Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Information Technology) - Course Overview

  • STREAM

    ENGINEERING

  • DURATION

    4 YEARS

  • COURSE

    Information Technology

  • COURSE TYPE

    Graduation

    Sakshi Gupta Sakshi Gupta
    Content Curator

    Introduction

    B.Tech. Information Technology or B.Tech (IT) is an undergraduate academic degree offered in India which focuses mainly on computers and technology. It is generally a 4 year course and the minimum eligibility required for this course is an intermediate or 10+2 from a recognized board or university.

    B.Tech. Information Technology is offered by many private and public colleges in India. You have to study minimum of 5 subjects during the course of the program. Tuition fee for B.Tech (IT) may range from 30, 000 to 50,000 in government colleges. The fee structure may vary among the government and private institutions.

    A fresher holding a B.Tech (IT) degree can expect a salary between Rs. 15000 to Rs. 30000 every month. An individual pursuing this course can get jobs in companies like Google, Infosys, Adobe, Microsoft, TCS, Siemens, BEL, Accenture and work in different profiles as an IT content Developer, software developer, system analyst etc.

    What is the Course about?

    B.Tech. Information Technology or B.Tech (IT) is the field of study, devise, development, execution, support and running of computer-based information systems. Information Technology or IT is an engineering division that covers both software and hardware sectors. It helps to generate, manage, store, communicate, and flow information.

    It is a different course from computer science degree as it mostly emphasizes on management and information science and less on mathematics. B.Tech (IT) focuses on business and communication.

    Who should opt for the course?

    If you love computers and programming, building and breaking things and implementing your own ideas, then B.Tech Information Technology is the best choice for you. Information Technology is one of the most booming and growing sector of Indian economy.

    Duration of B. Tech (IT)

    Bachelor of Technology in Information Technology is a 4 years long course divided into 8 semesters. Each year is divided into two semesters. The course can be extended up to a maximum of 7 years.

    It can be done in two ways:-

    • Regular Mode- The minimum duration to finish the course in regular mode is 4 years and maximum is 6-7 years.
    • Distance learning Mode- The minimum duration to finish the course in distance learning mode is 4 years and maximum is 6-8 years.

    Top Institutes offering B.Tech Information Technology course are:-

    Presently there are several Colleges and Universities offering B.Tech (IT) course. Some of these are mentioned below:-

    National Institute of TechnologySurathkal
    Birla Institute of Technology.Patna, Bihar
    Jadavpur University (Faculty of Engineering & Technology)Kolkata
    Indian Institute of Information Technology, AllahabadUttar Pradesh
    Motilal Nehru National Institute of TechnologyUttar Pradesh
    PSG College of TechnologyTamil Nadu
    Bengal Engineering and Science UniversityWest Bengal
    Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology (DA-IICT)Gujarat
    Manipal Institute of TechnologyKarnataka
    R.V.College of EngineeringKarnataka
    Veermata Jijabai Technological InstituteMaharashtra
    Nirma University - Institute of TechnologyGujarat
    Coimbatore Institute of Technology (CIT)Tamil Nadu
    Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT)Tamil Nadu
    Maharashtra Institute of TechnologyMaharashtra
    National Institute of EngineeringMysore
    BMS College of EngineeringKarnataka

    The course is also available in distance learning mode, where student doesn’t require going to college regularly and can still pursue the course.

    Some colleges that offer B.Tech IT course in distance learning mode are as follows:-

    ·   International Institute of Engineering and Management, Mumbai

    ·   Mahatma Gandhi University, New Delhi

    ·   Annamalai University, Kolkata 

    ·   Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi

    ACADEMIC OPTIONS AFTER B.TECH (IT)

    Students who wish to continue studies after completion of their B.Tech. degree in IT have multiple options to choose from. An obvious option is an M.Tech. degree in Information Technology. Some other options are listed below:

    • PG Diploma in Information Technology (2 years)
    • M.Sc. in Information Technology
    • Certificate course in embedded technology, VLSI, robotics, ethical hacking, etc.
    • MBA

    Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Information Technology) Fee Structure in India


    6 K (Minimum Fee)PUBLIC COLLEGES17.06 L (Maximum Fee)
    3.54 L (Average Fee)
    40 K (Minimum Fee)PRIVATE COLLEGES17.06 L (Maximum Fee)
    3.4 L (Average Fee)

    Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Information Technology) Fee Structure by State


