BSc Electronics is a popular course among the students of science stream. BSc Electronics syllabus is designed in such a way that it trains the students to understand the basic nuances of electronic gadgets and helps in getting jobs easily in the market. The BSc Electronics syllabus includes a wide range of several specialized subjects and topics such as Analog electronics, Electromagnetic, Data structure, and several other related subjects. The students have to study all these important courses throughout the duration of the course. The aspirants who have successfully completed their higher secondary degree from a recognized board of education are eligible to apply for the BSc Electronics admissions.
The students must check the eligibility criteria before applying to individual college or university as the eligibility criteria may differ slightly for different institutions. It is important that the students must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks in the qualifying examination and they must have studied Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as compulsory subjects in their higher secondary examination. BSc Electronic course is opted by maximum students because of the increasing job opportunities in this sector immediately after completion of the course.
Some of the major highlights of the BSc Electronics course are given below:
|Name of the Course||BSc Electronics|
|Minimum Eligibility||The candidate must have passed class 12th in Science with 50% minimum aggregate.|
Merit-based: Some colleges take admission on the basis of merit obtained in the qualifying exam.
Entrance based: Some colleges take admission on the basis of the institute or university-level entrance exam
|Course Fee||Rs. 20,000 to 50,000 (depends on institute)|
Candidates belonging to reserved categories and economically weaker sections are eligible for state government scholarship schemes.
Deemed or private universities offer merit scholarships (based on marks in entrance exam or Class 12th)
|Internship||There are a lot of internship opportunities for B.Sc in Electronics in India. The college may offer internships if it has tie-ups with different organizations in the field of Electronics.|
|Average Starting Salary||Rs. 1.2 to 3.5 LPA|
Media Planning Manager
Site Maintenance Technician
Technical Project Manager
|Higher Education Options|
In order to pursue the BSc Electronics course, the candidates will have to fulfil the given below eligibility criteria:
The candidate must have passed class 12th or equivalent from a recognized board.
The candidate must have studied Mathematics and Physics as the main subjects in class 12th along with one of the optional subjects as Chemistry/ Biology/ Biotechnology/ Computer Science.
The candidate must have acquired a minimum aggregate of 50% in the qualifying examination.
The admission to BSc Electronics course is done in two ways: -
Merit-Based: The merit-based admission to the course is done directly on the basis of the score obtained by the candidate in the qualifying examination. Some colleges also prepare a cutoff list based on the qualifying examination for admission.
Entrance Based: The entrance based admission to the course is done on the basis of score obtained by the candidate on a national level, state level or college level entrance exams. The admission is done through the counselling process.
There is no specific entrance examination that gets conducted for the students to take admission in their desired college. However, some reputed and renowned colleges might conduct their own entrance examination for granting admission to BSc Electronics course. Students must prepare themselves by going through the BSc Electronics Syllabus in order to qualify in the entrance examination. Some of the common entrance exams that are conducted independently by colleges and universities are mentioned below:
The aspirants willing to appear for different entrance examination Students must have a clear idea about the syllabus and the pattern of the exam. The general syllabus for BSc Electronics include
It is important that the students must prepare for all these subjects by making a specific time table and they must dedicate time for all the subjects. Those who want to obtain good marks and qualify the entrance examination in the first attempt must give at least 3-4 hours of regular study. Some of the common tips for preparation are mentioned below.
|Personal Computer Computing I||English I||English II|
|Personal Computer Computing II||Fundamentals of Electronics I||Art and Production|
|Fundamentals of Electronics II|
|Relational Database Management System||Electronic Communication I||Digital Electronics I|
|Advance Photo Techniques||Digital Electronics II||Electronic Communication II|
|Environmental Studies I||Audio Production||Environmental Studies II|
|DTP||Web Designing Development Lab||Web Designing Development|
|Television Systems||Principle of Journalism||Videography|
The candidates willing to take admission in BSc Electronics must know about the different subjects that will be taught to them during the duration of the course. One can find the details of important subjects of BSc Electronics as mentioned below:
· Applied Quantum Mechanics
· Microprocessors and Microcontrollers
· Communication Electronics
· Numerical Analysis and Programming in C language
· Radar, Television and Microwave Engineering
· Numerical Techniques
· Engineering Materials
· Basic Electronics and Instrumentation
· Fundamentals of Analogue and Digital System
· Electronic Devices
· Semiconductor Devices and Applications
· Analogue Communications
· Wave Propagation and Antenna
Books are very crucial for reading and excelling in science subjects especially BSc Electronics. The students need to acquire a lot of theoretical knowledge and the same can be achieved by referring to the important books. There are varieties of books that are available in the market and selection of right and important books as mentioned below is very important for the completion of BSc Electronics course. Listed below are the books that you will need for completing BSc Electronics-
S. A. Nasar
M. Nahvi and J. Edminister
Essentials of Circuit Analysis
Robert L. Boylestad
Engineering Circuit Analysis
W. H. Hayt, J. E. Kemmerly, S. M. Durbin
Fundamentals of Electric Circuits
Alexander and M. Sadiku
Advanced engineering mathematics
Outline of Complex Variables
Murray Spiegel, Seymour Lipschutz, John Schiller
Advanced Engineering Mathematics
R. K. Jain, and S.R.K. Iyengar
Advanced Engineering Mathematics
C .R. Wylie and L. C. Barrett
Higher Engineering Mathematics
B. V. Ramana
Some of the popular BSc Electronics colleges have been mentioned below as per their ranking given in India Today magazine. The average annual BSc Electronics fees of those colleges are also mentioned for the reference of the students.
