The seed for the Computer Society of India (CSI) was first shown in the year 1965 with a handful of IT
enthusiasts who were a computer user group and felt the need to organize tteir activities. They also
wanted to share their knowledge and exchange ideas on what they felt was a fast emerging sector.
Today the CSI takes pride in being the largest and most professionally managed association of and for
IT professionals in India. 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 488 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