Courses of Computer Science and Job opportunities in Software & IT

Courses of Computer Science and Job opportunities in Software & IT

With increasing dependence on technology and innovation in all parts of life, openings in software engineering industry had seen a fast development. Technical fields like Information technology, Cyber security, artificial intelligence, robotics, Web development, mobile applications, and so forth, provide impressive openings in software engineering.

Career Prospectus:

For past two decades, placements in Software and IT industry see a high growth compared to any other industry. Software and IT industry helped Indian economy to develop in accordance to developed nations. Central Government and some state governments offered assistance to numerous software organizations to open their activities in India, consequently generating employment to many. Software exports to abroad have seen drastic development for past decade, with development in GDP rate and Employment accordingly.

Different courses of Computer Science

Necessary steps should be taken from 10+2 level to pursue Computer science engineering. Students with mathematical background in 10+2 level are preferred by organizations in their recruitment. The following are different courses in computer engineering in Graduate level.

  • BSC

Almost all Indian universities and their affiliated colleges offer Bachelor Degree along with computer engineering as specialization. In any case, for better job opportunities, Postgraduate degree in computer engineering is added advantage. Mathematics as one of the subjects in 10+2 level is required qualification for this course.

Required Eligibility: 10+2 with Maths, Physics, and Chemistry or 3yr diploma is required

Top Colleges:

Average Pay: 1.8-4.8L P.A

Companies offering Jobs: Amazon, TCS, Wipro, HCL, etc..

  • BCA

Bachelor in Computer Applications – BCA, is a select four year bachelor degree in Computer science engineering. The course prospectus of the BCA course is especially intended to address the needs of Software and IT industry. Several programming languages, Software design applications, updated software modules are covered in the curriculum of BCA. BCA graduates have great career scope, even with no post graduation. Mathematics as one of the subjects in 10+2 level is required eligibility for this course.

Required Eligibility: 10+2 with Maths, Physics, and Chemistry or 3yr diploma after X std is required

Top Colleges: Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies and Research, Department of Computer Science – St. Xavier’s College, Christ University, Loyola College, Amity Institute of Information Technology

Average Pay: 1.8 – 6.6L PA

Companies offering Jobs:

  • B.Tech – Computer Science Engineering (CSE)

B.Tech – CSE is a Bachelor degree in Computer Science Engineering. There is extensive range of opportunities for this degree. These graduates are called as engineering graduates, and may IT firms recruit them for their operations. Mathematics, physics and chemistry subjects in 10+2 level are required qualification for Computer science.

Required entrance Exams: Intermediate with Math, Physics, Chemistry and good score in any entrance exams like IIT JEE, JEE advanced, BITSAT, and entrance exams of different universities

Top Colleges:

IIIT Hyderabad, IIIT-Delhi, Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology – Delhi, BITS- Pilani, NIT- Trichy, National Institute of Technology Karnataka- Surathkal, NIT-WARANGAL, Delhi Technological University, Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology, Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology, National Institute of Technology- Rourkela and IITs

Average Pay: 3.0 – 14.4L PA

Companies offering Jobs: Cognizant, Infosys, Applabs, TechMahindra, Accenture, etc..

  • MCA

MCA is a postgraduate degree solely intended to meet the requirements of IT and Software industry. Any graduate with computer science as a specialization can examine MCA. As this is Masters Degree, there are many opportunities for Masters in Computer Applications – MCA PG degree holders.

Required entrance Exams: Graduate in any subject with computer science as specialization and good score in any entrance exams like, JNU MCA, NIMCET, IIT JAM, BIT MCA, VIT MEE

Top Colleges:  University of Pune, Jawaharlal Nehru University – New Delhi, University of Hyderabad, NIT – Tiruchirappalli, Birla Institute of Technology -Jaipur, NIT- Mangalore, Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology -Allahabad, PSG College of Technology-Coimbatore, NIT-Rourkela, ITM University -Madhya Pradesh

Average Pay: 3.0 – 14.4L PA

Companies offering Jobs: Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Apple, Oracle, etc..

  • M.Sc Computers

Only Graduates in B.Sc-computers are qualified for this course. M.Sc-computers is a post graduate degree in computer applications, that has equal opportunities as MCA degree holders have.

Required entrance Exams: University Entrance exams, university PGCETs

Top Colleges: Loyola College-Chennai, Christ University- Bangalore, Fergusson College- Pune, Hans Raj College – Delhi, St. Xavier’s College – Kolkata.

