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IIT Madras invites applications for the first-ever-
BS Degree in Electronic Systems


News Desk, News Nation 360:  Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras), renowned for its excellence in education and research, is inviting applications for its recently launched first-ever off-campus BS Degree in Electronic Systems program. With an emphasis on electronics, embedded programming, digital systems, and control engineering, the program will enable students to apply the acquired engineering principles and knowledge to implement and improve systems and processes for applications. The last date to apply for the program is 25th June 2023. The program is the second BS degree from IITM and is aligned with the country’s semiconductor mission. Designed in consultation with industry leaders, students after completing the program will have strong fundamentals and industry-ready skills, ensuring high employability.  The program incorporates in-person labs at IIT Madras ensuring hands-on practical training that enhances students' understanding of electronic systems. After completing the program, students would have gained industry-ready skills so as to be employable across different sectors including automotive, semiconductor, and defence industries in various capacities such as electronic system designer, embedded system developer, electronic hardware specialist, system testing engineer, and electronics research engineer. Prof. V Kamakoti, Director, IIT Madras stated that they are delighted to introduce the newly launched BS Degree in Electronic Systems program at IIT Madras. This groundbreaking initiative, started in March this year, revolutionizes electronics education. With their state-of-the-art labs and comprehensive curriculum, they empower students to shape the future of automotive, semiconductor, defence, and beyond. The application deadline is approaching, and they warmly welcome aspiring students to join this remarkable program. According to Prof. Boby George, a faculty member in the Department of

Electrical Engineering, IIT Madras and coordinator of the newly launched program, this program, their aim is to equip learners with a diverse set of opportunities, enabling them to thrive in the ever-evolving professional landscape. Providing a comprehensive skill set, they ensure that graduates will be fully prepared to meet the dynamic needs of the industry and drive technological progress forward. At IIT Madras, they believe in empowering their students to explore their passions and pursue rewarding careers that align with their interests and aspirations. Prospective candidates who have completed Class 12 (or equivalent) in Physics and Mathematics are encouraged to consider this program as a valuable opportunity for their academic and professional growth. Unlike traditional programs, there is no age limit to join this program, making it accessible to any individual seeking to upskill and reskill themselves in the dynamic field of electronic systems. Upon completion of the program, learners will receive a prestigious degree from IIT Madras, a testament to their expertise in electronic systems and will possess the necessary competencies to pursue diverse career paths. The institute also offers multiple exit options, enabling learners at different stages of their education journey to receive certificates and diplomas. Additionally, IIT Madras provides dedicated placement assistance to facilitate career opportunities for program graduates, ensuring their successful transition into the industry. 

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Report : Anustup Kundu

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