Embedded Systems Course – FAQ

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embedded systems course - FAQEmertxe’s job oriented embedded systems course ensures individuals become job ready by providing best-in-class training. As a fresher there will be a lot of questions in the mind of fresher before signing up for a particular course. Here is the list of frequently asked questions, that will come handy.

In case you still have questions about our embedded systems course, check out the course page or Email us at training@emertxe.com or Call us at +91 809 555 7 333

Placement FAQ

  • I am a fresher. How do you help me with placements in embedded or in core companies?

Our placement cell has direct contacts with companies for fresher jobs, mainly in Embedded Systems domain. In every batch minimum 10 companies coming for placements. Placements start from third month onward once students complete minimum modules (Linux & C). Multiple workshops are conducted as a part of the course (called Disha) that ensures you are well prepared technically and non-technically to face interviews. This holistic approach helps individuals to land in fresher jobs.

  • Where can I get the list of companies visited recently? 

Please check out our news section to get details of recent placement companies recruiting for fresher jobs. We strongly recommend you to connect with our Facebook page to get regular updates on companies visited and much more information related to embedded industry.

  • What is the salary levels of placed students?

Salary level depends purely depends on companies hiring for fresher job positions. As per our statistics, generally it ranges between INR 2.0L – INR 5.5L / annum CTC. Some of our students have been offered CTC of INR 7.2 Lakhs as well. The current avg is ~INR 2.8L.

  • What do companies expect during placements?

Primarily companies want engineers to have a strong problem solving skills using C language. Along with that having Linux OS knowledge is critical (Commands, Kernel internals, Embedded Linux) to land in good embedded system fresher jobs. Our comprehensive embedded systems training and placement approach ensures individuals are prepared well before applying for fresher jobs.

  • What is the guarantee of placement?

Every student goes through rigorous embedded systems training with continuous assessment. As long as you regularly follow the classes, assignments and mini-projects you will not face any issue in getting a job through our placement cell. On an average candidate gets placed in 3-4 interviews. To get more details on placement and our training & placement record visit our Videos Page.

  • What if I don’t get job after your training?

This scenario though very rare at Emertxe, always poses a big question mark to the fresher/students. In case a student faces such a scenario after doing a course, he is given opportunity to work on live ongoing projects at Emertxe’s Development Division, which will add to Real-time project experience and increases the chances of getting jobs.

Disha (soft skills) FAQ

  • What is Disha? What are the components part of it?

Disha (meaning “direction”) is career track component part of embedded systems course – ECEP. Along with technical skills it is important for students to get trained in some other areas (ex: facing interviews) Disha is an initiative from Emertxe to train our students in this area as well. This consist of the following components:

  • Seminars – interaction with industry experts
  • Resume preparation workshop
  • Interview facing workshop
  • Soft-skills workshop (ex: presentation skills)
  • Is it included in ECEP course? Should I pay extra for this?

This is integrated with ECEP, happens are a parallel track. There is no extra charge for this.

  • What is resume preparation workshop?

Creating impressive resume is very important item. Placement companies look for specific skillsets and its correct representation before shortlisting them for fresher jobs. As a part of Disha we conduct workshop for creating it by calling out skillsets in an impressive manner. By the end of the workshop students will have a professional quality resume ready that can be sent to companies for placements. Have a look into a sample resume and resume preparation workshop slides to get an idea.

  • Do you offer any specific coaching for written tests?

Yes. As a part of our embedded systems course, regular weekly objective tests are conducted. These tests will be a mixture of technical, aptitude and analytical questions. These tests are of extremely high standard, which will set you up for clearing written test of any company. In order to deliver we have an online test ecosystem using which you can take it up any-time anywhere. Along with weekly tests ample amount of practise tests are given to students which will make you clear written test with ease.

  • What is interview preparation workshop?

Once the resume gets shortlisted and clearing the written test, next step is to attend technical and HR interviews. Interviewers expect candidates to demonstrate certain key things (technical capability, problem solving skills, representing skill, team player etc.) which plays an important role in giving out a job offer. In Emertxe regular workshops are conducted to make you confident in facing interviews by addressing all aspects of interviews.

  • What benefits will I gain by industry expert interaction?

