Admission started for 2020

Research Overview

The Electronics and Communication Engineering program provides strong fundamental concepts in Electronic Devices, Circuits, Communication and Control Systems as core foundational courses. In addition, students may choose 12 credits as Departmental Electives where they may gain specialization in the following concentrations:

1. Embedded Systems and IoT: 

The present needs of industry are automation and remote operations which can be achieved using embedded systems and IoT technologies.  Many real time applications require processors with fast computational capacity and these systems deploy edge or cloud services. The courses chosen in this concentration will enable students to design real time IoT systems for various applications like smart cities, smart factory, smart healthcare, smart supply chain management, smart agriculture, smart water management etc.

The courses offered under this concentration are:

  • Embedded Real Time Operating Systems
  • IoT System Design
  • Cloud Architectures and Deployment Models
  • Security in IoT Systems
  • Industrial IoT
  • Wireless Sensor Networks

Career Opportunities: Embedded Systems Engineer, IoT Development Engineer, IoT solution Architect, Product connectivity and IoT Consultant, Cyber-IoT consultant, IoT System Administrator.


2. Communication & Signal Processing

Signal Processing is part art, part science. The digital world involves data from sensors which needs to be processed in suitable form for being used further. Some of these sensors are used for applications like Global Positioning Systems (GPS), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Sonar, Radar, Mobile services etc. The courses in this concentration will enable students to design systems that can process audio, video, sensor data and develop real world applications for communication systems, medical diagnostics equipment, seismology, extraterrestrial communication etc. 

The courses offered in this concentration are:

  • Advanced Communication Systems
  • Information Theory and Coding 
  • Cryptography and Cybersecurity 
  • Signal processing using Machine Learning
  • Wireless communication and networks
  • Antenna design

Career Opportunities: Telecommunications Engineer, DSP engineer, Computer Vision Engineer, ML engineer, Audio processing engineer, Communication/ Signal Processing algorithm developer, Music Signal Processing engineer.


3. Digital Systems

Digital World is the demand of time. Digital technology has proven higher efficacies and ease of processing and communicating. The concentration in digital systems will enable students to design digital systems using various design models and implement these for various applications in space communication, consumer electronics, medical devices, process control and automation industry. 

The courses offered in this concentration are:

  • Digital System Design 
  • Embedded systems 
  • Internet of Things 
  • Security in IoT Systems 
  • Computer Vision 
  • Industrial IoT 

Career Opportunities: Digital Systems Engineer, Digital Verification Engineer, Embedded systems Design engineer, RTL design engineer, ASIC design engineer.




  • Computational Data Analysis
  • Design and Prototyping
  • Experimental Science-I
  • Fundamentals of Communication


  • Calculus and Applied Mechanics
  • Fundamentals of Automation Engineering
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Energy and Environmental Studies (1 0 0) 1
  • Critical Thinking and Storytelling (2 0 1) 2
  • Science week 2


  • Data Structures
  • Computational Engineering Analysis-I
  • Engineering Measurements and Machines
  • Electronic Devices & Circuits
  • Perspectives on Contemporary Issues
  • Management/ Design/Liberal Arts week


  • Digital Systems Design
  • Computational Engineering Analysis-II
  • Electromagnetics and Microwaves
  • Signals and Control Systems
  • Communication and Identity
  • Management/ Design/Liberal Arts week


  • Analog and Digital Communications
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Open Elective-1
  • DE-1
  • Understanding and Managing Conflict
  • IoT and Automation Week


  • Digital Communication Networks
  • Machine Learning for Communication and Signal Processing
  • DE-2
  • DE-3/OE2/ Minor Project
  • Critical Thinking for Decisions at Workplace
  • Emerging Tech Week


  • DE-4
  • DE-5
  • DE-6
  • OE-3
  • Minor Project
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