M.Tech Electronics & Communication Engineering

With specialization in Embedded System & VLSI

  • Course Level

    Course Level

  • Course Fee

    Course Fee
    INR 1,29,500
    US $ 4,000

  • Duration

    2 Years

  • Scholarship

Program Coordinator


Dr. Meenakshi Gupta

Associate Professor


Electronics and Communication Engineering offers an M.Tech program in Electronics and Communication Engineering with a specialization in VLSI and Embedded Systems in association with Truechip. The program is designed to provide students with in-depth knowledge and skills in the field of VLSI and Embedded Systems.

The program curriculum includes courses such as Advanced Digital Design, Low-Power VLSI Design, System-on-Chip Design, and Embedded Systems Design. Students also have the opportunity to participate in projects and internships to gain practical experience in the field.

Truechip, the program’s industry partner, provides students with access to industry-standard tools and technologies, training, and industry-expert interaction. This collaboration enhances students’ employability and equips them with the necessary skills to meet industry demands.

The M.Tech program in Electronics and Communication Engineering with a specialization in VLSI and Embedded Systems in association with Truechip at MRU is an excellent choice for students seeking to advance their careers in this field.

Key Features

  • Offers Placement at the time of admission
  • Avg. Package 6.5LPA (eligibility conditions apply)
  • Stipend during internships to deserving candidates.
  • Placement letter is provided at the time of admission
  • Industry Driven Curriculum (hybrid mode of learning)
  • Industry internships in True Chip every year
  • Internship opportunity in Vietnam in the final year (optional and self-financed)
  • Exposure to live industry projects in VLSI
  • Opportunities to participate in VLSI conferences and workshops
  • Professionally oriented, skill-based curriculum which is in tune with practical and field-based activities
  • Focus on competency-based teaching-learning
  • Eminent faculties and experts from renowned institutions to facilitate teaching-learning
  • Use of bilingual medium of instruction to cater to the educational needs of students from both rural and urban backgrounds
  • Interdisciplinary approach to deliver quality education and standard professional training both on- and off- the campus.
  • Benefits of inter-disciplinary faculties from departments such as Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and in-house faculties for life science subjects for expert guidance
  • Internship-based teaching-learning to provide a first-hand learning experience to students
  • Field exposure through visits, workshops, seminars, expert lectures, and conferences
  • Strong emphasis on professional training and holistic personality development to provide ample opportunities for placements as well as to promote research and development.


Minimum Eligibility Criteria

Pass in B.Tech Electronics and Communication with 50% or more marks in aggregate.

Criteria for Preparation of Merit list

Merit preparation/ short listing of candidates shall be on the basis of score in GATE/Graduation Qualifying Examination


Programme Highlights

Specialization in VLSI Design and Verification at the postgraduate level.

In-depth curriculum covering advanced topics in VLSI.

Research-oriented program with a focus on innovation and development.

Industry collaboration for practical exposure.


Program Objectives

To impart in-depth knowledge and skills to students so as to enable them to solve issues in real world Communication, VLSI and Embedded sectors and provide feasible and viable solutions.

To help them learn to effectively communicate their ideas and research in oral and written form and to enable them to adapt to the evolving technical challenges and changing career opportunities in their specialized domains.

To inculcate professional and ethical attitude, team spirit and leadership qualities in Students and to make them aware of their social responsibilities.


Career Path

  • Opportunities in leading VLSI companies.
  • Research-oriented roles in academia or industry.
  • Alumni success in roles such as VLSI Researcher and Design Engineer.

Programme Outcomes (PO’s)

M. Tech. Electronics and Communication Engineering with specialization in Communication Systems / VLSI Design and Embedded Systems

PO 1

Technical Proficiency

Gain a thorough understanding of Electronics and Communication essentials such as analog and digital circuits, signal processing, and communication systems.

PO 2

Advanced Specialisation

Students will receive knowledge in VLSI design processes, ASIC/FPGA programming, and integrated circuit design, preparing them for roles in VLSI-related industries while encouraging ethical practices and long-term solutions.

PO 3

Research and Innovation

Encourage students to study cutting-edge technologies and contribute to advancements in Electronics and VLSI by creating a research-oriented mindset guided by ethical considerations and global citizenship.

PO 4

Teamwork and Communication

By collaborating on projects, students can strengthen their interpersonal and communication skills, preparing them for effective teamwork in professional environments with an emphasis on teamwork.

