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M.Tech in Electronics and Communications Engineering (M.Tech ECE)

Updated By Abhik Das on 25 Nov, 2020
Average Duration
2 years
Average Fee
60 K-2 L INR annual
Exams Accepted
CUCET, MDU CEE, DUET ...

About M.Tech in Electronics and Communications Engineering

M. Tech in Electronics and Communications Engineering is a postgraduate program that is of a total of 2 years duration, divided into four semesters. The candidates who have pursued a degree in  Bachelors of Technology (B. Tech) in any stream can pursue a course in M. Tech in Electronics and Communications Engineering. Through this course, the students are provided with a curriculum of the specialised concept of in Electronics and Communications Engineering with in-depth theoretical and practical knowledge of in Electronics and Communications concept. The various areas of in Electronics and Communications which are covered by M. Tech in Electronics and Communications Engineering course include Electronics and Computer, Network, System Integration,  Communication technology, Software Engineering, Distributed and Embedded Systems, and the Digital Electronics and Communication. 

The selection of candidates for admission to M.Tech in ECE course is done either through direct admission or through a national level entrance exam such as GATE or TANCET. The average course fee for M. Tech in Electronics and Communications ranges somewhere in between 50k to 2 lakh depending on the type of Institute. 

M.Tech ECE Course Highlights

The major highlights of the M. Tech in Electronics and Communications Engineering course are given in the table below:

Level

Post-graduation

Duration

2 years (4 semesters)

Fee Structure

INR 50K- 2 lakh

Exam Type

Per Semester

Eligibility 

Must be graduate in B. Tech/ BE from a recognised Institute

Minimum Aggregate Required

50%

Admission Process

Merit-Based, Entrance Exam

Starting Salary

INR 3 to 6 LPA

Job Options

Electronics Engineers, Production Manager,  Electronics Hardware Development Engineer, Network Specialist, in Electronics and Communications Engineer, Data Analyst, etc.

M.Tech in Electronics and Communications Engineering Eligibility Criteria

The candidates who wish to pursue a degree in M. Tech in Electronics and Communications Engineering must fulfil certain eligibility criteria in order to get eligible for the course. Though the eligibility criteria for admission to M. Tech in Electronics and Communications Engineering differs from college to college, there are certain minimum eligibility criteria which the candidates must fulfil for admission.

The eligibility criteria required for admission to M. Tech in Electronics and Communications Engineering are given below:

  • The candidates must have pursued a degree in Bachelors of Engineering (B. Tech/ BE)  in any stream of Engineering including CSE/ECE/ Mining/ Agricultural Engineering/ Civil/ EEE, from a recognised Institute.

  • The candidate must have acquired a minimum aggregate of 50% (45% for the reserved candidates) in the qualifying examination. 

  • The candidates who are appearing for the final exam or waiting for the final result can also apply for admission to M. Tech in Electronics and Communications Engineering course.

Admission Process

While some college offers admission to M. Tech in Electronics and Communications Engineering program on the basis of merit obtained by the student in a National level entrance exam (GATE), some of the colleges also conduct their own entrance exam for testing the eligibility of students for admission. Based on the merit obtained by the student in the qualifying exam or an entrance exam, the shortlisted candidates are called for the university level test in which their proficiency in terms of Electronics and Communications Engineering, Mathematics Concept, Aptitude and Reasoning are evaluated. Based on the performance of the student in the entrance exam, the qualified candidates are further called for the personal interview round conducted by the colleges. Based on the overall marks obtained by the student in the entrance exam and the interview round, the eligible candidates are offered admission to the program. 

M.Tech ECE Course Fees

The course fee for M. Tech in Electronics and Communications Engineering depends on various factors such as the type of the institute,  the popularity/ ranking of the institute, and the merit/ scholarship earned by the student. For instance, the student having higher marks in the entrance exam will be provided higher scholarship, accounting for a lower course fee as compared to students with direct admission. On the other hand,  the government based institutes will have much lower fees as compared to private institutes. On average, the course fee for M. Tech in Electronics and Communications Engineering program ranges somewhere in between INR 50k to 2 lakh.

M.Tech in Electronics and Communications Engineering Syllabus

The semester wise syllabus for M. Tech in Electronics and Communications Engineering program has been given in the table below:

Semester I

Semester II

Information and Communication Theory

Advanced Network

Advanced Digital Communication Systems

Wireless Networks

Open Elective I

Theory and Application of Coding

Fundamentals of  digital electronics and Communication

Open Elective IV

Open Elective II

Open Elective V

Open Elective III

Project

Seminar

Seminar

Semester III

Semester IV

Open Elective III

Evaluation of project and Viva

Project

Embedded  Communication System

Open Elective IV

Computer Graphics and visualisation

Evaluation of Project

Optical Networks 

Dissertation

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M.Tech in Electronics and Communications Engineering Career Options and Job Prospects

After completing a course in M. Tech in Electronics and Communications Engineering,  the candidates can opt for various career opportunities and job prospects. The candidates who have pursued a degree in M. Tech in Electronics and Communications Engineering can go for either a government-based or a private based Tech-based industry The various job options which the candidates can off after pursuing a degree in M. Tech in Electronics and Communications Engineering includes Electronics Engineers, Production Manager,  Electronics Hardware Development Engineer, Network Specialist, in Electronics and Communications Engineer, Data Analyst, etc. The starting salary of a candidate for M. Tech in Electronics and Communications Engineering ranges in between INR 3 to 6 LPA.

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-AnonymousUpdated on September 04, 2020 02:19 PM
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FAQs about M.Tech in Electronics and Communications Engineering

I want admission in M.Tech in Electronics and Communications Engineering . Do I have to clear any exams for that ?

Indraprastha University Common Entrance Test , ITM National Entrance and Scholarship Test , Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test , Delhi University Science are some of the exams that you can appear for to get admission in M.Tech in Electronics and Communications Engineering courses.

What are the top colleges offering M.Tech in Electronics and Communications Engineering courses ?

Following are some of the top colleges offering Engineering courses : Indian Institute of Technology (Roorkee) , Institute of Chemical Technology (Mumbai) , Indian Institute of Technology (Bhubaneswar) , National Institute of Technology (Mangalore) , Birla Institute of Technology and Science (Pilani). You can explore these colleges on our website to check if they offer M.Tech in Electronics and Communications Engineering or not.

What is the average fee for the course M.Tech in Electronics and Communications Engineering ?

The average fee for M.Tech in Electronics and Communications Engineering is INR 50K-2 Lakh per year.

What are the popular specializations related to M.Tech in Electronics and Communications Engineering ?

Some of the popular specializations for M.Tech. (Master of Technology) are : Alternate Hydro Energy Systems , Project Management , Control Systems , Hydrology , VLSI & Embedded Systems.

What is the duration of the course M.Tech in Electronics and Communications Engineering ?

M.Tech in Electronics and Communications Engineering is a 2 year course.

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