Average Pay: 3.0 – 14.4L PA

Companies offering Jobs: Cognizant, Accenture, Infosys, IBM, TechMahindra etc,.


Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications – PGDCA is a diploma course which is a qualification for some entry level computer jobs. There is no official eligibility to take this course; anyone interested in basic computer jobs can take this course.

Scope for job opportunities in Software & IT.

There is wide range of job opportunities in Computer science engineering, based on the level of qualification.

  1. Mobile application Developer

Mobile application developers design applications for Mobile peripherals, on various Operating Systems like iOS and Android. Mobile application designers with the assistance of several programming languages enhance application on different mobile platforms. These engineers design mobile applications that can make the daily lifestyle, easy. Students of Computer science create different applications as their academic projects to add to their resume.

Average Pay: 1.2L PA

Companies offering Jobs: Hyperlink info, Konstant, Prismetric, Debut, Octal IT, Logicspice etc,.

  1. Web Developer

With the wide utilization of web for everything in our day-to-day lifestyle, web designers and web developers are need of great importance. A website designer designs the layout of the site and the web designs builds up the code behind and UI of that website.

Average Pay: 2.75L PA

Companies offering Jobs: IndiaNIC, Intellectsoft, Sphnix, chromeinfo Diceus, etc,.

  1. Network Engineer

The activity of a Network designer is to care of the network and communication systems to keep data and communication stream easily. Network engineers execute and keep up network and hardware, fix organize issues, and ensure network security, accessibility, and performance. Network administrators generally work with a group of other IT experts with exceptional specializations in designing and developing updated network devices.

Average Pay: 6.5L PA

Companies offering Jobs: Cisco, Ericsson, TCS, Reliance, etc,.

  1. Technical Support specialist

Technical Support specialists extend their services in troubleshooting and problem solving, for both within an organization and for individual customers. Technical Support specialists work on computer systems, hardware and software, and other computer devices, to encounter technical issues. Some professionals in this field work for tech support service companies, while others work for within corporations.

Average Pay: 4.5L PA

Companies offering Jobs: Genesis, Alpha, Genpact, Ness, etc,.

  1. Computer System Analyst

Computer System Analyst’s job is to design machines and devices of information technology that works on software. Computer System Analyst team up with Mechanical and electrical engineers to sketch diagrams of computer peripherals. They are the key players in maintaining, improving, and updating the information systems of the organisation.

Average Pay: 5.0L PA

Companies offering Jobs: NTT Data, NIIT, Ebix, skillnet, NEC, HCL etc,.

  1. Software engineer

The job of a software engineer extends through a variety of career and professional tasks. Some Software engineers work on specific programming software of companies, while others work on programs related to network and databases. These engineers design, develop, test, and update computer programs such as operating systems, business applications, network control systems, video games, and social networks.

Average Pay: 9.6L PA

Companies offering Jobs: TCS, Infosys, Wipro, HCL, Tech Mahindra, Oracle, Mphasis, ETC.,

  1. Data Scientist

A data scientist gathers the information, organized or unstructured, and arrange, store and use it for the business tasks of the organisation. They use several algorithms, scientific methods, math and statistical formulae to process the information. Data scientists work on developing large scale models of data related to an organization. Individual Data Scientists consider strategies for Data mining, techniques for storage, hardware and software, and niche applications of data.

Average Pay: 10.8L PA

Companies offering Jobs: Datalicious, Cartesian, Bridgei2i, Blueocean etc,.

  1. Robotics Engineer

Today, Robotics is a fast developing sector in technology; Huge opportunities are available in the field of robotics. As technological advances continue, demand for researching, designing, and building new robots is increasing drastically. Numerous robots are designed to do tasks that are risky to human beings, such as, defusing bombs, discovering survivors in ruins and debris, and exploring mines and wrecks. With the progression in robot technology, many critical medical procedures are performed easily by Robots. Even though building robots is assignment of mechanical and electrical engineers, software engineering engineers work together with them in designing and executing the projects for robots.

Average Pay: 12L PA

Companies offering Jobs: Systemantics, Grey Orange, Gridbots, Sastra, etc,.

  1. Cloud Computing

Cloud computing is the recent advancement in Software and IT industry. Delivery of computing services such as servers, storage, databases, networking, software, analytics, intelligence and more over the “cloud” to offer faster innovation, flexible resources and economies of scale is Termed as cloud computing. Cloud computing enables organizations to limit their investments on operating costs, run infrastructure proficiently.

Average Pay: 15L PA

Companies offering Jobs: Cipher, IBM, Vibrant, etc,.


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