University School of Information, Communication and Technology

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University School of Information, Communication and Technology
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Former name
University School of Information Technology
Motto ज्योतिर्वृणीत तमसो विजानन्
(Sanskrit)
Type Public
Established 1999 (1999)
Chancellor Najeeb Jung
Vice-Chancellor Prof. Anil K. Tyagi
Dean Dr. C.S. Rai
Academic staff
50+
Students 900+
Undergraduates 590+
Postgraduates 250+
35+
Location Dwarka, Delhi, India India
28°35′42″N 77°01′08″E / 28.595016°N 77.018942°E / 28.595016; 77.018942Coordinates: 28°35′42″N 77°01′08″E / 28.595016°N 77.018942°E / 28.595016; 77.018942
Campus Urban
60 acres (24 ha)
Acronym USICT
Affiliations UGC
Website ipu.ac.in/usict/usictmain.htm

University School of Information, Communication and Technology (formerly University School of Information Technology) is a premier constituent institute of Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University. The school offers a full-time B.Tech, M.Tech, as well as MCA programs. The admission process is through IPU-CET national level exam in which around 150000 students appear every year(more than 200,000 appeared in 2014). The institute is the first preferred choice of top rankers in IPU-CET exam.[1]

History[edit]

Founded in 1999, University School of Information Technology was established by the Government of Delhi as one of the 12 University Schools of Studies under the Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University.

Admission[edit]

Admissions to the 4+2 year B.Tech+M.Tech (Integrated) as well as MCA(SE) program of USICT is done on the basis of merit in an All India Level Common Entrance Test (IPUCET) which is conducted by the university annually.

The students admitted in the 4+2 dual degree course have an option to quit after 4 year B.Tech.

Industry relation[edit]

USICT has a memorandum of understanding with CISCO systems, IBM and Intel.[2] USICT is also the Cisco regional academy for northern India.

The final year students of USICT are placed with the top IT companies like Adobe, Samsung R & D, Naggaro, TCS, Vinsol, Impetus, Infogain, Intelligrape, TechMahindra, Flipkart, Snapdeal.[3]

Student bodies[edit]

USICT has following student bodies:

Events and festivals[edit]

InfoXpression[edit]

InfoXpression is the annual festival of the USICT. It was organized by The Students Association of Information Technology (SAInT).This year(2016) it is being organised by TechSpace.

Neurotrix[edit]

Neurotrix is the annual technical festival of the IEEE Student Branch.

LeThAc[edit]

LeThAc - Learn Think Act - is the annual Open Source Conclave organized by the IEEE Student Branch.

Labs[edit]

  • Robotics and Automation lab
  • Analog electronics and communication lab
  • Digital Electronics lab
  • VLSI lab

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "University School of Information, Communication and Technology". Ipu.ac.in. Retrieved 2010-11-18. 
  2. ^ http://www.delhieducation.net/Universities/GGSIPU/Schools-Centers.aspx
  3. ^ "University School of Information Technology". Ipu.ac.in. Retrieved 2010-11-18. 
  4. ^ "ConnectUSS - TechSpace". ConnectUSS, e-Newsletter of GGSIP University. Retrieved 2014-11-06. 

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