B.Tech in Electronics and Communication Engineering
The Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering has consistently achieved excellent results in the university examinations. Our students Ms Athira S and Ms Lakshmi Vijayan secured the 1st and 8th ranks in the B Tech Electronics and Communication Engineering of APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University in 2020. The 2nd rank in the B Tech Electronics and Communication Engineering of APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University in 2019 was secured by our student Ms Minnu Simon. Students of the department have also secured the first rank in the university examination in the years 2010 and 2012 for the B Tech course of Mahatma Gandhi University. Many university ranks have been secured by our students in M Tech Communication Engineering and in M Tech VLSI & Embedded Systems.
The department also has an excellent placement record with a vast majority of the students of the graduate and post graduate programmes securing very good offers from organizations like TCS, UST Global, IBS, RMESI, COREAL, Speridian, Tata Elexi, Kalki Tech, Procsys, Bosch etc.
The Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering has eight well equipped state of the art laboratories to provide the students with the necessary and sufficient backing of practical knowledge, besides encouraging them to try out their innovative research and development ideas. These laboratories provide facilities in the areas of Electronic Devices and Circuits, Linear and Digital Integrated Circuits, Microprocessors, Microcontrollers, VHDL, Digital Signal Processing, Microwave Engineering, Optical Communication, Satellite Communication. The laboratories are also equipped with the latest versions of software like SCILAB, CADENCE Design Suite, SPICE Tools, Xilinx ISE, MATLAB etc. The classrooms are well equipped with the latest audio and visual teaching aids like projectors, smart boards etc to help the students have a better learning experience. The faculty members of the department utilize facilities like Moodle, EdX, Webex and other blended teaching learning aids to improve the quality of teaching and learning.
In order to expose the students to the latest trends in the industry, eminent experts from the industry are periodically invited to give lectures/demonstrations to the students on the recent developments in their respective areas. Industrial visits and industrial training are also arranged to give the students a first hand exposure to the industrial environment. Industrial training undertaken by the students are in reputed industries like BSNL, Keltron, FACT, CIAL, Air India, OEN, Tata Communications, ITI etc.
In order to keep themselves abreast of the latest technological developments, the faculty members regularly attend seminars and workshops in the different areas of Electronics and Communication Engineering. The department also regularly hosts MHRD funded workshops in association with IIT Bombay and IIT Kharagpur for faculty members within and outside the college. The faculty members and students are also active participants in NPTEL online courses with many of them securing top honours.
The department constantly strives to improve the knowledge, skills and attitude of the students and many value added programs like conferences, workshops, technical quizzes, project exhibitions, design contests, paper presentations, personality development courses etc are conducted to facilitate this. The department has also signed an MOU with M/S Hortari Technologies Private Limited to mentor the students to develop the skill sets required for securing placements in the industries of their choice and with MS Luure.ai for providing students with internships and project opportunities in artificial intelligence.
The department has established the E- yantra lab in association with IIT Bombay. Workshops for faculty members and students are conducted as part of the activities of this centre. Projects of this centre have won awards in many competitions. The department in association with FISAT Incubation Centre mentors students to develop their innovative ideas and entrepreneurial capabilities.