The Electronics & Communication Engineering department was started during the academic year 1996-97. The department was accredited by the National Board of Accreditation and got permanent affiliation from Anna University, Chennai and approval from AICTE, New Delhi. Electronics & Communication Engineering is a constantly changing and widening branch of engineering. Electronics industry, being a labour intensive industry, provides many job opportunities for the skilled job seekers. Increased production and demand by government and businesses for communication equipment, computers and military electronics along with consumer demand and increased research and development on robots and other types of automation contributes to the growth of employment opportunities in this field.
- B.E Electronics and Communication Engineering
- M.E Communication Systems
- M.E Digital Signals Processing
- M.Tech Nano Science and Technology
UG Program (Duration: 4 Years / 8 Semesters)
PG Program (Duration: 2 Years / 4 Semesters)
The focus of the M.E. program is a thorough and in-depth study of Communication theory, DSP, Nano technology from a Signal Processing perspective as exemplified by courses like Advanced Digital Signal Processing, High Speed Communication Networks, Wireless Communication, Smart Antennas and Digital Communication Receivers. The department has a close interaction with the alumni and is continuously using their inputs for improvement of the research facilities.
M.E. Communication Systems
The Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering began its Postgraduate Program in Communication Systems in the academic year 2009-2010. Telecommunication Engineers are involved in establishing communication by means of telephones, telegraphs, radar, radio, radio navigational aids, TV and teleprinters. Communication systems also deal with the recent technologies in the satellite and space communication.
This programme covers various domains like Mobile Computing, Wireless Sensor Networks and Radio Frequency Identification Devices technologies for the graduates of Electronics and Communications Engineering.
M.E. Digital Signal Processing
The Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering began another Postgraduate Program in Digital Signal Processing in the academic year 2012-2013. This course is available only at GKMCET for the entire state.
M.Tech Nanoscience and Technology
The Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering began another Postgraduate Program in Nanoscience and Technology in the academic year 2013-2014. AICTE Fund amount of Rs. 2 Lakhs was received for the Project titled "Design and development of DSP based Non-Invasive multi-factorial monitoring system for clinical analysis"
- To generate competent professionals to become part of the Industry and Research Organizations at the National and International levels.
- To provide necessary strengths to enable the students to pursue higher studies and to become entrepreneurs.
- To Develop Enhanced Learning Skills.
- To infuse scientific temper in the students and provide guidance through well-informed teachers for pursuing research in the field of Engineering and Technology.
- To grow a committed group of competent teachers striving for excellence, be it in teaching or research.
- To create Centre of Excellence in the field of Electronics and Communication Engineering.
The department has an impressive range of Laboratories and facilities for the students to explore and learn more.
- Communication Systems Lab
- Electronic System Design Lab
- VLSI Lab
- Networks Lab
- Electronic Circuits & Simulation Lab
- Linear Integrated Circuits Lab
- Digital Electronics Lab
- Digital Signal Processing Lab
- Microwave Lab
- Research Lab.
Program Educational Objectives (PEOS):
I-To prepare the students with sound technical knowledge and practice that fulfills all industrial and institutional needs. II-To enhance skill set of all students by providing strong foundation in mathematics, engineering and technology which enable them to face the competitive examinations.
III-To obtain balanced education with solid understanding of ethical and professional responsibility that enables them to function well in profession of engineering.
IV-To mould students as good team players and lifelong learners.
Engineering Knowledge: Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.
Problem Analysis: Identify, formulate, review research literature, and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering sciences.
Design/Development of Solutions: Design solutions for complex engineering problems and design system components or processes that meet the specified needs with appropriate consideration for the public health and safety, and the cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.
Conduct Investigations of Complex Problems: Use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions.
Modern Tool Usage: Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools including prediction and modeling to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations.
The Engineer & Society: Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional engineering practice
Environment & Sustainability: Understand the impact of the professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts and demonstrate the knowledge for sustainable development.
Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.
Individual & Team Work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.
Communication: Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.
Project Management & Finance: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of engineering and management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multidisciplinary environments.
Life-long Learning: Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change.
Program Specific Outcomes (PSOs):
- To become a embedded engineer/developer
- To become a sound engineer
- Ability to become EMC/EMI analyst
- Ability to become RF design engineer
- Ability to become PCB circuit designer/assembling/testing & analyzing
- Ability to become scientist in R & D (ISRO/BSNL/DRDO)
- Ability to become signal controlling engineer in defense
- Ability to become control engineer in AIR/ DD etc
- Ability to go for higher studies & clear JTO/IES/GATE examinations
Future Career & Scope
After the successful completion of their courses, students can start their careers with…
Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL), ISRO, DRDO, ECIL, ELCOT, Indian Air force, Indian Navy, Indian Railways, BSNL, AIR
Intel, Samsung Electronics, Sony, Toshiba, Philips Semiconductors, Texas Instruments
LG Electronics, Nokia, AMD, CISCO, HP, IBM, Siemens, Motorola, DMRC, Intel, Accenture, Wipro, HCL Technologies, NVIDIA, Tech Mahindra, Infosys, TCS, Cognizant, MTNL, AIR, Flextronics Etc.
About the Faculty:
The department has efficient and dedicated faculty members who are specialized in presenting difficult concepts in an understandable way, with individual care given to each and every student.
40 international, national journal & conference papers presented by faculty in the current academic year
Ongoing research project MOU based research project on Forest Conservation System (Unmanned Tree cutting monitoring in wireless) in progress from the year 2013 onwards (final year students are actively involved in the project).
Industry consultancy research project work is in progress
The ECE Department Association organizes State Level Technical Symposium and Seminars every year. This enables the students to enhance their leadership skills and also to know the Latest Developments in their interested fields.