Agricultural Knowledge Management and Information Technology (AKMIT), originally funded by the ICAR as Agricultural Research Information System (ARIS), was set up in 1998 in Jorhat campus as a Central Facility for the entire university for providing IT support to all departments, research and extension units, and the colleges under the Assam Agricultural University. Currently the AKMIT Cell is providing the following service to the university community, which can be broadly defined under three categories:
The AKMIT cell develops and implements most of the software solutions/websites required by the university in-house. The following are the software/websites developed by the AKMIT cell.
All the administrative and academic buildings of all the campuses of the university are connected through the Campus Area Network. The Jorhat, Khanapara, and Raha Campuses are connected to the Internet through the National Knowledge Network (NKN). Locally available broadband connections are being used in other college campuses, Research Centres and KVKs.
In Jorhat Campus, we have connected 21 numbers of buildings through Optical Fibre connectivity. All the 14 hostels are connected wirelessly through WiFi. The day to day maintenance of the complex Campus LAN is handled by the AKMIT Cell.
AKMIT cell hosts and maintains all the server services in-house. Currently AKMIT cell has 7 numbers of Servers and 3 numbers of physical storage servers which are used to provide various solutions as follows.
Currently, AKMIT cell is hosting the following official website:
All the sites are secured with end-to-end SSL encryption.
Several DNS, Application and backup servers have been deployed and are being maintained by the AKMIT Cell.
The AKMIT Cell operates under the administrative control of the Registrar with the following personnels: