Ph.D. (Electronics) - Course Overview




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    Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Electronics Eligibility, Top Colleges, Syllabus, Duration, Salary

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    Ph.D. in Electronics is a 3-year doctorate degree program, the minimum eligibility is master degree in Electronics from a recognized college or university or its equivalent exam. Admissions to Ph.D. Electronic are relying upon the counseling after clearing entrance exam depending on the colleges.

    Some of the top colleges and institutes which provide admission to (Ph.D.) in Electronics are as follows:

    The average tuition fee charged for Ph.D. in Electronics program in India ranges between INR 10,000 to 3 Lacs, for a span of 3 years.

    Ph.D. in Electronics course is helpful for those candidates who are interested in a decent career in electronics. Candidates can get employment offers in fields such as mechanics, information technology, circuitry, modeling, engineering, instrumentation, and automation. Candidates can also go for selection in gazetted posts through the competitive examinations led by Union and State Public Service Commission. Teaching is also an option for them; they can become professor or lecturer in colleges and universities after fulfilling UGC guidelines.

    Electronics programs involve robotics, circuitry, and transistors as major subjects of study. Other topics that are also part of the course syllabus are Computer programming, Algorithm design, Machine learning, Advance logic, Computer graphics, Computing, and probability etc.

    Ph.D. in Electronics degree holders 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, Chemical Research Associate/Scientist, Research Scientist, Online Tutor etc. The average salary for Ph.D. in Electronics candidates in India starts from INR 2.5 to 18 Lacs per annum as per the skills and expertise of candidates.

    Ph.D. in Electronics: Course Highlights

    Given below are some of the main highlights of the course

    Course LevelDoctorate Degree
    Duration of the Course3 years
    Examination TypeSemester
    EligibilityMaster Degree in related subject
    Admission ProcessEntrance exam and personal interview
    Average Course FeeINR 10,000 to 3 lacs
    Average Starting SalaryINR 2 lacs to 18 Lacs
    Top Recruiting CompaniesBharat Electronics Limited, BHEL, Electronics Corporation of India Ltd., NSPCL, AMD, BALCO, SAIL, NTPC, Samsung Electronics, ISRO, Toshiba, Intel, TATA Metallic, Sony, etc.
    Top Job AreasColleges & Universities, Electrical and Electronics Industry, Aerospace Industry, Energy Industry, Chemical and Marine Industry, Government Hospitals, Defence Services etc.
    Top Job PositionsService Engineer, Technical Director, Field Test Engineer, Senior Sales Manager, Network Planning Engineer, Software Analyst, Customer Support Engineer, etc.

    Ph.D. in Electronics: What is it all about?

    A Ph.D. degree is an academic doctoral degree program awarded by universities. Also known as a doctorate, it allows the candidate of the degree to teach at college and university level in the field of study and is generally considered the highest degree.

    Ph.D. in Electronics trains candidates to assess diverse techniques in different subject areas and aims to make them donors of new learning and knowledge, speculations, theories, and strategies in the picked branch of knowledge. Some subject areas secured under electronics include radio technology; acoustics, signal processing, component and materials technology, circuit and system design, electro-optics and biomedical engineering. 

    Students of  Ph.D. in Electronics can direct research with polished methodology and professionalism, ethics, morals and integrity. They can learn new information in the field, make needs appraisals that eventually drive development, participate in the complex as well as multidisciplinary extends, and provide proficient knowledge and criticism in international forums.

    Generally, the job outlook is best and anticipated that would keep growing. Career opportunity in electronics is usually aimed at readying graduates for scholastic careers focused on teaching and research. Other career offers are those related to engineering and information technology. Some comparative career option includes product design, electrical engineering, electronics technology, development management, project engineering and test engineering. 

    Ph.D. in Electronics: Top Institutes 

    Given below are some of the top institutes in India that offer the course.

