Career in robotics: Why you must learn robotics?

Interested to make good career in robotics? Then this is the correct place for you!

These days I am fully occupied with robotics workshops all over in Maharashtra.

My workshops on robotics are motivating the students to study the fundamentals of robotics, understand its hardware, the logic behind the behaviour of a robot, and many more.

All this study and understanding is necessary for the current generation of students. I think robotics is the only option for making best possible career in and after completing higher education, particularly for those students who studied bifocal electronics (or computer science) in XI and XII std.

This is because, now a days industrial automation is the fast growing sector where such students can find large opportunities for the better career and for getting huge salaried jobs.

image of basic robotic kit

The basic robot. Your study of robotics starts with this robot

But for this it is necessary that the student must learn the fundamentals of robotics right either from 7-8th standard or at least in 11-12th standard.

For that only, I have been conducting robotic workshop all over Maharashtra to educate students and motivate them to accept this challenge of ever growing automation industry of robotics.

Once the student starts learning the FUNDAMENTALS OF ROBOTICS (my short term course only of 7 days) his confidence is built up about robotic programming and his innovation in logical programming development increases.

If you are a student particularly from Vidarbha, then this is the right place for you start up with a short term course in robotics.

To read the details of the courses, please click here. If you are from Vidarbha or near my city Akola, you can also call me at: 099-60-991-991.

It will surely help your students to make a bright career in higher education in robotics and else.

You can check the fast growth in industrial automation by watching these videos:
» Robots working in car company
» Car Painting Robots
» iRobot Brva, the mopping robot
» The ball mopper

Good colleges for learning robotics in M.E. or M.Tech. in India

  1. M.S. University, Baroda, conducts a master’s programme with specialization in automation control and robotics.
  2. The Institute of Technology under the Banaras Hindu University conducts M.Tech. Production
  3. The Centre for Robotics and Mechatronics at IIT-Kanpur offers a master’s programme in Robotics Engineering.
  4. Jadavpur University, Kolkata – 700032, offers M.E. Robotics.
  5. The University of Hyderabad offers M.Tech. in Artificial Intelligence and Robotics.
  6. University College of Engineering under Osmania University, Hyderabad, offers M.E. / M.Tech. In Automation and Robotics.
  7. SASTRA, Thanjavur, affiliated to Bharatidasan University, offers a course in artificial intelligence at the Bachelor of Engineering degree-level.
  8. The Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani – 333031, offers M.E. in Computer Science with robotics as a subject.
  9. Engineering/ Industrial Management Engineering with Robotics and Automation as electives.
    Thapur Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala- 147004, conducts M.E. in CAD/ CAM and Robotics.
  10. Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning Prasanthi Nilayam offers M.Tech. Computer Science with specialisation in artificial intelligence. It is closely associated with robotics.
    PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, conducts M.Tech. Mechanical with robotics as an elective subject.
  11. SRM institute of Science and Technology, Kattankulathur, Kancheepuram district, offers M.Tech. Robotics.
  12. The Department of Electronics under the Cochin University of Science and Technology offers M.Sc. Electronic Science with specialization in artificial intelligence, robotics, microwave electronics and computer technology. First-class B.Sc. degree holders with not less than 60 per cent aggregate marks in electronics / computer science / physics (with electronics) are eligible for admission. Selection is based on CUSAT-CAT.

Important Links for specialised education in robotics

My robotic workshop experiences related to students

I have conducted more than 100 workshops all over in Maharashtra in different schools and colleges including very big, famous and very small institutions, as well. While conducting the workshop in metropolitan cities, I noticed that the students of 7th-10th standard are more curious about robotics rather than the current students of engineering colleges.

Also the students from Vidarbha, on a mass scale are either highly ignorant or interest less about robotics. With my observation, I have found two types of such students:

One group of students think that the study of their regular subjects i.e. the school/college subjects is sufficient. They think that after completing 12th standard study they will possibly give a second thought to it! This is so surprising to me! How you can start learning Robotics when you are on the verge or on the turning point of your career? Well, if you study robotics right from school, and then your interests change after 12th, then will this knowledge of robotics be useless to you? No. Of course not! Somewhere, sometime in your technical career (or I dare say, in non-technical career, as well), this may be useful to you in some way.

I have trying to explain these points to all the students whom I come across, but it depends on the orbit of understanding of the students and particularly the adverse pressure from their parents, and of course their attitude in totality to grasp this all at once…!

The second group of students is rather curious about learning at least the basics of robotics. But again there are the adverse attitude and pressure from their parents either to concentrate on regular study. So some of these students only learn the basics and then do not remain in touch with the current development in this field. After one year or so, they almost forget what they had learnt about robotics…!

So I think, the parents (and the teachers also), must change their attitude about learning robotics.

In a nutshell…

Today’s world is full of automation. Every now and then, even the minuscule development in science and technology is making our surrounding things easier and easier. About two decades back, there was the time, when a TV didn’t have remote control. There were simple B&W TVs with which the common people were satisfied enough. People were so contended that time, that they even used to watch “DOORDARSHAN-RANGOLI” on B&W TV…!!!

But, you know, the developers of technology don’t stop! They never stop! They invented the color TV and it came with a remote control, too.

In my view, this “remote control” in itself is the beginning of the modern era of automation. With the invention of remote control, people became lazy and today it is almost incredible to imagine a TV without remote control. Do you see the crux…?

If you ask me I would rather say that this is a kind of vicious circle. The more will be the automation, the more the people would be lazy. And the more the people would be lazy the more would be the demand of automation! It, therefore, seems that the automation doesn’t have or cannot have an end…!

Do you get it now, what am I driving at…? Yes! You are right…! One day, this automation would eventually and surely expand into a highly modern society which would be entirely served by the intelligent and efficient humanoid robots. – have you seen the movies “SURROGATES”? The plot created on Rosamund Pike and Bruce Willis? Or “THE NAKED SUN”? The murder case tackled by Elijah Baley in the SFs of Isaac Asimov? It’s simply awful. Unless you really watch it, you can truly become the curious student of robotics!

Well, it’s different. What I just wanted to say that it is good that you’ve start learning robotics. But don’t just keep it as a hobby in itself. Try to develop it on your own. It’s a coming thing! Believe me!

For the generation, which you are living in now, it’s surely going to be a boon for your futuristic career development. No matter, what may come, if you are sticking to either electronics, mechanical or computer engineering trade in any way, the knowledge of robotics would be so helpful to you. I could bet on that…!

So…? Happy learning!

Always remember: When you ask a question, you may look stupid. But if you don’t ask, you will remain stupid…! Always!

1 comment… add one
  1. srikar

    good to see your purpose of course. i would like to join 7 days course

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