Usually, the Department of Information Technology conducts admission test and all new entrants are required to sit for the test. Students who pass the above exam in obtaining 60% or above are exempted from the foundation courses, FND 1120 and FND 1221 in their first year. Following the IT foundation courses (FND 1120 or FND 1221) are compulsory for those did not sit or exempted from the admission test. They must complete either FND 1120 in the first semester or FND 1221) in the second semester (not both) since it is a requirement to obtain the degree.
Study Stream – ICT for Development (ICT4D)
Students who have fulfilled the following criteria can apply for ICT4D Study Stream in their second year of study.
- Student should complete both ICT 1101 and ICT 1202 in the first year as credit subjects and obtain at least minimum ‘B+’ Grade or above for both course units. Maximum no. of students’ intake for ICT4D study stream will be twenty five.
**Note – Students who wish to register for course units, ICT 1101 and ICT 1202 should not register for FND 1120 and/or FND 1221. Also, these two FND course units should not be counted to fulfil the requirement of FND course units that should be followed by the first year students.
Selecting ICT as a subject
- Students who follow B.Ed degree programme also can select ICT as a school subject.
- Other students also can select ICT as their 2nd or 3rd
** Note – Student should complete both ICT 1101 and ICT 1202 in the first year as credit subjects to obtain ICT as a subject and also student cannot take FND 1120 and/or FND 1221 to fulfil the requirement of FND course units.
New Degree Programmes
- ICT in the area of social science, data management and analysis
- ICT and education