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Degree Awarded Discipline Duration Entry Level Seats in IIST
B.Tech ECE 4 years 10+2 (PCM) 30
M.E. ECE 2 years BE or B.Tech 09

About the Department


The Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering was established in the year 2003 with B.E. (ECE) with an intake of 60 students. It is amongst very few ECE Departments in Engineering Colleges of Central India that has been accredited twice by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA) in 2013 & 2016. The ECE department offers PG program in M.E. (Digital Communication) since the year 2009-10 with an intake of 18 students. There has been consistent development in all the spheres including infrastructure, staff and student strength. Well-equipped laboratories with high-end computers, high-speed internet (Broadband and Wi-Fi) facility and well-qualified staff members ensure excellent standards of education delivered by the department. Electronics & Communication Engineering (ECE) is a dynamic and exciting area that provides excellent career opportunities in various sectors of the society. We are committed to give our students an environment where they develop their critical thinking and problem-solving skills as they advance through the program.

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Department Vision and Mission

  • To produce globally competent electronics & communication engineering students with knowledge of core as well as inter discipline domains. To produce globally competent electronics & communication engineering students with knowledge of core as well as inter discipline domains.
  • Educating the students in field of electronics and communication engineering to create competent professionals with moral values, social ethics and pursuing higher education.
  • Inculcating the understanding technical competence in the fields of electronics and communication engineering and implementation of theoretical concepts in practical multidiscipline scenarios.

The graduates in Electronics & Communication Engineering first have to understand the principles of Electronic Devices and Circuits, Network Analysis, Communication System, Signal & Systems, Digital Electronics, Control System, Microprocessors and Microcontrollers, VLSI systems, Electromagnetic Theory and then to use them for analysis, design and implementation of systems to make the life of mankind comfortable. The teaching of Electronics & Communication Engineering involves first learning the fundamentals of relevant subjects in depth and then to understand the complexities of various subjects such VLSI Design, Advance Communication System, Microprocessor and Micro-controller. The knowledge so acquired is later used to analyze, design and implement solutions to the problems which are complex and real time.

It is expected that pass out graduates will acquire sufficient knowledge and skills required for the continuation of receiving more and more technical education in order to gather more and more knowledge with a willingness to have lifelong learning. After acquiring sufficient knowledge in the fundamentals of engineering practices, experimental and laboratory skills, design, simulation and software tools for design etc. will make the student a competent Electronics Engineer. After imparting basic technical knowledge, in- campus training and workshops as well as industrial visit/tours are provided to the students for reducing the industry-academia gap. Therefore, the main objective of the courses offered at the undergraduate level is to build a sound foundation through fundamentals and then to create strong structures of knowledge in the technical and multi-disciplinary areas, which in-turn helps in building the professional ethics and moral values in the graduates.


To develop the ability to demonstrate technical competence in the fields of electronics and communication engineering and to develop solutions to the problems in core as well as inter disciplinary areas

PEO1.1 Proficiency in core of Electronics & Communication as well inter disciplinary areas to deal with social problems

PEO1.2 Analyze, design and develop novel products and solutions for real life Problems


To develop graduates with sound academic background and industrial exposure which gives them capability to make a productive contribution to society through lifelong learning.

PEO2.1 Progress in professional career

PEO2.2 Higher education & Life-long learning skills

PEO2.3 Adapting to emerging trends in technology by considering global economy and societal issues


To produce competent professionals with moral values, ethics to build an efficient team with soft skill capabilities

PEO3.1 Professional conduct and interpersonal skills

PEO3.2 Leadership, entrepreneurship and good citizenship

Upon successful completion of the program, the students would have the following attributes.

