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University Institute of

Information Technology
PROSPECTUS

Programme of B.Tech in Information Technology HIMACHAL PRADESH UNIVERSITY


(Approved by All India Council for Technical Education) SHIMLA - 171 005 (INDIA)
VISION
To be an academic and technical institution with all branches of Technology and Science, work in dynamic equilibrium
with its social, scientific, ecological and economic environment, striving continuously for excellence in
education, research and technological services to nation.

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From the Vice Chancellor's Desk
Dear Students,

University Institute of Information Technology (UIIT) of Himachal


Pradesh University is growing in acceptance, not only in India, but
also in abroad.

Our thrust is to provide higher standards of education in


Information Technology and, thus, enabling our students to achieve
professional competence in their chosen fields. The University has
an environment conducive to the intellectual, moral and physical
development of our students. We have a team of dedicated,
experienced and highly qualified teachers, who, through
motivation, counselling and training, prepare our students to meet
the challenges of the modern era.

UIIT aspires to be a center of excellence providing education of the


highest quality.

At UIIT, passion drives and innovation sustains momentum, while


compassion makes one stronger to strive further.

I welcome yet another generation of future IT managers &


professionals to the University Institute of Information Technology,
which through its focused programmes, has established a position
in the forefront of the IT industry.

Sunil Kumar Gupta


Vice-Chancellor
Director's Message
Dear Students,
In today's world, information technology is present at the heart of
every institution and industry environment. University Institute of
Information Technology is one of the best institute dedicated to
transform young person into adults with a sense of social
responsibility, human values and concern for environment. We are
not only strive to train the students to become excellent
technologists, thinkers, scientists, and leaders of Indian society,
but also help them to mould themselves into better human beings.
UIIT aims at providing you with a distinctive combination of
academic excellence and professional relevance, a combination
designed to provide a solid foundation for a life-time of
professional and personal development. Our faculty have been
carefully chosen and students will learn from highly qualified
faculty many of whom are world-class, who bring rich talents,
backgrounds, and professionals experiences to the program.
We know that in addition to academic excellence, you would use
this opportunity to realize your full potential and bring out the
best in you. We are sure that the excellent academic environment
and opportunity to participate in co-curricular activities will also
help you in developing your personality in all sphere of life. UIIT
prospectus offers you not only academic details, but also a
snapshot of a Campus community which is professional, caring
and exciting.
I am confident that pursuing higher education through UIIT will
be one of the most exciting and rewarding personal experiences
of your life. I am looking forward to welcome you in UIIT Shimla.
Shashi K. Dhiman
Director
PROSPECTUS
University Institute of Information Technology (UIIT)
CONTENTS
UIIT : An Introduction 1
Academic Facilities 1
Attendance 3
Prizes & Scholarships 4
Placement Cell 5
Academic Programmes 5
Admission Criterion (Fresh Entry) 5
Admission Criterion (Lateral Entry) 6
Number of Seats 6
Fee Structure 7
Entrance Examination (Fresh Entry) 8
Syllabi of Entrance Examination 9
Sample Question Items 11
Faculty and Administrative Staff 13
Detailed Course Outline 14
Instructions for Completing the OMR Application form 16
Submission of Application Form for Fresh Entry 18
Submission of Application Form for Lateral Entry 18
Sample OMR Application Form 19

Detachable Forms :
OMR Application Form in Envelope
Application Form for Lateral Entry Candidates
Self Address Slips
Cards :
Acknowledgment Card
Admit Card
Identification Card
Result-Cum-Detail Marks Card
Officers of the University (Inside Back Cover)
Admission and Academic Schedule (Inside Back Cover)
Our Placement Spectrum
HCL

Placed Students of Batch 2004-2008


University Institute of Information Technology (UIIT)
Approved by All India Council for Technical Education
UIIT : AN INTRODUCTION
UIIT Shimla is a premier institution of excellence in Science and Information Technology that develops professionals and leaders of high calibre imbued
with values of entrepreneurship, ethics, and social responsibility. It is functioning under "the Executive Council" of the Himachal Pradesh University since
year 2000. It admit students from all over the country to the Bachelor of Technology in Information Technology and imparts training to make them
competent, motivated Engineers, Leader, Thinker, and Scientists. The academic program of UIIT is also approved by the All India Council of Technical
education.
UIIT Shimla has established itself as a nodal centre for engineering and technical education being imparted through the different engineering institutions
affiliated to Himachal Pradesh University. It provides academic and curriculum input to the all engineering and technical institutions affiliated with the
University.
LOCATION
The University Institute of Information Technology functions in the University Campus, Summerhill, Shimla in the second basement floor of Netaji Subhash
Building, Summerhill, H.P. University. The Construction of the New and Independent Building has already started.

ACADEMIC FACILITIES
LIBRARY
Institute over the past 8 years has created a dedicated library exclusively for the usage of students and faculty of UIIT. It has acquired a good collection of
books related to Information Technology and allied areas. An amount of more than 12 lac Rs. has been spent to purchase latest editions of quality books
needed by the students. It has about two thousand books. A good reading space has also been provided for the students. Library also subscribes to about
20 computer magazines/Journals besides daily newspapers.
Institute Library has plans to create a special section of e-books, CD-ROMs and other resource material to provide a resource bank of share wares and
other learning material. Students also have an access to the main library of the University. Library is connected with networking facility through Wi-Fi and
CAT 6 cable.
COMPUTER LABORATORY
To provide a rich hands on experience to the students a state of the art computer laboratory worth more than 85 lac rupees has been Created. Computer
Laboratory is fully networked and the facility of networking is extended to classrooms and other labs as well.
Intranet Infrastructure consists of the following hardware and software which meets all the needs of Laboratories envisaged in the Detailed Course
Outline.
Intranet Infrastructure consists of
Hardware
Two
v Powerful IBM XEON x360 Series Servers, configured respectively as windows 2000 Server and dedicated LINUX Server
54 IBM
v Pentium 4 Workstations
30 HCL
v Pentium 4 Multimedia Workstations with 17” LCD-TFT with WiFi

