Why is PCM necessary to be a software engineer? Why can’t someone who studied commerce in 12th take admission in CSE?

You should have deep understanding of math to take many of the courses in CS. So, it is an obvious choice to have maths as a compulsory subject. To be certified as an engineer in any college, you have to have a basic understanding of other fields of engineering as well. Hence, physics and chemistry are required as they are prerequisites for courses in other streams.

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