Dept. Strengths

Department of information technology is the youngest department with young and dynamic personalities as faculty to provide quality education so as to build up the highly skilled professionals.
Department has faculty and student advisory group for R & D in field like HPC, Computer Security, Genetic Algorithm sponsored by DRDO, DST, NVIDIA respectively.
Department faculties continuously interacting with industry and foreign universities in need to develop the academic plan to create a pool of skill full and competent professional.
Department provides the lab availability to student in order to develop an innovative ideas into the implementation through academic projects.
Department has pool of resources and expertise faculties to provide healthy environment for projects in area of Cloud Computing, Data Storage Management, Robotics and Computer Vision.

About Department

The Department of Information Technology got established in 2001 and is one of the youngest departments of WCE, Sangli. The department focuses on recent development in the area of Information Technology such as Internet Technology, Web Technology Mobile Technology, Theoretical Computer Science, Database Engineering, Software Engineering, Operating Systems. Syllabus of these courses is up-to-date and is in-line with the current trends of the Computer and IT Industry. Additional guidance is offered to students in specific areas in the field of Information Technology and Computer Science to enable the outgoing graduates to give more justice to the job assigned to them. The Department provides best laboratories/facilities and hands-on training to the Undergraduate students both in the conventional subject as also in the emerging fields of specialization.

The Department GOAL is to - promote excellence by encouraging Creativity and Critical thinking to stay ahead in the latest development in Information Technology.


The Department is backed by a number of well developed laboratories like -

  • Programming Lab
  • UG Project Lab
  • Unix Lab
  • Microprocessor Lab
  • PG Lab-I
  • PG Lab-II

The department is going to add "Big Data Analytics" and "Web Design/Web Service" Laboratories in near future.


In addition, the IT department manage both the WCE Data Center & Central Computing Facility (CCF) for state of the art computational facilities for the students practical & projects of other academic programmes.

IT Department has provided latest technologies and digital-infrastructure to the faculty for effective classroom teaching using:

  • Computer aided teaching (CAT) with hi-tech multi-media presentations,
  • Animations Tools for teaching abstract concepts,
  • Virtual labs as teaching aid for simulations and virtual instruments,
  • E-learning resources,
  • Digital Library Access via Intranet,
  • Use of Moodle for course operations & content management, and
  • "360 degree feedback" for the attainment of course outcomes.

Since the beginning, the department has produced excellent IT engineers who are serving in different reputed organizations and pursuing higher studies at Institutes of excellence. The strength of the department has been in its diverse areas of research in which it has a remarkable contribution.


Department of Information Technology is established in year 2001-2002. It offer Bachelor of Engineering (BE) in Information Technology UG degree course with affiliation from Shivaji, University Kolhapur of intake 60.In year 2006-2007, Walchand College of engineering, Sangli, becomes autonomous institute and offer Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) in Information Technology degree course.

Dr. S. P. Sonavane
H.O.D., Information Technology.

Faculty In Spotlight

Mr.U.B.Chavan

PURDUE NeXT Badge Award

Mr. U.B.Chavan, Assistant Professor, Department of Information Technology has been awarded PURDUE Next badge for completion of online course "Principles of Parallelism" of PURDUE UNIVERSITY,US.

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