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B.Tech. ECE (VLSI)

About the Programme

The objective of this program, honours or minor is to provide a student with comprehensive knowledge of VLSI circuits and systems which is essential for electronics chip manufacturing industry. The programme emphasizes the key aspects of hardware design and development for VLSI applications. The prime focus is laid on the areas like VLSI system design, verification methodologies, ASIC design, FPGA based systems design and SOC based design and verification.

 

Eligibility

Nationality
  • The applicant should be a Resident / Non-Resident Indian National / PIO / OCI.
  • NRI applicants can directly apply under ‘NRI Category’ through NRI application form. (https://vit.ac.in/admissions/international/overview)
  • Foreign applicants who studied/studying abroad can apply directly through the International application form.(Will be available shortly)
Age Limit
  • Applicants whose date of birth falls on or after 1st July 2002 are eligible to apply for Engineering admission 2024.
  • The date of birth as recorded in the High School / SSC / X Certificate will be considered authentic.
  • Applicants should produce this certificate in original as proof of their age at the time of counseling/admission, failing which their candidacy for admission will be disqualified.

 

Application Process

 

Fee

FEE STRUCTURE

Tuition Fees (Per Annum)INR 1,95,000 *
Caution Deposit (Refundable) INR 3,000
Total fees to be paid for first yearINR 1,98,000

(*after concession)

 

Career Prospectus

The VLSI field is a highly specialized vocation that opens doors to individuals with technical expertise in the area of chip fabrication, processor design, their verification and testing. As our day to day life devices are getting smarter, smaller and still being user friendly and reliable, the VLSI engineers have an ace over others. Industries like Qualcomm, Samsung, Dell, Apex Semiconductors, Intel, PHILIPS, NXP, Texas Instruments, ARM are the major recruiters for the students having this specialization or as minor.

 

Design Your Own Degree (DYOD)

Specialization

Minors

Double Major

VLSI

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Computer Science and Engineering

Image and Video Processing

Data Analytics

Mechanical Engineering

Embedded Systems

Cyber Security

Applied Science

Internet of Things (IoT)

Edge Computing

Business Management

Electric Vehicle Technology

Geo Informatics

Economics

Software Engineering

Blockchain

Computer Science & Engg.

Digital Manufacturing

Automotive Design

Robotics

Mechanical Engineering

FinTech

Digital Marketing

Econometrics

Performing Arts

Computational Mathematics

Corporate Law


 

Know Your Opportunity

Graduates specializing in VLSI can embark on diverse industrial opportunities within the electronics sector. This includes roles in semiconductor companies focusing on design, verification, and fabrication of integrated circuits and system-on-chip solutions. Opportunities extend to FPGA design, analog and digital chip design, as well as emerging areas like hardware security and cryptographic engineering. Positions in semiconductor manufacturing, testing, and validation ensure reliability, forming crucial links in the product development cycle. Specialized roles in low-power VLSI design cater to the growing demand for energy-efficient electronics. Additionally, research and development positions allow graduates to contribute to innovation in electronic systems. Academic opportunities are also available for those interested in advanced studies or contributing to education and research in the VLSI domain.

 

Programme Outcomes

PO1. Engineering knowledge: Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.

PO2. Problem analysis: Identify, formulate, review research literature, and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering sciences.

PO3. Design/development of solutions: Design solutions for complex engineering problems and design system components or processes that meet the specified needs with appropriate consideration for the public health and safety, and the cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.

PO4. Conduct investigations of complex problems: Use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions.

PO5. Modern tool usage: Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools including prediction and modeling to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations.

PO6. The engineer and society: Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional engineering practice.

PO7. Environment and sustainability: Understand the impact of the professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development

PO8. Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.

PO9. Individual and teamwork: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.

PO10. Communication: Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.

PO11. Project management and finance: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the engineering and management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multidisciplinary environments.

PO12. Life-long learning: Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change.

 

Programme Educational Objectives

PEO1. Core Competency: To apply fundamentals of electronics and communication engineering in their professional practice and become successful engineers, innovators, consultants, managers, researchers or entrepreneurs.

PEO2. Professional and responsible competency: To use methodologies of VLSI system design, analysis, optimization and development considering social and industrial needs.

PEO3. Administrative Competency: To update and apply the knowledge in administrative skills through higher education, professional training and courses ensuring a better future.

 

Programme Specific Outcome

PSO1: To use programming languages and software for projects related to VLSI Physical Design, ASIC design or verification and become industry ready.

PSO2: Based on the research experience gained from semiconductor technologies, they will carry out VLSI Design verification and testing, SOC design and FPGA based systems.