|India Today Rank||College Name||City||Average Annual Fees|
|2||Hindu College||New Delhi||INR 17,337|
|16||Mount Carmel College||Bangalore||INR 42,000|
|20||St. Xavier’s College||Ahmedabad||INR 9,568|
|25||Kristu Jayanti College||Bangalore||INR 51,000|
|42||The Oxford College of Sciences||Bangalore||INR 25,000|
|46||St. Aloysius College||Mangalore||INR 20,583|
|49||Ramaiah College of Arts, Science and Commerce||Bangalore||INR 17,970|
|52||MG Science Institute||Ahmedabad||NA|
|53||St. Joseph's Degree and PG college||Hyderabad||NA|
|58||IPS Academy||Indore||INR 11,429|
Students who search for BSc Electronics often get confused with BTech Electronics because of the similarity in the nomenclature and course structure. There are different aspects of both these courses and one can find the comparative analysis between these two courses as mentioned below.
|Parameters||BSc Electronics||BTech Electronics|
|Full Form||Bachelor of Science in Electronics||Bachelor of Technology in Electronics|
|Course Description||Bachelor of Science (BSc) (Electronics) is primarily a theory based course and includes subjects like Circuits, digital electronics, etc. The course has some practical aspects and no internships in most cases.||In the case of BTech Electronics, the students are trained to design, develop and maintain the devices, electronic circuits, and computer control systems. The BTech course includes a lot of practical knowledge of Electronic Engineering along with live projects and internships.|
|Nature of Graduation||Science Graduate||Engineering/Technology Graduate|
|Average Annual Fees||INR 10,000 - INR 1.5 lakh||INR 1-2 lakh|
|Important Colleges offering courses||Mount Carmel College, Hindu college, St. Xavier’s College, etc.||Indira Gandhi College of Engineering, IIT Guwahati, RV College of Engineering, IIIT Bhopal|
|Average Salary||INR 3-4 LPA||INR 3-6 LPA|
With the various compact digital devices that have been evolved over the decade, understanding electronics is the need of the hour. Candidates who pursue B.Sc. in electronics can pursue jobs in technical blogs, small-scale electronics manufacturing companies, telecom service providers, electronics labs, circuit manufacturers, research programmes, etc.
The different profiles that the students can explore are mentioned below along with their annual packages.
Average Annual Salary
Broadcast and Sound Technician
The job responsibilities of Broadcast and sound technicians include operating, setting up, and maintaining the electrical devices for different concerts for radio or television. They also help in sound recordings, broadcasts and movies, and in school and office buildings.
INR 3 to 4 Lacs
Electronics and Communication Consultant
Electronics and communication consultants are very important as they maintain the image of the company or organization in the eyes of the public by maintaining public relations.
INR 3 to 4 Lacs
The service engineers as the name indicates are responsible for maintaining and repairing electronic and mechanical equipment. They also need to travel to remote areas to maintain and repair different kinds of equipment.
INR 2 to 3 Lacs
Electronics Technicians are responsible for servicing manufacturing devices by performing general inspections, maintenance, repairs, and troubleshooting tasks. They primarily work in factories and various industrial settings.
INR 1 to 3 Lacs
Electronic Sales Manager
Electronic Sales Managers are responsible for selling different electronic goods to the customers. They assist customers in searching for what they require and also provide important and relevant information. They enhance sales as they are experts in their field.
INR 4 to 5 Lacs
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