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Information Technology

M.Tech (IT)
Admission 2023-24

Department of Information Technology

Since its inception in the year 1998, the department of Information Technology with the well-knit faculty demonstrating high professionalism puts the graduating engineers on excellence steroids in preparation for the performance needed to navigate among the opportunities abounding in today's world of internet and e-revolution.

The department offers following programmes :

  • B.Tech- Information technology - 4 years
  • B.Tech-Artificial Intelligence and Data Science - 4 years
  • M.Tech- Information Technology - 2 years
  • Ph.D – Doctoral Programme


Recipient of prestigious “AICTE-CII Award” in 2013 and 2019 for the Best Industry Linkage.

Well experienced, Ph.D qualified faculty members

Anna University recognized Research Centre.

Unique Learning environments : Learning Management Systems (Blackboard, Moodle) and Lecture Capture System (LCS).

Three research centres namely, Centre for AI & DA, Centre for Research and Development of FOSS and Centre for IoT Security focus primarily on for addressing research challenges in recent technologies , product development and industrial training.

Faculty publications in 200+ SCI / Scopus / Web of Science indexed journals.

Received more than 2 crores from funding agencies like AICTE and DST

Received funding under AICTE –Margdharshan Scheme to serve as the hub to guide and disperse knowledge to 10 technical institutions for getting NBA.

Faculty members as authors of Books and book chapters in the field of Web Technology and IoT.

Established a strong connect with the industries by signing MoU with CISCO Networking Academy, IBM, SMARTBRIDGE, Infosys, Consleage Technologies, Qualian Technologies and VMWare ,etc to enable the students to tune their knowledge to cope with the industrial needs.

CISCO Networking Academy

Associated with professional bodies like IEI, ISTE, and ICTACADEMY.

Why M.Tech (IT) @ Sona

The curriculum of M.Tech(Information Technology) programme is well defined to cater to the requirements of both industry deployment and research activities.

This programme focus on the courses related to Data science, Artificial intelligence & Machine learning and Internet of Things covering the current industry needs to satisfy the huge demand for IT professionals in various fields.

Many elective subjects are made available to students to enable them to specialize in any of the major fields in IT studies such as Computer Security, Digital forensics, Wireless Sensor Networks, Soft computing etc .

Students are also encouraged to participate in the research and development projects undertaken by the faculty through the Industrial Consultancy and Sponsored Research

Students have unique opportunity to work in the following state of art research facilities available in the department

  • High Performance Computing Lab
  • AR / VR Lab
  • Internet of Things Lab

Career Opportunities - M.Tech (IT) graduates

  • Opportunity to as Assistant Professor of Sona College of Technology.
  • 80+ IT companies are visiting the college for campus recruitment every year.
  • Students can get stipend from the college under the “Earn while Learn” by contributing to consultancy project and Teaching Assistantship.
  • M,Tech (IT) graduates can join Ph.D (Doctoral) programme under the guidance of recognized supervisors available in the department.
  • Exclusive Placement Training for M.Tech Students.

Distinguished Alumni- M.Tech (IT)

Sreevisakh A

Frontend Engineer at Alexa amazon,
(2012 - 2014 Batch)

Prasannavenkatesan. P

Co-founder & COO,
Gamosome Interactive, Bengaluru.
(2014-2016 Batch)

Kanagaraj. P

Kanagaraj. P

Digital Mobility Consultant,
Hexaware Technologies Pvt ltd, Chennai.
(2014-2016 Batch)

Parthasarathy J

Parthasarathy J

Cognizant technology India Ltd, Chennai.
(2018-2020 Batch)

Nivedha R

Nivedha R

Coelho consulting private limited, Chennai.
(2018-2020 Batch)

For admissions

The HoD,
Department of Information Technology
Sona College of Technology,
Junction Main Road,