What is Electronics and Communications Engineering?
Electronics and Communications Engineering is one of the most popular branches of engineering which involves researching, designing, developing, testing and maintaining of electronic equipment. Electronics and Communication Engineers also supervise the assembling and manufacturing of communication and broadcast systems. The field of Electronics and Communications Engineering has its foundations in three major technical areas: Mathematics: Information, Networks and Systems, Physics: Circuits, Semiconductor Devices & Optical Systems, and Computers: Microprocessors and Computing devices.
Who should study Electronics and Communications Engineering?
If you are highly interested in gadgets and all sorts of electronic equipment, and are looking to pursue a career that will enable you to design and develop these gadgets, this field is the right choice for you. In ECE, you will learn concepts such as electronic devices and circuits, circuit analysis, digital communication and more.
What will I study in this course?
As part of the electronics and communication engineering curriculum, you will study Engineering Mathematics, Elements of Mechanical Engineering, CAED, Professional Ethics, and programming concepts during the First Year foundational courses. In the 2nd, 3rd and 4th years, the focus will be on core specialized subjects such as electronic circuits, both analog & digital, signal processing, communications, VLSI and embedded systems followed by project work and technical seminars.
What are the career opportunities after the completion of this course?/What will I do once I graduate?
Electronics and Communication engineers are very much in demand throughout industry. Companies such as Tata Elxsi, Cadence, L&T InfoTech, Bosch, TCS, Infosys, Texas Instruments, Intel, Synopsys, Mentor Graphics, EDA, ABB, Honeywell, Global Electronics, Wipro VLSI, Broadcom, QUALCOMM, LSI, IBM, Hewlett Packard, ISRO and DRDO Labs hire Electronics and Communications engineers. Some students choose to work for software companies such as Microsoft, Infosys, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Samsung, Nokia Siemens, SAP, and IGATE. There are many other students who also take up higher studies in the field, and prefer to focus their careers on research and/or teaching rather than in industry.
4 years (8 semesters)
The candidate should have passed in 2nd PUC/12th/Equivalent Exam with English as one of the languages and obtained a minimum of 45% of marks in aggregate in Physics and Mathematics along with Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology/Electronics/Computers (40% for Karnataka reserved category candidates).
Candidate must also qualify in one of the following entrance exams: CET/ COMED-K / JEE / AIEEE