The department of Information Technology was established in the year 2001 to offer B.Tech (Information Technology) programme with a sanctioned in-take of 40. In the year 2002, the sanctioned in-take became 60. Mission of the B.Tech. (IT) programme is to prepare students for employment in IT related industries and / or for the pursuit of advanced degrees in the faculty of Information & communication Engineering.
The department has an impressive band of faculty with highly qualified and experienced faculty. The faculties have specialization in Networking, Algorithms, Data Mining, Mobile Computing, Grid Computing, Image Processing, Software Engineering, Computer graphics, Web Technology, Embedded systems, etc.
The department has three well equipped laboratories including a laboratory exclusively for carrying out project and research activities. The students utilize these labs to perform experiments prescribed for laboratories like Operating System, Networking, Systems Programming Lab, Software Engineering Lab, Multimedia and Graphics Lab, DBMS, etc.
The department is also offering a Post Graduate Programme - M.E. (Computer & Communication) since 2010 with an annual intake of 18. In the academic year 2013-2014 it has been renamed as M.Tech (Information Technology).
The department has close interaction with various leading industries and educational institutions. Department also offer many value added educational programs to the students including industry certification like Oracle, Redhat Linux Certification etc. Further the students are trained in appearing for AMCAT a test considered as a phase-I for recruitment by leading industries. The students are also trained via Infosys Campus Connect programme due to an MoU signed with the company. Alumni from the department are placed in top IT industries including TCS, Wipro, Infosys, CTS, HCL, and Flextronics.