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v ACER Laptop- 1 No., IBM Intel think pad 2 No., IBM notebook Intel Pentium Centrino mobile Processor 13 No. , HP Compaq
8510P/Intel Core2 Duo T7700 (2.40 GHz,800 MHz FSB, 4 MB L2 Cache, Intel 965 PM Chipset) 1 No.
LCD Projector 1700 ANSI LUMENS 1- No, 2000 ANSI LUMENS 3 No.
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UPS: Three No's-10 KVA One- 3 KVA, Four - 0.65 KVA
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Printers: One: Network Laser Printers, One: Inkjet printer, Two: Dot Matrix Printer , One: HP LaserJet 3055, Three: HP LaserJet 1022, Two:
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HP LaserJet 1010.
Modem for Broad Band Internet Access.
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Two- Scanner
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Two: OHP (Overhead Projector)
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Network switches- Layer 3 one, Layer 2 3 No. connected with CAT6 cable.
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WiFi Facility in UIIT- Linksys Access Points have been installed in UIIT in order to provide wireless facility on 24x7 basis.
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Software
System Software's (Operating Systems) Groupware
WINDOWS
v 2000 Professional Microsoft
v back office Server.
Microsoft Server 2000
v Lotus
v Domino R5
RED HAT LINUX 7.1
v MS Exchange 2000
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SCO-UNIX 5.0.6 Enterprise with complete development kit
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Other Softwares
VISUAL
v STUDIO 6.0 v QUARK EXPRESS
v SQL Server 2000 v FLASH 5.0 with PLAYER
v C# v FREEHAND 9.0
v C v FIREWORKS 4.0
v Mat Lab v DIRECTOR 8.0 with SHOCKWAVE
v GENERATOR 2.0 developer edition
v MS Office XP
v MAPLE
v Mathematica (latest release)
v FORTRAN
v Dreamweaver (Macromedia) v Animator
v Oracle 8i v Autocad 2002
v LIPI v 3 DMAX 4.0
v Adobe PAGEMAKER v NAG Libraries for Fortran
v Adobe PHOTOSHOP
v Adobe ILLUSTRATOR
Note : Students are encouraged to own and bring their own Laptops with WiFi connectivity, which is an essential tool for IT students to do
projects, Laboratory exercises, assignments and to access internet.
INTERNET CONNECTIVITY
University has been provided by University Grant Commission, a dedicated leased line of 2 Mbps (1:1) dedicated bandwidth as part of UGC Infonet for
higher education. University Institute of Information Technology is part of the Campus Wide Optical Fibre Network on which internet facility is available on
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WEBSITE
UIIT has a dedicated dynamic website www.hpuiitshimla.org which provides complete information about UIIT on which useful information for
students, parents and public is available including student records, schedule of curricular activities, time table etc. Parents and students are encouraged to
use this window of information about UIIT.
LABORATORY FACILITIES
To provide a good basic understanding of the technologies, which goes into the making of technological side of IT, basic technology and applied
laboratories have also been established. These have the latest hardware and software resource to enrich the knowledge of students. The list of these
laboratories is :
Applied
v Physics Laboratory Digital
v Electronics Laboratory
Basic
v Electronics Laboratory Digital
v Communication Laboratory
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v Mechanical Engineering Laboratory Information
v Technology Trainer Workshop
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FACULTY
UIIT has an availability of best faculty resources with rich academic and research credentials. Faculty consists of core faculty, Continuous Evaluation
Quizzes
guest faculty, visiting faculty and faculty from industry. Faculty is encouraged to actively pursue research and participate in Seminars
Assignments
consulting projects and teach in continuing education programmes. Projects
Term End Examination

IT SOCIETY
To develop leadership qualities among students, an IT Society run and managed by students has been setup under the banner of Information
Technology Student Association (ITSA). It is also responsible for holding technology events, seminars and other extra curricular activities of
interests to students. It also provides a platform to students for interaction with IT Professionals.
ATTENDANCE
Attendance in theory classes and practicals is compulsory. The rules of the University as quoted below are strictly adhered to. Any student who fails the
attendance condition, will not be allowed to sit in the examination. Condonation in attendance will be as per University rules.
As per Ordinance No. 13.3 (a, b, c)
a) For every hour per week of subject shown in the schedule of teaching, there shall be atleast ten (lectures+ tutorials)/ practicals/ drawing classes
during the semester. A student shall be eligible to appear in the examination only if he has attended atleast 7.5 (Lectures+Tutorials)/ practice drawing
classes during the semester of the classes held as mentioned above. The attendance shall be certified by the Director, University Institute of
Information Technology/ Principal of the Engineering College concerned.

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b) Director of Institute of Information Technology/ Principal of the Engineering College as the case may be, will have the power to condone the shortage
of attendance upto 10 per cent only per subject on the merit of the case.
c) A candidate who does not fulfill the attendance requirements in any subject will have to repeat the course of instruction in that subject.
Attendance record of the students is updated at the end of each month on the UIIT website (www.hpuiitshimla.org).
Absentee fine: A Student will be charged Rs. 5 per class/lecture for absenting from a theory or laboratory class.

