CSI encourages research by faculty and students through the R & D funding initiative. Details are as below :
Computer Society of India provides financial assistance to permanent College Teachers (age below 45 years), for carrying out research in the fields of Computer Science/Information Technology. The faculty members should be members of CSI and work in an Institution which is an institutional Member of CSI. Students at post-graduate / under graduate levels are also encouraged to take up research in computer software / hardware under approved supervision. This research work is promoted and managed by the Education Directorate. Interested Researchers apply through the Head of the Institution once a year utilizing the application form available on the website. Education Directorate releases the call for sponsored research proposals during November – December. Proposals received within the specified deadline (January 31st) are scrutinized and selectively approved based on merit and funds availability. The duration for approved research programmes is 10 months from June to March of the next year. Complete details can be found at
All members are required to give an undertaking to the effect that they would abide by the CSI Code of Ethics. The Code of Ethics will also specify the procedure for the action to be taken against concerned members for any breach of this Code. Following is the Code of Ethics prepared by the ExecCom and adopted after approval by balloting by the Voting Members of CSI.
Act with integrity in carrying out the lawful policy and instructions of his organisation and uphold its image and reputation. Plan, establish and review objectives and tasks for himself and his subordinates which are compatible with the Codes of practice of other professionals in the enterprise, and direct all available effort towards the success of the enterprise rather than of himself.Fully respect the confidentiality of information which comes to him in the course of his duties, and not use confidential information for personal gain or in a manner which may be detrimental to this organisation or his clients. Not snoop around in other people's computer files. In his contacts and dealings with other people, demonstrate his personal integrity and humanity and when called to give an opinion in his professional capacity, shall, to the best of his ability, give an opinion that is objective and reliable.
Those who are working in advancing the theory or application of Computer Science, Information Technology or other related disciplines. For admission to this grade the candidate should be Graduate of any discipline.