Career Options in Electronics and Communication Engineering

Electronics and Communication Engineering is a fast growing career option in India as we live in the age of technology and electronics is integral part of it. All our day we are amid electronic stuff weather it’s your radio, televisions, computers, mobile phones and even the high-end satellites all these technologies are outcome of the work of various electronics and communication engineers turned scientists.

So if you desire to be like those electronics and communication engineers who has given this world a new dimension due to their remarkable work and want to pursue your career in Electronics and Communication Engineering than this article really deserves your attention


Minimal eligibility is passing 12th with no less than 60% in PCM. Individual skills like problem resolving skills, ability to work quick and under stress, think fast and perform in a group are just what make a successful aeronautical Engineer.

Electronics and Communication Course profile

Candidates who want to make career in Electronics and Communication, can undertake the following courses. To get a job in this field, you should at least have bachelor’s degree. B. Tech. Electronics and Communication

  • B.E. Electronics and Communication
  • M.E. Electronics and Communication
  • M.Tech. Electronics and Communication
  • Diploma in Electronics and Communication Engineering

Besides M.Tech, Masters of Design (M.Des.), Master of Business Administration (MBA), postgraduate diploma in industrial engineering, system software development, Master of Science in Information Technology courses are also available for higher study.

Specialisations available for M.Tech in Electronics and Communication

Embedded systems, VLSI design bioinformatics, nanotechnology, digital systems and communication, optoelectronics, digital signal processing, information / cyber security, biometrics and cyber security, robotics, and software engineering.

Top colleges for electronic and communication engineering

Top electronic and communication engineering colleges

  1. Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Kanpur)
  2. Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IIT Roorkee)
  3. Birla Institute of Technology and Science, BITS-Pilani
  4. Indian Institute of Technology, BHU-Varanasi
  5. Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati
  6. NlT Tiruchirappalli
  7. NlT Surathkal
  8. Jadavpur University
  9. IIIT-Hyderabad
  10. Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology
  11. PSG College of Technology
  12. College of Engineering Pune

Area of Work for Electronics and Communication engineer

Telecommunications -mobile phones

Data communications – PCs, tablets and ATM machines

Scientific research – acoustics, optics,

Medical instruments – clinical and laboratory equipment

Military – communications, navigation and weapons systems

Aerospace – avionics, radar, navigation and communication systems

Manufacturing – programmable logic controls (PLCs) and industrial machinery.

Key recruiters

Reliance Samsung, Freescale Semiconductor, Hawlet Packard HCL Info systems, IBM India Philips Electronics, Idea cellular Cisco systems India , TATA communications , Intel Technology India , Bharat Electronics, Sony India , Infosys, Comviva, Capgemini, delloitte , Mu-Sigma , Linde Engg, TCS, Google Analytics, Oracle, L&T InfoTech , Future First , India Bulls, Huwaei, BSNL

This article has compiled information from various sources to impart knowledge regarding job prospects and scope of electronics and communication engineering as career option with a hope to help our subscribers in choosing their desired field of electronics and communication engineering as a profession.