Computer Science & Engineering (CSE) is an academic program designed by IKGPTU Jalandhar which integrates the fields of computer engineering and computer science, providing knowledge of computing systems in both hardware and software design. Computer Science Engineering (CSE) encompasses a variety of topics that relates to computation, like analysis of algorithms, programming languages, program design, software, and computer hardware.


For Regular Course : Qualifying 10+2 or equivalent examination securing passing marks with Physics, Chemistry, and Maths from a recognized University or Board.

For Lateral Entry : Passed 3 year Diploma from recognized University or Board.

Programme Details

"The program is divided into eight semesters. The first year, i.e., semester 1 & 2 of the program offers subjects which are compulsory to all students along with workshop practices. Students in the second year i.e., semester 3 & 4 introductory subject’s such as: Digital Electronics, Data Structures, Programming in C++, Operating Systems, Computer Organization and Architecture, Design & Analysis of Algorithms along with Foundation Course in Humanities , Environmental Science and Human values are added in program. In The Third year, i.e., semester 5 & 6 specialized subjects like Computer Graphics, Relational Database Management Systems, Formal Language & Automata Theory, Software Engineering, Compiler Design, Computer Networks, Simulation and Modeling along with some elective subjects are added. In The Fourth and last year, i.e., semester 7 & 8, particularity in 7th Semester some specialized subjects like Artificial Intelligence, Theory of Computation, Project accompany with some elective subjects are added in program. In 8th semester students conduct the six month industrial training program in field. Where they gain and enhance their hardware as well as software skills so that they can speed up and match with the market competence.

Future scope : Computer Science Engineers can find the opportunities in any of the following category

  • Design / Development / Testing/ Maintenance of software in IT industry
  • Networking & Security administrator in IT or any computerized industry. These categories are explained below

These categories are explained below:

  • Software Developers : Software developers are professionals who are concerned with facets of the software development process which involves activities such as design and coding, computer programming, project management, etc.
  • Hardware Engineers : These professionals do research, design, develop, test, and oversee the installation of computer hardware which inter alia includes computer chips, circuit boards, systems, modems, keyboards, and printers.
  • System Designer : Professionals involved in system designing, Logical & Physical Designing wherein logical designing can be enumerated as the structure & characteristics such as output, input, files, database & procedures, etc.
  • System Analyst : Computer engineers who work as systems analyst do research about the existing problems and plan solutions for the problem. They also recommend software and system related problems and coordinate development between business development teams.
  • Networking Engineers : Networking engineers are computer professionals involved in designing, implementation, and troubleshooting of computer networks.
  • DBA : DBA or Database Administrator is the professionals, who are bestowed with the job to design, implement, maintain, and repair an organization's database. Inter alia DBA professionals are also known as Database Coordinator or Database Programmer in IT sector