The information technology industry in India has been one of the forerunners of business world in the country. Demand for professionals in this field has been on a rise ever since the IT bloom took place in the country. The sector has thus led to a massive employment boost and it continues to be a net employment generator. According to assumptions made by experts, it is to provide jobs to 2.8 million people directly and more than 8.9 million people indirectly in the country. In such a scenario, jobs in IT for freshers are also available in bulks. The good thing is that the original roles of specialist programmers have now diversified to different levels giving birth to several entry-level jobs in IT for freshers as well. With all kinds of businesses progressing towards computerizing their operations, IT becomes a strong support function in most organizations. Therefore, along with IT companies, most private companies are also offering roles in IT field.
Some of the major IT hubs of the country include Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Delhi, Pune etc. Out of which Bangalore is popularly known as the 'Silicon Valley of India' as it contributes 33% of Indian IT exports and it is where second and third largest software companies of India are head-quartered. Freshers seeking job-opportunities in IT sector must know that these cities are oozing with innumerable opportunities for the right candidates. TCS, Wipro, Infosys and HCL Technologies are the four most respected names of this industry. These organizations are reputed to be some of the best employers in IT industry; they lure their candidates with heavy remuneration, great working environment, lucrative growth and learning opportunities and attractive benefits and incentive structures.
A wide-range of entry level fresher jobs in it are available in IT support functions. Candidates in this field are hired as a part of a technical team which provides help and services in terms of monitoring and maintaining software, hardware or computer systems. One of the highest-paid profiles in IT companies is that of a software developer. They work with a team of content providers and graphic designers to produce software or an IT product. Both, good qualification from reputed institutions and experience counts, but with the arrival of several biggies of IT world in the country there is no dearth of jobs for freshers in IT.
It is a known fact that working in IT was considered a nerd's job in past decades, but the trend has been broken with the advent of internet marketing jobs. Tech-savvy, smart professions with good writing and analytical skills and marketing aptitude can also make a great career in this field. You don't have to be a technology whizz to make a great career out of this field. Several organizations even consider fresh applicants for various roles in this field on the basis of their talent and knowledge mainly.