With increasing applications for the field of electronics in almost every sector, the electronics manufacturing industry provides good scope for employment. Even though the Indian industry is no way in comparison with the electronics manufacturing industry in China and some South-East Asian countries, but things are picking up in the Indian market and a lot many manufacturers have set up shop in the country, both in the private and public sector. Among the things that get manufactured in an electronic manufacturing firm are semiconductor devices like diodes, transistors and integrated circuits, printed circuit boards, resistors, capacitors and so on. Other than the manufacturing of the individual components, there are also activities like soldering and assembling of components into the printed circuit board, involved in it.
Eligibility and course duration
Pass in class 10th from a recognized school or institution. Should have the knack for this trade that involves handling, assembling and soldering of small electronic components to the PCB.
Duration of the course is 3 years, full-time.
More about the course
A course in electronic production technology involves learning the basic fundamentals of designing, manufacturing, assembling, testing and distribution of the final products. From the production of printed circuit boards to high tech consumer electronics, you gain skills in a variety of production tasks. To begin with you learn the fundamental principles in electronics and their manufacturing processes. You learn processes such as soldering which are of different types. You learn about the various materials for soldering like solder, flux and the soldering iron itself. You learn the various soldering techniques and the placement process for mounting components on the printed circuit board. Depending upon the number of components to mount, the processes are manual or automated. You learn of the various standards and legislations that cover the manufacturing of electronic components.
Job opportunities and future prospects
Undertaking this diploma program fetches you jobs in the electronic manufacturing industry in the private as well as public sector. Some of the top public sector companies in electronics production are Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd.(BHEL), Bengaluru division and Bharat Electronics Ltd. (BEL). There are many private companies in electronics manufacturing and repair to seek employment. One may also take up a bachelor's degree course in engineering in the electronics stream and may enter the program laterally, where you need not to appear for the 1st year course. Entrepreneurship is also a worthy alternative.
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