M.Sc Information Technology (IT) - Course Overview

Duration: 2.0 yrs | Mode: Regular| Avg. Fees: 40,000 / Year


About M.Sc Information Technology (IT)

M.Sc. Information Technology (IT) focuses on making a student technically competent in the theory of Information Technology, its application and research related aspects. The programme aims to make students eligible for IT Industry as well as research programmes.

M.Sc. IT programmes are designed to impart theoretical as well as application knowledge to the students and prepare them for research in the field. Although most of the concepts and subjects are similar to most computer courses, however, some subjects are different. Students are also expected to submit thesis and project at the end of the programme.

M.Sc - Information Technology (IT) Syllabus

Popular Subjects:

Fundamentals of Computers

Innovative and Technology Management

Strategic Management

Database Management System, Structure and Algorithm

Computer Graphics & Multimedia

Digital Logic

Application Software Development

Software Engineering

Introduction to Programming

Networking System

Information Technology Planning and Reengineering

Electronic Transformation in Business

Organizational Dynamics

Web Intelligence and Its Applications


Popular Specializations of M.Sc - Information Technology (IT)

Career Options and Job Prospects

Be it research, teaching or IT sector, all the options are open on the completion of M.Sc. IT programme. Candidates can pursue UGC NET and start teaching Information Technology and coding to college students. Another lucrative option is to foray into the private sector and apply for programming and developing profiles. Here are some profiles that are open after this course:

  • IT Consultant
  • Network Administrator
  • Web Developer
  • Systems Support Administrator
  • Security Agencies
  • Security Expert
  • Tracker
  • Software Engineer
  • Computer Programmer
  • Interface Engineer

Salaries after pursuing M.Sc. in Information Technology can vary from Rs. 3 to Rs. 5.75 lakh per annum. Some of the private sector jobs pay better salaries in development profiles. Experienced IT experts and consultants get salaries up to Rs. 8 lakh per annum or more depending on their skills.