Department of Information Technology

Institute of Engineering and Management, Kolkata

About the Department


The department of Information Technology IEM Kolkata, strives to achieve excellence in academics, innovation, research and growth, as well as development of their students. The department is suitably-equipped and inclined to take up novel challenges in this fast-evolving era of Information Technology through research and entrepreneurial initiative, thereby creating true value of technology for society. The department of IT internationally recognized in distinctive areas of education and research, driven by a professional and technology-oriented focus, and based on a culture of innovation and excellence.


To assist students to understand and enjoy seamless nature of knowledge and encourage them to apply the acquired knowledge to practical use, so that they become worthy, socially responsible good human beings sought after for their leadership qualities.

To foster creativity, innovation, and excellence through example based teaching-learning process imparted in the most simple and easily understandable way. 

To continuously upgrade knowledge base of our manpower, improve infrastructure and use of latest technology/pedagogical tools, and update curriculum through periodic feedback from stakeholders to enable students to meet professional requirements and their expectations. 

Message from HOD

Prof. Dr. Moutushi Singh, PhDHead of the Department of Information TechnologyInstitute of Engineering and ManagementY-12 Salt Lake Electronics Complex, Sector – V,Kolkata – 700091Email ID:

"I invite you to explore our website and get more information about our distinguished academic programs, state of the art facilities, and dedicated faculty members. It will give you our clear intention and commitment towards excellence and quality. Thanks to the efforts of our researchers, teachers, and our students too, we persevere to play a primary role in our discipline, both nationally and internationally."

It gives me immense pride and pleasure to introduce the Department of Information Technology The Department of Information Technology was founded in 1999.

The Bachelor degree program was started in 1999. The Master degree program was started in 2011.

Currently the Master degree program run by the department is Computer Science & Business Systems. The bachelor degree program is accredited by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA), New Delhi. All the academic programs are periodically reviewed and updated to incorporate the latest trends in information technology driven society.

We are proud of our strong academic programs, which are based on theoretical and practical knowledge and match well with the requirements and demands of the industry. We are committed to students by offering short term courses and pre placement training classes that foster critical and analytical thinking and build the necessary skills to succeed in the industry. Sitting squarely in an Engineering Faculty, the Department of Information Technology is focused on devising innovative, correct solutions to hard problems, whilst ensuring that the solutions execute optimally with the aspiration to create patents. We regularly conduct entrepreneurship development programs which aim to train the engineering graduates in the essentials of conceiving, planning, initiating and launching an economic activity or an enterprise successfully.

Programme Educational Objectives (PEO)

Program Outcomes (PO):

    Engineering Graduates will be able to:

Program Specific Outcomes (PSO)

1. PSO1: An ability to analyse problem, design algorithm, identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution and implement them in the field of Algorithms, Database, Networking, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Computer Security and Blockchain and many other cutting edge fields of study of computer based systems of varying complexity.

2. PSO2:  Anticipate the changing direction of information technology and evaluate and communicate the likely utility of new technologies to an individual or organization for performing tasks related to Research, Training and Management to meet desired needs.

3.  PSO3:  Ability to develop and effectively integrate IT-based solutions into the user environment.

Explore Our Department


All round excellence in management and engineering discipline is attained only by close interaction with the allied industries. To facilitate close interaction of modern industries, as well as to draw upon the vast academic & professional resources of a vibrant industrial sector.


The educational group has strong placement cell. Four placement officers under the chairmanship of the Institute’s director work as placement cell. Very effective Campus Interview is a regular feature of the institute. 


The educational group believes that combination of good teachers and good students is the basic and most important aspect of achieving academic excellence. It is strength of our faculty consisting of professors from renowned institutes such as IIT Kharagpur and IIM Kolkata. We have academicians, professionals as well as dignitaries of the business world. The educational group is a true realm of the finest faculty members who has the spirit and standards to bring the best out of its students. ​


A beautiful & modern library well updated books, journals & multimedia learning aids, provides the student an opportunities to keep themselves well versed with all engineering & management related information. IEM group has excellent library with over 1,50,000 books, journals, magazines & e-journals for complementing the academic endeavors.

NAAC Accreditation

The Dept. of Information Technology, at the Institute of Engineering and Management (IEM), Salt Lake, Kolkata came into existence in 1999 with a Vision “To produce Creators of Creative Technological Solutions” for the benefit of Engineering, Science and Technology and the Nation on a larger scale. It has always strived to fulfill its Mission to impart Value Based Education and promote Research and Development at the International level. The Dept. of Information Technology has received Accreditation twice by the NBA and has since been running its programs successfully.

The Dept. of Information Technology began with its first batch of 40 students for the B.Tech Course. The student intake for the Under Graduate Course gradually increased from 40 to 60 seats in 2001 and presently admits 120. The Department achieved another feather in its cap with the initiation of the Post Graduate Course (M.Tech) in 2011. Since its inception, the Dept. of Information Technology has been strengthening its resources and providing state of the art facilities to foster the spirit of learning and development of professional skills.

The IT Dept. makes full utilisation of its 7 Laboratories in its attempt to put into practice theoretical concepts and getting the students industry ready. It also encourages students to take up challenging projects and internships at the National and International level in order to fine-tune their technical skills. The Dept provides opportunities for them to join various student chapters such as NEN, SPIE, and OSA etc. in addition to other extracurricular activities. It has opened avenues to promote Entrepreneurship among students and instill in them the concept of Corporate Social Responsibility. In its attempt to pursue excellence and explore greener pastures, the Dept. hosts a strong team of qualified and experienced Faculty Members who work in co-ordination with the budding engineers.