Master of Science in Information Technology (abbreviated M.Sc. IT, MSc IT or MSIT) is a type of postgraduate academic master’s degree usually offered in a University’s College of Business and in the recent years in integrated Information Science & Technology colleges. The MSIT degree is designed for those managing information technology, especially the information systems development process. The MSIT degree is functionally equivalent to a Master of Information Systems Management, which is one of several specialized master’s degree programs recognized by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). MCA is a three year professional master’s degree in the field of computer applications, awarded in India.
There is a multiple scope as a career. IT Industry is creating a wide range of opportunities. Big companies, M.N.Cs are absorbing MCAs as system Analysts , Software Developers, System Managers, Internet Experts, Computer Education Consultants etc. There is a huge demand in Indian Railways, Defence Services and Telecommunication Sector.
Regular Vs Correspondence :-
The Universities such as IGNOU, P.T.U. , S.M.U. provide M.C.A. through correspondence but Industry prefers regular M.C.A. Degree. A regular M.C.A. Degree from a good reputed Institute is uncomparable.
An M.C.A. from a top Institute; can expect anything between 5 lacs to 15 lacs. However, if you are selected in a Foreign placement; the salary ranges from $ 60000 – $ 110000 per annum. With experience the salary increases exponentially.
Top Companies :-
Few of the top Companies where students who have completed M.C.A. placed are Microsoft, Oracle, IBM, L & T Limited, TCS, Infosys, Wipro, AT & T, Citibank, CDOT, NIIT, Hughes Software System, Rancosystems, ICICI Bank, Indian Railways, Defence Services, CMC Limited, Satyam Computers, Tata Info Tech etc.
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