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

  • STREAM

    ENGINEERING

  • DURATION

    2 YEARS

  • COURSE

    Electronics

  • COURSE TYPE

    Post Graduation

Updated On - January 8th 2019

M.Tech.in Electronics Engineering is a postgraduate course which provides students the applicable knowledge of electricity, electronics and electromagnetism. It is 2 years master program and is divided into 4 semesters.

M.Tech. in Electronics Engineering sprang up as a promising course in the later part of 20th century in India. M.Tech. in Electronics Engineering Syllabus addresses the important fields of broadcasting and recording media that are crucial parts of daily lives now. The eligibility criteria for the course is a B.Tech degree in electrical engineering or graduation in electronics and a valid GATE Score in EC.

The average tuition fees for M. Tech in Electronics Engineering in government aided college ranges from30,000 to 40,000 for 4 semesters. For private universities, the fee structure hikes up to more than 1.5 lakh for the entire course.

After an M.Tech. in Electronics Engineering, there are various Career Options and Jobs available in the field of Electronics, Electronic media and Telecommunication sectors. The entry-level salary for M.Tech. graduates fall in the range of 15,000 to 20,000 INR per month.

What is M.Tech in Electronics Engineering About?

M.Tech. in Electronics Engineering is a specialized course for students aspiring an in-depth knowledge of circuits, electromagnetic components used in resistors, capacitors, inductors among others.Having acquired an academic degree in B.Tech (Electrical Engineering) or a degree in electronics engineering as the major subject, students who wish to dig deeper knowledge can enroll in M.Tech. (Electronics Engineering).

It has sub-fields which a student can opt as an area of specialization such as, power electronics, communications, biomedical engineering, microelectronics, etc.Students who seek to proceed in radio engineering can also enroll in this course. The program provides a fundamental study of physics and mathematics to understand the basic structure of a system. Thus, the course is vital to them who wish to learn the quantitative description of electronics.

Duration

The duration of the course is two years with two semesters in each year, making it a total of 4 semesters. For distance programs, the duration remains the same as regular universities, i.e. two years. While at some universities the duration varies from 3 to 6 for minimum and maximum respectively.

Academic Options after M.Tech. in Electronics Engineering

After M. Tech. in one of the specific areas of Electronics Engineering, students can either proceed with teaching or research work in a chosen field apart from the profession of an electronic engineer. Further doctoral programs are available in the electronics thereby from IIT Roorkee, CMJ University, Shillong, MANIT, Bhopal and few other institutions.

Where to study M.Tech. in Electronics Engineering?

M.Tech. in Electronics Engineering is available at many Engineering Colleges in India. Some of the top institutions for M.Tech. in Electronics Engineering from across the country are listed below:

Name of Institute

City

Indian Institute of Technology

Varanasi

Punjab Engineering College University of Technology

 Chandigarh 

Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute

Mumbai

BMS College of Engineering

Bangalore

KJ Somaiya College of Engineering

Mumbai

Zakir Hussain College of Engineering and Technology

Aligarh

Government College of Engineering

Aurangabad

Kamla Nehru Institute of Technology

 Sultanpur

Aligarh Muslim University

 Aligarh

Government Engineering College

Kozhikode

Rajarambapu Institute of Technology

Sangli

Ramrao Adik Institute of Technology

Mumbai

Bharati Vidyapeeth University College of Engineering

Pune

Some of these colleges offer ME in Electronics Engineering. 

Eligibility Of the Master of Technology [M.Tech] (Electronics Engineering)

The minimum eligibility for admission to the course is a B.Tech. degree in electrical engineering or graduation in electronics and a valid GATE Score in EC.

While most colleges require having 60% marks in B.E/B.Tech. plus a valid Gate Score for candidates qualifying for the further entrance exams, universities like Punjab Engineering College University of Technology, Chandigarh requires 60% in B.E/B.Tech with GATE for direct admission.

How to Get Admission in Master of Technology [M.Tech] (Electronics Engineering)

Admission to M.Tech (Electronics Engineering) is available in selected colleges in India. Although most colleges have a strict entrance exam policy for the selected list of candidates possessing 60% in academics and a valid score of GATE, Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute, Mumbai gives admission to candidates with or without GATE if they qualify the common entrance test.

Direct Admission

There is no direct admission in M.Tech. (Electronics Engineering) in most of the colleges, yet Punjab Engineering College University of Technology, Chandigarh provides direct admission to the candidates to the GATE qualified candidates. Most of the colleges like Bharati Vidyapeeth University require two years full-time working experience for admission. The admission forms are available in the month of May/June after the results of B.Tech. are declared.

Entrance Examination

The forms for entrance examinations are also available in the months of May and June and the exam is ideally conducted in the month of June/July.  Students are only considered for an entrance test if they possess 60% in Graduation and qualifying score in GATE. The entrance test is of 2-3 hours duration and contains objective type questions from the electronics engineering subjects at Undergraduate levels. Students are assessed on the basis of their performance in the entrance test and are further called up for the interview. Some of the institutes which grant admission on the basis of performance in an entrance test are:

  • IIT, Varanasi
  • Aligarh Muslim University
  • KJ Somaiya College of Engineering
  • Kamla Nehru Institute of Technology

Master of Technology [M.Tech] (Electronics Engineering) Salary Trend

After the completion of M.Tech in electronics engineering, the salary graph of an electronic engineer takes a climb upwards. From its early inception to the present stage, the electronics field has seen an upward growth. The industry has grown at a steady rate of 13-14% per year. Indian Electronics Industry too shows a probable growth of 24.4% each year during 2012-2020. The steady growth in Electronics industries will eventually create a demand for trained professions in the field of Electronics. With this view in mind, M.Tech in Electronics Engineering is pivotal.

The current salary trend for various job profiles in the Electronic industry and its aligned fields are given in the graph below:

salary graph for M.Tech (Electronics Engineering)

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