Department of Information Technology

  About IT Department 
 
The undergraduate program in Information Technology was started in the year 2000 as one of the programs under the Department of Computer Science and Engineering of CBIT. A separate and full-fledged IT department was necessitated by the increasing differentiation between the tasks addressed by computer science and Information Technology professionals. The full-fledged Department of Information Technology was started in the year 2004 and currently has two sections for the under graduate program with an intake of 120 students per annum. The Department has started its PG program (M.Tech.-Computer Networks and Information Security) with an intake of 18 students per annum from the year 2013. The UG program of the department was accredited by National Board of Accreditation (NBA) in the years 2008 and 2013.
 
The department has well qualified, young and enthusiastic teaching faculty who are always willing to go that extra mile in reaching the institutional goals. All of the faculty members are post graduates and some of the faculty members are doctorates in Engineering. The department has well equipped computer labs consisting of computer systems with high end specifications to meet the needs of the current generation Information Technology applications. These labs along with well qualified and dedicated supporting staff give hands on experience of various Information Technology Applications to the students. The department also encourages internships under various successful industrial organizations.
 
The Department of IT can’t be static in the environment of ever-changing and evolving technologies in the field of Information Technology. The Department is in constant interaction with eminent subject experts from other reputed institutions, Industry experts and alumni to upgrade its curriculum. The Department is periodically updating its curriculum to stay relevant to the current Industrial Needs. The department is not content with just upgrading or updating the syllabus of the courses being offered by the department but also aspires to be part of the process of evolution of IT applications by promoting research. The department is encouraging the faculty and students to explore the frontier topics of Information Technology which resulted in various publications from them. Some of the faculty members are also officiating as research guides to the research scholars pursuing Ph.D. under various universities further enriching the research environment of the department. The department is also conducting various workshops and conferences to further facilitate the research ambitions of the students and faculty.
 
The Dept.of IT is one of the most sought after branches attracting the cream of the students from the engineering aspirants. The students of the department are getting placements in best of the IT companies. The department was able to place almost all the eligible students year after year. And for those students who further want to hone their educational qualifications, they are getting admissions into the top universities around the world.
 
The department believes in nurturing the talents of the students not only by providing the best of academics but also by giving enough space to nurture their extra-curricular interests. The department every year is organizing a tech fest ‘TECSTASY’ and motivates active participation of the students in the college level cultural fest ‘SRUTHI’ to encourage students to explore their horizons in various fields of human endeavor. The department aims to see well groomed ethical individuals who are assets not only to the economy but also to the humanity.

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