Information Technology

The Department of Information Technology (renaming the Department of Computer & Information Technology from June, 2012) under the Faculty of Technology, GU has been established to facilitate state of the art infrastructure for different Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Research programmes in the field of Computer and Information Technologies.

The main vision of the department is to enable the bright minds of the region to pursue and establish themselves as prominent technology enthusiasts. The department always thrives to empower the students with the skills and knowledge required to survive in the ever changing and challenging IT industry.

As the current trend has seen huge demand in the IT industry, Computer Science and Information Technology have been widely accepted disciplines in the students fraternity across the globe. The rising demands of the trained and skilled personals in those fields have been motivating and inspiring the students to undertake different programmes of studies. Looking at the need of local students, different programmes have been started meeting demands at different levels of studies. The Postgraduate and Research programmes are designed to build the capacity of the region in terms of human resource and local intellectual and technological resources.

Vision:
The vision of the Department of Information Technology, Gauhati University is to establish a structured seat of learning for inclusive, adaptive, and futuristic and need oriented studies and research in the domain specific as well as interdisciplinary areas of Information Technology. To achieve the vision, the department is engaged in creating and nurturing an ecosystem for systematic study of Information Technology, with embedded learning of science, humanities and skills, thereby promoting a generation of worthy human and knowledge resources.
 

Mission:
1. To impart different programmes of studies at UG, PG and research levels, with contemporary and uptodate  curriculum, fulfilling the need of a vast pool of local aspiring students.
2. To facilitate hands on training facilities through formal schedule as well as open and unrestricted environment for acquiring and enhancing knowledge and skills on competent technologies.
3. To adopt regular evaluations of the curriculum and the course content, and to take measures for required revisions for implantations.
4. To create opportunities for add-on knowledge and skills, for enhancing competencies of students, through regular activities of academic and industry interaction.
5. To encourage solution and industry oriented   semester long projects, for creating a pool of employable human resources on completion of their programmes.
6. To encourage output oriented research on region specific  problems and requirements, as well as contemporary and state-of-the-art universal problems, including interdisciplinary areas.
 


Head of The Department: Mr. Vaskar Deka ( ✉ vaskardeka@gauhati.ac.in)

Research Programmes

Name of the Programme  PhD in Information Technology
 Intake Capacity As per Availability of Seats
 Duration of the Programme  As per GU Ph.D Regulation 2016
Admission Process As per GU Ph.D. regulation 2016
Eligibility As per GU Ph.D. regulation 2016
Syllabus/ Programme Structure Download Syllabus
Course Outcome
  • Doctor of Philosophy in IT produce research fellow who pursue leadership position in competitive information technology environment and in the academic world.
  • Generates scientific skills that satisfy intellectual curiosity, build the knowledge and abilities to make sound technologies and scientific decisions.
  • Design to foster thought leadership, innovative and corporate social responsibility in a global academic context.
  • Produce highly experienced professionals for teaching and research positions in consulting, government and IT industry.
  •  Explain the ethical and social implications of Information Technology decisions in a global context
 

 

 Postgraduate  Programmes

 Name of the Programme  MTech in Information Technology
  Intake Capacity  18
 Duration of the Programme 4-Semesters, 2-Years
 Admission Process Admission Test conducted by Gauhati University. Candidates with valid GATE score may be considered for direct admission.
Eligibility
  • B.E./B.Tech. in CSE/IT/ECE
  • M.Sc.  IT/CS/"Maths & Computing"
  • MCA
Syllabus/ Programme Structure
Course Outcome
  •  Generate  the knowledge of  specific ICT domains and  to simulate algorithms in virtual environments and implement them on embedded platforms.
  • Explain critically and systematically integrate knowledge   to analyze, estimate  solve  complex  problems and meet the challenges in the Information Technology domain.
  •  Provide knowledge to work upon unfamiliar problems through investigative studies and research and contribute to the development of technological knowledge and intellectual property.
  •  Generate` ability to learn reflectively from mistakes, engage in lifelong learning, adapt new developments and participate in continuing education opportunities to foster  personal and organizational growth
 

 Undergraduate  Programmes

 Name of the Programme  B.Tech. in Information Technology
  Intake Capacity  36
 Duration of the Programme 8-Semesters, 4-Years
 Admission Process The admission and counselling for the B.Tech. programmes will be through JEE (Main) and CEE (Assam). Counselling date, time and venue will be notified in www.gauhati.ac.in. Candidate with Valid PRC of Assam can attend for the counselling process.
Eligibility As per CEE (Assm) norms   (Candidate with valid  PRC  of Assam can only take admission)
Syllabus/ Programme Structure
Course Outcome
  •  Description of data management system like data acquisition, big data so as to enable students in solving  problems using  techniques of data analytics and knowledge discovery.
  • Create knowledge in hardware/software methods and tools for solving real life and R&D problems with an orientation to lifelong learning..
  • Generate knowledge to work individually or as a member with responsibility to function on multi disciplinary teams.
  • Identify, formulate, and solve hardware and software computing problems, accounting for  the interaction between hardware and software.
  • Produce understanding of professional, legal, and ethical issues and responsibilities. Communicate effectively in speech and in writing, including documentation of hardware and software systems
     
 

 

