M.Tech (Digital Electronics & Communication Systems) is a 2-year full-time Postgraduate course, the minimum eligibility for which is Bachelor’s Degree in Electronics & Communication/ Instrumentation Technology/ Electronics & Telecommunication /Telecommunication with a minimum aggregate score of 50%. The program is spread over 4 semesters, with the final semester based on the candidate’s chosen stream of study.
Top institutes for M.Tech (Digital Electronics & Communication Systems) are:
Admission to the course is based on the candidate’s performance in a relevant entrance test, and subsequent round of counselling.
There are certain entrance exam that are conducted by these colleges:
Such postgraduates are hired in capacities such as Service Engineer, Technical Director, Field Test Engineer, Senior Sales Manager, Network Planning Engineer, Software Analyst, Customer Support Engineer, Electronics and Communications Consultant, Research & Development Software Engineer, and such.
The average tuition fee charged for the course in India ranges between INR 50,000 and 2,50,000 for a span of 2 years, and the average annual salary offered to such professionals ranges between INR 2.5 and 7 Lacs, increasing with experience and expertise.
Listed below are some of the major highlights of the course.
|Examination Type||Semester System|
|Eligibility||Bachelor’s Degree in Electronics & Communication/ Instrumentation Technology/ Electronics & Telecommunication /Telecommunication with 50% marks.|
|Admission Process||Based on counselling after qualification of entrance tests.|
|Course Fee||INR 50,000 and 2,50,000|
|Average Starting Salary||INR 2.5 to 7 lacs per annum|
|Top Recruiting Companies||Amagi,Amara Raja, Capgemini,CTS, Genesys, Glenwood Systems, HCL,Health Asyst, HFCL,HGS, IBM, IGATE, Infosys, Mind Tree, Mphasis,Polaris,TCS,Tech Mahindra, Virtusa, Vivo Mobile,WestIn Electronics, Intel, AMD ,CISCO, IBM, Samsung Electronics, Sony, Toshiba, Philips Semiconductors, Nokia, Nvidia, HP, LG Electronics, Bharat Heavy Electrical's Limited, Electronics Corporation of India Limited, National Thermal Power Corporation, Wipro, HCL, ISRO, SYNTEL, WIPRO, etc.|
|Job Positions||Service Engineer, Technical Director, Field Test Engineer, Senior Sales Manager, Network Planning Engineer, Software Analyst, Customer Support Engineer, Electronics and Communications Consultant, Research & Development Software Engineer, and such.|
The program has been designed to offer to eligible candidates, specialization in digital communication techniques used in the present scenario & the hardware languages used in design and implementation, while at the same time building competence in a particular area of technology.
Successful Postgraduates of the course interested in pursuing further studies in the discipline may go for pursuing Ph.D in Digital Electronics.
The program aims to build in students competent business acumen through advanced study of general subjects such as Advanced Digital Communication, Modern DSP, Advanced Embedded System, Antenna Theory and Design, Digital Electronics, Error control and coding, Advanced Computer Architecture, later allowing them to specialize in a chosen area. The curriculum involves intensive study, culminating with the completion of a research-based dissertation.
One of the principle objectives of the course is to train students with good scientific and engineering breadth, including proficiency in software language and use of latest software tools so as to comprehend, analyze, design and create novel products and solutions for the real life problems, as also for pursuing advanced research in the discipline. The course’s curriculum integrates theoretical and practical components of study.
Listed below are some of the top institutes in India that offer the course.