PO 5

Ethics and values

Appreciate diverse value systems and take accountability for one’s actions while demonstrating awareness of global citizenship and its impact

PO 6

Environment and Sustainability

Understand environmental settings and sustainable development concerns, as well as integrate environmentally responsible practices into engineering solutions.

PO 7

Self-directed and Life-long Learning

Develop the ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broad framework of socio-technological developments, with an emphasis on ethical and sustainable advancements.


Instill hardware and software competence in several sectors of Electronics and Communication Engineering through specialized courses and projects based on cutting-edge technical tools to meet evolving industrial needs with a focus on sustainability.


Develop a research-oriented approach amalgamated with professional ethics for solving real-life problems and serving societal needs in terms of health, safety, environment,and sustainable development.



  • Specialized focus on VLSI Design and Verification.
  • Research-driven curriculum.
  • Industry collaborations for practical exposure.
  • Opportunities for research projects and publications.


  • In-depth knowledge in advanced VLSI concepts.
  • Research opportunities with a focus on innovation.
  • Industry collaborations for hands-on experience.
  • Potential for career advancement in VLSI-related roles.


Top Recruiting Companies
  • microchip
  • digicomm
  • amd
  • truechip1
  • si2chip
  • nxp
  • coerify
  • xilinx1
  • broadcom
  • microsemi
  • qualcomm



  • Lush green campus with round the clock accessible WI-FI, overhead projectors incorporated in every classroom for better teaching support.
  • Thousands of books accessible to students, with ease of access facility using Digital library.
  • International Incubation centre to pursue innovative research.

Electronics and Communication Engineering is a branch of engineering that focuses on the design, development, and maintenance of electronic devices and communication systems. It encompasses a wide range of technologies, including microelectronics, telecommunication systems, signal processing, and more.

ECE engineers work on designing and developing electronic circuits, communication systems, and devices. They may also be involved in troubleshooting and maintaining existing systems, improving network infrastructure, and researching new technologies.

Core subjects in ECE typically include digital electronics, analog electronics, communication systems, electromagnetic theory, microprocessors, control systems, and signal processing. Along with these courses, department of ECE offers electives from the domain of CSE and ME where individual can gain knowledge of cutting edge technologies.

Key skills for ECE students include proficiency in programming languages like C/C++, MATLAB, problem-solving skills, understanding of circuit design, knowledge of communication protocols, and the ability to work with complex systems.

Yes, ECE is a dynamic field with constant technological advancements. Keeping up-to-date with the latest developments is essential for ECE professionals.

Emerging trends in ECE include the Internet of Things (IoT), 5G and beyond, artificial intelligence and machine learning applied to communications, and renewable energy systems.

Yes, internships and practical experience are crucial for ECE students to apply theoretical knowledge in real-world scenarios, gain practical skills, and enhance their employability.

Professional organizations like the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers Association (ETA) offer networking opportunities, resources, and conferences for ECE professionals.

The future prospects for ECE professionals are promising, as technology continues to advance. They can expect opportunities in fields like wireless communication, robotics, IoT, and renewable energy systems. Remember that the field of Electronics and Communication Engineering is diverse, and career paths can vary widely based on individual interests and specialization within the field.

Electronics and Communication Engineering with VLSI (Very Large Scale Integration) Specialization is a branch of engineering that focuses on the design and development of integrated circuits and systems that contain millions or even billions of transistors on a single chip. It combines the principles of electronics, digital design, and semiconductor technology.

VLSI stands for Very Large Scale Integration, and it is the technology of creating complex integrated circuits with a vast number of electronic components on a single chip. VLSI is important because it has enabled the miniaturization of electronic devices, leading to more powerful and energy-efficient electronics.

These engineers design and develop integrated circuits (ICs) and systems that are used in various electronic devices, such as smartphones, computers, and embedded systems. They work on optimizing the performance, power efficiency, and functionality of Ics.

Core subjects in this specialization typically include digital VLSI design, analog VLSI design, semiconductor device physics, integrated circuit testing, and CAD (Computer-Aided Design) tools for VLSI.

Graduates with this specialization can pursue careers in IC design companies, semiconductor manufacturing, research and development, and quality assurance. Job roles may include VLSI design engineer, semiconductor process engineer, and IC testing engineer.