    Tamil Nadu

    44 KPUBLIC COLLEGES10.1 L
    4.25 L
    1.17 LPRIVATE COLLEGES10.1 L
    2.38 L

    Uttar Pradesh

    2.29 LPUBLIC COLLEGES4.04 L
    2.94 L
    1.6 LPRIVATE COLLEGES11.16 L
    3.79 L

    Delhi NCR

    1.82 LPUBLIC COLLEGES9.91 L
    4.18 L
    1.6 LPRIVATE COLLEGES11.16 L
    4 L

    Telangana

    1.4 LPUBLIC COLLEGES2.06 L
    1.74 L
    46.8 KPRIVATE COLLEGES8.89 L
    3.07 L

    Rajasthan

    2.4 LPUBLIC COLLEGES2.75 L
    2.55 L
    1.31 LPRIVATE COLLEGES12.01 L
    3.59 L

    Haryana

    1.82 LPUBLIC COLLEGES9.91 L
    3.57 L
    1.6 LPRIVATE COLLEGES5.64 L
    2.92 L

    West Bengal

    30.83 KPUBLIC COLLEGES5.56 L
    1.74 L
    1.92 LPRIVATE COLLEGES5.36 L
    3.47 L

    Punjab

    2.06 LPUBLIC COLLEGES4.42 L
    3.47 L
    1.42 LPRIVATE COLLEGES5.49 L
    3.48 L

    Maharashtra

    3 LPUBLIC COLLEGES12.46 L
    5.83 L
    2.84 LPRIVATE COLLEGES12.48 L
    5.57 L

    Kerala

    32.9 KPUBLIC COLLEGES5.46 L
    1.84 L
    1.82 LPRIVATE COLLEGES3.96 L
    2.81 L

    Gujarat

    6 KPUBLIC COLLEGES6.08 L
    3.27 L
    2.08 LPRIVATE COLLEGES6.42 L
    3.67 L

    Madhya Pradesh

    1.72 LPUBLIC COLLEGES6.39 L
    3.88 L
    80 KPRIVATE COLLEGES5.8 L
    2.88 L

    Orissa

    1.71 LPUBLIC COLLEGES14.91 L
    7.52 L
    1.88 LPRIVATE COLLEGES8.31 L
    3.32 L

    Uttarakhand

    2.37 LPUBLIC COLLEGES4.08 L
    3.23 L
    1.42 LPRIVATE COLLEGES11.6 L
    6.16 L

    Karnataka

    1.85 LPUBLIC COLLEGES17.06 L
    7.32 L
    8 LPRIVATE COLLEGES17.06 L
    9.6 L

    Puducherry

    55.84 KPUBLIC COLLEGES1.02 L
    78.68 K
    1.16 LPRIVATE COLLEGES1.6 L
    1.48 L

    Chhattisgarh

    47.68 KPUBLIC COLLEGES5.52 L
    2.05 L
    2.92 LPRIVATE COLLEGES4.08 L
    3.28 L

    Himachal Pradesh

    1.97 LPUBLIC COLLEGES9.13 L
    4.61 L
    2.4 LPRIVATE COLLEGES7.91 L
    4.45 L

    Jharkhand

    9.1 KPUBLIC COLLEGES2.67 L
    1.38 L
    2.17 LPRIVATE COLLEGES10.55 L
    4.38 L

    Bihar

    4 LPUBLIC COLLEGES5.7 L
    4.85 L
    2.96 LPRIVATE COLLEGES10.55 L
    6.76 L

    Eligibility Of the Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Information Technology)

    Any person who has cleared XII with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (PCM) from a recognized board or institution like CBSE or state board is eligible to go for this course.

    How to Get Admission in Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Information Technology)

    You can get into this course by three ways:-

    Entrance Exams: - Majority of the colleges have set entrance exam as a criteria to get into this course. This entrance exam can be conducted by a recognized board or State sponsored universities.

    There are various Entrance Exams for Engineering in India to get into this course. But some entrance tests that are held at national level can help you get admission into prestigious colleges.

    Joint Entrance Examination

    JEE or Joint Entrance Examination is carried out in the month of April for admission to government aided engineering colleges. It is divided into two steps:-

    • JEE Mains
    • JEE Advanced

    Lakhs of student all over India give this examination so that they can get admission in various reputed engineering colleges like IITs. A weightage of minimum 40% in XII examination is necessary to give this examination.

    • IIT JEE: Admission criteria to B.Tech (IT) include marks scored in 10+2 level examination and in the Joint Entrance Examination, JEE (Main). 
    • JEE Advance: JEE (Main) is also an eligibility test for the JEE (Advanced), which the candidate has to take if he or she wants to enroll in B.Tech (IT) offered by the IITs.

    Direct Admissions: - There are many private universities and colleges like Rajasthan Technical University, Kota that offer direct admission to this course.

    Lateral entry: - There are some colleges like Jaypee Institute of Information Technology that offer lateral entry to this course. The individuals who have done three year diploma in engineering or an equivalent degree can get a direct admission in the second year of the B.Tech (IT) course. 

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