Internship course in VLSI (Very Large Scale Integration) aims to provide students with essential knowledge and skills in semiconductor technology and VLSI design within a condensed timeframe. Students will engage in hands-on design exercises, group projects, and practical applications of VLSI concepts. Industry professionals will share insights and real-world applications of VLSI technology. This short-term curriculum provides participants with foundational knowledge in VLSI design and semiconductor technology.

    Key Course Features

    8 Weeks, 1 hr/day (flexible timings)
    Lesson Videos: 40
    Internship Certification
    Placement Assistance
    Affordable fee and EMI facility
    Live Classes and Self-Paced Learning modes
    Industry live projects under the supervision of 15+ experienced trainer
    Course material, quizzes, assignments to assist in learning

    Why to take VLSI Course:

    • Gain a strong foundation in the fundamental principles of VLSI design, including digital logic, semiconductor physics, and circuit design.
    • Able to use industry-standard design tools and software to create and simulate VLSI circuits. This includes understanding the use of tools like Cadence, Synopsys, and Mentor Graphics for design, layout, and verification.
    • Proficient in designing both Application-Specific Integrated Circuits (ASICs) and Field-Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs).
    • Capable of completing a VLSI design project from concept to tape-out (the final stage before manufacturing). This includes project management, team collaboration, and integrating various components into a complete VLSI system.
    • Students should be able to take a project from concept to tape-out, including project planning, schematic and layout design, simulation, verification, and testing. This experience prepares them for real-world VLSI design challenges.

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    Course Curriculum

    • Introduction to VLSI and its importance in modern electronics.
    • Historical development of VLSI technology.
    • Semiconductor fundamentals: atoms, electrons, and energy bands.
    • Energy levels and electron behavior in semiconductors.
    • Introduction to CMOS (Complementary Metal-Oxide-Semiconductor) technology.
    • Silicon wafer manufacturing and fabrication process overview.
    • Fabrication process steps: lithography, etching, doping, etc.
    • Design rules, layout considerations, and cleanroom protocols.
    • Hands-on experience in the cleanroom (if available).
    • Binary representation and Boolean algebra.
    • Logic gates and their operation.
    • Karnaugh maps and simplifying Boolean expressions.
    • Introduction to Register-Transfer Level (RTL) design.
    • Writing RTL descriptions and Verilog basics.
    • Overview of the VLSI design flow.
    • Hardware Description Languages (HDLs) like Verilog and VHDL.
    • RTL design and behavioral modeling.
    • Logic synthesis and technology mapping.
    • Practical exercises in RTL design using Verilog.
    • Introduction to VLSI layout and physical design.
    • MOSFET (Metal-Oxide-Semiconductor Field-Effect Transistor) transistors and design rules.
    • Floorplanning and placement.
    • Routing and interconnect modeling.
    • Hands-on layout design using CAD tools.
    • Timing analysis, clock distribution, and signal integrity.
    • Testing and Design-for-Testability (DFT) techniques.
    • Emerging trends in VLSI (e.g., nanotechnology, quantum computing).
    • Final project work: Developing a VLSI design project.
    • Group presentations of final projects, feedback, and course conclusion.

    About Trainer

    Sanjay has 12+ years of rich experience in physical design domain. He worked on complete RTL to GDSII flow of cutting edge technology nodes 7nm, 14nm, 28nm from block level and top level. His work involves floorplanning, power planning, clock tree sysnthesis (CTS), DFM, RC extraction, STA and signal integrity (crosstalk) analysis, Formal and physical verification of complex chip sets such as Modem, Memories, PCIe, PHY.

    He is also managing an ASIC Backed Design team from RTL to tapeout/Signoff including managing tools flows and design issues. He is our expert for giving hands-on tool and theory knowledge to students.

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    What is VLSI?

    • VLSI stands for Very Large Scale Integration, which refers to the process of creating integrated circuits (ICs) that contain thousands to millions of transistors on a single chip. It is a crucial technology in modern electronics.

    Why should I study VLSI?

    • Studying VLSI is important for those interested in semiconductor technology, microelectronics, and chip design. It is the foundation of modern electronics and plays a vital role in various industries, including consumer electronics, automotive, and aerospace.

    What are the prerequisites for a VLSI training?

