Information Technology

About the Department

  • The Department of Information Technology was established in the year 1999 with the intake of 30 to produce capable engineers in the field of Information Technology.
  • The student intake was increased from 60 to 120 in the academic year 2008-2009.
  • The Department has evolved in terms of disseminate of knowledge and expanded beyond the curriculum and skill development activities.
  • The curriculum is updated and modernization of the laboratories is undertaken continuously to help the students are updated with the most recent trends at the global level.
  • Established Computer Society of India- Students Branch in the year of 2011.
  • The Department has outstanding and reliable placement record and most of the eligible students are placed in reputed companies.
  • The Department faculties have good no of Publications in Scopus indexed Journals.
  • Organize skill development programmes with support of industrial experts.
  • Alumni strength is more than 800 and they are working in top MNCs across the globe.
  • Most of the faculty members of professional bodies like ISTE, CSI, etc. and are enthusiastically participating in the activities of professional bodies.

Programmes offered

  • B.Tech. - Information Technology - 4 Years

Vision & Mission


  • To produce capable IT Engineers conversion with state of the art technologies to take care of National and International needs.


  • To impart technological education through effective teaching learning process.
  • To develop the students as innovative, competent, efficient, disciplined and quality IT Technocrats.
  • Facilitate students to excel in academic, technical and social activities to explore the state-of-the art techniques to meet the Industrial needs.
  • To encourage research activities with analytical skills to face global challenges.


Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

The graduates of this program after four to five years will

  • PEO1: Apply modern computational, analytical tools and techniques in IT and allied engineering streams.
  • PEO2: Develop innovative technology systems that are technically sound, economically feasible and socially acceptable to enhance Quality of life.
  • PEO3: Communicate effectively and enhance leadership skills.
  • PEO4:Exhibit ethical attitude and pursue lifelong learning to achieve career goals

Program Outcomes (POs)

Engineering Graduates will be able to:

Graduate Attributes Program Outcomes
1 Engineering Knowledge PO1: Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization of the solution of complex engineering problems.
2 Problem Analysis PO2: Identify, formulate, review research literature, and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering sciences.
3 Design and Development of Solutions PO3: Design solutions for complex engineering problems and design system components or processes that meet the specified needs with appropriate consideration for the public health and safety, and the cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.
4 Investigation of Problems PO4: Use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions.
5 Modern Tool Usage PO5: Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools including prediction and modeling to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations.
6 Engineer and Society PO6: Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional engineering practice.
7 Environment and Sustainability PO7: Understand the impact of the professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.
8 Ethics PO8: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.
9 Individual & Team work PO9: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multi disciplinary settings.
10 Communication PO10: Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.
11 Project Management and Finance PO11: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the engineering and management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multi disciplinary environments.
12 Lifelong Learning PO12: Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change.

Programme Specific Outcomes (PSOs)

The students will demonstrate the abilities

  • PSO 1: To Apply the principles and technologies of computer hardware and software.
  • PSO 2: Use professional engineering practices and strategies for the development, operation and maintenance of Information systems.
  • PSO 3: Provide effective and efficient real time solutions with acquired knowledge in specific domains.

Advisory Committee

Department Program Advisory Committee (DPAC)

S.No Member Designation
1 Dr.S. Raju Professor and Head
Department of Information Technology
Mahendra Engineering College (Autonomous), Namakkal Dt.
2 Dr. A. M. Kalpana Professor and Head
Department Of Computer Science and Engineering,
Government College Of Engineering (Autonomous) Salem-11.
3 Dr. R. Kathiroli Professor and Head
Department Of Computer Science and Engineering,
Government College Of Engineering (Autonomous) Salem-11.
4 Mr. S. Krithivashan HR Manager,
VIRTUSA India Ltd, Chennai.
5. Er. Rajkannan rajan Asst. Vice President,
Barclays, Chennai
6. Dr. N.Viswanathan Professor and Head /ECE,
Mahendra Engineering College,Namakkal
7. Dr. S. Prema Associate Professor/IT,
Mahendra Engineering College,Namakkal
8. Prof. S. Latha Asst. Professor/ IT,
Mahendra Engineering College,Namakkal
9. Prof. S. Rajeshwari Asst. Professor/ IT,
Mahendra Engineering College,Namakkal

