Top 20 Best IT-Software Companies in India for 2017 in terms of Growth, Valuation, & Employment

List of the best IT Software Companies in India for Year 2017. Fastest growing Indian Software companies in India.

Top Software Companies in India – List of popular IT software companies in India for 2017-2018 : India is one of the best destinations in the world around for IT-enabled services (ITES). India boasts of many of the reputed companies that are popular globally in the field of Information Technology (IT) and software industry.
These companies have crossed the boundaries and they are providing IT and software related services to several top-notch Fortune 500 companies around the world.
India has become a hub place for IT and Software related services. The IT companies described in this list confirm the same story with a common vision to deliver the best IT services to India and to rest of the world.
Please Note-This list of  the Top IT companies is comprised of the rankings released by renowned org. National Association of Software and Service Companies (NASSCOM) for the year 2017-18.
IT Industry ratings, reviews of top IT and software companies by Nasscom for the year 2017-18 are still due.

List of the 10 best IT Companies in India:

#1 Tata Consultancy Services Ltd


Tata Group’s Company Tata Consultancy Services Limited (TCS) was founded in 1968 by Late Sh. JRD Tata and it’s headquartered in Mumbai (Maharashtra, India).

TCS is a leading Indian IT and software company and it also deals mainly in services relating to business solutions and BPO & IT outsourcing. TCS is Asia’s largest IT service provider and IT Services exporter and has 142 branches in as many as 47 countries globally .


TCS is also ranked at 21 in the list of global IT services ranking of service providers and with its market cap reaching $ 52 billions makes TCS surely one of the biggest IT companies in the world.


TCS currently employees 200500 ( as of April 2011) and to extend its services and operations globally, TCS is planning to hire 50000 associates in 2016-17

#2 Infosys Technologies Limited


Infosys Technologies Ltd. was founded in year 1981 by group of 7 colleagues including the 2 very famous leading men : N R Narayana Murthy (retired from Infosys in 2011) and Nandan Nilekani (Former NASSCOM head) . Infosys has become the second largest IT company in India with 130,820 employees (including all its subsidiaries) as of March 2011.

Infosys mainly offers software products services to the banking industry and deals in business process management services relating to end-to-end business solutions.


Infosys also got a mention by Forbes magazine as one among the Global High Performers as well as Infosys is also ranked 28th globally as an IT Service provider ..

The Infy hallmark architecture. Its the multimedia studio in Infosys Bangalore.

#3 Wipro Technologies Limited


WIPRO-Western India Vegetable Products Limited was founded in 1945 by Late Mr. M.H. Hasham Premji (Wipro, as the name full form suggests, was initially started as a vegetable oil manufacturing company in Amalner, Maharashtra).WIPRO has emerged as a global brand and it’s a pioneer indian company, mainly now dealing in Business Process Outsourcing, IT and Software services.


Wipro employees almost 122,385 people globally ( including it’s all subsidiaries).


WIPRO- Other divisional companies:

Wipro Consumer Care & Lighting
Wipro EcoEnergy
Wipro Infrastructure Engineering
Wipro GE Medical Systems Limited

#4 HCL Technologies Limited


HCL [Hindustan computer limited),founded in 1976 by Mr.Shiv Nadar, is a global Electronics,Computing and IT company, headquartered ind in Noida (UP, India ).
HCL has its two subsidiaries as HCL Technologies and HCL Infosystems.
HCL initially was focused on Computer manufacturing and IT hardware markets but after 1996 it shifted its focus towards IT and BPO services and presently HCL is among India’s very reputed and renowned IT and Hardware companies..HCL Revenue increases US $ 5.9 billion (2011)
Employees : 80,000 (2011)

#5 Mahindra Satyam




Mahindra Satyam is one of the leading IT and software companies in India which provides consulting and IT software services. Mahindra Satyam is owned by renowned Mahindra group itself.
IT Services offered by mahindra Satyam:
  • Mainly Mahindra satyam offers BPO services to its local as well as foreign clients in the domain of IT and consulting.
  • Cloud computing, Enterprise Architecture, and Digital Convergence.
  • Enterprise Mobility, Green and Sustainability Solutions, Infrastructure Management Services, Microsoft Solutions, Integrated Engineering Solutions, Operations Management.
  • Platform Solutions, SAP Solutions, Spend Management Solutions.

