High-demand careers in Electrical and electronics Fields I

Engineering is the ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics. This field requires a blend of strong technical and creative skills. As technologies continue to develop, the need for electrical and electronics engineers is increasing day by day.

Electrical Engineering is primarily concerned with the study, design, and application of equipment, devices, and systems that use electricity, electronics, and electromagnetism which helps them to design electrical equipment, such as electric motors, radar and navigation systems, communications systems, and power generation equipment. automobiles and aircraft. Electrical engineers are highly employable and can find work in many areas, as they can work as Controls engineering, Project engineering, Test engineering, Electrical engineering, telecommunications engineering, Design engineering, Systems engineering, Aeronautical engineering, Electronics engineering, renewable energy sectors, Automation, Robotics. The average salary of an electrical engineer graduate is 4.5 lakhs per annum. in India. It can depend on where they work, how much experience they have, and what industry they’re in. Starting salaries are often decent, and they earn more with more experience.

Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE) is a diverse engineering field focused on designing, developing, and implementing electronic systems and communication networks.

ECE engineers identify customer and project requirements, research solutions, design electronic circuits and systems, develop firmware and embedded software, test prototypes, and oversee manufacturing. They work to integrate cutting-edge electronics, software, and communication technologies to invent the next generation of gadgets and infrastructure. Electronics and communication engineering is a highly versatile field. ECE engineers find employment across a wide range of industries developing electronic systems and communication infrastructure. Some top sectors are Telecommunications, Aerospace and Defense, Automotive, Consumer Electronics, Power Systems, and Biomedical Engineering. The average salary for an electronics and communication engineer in India is ₹4 lacs per year. Just like with EE, salaries vary based on location, years of experience, skills, and employer.

Both Electrical Engineering (EE) and Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE) branches are equally good but it all depends upon the field of interest of an individual. I feel that the student should focus on the future goal. Once he is sure of that, he can then choose the stream of his choice. For broader classification. EE appeals to individuals passionate about Electrical technology and machines, circuit analysis, electronics, electromagnetism, electrical engineering materials, instrumentation, control systems, power engineering and transmission and distribution, Robotics, etc. They can apply for jobs in Private companies such as Crompton Greaves, Siemens, Hitachi, Jindal Steel and Power, reliance, I&T, TATA, and Samsung Engineering, and PSUs such as BHEL, NTPC, DMRC, NHPC, and Power Grid. State electricity boards like APTRANSCO, APGENCO. On the other hand, ECE provides essential foundations in areas like analog/digital circuits, signal analysis, electromagnetic theory, microprocessors, wireless communications, and electronics, Embedded Systems.

An electronics engineer can find a job in Central Government, State Governments and their sponsored corporations, and private industries dealing in the manufacture, sales, and services of electronics consumer goods and appliances. Electronics engineers are also absorbed into the broadcast industry, research establishments, and defense. PSUs such as BEL, and DRMC. MNCs such as Siemens, Texas Instruments, Intel, NVidia, Philips Electronics, Motorola, Samsung, and Flextronics. DRDO, ISRO, and IT companies like Infosys, TCS, Wipro, Accenture, HCL Technologies Tech Mahindra, and EXL. Regardless of the chosen field, continuous learning and staying updated with industry trends and technological advancements are essential for long-term career success and advancement.


By Miss Shivangi Bansal, Assistant Professor, School of Engineering and Technology, Noida International University

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