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Career After B.Sc. – I.T.

After having done a B.Sc.-IT that is a Bachelor of Science in the field of Information Technology you have many options to build your career.


After completing B.Sc.IT, you can seek jobs through your college by campus recruitment or by seeking a job by yourself. As a graduate in the field of IT which happens to be of a great spectrum, you can get a job in various IT organizations as a System Analyst, Database Administrator, Web Programmer, Application Programmer, Web Designer, etc., or even in a BPO i.e., call center. The salaries depend on the marks during graduation as well as the aptitude of the student but, the salary will be between 1,00,000 to 3,80,000 which happens to be pretty good as a starting salary for a non-experienced IT graduate.

Higher Studies

Here 3 different routes are available Post Graduation, Management, and Studies abroad.

Post Graduation (M.Sc.-IT/ MCA)

In Post-graduation, a BSc.IT graduate can do an MSc in the same field or an MCA. Now, Job-wise MSc is preferred by people who want to go into the research or the teaching field. MCA is for people who want to become programmers and all those high-paying jobs. The MCA is a 3-year course while the MSc is a 2-year course.

MCA (Master of Computer Application)

MCA is the most preferred course after doing a B.Sc.(IT)

Stream in MCA

Programming and Development, Database, Testing, Networking.


MSc(IT) also provides plenty of job opportunities, and is considered to be at par with engineering. Is a sound and good option, you can apply for a lectureship too.

Short term courses: Database:

  • MCDBA Certification (Microsoft Certified Database Administrator)
  • ODAC Certification (Oracle Database Administration Courses)
  • Certification course in Berkeley DB
  • Certificate course in DB2
  • Certificate course in Postgre SQL
  • Certificate course in Firebird


  1. CCNA (Cisco Certified course in Networking)
  2. MCSE (Microsoft Certified Course in Software Engineering)
  3. Certificate course in Networking from Jetking.

Programming: Certified course in any language namely,

  1. Java
  2. Net
  3. PHP
  4. C++
  5. HTML
  6. Haskell
  7. Linux etc..

Master of Business Administration – MBA

Now, One can do a MBA even after Post graduate degree but doing it right after your Bachelor’s will give you a great edge and catapult you to a high paying job of a manager much Faster. To do MBA in India the students have to appear for the exams like CAT, MH-CET, CMAT, XAT, SNAP, NMAT, etc.

Studies abroad for MS or MBA

If studying abroad is an option for you then preferable options are either UK or USA as they are the best in the IT field and offer the highest salaries too! US needs 16 years education while UK allows 15 years. Now a BSc.IT graduate will have completed 15 years of education so his only option is UK where the MS that is Master of Science in IT which is equivalent to Post graduate degree in engineering is only of a year. But, If you are keen on doing your MS IT in USA then you will have to do a small 1 year diploma in any field so as to complete the 16 years of education and then apply for the colleges. So, take GRE (MS) or GMAT (MBA) Exam and then TOEFL/ IELTS/etc. Exam, score good marks and go abroad.

Other Certification Courses after B. Sc IT

A variety of certification courses are available for aspirants who have finished their bachelor’s degree in IT. A few of them comprise of:

  1. Hardware Network & Security Courses
  2. Software Programming & Development Courses
  3. Web Designing & Development Courses

Appearing for Public Sector Exams like U.P.S.C., M.P.S.C., SBI-PO, etc.

The student who wants to become an IAS, IPS, etc. Those who wants to work in Government Organizations or banks can appear for various Public Sector Exams conducted by respective departments of Central or State Governments.

  1. Master of Science (MSc)
  2. Master of Business Administration (MBA): MBA in Data Science, MBA in IT, MBA in Hospital Management, etc.
  3. Master of Computer Applications (MCA)
  4. Appear for Government Exams like UPSC, IAF, IFS exam, RBI exams, etc.
  5. Technical Short-term Courses like PGDM
  6. Masters in Management (MIM)
  7. Masters in Data Science
  8. Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning
Immediately after completing a BSc in IT, you are eligible to apply for various government jobs. There are very few job opportunities in the BSc (IT) Public Sector or computer engineering students but you can apply in a limited number of fields. You can apply for the following jobs:
  1. Bank PO
  2. IAS
  3. IPS
  4. SSC (Graduate Level)
  5. BHEL
  6. Indian Army
  7. Navy
  8. Delhi Metro (NDLS)

Which students with a qualified B.Sc Information Technology degree can get good job opportunities in a variety of careers in many fields, including public, private, and non profit.

Those who intend to start their professional care immediately after completing their B.Sc studies can easily find employment in various fields, especially in the technical field. Some of the roles offered by IT professionals with relevant knowledge and understanding of the topic include his career choice after B.Sc. IT?

  1. IT Consultant
  2. IT Support Analyst
  3. Network Engineer
  4. Web Designer
  5. Software Developer
  6. Technical Sales Representative
  7. Systems Analyst
  8. Quality Assurance Analyst
  9. Applications Analyst
  10. Software Specialist
  11. Hardware Specialist
  12. System Administrator
  13. Information Architect
  14. Computer Support Specialist
  15. Strategic Information Planner
  16. Information Security Coordinator
  1. Digital Film Making Courses
  2. Diploma Program in Multimedia & Web Technology
  3. Hardware Network & Security Courses
  4. Animation Courses and Designing Courses
  5. Software Programming & Development Courses
  6. Video Editing & Visual / Special Effects courses
  7. Web Designing & Development Courses

YES, you can do MSc Data Science after BSc IT / CS. M.Sc Data Science is a trending subject in today’s world due to its growing demand in the industry. Data Science is a multidisciplinary study and involves the use of scientific techniques and algorithms to extract information from data.

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