CSI Student Branch

Formed in 1965, the CSI has been instrumental in guiding the Indian IT industry down the right path since its formative years. Today, the CSI has 71 chapters all over India, 418 student branches, and more than 90,000 members, including India’s most famous IT industry leaders, brilliant scientists and dedicated academicians. Now, you have the opportunity to be a part of this distinguished fraternity too.
The mission of the CSI is to facilitate research, knowledge sharing, learning and career enhancement for all categories of IT professionals, while simultaneously inspiring and nurturing new entrants into the industry and helping them to integrate into the IT community. The CSI is also working closely with other industry associations, government bodies and academia to ensure that the benefits of IT advancement ultimately percolate down to every single citizen of India.
Benefits of CSI
Institutional membership is a necessity for starting and maintaining a student Branch.  Additionally at least a strength of 75 student members is to be maintained at all times
Institution Membership
  • Recognition by Accreditation bodies for association with a professional organization
  • Grant of Free nominee membership to three faculty members with voting rights & log-in privilege on CSI knowledge portal
  • 4 copies of CSI Communications every month
  • Access to CSI knowledge portal and distinguished speaker list and eligibility for volunteering to be a speaker
  • Concessional rates for CSI Conferences and Tutorials for nominees
  • Eligibility to publish articles in CSI communications and Transactions for nominees
  • Discounted IEEE membership rate for faculty
  • Reciprocal membership of BCS, ACS and subsidized product offerings by them
  • Benefits available through CSI-IFIP, C-DAC, PMI & Microsoft collaboration

Student Branches (All Advantages of IM Plus…)

  • Eligibility for nomination of best Student Branch award
  • Additional 4 copies of CSI Communications to the institution & log-in privilege to the students on CSI knowledge portal with access to distinguished speaker list
  • Attachment to a Regional Student coordinator & National Student coordinator for assistance with resource persons for various events and chapter support to organize seminars / workshops / tutorials / competitions / Expo
  • Invitation for all Regional/State/National student conventions/conferences and competitions
  • Concessional rates for CSI Conferences and Tutorials for student members
  • Opportunity for students to interact with Industry professionals and chalk out a career path
  • Eligibility to publish articles in CSI communications and journal for student members
  • Eligibility to be nominated for the best Student paper in CSI communications
  • Eligibility for CSI funded minor projects (for College Students)
  • CSI Certification and Training programs at discounted rates for students
  • Permission to conduct events under CSI Banner
Individual Membership
  • Access to CSI Knowledge Portal with a unique login ID and Password.
  • Opportunity for member to member virtual networking through CSI Communities, Forums, Blogs.
  • Both print and electronic versions of CSI-Communications each month.
  • Right to vote in CSI elections as well as contest elections subject to the eligibility criteria.
  • Concessional registration fee for CSI events and training programs
  • Opportunity to offer workshops/ trainings on profit sharing basis in collaboration with CSI.
  • Opportunity to deliver guest lecturers in educational institutes associated to CSI across India.
  • Opportunities to benefit from CSI affiliations with sister societies and collaborating organisations such as Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE), Project Management Institute (PMI), C-DAC, Singapore Computer Society (SCS), Empowering Women in IT (EWIT), The Institution of Engineers (India) and Microsoft Corporation (India) Private Limited
  • Opportunity to become a member of CSI Special Interest Groups and CSI Divisions.
  • Opportunity to participate in CSI Divisional research projects.
  • Financial support for minor research projects.
(Academic) Institutional Membership
Benefits available for this category of membership are listed below:
  • Recognition by Accreditation bodies for association with a professional organization
  • Grant of Free nominee membership to three faculty members with voting rights & log-in privilege on CSI knowledge portal
  • 4 copies of CSI Communications every month
  • Access to CSI knowledge portal and distinguished speaker list and eligibility for volunteering to be a speaker.
  • Concessional rates for CSI Conferences and Tutorials for nominees
  • Eligibility to publish articles in CSI communications and Transactions for nominees
  • Discounted IEEE membership rate for faculty
  • Reciprocal membership of BCS, ACS and subsidized product offerings by them
  • Benefits available through CSI-IFIP, C-DAC, PMI & Microsoft collaboration
Benefits and Advantages to CSI Student members
Recognition:
  • CSI membership identity card
  • Appreciation letter / certificate for performance excellence
  • Industry recognized CSI certification opportunities
Knowledge Enhancement:
  • Access to CSI knowledge portal through Login-id and password
  • Technology updates through Conferences, Seminars, Tutorials & workshop at discounted rates
  • A forum for activities like Paper Presentations, Quiz, Competitions and Exhibitions.
  • Ability to connect with distinguished speakers on different technology areas
CSI Publication:
  • CSI Communications – Monthly Magazine (soft copy with option for hard copy at additional payment)
  • CSI eNewsletter
  • CSI Whizkidd- Student Newsletter
  • Eligibility to publish articles in CSI communications, journal and Whizkidd
Awards:
  • Eligibility to be nominated for the best Student paper in CSI communications
  • Best Student Branch award (only  for Student Branch and not applicable for individual student members)
MOU benefits:
  • Discounted membership fee for BCS, ACS and subsidized product offerings by them
  • Discounted CSI & partner certification exam fees
Networking:
  • Interaction and collaboration with distinguished academicians, researchers and practitioners
  • Opportunity to interact with Industry professionals and chalk out a career path
R & D:
  • CSI Minor Research project funding up to Rs. 50000/-
CSI events:
  • Discounted registration fee for CSI conventions & seminars
  • Participation in joint events of CSI with its MOU partner / Organization
CSI Awards
CSI IT Awards
The Society has instituted National IT awards to encourage and promote the spread of IT.

