Brainware University Kolkata, a part of a 32-year-old leading education group, Brainware of West Bengal, started with the aim of contributing to nation-building through research, innovation and quality education. The Brainware University is established in 2016 as a UGC-recognised, private state university in West Bengal, offers over 60 PhD, PG, UG, Diploma and Skills programmes to over 10,000 students on its state-of-the-art, sprawling, green, ragging-free campus. It is the brainchild of Mr. Phalguni Mookhopadhayay, its hands-on chancellor, whose acumen and vision have transformed Brainware University into one of the best crucibles of learning in a short period of five years.
The university is located in Barasat, which is a regional transportation hub as a rail and road junction. NH 12 is the major link between Kolkata and North-East India. NH 112 leads to Bongaon and the Bangladesh border at Petrapole. Barrackpore-Barasat Road links NH 112 at Barasat with Kalyani Expressway and Barrackpore. Barasat is 22 km from the Sealdah railway station on the Sealdah-Bangaon line. Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport is about 11 km away from Barasat.
The university provides a well-stocked library with national and international journals, providing adequate resources to the students for academic pursuits. Education is incomplete without sports and recreational activities. Brainware also organizes seminars, workshops, fests to unleash the creativity of students. To tap into their hobbies, students could also join different types of clubs like photography clubs, tech clubs, communication clubs, and more. Even in this pandemic, the education process has never stopped. The online classes helped the students continue their courses uninterruptedly.
The Department of Computational Science (CSS) is one of the largest departments of this University established in 2016. It offers Bachelor's programs along with Master's and Doctoral degree programs. It provides an extensive program that highlights Algorithms and Theory, Operating Systems, Computer Networks, Advanced Computer Architecture, Machine Learning, Data Mining, Information Retrieval and NLP, Computer Security, Data Structure and various Programming Languages. The solidity of the CSS department involves high faculty-student ratio, state-of-the-art resources, strong focus on undergraduate and postgraduate education, and significance on leadership, ethics, and service.
MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS OF COLLEGE
- The Department of Computational Science often collaborates with Industry/Organization such as National Association of Software and Service Companies (NASSCOM), Noida, UP; Nature Technologies Pvt Ltd., Kolkata; Lodestone Software Services Pvt Ltd., Ahmedabad, Gujarat; Optimized Solutions Ltd., Ahmedabad, Gujarat. The department have organised various value added courses on Machine Learning, Web Development-Full stack, Advanced Java, PHP Programming, MySQL with CodeIgniterframework. Virtual Industry Visit in Association with EDP Software Limited was also organised by the department. It offers online workshops and works in association with IEEE student branch program.