Primary Reasons That Make Computer Science A Hot Engineering Branch

Author: Hemant Kumar
by Hemant Kumar
Posted: Apr 11, 2017

Engineering in itself is a preferred study and career option for the youth today. In India, an increasing number of students apply for engineering courses every year. In engineering there are multiple branches, but out of those various branches Computer Science Engineering or CSE or B. Tech in Computer Science is considered the hottest or the most popular branch. Whether you look at the admission data of the private B.Tech colleges in Jaipur, Delhi, or any other city, or the data of the IITs and NITs, you will notice the same trend.

So, what are the primary reasons that make CSE the most popular choice among the engineering students in India? Well, here are the reasons behind it:

More Job Opportunities: India is swiftly becoming a pro-IT nation, with many IT parks and knowledge cities existing here; many new such spaces are proposed to be developed. In such a scenario, there is a huge demand for IT professionals or computer science graduates. Thus, there are many jobs available to the young CS graduates out of college in both private and government sectors. Moreover, there is no dearth of overseas jobs in this field, especially in the US, UK, and Singapore.

More Choices: The CS graduates have the privilege to choose among the wide variety of job roles such as the Software Engineer, Application Developer, Web Developer, Network Engineer, Game Developer, IT Manager, and even more. More choices increase the chances of every candidate getting a job role as per his/her preference.

More Security: As today, the IT sector is a widely spread and constantly growing industry in India, there are many big and renowned IT & technology companies operating in India. In India, there are offices of companies such as Google, Facebook, Yahoo, Intel, Apple, IBM, Cisco, Oracle, Amazon, and Cognizant, along with Indian companies such as Infosys, Wipro, and HCL. These companies together absorb a huge number of CS graduates and the job security that they provide is also high.

More Money: The salary packages offered to computer science engineers in India are quite impressive. The CS graduates are more handsomely paid compared to the engineering graduates from other branches. The salary packages offered by big tech giants such as Google, Facebook, IBM, Microsoft, and others are really impressive. You might have heard of INR 1.5 to 2.0 crore pay packets offered in campus placement to some CS graduates. The average packages offered in good institutions also range from 10 to 15 lakhs p.a.

Miscellaneous Reasons: There are some miscellaneous reasons as well for the popularity of CSE. One such reason is the success stories of startups such as Snapdeal, Flipkart, Myntra, and several others, which were founded by CS engineers. Then, students see more scope in this line as computers have pervaded almost every field. This branch provides a relatively better scope for experimentation is another reason. And finally, many students also choose this branch as they see that the enrolment rate in it is much more in comparison to other branches; this fact has also been substantiated by various media reports published from time to time.

So, if you are also seeking admission in a B. Tech course in Jaipur or elsewhere, CS engineering would be a good choice, provided you have a genuine interest in this field. One thing is for sure that CS is the most popular engineering branch in India, and it will continue to thrive in the future.

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