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Information Technology

Department at a Glance

The Department of Information Technology at Government Engineering College, Barton hill was established in the academic year 1999, offering a four year B.Tech. course in Information Technology. M.Tech. Course in Information Technology with specialisation in Network Engineering commenced from the academic year 2011-2012.

The Department lays strong emphasis on ensuring that the students have a thorough idea of core concepts. Further, the department focuses on nurturing the analytical abilities of students and exposes them to the latest technologies and equips them with industry-specific skills. The students have been consistently among the toppers in the University and have gone on to achieve laurels in higher education, research and industry.
The faculty and staff of the department are well qualified and many of them are alumni of IISc and IITs. The department has well-equipped labs with state-of –the art technologies.

Vision

To become a leading knowledge dissemination center, producing globally acceptable professionals capable of  making technological innovations for the benefit of society, and to become an integral partner in delivering innovative and effective IT solutions

Mission

To impart quality education in Information Technology combined with ethical values, to produce outstanding professionals capable of taking up challenging assignments and to inculcate attitude for research and innovation

Information Technology

The Department of Information Technology at Government Engineering College, Barton hill was established in the academic year 1999, offering a four year B.Tech. course in Information Technology. M.Tech. Course in Information Technology with specialization in Network Engineering commenced from the academic year 2011-2012.

The Department lays strong emphasis on ensuring that the students have a thorough idea of core concepts. Further, the department focuses on nurturing the analytical abilities of students and exposes them to the latest technologies and equips them with industry-specific skills. The students have been consistently among the toppers in the University and have gone on to achieve laurels in higher education, research and industry. The faculty and staff of the department are well qualified and many of them are alumni of IISc and IITs. The department has well-equipped labs with state-of –the art technologies.

Courses Offered

  • B.Tech Degree course in Information Technology
  • Lateral entry for diploma holders

All the students for B.Tech course are allotted from among the top ranked students of Kerala Engineering Entrance Examination. Many of the students bagged top ranks in the Kerala University. Most of the students passed out from the department are working in top ranked international and multinational companies. Lots of students from the department got selection for PG programmes in Indian Institute of Technologies and top ranked foreign universities.

  • M.Tech
Network Engineering  

Research

  • Mobile Adhoc Networking
  • Performance evaluation of computer systems
  • Network Security
  • Parallel computing
  • Artificial Neural Networks
  • Natural Language processing
  • Digital Image Processing
  • Advanced Data Structures
Program  Educational Objectives
PEO  1 To provide students with a strong base in mathematics, scientific and engineering fundamentals necessary to solve complex engineering problems and to pursue higher studies
PEO  2 To develop in students an ability to analyze and focus  in the areas of Software Engineering, Computing Sciences , Information Engineering and Communication Engineering  and also  to become competent and innovative IT solution providers and entrepreneurs.
PEO  3 To expose the students to cutting edge technologies in different engineering and management fields, enabling them to contribute effectively in multidisciplinary areas, with excellent communication skills and leadership qualities.
PEO  4 To equip the students to become globally successful professionals and to instill in them a good sense of professional ethics and social concern.
Programme Outcomes
The Graduates Graduate students of  Information Technology stream should have the following skills and abilities :
i To apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.
ii To design and conduct experiments in the field of Information Technology, interpret and analyze data and report results.
iii To design Information  systems, components and processes.
iv To function in multidisciplinary teams.
v To identify, formulate and solve problems in the field of Information Technology
vi To have an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
vii To communicate effectively in oral, written and graphical form.
viii To possess the kind of broad education necessary to have an understanding of the impact of engineering solutions on the society and demonstrate an awareness of contemporary issues.
ix To have recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in lifelong learning.
x To possess a knowledge of contemporary issues
xi To have the ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
No Name Designation Phone Email
1 Prof.Balu John Head 9895259420 balujohn @gmail.com
2 Prof.Sathee Bhai. P. R. Associate Professor 9495391592 sathi_siva @yahoo.com
3 Shamna H. R. Assistant Professor 8156973459 shamnahr @gmail.com
4 John C John Assistant Professor 9447041807 johncjohn30@gmail.com
5 Vijayanand K S Assistant Professor 9447868592 ksvijayanand @gmail.com
6 Josna V.R. Assistant Professor 9495166066 josna.chandu @gmail.com
7 Divya Prasad K. H. Assistant Professor 7012293277 divyaprasadkh @gmail.com
8 Simi Krishna. K.R. Assistant Professor 9447140283 simikrishnakr @gmail.com
9 Deepthi Sasidharan Assistant Professor 9544170787 deepthisn@gmail.com
10 Jayasree P Assistant Professor 9048067190 jayasreesaji @gmail.com
11 Shijin Knox G. U. Assistant Professor 9961395039 shijinknox @gmail.com
12 Anju J.S. Assistant Professor 9496760020 anjujs @gmail.com
13 Dhanya C.K. Assistant Professor 9446897555 ck.dhanya @gmail.com
14 Sreedivya R.S. Assistant Professor 8547013554 rssreedivya @gmail.com
Sl.No. Name Designation Phone Email
1 Jeejo. M Thankappan System Analyst 9847357385 jeejomthankappan@gmail.com
2 Bavakutty. T Computer Programmer 9447265499 bavakutty@gmail.com
3 Gijimole. M Computer Programmer 9496330560 jijibshaji@gmail.com
4 Jean V.B Trade Instructor 9496277037 sureshgec2013@gmail.com
5 Suresh B Trade Instructor 8547888294 vbjean@gmail.com
6 Biju G Tradesman 9446105406 biju.govind82@gmail.com
7 Mayadevi. S Tradesman 9995055879 mayasaif@gmail.com
 

