Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee has introduced a new M.Tech program on Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) for industry experts. The three-year program is an initiative of the Department of Engineering and Communication Technology and will start online from the 2021-202 education program. IIT Roorkee also introduced the communication program as part of the course. Under this, students will be able to experience the technology at the Institute’s Greater Noida. They will have access to EDA and TCAD tool labs during the communication process. The three-year course consists of a total of 70 credits- 38 credits for coursework, a two-credit conference, and a 30-credit dissertation / project.
“The Microelectronics and VLSI industry is driving digital transformation by providing the necessary resources. It uses a large number of trained engineers. Many of them seek higher education but are not able to pursue it fully. This course will meet the needs of those professionals ” said Professor Ajit K. Chaturvedi, Director, IIT Roorkee.
Eligibility: Eligibility for course pursuits is less than 2 years of experience in VLSI or affiliated industry. Applicants must have a CGPA of 6.0 and above with B.Tech. in Electronics and Instrumentation / Electrical Engineering / Technology and Communication Engineering or M.Sc. in Physics / Electronics. Shortlist candidates will be selected based on an online interview.
Fee: Tuition fee of Rs 6 lakhs and entrance fee of Rs 50,000.
More about the M.Tech program: The program allows flexible debt to be taken over by the recruiter in order to achieve a good balance between work and the degree program. The program also aims to prepare candidates for the role of technical leadership. The talks will be broadcast live and delivered by IIT Roorkee faculty members. Prof. Sudeb Dasgupta, head of the Department of Technology and Communication Technology, IIT Roorkee said the course will strengthen industry professionals, help them grow in their careers, and promote industrial cooperation with academics. “The complexity and depth of the subjects studied will be similar to the typical M. Tech. system,” he said.