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ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY

Information and communications technology (ICT) encompasses communication and information devices and their applications- radio, television, cellular phones, computer and network hardware and software, satellite systems and many other areas. In the BTech (ICT) program the students will also learn about image processing, data communication, networking, data mining, software design and testing. The Program also enables a graduate to focus on application of ICT in variety of fields like business, trade, education, health care, governance, etc.

The Program is being presented in such a way that graduate attributes would encompass professional competence, life skills and community engagement.The course structure is based on Choice Based Credit System (CBCS). A student will have choice to study from the basket of courses related to Information Science, Information Technology, Electronics and Communications, Computer Science and Engineering, ICT Applications in the in various fields, etc.

 

Objective

Vision Statement :
To be a global center of excellence for education and research in the field of information and communication technology and to develop internationally competent engineers.

Mission Statement :

  • To inculcate new knowledge by engaging in cutting-edge research.
  • To promote academic growth by offering undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programmes with state-of-the-art curriculum.
  • To identify thrust areas to concentrate upon, based on an informed perception of Indian, regional and global needs of the industry.
  • To undertake collaborative projects from different organizations to establish long-term interaction with academia and industry.
  • To develop employable, intellectually capable and imaginatively gifted leaders who can emerge in a range of professions.

 

History

Department of Information and Communication Technology is a new program under School of Technology at PDPU which got instantiated in year 2016 with initial intake of 60 students. The department is headed by Prof. Tajinder Pal Singh. The Department is established to cater the need of teaching and research in Information and Communication Technology. The Department is crafted with hardware and software laboratories to carry out innovative research in Information and Communication Technology domain. The Department has 5 highly experienced faculty members, among them four faculties are Ph.D. holders and for one faculty doctoral defense is awaited.

 

Head of Department

Dr. T. P. Singh
Professor and Head
Dept. of Information and Communication Technology
Email: Tajinder.Singh@spt.pdpu.ac.in
Phone: +91-79-23275071 (O)

 

International Relations

The University has collaboration with universities of International repute such as University of Saskatchewan (Canada), University of Tulsa, University of Oklahoma, University of Houston, Ontario (Canada), American Jewish Committee, Texas A & M University (USA), Georgia Tech University, University of Regina (Canada), Georgia Tech Research Corporation.

 

INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS

Department will collaborate with Industries for syllabus framing, training the students and faculties in various domains. In addition, students of final year can do their project work in Industries. The expert talks from eminent people of the industries will be held time-to-time to cope-up with the new technologies.

 

Contact

Department of Information and Communication Technology

School of Technology,
Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University
Raisan, Gandhinagar-382007.
Phone No.: (+91-79) 23275071
Web: www.pdpu.ac.in

 

Research Focus

In the digital era of 21st century, where updating of knowledge is of utmost importance, in academia, it requires to keep oneself updated with latest trends and innovations.

Department will make its continuous efforts to align the R&D focus within domains not limited to Communication Technologies, Information Coding, Antenna, VLSI, Information Security etc. Department will also cater the need of research based on the well-equipped laboratories.

 

Faculty