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M.Tech (Integrated Circuit 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, µW-RFIC, MEMS, Semiconductor Devices and Microelectronics fabrication. The laboratory courses cover Design, Simulation, Fabrication, Testing and Validation of Devices, Integrated Circuits and Microsystems by using state-of-the art EDA Tools, Technologies and Techniques.

 

Admission to M.Tech (Integrated Circuits Technology ) Regular Mode (With valid GATE score: 18 Seats):

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 Technolog

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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.
 
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. Shortlisted candidates will be called for the interview and the admission will be based on the performance in the interview according to merit. The eligibility criteria are same as regular mode 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.

M.Tech (Microelectronics & VLSI Design)

It is a two-year (4-semester) 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. The course of this program covers theory and laboratory courses in Analog, Mixed-Signal, Digital, RF devices and circuits, VLSI Signal processing, Wireless Communication IC Design, Microsystems Modeling and Design, MEMS and THz Technology, Devices and Microelectronics fabrication. The laboratory courses cover Design, Simulation, Fabrication, Testing and Validation of Devices, Integrated Circuits by using state-of-the art EDA Tools, Technologies and Techniques.

 

Admission to M.Tech (Microelectronics & VLSI Design) Regular Mode (Without GATE Score:12 Seats):

Admission to this program does not require 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.

 

Education 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 slow-pace mode for candidates employed in (i) listed company in any stock exchanges in India or (ii) Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) company (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).

 

Education 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.

 

Admission to M.Tech. (Microelectronics & VLSI Design) slow-pace mode (06 seats):

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 slow pace category need to register for minimum two theory courses in a semester until all theory courses are completed. The fees for the slow pace category candidate is Rs. 5000/- (Rupees five thousand only) per credit per semester including all other fees as per the University guideline.

 

Attendance:

The attendance requirement for theory courses is as stipulated (75%) as per 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 Accomodation:

The candidates admitted under slow pace category are not entitled for University hostel accomodation.

 

The candidates admitted to this program are not entitled for any fellowship from AICTE/University even if they have a valid GATE score.

 

Eligible candidates who wish to apply under slow-pace category need to (i) apply online for the course M.Tech (Microelectronics & VLSI Design) (ii) take printout of the online filled form (iii) Send the hardcopy of the filled printed applicaion form along with the valid certificate indicating proof of employment in a listed company/CSR company/National 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.