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.
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The Department - At a Glance
Updated Curriculum
The curriculum is largely comparable to that of IIITs 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 organizations.
Practical Oriented Lab Work
Department has taken care to add significant value to the learner in an integrated manner through lab sessions, assignments, quizzes, seminars/workshops, projects over and above well designed theory course work.Hands-on laboratory experience is emphasised at every stage of the programme
Industry Interactions
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.
Research Thrust Areas
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
  • Distributed Computing
  • Cloud Computing
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Big Data Analytics
  • Internet of Things
Faculty Recognition
The department has well qualified and experienced faculty members, 3 with PhD and the rest with ME/MTech, with average experience of 12.66 years. Faculty members actively carry out research and participate in FDPs, STTPs and Workshops. Some faculty members are regularly invited as expert reviewers in international conferences / journals and also have been invited to deliver expert lectures at various places.
Social Responsibilities
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.
Industrial Training
Students get around 4 months hands on industry experience with 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.
Faculty Qualification Improvement
The Department encourages the faculty members to pursue higher studies. Three faculty members have completed their Ph. D. and two faculty members are pursuing Ph.D.
Research Publications
Faculty members carry out quality research work, more than 100 papers have been published in national as well as international journals / conferences.Click here for Detailed Research Profile.
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. 112 students were benefited by DDU-CISCO Local Academy in last five years.
Top Recruiters
List of recruiters include software giants like Infosys, Cybage, Tech Mahindra, Zeus Learning, CrestData, Jeavio, Argusoft, eInfochips, Infostretch, Synoverge, AimDek, WiseDA, iLink, OpenXcel and many more.
Students’ Participation in National Level Competitions
The department helps and guides students for participation in national level competitions such as NCAT, Hackathon, and eYantra.
The department 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. More than 350 students registered as members of DDU-IETE student forum in last five years. More than 20 seminars/workshops were organized in last five years under DDU-IETE student forum.
Facilities
Facilities in the Department include:
  • Five well-maintained computer laboratories with more than 170 computers
  • A hardware laboratory to understand the concepts of Digital Circuits, Microprocessor and Computer Peripherals
  • All computers in the laboratories have internet connectivity.
  • Intranet through LINUX-based / Windows based Servers.
  • LCD Projectors for audio-visual teaching aid
  • Authentic software like Oracle 10g Standard Edition, Microsoft Visual Studio,2012 Ultimate, Microsoft SQL, MS Visio, Ubuntu, latest Window servers, latest Windows OS etc. Department regularly subscribe to Microsoft Imagine Premium software 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
  • Four Robotics kits to learn and apply the concepts of Robotics using embedded systems and microcontroller programming.
  • IoT Development Kits
  • GPUs for Experimentations in Deep Learning
Well maintained 5 computer software/hardware laboratories, which remain available to the students round-the-clock on need basis:
Faculty Members
The faculty members are experts in their respective fields of Information Technology. The esteemed faculty includes:
Dr. Vipul K. Dabhi
Dr. Vipul K. Dabhi
Professor & Head,
PhD,M.E(CE)
Experience: 20 Years
AICTE Faculty ID: 1-4762472408
vipuldabhi.it@ddu.ac.in
Dr. Harshadkumar B Prajapati
Dr. Harshadkumar B. Prajapati
Associate Professor
PhD,M.E(CE)
Experience: 19 Years
AICTE Faculty ID: 1-4763471451
prajapatihb.it@ddu.ac.in
Prof. Nikita Desai
Prof. Nikita Desai
Associate Professor
PhD(pursuing), M.E(CE)
Experience: 19 Years
AICTE Faculty ID: 1-4764491141
nikitadesai.it@ddu.ac.in
Dr. Mukesh M Goswami
Dr. Mukesh M. Goswami
Associate Professor
PhD,M.E(CE)
Experience: 16 Years
AICTE Faculty ID: 1-4763882247
mgoswami.it@ddu.ac.in
Prof. Zankhana V. Dabhi
Prof. Zankhana V. Dabhi
Assistant Professor
M.Tech.(IT)
Experience: 14 Years
AICTE Faculty ID: 1-4764682616
zankhana.it@ddu.ac.in
Prof. Ravindra Anilkumar Vyas
Prof. Ravindra A. Vyas
Assistant Professor
M.Tech(IT)
Experience: 13 Years
AICTE Faculty ID: 1-4765053455
ravi.it@ddu.ac.in
Prof. Yogendra L. Patel
Prof. Yogendra L. Patel
Assistant Professor
M.Tech(CE)
Experience: 13 Years
AICTE Faculty ID: 1-4765211749
yogendra.it@ddu.ac.in
Prof. Anandkumar D. Dave
Prof. Anandkumar D. Dave
Assistant Professor
M.Tech(IT)
Experience: 12 Years
AICTE Faculty ID: 1-4765527446
anand.it@ddu.ac.in
Prof. Brijesha Purav Kothari
Prof. Brijesha P. Kothari
Assistant Professor
M.Tech.(IT)
Experience: 12 Years
AICTE Faculty ID: 1-4765844629
brijesha.it@ddu.ac.in
Prof. Sandeep R. Suthar
Prof. Sandeep R. Suthar
Assistant Professor
M.Tech.(IT)
Experience: 12 Years
AICTE Faculty ID: 1-4766388616
sandeepsuthar.it@ddu.ac.in
 
