Branch in focus: Computer Science/ IT
Amit, 17 Jan 2015

IT deals with the use of computers and computer software to convert, store, protect, process, transmit, and retrieve information.

The difference between Computer Science and IT is that while CSE deals with the design and development of new software and hardware parts of computer, IT aims at designing, developing, implementing and managing computer-based information systems including software applications and computer hardware. When computer and communications technologies are combined, the result is Information Technology, or ‘InfoTech’.

Core subjects
Computer architecture and organisation, Database systems, Electronics, Operating systems, Networking, Foundations of Computer Systems, Java Programming and Website Design, ECommerce & ERP and Multimedia Applications.

Further education
You can opt for MTech/MS in various specialisations in any of the core subjects mentioned above.

Job profiles

You can work in database management, IT, embedded systems, Telecommunication, computer hardware & software implementation & maintenance, multimedia, web designing, gaming, and almost all other industries.

Top recruiters
TCS, Infosys, Wipro, HCL, Accenture, Cognizant, Microsoft, IBM, Adobe, Google, Accenture, Cisco, Oracle, Sun Microsystems, Yahoo, Tech Mahindra, & Mahindra Satyam. It is worthwhile to note that the computer industry has witnessed such phenomenal growth in  recent years that IT majors like Infosys & TCS have been the major recruiters across all other branches throughout the engineering colleges in the country. 

Computer Science  & Information Technology
 State/ UT CSE IT Total
Chhattisgarh3310 20505360
Uttar Pradesh2267116656  39327
Haryana   10740657017310
Punjab & C'grh7229346010689
Himachal810360 1170
Arunachal  30030
State/ UTCSEITTotal
Jharkhand 33840378
Orissa 586525008365 
West Bengal355228826434
MP 166351181328448
Kerala6500 29559455
Tamil Nadu276401846746107
 Puducherry  7806151395
Total    206303125472331775


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