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  • 1. Career Opportunities inInformation Technology Industry Presented by T.N.C.Venkata Rangan for Rotary Club of Central Madras and Vidya Mandir Senior Secondary School on 26th November 2005
  • 2. What shapes my views? Bachelor of Engineering, SVCE, Pennalur CMD, Vishwak Solutions Pvt. Ltd. Microsoft Regional Director from ’99 Board of Studies Computer Science: BGCW College (Deemed), Government of Pondicherry Executive Council, INFITT Professional Bodies:  IEEE  Software Process Improvement Network (SPIN)  Kani Tamizh Sangam (KTS) Reading & Writing:  Technical Journals  Business Journals
  • 3. Common 10 Myths About IT Careers in India1. A degree in computer science means you’re going to be rich immediately2. Everyone in IT is a Developer and talks only Java3. Only Engineers have a career in IT4. Mathematically impaired people need not apply5. Academic Marks don’t matter for getting IT Jobs6. You’ve got three professional certifications . . . you’re ready to work7. Everyone in IT works for IT companies - TCS, INFY & WIPRO8. All core work in IT is done in United States9. IT Career is not for Women10. People skills don’t matter in IT jobs
  • 4. Top 4 IT Industry Myths India is software superpower; China is hardware superpower China has taken away the manufacturing cake; we can do nothing about it No high tech product design happens in India The productivity of Indian IT industry is low
  • 5. Is an IT Career Right for You? Considerations:  Salary range  Location / Travel  Constant learning  A changing workplace  Stress NEXT SLIDE
  • 6. What Realm of IT Should You WorkIn? Planning & Development Technical Services Support ServicesMore…
  • 7. IT Industry needs are beyond IT Obvious:  Management  Human Resources  Finance and Accounting  Advertisement / Marketing / Sales Important but Non obvious:  Legal: Especially Cyber Law  Design – Visualizing, Identifying needs, Dreaming, Creative  Documentation / Writing  Consultants – Vertical Specialists - Banking, Insurance, Defense, Aerodynamics, Retail, etc. Ancillary Services:  Food, Infrastructure, Administration, etc.
  • 8. Path to reach there Good Education Sports & Extra curricular activities Post Schooling:  Polytechnic  Graduation: Arts and Science Graduation, Engineering  Post Graduation  Technical Specialization  Other Specializations: Finance, MBA, Law Training Institutes
  • 9. Thank youemail: venkat@vishwak.comBlog: www.venkatarangan.com/blog
  • 10. Thank youemail: venkat@vishwak.comBlog: www.venkatarangan.com/blog