PHD in Information Technology is a three to five year course. Eligibility for the course is a postgraduate course in Information Technology, candidates should have Bachelor’s degree in Commerce/Bachelor in Technology from recognized University.
The tuition fees by average for PHD in Information Technology comes between INR 40,000 to 4 Lakh for the span of three to five years.
Admissions for such course are on the basis of counselling after clearing entrance tests depending on the colleges. Some of them are
Top institutes which are offering this course are as follows:
Major Job profile and designations for these graduates are Lecturer/Professor, Project Manager, IT Manager, System Analyst, Business Analyst, Technical Leaders, Software Consultant, Database Designer, Database Administrator etc.
Graduates with this degree have opportunity for the industries like Deloitte, KPMG, PwC, EY, Banks and Software companies like Microsoft, Apple and Samsung etc.
The average salary for PHD in Information Technology graduates is around INR 4 Lakh to INR 20 Lakh but this can be higher on the basis of experience and other factors.
Listed below are some of the major highlights of the course.
|Duration||3 to 5 years|
|Examination Type||Paper System|
|Eligibility||Post-graduation in Commerce|
|Admission Process||Based on counselling after clearing Entrance Tests like UGC/ CSIR (JRF) examinations / NET / SET / SLET/ GATE/ Teacher Fellowship for different colleges.|
|Course Fee||40,000 INR to 4 Lakh INR for three years|
|Average Starting Salary||INR 4 to 20 lacs per annum|
|Top Recruiting Companies||Deloitte, KPMG, PwC, EY, Banks and Software companies like Microsoft, Apple and Samsung etc.|
|Job Positions||Lecturer/Professor Project Manager IT Manager System Analyst Business Analyst Technical Leaders Software Consultant Database Designer Database Administrator|
Learners can study a variety of technology systems, including securities exchanges, supply chains, manufacturing networks, information processing systems and product development systems.
Applicants must have programming experience and knowledge of various languages, hardware systems and architectures.
Information technology involves computer hardware and software systems along with telecommunications and networking systems.
Some students complete course requirements during their master's degree programs. However, possible courses may include:
Major subjects are:
Program Educational Objectives
|NAME OF INSTITUTE||CITY||AVERAGE COURSE FEES|
|GITAM University||Visakhapatnam||INR 1.96 Lakh|
|Christ University||Bangalore||INR 2 Lakh|
|AISECT University||Bhopal||INR 3.15 Lakh|
|Indian Institute of Technology||Delhi||INR 60,500|
|National Institute of Technology||Raipur||INR 70,000|
|P.S.G. College of Technology||Coimbatore||INR 127,620|
|Periyar Maniammai University||Thanjavur||INR 127150|
|IMS Unison University||Dehradun||INR 40,800|
|Amrita School of Business||Kollam||INR 305,000|
|School Of Computer Science & Information Technology-Mahatma Jyoti Rao Phoole University||Jaipur||INR 247,000|
|School of Management-Sir Padampat Singhania University||Udaipur||INR 240,000|
|Amrita School of Business||Coimbatore||INR 400,000|
|Amity University||Jaipur||INR 200,000|
|JECRC University - School of Engineering||Jaipur||INR 210,000|
The relevant PhD rules for B.Tech./ BE students would be applicable as per the University Norm.
Candidates will be selected through an Entrance Test followed by an interview. The Entrance Test will next be conducted in First or Second week of July. The interview of the short-listed candidates will be taken immediately after the entrance test.
|PAPER - 1||PAPER - 2|
|Major Subject||Major Subject|
|Theories in IS research||E-commerce Strategy|
|Socio Technical perspective of IS||Managing IT Projects|
|Managing Virtual teams and Global IT||Information system analysis and design|
|Knowledge Management||Data Mining and Business Intelligence|
|Minor Subject||Minor Subject|
Graduates might find work with governmental agencies, private companies or consulting firms. The careers listed below are popular options:
Graduates may be qualified for work as university professors, computer system designers and more.
Possible job titles include:
Graduates of this course will have career opportunities in areas such as:
A junior software engineer (as a fresher) can expect to earn between Rs. 1.2 lakh and Rs. 3.6 lakh annually, an associate software engineer about Rs. 2 lakh to Rs. 7.5 lakh, a senior software engineer Rs. 4 lakh to Rs. 12 lakh, and a lead software engineer Rs. 5.5 lakh to Rs. 16 lakh. A project manager in software development can hope to earn between Rs. 7 lakh and Rs. 20 lakh.
|Job Position||Job Description||Average Annual Pay Scale in INR|
|Lecturer/Professor||The NET is conducted to determine the eligibility for Junior Research Fellowship Award or Assistant Professor. A lecturer’s job provides a stable salary and gives you a chance to constantly increase your knowledge.||295,493|
|Project Manager||Project managers may work closely with upper management to make sure that the scope and direction of each project is on schedule, as well as other departments for support.||2,000,000 to 3,000,000|
|IT Manager||The work of a marine engineer is usually on-board looking after marine engineering department on the vessels and also has the responsibility of maintaining all on-board equipment and operation on board||1,000,000 to 1,500,000|
|System Analyst||Computer systems analysts typically do the following: Consult with managers to determine the role of the IT system in an organization. Design and develop new systems by choosing and configuring hardware and software.||600,000 to 800,000|
|Business Analyst||Business analysis training teaches requirements management – one of the core skills of business analysts.||1,000,000 to 2,000,000|
|Technical Leaders||This individual will spend part of their time managing and organizing the team and part of their time working as a technical expert.||800,000 to 1,200,000|
|Software Consultant||The "Software Consultant" is hired as a contractor for a specified period of time and for a very specific task/role/project||1,500,000|
|Database Designer||Database designers, who are similar to software developers, specialize in managing, creating, and analyzing data collected in databases. Professionals may choose to specialize in particular industries, such as healthcare or mobile devices.||800,000|
|Database Administrator||They will be involved in the planning and development of the database, as well as troubleshooting any issues on behalf of the users.||700,000|