From the Desk of the Head

Welcome to the G. H. Patel Post Graduate Department of Computer Science and Technology (GDCST) at Sardar Patel University.

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The department offers the degrees of Master of Computer Applications (M.C.A.), Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Science and Applications (P.G.D.C.A.), Master of Science in Bioinformatics (M.Sc. in Bioinformatics), Master of Philosophy (M. Phil.) in Computer Science, Ph.D. in Computer Science and Ph.D. in Bioinformatics. Currently, the department has more than 450 students in various post graduate programmes. It is housed in a spacious building with modern amenities and well-equipped laboratories with state-of-the-art hardware and software.

The department has a growing, dynamic, and research-oriented faculty having a broad range of research interests including system software, database management systems, network technology, information systems, bioinformatics, knowledge based systems, software engineering, visual technology, distributed systems, object oriented technology, enterprise computing, simulation, programming languages, high performance computing, computer graphics and multimedia technology.

Our mission is to achieve academic excellence through innovative teaching and learning, quality research and enhanced development activities. The department has been continuously engaged in planning and implementing various kinds of education development activities for the pursuit of academic excellence with an eye towards the needs of the society, industries and the nation.

Rapid developments taking place in the field of computer science have changed the way we work, learn and communicate. The impact of information and communication technology (ICT) on our life is profound and broad. We are proud of our work in this exciting field, and we believe that there are many challenges ahead of us. Our dream is to advance the frontiers of the field of computer science. We will continue to strive to improve the quality of our academic programmes and boost our research interests.

The website contains a wealth of details about the department.

Dr. P. V. Virparia
Professor & Director