Tips to Selecting a Suitable Engineering Course and University

Divyansh Ahuja By Divyansh Ahuja, 26th Dec 2016 | Follow this author | RSS Feed | Short URL
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After finishing school, a large number of students in India opt for engineering courses. These courses are in great demand as they offer excellent job opportunities. In this article, various aspects of engineering courses have been discussed in detail.

Tips to Selecting a Suitable Engineering Course and University

If you have always been interested in science subjects and have looked forward to a challenging career in the field of science and technology, then you must consider studying engineering in your graduation. A Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) degree will provide you with all the necessary knowledge required to make a foray into the field of science and technology. In India, there are plenty of jobs for those who successfully complete an engineering course.

If you’re planning to pursue engineering, here are some important things that you need to keep in mind.

Evaluating the Different Fields of Engineering
The engineering courses cover all fields that require innovation in the field of science and technology. There are plenty of options available to those who want to pursue engineering. Information Technology (IT) is one of the most sought-after B.Tech courses in India. If you’re interested in computers and software, you should consider pursuing engineering in Information Technology.

Similarly, there are other courses that you can choose from. These include Aeronautical Engineering, Architecture, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering and many other similar degrees. Often, universities and colleges provide specialisation in other fields of engineering as well. The choice of a particular course in engineering will depend on the candidate meeting the particular university’s eligibility criteria and availability of seats.

Understanding the Syllabus Covered by the Engineering Colleges:
Engineering colleges define the course as per the requirements of the particular field of study. In other words, depending on the field of study the syllabus will also differ. Most of the renowned Engineering colleges come under the purview of the University Grants Commission (UGC). Hence, the syllabus has to be approved by UGC.

If you have chosen to study Computer Science, then you will not only be given a thorough knowledge of computers but associated areas as well such as robotics and Artificial Intelligence (AI). Additionally, the syllabus has to provide a thorough knowledge to the candidates not only of the particular field of study but additional departments as well. Usually, in the first year of their studies, engineering students have to study Physics irrespective of the field of study that you choose. Similarly, most colleges insist on soft skill training of the candidates to make them job ready.

Choosing a Suitable Engineering College or University:
Before you choose your field of engineering, it is essential that you evaluate the university from where you want to pursue your engineering degree. You can visit the website or get in touch with the alumni of the particular engineering college in question to understand your options.

Ensure that the college you enrol in has an excellent faculty and a proactive recruitment cell. This is important because without good faculty and an excellent recruitment cell, it will become difficult to get a good job on completion of the degree. Once you are assured of both, you can enrol into an engineering course provided you meet the college’s eligibility criteria.


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