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 30 to 60 in the academic year 2001-2002 then
  • The department has prolonged and full-grown in terms of distribution of knowledge and outside the curriculum and skill development activities.
  • The curriculum  assesses and modernizations of the laboratories  are conducted continuously so as to maintain the students are updated with the most recent trends at the global level.
  • Initiated 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
  • Specially designed for skill development programmes with support of industrial experts
  • Alumni strength of more than 800 and they are working in top MNCs across the globe. 
  • Most of the faculties are 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 well disciplined and capable IT Engineers, Analytics with state of the art technologies to take care of National and International needs.


  • To impart technological education through efficient teaching learning process.
  • To develop the students in innovative, competent, efficient, disciplined and quality IT Technocrat.
  • 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 will be able to

  • PEO1: Improve innovative technology systems that are technically sound, economically feasible and socially acceptable to enhance Quality of life.
  • PEO2: Apply modern computational, analytical tools and techniques in IT and allied engineering streams.
  • 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 understand  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 various domain

Advisory Committee

Department Program Advisory Committee (DPAC)

S.No Member Designation
1 Prof. S.Raju Professor & Head- IT Mahendra Engineering College, Namakkal.
2 Dr. R.Gunasekaran  Professor-CT     Madras Institute of Technology, Anna University, Chennai.
3 Dr. T. Purusothaman Professor and Head- IT Government College of Technology, Coimbatore.
4 Dr.M.Kannan Professor and Head-CSE 
Mahendra Engineering College, Namakkal.
5 Dr. N. Viswanathan Professor and Head- ECE
 Mahendra Engineering College, Namakkal.
6 Dr.R.Jayakumar Professor and Head- MCA
 Mahendra Engineering College, Namakkal.
7 Er. S. Saravanakumar Senior Technical Manager
 HCL Technologies, Chennai
8 Prof. S.Latha Senior Faculty- IT
 Mahendra Engineering College, Namakkal.
9 Dr. S.Prema Senior Faculty- IT
 Mahendra Engineering College, Namakkal.
10 Er.Rajkannan Rajan Assistant Vice President at Barclays Investment Bank, Bangalore.

Board of Studies

Members of the Board of Studies

S.No. Name of the Member Communication Address of the members BoS Designation
1 Prof.S.Raju Professor & Head, Department of IT, Mahendra Engineering College, Namakkal. Chairman
2 Dr.P.Anandhakumar Professor and Head,
Department of Computer Technology, Madras Institute of Technology, Anna University, Chennai.
University Nominee
3 Dr.T.Purusothaman
Professor and Head, Information Technology, Govt. College of Technology, Coimbatore. Academic Expert
4 Er.S. Saravanakumar Senior Technical Manager,
HCL Technologies Ltd, Chennai.
Industrial Expert
5 Prof.S.Latha
Department of IT,
Mahendra Engineering college, Namakkal.
Senior Faculty
6 Prof. K.Santhi
Department of IT,
Mahendra Engineering college, Namakkal.
Senior Faculty
7 Dr. N. Viswanathan
Professor and Head,
Department of ECE, Mahendra Engineering College, Namakkal.
Allied Dept. -Academic Expert
8 Dr. R. Lavanya Chief Executive, Priyan Tex, Edaippadi.,Salem Alumni
9 Selvan.M.Mohideen Abdul Katheer III-yr B.Tech. IT Student,
Information Technology, 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

  • Computer Programming Lab
  • Software Design Lab
  • Database Technologies Lab
  • Open Source and Web Technologies Lab
  • Networking  Lab
  • Mobile Computing Lab
  • Cloud Computing Lab
  • Data  Analytics Lab
  • Project Lab

