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 72 chapters all over India, 511 student branches, and more than 100000 members including India's most famous
IT industry leaders, brilliant scientists and dedicated academicians.The Computer Society of India is a non-profit professional
meet to exchange views and information learn and share ideas. The wide spectrum of members is committed to the advancement of
theory and practice of Computer Engineering and Technology Systems, Science and Engineering, Information Processing and related Arts and Sciences.
The purposes of the Society are scientific and educational directed towards the advancement of the theory and practice of computer
science and IT. The organisation has grown to an enviable size of 100,000 strong members consisting of professionals with varied
backgrounds including Software developers, Scientists, Academicians, Project Managers, CIO's , CTO's & IT vendors to just name a
few. It has spread its branches all over the country. Currently having more than 500 student branches and rooted firmly at 73
different locations, CSI has plans of opening many more chapters & activity centers in smaller towns and cities of the country.
The idea is to spread the knowledge, and provide opportunities to as many interested as possible.
The CSI Vision: "lT for Masses"
Keeping in mind the interest of the IT professionals & computer users CSI works towards making the profession an area of choice
amongst all sections of the society. The promotion of Information Technology as a profession is the top priority of CSI today.
To fulfill this objective, the CSI regularly organizes conferences, conventions, lectures, projects, awards. And at the same
time it also ensures that regular training and skill updating are organised for the IT professionals. Education Directorate,
CSI helps physically challenged citizens by providing training 'Punarjani'. CSI also works towards a global approach, by
seeking out alliances with organizations overseas who may be willing to come forward and participate in such activities.
CSI also helps governments in formulating IT strategy & planning.
Knowledge Building at CSI:
In a fast changing environment, the IT Professional constantly needs to update himself. With this very purpose in mind,
the CSI painstakingly brings out various technical publications at regular intervals. Some of these are:
-CSI Communications in Print, Digital and an App form.
-CSI Journal of Computing
-CSI Transactions on ICT