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Electronic Engineering: Career, Pay Scale, Job Profiles and Top Recruiters

Electronic Engineering is one of the most popular specializations of engineering picked by undergrad students in engineering colleges across the globe. Oxford dictionary defines electronic engineering as a discipline concerned with the practical use of electronics and with the design and use of electronic devices.

Before opting for Electronic Engineering, you must thoroughly understand its details.

Under Graduation Course: B. Tech Electronic Engineering

Eligibility: Passing STD 12 Science with subjects Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. The percentile criterion may vary as per entrance exam and college/institution/university, most likely within the bracket of 40% to 50%.

Course Duration: 4 Years

Number of Semesters: 8 Semesters

Post Graduation Course:  M. Tech Electronic Engineering

Course Duration: 2 Years

Eligibility: Successfully passing B. Tech Electronic Engineering or any other equivalent engineering branch.


Important Topics to Study:

Below are some of the top most important topics to study from the syllabus of Electronic Engineering.

  1. Analog Communication
  2. Artificial Intelligence and Industrial Automation
  3. Circuit Designs
  4. Digital Circuits        
  5. Digital IC Applications
  6. Digital Signal Processing
  7. Electromagnetic Theory
  8. Microprocessor and Peripherals
  9. Microprocessors and Micro controllers
  10. Network Theory
  11. Radar Systems
  12. RF Designs
  13. Semiconductor Devices
  14. Telecommunication Switching Systems and Networks
  15. VLSI Technology and Processes

Top Colleges

Below are a few top B. Tech and M. Tech colleges in India that have seats for Electronic Engineering.

  1. Birla Institute of Technology and Science
  2. College of Engineering, Pune
  3. IIIT Hyderabad
  4. IIT
  5. Jadavpur University
  6. National Institute of Technology
  7. National Institute of Technology, Durgapur
  8. Netaji Subhas Institute
  9. Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute
  10. Vellore Institute of Technology
  11. Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology


M. Tech Electronic Engineering:

  1. IIT
  2. NIT
  3. Delhi Technological University
  4. Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi
  5. Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani
  6. S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore
  7. The Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management, Kerala

Top Job Profiles after B. Tech:

Below are respected job profiles for Electronic Engineers after B. Tech.

  1. Chief Engineers
  2. Development and Test Engineers
  3. Engineering Technologist
  4. Operations Manager
  5. Verification Engineer
  6. Workshop Manager

 Top Job Profiles after M. Tech:

Below are some of the most respected job profiles for Electronic Engineers after M. Tech.

  1. Customer Support Engineer
  2. Electronics and Communications Consultant
  3. Field Test Engineer
  4. Network Planning Engineer
  5. Research & Development Software Engineer
  6. Senior Sales Manager
  7. Service Engineer
  8. Software Analyst
  9. Technical Director

Top Recruiting Firms:

Below mentioned are the reputed firms that absorb Electronic Engineers.

  1. Accenture
  2. AIR
  3. BEL
  4. Bharat Electronics Ltd
  5. Birla Group
  6. BSNL
  7. Companies providing electronic products
  8. Conexant
  9. DMRC
  10. DRDO
  11. Flextronics and Philips Electronics
  12. HCL Technologies
  13. Indian Air force and Indian Navy
  14. Infosys
  15. Intel
  16. ISRO
  17. MTNL
  18. NVIDIA
  19. Railways
  20. Reliance Power
  21. Siemens
  22. TCS
  23. Tech Mahindra
  24. Texas Instruments
  25. Wipro


Know the pay scale offered to Electronic Engineers. 

Average Salary: Rs 350,000-Rs 450,000 per annum

IIT Graduates: Rs 1,055,000-Rs 2,500,000 per annum

If you know you can make a difference in the field of audio and visual world through your expertise in Electronic Engineering, go for it. The world is always going to need the skills of an electronic engineer as the use of electronic devices is never going to end.

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Vinny Ahluwalia

Senior Content Writer at StudMonk
Miss Vinny Ahluwalia is a versatile professional content writer having worked in the field of entertainment and culinary arts. She is now working with StudMonk as Senior Content Writer and writes about Education. She believes in providing up-to-date information to students preparing for Engineering and Medical entrance examinations in India.
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