Faculty & Staff

Sl. No Name of the faculty Designation Qualification
1 S.Raju HOD/IT M.E
2 S.Latha Assistant Professor M.E
3 K.Santhi Assistant Professor M.E
4 S.Rajeshwari Assistant Professor M.E
5 D.Sindhuja Assistant Professor M.E
6 G.Gopal Assistant Professor M.E
7 N.Premkumar Assistant Professor M.E
8 V.Saravanakumar Assistant Professor M.E
9 G.Rajasekar Assistant Professor M.E
10 Dr.S.Prema Associate Professor M.E., Ph.D
11 R.Sadaiyappan Assistant Professor M.Tech
12 S.Mythili Assistant Professor M.E
13 K.Venkatesan Assistant Professor M.E
14 E.Saranya Assistant Professor M.E
15 Dr.K.Radha Associate Professor M.E., Ph.D
16 S.Ananth Assistant Professor M.E
17 B.Bhuvaneshwari Assistant Professor M.Tech
18 S.Ranjanee Assistant Professor M.E
Sl. No Name of the faculty No. of research publication
1 S.Raju 6
2 S.Latha 1
3 K.Santhi 1
4 S.Rajeshwari 6
5 D.Sindhuja 1
6 G.Gopal -
7 N.Premkumar -
8 V.Saravanakumar 5
9 -
10 Dr.S.Prema 12
11 R.Sadaiyappan -
12 S.Mythili -
13 K.Venkatesan -
14 E.Saranya -
15 Dr.K.Radha 14
16 S.Ananth 6
17 B.Bhuvaneshwari 1
18 S.Ranjanee 1
S.No Name of the Supporting Staff Qualification
1 Mr.K.Sasikumar M.Sc
2 Mr.S.Murugavel B.E


Credentials of the Department

  • Three faculty members have completed Ph.D degree and Three more faculty members  are pursuing Research program in the last three years .
  • More than 50 students have been trained in Infosys Campus connect program certified by Infosys Ltd, Bangalore.
  • 5 Faculty members received inspire faculty partnership awards by Infosys Ltd,Bangalore.
  • NPTEL Local Chapter is established for students and faculty members appearing for NPTEL courses online examinations. 
  • Faculty members have published 25 Technical Papers in the last three academic years .
  • Our Students have undergone Internship in various Government / reputed Private Industries / Organizations.
  • All the students are undergoing Soft Skill development programs like  communication skills, aptitude and logical reasoning, group discussions and technical interview skills.
  • Faculty members are Faculty Advisors of ISTE, CSI chapters.
  • Regular meetings are held between mentor and mentee.
  • Personalized professional /career advice is given to the mentee.


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.

