What are Top Engineering Streams in 2021 and their Scope?

If you have completed your intermediate exams or happen to be in a similar situation, you might be confused in picking the most suitable course. In case you would like to take up an engineering stream, it is important to take into account all the possible options in engineering that are available, and pick one that is most suitable for your needs. Here are some of the top engineering streams in 2021, and the scope as well as career opportunities associated to the same.

Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE)

As a Electronics and Communication Engineer, you have to deal with all the digital transmission of data – like wave progression, microwave engineering and satellite communications, as well as the basic electronics systems. You can find work as a Service engineer, Technical director, Software Analyst, R&D Software engineer or Network planning engineer. There are plenty of useful job offers for engineering students, after their graduation, and they can find work in reputed organizations such as IES, NTPC, BSNL, BHEL, BEL HPCL, ISRO, DRDO and more.

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering is one of the top options in engineering. This is a course which is aimed at helping learners know about how heavy machinery works. In this field of engineering, Materials science, Physics and Engineering are assessed in a proper way and applied. When you finish this engineering course, you can easily take up a good job at organizations like Royal Enfield, MRF etc. Upon getting a B. Tech Mechanical degree in engineering, you can get work as a Mechanical Engineer, Marine Engineer, Control and Instrumentation Engineer, Contracting Civil Engineer or CAD Technician.

Civil Engineering

When you pursue Civil Engineering, you take up the responsibility of designing, making and maintaining roads, bridges, dams, parks and other physical construction environments. It is easy to find rewarding jobs in organizations like BHEL, NTPC etc as Structural engineer, Site engineer, Contracting civil engineer, Consulting civil engineer, Building control surveyor, CAD technician, Design engineer, Rural and Urban Transport engineer, Water engineer and more.

IT Engineering/ Computer Science Engineering

In a situation where the Covid-19 pandemic is raging on and refusing to die down, it is being felt that computers, internet and digital communication will be the way of the future. Thus, there is a need for IR engineering and you can be assured of getting good jobs upon the completion of computer science engineering course. You can find work as Data Engineering, Process Engineer and more.

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Electrical and Electronic Engineering is certainly one of the most important branches of engineering study that is offered in India. Students who have enrolled for the course can learn about the ways to design, develop, produce, test and supervise the creation of many types of electrical and electronic products, machineries and equipments. Some of the products that electrical and electronic engineers can work on developing are power generation systems, broadcasting and telecommunication systems, lights and wiring components in building complexes, controls of machinery, electric motors, vehicles, navigation and radar systems, aircraft control systems and transmission devices along with IT based systems.

School of Engineering and Technology

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School of Engineering and Technology (SoET) is an open platform for diverse voices where teaching runs parallel to the real world and students are groomed to join the global workforce. SoET is distinguished as one of the top-ranked engineering schools in India. The students at SoET benefit through the professional grooming of renowned faculty and industry experts who have had the experience of tackling pressing multidisciplinary engineering problems.

A student-centric pedagogy, project-based approach and design-driven curriculum provides students with an inclination for complex problem solving, design, innovation, and a passion for learning.

The mission of the School of Engineering and Technology through its various programmes is to build individuals who possess technical competence, community centricity and are driven to make transformational change.


All our campuses are an oasis of greenery, environmentally friendly buildings and excellent facilities to ensure it’s a ‘home away from home’.

Campus has multiple sports facilities such as international standard basketball and tennis courts, flood lit multi-purpose playground and cricket practice pitches. Besides our dedicated hostels and mess facilities, campus also has multiple shops/marketplaces that act as excellent locations for the students to meet and socialize with their peers.

Other facilities also include dedicated banking counter, ATM as well as a dispensary (with a doctor and three paramedical staff and an ambulance).


The School has well-equipped library with broad band Wi-Fi connectivity. It provides a sound physical and digital learning environment round the clock. The learning materials are in the Printed, Audio and Visual form. The library is integrated into the University’s Management Information System (MIS). It deploys Open Access system with different work stations.