Board of Studies

Members of the Board of Studies

S.No Member Designation
1. Dr.S. Raju Chairman
Professor and Head Department of Information Technology Mahendra Engineering College (Autonomous), Namakkal Dt.
2. Dr. A. M. Kalpana University Nominee
Professor and Head Department Of Computer Science and Engineering, Government College Of Engineering (Autonomous) Salem-11.
3. Dr. R. Kathiroli Academic Expert
Professor and Head Department Of Computer Science and Engineering, Government College Of Engineering (Autonomous) Salem-11.
4. Mr. S. Krithivashan Industry Expert
HR Manager, VIRTUSA India Ltd, Chennai.
5. Er. Rajkannan rajan Alumni Member
Asst. Vice President, Barclays, Chennai
6. Dr. N.Viswanathan Academic Expert (Allied Department)
Professor and Head /ECE, Mahendra Engineering College,Namakkal
7. Dr.S.Prema Member (Senior faculty)
Associate Professor/IT, Mahendra Engineering College,Namakkal
8. Prof.S.Latha Member (Senior faculty)
Asst. Professor/ IT, Mahendra Engineering College,Namakkal
9. Prof.S.Rajeshwari Member (Senior faculty)
Asst. Professor/ IT, Mahendra Engineering College,Namakkal
10. Selvan S. Soundara rajan Student
Final Year Student- IT, Mahendra Engineering College
11. Selvi R.Jayanthi Student
Final Year Student- IT, Mahendra Engineering College


The Department of Information Technology has a wide range of computing resources and laboratories available to support its educational and research missions. Students access this infrastructure through a number of laboratories.

List of Laboratories

  • Problem Solving Techniques in C Laboratory
  • Information Technology Essentials Laboratory
  • Data Structures and Algorithms Laboratory
  • Python Programming Laboratory
  • Database Technology Laboratory
  • Web Technology Laboratory
  • Artificial Intelligence Laboratory
  • Cloud Computing Laboratory
  • Big Data Analytics Laboratory
  • Mobile Application Development Laboratory

Faculty & Staff

Sl.No Name of the faculty Designation Qualification
1. Dr.S.Raju Professor and Head Ph.D.
2. Dr.S.Prema Associate Professor Ph.D.
3. Dr.K.Radha Associate Professor Ph.D.
4. Mrs.S.Latha Assistant Professor M.E
5. Mr.N.Premkumar Assistant Professor M.E
6. Mrs.S.Rajeshwari Assistant Professor M.E
7. Mrs.D.Sindhuja Assistant Professor M.E
8. Mr.V.Saravanakumar Assistant Professor M.E
9. Mrs.B.Bhuvaneshwari Assistant Professor M.E
10. Mr.M.Arul sankar Assistant Professor M.E
11. Mrs.R.Mekala Assistant Professor M.E
12. Ms.R.Manoja Assistant Professor M.E
13. Ms.N.Logeshwari Assistant Professor M.E
14. Mr.S.T.Lenin Assistant Professor M.E
15. Mr.Rajasekar.G Assistant Professor M.E
16. Mrs.E.Saranya Assistant Professor M.E
17. Mr.K.Venkatesan Assistant Professor M.E
18. Mrs.C.Anusuya Assistant Professor M.E
19. Mrs.C.Naveena Assistant Professor M.E
20. Mrs.M.R.Nithya Assistant Professor M.E
21. Mrs.B.Indhumathi Assistant Professor M.E
22. Mr.P.Dhanarasan Assistant Professor M.E
23. Mr. R. Prakash Assistant Professor M.E
24. Mrs.R.Priyadarshini Assistant Professor M.E
S.NO Name of the faculty No. of research publication
1 Dr.S.Raju 14
2 Dr.S.Prema 19
3 Dr.K.Radha 21
4 Mrs.S.Latha 6
5 Mr.N.Premkumar 1
6 Mrs.S.Rajeshwari 7
7 Mrs.D.Sindhuja 5
8 Mr.V.Saravanakumar 7
9 Mrs.B.Bhuvaneshwari 3
10 Mr.M.Arul sankar 2
11 Mrs.R.Mekala 3
12 Ms.R.Manoja 4
13 Ms.N.Logeshwari 4
14 Mr.S.T.Lenin 2
15 Mr.Rajasekar.G 1
16 Mrs.E.Saranya 2
17 Mr.K.Venkatesan 1
18 Mrs.C.Anusuya 1
19 Mrs.C.Naveena 1
20 Mrs.M.R.Nithya 1
21 Mrs.B.Indhumathi 1
22 Mr.P.Dhanarasan 1
23 Mr. R. Prakash 1
24 Mrs.R.Priyadarshini 1
S.No Name of the Supporting Staff Qualification
1 Mr.K.Sasikumar M.Sc
2 Mr.S.Murugavel B.E
  • The department was incepted in the year of 1999 with the initial intake of 30 and it was upgraded in the year of 2001 as 60 again intake was increased as 120 in the year of 2008
  • The department was recognized by ISO, NAAC, and Autonomous since 2013onwards
  • NPTEL Local Chapter is established for students and faculty members appearing for NPTEL courses online examinations
  • Faculty members have published 27 Technical Papers in the last three academic years 2017-18 and 2018-19,2019-2020,2020-2021
  • For strengthening the students skills we are conducting the MAILS, MILES, Workshop, Seminar, Hands on Training, MToBs, MASTs, TASKs, Indel, Club activities
  • Faculty members are Faculty Advisors of ISTE, CSI chapters
  • Student members are student advisor of CSI and IEEE chapters
  • All the students are undergoing skill development programmes like soft skills, communication skills, aptitude and logical reasoning, group discussions and technical interview skills
  • To enhance their interdisciplinary knowledge among the engineering department in the current environment, open elective is being provided to the students
  • Intra college fest is organizing in our college in order to showcase the students extracurricular activities to the others and academic achievers also encouraged
  • To develop the students technical skills, certification courses are recognized in curriculum and provide credits instead of their regular curriculum. We are practiced NPTEL examination under this category
  • In order to develop the technical skills, separate training is given to interested students based on their interest in domain. Like java, C, Python etc.,
  • Our Students have undergone Internship in various Government / reputed Private Industries / Organizations
  • Regular meetings are held between mentor and mentee
  • Students are allowed to approach the mentor for both academic and personal problems
  • Personalized professional /career advice is given to the mentee
  • The department attains 70% placements consequently


