The Department of Information Technology was established in the year 2000. It is
functioning in the Kannur University main campus, Mangattuparamba, Kannur. The
department offers MCA, M.Sc. (Computer Science), M Phil (Computer Science) and Ph D
(information Technology / Computer Science). M Sc Computer science course is
suspended from 2015-16 admission. The PG courses are offered under Choice Based
Credit Semester System. The department has good laboratory and library facilities. A
group of experienced faculty leads the department. The alumni of the department are
well placed in organizations across the globe.
Department of Information Technology is an approved research centre of Kannur
University in Information Technology / Computer Science. The core areas of research
includes Speech and signal processing, Natural Language Processing, Image Processing,
Medical Image enhancement and analysis, Document image Processing, Big Data, High
Performance computing and Data Mining. Four candidates have been awarded Ph D. At
present there are eight full-time research scholars and 10 part-time research scholars.
The department also offers one year full-time M Phil in computer science.