The easing of foreign investment norms, allowance of 100% foreign equity, reduction in custom tariffs, and de-licensing of several consumer electronic products has attracted remarkable amount of foreign collaboration and investment in this sector. Strides have been made in the areas of commercial electronics, software, telecommunications, instrumentation, positioning and networking systems, and defence.
India’s entire electronics market is estimated at US $ 40 billion and expected to continue growing at a healthy pace as India integrates into the global economy (an approximate CAGR of 30% per annum every year up to 2015).
From an employment standpoint as well, the electronics industry has immense scope. Several MNCs have set up contract manufacturing facilities in India. Armed with a degree in Electronics, one has the option of working in India and abroad in any of the following areas:
- Telecom Companies
- Electronic Component Manufacturers
- OEMs to Telecom and Electronics Companies
- Handset Manufacturers
- Consumer Goods Manufacturers
- Research & Development Organisations
- IT/Software Development Firms
- Capital Goods Manufacturers
- Semiconductor Manufacturers
UPES offers the following programs in this sector:
College of Engineering Studies
Both graduate and post-graduate programs are offered exclusively under the constituent College of Engineering.