M.Tech in ECE with Specialization in VLSI Design - NCUIndia

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M.Tech (FT & PT)

M.Tech Full Time (2 years)
A well – balanced, industry driven and research aligned curriculum that ensures integrating theory with real-world applications. Holistic pedagogy and emphasis on development of additional technical skills helps students to head start their career in core industries.
Course Duration – 2 years
PG Diploma – Exit option after one year for PG Diploma in relevant specialization
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M.Tech Part Time (3 years)
A specially designed three years program for working professional with flexible teaching pedagogy and flexible credit-based system to ensure smooth learning along with the routine office work.
Course Duration – 3 years

ABOUT THE PROGRAMME

Indian and Global Electronics and Computer Industry are looking for huge growth in the area of Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) Design industry due to rapid advancement in the area of Computing technology, Mobile Industry, IoT, AI, 5G, Robotics, Quantum Computing, Bioelectronic Medicine, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, etc. The Chips (Integrated Circuits) are being designed by using Electronic Design Automation (EDA) Tools and Technologies. India has become the hub for electronics design with nearly 2000 chips being designed per year and around 500,000 engineers working in various aspects of electronic design, starting from chip design and verification to different stages of product design. 

MTech ECE curriculum is well designed by keeping an eye on the future challenges, industry trends, and industry-academic skills gap. The NorthCap University ensures that the syllabus is in line with the various IITs, NITs, and other foreign universities. As one of the most sought-after Electrical Engineering courses in Haryana, it demands the learning and practicing the concepts and principles of Semiconductor Technology such as MOS Device, RTL Design, Synthesis, FPGA, Verification, PnR, Layouts, Computer aided VLSI design and Fabrication which are an integral part of today’s industry-ready skill sets and research.

 

MARKET TRENDS OF VLSI INDUSTRY:

  • VLSI Semiconductors Market was worth US$ 48 Billion in 2020 and total VLSI revenue is expected to grow at a rate of 6.0% CAGR from 2021 to 2027, reaching almost US$ 88 Billion in 2027, as per Global Industry Analysis and Forecast (2021-2027)
  • According to a whitepaper Semiconductor Industry from 2015 to 2025 by Handel Jones published in International Business Strategies (IBS), the global semiconductor market growth will reach to $655.6 billion in 2025 in comparison to $342.7 billion in 2015 with CAGR of 6.7 per cent.

UNIQUE SELLING POINTS OF THE SPECIALIZATION:

  • Industry ready curriculum ensures learning of cutting-edge technologies which helps students to head start their career in core VLSI industries in the domains of Product-development and Electronic design automation (EDA) tools.  
  • Industry standard software such as Cadence and Xilinx for hands-on experience to Front-end and Back-end processes of the VLSI industry and thus getting placements in VLSI giants.
  • Excellent placements with attractive packages each year in reputed Indian and multi-national companies. Students are placed in reputed companies with offers above Rs. 10 lakhs, the best in the University.
  • Updated curriculum aligned with the industry need with inputs from industry experts.
  • Highly qualified and experienced faculty with a strong focus on Research.
  • Strong Industry-Academia interaction through Industry associated research projects, industrial visits, expert lectures, workshops, and conferences.
  • Flexible teaching pedagogy – Class room teaching, lab classes, webinars, MOOC and blended learning.
  • Flexible credit-based model for working professionals.
  • Holistic pedagogy-Emphasis on development of additional skills:
    • With strong emphasis on project-based experiential learning
    • Modular course on emerging technologies
    • Wide variety of program electives for exposure to cutting-edge technologies
    • Open electives with interdisciplinary learning
    • Dissertation in two phases with more emphasis on industry oriented problems
  • Teaching assistantship to GATE qualified students as per Government rules.

Career Options:

  • RTL Design Engineer
  • Verification Engineer
  • Synthesis Engineer
  • Software Engineer
  • Software Testing
  • DFT Engineer
  • Product & Validation Engineer
  • FPGA Engineer
  • Physical Design Engineer
  • Layout Design Engineer
  • Analog Design Engineer
  • SoC Design Engineer
  • EDA Development
  • Research
  • Professor in Academic Institute University

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)

1. To provide quality education in Electronics & communication engineering for making the students competent to enter into the industry as well as in the field of Research.

