Semiconductors are materials that have electrical conductivity between that of a conductor and an insulator. They form the foundation of modern electronics, powering devices from smartphones to computers. The behavior of semiconductors is crucial in the operation of electronic components like diodes, transistors, and integrated circuits. Semiconductors play a foundational role in the modern digital age, enabling the creation of advanced electronic devices that have revolutionized industries and everyday life.

Objectives Of The Programme

  1. Understand the fundamental principles and phenomena governing materials and systems at the Semi-conductor.
  2. Explore the synthesis and characterization of Semi-conductor chip with tailored properties for specific applications.
  3. Investigate Semi-conductor devices and technologies for advancements in electronics, photonics, and energy storage.
  4. Contribute to the development of sustainable and environmentally friendly Semi-conductor chip.

 Programme Outcomes

  1. Understand and apply the fundamental principles, concepts and methods in key areas of science and multidisciplinary fields
  2. Demonstrate problem solving, analytical and logical skills to provide solutions for the scientific requirements.
  3. Develop the critical thinking with scientific temper.
  4. Communicate the subject effectively.
  5. Understand the importance and judicious use of technology for the sustainable growth of mankind in synergy with nature.
  6. Understand the professional, ethical and social responsibilities.
  7. Enhance the research culture and uphold the scientific integrity and objectivity.
  8. Engage in continuous reflective learning in the context of technological and scientific advancements.
  9. Express proficiency in oral and written communications to appreciate innovation in research.
  10. Develop industry-focused skills to lead a successful career.




A Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) degree program in Semiconductor Physics provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the principles, materials, devices, and applications related to semiconductor technology. Degree program might entail:

Core Courses in Physics, Semiconductor Fundamentals, Materials Science and Engineering, Device Fabrication and Technology, Circuit Design and Electronics, Semiconductor Device Applications, Advanced Topics and Electives, Capstone Projects and Internships.

B.Sc. degree program in Semiconductor Physics or Semiconductor equips students with a solid foundation in semiconductor science and technology, preparing them for careers in semiconductor research, development, manufacturing, and related fields.



A Master of Science (M.Sc.) degree program in Semiconductor Physics, or a related field typically offers an in-depth exploration of advanced topics in semiconductor science, technology, and applications. Degree program might entail:

Advanced Semiconductor Physics, Semiconductor Device Fabrication and Characterization, Advanced Semiconductor Devices,  Optoelectronics and Photonics, Semiconductor Materials and Processing, Advanced Circuit Design and Electronics,  Semiconductor Device Modeling and Simulation, Research Projects and Thesis, Industry Internships and Collaborations.

M.Sc. degree program in Semiconductor Physics is designed to provide students with advanced knowledge, practical skills, and research experience in semiconductor science, technology, and applications, preparing them for careers in semiconductor research, development, manufacturing, and related fields.


Academic & Job Prospects in Semi-conductor

A career in the semiconductor industry offers diverse opportunities for individuals with various backgrounds and skill sets. Here’s an overview of potential career paths within the semiconductor industry:

Semiconductor Research and Development (R&D):

  1. Device Physics Researcher: Conducts fundamental research into semiconductor materials, devices, and processes to advance scientific understanding and develop new technologies.
  2. Process Engineer: Designs, optimizes, and troubleshoots semiconductor manufacturing processes to improve yield, reliability, and performance.
  3. Device Designer: Designs semiconductor devices such as transistors, diodes, and sensors to meet specific performance requirements and application needs.
  4. Materials Scientist: Investigates new semiconductor materials and their properties to enhance device performance and enable new applications.
  5. Manufacturing Engineer: Oversees the production of semiconductor devices, ensuring that manufacturing processes meet quality, cost, and efficiency targets.
  6. Equipment Engineer: Maintains and optimizes semiconductor manufacturing equipment, troubleshoots issues, and implements process improvements.
  7. Process Integration Engineer: Integrates individual process steps into a cohesive manufacturing flow, ensuring compatibility and reliability of semiconductor devices.
  8. Quality Control Analyse: Implements quality control measures to ensure the reliability and consistency of semiconductor products, conducts failure analysis, and implements corrective actions.
  9. IC Design Engineer: Designs and verifies integrated circuits (ICs) for a wide range of applications, including digital, analog, mixed-signal, and RF circuits.
  10. Product Manager: Oversees the development and marketing of semiconductor products, defining product strategies, specifications, and roadmaps

Some of the main industries offering employment opportunities after studying Semi-conductor are listed under:

  1. Electronics Industry
  2. Energy and Renewable Energy Sector
  3. Materials Science and Engineering
  4. Aerospace and Defence Industry
  5. Nanotechnology Research and Development
  6. Nano materials Manufacturing Industry
  7. Environmental Science and Technology
  8. Semiconductor Industry
  9. Automotive Industry
  10. Robotics and Automation
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