How To Become A Robotics Engineer – Education Requirements, All Options

How to Become Robotics Engineering

Introduction

Robotics Engineering is a branch of engineering that deals with the construction, design, application, and operation of robots.  The engineering behind robots is called “Robotics”. Robotics engineers layout robotic systems and research methods to develop and assemble them in a cost-effective way.

Basically, the robotics engineer is a behind the scene developer who is the sole responsible for the creation and maintenance of the robotics system and robots. Robots are so effective and efficient in performing human activities of economic and non-economic nature as well.

Robotics Engineering is an interdisciplinary blend of a branch of electrical engineering & mechanical engineering. Robotics engineering has been a prominent career opportunity in today’s youth. Robotics engineers are learners.

Robotics engineers are masters-of-all-trades of engineering. They are the blend professionals of mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, computer science, and even psychology.

To be a robotics engineer, you have to be great at designing, imagining, learning and spontaneous Acts. there are various reasons behind the question of why robotics is becoming a great choice for young engineers.

Eligibility and Educational Qualifications:

Must be Passed 10th from any recognized board. 
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Must be Passed 12th from any recognized board with the following subjects (from science stream)

  • Mathematics
  • Chemistry
  • Physics

To become a Robotics Engineer, candidates must be a holder of the degree course in this field. Candidates can easily pursue diplomas, bachelors and master courses in this field. 

Candidates can’t get Admission in any robotics engineering after 10th standard. They must be passed 12th from the recognized board.

To get admission to robotics engineering Applicants must have to pass 12th class with science stream with subjects as physics, chemistry, and mathematics. After it, Candidates can apply for the all India engineering entrance exam or the exam conducted by The Indian Institute of Technology(IIT). 

Entry Routes to Becoming a Robotics Engineer:

1). Diploma Course in Robotics Engineering: 

Diploma in Robotics Engineering is an undergraduate level program whose duration is 3 years. It is a very excited and amazing branch of technology that deals with computer-controlled technology. The main work area of this branch of technology is designing, constructing, operating,  manufacturing and Application of robots.

Diploma in Robotics Eligibility: 

  • A candidate must be passed 10+2 with Science stream from any recognized board.
  • A candidate must have biology, physics, mathematics, and chemistry as a subject in 10+2.
  • Prescribed Rules and Regulations by the concerned Institutions offering diploma in Robotics Engineering.

Some of the Institutions offering Diploma in Robotics Engineering are

  • Thiru Seven Hills Polytechnic College
  • Thangam Muthu Polytechnic College
  • Er Perumal Manimekalai Polytechnic College
  • Valivalam Desikar Polytechnic College

Candidates may go through the entrance examination for pursuing a diploma in Robotics engineering. It depends upon the kind of Institution you are applying for the diploma program. There are so many colleges and Institutions that take admissions in diploma in Robotics engineering without any entrance exam as well. but the Entrance exams are not mandatory to take admission in robotics engineering in any of the colleges. But in some Colleges, it’s required.

After getting admission in Colleges and Institutions and completing their Diploma program in robotics engineering, candidates can apply to the various private sector and public sector jobs at high salary packages. They can work as Robotics engineers, robotics programmers, technical associates, robotics trainers, robotics installation engineers, robot operators, etc.

2). Bachelor Degree Route:

There are Two Kinds of Bachelor degrees: 

  • Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) in Robotics Engineering.
  • Bachelor of Engineering (BE) in Robotics.

B. Tech / B.E in Robotics Engineering is a four-year undergraduate program provided by many universities/colleges for specialization and personalized experience in the field of robotics. Candidates after completing 12 th or any equivalent education in science stream with subjects: physics, chemistry, biology / Mathematics can apply for this bachelor’s degree.

B. Tech or B.E in Robotic Engineering is an interdisciplinary course that involves mechanical engineering and electrical engineering as well. Employment resources for graduate candidates are accessible in the manufacturing industry and automation industry at high packages.

There is a further subdivision of this route:

  •  Private college Route.
  • Government / Public college Route.

1). Private College Route: The average course fees of b.tech and b.e in robotics engineering in private colleges starting from – 3 Lacs – 6 Lacs.

2). Government College Route (B.Tech / B.E in Robotics engineering): The average fees of b.tech / B.E in robotics engineering from public/ Government colleges vary from 3 Lacs – 5Lacs ( without hostel charges ). 

