Jevisha Parekh

Which subject should I have to take for IT in 11th?

I wanted to know that choosing IT as career option what subjects should i take in class 11th CBSE board ? I m going to take PCM so can i do IT by taking science? Or will i have to take computer science as an optional subject?

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RE: Which subject should I have to take for IT in 11th?

Dr salman Abid
Dr salman Abid
Verified Career Expert
Associate professor
  • Hyderabad

Dear student,
no need to change your subjects,
its good and enough to become expert in IT,
you should plan like this.
after you 12th you can either go for
1) BCA
2)B.Com Computers
3)B.IT
4)B.E (Computer Science Engineering)


5)B.Tech ( Computer Science Engineering or IT)
no need to take any computer subject at 11th or 12th standard.
just be hard at your studies, get good % of marks at final exams.
prepare for IIT-JEE or AIEEE for admission into good and excellent college,
if you plan like this , you may have bright career in IT and Computers.
Tip: choose your career according to your personal Aptitude,
talent , skills , wishes, .
dont be misguided by friends or any other person who dont know about careers, once decide with persons with full expertise, and choos a career path, and be confident about your Choice.
Good Luck and Best Career Wishes to you.
if you have any doubt ,then plz call the Guide and get in touch with an expert.

RE: Which subject should I have to take for IT in 11th?

Rajeev Jain
Rajeev Jain
Verified Career Expert
Expert Technical Writer at Agilent Technologies
  • Gurgaon

Dear Students,

Good to know about your interest in IT and best part is - unlike many others your focus is set. Your have selected the right subjects and it opens door for muliple job openings in IT. If you take compute, it will help you in long run - but it has nothing to do with your admission. Some of the courses available for you are:
1. BE (choice 1)
2. bTech (choice 2)
3. BCA (choice 3)
4. BSc in computers or IT (choice 4)

If after graduation, you havetime and money, go for MCA but not MBA.

IT has many career options, and some of the most popular jobs in IT are (for a fresher, Not many BE or BTech students are aware of all these joob options):


1. Application Developer (pref degree, MCA, BE or Btech with good knowledge of at least one latest programming language)
2. Web developer (pref degree: MCA, BE or Btech with knowledge of latest web development scripts and tools)
3. Technical Writer (pref degree: MBA, MCA, BE or Btech, journalism, with good english writing skills)
4. Instructional Designer (any degree with good writing and and content creation skills)
5. Software tester (MCA, BE or BTech, with knowledge of maual testing and writing test cases)
6. Infrastructure support engg (BE/Btech - knolwedge of networking, unix, and IP)

There are many other jobs which you will come to know over a period of time.

All the best!

-Rajeev Jain

RE: Which subject should I have to take for IT in 11th?

Dr. Ashwani Rana
Dr. Ashwani Rana
Verified Career Expert
Asst. Prof. & Student Counsellor
  • Jalandhar

Dear Student, you need to choose non-medical stream along with additional subject of computer. After completion of 12th you need to prepare for JEE mains and then advanced, do well in the test and secure a seat in IT branch at a leading institution allotted to you as per the counseling schedule. You may also consider certain other highly reputed institutions like - CMR Engineering College, Hyderabad,.....

.........RNB Global University, Bikaner,.....................Lovely Professional University, Phagwara

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