Future Prospects of B.Tech (Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering)


Bachelor of Technology in Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering is one of the core branches of Engineering. It provides good career opportunities as well as higher study options. Candidates can go for higher studies such as post graduate programmes, doctoral programmes etc. For those who want to start their career after graduation can join public sector companies as well as private sector firms.

Higher study options

Candidates who have completed B.Tech in Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering can pursue their higher studies in various areas. Some of the options are listed below

  • Master of Technology in Astronomical Instrumentation
  • Master of Technology in Digital Electronics
  • Master of Technology in Microwave and Radar Electronics
  • Master of Technology in Embedded Systems
  • Master of Engineering in Electronics and Communication
  • Master of Technology in Computational Engineering and Networking
  • Master of Engineering in Process Control and Instrumentation Engineering
  • Master of Technology in Instrumentation and Control Engineering

There are many good institutions in India that offer these courses.

Career options after B.Tech in Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering

B.Tech graduates in Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering have lots of job opportunity in both public and private sector organisations. Instrumentation engineers can seek employment in various sectors such as Research and Development units of Public and Private sector firms, thermal power stations, steel plants, refineries etc. Kerala State Electronics Development Corporation Limited recruits B.Tech graduates as operator trainees. Public Sector banks such as Allahabad Bank and Punjab and Sind Bank recruit graduates in Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering as IT Specialist Officer. Candidates can find job prospects as officer trainee in   Hindustan Petroleum Corporation. Hindustan Life Care Ltd recruits fresh graduates as Graduate Engineer Trainee.

Private sector firms like   Sofcon India Pvt Ltd recruits B.Tech graduates as Trainee Engineer. Candidates can find job positions as Instrumentation Design Engineer, Electrical Instrumentation and Automation in various private sector firms. Experienced professional can seek employment in global firms.


Fresh candidates in Instrumentation Engineering can earn Rs. 10,000/- to Rs.20, 000/- per month. Work Experience, qualification and performance are the factors determining the pay scale in this industry. Senior Instrumentation experts with a minimum of 5 year working experience can earn Rs. 25,000/- to 80,000/- per month. Pay scale in foreign countries is comparatively higher than that in India.



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One Response to “Future Prospects of B.Tech (Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering)”

  1. 1

    where E&I branch is not specified, B.TECH (E&I) student should apply on which branch ELECTRONIC or INSTRUMENTATION ? particularly for GATE or IES(indian engg exam) . whether E & I branch are eligible for Indian Engg Services exam conducted by UPSC