B.Tech. in Cloud Technology is a 4- year undergraduate course, split into eight semesters, with each semester lasting a period of six months. The course is designed to educate candidates of internet- based computing where services like servers, storage and applications are delivered to organizations’ computers and devices via the internet.
The average annual course fee charged in India ranges between INR 3 and 6 Lacs, depending upon the institute offering the course. The basic criterion needed to be met for applying to the course is Higher and Senior Secondary (class X and XII) qualifications with a minimum aggregate score of 60%.
In India, successful graduates of the course are offered an initial average salary within the range of INR 2 and 6 Lacs, depending upon the candidate’s expertise in the field. Students can get placed in private as well as government sectors, upon sucessfully completing the course.
Tabulated below are some of the prime highlights of the course.
|Eligibility||10+2 from a recognized Board|
|Admission Process||Counseling after taking entrance exam|
|Examination Type||Semester System|
|Course Fee||INR 3 to 6 Lacs|
|Average Course Fee||INR 2 to 7 Lacs|
|Entrance Test||JEE MAINS, JEE ADVANCE, SRM JEE, VIT JEE, BIT SAT etc.|
Bachelor of Technology in Cloud Technology is about making services available at one click, which has been designed to train candidates about the techniques and methods for internet- based computing (i.e. Virtualization), where applications and services are accessed via the web.
Cloud Computing is used to deliver personalized information, to provide data storage, to power large immersive online computer games, etc. where cloud infrastructure is maintained by the cloud provider, not the individual cloud customer.
Students are educated about common cloud service models, basic technologies involved, the history of the cloud and its roots in service- oriented architecture.
Tabulated below are some of the top colleges offering the course with the corresponding locations and fee charged by each.
|COLLEGE NAME||CITY||AVERAGE ANNUAL FEES IN INR|
|Indian Institute of Technology (ITT)||Bombay||48,876|
|Indian Institute of Technology (ITT)||Hyderabad||2,00,000|
|Indian Institute of Technology (ITT)||Kanpur||90,000|
|Delhi Technical University (DTU)||Delhi||1,45,000|
|Indian Institute of Technology (ITT)||Delhi||2,00,000|
|Indian Institute of Technology (ITT)||Madras||20,750|
|Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS PILANI)||Pilani||25,500|
|Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology (NSIT)||Delhi||1,45,000|
|National Institute of Technology (NIT)||Trichy||78,000|
|National Institute of Technology (NIT)||Warangal||78,475|
|Indian Institute of Science (IISc)||Bangalore||14,000|
|Manipal Institute of Technology||Manipal||3,00,000|
|Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT)||Hyderabad||1,85,000|
|R.V College of Engineering (RVCE)||Bangalore||70,000|
|Veermata Jijabai Technological University||Mumbai||66,000|
|PSG College of Technology||Coimbatore||57,000|
Candidates aspiring for admission to the course need to meet the following minimum eligibility criteria:
A minimum aggregate score of 55% at the higher and senior secondary levels (classes X and XII), and a minimum aggregate score of 60% with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics as main subjects, completed from a recognized educational Board.
Candidates having a Diploma in Cloud Technology, completed after class X, can get direct admission to the 2nd year of the course. Admission criteria, however, may vary across institutes.
Eligible candidates are required to qualify a relevant entrance examination which is either conducted at any of university, State, and national levels, followed by a round of group discussion. Subsequently, a round of personal interview for qualifying students is also arranged, wherein the student’s aptitude for the course is assessed.
Some of the major entrance examinations conducted in the country for admission to B. Tech in Cloud Technology are mentioned here.
A semester-wise breakup of the course’s syllabus is given below.
|Logic Building and Problem solving|
|Manufacturing Science Lab|
|Advanced Computer Programming (‘C’)|
|Computer Science Essentials|
|Principles of Object Oriented Programming using Java|
|Data Structure using C|
|Introduction to Open Source Software & Open Standards|
|Computer Organization & Architecture|
|Principles of Operating System|
|Applied Statistical Analysis|
|Principles of Data-based Management Systems|
|Introduction to Computer Networks|
|Web Programming through PHP|
|Data Warehouse & Multidimensional Modeling|
|Data Mining & Predictive Modeling|
|Theory of Automata|
|Introduction to Design Analysis of Algorithms|
|Professional Skills Enhancement|
|Social Web and Mobile Analytics|
|Big Data Analytics|
|Advance Computer Architecture|
|Introduction to Internet of Things|
Cloud Technology is relevant today as an increasing number of companies are adopting it to get rid of the complexity of managing data centers and experiencing easy computing via cloud.
The course also opens doors to various professional avenues for successful graduates, some of which are mentioned below along with the corresponding salaries offered for the respective positions.
|JOB PROFILE||JOB DESCRIPTION||AVERAGE ANNUAL SALARY IN INR|
|Cloud Product Manager||To drive requirements identification and feature delivery associated with the management of data.||4 to 8 Lacs|
|Cloud Support Engineer||To manage enterprise software solutions and communicate effectively across varied levels of technical understanding.||2 to 5 Lacs|
|Cloud Security Specialists||To advise, develop and adhere to enterprise-wide and federal standards, policies, and procedures for the planning, analysis, design, construction, and implementation of existing or proposed information systems.||3 to 5.5 Lacs|
|Cloud System Administrator||To produce quality deliverables associated with systems administration and to build, maintain and troubleshoot secure computer environments using automation tools to quickly provision customer environments to global standards.||3 to 6 Lacs|
|Senior Cloud Architect||Responsible for overseeing a company's cloud computing strategy, which includes cloud adoption plans, cloud application design, and cloud management and monitoring.||2.5 to 4 Lacs|