Information & Technology
Information Technology and novel data analysis is the need of today's majority of industries, businesses, government, and any endeavor. Currently Information Technology helps a lot in various fields and it is going to play a key role in a number of different fields that might not have been yet realized. It was anticipated that after industry revolution, Information Technology is going to bring next revolution. To provide engineers that can contribute in development of nation and the world through Information Technology revolution, the Department of Information Technology was established in the year 1998 with a Bachelor's Degree Course in Information Technology.
The Department - At a Glance
The curriculum is largely comparable to that of IITs and NITs. It is reviewed every year for any changes due to technology advancements and thrice-a-year for subject addition / deletion, to keep it updated based on the feedback received from the industry / experts from R&D and academic organisations
Hands-on laboratory experience is emphasised at every stage of the programme
Regular interactions with industries and R&D institutions are encouraged, Expert from industries are invited to conduct seminars/workshop to update our students for latest technologies used in industry.
The following are the thrust areas in which the faculty members are at present working:
Faculty members are invited as expert reviewer or to deliver expert lectures in national and international conferences / journals
As a social initiative, the Department regularly conducts networking and hardware maintenance workshop for ITI students
Students are required to go for full-time industry internship in their final semester
Research Thrust Areas - Faculties are gaining expertise in the latest technologies and carry out research in various domains which have great impact.
The following are the thrust areas in which the faculty members are at presently working:
  • Machine Learning
  • Image Processing
  • Genetic Programming
The Department encourages the faculty members to pursue higher studies. Currently, 2 faculty members are pursing Ph. D. and 3 are pursing M. Tech. programme. Two faculty members have completed their Ph.D. and 11 faculty members have completed their PG.
The M. Tech. (Information Technology) programme, started in 2011, offers a number of electives keeping two streams in focus: Machine Intelligence (MI) & Network Computing (NC)
The Department encourages the faculty members to pursue higher studies. Currently, 3 faculty members are pursing Ph. D. and 3 are pursing M. Tech. programme
In the last four years, more than 30 papers have been published in national as well as international journals / conferences by the faculty members
The CISCO Regional Local Academy Centre conducts a CCNA exploration course for students to get expertise in the field of networking and get receive international certification from CISCO
List of recruiters include software giants like TCS, PCS, Infosys, Cognizant, Zensar, Cybage, Argusoft, Tech Mahindra, Mahindra Satyam, eInfochips, Hellios, Samyak Infotech, Persistent Systems and many more
Department has taken care to add significant value to the learner in an integrated manner through lab sessions, assignments, quizzes, projects over, seminars/workshop and above well designed theory course work. Hands-on laboratory experience is emphasized at every stage of the programme.
Faculty Recognition - Faculty members are invited as expert reviewer in international conferences / journals and also invited to deliver expert lectures at various places.
Industrial Training - Students are required to go for full-time industry internship in their final semester. This exposure helps the student to be acquainted with the corporate culture and practices adopted by industry for software/hardware development.
As a social initiative, the Department conducts free of charge seminars, workshops and training program for ITI and school students to educate them for computer literacy.
DDU-CISCO Local Academy Center - In 2011, the department started CISCO Local Academy Centre to run CCNA Exploration course for CISCO international certification. It helps the student to obtain value added certification for their better career. CCNA exploration course helps the students to get expertise in the field of networking and can receive international certification from CISCO. Many students have been able to get good jobs due to this program.
IETE Student Forum - The department started the student forum of Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE) in DDU in March 2011. IETE is India's leading recognized professional society devoted to the advancement of science and technology of Electronics, Telecommunication & IT.
List of recruiters include software giants like TCS, iGATE, Infosys, Cognizant, Zensar, Cybage, Argusoft, Tech Mahindra, eInfochips, Hellios, Samyak , Infostretch, Persistent Systems and many more.
The M. Tech. (Information Technology) programme started in 2011, offers a number of electives keeping two streams in focus: Machine Intelligence (MI) & Network Computing (NC).
