Analog Circuits Certification

In this article, we will explore what an Analog Circuits certification is, why it is important, and how you can go about getting certified in Analog Electronics by Sanfoundry for free.

What is an Analog Circuits certification?
An Analog Circuits certification is a professional credential demonstrating an individual’s proficiency in Analog Circuits or Analog Electronics. The certified professional has in-depth knowledge of topics such as:

  • design of analog electronic circuits involving OP-AMP, timer 555, PLL, voltage regulator & other specializes.
  • basic electronic devices.
  • circuit characteristics with signal analysis using Op-amp Ics.
  • design of circuits with ICs such as Op-amp, 555, 566, etc.
  • BJT and FET and modeling for AC/DC analysis.
  • Design both Single & Multistage amplifiers, with and without feedback.
  • Knowledge ICs like Timers, PLL circuits, regulator ICs and DAC/ADCs.
  • design of BJT/FET/UJT based Oscillators.

Which certification is best to work in the field of Analog Circuits?
There are many different types of certification available for those wishing to work in the field of analog circuits. The well-recognized certification is the free certification offered by Sanfoundry. Other certifications include the Analog & Digital Electronics Certification, Analog Electronics Certificate and Analog and Mixed-Signal Integrated Circuit Design Certificate.

What type of job can I get with an Analog Electronics certification?
With a Analog Circuits certification, you can pursue a career in the field of electronics. You can design and build electronic devices, components and systems. You may even work as a technician or engineer that involves the process of designing, testing, and manufacturing circuits. Also you can solve problems in industries like manufacturing and engineering by designing circuits that are more efficient or reliable than their current design.

What topics are covered in the Analog Electronics certification course exam?
Here’s the complete syllabus of the exam.

Analog Circuits Certification Syllabus
Diode Circuit Transistor Biasing and Low Frequencies Transistor Frequency Response
Series Clipper Parallel Clipper Parallel and Series Configuration
General and Feedback Amplifiers Power Amplifier Oscillators
FET Amplifiers Biasing of JFET and MOSFET JFET Amplifier
Multivibrators Schmitt Trigger and Tuned Amplifiers Regulators
Heat Sink for Power Transistor Push-Pull Class B Amplifier Hybrid Equivalent Model
Op-amps and its Applications Frequency Filters Op-Amp Characteristics
BJT Biasing Limits of Operation Fixed Bias and Emitter Bias

Sanfoundry Analog Circuits Certification

Sanfoundry offers online certification in Analog Circuits for free. The certification exam is divided into two parts: Qualifier Test and Certification Test.

First step is to take the "Qualifier Test". If you have scored at least a B grade in the "Qualifier Test", then only you would be eligible to take part in the online "Certification Test". If you have scored an A* (Genius) or A (Excellent) grade in the certification test, then you will be awarded a “Certificate of Merit” in Analog Circuits from Sanfoundry.

Analog Circuits Certification Exam Overview:

Here are the details and format of the Certification Exam:

  • Format: Online & Multiple Choice
  • Prerequisite: Yes (Qualifier Test)
  • Total Questions: 50
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Negative Marking: Yes
  • Fee: Free
Marking Scheme:
In the online certification test, you will be given 2 points for every correct answer. There will also be negative marking of -1 for every wrong answer. So, you have to be more careful in your test. If needed, you should skip to the next question and come back to that question later so that you can manage the time more effectively during the test.

Based on your score, you would be given one of the following Grades:

Grade A* – Genius (You scored 100%)
Grade A – Excellent (Your score is in the range of 80% to 99%)
Grade B – Good (Your score is in the range of 60% to 80%)
Grade C – Average (Your score is in the range of 40% to 60%)
Grade D – Poor (Your score is in the range of 0% to 40%)

Steps to get the Free Analog Circuits Certificate

How to prepare for Analog Circuits Certification Exam?
Before you start taking the certification test, it is important to study and practice our collection of 1000 Analog Circuits MCQs and check your progress by taking this subject specific Practice & Mock Tests.

Once you are ready, follow the below mentioned steps:
  1. Sign up with Sanfoundry.
  2. Take this Analog Circuits Qualifier Test.
  3. Score at least B Grade in the Qualifier test in order to be qualified to take the certification exam.
  4. Once you have qualified, you can take this Analog Circuits Certification Test anytime (24×7).
  5. If you have scored either A* Grade (Genius) or A Grade (Excellent) in the test, then you are eligible for a "Certificate of Merit".
  6. Fill this feedback form and download your certificate of merit from here. Kindly note that we issue certificate-of-merit on a monthly basis only i.e., on 5th of the next month.
  7. Check your name in the list of top-rankers live here.
Note: If you face a technical problem during the test, you should take a screenshot of your Monitor and send it to [email protected] along with your contact number so we can call you back soon.

Analog Circuits Certification FAQs

1. Is a certification required to work in Analog Circuits? Will it get me a job?
A certification is not mandatory, but it demonstrates your expertise in this field. So the benefit of a certification is that it can help make the process easier by showing employers that you have the skills necessary for the given job.

2. Can I do Analog Circuits certification if I am a beginner?
Yes, but you should prepare the subject thoroughly by studying all the chapters and topics.

3. Is the Analog Circuits exam hard?
This subject is not difficult to learn, but it's not an easy subject either. If you've practiced Analog Circuits in-depth, then the test might be a little easier for you.

4. How long does it take to earn an Analog Circuits certification?
The amount of time it takes to earn the certification varies depending on individual circumstances and level of experience. It typically takes several months of studying and practice to prepare for the certification exam.

5. Can I earn a college credit for my Analog Circuits course if I am certified?
It depends on your college. There are few colleges and institutions which prefer the students to be certified by external institutions for a credit course. So, kindly check with your college.

6. Can I get certified in Analog Circuits online?
Yes, Sanfoundry offers free online certificate in Analog Circuits.

7. Which online Analog Circuits Certification Course is the best?
Each online certification course has a specific focus and it prepares you for different skillset. So, there is no single best course on Analog Circuits. The best you can do is to get a free certificate on this from Sanfoundry. If you are doing a self-study, you can learn the basics in the free Analog Circuits Certification Course.

8. Can I get Analog Circuits / Electronics certification for free? How much it cost?
Yes, you can get the certification for free. A Certificate by Sanfoundry is 100% free for everyone.

9. How long is Analog Circuits certification valid? Does it expire?
The certificate is valid for life. There is no need to renew your certificate or take any further steps to keep your certification active.

10. Who is eligible to take the Analog Circuits certification exam?
Anyone who has been "working" or "studying" the subject can take the certification exam.

11. What is the format of the certification exam?
It is MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions) based.

12. Is there any negative marking in the online certification exam?
In the Certification exam, you will be given 2 points for every correct answer. There will also be a negative marking of -1 for every wrong answer.

13. How many times can I take the certification exam?
You can attempt the certification exam 2 times a month.

14. Are there any resources or materials available to help me prepare for the Analog Circuits Certification exam?
You should practice Sanfoundry Analog Circuits MCQs. Additionally, you can refer to the collection of best Analog Circuits Books.

15. Are there any prerequisites for Analog Circuits certification?
Yes, there is one prerequisite. You have to complete the qualifier test before taking the certification test.

16. How do I get certified in Analog Circuits?
Take the Sanfoundry test, get either an A* Grade (Genius) or an A Grade (Excellent) in the Analog Circuits / Electronics certification exam, and earn a free certificate of merit from us.

17. How do I register for the certification exam? How to get started?
Simply signup with Sanfoundry and take the test as mentioned here.

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