Attention 2nd-year students! Your time has come to take the most precious decision at the university. LPU is among the few universities in the country that provide you with the option of selecting your field of interest. From the second week of February onwards, Computer Science students will get the option to select specializations aka minor of their field. The selection process is online and this time based on CGPA criteria. So to clear your confusion regarding different minors, here is the list of top 4 market trending minors that you should opt.
- Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning
No doubt Artificial Intelligence is and will be the most demanding thing of the decade. Everyday enormous new AI-based devices and programs are created which are helping humanity in many ways and thus AI engineers are in demand, not just only in giant tech companies but in almost every startup. Also, AI ranked one in the best salary providing specialization in many surveys this year. This year, a CSE student with AI specialization Tanya Arora got placed at Microsoft at an annual package of INR 42 lakh.
- Cyber Security
From the last 5 years, the growth and demand of Cybersecurity experts are insanely high and the reason is the expansion of industries. LPU has one of the best cybersecurity environments in India. It just not let the student experience practical knowledge but also depth theoretical knowledge along with workshops that will help an enthusiast to crack the certifications of CEH or Offensive security which will help you in getting a decent package.
DevOps is a field that is not known by most of the students but these engineers are highly in demand in maximum tech companies, even started replacing general IT engineers. DevOps comprises two field development and operations on software thus DevOps engineer has core CSE as well as right software planning and delivering knowledge. Students need to learn a set of tools, cloud services along with Linux and scripting languages. DevOps engineer bags at least twice the salary than a general IT engineer.
- Full Stack Development
Full-stack development is always fascinating students as it is the field where student implement their creativity and showcase their imagination through code. Full-stack allows one becoming master of Web Development by learning almost every effective programming language of front-end as well as back-end along with web libraries of popular languages like Python. Full-stack Development is considered as the evergreen field; getting placed from this specification is easy because even different companies of different domains have the high demand of Web Developers.