    • Prerequisites may vary by course, but typically, a strong background in electrical engineering, digital electronics, and computer architecture is recommended. Knowledge of programming languages like Verilog or VHDL may also be beneficial.

    What topics are covered in a VLSI training?

    • VLSI courses cover a wide range of topics, including digital and analog integrated circuit design, semiconductor fundamentals, fabrication processes, layout design, testing and verification, and CAD (Computer-Aided Design) tools.

    What are the career prospects after completing a VLSI training?

    • Graduates of VLSI training can pursue careers as VLSI design engineers, ASIC (Application-Specific Integrated Circuit) designers, FPGA (Field-Programmable Gate Array) engineers, semiconductor process engineers, and more. The semiconductor industry offers lucrative job opportunities.

    Are there any hands-on projects in VLSI training?

    • VLSI training include hands-on projects that allow students to design and simulate integrated circuits. These projects provide practical experience and can be valuable for building a portfolio.

    Is VLSI a rapidly evolving field?

    • Yes, VLSI is a rapidly evolving field with constant advancements in semiconductor technology. Keeping up with the latest developments and trends is essential for professionals in this field.

    Can I specialize in a specific area within VLSI?

    • Yes, you can specialize in areas such as digital VLSI design, analog/mixed-signal design, ASIC design, FPGA design, or semiconductor process engineering, depending on your interests and career goals.

    How can I prepare for a VLSI training?

    • To prepare for a VLSI training, review your electrical engineering fundamentals, practice programming in Verilog or VHDL, and familiarize yourself with CAD tools. Reading introductory VLSI textbooks can also be helpful.

    What is an online internship?

    • An online internship is a type of educational program that is delivered over the internet. Students can access course materials, lectures, and assignments online, allowing them to study and learn from their own locations.

    What are the benefits of taking this internship?

    • Benefits of this courses include flexibility in scheduling, the ability to learn from anywhere, a wide range of course options, and the opportunity to balance education with work or other commitments.

    Can I interact with instructors?

    • Yes, we provide opportunities for interaction with instructors. This may include email communication, discussion forums, live video sessions.

    Is there a specific schedule for internship?

    • We offer flexibility in terms of when you study. Some have set deadlines for assignments and exams, while others are entirely self-paced, allowing you to complete coursework on your schedule.

    How do online internship work?

    • Online internship typically provide students with access to a learning management system (LMS) where they can find course materials, watch lectures, complete assignments, take quizzes or exams, and interact with instructors and fellow students through discussion forums or chat tools.

    How do I enroll in an online internship?

    • To enroll in an online internship, you typically need to visit the website, complete the registration process, pay any required fees, and follow the provided instructions for accessing the course materials.

    How are assignments and exams conducted?

    • Assignments and exams in online courses can vary. Some courses use online quizzes, written assignments, and discussion participation for assessment. Others may require students to take proctored exams, either in-person or online with remote proctoring services.

    How do I access technical support for online internship?

    • We provide technical support to help with issues related to course access, software, and hardware. Contact the course provider or institution's support team for assistance.

    What types of job placement assistance typically available for trained students?

    • Job placement assistance can vary but may include access to job boards, career counseling, resume review, interview preparation, and networking opportunities. We also have partnerships with companies that hire our graduates.

    Do employers value Upskill Intern certifications?

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    • If you need additional career guidance or counseling, consider reaching out to career centers, career coaches, or mentors. Our institutions and organizations offer such services to help individuals navigate their career paths.

    How much does the internship course cost?

    • The cost of an internship varies widely depending course of selection, course content, and duration.

    Can I get financial aid or scholarships for internship?

    • Check with the HR for financial aid office to inquire about available options.

    What payment methods are accepted?

    • We accept various payment methods, including credit/debit cards, electronic bank transfers, and payment processors like Razorpay.

    Is there a payment plan available?

    • We offer payment plans that allow you to pay for the course in installments rather than in a lump sum. Check with HR for information on available payment plans.

    Is there a refund policy?

    • We have refund policies that specify deadlines and conditions for requesting a refund. Be sure to understand the refund policy before enrolling in a course.

    When do I need to make the payment?

    • You need to make part payment at the time of registration. Make sure to adhere to the specified deadlines to secure your enrollment.