There are many Computer Institutes in Guwahati, which offer courses at various levels. With the increasing demand in computer courses, a number of private computer institutes have come up in Guwahati. These institutes offer full-time as well as short term courses in various computer applications. The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati also offers full-time degree course in computer science. Admission to this Computer Institutes in Guwahati is on the basis of Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) score.
The degree courses offered at the leading Computer Institutes in Guwahati include B. Tech. program in Computer Science & Engineering and M. Tech in Computer Science. The other courses at computer institutes of Guwahati include DOEACC ‘O’ level, DOEACC ‘A’ level, DOEACC ‘B’ level, DOEACC Scheme Hardware ‘O’ & ‘A’ Level course, Certification of Information Science in Colleges (CISC) and Corporate training on Computer Hardware & Networking. The DOEACC O Level is the foundation level course that certifies the candidate’s proficiency as a programmer assistant and the duration of this course is one year.
There are also quite a few Computer Institutes in Guwahati that offer vocational courses for varied durations. Students generally apply for computer courses alongside their graduation or also while doing their 10+2 studies. To apply for the higher level computer courses in Guwahati institutes candidates are required to complete their graduation. The career prospects in the field of computer science is vast. Students having successfully completed a computer course from Guwahati institute can become a junior programmer, Software Analyst, Programmer Assistant or Console operator.