The National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology (NIELIT), an autonomous body of the Department of Electronics and Information Technology of the Union government, provides study and training facilities in Industrial Automation.

The institute has invited applications for admission to its postgraduate diploma course in Industrial Automation System Design starting on September 3. The 24-week course has been designed considering the present-day manpower requirements of the industry. Students with a B.Tech. degree in Electrical, Electrical and Electronics, Electronics and Communication, Instrumentation and Control, Applied Electronics and Instrumentation, Instrumentation, Mechatronics, Computer Science and Engineering are eligible for admission.

The application fee of Rs. 1,000 should be given in the form of a demand draft drawn in favour of the Director, NIELIT, Kozhikode, payable at the NIT campus branch (Code 2207) of the State Bank of India at Chathamangalam, along with the application. The completed application, along with documents, should be sent at the earliest to the Training Officer, National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology, Calicut, PB No. 5, NIT Campus Post, Calicut – 673 601, Kerala.

The NIELIT has also invited applications for a certificate training programme, PLC/ SCADA/ DCS Engineer, starting on October 1.

Details can be had from http://calicut.nielit.in.

Gopakumar Karakonam