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Like all other undergraduate programmes related to Information Technology, BSc (Bachelor of Science) in IT is basically about storing, processing, securing, and managing information. This degree is primarily focused on subjects such as software, databases, and networking. The BSc degree in IT is awarded for completing a programme of study in the field of software development, software testing, software engineering, web design, databases, programming, computer networking and computer systems. Graduates with an information technology background are able to perform technology tasks relating to the processing, storing, and communication of information between computers, mobile phones, and other electronic devices.

Candidates who are interested in pursuing BSc IT can check all the relevant details below.

BSc IT: Course Highlights

Students can check the key details related to the BSc IT course in the table below:

Specification

Details

Course Level

Graduate

Duration

3-year

Examination Type

Semester System

Eligibility

10+2 with science subjects

Course Fee

Rs 90,000 to 4.3 lakh

Average Starting Salary

INR 2 to 4 lakh per annum

Top Recruiting Industries

Education, Space Research Organisation, Health Care, Pharmacy, Biotechnology, Chemical, Environment Management & Conservation

Job Positions

Programmers, Software Developer, Quality Analyst, IT Specialists, Technology Engineer, Technical Consultant, and Graphic Designer

BSc IT: Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must have passed their 10+2 level of education from a recognised educational Board.
  • They must have Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics as the main subjects, and scored a minimum of 50% marks.

Skills required

The very first step for candidates aspiring a career after completing BSc IT is to learn every detail of the key concepts of Information Technology. Major skills required for a successful career as an IT professional include the following:

Analytical skills

Problem-solving skills

Creativity

Critical-thinking skills

Resilience

 

Popular Entrance Exams for BSc IT Course

Admission to the BSc IT programmes is offered through national level entrance exams. However, some private universities also conduct in-house entrance tests. Take a look at some of the popular exams conducted for admission to the BSc IT course.

Popular Entrance Exams for BSc IT Course

IIT JAM

IISER Entrance Exam

GSAT

NEST

CG PAT

UPCATET

ICAR AIEEA

Pantnagar University Entrance Exam

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BSc IT: Top Institutes

Listed below are some of the top institutes in India that offer BSc IT ?course.

Name of Institute

City

 Average Fees in Rs

St Xaviers College

Mumbai

37,400

ASM's College of Science

Pune

1.43 Lakh

Lovely Professional University

Jalandhar

1.29 Lakh

Indian Academy Degree College

Bangalore

1.40 Lakh

Amity University Mumbai

Mumbai

4.05 Lakh

Dev Bhoomi Institute of Management Studies

Dehradun

1.16 Lakh

Rai University

Ahmedabad

1.20 Lakh

GNA University

Phagwara

1.19 Lakh

Kodaikanal Christian College

Kodaikanal

1.04 Lakh

CT Institute of Higher Studies

Jalandhar

1.04 Lakh

Elphinstone College

Mumbai

23,200

Arihant Group of Institutes

Pune

1.20 Lakh

RIMT University

Punjab

1.41 Lakh

Garden City University

Bangalore

3.36 Lakh

Mahatma Jyoti Rao Phoole University

Jaipur

90,000

Jai Hind College

Mumbai

5,020

Amity University, Raipur

Raipur

94,575

Chandigarh University

Chandigarh

2,70 Lakh

Shri Ramswaroop Memorial University

Lucknow

1.85 Lakh

Suryadatta College of Management

Pune

1.60 Lakh

BSc IT: Syllabus and Course Description

Interested candidates can check the semester-wise syllabus of BSc It course below:

