Software Engineering
Updated on Jun 21, 2014 - 4:20 p.m. IST by Team Careers360
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About Course

Software engineering is the application of engineering to software that includes documenting the requirements of the software through application of basic design principles. Software engineers also learn to analyze and design alternatives keeping in mind the utility of the finished product and whether the final product meets its requirements. At the same time they are also trained to realize the safety, reliability, cost-affectivity and functional aspects of the software.

Software engineers learn to research, devise, experiment and maintain software systems as per the requirements of the client. They are well-versed in computer programming languages and applications.

You can join small and large-scale business establishments, government agencies, and non-profit organizations as full-time employees, on contract basis or even as freelancers. One can expect various roles in an organization that include analysts, architects, developers, testers, technical support, managers and also researchers.

Core Subjects

  • Mathematics

  • Chemistry

  • Basic Engineering

  • Computer Literacy

  • Physics Laboratory

  • Engineering Graphics

  • Biology for Engineering

  • Principles of Environmental Science

  • Material Science

  • Digital Computer Fundamentals

  • Computer Organization and Architecture

  • Data Structures and Algorithms

  • Software Engineering Principles

  • Object Oriented Programming

  • Microprocessors

  • Software Design

  • Computer Skills

  • Discrete Mathematics

  • Computer Networks

  • Industrial management and economics

  • Software quality management

  • Web technology

Further education

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To do graduation in this branch, students need to have passed 10+2 with science subjects such as Biology, Math and Chemistry and for gaining admission to IITs students need to qualify in the Joint Entrance Examinations (Advanced). After successful completion of the Bachelor’s course students can choose Master’s programmes for higher education.

Job profiles

Software engineering is a lucrative field. Software engineers are mostly required in public and private sectors. Engineers work as chief information officers, software programmers, software   development engineers, systems designers, consultants and project managers. Engineers can start their own software company and also choose teaching as a career option.  

Top Recruiters

  • Wipro Ltd

  • HCL Infosystems Ltd

  • Larsen & Toubro Ltd

  • Infosys Technologies Ltd

  • Infotech Ltd

  • NIIT Ltd

  • IBM

  • Tata Infotech Ltd


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