B.E | Telecommunication Engineering

Course Overview

What is Telecommunication Engineering?
Telecommunication Engineering is an exciting and diverse field with applications in satellites, next generation mobile phone, air traffic control, the internet and much more. New services offered through the internet, mobility offered by wireless technology, and extreme capacity offered by fibre optics, along with the evolution of policy and regulation, are shaping the Telecommunication network of the future. With multimedia services opening up the possibilities of communications, a number of employment opportunities will arise in the near future.

Who should study Telecommunication Engineering?
If you want to be at the forefront of a technology revolution and participate in these emerging areas of development, then Telecommunication Engineering is the right course for you. Quantum development in the field of electronics and communication has created many myriad complexities of the e-world. This has made sure that Telecommunications Engineering has evolved and carved out a distinct identity of its own.

What will I study in this course?
You will study antenna theory, digital communication, information theory and coding, microwaves, Digital Signal Processing (DSP) and its architecture. In addition, you will be introduced to microcontroller applications, analog communication and microprocessors. In this vast and rapidly growing field, you will learn, starting with the fundamentals of three major areas in computer, telecommunications and electronics, all of which are essential to building your foundation in this exciting engineering discipline.

What are the career opportunities after the completion of this course?/What will I do once I graduate?
The opportunities in the field of Telecommunication engineering are vast and potentially limitless. Many companies such as BSNL, Tata Indicom, Reliance Infocomm, Airtel, Samsung, Qualcomm, Sony Ericsson and Nokia specifically look for candidates with a background in Telecommunications Engineering. Some students choose to opt for higher studies in the field, while others often use the solid engineering background they get at CMRIT as a stepping stone to pursue entrepreneurial ventures of their own.

Telecommunications is an exciting and varied field with applications in satellites, next generation mobile phone, air traffic control, the Internet and much more.

Programme Duration

Programme Duration
4 years (8 semesters)

Programme Type
Full-time

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates should have passed Karnataka 2nd PUC / 12th standard or equivalent examination recognized by AICTE and State Government in Physics and Mathematics subjects along with Chemistry / Electronics / Biology / Biotechnology / Computer Science as optional subjects and English as one of the languages of study. Students must have obtained a minimum of 45% marks in aggregate (40% for SC/ST/OBC).

Candidate must also qualify in one of the following entrance exams:
CET/ COMED-K / JEE / AIEEE

Course Structure

1st Year Common Curriculum
In the first year of this UG Engineering Course, all students are divided into two groups. One group goes through the Physics Cycle and the remaining go through the Chemistry Cycle. The subjects taught in both cycles are the same, but the order is different.

*Year 1 course structure shown below is for the Physics Cycle. For Chemistry Cycle, the subjects taught are the same, but the subjects for each semester are swapped. Please click here for 1st Year Syllabus.

I YEAR PHYSICS CYCLE SUBJECTS

  • Calculus And Linear Algebra
  • Engineering Physics
  • Basic Electrical Engineering
  • Elements Of Civil Engineering And Mechanics
  • Engineering Graphics
  • Engineering Physics Laboratory
  • Basic Electrical Engineering Laboratory
  • Technical English – I

I YEAR CHEMISTRY CYCLE SUBJECTS

  • Advanced Calculus And Numerical Methods
  • Engineering Chemistry
  • C Programming For Problem Solving
  • Basic Electronics
  • Elements Of Mechanical Engineering
  • Engineering Chemistry Laboratory
  • C Programming Laboratory
  • Technical English – II

III SEMESTER

  • Transform Calculus, Fourier Series
    And Numerical Techniques
  • Network Theory
  • Electronic Devices
  • Digital System Design
  • Computer Organization & Architecture
  • Power Electronics & Instrumentation
  • Electronic Devices & Instrumentation Laboratory
  • Digital System Design Laboratory
  • Vyavaharika Kannada Or Aadalitha Kannada

IV Semester

  • Complex Analysis, Probability and Statistical Methods
  • Analog Circuits
  • Control Systems
  • Engineering Statistics & Linear Algebra
  • Signals & Systems
  • Microcontroller
  • Microcontroller Laboratory
  • Analog Circuits Laboratory
  • Constitution Of India, Professional Ethics and Cyber Law

V Semester

  • Technological Innovation Management & Entrepreneurship
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Principles Of Communication Systems
  • Information Theory & Coding
  • Electromagnetic Waves
  • Verilog HDL
  • Digital Signal Processing Laboratory
  • HDL Laboratory
  • Environmental Studies

VI Semester

  • Digital Communication
  • Microwave Theory & Antennas
  • Computer Communication Networks
  • Professional Elective -1*
  • Open Elective –A**
  • CCN Laboratory
  • Analog & Digital Communication Laboratory
  • Mini-Project

VII Semester

  • Optical Communication
  • Wireless Communication
  • Professional Elective – 2*
  • Professional Elective – 3**
  • Open Elective –B***
  • Wireless Communication Laboratory
  • Microwave & Antennas Laboratory
  • Project Work Phase – 1

VIII Semester

  • Advanced Cellular Communication
  • Professional Elective-4
  • Project Work Phase-2
  • Technical Seminar
  • Internship

VI SEM PROFESSIONAL ELECTIVES-1*

  • Operating System
  • Artificial Neural Networks
  • Object Oriented Programming Using C++
  • Embedded Microcontroller and Systems
  • Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits

VI SEM OPEN ELECTIVES-A**

  • Signal Processing
  • Sensors & Signal Conditioning

VII SEM PROFESSIONAL ELECTIVE – 2*

  • Real Time System
  • Satellite Communication
  • Digital Image Processing
  • Data Structured Using C++
  • CMOS VLSI Design

VII SEM PROFESSIONAL ELECTIVE – 3**

  • IOT & Wireless Sensor Networks
  • Automotive Electronics
  • Multimedia Communication
  • Cryptography
  • Machine Learning

VII SEM OPEN ELECTIVE – B***

  • Communication Theory
  • Neural Networks

VIII SEM PROFESSIONAL ELECTIVE – 4*

  • Network Security
  • Micro Electro Mechanical Systems
  • Radar Engineering
  • Network Management
  • Sustainable Telecommunication Networks

Evaluation Criteria

TESTS

  • The Internal Assessment marks in a theory paper shall be based on two tests generally conducted at the end of 8 and 12 weeks of each semester. An additional test may be conducted for students who wish to improve their IA Marks.
  • The test shall be answered in Blue Books with pages serially numbered.
  • There shall be a maximum of 25 internal marks in each theory or practical paper. The internal assessment marks shall be based on the average of best two test performances out of the three that a student shall write during the course of the semester.
  • In case of a Practical, the IA marks shall be based on the laboratory journals / reports and one practical test.
  • The IA marks in the case of Projects and Seminars in the final year shall be based on the evaluation at the end of 8th semester.

ASSIGNMENTS

  • Assignments are given to students after completion of each unit of the syllabus. Assignments comprehensively cover all of the important aspects of each topic in a particular unit.
  • A student who has completed an assignment will have gained good familiarity with all the topics covered therein. Completing the prescribed assignments will greatly help students prepare for the internal assessments and the final exams. However, these assignments will not be considered for the award of internal assessment marks.
  • The Student Assistant for the course will neatly script solutions to assignments, and after due checking and correction by faculty, these solutions will be scanned and made available on the faculty webpage for all students to access and download.