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Electronics & Telematics

Branch overview
Telematics is Telecommunication using informatics. ETM Engineers perform the analysis and designing of different Telecommunication protocols and its application in different technologies like – Telemedicine, Vehicle tracking, Telemetry & Telecontrol in industries.

Eligibility: 12th class, Intermediate & Diploma

Higher education options with the branch: After completion of B.Tech one can pursue M.Tech/M.S in IIT/IIIT/NIT and abroad in Electronics/Communications/Computer Networks/Computer Science specializations

Course Analysis
i) Course Work (Core Subjects):
Telecommunication systems, Advanced Telecommunication Systems, Computer Communication, Satellite communication, Analog & Digital Communications, Optical Communication, Wireless Communication, Advanced Telecommunication Lab & Computer Networks Lab.

ii) Subject Disciplines: Analog Circuits, Digital Circuits, Analog & Digital Communication, Microprocessors, Microcontrollers, Microwave Engineering, VLSI Design & Satellite Communication.

Job prospects (Govt and private) and job demand in the market:
They are eligible for government jobs such as in DRDO, ISRO and public sector jobs such as BSNL, BHEL, HAL , Software, Teaching and Research Jobs

Job profile: Initially graduates can join as design engineers in the field of Electronics, Communications, Networking and Telecommunication then they are elevated as Project Managers/ Managers/Senior Engineers.

Salary for the successful candidates: Depending on the job and company, salaries vary between Rs 20,000 per month and Rs 1,20,000 per month,if the candidate settles in a core job after pursing M.Tech in a reputed institute. A few of passed out students who are working in core companies are drawing more than 1,00,000 per month.

Career graph: ETM Engineers can settle in Electronics Industry & Telecom Industry in Public Sector, as Scientists in DRDO/ISRO organizations and they can join in core communication companies after pursuing M.Tech from reputed colleges like IIT/IISE.

In which activities ETM Engineers are engaged?
Designing and Analysis of Telecomm Network Protocols, Operation & maintainenance of Telematics applications like Internet, GPS, GSM System, Vehicle Tracking, Telemedicine.

Skills that help ETM Engineers to be successful in their careers: To be Successful in their career, ETM Engineers should pursue courses in computer networks and their application in addition to degree course.

Top companies offering jobs: Qualcomm Technologies, Infosys, TCS, Wipro, HP, Deloitte, Accenture, ADP etc,

Can we compare ETM with any other branch?
It is considered as equivalent to Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering offered in different universities. Syllabus of ETM department is almost similar to ECE department to a major extent, for which reason as per JNTU, ETM is equivalent to ECE for higher studies and employment.
  • In IV year syllabus, more emphasis is given to telematics subjects and there is variation of 4 subjects. Multimedia and signal coding, Advanced telecommunication technologies, Wireless communications and networks and Wireless sensor networks are opted for ETM.
  • ETM has two exclusive laboratories (i) Computer Networking Lab and (ii) Advanced Telecommunications Lab which provide practical exposure to the students on latest technologies in telecommunications and computer networking.
What is the core difference between ETM and ECE regarding course and career?
ECE Students study conventional Electronic Communication subjects but in ETM course, emphasis is laid on computer communication subjects like Computer Networks, ISDN, ATM networks, Advanced Telecommunication Technologies and their applications. Career wise, ETM course is treated as equivalent to ECE for higher studies and employment. In addition to that ETM students are preferred in core telecommunication & computer communication fields compared to ECE Students.

Skills Required:
  • High level of technical expertise
  • Good communication skills
  • Leadership capability
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Problem solving capabilities
  • Practical approach/resourcefulness
  • Creativity (invention, innovation, thinking outside box)

Dr. K.Rama Linga Reddy,
Professor & HOD, ETM,
G.Narayanamma Institute of Technology & Science(For Women)
Published date : 20 Jun 2015 05:22PM

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