Q. Please provide me information on careers in computers?

Answer: Information Technology (Computers) is about data collection, storage and warehousing of data, processing, analysing, interpreting, transferring and transmitting data. It also involves using various applications in almost all the fields you can think of -from medicine to biotechnology and even engineering. Wireless application technology, Digital data transmission technology, Multimedia technology, etc. are all offshoots of this Information Technology wave.

Information Technology also uses various equipments like public telephone networks, optical fibre networks, V-SAT terminals (we call them dish antennas), communication satellites etc.

Here are a number of positions to choose in the field of computers

Software Developers/System Analysts/Software Engineer, System Architects, Hardware Design and Development Engineer or Computer Hardware engineer, Telecommunication Engineer, Network engineers and Administrators, Database Administrators, Multimedia Designers, Web Developers, Servicing & Maintenance Technicians/Engineers, Trainers/ Faculty members, Data Processing Assistant/Data Entry Operator

EDP/ System Manager etc.