Started the student forum of Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE) in DDU in March 2011. IETE is India's leading recognised professional society devoted to the advancement of science and technology of Electronics, Telecommunication & IT.
Facilities
Facilities in the department include:
  • Three well-maintained computer laboratories with more than 140 computers
  • A hardware laboratory to understand the concepts of Digital Circuits, Microprocessor and Computer Peripherals
  • All computers in the laboratories have internet connectivity ( 40 mbps leased line)
  • Intranet through LINUX-based / Windows based Servers.
  • LCD Projectors for audio-visual teaching aid
  • Authentic software like Oracle 10g Standard Edition, Microsoft Visual Studio 2005, Microsoft SQL, MS Visio, Red Hat Linux, latest Window servers, latest Windows OS etc. Department regularly subscribe to Microsoft DreamSpark for latest updation in Microsoft products.
  • Interconnectivity through LINUX-based / Windows based Servers
  • Embedded System Design Tools: Rabbit RLM 3750 development kit with colour touch screen kit, serial to Ethernet application kit, protected operating system development kit, embedded web application kit, GPRS/GSM application kit, and keil PK51 professional development kit including MCB51 and MCB517AC evaluation boards
Well maintained 4 computer software/hardware laboratories, which remain available to the students round-the-clock on need basis:
Board of Studies
The Department is governed by a Board of Studies which includes
Mr. R. S. Chhajed (Internal Member)
Professor & HOD, DDU
Dr. Vipul Dabhi (Internal Member)
Associate Professor, IT Dept., DDU
Dr. Harshad Prajapati (Internal Member)
Associate Professor, IT Dept., DDU
Mr. Mukesh Goswami (Invite Member)
Associate Professor, IT Dept., DDU
Prof. Nikita Desai (Invite Member)
Associate Professor, IT Dept., DDU
Dr. Suman Mitra (External Expert)
Professor & Dean, DA-IICT, Gandhinagar
Mr. Gopesh Sanghvi (External Expert)
Founder & Technical Director,
Samyak Infotech Pvt. Ltd, Ahmedabad
Mr. Upendra Patel (External Expert)
Founder & Technical Director ,
Glide Technology Pvt Ltd, Ahmedabad
Dr. Sanjay Garg (External Expert)
Professor & HOD, Computer Science Dept.,
Nirma University, Ahmedabad
Faculty Members
The faculty members are experts in their respective fields of Information & Technology. The esteemed faculty includes:
Prof. Rajendra Chhajed
Professor & Head
Prof. (Dr.) Vipul K. Dabhi
Associate Professor
Prof.(Dr.) Harshad B Prajapati
Associate Professor
Prof. Nikita Desai
Associate Professor
Prof. Mukesh M. Goswami
Associate Professor
Prof. Zankhana V Dabhi
Assistant Professor
Prof. Amit A. Pandya
Assistant Professor
Prof. Yogendra L. Patel
Assistant Professor
Prof. Ravindra A. Vyas
Assistant Professor
Prof. Anand D. Dave
Assistant Professor
Prof. Vimal L. Vachhani
Assistant Professor
Prof. Hardik H. Mehta
Assistant Professor
Prof. Sandeep Suthar
Assistant Professor
Prof. Brijesha Rao
Assistant Professor
Prof. Tanvi Goswami
Assistant Professor
Prof. Roshni M. Raval
Assistant Professor
Prof. Archana N. Vyas
Assistant Professor
Prof. Deepak Vegda
Assistant Professor
Prof. Viral R. Patel
Assistant Professor
Prof. Jayesh V. Malaviya
Assistant Professor
Programmes
UG Programme in Information and Technology
syllabus & time table
PG Programme in Information and Technology
syllabus & time table
Doctoral Programme
list of guides, current scholars etc.
Projects
Ongoing Projects
Completed Projects
Achievements
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