PRIZES AND SCHOLARSHIPS


A) Scholarships : Student will be granted four merit scholarships one for each year of B.Tech course in UIIT. The amount of the scholarship will be Rs.
500.00 per month. The basis on which merit scholarship is to awarded are given below :
1. For Ist year : on the basis of result of +2 examination passed by the candidate admitted in the first year. The duration of the scholarship will be one
full academic session i.e 1st July to 30th June.
2. For IInd year : B.Tech part I result (semester I and II taken together). It will be for the duration of one full academic session i.e 1st July to 30th
June.
3. For IIIrd year : B.Tech part I & II result (semester I, II, III and IV taken together). It will be for the duration of one full academic session i.e 1st
July to 30th June.
4. For IVth year : B.Tech part I, II & III (semester I, II, III, IV, V & VI taken together). It will be for the duration of one full academic session i.e 1st
July to 30th June.
B) Prizes : Students will be given prizes in each year for standing First, Second and Third in the Semester examinations on the basis aggregate marks scored
in the semester examination. The prizes will be as given below:
1. Three prizes (I, II & IIIrd prize) on the basis of B.Tech semester I.
2. Three prizes (I, II & IIIrd prize) on the basis of B.Tech semester II
3. Three prizes (I, II & IIIrd prize) on the basis of B.Tech semester III
4. Three prizes (I, II & IIIrd prize) on the basis of B.Tech semester IV
5. Three prizes (I, II & IIIrd prize) on the basis of B.Tech semester V
6. Three prizes (I, II & IIIrd prize) on the basis of B.Tech semester VI
7. Three prizes (I, II & IIIrd prize) on the basis of B.Tech semester VII
8. Three prizes (I, II & IIIrd prize) on the basis of B.Tech semester VIII
First prize will be given in the form of books costing Rs. 1000.00. Second prize in the form of
books costing Rs. 750.00. Third prize in the form of books costing Rs. 500.00. Students will be
given coupons of the respective amounts for choosing books of their choice in the market.
C) General rules for the award of Scholarships/Prizes:
i) All awards shall be made on the basis of Board/ University normal annual/semester examinations only. No award shall be made on the basis of result
of the supplementary examination or on the basis of the result of a reappear case. Further, provided that there should be no gap in the academic
career between qualifying examination and the year in which the admission is sought for.
ii) The award shall be made to the candidate or candidates who passes or pass every part of the qualifying examination in the first attempt at which he
or they were due to appear, i.e. the candidate (s) getting a reappear in any of the semester (they are due to appear) of the qualifying examination,
will not be considered at all for the award of the Scholarships/ Prizes.

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iii) Scholarships/ Prizes, shall be awarded for the period the students are required to pay tuition fee and shall be discontinued if the candidate does not
show satisfactory attendance or fails to appear in the examination in which he was due to appear or gets a reappear in any paper or on unsatisfactory
conduct. The Scholarships/ Prizes so vacated shall be awarded to the next eligible candidate of the same academic session.
iv) If a Scholarship/ Prize falls vacant, the same may be awarded for the remainder of the term to the next student available in order of merit in the
respective session of the class concerned.
A Scholarship/ Prize awarded by the Institute shall be awarded only to candidate studying in University Institute of Information Technology.

PLACEMENT CELL
The Institute has a very effective placement cell. The institute has been able to place a good number of students of the First batch & Second batch
through its placement cell through on campus as well as off campus placements. The companies and number of students placed in each company through
on campus placement are listed below:

S. No. Batch Name of the Company/ Industry


1 2001- 2005 Nucleus Software, Perot Systems, HCL Technologies, Cellebrum
2 2002-2006 HCL Technology, Perot Systems, Mahindra British Telecom, Nucleus Software, Infotech, R. Systems, Cellebrum, Smart Data Inc.
3 2003-2007 Perot Systems, HCL Technology, Impetus, Tech Mahindra, Satyam Computer Services, Smart Data Inc., RMS
4 2004-2008 Infosys, Satyam, Tech Mahindra, M Phasis, Impetus, Global Logic, Sierra Atlantic, Syntel (More than 90% students placed)
5* 2005-2009 60% Students already placed in Infosys, L&T, Tech Mahindra
*More companies are in the process of either visiting the institute or inviting students for placement.

ACADEMIC PROGRAMMES
Courses Offered
The UIIT imparts instructions for Bachelor of Technology in Information Technology (B.Tech.(IT)).
Duration
The duration of Bachelor of Technology in Information Technology shall be of 4 years spread over 8 Semesters on full time basis for fresh entry candidates and
6 Semesters for Lateral Entry candidates with admission directly in 2nd year.
ADMISSION CRITERION (FRESH ENTRY)
ELIGIBILITY
a) The eligibility is 10+2 examination passed or equivalent, with Physics, Mathematics and any one of the other elective subjects of a Board/ University
established by law in India with 50% marks or equivalent grade. For SC/ST candidate's marks for eligibility will be 45% marks or equivalent grades.
b) In case of candidates studying in University/Board/College or School in a foreign country, the eligibility/qualifying examination will be the same as
recognized equivalent to 10+2 by the University or the Association of Indian Universities with 50% marks in three subjects as detailed above in (a). For
SC/ST candidates eligibility will be 45% marks or equivalent grades.
c) The candidate should not be, more than twenty-two years in age as on 1st July of the year of admission.

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ADMISSION CRITERION (LATERAL ENTRY)
For being eligible to seek admission through lateral entry scheme, to an Engineering Degree programme at the second year/third semester level, a
candidate should fulfill any one of the following conditions:
a) A student should have acquired a diploma of 3 years (after 10+2 or matric) from Himachal Pradesh State Board of Technical Education or equivalent
with minimum of 60% marks in aggregate in Information Technology or Computer Science Engineering.
b) A Candidate must have passed the Degree in Science (B.Sc.), with Mathematics and Physics as subjects and with minimum of 60% marks in
aggregate from Himachal Pradesh University or any other University/Institutions located in Himachal Pradesh.
c) A candidate seeking admission under sponsored category under the lateral entry scheme should have same eligibility as given above in (a) or (b).
The candidate should have minimum of 3 years experience in Government sector /Public Sector Units /Industry related to Information Technology/
Computer Science Engineering. The candidates are required to produce the experience certificate from the employer along with (i) requisite leave of 3
years, (ii) salary statement/ form 16-A of salary for the last three years from the employer, at the time counseling.
Provided further that the seat(s) remain vacant under lateral entry scheme from the bonafide Himachali candidates, then vacant seat(s) will be filled up
from the candidates, who have passed the prescribed diploma or B.Sc. from other University/ Board with conditions of (a) or (b) mentioned above, after
exhausting all possibilities of filling these seats from bonafide Himachali cabdidates.

