In the present decades, Information Technology can be taken as the ruling king of
the job sector. Though it is fluctuating, the number of opportunities provides a
great scope to settle down in the field and make a good earning.
IT is one of the major sectors, which is sharing a big part in the revenue of the
Government. It is not exaggeration that India is one of the leading Human Resourcing
countries to the world in IT sector. Most of the computer professionals from India
are settled in major companies of the world. Even in India, the jobs relative to
the computers are high and would be high in coming decades. The usage of computers
is taking place in each and every industry providing a scope of work to the computer
Those who wish to go for the career in IT filed must be logical, innovative and
good in analytical skills. Language skills and communication skills are added advantage.
Information Technology is a cluster with several specializations. The basic division
is SOFTWARE and HARDWARE. The courses are available in both of the branches.
The courses available are Certification, Diploma, Post Graduation Diploma, Bachelor
Degree, Post Graduation, M.Phil., Ph.D.
Most of all the UGC affiliated Universities and Engineering Colleges are offering
Graduation and/or Post Graduation Courses updating with the contemporary subjects.
Apart from that, institutes like APTECH, NIIT are also offering courses which allow
learning even a particular language or technology. Crash courses are also offered
by these institutes.
Those who wish a different branch in IT sector can choose Cyber Crime Investigation
Courses. There are several courses offered as per the requirement of the career.
For example the one who wish to be a Data Entry Operator shall choose the related
Scope of Career:
There are several positions in the IT Sector. For Software:
- Project Leaders
- Software Developer
- Database Administrator
- Data Entry Operator
- Computer Operator
- System Analyst
Those who complete MBA along with Computer course are eligible for the management
positions in IT Sector:
In Hardware sector, the major roles are as technicians. Few positions in hardware
- Field service technician
- System Engineer
- Network Engineer
- Network Administrator
- Technical Engineer
The teaching field is another option. The e-teaching enables job opportunities to
people from different sectors to enter the IT field. Example Content Writers of
educational portal, technical writers etc.
- Teacher in a school
- Lecturer or Professor in a college
- Content developers
E-commerce, Cyber crime investigation are other emerging areas for the IT professionals.
Apart from the jobs, self-employment is a best alternative option. Many run IT solution
companies or manage their own website. Few become freelancing workers and work on
individual projects. Trained in different areas, increase the opportunities.
The remuneration varies from the positions. The pay for a Data Entry Operator or
Computer Operator ranges 5,000 to 15,000. For programmer and other equivalent positions,
the pay ranges 15,000 to 50,000, depending on the qualification and experience.
The management positions hold higher packages. The Hardware positions also range
high in package which starts from 30,000.
Though the number of qualified is in good number, there is a lack of skilled professionals.
The openings for skilled IT professionals are high and going to be higher.