MTech with Research to provide a promising career for new age IT professionals

Dr Manish Prateek

Disruptive changes in business models and technological advancements have had a profound impact on the growth of any organization. We live in a highly competitive world today and individuals are on a constant lookout for unique career avenues to carve out a successful career path that is promising as well as offers progressive choices.

No matter what industry you are in, the jobs needed, and the skills required to do them are constantly being redefined, hence the ability to adapt and reskill oneself is more important now than ever.

In line with this, several new age courses are being constantly designed to meet the growing industry demands as well as help aspirants secure their future by being multi skilled. MTech by research is one such novel career path designed especially for new age IT professionals to provide them with in-depth knowledge of the industry’s requirements and inculcate them with the expertise to undertake investigations and devise efficient solutions that are both scientifically and industrially viable.

This unique course aims to adept the professional with an in-depth knowledge of the specialized branch of engineering that any aspirant may want to opt for. It also exposes them to new age technologies like Machine learning, Artificial learning, Statistical Analysis and Modeling etc.

Here are the top career options that you can opt for post completing the course:

Data Analysts – A data analyst acts as a gatekeeper for an organization’s data so that the stakeholders can interpret and comprehend the data and use it to make strategic business decisions.

Application Design and Development – Since the demand for new and innovative mobile apps continues to grow it has opened up plenty of opportunities for app developers and designers. The blooming startup scene has also contributed to the increasing demand for mobile application developers, and many of these startups are willing to pay very competitive salaries to skilled candidates.

Hardware Engineering – Hardware engineers analyze complex equipment to determine the best way to improve it, design new hardware systems, test their designs, analyze their test results, and manage manufacturing for completed projects. Whenever new software developments are made, these professionals redesign hardware to work with the new programs.

Systems developer – A system developer is a type of software developer who identifies user needs, build programs, test out new software, and make improvements in the existing systems. They usually work closely with computer programmers and build backend software for wide range of business and organizational functions.

However, it is not limited only to the above mentioned career paths as individuals can across opportunities in various fields disciplines such as Product and Application Designing, Automobile, Hospitality, IT companies, Retail industry to name a few. All these fields are bound to open up avenues for aspirants in multiple fields while ensuring a secured career for them.

The writer is Dean, School of Computer Sciences, UPES, Dehradun

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