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The Department of Information Technology at BIT Mesra was established with the commitment to prepare competent graduates who would be up to the challenge of implementing viable and sound IT solution in various domains. In view of the need for such professionals, the programmes offered stimulate the students’ urge for learning and introduce them to demands of industry from the very outset. The students participate in credited projects, summer training, and non-credit industry training.

The Department of Information science that was established in 1993 has now been merged with Department of Information Technology. With a strong emphasis on social and behavioural dimensions of information technology, the MSc.curriculum in Information Science is intended to appeal to people who are interested in careers in designing, managing or consulting in the fields of information systems, Internet applications and advanced information services.


Undergraduate Programme
The BE (IT) has been started in the Department since 2001.

Postgraduate Programmes
The Department  introduced the Master in Computer Applications (MCA) in 1984. It is a three-year course in six semesters. It  conducts an MSc.programme in Information Sciences of two years duration. MTech in Information Security was introduced in 2010 and M.Tech in Information Technology Course was started in 2013. Both the M.Tech courses are of duration 2 years and intake of 15 candidates each.


Dr. G. Sahoo
Professor & HOD
Department of Information Technology & MCA
BIT – Mesra, Ranchi
Jharkhand - 835215
Phone: +91-651-2276185 (O)
e-mail:gsahoo@bitmesra.ac.in, drgsahoo@yahoo.com