2. To develop an ability to analyze the problem, understand the technical requirements, design and deliver engineering solutions and create effective product designs.

3. To inculcate soft skills along with hard skills in our students to help them grow professionally in this digital world.

4. To imbibe high standard of ethical and professional conduct, positive attitude, team spirit, and societal responsibilities.

5. To equip our students to effectively communicate technical and non-technical information in speech, presentation, and in writing.

Programme Outcome (POs)

PO1: Scholarship of Knowledge  Acquire in-depth knowledge of specific discipline or professional area, including wider and global perspective, with an ability to discriminate, evaluate, analyse and synthesise existing and new knowledge, and integration of the same for enhancement of knowledge.

PO2: Critical Thinking  Analyse complex engineering problems critically, apply independent judgement for synthesising information to make intellectual and/or creative advances for conducting research in a wider theoretical, practical and policy context.

PO3: Problem Solving Think laterally and originally, conceptualise and solve engineering problems, evaluate a wide range of potential solutions for those problems and arrive at feasible, optimal solutions after considering public health and safety, cultural, societal and environmental factors in the core areas of expertise.

PO4: Research Skill  Extract information pertinent to unfamiliar problems through literature survey and experiments, apply appropriate research methodologies, techniques and tools, design, conduct experiments, analyse and interpret data, demonstrate higher order skill and view things in a broader perspective, contribute individually/in group(s) to the development of scientific/technological knowledge in one or more domains of engineering.

PO5: Usage of modern tools  Create, select, learn and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools, including prediction and modelling, to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations.

PO6: Collaborative and Multidisciplinary work  Possess knowledge and understanding of group dynamics, recognise opportunities and contribute positively to collaborative-multidisciplinary scientific research, demonstrate a capacity for self-management and teamwork, decision-making based on open-mindedness, objectivity and rational analysis in order to achieve common goals and further the learning of themselves as well as others.

PO7: Project Management and Finance  Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of engineering and management principles and apply the same to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, manage projects efficiently in respective disciplines and multidisciplinary environments after consideration of economical and financial factors.

PO8: Communication Communicate with the engineering community, and with society at large, regarding complex engineering activities confidently and effectively, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation by adhering to appropriate standards, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.

PO9:Life-long Learning Recognise the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in life-long learning independently, with a high level of enthusiasm and commitment to improve knowledge and competence continuously.

PO10:Ethical Practices and Social Responsibility : Acquire professional and intellectual integrity, professional code of conduct, ethics of research and scholarship, consideration of the impact of research outcomes on professional practices and an understanding of responsibility to contribute to the community for sustainable development of society.

PO11: Independent and Reflective Learning : Observe and examine critically the outcomes of one’s actions and make corrective measures subsequently, and learn from mistakes without depending on external feedback.

Programme Specific Outcome

PSO 1 Enable students to get deep knowledge in the specialisation of Communication Engineering or VLSI Design and able to solve complex problems in the field of Electronics and Communication.

PSO 2 Enable students to carry out research work in emerging technologies and pursuing careers in MNCs, private or public sector, or becoming entrepreneurs.

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Minimum Eligibility Criteria

Applicant must have obtained minimum 55% marks in aggregate or
equivalent CGPA in

1). BE/ BTech in Electrical Eng../ Electronics Eng../ Electronics & Communication
Eng../Electronics & Instrumentation Eng../ Communication Eng../ Computer and
Communication Eng../ Electrical and Electronics
Eng.. / Electrical Instrumentation & Control Eng../ Computer Science Eng../ Information
Technology OR

2). MSc (Electronics/ Physics/ Computer Science) OR

3). any other relevant equivalent qualifying degree.

 

 

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Programme Fee

For Year 2022-23

FOR INDIAN STUDENTS
(PART TIME) Rs. 96,000/-

Hostel Fee (where applicable) Rs. 75,000/- per semester

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