System automation is a electronics oriented subject. The students who have completed their B.Tech degree in Electrical Engineering or Electronics and Communications Engineering will find this course as a very apt career choice. You will learn how to design the basic rules on which a machine will run. You will learn to design generic or customized automated machines. Such engineers can quickly find placements in countries abroad. In fact, a lot of engineers are recruited in Singapore for the past 10 years. You should however, think of starting your career in India first. If you gain expertise in your home country, you will automatically get placement offers from abroad countries. This is a 2 year course. You will be able to apply for internships in hardware manufacturing companies once you complete your first year in this course. To become a full time employee, you will have to prove your expertise.