Bachelor of Science in Information Technology – B.Sc. IT Course

25 May, 2017

B.Sc. IT stands for Bachelors of Science in Information Technology, it is a degree awarded to the students who successfully complete their graduation in I. T. field as per guidelines and instruction of Mumbai University (MU). It is a three-year full-time degree course which an individual can do from any MU affiliated college. The course mainly focuses on dealing with databases, software, networking etc. B. Sc.  I. T. degree covers databases creation & management, programming, web designing, software testing, computer networking, software development and computer systems. B. Sc.  I. T Course is divided into six semesters for the tenure of three years, two semesters per years. For the first two years all the four semesters are conducted by the respective colleges under MU guidance and for the third year the examination is conducted at state level

B.Sc. IT Course Details

 B. Sc. I. T. Course Details
Name of course Bachelors of Science in Information Technology
Commonly known as B Sc. I. T.
Conducting University Mumbai University
Time Period 3 years

B.Sc. IT Eligibility Criteria 

  1. Applicant should be HSC passed from recognised board
  • Applicant from Maharashtra Board is eligible
  • If applicants is from other board eligibility certificate issued by the Eligibility Section, University of Mumbai is must
  1. Applicant should be from either Commerce/ Science background

Note: If candidate is from commerce he/she must have chosen mathematics as a subject in HSC

  1. An Applicant must minimum required percentage as demanded by the university / respective colleges
  2. An applicant must score minimum 45% marks in aggregate (open) and 40% marks in aggregate (for reserved category)
  3. Students with post H.S.C. – Diploma in Computer Engineering / Computer Science / Computer Technology / Information Technology and allied branches of I. T. will be eligible for direct admission to the Second Year of B.Sc. (IT).

Note: Diploma should be recognised by the Board of Technical Education or any other recognised Government body.

B.Sc. IT Syllabus

B.Sc. IT CourseThe syllabus mentioned here is as per Mumbai University and is applicable only to the colleges who are affiliated to Mumbai University

The course is for the tenure of 3 years, each year having two semesters

Syllabus for the First year of B. Sc.  I. T.

First Semester
Introduction to information theory and applications.
Mathematics I
Introduction to Digital electronics.
Digital Computer Fundamentals
Introduction to Programming.
Second Semester
Mathematics II.
Design and analysis of algorithms.
Tele Communication systems
Professional Skill Development course.
Computer Graphics.

Syllabus for Second year B. Sc.  I. T.

Third Semester
Computational Mathematics.
Systems Programming.
Object Oriented Programming.
Computer Networks.
Logic, Discrete Mathematical Structures.
Fourth Semester
Database concepts and Systems.
Operating Systems.
C++ and Java.
SW Engineering.

Syllabus for Third year B. Sc.  I. T.

Fifth Semester
Internet Security.
Visual Basic 6.
SQL 2.

Elective I (Select one of following)

  • Embedded Systems and Programming.
  • Web Design and Internet-based applications.
  • Advanced Java.

Elective II (Select one of following)

  • ERP Systems.
  • Management information Systems.

Note: There are three compulsory subject and candidate can choose any one of the following Elective

No details about the sixth semester is given by the Mumbai University

B.Sc. IT Course Fees Structure

Fees structure as per Mumbai University

Fees details Amount
Tuition Fee Rs. 4,000/-
Library Fee Rs. 600/-
Gymkhana Fee Rs. 100/-
Laboratory Fee Rs. 2,000/-
Examination Fee Rs. 600/-
Others Rs. 200/-
Total /Semester Rs. 7,500/-
Total /Year Rs. 15,000/-

Disclaimer: Note that fees mentioned are as per MU different institution may charge different fees as per their institutional needs.

Top 10 B.Sc. IT Colleges in Mumbai

The table below shows the ranking, placements and ranks of top 15 B. Sc.  I. T. Colleges in Mumbai

Rank College Reputation rank Infrastructure rank Placements rank
1 St. Stephen’s College, New Delhi 1 1 1
2 St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai 2 2 2
3 Loyola College, Chennai 3 4 3
4 St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata 4 3 4
5 Presidency College, Kolkata 5 5 5
6 Christ College, Bangalore 6 6 6
7 Hansraj College, New Delhi 7 7 7
8 Fergusson College, Pune 10 9 11
9 Madras Christian College, Chennai 11 11 10
10 Presidency College, Chennai 8 8 8
11 Stella Maris College, Chennai 12 12 12
12 Miranda House, New Delhi 15 15 16
13 St. Joseph’s college, Bangalore 9 10 9
14 Sri Venkateswara College, New Delhi 14 14 15
15 K J Somaiya, Mumbai 13 13 13


It is a job oriented course that caters to the needs of the IT Industry. IT Industry has had it phases of gloom. Still, the sector has been growing in the recent past. Many IT Parks and Hubs are being introduced across many Indian states. So under such circumstances going for the B.Sc, IT will help students like you to acquire sound IT skills that will help him land a decent job in the IT Sector. You should thank the arrival of Digital India and Tech Startup Culture. IT professionals demand is one again on the rise.

Courses To Do After B.SC.IT

    Going for the M.Sc after finishing B.Sc is the best option. After M.Sc one can look after the PhD program. Another course that a candidate can opt for is MBA. It will instal Business and Management skills too which will help to enhance one’s qualifications and value. If it is Legal Education that one is interested in You can even opt for an LLB Course.

    Remuneration Scope, Salary and Job Opportunities

    Through a Candidates point of View when it comes to any IT course. Candidates are a bit sceptic about its scope and the career prospects associated with it. As in keeping in mind, the things occurred within the IT Industry after the recession, they are right to a certain extent. The real fact is a field that boasts a healthy growth rate. IT graduates will have no trouble in landing decent jobs as long as they pursue IT courses from any reputed or famous colleges/Institutes/Universities. The salary they may get is around 15-30 thousand per month


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