• The ICFAI University,  Jharkhand

Faculty of Science & Technology

Faculty of Science & Technology

"FST Ranchi, a constituent unit of the ICFAI University, Jharkhand (IUJ). FST is committed to provide quality education in the field of science and technology. It helps the students develop professional competence through their exposure to labs and workshops and industry exposure through internships / projects in industry.

FST Ranchi of IUJ offers Bachelor of Technology (B Tech), Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA), B.Sc., (Hons.) and Diploma in Technology on merit basis".

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Academic Flexibilities

Several academic flexibilities are allowed by the ICFAI University, Jharkhand in the educational process. The decision regarding flexibilities is generally guided by the principle of merit, preference of the student and the facilities available. Any academic flexibility that a student opts for, must be selected at the time of registration for the semester.

Elective Courses
The academic structure of the program provides students with an opportunity to choose a minimum of six elective courses on their own, from across all the courses offered by the Faculty of Science and Technology. Through the elective courses, the students may fulfill their ambitions of either gaining knowledge in fields other than their own discipline, or of gaining higher knowledge in their own field of specialization. Further, over and above the prescribed number of electives, students can also take a maximum number of four Optional Electives on their own.

Repetition of Courses
Students who are yet to complete the program are permitted to repeat a course if they want to improve their grades, provided the course is offered during the semester.

The structure allows transfer of students from one program to another, at an appropriate time.

Resources and Facilities

A competent and committed faculty team is in place. Most of the faculty members hold Ph.D. degrees while the others have Post Graduate Degrees and good teaching and industrial experience.

Several steps are taken to ensure quality education. These include interactive teaching, continuous multiple criteria evaluation, and feedback from students. The faculty members bring their extensive knowledge, professional experience, and advanced education to their task. The faculty are drawn from industry, leading institutions, practicing professionals, and academicians to enhance the quality of academic delivery.

Library Facilities
IUJ Campus has well-stocked library containing reference material, and Indian and international books and magazines. Subscriptions to industry information databases ensure that extensive research resources and publications with search facilities are available to students and faculty. In addition, the library contain directories, industry reports, and statistical compilations that provide timely and concise information for project work. The library facilities are open to all students and faculty members and are continuously updated with the latest books and journals.

Computing Facilities
The latest hardware and software infrastructure is in place to cater to the computing needs of all the students and the training requirements of computer science related programs. The computer labs are equipped with powerful servers and multiple terminals with multiple operating systems. The students are guided by well-experienced faculty members in the computer labs where High Speed Internet access is available to the students and faculty through leased lines.

Laptop Computers
It is essential that students joining the B.Tech. Program need to have their own laptop computers during the study period, since computers are extensively used as part of the curriculum at Faculty of Science and Technology. Hence it is mandatory that students make their own arrangements to buy the same, when they join the program.

Workshop and Laboratory Facilities
To support discipline courses, following lab facilities have been established or are in the process of being established.

  • Microprocessors and Microcontrollers
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Digital Electronics
  • Electronic Devices and Circuits
  • RF & Microwave Engineering
  • Communication Systems
  • Robotics
  • Fiber-optics and Optoelectronics
  • Electrical Machines
  • Power Electronics
  • CAD/CAM Labs
  • Material Science
The Faculty of Science & Technology of the University has plans to set-up research facilities in collaboration with Industry.