Frequently Asked Questions

1. How VLSI Internship at GRID

We are Research & Development Company .We provide internship for freshers. interns will work with industry projects with complete hands on exposure, developing both projects verification environment from scratch with Team Leader guidance.
Our interns strength does not exceed 10-12 per shift.
all the projects covers VIP(Verification IP) & OVC development session for above protocols and also includes ARM Processor architecture, SoC Verification Concepts, PERL. All these aspects used in the industry.

2. Why should I join as intern at your Company with focus on just functional verification and design integration?

All the jobs in VLSI industry at 0 - 7 year experience level does not require expertise in complete VLSI flow. The engineer is not expected to work on complete flow during initial 0-7 years of experience. Focus on complete flow does more harm than helping engineer career, with reduced focus on a specific aspect. Job require specialization in one of the aspect below, and jobs can be categorized as below :

• Marketing team
• Architect
• VLSI_ASIC design Engineer
• Design Engineer.
• Integration & Synthesis Engineer
• Verification Engineer (Functional & Timing Verification)
• PD Engineer.
• STA Engineer
• Layout Engineer
• DFT Engineer

A job aspirant should focus on one of above aspects to get in to the industry, while gaining more expertise on the chosen aspect by extensive focus, rather than doing Training on complete flow .
Our R&D and Training center specifically focus on VHDL & VERILOG and Basic of System Verilog with complete focus on SoC concepts, IP, Bridge & Controller protocols, On-Chip and Peripheral bus protocols, HVLs, Methodology and PERL. The fact that 60% of industry jobs are based on Front End (VHDL , VERILOG) and functional verification, helps our interns find it quite easy to get in to the industry.

3. What are the Internship offered at GRID?

GRID offers both Long term and Short term Internship.
Long Term Internship:
Embedded Systems :
Duration: 3 Months
Admission through Written Test and Interview .

VLSI Design :
Duration: 3 Months
Admission through Written test and Interview.

Short Term Internship :
C programming with data structures
Duration: 1.5 Months
Direct Admission

8051 Micro Controller with 12 interfacings
Duration: 1.5 Months
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Duration: 1 Months
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Duration: 1 week
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Duration: 4 weeks
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Duration: 4 weeks
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Duration: 3-4 weeks
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Duration: 3-4 weeks
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4. What is the eligibility to pursue Embedded systems & VLSI Design Internship ?

Diploma , BE/B.Tech (ECE,EEE,EIE,CSE,IT); MCA; MSc (CS, Electronics, Instrumentation, Physics with specialization in electronics); M.Tech (Electronics, CS).

5. Admission procedure
The admission in to Embedded Sys and VLSI design Internship is through an Written Exam conducted at Head Office Center. Candidates have to visit the website for the exam dates and register online.Working professionals with Relevant Experience are eligible for Direct Admission. If candidates from Outside of Bangalore they can directly give a Interview on Telephone after that they can go for Registration . 10.What is the Syllabus for Admission Test? Is there any negative marking?

If the candidates are from outside of Bangalore, they can directly face our telephonic interview. After that they can proceed for Registration.

6. What is the Syllabus for Admission Test? Is there any negative marking?

The test questions for Embedded System is:
• Basics of C programming
• Microprocessor 8085/ 8086
• Digital electronics
• General Aptitude

The test questions for VLSI Design is:
(Both Subjective & Objective Type Questions)

• Analog & Digital Electronics
• Microprocessor 8085/ 8086
• Network Analysis
there is no negative marking.

7. What is the procedure for seat confirmation for Local & Non local candidates? Is the fee paid Refundable?

Candidates in the local areas can directly contact the Administrative office for the admissions process. Non local candidates can send a DD in favor of GRID Bangalore. Fee Once paid is Non Refundable and Non Transferable.
8. What is the eligibility criterion for placements?

Candidates must meet the following criteria to be eligible for placement assistance.

Attendance 75% and above in Lab & Theory
Weekly/Monthly Module Theory and Lab Exams 40% and above in each
Mock Interview & Assessment Interview Recommendation (Mandatory)

The eligibility criteria decided by the participating companies has to be met. Companies look for minimum cut off percentage in final Degree, Internal assessment Tests, Interviews during the course. The overall performance in the Internal Exams, Technical & HR mock interviews are considered as the short listing criteria for placements.

Some companies also look for strong academic performance throughout career. Candidates having 60% and above in the final degree and clearing the internal assessment tests/ Interviews are the ones eligible for majority companies.

9. Placement Opportunities for Backlog students & 8th semester students.

Students with backlogs can pursue the Internship, but should have their Back Logs cleared to be eligible for the placements. 8th semester students will be eligible for the placements after the completion of their final degree.

10. Does Internship will help to get Job easily ?

Yes, you must assume that by enrolling to the Internship will make you eligible for a job.

GRID makes sincere efforts to provide each student the right Embedded skill set, VLSI Skill Set with which, each student is sure to be successful in Interviews, and come out with a well-paid job offer.

There are many institutes/ individuals trying to trap students by mentioning Job Guarantee in their advertisement/ interaction. They use it as a carrot to lure desperate students. People should be aware of falling in such traps.

11. Accommodation for Out Station candidates?

Hostels and paying guest accommodations are available in vicinity of the Company, for both boys & girls. The cost of these accommodations with food ranges from 3500/- to 5800/-.