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ADMISSION

ADMISSION

M.Tech. (Integrated Circuits Technology): It is a two-year (4-semester) AICTE approved programme. The first two semesters are devoted to course-work, and the next two semesters are devoted to Master’s thesis work. Students have the option to do their Master’s thesis within the University or Industry or R & D Labs in relevant area. For all candidates carrying out thesis work in Industry or R&D Labs, there will be two supervisors: one from the respective Lab/Company and the other from CASEST, University of Hyderabad. Currently, the course work offered by CASEST covers theory and laboratory courses in Analog, Mixed-Signal, Digital, RF CMOS IC Design, Microwave-RFIC, MEMS and THz Technology, Semiconductor Devices and Microelectronics fabrication. The laboratory courses cover Design, Simulation, Fabrication, Testing and Validation of Devices and Integrated Circuits by using state- of-the art EDA Tools, Technologies and Techniques. Students will be exposed to cleanroom-based device fabrication processes in the cleanroom available inside the University.

Admission:
M.Tech. (Integrated Circuits Technology) Regular Mode (With valid GATE score: 18 Seats through Centralized Counselling for M.Tech. Admissions: CCMT): Eighteen regular seats are available for candidates who have a valid GATE score in Electronics and Communication Engineering / Instrumentation Engineering / Physics along with 60 % or equivalent aggregate marks in EITHER

A) B.E/B.Tech. in. Electronics, Instrumentation and Control Engg/ Electronics and Communication Engg/ Electronics and Control systems/ Electronics and Information Systems/ Electronics and Instrumentation/ Electronics Engineering/ Electronics Science and Engineering/ Electronics Technology/ Instrumentation/Instrumentation & Electronics Engg./ Instrumentation & Control Systems/ Instrumentation Technology.
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B) M.Sc. in Electronics/ Electronics and Communication/Engineering Physics & Instrumentation/ Physics (with Electronics as one of the Subjects ) / Radio physics/Radio Physics & Electronics/Applied Electronics. Admission in M.Tech. IC Technology regular mode is based only on the GATE scores in the order of merit in one of the following:

1) Electronics and Communication Engineering

2) Instrumentation Engineering and

3) Physics

There is no written test or interview for admission to this course.
The counselling for M.Tech. IC Technology regular mode is through Centralized Counselling for M.Tech. Admissions (CCMT). Therefore, the eligibility is as per CCMT guidelines.

M.Tech. (Integrated Circuits Technology) Sponsored Mode (Without GATE Score: 12 Seats): In addition to regular mode, twelve seats are available for candidates with minimum three years of experience in Govt. R&D Labs/Public Sector Units/Publicly Listed Companies and sponsored by their parent organizations. When it comes to companies, the following companies only will be considered:

(i) Listed company in any stock exchanges in India or

(ii) Company with Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) (Ministry of Corporate Affairs has notified
Section 135 and Schedule VII of the Companies Act as well as the provisions of the Companies (Corporate Social Responsibility Policy) Rules, 2014 (CSR Rules) which has come into effect from 1 April 2014 and certain amendment in May 2016).

Shortlisted candidates based on marks in the qualifying degree in the order of merit will be called for interview and the admission will be based on performance in the interview according to merit. The educational qualification requirements are same as regular mode M.Tech. (Integrated Circuits Technology) except for GATE score. The sponsored applicants have the option to do their one-year M.Tech. Thesis work in their respective Lab/Company. The duration for completing the
course for sponsored candidates will be the same as for regular candidates. Eligible candidates who wish to apply under sponsored category need to send a hard copy of their application, (in addition to online application) with “SPONSORED CATEGORY – M.Tech. (ICT)” clearly marked on the top of the first page of the application, along with the sponsorship certificate from the organization to the
Controller of Examination, University of Hyderabad, Prof. C.R. Rao Road, Gachibowli, Hyderabad-500046 before the last date. The course fees for sponsored category is Rs.50,000/- (Fifty thousand rupees) per semester. Reservation policy as per the Govt of India rules will be applied.
The candidates admitted to this program (sponsored mode) are not entitled for any fellowship from AICTE/University even if they have a valid GATE score.

M.Tech. (Microelectronics and VLSI Design): It is a two-year (4-semester) programme. The first two semesters are devoted to coursework, and the next two semesters are devoted to master’s thesis work. Students have the option to do their master’s thesis within the University or Industry or R&D Labs in the relevant area. For all candidates carrying out thesis work in Industry or R&D Labs, there will be two supervisors: one from the respective Lab/Company and the other from CASEST, The University of Hyderabad. This program covers theory and laboratory courses in Analog, Mixed-Signal, Digital, RF devices and circuits, VLSI Signal processing, MEMS and THz Technology, Devices and Microelectronics fabrication. The laboratory courses cover Design, Simulation, Fabrication and Testing by using state-of-the-art EDA Tools, Technologies and Techniques. Students will be exposed to cleanroom-based device fabrication processes in the cleanroom available inside the University.

