Information and Communication Technology Top Recruiters, Top Entrances and Career

Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is a sub-stream of Information Technology (IT) which focuses on the field of communication system, wireless system design and computational electromagnetics. The students also get to study other aspects like satellite communications and telecommunication. Since computers and smartphones are used by most of the population and are heavily dependent on the internet, this field is very rewarding in this era.

Course duration
4 years
Examination type
semester system
Average course fee
 1 lac to 10 lac
Area of specialization
cyber security, data protection, data mining, programming, image processing, networking.

   Course & Eligibility:






3 years

Complete 10th with minimum %

Mark basis, Private exams, State level entrance DET (Diploma Entrance Exam)

B. Tech

4 years

10+2 with science(Math, Science, Physics) with at least 50% marks

JEE main, JEE advance etc

M. Tech

2 years

B. Tech degree holder



Top Recruiters

After successful completion of in information and communication, there are various MNCs that can recruit you. Some of them are :

  • Hewlett Packard(HP)
  • Huawei
  • IBM
  • LG
  • Microsoft

Admission Process

Those who want to pursue a career in information and communication, after completion of 12th with subsequent mark required, one must attend various entrance exams.

There are state level, national level and university level entrances one can appear in. To get admitted in IITs one must qualify the JEE Advance test, while there are some universities that provide direct admission via merit list in the qualifying exams.

Syllabus Course

As it is a semester system, like any other engineering course, this also has 8 semester pattern.

Skills Required

Pursuing a career in information and communication is not an easy job. Having a few skillset beforehand can make your degree of difficulty level a bit less.

A candidate should have excellent problem solving qualities, strong quantitative skills, ability to work with people as a team. One must have the abilities to multitask, as there can be multiple projects which would need to be tracked simultaneously. He/she must have dedication towards its work, and be up to date with the changing technologies. With this high rewarding career comes high pressure situations, which you have to handle and perform successfully the assigned responsibilities. 

Job PostJob descriptionSalary
Analyst Programmer
Design, develop, document, analyze, create, test and modify computer systems, programs, and integrations. 
 INR 3.4 - 8 lacs
Computer Network Professionals 
install, inspect, secure and troubleshoot networked computers within an organization, operate a help desk, provide physical duties or monitor for internal and external threats.
 INR 2.9 – 7 lacs
Communication Engineer
responsible for the research, design, development, and production of communications equipment/systems.
INR 3.4 – 8.2 lacs
Database and System Administrators and ICT Security
plan, develop, maintain, manage and administer organizations' database management systems, operating systems and security policies and procedures to ensure optimal database and system integrity, security, backup, reliability, and performance.
 INR 4.8 – 9.3 lacs
Manager (ICT)
oversee all phases of IT and communications projects, manages budgets and timelines, and resolving problems as they arise.
 INR 12.5 – 17 lacs


Q:  What is better, IT or ICT?
A:  Both are equally good streams as per Indian startups. But for the future, ICT can be more successful for your career as it teaches subjects like, Artificial Intelligence, Cyber-Security, Block chain Developer, 5G, IOT Network Manager etc. which are yet to rise in modern India.

Q: Can I do ICT after in Mechanical?
A:  Yes you can. You have to learn few basic knowledge about computers, like microprocessor, Linux, structures etc. so that no subject would just bounce of your head. Apply for the respective entrance exams and with appropriate marks you can find yourself to be pursuing ICT. 

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