On behalf of the teaching and technical support staff, and of course our students, we welcome you to the Information Technology Department of Nizwa College of Technology. In these exciting times, the IT Department continues its quest to remain at the edge, capitalizing in the wide recognition given to IT as an important resource for advancements in various fields of human endeavor. The department's multinational faculty remains the force that underpins all our achievements as an academic department. They, and our equally competent technical support staff, are the reason why we produce highly-skilled graduates. The department currently offers four specializations – Database, Software Engineering, Networking and Internet & e-Security. All these programs produce competent individuals, ready to become productive citizens of the Sultanate. True to the mission of colleges of technology, our IT Department at NCT is a student-centered department, giving more focus on student outcomes in the molding of our students. We encourage you to browse our departmental website, and we definitely value your feedback. Your comments and suggestions will help us keep moving forward and will be valuable inputs in improving our quality standards.
The I.T. Department strives to:
The department is functioning in a separate building with an ample number of classrooms and well equipped labs with intranet/internet. The department also has a special Hardware Lab and a Networking Lab. All the class rooms and laboratories are equipped with LCD projectors. All labs are also equipped with smart boards.
The Lecturers of the department are highly qualified, experienced and dedicated individuals. The department also has many technicians to ensure the smooth functioning of all the labs. The projects guided by our lecturers and developed by our students are being used by the College. For example the College Library uses the software developed by the students of our department.
The faculty uses many ideas and innovative techniques such as:
The IT Society is a group of student interested in increasing the student's awareness of everything related to information technology through workshops and courses aimed at visiting exhibitions and IT institutions. Moreover, the IT community seeks to develop a sense of teamwork.
Goals of the Information Society: