Department of Computer Engineering

The importance of introducing computer Engineering as a department was felt back in 90’s.To serve the growing need of computer specialized manpower, the sanction for starting Computer department was accorded to Govt Polytechnic for Women in year 1993. The new department started functioning and admitted the first batch of Diploma in computer Engineering in the year 1993.

Staff of Computer Department as on 01-04-2021

Objectives - The primary objective of the Deptt. of Computer Engg. is to impart a high level of professional education and practical training at par with the international standards of Computer Science.

Salient Features

Name of the Programme
Diploma Programme in Computer Engineering
Duration of the Programme
Three years (Six Semesters)
Entry Qualification
Matriculation or equivalent as prescribed by Board of Technical Education, J&K
30 (or as prescribed by the Board)
Pattern of the Programme
Semester Pattern
Ratio between theory and Practice
45 : 55 (Approx.)
Industrial Training
Regular Industrial training /visits are arranged as per the curriculum
Ecology and Environment
As per Govt. of India directives, an awareness camp on Ecology and Environment has been incorporated.
Entrepreneurship Development
An Entrepreneurial Awareness Camp and a full subject on Generic Skills and Entrepreneurship Development has been incorporated.
Personality Development
A camp focusing on personality development of students has been incorporated in the curriculum. There will be assessment under SCA.
Student Centred Activities
A provision of 3-4 hrs per week has been made for organizing Student Centred Activities for overall personality development of students. Such activities will comprise of co-curricular activities like extension lectures, library studies, games, hobby clubs e.g. photography, painting, singing, seminars, declamation contests, educational field visits, N.C.C., NSS, Cultural Activities, Civil Defence/ Disaster Management activities etc

Employment Opportunities and Job/ Activity Profile for Diploma Holders in Computer Engineering

Employment Opportunities - Diploma holders in computer engineering can find employment in following divisions:

  1. Service Division (IT enabled services, maintenance service and installation of computers)
  2. Assembly and Quality Control Division
  3. Marketing Division( Corporate Handling, SME, Institutional Segment, Government Tender Business)
  4. Telecommunication Sector
  5. Teaching Organizations (Polytechnics, Vocational Institutions etc)
  6. Networking( LAN, WAN etc)
  7. Defence services
  8. Call Centres, BPO etc.

While in Employment, the following areas of activity in different organisations (industry and service sector) are visualized for diploma holders in Computer Engineering:

  • Assembly and Installation of computer systems, peripherals and software
  • Programming customer based applications including web page designing, Testing and Maintenance of computer systems
  • Marketing of software and hardware
  • Teaching and training at Educational institutions
  • Self employment – call centres, BPO, EPO etc.
  • Network installation and maintenance
  • Cyber Cafés

Various Designations for Diploma Holders in Computer Engineering

Wage Employment

  1. Service engineer/customer support engineer/maintenance engineer in installation, maintenance and service of computer systems and networking
  2. Assembly supervisor in manufacturing and production activit
  3. Data entry operator, computer operator, DTP operator, technician
  4. Technical Assistant/junior engineer in quality control and testing activities of computer systems manufacturing
  5. Junior marketing executive/junior sales executive/sales engineer in marketing activities
  6. Junior/senior technical assistant in R&D laboratories and educational institutions to help in maintaining computers and networks
  7. Test engineers in process industry

Self Employment

  1. Small scale unit doing third party service and maintenance of computer systems and networks
  2. Small scale vendor of computer cards, computer peripherals and electronic components and devices
  3. Setting up of computer assembly unit (small scale)
  4. Setting up of training institute for computer assembly maintenance and networking

Job / Activity Profile

  1. Familiarity with computers and peripherals and working
  2. Installing and operating computer systems including software loading
  3. Understanding of various operating systems
  4. Understanding of databases and database management system
  5. Assembling of computers
  6. Preparing layout and environmental specifications for site, supervise the installation and testing of computers systems
  7. Preparing specifications for computer systems and other related equipment,
  8. Developing software with proficiency using systematic steps
  9. Testing of hardware and modifying hardware
  10. Understanding of the basic concept of network technology local area network (LAN) and wide area network (WAN)
  11. Establishing of local area networks
  12. Understanding of system software and uses applications software
  13. Awareness about technological advancements and forthcoming areas of development
  14. Knowledge of current trends in Information Technology
  15. Understanding of Computer Graphics and multimedia applications
  16. Proficient in Desktop Publishing i.e. Works on Page maker, Coral draw and similar software


Detail of Labs in the Department
Sr. Name of the Lab.
No. of Computer Systems
1 Lab-1 : Programming Lab
2. Lab-2 : Project Lab
3. Lab-3 : Language Lab
4. Lab-4 : Hardware Lab




"Establishment of Language Lab in Computer Engineering Deptt" by Sonali Mehra, Amriz Akhter, Anu Sharma, Sakshi Jalali and Kajal Sagotra under the guidance of Er. Hameed Malik, Lecturer in Computers.