Being closely associated with students, the Society has developed a well-established network of about 300 Student Branches all across the country. The activities conducted for the students associated with the Society include lecture meetings, seminars, conferences, training programmes, programming contests and practical visits to installations. CSI has a strong Educational Directorate which undertakes activities related to Certification of professionals related to the latest technologies. It's recent initiative of distance education in the Business Domain areas offers technology enabled learning supported by personal counseling & expert advice. In an ever changing environment, CSI offers professional counseling being a great need of the hour. And this is done by being in close contact with its young members through various events, conferences, symposia to name a few.
Specific Benefits to Members In order to create value to its members and provide benefits, the Society has planned various schemes and some of them include.
20% discount on membership of IEEE Computer Society (IEEE-CS)
CSI Members can pay their IEEE-CS fees in US$ drawn on US Bank account in favour of IEEE CS payable at USA to CSI. CSI in turn will remit to IEEE CS. The above discount is over and above all other discounts offered by IEEE CS to its members.
Similar discount is also planned for IEEE Education Programme, CSDP.
Discount on registration fee for all events conducted by CSI.
Technical Value Addition to Members
CSI publishes " CSI Communications " ( Monthly) and CSI Journal (Quarterly) which are mailed to members. While the Student Members get the issues of CSI Communications alone, they can subscribe to the CSI Journal, at a nominal price.
Libraries of various Institutions / Colleges can subscribe to CSI Communications and CSI Journal.
CSI promotes and provides financial support for research work in contemporary areas in IT and Computer Science. Preference is given to CSI members. Members whose papers are selected for presentation in leading International conferences such as VLDB, ICDE etc can approach CSI for travel support to attend such conferences.