Sound Engineer

An audio engineer (also sometimes recording engineer or a vocal engineer) works on the recording, manipulating the record using equalisation and electronic effects, mixing, reproduction, and reinforcement of sound. Audio engineers work on the "...technical aspect of recording—the placing of microphones, pre-amp knobs, the setting of levels.

Career Option

  • Career opportunities for sound engineer and technicians are available in various fields like: • Radio stations • TV channels
  • studios • Multimedia design • Animation • Advertising firms • Movies and more One can opt for specialised courses in technical skills such as sequencing
  • mastering
  • editing and recording. With proper experience
  • he / she can become studio managers.

Top Colleges In India

  • The Film and Television Institute of India Film and Television Institute of India Law College Road, Pune - 411 004, (Maharashtra) INDIA. Ph- +91 - 020- 25431817 / 25433016 Email-
  • National Institute of Film and Fine Arts (NIFFA) National Institute Of Film and Fine Arts 35A, Town shend road, Bhawanipur. Kolkata-70002
  • Telephone - 033 2455687
  • Mob-+91 90384 61354 Fax- 033 24744970 E-mail-
  • Asian Academy of Film and Television, Delhi Marwah Studios Complex, FC-14/15, Sector-16A, Noida Film City, Uttar Pradesh, India Ph- +91-120-4831100

Courses to be pursued

  • • Certificate course in sound and audio engineering • Sound recording/engineering education is usually offered as a three-year diploma course to graduates • Bachelor's degree in Sound Engineering • Certificate in Recording and Audio Engineering • Certificate in Audio Technology • Certificate in Audio Production Technology • Diploma course: Diploma in Recording Arts (Audio Engineering) is a one-year full-time course. • Diploma in Audio Engineering is a one-year diploma with the eligibility of 10th or equivalent exam. • Bachelor course: Students can pursue the bachelor degree in Sound Engineering with the eligibility of 10+2 with PCM subjects (Courses after 12th science). • Master Course: After bachelor’s degree in Sound Engineering
  • students can pursue master or doctoral level courses at various universities.

Working Condition

Broadcast and sound engineering technicians and radio operators generally work indoors in pleasant surroundings. However, those who broadcast news and other programs from locations outside the studio may work outdoors in all types of weather. Technicians doing maintenance may climb poles or antenna towers, while those setting up equipment do heavy lifting.

Personal Skill

  • • Speaking • Active Listening • Critical Thinking • Reading Comprehension • Monitoring • Writing • Complex Problem Solving • Operation Monitoring

Educational Qualification

  • Minimum qualification- 10+2
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