Being a residential program, the School encourages students and faculty to live on campus. There are dedicated hostels for boys and girls offering multiple configuration/options. About 80% students and 50% faculty and supporting staff stay on campus. There are multiple hostels spread across the campuses to ensure comfortable and safe accommodation that encourages social interactions as well as space to study and relax.

Clubs and Extra Curricular Activities:

Besides extensive sports facilities and events, there are student run Health Club, Yoga Club, Adventure Club, Meditation Club and Karate Club under the guidance of respective faculty in-charges. The students regularly participate in cultural, NSS, NCC and other socially responsible activities.

The programmes under the School of Engineering & Technology are designed to enable students to:

  • Gain sufficient knowledge and understanding of the appropriate scientific and mathematical fundamentals necessary to develop their professional skills
  • Be proficient in integrating knowledge and applying their understanding in identifying problems and producing powerful solutions
  • Have awareness and understanding of different cultures and social conditions
  • Attain professional competence, intellectual maturity and personal growth along with a commitment for ethical development of the industry
  • Have effective written, oral, and graphic communication skills
  • Possibility and ability to secure an industry certification along with the degree
  • Best in class facilities such as High-Performance Computing Labs, IoT enabled labs, drones for multiple applications, design labs quipped with Dassault Systems 3DS platform
  • On campus industry class production facilities for areas such as transformers, renewable energy, wood engineering, precision engineering and apparel manufacturing
  • Opportunities to pursue multi-disciplinary areas such as smart infrastructure, e-mobility, and digital design using digital technologies (AI/ML, IoT, Analytics and AR/VR)
  • 100% support for placements through counselling and training on verbal/written communication, logical/analytical reasoning and quantitative aptitude along with personal interview and group discussions
  • Opportunity to do industrial internships as well as work in industry class on-campus manufacturing operations
  • University owned best in class equipment such as 5 axis CNC machine and 3D printers
  • Strong industry linkages with frequent interactions with leading scientists and professionals

Computer Science and Engineering

The B.Tech CSE AI and ML specialization equips students to design, develop, and implement AI and ML solutions. It encompasses subjects like AI fundamentals, ML principles, data mining, deep learning and predictive analysis. Graduates will have career opportunities as AI/ML Engineer, Data Scientist, Machine Learning Researcher, AI/ML Product Manager, and AI/ML Consultant.

B.Tech CSE Software Engineering is a program that equips students with the skills and knowledge to design, develop, and implement software systems. The program covers a wide range of topics, including software design, programming languages, algorithms, data structures, and software testing. Graduates of the program are prepared for careers in software development, software engineering, testing and systems engineering.

B.Tech CSE Networking is a program that equips students with the skills and knowledge to design, implement, and manage computer networks. The program covers a wide range of topics, including network architecture, protocols, routing, switching, and security. Graduates of the program are prepared for careers in network engineering, network administration, and network security.

B.Tech CSE Biosciences is a program that equips students with the skills and knowledge to apply computer science and engineering principles to solve problems in the life sciences. The program covers a wide range of topics, including bioinformatics, genomics, proteomics, and computational biology. Graduates of the program are prepared for careers in bioinformatics, computational biology, and biomedical research.

The B.Tech CSE Customer Experience specialization is designed to equip students with the skills to enhance user satisfaction and engagement. It covers areas such as user interface design, user experience optimization, and customer journey mapping. Graduates are prepared for roles such as UX/UI Designer, Customer Experience Analyst, and Interaction Designer.

In the B.Tech CSE Data Science program, students explore the world of big data analytics, statistical modelling, and machine learning algorithms. This specialization focuses on extracting valuable insights from complex datasets, data analysis, create dashboard. Graduates are well-suited for positions like Data Scientist, Big Data Analyst, and Business Intelligence Developer.

The B.Tech CSE Information Technology specialization provides a comprehensive understanding of IT systems, network management, and cybersecurity. Students gain expertise in designing and maintaining robust information systems. Career opportunities include roles such as IT Consultant, System Administrator, and Network Security Analyst.

