CSE- Data Science (CSD)

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) was established in the year 1991 with an intake of 30. Over the years, it has grown by leaps & bounds and the current intake is 180. The department is accredited first in 2005 by the National Board of Accreditation, New Delhi for three years, re-accredited in 2008 and recently in 2019 accredited for three more years. The department also offers M.TechProgram in Computer Science and Engineering with an intake of 18. The department is recognized as a research centre by JNTUA to offer full-time Ph.D program.

The department is continuously undertaking the research, development and training activities in emerging technologies for students and faculty.To provide training and introducing new innovative courses based on the industry demands, the department is collaborating with National and International Institutes, R & D Organizations and Software Industries.The department is having MoU with IBM and CISCO and established required laboratories to offer certification courses in emerging technologies.


The Department aims to become a leader in the field of education, training and research in Computer Science and Engineering discipline.


M1: To strengthen the core competence in Computer Science and Engineering by imparting quality education and training.
M2: To promote innovation and research through collaborative and participatory approaches.
M3: To inculcate the leadership capabilities, ethical values and professional behaviour to face the challenges in global market.



The Program Educational Objectives (PEOs) of the under graduate programme in Computer Science & Engineering at G. Pulla Reddy Engineering College (Autonomous) Kurnool are to prepare graduates to possess the ability to

PEO1. Analyse, Design and Develop computer based systems and applications using core areas of Computer Science & Engineering.

PEO2. Be engineering professionals, innovators, entrepreneurs engaged in their profession with social awareness and ethical values.

PEO3. Work in teams in multi-disciplinary areas to address the needs of society.

PEO4. Adapt to cutting edge technologies by engaging themselves in lifelong learning.



Computer Science & Engineering program students will be able to

PSO1. Understand the principles, structure and development methodologies of system software.  

PSO2. Design, develop, implement and test application software for systems including distributed software systems.

PSO3. Understand the architecture and organization of computer systems, embedded systems and networked systems.



Computer Science and Engineering Program Students will be able to

  1. Engineering knowledge:Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.
  2. Problem analysis:Identify, formulate, review research literature, and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering sciences.
  3. Design/development of solutions:Design solutions for complex engineering problems and design system components or processes that meet the specified needs with appropriate consideration for the public health and safety, and the cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.
  4. Conduct investigations of complex problems:Use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions.
  5. Modern tool usage:Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools including prediction and modelling to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations.
  6. The engineer and society:Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional engineering practice.
  7. Environment and sustainability:Understand the impact of the professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.
  8. Ethics:Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.
  9. Individual and team work:Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.
  10. Communication:Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.
  11. Project management and finance:Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the engineering and management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multidisciplinary environments.
  12. Life-long learning:Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change.



ACADEMIC REGULATIONS FOR UG (B.Tech): Scheme-2010   Scheme-2013   Scheme-2017   Scheme-2020   (Revised)



ACADEMIC REGULATIONS FOR PG (M.Tech): Scheme-2013      Scheme-2017

PROGRAM : Full Time Ph.D

Faculty Profiles

Name of the faculty Dr. R. Praveen Sam
Designation Professor & HoD
Qualifications Ph.D
Research Interest Computer Networks
Google Scholar https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=FD6V7QEAAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao
Name of the faculty Dr. K.Govardhan Reddy
Designation Professor & Dean
Qualifications Ph.D
Research Interest Wireless Communications
Google Scholar https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=6i3HjgkAAAAJ&hl=en&authuser=1
Name of the faculty Dr. Y.Rama Mohan
Designation Associate Professor
Qualifications Ph.D 
Research Interest Fiber optic Networks
Google Scholar https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=36aTSUsAAAAJ&hl=en
Name of the faculty Sri A.Vishnuvardhan Reddy
Designation Associate Professor
Qualifications  M.Tech.,(Ph.D)
Research Interest Data Warehousing, Image Processing
Google Scholar  https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=dAl3yP0AAAAJ
Name of the faculty Sri. K.Srikanth
Designation Associate Professor
Qualifications M.Tech,   (Ph.D) 
Research Interest DataMining
Google Scholar  https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=gDiZ3O8AAAAJ&hl=en&authuser=1
Name of the faculty Sri. P.N.V.S.Pavan Kumar
Designation Assistant Professor

M.Tech., (Ph.D)

