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Know Bangalore, Its IT Revolution and Job Sector

Updated on May 13, 2014


Bangalore, The Garden City of India
Bangalore, The Garden City of India | Source

Bangalore, the city has it all

Bangalore, the capital city of Karnataka can be better referred to as a hotspot for people of all ages. The city looks flashy with hundreds of charms for students, job seekers and the visitors. It gives you many reasons to prolong your stay in the city. From culture to weather, job opportunities to education system, everything has its own significance that will propel you to keep loving the city.

Here are some of the details that will help you update your knowledge base about Bangalore, officially known as Bengaluru.

Bangalore-The IT Hub

Silicon Valley of India
Silicon Valley of India | Source

The IT Revolution

The evolution of IT industry in Bangalore has been quite evident since a long time now. It is one of the highlights that represents the city globally. While Bangalore is counted among the fastest growing cities, its IT industry too is blessed with the same tag owing to its fast growth. The IT sector in Bangalore attracts a large pool of professionals from all across the nation. Owing to the IT revolution in the city, it today employs 35% of the country's IT pool, which is an incredible figure itself. Due to this IT revolution in Bengaluru, it is called the “Silicon Valley of India”.

Bangalore, today houses over 900 local and international IT companies employing a huge influx of IT professionals in the city. The brands like Infosys and Wipro are headquartered here. Besides, the campus facilities for SAP, iGATE, Dell, TCS, Unisys, Delphi, Huawei, Oracle, and Perot Systems are also based in Bangalore in Whitefield. The city also houses the captive centres of huge brands like Tesco, Shell, Aviva, GM, Schneider Electric, GE, and Sapient in the Whitefield.

The IT Parks in Bangalore

The IT sector in Bangalore sprawls over different IT parks and clusters. The major ones out of these are Electronics City and Whitefield. These are the oldest IT hubs housing the prominent national and international IT brands. Besides, there exist some other clusters called The Bellandur, The Inner Ring Road cluster, Bagmane Tech Park and Manyata Technology Park.

Bangalore Facts

Know all about Bangalore
Know all about Bangalore | Source

Facts About Bangalore

  • It falls among the top ten entrepreneurial locations in the world.
  • It is also called the Pub Capital of India.
  • Bangalore is also given the tag of the Garden City of India, owing to the existence of many public parks, greenery and pleasant weather sustained by the city.
  • Almost 62% of the city's population is migrated from other parts of the nation.
  • Over 35% of the country's IT talent pool is employed here in Bengaluru.
  • The city houses the highest number of public sector organizations in the country.
  • It was the first city to have electricity in India.

Bangalore, The Ideal Job Destination

Find suitable jobs in Bangalore
Find suitable jobs in Bangalore | Source

The Job Sector

The job sector of Bangalore looks prominent, not just to those in IT, but also to those in the other industries. The city treats the entrants as well as experienced professionals with the suitable career opportunities. So, if you have been thinking of moving to this Indian city to search for the ideal job, you may go ahead. Besides, the alluring job opportunities prevailing in the IT sector, other industries too offer great career prospects. Let's discover more about these industries.


For those who still await ideal job opportunities after completing their education in biotechnology, Bengaluru is the destination. It is among the top pharma manufacturing destinations in the country. Besides, the city is home to more than 60% biotechnology companies in India, contributing significantly to the revenue generated nationally in India. This results in better job prospects for those looking for biotechnology jobs in Bangalore.


Aviation is yet another industry that has been growing well in this part of the nation. Bangalore has always been a significant destination for aviation companies. Also known as the aviation monopoly capital of India, this city brings about 65% of aerospace business in the country. Bangalore is presently home to the R&D and engineering centres of Boeing, Airbus, Goodrich, Dynamatics, Honeywell,GE Aviation and many others. Even the headquarters of a major player in this industry, named as Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) also are based in this Indian city. Besides, the National Aerospace Laboratories (NAL) too is head quartered here.


Manufacturing industry too is on a rise in the city. The city houses the manufacturing facilities of brands like Bharat Electronics Limited, Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), Indian Telephone Industries (ITI), Bharat Earth Movers Limited (BEML), HMT and many others. Further, in the automotive industry, Toyota and Hindustan Motors have their manufacturing plants in Bangalore.


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      the vibe 3 years ago from Delhi, India

      Yes Ahdilarum, that's right. The city faces this problem, but many tend to ignore it because of the job opportunities available in the city.

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      Ahdilarum 3 years ago

      Job opportunity is ok. But the city is not liked by many due to heavy traffic congestion.