The oppurtunities in both the lines ie in the domain of scientist or choosing a career of engineering profession can be prosperous provided you perform exceptionally well in either of the fields.
Let us consider the prospects if you choose Honours in Physics with the two additional subjects of Chemistry and Mathematics and secure beyond 70 percent marks in your Honours paper from a reputed college, you can go ahead for the post - graduation in Physics. Clearing GATE would allow to secure a seat in IIT or Indian Institute of Science Bengaluru for your higher studies.
In that way, you will have abundant oppurtunities for the perusal of Doctorate degree under the guidance of an eminent professor. You can show your exceptional talent in the area of research under the guidance of your guide.
Such an achievement will land you a job in the Research - organisation or a coveted post of a scientist in the central - government.
By cracking the IIT main and subsequent preparation for the advanced preparation for IIT with a high scoring will help you to get the Computer - branch either from IIT Mumbai
or IIT Kanpur. You need to put your hard labour in your stream so that you are an exceptional performer in all the semesters.
In the seventh semester, you may get a campus selection from an IT employer with an attractive perk and if you get a chance in the Microsoft, Google, your early salary will be in the range of 1.0 - 1.25 Crore - enough to maintain a luxurious life - style.
If you want to go in Research, clear GATE and persue M.Tech with some coveted institute preferably from IIT and then opt for Ph.D in the computer - science.
This would allow you to have a coveted post of Lecturership in some government engineering college where you will find immense satisfaction with your involvement and you will be duly rewarded with the promotions in the years ahead.