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Information Technology

About the Department

The Web has changed the way the world looks at information. The expanding role of IT in business, science, government, social structures and personal lives is obvious in the current generation. As an academic discipline, IT focuses on meeting the needs of users within an organizational and societal context through the selection, creation, application, integration and administration of computing technologies.

Agni college is one of the Top Information Technology Engineering Colleges in Chennai under Anna University.

Research & consultancy

Research in the department focuses on creating and evaluating, innovative learning experiences, inspired by educational principles and technical progress. The approach is to use technology to help mediate a constructive dialogue between the learner, instructor and subject matter. Researchers focus on the management of IT, the IT-enabled enterprise, technology-intensive user environments, and the increasingly global nature of IT use and production. As Information Security is one among the strongest research areas of the faculty, the IT Department has proposed to start a research centre in the field of Information Security.

Vision:

To become an outstanding IT department by offering updated technological skills for developing globally competent IT professionals.

Mission:

  • To impart basic knowledge and nuance of IT
  • To provide fundamentals of logical thinking and analytical skills by providing state- of- art teaching- learning practices
  • To help the students develop ability to work with multidisciplinary teams
  • To inculcate entrepreneurial spirit among students
  • To focus on providing ethical engineering IT professionals

PROGRAM EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES (PEO's):

PEO 1: FUNDAMENTALS: To produce Students with a strong foundation in the basic Sciences and Mathematics that will enable them to identify and solve Real time problems in Information Technology.

PEO 2: CORE COMPETENCE: The students shall have broad knowledge of Information Technology and shall be able to apply their practical knowledge in Industry, Research & Development and in pursuing higher education.

PEO 3: ENGINEERING SYSTEM DESIGN: The students shall have expertise in mapping their design and programming skills with the requirements of the industry and to improve the global economy.

PEO 4: EFFICIENT ENGINEER: The students shall have the capability to adapt to international standards and to visualize the problems and solutions enabling them to pursue their career in different domains.

PEO 5: LIFE-LONG LEARNING/ETHICS: The students shall be able to understand and demonstrate professional ethics and responsibilities to become a globally competent professional as well as a good human being.

PROGRAM OUTCOMES (PO's):

  1. Ability to demonstrate basic knowledge in Mathematics, Science and Engineering.
  2. Ability to design and conduct experiments, interpret, analyze data and report results.
  3. Ability to develop system software, device drivers, encrypted systems and specific applications using latest technology.
  4. Ability to create data structures for efficient data management in projects based on embedded systems and Image Processing.
  5. Ability to design secured network, web based applications and enterprise applications.
  6. Ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and written forms.
  7. Ability to discern the global software development process and able to develop software applications.
  8. Ability to understand design and development of wireless based systems.
  9. Ability to construct and maintain online data repositories.
  10. Ability to implement software testing methodologies and tools.
  11. Ability to understand virtualization concepts and performance issues involved in operating systems.
  12. Observe professional ethics and incorporate quality management.

PROGRAM SPECIFIC OUTCOMES (PO's):

  1. An ability to function effectively as a team to accomplish a common goal.
  2. An ability to use current techniques and tools necessary for computing practices.
  3. An ability to apply design and development principles in the construction of software systems of varying complexity.