B.Tech. (Computer Science & Engineering)

About the Course

Computers are used in almost every aspect of our lives today. The computer industry is one of the fastest growing segments of our economy and that growth promises to continue in future also. An engineering degree in computer science and engineering (CSE) equips you with strong theoretical as well as practical knowledge of computer hardware and software.

Career Prospects

Computer engineering Is projected to be one of the fastest growing professions over the next decade. Strong employment growth combined with a limited supply of qualified persons foresees remarkable employment prospects in this field. Computer engineers have excellent career prospects in different areas like research and development, information security, software development and programming, project management, database management, system and network administration, data protection, consulting, software and Hardware Management, Sales user support, marketing, market research, controlling and information research, etc

Eligibility Criteria

10+2 with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of the following subjects; Chemistry, Biology, Bio-technology, Computer Science, are eligible to pursue B.Tech course. Students who have passed diploma in any engineering trade from the Punjab State Board of Technical Education.

Lateral Entry to Second Year

The minimum qualification for admission to 2nd year/ 3rd semester of the B.Tech. degree courses is as under:

  1. All those candidates who have passed the diploma in Engg. Technology in any branch (as per list attached in Information Brochure of PTU) from any Institution of Punjab / other State and have Punjab Domicile with a minimum of 45% marks in aggregate (for SC/ ST 40% J or equivalent grade point are eligible for admission to various disciplines of B.E. / B. Tech. course. Provided, however, if some seats remain vacant even after considering all the aforesaid candidates, then candidates from outside Punjab who have passed the diploma in any branch of Engineering/ Technology (as per list attached in Information Brochure of PTU) from any other institution in tne country, affiliated to any recognized Board witn a minimum of 45% marks in aggregate (for SC/ST 40% ] or equivalent grade point shall also be eligible for admission to various disciplines of B.E. / B. Tech. course provided diploma courses in Engineering £ Technology have been approved by AICTE.
  2. The candidate must possess a good moral character. He / She must fulfill the conditions mentioned in Punjab Government Notification No. 35/44/95-fT(2]/978 dated 21.3.2003 incorporated in PTU, CET Brochure. He / She must fulfill the requirements laid down by PTU. He/ She is a citizen of India. 10% seats of total intake of each branch are filled in second year out of which 33.3% seats are reserved as management quota which are filled directly by the college. Admissions to all seats are made on the interse meritin qualifying exam.

Admission Procedure

Admission is carried out on the basis of AIEEE rank for Punjab domiciles and for students belonging to other states through online counseling conducted by PTU, Jalandhar. 66.6% seats form the State Quota while 33.3% seats in each discipline are reserved for Management Quota. Admissions to all seats are made on the basis of merit of AlEEE/10+2 marks.