    Indian Institute of ScienceBangaloreINR 25,200
    Indian Institute of TechnologyVaranasiINR 27,500
    Institute of Chemical TechnologyMumbaiINR 90,300
    Indian Institute of TechnologyMandiINR 18,200
    National Institute of TechnologyKurukshetraINR 16,000
    National Institute of TechnologyHamirpurINR 65,500
    Narsee Monjee Institute of Management StudiesMumbaiINR 57,000
    International Institute of Information TechnologyBangaloreINR 72,000
    Bangalore Institute of TechnologyBangaloreINR 50,000
    National Institute of TechnologySilcharINR 28,700
    Noorul Islam UniversityKanyakumariINR 10,000
    Zakir Hussain College Engineering and TechnologyAligarhINR 8,190
    Cochin University of Science and TechnologyKochiINR 5,540

    Ph.D. in Electronics: Eligibility 

    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

    • M.Phil. Degree and a Post-Graduate degree in a relevant subject with at least 55% marks (50 % for SC/ST/PH candidates) or an equivalent grade from a college or a reputed institution of higher training.
    • Master’s Degree in a relevant subject with at least 55 % (50 % for SC/ST/PH candidates) or an equivalent grade from a college or a reputed institution of higher learning and five years of teaching or industry or administration or professional experience at senior level.
    • Some recognized colleges and institutes conduct entrance test for admission to their PhD in Electronics degree program.

    Ph.D. in Electronics: Admission Process

    The admission process may vary from college to college. While the admissions in the August month are open to all qualified categories of candidates. Admission is offered on the basis of an interview held usually a month prior to the beginning of the semester for which admission is looked for. The interview can be supplemented by an entrance test if required.

    Following are a few entrance tests that are conducted by some of the PhD in Electronics colleges in India:

    • JNU Entrance Test 2020
    • CSIR-UGC NET 2020
    • GPAT 2020
    • UGC NET 2020
    • CU-PhD. Entrance Test
    • GATE
    • NET

    Ph.D. in Electronics: Syllabus and Course Description

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

    Subjects of Study
    Research Methodology
    Advances in Electronics
    Any Combination of Modules Worth
    Literature, survey, presentation of idea of research
    Guide’s course

    Ph.D. in Electronics: Career Prospects

    There is a wide verity of career opportunity in the field of electronics. An electronics engineer designs, develop and maintains the electronics and computer control system to the required particulars, and concentrating on the reliability, economy, sustainability, safety and quality.

    Telecom industries, IT industries, transportation network, aeroplane and airspace manufacturing organizations, and production and the circulation of power are some of the particular areas of career development.

    An electronics engineer may work with the organization's deals in control system, product development, product design, system management, consumer’s electronics, sales, transportation, manufacturing, wireless communication, chemical, automotive, defence and space research organizations.

    Interested applicant can also assemble their career in teaching field. Candidates can join prestigious college or university for lecturer job.

    Instrumentation EngineerInstrumentation Engineers are responsible for installing, developing, designing, managing, and maintaining equipment which is utilized to oversee, monitor and control engineering systems, machinery, and processes.INR 3 to 4 Lacs
    Technical DirectorA Technical Director is responsible for the steady functioning of the division of theatrical organization and television studio. The responsibility is to ensure that the technical equipment is clean and safe.INR 10 to 11 Lacs
    Field Test EngineerA Field Test Engineer is in charge of testing the product continuously at the stage of production before it is released in the market.INR 3 to 5 Lacs
    Senior Sales ManagerA Senior Sales Manager is in charge of developing a business’ success by qualifying, identifying, and selling prospects.INR 9 to 10 Lacs
    Network Planning EngineerNetwork Planning Engineer is responsible to evaluate and recommend changes to recent and future network necessities to meet the organization's requirements.INR 2 to 3 Lacs

    Ph.D. (Electronics) Fee Structure in India

    34.69 K (Minimum Fee)PUBLIC COLLEGES5.2 L (Maximum Fee)
    1.39 L (Average Fee)
    25.91 K (Minimum Fee)PRIVATE COLLEGES10.5 L (Maximum Fee)
    3.18 L (Average Fee)

    Ph.D. (Electronics) Fee Structure by State

    Tamil Nadu

    66.63 K
    60 K



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