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All about B.Tech/BE Information Technology Course


All about B.Tech/BE Information Technology Course

Last updated: 22 Oct 2020

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What is information Technology?

Information Technology is the study, design, development, implementation, support or management of computer-based information systems particularly software applications and computer hardware. The Information technology incorporates computing, telecommunication technologies and also includes consumer electronics and broadcasting as it is getting more and more digitized.

Information Technology plays a large role in streamlining tasks of computing in business that range from small scale to large scale. Information Technology is a broad term that includes the development, installing and use of anything to do with computing and telecommunications.

Brief Introduction to B.Tech/BE Information Technology

The B.Tech/BE Information Technology is an undergraduate course that is divided into 8-semesters. The course is the study of computer-based systems and deals with both hardware as well as software components of a computer system. The course offers a combination of electronics, networking and computer-related courses allowing the students to take up as a profession in the related field.

The course primarily focuses on the study of the three main areas of specialisation in information such as network administration, computer support and programming. The course deals with the management of computers apart from focussing on computation techniques and analysis. The course is the combination of application-oriented programming, hardware and components administration, networking and network security, machine learning and artificial intelligence.

Eligibility for B.Tech/BE Information Technology

The students who have completed their PUC or 10+2 with science background can join to B.Tech Information Technology course. The students interested in this course are required to qualify competitive exams like CET/COMED-K/JEE with high marks in order to get merit seats in various colleges.

Admission Procedures

The students with relevant qualifications can join B.Tech/BE Information Technology courses by two modes. The first one is Merit based admission and the second one is Direct admission.

Let’s discuss in detail

Merit Admission

The students who are interested to join B.Tech/BE information Technology course should appear for CET/COMED-K/JEE or any other institutional-based entrance exams and undergo counselling to choose their desired colleges for merit seats. The engineering college allots the merit seats to the students according to their rankings and marks obtained by them in their entrance exams and marks scored in PUC or 10+2. 

There are two types of counselling for the eligible students

1. Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) Counselling

The students who are interested to join the government engineering colleges and other engineering colleges affiliated to the government should undergo the counselling procedures of Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA). 

The students who intend to join for the merit seats under government quota are required to complete the counselling procedures and join for the B.Tech/BE Information Technology course in their chosen colleges. The Engineering colleges under the Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) are affiliated to the Visveswaraya Technological University (VTU).

2. COMED-K Counselling

The students who are interested to join the private autonomous engineering colleges and deemed universities that are affiliated to All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) are required to apply for the COMED-K counselling procedures. The students should qualify the COMED-K counselling procedures to get admission to their desired private autonomous engineering colleges or deemed or private universities for Engineering programmes. 

Direct Admission  

The students have another option of getting admission to B.Tech/BE Information Technology course by direct admission process. Under this mode of admission, the students are given direct admission to their desired colleges and deemed or private universities under management quota. The direct admission students enjoy many special privileges like that they are not required to apply for any entrance exam for getting admissions. They have an option to choose their desired colleges and universities and book their seats in advance even before the starting of the academic year. The students who are interested in direct admissions are required to contact Galaxy Educational Services for more details.

Course Curriculum

The students of B.Tech/BE Information Technology will be studying the following subjects during their course duration

Sl No Subjects of Study

1.

Engineering Mathematics

2.

Engineering Physics

3.

Engineering Chemistry

4.

Principles of Electrical and Electronics Engineering

5.

Computer Programming

6.

Engineering Graphics

7.

Material Science

8.

Engineering Mechanics

9.

Application based Programming in Python

10.

Database Management System

11.

Principles of Communication Systems

12.

Object Oriented Programming with C++

13.

Computer Organisation

14.

Microprocessors and Microcontrollers

15.

Communication Engineering

16.

Algorithm Designing and Analysis

17.

Operating System Principles

18.

Java Programming

19.

Software Engineering

20.

Computer Networks

21.

Coding & Communication

22.

Human Computer Communication

23.

Webpage programming

24.

Automata Language and Computational Techniques

25.

Network Protocols and Network Programming

26.

Cryptography and Network Security

27.

Integrative Programming

28.

Image Processing

29.

Statistics Related to Information Technology

30.

IT Infrastructure Management

31.

Geographic Information Systems

32.

E-Commerce

33.

Analogue Electronics Circuit

34.

Modelling & Simulation

35.

Artificial Neural Networks

36.

Signal & Systems

37.

Analysis and Design

38.

Embedded Systems

39.

Data Communication

Career & Scope

The career scope for B.Tech/BE Information Technology is abundant and highly completed owing to the greater demand in technical advancements in the field of information science and subsequent advancements in the field of communication systems along with the development of networks and client-based software that have predominantly conquered the job markets.

Salary & Emoluments 

The fresh B.Tech/BE Information Technology students will be easily earning around 5 lakhs to 7 lakhs per annum. The experienced professionals will be earning around 7 lakhs to 15 lakhs per annum.

Top Organisations hiring B.Tech/BE Information technology students

Some of the top organisations hiring B.Tech/BE Information Technology students are:

  • Infosys
  • IBM
  • HP
  • Cisco
  • Cognizant
  • Capgemini
  • Canon
  • NTT Data
  • Wipro
  • TCS

Placement Opportunities

Some of the job roles available are:

Software Developer: The software developers design applications, it’s programmers who write the code needed for programs to function. Programmers also test software and update existing software. Many are employed by software companies. Necessary soft skills include problem solving, reading comprehension, active listening, attention to detail and critical thinking. You might consider entering this field if you enjoy working with code for extended periods and testing the power of programming languages.

Software Analyst: The software analysts bring software solutions to the people. They are the ones who connect the work of software developers to the use of software in the workplace. They help organisations develop software solutions to fit their needs. To succeed in this field, you should be strong at both computer programming and dealing with people. Many software analyst jobs require a degree in computer science or a related discipline. 

Systems Administrator: The systems administrators (or managers) configure, maintain and ensure the continued reliability of computer systems. They mostly deal with multi-use computers, including servers. An organisation’s system administrator manages IT infrastructure, including servers and network equipment. The role is essential to the successful operation of any company with a computer system. 

Network Engineer: The network engineers design and set up networks. Duties may include placing physical equipment, setting up electronic equipment needed to activate equipment and determining the appropriate antenna to ensure the best possible coverage. A career in this field frequently requires a computer science or closely related degree. Specialised certification is worth pursuing as it gives you an advantage in job search. Network engineers enjoy impressive salaries.

IT Manager: The IT managers are responsible for the electronic networks and IT teams of organisations. They ensure information system requirements are fulfilled. The job can be mainly supervisory at senior levels within large organisations. For small businesses , it can instead be very hands on. IT managers can work within organisations or as consultants doing discrete projects. Several years of experience in the field is normally required to take on a senior role and you can benefit from doing an IT management masters.

Database Administrator: The database administrators (DBAs) handle database security, integrity and performance. They ensure data standards are consistent, data is accessible by users as needed and they solve any problems encountered by users. These professionals might also be involved in database planning and development. A degree in an IT-related field is usually required and it’s useful to have programming experience. Experienced DBAs have strong applied knowledge of database operating systems and technologies.

Final Lines

The IT sector is the most booming sector in the world. Today, more than 70% of the world’s countries rely on Information Technology for their businesses. The B.Tech/BE Information Technology students are required in large numbers and the demand for them is never ending. The B.Tech/BE Information Technology students are paid handsome salaries and can expect excellent career growth in the field. The students interested in the IT sector can join this course.

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