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    B Tech IT

    About B.Tech IT (Information Technology)

    B.Tech IT (Information Technology) is a 4-year Under Graduate (UG) engineering course where students are taught and trained in the concepts of software development. B.Tech IT is on par with the BCA course. However, the career prospects may vary for BCA and B.Tech IT. If you are looking for a bright career in the field of Software Engineering/ Development, this course is the best option. As IT is one of the dominant industries in India, the scope of career prospects are high with this degree. Students aspiring to study an IT course at B.Tech course must note that a good knowledge of Mathematics and Physics is required to excel. All the details about the B.Tech IT course such as eligibility, admission process, fees, career prospects, fees etc can be checked here.

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    B.Tech I.T (Information Technology) Course Highlights

    Some major highlights about the B.Tech in Information Technology course can be found from the table below - 

    Level of programme Undergraduate
    Duration of programme 04 years
    Admission process Both merit-based and entrance test-based admission 
    Top entrance exams
    Top institutions offering B.Tech IT
    Average course fee (In INR) 60k to 150k per annum
    Major recruiters HCL Technologies Ltd, Wipro Ltd, Infosys, NIIT Technologies, TCS etc
    Average salary INR 2 LPA to INR 10 LPA
    Job profiles IT Engineer, Software Developer, Database Manager, Data Security Officer, Web Developer and Designer etc

    B.Tech IT (Information Technology) Eligibility Criteria

    Candidates aspiring to study B.Tech in IT must satisfy the eligibility criteria/ conditions specified below to be eligible for the admission process -

    Eligibility Rule 1

    Candidates must have passed Class 12th with a minimum of 45-50% of marks. Along with this, the candidates must have passed 12th in PCM (Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics).

    Eligibility Rule 2

    Candidates who have passed Class 12th with Computer Science as one of the subjects are also eligible for admission.

    Eligibility Rule 3

    Candidates must clear the entrance exam to be eligible for the admission process.

    B.Tech IT Admission Process

    There are different ways to get admission into the B.Tech IT course. The detailed admission process for the same can be checked below -

    B.Tech IT Admission through Entrance Exam

    Candidates aspiring for B.Tech IT admission must clear an entrance exam, i.e., national-level/ state-level/ university-level entrance exam. For example, JEE Main is the national-level entrance exam for admission in B.Tech courses at NITs, GFTIs and other private engineering colleges in India. States like Rajasthan, Odisha, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Maharashtra also accept JEE Main score for B.Tech admission. Therefore, the candidates need to clear the entrance exam.

    On the other hand, various states conduct their own engineering entrance exams for B.Tech admission. For example, AP EAMCET in Andhra Pradesh, WBJEE in West Bengal, MHT CET in Maharashtra (JEE Main score is also accepted), TS EAMCET in Telangana, KCET in Karnataka etc. Candidates need to clear the respective entrance exam to be eligible for the admission process.

    Various deemed universities in India also conduct an entrance exam for B.Tech IT admission. Some of the top deemed university entrance exams are SRMJEEE, VITEEE, BITSAT, Vignan SAT, SUAT, KLEEE etc.

    After conducting the entrance exams, various exam bodies conduct a counselling process and each student who cleared the entrance test must take part in it to get admission.

    Direct Admission in B.Tech IT

    If you do not have a valid score in any of the entrance exams, you can still get admission into the B.Tech IT through the direct admission process. For this purpose, you will have to visit any of the private engineering colleges/ private deemed universities. The admission will be granted only if seats are vacant under the management quota of the respective college/ deemed university.

    You can also fill CollegeDekho’s Common Application Form (CAF) for admission-related assistance. Our counsellors will get back to you and guide you through the admission process.

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    B.Tech IT (Information Technology) Syllabus

    The duration of the B.Tech IT course is four years, and the same is divided into eight semesters/ terms. The syllabus for all the terms/ semesters can be checked below -

