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The Scope of Information Technology

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Engineering has many prospective streams to offer for students such as Biotechnology, Mechanical, Information Technology, Civil, etc. and every stream has excellent scope and possibilities for the students. However, there is something about the field of Information Technology (IT) that has made this field gain popularity like no other. Information Technology undoubtedly has a lot of scope and is growing phenomenally specially in the recent times and is all set to grow with the innovation and advancements happening all around in this field of work. The future in this field looks highly promising and the number of students applying for this program depicts the degree of excitement among them regarding this work field.

Information Technology to a person not well-versed with this field is a study that has got something to do with the computer systems and probably information transfer. But IT is truly about a lot more than just that. It is also related to activities such as storing and accessing, processing, and of course transfer of information, infrastructure development, and security of networks and electronic information or what is called ‘data’.

When we talk about taking up a course in IT, this field is not just limited to one common field but has many branches to itself too. Some of these are ‘Networking and Security’, ‘Software Development’, ‘Business Information Systems’, ‘Mobile App Development’, etc., apart from the general Information Technology courses of course. These branches offer students to get specialised knowledge about one core field and allow them to pursue a great career in their chosen field of work. Information Technology courses have been becoming a lot more popular in most recent years and so has been the demand for skilled IT professionals as well. So, it is not just that the course enrolments have increased alone but the job prospects have too, for the qualified individuals.

The Information Technology field also offers work in a myriad of industries as it is spreading its presence and becoming an inevitable part of uncountable industries such as ‘Digital Marketing’, ‘Banking’, ‘Online Shopping’ or ‘e-commerce’, ‘Healthcare’, ‘Education’ and what-not! As the world is also moving towards digitalisation of data and processes swifter than ever, the need for IT professionals is also set to rise in the coming decades. This leads to a greater need for IT professionals in future.

Considering the career options, IT engineers/professionals are serving various positions across different industries in their work area itself such as computer programmer, information security analyst, network administrator, data architect, solutions architect among a plethora of other options depending upon the specialised area that the candidate is qualified for and intends to work in. So, while there are many fields with a lot of scope including the other engineering fields, Information Technology is one that catches attention of and intrigues many. Needless to mention though, the salaries and job prospects in this purely technical field would, however, depend on the candidate’s qualifications and skills. But for the well-qualified or highly skilled individuals there is without a doubt, endless opportunities in the IT field.


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