The Department of CSE-(Internet of Things & Cyber Security including Blockchain Technology) was established in the year 2022 with a vision of exploring the emerging trends in the areas of IoT, Cyber security, Blockchain Technology and train the students as professionals who can excel in the field and help for the betterment of the individual, community, industry and society. A 360o teaching-learning environment is used by the Department's team of highly skilled and experienced faculty members to impart the necessary skills to the students.In addition to providing curriculum-based formal education, the staff members go above and beyond to prepare the students for the problems that the future market will present. Faculty members are highly motivated to conduct research, and they have a list of publications in reputable journals, conferences, and patents to their credit.

The students are regularly mentored and motivated by the faculty members for the continuous improvement and participation in different activities. Students are driven not simply to achieve academic success but also to do research and develop new ideas. The placement training sessions help the students get better opportunities.

Program Educational Objectives

PEO1: Graduates will possess the ability to apply their knowledge of fundamental engineering, Computer Science in the areas of IoT and Cyber Security.

PEO2: Graduates will have sound intercommunication skills, ethical values and responsibilities to work and serve for the development of the society.

PEO3: Graduates will be able to understand, interpret, model and implement IoT based solutions for real world problems.

Program Offered

  1. Under Graduate
  2. B.E.
    • Program Overview
    • The Department of CSE – (Internet of Things and Cyber Security including Blockchain Technology) was established during the year 2022. The department offers BE program in “CSE-(IoT & CSBT)” with an intake of 60 students. The inaugural admissions for this program were successfully concluded in December 2022. Notably, the program holds approval from the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), and graduates receive their degrees from Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum. The department has been diligent in the creation of essential classrooms, cutting-edge laboratories, and spacious seminar halls to facilitate an enriching learning environment with sufficient volumes of books in the library. With a commitment to excellence, the department is actively attracting top-tier talent for both teaching and research roles.

    • Program Duration – 4 Years / 8 Semesters
    • Eligibility Criteria
    • To be eligible for enrollment in the 4-year Bachelor of Engineering programs at Visvesvaraya Technological University, candidates must meet the following criteria:

      1. Successful completion of the two-year Pre-University Examination (Science) administered by the Karnataka State Pre-University Board or any other examination recognized by the University as equivalent.
      2. Attainment of a minimum aggregate score of 45% in three core subjects: Physics, Mathematics, and one of the following subjects - Chemistry, Computer Science, Biology and Electronics.
      3. Relaxation in the aggregate score requirement is applicable for specific categories:
        • 40% for candidates belonging to SC/ST SC/ST and OBC candidates from Karnataka.

      Meeting these eligibility requirements is essential for admission to the Bachelor of Engineering courses offered by Visvesvaraya Technological University.

      Admission to II year/ III semester Bachelor Degree in Engineering/ Technology (Lateral Entry) shall be open to the candidates who are holders of a diploma or equivalent qualification as recognized by university who have secured not less than forty-five percentage (45%) marks in the final year examination (fifth and sixth semesters) in the appropriate branch of engineering. Provided that, in case of SC/ST and OBC candidates from Karnataka, the minimum marks for eligibility shall be forty percent (40%). Provided further that, all the candidates seeking lateral entry shall also clear prescribed bridge courses as specified by the University.

    • Affiliation & Approvals
    • EPCET is affiliated to VTU, Belagavi, approved by AICTE & Recognized by Government of Karnataka

    • Career opportunities
      • IoT Security Engineer.
      • IoT Embedded Engineer.
      • IoT Platform Developer and Analyst.
      • IoT Architect.
      • Cyber Security Engineer.
      • Cyber Security Consultant
      • Cyber Security Analyst
      • Cyber Security Architect
      • Blockchain Developer
      • Blockchain Architect
    • Scheme and Syllabus


  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 analyse 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.

Program Specific Outcomes:

  1. To conceptualize, model, design, simulate, analyse, develop, test, and validate computing systems and solve technical problems arising in the field of Computer Science & Engineering.
  2. To specialize in the sub-areas of Computer Science and Engineering such as Cloud Computing, Robotic Process Automation, Cyber Security, Big data Analytics, User Interface Design and IOT to meet industry requirements.
  3. To build innovative solutions to meet the demands of the industry using appropriate tools and techniques.


To be the foremost innovator and leader in the field of IoT and Cyber security, driving the evolution of secure and connected technologies, ensuring the trust and safety of digital ecosystems worldwide.


M1: We are dedicated to advancing digital trust by pioneering cutting-edge solutions that secure IoT devices, networks, and data, guaranteeing the reliability and privacy of the connected world.

M2: Our mission is to continuously innovate and develop robust cyber security technologies that proactively anticipate and counter emerging threats, fostering a secure environment for IoT applications.

M3: We are committed to educating and empowering businesses, individuals, and communities through extensive training and awareness programs, equipping them with the knowledge to defend against cyber threats.

HoD’s Message

It is my distinct pleasure to extend a warm welcome to the Department of Computer Science with a specialized focus on Internet of Things (IoT), Cyber Security, and Blockchain Technology at East Point College of Engineering and Technology, Bangalore. The Bachelor of Engineering program in CSE (IoT & CSBT) was initiated during the academic year 2022-23,featuring an intake capacity of 60 seats. This curriculum is designed to acquaint students with the functional and operational aspects of IoT, Cyber Security, and Blockchain Technology.

The department boasts well-equipped laboratories furnished with essential software and a dedicated team of qualified and trained staff committed to the teaching and learning process. Our primary objective is to contribute significantly to the holistic development of our students. The department actively engages in a wide array of societal, cultural, co-curricular, and extra-curricular events, enriching the academic experience. Our commitment to academic excellence remains unwavering.

We are dedicated to provide our students with practical, hands-on experience that fosters intellectual growth through collaborative research initiatives geared towards societal impact. The course content across our curriculum has been meticulously crafted to encourage innovation among students and guide them toward a comprehensive


Dr. Thivakaran T K

Professor & Head

understanding of IoT applications, Cyber Security, and Blockchain Technologies. This approach positions our graduates for success in roles such as IoT Embedded Engineer, IoT Platform Developer and Analyst, Cyber Security Engineer, Cyber Security Consultant, Cyber Security Analyst, Blockchain Developer, and Blockchain Architect.

Our department consistently adapts to evolving trends in curriculum design, teaching methodologies, and learning practices, offering ample opportunities for students to expand their knowledge base and access superior opportunities, including admissions to prestigious institutions for higher studies. With a team of highly qualified and motivated faculty members, our department is committed to mentoring students and equipping them with global competence in the latest technologies within the core domain.

A hearty Welcome to all the Students

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