The pivotal role of the technical education system in facilitating and expediting the process of economic and industrial development of the country is well recognized. Technical education is one of the most significant components of human resource development spectrum with great potential for adding value to products and services, for contributing to the national economy, and for improving the quality of the life of the people.
The nation has invested thousand of crores in the Technical Education System. The development sustenance of the industrial sector is entirely dependent on the availability of trained manpower to perform the multidimensional activities needed to keep the wheel of industry running. The Technical Education system aims at making available the services of these trained technically qualified hands to the industry and society.
Technical Education system thus has to be flexible enough to adapt to rapid change. Thus, precise aim of the system is to develop and transfer technology to user systems. With the advancement in technology and breathtaking growth of emerging areas, it has become necessary for the technical institutes to churn out more and more competent engineers and cater to the needs of the industry and of the society at large.
Information Technology has penetrated in every area. In every sector of today's life Information Technology is playing an important role. Even R & D departments in various IT companies have been developed to enable various research oriented activities. Thus, IT has received tremendous importance in the past 10-15 years due to the new economic policies of the government.
In terms of employment, IT engineers have a wide range of opportunities in various companies like Infosys, Calsoft, Persistent, IBM, Wipro, Canbay, L & T Infotech, TATA Consultancy Services, etc. This only goes to indicate that, Information Technology will continue to offer good jobs for many more years to come.
Information Technology (2001)
Era of private engineering colleges started in Maharashtra State in 1983. Permission was granted to MIT in 1983. MIT Pune is promoted by MAEER's, which has proved its competence in imparting technical education by establishing three engineering colleges and a polytechnic.
The MIT Pune has been offering undergraduate course in IT since 2001. Within a very short span of time, the department has created an excellent learning environment with dedicated faculty members, technical staff, well equipped laboratories and innovative academic processes.
IT sector is in a period of bloom in terms of growth and opportunity. In the current ever evolving industrial scenario, contents delivered to the students are regularly updated by the faculty members in the present technology-oriented world.
In addition to academic courses, the department also has IT research programmes supported through industry Institute Interaction. Faculty research helps expand the current and future use of new and existing technologies.
Department has been accredited by AICTE, for the period, June 2010- May 2013
Received grant of Rs. 1.2 lacs from University of Pune (QIP) for organizing workshops and lecture series.
Developed following ERP based projects
LC delivery System
Student Feedback System
Major contribution of faculty towards redesigning in curriculum of University of Pune by organizing SE & TE Syllabus Implementation workshops
All Senior faculty members have contributed in curriculum development
Three faculty members registered for PhD:Excellent Research culture
Active participation in attending workshops, seminars, conferences, sabbaticals and FDP
Spacious laboratories with up to date hardware and software as per curriculum
Well documented manuals and books for reference
Separate project laboratory for final year students
Around 1462 titles, 7121 books, E-resources and subscription to ACM, IEEE transactions available in departmental Library
Book Bank Facility for Students
Student Centered Activities
Organization of various activities such as workshops on current technologies, project reviews by Industry Experts so as to enhance their technical skills
Motivation to students to organize various events so as to enhance their managerial skills, communication skills and thus aiming towards to make them responsible citizen with strong technical background
Strong bond with alumni, alumni participation in teaching-learning process
Active participation of students :
AMDOCS research Projects
TCS research Projects
DB2 and RAD certification from IBM
Result and Placement
Consistently good result for last 5 years
Maximum no of students getting placed in renowned IT industry