Admission:
M.Tech. (Microelectronics & VLSI Design) Regular Mode (Without GATE Score: 12 Seats): Admission to this program does not require a GATE score and will be based on a written examination conducted by the University of Hyderabad as per the schedule mentioned in the prospectus. Candidates shortlisted based on their performance in the written examination will be called for an interview. The admission will be based on the combined performance in the written examination and interview according to merit. The written examination will be of objective type. It will include questions from the standard B.E/B.Tech syllabi of Indian Universities in the areas of Electronics & Communication Engineering, Instrumentation Engineering/ Electronics Engineering. The candidates admitted to this program are not entitled for any fellowship from AICTE/University even if they have a valid GATE score.


Educational Qualification: A minimum 60% or equivalent aggregate marks in B.E/B.Tech. in Electronics and Communication Engineering/ Electrical and Electronics Engineering/Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering/Electronics Engineering. 

M.Tech. (Microelectronics & VLSI Design) slow-pace mode (06 seats):
In addition to regular mode, six seats are available as a slow-pace mode for candidates employed in

(i) listed company in any stock exchanges in India or

(ii) Company with Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) (Ministry of Corporate Affairs has notified Section 135 and Schedule VII of the Companies Act as well as the provisions of the Companies (Corporate Social Responsibility Policy) Rules, 2014 (CSR Rules) which has come into effect from 1 April 2014 and certain amendment in May 2016.) or

(iii) National research laboratories (DRDO, CSIR, ISRO, DAE, DBT, DST, MeiTy etc.)


Educational Qualification: A minimum of 60 % or equivalent aggregate marks in B.E/B.Tech. in Electronics and Communication Engineering/ Electrical and Electronics Engineering/Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering/Electronics
Engineering. (Please see table in Chapter 2 for eligibility criteria).

Admission: Shortlisted candidates based on marks in the qualifying degree in the order of merit will be called for an interview and the admission will be based on the performance in the interview only, according to merit. Reservation policy as per the Govt of India rules will be applied.


Course Duration: In this mode, an admitted candidate needs to complete all the credits (100 credits) of M.Tech. (Microelectronics & VLSI Design) within four years of their admission, extendable by one year with due permission from the University with valid reasons. The candidates have the option to do their one-year M.Tech. Thesis work in their respective Lab/Company.

 

Semester registration and fees: A candidate admitted under the slow pace category need to register for minimum of two theory courses in a semester until all theory courses are completed. The fees for the slow pace category candidate will be as per the University guidelines.


Attendance: The attendance requirement for theory courses is as stipulated by university rules. For laboratory courses, flexibility in timings may be allowed. Examinations: The slow pace category candidates will write examinations along with the regular M.Tech. (Microelectronics & VLSI Design) students. There will be no flexibility in scheduling the examinations.

Hostel Accommodation: The candidates admitted under the slow pace category are not entitled to university hostel accommodation.

The candidates admitted to this program are not entitled to any fellowship from AICTE/University even if they have a valid GATE score.
Eligible candidates who wish to apply under the slow-pace category need to

(i) apply online for the course M.Tech. (Microelectronics & VLSI Design)

(ii) take a printout of the online filled form

(iii) Send the hardcopy of the filled printed application form along with the valid certificate indicating proof of employment in a listed company/CSR company/National the research lab, to The Controller of Examination, University of Hyderabad, Prof. C.R. Rao Road, Gachibowli, Hyderabad-500046, such that it should reach the Controller of Examination office within 15 days of the last date of filling the online application, failing which it will be rejected. The candidate needs to clearly write “SLOW-PACE CATEGORY – M.Tech. (MVLSI)” on the top of the first page of the application and the envelope.

Ph.D. (Electronics Science and Engineering) :

It is a research program covering areas such as Semiconductor Devices, Thin Film Devices, Tunable Microwave Devices, Sensors, Signal Processing etc.  Please see the faculty pages for specific research areas.

 

Admission to Ph.D. program: The University will conduct a written examination, following the written examination; candidates will be shortlisted for an interview based on merit in the written examination. The admission to selected students will be based on the combined performance in the written examination and interview according to merit. UGC/CSIR JRF qualified candidates are not exempted from the written test.

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