    Semester 1/ Term 1

    Programming and Problem Solving

    Computer-Aided Design and Drafting

    Calculus and Abstract Algebra

    Principles of Electrical and Electronics Engineering - 2

    Semiconductor Physics

    Physics Lab 1 & 2

    Principles of Electrical and Electronics Engineering

    Functional English Beginners 1

    Environmental Science

    Functional English Intermediate 1

    Programming for Problem Solving Lab

    Functional English - 1

    Introduction to Computer Science and Engineering


    Semester 2/ Term 2

    Application-based Programming in Python

    Mechanical Workshop

    Probability and Statistics

    Multimedia Application Lab

    Engineering Physics

    Physics Lab –I / Physics Lab-II

    Engineering Chemistry

    Functional English Beginners-II

    Human Value & Ethics

    Functional English Intermediate-II

    Application-based Programming in Python

    Functional English-II

    Semester 3/ Term 3

    Introduction to Biology for Engineers

    Discrete Structures

    Computer Organization and Architecture

    Data Structures

    Object-Oriented Programming Using Java

    Data Structures Lab

    Object-Oriented Programming Using Java

    Aptitude Reasoning and Business Communication Skills-Basic

    Project-Based Learning (PBL) -1

    Industrial Internship-I

    Semester 4/ Term 4

    Principles of Operating System

    Computer Networks Lab

    Computer Networks

    Database Management System Lab

    Database Management System

    Human-computer interaction

    Human-computer interaction

    Project-Based Learning (PBL) -2

    Aptitude Reasoning and Business Communication Skills-Intermediate


    Principles of Operating System Lab


    Semester 5/ Term 5

    Design and Analysis of Algorithm

    Project-Based Learning (PBL) -3

    Software Engineering and Testing Methodologies

    Industrial Internship-II

    Community Connect


    Quantitative Aptitude Behavioral and Interpersonal Skills


    Design and Analysis of Algorithm Lab


    Technical Skill Enhancement Course-1 Simulation Lab


    Semester 6/ Term 6

    Management for Engineers

    Android Application Development

    Web Technologies

    Technical Skill Enhancement Course-2(Shell Scripting Lab)

    Android Application Development

    Project-Based Learning (PBL) -4

    Higher-Order Mathematics and Advanced People Skills


    Web Technologies Lab


    Semester 7/ Term 7

    Artificial Intelligence

    Artificial Intelligence Lab

    Semester 8/ Term 8

    Term 8/ Semester 8 of B.Tech IT course will mostly have project works.

    B.Tech IT (Information Technology) Career Options and Job Prospects

    Graduates of B.Tech IT can land lucrative jobs, as the scope of employment is high. As IT is one of the booming industries, there are higher chances of securing jobs in India as well as abroad -

    Some of the top recruiting companies for B.Tech IT graduates are -

    • IBM

    • TCS

    • Wipro

    • Amazon

    • Google

    • Infosys

    • Accenture

    • BEL

    • Siemens

    • Microsoft

    • Adobe

    In all, a B.Tech IT degree will land you in the software industry. The career growth after this degree is high. You can also go for higher studies in IT or MCA.

    FAQs about B.Tech IT

    What are the top colleges offering B.Tech IT (Information Technology) courses ?

    Following are some of the top colleges offering Engineering courses : Birla Institute of Technology and Science (Pilani) , Indian Institute of Technology (Guwahati) , Indian Institute of Technology (Chennai) , BITS Pilani-K K Birla Goa Campus (Goa) , Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (Delhi). You can explore these colleges on our website to check if they offer B.Tech IT (Information Technology) or not.

    I want admission in B.Tech IT (Information Technology). Do I have to clear any exams for that ?

    Himachal Pradesh Common Entrance Test , Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Exam , Bharati Vidyapeeth Common Entrance Test , Lovely Professional University National Eligibility and Scholarship Test , Goa Common Entrance Test are some of the exams that you can appear for to get admission in B.Tech IT (Information Technology) courses.

    What is the average fee for the course B.Tech IT (Information Technology) ?

    The average fee for B.Tech IT (Information Technology) is INR 100000 per year.

    What are the popular specializations related to B.Tech IT (Information Technology) ?

    Some of the popular specializations for B.Tech. (Bachelor of Technology) are : Print and Media Technology , Metallurgical Engineering , Electronics and Instrumentation , Electronics and Communication , Aerospace Engineering.

    What is the duration of the course B.Tech IT (Information Technology) ?

    B.Tech IT (Information Technology) is a 4 Years year course.
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    CSE is one of the most sought-after programs these days. India being global hub of software and back-office industries, this field has immense job opportunities. You must know the parameters on which to compare. Some are mentioned as follows: Curriculum: The course curricula of any tech degree must be very unique and dynamic. It must be developed with extensive consultations with industry. Tech trainings: The must students undergo many training like cutting edge technologies of SAP, Workday, waterfall other MOOCs, Advance Excel and many more. These skills come in handy for the students not only at the time of interviews and tests but also throughout their careers. Soft skills: There must be a dedicated effort by college/university in continuous improvement of personality, soft skills, professional ethics, interview skills, public speaking, presentation style development etc in students. These are must for placements as well as performance in the jobs. Exposure: The students must be exposed to large number of guest lectures and talks by industry experts, large number of events in university to enhance their organizing and networking kills, large number of social work initiatives to develop the right orientation and many more.

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    Quantum university situated in Roorkee uttarakhand is one of the most prestigious and reputed university in uttarakhand who provide best education with affordable fees.Quantum university also provide good scholarship through your 12th % or by Qcare scholarship exam conduct by university every year.The placements rate of this university is also above 90% and 200+companies visit the campus every year.The hostel facility of this university is very nice and affordable as compare to other university in uttarakhand.The Quantum university also provide passion programe in which student can participate in sports and hobbies courses also without any extra fees.

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    Hi Somi, You will have to appear in the WBJEE of that year and qualify for the required cutoff to get admission to the B.Tech programme at GNIT. 

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