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All you need to know about Computer Science Course

Written by Bhavna Joshi

So a course with a soaring cutoff as high as 100%, holding a reputation of being the king of all courses in the University of Delhi, Computer Science stands high in terms of a student’s wish list connecting their aspirations with their future orientations. So, why is it that its demand is high among students persistently every year? Well, here i share some of the facts related to its popularity among students along with the eligibility, colleges offering the course in DU, higher studies and future prospects of B.Sc. Computer Science (H) course from DU.


For a B.Sc. degree in Computer Science, a student is expected to have the following qualifications:

Requirements of subjects studied and passed: Mathematics, one language and two other subjects listed as academic subjects

Minimum eligibility condition for admission: Should have secured 60% or more marks in Mathematics; 55% or more marks in aggregate of four subjects including Mathematics, one language and two other subjects listed as academic subjects by the respective boards

Selection Criteria: Selection will be made on the basis of best four academic subjects including Mathematics (only one language to be considered). The students who have studied Physics, Chemistry/computer science and Mathematics will be given 5% additional weightage.

Colleges Offering B.Sc. Computer Science (H) Course in DU:

Colleges of DU: The Computer Science department offers three years B.Sc. (Hons.) Computer Science Programme through constituent colleges of the University. Some of the colleges include:

  • Acharya Narendra Dev College
  • Atma Ram Sanatan Dharma College
  • Bhaskraycharya College of Applied Sciences
  • College of Vocational Studies
  • Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College
  • Hans Raj College
  • Indraprastha College for Women
  • Kalindi College
  • Keshav Mahavidyalaya
  • P.G.D.A.V. College
  • Ram Lal Anand College
  • Shaheed Rajguru College of App.Sci. for Women
  • Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies
  • Shyama Prasad Mukherjee College
  • Sri Guru Gobind Singh College of Commerce


Some of the other Computer Science Courses in DU includes:

  • B.Sc. (Physical Sciences) : Syllabus
  • B.Sc. (Mathematical Sciences)-CS Paper : Syllabus
  • B.A. (Program) Discipline : Syllabus
  • B.A. (Program) Application Courses : Syllabus
  • CS Paper for B.Sc. (Electronics) : Guidelines

Higher Studies:

After a B.Sc. degree in Computer Science though many avenues for a successful professional life opens for a tech-savvy student, but, if he/she wishes to pursue higher studies for enhancing their skills the options like taking admission in courses like M.Sc. Computer Science/ lateral entry in B.Tech programmes/ MCA are also open.

Department of Computer Science: Department of Computer Science was established in University of Delhi, in the year 1981, with the objective of imparting quality education in the field of Computer Science. It offers different courses like:

  • Ph.D Computer Science
  • MCA
  • M.Sc. Computer Science

The admissions to these programmes are done through Entrance Tests which are conducted along with other Masters Programmes undertaken in DU. The other details can be obtained from the web link of the department:

Along with these a student can  try in other universities for courses like:

  • Master in Business Management in Computer Management
  • Master of Computer Management
  • Master of Philosophy in Computer Science
  • Master of Science in Applied Mathematics with Oceanology and Computer Programming
  • Master of Science in Computer Communication
  • Master of Science in Operation Research and Computer Applications
  • Master of Science in Statistics and Computer Applications
  • Master of Science and Technology in Industrial Mathematics with Computer Applications
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Computer and Information Science
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science and Applications
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Programming
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Accounting and Auditing
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Hardware
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Applied Computer Science
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Computational Linguistics
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Aided Interior Space
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Aided Management
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Application
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Education
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Science

Some other Certification Courses after B.Sc Computer Science includes:

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
  • Cisco Certified Voice Professional (CCVP)

Also, if a student wishes to pursue some specialized courses in Computer Subject, they may also pursue some customized courses from other centers like NIIT, Koenig Solutions Ltd., NSIC etc. These courses include DOACC ‘A’ and ‘O’ level, Core Java, Advanced Java, Core Java, C++, C and OOPS, Excel and Advance Excel, Animation, Programming, Oracle, Basic Computer Courses etc.

Future Prospects:

The scope for B.Sc. Computer Science course is huge as its applicability is found in almost every domain like Software development and programming, and so the status of Computer Science has improved drastically in the last few years. It is considered to be one of the fastest growing and high salaried professions, in which unlike the other basic science domains, the touch of technology, technicality, logic and mental presence, makes it one of the most stable and growth stimulating career options. Some of the initial opportunities after a bachelors includes:

  • System integrator
  • Hardware Designer
  • Logic Designer
  • Systems Analyst
  • System Administrator
  • Computer programmer
  • Computer Scientist
  • Software Developer
  • Project Manager (IT)
  • DTP Operator
  • Programmer Analyst


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