I have completed my Bachelor’s in Physics with with 60 per cent marks from Vinoba Bhave University, Jharkhand. I now want to pursue M.Sc. programme in Electronics and Telecommunication. Please give me relevent information about the course, universities, fee structure etc.
— Pooja Sinha
Physics and Math are the two subjects required for Electronics and Communications programmes. As the field deals with electronic equipment used for a variety of devices, from computers and mobile phones to sophisticated instrumentation used on satellites, military installations and medical instruments, the programme covers telecommunications, chip technology, microprocessors, fibre optics and so on.
An electronics engineer works with other specialists to design, fabricate, produce, test and supervise the manufacture of complex products and systems, i.e. electronic equipment and components for a number of industries including hospitals, computer industry, electronic data processing systems for communication and in defence etc. An M.Sc. in Electronics will equip you with the necessary training for this field.
Many universities offer an M.Sc. programme, for which you need to have completed B.Sc. with at least 60-65 per cent marks. Some institutions such as Delhi University conduct an entrance test. Other universities in eastern India, offering M.Sc. programmes in Electronics include Behrampur and Sambalpur universities in Orissa, Jadavpur University in Kolkata, as well as the University of Allahabad and Deen Dayal Upadhaya University, Gorakhpur. Others include Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi; University of Pune, University of Hyderabad and several others.
(Inputs from career expert Usha Albuquerque)