NUMBER OF SEATS
FRESH ENTRY (Ist SEMESTER): 60 +6* Seats
BASIS OF ADMISSION
For admission to all seats, an entrance examination will be conducted by the University. Separate merit lists for candidates passing 10+2 from
Himachal Pradesh and Open to all Candidates will be prepared.
*Note : 6 Seats are 10% of the sanctioned intake approved by the AICTE for first year in B.Tech(IT) over and above, to provide
concession/ programme fee waiver for women economically backward, physically challenged meritorious students in the
ratio of 2: 3: 1 as per AICTE norms.
LATERAL ENTRY (IIIrd SEMESTER): 06** Seats + Any seats remaining vacant at IInd year level
BASIS OF ADMISSION
For admission in Lateral Entry Scheme, a joint merit list will be drawn from the eligible candidates as mentioned in eligibility for Lateral entry.
**Note : 6 Seats are 10% of the sanctioned intake of the first year in B.Tech(IT) over and above. Out of the allowed intake of 10% of
the sanctioned seat under the lateral entry scheme, 1 seat i.e. 20% of this intake be admitted under the category of
sponsored candidate.
RESERVATION OF SEATS
A) The reservation of seats will be 15% and 7.5% of the seats shall be reserved for Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes candidates, respectively. Further
3% of total seats are reserved fro Physically Challenged (PC). Physically Challenged candidates will have to produce a certificate from competent health
authority of minimum disability of 40% at the time of counseling, to avail the reservation in PC category. Roaster applicable for this will be followed for
deciding seats for SC, ST and PC category separately. Reserved seats in all the categories shall be filled as under:
i) 40% of the seats for admission shall be open for all the candidates irrespective of the institution from where they have passed their qualifying
examination.
ii) 60% of the seats shall be filled out of the candidates who have passed their qualifying examination from H.P.S.E.B. or schools located in Himachal
Pradesh.
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B) The remaining 74.5% seats shall be filled as under:
i) 40% of the seats for admission shall be open for all the candidates irrespective of the institution from where they have passed their qualifying
examination.
ii) 60% of the seats shall be filled out of the candidates who have passed their qualifying examination from H.P.S.E.B. or schools located in Himachal
Pradesh.

FEE STRUCTURE
1. Tution Fees 30000.00 Per Semester
On Admission
1. Laboratory Security (Refundable*) 10000.00
2. Library Security (Refundable*) 2000.00
3. Admission Fee 1500.00
Annual Charges
1. Continuation fee 1000.00
2. Sports fee 500.00
3. Medial Fee 100.00
4. Holiday Home Fee 25.00
5. Students Aid fund 10.00
6. Youth Welfare Fund 15.00
7. Identity Card Fee (to be paid in UIIT Fund) 100.00
8. House/ Sessional Exam fee per sem 500.00
9. Breakage Fee (to be paid in UIIT Fund) 500.00
10. Magazine Fee 300.00
11. Annual Dinner Charges 1000.00
12. Cultural Activity Fund 500.00
13. Common Room Charges 100.00
14. Placement Brochure and CD Fee 300.00
15. Development Fee (As approved by AICTE) 4000.00
Semester Charges
1. Dilapidation Fee 600.00
2. Amalgamated Fund 1200.00
3. Population Education Club Fee 6.00
4. Faculty of Engineering & Infrastructure Development Fund 1000.00
Examination Fee
1. Examination Fee Per Semester (to be paid before the examinations as per
University Schedule or as per University decisions from time to time) 500.00
University Registration fee
1 For H.P. Board Students 61.00
2 For Others 111.00
* Refundable implies that after the candidate leaves/completes the course, the amount will be refunded back to the student after completing the
official formalities.

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WITHDRAWAL OF ADMISSION BY THE CANDIDATE AND REFUND OF FEE
As per the direction of Ministry of Human Resource Development and University Grants Commission a student admitted to the course can withdraw
subject to following conditions:
(i) In the event of a student/ candidate withdrawing before the starting of the course, the wait listed candidate shall be given admission against the
vacant seat. The entire fee collected from the student after a deduction of the processing fee of not more than 1000/- (One thousand only) shall be
refunded and returned by the institution/ University to the student/ candidate withdrawing from the programme.
(ii) Should a student leave after joining the course and if the seat consequently falling vacant has been filled by another candidate by the last of date of
admission, the institution will return the fee collected with proportionate deductions of monthly fee and proportionate hostel rent, where applicable.
FEE PAYMENT SCHEDULE
For all categories of students :
7th of July to 21st of July of the academic year for odd semesters (i.e. I, III, V, VII)
7th of December to 21st of December of the academic year for even semesters (i.e. II, IV, VI, VIII)
Important Notes:
v In case the fee is not deposited till the due date, late fee of Rs. 5000/- will be charged for the next fifteen days, failing to meet this dead line will
automatically cause the name of the student struck off from the rolls.
v Fee once deposited shall not be refunded.

ENTRANCE EXAMINATION (FRESH ENTRY)


Those candidates who fulfill the eligibility criteria will be called for Entrance Examination. The Entrance Examination will consist of two papers, each of two
hours duration. In each paper, candidate will be required to answer 100 questions of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) types detailed below.
Paper I Paper II
a) Physics 50 MCQ a) Aptitude with Logical Reasoning 40 MCQ
b) Mathematics 50 MCQ b) IT related GK 40 MCQ
c) English (Language) 20 MCQ
Note : Syllabus for the entrance test is given in this prospectus.
EXAMINATION CENTRES
There will be four examination centers for the Entrance Test, two in Himachal Pradesh and two outside H.P.
Region Centre
Himachal Pradesh Shimla, Dharamshala
Outside Himachal Pradesh Chandigarh, Delhi
ADMIT CARD
Admit
v card for sitting in the entrance examination will be issued only to those eligible candidates who have submitted their application forms complete
in all respect before or on the last date of submission notified by the University.
Normally, admit card should reach the candidate well in time. However, if it is not received one week before the entrance examination, it will be the
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responsibility of the candidates to contact the office of University Institute of Information Technology (UIIT) and get a duplicate admit card issued.
Without the valid admit card, candidate will not be allowed to enter the examination hall.
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The admit
v card is to be retained by the candidates as he/she may have to produce the card at the time of counseling and admission or at any time
during the admission process, when asked for.
DECIDING MERIT
The Merit shall be determined on the basis of aggregate number of marks obtained in the entrance test by the candidates and a merit list shall be
prepared for B.Tech(IT). Candidates, in B.Tech(IT), obtaining equal aggregate marks in the competitive examination shall be according to marks obtained
by the candidates in Paper-1 of entrance test and Paper-II in that order in the Entrance Test. Even if there is tie in inter-se ranking after exhausting the
above procedure then the candidate(s) older in age will be given preference.
COUNSELLING
There will be a counseling system to allot the available seats in order of merit drawn category wise by the University. The eligibility of the candidates will
be determined by the counseling committee to recommend the admission to UIIT. The first counseling will be held for those candidates who are called by
the University through registered letters at UIIT as per the schedule. In case of unavoidable circumstances, the candidates who are not able to appear in
person, may depute an authorized person to convey his/her consent of course, i.e. B.Tech(IT), with a letter of authority or intimate in writing his/her
refusal for joining the said course, failing which the merit of the candidate will be cancelled. The committee will also prepare a waiting list and as soon as
vacancy arises next candidate(s) from the waiting list will be allotted seat(s) in the UIIT.
If the candidates fails to receive letter for counseling due to postal delay or some other reason he/she should personally contact the office of the
University Institute of Information Technology before the date of counseling notified in the schedule.
Important Notes
If the
v candidate who is unable to produce/bring original certificates at the time of counseling his/her candidature will be rejected
without any notice there and then by the committee constituted for counseling for B.Tech.(IT) course.
All disputes
v are subject to Judicial Courts in Shimla.