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


Seminars, Conferences & Workshops conducted through Professional Societies

Events organized in last three academic years:
S.No. Type of Events
[Conference/ Seminar/
Professional society Date Name of the Events Name and Address of the  Resource Persons
1 Special Lecture CSI 15.09.2017 Email Etiquette Er.A.Arthanarisamy, Project manager, i-Exceed Technology solutions private Ltd, Bangalore.
2 Workshop CSI 24.08.2017 Software Testing Er.S.Jerome Jesuraj, Software engineer, Change Pond Technologies Private Ltd, Chennai.
3 Training Programme CSI 17.08.2017
DOT NET Training Mr.Kumaravel Manoharan, Senior Software Architect, Verizon Data services India Private Ltd, Chennai.
4 Special Lecture CSI 04.08.2017 Networking Essentials Er.Suseendran B.G, Advisory Consultant, IBM India Private Ltd, Bangalore.
5 Guest lecture CSI 25.07.2017 Cyber Security PCR Suresh, Chief executive officer, eastern Shepherded International, Chennai.
6 Seminar CSI 14.07.2017 Big data and Cloud Computing Mrs.K.Jeevitha, Technical      Lead, HCL Technologies,  
Mrs.K.Gowsalya, Team lead,
Standard chartered bank, Chennai.
7 Workshop CSI 23.02.2017
Advanced Networking Mr.Baldev Krishnamurthy,
CEO-A2B2 IT Services and
 128BITS Technologies, Bangalore.
8 Special Lecture CSI 21.02.2017 Managerial Skills of Entrepreneur Er.B.Sindhujaa , General Manager, Hello Mobiles, Shevvapet, Salem.
9 Guest Lecture CSI 13.02.2017 Grid and Software Testing Er.R.Ragunathan, Senior Solution Integrator, ERICSSON IndiaGlobal Services Pvt Ltd, Chennai.  
10 Special Lecture CSI 30.01.2017 Software Technologies Ms.S.Tharani,Technologiest Analyst, INFOSYS Technology Ltd, Mahendra world city, Natham sub post chengalpet, Kancheepuram.
11 Training Programme CSI 22.08.2016
  Software Engineering Module
Design-International Certification
Training Program
Er. Ashik Ali, Researcher, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom.
 Er. Vignesh Raj, Associate Lect, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom.
12 Guest Lecture CSI 05.08.2016 Grid and Cloud Computing Dr. N.Balaji, Professor & Head -IT, K.L.N.College of Engineering, Sivakangai (Dt).
13 Workshop CSI 27.07.16
Workshop on
 Free Software Technologies (FStrix 2K’16)
Er.M. Devakumar,
 Web Engineer-Vivedly,
 Member of FSFTN, Chennai.
.Er.K. Sibi Kanagaraj,
 Senior Assistant professor ,
 Rajalakshmi Engineering  
 college,Kanchipuram.. Er.J.Vignesh krishnan, Designer, Zoho, Chennai.     
Er.J.Anandamoorthy,   Senior Developer, Kabadi Wala, Chennai.
 Senior Developer, Clear Tax, Bangalore.
14 Guest Lecture CSI 25.07.2016 NIT Guest Lecture on Data Mining andData Analytics Dr.B.Surendiran, Assistant Professor/CSE Department, N.I.T Puducherry, Karaikkal.
15 Special Lecture CSI 18.07.2016 Magic of SQL Er.K.Balachandar, Technical Associate, Excelacom Technologies, Siruseri, Chennai.
16 Seminar CSI 22.06.2016 Seminar Cyber Physical System Dr.Sakkravarthi Ramanathan, Associate Prof.of CSE, Vellore Institute of Technology, Chennai.
17 Seminar CSI 16.06.2016 International Event-The Mahendra Wearable Technology Picnic-2016 Ms.Kalvina Rajendran,Enability
Foundation for Rehabiliation,IIT Research Park,IITM,Chennai.
Mr. T.Pradeep Director of Unilumen Photonics, IITM, Chennai.
18 Faculty Deeper Learning Programme CSI 11.06.2016 Information Security Prof.S.Raju
Mr.D.Sivakumar,AP / IT, MEC
Mrs.S.Prema,AP / IT, MEC
Mr.A.Anbumani,AP / IT, MIT
19 Special Lecture CSI 07.06.2016 IT  Enabled Services Er.S.Saravanakumar, Senior Technical Manager, HCL Technologies, Chennai.
20 Special Lecture CSI 23.02.2016 Network Essentials in IT Management Er.T.Loganathan,
Senior Network Engineer, Firetide,
Networks Private Ltd, Bangalore.
21 Workshop CSI 05.02.2016 Web Development Using PHP and MySQL Mr.Prasanna Ramadoss
Senior Software Consultant,
RR Donnelley,Chennai.
22 Workshop CSI 28.01.2016 Software Engineering and Design Thinking Dr.Senthil Jayavel,Associate Professor,School of Computer Engineering,Assistant Director Academics    ( Systems),Head, Software Development Center,VIT University, Vellore.
23 Faculty Deeper Learning Programme CSI 24.11.2015 Fundamentals of Web Technology Prof.S.Raju
Mr.D.Sivakumar,AP / IT, MEC
