About Information Technology Department
- NameDr. Mandapati Venkateswara Rao, Ph.D
- DesignationProfessor-HOD, Chairperson, Board of Studies
Established in the year 2000, the department of Information Technology offers B.Tech (IT), M.Tech (IT) and Doctoral programme. All the programs of the department are accredited with ‘A’ grade by NAAC. The curriculum is designed to cater the needs and demands of IT industry.
The department has 1200 undergraduate students, 60 Postgraduate students and 43 research scholars working under department faculty. The department has state–of-art labs and infrastructure to facilitate students in acquiring hands on experience in addition to classroom teaching.
Thrust areas of the department is in the field of Algorithms in Bioinformatics, Computer Networks and Security, Database and Data Mining, Image Processing and applications. The department has 10 faculty members with Ph.D degree. All faculty members are involved in research, Journal Publications and Conference Proceedings. Department is actively involved in funding projects from government agencies. The dept has MOU with IBM.
Department of IT equips its students not only with the technical knowledge to enable them to meet the challenges of global standards but also integrates value education, environmental awareness and communication skills into its curriculum to mould the students as responsible citizens.
Department has Student Chapters like CSI, IEEE and ISTE, aims at tapping the innate abilities and offers suitable platform for students to participate in the deliberations to give them an opportunity to share their views on the latest changing Technology. Students are also involved in social services like NCC, NSS, Rotract club, YGOI etc.
The department has track record of organizing conference, seminars and workshops in the area of emerging technology.
The Department has a strong alumni base who are occupying leadership positions in government, administration, industry and research organizations across the globe. The Department has been giving top priority to establish and strengthen a network of alumni, associating them in the academic activities particularly in curriculum design and campus placements.
The placement record of department had always been impressive with the salary range of Rs. 3.00 Lakhs to 16.00 Lakhs per annum. The major recruiters are Microsoft, Yahoo, Headstrong, iGate, Accenture, Wipro. TCS,HCL, Tech Mahindra, CSC, HP, Capital IQ, Cap Gemini etc.