SYLLABI OF ENTRANCE EXAMINATION


PAPER I
a) PHYSICS
MECHANICS
Unit and dimensions, displacement, velocity, acceleration, kinematics in one and two dimensions, projectiles, circular motion, concept of relative motion.
Newton's laws of motion, concepts of inertial and uniformly accelerated frames. Force, spring force, frictional force, and gravitational force. Work, energy
and power, momentum, conservation of momentum and energy. Linear and angular momentum, simple harmonic motion.
Universal law of gravitation, gravitational potential and field, acceleration due to gravity, motion of planets and satellites in circular orbits, Kepler's laws.
System of particles, Center of mass and its motion, elastic and inelastic collisions. Rigid bodies, moment of inertia, parallel and perpendicular axes
theorems, moment of inertia of simple geometrical shapes, i.e. uniform ring, disc, thin rod, cylinder. Angular momentum, its conservation, torque,
equilibrium of rigid bodies.
Hook's law; Young's shear and bulk modulus. Principle of buoyancy, pressure in fluid, streamlined flow, Bernoulli's theorem.
Wave motion, concepts of amplitude, frequency and phase. Longitudinal and transverse waves, superposition of waves, progressive and stationary waves.
Vibration of strings and air columns, resonance, beats, velocity of sound echo, Doppler effect.

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HEAT AND THERMODYNAMICS
Thermal expansion of solids, liquids and gases, ideal gas laws, absolute temperature, specific heats and their ratio, Isothermal and adiabatic processes.
First law of thermodynamics. Calorimetry, latent heat, equivalence of heat and work, Heat conduction in one dimension, convection and elementary
concepts of radiation. Stefan's law of radiation. Wien's displacement law, Newton's law of cooling.
Elements of the kinetic theory of gases. Pressure and temperature of an ideal gas.
ELECTROSTATICS
Coulomb's Law, electric field and electric potential, lines of force, capacitance, dielectric constant, parallel plate capacitor, capacitors in series and parallel.
Energy stored in capacitor, charging and discharging of capacitor.
CURRENT ELECTRICITY
Electric current, Ohm's law, series and parallel arrangements of resistance's and cells. Kirchoff's laws and applications to networks. Heating effect of
current. Biot-Savart's law, force on a moving charge and on a current carrying wire in a magnetic field, magnetic moment of a current loop, effect of a
uniform magnetic field on a current loop, moving coil galvanometer, voltmeter, ammeter. Growth and decay of current in L-R and C-R circuits.
Electromagnetic induction, Faraday's law, Lenz's law, definitions of self and mutual inductance. A. C Generator, LCR circuit with A.C. Phasor diagrams and
L-C oscillations.
OPTICS
Rectilinear propagation of light, light reflection and refraction at plane and curved surfaces. Total internal reflection and critical angle. Deviation and
dispersion of light by a prism. Thin lenses, Spherical aberration, microscope, telescope.
Wave nature of light, interference. Young's double slit experiment, fringe width, elementary concepts of diffraction by a single slit.
ATOMIC AND NUCLEAR PHYSICS
Radioactivity: alpha, beta and gamma radiations, law of radioactive decay, decay constant, half- life and mean life Photoelectric effect. de-Broglie
wavelength, Bohr's theory of hydrogen- like atoms. Production of characteristic and continuous X-ray. Atomic nucleus, binding energy and its calculation.
Fission and fusion processes, energy calculation in these processes.
SEMICONDUCTOR PHYSICS AND ELECTRONICS
Elementary concepts of metals. Insulators and semiconductors, Intrinsic and extrinsic semiconductors, p-n junction as an amplifier (in common emitter
mode) and an oscillator with quantitative applications.
b) MATHEMATICS
ALGEBRA
Algebra of complex numbers, modulus and argument, triangle inequality, nth roots of unity. Theory of quadratic equations and quadratic expressions,
relationship between the roots and coefficients, sign of a quadratic expression, greatest and least values of quadratic expression. Arithmetic geometric and
harmonic progressions, sums of arithmetic, geometric and harmonic progressions, infinite geometric series, sums of the squares and cubes of the first n
natural numbers. Mathematical induction, permutations and combinations, Binomial theorem for a positive integral index. Determinants of order two and
three, solutions of simultaneous linear equations in two and three variables.
TRIGONOMETRY
Trigonometric functions and their graphs, addition and subtraction formulae, formula involving multiple and sub multiple angles, general solution of
trigonometric equations, relations between the sides and angles of triangle, properties of a triangle, solutions of triangles, heights and distances,
trigonometric functions.