Research Interest Bigdata, Machine Learning
Google Scholar https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=jquSiA4AAAAJ&hl=en&authuser=1
Name of the faculty Smt. K.Asha Rani
Designation Assistant Professor
Qualifications M.Tech 
Research Interest Bigdata ,Cloud Computing
Google Scholar  https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=ie66ayYAAAAJ&hl=en&authuser=1
Name of the faculty Sri. S. Vinay Kumar
Designation Assistant Professor
Qualifications M.Tech., (Ph.D)
Research Interest Cloud Computing
Google Scholar  https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=YmTqh1QAAAAJ&hl=en
Name of the faculty Sri. V.Suresh
Designation Assistant Professor
Qualifications M.Tech., (Ph.D)
Research Interest Software Engineering
Google Scholar  https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=niOnPckAAAAJ&hl=en
Name of the faculty Ms. P.Sunanda
Designation Assistant Professor
Qualifications M.Tech., (Ph.D)
Research Interest Cloud Computing
Google Scholar  https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=Ddc25rYAAAAJ&hl=en&authuser=1
Name of the faculty Ms. O.Roopa Devi
Designation Assistant Professor
Qualifications M.Tech
Research Interest Machine Learning
Google Scholar  https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=TGWbtbgAAAAJ&hl=en
Name of the faculty Sri.G.V.Ramana Reddy
Designation Assistant Professor
Qualifications M.Tech., (Ph.D)
Research Interest Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, Machine Learning
Google Scholar https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=mbODgTcAAAAJ&hl=en
Name of the faculty Ms.O.Sirisha
Designation Assistant Professor
Qualifications M.Tech
Research Interest Computer Science
Google Scholar  https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=IvNJyQsAAAAJ&hl=en
Name of the faculty Ms. S.Sashikala
Designation Assistant Professor
Qualifications M.Tech
Research Interest Machine Learning
Google Scholar https://tinyurl.com/evp35sy6
Name of the faculty Ms. G.Alekhya
Designation Assistant Professor
Qualifications B.Tech(CSE).,MBA
Research Interest Finance
Google Scholar  https://scholar.google.com/citations?view_op=new_profile&hl=en
Name of the faculty Sri.K.Ashfaq Ahmed
Designation Assistant Professor
Qualifications M.Tech
Research Interest Machine Learning, Data Analytics
Google Scholar https://scholar.google.com/citations?pli=1&user=db2OwTEAAAAJ
Name of the faculty Ms. B. Varalakshmi
Designation Assistant Professor
Qualifications M.Tech
Research Interest Machine Learning
Google Scholar https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=2M6Sw84AAAAJ&hl=en
Name of the faculty Ms. T.Chandana
Designation Assistant Professor
Qualifications M.Tech
Research Interest Machine Learning
Google Scholar  https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=xwOOwpUAAAAJ
Name of the faculty Ms. S. Shabana Begum
Designation Assistant Professor
Qualifications M.Tech
Research Interest Machine Learning
Google Scholar  https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=oSs0A0MAAAAJ&hl=en

Board of Studies

S.No External Members Internal Members
1 Dr.O.B.V. Ramanaiah
Professor of CSE
Head of CSE Dept  &BOS Chairman,
G.P.R.Engineering College
2 Dr. A. Suresh Babu
Professor and HeadCSE Department
Dr.R.Praveen Sam
Professor of CSE
G.P.R.Engineering College
3 Dr.S. Nagendra Kumar
Associate Professor of CSE
University of HyderabadHyderabad
Professor of CSE
G.P.R.Engineering College
4 Dr.K.Raghavendra
Sr. Scientist, Adrin(ISRO) Hyderabad
Professor of CSE
G.P.R.Engineering College
5 Dr. P.Jagadeesh Chandra Bose
Managing Director
Xerox Corporation
Assoc. Professor of CSE
G.P.R.Engineering College


SYLLABUS FOR I B.TECH :    Scheme-2020 (Common for CSD & CSM Branches)





The department has the following student forums

  • Institution of Engineers (India) (IEI)
  • Computer Society of India (CSI)
  • IEEE-Computer Society

The department is conducting various activities under these forums. The details are:

  • Seminars
  • Group Discussions
  • Coding Contest
  • Technical Quiz
  • Paper Presentations
  • Poster Presentations
  • Hackathons
  • Mock Interviews
  • Guest Lectures On Emerging Technologies
  • App Challenge

Computer Science and Engineering Department helps its students to enrich their abilities by encouraging critical thinking through programming skills. The department has well equipped laboratoriesto train students in order to advance their theoretical knowledge and sound practices of the profession. Students are encouraged to undertake projects in the areas of Cloud Computing, Big Data using IBM’s BlueMix, BigInsights, Data Mining, Machine Learning and Wireless Networks.

Programming Lab:

Equipped with DELL latest configured DESKTOP PC’s with licensed software that enables the students to program in C, C++, and JAVA etc. It supports Client-Server Computing using J2SE and Window Application development using .NET.

Database Lab:

Equipped with latest configured i3-processor systems that enables the students to model systems using Rational Rose and to build Data warehouses using Informatica. The systems are loaded with required software to practice regular lab sessions and for database related projects.