#6 Tech Mahindra Limited

Tech Mahindra Ltd ( TechM) was founded in 1986 and it’s headquartered in Pune ( India). TechM is a Joint Venture company between the Mahindra Group and BT Group plc, UK.According to NASSCOM, Tech Mahindra is 5th Largest IT and Software exporter of the country and according to ‘Voice & Data’ TechM is the No.1 Telecom Software Provider in India for the year 2009-10.


Tech Mahindra mainly deals in Telecom Software & Solutions and it employes 33,524 people worldwide.

Tech Mahindra’s Subsidiaries :

Tech Mahindra (Americas) Inc..
Tech Mahindra GmbH.
Tech Mahindra (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.
Tech Mahindra (R & D Services) Ltd.
Tech Mahindra (Thailand ) Ltd.
PT Tech Mahindra Indonesia.

#7 MphasiS Limited

MphasiS Limited, the one among top IT companies in India, is a subsidiary of Hewlett-Packard( HP ) and it was Incorporated June, 2000.

Mphasis is a prestigious IT company Ranked 6th position among top 20 IT companies in India by NASSCOM with more than 38,000 employees in 29 offices in 14 countries with delivery centers in India, Sri Lanka, China, North America and Europe. It’s headquartered in Bangalore, India.Mphasiss Net Income increased US$185.79 million during financial year 2009-10.

MphasiS Subsidiaries list :

MphasiS Corporation
Eldorado Computing Inc.
BFL Software Asia Pacific Pte Limited
MphasiS Consulting Limited
MphasiS FinsourcE Limited
MphasiS Software & Services (India) Private Limited
MsourcE (India) Private Limited
MphasiS Infrastructure Services Inc.

Registered Office of MphasiS Ltd at Bagmane Tech Park, CV Raman Nagar Bangalore.

#8 Patni Computer Systems Ltd


As one of the reputed and popular IT Software companies in India, Patni Computer Systems Ltd ( as formerly known) or iGate Patni was founded in 1978 and it’s Headquartered in Bangalore, India.

Initially Patni Computers was started in the name of Data Conversion Inc in 1972 by Narendra Patni, its founder.Patni Computer System Ltd was acquired by its major shareholder iGate in 10th January 2011 and now the company is known as iGate Patni.iGate Patni’s astounding growth story can be understood by the fact that it had only an 80-crore revenue in 1996 that reached to 656 million USD till 2009.


iGate Patni employes 17,642 people and has 23 global offices across the Americas, Europe, and Asia-Pacific.


Patni Knowledge Park-
Patni built its ambitious project Patni Knowledge Park in Navi Mumbai and it has been marked as the second largest Platinum rated building in the world.

Patni Knowledge Park, Airoli, Navi Mumbai ( India)

#9 Larsen & Toubro Infotech Ltd


Ranked as 10th by NASSCOM among the top 10 IT and Software companies in India in 2010 – Larsen & Toubro Infotech Ltd. (L&T Infotech) is a subsidiary of Larsen & Toubro and it’s headquartered in Mumbai, India.


L&T Infotech was founded in 1997 and now it employes 14,468 people as of march 2011-It is one among the famous and reputed Top IT and software companies in India.


L&T Subsidiaries :

Larsen & Toubro Infotech GmbH
Larsen & Toubro Infotech Canada
GDA Technologies Inc.
GDA Technologies Limited
Larsen & Toubro Infotech LLC
Larsen & Toubro Infotech Financial Services Technologies Inc.



Information technology services, BPO and solutions.
Infrastructure Management Services.
IT Consulting.
ERP Services.

#10 CSC India Private Ltd


CSC-Computer Sciences Corporation India Private Limited, a subsidiary of Computer Sciences Corporation has ranked 9th in NASSCOM list of top 20 IT software companies in India for the year 2009-10.

CSC mainly deals in IT services and IT consulting sector and it started operating in India in 1991 and it’s headquartered in Chennai, India.


CSC is among the very renowned IT software companies in India and it has it’s offices in 7 cities in India- Noida, Indore, Hyderabad, Chennai, Mumbai, Bangalore and Vadodara, and it employs more than 20,000 people globally.

CSC -It was started by two men, a hundred dollars, and a dream!

10 Other IT-Software companies in the ‘Top 20 IT-Software Companies’ list for the Year 2017

#11 Syntel Ltd

#12 Polaris Software Lab Ltd

#13 MindTree Ltd

#14 3i Infotech Ltd

#15 NIIT Technologies Ltd

#16 Infotech Enterprises Ltd

#17 Honeywell Technology Solutions Lab Pvt Ltd

#18 Hexaware Technologies Ltd

#19 Zensar Technologies Ltd

#20 iGATE Corporation


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