Electronics and Communication Engineering deals with electronic devices and software interfaces. It has a wide range of applications that helps to make our life comfortable and more convenient. It helps to increase productivity in various industries such as oil, energy, agriculture, telecommunication media including television, radio and computers. The course is also applied to many other important sectors such as steel, petroleum and chemical industries; healthcare industry; and transportation industry.
The engineers are trained to direct, control and test production processes; and also to ensure safety, installation and proper functioning of the various mechanisms. Electronics and Communication Engineering will integrate knowledge based upon digital electronics and logic design, fundamentals of communication engineering, electronic circuits, signals and systems, power electronics, applied electromagnetic theory, integrated circuits, VLSI, control systems and computer architecture.
List of Courses :-
- Diploma in Electronics and Communication Engineering
- Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics & Communication Engineering
- Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics Engineering
- Bachelor of Technology in Electronics & Communication Engineering
- Bachelor of Technology in Electronics Engineering
- Master of Engineering in Electronics & Communication Engineering
- Master of Engineering in Electronics Engineering
- Master of Technology in Electronics & Communication Engineering
- Master of Technology in Electronics Engineering
- Doctor of Philosophy in Electronics and Communications Engineering
For admission in a bachelor’s degree, the candidate must have passed the higher secondary school certificate (10+2) examination with science subject such as biology, maths and chemistry. For IITs, It is mandatory to qualify in the Joint Entrance Examinations (J.E.E). The duration for the course is 4 years.
The eligibility criteria for pursuing a master’s degree are holding a bachelor’ degree in (B.E/B.Tech) or any other equivalent branches of engineering. The duration for the course is 2 years.
Eligibility for Diploma Courses: –
To pursue diploma course in electrical engineering, candidates should be 10+2 pass in science stream from recognized board examination.
Some of its specialized fields are: –
- Signal Processing
- Digital System Design
- Optical Communications
- Wireless Communications
- Radio-Television Systems
Electronics and Communication Engineering opens up great career prospects for the students. The students after completion of the degree can easily avail job opportunities in manufacturing industries and service organizations such as broadcasting, consulting, data communication, entertainment, research and development; and system support. The candidates can also work in modern multimedia service firms that are involved in real-time transfer of information through video conferencing and internet broadcasting.
The opportunities are galore for electronics and communication engineers as they are employed in variety of sectors such as Indian Telephone Industries, Civil Aviation, Development Centers in various States, Defense, NPL, A.I.R, Posts and Telegraph Department, Railways, Bharat Electronics Limited, D.R.D.O, Telecommunication, Software Engineering/IT, Power sector, Hardware Manufacturing, Home Appliance and VLSI design, Television Industry and Research & Development.
Some job titles:-
- Service Engineer
- Software Analyst
- Technical Director
- Field Test Engineer
- Senior Sales Manager
- Network Planning Engineer
- Customer Support Engineer
- Electronics and Communications Consultant
- Research & Development Software Engineer
The remuneration offered to a candidate after electronics and communication engineering varies from sector to sector such as government organizations such as VHEL, BSNL, ONGC and PSU that employs candidates as a junior telecom officer/technical engineer/survey and maintenance engineer offer salary between Rs. 10000 – Rs. 32000 every month.
In the private sector, the package offered for electronics and communication engineers is Rs. 3, 50,000 – Rs. 4, 00,000 lakhs per annum. The high caliber graduates with specialization in mobile computing and VLSI Design are offered higher packages more than 4, 00,000 lakhs per annum. So, electronics and communication engineering is a very lucrative career.