(Last Updated on : 01/06/2013)
Bachelor of Science (IT) or B.Sc.IT is one of the most sought after courses for students in India. The booming IT job sector in India is a sure indicator that Indian software professionals are highly valued. Keeping in view the fast expanding market for software professionals, a three-year B. Sc. course in Information Technology has been introduced. The program is modeled to offer students a detailed understanding of the methods, theory and systems currently in use in the computing industry.
In order to be eligible for pursuing B.Sc.IT degree course a candidate needs to successfully complete the H.Sc examination with a certain percentage of marks in aggregate and with Mathematics as a subject. Those who possess post HSC-Diploma in Computer Engineering/ Computer Science / Computer Technology / Information Technology and allied branches will be eligible for direct admission to the Second year of B.Sc. (IT). For admission in to this course candidates need to sit for an entrance test.
The three year course is divided into six semesters. The courses offered in each semester are:
Introduction to Information theory and applications
Introduction to Digital electronics
Introduction to Programming
Digital Computer Fundamentals
Design and analysis of algorithms
Electronics and Tele Communication Systems
Professional Skill Development course
Object oriented Programming
Logic, Discrete Mathematical Structures
Data base concepts and Systems
C++ and JAVA
Visual Basic 6
Elective I (Select one of following)
2. Embedded Systems and Programming
3. Web Design and Internet based applications
4. Advanced Java
Elective II (Select one of following)
1. ERP Systems
3. Management Information systems
C# (pronounced as C Sharp)
Elective III (Select one of following)
1. Strategic IT Management
2. Total supply chain Management
3. Project management
4. IT Laws and Patents
Further studies can be undertaken after the successful completion of B.SC. IT course like M.SC. IT or MBA(Master in Business Administration). One can also opt for a career in Information Technology, Management or Research and Development.
The availability of a large number of IT industries in India provides a golden opportunity for the students passing out with B.Sc. IT degree to start their professional career easily. Since the course is designed as per the industry requirement, a B.Sc. IT professional fits into his/her profile in an organization easily.
Some of the institutions offering Bachelor of Science (IT) degree are St. Xaviers College
, Mumbai, Ruparel College
, Mumbai, Thakur College, Mumbai, Vivekanand Education Society's College of Arts, Science & Commerce, Mumbai, Sadakathullah Appa College, Tamil Nadu, etc.