Admission started for 2020

M.Tech. in Automation and Robotics (Commenced from 2020)

ProgramSpecific Outcomes [PSO]

The graduates of M. Tech. (Automation and Robotics) at JKLU will be able to:

  • Conceive, design, implement and manage automation systems by using principles of physical computing, control, and automation, mechatronics, and robotics, robotic process automation, artificial intelligence, and state of the art components and tools.
  • Serve in fields of industrial automation, robotics, systems engineering, IT and engineering services, education, research, etc.

Career Opportunities

Industry 4.0 has goals of boosting efficiency and relies highly on automation. Automation is used in various businesses-manufacturing, healthcare, agriculture and food, transportation, and many others. There are many companies which use automation systems and robots in India for various applications in manufacturing, life sciences, aerospace engineering, agricultural applications, surveillance, and disaster management. New applications involving using drones and robots for delivery of parcels, medicines, and accessing hazardous or risky zones are being explored. CEOs of various multinational companies have emphasized the use of technologies like Internet of Things (IoT), Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Automation and Control Systems and various other high-end technologies.

The opportunities of Automation and Robotics engineers are unlimited, to name a few: Pharmaceuticals, Food Industry, Chemical Plants, Automobile industry, Oil and Gas companies, Energy, and utilities and many more.

The automation technologies require skills like industrial IoT, robotics, machine learning etc. Some of these skills which we have identified for our program are as follows:

  • Domain Knowledge - Intelligent Control Systems, Mechatronics, Industrial Automation & IoT, Optimization and Control
  • Additional Skills in Technologies - Robotic Process Automation, Computer Vision, Statistical Data Analysis
  • Job roles: - Automation Engineer, Maintenance Engineer, Lead-Robotic Process Automation, Automation Controls Specialist, Automation Strategy Test Architect.
  • Eligibility: - B.Tech. in any branch. M.Sc. in Math, Physics, Statistics, Computer Science, Information Tech, Operations Research, Instrumentation


(A)The following are the specific features of this program

  • Curriculum has been designed for competencies required for Automation Engineers to develop solutions for automation in various industries.
  • Electives have been provided to bridge to career for doctorate studies in Automation and Robotics engineering
  • Industry Projects and Internship in plants where robots and machines are used for automation.
  • Hands-on Skills on Robotic Process Automation, Embedded Systems, Industrial IoT with Siemens PLC and Gateway, Industrial protocols OPC-UA. Assessing tools:
  • Node Red and Osmosis Cloud Analytics.

(B) JKLU M.Tech programs include generous scholarships


The courses offered in this program are listed semester wise:



  • Optimization and Control
  • Industrial Automation and IoT-I
  • Robotic Process Automation
  • Instrumentation and Embedded System Laboratory
  • *Elective-I
  • Project-I/ Research Methodology-I
  • Critical Thinking for Developing Perspectives


  • Intelligent Control System
  • Industrial Automation and IoT-II
  • Mechatronics
  • *Elective-II
  • Project-II/ Research Methodology-II
  • Critical Thinking for Decisions at Workplace
  • Internship (6-8 weeks)
  • Exit Option with PG Diploma


  • *Elective -III
  • *Elective -IV
  • Dissertation /Industrial Project/Entrepreneurial Project (10 credits)
  • Fundamentals of Communication


  • Dissertation/Industrial Project/Entrepreneurial Project (16 credits)
  • Electives: Statistical Data Analysis, Computer Vision, Mathematical Modelling, Soft -computing and Applications, Mobile Application Development, Natural Language Processing and Understanding, Industrial Robotics, Multi-Objective Optimization, Computational Game Theory and Applications, Performance Assessment of Engineering Systems, Electrical Safety.
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