The Department of Information Technology (DIT) established in the year 2006-2007. The Department offers three course including M.Sc. course in Information Technology, M.Sc. courses in Information Security and M.Tech program in software Engineering . All courses are full time Postgraduate / Professional program, developed to assist and encourage graduate to build on their knowledge in Information Technology years (4 semesters) M. Sc. course in Information Technology. It is developed to assist and encourage graduate to build on their under graduate knowledge in Information Technology. The Department also offers PhD programme in Information Technology. The Department has established a Computing Lab. An Internet facility is also available. Recently, Department has procured Wireless Access Points and Wireless PCI cards in order to make the Department fully Wi-Fi.
The final semester students are motivated to develop real time projects in reputed organizations. Seminars and Group Discussions are a regular feature of DIT. Course curriculum of M. Sc. (IT) has been prepared on consultation with the industry professional and practitioners. We are planning to modify/update course curriculum regularly in consultation with the experts to abrupt our students with the latest development in the area of Information Technology. The Department has well qualified faculty members having live interaction and collaboration with other National and International institutions. They all are actively engaged in R&D activities. The faculty members have published number of articles in National and International Journals and Proceedings. Most of the faculty members are the member of various bodies/association of their area of expertise.
Department has executed two Major Research Project entitled “Quantifying Security in Early Stage of Development Life Cycle - An Object-Oriented Software Perspective” and research project entitled “Symptoms and Sensations Due to Cellular Telephone Uses among the Urban and Rural Population of Uttar Pradesh: A risk assessment” which was funded by UGC and UPCST, Uttar Pradesh respectively. Dr. R. A. Khan was PI of projects. At present, 03 Major Research Project has been sanctioned to the Department by UGC and CST, UP.
The Department aims to promote modern area of Information Technology to the highest level of excellence. The environment in the Department is highly conducive for building of solid foundation of knowledge, hands-on experience, development of personality, creativity and motivation to keep students and faculty members abreast with the latest development in the field of IT. In addition to the academic development, proper attention is also given towards the personal development of students in co-curricular activities. In the Department currently 10 Ph. D. scholars are working in the various field of software engineering. Out of which, three of them have given their pre-Ph.D. seminar. In a very short span of tine the DIT has carved a niche for itself among the reputed institutions of the country imparting quality IT education.
Teaching- Major Focus of the department has been on imparting knowledge and developing skills related to the Information Technology. Case method of teaching is used to supplement the lectures delivered by the faculty to the students of Information Technology. The students are exposed to industry through industrial visit, summer training and project work.
Research- Heavy emphasis is laid on fundamental and applied research in different areas of Information Technology. The Department has been undertaking major as well as minor research project sponsored by various funding body (like UGC, UPCST etc...) at state as well as national level.
Objectives Of The Department
The main objectives of the Department are:
To provide professional education and training to all students, irrespective of caste, creed, religion, province, faith, sex, political affiliation and financial status.
To develop knowledge and skills to the student through teaching, training and research in the field of Information Technology.
To enhance and refine skills of executive through training and solve the problem of public and business organisation through consultancy.
To develop close relationship with software industries for providing practical exposure to the student through summer training, seminar, workshops and special lecture.
To conduct and encourage research in all area of information technology and computer applications.
Infrastructural Facilities in The Department
The Department is equipped with a computing lab of latest configuration PC’s, multimedia enhanced classroom, research room and other sitting rooms.
Department of Information Technology strive to achieve global identity through its innovative methods and strenuous effort for the betterment of the community and to face the fast changing world of Information Technology. We envision creating global IT professionals who inspire a vision to set positive paradigm of action and who have the will and the strength to make a small difference to the larger cause of humanity.
We also visualise that Department of Information Technology would in near future be an Institute of Academic Excellence known for its total commitment to superiority in technical education and research with a holistic concern for quality in life, environment, society and ethics.
The Mission of the Department of Information Technology is to provide quality education by innovating and continuously improving upon the discipline of Information Technology through advance method of training, meaningful research and intimate relations with industry, business and other institutions in the country.