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The SDET Unit incorporates the Centre for Software Development (CSD) as well as Centre for Educational Technology (CET). The unit has a mandate to include in its scope of work to include identification, establishment, deployment and evolution of appropriate educational technology in order to support effective resource utilization of expertise (teaching / mentoring / collaboration) available at various campuses as well as enable students and faculty involved in various off-campus work-integrated learning programmes of the institute. The SDET Unit has specific sets of activities handled by its two wings :


  • The Centre for Software Development (CSD) 
  • The Centre for Educational Technology 


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The faculty and students at the Unit carry out research / development activities in the following areas: Network Protocols, Wireless Sensor Networking, Pervasive Computing...
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The centre for Educational Technology is the second major centre run by the Software Development and Educational Technology Unit at BITS-Pilani.It comprises of modern digital video studio and is equipped with the satellite (EDUSAT) - based as well as leased line based high-quality video-conferencing facilities. Its main objective is to facilitate Online Lectures, interactions, on-demand services and web-based seminars for the Off-campus Work-Integrated learning programme of the Institute, delivery of live interactive lectures to university's various campuses. This is further complemented by the Internet-based, highly scalable distributed desktop video-conferencing facility allowing medium-high quality live interactive classroom sessions where all students cannot come to on or off-campus classrooms and may be resident in different geographical locations across the world. The centre is equipped with the IP-based Video-on-Demand and Scheduled Video Multicast facilities which can allow reuse / review / streaming of lectures delivered earlier for the benefit of students.

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Like anyone with the passion for software development, we are humbled with the power of a brilliant strategy. A beautiful concept or a headline that simply sings. But whats behind that big idea, and why it works so well is our obsession. We have our hands in providing various services to the institute and will continue to be heading in the same direction. 

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Our faculty have extensive experience in industry, research as well as teaching. Our strength is a reflection of their skills, innovation and drive. 

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BITS WearComp
It is an initiative of the CSD, BITS Pilani in the area of Pro-active Human-Centered Computing

Project Tiny6-STIC Wireless Sensor Network
Funded by French ministry of Foreign Affairs, INRIA, Telecom-ParisTech, Telecom Bretagne

Projects at SDETU

  • Project Embryo

    Embryo is a project to foster strong collaboration of BITS students and BITS faculty with the alumni and friends of BITS Pilani.

  • IPv6

    2Quality of Service Directions, Benchmarking and Roadmap for IPv6-oriented NGN Multimedia Internetworks  

  • Project BITS-WearComp

    It is an initiative of the CSD, BITS Pilani in the area of Pro-active Human-Centered Computing.

  • Nalanda

    Digital Life Intitiative at BITS Pilani

  • iCampus

    Joint Collaborative research by BITS Pilani and MIT USA

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