About Information Technology Department
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  • Name
    Dr. Mandapati Venkateswara Rao, Ph.D
  • Designation
    Professor-HOD, Chairperson, Board of Studies
  • Email
    hod_it@gitam.edu
  • Phone
    0891-2840281

Established in the year 2000, the department of Information Technology offers B.Tech (IT), M.Tech (IT), M.Tech (Data Sciences) and Doctoral programmes and is accredited with ‘A+’ grade by NAAC. The curriculum is designed to cater the needs and demands of IT industry.

The department comprises of students pursuing Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Ph.D. programs. The department has state–of-art laboratories and infrastructure to facilitate students in acquiring hands on experience in addition to ICT enabled classroom teaching.

Thrust areas of the department are in the field of Algorithms in Bioinformatics, Computer Networks and Security, Database and Data Mining, Image Processing and applications. The department has 11 faculty members with Ph.D degree. Most of the faculty are qualified in NET/SLET and certified through MOOCS. The expertise of the faculty in Research is notable in terms of Patents, Books, Publications in journals of repute having good number of citations in Scopus, Science Citation Index (SCI), Web of Science, and Thompson Reuters.

The Department organizes Faculty Development Programs, Expert Lectures and Seminars/Workshop for constantly upgrading the skill set of the faculty and Students. The faculty are currently working on domains like Big Data, Cyber Security and Machine Learning .

Department is actively involved in funding projects from government agencies like UGC, DST and consultancy works from organizations like Exawizards, a Japan based company in field of AI. The department has MOU with IT organizations of repute like TCS, Zetamines, Ramyam Info. Labs, IBM, Exawizards.

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.

Students of the Department are encouraged to conduct Technical Fests to showcase their innovative talents and managerial skills. 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 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 Accenture, Amazon, Aveva, Capgemni, Capital IQ, CSC, Deloitte, HCL, HP, Microsoft, Musigma, NCR, Oracle, TCS, Tech Mahindra, Verizon, Wipro, Yahoo etc.