A two-year PG program offered to provide a broad knowledge and practical experience in VLSI Design with fundamentals in ASIC design, Digital and Analog design with six areas identified for Professional electives handled by Ph.D. qualified and experienced faculty members. The program boasts of an exclusive well equipped lab with state-of-the-art EDA tools, FPGA & embedded processor based development boards and computing facilities that is available to student use during regular and beyond regular course schedule. Students have access well equipped library with quality textbooks & reference books, and e-journals including IEEE, Elsevier, Springer, and others.
The program allows students to complete their Master’s thesis internally under the guidance of our faculty or externally through Industry experts with a strong emphasis on research and development.
Engineering Graduates will be able to:
PO1: An ability to independently carry out research / investigation and development work to solve practical problems.
PO2: An ability to write and present a substantial technical report/document.
PO3: Students should be able to demonstrate a degree of mastery over the area as per the specialization of the program. The mastery should be at a level higher than the requirements in the appropriate bachelor program.
PO4: Design and develop solutions for problems in digital and analog electronic system through VLSI Integrated Circuits.
PO5: Execute independently the projects involving simulations and / or measurements in digital and analog electronic circuits and system design.
The program education objectives and program outcome of M.E. VLSI design are list in the following URL:
The department of ECE offers 11 professional core subjects, 24 elective subjects, employability enhancement course, professional electives and one foundation course in mathematics. The subjects are listed below.
Employability Enhancement Course
The students of M.E. VLSI Design has come out with flying colors in the Anna university examinations and secured top ranks. The list of rank holders since 2013 is enclosed in the following file.
The department of ECE encourages students to actively participate in internships offered by reputed industries and institutions. To facilitate this, MOUs are signed with corporates like TATA Elexsi, Alcatel Lucent and BIGCAT Wireless.
|Name of the Student
|Testing and Verification Solutions Pvt. Ltd
|Jangam Pavan Kumar
|Testing and Verification Solutions Pvt. Ltd
|Vishniu K S
To motivate students to excel in studies and research, the management of SSN provides scholarships to meritorious students. For GATE candidates (in addition to AICTE stipend): are granted with
Mr. Nadin Naushad (PG-VSLI) of 2017-19 received scholarship for his outstanding work in academics.
Our post graduate students are actively involved in participating competitions organized by the state and the central government organizations.
The department has acquired projects from several national agencies such as DST, AICTE, NIOT, BRNS, ISRO, IGCAR, Tamilnadu Forrest Department, AICRP, etc. As of 2020, the department has successfully completed 21 projects worth Rs.3.63 crore and is currently executing 9 projects worth of Rs. 2.7 crore. To inculcate research activities among PG students, SSN management provide funding for student projects. The detailed list of projects can be accessed through the following hyperlink
The department’s annual conference WISPNET technically co-sponsored by IEEE is a mega event which hosts keynote address from eminent researchers and academicians across the globe. To meet the needs of local community the department organizes a national conference called NCICT every year which is the culmination of delegates from various levels including IITs and NIT. To provide hands on training on software and hardware, the department of ECE regularly conducts workshops for PG students. Each and every event conducted by department of ECE is published in the newsletter. The information of conferences, workshops and seminars can be accessed using the hyperlink below.
The department of ECE encourages students to go beyond academics, industrial visits are organized to understand the practical perspective of the workplace. Every year the students accompanied by a faculty member visit various industries. The following is the list of companies visited by our students.
Generally placement is SSN is good and it is the same for PG students also. The students are placed in top MNCs like Intel, Microchip, QUALCOMM, Sameer, Tata Communications, Alcatel -Lucent, TCS, Infosys, HCL, CTS, Valeo etc. Apart from placement PG students are interested in pursuing higher studies and research. In this regard, our students are in various Indian and foreign universities like Florida International University – USA, University of Catania – Italy, Aalto University Finland, IITs, IIITDM, NIT, SSNCE, Anna University etc. Many of our PG students interested in taking teaching profession and are placed and are well settled in in Government, Self – financing, Deemed to be Universities across various states in India.
Exclusive training on competitive question paper solving is provided by the Carrier development Cell of our Institute. Apart from this, core technology based training is provided to the PG students for 80 hours. Recently for the past two years, CCNA certification courses training is provided in the campus itself with the collaboration of Dynamic Networks Pvt, Ltd., Chennai. Students who took this training were placed before their certification exams and this have helped to acquire job from good core companies too. Few students are continuing in taking advanced training on certification which proves the quality of training provided for PG students.
Additionally, a program on “A day with Alumni for Future Alumni” is conducted by the department for the past three years continuously exclusively for the PG students. This program is a full day interaction session between present PG students with PG alumni in various sectors like core industries, software, banking, civil service, young entrepreneur etc. Through this forum, the PG students are provided information on real expectations of Industry, technical knowledge requirement, Communication skills required, Internship offers, GATE exam preparation, admission process in IITs, research opportunities available in India and abroad, placement opportunities and many more. PG alumni also give hands on experience by mock interviews.
SSN management considers alumni as a valuable asset and resource in building a successful institution. In line with that, the department of ECE regularly invites our alumni to share their academic as well as industrial experiences with the juniors to enlighten them to achieve their passion of interest
Photographs of Alumni Interaction