About the department

The impact of Technological advancements on human life is not complete without the role of Information Technology, along all axes. Hence all-pervading nature of Information Technology is culminated with huge demand for education in the said field. The steady rise in the number of students opting to specialize in Information Technology is a testimony for that. Education in Information Technology imparts the knowledge through which the needs of users within an organizational and societal context can be met.

MISSION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF IT

The mission of the department of Information Technology @ SRM University is to provide quality and value-laden education for students, in the traditional and contemporary areas of information technology and develop students with good ethical practices, thus showcasing their all-round personality development.

LIST OF PROGRAMS OFFERED

  1. B.Tech (IT)
  2. M.Tech (IT)
  3. M.Tech (Information Security and Cyber Forensics)
  4. M.Tech (Cloud Computing) 
  5. M.Tech (Big Data Analytics)
Academics

Undergraduate

Our B.Tech (IT) program provides graduates with the skills and knowledge to take on appropriate professional positions upon graduation. It also assists the graduates to attain leadership positions and successfully pursue post graduate studies and research in the field. Different core areas of Information Technology that are covered by our curriculum include programming, networking, web systems, information management and human computer interaction. The program is designed in such a way that the graduate develops a practical understanding of the technologies and acquires expertise for a successful career.

Postgraduate

The various postgraduate programs offered by the department cover advanced topics of different information technology courses leading to specializations in the areas of Information Security and Cyber Forensics, Database Systems and Cloud Computing. The courses are designed in such a way that the students are exposed to theoretical concepts complemented by related practical experiments.  In order to provide more thrust to research, students are required to give a research seminar and carry out research projects on any related topics of their specialization. The exploration of various internship opportunities by the Department through its Corporate Advisory Board and industrial collaborations, for providing a better exposure to the students, is an added attraction to the students joining PG programs conducted by the department.

Faculty

The vibrant faculty members of the department possess demonstrated expertise in many areas of information technology and flair for teaching different courses. The department consists of a medley of faculty members with industrial and academic experience. Faculty members are involved in carrying out collaborative research projects with leading industries and international universities. In addition to the above, the faculty members’ possess essential attributes of being a good mentor to students.

Research & Consultancy

Research in the department focuses on creating and evaluating innovative learning experiences, inspired by educational principles and technical progress. The key areas of research of the faculty members include semantic web, data mining, software reliability, wireless sensor networks, network security, big data analytics and cloud computing.  Students are motivated to pursue multi-disciplinary research projects on long term basis jointly with other department students. Faculty members are provided with sabbatical to carry out their research work.

Organized Events/Conferences

  1. International Conference on Advances and Emerging Trends in Computing Technology (ICAET 2010) .
  2. International Conference on Information Security and Computer Forensics (ISCF 2006).
  3. Faculty Development programs in the field of Computer Forensic tools and techniques, .NET technologies, Parallel Programming using OpenCL.
  4. Workshops on Animation and Game Programming, Application Development on Android Platform, Big Data Analytics, Cloud Computing, Ethical Hacking and Computer Forensics.
  5. EMC2 Academic Summit during February 2011.
  6. National Conference on Advances in Computer and Communication Technologies (NCACCT-2012).
  7. National Workshop on EDUROAM in association with ERNET India during June 2013.

Collaborative Initiatives

TThe department plays a pivotal role in academic collaboration with NEC-Japan, Society of Electronic Transactions and Security (SETS). The department also has academic pacts with EMC2 through academic alliance program. Dell, Microsoft, CISCO, TCS, Symantec, Mahindra Satyam, IBM and ORACLE are other corporate giants with which our department has collaborations for the benefit of students to carry out internships and project work.

Placements

The top recruiters of students of our department includes many top software companies like TCS, Wipro, HCL, SAP Labs, Tech Mahindra, Mahindra Satyam, IBM, Honeywell, HP, Capgemini, Payoda, Musigma, etc. Around 90% of our students get recruited in the top companies through campus recruitment.