The craze for computer science and the IT field per se has
been high across the world and many international students have been opting for
computer related courses. But the truth is that, not everyone can become a
champion with computers.
It takes a certain level of aptitude and skills to be comfortable
with the science and then make a career out of it. Here are few important
Computer Science is a field which deals with programming,
analysis, creative thinking etc. Stuff like robotics, aviation, designing,
security all require proper computer programming skills.
So what makes a right
computer science engineer? The experts say that the fundamental requirement is
one should have passion towards the subject and the right kind of aptitude to
work on things.
Skills like firm problem solving skills, analytical
abilities, developing comfort level with abstract concepts and symbols are the
much needed ones. Also, one should have the skill to do multi-tasking and pay a
close attention to detail. Working within a team and concentrating on hard
problems is also mandatory.
Above all, having proper communication skills is
Some of the best places to study computer science are
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Stanford University, Carnegie Mellon
University, University of California (UCB), Harvard University, University of
Oxford, University of Cambridge, ETH Zurich, National University of Singapore, Princeton
University, University of Tokyo, Cornell University, University of Toronto and