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Why Should I Study Electronics and Communication Engineering?

The world has become smaller thanks to electronics and communication. Just a few decades ago, it would have seemed impossible for one to communicate with someone halfway across the world in real-time, that too at an affordable price, but here we are. Today, we can, not only talk but also video chat free of cost with someone halfway across the world. We have electronics and communication engineers to be thanked for this. Electronics and communication engineering (ECE) is more of a blanket term. It actually encompasses many specializations under it like consumer electronics, analog electronics, digital electronics and more. Electronic communication engineers can be defined as engineers who research, develop and make modern-day electronic devices and communication systems. Therefore, you can judge how important this profession is.

What will I Learn??

The most important benefit that the Electronics and Communication branch provides you is the freedom to drift between hardware field and software field. Furthermore this is also the reason that a lot of industries choose to prefer Electronics and Communications engineers over other engineers. During the course of four years of Electronics and Communication Engineering, students gain knowledge of both hardware and software aspects.

While they learn about electronic circuits, devices, and communication systems, they also learn about embedded systems, programming languages, and assembly languages. An Electronics and Communication Engineer, who has knowledge on the hardware field has a grip over some computer languages, will be more successful during his career than other students who are proficient only in the software field. Hence, Electronics and Communication Engineers can switch from hardware to software field, but it is not the other way around.

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The magnificence of Electronics and Communication lies in its ubiquity! Electronic devices have become a major part of our lives.

Overview



Vision

To be a department of repute for learning and research with state-of-the-art facilities to enable the students to succeed in globally competitive environment

Mission

  • To impart knowledge and skill based education with competent faculty striving for academic excellence
  • To instill research centres in the field that industry needs, by collaborating with organizations of repute
  • To provide ethical and value based education by promoting activities addressing the societal needs and facilitates lifelong learning

B.E. Electronics and Communication Engineering

Duration: 4 years (Regular) / 3 Years (Lateral Entry)

No. of Semesters: 8 (Regular) / 6(Lateral Entry)

Intake / No. of Seats: 180

Eligibility: 10+2 system of Education. Must have secured a pass in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics in the qualifying examination.


Curriculum & Syllabi

Regulations 2019

Regulations 2017

Regulations 2013


Scope for Higher Studies:M.S. / M.E. / M.Tech. / M.B.A.

Job Opportunities

Structure Design Engineer| Communication Engineer| HPC Design Productivity Engineer| Physical Design Engineer| Power Electronics – Junior Engineer| Electronics Application Engineer| PCB Design Engineer| Embedded Systems Firmware Developer| Embedded SW Development| Embedded Systems Engineer| Telecom Engineer| Implementation Engineer- Telecom Sector| 5G Network Analyst| Junior RF engineer| IT Network Analyst| Electronics Testing and validation Engineer| Automotive Electronics Engineer| Data Engineer/Scientist| Computer Vision Engineer| Robotics Engineer| Deep Learning Engineer

Career Opportunities

The world today runs on electronics and communications. The leaps and bounds growth we’re seeing in technology and quality of life has huge contributions from electronics and communications engineering. Therefore, there is a demand for talent in this stream of engineering. Overall, engineering is set to grow a strong 7% growth rate in the next decade. And this is just in India. There’s going to be a huge demand for engineering and electronics & communications engineers all over the world, as it constitutes a sizable portion in engineering. Electronics is the backbone of digital technology. Hence, if you’ve chosen to make a career in this stream, you are already on a path that has more likelihood of success and career growth.

Department Information

The Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, started in 2009 and offers one UG program, PG program in VLSI Design and Full time/Part time Doctoral programs. We are accredited by NBA and recognized research centre of Anna University. We have outstanding infrastructure with 10 well established laboratories, three centres of excellence namely (IoT, VLSI and PCB), project laboratory, department library, seminar hall, board room and faculty cabin.

Our team comprises of experienced, energetic and dedicated faculty members with 32% Ph.D holders and 40% pursuing Ph.D. Our students bagged 12 university ranks with more than 90% results and excellent placement records providing more than 85% placements consistently from its inceptions.

