Physical Design Online Course | Best VLSI Physical Design Course

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Physical Design

Learn Physical Design Course from Professionals with 10+ yrs of Industry Experience. The course is taught using Synopsys Tools, IC Compiler 2, Prime Time, StarRC, IC Validator, with Online VLSI Lab Access.

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  • Expert Trainers

  • Synopsys Tools

  • 100% Money Back Guarantee

  • Online VLSI Lab Access

  • Placement Assistance

  • Start Date6th November 2021
  • Duration:16 Weeks
  • Training Type Live Online Classes

Course Overview

Online VLSI Physical Design Course using Synopsys tools IC, Compiler 2, Prime Time, StartRC, IC Validator, with Online VLSI Lac Access. VLSI Physical Design has evolved as a complex specialization in VLSI and in-demand skill for the last 2 decades.  VLSI Design cycle involves preparing the design for fabrication at a selected foundry (TSMC, Global Foundries, SAMSUNG ..), with a specific technology node (10nm, 7nm..). This process involves several steps including Synthesis, floor plan, power plan, placement, clock tree synthesis, routing, static timing analysis, Timing optimization and ends with delivering GDSII files to the foundry after doing all sign-off checks. Physical Design Course will give decent exposure to physical design concepts, techniques, along with hands-on labs using Synopsys tools and multiple projects at the end. VLSI Physical Design Course is designed as per industry requirements and delivered by experts from VLSI Industry, who are currently working on the latest technologies.

Course Fee

59,999 73,000

Exclusive of GST

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  • No Cost EMI option, with just ₹ 8,000 / month
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  • Group Discounts

Knowledge of the below topics is Required.

  1. Working knowledge of Linux.
  2. Knowledge of digital Electronics Fundamentals.
  3. Knowledge of CMOS Fundamentals.
  4. Knowledge of Verilog / VHDL is a plus
  5. Knowledge of ASIC / SOC design flow is a plus

Course Delivery Model

  • Online Live Virtual classroom training
  • Module-specific Lecture sessions and Labs conducted hand-in-hand
  • Emphasis on Lab driven hands-on training aimed at building key skills
  • Weekdays: Lab support through Email and WhatsApp
    Flexible learning with Lab Access from home through VPN

Duration & Timings:

  • 16 weeks – Physical Design Course
  • 9:30 am to 1 pm, Saturday & Sundays
  • These timings are in IST (Indian Standard Timing) time zone.
  • The course will be delivered by a Senior VLSI Engineer with lab assistance from a junior VLSI Engineer. Both are currently working in the VLSI industry on the latest technologies.

VLSI Tools & Lab

Synopsys Tools
    • Synthesis :  Design Compiler Topographical
    • Physical Design: IC Compiler 2 (ICC2)
    • RC Extraction: Star RC
    • Physical Verification: IC Validator
    • Static Timing Analysis(STA): Prime Time SI
Technology Libraries To be Used:
    • 14nm FINFET Libraries
Lab Access:
    • Flexible learning with online 24×7 lab access running on high-end cloud servers
    • Access VLSI Lab anytime anywhere using VPN

Who Can attend this course

    • Working Professionals from the VLSI industry, currently working in some areas (RTL Design, Verification, FPGA Design, Analog Layout, Synthesis, STA, Characterization), but want to switch to Physical design online course (PD).
    • Working Professionals in Embedded / Electronics (PCB designing, assembling, testing..) / Software industries and interested in changing Career into the VLSI industry.
    • B.Tech/M.Tech freshers who have done Internships with any VLSI companies and are interested to improve skills.
    • Faculty working in Engineering Colleges / Universities, teaching VLSI subjects…interested to switch to VLSI.

No Cost EMI

Avail no cost EMI option with ZERO processing charge from our financial partners. You can choose 6 to 9 months EMI without paying any additional cost on interest.

 

Monthly Option

EMI

3 Months

23,599

6 Months

11,799

9 Months

7,866

Placement Assistance

Our Placement Desk works closely with the leading VLSI companies to meet their entry level skilled engineer hiring needs and arranges interview opportunities for our trained engineers. The Hiring companies include both MNC and Service Companies.

The Placement Desk has emerged as a favored destination for many organizations who come back year after year to recruit fresh talent nurtured at ChipEdge.

We provide placement support as a complimentary service until the candidate gets the job. Interested candidates need to register with the placement desk for further assistance. For more information, please speak to our Learning Advisor.

Why Choose ChipEdge ?

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Industry experts trainers
EXPERT TRAINERS

A meticulous and stringent selection process in handpicking the best trainers from the industry with good experience & currently working on latest technologies.

Latest Synopsys tools
SYNOPSYS TOOLS

Latest Synopsys Tools with individual Licenses for each Learner. Labs & Projects designed as per latest industry needs.

Individual attention
PLACEMENT ASSISTANCE

Complimentary Job Assistance Program without any extra cost, to help our Learners get jobs with leading VLSI Companies.

Learning Management system
FLEXIBLE LEARNING MODELS

Multiple Learning Models to choose as per your Learning Needs & budget in most cost effective way.

24x7 Lab access
ONLINE VLSI LAB

Robust VLSI Lab with latest Synopsys Tools running on high end servers and high speed internet lines with 24x7 availability

Curriculum

MOS Operation, I-V Characteristics of MOS, Inverter Operation, Nand/Nor CMOS Circuits, MOS Second-order Effects, Overview of ASIC/SOC design flow and Overview of Physical Design online course flow.

