Bachelor of Engineering [BE] (Computer Science and Engineering) - Course Overview

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BE CSE is a 4 Years’ undergraduate course that deeply talks about various important aspects of computers. This course includes computer programming, software, operating system, and computer hardware etc. 

Candidates wanting to pursue BE CSE have to clear their 10+2 in Science. Further, they are required to sit for the entrance examination like JEE Main, WBJEE, TNEA and CUCET etc. and qualify it. 

BE CSE Top Colleges Fees
Name of the CollegeAverage Annual Fees 
Birla Institute of Technology and ScienceINR 4.23 Lakhs
College of Engineering – Anna UniversityINR 50,000
Army Institute of TechnologyINR 1.80 Lakhs
Sri Ramakrishna Engineering CollegeINR 55,000
RMK Engineering CollegeINR 55,000

The average course fee for BE CSE can range between 1 Lakhs to 15 Lakhs. However graduates of this course can have a reputed job and the average salary package may fall around 5 LPA to 12 LPA depending upon their skill and knowledge. 

The aspiring candidates must have to go through any state level entrance examination or JEE Advanced or JEE Main to get admission to BE CSE. However, some of the colleges or the universities conduct Personal Interview before making confirmation of the admission of the candidates. The admission procedures for this Under Graduate course programme are mentioned below –


  1. The candidates have to apply online at the official website of the examination conducting body after receiving valid notifications regarding examination.
  2. After making successful registration, the candidates have to fill up the application form online carefully. You must fill up the form correctly to avoid rejection of the application.
  3. Further notifications will be given by the examination authority regarding admit card and other details. The candidates have to wait until the further notification comes out.
  4. After getting information by the authority, the candidates have to present at the entrance examination and secure a handsome CGPA to qualify easily for the admission.
  5. A merit list will be disclosed along with the publication of the result mentioning the names of the successful candidates.
  6. A counseling programme will be held and the students will be awarded seats as per their merit.

The candidates wish to pursue BE CSE have to come across these eligibility criteria to get eligible for the admission –


  1. The candidates must complete their 10+2 level of education from any recognized board of education in Science.
  2. The candidates must have the three subjects Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics in their 10+2 standard.
  3. The candidates should clear state level (should have to secure 50-60% marks) entrance examinations or JEE AdvancedorJEE Main (should have to secure at least 75% marks) to qualify for BE CSE

BE CSE aspirants have to go through and successfully clear the subjected entrance examinations applicable for the course including State-level entrances. The details of the popular entrance examinations are mentioned below –


  1. JEE Main – It is one of the largest entrance examinations for engineering aspirants. It is a computer based test conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA). The duration of the examination is 3 hours consisting MCQs and Numerical Answer Value questions.
  2. WBJEE – It is a state level joint entrance test conducted by the WBJEE Board. It is an offline OMR Sheet based examination with a total duration of 4 hours. The questions are designed MCQ based.
  3. TNEA – It is another State-level entrance examination conducted by Anna University. The candidates are selected based on their rank in the examination.
  4. CUCET – It is a MCQ based offline entrance examination conducted by the Rajasthan Central University. The duration of the examination is 2 hours.


The following table consists of the highlights of the above mentioned entrance examinations.


Name of the ExaminationApplication DateExamination DateMode of the Examination
JEE MainJan Session: 2nd week of Nov’20 – 4th week of Nov’20 April Session: 1st Week of Feb’21 – 1st week of Mar’21Jan Session: 2nd week of Jan’21 April Session: 2nd Week of April’21Offline and Online
WBJEEOct’20 – Nov’20Feb’21Offline

BE CSE: How to Get Admission in a Good College?

Followings are some of the important points regarding admission in a good BE CSE college.


  1. The admission of the candidates will depend upon the score obtained in the entrance examination. So it is very much necessary for the candidates to secure a good CGPA for admission in a good college.
  2. The aspiring candidates should research about the various colleges before applying just to make sure that the college has acceptable infrastructure to provide the course.
  3. An ideal college must have sufficient faculties for the course to provide quality education along with ultimate assistance.
  4. A good BE CSE College must have a developed Placement Wing including Internship opportunity to provide job opportunities to the deserving candidates.
  1. BE CSE is a 4 Years Full Time Undergraduate Programme in the field of computer science and technology. 
  2. This course programme is especially for those candidates who have a great love for computers and want to dedicate their life in the field of Computer Science and Engineering. 
  3. BE CSE primarily talks about computer Science and technology including the important components such as digital electronics, microprocessor, System Software, Operating System, and mobile application development etc.
  4. BE CSE covers a large area such as Cyber Security, Ethical Hacking, Cryptography etc which is very much essential in this modern world for technology and development. 
  5. This course is not only an academic field but also teaches the students various skills and makes them technically sound.
Course LevelUnder Graduation
Full-FormBachelor of Engineering (Computer Science and Engineering)
Duration4 Years – Full Time
Examination TypeSemester Examination System
Eligibility10+2 from any recognized board of education having Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics with at least 75% marks in aggregate.
Admission ProcessEntrance Examination
Course FeeINR 1 Lakhs to 15 Lakhs
Average Starting SalaryINR 3 to 15 LPA
Job PositionsComputer Engineer, Application Consultant, Network Administrator, Mobile Application Developer, and System Administrator etc.
Top Recruiting AreasRetail Sector, Healthcare Sector, Manufacturing Service, Aerospace and Defense, College or Universities, Telecommunication Companies, Healthcare Sector, Agricultural Sector and Financial Service etc.
Top Recruiting CompaniesAmazon, Microsoft, Apple, Google, Accenture, TCS, LG, HP, Oracle, and Wipro etc.

