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Written by  Piyush Bhartiya, MBA

Published on Mon, February 24, 2020 6:40 PM   Updated on Fri, July 23, 2021 8:08 AM   3 mins read

Computer Engineering combines the principles and techniques of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering. It is also known as Electronic and Computer Engineering or Computer Systems Engineering. Individuals who go on to pursue this field use their expertise to develop computers, which consists of designing and testing computer components. 

B.E Computer Engineering

On the undergraduate level, B.E Computer Engineering is offered by numerous colleges in India. A 4-year course, it covers the disciplines of electrical engineering and computer science and teaches about the development, design, manufacture and maintenance of computer components. Furthermore, the programme consists of training in electric engineering, software design and hardware-software integration. 

B.E. Computer Engineering Eligibility

  • 10+2 or equivalent exams with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics
  • National/State level entrance exams such as Joint Entrance Exam (JEE), All India Engineering Entrance Exam (AIEEE), etc.

B.E. Computer Engineering Syllabus

  • Chemistry I
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Mathematics I
  • Physics I
  • Chemistry Lab
  • Computer Practice I
  • Workshop Practice
  • Physics Lab
  • Programming and Data Structures
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Mathematics II
  • Semiconductor Physics and Electronics
  • Engineering Graphics
  • Introduction to Analysis of Algorithms
  • Digital Systems
  • System Software
  • Database Management Systems
  • Electric Engineering and Control Systems
  • Mathematics III
  • System Software and DBMS Lab
  • Digital Lab
  • Object-Oriented Programming 
  • Computer Architecture I
  • Interactive Computer Graphics
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Electronic Circuits
  • Probability and Queuing Theory
  • Object-Oriented Programming Lab
  • Electronics Lab

B.E Computer Engineering Colleges

  • Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh
  • Delhi Technological College, Delhi
  • Netaji Subhas University of Technology, Delhi

M.E Computer Engineering

Individuals can pursue Computer Engineering at a higher level by opting for M.E Computer Engineering following the completion of their undergraduate studies. It is a 2-year postgraduate course which opens up numerous career options after its completion.

M.E. Computer Engineering Eligibility

  • Degree holders in Electrical/ Computer Science/ IT and allied branches of Electrical/ Computer Science/ IT engineering or equivalent degree holders.

B.E. Computer Engineering Syllabus

  • Data Structures & Algorithms 
  • Computer Architecture
  • Software Engineering Methodologies
  • Computer Networks Engineering & Management 
  • Mathematical Structures of Computer Science
  • DataBase Technology 
  • Operating System Design
  • Advanced System Software
  • Internet Programming & Tools
  • Network Security
  • Microprocessor-Based System Design
  • Object-Oriented System Design
  • Theory of Computation
  • Advanced Algorithms
  • Distributed Computing
  • Agent-Based Intelligent Systems
  • Digital Imaging 
  • Visualisation Techniques
  • Creative Thinking
  • Neural Networks, Architecture & Applications
  • Performance Evaluation of Computer Systems & Networks
  • Advanced Networks
  • Soft Computing
  • Pattern Recognition
  • Multimedia Systems
  • Mobile Computing 
  • Advanced Web Design
  • Advanced Databases
  • E-Commerce Technology 
  • Data Mining & Data Ware Housing 
  • ASIC Design
  • Web Technology 

B.E Computer Engineering Colleges

  • Delhi Technological College, Delhi
  • Bharati Vidyapeeth College of Engineering, Maharashtra
  • Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Institute of Technology, Gujarat

Computer Engineering Employment Areas

  • Colleges & Universities
  • Research & Development Centres
  • Data Centres
  • Software Development Companies
  • Computer Networking Companies
  • Computer & Technology Manufacturers
  • Automotive Industries
  • Telecommunications Industries
  • Semiconductor Companies
  • Armed Forces
  • Railways
  • Government
  • Business Enterprises

Computer Engineering Job Types

  • Professor
  • Computer Architect
  • Computer Operator
  • Software Development Manager
  • Senior Instructor 
  • Hardware & Network Administrator
  • Technical Engineer
  • Design Engineer
  • Computer Network Engineer
  • Computer Hardware Engineer
  • Development Engineer
  • Quality Control Engineer
  • Support Engineer

Skills Required For Computer Engineering

  • Teamwork
  • Determination
  • Perseverance
  • Logical 
  • Systematic
  • Patience
  • Analytical
  • Problem-solving skills

About the Author & Expert


Piyush Bhartiya

Author • MBA • 20 Years

Piyush values education and has studied from the top institutes of IIT Roorkee, IIM Bangalore, KTH Sweden and Tsinghua University in China. Post completing his MBA, he has worked with the world's # 1 consulting firm, The Boston Consulting Group and focused on building sales and marketing verticals for top MNCs and Indian business houses.

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