Let’s accept it. Robots have always fascinated us from our childhood. The entire idea of having someone else do the hard and mundane job with the help of the computer, while with sit back and relax is definitely interesting. However, with the development of technology and extensive research and experiments on robots, it has been found that the Robotics has much depth than can be seen. Much like the tip of the iceberg, the depth of which cannot be gauged with the naked eye. And the scope of opportunities with Robotic Engineering is also on the rise. Let’s take a look at the subject and its scope in India.
Robotics Engineering is about designing, structuring, building and application of robots using the computer for their processing and manipulation. Robots are mainly used to do work that needs extreme precision or is hazardous for the human health. They find their application in the fields of nuclear science, sea exploration, transmission of electric signals, and designing bio-medical equipment. It is the use of computer intelligence that makes the robots efficient and makes them do tasks impossible for humans.
If you are interested in the subject you must be wondering what the scope of career in Robotics in India is.
In India, robotics is an inter-disciplinary course. This means that the subject needs combining two or more fields of study. If you graduate in electrical, computer, instrumentation or mechanical engineering. You can pursue a course in Robotic Engineering.
Institutes that offer the Course:
- IIT Kanpur
- National Institute of Technology
- Birla Institute of technology and Science, Pilani
- Jadavpur University, Kolkata
- Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning, Tamil Nadu
- PSG College of Technology, Tamil Nadu
The field is dynamic and has lots of arms like designing, maintenance, functional and programming (software and hardware). Professionals of this subject are required by the military, medical, and automobile industries. After a BE or B.Tech course, you would need to do a specialization that will give you an in-depth knowledge of the subject.
The demand for robotics engineers is rising in India as well as abroad. There is a variety of opportunities for professionals in this field. Not only do they get to research but manufacture line and experimental robots for the organization they are working. Better still, if you are and ME you can get a chance at working for ISRO!
Gaming Industry – Avid video gamer? How does it sound if you get a chance to be in the gaming industry and have fun at work? The gaming industry put the intelligence of robots to their games like X-Box and PlayStation. This is steadily becoming a rage with innovations coming up every day.
Space Research– Looking for something serious? ISRO and NASA along with other similar organizations make innovative use of artificial technology.
Investigation– Becoming Sherlock is now just a distant wish? Pursuing a career in Robotic Engineering might give you the scope to work for the Intelligence agencies and police department. Across the country, they are much dependent on artificial intelligence. In fact, robots are used to detect and defuse bombs and explosives.
Banking– Of course, they need the help of artificial intelligence. Operating and managing properties and investing in stocks is not an easy task.
Medicine– Have you heard of precision oncology? This is a methodology that helps in operating on malignant cells with the help of robotic arms. The field of medicine is extensively doing researches where the neural networks are modeled to mimic the human brains.
If you are much interested in pursuing a career in Robotics, keeping in mind that you need to have pass your class 12 with science subjects- Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Biology is a must. For admissions at the IITs, you must crack the JEE Main and Advanced