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Is there any diploma course available in ‘Instrument Technology’, which colleges offer this course and what types of career and employment opportunities are available after completion of this course?

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Diploma in Instrument Technology is a diploma level engineering course in Instrumentation. The duration of this course is of three years. To achieve required functional goal, the different branches of science are put together is nothing but the Instrumentation Technology. As the modern industries use electronic control which is more effective, efficient and more accurate, the clear understanding of the equipment, process and control will be achieved through Instrumentation Technology. The student gets the knowledge of the basis of relevant engineering branches through Instrumentation Technology. The clear understanding about old electrical and magnetic controls is given through Instrumentation Technology as it has become obsolete. Students learn about the measurement functions and control processes of instrumentation technology. The technology that refers to devices which measure or controls the process of speed for gas, pressure, flow, electrical, currents and other systems is instrumentation technology. Generally, the technicians are employed to ensure that the systems or the products are running economically, safely and effectively regardless of which industry they are working in.

Eligibility criteria for Diploma in Instrument Technology

  • One should pass with the minimum of 50% in 10th or equivalent CGPA.

Syllabus for Diploma in Instrument Technology

  1. Process Control Components
  2. Principles of Automatic Control
  3. Industrial Process Measurements
  4. Engineering Drawing
  5. Digital Electronics
  6. Analytical Instrumentation
  7. Repair and Maintenance of Instruments
  8. Basic Electricity
  9. Transducers and Signal Conditioning Circuits
  10. Instrumentation Drawing and Documentation
  11. Process Control and Instrumentation
  12. Basic Electronics
  13. Electrical and Electronics Measurements and Instruments
  14. Advanced Process Control
  15. Engineering physics
  16. Analytical Instrumentation
  17. Principles of Instrumentation Engineering
  18. Industrial Electronics

Colleges or universities that offer Diploma in Instrument Technology

  • Indo-Swiss Training center, Chandigarh.
  • AcharyaPrafulla Chandra Roy Polytechnic, Kolkata, West Bengal.
  • Anna University Tiruchirapalli-BIT Campus, Tamil Nadu.
  • Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekanand TechnicalUniversity.
  • Global Aviation Academy, Mumbai, Maharashtra.
  • Government Polytechnic College, Kota, Rajasthan.


Course Suitability for Diploma in Instrument Technology

  • One who is able to maintain equipment such as determining when and what kind of Maintenance will be needed and performing routine maintenance on equipment is suitable for this course.
  • The applicants who are having problem-solving and critical thinking techniques are suitable for this course.
  • A Candidate who has the knowledge of industrial applications and research that are included in laboratory work which may be applied are suitable for this course.
  • One having reading comprehension skills such as paragraphs in work related documents and understanding the written sentences are suitable for this course.
  • To evaluate the quality or performance, the candidate who has the ability to conduct inspection and tests of services, processes or the products is suitable for this course.


 Benefits of going for Diploma in Instrument Technology

  • One will get the job in private or public sector companies as well as applicants will get jobs in R&D units.
  • One who wants to do the post-graduation in instrumentation science and other related areas for them the course is beneficial.
  • Candidate will be highly skilled in DC Electronics and Metrology, Industrial electrical systems and motors, hydraulics and pneumatics.
  • One will become excellent in digital systems and micro controllers, AC electronics and Photonics, safety applications, and design drafting.
  • Candidates can go for Master degree and for other research work after completing the course.
  • The program will prepare the candidates for repairing, installing, troubleshooting and maintaining the control equipment which will be used in various industries.

Career Opportunities

According to the industry, they work the earning potential and job prospect varies for instrumentation technicians. The program holders will often get jobs in high technical industries like food processing, chemical processing, energy production, pharmaceuticals, and manufacturing. Installing, troubleshooting, maintaining, installing, designing and repairing the control systems and devices of instrumentation are the common job responsibilities. The technicians may also write the documents, repair the documents, help to solve the various types of technical problems and write the technical report. Various types of jobs such as electrical or process control technician and instrumentation technician will be offered for the Holders of Instrument Technology program. According to the specialty and industry, the Instrument Technology Programs Job titles varies. Some of the common types of employment areas for the holders in Instrument Technology are listed below-

  • Thermal Power Stations
  • Medical Electronic Industries Since medical equipment are electronics based
  • Various instrumentation Industries
  • Process industries like Petrochemical Units/paper/textile etc.
  • Microprocessor and electronic based control system industries

Various types of career paths after diploma in Instrument Technology

Once the Completion of the diploma in instrument technology is done by the student, he or she can get the variety of options in front of them and he or she can choose anything that will be more suitable and offers best opportunities. After completion of this diploma, the career options that available are as follows-

  • Computer Operator
  • Manager
  • Process Control Instrumentation specialist.
  • Instrumentation Designer
  • Instrumentation Fitter
  • Instrumentation Executive
  • Technical Consultant
  • Quality Control Technician
  • Electrical Instrumentation Technician
  • Sales Representative
  • Careers in Process Technology
  • Instrumentation Technician

Advanced Courses after completing Diploma in Instrumentation Technology

  • Tech. in Instrumentation Technology.
  • D. In Instrumentation Technology.

Hence the diploma in Instrument Technology after 10th is the best and readymade employment and career option. Thus to make the career as soon as possible and to start earning one should be well determined after Completion of 10th standard. With Lacking of job opportunities and vast population in India, this course is very advantageous. By the time one finishes this diploma in engineering, he or she will have a clear idea about the employment and career options.

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