CSI National IT Awards in three separate categories to recognize “Significant Contributions to the promotion of IT applications”. These awards are categorized in Best Software, Best Shrink Wrapped Software and Best IT Usage.

It has recently started an award to recognize the “Best Quality project in the country” as well. CSI National “Young IT Professional Awards” to identify, recognize and encourage outstanding achievements of young IT professionals. CSI Award on “e-Governance” to give recognition to a Central or State govt. or any of its department which has made a significant impact in the usage of IT.

CSI-Nihilent e-Governance Awards 2007-08

Fellowship Awards
The Society instituted in the year 1979, the Fellowship Awards to honor distinguished personalities who have served the Society with their dedication, devotion and faith to those who have excelled in fields related to the Society.
The Society has instituted a number of CSI Awards to commemorate the distinguished personalities or their dear ones, who have been actively associated with the CSI, with a view to reward members who excel in one form or the other. These awards are given during the Annual Convention of CSI.Dr. Virendra Gupta Memorial Award: (Best Student Paper Postgraduate)

This is awarded to the best student paper presented at Annual CSI Convention every year. Dr. Virendra Gupta was the Chairman of Delhi Chapter during 1974-76, North Regional Representative during 1977-79 and Member of Nomination Committee during 1980-81.

Raizada Memorial Award: (Best Article)

This Award instituted by the Delhi Chapter is presented at the Annual CSI Convention to the writer of the best article appearing in CSI Communications during the financial year. Mr. Raizada was the founder member of Delhi Chapter and its Secretary from 1970-73 and Editor of CSI Newsletter from 1973-78.

Anita Khanna Memorial Award

The award is given to the student standing 1st in the exams conducted by CSI. This Award has been instituted by Mr. R. S. Khanna of Delhi, father of Anita Khanna CSI member who passed away suddenly on last day of Annual Convention CSI-84 at Hyderabad.

 

Establishment in March 2007

  • Inaugural Ceremony on 15 March 2008
  • Institutional Membership No: I00677

No. of Student :

 S. No. Year No of Student
1 2008-2009 140
2 2009-2010 167
3 2010-2011 240
4 2011-2012 310
5 2012-2013 430

Faculty Coordinator :

S.No. Year Name of Faculty
1 2007-2008 Prof. D. K. Mishra
2 2008-2009 Prof. D. K. Mishra
3 2009-2010 Ms. Divya Joshi
4 2010-2011 Ms. Divya Joshi
5 2011-2012 Ms. Divya Joshi & Mr. Deepak Agrawal
6 2012-2013 Ms. Divya Joshi & Mr. Deepak Agrawal

Office bearers :

Year 2008-2009

S.no. Post Name of Student
1 Chairman Mr. Gautam Bhawsar
2 Vice Chairman Mr. Sushil Vijayvargiya
3 Secretary Mr. Aditya Desai
4 Treasurer Mr. Praveen Maheshwari

Year 2009-2010

S.no. Post Name of Student
1 Chairman Mr. Piyush Jain
2 Vice Chairman Ms. Askata Tare
3 Secretary Mr. Anshul Naik
4 Treasurer Mr. Gaurav Nahar

Year 2010-2011

S.no. Post Name of Student
1 Chairman Mr. Rahul Jain
2 Vice Chairman Mr. Anand Bandawala
3 Secretary Mr. Chirag Bodana
4 Treasurer Mr. Charchit Jain

 

S.no. Post Name of Student
1 Chairman Mr. Rahul Jain
2 Vice Chairman Mr. Anand Bandawala
3 Secretary Mr. Chirag Bodana
4 Treasurer Mr. Charchit Jain

Year 2011-2012

S.no. Post Name of Student
1 Chairman Mr.Mitesh Gupta
2 Vice Chairman Mr. Aqib Khan
3 Secretary Mr. Mayank Agrawal
4 Treasurer Mr. Vishal Patidar

Year 2012-2013

S.no. Post Name of Student
1 Chairman Mr. Mohammad Ravish
2 Vice Chairman Mr. Arpit Patel
3 Secretary Mr. Harshal Patil
4 Treasurer Mr. Shashank Tiwari

 

