Computer Science Engineering and Information Technology drive the world and has become an indispensable part of human civilization. For every learned individual, it is an asset for the knowledge economy. Computer Science Engineering not only grooms research scientists who have passion for invention and novel design of new technology and explore new vistas for the use of existing technology. Prospective computer technologists are supervised and guided by experts to study and solve complex problems in computing in all walks of human endeavour especially in business, science, medicine, and education sector.
As a career:
Booming IT sector in India has plenty of jobs for fresh computer science graduates. Candidates from top engineering Universities and colleges Like JK Lakshmipat University get attractive job offers from MNC IT companies. A person having B.Tech in computer science & engineering or information technology can start his career as IT engineer. Career in IT is considered one of the most high-paying jobs and is full of opportunities; particularly when India’s prowess in information technology industry is recognized across the globe. Besides the Computer Engineers have plenty of options to work in IT companies in departments such as design, development, assembly, manufacture and maintenance, etc.
When & How should start?
Engineering is the most hunted after class of 12th in india. Any student from 12th standard with mathematics is eligible to take admission in engineering. Diploma candidate can also take admission in B.Tech 2nd year as lateral entry. However, there is a rigorous selection procedure at place for computer engineers wherein admission to the B.E/ B.Tech courses is extremely competitive in most of the best universities like JK Lakshmipat University. Students who are passionate about technology and machines can become an engineer by cracking one of the engineering entrance exams. The some significant engineering entrance exam in india are AIEEE, IIT-JEE, UPTU, RTU, JKLU-EET etc. Students may opt for M.E/ M. Tech in Computer Science for further specialization in Computer Science. Almost top universities in Rajasthan such as JK Lakshmipat University(JKLU)offer both graduate and postgraduate engineering courses in the stream of Computer Science & Engineering and Information Technology.
Designation in company:
Software Developers, Hardware Engineers, System Designer, System Analyst, Networking Engineers, DBA, Software Testing, Security analyst etc.
Google, Yahoo, Hewlett-Packard, International Business Machines Corporation, Toshiba Corporation, Dell Inc, NEC Corporation, Canon Inc, Apple Inc, ASUSTEK Computer Inc, Acer Inc, Lenovo Group Limited, SAIC, Sun Microsystem, TCS, Infosys, HCL, Wipro, CMC, CMS, L&T, Techmahindra etc.
Like all other engineering professions, Computer Engineering too requires practical knowledge to be employable. There is no short-cut for computer professionals, whatever one knows needs to be put into practice and loopholes would come out only when exposed to projects and other practices. Therefore, candidates who are willing to make a career in IT industry should have maximum exposure to practical knowledge so that they can perform efficiently.
About the Author:
Prof. Gireesh Kumar is working as Assistant Professor at the Department of Computer Science & Engineering, JK Lakshmipat University, Jaipur. He has more than six years of academic & teaching experience. He is pursuing his Ph.D in the area of Software Reliability. He has published nine research papers in international journals and conferences.