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Shoud I do Computer or EXTC Engineering after 12th ?
Hello Harman,Welcome to CareerGuide.comThanks for visiting and writing us your career query.
Answering to your career query whether you should do Computer or E&TC Engineering it completely dependent in which subject your area of interest lies. I would like to through a light on both the courses so that you will get an idea about the courses.
Computer Engineering is a branch that many students aspires to get into. While computer engineers are also known as Software engineers as their work is to develop,design and testing the various software's. So a student who have an interest in developing,designing and testing software's can make a great career in this field.Computer Engineers have a great demand due to the rapid use of technology by the people. The rapid use of technology has paved a way for the Computer engineers to develop new user friendly software's. The Computer Engineers have a good career opportunities both in India and Abroad.There are number of IT companies who recruits a huge computer engineer students.
Electronics and Telecommunication Engineer
It is the branch that comes under the category of Electronics.As the name itself tells that the work of the E&TC person is to develop the Communication Systems i.e Electronics Communication Systems viz.Routers,Modems,Switches,Radio Links etc.The E&TC professionals to develop new way of communications electronic devices and have to improve their performance. They also have to use their imagination and needs to develop the telecommunication systems.There has been a lot use of communication nowadays so this industry requires a students with dedication and who can develop the new telecommunication systems.
Considering both the branches have a good scope for the career opportunities.
So now you can decide which field you have your area of interest.While if you are finding it difficult to decide which branch should be taken. I would suggest you to take a Psychometric Career Assessment ,it will guide perfectly which engineering branch you should take for your bright career.
I hope you find this information relevant to your career query.Feel free to get in touch again.
Wish you Good Luck
Warm RegardsPrathamesh K
My colleague, Prathamesh provided detailed answer and I won't repeat what he has said.
As he suggested, taking up psychometric test, Engineering Branch Selector from www.careerguide.com would be very useful for you. It will help you understand your preferred engineering branch for graduation.
If you are interested in software development, networking then computer science can be preferred engineering branch.
Computer science and information technology is one of the most preferred engineering branch. For computer science you have three options:BSc in computer science-research based courseBCA: application specific course focusing on hardware, networking and software applications.BE-computer science/information technology-focuses on hardware, networking and software development.
Depending on your career goal, you may take up relevant course. BE and BCA is most sought after course in IT. Booming IT sector in India has plenty of jobs for fresh computer science graduates. Computer science graduates are engaged in:web-designingnetworkingsoftware development
Electrical and telecommunication branch too has a good scope. Considering Indian telecommunication industry, there is nice career opportunity after graduation. Generally, Electronics and Communication engineers are engaged in following tasks:Designing of process or mechanical equipments Improving the functionality and reliability of mobile devices and servers Setting up networks and equipments, process and maintenance of electronics gears and systems etc.
Hope this is helpful.
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