Mrs.S.Prema,AP / IT, MEC
Mr.A.Anbumani,AP / IT, MIT
24 Workshop CSI 09.09.2015
Two Days National Level Workshop on “ Mobile App’s Development in Cloud” Mr.Selvamurali,Convenor,
INFITT – India Chapter,
CEO, Visual Media Technologies,
Mr.Khaleel Jageer,Mozilla Firefox OS &Android App’s Developer, Pudhuchery.
25 Special Lecture CSI 27.08.2015 Bio - Informatics Dr.S.Sathiyamoorthy,
Senior Consultant,
Insilicogen Inc,
South Korea.
26 Special Lecture CSI 13.08.2015
Big Data Opportunities and Challenges, Speech Recognition Mr.Vignesh Raj
Researcher in Communication & Computing,
Sheffield Hallam University,
Sheffiled, England, UK.
27 Workshop CSI 05.08.2015
& 06.08.2015
Free Software Technology Mr.P.Rajanand,Senior Web Engineer,UDProducts, Chennai.
Mr.L.Mugunthan,Research Assistant,Qruize Tech,Chennai.
Mr.M.J.Devakumar,Web Engineer,Spritle Software,Chennai.
28 Special Lecture CSI 01.08.2015 Application Level Management Er.Ganapathi Subramaniyam.J,
Senior Consultant,
Infosys Limited,Electronic City Phase – I,
Bangalore – 560 100
29 Workshop CSI 30.03.2015 Hands on Training in 2D Character Animation Mr. R. Rajkumar,
Arena Animation Specialist Programmer, Arena Animation, Salem.
30 Special Lecture CSI 06.03.2015 Next Generation Intelligent Networks (NGIN) & Intelligent Networks (IN) Products Er.M.Pradeep, Software Engineer,                     Huawei Technologies, India Pvt Ltd, Bangalore.
31 Special Lecture CSI 23.02.2015 Computational Software Engineering Mr.Vignesh Raj, Researcher in Tamil Computing, Sheffield Hallam University.
32 Workshop CSI 23.01.2015 Android Application Development Mr.Vasanth,Head Operations,
Target Soft Systems, Chennai.
Mr.A.Dinesh Kumar,Tech Lead,Target  Soft  Systems,Chennai.
33 Special Lecture CSI 10.01.2015 How to kill the career Gap Er.Krishnasamy Sadagopan B.Tech,M.B.A,Executive - HR Generalist, Vodafone South Ltd , Bangalore.
34 Faculty Deeper Learning Program CSI 28.11.2014 Fundamentals of System Software Ms. Akila, AP/IT, MCE
Ms.S.Latha, AP/IT, MEC
Ms.S.Umamaheswari, AP/CSE, MEC.
35 Faculty Deeper Learning Program CSI 10.11.2014 Computer Networks Mr.M.Mahadevan, AP/IT, MEC
Prof.S.Raju, HOD/IT, MEC
Ms.Kalaivani, AP/IT, MECW
36 Workshop CSI 11.10.2014 Software Testing Mr.S.Sampath Kumar,
CEO, Sahanav Group, Chennai
37 Special Lecture CSI 10.10.2014 Recent Developments  in the theory of Data Structures Mrs K. Sathiyapriya,
AP (Sr. Gr.),
Dept Of CSE, PSG College of Technology,Coimbatore.
38 Special Lecture CSI 26.09.2014 Making Sense of Internet and Data Science Er.Rajkannan, IT Manager, Society Generation, Bangalore
39 Workshop CSI 28.08.2014 Recent Technologies in Data Warehousing Mr. Vijayabharathi Senthilnathan, Senior Software Engineer, HCL Technologies, Chennai.
Mr.Arunkumar Sathasivam, Senior System Engineer, Infosys, Chennai
40 National Seminar CSI 26.08.2014 Emerging Trends in Computer Vision and Graphics Dr.K.Thangavel, HOD/CS, Periyar University
Dr.V.Meenakshi Devi, HOD/IT, K.S.R Institute of Engg and Tech
41 Special Lecture CSI 24.08.2014 Research in Tamil Computing Mr.Vignesh Raj, Researcher in Tamil Computing, Sheffield Hallam University.
42 Special Lecture CSI 01.08.2014 Resourcing Strategies and Policies Mr.G.Saravanakkumar, Senior Software Engineer, Tech Mahendra, Chennai.
43 Guest Lecture CSI 09.04.2014 Programming Fundamentals Ms.T.Shanmugapriya , Assistant Professor, SSN College of Engineering.
44 Guest Lecture CSI 27.02.2014 Software Development and Testing Tools Mr.K.Jothe Vallal , Software Test Engineer, Kripya Engg Pvt Ltd, Chennai.
45 Workshop CSI 24.01.2014  &  25.01.2014 National Level Ethical Hacking Workshop-Cum-Championship Mr. Anantharapu Chaitanya Krishna Researcher & Instructor for TechBharath Consulting.


List of Faculty Members Pursuing Ph.D

S. No. Name of the faculty Specialization University
1 Prof.S.Raju Data mining Anna University
2 Mrs.K.Radha Image Processing Anna University
3 Mr.S.Ananth Wireless sensor networks Anna University

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 &
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


Department of Information Technology

Mahendra Engineering College (Autonomous),

Salem- Thiruchengode Highway, Mahendhirapuri,