ECE is the latest super paying branch of engineering. Being a mix of hardware and software, it is attracting many companies offering fat and lucrative packages. In this post, I will discuss some of the most sought-after companies in this gold-mine branch of engineering.

  • Texas Instruments

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TI, a major player in the chip-manufacturing industry, is one of the best companies to offer very good paying jobs to ETE/ECE students. TI provides a very good opportunity to build your circuit designing skills and thus it is very advantageous to a fresher.

Average salary offered à 17 Lakhs per annum

Requirements – They look for a candidate having a crystal clear concept of working with simple electronics and electrical elements and circuits. RC circuits are their favorites while interviewing the candidates.

  • Samsung R&D

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Samsung is one of the biggest companies in consumer-electronics sector. Its smartphones, televisions, washing machines, air-conditioners etc are greatly demanded all over the world. Samsung has an R&D center in Bangalore where they work on cutting-edge technologies and provide innovation to the industry.

Average salary offered à 16 Lakhs per annum

Requirements – You must have a good hold on ‘digital circuits and designs’ subject. Along with this, you should be able to solve simple network theory questions and you must possess a good knowledge of CMOS.

  • Qualcomm

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Qualcomm is an American multinational semiconductor and telecommunications equipment company that designs and markets wireless telecommunications products and services. It derives most of its revenue from chip-making and the bulk of its profit from patent licensing businesses. Thus R&D is the most important part of the company.

Average salary offered à 14 Lakhs per annum

Requirements – A good conceptual knowledge of analog circuits and network theory is a must for getting a job offer from this company. Good conceptual knowledge of transistors would go a long way in making your case if you want to work in this innovation-driven company.

  • Airtel

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Airtel is the leading telecommunication company in India and is a great company to work for. With the advent of 4G and use of optical fibers, the company is expected to expand aggressively.

Average salary offered à 9-10 Lakhs per annum

Requirements – A good knowledge of Electromagnetic theory and wireless communications would help you get through the interview and get a job offer.

  • PSUs

These are public sector companies that either take applications based on GATE score and interview or hold their own exams and interviews. PSUs such as BHEL, NALCO, HPCL, BEL, ONGC etc offer many job opportunities to electronics students.

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Average salary offered à 9-12 Lakhs per annum

Requirements- A good score in GATE along with good basic concepts will easily provide you a job in any of the PSUs.

Apart from these, there are numerous companies providing good packages and good profiles to a graduate ETE/ECE engineer. Vodafone, Aircel, Motorola, LG, Philips electronics, Reliance, Dell technologies, are some of the examples.