If you have completed your master's degree in computer science or information technology engineering then you can thinking of further continuing your studies by doing research in the same. Ph.D is the highest degree of education that you can obtain in this engineering course. You can join as a scientific officer right after you pass this course.
Outlook of the course
This course has two parts, namely- a) coursework and b) research work. The course work may be of 1-2 years depending on the institute providing it. You will have to clear the coursework first to continue with your thesis. According to the general university rules, you will get an approval for pursuing your research work only if you have 50% or more marks in your coursework.
Some universities require that you choose a research guide from their faculty list first. If the research guide you choose from their faculty list agrees to work with you, you will get a chance to appear for the Ph.D interview.