Students must choose courses wisely. One must always choose courses that promise jobs. Jobs are limited nowadays. But the competition for jobs is ever increasing! This has led to unemployment of large number of qualified young men and women. This is where computer courses come handy. These computer courses are usually completed in less time. Further, they guarantee easy jobs. Here, I will introduce to you some best computer courses (job opportunity wise).
India is fast growing in the field of IT (Information Technology). According to some reports, the revenue generated from IT exports in the year 2012 was more than $100 Billion! Thus IT offers great opportunities. Also, an engineering degree in IT is not always required to bag IT job. Many times, one can get IT jobs after completing short courses of 6-1 year length. Thus, computer courses offer an array of advantages over other traditional courses.
In a country like India, where the use of computers and internet is increasing each year, the best step is to learn computer courses. Students who want jobs fast after graduation must read this article and choose the course that suits their interests.
LIST OF COURSES :
1 Web Designing
There are many private institutes that offers such course. One of the notable institute is Arena group of institutes. The fees varies from institute to institute.
Most of these courses lasts 1 year (professional web designing). After completing it, the student is awarded a diploma certificate in web designing. There are short courses available too (3- 6 months long). But it is better to go for professional web designing (1 year long course).
After completing the course, you may work independently or join a company. Whether you get successful or not depends on your skills.
2 VFX and Animation
These courses deals with topics like visual effects, animation, 3D technology, graphics etc. Earlier, this course had few takers. But with the increased demand of VFX and Animation professionals, this course has become popular once again.
Again, there are number of good quality private institutes that offer animation course. One of the best among them is Arena Multimedia. The fees varies from institute to institute.
Animation artists and professionals are in much demand in the film industries across the globe. Nowadays, the number of animation movies has increased. People love such movies. Also, the importance of using good visual effects in movies has increased. So graduates of this course can find jobs easily in such film industries. The salary package is also great.
You may also work independently. If you have skills, work will find you automatically! This job is not very simple. It requires lots of hard-work and the animator ha to work for long hours continuously. Select this course only if you are genuinely interested in animation and arts.
3 Hardware and Networking courses
Many Indian students are well aware of these courses. Their advertisement keeps appearing on Newspaper and TV every now and then. As they promise, these courses guarantee jobs (if you complete the course from a reputed institute).
When it comes to computer hardware and networking, the most popular institute is Jetking. They have a good placement record. They offer a variety of courses- long and short term. Bright students may also avail scholarships at Jetking.
After finishing this course, you may easily get jobs in various IT industries. If you think you have entrepreneurship in your blood, you may start a small business!
4 Software and Programming Language courses
To develop software, one must learn programming languages like Java, C++ etc. Software developers are in much demand in IT companies. This makes it a great course to pursue.
When it comes to software courses, the best institute in India is NIIT. They have their centers spread all overIndia. They offer a number of courses- long and short term. Various programming languages are taught at NIITs. They have tie-ups with some big IT companies. They have a great placement record. And NIIT introduces new innovative courses each year.
Tally is an accounting software. Tally courses teach you how to use tally efficiently. Tally is trusted by many big companies and the Government to store and transfer financial statements.
Tally software is updated and it becomes necessary to master the latest version of the software. You may do this course at various private institutes. I recommend to do it from NIIT (they have the latest Tally. ERP 9 software). They offer diploma courses in Finance and Accounting. After finishing the course, you will easily get jobs in private companies.
6 Cybersecurity courses
Many tasks are done online nowadays. Tasks like banking, paying bills, shopping etc are done online. This is convenient for people. But, at the same time, they are facing huge security threats online. Cyber crimes are increasing day by day.
Cyber security courses are all about methods to ensure safety of people and businesses online. After completing this course, you may get hired as a ‘security specialist’ of the computer systems. You may also work independently as an ethical hacker or security auditor.
With online fraudsters getting smarter, companies are willing to hire efficient cyber security personnel. The salary is also great when it comes to this job.
7 Microsoft Office and Typing courses
This is a very basic and simple course. It is basically meant for person who doesn’t know much about using computers. It covers topics like MS Word, MS Excel, Power Point etc. Also, it is good to learn typing. This will improve typing speed of a person.
After finishing the above course, a person can comfortably take up data entry jobs. These jobs are not highly paying. But still, it is great for housewives and old/retired folks.
8 Diploma in IT
Students who have passed 10th standard are eligible to pursue this 3 years long Diploma course. This course can also be pursued after completing 12th Science stream (with Mathematics subject).
Though the course duration is pretty long, the course is quite valuable. Those who are interested in building a career in the IT sector may give this course a go! If you are willing to spend 3 years and acquire sound IT skills, going for Diploma in IT course will be much better than other IT certificate courses.
After completing this Diploma course, one may go for Bachelor’s (Engineering) Degree by making use of the lateral entry. Diploma in IT holders may secure admission directly in the 2nd year of Degree Engineering program!
Some notable alternative courses include- Certificate in IT and Diploma in IT System Management.
9 Diploma in Computer Science
Like the above entry, this one also is a traditional Diploma course. The course duration is 3 years. 10th passed students are eligible to pursue this course. It is the minimum educational qualification required. It can also be pursued by 12th passed science stream (mathematics group) students.
The course covers topics like software, hardware, computer application and programming. If you are willing to spend 3 years, this course will give you good software and programming skills.
After completing this Diploma course, one may go for Bachelor’s (Engineering) Degree by making use of the lateral entry. Diploma in Computer Science holders may secure admission directly in the 2nd year of Degree Engineering program!
Some notable alternative courses include- Certificate in Computer Application, Diploma in Computer Software Technology, Diploma in Advanced Software Technology and Diploma in Hardware and Network Engineering.
10 Data Entry Operator course
This course will hone one’s typing skills and general data entry skills. Not a high profile course, but it will help one acquire entry level typing and office jobs. This course especially suits those who don’t have advanced knowledge about computers.
Course duration may vary from one institute to another. Generally it is 6 months long.
11 Computer Hardware Maintenance
Those who are not too keen about software may pursue this course. Hardware maintenance course focuses primarily on computer hardware components, common problems arising in them and repair work related to them.
Students are given knowledge about common hardware components like printer, monitor, mouse etc. They are trained to carry out repair work related to computer hardware. If you are interested in networking, there are combination courses covering both hardware and networking topics.