Integrated Circuits and Systems group, IIT Madras

Research Associateships in Analog and Mixed Signal VLSI Design

IIT Madras invites applications from motivated candidates for research associate positions working on cutting edge research in the area of analog and mixed signal VLSI design, in the Department of Electrical Engineering. This programme is a joint initiative by IIT Madras and Texas Instruments India Pvt Limited (“TII”) which brings together expert faculty and a strong academia-industry interface. Research associates will be eligible for admission in the Master of Science (MS) Programme (by research), subject to the norms and admission criteria of IIT Madras.

Applications for the academic year 2020-21 are now open. Access the form here.

Features of this programme
  • Associates in this programme will work on relevant industrial problems, and will have the opportunity to intern at TII. The research will be supervised jointly by faculty from IIT Madras and TII.
  • Candidates will be selected based on a written test and interview conducted by IIT Madras.
  • The selected students will receive minimum emoluments of Rs. 20,000/- per month throughout the programme.
  • The students selected to the program will receive a provisional non binding employment offer from TII at the time of joining the course.
Apply if you
  • Want to work on challenging projects in Analog/Mixed Signal IC Design
  • Are passionate about circuit & system design
  • Want to design and fabricate your own IC and see it work!
To apply, you must
  • Have a Bachelor's degree in Electronics/Electrical/Telecommunications/Instrumentation engineering (or allied disciplines) with an aggregate of 65% (up to the final semester; if the final semester results are not yet announced, up to the seventh semester).
  • Have a valid GATE score of 700 or more in EC, EE, or IN. Currently, GATE scores are valid for 3 years.
  • GATE requirement is waived for IIT BTech students with a cumulative grade point average(CGPA) or 8 or higher.

The coordinators of this research programme have the discretion to restrict the number of candidates to be called for the interview to a reasonable limit on the basis of qualifications and experience higher than the minimum described in this announcement.

To proceed further

  • Application form. Owing to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, application deadline is extended to 15th April.
  • You will also need to apply to the MS program at IIT Madras at https://research.iitm.ac.in/. Choose EE6 as one of your specializations in that form. Applications filled up to 15th April 2020 will be considered
  • Frequently asked questions; Information about the test and interview syllabus is towards the end of the FAQ page.

Important dates

  • Last date for submitting applications: 15th April 2020.
  • You will also need to apply to the MS program at IIT Madras at https://research.iitm.ac.in/. Choose EE6 as one of your specializations in that form. Applications filled up to 15th April 2020 will be considered
  • Notification to shortlisted candidates: Candidates who applied on or before 31st March 2020 and met the cutoff(GATE >=700 and Aggregate >=65%) have been sent shortlisting emails. 18rd April 2020(For applications received up to 15th April 2020).
  • Test and Interview dates(Will be updated based on Covid-19 situation): Test and interview will be conducted on two dates: 18th April 2020(Saturday) and 9th May 2020(Saturday). The invitation email will contain the interview date which you indicated on the application form.