B.E. | Information Science & Engineering

Course Overview

What is Information Science?

Information Science and Engineering is a discipline which includes theories, standards, methods and innovations of various different domains like mathematics, cognitive science, information theory, etc to solve the complex IT problems. Information Science and Engineering focuses on collection, categorizations, strategizing, and storage of information as well how to analyze and interpret the raw data.  It is an area of professional practice to address the effective communication between information in the context of social, organizational, and individual needs in order to build the software or embedded applications for societal benefit.

What does an IS professional do in the real world? 

The Information Science and Engineering professionals will able to design, create and implement software applications to solve real-time problems. They use latest tools and technologies to meet the industry requirements. They can figure out how to evaluate the ethical, legitimate, proficient and social standards of engineering knowledge and practices. Information science engineering graduates will make a positive impact on all sectors of businesses and services. Information Science and Engineering professionals can contribute in IT and other sectors which include analysis, design, development, support, testing of software as well as embedded applications. IT professionals can also showcase their expertise in mobile and distributed application development, web/ecommerce development, database administration, computer hardware, networking, education and training and decision support systems using machine learning concepts with the help of latest tools and technologies.

The strength of an IS major lies in his/her ability to apply the knowledge of information systems and technology to help organizations compete more successfully in the marketplace or to streamline current operations.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Passed in 2nd PUC/ 12th / Equivalent Exam with English as one of the languages and obtained a minimum of 45% of marks in aggregate in Physics and Mathematics along with Chemistry/ Biotechnology / Biology / Electronics/ Computers. (40% for Karnataka reserved category candidates).
  • Candidate must also qualify in one of the following entrance exams: CET/ COMED-K / JEE / AIEEE

Programme Type


Programme Duration:

4 years (8 semesters)


Course Structure



I & II Semester

III Semester

IV Semester

V Semester

VI Semester

VII Semester

VIII Semester


Students can choose from the following electives:

Professional Elective-1

Open Elective-1

Professional Elective-2

Professional Elective-3

Open Elective-2

Professional Elective-4


Professional Elective-5

Evaluation Criteria





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