Career options after engineering in computer science

Are you about to get the degree in computer science engineering? Well, if yes then it’s high time to think about the career opportunities. Most of the computer science engineers usually get confused that what to do next. However, there are so many opportunities available for computer engineering graduates. Here we will give you appropriate guidance and expose all the career opportunities that you can grab being a computer science graduate.

Software Jobs

If you want to make your career in the software industry, you have so many excellent opportunities. Usually, there are so many walk-ins conducted to hire CSE graduates that can develop quality software. States like in Bangalore, Pune, Indore, Noida etc. , Walk-in interviews are conducted frequently.

POSOCO Recruitment for SCE EE through GATE 2018

So you can consider this one as well to have a great career and future being a computer science graduate. Payscale is good and with time you can also grab some other excellent opportunities for your experience.

Higher Education

If you are interested in further study, higher education is an amazing career booster. Pursuing MBA or M.Tech right after your graduation is really beneficial for your career. With higher education, you will be able to grab higher opportunities.

Also, if you want to pursue higher education in, you must appear in GATE. However, there are certain state universities that offer M.Tech course as well.

And if you want to pursue higher education with MBA you will have to appear in exams like CAT, MAT, CMAT, XAT, SNAP, ATMA etc.

Moreover, it’s really great idea to pursue higher education right after your CSE graduate course.

MS in Abroad

Well, that’s something which can boost your career path. Getting MS degree in abroad is really beneficial for CSE graduates. It gives you abilities to explore more and more opportunities really well. Basically, abroad degrees are reputed ones and are in demand.

However, it’s necessary to choose the abroad institution carefully and plan everything appropriately.
Also, pursue MS in abroad only if you are truly interested and want to study further as it will cost you some great amount of money.

Moreover, it will surely benefit you if you are serious about your career and all.

Extra Courses and Training

Well, if you have just finished engineering course in Computer Science, it will be the great idea to pursue some additional course or training. It will boost your practical knowledge, skills and the impression of your resume and CV as well. You can read here more about short-term courses after B. Tech CSE.

Also, these days employers are looking for candidates that have something extra to their academics. In other words, some additional course will make you more attractive and an appropriate choice for CSE jobs.
Courses like SAP, Networking, Data Analysis etc. are known to be some of the best post graduation courses that can help you to win your dream job.

Government Job Opportunities

Of Course, a government job is every graduate’s dream and preference. It offers high payscale with lots of other facilities. But, bitter truth for computer science engineers is that there are very fewer vacancies for computer science graduates as most of the work is outsourced. However, fewer vacancies don’t represent the impossibilities. You can always give your best and crack the examination. Some of the competitive cams and excellent government job opportunities are:


Well, UPSC doesn’t conduct any specific exam for CSE graduates. However, there are certain opportunities offered by UPSC for CSE graduates. Below are some examinations that UPSC conducts and being a CSE graduate you can apply.

(1) Engineering Services Examination

UPSC conducts this exam every year. The categories of the exams are:

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electronic And Telecommunication Engineering

Electronic and Telecommunications Engineering is one of the best categories that being a CSE graduate you should apply.

(2) Combined Defence Services

It is conducted twice a year by UPSC. You can apply and grab the defense sector opportunities by clearing this exam.
CDS have four wings, respectively:

  • Indian Army
  • Indian Air Force
  • Officers Wing
  • Indian Navy

(3) Civil Services Examination

This exam is conducted once a year regularly. This exam offers you some great opportunities to get a job in IFS, IPS, IAS, IRS and so many other central government services.


Gate is considered as one of the toughest exams that offer really excellent career opportunities. Many government Maharatna Companies, Navratna PSUs accept candidate’s job proposal for the selection process on the basis of candidate’s score in GATE exam. Here is the small list of PSUs jobs for Computer Science Engineers:

  • BARC
    – Age limit: 26 years
    – Application Fee: ₹500
  • BSNL
    – Age Limit: 30 years
    – Application fee: ₹500
  • DRDO
    – Age Limit: 28 years
    – Application fee: ₹100
  • GAIL
    – Age Limit: 28 years
    – Application fee: ₹0

There are several other PSUs including IOCL, NFL, PGCIL, PSPCL, PSTCL, NFL etc.

For above listed all the PSUs you will have to appear in GATE examination. Also, You will have to enter your admit card details and academic qualification details on the PSUs application form and send it to designated PSU office.

State PSC

State PSC is always an evergreen option for CSE graduates. This exam can help you to get an excellent job in your own state. Jobs are very similar to civil servants. It’s administrative below IAS and IPS position, but with experience, you can get the promotion to get higher posts. PSC exams are conducted in every state. You can expect satisfactory payscale with some good facilities in this sector.

Banking Sector

The banking sector is another great opportunity for you. You can expect great facilities with high pay scale with banking sector jobs. However, you will have to prepare yourself really well for their test and exams as you know this modern graduate world is full of competition.

You can prepare yourself and appear in exams like IBPS to get a job in banking sectors. IBPS gives you an opportunity to get placed in a government bank with excellent pay scale and so many other benefits and facilities. The jobs offered are for specialist officer posts, Official IT officers etc.

Exams are conducted every year. So you can fill a form with your qualification details and appear in the examination. However, there is huge competition, but competitions don’t stand for impossibilities. Prepare your self, study well and you will clear the exam and its other selection rounds surely !!!

Start Own Business

That’s one of the best creative career paths. If you think you have the capabilities, skills and appropriate knowledge, you can start your own business.

Businesses like Web Designing, Software solutions firm, data science firm, etc. are too much in demand.
So, it’s another great thing that you can do after your CSE. It’s not necessary to invest big amounts, you can start your business with the small budget and creative startup ideas.

Also, by starting your own business you will be helping and offering opportunities for other candidates as well.

Start Teaching

If you are feeling difficult to get the job in Government sector as well as in Private sector companies. Also, you are not having any brilliant idea to start the business. Then the teaching might be best alternatives. As a Computer Science Engineer, you can try into the following teaching field.

  • JEE Mains & Advance
  • Banking Job preparation
  • Language Coaching for college students like C, C++, Java, Web designing
  • Class-IV Government Job preparations
  • Campus Placement Coaching
  • Online teaching job from home
  • Personality Development etc

If you think that you are good in the programming languages and not getting enough publicity as a teacher, you can start your own YouTube channel. It will establish you as a prominent teacher inside and outside the internet. In this way, you can work as a freelancer and grow your followers across the globe.


SO, That’s the list of career opportunities available for computer science engineering graduates. Hope it helps you. All the best for your future.

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