M.Tech. in Control Systems is a 2-year postgraduate course in engineering, designed to meet the needs of the industry with core focus on aspects of Control Engineering and Instrumentation.
The field of Control and Instrumentation has a broad range of applications across:
|Master of Technology in Tamil Nadu||Master of Technology in Andhra Pradesh||Master of Technology in Kerala||Master of Technology in Madhya Pradesh|
The program is essentially about:
Students enrolled to the course have the choice of opting for any of the electives among:
The average course fee in India ranges between INR 30,000 and 2 lacs for the total duration. The average annual salary offered to successful postgraduates of the course ranges between INR 5-7 lacs.
Listed below are some of the major highlights of the course
|Examination Type||Semester System|
|Eligibility||Graduation from a recognized university|
|Admission Process||Based on performance in GATE|
|Course Fee||INR 30,000 - 2 lacs|
|Average Starting Salary||INR 5 - 7 lacs|
|Top Recruiting Organizations'||ISRO, DRDO, NAL, HAL, Caterpillar, Infineon Technologies, Soliton, CISCO, ABB, Tata Consultancy Services, Hyundai, Siemens, Cadburys, Times of India, Ford, Tata Iron & Steel, Ranbaxy, CEAT Tyres, etc.|
|Top Recruiting Areas'||Process and manufacturing industries such as steel, oil, petrochemical, power, and defense production, and suchlike.|
|Top Job Profiles||Control and Instrumentation Engineers, Network Planner, Electronic Communications Technician, among others such.|
The following areas of study are covered in the course’s curriculum:
Navigation and Guidance Control
M. Tech in Control Systems is a practice-oriented course wherein students are exposed to:
Ideal candidates for the course would possess:
STEM Skills: This is the core foundation of any engineering stream. STEM sands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and is essentially the amalgamation of these 3 subjects. Students are taught a series of mathematical and logistical problems that form part of the curriculum.
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 Institute||City||Average Fees per annum in INR|
|Manipal University||Manipal||1.63 lacs|
|M. S. Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences||Bangalore||2 lacs|
|NIMS Engineering and Technological School||Jaipur||50,000|
|Amity University||Noida||1.4 lacs|
|SRM University||Chennai||1.5 lacs|
|College of Engineering||Pune||90,000|
|Indian Institute of Technology||Kharagpur||96,000|
|Jaipur National University||Jaipur||82,000|
|Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University||Ananthpur||30,000|
Candidates aspiring for admission to the course are required to fulfill the following minimum eligibility criteria.
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Some colleges also offer admission on the basis of obtained merit at the level of graduation. However, generally, in most of the colleges and institutes offering the course, admission is provided based on the candidate’s performance in a relevant entrance test, conducted at any of State and national levels, followed by a subsequent round of counselling.
The round of counselling involves two additional rounds of Group Discussion and Personal Interview, wherein candidate’s general aptitude for the course is examined. A merit list is subsequently released issued by the institute allocating available seats to the qualifying candidates.
The most popular such examination held in the country for admission to the course is GATE.
The national-level online-based GATE. Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is an all-India examination that primarily tests the candidate’s comprehensive understanding of various undergraduate subjects in Engineering and Technology.
The pre-requisite condition to be met for appearing in GATE is that the candidate must:
A semester-wise breakup of the course’s syllabus is tabulated below
|Basic Control System||Control Devices|
|Systems Engineering||Modern Control System|
|Digital Control Systems||Nonlinear And Adaptive Control|
|Elective – I||Elective-II|
|Real-Time Instrumentation Techniques||Optimal And Robust Control|
|Advance Power Electronics||Multivariable Control System|
|Robot Dynamics & Control||Measurement System & Error Analysis|
|Writing Skills & Presentation-I||Writing Skills & Presentation-II|
|Practicals & Sessionals Simulation Lab||Practicals & Sessionals Control System Lab|
|Power System Dynamics & Control||Intelligent Control|
|Control Systems Design||Digital Signal Processing|
|Elective-III||Advance Control System Lab|
|Drives and Control||Dissertation Part-I|
|Microprocessor Based Control System||Practicals & Sessionals|
Such postgraduates are lucratively hired in industries such as:
Control System engineering is used in both small, medium or high levels industries depending on the machinery or process involved.
With Control Systems being one of those technical areas in engineering which runs a deficiency of adequate skilled and knowledgeable engineers, qualified engineers and experts of the course are required by a number of industries.
Some of the popular professional avenues open to successful postgraduates of the course are listed below with the corresponding salaries offered for the respective positions.
|Job Position||Job Description||Average Annual Salary in INR|
|Electronic Communications Technicians||The job of an Electronic Communications Technician is to install, monitor, maintain, and troubleshoot a variety of Internet, telephone, and television equipment and systems. They install, replace, or repair equipment for business and private residence, such as dial-up systems, routers, telephone jacks, and wires.||5-7 lacs|
|Control and Instrumentation Engineers||Control and Instrumentation Engineers are responsible for designing, developing, installing, managing, and maintaining equipment which is used to monitor and control engineering systems, machinery, and processes.||3-7 lacs|
|Network Planner||Network Planning and Design is a continuous process, encompassing topological design, network-synthesis, and network-realization. It is aimed at ensuring that new telecommunications network or service meet the needs of the subscriber and operator.||7-8 lacs|