 Name of the Programme  B.Tech. in Computer Science & Engineering
  Intake Capacity  36
 Duration of the Programme 8-Semesters, 4-Years
 Admission Process The admission and counselling for the B.Tech. programmes will be through JEE (Main) and CEE (Assam). Counselling date, time and venue will be notified in www.gauhati.ac.in. Candidate with Valid PRC of Assam can attend for the counselling process.
Eligibility As per CEE (Assm) norms   (Candidate with valid  PRC  of Assam can only take admission)
Syllabus/ Programme Structure
Course Outcome
  •  Create ability to apply knowledge of computing, mathematics and algorithmic principles, computer science and engineering theory to develop any real world computer based system.
  • Design and conducts experiments to analyze and interpret data and information retrieval.
  • Produce creative skills through design and implementation of computer based system and process to face realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, health and safety  creative skills.
  • Design a problem , identify and formulate it, use appropriate computing and engineering requirements which is called Technical problem solving skills   
     
 

 

Research Scholars

Sl Year Name Research Guide Status
1. 2012 Sisir Kumar Rajbongshi Dr. Dwiraj Talukdar Completed (2016)
2. 2012 Nabamita Deb Prof. Shikhar Kr. Sarma Completed (2016)
3 2012 Parismita Sarma Prof. Shikhar Kr. Sarma Completed (2017)
4 2012 Rita Chakroborty Prof. Shikhar Kr. Sarma Completed (2017)
 5  2012  Vaskar Deka  Prof. Shikhar Kr. Sarma Ongoing
 6  2012  Tarali Kalita  Prof. Shikhar Kr. Sarma Ongoing
 7  2012  Dibyajyoti Sarmah  Prof. Shikhar Kr. Sarma Ongoing
 8  2014  Abdul Hannan  Prof. Shikhar Kr. Sarma Ongoing
 9  2014   Jumi Sarma  Prof. Shikhar Kr. Sarma Ongoing
 10  2014  Anup Kumar Barman  Prof. Shikhar Kr. Sarma Ongoing
 11  2014  Satyajit Sarmah     Prof. Shikhar Kr. Sarma Ongoing
 12  2014  Kishore Baishya  Prof. Shikhar Kr. Sarma Ongoing
 13  2015  Kangkana Bora  Dr. Lipi B. Mahanta Ongoing
14 2015 Rima Devi Dr. Balendra Kr. Dev Choudhury Ongoing
 15  2017  Manash Pratim Bhuyan  Prof. Shikhar Kr. Sarma Ongoing
 16  2017  Mazida Akhtara Ahmed  Dr. Ridip Dev Choudhury Ongoing
 17  2017  Dhrubajyoti Borah  Dr. Khursid Alam Borbora Ongoing
 18  2017  Rahul lahkar  Dr. Khursid Alam Borbora Ongoing
 19  2017  Utpal Barman  Dr. Ridip Dev Choudhury Ongoing
 20  2017  Dipankar Dutta  Dr. Ridip Dev Choudhury Ongoing

 

Staff Members

 

 Scientific Officer
  •  Ahidur Zaman, Scientific Officer   [ ☏ 7002274609, ✉ ahidur.gu@gmail.com ]
 Senior Lab Assistant
  •  Prasanta Saikia, Senior Lab Assistant   [ ☏ 9401298712,  ✉ prasanta.gu@gmail.com ]
 Lab Assiatant
  •  Pramod Rajbongshi, Lab Assiatant  [ ☏ 8638284814,  ✉ pramodrajbongshi@gmail.com ]
  •  Treesha Boa, Lab Assistant  [ ✉ treesha.ist@gmail.com ]
Technical Staff
  • Ratan Bhatta  [☏ 8638302620]
  • Chandan Sarma [☏ 9864233261]

 

Facilities

 

 Class Rooms   05
 Seminar Room   01
 Laboratory  Basic Programming Laboratory  03
Computer Hardware 01
Embedded System 01
Project Laboratory 01
Cryptography & Network security 01
NLP Research Laboratory 01

 

Download Section

 

Student Clearence Form BTech Download
BTech (CSE/IT) Class Routine for the session January- June 2018 Download
MTech (IT) Class Routine for the session January- June 2018 Download
 B.Tech. ,MTech. Admission 2018 Download

 

Department of Information Technology
Gauhati University, Guwahati 781014, Assam
Phone : +91-361-2672215
Email : infotech@gauhati.ac.in
Web   : gauhati.ac.in/technology/information-technology

Assistant Professor

Chandan Kalita
MTech (Tezpur)
Operating System, Automata Theory
kalitachandan@gauhati.ac.in
Kishore Kashyap
MTech (Gauhati)
Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, NLP
kk@gauhati.ac.in
Mirzanur Rahman
MTech (Tezpur) PhD (Gauhati)
NLP, Data Mining
mr@gauhati.ac.in
Nabamita Deb
MTech (NERIST, Arunachal Pradesh) PhD (Gauhati)
Speech Technology,Computaional Modeling
nd@gauhati.ac.in
Parismita Sarma
MTech (Tezpur) PhD (Gauhati)
Speech Technology, Image Processing
pari@gauhati.ac.in
Satyajit Sarmah
MTech (Tezpur)
Computer Networks, Cryptography
ss@gauhati.ac.in
Vaskar Deka Head of the Department
MTech (Tezpur)
Computer Networks
vaskardeka@gauhati.ac.in

Professor

Shikhar Kumar Sarma
MSc (Gauhati) PhD (Gauhati)
NLP, Language Technology, AI
sks@gauhati.ac.in

Scientific Officer

Ahidur Zaman
MSc (Gauhati) MTech (Gauhati)
Computer Networking
ahidur@gauhati.ac.in