Since its inception in 1971, the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE) at NIE has been at the forefront pioneering research and education in its field. The department is a trailblazer in the Internet of Things (IoT), being the first to offer an academic course on the subject strongly supported by a full-fledged laboratory set up with generous contributions from its alumni.

While equipping students with a strong foundation in the basics of Electronics, Computers, Communication Engineering and Instrumentation, the department also incorporates the latest technology developments such as the Internet of Things (IoT), Network Security, Neural Networks, Artificial Intelligence, and Machine Learning in industry-relevant courses. Collaborations with leading industry players to design and deliver the curriculum, strong presence in the research field, a well-informed and published faculty, innovations encompassing integrated laboratories, use of open source tools and industry-driven projects, and internship opportunities are pathways that this NBA-accredited department creates to help you realise the future you dream of.



Department of Electronics and Communication will be globally recognized that imparts high quality education and enables innovation, research and teamwork capabilities to students, whose graduates serve diverse needs of society.


  • To design academic curricula and activities to produce competent Electronics graduates
  • To develop acumen to absorb emerging knowledge and to Life-Long Learning
  • To provide group activities in the area of Electronics and Communication Engineering that enable innovation and teamwork
  • To interact with professional bodies and corporates in Electronics, Communication and IT sectors

Program Educational Objectives


  • Function professionally in an international and rapidly changing world due to the advances in technologies and concepts.


  • Attain technical competence with an aptitude to pursue higher education.


  • Exhibit leadership qualities and professional integrity with social responsibility in their profession.
  • Program Outcomes


    Apply knowledge of computing, mathematics, science and engineering fundamentals with emphasis to Electronics and Communication Engineering.


    Develop an aptitude to design, analyze and implement Electronic and Communication systems for engineering problems.


    Design an Electronics and Communication system, component or process as per needs and specifications within realistic constraints.


    Design and verify the experimental results to analyze and interpret data.


    Usage of modern tools as Proof of Concept (POC) for system modeling and synthesis as applied to Electronics and Communication engineering.


    Be aware of economic, health, safety and societal issues in professional engineering practice.


    Understand societal and environmental impacts of engineering problems and provide sustainable solutions for the same.


    Practice appropriate professional responsibilities and ethics.


    Perform effectively either as a member or a leader in diverse and multidisciplinary activities.


    Apply effective oral and written communication skills.


    Adapt engineering and managerial skills in project environment.


    Develop confidence for self-education, leading to life-long learning in the context of ever-changing technology.

    Program Specific Objectives


    Mapping theoretical knowledge to real-world applications in areas like Communication, Embedded systems, Signal processing, VLSI and related fields


    Usage of latest hardware and software/open source tools to solve specific problems.


    To understand environmental, ethical and social responsibilities in career. Pursue higher education, research or entrepreneurship


    The Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering offers both Undergraduate and Post-graduate programmes with a duration of four and two years respectively. The Department also conducts short-term courses on topics of current interest.


    B.E. in Electronics and Communication Engineering


    M.Tech. in Networking and Internet Engineering




    The following is the syllabus and timetable for courses taught under the Undergraduate and Post-graduate programmes in the department.


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    The Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering faculty has some of the most accomplished and erudite professors in the institution. They not only guide the students through their academic challenges but also help them in their personal development.

    Dr.S Parameshwara Associate Professor & HoD
    Anand Srivatsa Associate Professor & Head SDSC
    Ashwini D S Assistant Professor
    Bhavana.k Assistant Professor
    Deepthi M S Assistant Professor
    Dr. Anjanappa C Associate Professor
    Dr. Nagaraj C Assistant Professor
    Dr. Narasimha Kaulgud Professor
    Dr. RAGHU J Assistant Professor
    Dr. Remya Jayachandran Assistant Professor
    Dr. Rohini Nagapadma Principal and Professor
    Dr. Salila Hegde Associate Professor
    Dr. Shashidhara H. R. Associate Professor
    Dr. Vijay B.T. Assistant Professor
    Dr. Yajunath Kaliyath Assistant Professor
    Dr.Rajalekshmi Kishore Associate Professor
    Kavitha S S Assistant Professor
    LAVANYA M S Assistant Professor
    Lokesha H R Assistant Professor
    Mrs. Shruthi K S Assistant Professor
    NITESH K A Assistant Professor (FTC)
    PAWAN BHARADWAJ Assistant Professor
    Puneeth S Assistant Professor
    Sharmila B S Assistant Professor
    Shilpashree M.S Assistant Professor
    Shruthi R Assistant Professor
    Sobia Naz Assistant Professor
    Vishwanath M K Assistant Professor

    Faculty list

    For a list of Faculty Members of Electronics & Communication Engineering Department Click Here


    The department has well-equipped laboratories with the latest equipment and facilities to help students hone their practical skills and gain theoretical prowess.

    Best Practices

    • Tutorial conduction for group of 30 to 35 students
    • Value added courses are offered.
    • NPTEL/MOOC Courses and Course projects.
    • Course integrated with Laboratories.
    • Design based laboratory projects.
    • Simulation in Hardware Labs
    • project exhibition is conducted for lab projects.
    • Usage of open source tools in the laboratories
    • Usage of high end tools in Innovation Lab for regular laboratories.
    • Usage of state of the art development boards ( hardware) for projects.

  • Moodle LMS for Course material, Quizes & Assignments

  • Departmental Activities

    Get a glimpse of all the latest conferences, Project Displays, lectures, seminars, and other programmes conducted by the Department.

    Title of Workshops/Training Programmes Resource Person Date
    FDP on “Block chain – Demystified”, 15 – 19th November 2020 , Dept of E&C and CS & Engg. 15-11-2020 and
    Title of Others Resource Person Date
    Title of Others Resource Person Date
    Project Exhibition Dr. Remya, Dr. Nagaraj C, Dr. Narasimha Kaulgud 12-04-2022 and


    The Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering is well equipped with modern laboratory facilities and infrastructure, giving students the best learning opportunities to get set for a brighter future. Here are some milestones of the department.

    The department has been accredited by NBA, New Delhi  (Accreditation Document) (Validity from academic year 2020-'21 to academic year 2022-'23 (30-06-2023)
    • 'Texas Instruments Analog Systems Lab' – Lab Setup, Curriculum, FDP and Workshop for a laboratory-based course using Texas Instruments' ASLKv2010 Starter Kit.
    • MoU with Ericsson for industry training for the seventh semester students of Electronics and Communication.
    • MoU with ATMEL to set up an Embedded System Laboratory to train students in the field of Embedded Systems and help them take up industrial and academic projects as part of their regular academic curriculum.
    • ‘Learn with Nokia’ and ‘Research with Nokia’ programmes to develop prototypes for product or tool ideas, new technology incubation projects.
    • The department has pioneered innovations in pedagogy – from integrated laboratories and stack projects for Undergraduate students, to adopting OpenSource tools and subject related laboratories.

    Click here : E&C - Student Achievements

    Likith Kumar M, currently 7th Semester student ECE won Third prize in the Oral presentation on the topic "Low Cost NICU Incubator" (minor project done under the guidance of Dr. Remya Jayachandran, Assistant Professor, ECED ) in the Student Research Symposium 2022 organized by IEEE Nanotechnology Student Chapter, IIT Indore held on 10th -11th August 2022.