FAQ’s – MS in VLSI Engineering

Project Work during MS Program

Project work during the last two semesters is mostly live project which will be executed for the consortium/associated companies. Project work is generally identified at the institute/company. Tasks will be clearly assigned to the candidate.Student getting an opportunity to work on live projects may need to work at company premises with the permission of VEDAIIT

Selection Process

Selection is of two stages. Stage 1 is clearing the MS Common Entrance Test. Stage 2 is Interview( Technical & HR) for short listed candidates after MS Common Entrance Test.

Based on the performance in written test and interview, the candidate will be selected for admission into MS Program.


Based on the performance in the written test and interview, some companies have offered scholarships and may continue that practice.

Classes & Labs

The four semesters which comprise of course work, lab sessions and projects will be conducted at VEDAIIT. In the case of projects during the last two semesters, sometimes the customer projects may have to be executed at their premises with the permission of VEDAIIT.

Hostel Accommodation

Hostel accommodation is not available. 
Students have to make their own arrangements in nearby places. 
Information can be obtained from the senior students.

When will the hall ticket be sent?

Generally 4-5 days before the Entrance Test for the applied candidates.

Placement opportunity & track record for MS Program

History speaks that VEDA IIT has excellent Placement track record since inception. However the institute does not give assurance on placement.

Depending on the performance of an individual while executing customer projects and subsequent Interview the respective consortium companies may offer placement.

Eligibility & Admission

BE/B Tech in Electronics / Electrical / Computer Science / IT / Instrumentation

Final year students may also apply

Classes & Labs during MS Program

The program is of four semester duration.

First two semesters is devoted to course work& lab sessions

Last two semesters are meant for projectwork in VEDA IIT/ consortium companies

What is VEDA IIT

VEDA IIT, a teaching company. It is a pioneering institute in providing training in VLSI Logic Design, Physical Design, Analog Desiggn, Layout Design and Embedded System Design domains since 1997. VEDAIIT is well known for offering quality education, with industry collaboration for the last several years. VEDAIIT is widely acclaimed for the quality of the written test and interview process, which brings out the conceptual and analytical ability of the student and reflects the academic standards in the concerned discipline. VEDAIIT is not-for-profit, autonomous, Institute. VEDAIIT has the distinction of conducting, a first of its kind and totally Industry Driven, 2-year MS Program in VLSI Engineering in collaboration with JNTUH since 2002. The students achieved more than 99% employment on the day of completion of the program in all batches conducted so far. It also has conducted several Advanced Diploma Programs in logic and physical design areas of VLSI and embedded system design, where almost all the trainees are absorbed by the industry. On the infrastructure side, VEDAIIT has sufficient licenses for most of the EDA tools from leading EDA tool vendors like Cadence, Synopsys, Mentor, etc. It has very high end top quality servers and huge memory base and back up facilities. It is also supported, in its training activities, by reputed companies like AMD, Cadence, Synopsys, Ineda, Conexant, SoCtronics, Cypress Semiconductors etc.

Examination & Degree

There will be two mid-term exams and one semester exam in each subject in the first two semesters. Mid-term exams are conducted and evaluated by VEDAIIT. End theory exams are conducted and evaluated by JNTUH in coordination with VEDAIIT. End Semester lab exams are conducted and evaluated by VEDAIIT.

In the third and fourth semesters, the student is evaluated based on the presentation of his/her project work in the seminar, the content, approach, execution of the project, Viva and dissertation. Project is evaluated at the end by a committee comprising of representatives from the University, VEDAIIT and the associated project Guides.

Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad (JNTUH) awards degree for those who successfully pursue the course at VEDA IIT, Hyderabad (Refer corresponding academic regulations approved by JNTUH from time to time for VEDA IIT, Hyderabad)

Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada (JNTUK) awards degree for those who successfully pursue the course at VEDA IIT, Amaravati ( Guntur) (Refer corresponding academic regulations approved by JNTUK from time to time for VEDA IIT, Amaravati)