Master of Technology [M.Tech] (Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering)

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In synchronization of latest trends and demands from the industry, the syllabus of course is designed and revised accordingly. It aims at boosting the knowledge and polishing the skills of the students that are applicable in mining industry.

The course encompasses core courses, electives and practical.

The delivery methods for this course involve theoretical classes, lab work, hands-on practical training, workshops etc.

Syllabus for this course may vary with institute to institute but it generally covers the following topics:




Instrumentation Devices and Systems

Physical sensors, chemical and biochemical sensors, sensor matrix, holography, echolocation and bio holography, application in meteorology, biomedical sensors, optical sensors, aerospace sensor, advanced sensor design

This paper focuses on the concepts and principles of the sensors in relation with instrumentation devices and systems.

Process Dynamics and Control

Design aspects of process control system, control system components, dynamic behavior of feedback controlled process, adaptive control, gain scheduling adaptive control, ratio control, cascade control

This paper aims at the concepts and principles revolving around process dynamics and control.

Analytical Instrumentation

Absorption methods, emission methods, spectro-fluorescence and phosphorescence spectrometer, mass spectrometer, chromatography, x-ray and nuclear methods, NMR spectroscopy, elector-analytical methods

The focus of this paper is on the concepts that are concerned with analytical instrumentation.

Digital Instrumentation

Digital codes, memory devices, digital methods of measurements, digital display and recording devices, signal analysis, current trends in digital instrumentation, interfacing to microprocessor, micro-controllers and computers, computer aided software engineering tools

The objective of this paper is to equip the students with knowledge about digital instrumentation.

Industrial Automation and Robotics

Definition and origin of robotics, different types of robotics, various generations of robots, degrees of freedom, Asimov’s laws of robotics, power sources and sensors, manipulators, actuators and grippers, kinematics and path planning.

The aim of this paper is to acquaint the students with the concepts that are concerned with industrial automation and robotics.

Digital Integrated Circuit Design

Introduction, design metrics and manufacturing process, the devices, the CMOS inverters and CMOS logic gates – the static view, CMOS inverter – the dynamic view, dynamic CMOS logic, timing metrics, static and dynamic sequential circuits, coping with interconnect, timing issues in digital circuits

This paper focuses on the principles of digital integrated circuit design.

Fiber Optics And Laser Instrumentation

Optical fibers and their properties, industrial application of optical fibers, laser fundamentals, industrial application of lasers, hologram and medical application

This paper teaches the methods and techniques involved in fiber optics and laser instrumentation.

Master of Technology [M.Tech] (Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering) : 16 answered questions


Ques. How is microelectronics and VLSI design in IIT Ropar?

● Top Answer By Aaditya Hari Nair on 13 Sept 21

Ans. According to my friend at IIT Ropar, the first batch of Microelectronics and VLSI Design was from 2019-2020, where there were only 10 and 7 students for the M.Tech and Ph.D. course respectively. The faculties of IIT Ropar are young and energetic.  It’s quite early to predict placements and hence should wait for some time.  Being an IIT, the college is well developed, the infrastructure is decent, and the academics are great. The faculty of IIT Ropar for Microelectronics and VLSI Design branch of 1st semester includes 1 professor from IIT Delhi and 5 professors from IIT Bombay and Guwahati. The courses for the 1st semester for the Microelectronics and VLSI Design includes a total of 5 courses, 1 lab, and 1 seminar session.  These include Digital IC Design, RF Engineering, CMOS Analog IC Design, Semiconductor Device Physics and Modeling, CAD for VLSI Design, Circuit Simulation Lab, and Seminar Session. Categories Microelectronics and VLSI Design at IIT Ropar Course Fee INR 72,940 Average CTC 14.6 LPA Recruiting Companies DRDO, Flipkart, Goldman Sachs, HCL, etc. Some industries visit IIT Ropar in the first semester and the selected students have to choose to work with them. The 2nd year project can be completed in any company also if a student wishes to. The department helps the student to find the company if the student wants and if not then he/she can do the project on the campus itself.Read more
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Ques. Which companies recruit students from VLSI (MTech) in NIT trichy?

● Top Answer By Aaditya Hari Nair on 06 Sept 21

Ans. As some of my friends studied M.Tech at NIT Trichy, I might be able to provide you with the answers.  Core firms such as Nvidia, Alcatel Lucent, Intel, Sandisk, Samsung, etc. are regular.  Almost 100% of the students are placed. They received salary packages ranging from 10 - 12 LPA.  However, you will need to put in a lot of effort and be in the top 5% of your class.  Remember that you will be competing with UGs, PhDs, and MS students for job opportunities.  Hence, competition will be fierce, and your academics as well as your relationships with professors and fellow students will be crucial. There are various software and analytics companies that offer jobs to everyone with a basic understanding of coding.  Aside from these, you will have a plethora of different research options, both within and outside the country. So in the end, I would like to conclude that there is no one factor but various. So work hard, polish your skills and build a good CV and give your best shot in the interview.Read more
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Ques. I am thinking of joining KJ Somaiya, VidyaVihar for mtech electronics. Is it is a good college study wise? I am not concerned for placement.

● Top Answer By Debdeep Majumder on 02 Sept 21

Ans. It is not just KJ Somaiya, but every college you decide to go to, find out the following, especially for post-graduate studies: Qualifications of the professors in your college The crowd of the college and scope for securing internships on different topics If there is any research going on in the college and if so, how is the research cell? Many M. Tech students wish to do something new and collaborate with people having the same interests as well. Opinions of others about the college. When you interact with the students you will come to know what places are nice and where you can hang out A friend of mine completed her M. Tech from KJ Somaiya and her experience was average. The research cell is not great and some teachers are well versed in their subject whereas others struggle with basic knowledge. If you are concerned about placements, those are definitely improving over the years and this college will only be a good option for you if you are not looking for placements. Read more
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Ques. Would you recommended someone to do MTech in VLSI from NIT GOA? What are placement/internship opportunities there for VLSI?

● Top Answer By Zakia Parween on 31 Aug 21

Ans. NIT Goa has a good teaching faculty for the VLSI stream. The faculty has done their PhDs from IITs and the campus also has very well-equipped labs so it provides a great learning experience. Here is a brief overview of the NIT Goa.  Category NIT Goa Companies Visited Infosys, ZS Associates, Infotech, etc. Highest Package 15.9 lakhs Average CTC  7 lakhs  Talking about the placements and internships part, Intel, NXP semiconductors offered a lot of internships in the past and there are still chances of these companies visiting again in the future. If you wish to get admitted for MTech in an NIT, it would be a better option if you opt for older and NITs first. If not, NIT Goa is also a good option.Read more
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Ques. How is NIT Calicut regarding the placements for an MTech in VLSI design?

● Top Answer By Aaditya Hari Nair on 25 Aug 21

Ans. I have a friend who recently graduated with M.Tech in VLSI Design from NIT Calicut. According to him, the placements are great. According to recent placement highlights, the average CTC offered at the institute is 11 LPA. In order to secure decent placements, all you need is the following.  Knowledge of EDA tools of Mentor or Cadence or Synopsys. Be skilled in RTL, Verilog coding. Know basics of verification and design parameters for speed vs power vs area. You also should have sound knowledge of Place and Route; extract parameters to compare or adjust design parameters with layout changes. The demand in this field is high. Work hard and you will succeed.Read more
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