Opportunity for Electronics and Communication Engineers

There are plenty of jobs for skilled electronics engineers. An Electronics and Communication (ECE) engineer can get a job in the Central Government, State Governments and their sponsored corporations, in public enterprises like All India Radio, Indian Telephone Industries, MTNL, Civil Aviation Department, Post and Telegraph Department, Co-ordination Department, National Physical Laboratory, Bharat Electronics Limited, Development Centers in various States etc. and the private organizations dealing in manufacture, sales and services of electronics consumer goods and appliances. Electronics and communication engineers are also absorbed into the entertainment, transmission industry, research establishments, and defense. They can also take up teaching and research in one of the many engineering colleges in India or abroad.

India is amongst the fastest growing telecom markets, which has been adding over nine million new subscribers each month in the immediate past. This creates a strong opportunity space for ECE engineers. They, also have bright placement opportunities even in the IT industry, both in the software and hardware space.

In the Defense services, Indian Army, Indian Air force and the Indian Navy, applications are invited through National Dailies.

Opportunities are multifold for Electronics and Communication engineers. They are only limited by one’s aptitude, training, and determination. Bright students are able to secure higher packages with specialized training in specialized areas like Mobile computing and VLSI Design.

Few sectors where B.Tech Electronics and Communication graduates can find jobs are:

  • Telecommunication
  • Electrical components companies
  • Software Engineering/IT
  • Power sector
  • Hardware Manufacturing
  • Measurements & Instrumentation
  • Home Appliance and VLSI design, etc
  • Television Industry
  • Research & Development
  • Teaching
  • Exclusive Government jobs for Electronic Engineers
  • Service Sector

The job profile of these engineers will generally involve setting up networks and equipment, process and maintenance of electronics equipment and systems etc.

Higher Education:

After completing B.Tech, students can opt for M.Tech./M.S in various specializations such as fiber optics and light waves, Micro-Electronics and VLSI design, RF and microwaves, telecommunication systems, visual information and embedded systems, signal and image processing, biomedical engineering and even computer science. Thus, ECE offers a large number of interdisciplinary study and research.

Those who are interested in management can go for competitive examination admission to MBA program in India or abroad.

IT Sector Jobs:

There are many private companies in India which offer excellent career opportunities for graduates from B.Tech in Electronics and Communications. Communication, media and entertainment industry is the biggest employer for electronics and communication engineers. In India, the media industry and communication sector has grown rapidly after privatization and there are many private firms including some multinational giants who provide good career opportunities for electronics and communication engineering graduates. Top notch IT firms also prefer ECE graduates for software engineering jobs also.