PSO3: Write and present a substantial technical report/document in the field of VLSI Design.

 

FAQs

1. What is VLSI specialization, and why is it significant?
A.
VLSI specialization entails focused expertise in areas like digital design, analog circuits, low-power design, RF circuits, or testing and verification. It is crucial for individuals seeking to excel in specific domains, stay relevant in the dynamic semiconductor industry, innovate effectively, and leverage diverse career opportunities arising from the growing complexity of electronic systems.

2. What are the key subjects covered in ECE VLSI for B.Tech students?
A.
Digital Logic Design, HDL Verification and Methodology, Digital System Design using FPGAs, Analog IC Design, CMOS VLSI Design, SoC Design.

3. Can students from other ECE programs and schools get a degree in VLSI?
A.
Students from other ECE programs may take it as an honors while students from other schools may obtain the degree as a minor.

4. Are there specific areas within VLSI domain that offer promising career paths?
A.
Yes, specialization in FPGA design, analog and digital chip design, and emerging fields like hardware security and cryptographic engineering presents exciting career prospects.

5. What are the top industries hiring VLSI students?
A.
Intel, Samsung, Qualcomm, Dell, Global Foundries, NXP Semiconductors, MediaTek, Cadence, Synopsys, MARVELL, MicroChip, TI, ST Microelectronics, NVIDIA, AMD, Infineon, Apex Semiconductors.

6. Can I pursue further studies or certifications after completing the specialization?
A.
Certainly. After completing a VLSI specialization, individuals can pursue advanced degrees like a Master’s or Ph.D. and obtain certifications to enhance their expertise. Continuous learning and staying updated with emerging technologies remain crucial in the dynamic field of VLSI.

7. How can I apply for the VLSI specialization program?
A.
Visit our official website for comprehensive details on the application process. We suggest carefully reviewing the admission requirements and submitting your application online. If you have any specific inquiries or need assistance throughout the application process, don’t hesitate to contact our admissions team.

 

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B.Tech. ECE (Embedded Systems)

About the Programme

The objective of this specialization or minor is to provide the key aspects of both hardware and software design and development for real time applications. The prime focus is laid on niche areas like, Embedded Controllers, Real Time Operating Systems, Automotive Electronics and In-Vehicle Networking, Agriculture and Health Care. The embedded discipline is an intersection of computer science and electrical engineering and its applications are found in sectors like automotive industry, avionics, consumer electronics, medical devices and defence.

 

Eligibility

Nationality
  • The applicant should be a Resident / Non-Resident Indian National / PIO / OCI.
  • NRI applicants can directly apply under ‘NRI Category’ through NRI application form. (https://vit.ac.in/admissions/international/overview)
  • Foreign applicants who studied/studying abroad can apply directly through the International application form.(Will be available shortly)
Age Limit
  • Applicants whose date of birth falls on or after 1st July 2002 are eligible to apply for Engineering admission 2024.
  • The date of birth as recorded in the High School / SSC / X Certificate will be considered authentic.
  • Applicants should produce this certificate in original as proof of their age at the time of counseling/admission, failing which their candidacy for admission will be disqualified.

 

Application Process

 

Fee

FEE STRUCTURE

Tuition Fees (Per Annum)INR 1,95,000 *
Caution Deposit (Refundable) INR 3,000
Total fees to be paid for first yearINR 1,98,000

(*after concession)

 

Key Features

 

Career Prospectus

A career specialization in Embedded Systems as part of a B.Tech program opens up various opportunities in the rapidly evolving field of technology. Embedded Systems are integral to a wide range of industries, and professionals with expertise in this area are in high demand. Most of the leading companies like Texas Instruments, NXP, Wipro, GE, Motorola, Honeywell, VOLVO, PHILIPS, HCL Technologies, and TATA are recruiting hardware and software system designers to involve in their R&D.

 

Design Your Own Degree (DYOD)

Specialization

Minors

Double Major

VLSI

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Computer Science and Engineering

Image and Video Processing

Data Analytics

Mechanical Engineering

Embedded Systems

Cyber Security

Applied Science

Internet of Things (IoT)

Edge Computing

Business Management

Electric Vehicle Technology

Geo Informatics

Economics

Software Engineering

Blockchain

Computer Science & Engg.