Student Branch Activity for Year 2012-2013

Date
Name of Event
Recourse Person
Duration
Target Audience
11th Aug 2012
Child Education, Corruption and Girl Infanticide
NGO Asra Samajik Lok Kalayan Samiti, Dewas
1 day
Villager
14th Sept 2012
Epistemology 2012
EMC2
1 day
BE & MCA Students
3rd Oct 2012
Expert Talk on Surf Safe
Rakshit Tandon, consultant and adviser, IAMAI
2 Hrs
Faculty & BE & MCA Students
6th Oct 2012
Technical Competition on C language
Deepal Agrawal & Divya Joshi
1 Hrs
BE & MCA Students
6th Oct 2012
Expert Talk on i-phone Technology
Manish Nahar
2 Hrs
Faculty & BE & MCA Students
Student Branch Activity for Year 2010-11 and 2011-2012
  1. Two Days workshop on “Information Security & Ethical Hacking” on 9th 10th Jan 2010 in association with Innobuzz Knowledge Solutions, New Delhi.
  2. Three days workshop on “MATLAB and Simulink” on 10th Feb-12th Feb 2010 by eminent speaker Prof. Shailesh Chohan, IET DAVV Indore.
  3. One Day Expert Talk on “Software Engineering & Project Management” on 26th March 2010 in association with Knowledge Plexus, Pune.
  4. Organized Third National Level Tech-Fest Armageddon-10 on 5-6 May 2010 various activities are Metlab Programming, Robotics, Mock Campus, Eco Mention, Electronic Junkyard, Computer Assembly, Paper Presentation, Project Presentation, IT Quiz, LAN Games, Elementary Maths and GRE MOCK Test etc.
  1. One Day Expert Talk on “Google Androids & Mobile Computing” by Expert Mr. Ajeet Dixit, Google, USA.
  2. An Expert lecture on “Benefits of Research to Engineering Students” on 28th August 2010.
  3. One Day Expert Talk on “Benefits of Linux and Open Source Application” on 15th Sept.2010.
  4. Two days workshop on “Essentials of C and C++ for Campus Selection” on 20-21 Sept. 2010 by eminent speaker Mr. Alok Tiwari, SCSIT DAVV Indore.
  5. One day expert talk on “Essence of Cloud Computing” on 13th Oct. 2010 by eminent speaker Mr. Harish Mulewa, Research Associate, IBM, India.
  6. Expert talk on “Role of Cloud Computing in IT Industry” by eminent speaker Mr. Satish Babu, President, InApp, India on 19th Oct 2010.
  7. Organized one day workshop on software testing by Ms. Deepti Gupta senior software engineering of Diaspark Indore on 26th Nov 2010.
  8. Organized Quiz competition on software testing on 26 Nov 2010.
  9. Organized second National Level Conference on Software Engineering & Information Security in month of Dec 2010 in association with CSI and IEEE.
  10. Organized workshop on computer assembling on 28th to 30th Dec 2010 by Mr. Sanjay Vyas (Director, Hardware Technology park Indore) and Mr. Sachin Mudgil (Network Admin, Acropolis Institute of Technology and Research Indore).
  11. Poster making competition on earth forgotten on 5th Jan 2011.
  12. Organized Tech-Fest Armageddon-11 on 14th and 15th April 2011.
Various events like Paper Presentation, Mock Campus, LAN Games, ROBOTICS, Proto construct, eco-mansion, Computer Hardware Assembly etc.
  1. Organized CSI Student meeting on 11th may 2011.
  2. Expert talk on data mining and data warehousing on 18th July 2011 by Dr.V.Lakshmi Narasimhan, Professor, Department of Computer Science, East Carolina University, and Greenville, USA.
  3. Organized IT quiz on 6th and 7th Sept 2011.
  4. Organized Technical presentation on 14th and 15th Oct 2011.
  5. Organized Tech-Fest Armageddon-12 on 21st and 22nd Feb 2012.
Student Branch Activity for year 2009-10
     Some Memorial Moment of CSI
      1.  Organized a one day workshop on “Recent Trends in Research” on 2nd March 2009
      2.  Organized Tech-Fest Armageddon-09 on 8 and 9 May 2009
               a.  Various events like Paper Presentation, Mock Campus, LAN Games, ROBO Race, electronic Junkyard,                           Computer Hardware Assembly etc.
     3.  Work Shop organized on Mobile Hacking on date 8-9 May 2009.
    4.  Organized First National Level Conference on Software Engineering & Information Security on 23-24 Oct’2009           in association with CSI.
    5.  Organized two days workshop on Robotics on 23rd and 24th Nov.2009.
Workshop on Computer Assembling
Workshop on Software Testing
Expert Talk on Could Computing and Data mining & warehousing
TECH FEST 2011
IT Quiz
Epistemology 2012-A Technical Event on Cloud and Big Data with association of EMC2
Awareness Program on Child Education, Corruption and Girl Infanticide

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