To become an
electronics engineer one needs to have a degree in
electronics engineering (BE / B.Tech) or must have passed
the AMIE (Associate Membership Examination of the Institute
of Engineers) in electronics or Graduate membership
Examination of the Institution of Electronics and
Telecommunication Engineers or at least a diploma in
Electronics Engineering. A post graduate degree is required
for most research or teaching posts and management
positions. An additional degree in business administration
is desirable for those seeking administrative or management
eligibility criteria for a BE / B.Tech is 10+2 or equivalent
examination, with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
Admission to these courses is highly competitive and only
those with high academic performance in the board of
examination i.e the marks secured in the final exams of 10+2
and in the entrance test can expect admission. Entrance to
the IIT's is through 'JEE' (Joint Entrance Exam) and for
other major institutions through AIEEE (All India
Engineering/Pharmacy/Architecture Entrance Examination) OR
their own separate entrance exams and other state level and
national level exams.
is 4 Years for BE / B.Tech courses. The diploma courses in
polytechnics are of 3 years duration.
The focus in the
study programme is on understanding electronic networks and
devices, electromagnetic field theory, computer
fundamentals, as also their protection, and communication
and control systems.
Inventive mind and an interest in physics and mathematics is
essential to take up this challenging career. They should
have good analytical skills, an eye for detail, sustained
attention and the ability to work as part of a team. They
should also have good communication skills.