Hi, there are good enough job opportunities for ECE students in both govt and private sectors. These are public sector companies, that either take applications based on GATE score and interview or hold their own exams and interview.
BEL(Bharat Electronics Limited) , National Aluminium Company Ltd. (NALCO), Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL), Bharat
Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL), Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC), National Thermal Power Corporation Ltd (NTPC), Coal India limited (CIL), Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (POWERGRID), Neyveli Lignite Corporation limited (NLC) and Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL).
ECE core area jobs in Private sectors: Samsung (Analog and digital electronics communication)
Intel (Analog and digital electronics)
Dell India (Networking)
Honeywell (Embedded system)
Wipro(Wireless and networking, VLSI)
CISCO Networking (Computer Network)
IES Indian Engineering Services are considered the most prestigious job profile for Engineers in India. By writing Engineering Service Examination (ESE) Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE) students or graduates get following jobs: Indian Railway Service of Signal Engineers.
(ii) Indian Railway Stores Service (Telecommunication/ Electronics Engineering Posts).
(iii) Indian Naval Armament Service (Electronics Engineering Posts).
Major public research centres in India which run under the three wings of Government of India they are Dept of Space (DOS), Dept of Defense (DoD) & Dept of Atomic Energy (DAE), you can apply for these research institutes as well !!!