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Everything You Wanted To Know About Engineering In Information Technology

What is Information Technology?

Information Technology deals with all the aspects of communicating information and its technology. It is also called IT and is the study, research, implementation, development, and management of all computer-based information systems as applicable to the software and hardware of the computer. Information technology engineering is all about storage, conversion, transmission, processing and recovery of all the kinds of information using electronic computers.

How to be engineer in Information Technology

To be an engineer in IT, you should earn a B.E. or B. Tech. degree in IT engineering from a reputed university. You can also earn a diploma in IT as well. To enroll in a reputed college you have to appear for the entrance exam that is conducted by various boards on national and state level in the country.

One can further continue studies to earn a master's degree in IT.


To be able to enroll in a reputed college, you have to pass 12th class with 50% aggregate marks and have physics, chemistry and math as the mandatory subjects. After this, you will have to appear for the entrance exam and upon scoring the needed marks, you will be allotted a seat in the college. If you want to pursue diploma, then you have to pass 10th class with 50% aggregate marks.

Academic program

B.E. or B.Tech. is a four-year program that comprises eight semesters, while the diploma is of six semesters. Further education for the master's degree will take two more years after graduation, that is, four more semesters. Some of the specialized fields in information technology courses include Computer Science, Databases and Information Systems, Networking and Communication, Software Engineering, Embedded systems, Geographic Information Science (GIS), and IT and Society.


You can find many colleges at the state level and national level as well. Every candidate has to appear in an entrance exam for even the state level colleges or the national level colleges. The IIT colleges conduct their own entrance exam. Apart from the IITs, a few other prominent engineering colleges that offer courses in Information technology include various NITs, IIITs, Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology (DA-IICT), Nirma University - Institute of Technology, Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) and Sir M. Visvesvaraya Institute of Technology.

Scope and career in Information Technology

There are lots of opportunities for graduates in IT. Companies that are in software and hardware development, application and testing employ professionals in IT.
The IT industry today is flourishing and one can find a wide range of opportunities in India and abroad. As the IT engineers are involved in various specializations and solutions, there are plenty of sectors where one can find jobs. They can work as software engineer, hardware engineer or programmers in e-commerce, web development, telecommunications, aerospace and automotive sector, computer networking, and more.

Those in the IT sector can work in IT giants like Google, Infosys, Adobe, Microsoft, TCS, Mahindra-Satyam, Tata Elixi, BHEL, Unisys, BSNL, VSNL, Cisco systems, Airtel, Alcatel, Siemens, BEL, Accenture, Sasken Communication, Robert Bosch, and many more.

One can go in for research or join the private/public industries, government departments, commercial organizations, and also, the manufacturing sector. This is the only sector where one can see a large growth in the coming years. The internet is forever going through advancement and change, and therefore skilled engineers are needed for the growing industry.


The IT sector is one of the most rewarding fields. Someone just out of college can earn around Rs. 15,000 to Rs. 20,000 every month. But with more experience and skill, salary rises quickly. At the management level, one can earn around Rs. 1 lakh or more every month. Besides, there are perks and other benefits that various companies offer.

