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B.Tech. B.Tech. Electrical Engineering - MICROELECTRONICS

Program details

The B.Tech. Electrical Engineering (Microelectronics) program at UPES School of Advanced Engineering is designed to equip students with specialized knowledge and skills in the field of microelectronics, focusing on next-generation integrated circuit fabrication chip technology. The course curriculum is tailored to meet the demands of the rapidly evolving electronics industry, where low-power chip design and high-performance computing are essential.

Throughout the program, students will delve into the intricacies of fast switching and low memory consumption devices, enabling them to grasp the complexities of designing efficient and cutting-edge microelectronic components. The curriculum places a strong emphasis on ASIC (Application-Specific Integrated Circuit) and CMOS (Complementary Metal-Oxide-Semiconductor) manufacturing methodologies. This exposure provides students with a unique platform to optimize chip design, simulation, and synthesis, thereby preparing them to develop 'ready-to-manufacture' chips that meet industry standards and requirements.

The faculty comprises experienced professionals and experts in the field of microelectronics, ensuring that students receive a comprehensive and up-to-date education. Practical hands-on training in state-of-the-art labs complements theoretical knowledge, giving students a holistic learning experience. Upon successful completion of the program, graduates will be well-equipped to enter the industry with confidence, possessing the necessary skills to contribute to the advancements in microelectronics and integrated circuit technology.

Program Highlights

  • Explore the intricacies of Very Large-Scale Integration (VLSI) technologies, learning to design complex integrated circuits for various applications.
  • The B.Tech. Electrical Engineering (Microelectronics) program provides hands-on experience in designing and implementing digital systems using Field-Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs) for rapid prototyping and customization.
  • Learn about the fabrication processes involved in Integrated Circuits (ICs) and understand the crucial role of packaging in ensuring the reliability and functionality of microelectronic devices.
  • Dive into the world of nanotechnology and study the cutting-edge devices and applications that operate at the nanoscale level.
  • Master the art of integrating multiple components, such as processors, memory, and peripherals, into a single chip, paving the way for efficient and compact electronic systems.
  • Develop a comprehensive skillset and readiness for the electronics industry with practical training, projects, and exposure to the latest advancements in microelectronics.

The future scope of the B.Tech. Electrical Engineering (Microelectronics) program is highly promising, with an expected exponential growth in the chip fabrication market in India. Top-notch companies like Samsung, Intel, ST Microelectronics, AMD, Qualcomm, Texas Instruments, and NXP Semiconductors will be the major recruiters in this field. Graduates with a strong foundation in microelectronics can explore opportunities in embedded systems and also pursue higher studies to further enhance their expertise. This program offers a bright career path for individuals seeking to make significant contributions to the rapidly advancing technology industry.

Career Opportunities

Completing the B.Tech. Electrical Engineering (Microelectronics) program offered by UPES School of Advance Technology opens up a plethora of promising career opportunities for graduates. With a specialized focus on microelectronics, graduates are equipped with the skills and knowledge required to excel in industries such as semiconductor manufacturing, integrated circuit design, telecommunications, consumer electronics, and embedded systems development. Graduates can pursue rewarding roles as microelectronics engineers, ASIC design engineers, semiconductor process engineers, hardware engineers, and research scientists. Moreover, they can find employment in cutting-edge technology companies, research institutions, telecommunications firms, and government agencies, propelling their careers in the dynamic field of microelectronics and shaping the future of electronics technology.


The B.Tech. Electrical Engineering (Microelectronics) program offered by UPES School of Advanced Technology provides exceptional placement opportunities for its graduates. The university's strong industry connections and dedicated placement cell ensure that students are well-prepared to enter the job market. Through internships, workshops, and industry visits, students gain valuable practical exposure, which enhances their employability. Companies from various sectors, including semiconductor, electronics, and telecommunications, actively recruit UPES graduates due to their specialized skills and knowledge in microelectronics. With a high placement record and competitive salary packages, the program equips students with the necessary tools to thrive in the dynamic and fast-growing field of microelectronics.

Fee Structure

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Semester 1

Critical Thinking2002
Environment and Climate Change2002
Engineering Mathematics I3104
Physics 3104
Object Oriented Programming3003
Basic Electrical and Electronics
Object Oriented Programming Lab0021
Basic Electrical and Electronics 
Engg Lab
Physics Lab0021
Total   21

Semester 2

Living Conversations2002
Environment and Climate Change2002
Analog Electronics I3003
Engineering Mathematics II3104
Workshop Practice0022
Engineering Graphics0022
Living Conversations    
Environment and Climate Change0023
Analog Electronics I3003
Total   21

Semester 3

Exploratory 13003
Design Thinking2002
Measurement and Instrumentation 3003
Analog Electronics II3003
Signals and Systems3003
Network Theory3104
Social Internship   0
Analog Electronics II lab0021
Simulation Design -I0021
Electronics Workshop0020
Total   20

Semester 4

Working with Data2002
Exploratory 23003
Electromagnetic Field Theory3003
Digital System Design3003
Control System Engineering3003
Electrical Machines3104
Digital System Design lab0021
Control System Engineering Lab0021
Simulation Design -I0021
Electrical Machines lab0020
Total   21

Semester 5

Technologies of Future/Meta 1012002
Leadership & Teamwork2002
Exploratory 33104
Communication System3104
Microprocessors and Microcontrollers3003
Industrial Power Electronics3003
Power Electronics Lab0021
 Microprocessors and 
 Microcontrollers Lab
Capstone I0021
Total   20

Semester 6

Start you own Start-up2002
Exploratory 43003
Advanced Electrical Machines3003
Power System I3003
Embedded Systems and IoT3003
Advanced Electrical Machines Lab0021
Embedded Systems and IoT lab0021
Specialization Course II3003
Capstone II   2
Industrial visit   0
Total   21

Semester 7

Exploratory 53003
Switchgear and Protection3003
Power System Lab0021
Power System II3003
Specialization Course II3003
Specialization Course III3003
Major Project I0002
Industrial Internship0001
Total   22

Semester 8

Exploratory 63003
Specialization Course IV3003
Specialization Course V3003
Industrial Communication
and Networking
Major Project II   7
Total   19

Specialisation Courses

6thVLSI Technologies3003
7thFPGA based System Design3003
7thIC Fabrication and Packaging3003
8thNanoelectronics Devices3003
8thSystem on Chip Design3003


Interested students must fulfill the minimum eligibility criteria for B.Tech. Electrical Engineering (Microelectronics) as outlined below: Minimum 50% marks in Classes X and XII. with 50% in PCM (Physics/Chemistry and Mathematics) in Class XII.

Selection Criteria

UPES selects students interested in pursuing B.Tech. Electrical Engineering (Microelectronics) based on their individual performance in UPESEAT / JEE / Board Merit / SAT/ CUET.

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