This specialization combines expertise in Internet of Things (IoT), Cybersecurity, and Blockchain technology. Students learn to secure and optimize IoT networks, implement blockchain solutions, and protect against cyber threats. Graduates can pursue careers as IoT Security Analysts, Blockchain Developers, and Cybersecurity Engineers.

The B.Tech CSE Multimedia & Metaverse specialization focuses on multimedia technologies, virtual reality, and augmented reality. Students explore the creation of immersive experiences and interactive content. Career paths include roles such as Multimedia Developer, AR/VR Content Creator, and Metaverse Engineer.

In this specialization, students learn the complexities of product development, project management, and engineering processes. It prepares graduates to lead product development teams and bring innovative solutions to market. Career options include Product Manager, Project Engineer, and Development Team Lead.

The B.Tech CSE Robotics and Automation specialization concentrate on the design, development, and implementation of robotic systems and automated processes. Students gain skills in robotics programming, control systems, and artificial intelligence. Graduates are well-suited for roles such as Robotics Engineer, Automation Specialist, and Control Systems Designer.

The Bachelor of Computer Applications program focuses on computer science and applications development. It covers programming, database management, and software development. Graduates can pursue roles as Software Developers, Systems Analysts, and IT Consultants.

The Master of Computer Applications program is a postgraduate degree that further advances student’s knowledge in computer science and applications. Graduates are prepared for leadership roles in software development, system design, and IT management.

Electronics and Communications and Engineering

The B.Tech ECE Industry Integrated program integrates theoretical knowledge with practical industry exposure. Students undergo extended internships, allowing them to apply their learning in real-world scenarios. Graduates are well-prepared for roles in the electronics and communication industry, including positions such as Communication Systems Engineer, Electronics Design Consultant, and Project Manager.

In the B.Tech ECE Biomedical specialization, students bridge the gap between electronics and healthcare. They learn to design and implement electronic systems for medical applications, such as medical imaging devices and healthcare information systems. Graduates can pursue careers as Biomedical Engineers, Medical Device Designers, and Healthcare Technology Consultants.

The B.Tech ECE Embedded Systems program focuses on the design and development of embedded systems, combining hardware and software. Students gain expertise in programming microcontrollers and implementing real-time systems. Career opportunities include Embedded Systems Engineer, Firmware Developer, and IoT Solutions Architect.

In this specialization, students explore Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) and chip design. They learn to design and optimize integrated circuits, gaining skills in electronic design automation tools. Graduates are well-suited for roles such as VLSI Design Engineer, Chip Design Consultant, and Semiconductor Researcher.

The general B.Tech Electronics and Communication Engineering program provides students with a broad foundation in electronics and communication technologies. It covers areas such as signal processing, communication systems, and electronic circuit design. Graduates can pursue diverse roles, including Electronics Engineer, Communication Systems Analyst, and Research Scientist in the field of electronics and communication.

Mechanical Engineering

The B.Tech Mechanical Additive Manufacturing specialization focuses on the revolutionary field of 3D printing and additive manufacturing. Students learn the principles of designing and manufacturing components layer by layer. Graduates are prepared for roles such as Additive Manufacturing Engineer, 3D Printing Specialist, and Advanced Manufacturing Researcher.

In the B.Tech Mechanical Automobile program, students explore the complexities of automotive engineering, including vehicle design, propulsion systems, and manufacturing processes. This specialization equips graduates for careers in the automotive industry as Automotive Design Engineer, Vehicle Dynamics Engineer, and Automotive Researcher.

The B.Tech Mechanical Industry Integrated program seamlessly integrates academic knowledge with practical industry experience. Through extended internships and industry projects, students gain hands-on exposure to real-world challenges in mechanical engineering. Graduates are well-prepared for diverse roles in the industry, such as Mechanical Design Engineer, Production Manager, and Industrial Engineer.