Computer Lab-1&2:

Each lab is equipped with DELL Intel Core i3 7th Gen Systems installed with Ubuntu that supports Open Source Tools for web designing and Socket Programming. The systems are also installed withPHP, WEKA,R and domain related application software to facilitate the students in completing Preliminary work and UG Projects.


R&D Lab:

Equipped with DELL Core i3 DESTOP PC’s with HP Proliant Servers that merged as a Cluster.This lab is utilized by students, research scholars, and faculty who work on challengingproblems.IBM’s BlueMix, BigInSights is also added as an additional advantage to carry research on Cloud and BigData technologies.


Networking Laboratory:

Lab is Equipped with CISCO 1941 Model Routers-3, CISCO Switches 2960 Model-3 with 24 ports.This lab is mainly used for training the students in CISCO CCNA Certification Course and also to do projects in networking domain.



Computer Lab-3:

The lab is equipped with HCL Core2Duo Desktop PC’s with licensed System and application Software development. This lab is utilized by M.Tech. students for their project works and also to support ongoing industrial technicalities.



Central Computer Center (CCC):

The Central Computer Centre has been established to provide opportunity to enhance the learning of students through the use of thin clients which are connected to central high-end server. This lab is mainly dedicated to organize hands-on workshops and online trainings on various emerging technologies for the students of all the disciplines of engineering. This lab is equipped with 2 LCD projectors with public addressing system, 132 thin clients connected to main server.

Department Level:

  • Recognized as Research Centre by JNTUA Anantapuramu in the year 2013 to offer Full time Ph.D programme and the same was renewed in 2016 by the JNTUA Research Committee.
  • CSI Student Branch of GPREC received “Best Accredited Student Branch Award” under region V in the year 2016.
  • CSI student chapter of GPREC has organized a one day National Level student Convention “Aavishkar 2014”sponsored by CSI.
  • Recently 30 faculty completed NPTEL certification courses on Machine Learning, AI, Cloud Computing, TALE etc. as a part of FDP.
  • In the academic year 2017-18, a total of 383 students from the Department were completed certifications on various courses like Python, PHP,  MySQL, JAVA , C++ under Spoken  Tutorial project of IITB .
  • Recently became a member of National Cyber Safety and Security Standards (NCSSS) which provides a opportunity to interact with Cyber Security Experts / Professionals / Governments / Public & Private Sector’s Security Professionals.
  • Recognized as CISCO Network Academy in the year 2015 to offer training and certifications
  • MoU with IBM Company to conduct training on Cloud and Big data and as a part of that IBM has conducted training for the selected faculty and students on Cloud and Blue Mix Technology in the year 2015.
  • The IEEE Computer Society Students chapter was formed in June 2016 and the department is conducting various technical events.
  • Organized a Six Day FDP on “Software Engineering Tools” in Association with E&ICT Academy, NIT Warangal sponsored by MHRD
  • As a part of MoU with Andhra Pradesh State Skill Development Corporation, the APSSDC has conducted a Google Android Developer Workshop for students & Technical staff.
  • As a Part of Silver Jubilee celebrations of the department, the department has conducted 25 Technical Events during 2016-17.
  • Accredited by IE(I), Kolkata.

Faculty Level:

  • 12 Faculty members filed and published a patent in the official journal of Indian Patent office with issue no: 04/2019 dated 25/01/2019
  • Dr R Praveen Sam is awarded “Adarsh Vidya Saraswathi Rashtriya Puraskar” by Global Management Council, Ahmedabad.
  • Three textbooks were written by faculty members.
  • Few faculty members received grants from various agencies like AICTE, UGC, etc. under MODROBS, MRP, FDP, etc.
  • Few faculty are technical paper reviewers and editorial board members for various journals.
  • R .Praveen Sam won “Best Paper Award” in 4thIEEE International Conference on Engineering Technologies and Applied Sciences held at AMA International University, Bahrain during 29th Nov – 1st Dec 2017
  • Dr S. Zahoor Ul Huq acted as Resource Person for IoT training organized by Andhra Pradesh Human Resource Development Institute (APHRDI), Govt. of AP at Nellore
  • S.Zahoor Ul Huq was invited as judges for National Level Hackathan 2018 contest.
  • The project guided by Dr D Kavitha of CSE won Best Project Award in ESIC 2014 organized by ISSRD.
  • K Ishthaq Ahamed, Associate Professor is awarded as “Longest Continuous Student Branch Coordinator” at  CSI Annual Convention 2016 held at Coimbatore.
  • Dr K Govardhan Reddy of CSE received Appreciation from IEEE for acting as proctor for IEEE Xtreme 11.0. programming competition in 2017.
  • Published good number of technical papers in various quality journals.
  • Few faculty are BOS members in various universities and colleges.
  • Department faculty are guiding 21 scholars towards their Doctoral degree.
  • 5 Research scholars were awarded Ph.D under the guidance of Dept faculty in various universities.
  • Imtiaz Ur Rehman, is listed in the top 2% scorer in the Machine Learning Course of NPTEL
  • Few faculty are invited as guest faculty by IIIT, Kurnool in this academic year.
  • Some of the faculty & students developed Software Products which are used by college & others.

