Higher Study Options for PCM Stream

Bachelor of Engineering

Bachelor of Engineering or BE is a four-year undergraduate program offered by engineering colleges and technical institutes/universities in India. In BE, students are given the choice of choosing their area of specialization in the field of engineering, such as Aeronautical Engineering, Automobile Engineering, Biotechnology Engineering, Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Information Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Software Engineering, etc.

The duration of Bachelor of Engineering Degree spans over a period of 4 years. The 4 years course consists of 8 semesters of instruction and a project in the final year. A person seeking the Engineering Degree needs to study 5 subjects. There are various number of combinations of subjects, which one can opt for depending upon the availability of choices in various Institutes.

During the course, students are provided in-depth knowledge in their area of specialization, through theoretical knowledge and practical exposure. BE graduates are in great demand in civil aviation industry and merchant navy. One can also opt for working in research/scientific organizations, as a consultant. An engineer with entrepreneurship skills can set up his/her own enterprise. Go through the colleges offering BE course in India.

Bachelor of Architecture

B.Arch. or is a an Bachelor of Architecture undergraduate Architecture course. Architecture is the activity of designing and constructing buildings and other physical structures by a person or a machine. Usual definition includes the design of the total built environment, from the macro level of how a building integrates with its surrounding man-made landscapes to the micro level of architectural or construction details.

As a profession, architecture is the role of those persons or machines giving architectural services. As documentation, often based on drawings, architecture defines the structure or behaviour of a building or any other kind of system that is to be or has been constructed. This differentiates architecture from engineering design, which has as its primary object the creative manipulation of materials and forms using mathematical and scientific principles.

  • Duration‎: ‎5 Years
  • Type‎: ‎Degree
  • Eligibility‎: ‎10+2 or Equivalent
  • Level‎: ‎Graduation


Integrated M.Sc

M.Sc. and Integrated M.Sc. courses are related in some way but they are different in their level of studies. Integrated M.Sc. is a long term course compared to M.Sc. courses. M.Sc. is a higher option study after B.Sc. degree in related subjects. Integrated M.Sc. is different from this and is a course that can be done after higher secondary education. There are a number of universities and colleges which offer M.Sc. as well as Integrated M.Sc. in India. Aspirants can choose the branch of study according to their area of interest.
Integrated Master of Science is also a degree course equivalent to M.Sc. It can be pursued after the higher secondary education. This integrated degree course is offered by many Universities in India nowadays. It is getting popularity among many youngsters. The minimum educational qualification needed for this course is a pass in 12th or equivalent from any reputed institutes in related subjects. The minimum percentage required in qualifying examination will vary according to the universities and subject of study. Integrated M.Sc. is a five year program that includes theoretical and practical sessions. The career after Integrated M.Sc. seems to be very high. A number of industries recruit the candidates who have pursued their degree in Integrated M.Sc.

Options Common with other Streams which can be pursued:

  • BCA
  • B.Com
  • Defence (Navy, Army, Airforce)
  • Pilot Training