Computer Science & Engineering


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Today we are rushing towards the computerization and modernization in our entire social, professional, occupational, defense and many other activities.

Frankly we should say.

Computer is now an essential part of our life and needs.

But, why??

It is mainly because of the error free and fast operation, and no need to keep hard store and transport the data. “Your time is in your one click”.

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Computer Science & Engineering is one of the most soughed disciplines of engineering courses and is the practical and scientific approach to its application.

“Computer Science & Engineering involves the design and understanding of computational process and programming languages.”

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Courses & Duration

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Courses After 12th

In Computer Science & Engineering the student will go through the algorithms, programming languages, operating systems, database management systems, computer network, computer graphics and artificial intelligence.

You can choose the Computer Science & Engineering, after 12th Science.

The academic criterion of Computer Science & Engineering is divided into three courses/programmes as follows:

  1. Diploma courses leading to the polytechnic diploma of 3 years duration.
  2. UG courses leading to the B.Tech (Bachelor of Technology) degree of 4 years duration.
  3. PG courses leading to the M.Tech (Master of Technology) degree of 2 years duration.

Beside these, it is one of the broad research fields leading to the PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) degree.

All Courses of computer science & engineering are listed here:

  • Diploma in Computer Science and Technology
  • Diploma in Computer Science and Engineering
  • Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) in Computer Engineering
  • Master of Engineering (ME/M.Tech) in Computer Engineering
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Networking
  • Master of Philosophy (M.Phill) in Computer Science and Engineering

Specialization (Sub-disciplines)

Computer Science & Engineering has the expanded filed in order to the specialization.

  • Computer architecture and organization
  • Database systems
  • Electronics
  • Operating systems
  • Networking
  • Foundations of Computer Systems
  • Java Programming and Website Design
  • Artificial inteligence
  • Data science
  • Computer Graphics
  • Programming language
  • E-Commerce & ERP and Multimedia Applications

Eligibility Criteria

Am I eligible to apply?

Here we have mentioned the basic eligibility of various diploma, undergraduate and postgraduate courses:

  • After the completion of 10th standard, you are only eligible to enter the diploma courses.
  • Once you have done the 12th standard you are fully eligible to choose the UG (B.Tech) programme.
  • For entering in Computer Science & Engineering, either in diploma or UG, mathematics & science are the compulsory and has to be in qualifying examination.
  • For entering in PG (M.Tech) programme, B.Tech in Computer Science & Engineering is must.

So now, you have a complete package of education in Computer Science & Engineering after 12th upto research programme.

Admission Process

How to get admission in computer science & engineering courses?

Various colleges and universities offer admissions to students through entrance tests. The entrance exams are organized at national, state or university level by the respective authorities. While some other institutions give admissions on the basis of merit list of the qualifying examination.

For admissions in B.Tech courses, admissions will be done through JEE Main examination. JEE Main is a national level exam regulated by the CBSE Board for providing admissions in B.Tech programmes offered by top colleges of the country. If you are looking for admission in M.Tech courses then you can appear in GATE examination.

Some entrance tests for B.Tech & M.Tech courses are listed here:

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Top Engineering Entrance Exams

Here we have listed some top colleges to pursue courses in the field of computer science & engineering:

  • Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay
  • Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi
  • Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur
  • National Institute of Technology (NIT), Trichy
  • National Institute of Technology (NIT), Surathkal
  • National Institute of Technology (NIT), Warangal
  • Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST)

Jobs & Career

“There are ample of job opportunities in the field of Computer Science & Engineering”.

After the completion of your degree in Computer Science & Engineering, you can work in the field of database management, embedded systems, IT, telecommunication, multimedia, computer hardware & software implementation, computer hardware & software maintenance, gaming, web designing and other related industries.

It is a broad field to work in private and government sector as well.

Some job titles are listed here:

  • Professor
  • Computer Programmer
  • System Designer
  • Software Developer
  • Engineering Support Specialist
  • Academic Research Editor
  • E-Commerce Specialist
  • Data Warehouse Analyst
  • Software Engineer

Here are some reputed firms which require the computer science engineers whenever:

  • TCS
  • Infosys
  • Wipro
  • HCL
  • Accenture
  • Cognizant
  • Microsoft
  • IBM
  • Adobe
  • Google
  • Accenture
  • Cisco
  • Oracle
  • Sun Microsystems
  • Yahoo
  • Tech Mahindra
  • Mahindra Satyam


After obtaining a degree in CSE, you can expect handsome salary packages in government as well as private sector.

