Computer Science and Engineering – Scope | Career | Job | Top Colleges


Science and Technology is one of the greatest blessings in modern life. Scientific advancements have led to many important inventions like computers. Computers today play a significant role in everybody’s life starting from grocery bills to ATM’s   to you reading my article on computer itself. Well, Career opportunities in field of computer and its software development are increasing at a high rate. Computer Science Engineering is one of the popular branch of Engineering. In all top Engineering colleges, seats in this stream get filled first.

This article will show you about the scope, career opportunities, eligibility , entrance examinations, top colleges offering this course, popular companies which recruit Computer Science Engineers.

Computer Science Engineering and its scope

This branch of Engineering deals with programming languages, operating systems, Database Management System, computer network, algorithms, computer graphics , compiler designing and artificial intelligence.

This branch is challenging while offering good career opportunities and research scope. From past many years, Indian Software engineers have contributed across the world and are recruited by the companies like TCS, Infosys, IBM  etc. They were also placed in the famous Silicon Valley in USA by worldwide major companies like Adobe, Apple Inc., Google etc.

Computer Science and Engineering

Career opportunities

After completing your Btech degree, you can work in the field of Application(app) development, animation,  Database Management, embedded systems, IT, telecommunication, software testing, cyber security, product design, gaming, multimedia, computer hardware and software and other related industries.

It’s broad field to work in private and government sector as well. After gaining a minimum of 2 years experience you can get the salary double of it.

Apart from doing  job, you can also opt for MTech in Computer Science Engineering  and do specialization in several topic.


Aspirants who want this stream must have passed 10+2 examination with Mathematics, Physics and chemistry as compulsory subjects.

After completion of 12th standard, you are eligible to choose this course leading to the BTech(Bachelor of Technology) degree of 4 years duration.

Entrance examination

There are many popular entrance examinations such as IITs, NITs, IIITs , BITS, VIT University etc. by which you can get Computer Science Engineering(CSE) in top engineering colleges of India. On the basis of performance in these entrance exams and counseling done after it will decide allocation of department.

  • JEE main
  • JEE advanced
  • COMEDK UGET any many more..

Top Engineering Colleges which offer Computer Science Engineering

  • Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
  • BITS,Pilani
  • Indian Institute of Technology, BHU
  • National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli
  • National Institute of Technology, Surathkal
  • Jadavpur university, Kolkata

There are a lot of government and private engineering colleges in India which are well acclaimed.

Top recruiters

Here are some reputed firms which require CSE graduates anytime.

  • TCS
  • Google
  • Infosys
  • HCL
  • Accenture
  • Cognizant
  • IBM
  • Adobe
  • Oracle and many more…

In recent years, IT major companies like TCS, Infosys, Wipro have been the major recruiter in engineering colleges of the country.

Best of Luck and keep knowing more about engineering branches at

About The Author

This article is written by Shokhi  Shreya, is an intern at Engineers Corner.


  1. Thanks a lot. The information provided is of great help. Students planning to pursue B. Tech in CSE may find it very inspiring and beneficial..

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