Information Technology

About The Information Technology Department

Department Vision

Instill proficiency in information technology among women through quality education for the benefit of society.

Department Mission

  1. To provide cutting-edge technical knowledge to develop industry-ready women professionals.
  2. To nurture research attitude among students.
  3. To cultivate ethical practices and sense of societal responsibilities.
  4. To foster interpersonal and leadership skills through co-curricular and extracurricular activities to enable students for higher studies.

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

  1. To prepare graduates who will possess knowledge and skills in the field of Computer Science and Information Technology to pursue successful careers in IT industry and higher studies.
  2. To develop competent IT engineers having core knowledge of data structures, databases, operating systems and computer networks for solving technological problems with systematic approach.
  3. To expose students to variety of information technology domains for widening their technical breadth and depth to solve multidisciplinary problems.
  4. To groom students to have conscience of ethical practices and commitment towards societal contributions.
  5. To develop abilities of students for lifelong learning through conducive academic environment.

Program Specific Outcomes (PSOs):

Upon successful completion of UG course in Information Technology, the students will attain following Program Specific Outcomes:

  1. Apply mathematical fundamentals, algorithmic principles, system programming concepts and theory of computations for developing computer-based systems.
  2. Employ software architecture and engineering concepts to provide IT solutions in areas like business intelligence, cloud computing and networking.
  3. Think innovatively and work on multidisciplinary research areas.
  4. Practice communication and decision-making skills through the use of appropriate technology and be ready for industry culture.

Department of Information Technology (IT) was established in the year 1999. The department offers an undergraduate program BE (Information Technology). Third year and fourth year of this program are affiliated to Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) and the second year is under Autonomy.  Students’ intake capacity for the program is 60 every year. Fifteen batches have graduated from the department till date. Every batch that passes out each year has passing percentage above 95%.

The department has 3 class rooms and 10 laboratories. The class rooms and laboratories are well equipped with latest configuration desktops. Each desktop has internet facility available. Use of open-source operating system and other software is encouraged. All classrooms and laboratories are equipped with LCD projectors as a teaching aid. In all, there are around 250 computers in the department.

The department has 15 teaching facultymembers, 2 Assistant Lecturers, 5 Technical Assistants and 5 non-teaching staff. Out of 15 teaching faculty members, 3 have Doctoral Degree, 5 are pursuing Doctoral Degree and remaining 7 are postgraduate. Faculty members have varied areas of specialization such as Machine Learning, Information Retrieval, Text Mining, Computer Networks, Information Security, Android Forensics and Music Retrieval.

Our students are placed in reputed companies such as Salesforce, Google, Microsoft, Cisco, Avaya, IBM, Barklays, Pubmatic, General Electric, Cummins India, Deloitte, Seagate, Infosys, Wipro, Tata Consultancy Services, KPIT and Persistent Systems. The maximum package offered in 2017-18 is 30 lakhs per annum.  On an average, 65-70% students are placed every year through Campus Recruitment.

Some students pursue higher education at IITs, other engineering colleges and management colleges in India. Three students have pursued MS at Purdue University, USA through the MoU between the College and Purdue University. In addition to this, some students seek admission for MS in other universities abroad.

The students have excelled in almost all areas by securing University ranks, paper-presentation awards, project competition awards as well as trophies in sports and cultural activities. Students have represented college in Football and Badminton at National Level. Students have also represented college in“Present around the World” (PATW) Competition which was held at National Level. They have won trophies in cultural events like PurushottamKarandak and Firodiya. They are also winners of Murthy Award for Best Performance in Sports. As a result, department has fetched Best Class Award seven times and Best Department Award five times.

