· The three-year course comprises a total of 70 credits- 38 credits for coursework, a two-credit seminar, and a 30-credit dissertation/project
· The eligibility to pursue the course is the minimum 2-year experience in VLSI or allied industry along with B. Tech. in ECE/EI/EE or M.Sc(Physics/Electronics)
Roorkee: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee has launched a new program- M. Tech. in Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) for Industry Professionals. It is an initiative of the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering and will commence online from the academic session 2021- 2022. It also comprises a Contact Program with faculty in Greater Noida Campus of IIT Roorkee in each semester. The contact program will also have access to labs with EDA and TCAD tools that the students can use.
“Microelectronics and VLSI industry is driving the digital revolution by providing the required resources. It employs a large number of trained engineers. Many of them aspire for higher education but are unable to pursue it full time. This course will fulfill the need of such professionals” said Prof. Ajit K. Chaturvedi, Director, IIT Roorkee
The eligibility to pursue the course is a minimum of 2-year experience in VLSI or an allied industry. Applicants must also have a CGPA of 6.0 and above and a B.Tech in Electronics and Instrumentation/Electrical Engineering/Electronics and Communication Engineering or M.Sc. in Physics/Electronics. The shortlisted candidates will be selected based on an online interview.
“We are happy to launch a three-year M.Tech Program in VLSI. It will upskill the industry professionals, help them grow in their careers, and promote industry-academia collaboration. The rigour and the depth of the courses covered will be the same as a regular campus M. Tech. Program” said Prof. Sudeb Dasgupta, Head of the Department, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, IIT Roorkee
The fee for the course is INR 6 lakhs along with an admission fee of INR 50,000. The highlight of the course is its updated curriculum with a judicious blend of fundamental and elective courses at an advanced level. It is a rigorous M.Tech Program, at par with the regular on-campus Master’s Program. The program allows for flexible credit to be taken by the candidate to achieve a good balance between work and the degree program. The program also seeks to prepare the candidates for the technical leadership role. The lectures will be streamed live and delivered by the faculty members of IIT Roorkee.