J.K Institute of Applied Physics and Technology,University of Allahabad
Science Faculty, University of Allahabad, Allahabad - 211002, Uttar Pradesh, India
University of Allahabad
J K Institute of Applied Physics and Technology
Department of Electronics and Communication
University of Allahabad
Motto: Quot Rami Tot Arbores
Director/Head: Prof. C.K. Dwivedi
Location: Centrally located in the city, inside Science faculty campus of University of Allahabad (25.4591 oN, 81.85202 oE)
Web-site: www.jkinstitute.ac.in (University of Allahabad web-site: www.allduniv.ac.in)
The Department of Electronics and Communication (J.K. Institute of Applied Physics and Technology) is located in the Muir College Campus (Science Faculty) of the University of Allahabad. The Department is one of the oldest and a pioneer institution in the field of Electronics and Communication as well as in Computer Science and conducting significant research and teaching for the past 50 years.
Its foundation stone was laid by Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru, the first prime minister of India, on January 14, 1949 and it was formally inaugurated by him on April 4, 1956. J.K. Charitable Trust contributed for the construction of the complete building structure of the institute, hence the department's name is commonly known as J.K.Institue. The Department has a long history of collaborating with some of the country's top research institutes such as DRDO, CATC, NIELIT etc.
The undergraduate course in Computer Science was started in the year 1982 and the post graduate course in Computer Science was started in the year 1986. The Defence Research and Development organization (DRDO) had selected the institute as a center of Manpower development in the area of Computer Science through which the students were inducted as Scientist B in their organizations up to 1992. After 1992, M.Sc. Computer Science program has been taken over as UGC program.
The Department conducts courses in the fields of Electronics & Communication and Computer. These courses have been designed to meet the current challenging demands of the nation. The Department offers B.Sc (Computer Science), M.Sc (Computer Science),
B.Tech (Electronics & Communication), B.Tech (Computer Science & Engineering), M.Tech (Electronic Engineering), M.Tech (Computer Technolgy) and D.Phil programme in Electronics/ Computer Technology.
The Department admits undergraduate students through Joint Entrance Examination Mains (JEE). Admission in B.Sc., Post Graduate courses and D.Phil. is done by Institute/University on the basis of admission test/merit of qualifying degree.