Seeking candidates, For getting admission in Top government institutions or IITS, must have to go through the Examination of IIT JEE Mains followed By IIT JEE Advanced Examination.

After passing the Examination of JEE MAINS and ADVANCE, candidates get admission to recognized IITs. Like IIT Kanpur, IIT BOMBAY, IIT BHU, IIT Delhi, etc.

Here are the Some Government Colleges who Provide Robotics Engineer 

  • Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Allahabad

Entrance Examinations for Admission in Bachelor degree (B.tech) and B.E in Robotics engineering  from IITs and Government Institutions: 

1). JEE Mains Eligibility

Candidates must be passed 12 th with Science stream (PCM plus English are compulsory subjects).

For admission into IITs, NITs, IIITs, and CFTIs Applicants must have qualified 10+ with 75% (65% for reserved category Applicants) markings in their respective board examinations.

2). JEE Advanced: 

JEE Mains is followed by the JEE Advance Entrance exam which is conducted by or under the supervision of Indian Institutes of technologies.

  • Mostly in private colleges / Institutions, Admission is based on the merit system but the average fees for the course are generally high.
  • And, in government institutions, candidates must be cleared the entrance examination and generally, the average course fees are comparatively low.

After clearing the Examination of IIT JEE MAINS and ADVANCE you will get Admission in Respective IIT’s then you have to select your engineering branch in which you want to get Admission.

Candidates trying to get Admission in Robotics engineering Opt Computer science and engineering as their Branch.

3). Master Degree Route: 

M.Tech/M.E in Robotics engineering nourishes candidate/applicants experts/professionals in the field of robotics engineering by teaching them robotics invention, artificial intellect and robotics electro-mechanics, robotics detectors and robotics instrumentation, robotics installation, etc.

This Master in Robotics engineering is the maker of professional who is all-rounder human resources of so many fields of engineering along with robotics engineering like mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, electronic engineering Artificial Intelligence, Computer Science engineering, etc

Available Master Courses in the field of Robotics Engineering: 

  • Master of Engineering (ME) in Robotics Engineering.
  • Master of Technology (M.Tech) in Robotics Engineering.
  • Master of Technology (M.Tech) in Remote Sensing & Wireless Sensor Networks.
  • Master of Technology (M.Tech) in Automation & Robotics.

Duration of the program: It’s 2 years long program.

M.Tech/M.E in Robotics engineering provides a piece of deep knowledge, experience, and understanding in the field of robotics engineering. It involves the study of robotics fabrication, artificial intelligence, robotic vision,

electromechanics, robotics sensors, and instrumentation, etc.moreover applicants have to do researches and projects on these topics.

Eligibility: The basic eligibility for pursuing M.Tech/M.E in Robotics engineering is having a bachelor’s degree in Robotics engineering or any equivalent bachelor’s degree from any recognized university/college with a minimum of 55% marking in Bachelor degree. A valid GATE score is also needed for getting admission in IITs and Government Colleges And Institutions and making your Masters valuable and fruitful.

The average course fee in India ranges between INR 1 and 3 Lacs per annum. it depends upon the kind of institute offering the course. The basic eligibility parameter to pursue the course is graduation (B.Tech. / B.E) completed in any branch of engineering with a minimum marking of 55% or correspondent SGPA from a recognized university.

Entrance Examination for M.Tech in Robotics Engineering or any equivalent Degree: 

GATE Examination: For getting admission in good M.Tech. colleges, Candidates are required to appear for the GATE and obtain an acceptable score as well. The admission process may moreover include a successive round of interview.

Placements in Robotics Engineering: 

The branch of robotics engineering has been one of the most courageous, amazing and exciting branches of engineering that deals with the design,  Creation, mechanism, application, and installation of Robots and Robotics engineering. The Best job opportunities for Robotics engineers are placements in the following organizations: 

  • Hi-Tech Robotic Systemz, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO),
  • Precision Automation Robotics India Limited (PARI),
  • Defense Research & Development Organisation (DRDO),
  • Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), 
  • Nationstar Mortgage, Asimov Robotics, etc.

They can work there as Robotics designer, Robotics Developer, Robotics Operator, Robotics installation engineer, etc.

Now I would like to conclude this topic, by saying Robotics engineering has been one of the most prominent branches of engineering.

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