St. Thomas' College of Engineering & Technology
Kolkata, West Bengal
Department of Information Technology
The department of Information Technology came into being on the very day the college started on 29th August in the year 2000. The department started with a vision of promoting the advancement of learning ‘ Information Technology ‘ through research oriented dissemination of knowledge leading  to innovative application of information in industry and society. In the year 2004 , the first batch of sixty students graduated from the department and our mission started to fulfill vision.   Now a huge number of students from IT department are serving nationally and internationally in various Industrial Houses and Educational Institutes.

The department has a balanced mix of young and experienced scholars engaged as faculty members. Their help and encouragement to the students are not only limited to the curricular activities, they try to educate the students about the latest technology through workshops, seminars, quizzes etc.

Mr. Amit Kr. Siromoni
H.O.D., I.T.

All the laboratories of the department is equipped with modern facilities for hands on training on Web Technology, Multimedia Technology, Operating Systems, Database Management Systems, Visual Programming, etc. The department has a small but advanced library which gives the specialized study material to the faculty and students in addition to the help from college library.

To maintain a strong industry-academia linkage, the department regularly organizes campus connect courses. Organizations like Cognizant Technology Solutions, Infosys conduct courses to enhance the technical skill of the students and to tune them in a suitable way before they step into the corporate world.

Students of the department are engaged in research oriented as well as industry oriented projects for which the department has a research/innovative lab and a specialized project lab shared with Computer Science Department.

The department has a large number of publications to its credit and also a number of in-house automation of the college has been carried out by the students under the guidance of the faculty of the department of Information Technology.

Program Outcomes (POs) Information  Technology

Engineering Graduates will be able to :

PO Number

PO Description


Engineering Knowledge: Apply knowledge of science, mathematical tools and concepts and modern software tools for understanding and solving emerging problems in the domain of information technology.


Problem Analysis: Identify, comprehend, analyze intricate information engineering problems, interpret large volumes of data and arrive at plausible and effective solutions.


Design/Development of Solutions: Modularize a complex problem, analyze the correlations between sub problems, design the components and the integrated system in order to meet the ultimate requirement that achieves maintainability, scalability, portability, sustainability taking into account the social, environmental, economic, legal, health and safety aspects.


Conduct Investigations of complex problems: Delve into complex problems in information processing and apply research procedures to explore possible solutions to the problems.


Modern tool usage: Develop expertise in modern tools used in analysis and design of information systems that enables thorough understanding of complicated problems and constraints of resources.


The engineer and society: Recognize the correlation between information engineering practices and need of their applications for the service of the society keeping in view the safety, cultural, legal, economic and health aspects.


Environment and sustainability: Understand the applications of professional know-how as a service to the society and environment to usher in over all sustainability.


Ethics: Appreciate professional ethics and their importance in professional practices.


Individual and team work: Develop individual capabilities in problem solving and communicate with peers, work as a team member or leader to help in achieving a common target.


Communication: Develop communication skills to interact with clients, peers and other societal stakeholders in the form of comprehending requirement documents, demonstration of models and prototypes, make technical reports and presentations, understand and deliver instructions.


Project Management and Finance: Develop managerial and project development proficiencies and apply them in one’s own tasks and task as a team member or leader.


Lifelong learning: Appreciate the susceptibility of technology towards obsolescence and change in the needs of the society and hence adopt practices of independent and perennial learning.