FAQ's

Takshila VLSI

How will Takshila courses help Fresh Graduates or VLSI Professionals?

With the increasing complexity of chips and shrinking technology nodes, engineers are required to learn new skills or improve their skills for their career growth. We at Takshila Institute help you acquire new VLSI skills, improve your current skills, and increase your knowledge of the area you are currently working on.

Do you have placement assistance for your courses?

We do have placement assistance for our students.  Takshila collaborates with some select top tier companies. Students get interview opportunities with these companies. However, this depends on the students’ performance.

What are the salary expectations as a VLSI engineer?

If you are a fresh graduate, you should expect from 2.5 to 6 lakhs. Product companies offer higher payments of up to 15 lakhs however, most of them higher from campuses.

What kind of certificate does one receive after attending the program?

You will be given a course completion certification from Takshila Institute, which is recognized by all VLSI Industry companies.

Are there any discounts on the payment of the fees?

All fees are already very affordable. Students with good CGPA/Percentage are eligible for our merit scholarship discount.

Where is your training program available?

Currently, we have our training institute in Bangalore and Hyderabad. We are considering expanding to other areas in India.

Why should I choose Takshila Institute of VLSI Technologies?

Takshila as a training institute differentiates itself from other institutes in different ways. Our mentors are experts in the semiconductor industry who have worked extensively in various domains like Physical Design, Layout, CPU verification, Analog, and Mixed-signal, Verilog modeling, Memories, Low Power Design, and FPGA implementation using VHDL/Verilog,
Furthermore, we allow you to implement projects using standard tools required in the industry, which will help you increase the weight of your resume. Additionally, our fees are lesser when compared to other training institute in the country. Finally, our training’s are conducted both on weekdays and weekends giving you the opportunity to choose when fits you.

What makes VLSI training at Takshila different from other schools?

  • We are focus-driven institute who are abreast with current trends and industry standard.
  • Very experienced trainers with at least 12 years’ experience in the VLSI industry.
  • Step-by-step project execution in a very conducive learning environment.
  • Hands on experience to enhance students’ development.

What kinds of support are available for students in your Institute?

We offer support in the form of course materials, lab assignment, access to course videos (for classroom students), clarification of doubts and an option of course repeat with approvals.

Is there an online training version for your courses because I live in another city?

For the main time no. However, in the future, we may offer some of these courses in an online mode for those outside our geographical location.

Do you accept Freshers for weekend courses?

Yes. We allow freshers to join our weekend courses such as Analog Layout Design, Physical Design and ASIC Verification.

Can one change to other domain in Industry after taking courses from Takshila Institute?

Emphatically Yes! There are some selected long courses such as Analog Layout and Physical Design where you can change the domain. We constantly see professionals change career due to growth reasons. Most of these people have successfully moved to physical design roles through Takshila Training Institute. You are welcome to be part of that number. Please contact us for further details.

About VLSI

What is VLSI and what opportunities are available in VLSI?

VLSI stands for Very Large Scale Integration. VLSI industry comprises of semiconductor companies producing microprocessor, micro-controller, consumer, telecom, computing, Networking. Integrated Circuit (IC) which may contain several millions of transistors integrated onto a single chip. There are VLSI product companies, VLSI design service companies which provide design services such as Logic Design, Verification, Physical Design, Synthesis/Timing, Design For Testability, Silicon Validation etc. Also EDA companies that develop tools to support various VLSI design activities. There are several opportunities that exist in these companies.

What are the Domains / specializations available in VLSI?

VLSI design is Basically classified as Frontend and Backend. Frontend consists of Micro-architecture development, Logic Design, RTL Coding, Verification, Synthesis, Design For Testability (DFT) and Static Timing Analysis (STA). Backend consists of Physical Design, IC Layout Design / Mask design (Custom Layout) and Physical Verification.

EDA

What is an EDA tool?

Electronic design automation (EDA), also referred to as electronic computer-aided design (ECAD), is a category of software tools for designing electronic systems such as integrated circuits and printed circuit boards.

Why Cadence software is used?

The company develops software used to design chips and printed circuit boards, as well as intellectual properties (IP) covering a broad range of areas, including interfaces, memory, analog, SoC peripherals. and verification.

What is Cadence in VLSI?

Cadence tools are used to design the schematic and the layout at block / chip level and perform DRC/LVS checks on them.

What is Virtuoso in cadence?

Designed to help users create manufacturing-robust designs, the Cadence Virtuoso Analog Design Environment is the advanced Circuit design, Mask design and simulation environment for the Virtuoso platform.