Information Technology – an industry which has played a key role in putting India on the global map with its great competitiveness in various key areas viz. Information Service Outsourcing, Information Technology Enabled Services Outsourcing and E-Commerce is continued to be India’s one of the sunshine sectors showing vast opportunities of growth. According to a NAASCOM McKinsey report – Indian IT Industry is expected to be the fastest growing in the Asia Pacific region with a Compounded Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 18.6% and is likely to bring in US $ 225 Billion in revenue due to vast emerging opportunities in new areas such as public sector, health sector and other countries opting India as the most preferred region for business process outsourcing. The human capital requirement for skilled manpower in system designing, application software development, enterprise resource planning, computer networks, system administration, web designing and development, database administration, parallel and vector processing, data mining and warehousing has grown manifold.
Thus, the modern dynamic business requirements pose a challenge before the academicians to prepare young minds to be a good fit into progressive organizations. The real challenge lies in imparting practical oriented IT education through the faculties who can bring business experience into the classroom and enable students to understand about IT and its industry applications. This existing potential is coupled with coping up with new challenges of meeting infrastructure requirement, business model innovation and the most important is replacing the computer engineers with the IT professionals who can well apply the technical skills in specialized environment. With the advent of the information technology era, software Application and communication systems have become an integral component of every organization’s strategic plan. At JIMS ‘IT’ is defined with a different fervor – “Innovating Tomorrow”. With India as an IT giant, our endeavors will be in making today’s youth, tomorrow’s innovators.