Computer Science Courses After 12th

Have you completed 12th standard? Are you interested in pursuing a good computer science course? If yes, this article will be of help to you. Here, I’ve listed down some of the best computer science courses available in India after 12th.

Computer Science courses

Types of courses

In India, computer science courses are available in various formats. Some of the notable formats are –

  • Certificate courses
  • Vocational training courses
  • Diploma courses
  • Bachelor’s Degree courses
  • Master’s Degree courses
  • PG Diploma courses
  • PG Certificate courses
  • PhD programs

 

Certificate, vocational, diploma and Bachelor’s Degree courses are UG (undergraduate) level courses. Students who have passed 10+2 are eligible to pursue this course.

 

Master’s Degree, PG Diploma and PG Certificate programs are PG (Postgraduate) level courses. Candidates who have completed relevant Bachelor’s Degree course are eligible to pursue these courses.

 

PhD is a research based Doctoral program. Candidates who have completed relevant PG course are eligible to pursue this program.

 

In this article, we will solely focus on computer science courses after 12th. And as promised, I’ll provide the list of the best courses.

 

Since Diploma and Bachelor’s Degree programs are the best of the lot, I’ve mentioned them only (in my list). Certificate and vocational programs are useful too. But Diploma and Bachelor’s Degree courses provide better career prospects and jobs.

 

List of computer science courses after 12th

Let us start this list with Bachelor’s Degree courses. Here they are –

 

Bachelor’s Degree courses

  • B.E. or B.Tech. in Computer Science – 4 years
  • B.E. or B.Tech. in Computer Engineering – 4 years
  • B.E. or B.Tech. in Software Engineering – 4 years
  • B.E. or B.Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering – 4 years
  • B.E. or B.Tech. Computer and Communication Engineering – 4 years
  • Integrated (B.E./B.Tech. + M.E./M.Tech.) Computer Engineering – 5 years
  • BCA (Bachelor of Computer Application) – 3 years
  • B.Sc. in Computer Science – 3 years
  • B.Sc. in Computer Engineering – 3 years
  • B.Sc. in Software Technology – 3 years

 

Bachelor of Engineering and Bachelor of Technology programs are 4 years long academic programs. Other Degree courses (like BCA and B.Sc.) are 3 years long. Integrated Engineering programs are 5 years long.

 

Students who have passed 10+2 with Physics and Mathematics subjects from a recognized board are eligible to pursue these courses.

 

Diploma courses

  • Diploma in Computer Engineering – 3 years
  • Diploma in Software Engineering – 3 years
  • Diploma in Computer Technology – 3 years
  • Diploma in Computer Hardware Technology – 3 years
  • Diploma in Hardware and Networking – 3 years
  • Diploma in Computer Science and Engineering – 3 years

 

Diploma Engineering programs are 3 years long. Students who have completed 10th and/or 12th are eligible to pursue Diploma Engineering courses.

 

After completing relevant Diploma program, successful candidates may use Diploma to Degree admission and secure admission into the second academic year of B.E. or B.Tech. program.

 

Also read: Best computer courses in India

Courses after 12th Science in India

Career prospects

Some of the prime recruiters are –

  • Software companies
  • MNCs (Technical support wing)
  • MNCs (IT wing)
  • IT companies
  • Banks
  • Consultancies
  • Educational institutes
  • Relevant Government departments

 

In the above mentioned places, Computer Science graduates may take up the following job profiles –

  • Software engineer
  • Software developer
  • System admin
  • IT officer
  • Consultant

 

If you are interested in certificate courses, check out this article – certificate courses in India. If you want to check out vocational courses, check out this article – ITI courses in India.

 

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