Top Information Technology Companies in India

India is known to be a superpower in the Information Technology sector. The “IT Boom”, as they call it,¬† began in India in late 1990s. A number of business people realized the capability of Indian IT workforce. The result was mushrooming of thousands of software and IT enabled-services companies. More than two decades later, now India has some of the world’s most reputed IT companies. As per market capitalization, the top five IT companies in India are TCS, Infosys, Wipro, HCL Technologies and Tech Mahindra.

Let’s take a look at some of the top IT companies in India and how big they are.

Top Information Technology Companies in India

Following are the largest Indian IT companies according to their market-cap.

1. Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)

TCS is a Tata Group company. It is currently the biggest IT company in India. According to Forbes, it is the world’s top-most IT service providing company and also the most valuable IT brands in India.

Founders: Faquir Chand Kohli, J. R. D. Tata, Tata Sons

Established in: 1968

Headquarters: Mumbai, India

Revenue: USD 20.9 billion (in 2019)

Website: www.tcs.com

2. Infosys

Infosys was among the companies that gave wings to the dreams of a large number of tech-entrepreneurs in India. Currently it is the second largest IT company in India.

Founders: N.R. Narayana Murthy, Nandan Nilekani, S. Gopalakrishnan, S. D. Shibulal, K. Dinesh, N. S. Raghavan, Ashok Arora

Established in: 7 July 1981

Headquarters: Bangalore, India

Revenue: USD 12.4 billion (in 2019)

Website: www.infosys.com

top information technology companies in india

3. Wipro

Wipro was originally established in on 29 December 1945 in Amalner, Maharashtra by Mohamed Premji as Western India Palm Refined Oil Limited (WIPRO). It used to manufacture vegetable and refined oils. In 1966, after Mohamed Premji’s death, his son Azim Premji took over Wipro as its chairman. In 2013, Wipro separated its non-IT businesses.

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Founders: Mohamed Premji

Established in: 29 December 1945

Headquarters: Bangalore, India

Revenue: USD 8.47 billion (in 2019)

Website: www.wipro.com

4. HCL Technologies

In 1976, a group of six engineers, all former employees of Delhi Cloth & General Mills, led by Shiv Nadar, started a company for manufacturing  personal computers. Initially floated as Microcomp Limited, Nadar and his team (which also included Arjun Malhotra, Ajai Chowdhry, D.S. Puri, Yogesh Vaidya and Subhash Arora) started selling teledigital calculators to gather capital for their main product. On 11 August 1976, the company was renamed Hindustan Computers Limited (HCL).

Founders: Shiv Nadar

Established in: 11 August 1976

Headquarters: Noida, India

Revenue: USD 10 billion (in 2019)

Website: www.hcltech.com

5. Tech Mahindra

Tech Mahindra is owned by Anand Mahindra. He is also the owner of Mahindra & Mahindra — one of India’s biggest car manufacturers and maker of popular models like Scorpio, Thar and Bolero. Tech Mahindra purchased the Satyam Computers in 2009.

Founders: Anand Mahindra

Established in: 24 October 1986

Headquarters: Pune, India

Revenue: USD 4.9 billion (in 2019)

Website: www.techmahindra.com

6. Larsen & Toubro Infotech

LTI is a wholly owned subsidiary of Larsen & Toubro Ltd (L&T). LTI has offices in Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Canada, United States, England, Germany, Denmark, France, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Belgium, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Kuwait, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and South Africa. It employs more than 31,000 people.

Established in: 23 December 1996

Headquarters: Mumbai, India

Revenue: USD 1.3 billion (in 2019)

Website: www.lntinfotech.com

7. Mphasis

Mphasis has more than 60 sales and delivery centers in 19 countries with delivery centers in India, China, Australia, Japan, North America and Europe. It has over 22,000 employees on its payroll.

Founders: Jerry Rao, Jeroen Tas

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Established in: June 2000

Headquarters: Bangalore, India

Revenue: USD 1.1 billion (in 2019)

Website: www.mphasis.com

8. Mindtree

Mindtree has more than 21,000 employees, of which 31% were women. Its workforce consists of employees representing 65 nationalities working from various offices across the globe. Out of its total workforce, 93% are software professionals and remaining 7% work for support and sales.

Founders: Ashok Soota, Subroto Bagchi, Krishnakumar Natarajan, Parthasarathy NS, Scott Staples, Anjan Lahiri, Kalyankumar Banerjee, Janakiraman, Kamran Ozair, Rostow Ravanan

Established in: 18 August 1999

Headquarters: Bangalore, India

Revenue: USD 980 million (in 2019)

Website: www.mindtree.com

9. NIIT Technologies

NIIT Technologies Limited is a spinoff from NIIT Ltd — the company that played a major role in educating thousands of IT professionals in India. The company has has more than 10,000 employees.

Founders: Rajendra Singh Pawar

Established in: 2004

Headquarters: Greater Noida, India

Revenue: USD 532 million (in 2019)

Website: www.niit-tech.com

10. Hexaware Technologies

Hexaware Technologies has close to 20,000 employees.

Founders: Atul K. Nishar

Established in: 1990

Headquarters: Navi Mumbai, India

Revenue:

Website: www.hexaware.com

 

 

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