Current Date:October 15, 2022


There is no answer to the question of what is the greatest technological invention of the human race other than computers. We can even say that the entire technological boom we see today came from the power of computers. For any such invention to be popular, it must be easy for users to use. 

IT Engineers are the people who bring complex computer hardware and software infrastructure into the hands of the commoner by making it user-friendly. Anyone having qualities like curiosity to come up with new ideas and passion for improving their knowledge in the IT industry can excel in this career.

Future Scope for a Career in IT Engineering
  • Information Technology is a field in engineering that paves the way for a shining future. There is no shortage of job options, as the IT sector is expanding day by day. 
  • Among other disciplines, the IT sector of India has had higher growth in the last decade.
  • The world’s top MNCs hire IT, engineers, for various positions based on their qualifications and experience. 
  • Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts Indian Engineering Service Examination in order to fulfil the requirements of various central government departments like Railways, Central Public Works Department (CPWD), Water Commission, Power Sector, Ordnance, Defence Sector and Border Roads.
  • Artificial Intelligence and the technological boom are creating an environment where IT engineers can build their careers without any concern.
  • The current technologically advanced situation also facilitates opportunities for IT engineers to work both in India and abroad; it erases geographical borders.
Skills Required to Study IT Engineering
  • Mathematical skills
  • Communication skills
  • Technical Knowledge
  • Programming skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Collaboration skills
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Knowledge of Programming languages
Careers in IT Engineering
  • IT Analyst
  • Data scientist
  • Software Developer
  • System Engineer
  • Computer Programmer
  • IT Technical Content Developer
  • Applications Developer
  • IT Coordinator
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Software engineer
  • Web Developer
Eligibility to Pursue a Degree in IT Engineering

Science stream

Entrance Examinations
  • JEE Main and Advanced – Held for admission to the top IITs, CFTIs and NITs of India. Only the students who clear the JEE Main exam are allowed to sit for the JEE Advanced exam.
  • BITSAT – Admission test for the various courses offered by Birla Institute of Technology and Science. 
  • VITEEE – Conducted by Vellore Institute of Technology VITEEE
  • WBJEE- State-level entrance exam conducted for admission to the various top engineering colleges in West Bengal.
Top Colleges/Universities in India and Abroad to Study IT Engineering
  • California Institute of Technology, USA
  • Stanford University, USA
  • University of Oxford, UK
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
  • University of Cambridge, UK
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai
  • Parul University, Gujarat
  • College of Engineering, Anna University, Tamil Nadu
  • Jamia Millia Islamia University, Delhi
Famous People Connected With IT Engineering

Sundar Pichai

Indian American computer engineer. He is the chief executive officer of Alphabet Inc. and its subsidiary Google.

Jeff Bezos

American entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist. Jeff Bezos is the founder and CEO of Amazon

Top Institutions that Employ People in this Field
  • Amazon
  • IBM
  • Apple
  • Flipkart
  • Cisco
  • Microsoft
  • Google
  • Sprinkler
  • Twitter
  • Wipro
  • TCS
  • Cognizant
  • Tech Mahindra
  • Infosys
  • Accenture
  • Oracle

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