Our world today is at the peak of Information Technology Age. In today’s world, everything is done on the computers due to efficiency and reduction of human error, plus to save a lot of time and provide ease to the consumers’ society. As said earlier, Engineering is the one of the most respectable profession and secure career in Pakistan. There are many branches of engineering but presently the most attractive field is that of Software Engineering, due to its limitless scope and need of innovation on daily basis.
There are many jobs available in Pakistan for software engineers. Due to increase in the use of computers in organizations and households, increased use of automations and the expansion of the telecommunication industry there is great scope for software engineers in Pakistan. Organizations now are largely using software solutions to all there managerial problems.
How to Become A Software Engineer in Pakistan
To become a Software Engineer one should have a Graduate degree BSCS / BCS or Postgraduate degree MSCS / MCS or at least a Diploma in (IT / CS) Software Engineering. The basic eligibility criteria for a BSCS / BCS is ICS/ F.Sc or equivalent examination, with Physics, Computer and Mathematics.
Selection : Selection to the graduate courses BSCS / BCS is based on merit i.e the marks secured in Metric (60% or more) and ICS / F.Sc (60% or more) and through entrance test.
Duration : BSCS / BCS courses are of 4 years duration. The diploma courses in Computer Sciences are of 2 years duration.
Multiple Career Options in Software Engineering in Pakistan :
By getting associated with the software engineering, a student is left with so many career options to make their future bright. Some of the prominent career options are:
- Software Company
- Hardware Shop
- Computer Companies
- Software Houses
- Science Laboratories
- Educational Institutions
- Telecommunication Companies
- Aerospace Companies
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