|Name of Institute||City||Average Fees|
|G Narayanamma Institute of Technology and Science [GNITS]||Hyderabad||INR 1,88,000|
|St Ann's College of Engineering and Technology [SACET]||Prakasam||INR 1,00,000|
|Vaishnavi Institute of Technology [VIT]||Tirupati||INR 1,20,000|
|Visvesvaraya Technological University, [VTU] Belgaum||Belagavi||INR 59,690|
|Sri Venkatesa Perumal College of Engineering and Technology [SVPCET]||Tirupati||INR 1,14,000|
|Amrita Sai Institute of Science and Technology, [ASIST] Krishna||Krishna||INR 96,000|
|Jagruti Institute of Engineering and Technology, [JIET] Rangareddi||Ranga Reddy||INR 2,20,000|
|Madanapalle Institute of Technology & Science, [MITS] Chittoor||Madanapalle||INR 1,62,000|
|Aditya Institute of Technology and Management, [AITM] Srikakulam||Srikakulam||INR 1,20,000|
|Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering and Technology, [SVCET] Chittoor||Chittoor||INR 1,10,000|
|KKR & KSR Institute of Technology and Sciences||Guntur||INR 70,000|
|Sri Jagadguru Chandrashekaranatha Swamiji Institute of Technology, [SJCSIT]||Kolar||INR 59,690|
|Eswar College of Engineering, [ECE] Guntur||Guntur||INR 56,000|
|Daita Madhusudana Sastry Sri Venkateswara Hindu College of Engineering, Machilipatnam||Machilipatnam||INR 56,000|
|Jawaharlal Nehru National College of Engineering, [JNNCE] Shimoga||Shimoga||INR 2,30,000|
|D V R and Dr. HS MIC College of Technology, Krishna||Krishna||INR 1,14,000|
|Maratha Mandal Engineering College, [MMEC] Belgaum||Belgaum||INR 1,60,000|
|Guru Nanak Institute Technology [GNIT]||Rangareddi||INR 60,000|
|NBKR Institute of Science and Technology, [NBKRIST] Nellore||Nellore||INR 70,000|
|PES University, [PESU] Bangalore||Bangalore||INR 5,60,000|
|GMR Institute of Technology, Srikakulam||Srikakulam||INR 1,36,000|
|Vishnu Institute of Technology, [VITB] Bhimavaram, Rangareddi||Rangareddi||INR 1,14,000|
Candidates wishing to apply for the course need to have completed the Bachelor’s Degree in Electronics & Communication/ Instrumentation Technology/ Electronics & Telecommunication /Telecommunication with a minimum aggregate score of 50%.
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Most institutes offering the M.Tech (Digital Electronics & Communication Systems) course admit students based on their performance in a relevant entrance test, followed by a round of Personal Interview. Some institutes conduct their own entrance tests for offering admission. Admission process generally varies across colleges. A few institutes also provide direct admission based on the candidate’s score at the Graduate level. Following are the entrance exam that are conducted by some of the M.Tech (Digital Electronics & Communication Systems) colleges in India:
A semester-wise breakup of the course’s syllabus is tabulated here.
|Semester I||Semester II|
|Antenna Theory and Design||Linear Algebra|
|Advanced Digital Communications||Modern DSP|
|Probability & Random Process||Advanced Embedded System|
|Digital Circuits & Logic Design||Advanced Computer Architecture|
|Mini – Project/Seminar||Mini – Project/Seminar|
|Semester III||Semester IV|
|Error Control Coding||Evaluation of Project Phase II|
||Evaluation of Project work|
||Project Work Evaluation & Viva-Voce|
|Evaluation of Project Phase I||-|
As Service engineers, successful postgraduates of the course keep track of the machinery and equipment present in a company's manufacturing unit. They have to plan the servicing work in advance so the output of the factory is not affected by the service work.
They may also work as Technical Director, Field Test Engineer, Senior Sales Manager, Network Planning Engineer, Software Analyst, Customer Support Engineer, Electronics and Communications Consultant, Research & Development Software Engineer, etc.
Such Postgraduates may later pursue advanced courses in the subject such as Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Digital Electronics.
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 Pay Scale in INR|
|Service Engineer||Service engineers have to repair and service all the machinery and equipment present in a company's manufacturing unit. They have to plan the servicing work in advance so the output of the factory is not affected by the service work.||Rs 252,699|
|Technical Director||Technical Director provide the sales team with technical advice and support, develop and revise statements of work, which should include accurate time and cost estimates & Analyze user requirements and usability metrics to ensure customer satisfaction.||Rs 2,503,417|
|Senior Sales Manager||Senior sales Manager will also take the lead on managing relationships with high profile accounts, mentoring newly recruited sales team members and advise poorly performing members.||Rs 304,706|
|Network Planning Engineer||Develops, plans, and implements the overall strategic goals of an organization's network system.||Rs 678,705|
|Software Analyst||The software analyst is the seam between the software users and the software developers. They convey the demands of software users to the developers.||Rs 466,881|
|Support Engineer||Support engineers may focus on issues brought up by other departments within their company, such as sales, manufacturing and operations.||Rs 199,420|
|Research & Development Software Engineer||Research & Development Software Engineer assesses the scope of research projects and ensures projects are on time and within budget. Develops technical documentation for all projects.||Rs 606,293|