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ANALYTICAL GEOMETRY OF TWO DIMENSIONS
Equation of straight line in various forms, angle between tow lines, distance of a point from a line, line through the point of intersection of two given
lines, concurrency of lines. Equation of a circle in various forms, equations of tangent and normal, intersection of a circle with a straight line, equation of a
circle through the points of intersection of two circles and that of a circle and a straight, line. Equations of the conic sections in the standard form, focus,
directrix, eccentricity of the conic section, parametric equations, equations of tangent and normal
CALCULUS
Into, onto and one-to-one functions, Sum, difference, product and quotient of two functions, composite function; absolute value, greatest integer,
polynomial, rational, trigonometric, exponential and logarithmic functions, even and odd functions, inverse of a function. Limit and continuity of a function,
limit and continuity of the sum, difference, product and quotient of two functions, continuity of composite function. Derivative of a function, derivative of
composite and implicit functions, derivatives of polynomial, rational, trigonometric, inverse trigonometric, exponential and logarithmic functions.
Geometrical interpretation of derivative, tangents and normal. Monotonicity, maximum and minimum values of a function. Derivatives upto order three.
INTEGRATION, DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS
Integration as the inverse proves of differentiation, integration by parts, integration by the methods of substitution and partial fraction, Definite integral
and its application for the determination of areas. Properties of definite integrals. Formational of differential equations. First order equation, variables
separable and homogeneous equations.
PROBABILITY
Addition and multiplication laws of probabilities, conditional probabilities.
VECTORS
Addition and vectors, scalar products, cross product, scalar and vector triple products, applications in geometry.
PAPER II
a) APTITUDE WITH LOGICAL REASONING
It will consist of analytical and logical reasoning.
b) IT RELATED GENERAL KNOWLEDGE
It will consist of General Knowledge related to Information Technology.
c) ENGLISH (LANGUAGE)
It will consist of English (language) to test the communication skills of candidates.

SAMPLE QUESTION ITEMS


PAPER I
a) PHYSICS
1. Planck's constant has the dimensions of
a) Energy b) Mass c) Frequency d) Angular momentum

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2. The light travels as
a) Longitudinal waves b) Mechanical waves c) Transverse waves d) Stationary waves
3. The photoelectric effect is based upon the law of conservation of
a) Momentum b) Energy c) Angular momentum d) Mass

b) MATHEMATICS
1. The value of cos 200 cos 400 cos 600 cos 800 is
a) 1/8 b) 1/20 c) 1/16 d) 1/32
2. How many numbers having 6 digits, which are not divisible by 5, can be formed from the digits 4,5,6,7,8,9, no digit being repeated?
a) 720 b) 120 c) 620 d) 600

PAPER II
a) APTITUDE WITH LOGICAL REASONING
1. A man starts from a point and walks 3 km towards north. He turns right and walks 2km. Then he turns right and travels 3km. What is the direction he
is now facing?
a) East b) West c) South d) North
2. Fill up the space .......... 6 : 18 :: 4 : ?
a) 2 b) 6 c) 9 d) 12

b) IT RELATED GK
1. What does the acronym ISDN stand for?
a) Indian standard digital network b) Intelligent services digital network
c) Integrated services digital network d) Integrated services data network
2. Which of the following is not an Object Oriented Programming Language
a) C++ b) Smalltalk c) Cobol d) Visual C++
3. Modem is used to
a) Convert digital signal to analog signal b) Convert analog signal to digital signal
c) None of these d) Both (a) and (b)

c) ENGLISH LANGUAGE
1. The professor were traveling in UK, when he found his name in the list of successful noble prize winners ?
a) The professor was traveling b) The professor had been traveling
c) The professor were been traveling d) The professor have been traveling
2. Choose the word that is most nearly same in the meaning to the choice given below:
Astute
a) Sheer b) noisy c) astral d) Clever

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FACULTY AND ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF
FACULTY
v Dr. Shashi Kumar Dhiman (Director)
v Dr. Praveen Kumar Sharma
v Sh. Shyam Chand
v Sh. Balvir Singh Thakur
v Sh. Akshay Bhardwaj
v Ms. Anu Mahendru
v Sh. Jyotirmoy Dutta
v Sh. Ajay Lotheta
OFFICE & LIBRARY STAFF
v Sh. Ram Nath Verma Office Superintendent
v Sh. Jagdev Singh Negi Senior Assistant
v Sh. Kuldeep Kumar Office Clerk
v Sh. Naresh Kumar Store Keeper Cum Clerk
v Sh. Shashi Kumar Peon
v Sh. Sanjeev Kumar Library Attendant
COMPUTER LABORATORY
v Sh. Dhirendhra Sharma System Administrator / Programmer / Placement Co-ordinator
v Sh. Rajesh Chauhan System Administrator / Programmer
v Sh. Sunil Kumar Programmer
v Mr. Vijay Thakur Laboratory Attendant
v Mr. Naresh Kumar Laboratory Attendant

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DETAILED COURSE OUTLINE
Course Outline for Four year B.Tech in Information Technology (2004 Onwards)

C. Code FIRST YEAR(1st Semester) C. Code FIRST YEAR (2nd Semester)


AS-1001 Applied Maths I AS-1006 Applied Maths II
AS-1002 Applied Physics I AS-1007 Applied Physics II
ME-1001 Engg. Graphics Drawing AS-1004/ Chemistry/
HU-1003 Comm. & Prof. Skills in English IT 1002 Foundation of Information Technology
EC-1001 Basic Electronics HU-1002 Science, Technology & Society
CS-1001 Introduction to Computers & Programming in C EE-1001 Basic Electrical Engineering
AS-1003 Applied Physics Lab ME-1003 Basic Mechanical Engineering
EC-1002 Basic Electronics Lab AS-1005/ IT-1003 Applied Chemistry Lab/ MATLAB Laboratory

ME-1002/ (Workshop Practical)/ EE-1002 Basic Electrical Engg. Lab


IT-1001 (Information Technology Trainer Workshop I) ME-1004/ (Workshop Practice II)/
CS-1002 Computer Programming lab IT-1004 (Information Technology Trainer Workshop II)

ME-1005 Basic Mechanical Engineering Lab

C. Code SECOND YEAR (3rd Semester) C. Code SECOND YEAR (4th Semester)
HU-3001 Fundamental of Economics IT(ID)-4001 Computer Architecture
IT(ID)-3001 Computer Organization IT-4002 Operating System Concepts
IT(ID)-3002 Object Oriented Methods & Programming IT-4003 Discrete Mathematics & Logic Design
IT(ID)-3003 Data Structures & Algorithms EC(ID)-4001 Digital Communication
IT 3004 Computer Graphics IT(ID)-4004 System Analysis and Design
EC(ID)- 3001 Digital Electronics AS-4001 Probability/ Statistics / Queuing Theory
EC(ID)-3002 Digital Electronics Laboratory IT-4005 Operating System Lab I (Windows NT)
IT(ID)-3005 Data Structure Laboratory IT-4006 Operating System Lab II (LINUX/ UNIX lab)
IT(ID)-3006 Object Oriented Methods & Programming Lab EC(ID)-4002 Digital Communication Lab
IT-3007 Computer Graphics lab IT-4007 SAD Project

