How to enhance job prospects of fresh Electronics and Electrical Engineering Graduates


Looking for good job prospects for electrical engineering freshers? Want to know the job scope of electronics engineering freshers? This article explains how the prospects in the industry for fresh engineering graduates in Electronics and Electric fields can be improved with training relevant to the industry.

Introduction

Most of the Engineering course syllabus in India is not up to date and students are not taught on latest technologies and have limited practical experience. Fresh Engineering students lack many skills and practical knowledge required by the industry. There are few job opportunities for fresh Engineering graduates and the competition in getting the job is so high.So most of the graduates will join in different fields like BPO, Banks etc.

Fresh Graduates need specialized skills to get jobs in industry and the additional skills will improve their job prospects and help them in their jobs.

In this article, I will explain about various courses, training centers and skill sets required for getting jobs in Electrical and Electronics Industries in India.After completing these courses students can get jobs in IT Industry and Product development companies.

How to select the courses?


We have to consider few aspects before selecting the courses.
  • Is the course suitable for my interest?
  • How is the job prospects of the course?
  • Is the course content up to date or suitable for the industry?
  • What is the duration of the course?


The duration of the courses varies from 2 months to 1 year.

Best courses or skills required for fresh engineering graduates in Electronics, Computer Science, Instrumentation and Electrical Engineering are Embedded Systems Design, VLSI Design, Signal and Image Processing and Electronics Product Design ( Hardware Design, Electronics Packaging)

Eligibility of the courses

M.E/M.Tech,B.E/B.Tech in Electronics, Electrical, Instrumentation and Computer Science Engineering or M.Sc in Electronics or Computer Science.

Selection of the courses is based on the marks in graduation/post graduation or written test.
Courses vary from Certificate, Diploma to Post Graduate Diploma Courses.

Embedded System Design

The objective of the course is to get the skills in architecture and programming microprocessors and micro controllers.The course provides the knowledge and understanding of embedded system using software and hardware.The course content is adapted based on the requirement in Industry

Duration of the course varies from 2 months to 1 year.
Some institute offers specialized courses on the popular microprocessor/controller like the ARM, PIC etc

Prerequisites of this course

Students who want to join this course shall have good knowledge of programming and language ( C or C++), VHDL or Verilog ( preferable) and knowledge of electronics and microprocessors/controllers

Course Content

Course content varies from institute to institute. Typical course contents are
  • Embedded C
  • Linux
  • RTOS
  • ARM Micro controller Architecture and Programming
  • Embedded design using FPGA
  • Embedded Product Design


Training Centers

Below institutes are offering training in Embedded Systems.
  1. National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology (NIELIT) in Calicut, Chennai, Chandigarh, Delhi, Gorakhpur, Lucknow, Jammu, Patna, Haridwar, and Aurangabad
  2. Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) in Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Nagpur, Noida, Pune, and Thiruvananthapuram
  3. ICIT Pvt. Ltd in collaboration with Savitribai Phule Pune University in Pune
  4. Sandeepani School of Embedded Systems Design in Bengaluru
  5. M. S. Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences in Bengaluru
  6. Cranes Varsity in Bengaluru


Job Opportunities

This course is suitable for graduates who want to get a job into companies working on embedded software or hardware ( Electronics Product design).
Students can get a job in IT, R&D and Product companies.

VLSI System Design

This course enables the students to enhance the skills in VLSI System design, FPGA and ASIC and the HDL languages VHDL and Verilog.The course will prepare the students for a career in the fields of VLSI Design, and design and verification with ASIC and FPGAs.

Duration of the course varies from 2 months to 1 year.

Prerequisites of this course

Students who want to join this course shall have good knowledge of programming and language ( C or C++), VHDL or Verilog and good knowledge in electronics fundamentals.

Course Content

Course content varies from institute to institute. Typical course contents are
  • Digital Design
  • VHDL
  • Verilog
  • RTL Verification
  • FPGA Design
  • ASIC Design
  • CMOS and Physical Design
  • Embedded System Design


Training Centers

Below institutes are offering training in VLSI Design

  1. National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology (NIELIT) in Calicut, Chennai, Chandigarh, Delhi, Gorakhpur, Lucknow, Jammu, Patna, Haridwar, and Aurangabad
  2. Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) in Mumbai, Nagpur, Noida, and Pune
  3. ICIT Pvt. Ltd in collaboration with Savitribai Phule Pune University in Pune
  4. Sandeepani School of Embedded Systems Design in Bengaluru
  5. M. S. Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences in Bengaluru


Job Opportunities

This course is suitable for graduates who want to get the job into companies working on semiconductors, Chip Design, Embedded Software and Hardware Design. Students can get the job in IT, R&D and Product companies.

Signal and Image Processing

This course enables the students to enhance the skills in Signal processing and Image processing in various applications.Students will learn about the architecture of DSP, algorithms and programming techniques

Duration of the course varies from 2 months to 6 Months.

Prerequisites of this course

Students who want to join this course shall have good knowledge of programming and language ( MATLAB, C or C++), signal and image processing and mathematics.

Course Content

Course content varies from institute to institute.Typical course contents are
  • Digital Signal Processors
  • DSP Programming and MATLAB
  • Signal Processing Techniques
  • Image Processing Techniques
  • Filter Design


Training Centers

Below institutes are offering training in Signal and Image Processing.
  • National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology (NIELIT) in Chennai, Delhi, and Patna
  • M. S. Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences in Bengaluru
  • Cranes Varsity in Bengaluru


Job Opportunities

This course is suitable for graduates who want to get the job into companies working on embedded software, hardware, signal and image processing. Students can get the job in IT, R&D and Product companies.

Electronics Product Design

This course enables the students to enhance the skills in Electronics circuit and product design.Students will learn about electronics and embedded product design, packaging and EMI/EMC etc

Duration of the course varies from 2 months to 12 Months.

Prerequisites of this course

Students who want to join this course shall have good knowledge of electronics fundamentals, circuits, and microprocessor/controllers

Course Content

Course content varies from institute to institute.
Typical course contents are
  • Electronics Product Design
  • Circuit Design
  • Board Design
  • Electronics Packaging


Training Centers

Below institutes are offering training in Electronics Product Design.


Job Opportunities

This course is suitable for graduates who want to get the job into companies working on embedded hardware or electronics product design. Students can get the job in IT, R&D and Product companies.


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