Computer Science is a science that deals with theory and system of processing information in digital computers, designing the computer software, hardware and applications for the computers. It is also known as Computing Science. Computer Science commonly gets confused with information technology, but Computer Science differs from its related fields as it more concerned on understanding the programs properties which are used for creating new softwares for games and various applications related to computers.

 

A scientist who is specialist in computers has strong knowledge in theoretical foundations of computing and applications of computer systems. Computer Scientists work on the theoretical characteristics of Computer Systems. 

 

Few Courses offered in Computer Science: -

 

  • Diploma in Computer Application
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Application
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Computer Application
  • Master of Science in Computer Communication
  • Master of Computer Science
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Hardware

Basic Eligibility

UG:

 

For admission into bachelor’s degree a student must pass higher secondary education or 10+2 in science with maths from any recognized university/institute. The duration for the program is of 3 years.


PG:

 

For admission into master’s degree a student must have a bachelor’s degree in computer science from any recognized institute. The duration of the program is 2-3 years.


Specializations

Few specializations in Computer Science: -

 

  • Software Engineering
  • Algorithms and Data Structures
  • Computational Science
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Computer Elements and Architecture

Job Prospects

Computer Science is a sector that is constantly growing nowadays. Computers are being used nowadays in all spheres of life and are dependent on productive software and better computers. The requirement of computer professionals is high in most companies as they can create new and better software systems which will increase the efficiency of the computers. Graduates in this field can work as technical administrators or researchers in different computer industries.

The majority of graduates in this field pursue their career as a project leaders, junior programmer and system analysts etc. Major employers in this field are AT&T, HP, IBM, Dell, Intel, Google, IBM, and Yahoo etc.

Pay package: -

The salary of a professional depends on the factors such as the company, job profile, qualification, skills and work experience. In private sectors they offer an attractive salary when compared to the public sector. In India students who pass out from a reputed IT institutes can expect a direct placement in good firms with pleasing salary packages.

In government sectors one can earn a salary ranging from Rs. 10,000 to Rs.25,000 per month. Where as in private sectors one can initially earn a salary ranging from Rs. 8000 to Rs.15000 per month and the salary increase sup to Rs.8,00,0000 per annum with an experience of 3-4 years.

Few job profiles: -

 

  • Computer Communications Specialist
  • Computer Engineer
  • Consultants
  • Database Administrator
  • Data Communication Analyst
  • Professor
  • Research Analyst
  • System and Security Administrator


Few job sectors: -

 

  • Banks
  • Consultancies
  • Database Management Companies
  • Design Support Firms
  • Data Communications Companies
  • E-Commerce Industry
  • Order Processing
  • Stock Exchange
  • Simulations Manufacturers
  • Universities

Science Colleges for Computer Science in India

A V Abdurahiman Haji Arts and Science College

Kozhikode, Kerala, India

A V Abdurahiman Haji Arts and Science College, Kozhikode was established in 2002. The college is a self financing institution affiliated to the University of Calicut. It has been managed by salaffiyya associations. The college aims at imparting front line higher...

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A. R. B. Garud Arts, Commerce & Science College, Shendurni

Shendurni , Maharashtra, India

A.R.B.Garud Arts, Commerce & Science College (ARBGCSC), Shendurni was established in 1971 by the shendurni secondary education cooperative society, the Appasaheb Raghunathrao Bhaurao (A. R. B.) Garud College is affiliated to North Maharashtra University Jalgaon...

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A.A. Govt. Arts College for Men

Tamil Nadu, India

A.A. Govt. Arts College for Men, Namakkal was established in 1969. The institute provides practical exposure to their students, which helps them in acquiring in depth knowledge in study. The college is affiliated to Periyar University. The college was established...

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A.D.M. College for Women

Nagapatinam, Tamil Nadu, India

A.D.M. College for Women (ADMC), Nagapattinam was established in 1975. The college is affiliated Bharathidasan University and accredited by NAAC with A grade. The autonomy was granted by UGC in 2004, launching the college into a new era of academics. The college...

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A.D.N. Institute of Paramedical Sciences

Nagpur, Maharashtra, India

A.D.N. Institute of Paramedical Sciences (ADNIPS), Nagpur is authorized by the IASE University which is recognized and approved by UGC, DEC, AICTE, paramedical board of India and Ministry of HRD Govt. of India. The institute is managed by Dhanwantari Bahuuddeshya...

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A.G. & S.G. Siddhartha Arts & Science Degree College

Vuyyuru, Andhra Pradesh, India

A.G. & S.G. Siddhartha Arts & Science Degree College, Vuyyuru was established in 1975. The college was admitted to grant-in-aid in 1981. The K.C.P Ltd. took over the college from the AGTI in 1994. The main goal of the college is to provide opportunities in...

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A.K.C. College of Arts and Science

Tamil Nadu, India

A.K.C. College of Arts and Science, Virudhunagar is affiliated to Madurai Kamaraj University and is recognized by U.G.C. The University has 109 affiliated Colleges (9 Autonomous) including other approved institutions and 7 evening colleges. The motto of...

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A.K.D. Dharmaraja's Women's College

Tamil Nadu, India

A.K.D. Dharmaraja's Women's College, Virudhunagar is affiliated to Madurai Kamaraj University and is recognized by U.G.C. The University has 109 affiliated Colleges (9 Autonomous) including other approved institutions and 7 evening colleges. Their motto is...

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A.V. Kanthamma College for Women

Hassan, Karnataka, India

A. V. Kanthamma College for Women, Hassan is a premier center of higher learning in the western Malnad region of Karnataka. Malnad Technical Education Society (MTES) launched the college in a humble way in July 1966, just with 123 students at the PU level. The...

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A.V.C. College, Mannampandal

Mannampandal, Tamil Nadu, India

A.V.C. College (A.V.C.C), Mannampandal was established in 1955. It ia an autonomous college accredited by NAAC and recognized by UGC. The college aims at giving opportunities to teachers and students to make innovations utilizing their creative talents, improving...

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