M Tech in Wireless Communication Technology is a 2-year postgraduate course, divided into four semesters, of 6 months each.
The course involves an advanced study of the practical applications of the transfer of information or power between two or more points that are not connected by an electrical conductor.
The basic eligibility for pursuance of the course is the successful completion of graduation (B. Tech./B.E. / M. Sc. or equivalent) from a recognized university.
The course is offered at Indian institutes, such as:
Some of the top entrance tests conducted for admission to the course in India are:
Admission to the course is based on the candidate’s performance in a relevant entrance exam, or merit obtained in the last qualifying exam.
The average tuition fee charged for the course in India ranges between INR 1 to 6 Lacs for a span of 4 years.
Successful graduates of the course can expect anything between INR 30 K to 70 K lacs as monthly salary in the industry, increasing with experience and skillset.
Successful postgraduates of the course are hired in industries such as:
Tabulated below are some of the major highlights of the course.
|Basic Qualification Required||Graduation (B. Tech/ B.E./ M. Sc.) from a recognized university|
|Admission Procedure||Merit-based/ based on counseling after qualification of entrance exam|
|Examination Type||Semester System|
|Major Entrance Exams||GATE, IIIT Delhi PG Entrance Exam, BITS HD Entrance Test, NSIT Entrance Test, DTU Entrance Exam, JNUEE Entrance Test, etc.|
|Total Course Fee||INR 1 to 6 Lacs|
|Top Recruiting Areas/Fields||Software Development Companies, Embedded Systems, Wireless Communication & Networking Companies, Bio and Nano Technologies Industries, E-Governance Activities, and such.|
|Job Profiles||Web Developer, Technical lead, Global data Analyst, Creative Head Web, Application Developer, Technical Leader, Project Manager, among others.|
|Top Recruiters||Oracle, IBM India Ltd., CISCO, Caterpillar, Infosys, HCL Technologies, Patni, IP Infusion Software, Ericsson, and suchike.|
|Average Starting Salary||INR 3 to 10 Lacs|
Students enrolled to the course are imparted advanced specialization in a wide range of practical applications and technologies used in the wireless communication breakthroughs happening towards technological revolution.
Such candidates are offered both theoretical and practical knowledge about the various aspects of wireless communication technology, with the course covering fundamentals of digital communications and networking.
The curriculum involves topics such as:
Eligible candidates are taught to successfully operate in, and contribute to the modern world of communication technology via wireless modes, as also for pursuing higher studies and research in the discipline. The course’s curriculum is a blend of both theoretical and practical components of the study.
Eligible candidates interested in pursuing the course would ideally possess:
Listed below are some of the top institutes in India that offer the course.
|NAME OF INSTITUTE||CITY||ANNUAL FEE|
|Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Mumbai||Mumbai||INR 50,000 (course)|
|Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi||Delhi||INR 59,150 (course)|
|Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Guwahati||Guwahati||INR 51,700 (course)|
|Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur||Kanpur||INR 33,184 (course)|
|Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Chennai||Chennai||INR 50,000 (course)|
|Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee||Roorkee||INR 59,200 (course)|
|Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS)||Pilani||INR 2,50,000 (course)|
|Indian School of Mines University (ISMU)||Dhanbad||Not Mentioned|
|Indian Institute of Science (IISC)||Bangalore||INR 21,500 (course)|
|NRI Institute of Technology||Guntur||INR 28,000 (course)|
|Adarsh College of Engineering||Orissa||INR 28,000 (course)|
|Aravali Institute of Technical Studies||Rajasthan||INR 70,000 (course)|
|Babu Banarasidas National Institute of Technology and Management – NITM||Lucknow||INR 1,40,000 (course)|
|Bharath University||Tamil Nadu||INR 1,00,000 (course)|
|College of Engineering||Pune||INR 85,000 (course)|
|GD Goenka University||Delhi NCR||INR 1,50,000 (course)|
|Government College of Engineering||Maharashtra||INR 80,000 (course)|
|ITM University||Gurgoan||INR 1,00,000 (course)|
|National Institute of Technology - NIT Rourkela||Orissa||INR 91,000 (course)|
Listed below are the minimum criteria which candidates interested in pursuing the course are required to fulfil, in order to be eligible to apply for the course.
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Most institutes offering the course admit students based on performance in a relevant entrance test, such as GATE, often followed by a round of personal interview, wherein their general aptitude for the course is tested. Admission process generally varies across colleges.
A few institutes also provide direct admission based on the candidate’s performance at the level of graduation.
Listed below are some of the top entrance tests conducted in the country for admission to the course.
A semester-wise breakup of the course’s curriculum is classified below.
|SEMESTER I||SEMESTER II|
|Signaling and Communication||Design and Analysis of Algorithms|
|Networking Protocols||Basics of Digital Signal Processing|
|Wireless Networks||Probability and Graph Theory|
|Wireless Transmission and Media Access||Advanced Computer Networks|
|TCP/IP for Wireless Networks||Fundamentals of Wireless Communications|
|Mobile Intelligent Networks||Advanced Computer Networks Lab|
|SEMESTER III||SEMESTER IV|
|Mobile Data Management||Embedded System Design 2|
|Wireless Networks and Security||Advanced Wireless Networks|
|Embedded System Design 1||Mobile Communication Networks|
|Elective I||Elective III|
|Wireless Sensor Networks Laboratory||Major Project|
|ELECTIVE 1||ELECTIVE 2|
|Cryptography||Information Theory and Applications 1|
|Advanced Database Design||Information Theory and Applications 2|
|Distributed Systems||Information Theory and Applications 3|
|Multimedia Systems||Information Theory and Applications 4|
|Security in Wireless Networks||Pattern Recognition|
|Introduction to Machine Learning||Information Theory and Applications|
With the growing pace of communication and globalization, wired communication technology is increasingly being replaced by cheaper and easier wireless communication.
Such postgraduates interested in learning more about the field may later pursue higher degree courses like Ph. D. (Doctorate of Philosophy), M. Phil. (Master of Philosophy), or other research-related studies in the subject.
Popular areas of employment include Telecommunication Engineering, Satellite Communication, Manufacturing and Operation of telecommunication devices, etc.
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 PROFILE||JOB DESCRIPTION||AVERAGE SALARY|
|Project Manager||A Project Manager plans, budgets, and documents all aspects of a project and work with upper management to ensure that the scope and direction of each project is on schedule.||INR 3 to 10 Lacs|
|Web Developer||A Web Developer designs, codes, and modifies various websites, according to a client's mentioned specifications.||INR 3 to 8 Lacs|
|Application Developer||An Application Developer basically tests, creates, and programs application software for computers, aimed at helping users complete a computer task or program.||INR 3 to 7 Lacs|
|Marketing Manager||A Marketing Manager develops and implements strategic marketing plans for an organization in order to attract the attention of potential customers and retain existing ones.||INR 2.5 to 7.5 Lacs|
|Game Developer||A Game Developer creates video games, and is involved in various stages of a game's creation, from concept and story writing, to coding and programming.||INR 2 to 8 Lacs|