Overview

B.Tech. Information Technology or B.Tech (IT) is an undergraduate degree which focuses mainly on computers and technology. Information Technology engineering is one of the courses that includes studies on utilizing computers and telecommunications in order to control, store & circulate information flow. Information Technology has developed many tools & software applications. Information Technology Engineer can work as an IT Engineer responsible who is responsible for operating computer systems.


IT branch is a combine of topics related to Information management Storage & Retrieving, Information Security, Software engineering, Computer Science, Web Scripting etc. it aims to help the students to become Information management experts and put their skills to support various Industries.

Courses & Eligibility

The eligibility for pursuing the Information Technology engineering course is to pass in Higher Secondary Board with Physics, Chemistry & Maths as major subjects.

Information Technology course is provided by many public and private colleges in India. The course fee will cost from 30, 000 to 50,000 in government colleges. The fee structure will be different for different institutions.

Course Curriculum

Information Technology engineering is a 4 years long Undergraduate Level Degree program. The 4 years duration is divided into 8 semesters, The Course curriculum for Information Technology Engineering is designed to provide students with both, Theoretical knowledge & Technical skills. Course curriculum of each semester are as follows:

Semester I

The dimension of Information Technology
Engineering Mathematics I
Basics of Electronics
Engineering Physics
Communication Skills

Semester II

General Engineering (Workshop & Eng. Graphics)
Engineering Mathematics II
Computer Languages
Computer Organization
Applications of MS-Windows

Semester III

Visual Basic
Electrical Measurement & Measuring Instruments
Data Structures through C
Digital Electronics
Operating Systems


Semester IV

Computer Communication Network
Computer Oriented Numerical Methods
Introduction to Web Technology
Object-Oriented Programming (C++)
Business Applications of IT

Semester V

Concepts of Data Base (MS-ACCESS)
Management Information Systems
Principles of Management
Java Programming
Introduction to Microprocessor

Semester VI

Software Project Management
Applications of Microprocessor
E-Commerce
RDBMS
Project I


Semester VII

Computer Graphics & Simulation
Programming Tools & Techniques
Compiler Design
Visual C++
Artificial Intelligence

Semester VIII

Data Mining & Data Warehousing
Distributed Data Bases
Network Security & Cryptography
Project II

Career Prospect

An Information Technology engineering degree holder has a good scope in future. He/She can be:

  • Computer Programmer
  • Database Administrator
  • Database Designer
  • Datawarehouse Designer
  • ERP
  • Network Administrator
  • Network Architect
  • Network Engineer
  • Project Manager
  • Quality Assurance Specialist
  • Software Engineer
  • System Administrator
  • Technical Writers

Pay & Remuneration

A fresher holding a B.Tech (IT) degree can expect a salary between Rs. 15000 to Rs. 30000 every month. Paying amount depends on your overall performance and any additional talents you obtain. 

An information technology engineer with 5 to 9 years experience will get more salary than a fresher get.

Famous Personalities

There are many Persons who have made a mark in the field of Information Technology Engineering. Some of the Famous Personalities are as follows:

  • Tim Berners Lee, 8 June 1955 (age 63 years)
  • James Gosling, 19 May 1955 (age 63 years)
  • Peter Norton, 14 November 1943 (age 74 years)
  • Philippe Kahn, 16 March 1952 (age 66 years)
  • Linus Torvalds, 28 December 1969 (age 48 years)
  • Richard Stallman, 16 March 1953 (age 65 years)
  • Steve Shirley, 16 September 1933 (age 84 years)
  • Martha Lane Fox, 10 February 1973 (age 45 years)

Top Colleges in India

There are some top colleges for Information Technology Engineering, They are as follows:

Top Colleges
National Institute of Technology, Surathkal
Birla Institute of Technology, Patna, Bihar
Jadavpur University (Faculty of Engineering & Technology)
Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad
Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad
PSG College of Technology, Tamil Nadu
Bengal Engineering and Science University, West Bengal
Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology (DA-IICT), Gujarat
Manipal Institute of Technology, Karnataka
R.V.College of Engineering, Karnataka

Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute,  Mumbai, Maharashtra 
Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering , Tamil Nadu
Nirma University - Institute of Technology, Ahmedabad
Coimbatore Institute of Technology (CIT), Tamil Nadu
Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), Katpadi, Vellore, Tamil Nadu 
Maharashtra Institute of Technology, Maharashtra
National Institute of Engineering, Mysore
National Institute of Technology, Durgapur
National Institute of Technology, Patna