Master of Technology [M.Tech] (Applied Electronics) - Course Overview




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    Master of Technology in Applied Electronics Top Colleges, Syllabus, Scope and Salary

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    M.Tech. in Applied Electronics is a 2-year long postgraduate course in engineering, wherein students are prepared for advanced career opportunities in not just the specialty area of Applied Electronics, but also other allied disciplines in the domain of technology.

    Admission to the course is based on the candidate’s performance in GATE, TANCET, etc., or on the former’s performance in other entrance exams conducted by other private colleges. The average tuition fee charged for the course in India ranges between INR 50,000 and 5 Lacs.

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    Successful postgraduates of the course are hired in capacities such as Instrumentation Engineer, Technical Director, Field, Test Engineer, Senior Sales Manager, Network Planning Engineer, Customer Support Engineer and Electronics and Communications Consultant, among others.

    Organizations such as Intel, Philips, Mistral, Ample Communications, Ibex, Spa Computers, Cueflux Technologies Pvt Ltd, EmLabs, eSpark Infotech Pvt. Ltd. etc. hire such postgraduates, and the average annual salary offered in India to such professionals ranges between INR 2 and 20 lacs.

    M.Tech. in Applied Electronics: Course Highlights

    Listed below are some of the major highlights of the course.

    Course LevelPost Graduate
    Duration2 years
    Examination TypeSemester System
    EligibilityB.E./B.Tech. or equivalent qualification
    Admission ProcessBased on performance in entrance exams such as GATE, TANCET, etc.
    Course FeeINR 50,000 to 5 Lacs for 2 years
    Average Starting SalaryINR 2 to 20 Lacs per year
    Top Recruiting CompaniesIntel, Philips, Mistral, Ample Communications, Ibex, Spa Computers, Cueflux Technologies Pvt. Ltd., EmLabs, eSpark Infotech Pvt. Ltd, and such.
    Job PositionsInstrumentation Engineer Technical Director Field Test Engineer Senior Sales Manager Network Planning Engineer Customer Support Engineer Electronics and Communications Consultant, etc.

    M.Tech. in Applied Electronics: What is it About?

    Applied Electronics is a field of engineering which is essentially about the application of electronics in diverse areas such as medicine, manufacturing, consumer applications, and such. The course aims to prepare eligible candidates who can contribute innovative ideas and technological breakthroughs to the nation’s technological machinery.

    The program’s curriculum has been designed to adequately prepare candidates for gainful employment in industries such as manufacturing, broadcasting, entertainment, data communication, multimedia, consulting, research and development, public related jobs, as also modern multimedia service firms that are involved in real-time transfer of information through video conferencing and internet broadcasting.

    Top Institutes Offering M.Tech. in Applied Electronics

    Listed below are some of the top institutes offering the course in the country with the corresponding locations and fees charged by each.

    Name of InstituteCity Average Fees
    Karunya UniversityCoimbatoreINR 2.9 Lacs (course)
    IITDelhiINR 4.7 Lacs (course)
    SSN College of EngineeringChennaiINR 90,000 (course)
    Anna UniversityChennaiINR 50,500 (course)
    PSG College of TechnologyCoimbatoreINR 95,000 (course)

    Eligibility for M.Tech. in Applied Electronics

    As a minimum criterion of eligibility, candidates seeking admission to the course need to have completed:

    • 10+2 qualification with a minimum aggregate score of 60%
    • B.E./ B.Tech./MCA, or M.Sc. in any of Computer Science Engineering, Information Technology, and Software Engineering.
    • Graduation with a minimum aggregate score of 60%.
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    M.Tech. in Applied Electronics: Admission Process

    The admission process for the course is varied, as various institutes have their very own criteria and processes of admission. However, candidates across most institutes in the country are selected on the basis of performance in a relevant entrance test, such as:

    • Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE)
    • Tamilnadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET) conducted by Anna University
    • CET, conducted by a recognized institute.

