TNEA CODE : 1512

Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE)

Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE)


About Department

The Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE) was established in the year 1999 with the intent of raising highly qualified Engineers and Researchers who can make substantial Contribution to the field of Electronics and Communication Engineering. The main feature of the Department includes the Center of Excellence for Advanced technology and Enhancing the knowledge of the students for the upliftment in rural community. The Department has well equipped laboratories with modern equipment under the supervision of qualified technical support staff.

The department is certified by National Board of Accrediation (NBA) in the year 2006 and has been re-accrediated in the year 2017. It is also NAAC accredited with Grade ’A’ in the year 2012. The Department is Permanently Affiliated to Anna University, Chennai from 2014 and it is also recognized as a Research Centre by Anna University, Chennai since 2011. The various Post Graduate programme offered by the department are Applied Electronics and VLSI Design which was commenced in the year 2005 and 2010 respectively.
The initial intake of the department was 60 students in 1999 and later the intake was increased to 120 and 240 respectively. With this large intake, nearly 1800 Electronics & Communication Engineers has been produced so far by the department.

Programmes offered by the Department are:

UG Programme

  • B.E. – Electronics and Communication Engineering

PG Programme

  • M.E. Applied Electronics
  • M.E. VLSI Design

Course Opportunities

The undergraduates from this department have become professional engineers where they are well represented at core companies both in public and private sector organizations. Also, they have become successful Software developers and Enterpreneurs. Many of our students pursue higher education such as M.S. M.E, M.Tech, MBA and PhD degrees in Indian and foreign universities.

To improve Teaching Learning Process:

The department consistently organizes faculty development programme sponsored by Anna University, short term training programme sponsored by AICTE – ISTE Chapter and National workshops sponsored by Tamil Nadu State Council for Science and Technology for the faculty, researcher scholars and students to inculcate the teaching learning process.

Research Activities:

As part of research, both Under-Graduate and Post-Graduate students are encouraged to carry out their project in recent technologies in the field of Electronics and Communication.
As part of the curriculum they also publish their work in National / International Conferences and Journals. Currently many of our faculty members are pursuing Ph.D Programme in the specialization areas such as VLSI, Image processing, Embedded systems , Nanotechnology, etc.

Strength of the Department

  • ECE Department is accredited by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA) since 2006.
  • The students have good and consistent records in placement.
  • The Department is associated with professional bodies like IEEE and ISTE.
  • Anna University recognized Research Centre to carry out the research activities.
  • Avail of Centre of Excellence to foster the ideas and innovative skills of our students.
  • The Department signed MoU with New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA and Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan whereby providing the students to pursue their higher studies and research work.
  • A well-qualified, Self-motivated, and experienced teaching/ non-teaching Faculty are present to enhance the technical knowledge of the students.
  • Continuous Institution Industry Interaction is provided to the students to upgrade their knowledge in various fields.
  • ECE Students Association ‘SPACE’ provides a platform for the students to exhibit their curricular and co-curricular activities.