Bachelor of Applied Sciences in Instrumentation is a course to train students thoroughly with working, maintenance and application of a multiple variety of instruments viz. electrical, electronic, analytical, optical, nuclear and biomedical instruments and microprocessors also to train them in achieving technical expertise in instrumentation. Instrumentation engineering is a specialized branch of electrical and electronic engineering and it deals with measurement, control and automation of processes.

Imagine a world without instruments. It would be like traversing into a time that probably goes even beyond the Stone Age. Man has always been fascinated towards instruments and the

quest to invent and innovate on new instruments has pushed mankind beyond barriers to an age where instruments have become a part and parcel of the life. Today, we find instruments at home and at workplace, and this was possible only because of the science instrumentation amd that is where this course states its importance.

Course Structure:

The instrumentation course starts with the first semester having simple circuit and network analysis, nuclear, optical and thermal physics (formally known as applied Physics), Mathematics, organic and inorganic chemistry and practicals based on them in the first semester.

In the second semester the students are taught C language with Data Structure, Instrumentation theory, Mathematics, a basic introduction in Biology and genetics and practical based on these topics.

In the third semester students are taken to a higher level of electronics with Di gital Electronicsand Analog Electronics. They are  also taught Biochemistry, Signal system or Mic robiology & Genetics and practical based on these topics.

In the fourth semester commen ces with training the students for the industry    ith industrial instrumentation, analog electro nics is further taught with electronic instrumen tation practical based on these topics with sum mer training also being provided.

The fifth semester has teaching on Microprocessors and analytical instrumenta tion, Electrical machines and control systems and biomedical instrumentation is also taught with practical based on these topics.

The final or sixth semester further teaches Analytical instrumentation, Biomedical nstrumentation, quality control and microcontrollers with practical based on t hese topics.


Instrumentation graduates are required in number of heavy R & D units of all th e big guys in the arena of production and design. They are also recruited by the steel industry, c ement and raw materials industries due to an o ngoing evaluation of the quality required in these industries. An amateur instrumentation trainee can earn 15,000 to 20,000 p.m and can go upto as 4 lakh.

An Instrumentation graduate can also pursue higher studies such as

1.    M.Sc (Analytical Instrumentation)
2.    M.Sc (Biomedical Instru mentation)
3.    M.Sc (biotechnology)
4.    M.Sc (Genetics)
5.    M.Sc (Electronics)
6.    M.Sc (microbiology)
7.     M.Sc (Environmental Sciences) 
8.    M.B.A & M.C.A 
9.     Masters in Bioinformatics 

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