Whether it’s a cellphone, digital camera, medical equipment, robotics or any other electronics equipment, sales in the semiconductor industry is setting a new high. The electronics industry is increasingly using VLSI and embedded systems technology for its consumer electronics products. As such there is a huge demand for engineers in the embedded design industry. India too is emerging as a centre for chip design and the country is investing heavily in research and development in this field. C-DAC or Centre for Development of Advanced Computing is a pioneer in this field and the most prestigious organisation to conduct this course.
Eligibility and course duration
B.E./B.Tech from any of the following streams– Electronics, Electrical, Instrumentation, Electronics & Communication or Computer Science. Those with a postgraduate degree in streams like M.Sc Electronics are also eligible. Selection is through entrance exam and interview.
This is a postgraduate full time course of six months duration.
More about the course
This PG Diploma course provides you with an in-depth knowledge in VLSI and Embedded Systems. The course covers all aspects of programming and designing a system embedded with intelligence. It also trains you with the necessary skills required to establish yourself in the embedded and VLSI industry. You get to know the fundamental principles in embedded design, the methodologies to develop them and the latest industrial practices. You get to learn the various design methods in developing embedded systems and come to know of the numerous practical applications.
Some of the topics to be covered in this compact course are embedded firmware development, electronic product designing, PCB designing, CAD tools, circuit debugging and testing, microcontroller programming and interfacing, CMOS logic design, advanced digital design, FPGA logic and chip designing and a few more.
Today’s electronics industry has a great demand for professionals trained in this field. Almost everyone who gets a training in this technology, gets successfully placed in the relevant industry. One can continue with research and development work in this field or get into academics. Many in this field get into consultancy or entrepreneurship. With further development expected in this field in the near future, the opportunities are going to increase many times over. From its traditional software development capabilities, the country is now showing its competencies in the chip designing industry. As per a report by Indian Semiconductor Association, a booming 3.5 million jobs are expected in this field.
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