System Design Through VERILOG

By Prof. Shaik Rafi Ahamed   |   IIT Guwahati
Learners enrolled: 4343
A comprehensive resource on Verilog HDL for beginners and experts large and complicated digital circuits can be incorporated into hardware by using Verilog, a hardware description language (HDL). A designer aspiring to master this versatile language must first become familiar with its constructs, practice their use in real applications, and apply them in combinations in order to be successful. Design Through Verilog HDL affords novices the opportunity to perform all of these tasks, while also offering seasoned professionals a comprehensive resource on this dynamic tool.

INTENDED AUDIENCE : Undergraduate, post graduate students, faculty and industry people

PREREQUISITES     : Digital Circuits

INDUSTRIES  SUPPORT  : Cadence/Mentor graphics

Course Status : Completed
Course Type : Elective
Duration : 8 weeks
Category :
  • Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
  • VLSI design
Credit Points : 2
Level : Undergraduate/Postgraduate
Start Date : 25 Jul 2022
End Date : 16 Sep 2022
Enrollment Ends : 08 Aug 2022
Exam Date : 25 Sep 2022 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 Verilog
Week-2:Gate level modelling
Week-3:Behavioral modelling I
Week-4:Behavioral modelling II
Week-5:Data flow modelling
Week-6:Switch level modelling
Week-7:Synthesis of combinational logic using verilog
Week-8:Synthesis of sequential logic using verilog

Books and references

1. Design through Verilog HDL-T. R. Padmanabhan and B. Bala Tripura Sundari; WSE, IEEE Press, 2004 
2. Advanced Digital Design with Verilog HDL- Michael D. Ciletti, PHI, 2005

Instructor bio

Prof. Shaik Rafi Ahamed

IIT Guwahati
I am a full professor with more than 20 years teaching experience. I taught Microprocessors nearly 10 times for undergraduate students at IIT Guwahati and other institutions. I have published several papers in reputed Journals like IEEE, Elsevier, IET and Springer

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: 25 September 2022 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

YOU WILL BE ELIGIBLE FOR A CERTIFICATE ONLY IF AVERAGE ASSIGNMENT SCORE >=10/25 AND EXAM SCORE >= 30/75. 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 Guwahati .It will be e-verifiable at nptel.ac.in/noc.

Only the e-certificate will be made available. Hard copies will not be dispatched.

Once again, thanks for your interest in our online courses and certification. Happy learning.

- NPTEL team

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