects of students are sharpened and recognized.


Various social activities are conducted throughout the year to spread awareness and to imbibe the qualities of generosity, competitiveness and a sense of dignity and labour. Active participation and hyper enthusiasm of students is observed in these activities.


A walkathon titled “DIGI-THON” was organized by CSI Student Branch and Department of Computer Science and Engineering, GITAM Institute of Technology in collaboration with NSS Wing, GITAM from 6:30 am onwards from Kalimatha Temple to YMCA, beach road. The theme of walkathon was “Role of Digitization- A step towards Digitalization”.


Keeping in mind the need of cleanliness all around the country, A “SWACHH BHARAT” event was organized by CSI Student Branch in association with NSS wing, GITAM University on 20th March 2016 at Tenneti Park, Visakhapatnam.

  • On 11th September 2017, a seminar on ‘Digital Transformation’ was organized by the Computer Society of India, GITAM University Student Branch under the aegis of the CSE Department, GIT, GITAM University. The featured speaker for the event was Mr. P Saravanan, Delivery Head at NIIT Limited.
  • Android App Development using IoT and Integrated Embedded Systems workshop on 18th and 19th September, 2017 was conducted by M. Srikanth, CEO, M.D. , Academy of Robotics in collaboration with Computer Society of India, CSE Department, GIT, GITAM University. The workshop focused on the fact that “The whole of future is migrating into Robotics using Artificial Intelligence and Embedded Systems.”
  • A Two-day Hackathon on ‘Blockchain & Related Technologies’ was conducted on 18th and 19th of September, 2017. The resource person for the event was Mr. Opinder Preet Singh, Indian Subcontinent Head, ETHLend.

1Vinay KothapalliPresident
2Nikhil TomarVice-President
3A. Sai SriyaSecretary
4Arekatla BhanujaTreasurer
5Kasireddy Sri Sai SubhashJoint Secretary
6Sayana Dinesh ChandraMembership Chair
7V N S G RochishnuSponsorship and Marketing
8Kucharlapati Sai Avinash VarmaHead of Community Service Operations
9Kintali Sai DineshWeb Developer
10Nunna Bala Bharadwaj KrishnaDesign Team
11Andey Sai Preetam PraveerHead of Photography
12Ganne SowmyaContent Lead
13Naveen MallaWebmaster
14Kapuganti LahariTechnical Club Manager
15Rayudu Nirmal Venkat Pavan KumarHospitality
16Vakacharla Naga PranudeepAdministrator
17Sri Sathya Jahnavi kantipudiEvent Manager
18Putcha Thanuj ReddyHospitality
19Pujith VaddiPublicity Team
20S.YasaswiniClub Manager
21Gannamaneni VagdeveeEvent Manager
22Aishwarya PullabhatlaPublic Relations
23Likhitha Chandra JamiTechnical Head
24Hari SubbaraoVFX and Video Designer
25Anisha YidalaProduction Designer
26Kagitala Ramya Niveditha ReddyEvent Manager
27TanushaEvent Manager