Student Level:

  • Three student teams from the department along with two faculty members participated in Hackathan 2017 at Bhopal and Coimbatore in the academic year 2016-17 and also Two student teams from the department  and one faculty member were participated in Hackathan 2018 at Chennai in the academic year 2017-18.
  • Two models developed by our department students were selected as the best models in TechFest conducted at District level, University level and State levels in the academic year 2017-18.
  • K Sai Kumar Reddy and P. Dinesh Gowd students of CSE department have won First & Second prizes in Thrust competition conducted by NIT, Warangal during Technozian-2017.
  • Hameed of IV CSE got selected for Digital Offer from TCS in 2018 placements.
  • Every year the maximum number of students were placed in MNCs like TCS, Infosys, HCL, Accenture, IBM etc., through campus placements.
  • A total of nine Students from CSE Department represented the JNTUA in various sports & games in the south zone tournaments held from the academic years 2013-14 to 2018-19.
  • V. Sree Mithra of CSE got All India 11th Rank in GATE 2014
  • 15 students of 2014 passed out batch of CSE Department were involved in the testing process of the product called “Dynamic virtual Desktop “ and had written 3000 test cases. This product was one among the best innovative project in the CES -2012 exhibition held in Los vegas , USA
  • 2 students of CSE were runners up in the National Network Security Championship – 2014 conducted by the Network Bulls of Gurgaon in association with ACM – IIT Delhi.
  • A project work carried out by a batch of CSE students was selected as one of the 10 Best Projects at the National level in ESIC 2014.
  • Two students    Shelsy Royal  & T. Yochan  Sandesh of  CSE  are  selected  for  FOSSEE  Fellowship at IIT Bombay as  a part of Spoken Tutorial project on Python.
  • Six students are qualified in CAT-2019 with best percentage.

Projects / Products


S.No Name of the Project / Product Developed By
1. Faculty Data Management System ·       Dinesh Uppara

·       Sameer Hussain

Guide: P.Penchala Prasad

2. Covid-19 Tracker ·       Harshith R [189X1A05F6]

·       Mani Deep. G [189X1A05E8]

·       Dodda Akash [ 189X1A0537]

Guide : K.Srikanth

3. GPREC 2.0 Android App ·       Kamsali Sumanth [169X1A05C6]
4. Online Fee Payment System ·       Dr.S.Zahoor-Ul-Huq , Professor

·       Rameswara Reddy.K.V., Asst.Professor

5. FrameWork for Online Registrations for Elective Courses ·       Dr.S.Zahoor-Ul-Huq , Professor

·       Rameswara Reddy.K.V., Asst.Professor

6. SBI – ATM System Management ·       S. Lakshmi Prasanna [149X1A05F7]

·       A. Prathyusha Lakshmi [149X1A0511]

·       Malaga Sai Krishna [149X1A05A7]

Guide : Imtiaz Ur Rahaman

7. Zesti Hub ·       T. Lakshmipathi Reddy [149X1A05G3]
8. Knowledge Space ·       U.Sathish Kumar Reddy
9. GPRDCH Website ·       U.Sathish Kumar Reddy[149X1A05H0]

·       Urvi P Jain [149X1A05H1]

·       Vankam Indu [149X1A05H4]

Guide : Rameswara Reddy.K.V

10. GPREC App
  • Guru Patnam
  • Balaji Palla

Guide : Imtiaz Ur Rahaman

11. Student Information Retrieval System ·       Dr.S.Zahoor-Ul-Huq , Professor

·       Rameswara Reddy.K.V., Asst.Professor

12. Faculty Feedback System ·       S.jagapathi
13. Framework for Online Marks Entry System ·       Dr.S.Zahoor-Ul-Huq , Professor

·       Rameswara Reddy.K.V., Asst.Professor

Subject Materials :

S.No Subject Name Developed By
1. Formal Language and Automata Theory Dr. G.Vijay Kumar
2. Operating Systems Dr. R.Praveen Sam
3. Computer Organization and Architecture Dr. R.Praveen Sam
4. Data Warehousing and Mining Sri. Rameswara Reddy.K.V
5. Python Programming Ms.P.Sunandha