As a part of Disha we invite industry experts (senior professionals, directors, CEOs of companies) to interact with our ECEP students. They will provide specific experience sharing based on their career success that would help fresh engineers to build a long term perspective of building careers. By interacting with experts (both face-to-face and online) students have gained immensely for making great career success. This is a unique opportunity that is only available in Emertxe, which makes as the best embedded training institute in Bangalore.

Trainer FAQ

  • Who are my trainers?

In Emertxe trainers are called as mentors, who will be working very closely with you. Each of our mentors come with very high amount of industry experience with real hands-on experience in launching successful products. They have worked with various well known MNCs like Hewlett Packard (HP), Huawei Technologies, Novell Netware, General Electric (GE) and our own product division.

  • How will I benefit from trainers at Emertxe?

Since our mentors are industry experienced, they bring in practical hands-on approach in training. This not only makes individuals to learn a particular technology but also understand how it is being applied in the industry. With systematic approach our trainers will transform you to become industry ready embedded systems professionals.

  • What are of expertise trainers at Emertxe have?

Our mentors have experience in building embedded systems products right from scratch to launching the product successfully in the market. This includes board design, OS porting, device driver development, application development, board support packages etc. Along with technology skills they also have domain skills like telecom, enterprise and consumer electronic segments that are successfully used in the market.

  • What kind of mentor interaction is provided?

At Emertxe, the mentors maintain a peer-to-peer relationship with students. All the students are given opportunity to interact with mentors in classes, labs and practical sessions. Our mentors also help to do career planning for the students in the embedded systems industry. Watch this video to get more details on the mentor interaction

Course material FAQ

  • What type of study materials provided? 

Our course materials are designed in alignment with making our training as completely practical oriented. It includes presentation slides, template / sample programs, course booklets, cheat-sheets & worksheets, programming manuals and tons of e-books. We ensure we give enough material to get you started doing practical usage rather than understanding lots of theory in form of textbooks.

  • Where can I see sample course material?

Check out our slide-share page to get an understanding of our presentation slides. Along with that we also maintain our company blog to share latest happenings in the industry. We are further working on our online ecosystem to make an open learning system.

  • What do you mean by course booklet?

Course booklet is a workbook provided to each students. This will have an easy-to-understand illustrations, practical tips and code snippets to make it as an applied learning. Rather than making it as exhaustive theoretical material this quick-to-refer booklet helps a lot during subject revision during placement time as well.

  • What is online assessment system? How will it help me?

Emertxe’s online test platform is used to make any-time, any-where assessments for our students. By having this makes our evaluation system very dynamic that changes from time-to-time, thereby keeping it in sync with industry needs. This also helps students to refer back certain important questions during the time of placements.

Projects FAQ

  • What kind of projects are provided?

For each topic, module specific project is provided with medium to high level of complexity. These projects are decided by the module mentor depending on the requirements in the industry and student capability. These projects are executed using SDLC development methodology that goes through rigorous evaluation. By the end of each project students will get a real experience of building real time projects, which will add significant value to their resume. This helps to land them for embedded systems fresher jobs with various companies.

Because of the high standard of training, projects our courses are equivalent to few months of industrial experience which we normally show in our course listings.

  • On what boards will do I my projects?

In Emertxe we have custom designed boards called self-learning-kits. These boards offer rich peripherals, best in class documentation with appropriate firmware that makes it favourable for building excellent and innovative projects. These boards are based on PIC micro-controller, ARM processor and Atmel controller, thereby you gain working experience on wide range of boards.

  • Do you have projects based on standard boards like Arduino, Raspberry Pi etc.?

Yes. We have innovative and practical projects that can be implemented in standard boards as well. Depending on the nature of project and student interest appropriate board selection is made. The goal of doing project is not to be board specific but to build a real-time working project.

  • What benefit can I by doing these projects?

Our projects are built based on real time use cases that gives very close experience to industry projects. By working on 7-8 projects during the embedded systems course, you can build a solid embedded design engineer profile which will impress any placement company. Along with technical aspects students will learn on various project implementation phases like requirement analysis, design, coding and testing. In summary these projects make embedded systems learning a complete one. After all there is nothing more fun than seeing your idea implemented in real time!

  • Can I choose the type of project I want to work on?

We have a huge list of projects (runs into 100s of topics) on each module. Each mentor will create teams in a particular batch and start the project. While we allow students to choose the project topic, mentors will play an important role in choosing the right project. Along with that our mentors will act as a coach throughout the project implementation to ensure you have a real working project output by the end of the project.

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