A. K. Choudhury School of Information Technology

Contact
92, Acharya Prafulla Chandra Road, Kolkata - 700 009

Phone : 2350 0289 / 2350 1857 (Ext. 310/311) Fax : 2351 9755

Year of Establishment

2005

History

This school is dedicated to

Prof. A. K. Choudhury (1923-1987)

Constructed India?s first analog Computer in 1952 using indigenous components. Started research in the emerging areas of Computer Science, Control Engineering, Switching and Automata theory, Digital Logic and Circuit Theory in the University from 1956. Founder professor in-charge of first Computer Centre in the University of Calcutta in 1970.It served whole of eastern and north-east zone and partly south zone of our country. Some of the organizations and institutes served include Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, IIM-C, Jadavpur University, Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, DVC, Coal India, Positional Astronomy Center; North Eastern Hill University, Andhra University, River Research Institute, Kalyani University, Viswabharati University, Calcutta Port Trust. Founder Head of the Department of Computer Science in the University of Calcutta established in 1980. Guided about 50 PhD students who are holding top level responsible positions in institutions like IIT, IISc, ISI, JU, CU, BESU; foreign Universities like Bell Telephones (future lab), University of Ottawa (Canada), University of Texas at Arlington (U.S.A), and also in different industries in India and abroad.

Courses Offered

Programme Level of Study Cut-off Mark at entry Intake Capacity
M. C. A P. G B.Sc. (Hons.) with 50% in Mathematics 10+2 level (JECA, Test & Interviews) 40
M.Tech in Information Technology (2 years) P. G All admission are in order of merit and interview. B.Tech in IT / CSE; M.Sc in Computer Sc / Computer & Information Sc (With B.Sc (H) in Computer Sc from University of Calcutta or equivalent), MCA (With Honours in Physics/ Math/ Stat/ Comp Sc/ Electronics Sc). 20 + 5 (sponsored)
M.Tech in Computer Science and Application Part time Evening (3 years) P. G All Admission are in order of merit in written test & interview Any Engineering Graduate, MCA and Master Degree Holder in Science has passed Mathematics at Bachelors Degree level and with basic knowledge of Computer Science. 25 + 5 (sponsored)
Ph.D in Information Technology Doctoral    

Faculty Members

Name Specialization Telephone No. E-mail Address
Professor
Dr. Amlan Chakrabarti Quantum Computing,
VLSI Design,
Embedded System
24150902
9831129520
acakcs@caluniv.ac.in
achakra12@yahoo.com
Associate Professor
Dr. Nabendu Chaki (Coordinator) Software Engineering,
Distributed Systems
23501857 nabendu@ieee.org
Assistant Professor
Mr. Saurav Ghosh Network Security,
Wireless Sensor Network.
23586527 sgcompu@caluniv.ac.in
sauravghoshcu@gmail.com
Contractual Faculty Members
Mr. Himadri Sekhar Dutta Optical Communication &
Networking, Embedded System
24180520
9433304491

duttahimadri@yahoo.co.in
himadri.dutta@gmail.com
Mr. Soumya Sen Software Engineering,
Data Warehousing
9830550138 iamsoumyasen@gmail.com
soumyasen2000@gmail.com
Mr. Sudhindu Bikash Mandal Quantum Computing 9831355117 sudhindu.mandal@gmail.com
Mr. Soharab Hossain Shaikh Image Processing &
Pattern Recognition
9432079800 soharab.hossain@gmail.com

Laboratory Facilities

General Information

The Department is equipped with 6 IBM Blade servers with Intel Zion processor 1GBPS optical fiber backbone with high speed internet connection and more than 150 PCs. Beside this, we have Bio Informatics laboratory which is Equipped With Discovery studio 6.5 For Homology Modeling & Drug Design.

