The field of electrical and electronics is very vast and growing steadily. The career prospects of electrical engineers dealing in consulting and design, power systems experts, power generation, transmission and distribution professionals and electrical contractors are very lucrative and challenging. Numerous well paying electrical jobs can be pursued according to the interest and degree earned. The sector of electronics is also expanding and many specialized disciplines are emerging with immense job opportunities.
Telecommunication is one sub sector of electronics that deals with the information and transmission networks. The advancements and diversification in the means of communication systems like satellite communications, mobile broadband, TV, radar, GPS equipments etc. have opened new vistas for technical experts and other professionals. Telecom engineering jobs are gaining popularity among the innovative and creative youth. The main prospects in this field can be in R&D, production, servicing and teaching for those having an engineering degree in telecommunications or science background.
Sales and marketing jobs are a good option if one has the skill to understand the need and pulse of the market. One can also work as a design development engineer, a production engineer, a quality assurance engineer, a servicing engineer or a software engineer. As the technology is changing very fast, so it becomes imperative for a Telecom engineer to be updated about the same. A degree with specialized skills and knowledge of the latest technology can land a person with a highly rewarding Telecom engineering job.
The expansion in the auto mobile industry and the increased demand for transport vehicles have surged the demands for auto mobile engineers. Auto mobile engineering jobs deal with the designing, developing, manufacturing, testing and repairing and servicing vehicles such as cars, trucks, motorcycles, scooters etc. Auto component manufacturing industry also needs auto mobile engineers. Auto mobile Engineering Technicians, Safety Engineering, Emissions Research, NVH (Noise, Vibration and Harshness) Engineers, Performance Engineers, Vehicle Dynamics Controllers, R & D professionals are some of the other profiles of auto mobile engineers.
BE/B.Tech or ME/M.Tech degree in auto mobile engineering is preferable to get a job in the industry. A Post Graduate/Graduate diploma in auto mobile engineering can also be helpful. Mechanical engineering students can also take engineering as an optional or specialized subject. Besides the degree, there are certain qualities and skills that an auto mobile engineer must possess. Excellent communication skills, knowledge of computers, logical and analytical mind and the art of applying new technologies in the field of work are the other essential requirements. The ability to withstand pressure and capacity to work for extended hours also prove helpful for electrical jobs. The remuneration in the field can be quite good and growth avenues immense with the right skills and specialization.