Information Technology Engineering- Career Scope, Colleges, Recruiters and Pay Scale

The 21st century cannot work without the use of Information Technology (IT). Information Technology Engineering is a lucrative specialization of engineering in India and abroad. It is the application of engineering principles to the study or use of systems (especially computers and telecommunications) for storing, retrieving, and sending information.

If you wish to pursue a career in Information Technology Engineering, below are helpful elements of the course.

Information Technology Engineering

            Information Technology Engineering

Under Graduation Course: Bachelor of Information Technology Engineering (B.E.) or Bachelor of Technology in Information Technology (B.Tech)

Eligibility: Aspirants completed age 17 having passed the required Engineering Entrance Exam and STD 12 with 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics (PCM) and English. The percentile criterion may vary as per entrance exam and college/institution/university, most likely within the bracket of 40% to 50%.

Course Duration:  4 Years

Number of Semesters:  8 Semesters

Post Graduation Course: M.Tech Information Technology Engineering 

Eligibility: B.E./B.Tech Information Technology Engineering

Course Duration: 2 Years

Important Subjects

Below are the top most important subjects in the syllabus of B.E./B.Tech Information Technology Engineering.

  1. Computer architecture and organization
  2. Computer Networks
  3. Data Structures
  4. Data Warehousing and Data Mining
  5. Database Management Systems
  6. Design and Analysis of Algorithms
  7. E-Commerce and ERP
  8. Electronics
  9. Engineering Mathematics
  10. Foundations of Computer Systems
  11. Java Programming and Website Design
  12. Multimedia Applications
  13. Object Oriented Programming
  14. Operating systems
  15. Software Engineering

Top Colleges

Below are some of the top B.E./B.Tech and M.Tech Information Technology Engineering colleges in India. 

  1. Amity School of Engineering And Technology
  2. Bengal Engineering and Science University
  3. Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra (BIT- Mesra)
  4. Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology
  5. Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University
  6. Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad (IIIT)
  7. Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay and Kharagpur (IIT)
  8. Jadavpur University (Faculty of Engineering & Technology)
  9. Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology
  10. National Institute of Technology, Surathkal (NIT)
  11. PSG College of Technology
  12. Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute (VJTI)

Top Job Profiles

Below are some of the most respected job profiles for B.E./B.Tech and M.Tech Information Technology Engineering students.

  1. Administrator
  2. Computer Programmer
  3. Database Administrator
  4. Database Designer
  5. Data Warehouse Designer
  6. Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
  7. Graphic Designer
  8. IT Specialists
  9. Network Administrator
  10. Network Architect
  11. Network Engineer
  12. Oracle PL/SQL Developer
  13. PHP Developer
  14. Programmers
  15. Project Manager
  16. Quality Analyst
  17. Quality Assurance Specialist
  18. Software Developer
  19. Software Engineer
  20. System Administrator
  21. Technical Consultant
  22. Technical Writers
  23. Technology Engineer

Top Recruitment Areas

Below mentioned are some of the reputed fields that absorb students of B.E./B.Tech and M.Tech Information Technology Engineering.

  1. Accenture
  2. Adobe
  3. CISCO
  4. Cognizant
  5. Google
  6. HCL
  7. IBM
  8. Infosys
  9. Mahindra Satyam
  10. Microsoft
  11. TATA Consultancy Services
  12. Tech Mahindra
  13. Wipro


Know the pay scale offered to professionals.

Just started: Up to Rs 300,000 per annum

Have some experience and/or is a M.Tech Information Technology Engineering: Rs 800,000+ per annum


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Miss Vinny Ahluwalia is a versatile professional content writer having worked in the field of entertainment and culinary arts. She is now working with StudMonk as Senior Content Writer and writes about Education. She believes in providing up-to-date information to students preparing for Engineering and Medical entrance examinations in India.
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