Information Technology and Management offers Promising Career Options beyond Medical and Engineering

Dushyant Vanaik updated on : 04 Jul 2017

Other than medical and engineering, candidates can consider a whooping number of career options that Information Technology offers.

Career Beyond Engineering and Medical

In the era of competition and a race for careers in Medical and Engineering only, the students who cannot qualify or afford these courses are quite unaware about the prospects in the other fields which are, if not more, than equally lucrative and satisfying in choosing careers. These students should not get disheartened. The professional courses in Information Technology, Management and Computer Science offer a very bright future at quite a low expense. Now the time has come when all the sciences, professions, industries, are fully dependent on Information Technology. The Government of India under its Digital India program has shown a great hope to these Infotechs.

Courses offered and Career Prospects

B.Sc Animation: Potential Industries for B.Sc in Animation include TV, Press, News Media, Architecture, Interior/Exterior Designing, Production Houses, Video Gaming, Web Designing, Graphic Designing, Software Developer, Game Developer etc.

After B.Sc Animations, careers that students can pursue include the following:

  • Emerging careers in film production
  • Web Production
  • Broadcasting Channels
  • Multimedia
  • Visual Production
  • VFX, SFX
  • Digital filming
  • Ad world
  • Print and Electronic Media
  • Books and Cartoons

B.Sc IT: Job prospects: Once the students complete their B.Sc IT, they can pursue a wide range of IT-based careers in a public and private sector. Careers include, but surely not confined to, Programming, Networking, System Engineering, Software development, Web application development, Server and Client-Side Programming.

Future Prospects/Careers in B.SC IT include Networking and Server Technology, Ventures, Digital and Advance Technology, Web Administration and Process, Digital Management, Technical Support, MIS Specialists, Multimedia Applications; OS based specialists, Mobile and KPO technology

BCA: A customised course for students, offers a great opportunity to aspirants make a successful and rewarding career in the field of Computer Applications and Information Technology. Besides this, the public and private sector has potential and offer options to start your careers.

Future Prospects in BCA includes Programming, System Admin Assignments, Software Developing, Troubleshooting and Software Support, Networking Technology and Management.

BBA: BBA, A fostered business administration program enables students to pursue careers in various branches of management that include Human Resource Management, Financial Management, Sales and Marketing, Economics and Organization Behavior, Information Technology and Retails, Banking etc.

Future prospects and/or careers in the field include General Management, International Business, Entrepreneurship, MNCs and Ventures, Industries and Organizations, Society, Security and Labours, Banking, Finance and Credit Management, Human Resource Management and Retail Chain supply, Insurance etc


Located in the heart of the city and established in the year 2002, the Institute of Technology and Management, Dehra Dun, popularly known and acronymized as  ITM is one of the first Institute offering professional courses at UG and PG levels. Currently offering UG courses like BCA, B.Sc IT, BBA, B.Com (Computerized Accounting) and B.Sc (Animation) for students after their 10+2, the admissions are offered directly without entrance tests. For PG Course like M.Sc (IT), B.Lib I.Sc and M.Lib. I Sc, the Institute also provides value added courses in IT, Management and Animation, besides these professional courses mentioned above.

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Principal, ITM, formerly Scientist, in the Ministry of Environment, Government of India, has 45 years of experience as a scientist with over 250 research publications in the national and international journals of repute and 8 books. Currently also serving as a Nodal Officer, to All India Survey on Higher Education (Uttarakhand Chapter)- a program of the Ministry of Human Resource and Development.

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