Prof. Tanvi Rameshpuri Goswami
Prof. Tanvi R. Goswami
Assistant Professor
M. Tech(IT)
Experience: 9 Years
AICTE Faculty ID: 1-4766017745
tanvigoswami.it@ddu.ac.in
 
Prof. Archana N Vyas
Prof. Archana N Vyas
Assistant Professor
M.Tech(IT)
Experience: 13 Years
AICTE Faculty ID: 1-4766487761
anvyas.it@ddu.ac.in
 
Prof. Deepak C Vegda
Prof. Deepak C Vegda
Assistant Professor
M.Tech(IT)
Experience: 7 Years
AICTE Faculty ID: 1-4767837793
deepakvegda.it@ddu.ac.in
Prof. Sunil K. Vithlani
Prof. Sunil K. Vithlani
Assistant Professor
PhD(Pursuing),M.E(CE)
Experience: 7 Years
AICTE Faculty ID: 1-4766699100
sunilvithlani.it@ddu.ac.in
Prof. Viranchi N Patel
Prof. Viranchi N Patel
Assistant Professor
M.Tech(CE)
Experience: 4 Years
AICTE Faculty ID: 1-4763842608
viranchipatel.it@ddu.ac.in
Prof. Viral H. Shah
Prof. Viral H. Shah
Assistant Professor
M.Tech(CE)
Experience: 2 Years
viralshah.it@ddu.ac.in
Prof. Kunal J. Sahitya
Prof. Kunal J. Sahitya
Assistant Professor
M.E.(IT)
Experience: 10 Months
kunalsahitya.it@ddu.ac.in
Prof. Bhargav D. Dave
Prof. Bhargav D. Dave
Assistant Professor
M.Tech(ICT)
bhargavdave.it@ddu.ac.in
Prof. Fatema Vhora
Prof. Fatema Vhora
Assistant Professor
M.Tech(CE)
fatemavhora.it@ddu.ac.in
Board of Studies
The Department is governed by a Board of Studies which includes
Dr. Vipul Dabhi
Professor & Head, IT Dept., DDU
Dr. Harshadkumar B. Prajapati
Associate Professor, IT Dept., DDU
Prof. Nikita Desai
Associate Professor, IT Dept., DDU
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
Dr. Mukesh Goswami (Invitee Member)
Associate Professor, IT Dept., DDU
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Doctoral Programme
PhD Guides and PhD Students
Seminars/Workshops
Expert Talks
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