M.E Optical Communication is basically a Post graduate course in the field of Engineering. Optical Communication deals with study of various applications of Optics. This course prepares candidates and makes them capable in applying Scientific and Mathematical principles for designing, development and evaluation of any optical systems. It includes study of lasers and other related devices. Wave Mechanics, Electromagnetism, harmonic generation, etc are some important topics of this course.
Candidates holding Bachelors of Engineering (BE) or Bachelors of Technology (B.tech) from any recognized university are eligible for this course.
Minimum passing marks may vary from institute to institute.
Being a technical course, most of the institutes conduct entrance tests for this course. The final selection depends upon candidate's performance in entrance test and then in interview.
It is having 2 years duration. These 2 years are divided into 4 semesters, each of 6 months duration. Please note, this course is not available in distance learning mode.
Further study options
After Masters in Engineering, most of the candidates they show interest in getting a good job. But still there are options for those who are willing for higher studies. They can pursue PhD in the topic of their immense interest. Other related short term course can be pursued as per one's professional requirement.
This course includes parts of Physics, mathematics and technology. It has Statistical Signal processing, Optical communication (basic and advanced), Applied Mathematics, and Optical Waveguide theory as special topics. For practical, they have Fibre Optics and Optical Networking to learn in laboratories.
Other misc topics are like Quantum Electronics, Optical Computing, Sensors, Photonics Switching, etc. Digital Image processing and digital communication receivers are also included in the course.
This field has lots of career options. They can work in atomic power plants, electricity boards, thermal power plants robotics, hydroelectric power plants and other related firms. They are also eligible for jobs in biomedical electronics, production plants, steel and chemical plants.
Other jobs may include job in the field of Pulp and paper industries, Food processing firms, Automobile and refinery firms.
Designations which are in demand are Verification Engineer, Development and Test Engineers, Workshop Manager and Electrical Product Design Engineer.
Interested candidates can also work as a free Lancer or as a consultant for any firm.
M.E. Optical Communication Admissions for 2018 - 2019 Academic Year
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