    M.Tech. in Applied Electronics: Syllabus and Course Description

    A semester- wise breakup of the course’s syllabus is tabulated below.

    Semester I

    Semester II

    Advance Engineering MathematicsInstrumental methods & analysis
    ManagementSensor Science & technology
    Advance Electronics circuitsProcess control systems design
    Signal and SystemsElective II
    ElectiveNon-destructive Testing
    Material ScienceMedical Instrumentation
    Measurement system and designDigital signal & image processing
    MechatronicsElective III
    PracticalInstrumental Studies of environment & it's control
    Laboratory IRemote sensing & control
    Laboratory IIUltrasonic Instrumentation
    Seminar IPractical
    -Laboratory III
    -Seminar II
    -Comprehensive viva-voce

    Semester III

    Semester IV

    Subject on StudySubject on Study
    Soft computing theory & practicePost submission of dissertation
    Elective IVDissertation.
    Elective optics & Opto-electronics-
    Pre-submission of Dissertation-
    Dissertation (part I)-

    M.Tech. in Applied Electronics: Career Prospects

    Successful postgraduates of the course are gainfully hired for the following areas:

    • Research & Development laboratories
    • Design & Manufacture of Analog & Digital appliances
    • Industries related to VLSI, Embedded systems and DSP
    • Defense Organizations like DRDO
    • Electrical Products Manufacturing Sectors & Companies.

    For qualified Applied Electronics Engineers, career opportunities abound in sectors such as the Indian Telephone Industry, Civil Aviation, State Development Centers, Defense, Telegraph Department, Railways, NPL, D.R.D.O, Software Engineering/IT, Power sector, AIR and Posts, Hardware Manufacturing, Home Appliance and VLSI Design, Bharat Electronics Limited, Telecommunication, Television Industry and Research & Development, among yet others.
    Some of the popular professional avenues open to such postgraduates are listed below with the corresponding salaries offered for the respective positions.

    Master of Technology [M.Tech.] in Applied Electronics
    Job PositionJob DescriptionAverage Annual Pay Scale in INR
    Instrumentation EngineerControl and Instrumentation Engineers (C&I Engineers) are responsible for designing, developing, installing, managing, and maintaining equipment which is used to monitor and control engineering systems, machinery, and processes.3,67,978
    Technical DirectorTechnical Directors are professionals who are responsible for the whole department of a theatrical company and television studio. The duty is to make sure that the technical equipment remains safe and clean.2,503,417
    Field Test EngineerField Test Engineers are responsible for testing the product at the stage of production and before its market launch. They are responsible for eliminating all technical snags in order to reduce market complaints.3,68,148
    Senior Sales ManagerSenior Sales Executives are responsible for building business success by identifying, qualifying, and selling prospects. They are the most experienced members of the sales team and have superior analytical skills and a firm grasp on their customers throughout the sales process.9,97,728
    Network Planning EngineerThey develop, plan, and implement the overall strategic goals of an organization's network system. Also, they evaluate and recommend changes to current and future network requirements to meet the organization's needs. The position requires significant experience in the field, and familiarity with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures.2,94,275
    Customer Support EngineerSupport Engineers serve as experts in the products that their company manufactures and develops. They find solutions to problems with the products and help customers work through technical difficulties. Job duties may include reviewing product change requests.1,99,420
    Electronics and Communications ConsultantThey develop, write, and edit original material for grants, manuscripts, presentations, posters, briefs, and progress reports, newsletters, releases and other related material of communication. They also collect, organize, interpret, and classify information for research and reporting purposes.3,12,408

    Master of Technology [M.Tech] (Applied Electronics) Fee Structure in India

    6.24 K (Minimum Fee)PUBLIC COLLEGES2 L (Maximum Fee)
    1.46 L (Average Fee)
    70 K (Minimum Fee)PRIVATE COLLEGES1.5 L (Maximum Fee)
    1.07 L (Average Fee)

    Master of Technology [M.Tech] (Applied Electronics) Fee Structure by State


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