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C. Code THIRD YEAR (5th Semester) C. Code THIRD YEAR (6th Semester)
IT(ID)-5001 Software Engineering IT-6001 Management Information System
HU-5001 Management for IT Professionals IT-6002 Web Technology
IT(ID)-5002 Database Management System AS-6001 Numerical and Stat Methods & Scientific Computing
IT-5003 Computer Networks IT-6003 Artificial Intelligence
IT(ID)-5004 Visual Programming IT(ID)-6004 Multimedia Technology
EC-5001 Microprocessor, Micro Computers and Interfaces IT-6005 Parallel Computing
IT/EC-5005 Microprocessor and Computer Network Laboratory IT-6006 Artificial Intelligence Laboratory
IT(ID)-5006 Visual Programming Laboratory IT-6007 Web Technology Laboratory
IT(ID)-5007 RDBMS Laboratory AS-6002 Scientific Computing Laboratory/
ES-5001 Vocational Training Parallel Computing Laboratory
IT(ID)-6008 Multimedia Technology Laboratory
C. Code FOURTH YEAR (7th Semester) GP-6001 Seminar
IT-7001 Natural Language Processing
C. Code FOURTH YEAR (8th Semester)
IT-7002 Modeling & Simulations
IT-8001 Human Computer Interaction
IT-7003 e-Commerce & ERP User Interface Design
IT-7004 Internet Technology Lab IT-8002 Security of Information Systems/
xx-xxx Open Elective I Internet Security
xx-xxx Professional Elective I IT-8003 Data Warehouse and Data Mining
IT-7005 Internet Technology Lab xx-xxx Open Elective - II
IT-7006 Modeling and Simulation Laboratory xx-xxx Professional Elective II
IT-7007 E-Commerce Laboratory IT-8004 Project II/ Industrial Training
IT-7008 Project I IT-8005 Project Seminar
ES-7001 Vocational Training GP-8001 General Fitness for the
Profession Seminar & G.D.

C. Code Professional Elective-II C. Code Open Electives-II


IT - 8006 GPS and Application IT 8012 Development of Knowledge Management
IT 8007 Mobile Computing EC-8001 Computer Based Measurement and Control
ES 8001 Neural Networks IT-8013 Professional Issues in IT
IT 8008 Multilingual Applications EC-8002 VLSI Technology
IT 8009 Speech Image & Coding IT-8014 Computer Aided Fine Arts
IT 8010 Computer Network Management CS-8001 Quantum Computers
IT 8011 Digital Image Processing CS-8020 Computer Software Testing
IT - 8015 Bio Informatics
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INSTRUCTIONS FOR COMPLETING THE OMR APPLICATION FORM
GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS:
(i) Please note down the application number in your personal records and save it for future reference.
(ii) This form is to be processed by an optical mark reader (OMR) machine. The machine picks up only blue/black ball pen marks. Therefore, fill up the
forms using dark blue/black ball pen only. Further, your photograph, signature and address are going to be scanned by a machine which reads
only dark black images, and only from the specified areas of the form. Therefore, please ensure that you write your address only inside the boxes.
At the specified place paste only a good colour photograph.
(iii) First write out in block capital letters the required information in the boxes (o ) wherever provided, and then blacken out the appropriate bubble
underneath each letter. Please refer to the filled up sample form in the prospectus.
(iv) Option filled by you this form cannot be changed at a later stage.
(v) Please note that your parent/guardian's name, and your date of birth should be exactly the same as in your High School or your first
Board/University examination certificate. Any departure may lead to cancellation of your candidature, whenever discovered.
(vi) Do not staple any certificate or document with OMR application form. Certificates and other documents are needed only at the time of
Counseling.
(vii) OMR application forms are to be filled only by Fresh Entry candidates.
Instructions for filling the bubbles in the OMR application form (also see the sample form)
Important Note :
v Correct way of filling the bubble :
v Incorrect ways of filling bubble :
1. NAME OF THE CANDIDATE
Write your name in capital letters as given in your original certificate of the High School or your first Board/University Examination. Write a single letter in
a box (o). Within any one part of your name do not leave any blank box (o). Leave one and only one blank box (o) between any two parts of the name.
See, for example the “RAVI GUPTA” entered in the sample form.
Darken the appropriate bubble (O) under each letter of the name. For example, the applicant with the above name should darken the bubble with R in the
first column, A in the second column, V in the third column, I in the fourth column and leave the fifth column blanks and G in the sixth column, and so on.
2. NATIONALITY
Indian national should darken the bubble shown against INDIAN.
3. SEX
Darken the appropriate bubble.
4. CATEGORY
Indicate your category SC/ST/GE (General)/ PC (Physically Challenged) darkening the appropriate bubble.
5. DATE OF BIRTH
Enter the date, month and year of your birth as per the English calendar and as recorded in your board examination certificate. Use numerals 01 to 31 for
DATE; 01 to 12 for MONTH, and the last two digits for the year of Birth.
For example, if born on 25th November 1978, the date should be entered as follows: 25-11-78, darken the appropriate bubble in each column.
6. BONAFIDE/DOMICILE OF HIMACHAL
If you are Bonafide/Domicile of Himachal then please darken appropriate bubble. If Yes, then you are supposed to produce the concerned certificate at
the time of counseling.

