Electronic Engineering is one of the largest and most sophisticated branches of engineering. It has made us available the equipments like Television, Radio, Computers, Telephones etc. Electronics has a major role in improving productivity in industries like oil, energy, agriculture and so many other important sectors of economy.
An electronics engineer works in groups to design, fabricate, produce, test and supervise the manufacturing of complex products and systems i.e. electronic equipment and components.
He works for a number of industries including hospitals, computer industries, electronic data processing systems for communication and in defense etc. The work with microprocessors, fiber optices telecommunication television, radios etc. Electronics engineering is a rapidly growing sector where there is excellent job opportunity for the skilled professionals.
Scope and Its Prospects
The major driving force for the present day Information Technology revolution is the development in Electronics Engineering. The advancements in microelectronics, satellite and optical fiber technology, analg and digital in communication techniques have resulted in developing complex electronics devices, circuits and equipments capable of implementing fast and efficient telecommunication systems. Real time transfer of audio and video signals is now possible with recent trends in broad band technologies. Penetration of electronics has now revolutionalised other areas like health care, instrumentation, automation, remote sensing, signal processing etc.