Top IT Colleges in India

NameAddressPhone NumberOfficial Website
National Institute of Technology, SurathkalNh 66, Srinivas Nagar, Surathkal, Srinivasnagar, Surathkal, Mangalore, Karnataka 575025 +91-824-2474000 , rnath [at]
Birla Institute of Technology..Patna, Bihar 0612 320 0853 , [email protected]
Jadavpur University (Faculty of Engineering & Technology)188, Raja S.C. Mallick Rd, Kolkata - 700032. +9133-24146666 , [email protected]
Indian Institute of Information Technology, AllahabadJhalwa, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh 0532 292 2067 , [email protected]
Motilal Nehru National Institute of TechnologyAllahabad, Uttar Pradesh 211004 0532 254 5404 , [email protected]
PSG College of TechnologyAvinashi Road, Peelamedu, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641004 0422 257 2177, [email protected]
Bengal Engineering and Science UniversityBotanic Garden, Shalimar, Howrah, West Bengal 711103 033 2668 4561 , [email protected]
Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology (DA-IICT)Near Nift, Da Iict Rd, Gandhinagar, Gujarat 382007 079 3052 0000 , info[at]daiict[dot]ac[dot]
Manipal Institute of Technology, KarnatakaManipal.Edu, Manipal Dr, Madhav Nagar, Eshwar Nagar, Manipal, Ka 576104 91-820-2571060 , [email protected]
R.V.College of EngineeringMysore Road, R V Vidyanikethan, Bangalore, Karnataka 560059 080 67 178021 , [email protected]
Veermata Jijabai Technological InstituteH. R. Mahajani Marg, Matunga Road, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400019 +(91)-22-24198102
Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering - Tamil NaduRajiv Gandhi Salai, Omr Road, Ssn Nagar, Kalavakkam, Tamil Nadu 603110 044 2746 9700 , [email protected]
Nirma University - Institute of TechnologySarkhej-Gandhinagar Highway, Post : Chandlodia, Via : Gota, Ahmedabad - 382 481.Gujarat, India. +91 - 2717 - 241911 to 15 , [email protected]
BIT SindriSindri, Jharkhand 828120 0326-2350495 , director[at]
Coimbatore Institute of Technology (CIT)Coimbatore Institute Of Technology, Civil Aerodrome Post, Avinashi Rd, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641014 0422 257 4071 , [email protected]
Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT)Katpadi, Vellore, Tamil Nadu 632014 0416 224 3091 , [email protected]
Maharashtra Institute of TechnologyS.No.124, Paud Road, Kothrud, Pune 411038 , Maharashtra+91-20-3027 3400, [email protected]
National Institute of Engineering, MysoreManandavadi Road, Vishweshvaranagar, Manandavadi Road, Mysore, Karnataka 570008 0821 248 0475 , [email protected]
BMS College of EngineeringBull Temple Road, Bangalore, Karnataka, 560019 080 2662 2130
National Institute of Technology, DurgapurMahatma Gandhi Avenue, A-Zone, Durgapur, West Bengal 713209 +91-343-2752011 , [email protected]
Amity School of Engineering and Technology580, Najafgarh Kapashera Rd, Dalmia Vihar, Bijwasan, New Delhi, Dl 110061 011 2806 2106 , [email protected]www.amity.eduase
University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering - KarnatakaPost Office Rd, Sampangi Rama Nagar, Bangalore, Karnataka 560001 080 2296 1803 , [email protected]
Chaitanya Bharathi Institute of TechnologyGandipet, Hyderabad, Telangana 500075 040 2419 3276 , [email protected]
Bangalore Institute of TechnologyKr Rd, Visveswarapuram, Bangalore, Karnataka 560004 080 2661 5865 , [email protected]
SASTRA UniversityThanjavur, Tamil Nadu 613401 04362 304 000 , [email protected]
Thaigarajar College of EngineeringMadurai 625 015 , Tamilnadu+91 452 2482240 , [email protected]
University Institute of Engineering & TechnologySector 25, Chandigarh, 160036 0172 253 4969
PES Institute of Technology100 Feet Ring Road, Banashankari Stage Iii, Dwaraka Nagar, Banashankari, Bangalore, Karnataka 560085 080 2672 0410 , [email protected]
National Institute of Technology, RaipurNit Ge-Road, Raipur, Chhattisgarh 492001 +91-771-2254200 , [email protected]
National Institute of Technology, PatnaPatna, Bihar - 800005 0612 - 237 1715
Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management (GITAM) UniversityBeach Rd, Gandhi Nagar, Rushikonda, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh 530045 0891 279 0101 , [email protected]
Shri Ramdeobaba College of Engineering and ManagementRamdeo Tekdi, Katol Road, Nagpur - 440 013 (M.S ... 0712 258 2844 , [email protected]
Sona College of TechnologyJunction Main Rd, Salem, Tamil Nadu 0427 409 9999 , [email protected]
Karunya UniversityRequest E-brochureKarunya Nagar, Siruvani Main Road, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India- 641114 [email protected]
Dwarkadas J. Sanghvi College of EngineeringU-15 Bhakti Vedant Swamy Marg, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400056 022 2610 7010 , [email protected]
Sathyabama UniversityJeppiaar Nagar, Rajiv Gandhi Salai, Solinganallur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600119 044 2450 3150 , registrar@
Kongu Engineering CollegeKumaran Nagar, Tamil Nadu 04294 226 555 , [email protected]
Government College of Engineering (Amravati)Siddhivinayak Nagar, Amravati, Maharashtra 444604 0721- 2660360 , [email protected]
Acharya Institute of TechnologySoldevanahali, Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishna Road, Bangalore, Karnataka 560107 080 2837 2330 , [email protected]
Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara College of Engineering and TechnologyDhavalagiri, Karnataka 447465448327 , [email protected]
Shri Govindram Seksaria Institute of Technology and ScienceShri Govindram Seksaria Institute Of Technology And Science0731 254 4415 , [email protected]
Amrita School of EngineeringOff Sarjapura Road, Kasavanahalli, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560035 080 2844 1216 , admissions(at)
Sir M Visvesvaraya Institute of TechnologyKrishnadeveraya Nagar, Hunasamaranahalli, International Airport Road, Via-Yelahanka, , Bengaluru, Karnataka 562 157 080 2847 7024 , sribalajisolutions@
Rungta College of Engineering & TechnologyRungta Knowledge City, Kohka-Kurud Road, Bhilai - 490024 (C.G.) 0788-2286479 , [email protected]
ITM UniversitySector-23-A, Huda, Huda, Gurgaon, Haryana 122017 0124 236 5811 , Managementadmission@
National Institute of TechnologyHazratbal Rd, Hazaratbal, Srinagar, Jammu And Kashmir 190006 0194 242 4809 , [email protected]

Last Updated on : June 11, 2014