About the Department
The department of Information Technology was established in the year 2001. The department shares the vision and mission of the institution in providing a value-based education and to be a globally model institution. The department is managed by dedicated and experienced faculty. The department distinguishes itself by producing professionals to fit today’s requirements.

The B.Tech. Information Technology Department has been accredited by the National Board of Accreditation, AICTE, New Delhi.


  • B.Tech – Information Technology (4 Years)

To strive to be a globally model institutions all set for taking ‘lead-role’ in grooming the younger generation socially responsible and professionally competent to face the challenges ahead.


The Department of Information Technology Committed to:

  • To develop, innovate, competent and quality IT professionals by imparting state-of the art technology.
  • To enrich the knowledge of the students through value-based education.
  • To promote Industry-Institution relationship among the students to become more employable and better technocrats.
  • To upgrade the Faculty qualification with cutting edge technology.
  • To constantly update and achieve improvement in all aspects of outcomes.
  • To support the institution in its educational pursuits.
  • To achieve higher Status in technical and research fronts.

Scope of the Department

    Information Technology (IT) sector is so well evolved that it is directly or indirectly influencing the working of various other sectors and industries. IT sector acts as a supporting factor for various sectors such as

  • Healthcare
  • Aviation
  • Education
  • Manufacturing sector
  • Telecommunications sector
  • Various Government initiatives and Departments etc
  • Information Technology Graduates may take up the following jobs in the above mentioned sectors

  • Web Developer and Designer
  • Data Security Officer
  • Database Manager
  • Software Developer
  • Information Technology Engineer
  • The start-up scenario also recruits talented IT professionals. So, those who are looking for a creative and challenging work environment may land in a job in the start-up sector. One may also use IT skills and start their own venture or even a consultancy firm.

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)

  • To create value added, disciplined, high profile IT professionals for successful careers in their related industry that makes them globally reputed
  • To develop the students with a sound foundation in mathematical, scientific and programming fundamentals necessary to synthesize the technical core concepts focusing on skill development and knowledge up gradation which will lead to technical innovations.
  • To practice and demonstrate the ability to use the domain knowledge and expertise through periodic assignments , performances and projects to continuously prove the programming skills and communication techniques in IT fields and other environmental aspects to make further improvements.

Programme Outcomes (POs)

    The students of Information Technology Programme of Paavai Engineering College, Namakkal should, at the time of being graduated, be in possession of

  • An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
  • An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
  • An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability
  • An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams
  • An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
  • An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
  • An ability to communicate effectively
  • The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
  • A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
  • Knowledge of contemporary issues
  • An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice
  • An ability to upgrade to new techniques in wireless environment based on simulated results to provide new source to IT field

Facilities of the Department

    The department is having spacious laboratories, well equipped with hardware and software facilities required by the students to perform the necessary experiments as per the curriculum and even beyond the curriculum. Experiments are designed in such a way that the students become well aware of the concepts they learn in the theory sessions. The motive of the lab is to train students in the latest technology trends as detailed below:

  • Spread around a space of 120 sq.m with air conditioned facility
  • Inter – networked with all other labs in the department
  • The department is provided with high bandwidth Internet and Wi-Fi connections.
  • Software such as Android SDK, Weka, Globus Tool kit for Grid and Cloud, Argo UML, JAVA,.NET Framework, PHP, Python, MySQL,NS2, MATLAB, Eclipse, Net beans are used by the students and faculty for design & development of applications
  • Availability of Web Cams, Audio Speakers, and LCD Projectors are used by the students to do multimedia Projects effectively.

Center details

  • Center for IIT Bombay FOSS club
  • Center for QEEE
  • Center for Microsoft Innovation Center
  • Center for Image processing
  • Center for E-governance
  • Center for Mobile application development

Lab Facilities

  • Computer Practices Lab
  • Programming and Data structures Lab
  • Object Oriented Programming Lab
  • Database Management Systems Lab
  • Operating Systems Lab
  • Software Engineering Lab
  • Networks Lab
  • Java Programming Lab
  • CASE Tools Lab
  • Mobile Application Development Lab
  • Compiler Lab
  • Grid and Cloud Lab
  • Data Mining Lab
  • Security Lab
  • Project Lab

Department library

    More than 1000 plus books are available in our department library such as

  • Subject Reference & Text Books
  • Placement Books
  • General Knowledge Books
  • Communication Books
  • Various Competitive Exam Related Books

Association Activities

  • The Department association, ASSOIT is functioning efficiently for the benefit of the students. As an activity of ASSOIT, at least one guest lecture by an experienced personality is being conducted every month focusing on recent inventions and developments in the field. The guest lecture will be carried out in an interactive manner so as to clarify the doubts of the students.
  • The department staff members also participate in various Workshops / Seminar / Faculty Development Programme / National / International conferences and publishing the papers in Refereed Journals every semester to prove their mettle individually and collectively.
  • To prove the excel and to prove the efficacy of the learners, Symposia are being organized every year in which students from various colleges participate and benefit themselves.
  • In addition to regular curricular activities, the students are motivated to do the Certification courses through MIC, UTLP, FOSS and Placement Training Center for enhance their skill sets required by the industries.

Highlights of the Department

  • 100% Placement record for the academic year 2016-17.
  • Produced 27 Anna University Rank Holders since 2008.
  • Faculties and Students are publishing their research articles in various referred International Journals.
  • Funds received from IE, ISTE-STTP, ISTE-MHRD, New Delhi.
  • Our student A.Kishore Chowdary was conferred the prestigious Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Award for ‘Best Engineering College Student’ in the year of 2017. He received the Award in the 50th Engineers Day 2017 Celebrations of The Institution of Engineers (India) IEI, Salem, India.
  • Students undergo Business English Certification Course for excelling in English.
  • Students received online certificates from IIT-Bombay for successful completion of online tests.
  • Our student M.Abubackkar Shithik has been selected for TESFA-2017 (Top Engineers Student and Faculty Award). He will be given the "Best Achiever Award” and got this award from Honorable Chief Minister of Puducherry Thiru.V.Narayanasamy.
  • Our students A. Kishore Chowdary & G.Vidhyadharran have received the C# Corner Most Valuable Professional Award. This award is given for their extraordinary contributions to C# Corner.
  • Our students R.Kumaresh, H.P.Manjunath and A.Tabrez are got second prize and Hon’ble Chief Minister’s Award for Excellence in e-Governance from District e-Governance Society.
  • Students got Internship from various software companies like Internshala, Techie Solutions, Vijayeshwari Online Solutions, Aabsinfotech, etc.
  • Eminent persons are invited from various disciplines to conduct Guest lectures, Workshops, Seminars, National and International Conference.
  • Our student R.Kumaresh has received a "Most valuable Professional” award by C# corner Community and attending International conference at Delhi for the academic year 2015-16.
  • Our Students got as “Microsoft Student Partner” (MSP) through Microsoft innovation center (MIC).
  • Our students C.Jayashushma and P.Indhumathi are got “Best Interdisciplinary Paper Award” for presenting a paper in International Conference.
  • Our Students got selected as” Microsoft Student Associate” (MSA) through Microsoft innovation center (MIC).
  • Our faculty members consecutively won “Faculty Excellence award” from INFOSYS (Bronze, Silver awards).