Bachelor of Technology

Electronics Engineering (VLSI Design and Technology)

K.J. Somaiya College of Engineering offers a Bachelor's program in Electronics Engineering( VLSI Design & Technology). The field of Electronics and Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) Design is integral to the development of cutting-edge technologies such as smartphones, IoT devices, and advanced computing systems. It is at the forefront of technological innovation. It plays a pivotal role in various industries such as telecommunications, computing, healthcare, and consumer electronics.

To meet the growing demand for highly skilled professionals in this field, we offer the undergraduate program - B.Tech in Electronics Engineering with Specialization in VLSI Design & Technology. This program aims to provide students with comprehensive knowledge and practical skills in electronics, microelectronics, and VLSI design to prepare them for rewarding careers in this dynamic industry.

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The Teaching-Learning-Evaluation (TLE) process is facilitated by faculty members with use of active learning strategies and ICT tools like DIY (Do-it-Yourself), Think Pair Share, use of learning management system (LMS – Moodle) etc. Innovative assessment methods with a focus on handson learning are used by faculty members . Students gather a variety of learning experiences through pedagogy features, programming, simulations, models, peer learning, personalized adaptive learning, projects, internships and transform into industry-ready, competent Professionals.


  • Project-based learning : A dedicated program to shape professionals with teaching focused on problem or project-based learning
  • Knowledge beyond technical skills: The program is enabled by expert faculties and guest lecturers from corporate to provide real-life examples to applicants
  • Rewarding career path: Placement opportunities for eligible and interested students
  • Interactive & active classroom sessions: Simulations, animation, case study analyses, quizzes, and lively discussion in the classroom, which enable students to learn the concepts most effectively
  • Open & Technical Electives: Wide choice for branch-specific electives and more number of open or interdisciplinary electives.
  • Internships: Full-time internship for six months in last year Sem - VIII along with the opportunity for vacational internships

Career Path

  • VLSI Design Engineer
  • Semiconductor Process Engineer
  • ASIC Verification Engineer
  • IoT and Electronics Engineer
  • FPGA Engineer
  • System-on-Chip (SoC) Architect
  • Scientific Researcher
  • Embedded Systems Engineer
  • VLSI Test Engineer
  • Hardware Design Engineer
  • Analog/Mixed-Signal IC Designer
  • RFIC Engineer
  • CAD Engineer
  • Public Sector Companies
  • Researcher & Academician
  • Administrative Services (IAS, IES)
  • Automation Engineer
  • Control and Instrumentation Engineer


Semester I Semester II
Course Group C Course Group C
Theory courses Theory courses
Applied Mathematics - I Applied Mathematics - II
Engineering Chemistry Engineering Physics
Engineering Drawing Engineering Mechanics
Elements of Electrical and Electronics Engineering  
Lab/Tutorial courses Lab/Tutorial courses
Python Programming Programming in C
Engineering Chemistry Laboratory Engineering Physics Laboratory
Elements of Electrical & Electronics Engineering Laboratory Engineering Mechanics Laboratory
Project-Based Learning Project-Based Learning
Basic Workshop Practice - I Presentation & Communication Skills
Engineering Drawing Laboratory Basic Workshop Practice - II
Exposure Course* Exposure Course*
Course Group P Course Group P
Theory courses Theory courses
Applied Mathematics - I Applied Mathematics - II
Engineering Physics Engineering Chemistry
Engineering Mechanics Engineering Drawing
  Elements of Electrical & Electronics Engineering
Lab/Tutorial courses Lab/Tutorial courses
Python Programming Programming in C
Engineering Physics Laboratory Engineering Chemistry Laboratory
Engineering Mechanics Laboratory Engineering Drawing Laboratory
Project-Based Learning Elements of Electrical & Electronics Engineering Laboratory
Presentation & Communication Skills Project-Based Learning
Basic Workshop Practice - I Basic Workshop Practice - II
Exposure Course* Exposure Course*

Note- Students will be assigned either course group C or P in semester I irrespective of their branch of study. Accordingly, they will have the other course group (P or C) in semester II

*mandatory non-credit course to be selected from a variety of courses from sports (indoor and outdoor), music, dance, creative art, culture, religion, yoga, broadcasting, film-making etc.

Semester III Semester IV
Basic Electronic Devices Analog Electronics Circuits
Digital System Design Control systems
Network Theory and Signals & Systems Analog and Digital Communication
Maths III System Design using FPGA Lab course
Basic Electronic Devices Laboratory Maths IV
Digital System Design Laboratory Analog Electronics Circuits Laboratory
Object Oriented Programming Laboratory Microprocessor and Microcontroller Laboratory
Skill Development Laboratory Analog & Digital Communication Laboratory
Semester V Semester VI
Verification using System Verilog Embedded system design
Basics of VLSI Design IC Technology
Analog Integrated Circuit Design Analog VLSI Design
Department Elective I Department Elective II
Electromagnetic Waves
Digital Signal Processing
Power Electronics
Image processing
Semiconductor device physics
Data Structure
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
Open Elective Technical – I Open Elective Technical – II
Open Elective Humanities/ Management Open Elective Humanities/ Management
Verification using System Verilog Laboratory Embedded System Design Laboratory
Basics of VLSI Design Laboratory Analog VLSI Design Laboratory
Department Elective – I Laboratory Mini Project 2
Value-Based Course Department Elective – II Laboratory
Semester VII Semester VIII
Mixed Signal Design  
Department Elective III Department Elective V / Online SWAYAM Course*
Low Power VLSI Design
IoT and Embedded Systems
Computer Vision
Bio-medical Electronics
Semiconductor device Modeling
Power converter Design
Industrial Automation
Department Elective IV Department Elective VI / Online SWAYAM Course*
CMOS RF Integrated circuits
VLSI Physical Design
RISC V processor Architecture
Industrial Product Design
Semiconductor Packaging and Testing
DSP Architecture
Mobile Communication
  Department Elective-V Laboratory
  Department Elective-VI Laboratory
Open Elective Technical – III/ Online SWAYAM Course Project - II / Semester Long Internship
Mixed Signal Design Lab  
Department Elective-III Laboratory  
Department Elective-IV Laboratory  
Project - I  

Programme Outcomes

After successful completion of the program an Electronics Engineering Graduate will be able to:

Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.

Identify, formulate, review research literature, and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering sciences.

Design solutions for complex engineering problems and design system components or processes that meet specified needs with appropriate consideration for public health and safety and the cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.

Use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data,and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions.

Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools including prediction and modeling to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations.

Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, cultural, environmental, health, safety and legal issues relevant to the professional engineering practice; understanding the need of sustainable development.

Recognize/ study/analyze/provide solutions to real- life problems of multidisciplinary nature from diverse fields

Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.

Function effectively as an individual and as a member or leader in diverse teams and in multidisciplinary settings.

Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as being able to comprehend & write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations and give and receive clear instructions.

Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the engineering and management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multidisciplinary environments.

Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change.

Programme Specific Outcomes:

Develop expertise in VLSI and embedded systems, IC design, testing, verification, and application-focused prototype development

Understand VLSI fabrication processes, including photolithography, etching, doping, and packaging, and their impact on circuit design.

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