B.Tech Electronics and Computer Engineering - MICROELECTRONICS

Program details

The B.Tech. Electronics Computer Engineering (Microelectronics) program offered by UPES School of Advanced Engineering is designed to equip students with essential knowledge and skills in the field of microelectronics, focusing on the fabrication and design of next-generation integrated circuits and chips. The course emphasizes the significance of low-power chip design, a crucial aspect given the demand for high-performance computing, fast switching, and memory-efficient devices in today's technology landscape.

Throughout the program, students will delve into various aspects of microelectronics, including ASIC (Application-Specific Integrated Circuit) and CMOS (Complementary Metal-Oxide-Semiconductor) manufacturing methodologies. These methodologies offer a unique platform for students to engage in optimal chip design, simulation, and synthesis, ultimately leading to the development of 'ready-to-manufacture' chips. By exploring these cutting-edge techniques, students will gain hands-on experience and a deep understanding of the entire chip fabrication process, from design conceptualization to final production.

Upon successful completion of the B.Tech. Electronics Computer Engineering (Microelectronics) program, graduates will be well-prepared to tackle the challenges of the semiconductor industry and contribute to advancements in integrated circuit technology. They will possess the expertise required to design energy-efficient chips that cater to the growing demands of various sectors, such as telecommunications, healthcare, artificial intelligence, and more. This program offers an excellent opportunity for aspiring engineers to be at the forefront of microelectronics innovation and contribute to the development of groundbreaking technologies that shape the future.

Program Highlights

  • The B.Tech. Electronics Computer Engineering (Microelectronics) program focuses on VLSI technologies, FPGA-based system design, IC fabrication & packaging, nanoelectronics devices, and system on chip design.
  • In-depth study of microelectronics concepts and their practical applications to develop skilled professionals in the field.
  • Extensive practical sessions and lab work to gain hands-on experience in designing and fabricating microelectronic circuits.
  • Opportunities to work on real-world projects, fostering innovation and problem-solving skills in the microelectronics domain.
  • Learning from experienced faculty members and industry experts, providing valuable insights into cutting-edge technologies.
  • Equipping students with the knowledge and skills to pursue diverse career paths in the microelectronics industry, including VLSI design, semiconductor manufacturing, and embedded systems development.

The future scope of the B.Tech. Electronics Computer Engineering (Microelectronics) program is promising, particularly in India, with the chip fabrication market projected to experience exponential growth. Major industry players like Samsung, Intel, ST Microelectronics, AMD, Qualcomm, Texas Instruments, and NXP Semiconductors are expected to be significant recruiters for this specialization. Students with a solid foundation in microelectronics can explore opportunities in embedded systems for higher studies. Overall, the program offers exciting prospects for those interested in pursuing a career in the electronics and semiconductor industry.

Career Opportunities

After completing the B.Tech. Electronics Computer Engineering (Microelectronics) program at UPES School of Advanced Engineering, graduates open the door to a plethora of promising career opportunities. Equipped with a comprehensive understanding of microelectronics, they become eligible to work in cutting-edge industries such as semiconductor design, embedded systems, VLSI, and nanotechnology. With the growing demand for microelectronic devices in various sectors, professionals can pursue roles as electronics engineers, microchip designers, research scientists, or technical consultants. Moreover, they can find opportunities in telecommunications, consumer electronics, aerospace, and automotive industries. Armed with a sought-after skill set, UPES graduates in Microelectronics can embark on a fulfilling career path marked by innovation and technological advancements.


The B.Tech. Electronics Computer Engineering (Microelectronics) program at UPES School of Advanced Engineering offers outstanding placement opportunities to its graduates. With a strong emphasis on practical skills and theoretical knowledge, students are well-prepared to meet the industry's demands. The placement cell at UPES works tirelessly to connect students with leading companies in the field of microelectronics, providing them with ample opportunities to secure coveted positions. Renowned organizations actively participate in the campus recruitment drives, recognizing the caliber of students and their potential to contribute significantly to the industry. As a result, the program boasts an impressive track record of successful placements, cementing its reputation as a top choice for aspiring engineers in the microelectronics domain.

Fee Structure

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Semester 1

Critical Thinking2002
Environment and Climate 
Engineering Mathematics I3104
Object Oriented Programming3003
Basic Electrical and Electronics 
Object Oriented Programming 
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
Digital Logic and Computer Design3003
TOTAL   21

Semester 3

Exploratory 13003
Design Thinking2002
Data Structure 3003
Signals and Systems3003
Analog Electronics-II3003
Digital System Design 3003
Social Internship   0
Data Structure lab0021
Analog Electronics-II lab0021
Digital System Design lab0021
TOTAL   20

Semester 4

Working with Data2002
Exploratory 23003
Database Management System3003
Communication System 3003
Operating system3003
Operating system lab0021
Database Management System 
Communication System lab 0021
Machine Learning3003
Programming Techniques lab0022
TOTAL   22

Semester 5

Technologies of Future/Meta 1012002
Leadership & Teamwork2002
Exploratory 33003
Design and Analysis of Algorithm 3003
Microprocessors and Microcontrollers3003
VLSI Design3003
Design and Analysis of Algorithm lab0021
VLSI Design0021
Microprocessors and Microcontrollers
Capstone I   2
TOTAL   21

Semester 6

Start you own Start-up2002
Exploratory 43003
Data Communication and Networking3003
Advanced Programming 2002
Embedded Systems and IoT3003
Embedded Systems and IoT lab0021
Advanced Programming lab0021
Specialization Course I3003
Capstone II   2
Industrial visit   0
TOTAL   20

Semester 7

Exploratory 53003
Digital Signal and Image Processing3003
Agile Software Engineering3003
Agile Software Engineering lab0021
Digital Signal and Image Processing lab0021
Data Communication and Networking lab0021
Specialization Course II3003
Specialization Course III3003
Major Project I   2
Industrial Internship   1
TOTAL   21

Semester 8

Exploratory 63003
Specialization Course IV3003
Specialization Course V3003
Mobile and Web Application3003
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. Electronics Computer Engineering (Microelectronics) as listed below: Minimum 50% marks in Classes X and XII. with 50% in PCM (Physics/Chemistry and Mathematics) in Class XII.

Selection Criteria

The selection criteria for students who wish to pursue B.Tech. Electronics Computer Engineering (Microelectronics) at UPES depend on their individual performance in UPESEAT / JEE / Board Merit / SAT/ CUET.

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