Our Top Recruiters

  Name Affiliation Email
Mr. J.U. Nambi Managing Director - Lyle Technologies Pvt Ltd, Coimbatore nambi.ju@kpriet.ac.in
Mr. M. Santhanaraj Proprietor, Maruthi Enterprises, Tuticorin m.santhanaraj@kpriet.ac.in
Dr. Sumithra M.G.
Head - CFRD and Professor
Ms. Nithya S
Assistant Professor (SR.G)
Mr. Siddharthraju K
Assistant Professor (SR.G)
Mr. Balamurali S
Assistant Professor (SR.G)
Ms. Dhivya Devi R
Assistant Professor (SR.G)
Mr. Manikandan M
Assistant Professor (SR.G)
Mr. Cowsigan S P
Assistant Professor (SR.G)
Mr. Saravanan K
Assistant Professor (SR.G)
Dr. Kirubakaran S
Assistant Professor (SR.G)
Dr. Murugan K
Assistant Professor (SR.G)
Dr. Dhivyasri G
Assistant Professor (SR.G)
Mr. Venkatesh T
Assistant Professor (SR.G)
Mr. Pradeepkumar G
Assistant Professor (SR.G)

Malaysia Educational Tour

KPR Institute of Engineering and Technology organized an educational tour to Malaysian Universities during June 2018 and the tour has been arranged for every successive semesters. There were 25 students across all the departments and 5 students from ECE and two faculty members of KPR participated in this trip. They visited University of Nottingham, University of Malaya, University of Putra Malaysia and Heriot Watt University.

  • To give students an opportunity to relate the class room learning to the real world situation.
  • To provide an opportunity to the students to identify and exploit the Internship/Summer School viability being provided by the country being visited.


Japan Educational Tour

KPR Institute of Engineering and Technology organized an educational tour to Japan for the duration of 7 days from 28th February to 7th March, to various universities such as Tohoku University & Kyushu University, to broaden the student’s exposure about the global academic culture & heritage of japan through interaction with the professional experts and students.

