About the Department
The Department of Information Technology emerged in the year 2002 offers quality education to the budding young technocrats. The courses offered by the department are B.Tech. IT and M.Tech. IT. The department is manned by an energetic team of qualified, dedicated and experienced faculty members. The department distinguishes itself by producing competent software and networking professionals to fit today’s requirements. The department provides in-depth technical knowledge and opportunities for innovation and research. The B.Tech IT Programme is Permanently Affiliated to Anna University and accredited by National board of Accreditation (NBA) twice.
The department is equipped with modern Laboratories to meet the thrust areas of Industry. The department has established Centre for Excellence Big Data Analytics Lab with latest software such as hadoop, HDFS, HIVE etc. The department has ICT class rooms and network facilities to support e-learning, innovative teaching and research.
The Department has faculty members specialized in Data mining, Computer Networks, Soft Computing, Evolutionary Computing, Network Security, Cyber Security and Ethical Hacking, Big Data Analytics, Image Processing, Internet of Things, Cloud Computing and Mobile Computing.
Faculty Members organize and participate in several International and National Level Seminars, Conferences and Workshops to enrich the knowledge time to time. They have also published research papers in various peer reviewed National and International journals and presented papers in conferences. Periodic guest lectures and workshops are conducted for the students to supplement their curriculum and to make them industry ready professional. The Department has produced 2 Gold Medals, 19 University Ranks and maintains a graduation rate of 85% and above.
The Department also take initiatives to sign MOU with various industries and software companies. At present the department has tie up with 14 Industries for mutual benefits. Industry collaborative activities such as Internships, Industrial Visit, In Plant Training and Industrial Project are carried out to enhance their practical knowledge. Faculty members take up consultancy works from the industry/organization nearby, so far five consultancy projects were completed and generated revenue of about Rs.1,15,000/-.
The top recruiters of our department include Tech Mahindra, IBM, HP, TCS, CTS, UST GLOBAL, etc. Around 75% of our students get placed in the top companies through campus recruitment.
The Department formed “SNSCT Mozilla Campus Club” for the benefit of students with open source software. Faculty and Students are members of professional societies like Computer Society of India, ISTE, etc. Our students have received various prestigious awards viz “Best NSS Volunteer award” from Anna University Chennai [State level] and “Best Student Award” from Indian Society for Technical Education-Tamilnadu & Pondicherry Section. Our alumni have also received “Pat on the Back” and “Feather on the Cap” award from top IT giants like Tech Mahindra and WIPRO Technologies. Our department faculty members and students actively participate in extension activities like Computer Literacy Program, Awareness program on Usage of Electronic equipments, 100% Voting and H1N1 virus etc. as a part of social activity for the benefit of public, students and teachers.