Software Engineer

Building softwares that power the digital era


Computer software engineers create programs and working systems for computers. They work with system software engineers, analysts, and other engineers to plan frameworks, project capabilities, and decide execution interfacing. Computer software engineers also analyze client needs, give meeting administrations to talk about plan components, and arrange computer program establishment. Designing program frameworks requires engineers to consider scientific models and logical examination to project results. 

Computer software engineers can discover business in nearly any industry since most companies utilize computer programs. As companies have more complex program needs, they require program engineers to make new programming applications and apparatuses (tools).


For Bachelor’s

  • Aspirants have to pass 10+2 with at least 60% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics from any recognised board. 
  • Some colleges or universities also give admission on the basis of passing national level entrance exams like JEE Mains, MHT CET.

For Masters

  • Aspirants need to pass the B.Tech course with at least 60% marks.  
  • Students need to pass the national level entrance exam (GATE) to get admission in their Master’s.  

For Diploma

  • Admissions done through the admission of national level entrance exams.

For Doctoral Degree

  • Students need to pass B.Tech, or BE & M.Tech or ME with at least 60% marks. 
  • Entrance exams like UGC NET, CSIR, etcetera are also conducted.

Job Roles

The field of software engineering aims to provide in-depth knowledge and enhance the skills of the students. To do such a task, the field of software engineering presents innumerable job profiles. Below are mentioned some job profiles:

  • Web Developer
  • Computer System Analyst
  • Database Administrator
  • Quality Assurance Manager
  • Business Information Analyst
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Mobile Application Developer

Employment Sector 

  • IT Companies
  • Non-It Companies
  • MNCs
  • Banking
  • Finance
  • Insurance
  • Start-ups

Top Recruiters

There are many recruiters from leading companies who enlist potential students in software engineering. Following are some talent scouts from where students can find an employment opportunity in India: 

  • Google INC
  • Microsoft
  • Intel
  • HP
  • Oracle
  • Adobe
  • IBM India
  • Juniper System
  • IBM India
  • Cisco
  • HCL Technologies
  • Tata Consultancy Services
  • Infosys


The salary range may vary from company to company, but the salary of a software engineer is very impressive only in India.

Level of Salary

Annual Level Salary 

Starting Salary

Approx ₹3,50,000

Mid Level Salary

Approx ₹6,50,000 

Senior Level Salary

Approx ₹9,00,000


  • Programming skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Creative thinking
  • Solving Complex Problems
  • Decision making 
  • Teamwork
  • Concentration skills


The scope of software engineering in India is tremendous. As per Tech World Times, With a worldwide community of more than 26.4 million software designers, program development has become a standard career alternative in India. This implies that the Indian showcase appears with all the positive signs which propose that software engineering is the prosperous career way to walk on.


  • Worldwide job opportunities
  • Creative work
  • Competitive salary
  • High demand
  • Teamwork


  • Stressful
  • Extensive education
  • Knowledge of latest technologies
  • Long hours of work
  • High competition
  • Meeting deadlines