OKAY, I'M SOLD. THIS IS AMAZING. HOW DO I GET THERE?
HOW DO I GET THERE?
Focus on physics and mathematics after Class 10. You can opt for the science stream to do so.
Give an entrance exam to get into a graduate college for engineering. The entrance exam you have to attempt depends on the college. The MH-CET, IIT-JEE and the AIEEE are the most commonly accepted ones.
You can pursue a Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) or Bachelor of Technology (B. Tech.). Popular specialisations include electronics and telecommunications, and electronics and electrical communications. All of these are four-year courses. You can aim for getting into the IITs, considered to be the most prestigious in India. There are also many other established universities and institutions that offer these degrees.
Always try to get internships while you're studying! This will help you gain great practical experience and give you a chance to network with people in the industry. Internships can also lead to long-term job offers after graduation!
Once you have graduated and done an internship or two, you are ready for your first job! You can begin with entry-level jobs that are usually more about learning than earning. It is important that you take up a job that helps you grow. Congratulations, you are now officially an electronic engineer!
You can pursue an M.S., M.Tech. or M.E. for further education. This is valuable if you wish to work in research and development. If you are looking to get promoted to managerial positions, an MBA is a good idea. Most such degrees last for two years.