ICTS at Bengaluru Campus
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT
The IT enabled services play an important role in creating professionals with strong technical knowledge. The Information Communication and Technology Services (ICTS) department was formed to provide and coordinate the IT enabled services at Amrita School of Engineering, Bangalore campus primarly.It also acts as an IT hub for the different institutions run by Mata Amritananda mayi Math all over karnataka like Amrita Mahavidyalayam (The Arts and Science College), Amrita Vidyalayams (Schools)The department is responsible for the maintenance and service of internet, intranet, Wi-Fi networks, AUMS software and uninterrupted power supply and procurement of computing facilities, communication equipments, audio-visual equipments, e-learning facilities etc. The department has sufficient and well qualified staff for this purpose.
Design, setting up and maintenance of all computer laboratories are done by the ICTS department. ICTS identifies all the software requirements for various computer labs and install them. The upkeep of all computers is also done by the department. The minimum configuration of the computer starts with Pentium IV. Currently the campus has a total number of 593 computers.
COMPUTER HARDWARE TRAINING
A Computer Hardware Practical session is offered by the ICTS department as part of the engineering curricula. At the end of the course the students are assessed by assignments, Viva etc.
The following servers are deployed in the campus.
|2||AUMS Server||University Management System|
|3||Oracle Server||Database Management System|
|4||NIS Server||Centralized Storage System|
|5||Proxy/DHCP Server||IP Management/ Internet|
|6||Censornet Server||Firewall for Internet Access|
|7||Vidya Server||Digital Library|
|8||Anti virus/Software Server/ Intranet Server||Web Site of Student's Club|
|9||Thin Client Server||Disk less node's Server|
|10||Result Publishing Server||For publishing the Result through Internet|
MAINTENANCE OF AUMS SOFTWARE
All the academic management modules are done by using a software AUMS (Amrita University Management System). It is an in-house developed software. ICTS is responsible for the upkeep and maintenance of this software system.
VIDYA -THE KNOWLEDGE ARCHIVE
There is a full fledged digital library built in-house by the name “VIDYA”. The digital library can be accessed from any nodes of the campus network. It has capacity of 1.6 terra bytes which includes video, audio, and text data. It also contain E journals,E books, MIT open courseware etc.
The campus has a 10.8 Mbps internet connectivity which includes one 10 Mbps leased line, one 512 Kbps and one 256 Kbps broad band and one 128 Kbps ISDN connections. All staff computers are provided with internet facility. There is an exclusive internet lab for students with 50 nodes of computers.
INTERACTIVE MEDIA AND WEB DEVELOPMENT
The interactive media of ICTS takes care of the official web site of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Bangalore campus. It also takes care of the brochures, ID cards, other multimedia related woks for the campus.
This hall houses the E learning studio. It is a multi cast digital communication system powered by the satellite INSAT-3E. This is an outcome of the initiative between Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham and ISRO. The primary objective of the studio is to conduct E-Learning lectures and distance education programs. Whenever any conference, workshop or distinguished lectures are conducted in any of the campuses, the same can be viewed by the students and faculty of any of the other campuses in an interactive manner. This center is also used as digital class rooms for the visually oriented classes including cultural education. It has a seating capacity of 120.ICTS is responsible for the procuring of electronic items, stock report and the slot scheduling for the effective use of the studio and complete technical backup of audio video streaming, and UPS.
The Hall has a seating capacity of 260 and it is used for conducting in-campus functions.
The conference hall has a seating capacity of 24. It is for conducting board meetings, executive committee and departmental meetings. The hall is equipped with an industrial standard conference system.
The Sudhamani hall has a seating capacity of 300.
The Hall has a seating capacity of 110.
Rama Hall has a capacity to occupy 130.
The Hall has a seating capacity of 75.
The Valmiki Hall has a seating capacity of 75
INDO-US CORPORATE CLASS ROOM
Indo – US initiative is a collaborative program between Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham and top US universities for knowledge transfer in the field of emerging technologies. This Studio is used primarily as lecture hall for the Dual MS-Degree program offered by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham in collaboration with Sunny Buffalo and other top US universities. ICTS was responsible for the design, implementation and maintenance of this studio project. The studio is completely networked by wireless technology. The maintenance and trouble shooting of IT enabled services are also done by ICTS group.It has a seatin capacity of 62.
The Institution has an Adequate Power Backup. The total capacity of the power backup is 135 KVA.
The details of the UPS given below
- 30 KVA - 2 No
- 60 KVA - 1 No
- 10 KVA - 1 No
- 5 KVA - 1 No
PUBLIC ADDRESS SYSTEM
The Academic Blocks are connected with a centralized PA (Public Address System) which is used for general announcement, Prayer etc. There is an automated and programmable bell system which helps to maintain the routine time table of the Academic system.
There is a well established Electronic Private Automatic Branch Exchange system. All departments and important locations are given extension phone numbers which are connected to the official P&T numbers.
Phone Numbers 080 28441416 (Direct)
Extn No 306,301