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It is an indisputable fact that in the coming years, the technology sector of India will grow rapidly, especially given the focus on various projects involving Smart Cities and the emphasis on the digitization of tedious government processes.
The arena is going to require people with strong skill-set and willingness to work in the industry, some of the upcoming specializations you can look at being: Cyber Security, Data Science, Mobile App Development, Networking, Cloud Computing etc.
No wonder then, Computer Science as a course is in wild pursuit.
And to all of you considering it an option, think and weigh your alternatives, reach out to people in the industry to understand the actual scenario and then decide on your major, because the landscape keeps changing at a frenetic pace.
Future after B.Sc Compter Science from Delhi University
Indian companies, with the booming start-up scene are always on the hunt for developers, coders and the like.
If you wish to do research in Computer Science then it seems a legitimate option or else you can opt for higher studies. You can do MCA/M.Sc, you sit for any government exam, can give CAT. After doing M.Sc you can do M.Tech also.
Is CS from DU different from a B.Tech from Private College?
Well honestly neither B.Sc from DU nor B.Tech from any private university can attract to you a job at Google unless you show some exceptional expertise and dedication in your field of interest . From DU the cost will be much less unlike the private university but on the completion of the respective course, placement-wise, you will be at par. (This is majorly because while BTech is a superior degree to BSc in Computer Science, DU happens to be superior to any private university).
About Cutoffs and Best Colleges
As a general overview, the first couple of cutoffs for General category stands at 98%, for OBC at 96% and for SC ends at 94% and ST at 93% in Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies.
Top Colleges offering full time, three years B.SC (H) Computer Science course are:
1. Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies
2. Hans Raj College
3. Sri Guru Gobind Singh College of Commerce (SGGSCC)
4. Indraprastha College for Women
5. Shaheed Rajguru College of Applied Science for Women
What is the curriculum like?
The students are given exposure in the field of DBMS, Computer Networks, Software Engineering, Unix Scripting, Computer Graphics, Algorithms, Information Security, Data Mining etc.
There are language courses like C++ and Java which helps students to enhance their programming skills.
The curriculum provides extensive Laboratory sessions where you can implement the concepts which you learn in theory.
About Placement for Computer Science graduates
Many reputed companies such as HCL- BPO, Wipro, Genpact, IBM,TCS along with other companies have visited the colleges for the recruitment and the placement cells usually also work out an arrangement for the companies to provide internship opportunities during the summer break. Networking during such internships would take you a long way.