Hats flying in the air, we all smile, beaming at the camera during our graduation day. Then comes the real dilemma, what after B.Tech? You might think the ones who make it big are proficient in coding or have a business set up for them already. Fret not, there are plenty of options ahead after B.Tech for those who don’t like coding. Many engineers have been successful after B.Tech, landing high paying jobs with no coding requirements. Here are a few interesting, high paying avenues to go ahead after B.Tech.
1.MBA – Human Resource Management
The path most trodden by B.Tech graduates who hate coding is pursing of MBA ( Master of Business Administration) Engineers are very resourceful as MBA candidates as we already have technical knowledge of the company’s industry. This facilitates intelligent decision making and ease in understanding the working of companies and their business processes. Entering into best MBA colleges will require efforts and the course is taxing and strenuous in nature. MBA graduates from top institutions (IIM, ISB) are recruited by leading companies and financial corporations. They are recruited with hefty packages and with dedication can reach great heights.
2.Software Testing and Performance Analysis
A lucrative career option, software testing is a growing field, with lots of people showing interest in it. It is the process of examining software and ascertaining its specified recruitments and the results produced. It is essential to ensure the quality of the product for consumer use. Good analytical skills with a passion to learn along with adequate knowledge of Databases, Linux commands and defect tracking toolswill land you a great job in software testing (IBM) You can grow in this field along various lines such as automation testing, performance testing and business analysis, all of which are have great career prospects.
3.Data Analysis and Interpretation
A field with great demand, data analysis is a viable option to consider for B.Tech graduates. They provide insights from data that assist organizations in making informed decisions. With experience, they’ll be able to account for internal and external factors and even compensate for the absence in certain data sets. Different types of data analytics add value to organizations. They are descriptive, diagnostic, predictive and prescriptive data analysis Data analysts require good decision making and problem-solving skills with technical knowledge of databases, spreadsheet tools and data visualization software (Tableau).
4.Entrepreneurship – Unique Startups
Creativity and good knowledge of market trends are the roots of many large companies which were startups a few years ago. Startups are ideal for inspired individuals with single-minded dedication and concrete belief in their ideas. Young entrepreneurs should be ready to learn, adapt and evolve with changing market trends to create successful business venture. It is a common misconception that startups require huge monetary investments to setup and function. Startups have been created with very little capital investment to reach great success. Many Indian startups like Oyo, Swiggy, Paytm have grown phenomenally to become industry leaders.
5.Sales of Enterprise Management Systems
The industry is filled with many software solutions to make work easier at work by improving efficiency and removing redundancies. Marketing software solutions bridge the gap between the producers and consumers, helping both parties while earning a good sum of money. With the number of startups increasing day by day, the market for software solutions and enterprise management systems is booming. B.Tech graduates with good technical knowledge and interpersonal skills who can identify software requirements and lead them to good solutions make great profits from sales.
Enterprise management systems are also useful for companies who need to be compliant with international standards and regulations. They monitor the company’s business processes, supply management cycle and reduce the cost of compliance and increase performance. Companies offer partnerships to interested individuals ready to join as resellers for the companies across the world.
6.Tech Journalism and Blogging
Graduates with expert knowledge in gadgets and software can try their hand at tech journalism and blogging. A good English vocabulary and a few months of learning are enough to become a good tech journalist. Many engineering graduates have migrated to journalism finding great career prospects in this field. Content marketing firms have consultants experienced in technical writing working for them (Inkxpert, Lexicon, Spacebar). B.Tech graduates have a wide spectrum of opportunities in this field, ranging from blogging on social networking platforms to hardcore journalism.
7.Robotic Process Automation (RPA)
This field is cutting edge technology that allows configuration of software to emulate human interaction within systems to execute business processes. They can make use of the user interface to collect data and mimic human manipulation of applications. Graduates need strong problem solving and analytical skills with experience in process analysis, design and implementation. RPA is growing in demand as it is non- intrusive and it brings cost efficiency and compliance on board as a by-product of automation IBM.
There are many career opportunities for B.Tech graduates who don’t know to code or are not interested in coding. We need to venture into different fields and try to find our niche to work. There are no limits to how much we can achieve if we work diligently towards set goals with zeal and motivation. Where there is a will, there is a way.