SHANKARA RESEARCH CENTRE IN INFORMATION SCIENCE  the Research centre of CSE Dept was inaugurated by Dr. A.P. J. Abdul  Kalam (Ex President of India)on    Oct 2009.The centre focuses on the following areas-Information Security ,Data mining and Image processing. The PG students and staff of the centre in collaboration   with external research scholars, organize various seminars, presentations of research papers in national and international conferences and do research projects. Some of the research projects being carried out in Information security are as follows:
1.Network forensic Investigation of HTTPS Protocol
2. SQL injection prevention for stored procedure.
The centre in association with various  research organization like C-DAC Trivandrum,IIIT-TVM and IT companies like Infosys, TCS etc  to develop various software and tools. The centre also provides consultancy & training in the area of Information security ,Data Mining ,Business Intelligence  etc. The centre is presently  being executed a cloud computing facility to do  research projects in the area of security in cloud computing. The centre is fully equipped with higher  end   networking  and computing infrastructures with digital, libraries, E-Books, E-Journals  etc. Various development tools  ,including hacking tools has been carried out in association with IIT Gorakhpur  and training is provided to students in areas of Information security on a regular basis.