Electronics and communication is the best course that one can pursue in the field of engineering. A communications engineer manages the research, design, development and production of communications systems. Communications engineering entails modes of communication such as satellites, radio, internet and broadband technologies.
After completion of B. Tech in this branch, one can also get a job in Google and Microsoft.
For better jobs and opportunities, engineers should have these Key skills:
Time management and effectiveness and efficiency
Complex problem-solving skills.
Interest in technology.
Strong IT skills.
Jobs and opportunities in the electronics and communication branch:
Students are hired directly by companies and consulting firms in their penultimate year of college. They can start their own business too or do walk-in in their favorite company. But one should also keep in mind the market conditions and recession, one should choose career according to these factors too.
Engineers can go for MS in electronics and communication to get a higher package or a hike in salary. If one does own business, though there is much freedom but there is risk as well.
To get a placement in the penultimate year of college, one has to be best at solving aptitude test and technical test.
There will be test on execution methodology and program solving skills, circuit design and communication.
There will be GD round after the technical round.
In the group discussion, make sure that you are active in conveying your ideas and you have to be very quick in thinking. Interviewers are looking for your confidence level and personality. They are looking for how you can benefit their organization in the coming future. They test your knowledge and are looking for company’s conversions. Initially, salary is low, but slowly and gradually you get what you aim for.
If you are not getting placed for any reason, try for internships. Internship helps you gain experience and get paid.
Top companies which provide jobs are:
Bharat Heavy Electrical’s Limited (BHEL)
Electronics Corporation of India Limited (ECIL)
National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC)
Salaries: Indian companies give Rs.30000-60000 as starting monthly package.
If you get placed abroad, salaries are much higher. Depending on your talent and experience, salaries can differ.
In the end, there are many jobs and opportunities in electronics and communication branch if you are a deserving candidate.