Department Name F. Y. B. Tech S. Y. B. Tech T. Y. B. Tech B.E M. Tech
IT Engineering Sem I, II Sem I
Sem II
Name Dr. Anagha Kulkarni
Designation HOD, Associate Professor
Qualification Ph.D. M. Tech- Computer
Experience Teaching: 13 Years Industy: 10 Year
Area of Interest Machine Learning
E mail Id anagha.kulkarni@cumminscollege.in
Name Dr. Dipti D Patil
Designation Associate Professor
Qualification Ph.D., M. E. , B. E- Computer Engineering
Experience Teaching: 15.5 Years
Area of Interest Data Mining and Analytics, Internet of Things (IOT), Health Informatics
E mail Id dipti.patil@cumminscollege.in
Name Dr. Chetana Gavankar
Designation Assistant Professor
Qualification PhD (IIT Bombay and Monash University Australia)
Experience Teaching: 15 Years Industy: 3 Year Research: 3 Years
Area of Interest Semantic Search, Information Retrieval, Natural Language Processing, Ontology, Machine Learning
Email Id chetana.gavankar@cumminscollege.in
Name Mrs. Madhura Tokekar
Designation Assistant Professor
Qualification M. E. ( Electrical Engineering)
Experience Teaching: 32 Years
Area of Interest Object Oriented Analysis and Design, Multimedia Systems
E mail Id madhura.tokekar@cumminscollege.in
Name Mrs. Sneha Thombre
Designation Assistant Professor
Qualification M.E (Electronics and Telecom)Pursuing Phd at Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
Experience Teaching: 17 Years Research 3 Years Industy: 1 Year
Area of Interest Computer networking, Network Security, Wireless Networks
E mail Id sneha.thombre@cumminscollege.in
Name Mr. Makarand R. Velankar
Designation  Assistant Professor
Qualification M.E.(Computer)
Experience Teaching: 16 Years Industy: 11 Year
Area of Interest Data Structures, Database management, information retrieval, Computational musicology,Machine Learning, Algorithm
E mail Id makarand.velankar@cumminscollege.in
Name Mr. Wadkar Harshad Suryakant
Designation Assistant Professor
Qualification Ph. D.(Pursuing), M.E.(Computer Engineering)
Experience Teaching: 15.5 Years Industrial: 2.5Years
Area of Interest Static Code Analysis, Operating System Security, Browser Security
E mail Id harshad.wadkar@cumminscollege.in
Name Mr. Praful Dadaji Meshram
Designation Assistant Professor
Qualification Ph. D. (Pursuing), M.E (Information Technology)
Experience Teaching: 13Years
Area of Interest Computer Networks and Wireless Communication
E mail Id praful.meshram@cumminscollege.in
Name Mrs. Radhika Akshay Bhagwat
Designation Assistant Professor
Qualification Ph. D. (Pursuing), M Tech (Electronics- Computer)
Experience Teaching: 15 Years
Area of Interest Image Processing,  Machine Learning
E mail Id radhika.bhagwat@cumminscollege.in
Name Ms. Leena M. Panchal
Designation Assistant Professor
Qualification M.E (Information Technology)
Experience Teaching: 14.4Years
Area of Interest Multimedia System, System Software,Wireless Sensor Networks, Datastructures
E mail Id leena.sharma@cumminscollege.in
Name Mr. Suraj Chavan
Designation Assistant Professor
Qualification M. Tech (Computer Engineering)
Experience Teaching: 12 Years Industry: 1 Year
Area of Interest Cloud Computing
Email Id Suraj.chavan@cumminscollege.in
Name Ms.Harsha Sonune
Designation Assistant Professor
Qualification M.E. (Information Technology)
Experience Teaching:11Years
Area of Interest Networking, Security, Data Communication, Discrete Structures
E mail Id harsha.khedkar@cumminscollege.in
Name Ms. Prajakta Deshpande
Designation Assistant Professor
Qualification ME  (Information Technology)
Experience Teaching: 9.5Years
Area of Interest Compiler Design, Datamining, Natural language processing
E mail Id prajakta.deshpande@cumminscollege.in
Name Mrs. Suchitra Pakale
Designation Assistant Professor
Qualification M.Tech. (Computer Engineering)
Experience Teaching: 12.5 Years
Area of Interest Software Engineering, Genetic Algorithm, CO&A
Email Id suchitra.morwadkar@cumminscollege.in
Name Mr. Milind N. Kolambe
Designation Assistant Professor
Qualification ME (Pursuing), B.E. (Computer)
Experience Teaching: 10 Years
Area of Interest Software Engineering, Computer Graphics, Database Management System, Data Mining
Email Id milind.kolambe@cumminscollege.in

Laboratory Summary

The department has 10 laboratories. All the laboratories have desktops with latest configurations and internet connectivity. Each laboratory is equipped with LCD projector. Use of open-source operating system and other software is encouraged. The department has licensed software such as Windows 7, Microsoft Visual Studio, Rational Software Architect and Flash MX.

The department has around 250 computers. All computers are protected by Escan antivirus and are maintained by a third party vendor.

Detailed Information about the laboratories

Lab 1

Year Laboratory Conducted
I Semester II Semester
First Year Fundamentals of Programming1 Fundamentals of Programming2
Third Year Software Lab3 Software Lab 6
Fourth Year Software Lab 5

Lab 2

Year Laboratory Conducted
  I Semester Tutorial II Semester
Second Year Digital Systems Network Fundamentals
Fourth Year Project

Lab 3

Year Laboratory Conducted
  I Semester II Semester
  Laboratory Tutorial Laboratory Tutorial
Second Year Digital Systems Computer Network Computer Network
Third Year Software Lab1 Software Lab 4
Fourth Year Software Lab3 Software Lab 6

Lab 4

Year Laboratory Conducted
  I Semester II Semester
  Laboratory Laboratory Tutorial
Second Year Object Oriented Programming Laboratory Object Oriented Programming
Third Year Software Lab1
Fourth Year Software Lab3 Software Lab 6

Lab 5

Year Laboratory Conducted
  II Semester
Fourth Year Mobile Computing Information Retrieval

Lab 6

Year Laboratory Conducted
  II Semester Tutorial
Second Year Computer Organization and Architecture Computer Organization and Architecture

Lab 7

Year Laboratory Conducted
I Semester II Semester
FirstYear Fundamentals of Programming Language1 Fundamentals of Programming Language2
Second Year
Third Year Software Laboratory 5
Fourth Year Software Lab4

Lab 8

Year Laboratory Conducted
I Semester II Semester
Second Year Data Structure2
Third Year Web Engineering Technology Lab,
Software Lab2
DAA

Lab 9

Year Laboratory Conducted
I Semester II Semester
FirstYear Fundamentals of Programming Language1 Fundamentals of Programming Language2

Lab 10 (Shared)

Year Laboratory Conducted
II Semester
Fourth Year Project
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