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of
    1. Differential and integral calculus, differential equations, linear algebra, vector calculus, complex variables, Laplace transforms, Fourier transforms, and probability and statistics,
    2. Basic physics including mechanics, electricity and magnetism, and optics,
    3. Basic chemistry and environmental science,
    4. Basic computing,
    5. Analog, digital circuit analysis and design techniques,
    6. Architecture and applications of Electronics, Communications Engineering systems.
  2. Identify, formulate and solve complex problems in the domains of analog/digital design, signal processing and communication engineering, reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of Mathematics and Engineering Sciences.
  3. Design/develop
    1. Microprocessor/Microcontroller based systems
    2. Communication and Networking systems
    3. Algorithms for signal process
    4. VLSI circuit components to meet desired specifications with realistic constraints such as manufacturability and sustainability.
  4. Design and conduct experiments in analog/digital systems, signal processing and communication and networking systems, analyze and interpret data, and synthesize information to provide valid conclusions using simulation techniques and/or numerical methods, graphics.
  5. Select and apply necessary modern electronic instruments like Digital Storage Oscilloscope, DSP and FPGA trainer kits, Microcontrollers and software tools such as Spice, MATLAB and HDL for Digital Signal Processing, Communication Engineering, Networking and VLSI engineering practices with an understanding of their limitations.
  6. Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, safety, legal and cultural issues, and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional engineering practice.
  7. Demonstrate the knowledge of contemporary issues in the field of Electronics and Communication Engineering.
  8. Commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of engineering practice.
  9. Work effectively as an individual, and also as a member or leader in multicultural and multidisciplinary teams.
  10. Effectively communicate on their Electronics and Communication 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.
  11. Manage projects by applying gained knowledge on Engineering and Management principles.
  12. Adapt themselves wholly to the demands of the Electronics and Communication-related Engineering by life-long learning.

ICT Support For Learning

Self-learning is motivated in these special interest groups of the department. Various resources related to student interest are provided in the SIG laboratories. This learning is mentor by faculties and senior students to provide them an opportunity to work in team. Department has four SIGs. Self-interest and self-learning is motivated in this SIG Lab.

We provide certified skill courses on latest research areas and technologies through our special interest groups (SIG’s)

  1. Internet of thing (IoT)

The purpose of the Internet of Things Special Interest Group (IoT SIG) is to promote the development, standardization and application of signal and information processing technologies targeting unique challenges from emerging IoT scenarios that require analyzing, summarizing, and protecting of real-time signals and information exchanged or shared by massive data generating devices such as sensors, machines, robots, cars, etc and their corresponding data processing nodes.


Training on IoT by M2R Technomations LLP

  1. Robotics

The entity aims to provide students with field knowledge about Robotics. The SIG focuses more on project-based learning in addition to preparing the students to face the hurdles which usually come while implementing the algorithms. The SIG continuously work in projects along with students across all domains. The projects include quadcopter dynamics, balance bot and projects on Raspberry Pi &Arduino, which are the most popular prototyping boards among the budding engineers.

  1. Signal & Image processing

Digital Signal Processing (DSP) is concerned with the representation of signals in digital form, and with the transformation of such signal representations using digital computation. Digital Signal Processing is at the core of virtually all of today’s information technology, and its impact is felt everywhere — in telecommunications, medical technology, radar and sonar, and in seismic data analysis. The SIG focuses on imparting the DSP knowledge and bringing out different projects in the area of digital signal processing.


  1. Communication System

This SIG focuses on project based learning and training students to meet the emerging market challenges in the area of Communication (Like 4G, 5G etc)

It is a platform to encourage the innovative projects from robotic lab setup through e-Yantra Lab setup initiative (eLSI- IIT Bombay) in colleges across the country. These projects are funded by MHRD under National Mission on Education through ICT (NMEICT). IIST is proud to have this lab setup in our campus.

An initiative by IIT Bombay that aims to create the next generation of embedded systems engineers with a practical outlook to help provide practical solutions to some of the real world problems. It aims to spread education in embedded systems and Robotics. Also, helps in better performance at Robotics competitions such as the e-Yantra Robotics Competition with trainings done at IIST campus.

National Final at IIT Bombay Agri-Drone (Pesticide Spraying Drone)

Club Believes: There are an endless number of things to discover about robotics. A lot of it is just too fantastic’s for people to believe.

The goal of teaching robotics is to adopt students to current production process, where the automation technology plays a very important role. However robotics system is considered beyond a working application.

