Thursday, 3 September 2015

About IT Department

Department of Information Technology has started functioning from 1998 with an intake of 40 students and with the growing demand for Information Technology graduates the intake has been increased accordingly to offer Bachelor of Technology in Information Technology. Department has grown gradually both in terms of intake and teaching & research.

The Department is committed to produce well-trained electrical graduates. This department has received twice ISO certification, AICTE accreditation twice,and accredited by NAAC with ‘A’ Grade.

The Department has well qualified and dedicated team of teaching staff members. An exciting, still serene environment exists in the Department for both students and staff. Quality technical education is provided to the students in the core areas of the field to meet the challenges of globalization with the state of art equipment and laboratories. The department arranges expert lectures by the eminent personalities. Teaching and learning process is strengthened with regular feedback, both oral and written, from students. Besides periodical tests, well designed assignments, regular tutorial and remedial classes are arranged whenever required. Department is having 10 well equipped labs. The laboratory facilities are periodically strengthened with addition of equipment depending on the requirements in the updated syllabi and the student projects. After acquiring the Autonomous status the department has established laboratory to offer Spoken Tutorials which are being offered by IIT Bombay to make students understand the various methodologies on programming. Good numbers of books and journals have been procured in the department & main library for the purpose of study and research among the students and faculty.

As part of the curriculum the department offers C#&.NET and SAP-ABAP for the students Industry-ready. The unique feature of the department is that the students have taken challenge to work on parallel programming on the crazyequipment like Sony Play station, Beowulf Cluster, NVIDIA & AMD graphics cards along with the suitable programming tools.

In order to make the students to understand the importance of designing and testing, apart from programming, department provides the facility to work on the tools: Rational Rose, Rational Functional Tester, and Rational Quality Manager. Apart from the licensed proprietary tools department encourages the students to work on Open source Software from Operating systems till the development tools like Ubuntu, CentOS, OpenMPI, PHP, MySQL, Python etc.

The major strength of the Department is that both the students and faculty are involving continuously in research activities, paper presentations at various International Conferences and Journals.

The Department has been offering M.Tech in Software Engineering since 2008 with a sanctioned initial intake of 18. The strength of the Department is its PG labs which include Data Mining, Design Patterns, and Quality Assurance to train the PG students to perform towards their research-based projects.

IT Department’s Alumni plays a vital role to work for the benefit of their parent institution in terms of the conducting workshops and training programmes on Industry-level tools &technologies, mentoring the student projects
& assignments. Periodically they conduct the mock-interviews at the college, at their own place and even through the Skype and Google Hangouts. They have played a major role in designing the industry-cum research based curriculum for the Autonomous syllabus, which they continuously evaluate at the Industry perspective too. Through the alumni IT Department has got the association with the EMC Academic Alliance which offers their Cloud computing-based courses. Through this association a group of faculty got trained, who in-turn trains the remaining faculty and students. Department’s association has also been with ARM’s Academic program, which has offered 60 hardware kits and study material in-order to setup the Embedded Computing laboratory.

Department would be glad to invite the funding agencies like AICTE, UGC, DST etc to strengthen further and build a good career.