Semester I

Semester II

Technical Communication Skill

Data Structure Using C Language

Problem Solving Methodologies & Programming in C

Web Programming

Computer Fundamentals and Emerging Technology

Computer Organization and Architecture

Networking and Internet Environment

Mathematical & Statistical Foundation of Computer Science

Semester III

Semester IV

SAD, Software Quality Assurance & Testing

Programming with Java

C++ and Object-oriented Programming

Programming with C#

RDBMS Using Oracle

Network Technology & Administration

Content Management System Using Joomla

Operating Systems Concepts with Unix/Linux

Semester V

Semester VI

Programming with C#.NET

Programming with ASP.NET

Advanced Java Programming

MS SQL Server Database Administration

Software Testing and Project Management

Network Management and Information Security

Project Development

Project Development

BSc IT: Career Prospects

Successful pass outs of BSc IT course may go for pursuing MSc and PhD in the subject. For those interested in pursuing the subject professionally, IT and Telecom industries are the major recruiters in the field. Some of the job profiles after the BSC IT course are listed below with the corresponding salaries offered for the respective positions.

Job Position

Job Description

Average Annual Pay Scale in INR

IT Support Analyst

IT Support Analysts are responsible for providing technical set-up, advice, and support to IT users via email, phone, social media, and in person.

3.0 lakh

Network Engineer

Network Engineers are responsible for devising security, data storage, and disaster recovery strategies. A telecoms or computer science-related degree is needed for the role.

6.7 lakh

IT Consultant

IT Consultants are responsible for providing technical assistance in developing and implementing IT systems for internal as well as external clients.

11.5 lakh

Web Designer

Web Designers create the design and layout of websites or web pages, working with colleagues or clients to meet their requirements.

2.33 lakh

Software Developer

Software Developers implement software solutions by building programs, applications, and websites.

3.9 lakh

Quality Assurance Analysts

Quality Assurance Analysts are responsible for testing programmes and software.

3.5 lakh

Systems Analyst

Systems Analysts examine existing IT systems and write the requirement for new ones. They analyze hardware, software, and wider IT systems for the client or employer and also figure out the new requirements.

6,02,094

BSc IT: Top Recruiters

Infosys

TCS

Cognizant

Sapient

Vodafone

VSNL

Accenture

ASUS

Cisco Systems

Siemens

Unisys

Qualcomm

FAQs related to Information Technology

Q. What is the meaning of BSc IT?

A. The full form of BSc IT is a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology. BSc IT is a bachelor’s degree awarded for an undergraduate course in the Information Technology field. Students seeking career opportunities in IT and software can opt for a BSc IT diploma or course. There are multiple variations available for this course in different fields and subjects, students can choose the categories according to their preferences. BSc is a gateway to work in the Information Technology industry.

Q. Which is better BSc or BTech?

A. People always get confused between BTech as only engineering and is BSc pure science course. But it is not like that. Students can opt for a BSc degree in IT. Yes, there are some differences such as the BTech has 8 semesters while BSc IT will have only 6. Some students think BTech is tough and they won’t be able to perform better in the course while others feel BSc is way too easy. 

Q. Is BSc IT a professional degree?

A. A Bachelor of IT is an undergraduate academic degree awarded after completing the course.  

Q. What is the starting salary of a BSc IT graduate?

A. BSc IT graduates can get an initial annual salary package between Rs 2.5 lakh to Rs 4 lakh per annum. Candidate with and BSc IT degree can get profiles such as programmer, system engineer, software engineer, network administrator, hardware engineer, tester, and system analyst.

Q. What should I do after BSc IT?

A. After getting a professional undergraduate degree in BSc IT, candidates either can look for opportunities in any IT company. They can also choose to complete their masters in the IT field for better salary packages and higher positions.

Popular B.Sc. IT (Information Technology) Colleges in India

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5.6 LPA
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2 Courses
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4 LPA
1 Course
5.0
4.0
1 Course
55.2 K
4.5 LPA
1 Course
9 K
5.6 LPA

Popular Private B.Sc. IT (Information Technology) Colleges in India

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4.56 L
4.1 LPA
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Popular B.Sc. IT (Information Technology) Specializations in India

Following are the most popular B.Sc. IT (Information Technology) Specializations . You can explore the top Colleges offering these Specializations by clicking the links below.

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