The Computer Unit was Established Under Dean/Science according U.G.C Regulation in 1985 during the Deanship of Prof K Kunaratnam with his effort. Dr S Kanaganathan was appointed as the First Head of the Computer Unit. later in 1989.
It was functioning in the Mathematics block for several years providing computer laboratory facilities to the final year students and to staff to do their work.
The computer Unit provided Extra mural courses to the society as Certificate and Diploma Courses on Data Processing and Programming Languages.