Robots have become a popular educational tool in some middle and high schools, as well as in numerous summer camps, raising interest in programming, artificial intelligence and robotics among students

Workshop title: Workshop on Embedded System                    Date: 14-15 April 2019

Workshop title: Workshop on Robotics Competition               Date: 18-19 Sep 2018

Workshop title: Workshop on Manual Robot                           Date: 12-13 August 2018

Workshop title: Workshop on Automation                              Date: 28-29 April 2018

Workshop title: Embedded System Workshop                         Date: 17-28 January 2018

Workshop title: PCB Designing Workshop                              Date: 18-21  Dec 2017

Workshop title: Workshop on Introduction of Embedded                   Date: 29-30 Oct 2017

Workshop title: Project Exhibition                                           Date: 10 Oct 2017

Workshop title: Workshop on Autonomous Robot                  Date: 07 Sep 2017

Workshop title: Workshop on Manual Robot                           Date: 07 Oct 2017


Workshop on Robotics Competition                Date: 18-19 Sep 2018

Workshop title: Robo Race Event                                            Date: 10 Feb 2017

Virtual Labs is a project initiated by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, under the National Mission on Education through Information and Communication Technology. The project aims to provide remote-access to Laboratories in Electronics & Communication Engineering students at all levels from under-graduate to research.

It also intends to develop a complete Learning Management System where the students can avail the various tools for learning, including additional web-resources, video-lectures, animated demonstrations and self-evaluation. There is also a component wherein costly equipment and resources are shared, that are otherwise available to only a limited number of users due to constraints on time and geographical distances. Seven IIT’s (Delhi, Bombay, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras, Roorkee and Guwahati), IIIT Hyderabad, Amrita University, Dayalbagh University, NIT Karnataka, and College of Engineering, Pune, are the institutions participating in the project.

SWAYAM is an initiative by Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. World’s largest SWAYAM MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses), a new paradigm of education for anyone, anywhere, anytime, as per your convenience, aimed to provide digital education free of cost and to facilitate hosting of all the interactive courses prepared by the best more than 1000 specially chosen faculty and teachers in the country. SWAYAM MOOCs enhances active learning for improving lifelong learning skills by providing easy access to global resources.

  • Providing quality training programmes to teachers and administrators of technical institutions to update their knowledge and skills in their fields of activity.
  • To assist and contribute in the production and development of top quality professional engineers and technicians needed by the industry and other organizations.
  • Providing guidance and training to students to develop better learning skills and personality.
S. No. Year Workshops / Training Organized by / Resource Person
 1 2018-19 Workshop on Introduction of Embedded System IIST Indore under ISTE Chapter
2 2017-18 Workshop on Autonomous robotics (line follower, edge detection, grid solving) IIST Indore under ISTE Chapter

Workshop on Autonomous robotics (line follower, edge detection, grid solving)                           Date: 12-13 July 2018

Message From Head Of Department

Mr. Ankit Jain

Head of Department
Electronics and Communication Engineering
Cont: 0731-4010656



The Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering was established in the year 2003 with B.E (ECE) & an intake of 60 students. The department also conducts PG programme M.E (Digital Communication) from year 2009-10 with an intake of 18 students. The significant infrastructural design, well-equipped laboratories & hi-tech computers with high-speed internet facility with all qualified staff members ensure world-class standard of education delivered from our department.

Electronics and communication engineering is a dynamic and exciting area that provides excellent career opportunities in various sectors of the society. We are committed to give our students an environment where they develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills as they advance through the programme. In addition to classroom teaching, the students are guided and motivated to practically implement the principles learnt in classrooms through experimentations in the laboratories, different type of Club like ROBOTICS CLUB, Design and Develop Club and ISTE Chapter which help students gain confidence and become skilled engineering professionals. Students are provided internship facility in organizations like BSNL, RRCAT etc. The department conducts various workshops, expert talks and additional training programs on recent trends in Electronics and Communication Engineering in collaboration with industries for the benefit of faculty and students. The student projects are conducted in-house with the guidance of department faculty. The graduates of the Electronics and Communication Stream have been selected by some of the world leading corporations & as well as by most of the leading Indian counter parts.

The available diversity of expertise of the faculty with the support of the other staff prepares the students to work in global multicultural environment. The notable asset of our department is its highly motivated, technically qualified and well experienced faculty.