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7. CENTRE'S PREFERENCE
Select two convenient centers out of the four given in the form, as per the order of your preference first be entered under I and the second under II.
Then darken the appropriate bubbles in each column (refer sample form).
A center may be discontinued due to poor response, operational difficulties or any reason whatsoever. Candidates may not necessarily be allotted a
particular city/town as center of their choice.
8. YEAR OF QUALIFYING EXAMINATION
Candidates are advised to mark the year of passing of 10+2 Exam, for example if passed in 1997, write here 1997. Those who, are appearing for their
10+2 or an equivalent qualifying examination in 2004 should write 2004. Darken the appropriate bubbles below the year of the examination.
9. PERCENTAGE OF MARKS
Write the actual percentage of aggregate marks obtained in:
The class 10 examination (if a board examination, otherwise leave blank)
10+2 or equivalent qualifying examination if the results are available, otherwise leave blank.
The Percentage should be calculated upto two decimal places. For example, 88.33% should be written as 8833. Darken the appropriate bubble against
entry.
10. BOARD AND STATE OF QUALIFYING EXAMINATION
Darken the appropriate bubble.
11. PIN CODE OF ADDRESS (FOR COMMUNICATION)
Write PIN Code in the space provided. Also darken the appropriate bubbles in the column below corresponding to each digit.
12. PHONE NUMBER
Write your phone number, if any, on which you can be contacted or a message can be left for you. Use the boxes in the first group for the STD code and
the boxes in the second group for the telephone number. For Example, the number 011-6867676 may be shown as in the sample form. Darken the
appropriate bubble below the phone number.
13. PARENT/GUARDIAN'S NAME
Write the name of one parent or guardian (in block capital letters) exactly as in your board certificate, if given. Write the name of your father if no name is
given in the Board certificate. Darken the appropriate bubble under each letter of the name.
14. RELATIONSHIP
Indicate your relationship with the parent/guardian named in item 13 by darkening the appropriate bubble.
15. ELIGIBILITY AS PER THE PROVISION GIVEN
Whether Eligible as per the Provisions given under the head eligibility in the Prospectus. Darken the appropriate bubble.
16. DECLARATION BY THE CANDIDATE
The candidate must sign this declaration. The place and date should also be entered. Your signatures below this declaration and that inside box 19 should
be identical. Applications without signatures or with different signatures at two places will be treated as incomplete and will be rejected.
17. PHOTOGRAPH
Paste (do not staple) a recent (not more than two months old), good black and white photograph of size 3.5 cm x 4.5 cm. It is expected that the
candidate will have the same appearance at the time of examination as in this photograph. In case your appearance changes, you are required to bring
two new photographs at the time of examination. Coloured photographs will not be accepted. Do not get the photograph attested.
Note : that the photograph must not be larger than the space(box) provided for pasting it.

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18. ADDRESS
Write your complete postal address to which any communication is to be sent. The address must include your name, c/o name if required, and everything
else including the PIN Code. Please note that this block will be copied photographically and, therefore, should be written very clearly in black ink only. Your
address must not overflow this box.
19. SIGNATURE OF THE CANDIDATE
Make your usual signature in black ink within the box provided. Your signatures must not overflow or touch the box provided. Do not merely write your
name in capital letters.
The prospectus containing application form can be obtained from the office of UIIT, H.P. University Shimla-171005, on payment of Rs. 1000/- (on counter)
or Rs. 1100/- (by post) in the form of a bank draft payable to University Institute of Information Technology (UIIT), Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla-
171005. Cost of the prospectus also includes entrance examination fee.
SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION FORM FOR FRESH ENTRY
The application form duly filled alongwith Acknowledgement Card, Identification Card, Admit Card, Result-Cum-Detail Marks Card and self address slips
also duly filled in appropriate places and one stamped (ready for registered post) self addressed envelope of size 9'' x 4'' should be submitted to :
The Director
University Institute of Information Technology,
Netaji Subhash Chander Bose Building, 2nd Basement,
Himachal Pradesh University,
Summer Hill Shimla-171005.
On or before 30.05.09
Don't staple card with OMR Application Form
Also fill in self addressed slips and post along with the duly filled application form

SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION FORM FOR LATERAL ENTRY


There is a separate, application form for lateral Entry. The Lateral Entry candidates are not to fill OMR application form. Please fill in the
appropriate form Also attach two passport size photographs, attested copies of the certificate of Matric for verification of Age, Result card/Marks card of
qualifying examination i.e Diploma and 10+2 and SC/ST/PC Category certificate with this form. If you are applying under Sponsored Category, attach
Sponsorship Certificate and NOC from the employer. Also one stamped (ready for registered post) self addressed envelope of size 9''x 4'' should be
submitted to:
The Director
University Institute of Information Technology,
Netaji Subhash Chander Bose Building, 2nd Basement,
Himachal Pradesh University,
Summer Hill Shimla-171005.
On or before 30.05.09
Also fill in self addressed slips and post along with the duly filled application form in an envelope. Write: Lateral Entry application on
top of this envelope.
Important Notes :
v Fee once deposited or received will not be refunded.
v No application form will be entertained after the last date.

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OFFICERS OF THE UNIVERSITY
S.No. Name Designation Telephone No.
1. Prof. Sunil Kumar Gupta Vice Chancellor 0177-2831363
2. Prof. V.P. Sharma Dean of Studies 0177-2830922
3. Prof. S.C. Chaudhary Dean, Faculty of Engg. & Technology 0177-2830944
4. Sh. Rattan Singh Registrar 0177-2830912
5. Prof. J.C. Sharma Dean Students Welfare 0177-2830926
6. Dr. K.S. Pathania Chief Warden 0177-2830917
7. Sh. J.S. Minhas Finance Officer 0177-2830913
8. Sh. A.N. Gupta Controller of Exams 0177-2830911
9. Dr. Shashi Kumar Dhiman Director (UIIT) 0177-2832571

ADMISSION AND ACADEMIC SCHEDULE


Sale of prospectus with application form begins on 16-03-09
Last date for receipt of application form in the office of
University Institute of Information Technology, 30-05-09
Himachal Pradesh University, Summerhill, Shimla 171 005.
Date of Entrance Examination 28-06-09
Date of Declaration of result 03-07-09
Date of First Counselling and depositing fee for Fresh Entry Candidates 20-07-09
Date of Counselling and depositing fee for Lateral Entry Candidates 01-08-09
Classes i.e. course will commence on 05-08-09

RS. 1000.00 AT COUNTER


PRICE
RS. 1100.00 BY POST
UNIVERSITY INSTITUTE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
HIMACHAL PRADESH UNIVERSITY
SHIMLA-171 005 (INDIA)

e-mail : director@hpuiitshimla.org
Website : http://www.hpuiitshimla.org
Phone : 0177-2633571
Fax : 0177-2832571