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B. Tech in Electronics Engineering (VLSI Design and Technology)

About the Programme:

The programme in VLSI Design and Technology at VIT aims at providing fundamental concepts related to the design of VLSI circuits, systems and technology. This program is initiated with an aim to support India Semiconductor Mission (ISM), Govt. of India. This program will support the development of semiconductor ecosystem in India. The curriculum of VLSI Design has been designed to cater to the ever-changing demands of VLSI industry and needs of the society through research.

Program core courses:

Digital System Design/ VLSI System Design/ ASIC Design / Computer Architecture / Circuit
Theory / Electronic Circuits/ CMOS Analog IC Design/ CAD for IC Design/ Scripting Languages and Verification/ Electronic Materials / Physics of Semiconductor Devices/Semiconductor Device Modelling / VLSI Technology.

Program Elective Courses:

2D Materials and Devices / Compound Semiconductors /Quantum Technology for Electronics Engineers / Thin Films Characterization/ Photovoltaics and Energy Conversion Devices / Memory Devices and circuits /Low Power VLSI Design / Testing of VLSI Circuits / Embedded System Design with FPGA /VLSI Architectures for DSP/ Advanced Computer Architecture/Computational Techniques/ Mixed Signal Circuit Design/ CMOS RF IC Design/Electronics Packaging/ AI and Machine Learning for IC/ Neuromorphic Computing/ Design of CMOS Phase Locked Loop/ Hardware Security/ High Speed Interconnects for VLSI Design /Stacked IC Design /Verification Methodologies /Advanced Semiconductor Devices.


  • IC Design Lab and ASIC Design Lab is fully equipped with industry standard EDA Tools with 60 user licenses for Synopsys IC Bundle, Siemens EDA and EDA Tools from Cadence. Students and Researchers can have hands on experience in both Analog and Digital IC design starting from front end to GDSII.
  • FPGA/SOPC Lab is equipped with the ALTERA Design Suite, Xilinx Programmable Logic Design Tools, Cypress Semiconductor Microsystems software with 60 user licenses. It is also equipped with the following hardware boards: Cyclone DE1 and DE2 Boards from Altera, Stratix DE3 Board from Altera, Virtex and Spartan Boards from Xilinx and Semiconductor programmable SoC Kits from Cypress for prototyping.

Scope of Employment

Companies which hire them:

Qualcomm, Intel, Samsung, Dell, Apex Semiconductors, NXP Semiconductors, MediaTek,Cadence, Synopsys, MARVELL, MicroChip, TI, ST Microelectronics, NVIDIA, AMD,Infineon, Global Foundries.