Welcome to the Department of Information Technology

The department started as The Department of Computing and Mathematics in the year 1996 offering General National Vocational Qualification (GNVQ), and in the Academic Years 2001-2003 it was offering Oman National Diploma (OND) programme.

The current IT program was implemented since the Academic Year 2003-2004, offering graduate programs in Diploma in Information Technology, and Advanced Diploma & Bachelor in various specializations like Networking, Database, Software Engineering, and Internet and e-Security. After its implementation, the program was continuously reviewed and updated whenever necessary.

Based on the market needs, as per the inputs from the employers, a major change was incorporated in the IT program. The new version 3 of the program is implemented since September 2016 (Academic Year 2016-17), offering graduate programs in Diploma (Software Development, and Networking specializations) and Bachelor (Information Security, Networking, Software Engineering, and Database Systems specialization).

In line with the College Vision and Mission, the department aims to produce graduates with high quality technical skills in the field of Information Technology who can contribute to the Socio-economic development of the Sultanate of Oman. The Teaching and Learning environment in the department emphasizes on Student-Centered learning, thereby fostering an academic atmosphere for the students to be "responsible for their own learning and innovate their knowledge".

The students learn in an environment which is supported by:

  • Classrooms/Laboratories with best technical facilities
  • Internet facilities
  • E-learning tools like Moodle
  • Well-equipped library
  • Peer Supported Learning and flipped classrooms to encourage self-learning.

The Academic study is also supported by and balanced with a number of Co-curricular and Extra-curricular activities focusing on enhancing the technical and soft skills. A number of in-house and external workshops, training programs, and lectures are organized by the department on varied topics of academic relevance and for overall personality development of students.

 

Department Activity

Tips to Improve Your English Proficiency The Students Guidance Committee of the Department of Information Technology organized a Student development program on 6/12/22, 12 P.M. at IT105 entitled “Tips to Improve Your English Proficiency” for IT students, to provide techniques and knowledge to improve their English proficiency. Information Technology 2022-2023 I
A talk on "Effective Research Presentation" The College Research and Consultancy Committee organized a workshop titled "Effective Research Presentation" for IT department staff. Information Technology 2022-2023 I
Specialization Program for IT students Specialization program for IT students moving to the next level been conducted on Tuesday, November 29th, 2022, from 12pm to 1pm. Information Technology 2022-2023 I
UTAS - Ibra Student attended the Huawei ICT Skill National Final Examination A total of 7 students from the Information Technology and Engineering department participated in the National Final Examination for the Huawei ICT Skills held at UTAS-Muscat on 11 November 2022. Information Technology 2022-2023 I
UTAS - Ibra IT Student Qualified for the Huawei ICT Skill National Competition Information Technology students Al Hanoof Masoud Al Araimi - 36J1897, AHOOD SALIM MOHAMED AL SAADI - 36J19011 and HAJAR YOUSUF SAIF AL AGHBARI - 36J172550, passed the preliminary exam for the Huawei Skills competition held last 20 October 2022. Information Technology 2022-2023 I
UTAS - Ibra students attended the Gulf Programming Competition Three students from the Information Technology Department: Ahoud Salim Al Nadhairia, Shaima Mohammed Khamis Al Rashdi and Teef Salam Al Rashdi with the supervision of Dr. Vimal Kumar attended and participated in the two days programming competition held at Sultan Qaboos University on 1st & 2nd November 2022. Information Technology 2022-2023 I
UTAS - Ibra Students took the Huawei ICT Skills Preliminary Exam Students from departments of Information Technology and Engineering took the online preliminary examination of Huawei Skills Competition on 20th October 2022. Information Technology 2022-2023 I
Induction Program for New IT Students Induction program for new IT students was conducted on Tuesday, 4th October 2022, in IT306 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM. IT Department 2022-2023 I
UTAS - Ibra students attended the Gulf Programming Competition Three students from the Information Technology Department: Ahoud Salim Al Nadhairia, Shaima Mohammed Khamis Al Rashdi and Teef Salam Al Rashdi with the supervision of Dr. Vimal Kumar attended and participated in the two days programming competition held at Sultan Qaboos University on 1st & 2nd November 2022. IT Department 2022-2023 I
Induction Program for New IT Students Induction program for new IT students was conducted on Tuesday, 4th October 2022, in IT306 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM. IT Department 2022-2023 I
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