Department Library

A robust and dynamic library is vital to the academic life of the students as well as the Faculty. The library provides an environment for discovery, reflection, and expansion of knowledge. The department library serves as a central organ of academic activity in the IT Department. The Department has a rich & vast collection of more than 300 books, periodicals and reports. It also has one copy each of all B.Tech. Projects and M.Tech.Thesis work carried out in the department in recent years. The library serves to provide a calm and cosy ambience conductive to long hours of study. The library opens on all working days of the Institute from 9 AM to 4:00 PM. The faculty in charge of the Library is Prof.Jayasree Shaji.

Department Facilities

The Department of Information Technology has a video conferencing facility,  a central server room and  Seven laboratories. The department has the necessary software and hardware infrastructure for the conduct of all the 10 laboratory/practical subjects in the B.Tech and M.Tech curriculum. All the student projects are done in-house. Each laboratory room has networked printers over Ethernet LAN. Although the emphasis is on the use of Linux and open source software, other popular proprietary software platforms are also supported. In addition,the  department  provides  the  necessary  technical support for the smooth functioning of the campus-wide network in the college. A 100Mbps internet connection via firewall provided to the entire campus through fibre optic links. Also have 10 Mbps NMEICT connection and 10 Mbps Leased line connections.

The IT department is managing the entire campus network including Administrative office, Library, and other departments and sections in the campus. More over the computer laboratories are under the IT department are also functioning as the option facilitation centre during the time of the Centralized Allotment process (CAP) of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations. In additions to these, Biometric Punching, WIFI management, Website management, DDFS, Conducting Online Exams/Training programmes for CGPU,Govt.(ASAP/NASSCOM) and other organizations (Online banking recruitments) etc. are handled by the IT Department.

The video conferencing facility

The video conferencing facility was officially inaugurated by Sri. K. Muraleedharan, MLA on 27th March 2015.This room is equipped with LifeSize VC module,LED TV sets,LCD projectors ,Audio Mixers, Microphones and Speakers.

The VC room facilitate  Direct Video conferencing with 3 centers at a time  with seating capacity 72 and  IP based dedicated VC units

  • Server  Room:

This room has 6 blade servers and 4 rack servers. The  OSplatforms  provided  are CentOS, Red hat, Ubuntu and Windows 2008 Server.   Different servers are set apart for managing various activities. For Networking/Security purpose there are central firewall Fortigate 200B,Forti Analyser 100C,CISCO Router- Layer 3,SAN – HD F850-CBSS 110P Hitachi Unified storage 110 Base, controller Box – SFF 24X24 with accessories- 20 TB ,Ruckus Zone Director-Wi-Fi Network, Cisco Managed switches-24 port 4 SFT.

  • Web Application Laboratory:

This lab has 72 Windows based desktops with internet connectivity.  This lab is also used for conducting online examinations.

  • Programming Laboratory:

This lab has 68 dual boot desktops with internet connectivity.

  • Internet Laboratory:

This  lab  runs  on thin-client machines  running  under  EnterpriseLinux  as  wellas  desktops  running  under Windows.  36terminals areprovided forInternetconnectivityand running various  software  labsinthecurriculum.

  • Network Laboratory:

This lab has 8 Cisco routers,switches,high- speed modems and 36 dual-boot desktop machines. A wireless LAN laboratory with wireless access points/routers,wireless site survey kit and other equipmentset up here.

  • Software Testing Laboratory:

This lab has 15 desktops with Windows 8 Professional, Intel Core i5 Processors with internet connectivity. The Functional Testing software (QTP) hasbeenset uphere.

  • Network security Laboratory:

This lab has 19 desktops with Windows 8 Professional, Intel Core i5 Processors with internet connectivity. Six number ofCisco Router 1901 series and six numbers of  Cisco catalyst 1960 Switch 48 Ethernet 10/100 ports with 2 10/100/1000TX

  •  Project Laboratory:

This lab has 15 desktops with Windows 8 Professional, Intel Core i5 Processors with internet connectivity.

Achievements

B.Tech Information Technology University Rank holders 2017

Aiswarya  V. I  - First Rank Ibthiza Ismail -  Second Rank Athulaya Kamalasanan - Third Rank

Contact

HEAD OF THE DEPARTMENT, DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY GOVERNMENT ENGINEERING COLLEGE, BARTON HILL THIRUVANANTHAPURAM – 695035 KERALA, INDIA Phone : +91-471-2300484, +91-471-2300485