INDUSTRY-READY DIPLOMA PROGRAMS IN VLSI ENGINEERING AND EMBEDDED SYSTEM DESIGN ( With Fee )

Industry-Ready Diploma Program – Career Prospects

Note: This training program is arranged to develop the skills that may be necessary for fresh engineers to pursue careers in high-technology VLSI Engineering domain.  Note that no employment is assured subsequent to the successful completion of this program.  However placement assistance will be provided to successful students to pursue further their employment prospects in VLSI Design organizations.

LOGIC DESIGN:

Normally, a fresher is given the work of Logic Verification. As the candidate gains experience, the candidate moves into other domains based on candidate’s expertise and available opportunities at that time. The candidate progressively moves up the ladder and becomes an experienced professional.

The main job functions in the industry Logic Design can be any of the following:

  • Design Verification
  • RTL Design
  • Chip Architecture
  • Implementation (Synthesis)
  • Gate level simulations
  • Emulation
  • Pre-silicon and Post-silicon Validation
  • System Modeling
  • HW, SW Co-verification
  • FPGA Implementation
  • Silicon Characterization
  • Low Power Design
  • DFT Implementation/Verification
  • Stating Timing Analysis and Timing closure

PHYSICAL DESIGN:

Normally, a fresher is given the work in ECO phase of Physical design or Place & Routing. As the candidate gains experience, the candidate moves into other domains based on candidate’s expertise and available opportunities at that time. The candidate progressively moves up the ladder and becomes an experienced professional.

The main job functions in the industry Physical Design can be any of the following:

  • ECO Engineering
  • Place & Route Engineering
  • Static Timing Analysis and Timing-closure
  • Front-end and back-end Implementation
  • Power Analysis
  • Low power Design Engineering
  • Physical verification
  • Signal Integrity
  • Design For Manufacturing
  • Library Development and Characterization
  • VLSI CAD/Methodology development Engineering
  • Package Engineering

ANALOG DESIGN:

Normally, a fresher is given the work in Analog circuit simulation or analog verification. As the candidate gains experience, the candidate moves into other domains based on candidate’s expertise and available opportunities at that time. The candidate progressively moves up the ladder and becomes an experienced professional.

The main job functions in the industry Physical Design can be any of the following:

  • Analog Circuit Simulation/Verification
  • SERDES IPs
  • Phase Locked Loops
  • ADCs and DACs
  • Regulators, LDOs
  • Charge pump circuits
  • IO drivers design
  • Memory
  • ESD circuits

CUSTOM LAYOUT DESIGN:

Normally, a fresher is given the work in Layout design & verification. As the candidate gains experience, the candidate moves into other domains based on candidate’s expertise and available opportunities at that time. The candidate progressively moves up the ladder and becomes an experienced professional.

The main job functions in the industry Custom Layout Design can be any of the following:

  • Layout Design of standard cells
  • Layout verification of standard cells
  • Analog  Circuit layout
  • Analog Circuit Layout Verification
  • Mixed signal  Design Layout
  • Block level verification

The candidate can competently grow to Senior Engineer, Project lead, Manager, etc. positions in the career.

EMBEDDED SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT:

Normally, a fresher is given the work in application development, driver development, platform testing, etc. As the candidate gains experience, the candidate moves into other domains based on candidate’s expertise and available opportunities at that time. The candidate progressively moves up the ladder and becomes an experienced professional.

The main job functions in the industry Embedded SW Development can be any of the following:

  • Application software development
  • Driver development
  • Platform Hardware design
  • Board/PCB Design
  • System software development
  • Board Support Package (BSP) development
  • Software framework development
  • Software architecture
  • Power management
  • OS Kernel framework and integration
  • Multimedia algorithm implementation
  • Multimedia system software development
  • System Engineering
  • Hardware validation and diagnostics
  • Testing & QA

Application Software Development:

Normally, a fresher is given the work in the front end design. As the candidate gains experience, the candidate moves into other domains (Data base design, Server side coding, etc.) based on candidate’s expertise and available opportunities at that time. The candidate progressively moves up the ladder and becomes an experienced professional.

The main job functions in the industry can be any of the following:

  • Developing different applications (Web / Mobile / Set Top Box/ Smart TV/ OTT/ Medical devices/ Standalone)
  • Developing User Interface
  • Developing backend logic
  • Design and Develop Databases
  • Integration with other third party libraries/applications or services
  • Co-working with other development and testing teams
  • Maintenance and updating the existing applications

Software Testing:

Normally, a fresher is given the work in application development, driver development, platform testing, etc. As the candidate gains experience, the candidate moves into other domains based on candidate’s expertise and available opportunities at that time. The candidate progressively moves up the ladder and becomes an experienced professional.

The main job functions in the industry Physical Design can be any of the following:

  • Application software development
  • Driver development
  • Platform Hardware design
  • Board/PCB Design
  • System software development
  • Board Support Package (BSP) development
  • Software framework development
  • Software architecture
  • Power management
  • OS Kernel framework and integration
  • Multimedia algorithm implementation
  • Multimedia system software development
  • System Engineering
  • Hardware validation and diagnostics
  • Testing & QA