Information Technology (IT) is an engineering division, which concentrates on the study of  utilizing computers and telecommunications in order to control, gather, store and circulate information. Both software and hardware sectors are  parts of Information Technology. Due to the importance and reputation of IT, the present age is sometimes referred to as information technology age.

 

Accessibility of trained and talented professionals makes India one of the popular places for career in information technology. In order to excel in this field, one should be devoted, committed and dedicated towards his/her job. Innovation with intellectual mind is essential in order to become a talented IT professional.

List of Courses:-

 

  • Diploma in Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Technology in Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Information Science and Engineering
  • Bachelor of Technology in Information Science and Engineering
  • Master of Engineering in Information Technology
  • Master of Technology in Information Technology
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Information Technology

Basic Eligibility

UG:

 

For admission in a bachelor’s degree, the candidate must have passed the higher secondary school certificate (10+2) examination with science subject such as biology, maths and chemistry. For IITs, It is mandatory to qualify in the Joint Entrance Examinations (J.E.E).  The duration for this course is 4 years.


PG:

 

The eligibility criteria for pursuing a master’s degree are holding a bachelor's degree in (B.E/B.Tech) or any other equivalent branches of engineering. The duration for this course is 2 years.


Others:

 

Eligibility for Diploma Courses: -

 

To pursue diploma course in electrical engineering, candidates should be 10+2 pass in science stream from recognized board examination.


Specializations

Some of its specialized fields are: -

 

  • Computer Science
  • Networking and Communication
  • Databases and Information Systems
  • Embedded systems
  • Software Engineering
  • IT and Society
  • Geographic Information Science (GIS)

Job Prospects

Information Technology stream offers a lot of job opportunities for the graduates. IT Service provider based companies concerned in hardware/software development, application and its testing employ IT professionals. Some of the top companies employ IT Engineers such as Unisys, Qualcomm, Tata Elixi, Sasken Communications, Airtel, BSNL, Hutchison,Vodafone, VSNL, Accenture, Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd, ASUS, Cisco Systems, National Instruments, Cypress Semiconductor Tech. Ltd, BEL, Robert Bosch, Alcatel, Siemens, Boeing, Analog Devices India, Insilica Semiconductors and Xilinx India. There are also lots of job opportunities available in India as well as abroad.

Some job titles: -

 

  • Programmers
  • PHP Developer
  • Oracle PL/SQL Developer
  • Quality Analyst
  • IT Specialists
  • Technology Engineer
  • Technical Consultant
  • Software Developer
  • Graphic Designer


Remuneration:-

Information Technology is one of the most promising and rewarding field. A beginner holding a bachelor’s degree in information technology can expect a salary between Rs. 15000 to Rs. 20000 every month. With experience and qualification, one can earn as much as Rs 30000 every month. Skilled professionals working in multinational companies can earn a handsome salary bracket.

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