Credentials of the Department

  • Anna University rank holder produced – 09 members (Before Autonomous). After Autonomous every year, two/four students were received rank certificate based on the strength in concern academic batch.
  • Accredited by NAAC and Autonomous.
  • NPTEL certificates received by our students and staff members.
  • 3 faculties of our department were awarded by Anna University Ph.D degree and 4 members were registered the research work under Anna University.
  • Two faculties were involved in Centre of Excellence – Artificial Intelligence.
  • We have counted number of prestigious alumnus working in National and International companies as well as central government agencies.


Infosys Campus Connect Foundation

  • The initiative was aimed at deepening the industry-academia bonds and building a strong foundation for the future needs of both academia and the growing IT industry.
  • Certificate will be issued by the Infosys and Mahendra Engineering College to the students on their successful completion of the training.

ICT Academy Initiatives

  • ICT academy has evolved a framework for course development, faculty training and student training with focus in making the transmission of knowledge from the faculty to students highly effective with all the tools associated with the same.
  • Having awarded ICTAcademy Innovation and Best Practices academy award for the year 2016, in association with ICT Academy, various skill development training is organized.

Dell EMC2 Academic Alliance

  • EMC Education offers cost effective, flexible IT training and IT certification programs for professionals looking to expand their skills in fields like data science, storage administration, and big data analytics.
  • The Dell EMC2 Academic Alliance provides faculty with free courseware to educate students on infrastructure technologies for information storage, cloud and big data.

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

  • The centers of excellence in machine learning are part of a global initiative of the company, called Intel AI Academy, which aims to provide training in Artificial Intelligence for students of Computer Courses (Science, Engineering and related) and development of artificial intelligence applications.

Short-Term Courses

Short-Term & Value-Added Courses organized in the last three academic years 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17

S.No Name of the Short-Term Courses /Value-Added Courses Number of students benefited
1. Mobile application Development Training Program 77
2. Visual Media Technology Training Program 50
3. Software Testing using selenium Tool Training Program 60
4. Software Engineering Module Design-International Certification Training Program 65
5. DOT NET Training Program 55
6. Grid and Cloud Computing Training Program 72
7. C,C++,JAVA Training Program 35
8. Database Technology 45
9. Computer Networking 50
10. Mobile application Development Training Program 40


Seminars, Conferences & Workshops conducted through Professional Societies

Events organized in last three academic years:
S.No Type of Events
[Conference/ Seminar/ Workshop]
Professional society Date Name of the Events Name and Address of the Resource Persons
1. MAILS CSI 1.02.2019 Smart and Mobile Wearable Computing Mr.A.Vasantha kumar, Process coach, AGS Health care, Tiruvanmiyur,Chennai-41
2. Guest Lecture CSI 8.02.2019 Software Product Design Dr.B.Surendiran, Associate Dean(Academics) CSE,NIT Puducherry,Thiruvettakudy, Karaikal,Puducherry
3. Workshop CSI 21.02.2019 to 22.02.2019 Android App Development 1.Mr.Murali Selvaraj, CEO Founder,visual Media technologies, Krishnagiri. 2. Mr.Khaleel Jageer ,Mozilla firefox OS Android Apps Developer, Pudhucherry.
4. Seminar CSI 5.03.2019 Machine Learning Dr.P.Natesan,Professor,Dept.of CSE, Kongu Engg College,Erode.
5. Guest Lecture CSI 11.03.2019 Big Data Analytics Er .A.T.Saravanan, Technical Lead, Nokia networks pvt Ltd.
6. MAILS CSI 18.03.2019 Awareness on social Networks Mr.YouvarajaSundararaman, Technology Architect, CTS,Chennai.
7 FDP CSI 22.04.2019 to 26.04.2019 Machine Learning Mr. Baskar Kannian, AUM People Operations, Python Developer, Mobiveil Communications, Chennai
8 Seminar CSI 15.07.2019 Big Data Analytics with R Mr.V.Sabarinathan, Gateway Software Solution, Technical Lead,Coimbatore.
9 Guest Lecture CSI 13.08.2019 IoT to IoE: Future for Intelligent Society and Industry Er.R.Ragunathan, Senior Solution Integrator, ERICSSON India Global Services Pvt Ltd, Chennai
10 MAILS CSI 09.08.2019 Cyber Security Er.R.Ragunathan, Senior Solution Integrator, ERICSSON India Global Services Pvt Ltd, Chennai
11 FDP CSI 29.08.2019 to 31.09.2019 Machine Learning application using Smart Device Design Mr.A.Athif shah, Chairman Managing Director, ABE Semiconductor Design, Chennai.
12 Guest Lecture CSI 06.12.2019 Software Engineering Dr.G.Rajesh, Assistant Professor/IT, Madras Institute of Technology, Anna University,Chennai.
13 Seminar CSI 20.12.2020 AI for Better Future Mr.A.Athif Shah, Chairman and Managing Director, ABE Semiconductor Designs,Chennai.
14 MAILS CSI 20.01.2020 Empowering Young minds towards Excellence Mrs. S.Shama Parvana, Manager in Zahras Collection, Partnering with Affordable Leather boutique, Entrepreneur as Mehandhi Artist,Salem.
15 Seminar CSI 18.10.2021 IOT and its Applications Dr.V. Berlin Hency, Associate professor, SENCE, VIT UNIVERSITY, Chennai.
16 Seminar CSI 05.06.2021 Programming Essential in IT Industry Er.Baalaaji Manivannan, Senior Data Analyst, SagasIT Analytics Pvt.Ltd., Bangalore.
17 Seminar CSI 29.10.2021 Cyber Security- A Practical Overview Dr.A.G.SreeDevi , Ass.Professor /CSE, Amirta Vishwa Vidhyapeetam, Amirta University,Chennai Campus.
18. Workshop CSI 27.09.2021 to 28.09.2021 Operating Systems P. Dhivya lakshmi, B.E, M.E, (Ph. D) Network Trainer, Kaths Enterprises Pvt Ltd (IIHT), Bangalore,Karnataka.
19. Guest Lecture CSI 25.09.2021 Web Development Tools Er.R.Kalaiyarasan Technical Lead, IBM India Pvt Ltd, Bangalore.
20. Seminar CSI 1.11.2021 Networking Essentials Er.S.Ajay kumar , Virtual Infrastructure Manager, Wipro Software Solutions, Canada.
21. Seminar CSI 31.08.2021 Software Testing Automation Tools Er. Mrs.T.Vethanayage, Software Development Engineer in Test, IBM India Private Limited, Manapakkam,Chennai
Seminar CSI 27.10.2021 An Ice Break on SAP it's Technologies Er. T.Sundarram, Consultant – Sap Technical, Kaar Technologies, Chennai.
23. Seminar CSI 29.01.2022 Tech Skills in Recent IT Industry Er.K.Sangeetha Sr.Business Analyst, Netcracker Technology, IBC Knowledge park, Bangalore.
24. Seminar CSI 05.02.2022 R D and Innovation Dr. A.Umamageswari, Associate Professor Deputy Head(Big Data Analytics) Department of Science and Technology, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Ramapuram campus,Chennai.
25. Seminar CSI 25.03.2022 Artificial Intelligence For Future Scope Mr.A.Athif shah, Chairman Managing Director, ABE Semiconductor Design,Chennai.
26. Guest Lecture CSI 26.04.2022 Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare Dr. Y. Nancy Jane Assistant Professor (Sr.Gr), Dept. off Computer Technology Madras Institute of Technology Anna University, Chennai.
27. Seminar CSI 02.04.2022 Keystone of Data Science Er. RamPrasanth Rajasekaran, B.E., M.S.(Aus,) Testing Lead , Suncorp, Infosys Technologies Pvt Ltd. Sydney, Australia. .
28. Guest Lecture CSI 05.05.2022 R D and Innovation-IIC Dr.P.Sasikumar, Associate Professor and Head, Dept.of Embedded Technology, School of Electronics Engineering [SENSE], Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore.
29. Guest Lecture CSI 28.09.2022 Artificial Neural Networks Dr.Kathiroli Raja, Assistant Professor, Dept.of.CSE, Anna University ,MIT Campus
30. Seminar CSI 28.10.2022 Interview Skills Er. A.Arthanarisamy.,B.Tech Senior Architect, Sun Tec Digital Solutions Private Limited,Bangalore.
31. Workshop CSI 09.11.2022 to 10.11.2022 Machine Learning and Data Science Essentials-Hands on using python Er.G.Mohan Shankar Yadav, Project Engineer, Pantech e-Learning, Coimbatore.
32. IIC Workshop CSI 02.12.2022 Problem Solving and Ideation Prof. Dr. Bernhard Glück Senior Expert Service (SES), Germany