  • Introduction to Synthesis
  • Synthesis Flow
  • Constraining Design for timing, area & power
  • Understanding Timing Library (.lib) format.
  • Synthesize Design
  • Timing Checks
  • The report, Analyze and debug results
  • Optimization Techniques
  • Saving the results

List of inputs (libraries, technology files, netlist, timing constraints, IO placement) to the PD flow, Understanding the contents of each input file, qualifying the received inputs and sanity checks.

Goals of floor planning, different aspects of floor planning, Area estimation, Square/Rectangle/Rectilinear Floorplans, IO placement, macro placement, channel-width estimation, Floor planning guidelines.

Goals of Power Routing, Types of Power Routing, PG-Rings, PG Mesh and follow-pin/std cell rail.

Goals of Placement, types of placements, pre-place (End-cap, Tap & I/O Buffer) cells, , pre-place optimization and in-place optimization, congestion analysis, timing analysis, Tie-cells, High-Fanout Net Synthesis, Scan chain re-order, Regioning/Grouping/Bounds.

Basic timing checks(setup, hold..), understanding timing constraints(SDC), timing corners, timing report analysis, general optimization techniques, typical causes for timing violations and strategies for fixing the same.

Goals of CTS, Types of Clock-tree, CTS Specification, Building clock tree, Analyze the results, Fine-tuning the Clock-tree and Guidelines for best CTS results.

Goals of Routing, Types-of Routing, Global Routing, Detail Routing, Fixing of routing violations (DRC, LVS), post route optimization, issues in routing and guide lines for optimum routing results.

What is ECO, Types of ECO, Timing & Functional ECO prep, rolling in the ECO, Performing the ECO placement and routing.

Physical Verification (DRC, LVS, ERC), IR drop analysis, Electro-Migration Analysis, Cross-Talk (SI) analysis, Sign-off Timing analysis, Logical Equivalence checking.

2-3 projects will be given covering Netlist to GDS flow. The method of execution will be similar to typical block level Physical Design work/project in the industry. Block level input database will be given and the participant has to complete routing, after cleaning all the issues during sign-off checks.

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Learner Reviews

My expectation to join this course was to get into the PD domain and Yes, it met my expectations. The trainer is excellent and he answered all types of queries I asked. The materials provided are good and helped to crack the interviews. After doing this course it helped me to get into PD domain.

Haritha

I Have done a Physical design course in ChipEdge. Mostly all the concepts I learned through practical labs with the help of trainers. Trainers are from product based company with more than 10 years experience. One Good Thing is, they have provided an individual license for all to practice the tool, which has a VPN facility. Through ChipEdge placement assistance, I got placed in Moslogi.

Ajay

My expectations to join this course was to understand complete PD flow, practically implementing the theoretical knowledge of PD and taking the design from RTL to GDSII. The trainer knows in and out of the PD. I just say that I am lucky to get trained by him. The trainer gave equal opportunity to everyone to resolve doubts faced by candidates. Overall, I am satisfied with the course and it met my expectations.

Sadiq

FAQs

Training is delivered in Live Online mode, on weekends. To attend the live sessions,  you need to login into the chip edge e-learning portal. For Lab access, you will connect to the ChipEdge VLSI lab through a VPN.

Timings:

9:30 am to 1 pm, Saturdays

2:00 pm to 5:00 pm – Online Lab Practice, Saturdays

These timings are in IST (Indian Standard Timing) time zone.

The course will be delivered by a Senior VLSI Engineer with lab assistance from a junior VLSI Engineer. Both are currently working in the VLSI industry on the latest technologies.

Chipedge trainers are typically having 10 to 20  years of VLSI industry experience and currently working in the latest technologies. They are typically project leads or project managers and are selected for their domain expertise, passion for sharing knowledge as well as good teaching skills.

They are available on weekends only, during class hours for live interaction.

Instructor led online courses on weekends, are primarily designed for working professionals who want to upskill themselves.

With shrinking technology nodes and increasing complexity of Chips, engineers are required to enhance their skills to stay relevant in their careers and increase their productivity.

Online courses can help you learn new skills as well as increase your knowledge in the area you are currently working. Skills that take years to master in the workplace can be imbibed in weeks using our combination of theory classes, hands-on training sessions, projects. As these sessions are delivered by Senior VLSI engineers with 10 to 20 years of industry experience, learning from their experiences is a big takeaway from these courses.

Considering time constraints for all working professionals, you can attend these courses from home.

We use the latest versions of Synopsys Tools, with a  dedicated tool license for every trainee during the lab/project work. 28nm libraries are used for labs, projects.

Synopsys tools are used by majority of product / MNC companies in semiconductor(VLSI) industry world wide, not just in India.

Lab Access is provided through VPN. This gives the flexibility to do labs anytime, anywhere at your convenience. All you need is a good broadband connection and a laptop.

It varies as per the course duration (short/long). please check the “Lab”  tab, in course pages. Our course counselors can help you as well.

We do have installment options for some courses. And EMI option is available through our partner organizations, who provide loans for training programs.  please check with our Course Counsellors.

Chipedge provides placement help to all candidates by providing them industry interview opportunities.

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