State Of The Art Lab Infrastructure

Antenna Lab
Network Analysis Lab
TV Lab

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Career Opportunities for Electronics and Communication Students

Electronics and Communications engineers are at the foundation of all electronic devices- your Smartphone, laptop, e-reader, LED lights, from portable music players to global positioning systems (GPS), or even your car. Electronic systems are at the heart of the new industrial revolution and play a vital role that affects nearly every aspect of our modern daily lives.

Electronics and Communications engineers create technologies that connect the world and help make our lives better. Following are a few notable areas where ECE aspirants can build their careers, to name few-

  • Telecommunication
  • VLSI design
  • Embedded systems
  • Robotics
  • Television Industry
  • Research & Development
  • Control and Instrumentation systems
  • Hardware Manufacturing
  • Power sector
  • Software Engineering/IT
  • Government organizations like BSNL, Civil Aviation, AIR, Railways, Bharat Electronics Limited, DRDO and many others.
  • All other areas based on advanced electronic technologies.

These systems require professional electronic engineers for their design, development, commission, service and management. If being part of an exciting profession that investigate solutions to virtually every problem encountered today appeals to you, then you are invited to consider Electronic Engineering for your career choice.

The desirable of all, a job in the chip industry is an ultimate to the career. With ECE as your subject, only you have the chance to grab this post. So, what do you do after getting the job? The answer is, you will be working for the finest of the finest companies, like Intel, IBM, Apple, etc. That’s a tremendous feel to say the least. And you will be getting paid with a 7 figure income, coupled with various amenities.

Another highly positive career prospect is “Nano technology”. Electronic gadgets are becoming small in size every year, but very powerful in the performance. And this would only happen with nano technology. Getting placed in these companies is a dream comes true indeed.

Robotics, another larger than life field for the ECE students. Due to the advent of robots in many fields, it is mandatory to hire an electronic engineer to develop or maintain the robot.

There are numerous other electronic jobs which can pay you with huge paychecks. By studying ECE, you can be sure that you will land into one of the finest companies in the world with a huge salary package.

1 Mr. Ankit Jain HOD
2 Mr. Devendra Singh Mandloi Assistant Professor
3 Ms. Neha Choudhary Assistant Professor
4 Mr. Shravan Kumar Namdeo Assistant Professor
5 Mr. Rupesh Dutta Assistant Professor
6 Ms. Arpita Tiwari Assistant Professor
7 Mr. Atul Singh Kushwah Assistant Professor
8 Mr. Mukesh Patidar Assistant Professor

Value Addition:

As engineering education differs from traditional education in the sense that it is a professional education which cannot be de-linked from practices going on in real world industries. So, apart from traditional engineering education, EC department faculty members have made special endeavors to include the following value additions.

  • In-house Industrial Training:

From the current session onwards, the ECE students shall not have to move out for taking industrial training as ECE department is planning to start eYantra Robotics lab under the guidance of IIT Bombay and Virtual Lab division by IIT Delhi to conduct advance virtual lab tutorials, certifications and professional consultancies. This will help the students of the department to complete their course theoretical as well as practical within the premises of the ECE department.

  • International Certifications

In house training for extremely demanded international certifications like ISTE student chapter will be provided by ECE department faculty members. This addition has made it possible for the students to fulfill their dreams of getting industry sought, high values professional education supplemented with engineering education. This will increase their employment opportunities tremendously.

  • Real work experience (working on live projects)

EC department is in the process of creating MOU with certain EC based industries to provide real life projects for the EC branch students. Year 2016-17 a group has made 3-D printer which has proved a milestone in the field of electronics and mechanical design. This process is already in the pipeline and it is expected that for the next coming batches, this facility will be made available.

  • On Job Industrial Training

The top scorers of each section are given opportunity to have on job training, where they gain hands on experience in latest telecommunication technologies like GSM, CDMA, Optical fiber technology, ISDN, Broadband technology, 3G, 4G, 5G. This training is very effective to get employment in the various private telecommunication companies.

  • Faculty Research Publications

Consistent interaction with the International bodies like IEEE, IET by publishing and presenting the research works by faculties of ECE department play the key role in value addition. The latest international & national conferences and technical seminars by industry experts are being attended by the faculties to update their technical advancement in their area of research. Our faculty team has good number of papers published in reputed journals having good impact factor and they are being motivated to have their own patents.