Hardware modeling using verilog

By Prof. Indranil Sen Gupta   |   IIT Kharagpur
Learners enrolled: 5185
The course will introduce the participants to the Verilog hardware description language. It will help them to learn various digital circuit modeling issues using Verilog, writing test benches, and some case studies.

INTENDED AUDIENCE: Computer Science and Engineering 
                                        Electronics and Communication Engineering  
                                        Electrical Engineering
PRE-REQUISITES:         Basic concepts in digital circuit design
                                        Familiarity with a programming language like C or C++
INDUSTRY SUPPORT:  Intel,Cadence,Mentor Graphics,Synopsys,Xilinx

Course Status : Completed
Course Type : Elective
Duration : 8 weeks
Category :
  • Computer Science and Engineering
Credit Points : 2
Level : Undergraduate
Start Date : 26 Aug 2019
End Date : 18 Oct 2019
Exam Date : 16 Nov 2019 IST

Note: This exam date is subjected to change based on seat availability. You can check final exam date on your hall ticket.

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Course layout

Week 1: Introduction to digital circuit design flow (3 hours)
Week 2: Verilog variables, operators and language constructs (2 hours)
Week 3: Modeling combinational circuits using Verilog (2 hours)
Week 4: Modeling sequential circuits using Verilog (3 hours)
Week 5: Verilog test benches and design simulation (2 hours)
Week 6: Behavioral versus structural design modeling (2 hours)
Week 7: Miscellaneous modeling issues: pipelining, memory, etc. (2 hours)
Week 8: Processor design using Verilog (4 hours)

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Instructor bio

Prof. Indranil Sen Gupta has obtained his B.Tech., M.Tech. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Calcutta. He joined the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, as a faculty member in 1988, in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, where he is presently a full Professor. He had been the former Heads of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering and also the School of Information Technology of the Institute. He has over 28 years of teaching and research experience. He has guided 22 PhD students, and has more than 200 publications to his credit in international journals and conferences. His research interests include cryptography and network security, VLSI design and testing, and mobile computing.

Course certificate

  • The course is free to enroll and learn from. But if you want a certificate, you have to register and write the proctored exam conducted by us in person at any of the designated exam centres.
  • The exam is optional for a fee of Rs 1000/- (Rupees one thousand only).
  • Date and Time of Exams: 16 November 2019, Morning session 9am to 12 noon; Afternoon Session 2pm to 5pm.
  • Registration url: Announcements will be made when the registration form is open for registrations.
  • The online registration form has to be filled and the certification exam fee needs to be paid. More details will be made available when the exam registration form is published. If there are any changes, it will be mentioned then.
  • Please check the form for more details on the cities where the exams will be held, the conditions you agree to when you fill the form etc.

  • Average assignment score = 25% of average of best 6 assignments out of the total 8 assignments given in the course. 
  • Exam score = 75% of the proctored certification exam score out of 100
  • Final score = Average assignment score + Exam score

  • If one of the 2 criteria is not met, you will not get the certificate even if the Final score >= 40/100.
  • Certificate will have your name, photograph and the score in the final exam with the breakup.It will have the logos of NPTEL and IIT Kharagpur. It will be e-verifiable at nptel.ac.in/noc.
  • Only the e-certificate will be made available. Hard copies are being discontinued from July 2019 semester and will not be dispatched

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