The Department of Information Technology was given the status of a separate department in 1983, after bifurcation of the Information Technology department. Since inception, it has grown in stature to be ranked amongst one of the best in the country.

As three decades on, the department is a force for innovation, scientific discovery and global impact. The department takes pride of its graduating students and many of whom are leaders in academia, industry and government.

The Department currently offers a B.Tech in Information Technology, M.Tech in Information Technology, M.Tech in Information Technology, M.C.A, and Ph.D Programmes in Information Technology.

The Courses offered in the department meet the requirements of both industry and research. The faculty of the Department are actively engaged in research in the areas of Data & Knowledge Management, Software Engineering, Image Processing, Cryptography, Data Mining, and Artificial Intelligence.