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Computer Science Engineering

Computer Science Engineering is the branch of engineering that deals with the design, implementation, management of information systems of both software and hardware processes. A computer Science Engineering student specializes in the theory of computation and the design of computational systems. The engineers are mainly involved in the development of the software and hardware systems of the various aspects of computing.

The Computer Science Engineering not only focus on how computers work but also integrate into larger scheme of things. Amongst all the engineering branches, computer science has been found to be the most popular choice of the students. This course is very much popular among students the reasons being the large amount of research scopes ( bio-mechanics, neuroscience, etc) and is known to be challenging while offering good career opportunities and remuneration.

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Eligibility of Computer Science Engineering:

To appear in any of the entrance examination of undergraduate engineering courses, it becomes compulsory that the student must have passed the higher secondary school certificate examinations with the subjects specialized in Physics, Chemistry & Maths. However some courses demand the need of Biology also which may or may not be considered. The percentage requirements are conditional and they vary according to the university or college sometimes even depending on the state which you apply.


Generally, any Bachelor of Engineering in India will span a duration of 4 full academic years which will include 8 semesters i.e; 2 semesters each year at the end of which a university theory cum practical examination for the respective subjects will be conducted. At the end of the final year a final project becomes compulsory, internships and mini projects which are to be done by the student vary from one university to the other. As far as the studying of subjects are concerned, it depends on the syllabus of each university that how much main subjects it allots per semester but a minimum of five subjects is expected to be written as theory examination conducted at the end of every semester.

Admission Process:

Option 1:

Merit seats- admission through Common Entrance Test conducted by respective state examination board / college / university.

Option 2 :

Payment seats offered by the respective Colleges / Universities.

The above are the options through which an engineering admission could be done, you will have to select the most appropriate college/university in which you want to get into and then obtain the college details, relevant contact phone number and visit the institution for further enquiries.


Each university has its own fees structure though, we would like to present to you a generalized scenario. Private universities will cost you around 150,000 to 300,000 (1.5 to 3 lakh) rupees per student per year . Public university on an average will cost between 75,000 to 150,000 rupees per student per year. Living expenses will cost you depending on the location of the university like in cities, it will cost you more and your style of living. Generally, this expenditure may cost you around Rs.1 lac excluding your tuition fees.

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Syllabus & Subjects Studied:

  • Computer Networks.
  • Computer architecture and organization.
  • Theory of computation.
  • Database systems.
  • Operating systems.
  • Principles of Programming Languages.
  • Foundations of Computer Systems.
  • Java Programming and Website Design.
  • E-commerce & ERP and Multimedia Applications.
  • Software Engineering.
  • Compiler Design.

Best Colleges/Universities:

  • Indian Institute of Technology IIT Kanpur.
  • Indian Institute of Technology IIT Kharagpur.
  • Indian Institute of Technology IIT Bombay.
  • Indian Institute of Technology IIT Madras.
  • Indian Institute of Technology IIT Delhi.
  • BIT, Mesra.
  • NIT- National Institute of Technology Trichy.
  • Delhi College of Engineering , Delhi.
  • BITS Pilani.
  • IIT Roorkee.
  • IT-BHU.
  • IIT-Guwahati.
  • College of Engineering , Anna University, Guindy.
  • Jadavpur University , Faculty of Engineering & Technology, Calcutta.
  • Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad.
  • NIT- National Institute of Technology Warangal.

Jobs after completing this course:

Some of the top recruiters are:

  • TCS.
  • Infosys.
  • Wipro.
  • HCL.
  • Cognizant.
  • Accenture.
  • Microsoft.
  • Adobe.
  • Google.
  • Accenture.
  • Cisco.


In the starting stage, a Computer Science Engineering student will be paid an average of Rs.15000/- to Rs.25000/- monthly salary. With experience and skill in the field, the graduate will be able to get upto Rs.80000/- per month within 2 to 3 years.

Careers after completing this course:

  • Computer Programmer.
  • Systems Analyst.
  • Software Developer.
  • Hardware Engineer.
  • Consultant.
  • System Engineer.
  • System Designer.
  • Networking Engineer.
  • Database Administrator.
  • Web Developer.
  • E-commerce Specialist.
  • Programmer.

Courses after completing this course:

  • Masters In Computer Science Engineering.
  • Research.