The World has entered the new millennial, which is going to be an Information Technology Age. Information Technology (IT) is an engineering division, which focus on the study of utilizing computers and telecommunications in the way to control, gather, store and circulate information. Today Computers have not only assumed strategic importance in the corporate world, they are being efficiently used in other fields ranging from space exploration to food processing and banking to communication etc.
IT Engineers can work as a Software/ Hardware Engineer, which are the two main sectors in the IT sector. They can work as programmers, web developers and E-business specialists with industries that build or use IT-based systems, such as telecommunication, automotive, aerospace, petroleum, chemical and power plants etc. On the software front various software giants like NIIT, HCL, IBM, Motorola, Oracle, Samsung, HP, Digital, Unison, AT&T, ICL, Fugitsu etc. have opened software development centers in the country.
Career in IT field is considered one of the most high-paying jobs and is full of opportunities; The pool of talented computer engineers working in IT companies all over the world shows that IT can take a person to higher level. Numerous IT companies from India employ huge number of computer professionals in their Indian and overseas offices.