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Department of Information Technology (IT)

Introduction

In the recent years, the immense growth of numerous industries resulted in an instant need for young and vigorous IT professionals, who could utilize their skills internationally to support the IT industry exports. Future leaders in science and managers must not only understand how to program and mine for data, but also know when and how to apply a fastidious result to a fastidious problem. The study of Information Technology at Govt. Murray Graduate College provide adequate opportunity to get hand-on skills and laboratory experiences. It provides both, skills and infrastructure, to enable our students to achieve their educational goals and learn technologies to function effectively as computer professionals throughout their careers. The students are expected to learn practical understanding of the entire field of Information Technology and IT infrastructure. The proposed structure is dynamic and provides basis for various options to plan future career in the field of IT.

Information Technology has changed the face of the world with its various upcoming technologies in diverse fields of industry and education. Today’s technological advancements require technology professionals, who can help companies to administer cutting edges technologies like Big Data, IoT and virtualization needs. The department of Information Technology is one of the oldest and biggest departments in the Govt. Murray Graduate College with prestigious traditions.

The Department of Information Technology (IT) at GMC has been established with the aim to provide high quality education, which will result in producing IT Professionals having a skill set for establishing and maintaining IT infrastructures. The Department is keen to keep up with the rapid changes and latest advancements in the IT domain. Accordingly, the faculty exerts continuous efforts for the development of its learning, teaching, research and curriculum resources aligned with Higher Education Commission (HEC) and National Computing Education and Accreditation Council (NCEAC) guidelines. With a watchful eye on the needs of local and global markets, The Department of IT works hard to fulfill these needs by producing graduates who are well educated and properly trained to serve their community. The IT department aims at meeting the demands of IT professionals in public and private sectors and is striving hard to provide high quality education to all by maintaining strong links with industry and the professionals.

Faculty Members

Prof. Sohail Mehmood Babar

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

Head of Department
it@murraycollege.edu.pk

Prof. Tahir Sabtain

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Prof. Ehtesham Raza

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Prof. Umer Paul

Lecturer

Prof. Ali Raza

Lecturer

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BS (IT))

Objectives

In the era of educational revolution main objective of the BS 4-Years program in Information Technology is to prepare graduates having a deep knowledge of the subjects as well as ability to analyze in a given situation and draw out conclusion. The primary aim of the program is to produce broad base graduates able to face the challenges of the modern world.

The educational objectives of BS 4-Year program are: 

  • The program in Information Technology is designed to produce the graduates having a sound knowledge of the theoretical and practical subject matter.
  • Along with the knowledge of the subject they would also have a broader view of other disciplines. It will enable the students to interact with other branches of knowledge and strengthen their understanding.
  • The graduates are equipped with essential tools and techniques of research. It will enable them to analyze any given situation / issue and suggest its possible solutions.
  • The graduates are to be empowered to establish and develop a viable and forceful line between theory / concepts and practice in the field of Information Technology.
  • The similarity among the outlines has been developed to interrelate the discipline in the global perspective creating an environment of healthy competition and equal opportunities for all.

Eligibility Criteria

The candidates require intermediate with 200 marks of Mathematics or equivalent qualification i.e ICS, Pre-Engineering, Pre-Medical with Additional Mathematics or three year diploma from any Government Polytechnic Institute in Electrical/Electronics/IT/Computer Hardware/Telecom. The selection criteria will depend on the marks obtained in Matriculation and Intermediate.

Note: Diploma holder applicants can only apply against their reserve seats.

Program Structure

The structure of BS (IT) program is dynamic and provides basis for various options including Breadth-Based, Depth-Based, and Integrated Breadth & Depth-Based specializations. Students may choose a particular option, which is the most appropriate to their planned future career. Followings are the distribution of total credit hours:

  • The following tables provide the list of courses included in each of the course groups.
Course GroupCredit HoursPercentage
Computing – Core (C-C)4130
Computing-Supportive (C-S)129
IT– Core (IT-C)2116
IT – Supporting (IT-S)159
General Education (GE)1911
University Electives (UE)99
IT – Electives (IT-E)1816
Total135 

Scheme of Study

Semester 1
Course CodeCourse TitleCredit HoursCourse Type
IT-161Introduction to Information and Communication Technology3+0C-C
IT-103Programming Fundamentals4(3+1)C-C
MATH-107Calculus and Analytical Geometry3C-S
PHY-107Basic Electronics3C-S
ENG-101Functional English (English-I)3GE
Semester 2
Course CodeCourse TitleCredit HoursCourse Type
IT-363Information Systems3IT-S
IT-108Object Oriented Programming4(3+1)C-C
IT-151Digital Logic Design3(2+1)C-C
PKS-101Pakistan Studies2GE
ENG-102Communication Skills (English-II)3GE
 University Elective 13UE
Semester 3
Course CodeCourse TitleCredit HoursCourse Type
CS-261Discrete Structures3C-C
IT-204Multimedia Systems and Design3IT-C
IT-212Data Communications and Networks4(3+1)C-C
ISL-100Islamic Studies/Ethics2GE
 University Elective 23UE
IT-304Web Systems and Technologies3(2+1)IT-C
Semester 4
Course CodeCourse TitleCredit HoursCourse Type
IT-321Software Engineering3C-C
IT-206Data Structures and Algorithm4(3+1)C-C
STAT-205Probability and Statistics3C-S
MATH-314Linear Algebra3C-S
IT-205Operating Systems3C-C
    
Semester 5
Course CodeCourse TitleCredit HoursCourse Type
IT-313Internet Architecture & Protocols3IT-S
IT-245Database Systems4(3+1)C-C
IT-325Object Oriented  Analysis and Design3IT-S
 IT Elective – 13IT-E
 IT Elective – 23IT-E
    
Semester 6
Course CodeCourse TitleCredit HoursCourse Type
IT-312Network Security3IT-C
IT-318Cloud Computing3IT-C
IT-402Human Computer Interaction3C-C
IT-302Technology Management3IT-C
 IT-Elective-33IT-E
 IT Elective – 43IT-E
Semester 7
Course CodeCourse TitleCredit HoursCourse Type
IT-406Project/Thesis  (In progress)6C-C
IT-413Systems and Network Administration3IT-C
ENG-310Business and Technical Writing (English-III)3GE
SS-301Professional Practices3GE
 University Elective 33UE
 IT-Elective-53IT-E
Semester 8
Course CodeCourse TitleCredit HoursCourse Type
IT-406Project/Thesis (Completed)6C-C
IT-425IT Project Management3IT-S
IT-445Database Administration & Management3IT-S
IT-423System Integration and Architecture3IT-C
IT Elective – 63IT-E

 

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