Bachelor of Engineering in Information Technology
The Information Technology (IT) department was offering only ICT services to the College until the new programme called Bachelor of Engineering in Information Technology (BE IT) was launched in the year 2010. Starting July 2010, the first batch of 20 students enrolled in the programme and only 15 students graduated in 2014.
The department has only one programme and its aim is to develop Information Technology Professionals with specialization in Networking, Software Engineering or Information Security who will able to contribute to the development of ICT in the country through Research, Innovation, Creativity and Enterprise with ethical and professional responsibility.
Apart from offering BE IT programme, the department was involved in other activities. In the year 2013, IT department started taking part in South Asia Sub-region Economy Cooperation( SASEC) project specifically the Research and Training Network (RTN) component. All deliverables and activities of the project have been successfully completed and commissioned. The SASEC-RTN Project was for 2 years and was completed in the end of year 2015.
The department has successfully reviewed the BE IT programme in June 2016 and the reviewed programme has been implemented from July 2016. It is 4-year programme and the review is conducted every complete of the cycle of its implementation. The learning outcomes of the programme is as follows:
Upon successful completion of the Bachelor of Engineering in Information Technology programme, graduates will be able to:
- solve computing problems using mathematics and scientific methods.
- apply network engineering concepts and solutions to plan, design, implement and manage computer network infrastructure and system services.
- implement information security and networking concepts.
- develop software following different architectural designs.
- evaluate the professional and ethical issues
- assess legal and social issues in IT field.
- work in a multi-disciplinary environment and communicate effectively.
- conduct a literature review and perform small scale research in IT field.
Recent advancement in the field of Information and Communication Technology has made a huge impact to everyone’s life. A mobile phone or internet access has no more remained a luxury service and is becoming a routine usable item and slowly becoming a necessity.
This change has created a huge demand for qualified technocrats in this field. With all these, the college had started offering Bachelor of Engineering in Information Technology in the academic year 2010-2011.
Globally, the Information Technology fields represent one of the fastest growing technologies in service industries. The graduates with Information Technology grounding will find employment in any organization as they are the key person involved in making ICT happen. With the rapid progress of the ICTization in the kingdom, the role of IT graduate is becoming crucial for everyday activities. IT graduates will find employment in both private and government sector within and outside Bhutan, and some could even be self-employed.
Students will also have an opportunity to experience aspects of the IT profession by making short visits to various IT agencies and Industries. Regular workshops and seminars shall be organized in the college where speakers from different industries, related government officials, and academicians from colleges and universities in India and abroad shall be invited. The student’s shall also be sent for industrial training at different IT industries and organizations for a period of 6 weeks in the pre-final semester. Upon graduation, outstanding students shall be offered an opportunity to pursue higher studies.