Essential skills include proficiency in VHDL or Verilog programming, a strong understanding of semiconductor devices, circuit design skills, CAD tool proficiency, and the ability to work with complex ICs.

Yes, practical experience through internships or co-op programs is highly valuable. It allows students to work on real VLSI projects, gain hands-on experience, and build a professional network.

Emerging trends in VLSI include the development of advanced semiconductor technologies (such as 7nm and below), the integration of AI and machine learning in VLSI design, and the design of low-power and energy-efficient ICs for IoT devices.

Pursuing a master’s or Ph.D. in VLSI can provide in-depth knowledge and research opportunities. It is particularly beneficial for those interested in academia or cutting-edge research in VLSI design.

Professional organizations like the IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society and the VLSI Society of India offer networking opportunities, conferences, and resources for VLSI engineers and researchers.

The future prospects for VLSI professionals are promising, as the demand for more powerful and energy-efficient integrated circuits continues to grow. Opportunities exist in both research and development and manufacturing sectors.

Yes, multiple Scholarship schemes are offered by Manav Rachna University. Candidates may avail scholarships on the basis of marks secured in qualifying examination or MRNAT, sports etc. Application for the same may be made according to University norms with supporting documents and certificates. Haryana Govt. scholarship is also offered to Haryana domicile students whose parental income is less than 2.8 lacs per Annum. Details of all scholarships are available on MRU website.

The eligibility criteria is 50% marks in 10+2 with English, Physics, chemistry and Mathematics as mandatory subjects and one addition subject. Students appearing in qualifying examination in the coming year may also apply. Their admission shall however be provisional, subject to confirmation upon obtaining qualifying marks for admission which is at least 50%.

The Department has strong interaction with industries and the students are exposed to the cutting-edge technologies applied in industries by way of internships, in-plant trainings, guest lectures from corporate persons and industrial visits. Industrial visits have been organized to the industries like ST Microelectronics, Infineon, Ericsson, Truechip, KPMG, MTNL, BSNL, Mitsubishi, Moserbaer, Tricolitte etc. In order to keep updated with the latest cutting edge technologies, MoU have been signed with Industrial organisations like True Chip, Srijan Sanchar, Altair, Design Tech etc.

Manav Rachna University is a State Private University (established by Haryana State Legislature Act No 26 of 2014 & under section 2(f) of UGC Act 1956). The University has evolved from Manav Rachna College of Engineering (MRCE, established in 2004), a NAAC Accredited ‘A’ Grade Institution ranked 10th among all the private engineering institutes of the country and 29th among all engineering institutes across the country including IITs and NITs by The Times Engineering survey (May 27th, 2016). The highlights of Electronics and Computer program at MRU are that they have a choice-based credit system, with a spectrum of elective subjects, which a student can pick and learn at one’s own pace. The emphasis of the department is on “learning by doing”. Departmental Laboratories have been strengthened and modernized by procuring state of art Equipment and latest software’s. Some of the labs worth mentioning are Altair Centre of Excellence Programming lab, PCB Design and Fabrication lab, Software Design Lab, Infosys Programming Lab, Satellite Communication Lab, Embedded Systems Lab etc.

The Department has distinguished faculty, with M.Tech and Ph.D. degrees from renowned institutes like IIT’s, NIT’s, Central Universities etc, most of whom are GATE/NET qualified. The major research areas are Signal Processing & Communication, RF & Microwave Engineering, VLSI Design, Embedded systems Design, Controls & Instrumentation, Big Data, Data Mining, Hadoop, Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence, Neural Networks, Power systems etc.

The teaching methodology adopted by the Department is complete synergy with the latest and evolving market challenges and trends. We follow highly interactive, student-centric, and innovative teaching methodologies that emphasize on learning by experimenting and experiencing to groom future technical leaders and managers. These include case studies, audio-visual presentations, group discussions, role-plays, brainstorming, industrial visits, symposia, seminars, projects, quizzes, and special lectures of experts from the corporate. Adequate focus is given on enhancing analytical powers, Computational skills, problem-solving strategies, and team spirit. A rich association of the best industry professionals and highly competent faculty members, thrust towards the practical orientation backed with a thorough theoretical base. In the tougher times of Covid-19,the department immediately shifted to the online mode ,engaging through various platforms like Zoom, Google Classroom, MS Team. The internal and Final examination was also conducted on various online platforms.

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