“To be a premier academic department in Northeast India that contributes to the information technology needs in society”
“To produce industry-ready students by keeping pace with rapidly changing computing technologies and create computer professionals of high standards capable of adapting to the needs of the society to which they belong.”
The Department was started in the year 2006 to provide much needed IT professionals in Meghalaya and other North Eastern states. The Department currently offers BCA and MCA. Other than imparting technical skills, the Department aims at providing holistic self-development to the students. In addition, the Department provides IT related subjects to all the other Departments of the University. So far, the Department has produced more than 900 graduates. The department was renamed in 2020 as the Department of Information Technology.
Students of the Department are involved in developing projects that could benefit people directly. Some of these special projects and activities are:
- implementation of the Spoken Tutorial Project of the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
- Symantec IT Training project in collaboration with ETPL, Shillong
- projects in software development, hardware, and networking infrastructure implementation
- community outreach programme under the theme “Learn, Teach, Serve”