Name of the Event Date Link
The webinar on “Integrating Engineering Technologies and research avenues” 05-08-2020 Read More
The webinar on “Introduction to Programming with MATLAB” 28-7-2020 Read More
The webinar on “Internet of Things: Architecture, Applications and Future Trends” 28-7-2020 Read More
A webinar on “OPPURTUNITIES IN VLSI INDUSTRY -POST COVID-19” 25-7-2020 Read More
Webinar on “Demystifying 5G New Radio” 15.07.2020 Read More
Webinar on “Everyday Eletctronics” 13 July 2020 Read More
Parent Teachers Meeting for second years 10 July 2020 Read More
Lecture on “Application of IR sensor” 10 July 2020 Read More
Parent Teachers Meeting 09.07.2020 Read More
Parent Teachers Meeting for Final Year Students 08 July 2020 Read More
Webinar on “How does mobile phone works?” 06 July 2020 Read More
webinar on “Career Options and Opportunities for Electronics Engineers” 04 July 2020 Read More
A webinar on “IR BASED AUTOMATIC DOORBELL” 25-06-2020 Read More
A webinar on “Everyday Electronics” 17-06-2020 Read More
A webinar on “Mendeley for Researchers: Bibliography and Networking” 13-06-2020 Read More
A webinar on “GATEWAY to GATE Exam” 06-06-2020 Read More
Online Faculty development program “Internet of Vehicles” 04 & 05 June 2020 Read More
Webinar on “How to become an Industry ready Engineer-Post Corona” 03.06.2020 Read More
Webinar on “How to become an industry ready engineer” 03.06.2020 Read More
Career opportunities in Public Sector Units for Electronics Engineers 08.05.2020 Read More
Webinar Series on cloud computing and AWS 07.05.2020 Read More
Webinar on “INSIGHT OF AMATEUR RADIO & ROBOTICS” conducted 07.05.2020 Read More
Building Deep Neural Networks for Object Recognition without Coding 05.05.2020 Read More
Web-Based Training on Virtual Classroom conducted 02.05.2020 Read More
Webinar on Deep Learning using Anaconda 30.04.2020 Read More
Corona Disease Prediction using Traditional ML Algorithm 27.04.2020 Read More
Awareness on Child Abuse & Self Defense 06.02.2020 Read More
Awareness Program on “Rare Blood Group Test” 01.02.2020 Read More
“Ham Awareness Programme” 04/01/2020 Read More
Awareness Programme on Networking As Career 04/01/2020 Read More
Hands-on-Training on Arduino Programming 04/01/2020 Read More
One Day Workshop on ” R ” 09-11-2019 Read More
IETE Tech Fest TECHXELLENCE – 2019 14-09-2019 Read More
Awareness Program on “Automotive Electronics and OBD” 14-09-2019 Read More
Exult 2k19 Cultural 07-09-2019 Read More
Workshop on “Advanced Deep Learning using NVIDIA Digits” 6th & 7th Sep 2019 Read More
Webinar on “VLSI Design using Verilog HDL ” 12.09.2019 Read More
Guest Lecture on “Automotive Electronics” 07.09.2019 Read More
Alumni Guest Lecture on “Challenges in Entrepreneurship ” 05.09.2019 Read More
Thulir-Social Welfare Club & Rotaract Club of KPRIET Celebrates “Sep 5th -International Day of Charity” 05.09.2019 Read More
Guest Lecture on “Recent Trends in PCB Technology and its Job Opportunities ” 31.08.2019 Read More
Guest Lecture on “Importance of EMI and EMC in System Design ” 31.08.2019 Read More
Guest Lecture on “Entrepreneurship and Social Responsibility ” 30.08.2019 Read More
Alumni Guest Lecture on ” Project Mentorship ” 27.08.2019 Read More
Workshop on ” Introduction to TensorFlow ” 24.08.2019 Read More
One Day Workshop on LINUX 23.08.2019 Read More
Alumni Guest Lecture on ” Higher Studies Opportunities at Germany” 22.08.2019 Read More
Alumni Guest Lecture on ” Industrial Embedded Systems ” 17.08.2019 Read More
High Level Technical Talk on ” Levaraging Computational, Modelling and Simulation Environments Teaching and Research ” 08.08.2019 Read More
Industry Expert Guest Lecture on ” Making a Successful Transition to Corporate World ” 16.08.2019 Read More
Alumini Guest Lecture on ” Programming Skills for IT Industries ” 03.08.2019 Read More
Hands on Training on MATLAB 03.08.2019 Read More
Industry Expert Guest Lecture on “Aspire To Study Abroad” organized 30-07-2019 Read More
Industry Expert Guest Lecture on “Awarness Program on CompTIA Certification” organized 30-07-2019 Read More
Industry Expert Guest Lecture on “Opportunities in Core Industries” organized 22-07-2019 Read More
Industry Expert Guest Lecture on “Industrial Automation” organized 20-07-2019 Read More
Industry Expert Guest Lecture on “Industrial Automation” organized 06-07-2019 Read More