IT sector is the higher salary provider sector. A fresher can get the initial package of 2 lakh per annum to 3 lakh per annum in India. In abroad, he can get the salary in six figures.

After gaining a minimum of 2 years experience you can get the salary just double of it.

There is no criterion of salary for the brilliant or an experienced candidate.

Books & Study Material

There are lots of study materials are available in the market. Here we have listed some books which are compiled by our experts. The top recommended books in the field of Computer Science & Engineering are as the follows:

Exercises in Programming Style

Author(s): Cristina Videira Lopes

Bayesian Phylo genetics

Editor(s): Ming-Hui Chen, Lynn Kuo, Paul O. Lewis


Author(s): Yoshihide Igarashi, Tom Altman, Mariko Funada, Barbara Kamiyama

GPU Pro 5

Editor(s): Wolfgang Engel

Making Music with Computers

Author(s): Bill Manaris, Andrew R. Brown

Geographical Information Systems

Editor(s): Elaheh Pourabbas

Computing Handbook, Third Edition

Editor(s): Allen Tucker, Teofilo Gonzalez, Heikki Topi, Jorge Diaz-Herrera

Roadmap to Greener Computing

Author(s): Raoul-Abelin Choumin Nguemaleu, Lionel Montheu

Computing Handbook, Third Edition

Editor(s): Teofilo Gonzalez, Jorge Diaz-Herrera, Allen Tucker

Graphics Interface 2014

Editor(s): Paul G. Kry, Andrea Bunt

For any queries related to Computer Science & Engineering, you may leave your queries below in the comment box.


  1. I’m UP Polytechnic student (ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING) and I need to do B.Tech (COMPUTER SCIENCE) from other state what I have to do

  2. B.Tech CSE Engineering is one of the most demanded program for PCM stream students after class 12th.
    Minimum percentage required is 50% to get admission at a good college.Quantum University Roorkee is one
    such Engineering college which offers this course.Placements records are best here, internship and industrial visit are
    provided by University to all students. More than 100 international companies visit campus each year to hire students from
    Quantum University Roorkee.Quantum University also provides interdisciplinary programs where students can study minor programs
    with major ones. Students also get a chance to follow there passion as Quantum University offers a number of passion programs
    such singing,dancing,theatre,photography along with studies.

  3. hello, i am vaishali sharma i have pass out from Quantum university Roorkee uttarakhand i have done my graduation Diploma CSE .there are various options after choosing diploma CSE course-
    like, Hardware engineer,software engineer,and web designer etc.
    Quantum univrsity the best companies come for the placements. and MNCs come for hiring many students for our companies. the faculty members also help for higher studies and guide us about the placements to get a better job,and also helps for the interviews.

  4. Quantum University is one among the few universities in India that has adopted global practice like interdisciplinary education. Interdisciplinary education allows students to choose their syllabus as per their interest and need. Currently, I am pursuing a major in B.Tech (Artificial Intelligence) with a minor in Marketing. After four years I will be awarded two degrees, a major in AI and a minor in Marketing. Other students at Quantum are exploring unique combination like economics with computer science, cyber security with digital marketing and BBA with robotics.So overall if you looking for great future in engineering so Quantum university is best place to push your career after 12th .

  5. Hello,I am Anil as I completed my BHM course from @Quantum university Now i am placed in Hotel taj, Agra. If i talk about university it has all which a students look for , Great faculty support , great infrastructure and as i am a hosteler so best was the hostel part with good Food with all facility like Wifi , sport , libraries etc . But the placement was above my expectation which i guess was the main focus of each and every student .

  6. Is it compulsory to take science in 11th and 12th to choose CSE. What is the solution for the arts student if he or she want to take Computer Science Engineering.

  7. I am currently in 10th class and I am willing to opt for diploma in CSE and make career in Computer Hardware engineer. So should I choose 11th and 12th or should I choose Diploma in CSE .
    If I choose diploma , is it a right choice?

    Please reply honestly

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