B.E. in Electronics and Telecom Engineering is an Under Graduate course with a specialization in the field of electronics and telecommunication (Telecom). The course is divided into eight semesters spanning over a duration of four years. The minimum eligibility criterion which most of the institutes ask for is a score of at least 55% (relaxable for reserved category candidates) at 10+2 or equivalent level.
Some of the popular colleges offering the course are:
The fee for the course varies between INR 70,000 to 4, 50,000 in India. The variation in fee is based on the location and nature of university (that is government, state/private/deemed etc.).
BE in Electronics and Telecom Engineering course admissions involve Common Entrance Test (CET) based selection method as well as merit-based selection criteria that is the percentage of marks obtained at 10+2 or equivalent level by the candidate. Most of the colleges that provides admissions through CET mechanism rely on the score of All India Level common entrance exams like JEE Main, JEE Advanced, UPSEE etc while some of them go for a separate entrance exam of their own (like BITSAT, LPUNEST etc).
The course is designed to provide skills and knowledge that are linked specifically to the domain of electronics and telecom (along with the referential knowledge of computer science related aspects) to the UG students so as to equip them holistically in the subject that will enable them to persecute the learning in a practical sense.
Under Graduates in Electronics and Telecom engineering have a wide range of opportunities to choose from in terms of job opportunities such as Telecom engineer, Network Engineer, Technician, Testing Engineer, Telecom site engineer etc. After completion of graduation, one may opt to pursue further studies like M.E. and M.Phil in the said subject or may take up job opportunities associated. The average salary ranges between INR 12,000 to 15,000 a month for new graduate students in the discipline.
|Course Level||Under Graduate|
|Duration of the Course||4 years|
|Eligibility||Minimum score of 55% (Relaxable for reserved category students) marks at 10+2 or equivalent level.|
|Admission Process||Entrance exam based/Merit-based|
|Course Fee||Between INR 70,000 to INR 4.5 Lacs|
|Average Starting Salary||Rs.12000 to 15000|
|Top Recruiting Companies||Airtel, BSNL, Reliance Jio, TCS, Ericson, Samsung, LG|
|Job Positions||Telecom engineer, Network Engineer, Technician, Testing Engineer, Telecom site engineer|
Today’s world is full of electronics items that we use in our day to day life. From Television to Computers modern day lifestyle is heavily depended on electronics. On the other hand advancement in means of communication has made people to people contacts fast, smooth, and hassle-free. When this knowledge of electronics combines with the advancement in telecommunication then a wonderful device like smartphones are produced.
To keep up the demand and supply of electronics items and maintenance of telecommunication channel it is necessary to have qualified and trained manpower. BE in Electronics and Telecom course aims at providing this qualified manpower that the industry demands today.
The course is designed to provide technical knowledge and practical skills to the students that would be required at the field level when they enter the job market. Thus, the course acts as a bridge between industry and potential candidates to maintain the demand and supply chain in the job market.
B.E. in Electronics and Telecom Engineering course is offered by a good number of colleges across the country to candidates who have passed their 10+2 or equivalent level examination from a recognized state or central board. Students can take admission in the course through Common Entrance Test conducted by certain exam conducting authorities such as IITs, BITS, as well as separate exams conducted by respective Colleges/Universities (such as LUPNEST) that are offering this course.
For your reference, we have tabled down a list of various colleges/universities that are offering this course in India.
|Institute||City||Average Fee (Per annum basis)|
|Delhi Technological University||Delhi||INR 60,095|
|Anna University||Chennai||INR 30,095|
|Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology||Delhi||INR 61,250|
|International Institute of Information Technology||Hyderabad||INR 60,000|
|Jadavpur University||Kolkata||INR 2, 734|
|Thapar University||Patiala||INR 3,27, 250|
Candidate must have passed the 10+2 or equivalent examination from a recognized state or central board with at least 55% (45% to 50% for reserved category candidates) of the marks with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics as the major subjects of study.
He/She shall not be having any backlog in any of the subject/Subjects at 10+2 or equivalent level that is yet to be cleared at the time of taking admissions.
The eligibility criteria’s mentioned above are common to most of the universities and colleges across the country that are offering this course to the students.
The procedure for admission into the course involves a common entrance test based admission process (as seen across various Universities and colleges in the country) as well as a merit-based selection process (in select few institutes/colleges).
Students who have passed their 10+2 or equivalent level examinations with a minimum of 55% marks (45% to 50% for reserved category students) can make application in colleges offering the course.
Admission process would more or less be same across all the colleges and universities that are offering this course.
The syllabus of the course is divided into 8 semesters spread over a span of four years with each year comprising of two semesters. The syllabus of the course is divided into various subjects and practical modules that students are taught during the course of their under graduation. The syllabus covers all the aspects related to Electronics and Telecom engineering so as to provide a holistic understanding of the subject to the undergraduate students.
The details regarding the syllabus of the course are mentioned below so as to provide the reference to the candidates.
|Semester I||Semester II|
|Physics 1||Physics 2|
|Electrical Engineering||Basics of Electronics Engineering|
|Computer and Programming||Environmental Engineering|
|Communicative English||Practical Lab|
|Semester III||Semester IV|
|Mahematics-3||Signal and Systems|
|Electric circuit analysis||Electronic Circuits|
|Electron devices and circuits||Electromagnetic Theory|
|logical design||Electrical and Electronic Instruments|
|Data Structure||Analog Communications|
|Laser and Fiber optics||Industrial Psychology|
|Practical Lab||Practical Lab|
|Semester V||Semester VI|
|Control System Engineering||Embedded systems|
|Microprocessor and its applications||Data Communication Networks|
|Linear Integrated Circuits||Optical Communication|
|Industrial Sociology||VLSI Design|
|Digital Signal Processing||Power Electronics|
|Antenna and Wave Propagation||Elective subject 1|
|Digital Communication||Practical Lab|
|Semester VII||Semester VIII|
|Satellite Communication||Mobile and Wireless Communication|
|Network Engineering||Switching theory|
|Cellular Technology||Non-conventional sources of energy|
|Elective subject 2||Elective 3|
|Minor Project||Major Project|
|Practical Lab||Practical Lab|
B.E. in Electronics and Telecom Engineering undergraduates have plenty of options to choose from in terms of their career. One can choose to work with firms such as Telecom, Internet service providers, Computers and software, Network management etc.
To provide you a holistic view of the career prospects of the course we have tabled certain areas and the respective roles attached to the same where electronics and telecom engineering undergraduates can look for in terms of their career.
|Job Profile||Role||Average Salary for Fresher’s|
|Telecom Engineer||Work of Telecom engineer involves maintenance and repair of telecom setups as to ensure the free flow of communication.||INR 2.0-2.2 Lacs|
|Network Engineer||The job involves ensuring and maintaining the securability and smooth functioning of communication networks.||INR 1.8-2 Lacs|
|Installation Engineer||The job involves installation of telecom equipment (like an antenna) on prescribed location.||INR 1.6-2 Lacs|
|Design Engineer||The job of a design engineer involves sketching out the design of electronic circuits to be implemented on printed circuit boards.||INR 1.8-2.3 Lacs|
|Testing Engineer||This job involves testing of various electronics and telecommunication instruments after their manufacturing and before their entry in the market so as to detect and fix any flaw in them.||INR 1.6-2 Lacs|