This school has four computer laboratories having a total of 150 computers. There are a large number of software available in this school.
Embedded System Laboratory

The Embedded system laboratory has the following kits and features.
MICROCONTROLLER & MICROPROCESSOR SYSTEM :

ESA-51 8051 microcontroller kit.
MCBX-51 8051 evaluation board.
ARM 9 microcontroller kit.
EZ-MICRO-586 80586 kit.
BL2600 single board rabbit 3000 microprocessor kit.
Keil getag ulink debugger.
SOFTWARES :

A.Keil pk-51 c compiler.
B.ESA PICE-52E 8051 emulator.
C.Keil FR-51 RTOS for 8051 D.
Keil PKARM c compiler.
E.Keil RTOS for ARM controller.
TESTING & MEASURING INSTRUMENTS.

Instek made programmable power supply.
DIT 2040 Digital IC tester.
LICT 20 Linear IC tester.
31/2 Digital multimeter.
5 digit Digital multimeter Instek made 15 MHz programmable function generator.
Instek make 100Mhz analog oscilloscope.
PCB DESIGNING TOOLS.

Ever precision make PCB prototype tools.
Makko make soldering station.
Circuit maker 2000 tools for PCB circuit design.
PROM PROGRAMMABLE & ERASOR :

ESA make universal PROM programmer.
ESA make UV EPROM Erasor.
Graphics & Animation Laboratory

The laboratory has the following kits and features. 
MATROX make PCI Color/Mono frame gabbler image processing system.
A. MATROX RTX100 Xtreme procollection bundle

RTX vedio I/O card
Breakout cable
1394 firewire cable Installation drive CD & manuals
Adobe Encore
Adobe Audition
Adobe After Effects
B. Digital Camera SONY DCR-HC96E4

Maya 6.5
Macromedia Studio 8
Adobe media kit
Corel draw media kit
Adobe Creative Suite Premium CS Tool
Mobile Computing Laboratory

This Mobile Computing laboratory is one of the best in West Bengal. It has many expensive Laboratory instruments. Some of them are stated below:-

Agilent make Vector signal generator. Features:- It can generate signal in the range of 250KHz-3GHz with different modulation schemes specially focused for wireless communication.
Agilent make Spectrum Analyzer for GSM & GPRS range of signal measurement.
Agilent make Wireless RF Transmitter & Receiver.
Agilent make Digital Storage Oscilloscope.
Agilent make Digital Logic Analyzer(16903A).
Scientech make model ST2132 Mobile phone trainer.
MAN &TEL make BT2001 Bluetooth Trainee.
Network Security Laboratory

This Network security laboratory has the following kits and features :- 

Benchmark make I-Security System. For simulating different types of Network protocols and cryptographic Algorithms.
Benchmark make LAN Trainer Kit. It is utilized for the performance studies of different LAN Topologies.

Library Facilities

The library complex caters to the needs of the students and faculty. It has maintained a good stock of text and reference books in Information Technology and allied subject. Students also have the facilities of the central journal library of the university, which maintains a continuous flow of Indian & Foreign journals of repute. It has also a good collection of journals on related subjects. It also has reprographic facilities.

Some more information about this Library as on March 31, 2008

  • Total No. of Books:- 2485.
  • Total No. of Distinct Titles:- 1314(approx.)
  • Total No. of E-journals:- 150.

Research Work

Research Areas : - A group of researchers and students are working in different areas which include :

Mobile Computing and Wireless Networking

Web Technology

Digital Image Processing and Mobile Multimedia

Optical Communication And Optical Networking

VLSI Logic Synthesis and Testing

Placement

This school has got a good placement record. A brief listing of the companies where our students have been placed is listed below:

  • Accenture India.
  • Tata Consultancy Services Ltd.
  • IBM Global Sevices India Pvt. Ltd.
  • TechMahindra.
  • Cognizant Technology Solutions Ltd.
  • HCL Technologies Ltd.
  • Sasken Ltd.
  • Satyam Computer Services.
  • Tata Elxsi.
  • Wipro Technologies.
  • Usha Comm India Ltd.
  • Alumnus Software Ltd.
  • Metalogic System Pvt. Ltd.
  • M N Dastur & Company (P) Ltd.
  • Skytech Solution (P) Ltd.
  • Reliance Telecom Ltd.
  • Indus Net Technologies.
  • R. S. Software (India) Pvt. Ltd.

Visit

Visit of  Italian Delegates (2005)