About the Department

Data science and Artificial Intelligence are interrelated fields that combine processes and systems to gain valuable insights from available data. Data Science is crucial in assisting Artificial Intelligence mediums to find solutions to feature problems by linking data that can be used later. As Data Science and Artificial Intelligence are rapidly evolving fields, there is a vast scope for establishing a career.

  • Al & DS technology skills are employed everywhere starting from Healthcare to Entertainment, Data Security, Finance, Digital Marketing, Manufacturing, Robotics, the Internet of Things(IoT), Retail and Politics, etc.
  • Most wanted and exciting career domain right now in the industry.
  • The skill of the century with good career prospects.
  • Excellent choice for those who dream big.

Salient Features 

  • Emerging Engineering Field
  • Attractive Career Scopes


Vision & Mission


To develop AI professionals of international relevance to meet the industry and societal needs with future technologies.


  • To collaborate with industry and provide state-of-the-art infrastructural facilities, with a conducive teaching-learning ambiance.
  • To instill in the students the knowledge of world-class technical competence, entrepreneurial skill, and a spirit of innovation in the area of Artificial Intelligence and Data Science to solve real-world problems.
  • To encourage students to pursue higher education and research.
  • To inculcate the right attitude and discipline and develop industry-ready professionals for serving society.

Course Objective

Course Objective


Graduates can

  1. Utilize their proficiencies in the fundamental knowledge of basic sciences, mathematics, Artificial Intelligence, data science, and statistics to build systems that require management and analysis of large volumes of data.
  2. Advance their technical skills to pursue pioneering research in the field of AI and Data Science and create disruptive and sustainable solutions for the welfare of ecosystems.
  3. Think logically, pursue lifelong learning and collaborate with an ethical attitude in a Multidisciplinary team.
  4. Design and model AI-based solutions to critical problem domains in the real world.
  5. Exhibit innovative thoughts and creative ideas for an effective contribution towards the economy building.

Graduates should be 

  1. Evolve AI-based efficient domain-specific processes for effective decision-making in several domains such as business and governance domains. 
  2. Arrive at actionable Foresight, Insight, and hindsight from data for solving business and engineering problems 
  3. Create, select and apply the theoretical knowledge of AI and Data Analytics along with practical industrial tools and techniques to manage and solve wicked societal problems 
  4. Capable of developing data analytics and data visualization skills, skills pertaining to knowledge acquisition, knowledge representation, and knowledge engineering, and hence capable of coordinating complex projects. 
  5. Able to carry out fundamental research to cater to the critical needs of society through cutting-edge technologies of AI.

HoD Profile

Professor and Head of the Department,
Department of Computer Science and Engineering,
NPR College of Engineering and Technology, Natham.

Email: ramanank@nprcolleges.org
Mobile: 9442664938

He is working as a Professor and Head of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, NPR College of Engineering and Technology, Natham.

He Graduated B.Tech. degree in Information Technology from Sun College of Engineering and Technology, Nagercoil, affiliated with Anna University, Chennai, India in 2005, and M.Tech. degree from Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli, India in 2008 and a Ph.D. degree from Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India in 2019.

His present research interests include the Internet of Things and Wireless Sensor Networks. He has published various research papers in reputed International and National Journals. He has presented research papers at International and National Conferences. 

He has guided more than 45 student projects at the Undergraduate level. He is a life member of the Indian Society of Technical Education (ISTE).