B. Tech-Electronics & Communication Engineering (ECE) with Specializations in Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI)

4 Years Program

Program Overview

B.Tech in Electronics & Communication Engineering with specialisation in VLSI is a four year, undergraduate programme offered by the Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering. This specialisation deals with design and analysis of tiny yet powerful electronic chips, crucial for today’s compact gadgets and smart tech. In this specialisation students will learn about digital system design, semiconductor device physics, microprocessors, microcontrollers, designing, encoding and simulating various microelectronics circuits. With technology advancing, there is a high demand for this specialisation especially in the smartphone and computing component industry. VLSI students have a bright future, with roles in circuit designs, chip design, electronics software development and product development profiles.


Choose your path to success with specializations in
  • VLSI Design
  • Quantum Computing
  • Introduction to Microfabrication
  • Semiconductor Device Modelling
  • Computer Aided design for VLSI
  • Low Power VLSI

*Elective courses can change according to industry trend.

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What makes it different at IILM University, Greater Noida?

  • Practical oriented learning with excellent state-of-the-art laboratories.
  • Strong interdisciplinary research base with various government funded projects from DST, AICTE, UPCSTetc.
  • Collaborations with industry and academia like IBM, AWS, MOBEC, IETE, CNN-JMI, Infosys Springboard, CSIR_IIP and many others to enhance student-industry engagements.
  • Industry relevant curriculum design.
  • Personalized mentoring, Career counseling and Personality Development by experts, faculty members, industry stalwarts and Alumni.

Candidate must have passed 10+2 level examination or its equivalent from any recognized Board / University; securing minimum 50% (45% for SC/ST/ Reserve candidates) MARKS in required subject combination (two compulsories (Physics & Mathematics) & one optional (Chemistry/ Bio- Technology / Biology / Technical Vocational subject)) taken together. The candidate is essentially required to pass without any grace marks.

The course structure is designed keeping in mind the latest & future trends of industry worldwide. In 1st year fundamental concepts of Electronics & Communication Engineering is introduced to students which includes basic courses like Basic Electrical Engineering, Basic Electronics Engineering, Programming with C, Introduction to Python Programming and other Basic Science & Engineering Courses. From second year onwards we start our core courses and emphasize on electronic circuit designing and its components, various theorems and biasing techniques are taught. Also courses like Signal & Systems, Digital Systems, Micro Processors & Controllers with rigorous lab work is scheduled. Specialization electives come in 4th semester where students will choose his course according to the specialization. 3rd and 4th year onwards advance core & electives courses of ECE & VLSI is offered like Internet of Things, Introduction to Microfabrication, Nano Electronics, Organic Electronics, Quantum Computing, Computer Aided Design for VLSI and other courses. Students have to complete internships at the end of each year, which are evaluated in the next semester.

While studying B.Tech ECE with specialisation in VLSI, securing an internship is a great approach to get practical knowledge and expertise in electronics. Getting relevant certifications from well-known platforms can also help you stand out from the competition when applying for internships. IILM’s Collaborations with Electronics & IT giants – Mobec, IETE, CNN-JMI, CSIR-IIP, IBM ICE, AWS Academy, NASSCOM, Apple-IoS, Data flair, RedHat, Infosys Springboard, ICT Academy, Microsoft will be helpful accessing the standardised content that is at par with Industry requirements.


At IILM, Placement Managers, Specialist Trainers, Faculty& Student Coordinators work for internship and placement for each branch/school.

List of companies that offer placement opportunities after B. Tech-ECE with specialization in VLSI are:

  • Mindtree
  • IBM
  • Microsoft
  • Haier
  • Adobe
  • Qualcomm
  • Nvidia
  • STMicroelectronics
  • HCL
  • TCS

In addition to the electronic giants, local and regional start-ups, companies, and research institutions are actively working and offering for various roles inchip designing and VLSI.IILM will assist its students in participating various career fairs, professional networking, and job search portals and above-mentioned organisations, start-ups, research institutions while finding and applying to relevant employment.

IILM will also assist in choosing appropriate pathways for Higher Education.

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Electronics & Communication Engineering with specialization in VLSI is very popular in a variety of businesses and has received a lot of interest. As a result, VLSI technology is associated with a variety of employment roles. The following are some typical positions in the semiconductor/chip designing/ VLSI industry

  • VLSI Design Engineer
  • ASIC Design Engineer
  • FPGA Design Engineer
  • CAD Engineer
  • Embedded Systems Engineer
  • System-on-Chip (SoC) Designer
  • Mixed Signal Design Engineer
  • Layout Engineer
  • Process Engineer
Admissions Open for 2024