Digital Manufacturing

Automotive Design

Robotics

Mechanical Engineering

FinTech

Digital Marketing

Econometrics

Performing Arts

Computational Mathematics

Corporate Law


 

Know Your Opportunity

A specialization in Embedded Systems opens doors to a plethora of opportunities across diverse industries. Dive into the realm of creating cutting-edge technologies. Develop and optimize firmware for microcontrollers, ensuring efficient and reliable operation in various applications. Engage in writing low-level code, often utilizing languages like C/C++, to ensure optimal functionality. Explore the dynamic realm of the Internet of Things (IoT), creation of connected devices, paving the way for innovative and interconnected technologies. Dive into the world of robots and smart machines.

 

Programme Outcomes

PO1. Engineering knowledge: Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.

PO2. Problem analysis: Identify, formulate, review research literature, and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering sciences.

PO3. Design/development of solutions: Design solutions for complex engineering problems and design system components or processes that meet the specified needs with appropriate consideration for the public health and safety, and the cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.

PO4. Conduct investigations of complex problems: Use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions.

PO5. Modern tool usage: Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools including prediction and modeling to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations.

PO6. The engineer and society: Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional engineering practice.

PO7. Environment and sustainability: Understand the impact of the professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.

PO8. Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.

PO9. Individual and team work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.

PO10. Communication: Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.

PO11. Project management and finance: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the engineering and management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multidisciplinary environments.

PO12. Life-long learning: Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change.

 

Programme Educational Objectives

PEO1. Core Competency: To apply fundamentals of electronics and communication engineering in their professional practice and become successful engineers, innovators, consultants, managers, researchers or entrepreneurs.

PEO2. Professional and responsible competency: To use methodologies of electronic system design, analysis, optimization and development considering social and industrial needs.

PEO3. Administrative competency: To update and apply the knowledge in administrative skills through higher education, professional training and courses ensuring a better future.

 

Programme Specific Outcome

PSO1. To utilize the basics and fundamentals of electronics and communication engineering for theoretical developments of complex problems

PSO2. To perform signal processing methodologies to develop communication systems and system components

PSO3. To learn adequate tool and techniques for improving the throughput, security and efficiency of the communication systems by updating the knowledge base through various mediums.

 

FAQs

1. What is Embedded Systems specialization, and why is it significant?
A.
Embedded Systems specialization focuses on the design and development of specialized computing systems embedded within devices. It is significant because it plays a crucial role in various industries, powering devices like medical equipment, automotive systems, and smart devices, contributing to technological advancements.

2. What skills will I gain in this specialization?
A.
In this program, you will acquire skills in hardware and software development for embedded systems, low-level coding using languages like C/C++, system design with timing constraints, IoT development, robotics, and control system implementation across diverse applications.

3. What career opportunities are available after completing the Embedded Systems specialization?
A.
Graduates can explore careers as Embedded Systems Engineers, IoT Engineers, Automotive Embedded Systems Engineers, Medical Embedded Systems Engineers, Robotics Engineers, and more. The specialization opens doors to diverse industries, including healthcare, automotive, consumer electronics, and industrial automation.

4. How hands-on is the program?
A.
Our program emphasizes hands-on learning with practical applications. You’ll engage in real-world projects, lab work, and internships to gain practical experience. The curriculum is designed to ensure you are well-prepared for the challenges of the professional landscape.

5. Can I apply for internships or work on industry projects during the program?
A.
Absolutely! We encourage students to participate in internships and industry projects. It provides valuable real-world experience and enhances your understanding of how embedded systems are applied in different settings.

6. Is there a focus on the Internet of Things (IoT) in this specialization?
A.
Yes, the program includes a focus on IoT development. You’ll have the opportunity to explore the dynamic world of connected devices, contributing to the creation of innovative and interconnected technologies.

7. How will this specialization prepare me for the job market?
A.
The program is designed to equip you with industry-relevant skills and knowledge. Through a combination of theoretical learning and practical applications, you’ll be well-prepared for a variety of roles in the embedded systems industry. Networking opportunities and industry collaborations further enhance your job market readiness.

8. Are there opportunities for research in this field?
A.
Yes, the program provides opportunities for research activities. Whether through coursework projects or engaging in specific research initiatives, you’ll have the chance to explore and contribute to advancements in embedded systems technology.

9. Can I pursue further studies or certifications after completing the specialization?
A.
Absolutely! Many graduates choose to pursue advanced studies or certifications to specialize further in areas like cybersecurity for embedded systems, advanced robotics, or specific industry applications. The foundation provided in this program serves as an excellent springboard for continuous learning.

10. How can I apply for the Embedded Systems specialization program?
A.
You can find detailed information about the application process on our official website. We recommend reviewing the admission requirements and submitting your application online. Feel free to reach out to our admissions team for any specific inquiries or assistance during the application process.

 

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Dr Samineni Peddakrishna

pcecees@vitap.ac.in

0863 2370464