BE CSE is an impeccable academic field in the ground of engineering and technology. Written below are some of the important points regarding BE CSE.

  1. In India and abroad, the IT industry and Computer Engineering have more than sufficient recruitments over the years. So, after completing the course the candidates will easily get jobs in India.
  2. BE CSE is the most demanding field having a lot of craze between the candidates. Primarily, the students can work in Banking Sectors, IT sectors and Finance Sectors etc.
  3. As BE CSE is the most demanding field, the students can also expect a high starting salary at the very initial level of their career.
  4. Studying BE CSE will enrich the candidates regarding computer technology and other details of computer science. The students can rule expertise on it.
  5. BE CSE has decent scope for abroad study. The students can do MS in Computer Science after their graduation and also look for Phd Course in the same or related field.
Name of the CollegeAverage Annual Fees (INR)
Birla Institute of Technology and ScienceINR 4.23 Lakhs
College of Engineering – Anna UniversityINR 50,000
Jadavpur UniversityINR 2,400
Thapar Institute of Engineering and TechnologyINR 3.91 Lakhs
Chandigarh UniversityINR 1.60 Lakhs
Jamia Millia Islamia UniversityINR 38,190
Government College of TechnologyINR 50,000
Army Institute of TechnologyINR 1.80 Lakhs
Sri Ramakrishna Engineering CollegeINR 55,000
RMK Engineering CollegeINR 55,000
Semester ISemester II
EnglishEngineering Mathematics II
Computer Systems and ProgrammingCommunication Techniques
Engineering Mathematics IEngineering Mechanics
Engineering ChemistryEngineering Chemistry/Physics
Engineering PhysicsMechanical Engineering
Electrical and Electronics EngineeringEnvironmental Studies and Disaster Management
Semester IIISemester IV
Data StructuresCommunication Engineering
Data-Oriented ProgrammingPrinciples of Programming Languages
Discrete StructuresComputer Organization and Architecture
Digital ElectronicsDatabase and File Systems
Electronics CircuitsEngineering Management and Economics
Engineering Mathematics IIISystem Software
Semester VSemester VI
Software EngineeringOperating Systems
Microprocessors and InterfacesComputer Networks
E-CommerceDesign and Analysis of Algorithms
Computer GraphicsEmbedded Systems
Telecommunication FundamentalsTheory of Computation
Logical and Fundamental ProgrammingDigital Signal Processing
Information Theory and CodingAdvanced Software Engineering
-Microwave and Satellite Communication
Semester VIISemester VIII
Data Mining and WareHousingInformation System and Securities
Compiler ConstructionAdvanced Computer Architectures
Logic SynthesisCAD for VLSI Designs
Artificial IntelligenceDistributed Systems
Multimedia SystemsImage Processing
Real-Time SystemsNatural Language Processing
Optical Communication-
Service-Oriented Architectures-

Following table contains the names of some important books for the BE CSE. You should follow these books as they will assist you in obtaining good marks in your academic career. Click here

Name of the BookName of the Author
Pattern Recognition Algorithms for Data Mining Sankar K. Pal and Pabitra Mitra
Computer Science: An OverviewGlenn Brookshear
Data Science: Theory, Analysis and ApplicationsQurban A Memon Shakeel Ahmed Khoja
Fundamentals of Software EngineeringRajib Mall
Computer Graphics for CAD/CAM AnalysisJ Zecher
Job ProfileJob Description
Computer EngineerComputer Engineers are the primary pillars behind the invention of new technologies associated with computer science, software and applications. They are required to work on software by complying with various techniques including evaluation, testing, and development for seamless work. 
System AdministratorSystem Administrators are required to manage and monitor the system hardware and software by taking proper responsibility for the system. 
Network AdministratorNetwork Administrators are responsible for maintaining and monitoring the networks and its requirements by analyzing the performance of various networks. 
Application ConsultantApplication Consultants are required to design and develop innovative computer software and mobile applications to contribute in the field of Information Technology and software development. 
Mobile Application DeveloperMobile Application Developers are the specialists of Mobile application. Their work is almost similar to the Application Consultants. 

As this is an Undergraduate course, the candidates can do a lot of experiments after the completion of their course programme. There are various options available for the candidates. Below given are some points about the future scope of BE CSE.


  1. Regarding the academic field, the students can select Post Graduation in Computer Science as a push of their career. 
  2. They can also grab any diploma or certificate courses like Robotics and Artificial Intelligence that has given more highlights recently to computer science.
  3. BE CSE graduates can also enable themselves in overseas education in computer Science.
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