Department of Information Technology

The Department of Information Technology is one of three departments under the School of Mathematical & Computer Sciences. Having an up-to-date curriculum, well trained faculty and an excellent infrastructure, the Department is committed to develop highly skilled Information Technology (IT) professionals, capable of meeting the ever-changing and increasing needs of the IT industry. The long term objective of the department is to march ahead by enabling its capacities and become a centre of excellence in both teaching and research in Information Technology.

The Department of Information Technology is presently offering two years, four semesters, Post Graduate Programme leading to the degree of Master's degree in Information Technology (M.Sc. IT).

It prepares skilled human resource in such prime areas as Systems Administration; Web based Technology, Software development, E-Business etc.

The final finish to the outgoing students is imparted by training them in Soft Skills, Oral Expression and such other traits as are essential for corporate working. This part of the programme is handled by professionals in the University Placement Cell.

All laboratories of the Department are linked to 1Gbps NKN Internet link provided under NMEICT Project of MHRD, Govt. of India. Computing facility & Internet service are available round the clock. The Department maintains well equipped laboratories with high end workstations & server for separate computing platforms enabling students to work with latest technologies. The research lab of the department has high end system including hp Z640 workstations and server systems. The research scholars continually participate in conferences, seminars and other training programmes organized by various reputed institutions throughout the country. Striving hard of excellence, the Department plans to diversify and expand its activities in the years to come.

Milestones Achieved

  • The faculty published research papers in various refereed journals and participated in conferences/seminars/workshops/refresher courses organized by this University and other universities across the country.
  • Research programmes leading to M.Phil & Ph.D in Information Technology which are the first ever research programmes in Information Technology was started by any University in the J&K state was started by the department.
  • Organized National Seminar on Data Sciences & Artificial Intelligence (DS&AI'2016) on March 26, 2016.
  • Passouts of the department have found placements in IT companies/Government sector across the country.