Academics

Academics

About Department

Vision:

         "To create professionally competent and globally acceptable IT engineers with social awareness".

 

 Mission:

  • Educating budding engineers for, industry, academia, research and entrepreneurial pursuit through rigorous implementation of IT curriculum.
  • Inculcating IT skills to develop innovative solutions relevant to global issues
  • Imparting values to practice social and professional ethics.

 

HOD's Message:

  • Information Technology plays a key role in helping organizations achieve profitable results and keep competitive forces in check. Keeping this objective in mind, young mindsets are educated here with full academic rigor to convert them into effective IT professionals. With the help of best of the infrastructure and the proper action plan, we train and educate engineers of outstanding ability who can become leaders in their profession. We also associate closely with industrial leaders to help students in undertaking programs needed in their respective domains. This makes our IT department to be one of the best departments in Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU).
  • The department is instrumental in conducting various technical and non-technical activities for students as well as faculty members. Regular classes of latest technologies are being conducted for students. On a continuous basis, students are made aware about the latest industry trends and needs in various technological domains. Well-motivated faculty members are always engaged in student’s welfare. Encouragement and guidance is offered to the students for participating in sports and various extracurricular activities to highlight and strengthen their non-technical skills. As an outcome, department has produced several university rankers till date. As a result, IT department of VIIT is ranked amongst top five IT departments of engineering colleges under SPPU.

Dr. Mandar Karyakarte

Head, Information Technology

UNDER GRADUATE PROGRAM
Programme Name BE - Information Technology
Nature of Program Full Time
Duration 4 Years
Current Intake
120

 

 

Highlights of Department:

  • One University Rank holder since last NBA visit.
  • BE First class percentage is above 85 since last NBA visit
  • Effort taken for placement improvements like motivational lectures from successful     alumni,guest lectures from industry experts etc.
  • Effort taken for placement improvements like motivational lectures from successful     alumni,guest lectures from industry experts etc.
  • International level conference Vishwacon organized annually
  • CSI student chapter received "Best Accredited Student Brach award" for region VI for 2017
  • Regional convention “TechnoVishwa “sponsored by CSI is hosted
  • Various technical activities and workshops organized under Perception- Annual technical event
  •  Students participated and won INR 25000 in Mind spark hackathon competition at COEP.   
  • Selected in top 10 in hackathon at BAIICT , Gandhinagar
  • Mobile applications developed by students, are available on Google Play Store.
  • Increase in student internships. 63 students have completed internship in various organizations.
  •  Industrial visits organized annually
  • Students received various awards in project competitions held at different institutes
  •  Participation in events like Vishwapreneur organized by Entrepreneurship Development Cell  
  • Five faculty members are pursuing Ph. D. One faculty member has submitted PhD thesis
  • Two copyrights are registered.
  • Faculty members have started working on funded research projects and consultancy work 
  •  Five faculty members have completed Foundation Program in ICT for Education at  IITBombayx. 
  • Faculty members have completed online certifications using NPTEL, ICT , Coursera etc.
  • Interaction with industry experts in Industry Academic Board meetings
  • Academic auditor in other Mumbai University colleges
  • Reviewers for international book publications and journal/ conference papers from BoS/ LIC committee member of other universities

 

Department Profile
Establishment Year Information Technology - 2002-2003
Department Location "A" Building
Total Number of Classrooms 02
Total Number of Laboratories 06
Total consultancy and Sponsored Project cost 26,40,000
Total No of Publications 52
Total No of IPR 02