Information Technology plays a very crucial role in modern day lifestyles. Since the time computers have evolved, there has been continuous changes taking place and many things are becoming digital or even automated. From a small scale business to a large-scale multinational corporation, IT has a major role to play.
In the field of Communication, Inventory Management, Management Information Systems, Data Management, and Customer Relationship Management, the branch plays a pivotal role. IT has also discovered various concepts like online shopping, social networking, digital marketing, digital communication, Mobile, cloud computing, and big data for solving several social and business problems.
In addition, IT has developed many tools and software applications for making the long-term business success.
This branch of engineering focuses on the study of using computers and telecommunications to control, accumulate, store, and circulate information. The branch includes both software as well as hardware.
The curriculum for Information Technology (IT) Engineering is mainly designed to provide students with theoretical knowledge as well as technical skills. It also enables students to solve various complex problems. Further, the curriculum intends to improve a technological depth of knowledge and skills in analyzing, designing, implementing, and use of information technology core skills and specialization skills.
Students pursuing under graduation course from any of the engineering colleges in Hyderabad are also taught several fundamental concepts including information security, computer networking, web systems, and software engineering.
Candidates willing to pursue a career in Information Technology have two options after class 12th, they are either undergraduate programme for four years (BE/B.Tech) and dual degree programme of a duration of five years.
To become eligible for admission to B.Tech/BE in IT Engineering courses in top B.Tech colleges in India, candidates should have passed their Higher Secondary Board Exam from a recognized board in India with an aggregate of 50 per cent in Physics, Mathematics, and Chemistry.
After that, the eligible candidates need to qualify the required qualifying examinations and secure good marks to get into the college of their interest. For getting into the top colleges in the state, they will have to score well in the respective state-level examinations.
Personal skills the candidate should have for pursuing Engineering in IT
- Excellent communication skills
- Administrative skills
- Organizational skills
- Managerial skills
- Technical skills
- Analytical skills
The main subjects in IT engineering course
- Computer architecture and organization
- Engineering Mathematics
- Database systems
- Computer Networks
- Operating systems
- Java Programming and Website Design
- Object-Oriented Programming
- Foundations of Computer Systems
- E-Commerce & ERP
- Design and Analysis of Algorithms
- Software Engineering
- Database Management Systems
- Data Structures
- Multimedia Applications
- Data Warehousing and Data Mining
Job prospects after the course
The IT (software) sector is one of the most important sectors of the day. In recent times, no business can avoid the influence of IT. Computer or IT engineers play a vital role in this sector. They design, research, develop, and test software and digital hardware, digital devices and interfaces. Therefore, several organizations are tending to recruit IT engineers with a view to operate computer systems, servers, software, computer networking or network security.
Job opportunities in the IT field are enormous, and new ones are coming up every day due to inventions and so on. Some of the leading job profiles after the course are listed as follows.
- Computer Programmer
- Database Designer
- Network Administrator
- Database Administrator
- Project Manager
- Software Engineer
- Datawarehouse Designer
- Technical Writers
- Network Architect
- Network Engineer
- Quality Assurance Specialist
- System Administrator