Research & Development Details

Academic Year Name of the Faculty Title of the Consultancy Work Industry Amount (In Rs.) Status
2019-2020 Dr. M.G.Sumithra
Dr. K.S. Tamilselvan
Mr K.Siddarthraju
Solar Panel Based VFD for Irrigation Pumps Fulfill Electric Corporation, Coimbatore. 98,000/- Under Progress
2019-2020 Dr. M.G.Sumithra
Dr. K.S. Tamilselvan
Dr. K. Murugan
Automatic Seed Segregation & Processing System Surya Seeds, Dharapuram. 72,000/- Under Progress
2019-2020 Dr. M.G.Sumithra
Dr. K.S. Tamilselvan
Mr.T. Venkatesh
IoT Based Online GSM Checker for Papers and Boards Sri Nava Sakthe Paper Boards 72,000/- Under Progress
2019-2020 Dr. M.G.Sumithra
Dr. K.S. Tamilselvan
Mr K.Siddarthraju
Automatic Irrigation System for Hydroponic Feeders Wizaard Systems, Coimbatore. 62,000/- Under Progress
2019-2020 Dr. K.S. Tamilselvan Design of TH Switch for E-coolers Thumba Agro Tech, Palani. 17,000/- Under Progress
2019-2020 Dr.M.G.Sumithra
Dr.D.Venugopal,
Mr.K.Siddharthraju
Mr.S.Finney Daniel
Automation of Mask Quality Checking and Counting Midas safety Pvt. Ltd, Coimbatore 50,000/- Under Progress
2019-2020 Dr.M.G.Sumithra
Mr. V. Chandran
NVDIACertified Training (Under Knowledge Sharing) SRM University and Hindusthan University, Sanskrithi School of Engineering 75,000/ Completed
2016 - 2017 Dr.M.Kathirvelu
Mr.B.Dinesh
Mr.S.Finney Daniel
pH Sensing Module for Drip Irrigator Niagara Automation, Coimbatore 6,000/- Completed
2015 - 2016 Mr.V.P.Ajay
Mr.P.Krishnamoorthy
Rig Testing Module Bull India Pvt.Ltd, Coimbatore 2,14,150/- Completed
2014- 2015 Dr.M.Kathirvelu
Dr.Jaishankar
Mr.B.Dinesh
Web App Based Vehicle Tracker using GPRS GEM Enterprises, Coimbatore 1,50,000/- Completed
2013 - 2014 Dr.M.Kathirvelu
Dr.Jaishankar
Mr.V.Govindaraj
Wifi Based Water Level Controller Pebbles Electronics, Coimbatore 40,000/- Completed
Total Consultancy Work Amount (Rs.) 4,52,000/-
S. No. Name of the PI/CO-PI Title Scheme/ Funding agency Fund Received (Rs.)
1 Dr. Sumithra M G
Dr. Seethalakshmi V
Ms. Aswatha R
Nuclear and RF radiation hazards on human beings-Control and regulatory measures AERB 25,000
2 Mr. Manikandan M

Student Members:
Mr. Adidhyan V
Mr. Gajendran M
Mr. Gnana Vijay V
Smart vehicle (Single Pedal Control) for physically challenged people using IoT voice recognition TNSCST 7,500
3 Dr. Seethalakshmi V
Ms. Aswatha R
Integrative Internet of Things and Deep Learning for Smart Healthcare AICTE 3,58,333

Industry Collaborations

Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)



The department of Electronics and Communication Engineering has taken enormous efforts and initiatives to promote national and international academic cooperation in education. As a part of this initiative, the department has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with leading industries to collaborate in potential internship activities, setup of lab facility, technical assistance in industry sponsored projects, conducting periodic workshop/seminars, joint publications, research and consultancy for the benefit of students, faculty and research scholars of the institutes. This MoU also envisages cooperation in undertaking R & D projects in the emerging areas of technology like real time embedded systems, artificial intelligence, internet of things (IoT) and computer vision etc.

Admissions

Who can Study Electronics and Communication Engineering at KPR Institute of Engineering and Technology

Tamilnadu Candidates

The candidates must have passed the 12th standard(intermediate) or its equivalent examination from the Government recognized board with the subjects as Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics with the percentage as 45% (for general candidates), 40% (for backward class including Muslim), 40% (MBC & DNC) and 40% (for SC/ST/SCA) candidates.


Other State Candidates

As the candidates from other states are considered under General Category, a pass with minimum average marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics put together as 45% (General Category)


NRI (Non-Resident Indian Category)

The candidate should have passed in all the subjects and scored a minimum average of 45% in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics put together as in General Category


FN (Foreign National Category)

The candidate should have passed in all the subjects and scored a minimum average of 45% in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics put together


Eligibility Criteria for Lateral Entry (Direct Second Year) B. E. / B. Tech Programmes

Passed Diploma examination with at least 45% marks (40% marks in case of candidates belonging to reserved category) in ANY branch of Engineering and Technology


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