List of Faculty Members Pursuing Ph.D

S. No. Name of the faculty Specialization University
1. Mrs.S.Latha Image Processing Anna University
2 Mr.S.T.Lenin Artificial Intelligence Anna University
3 Mrs.D.Sindhuja Wireless Sensor Network Anna University
4 Mr.M.Arulsankar Deep Learning Anna University
Consultancy work
S. No. Name of the faculty Title of the Project Funding Agency / Industries Amount received (in Rupees)
1. Dr.S.Raju E-commerce Mobile App Development for Intercity Bus Passenger Transport using Flutter Ezeeinfo Cloud Solutions Private Limited 2,94,000

Faculty members to whom Ph.D.  Degree awarded during the last three academic years 2014-15, 2015-16 and 2016-2017

  • Dr.R.P.Ramkumar- Academic year 2014-15
  • Dr.S.Sivakumar- Academic year 2015-16
  • Dr.S.Prema- Academic year 2016-17


Memorandum of Understanding signed during last three academic years 2014-15, 2015-16 and 2016-2017

S.No. Name of organization Domain / Area of Activities Contribution Activities Outcome
1. Infosys Technical skills and soft skills Technical Training Students are trained in Foundation Program designed by Infosys to enhance the industry specific basic Knowledge. Students are undergoing industry based elective courses to enhance the employability skills.
2. Oracle India Pvt Ltd Database Technical Training Students and Faculty members are provided an opportunity to expertise in database concepts.
3. Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffiled, England, UK. Software Engineering and design Thinking Technical Training

Students are trained in the field of Software Engineering to meet the needs of industries.

4. ABE Semiconductor Designs AI ML Technical Training Internship Students and Faculty members are provided an opportunity to expertise in AI ML concepts.
5. PANTECH e-LEARNING Technical skills and soft skills Technical Training Internship Students are trained in Foundation Program designed by PANTECH e-LEARNING to enhance the industry specific basic Knowledge.


Department of Information Technology

Mahendra Engineering College (Autonomous),

Salem- Thiruchengode Highway, Mahendhirapuri,