Electronics & Communication Engineering

Electronics & Communication Engineering

COURSE

The Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering started after the inception of NCET in the year 2001. The department offers an undergraduate program that focuses on enhancing technical and generic competencies as well as the skills required by the graduates to face the challenges of technological advancements and be agile learners. 

The UG students are encouraged to take up competitive exams to pursue studies and to do research in the area of Electronics and Communication Engineering. To enhance their soft skills, students are provided with special training from year 3 onwards, which increases the chances of placements in reputed companies like Continental Automotive, Mahindra Electric, TECH Mahindra, HP, Infosys, TCS, IBM, Mindtree, and DXC Technologies, Cognizant are few to name. 

  • The department has an MOU with Texas Instruments & National Instruments to support students with the latest industrial technologies and equipment.
  • The department has a permanent affiliation with VTU & is accredited by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA) and National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). 
  • The department is recognized as a research center with a research grant from VTU to conduct research in cutting-edge technologies.

SCHEME & SYLLABUS

PROGRAMME DETAILS

Course Name:B.E in Electronics and Communication Engineering ( 4 Years )
Level:UG (Intake: 120)
Year of Approval:2001
Accreditation Status:Accredited NBA AICTE for 3 years under Tier
Professional Society Memberships :IEEE
Professional Activities :IEEE-Student chapter Seminars, workshops and FDPs are conducted regularly
Consultancy Activities :Consultancy activities till 2022 sum up to more than Rs. 1,40,000/

 

Grants Fetched :

  1. Department has got the fund of 3,89,433 Rs for conducting STTP ON Applications of NI LabVIEW in 2020-21.
  2. MODROB, AICTE has sanctioned 8lakhs to establish Semiconductor and Electronics System Design LAB(SESDL)in the department in Jan 2020.
  3. Department received 93,000 Rs to conduct the workshop on “Machine Learning Applications on Image Processing” in Jan 2022.

 

Departmental Achievements :

  • Faculties have done their research work and published more than 15 papers in many of the SCI journals.
  • Faculties and Technical staff are actively participating in inter-departmental as well as inter-collegiate sports competitions and got laurels to the college and the department
  • Organized visits to various industries viz., IIAP, HAL….etc.,

Vision & Mission

 

VISION

To transform the students as leaders in Electronics & Communication Engineering to achieve professional excellence in the challenging world.

 

OUR MISSION

M1: To create an environment for the students to have strong academic fundamentals and enable them to be life-long learners.M2: To provide modern tools to the students in the field of electronics and communication to meet the real-world challenges.
M3: To Develop Communication skill, leadership qualities, team work and skills for continuing education among the students.
M4: To inculcate Ethics, Human values for solving societal problems and environmental protection.
M5: Validate engineering knowledge through innovative research projects to enhance their employability and entrepreneurship skills.

DEPARTMENT

ELECTRONICS & COMMUNICATION ENGINEERING

HoD’s MESSAGE

Dr.Nagesh K N

Head of The Department
Electronics and Communication Engineering

I welcome you all to the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering at NCET. Over the last twenty years, the department has grown its expertise and competencies in the field of Electronics and Communication Engineering. The department has strong academicians comprising 30 faculties and 10 technical supporting staff. At the bachelor’s level, the department offers B.E in Electronics & Communication Engineering. The pedagogy focuses on a student-centric which emphasizes problem-solving and collaborative learning. Department offers a wide range of elective courses to the students to pursue their interests. The departments focus not only on creating professional competencies among our graduates but also on a holistic approach to their development who could contribute to the success of society. The graduates of this department have contributed to the development over the last 18 years at the national and international levels. Department has well-equipped laboratories and excellent computational facilities. State-of-the-art hardware and software labs with relevant tools such as CADENCE, MATLAB 2018a, Simulink, Kiel Microvision, Xilinx, etc. are available to work on top-of-the-line projects in various areas of Electronics and Communication Engineering. Department has an Advanced Computing Laboratory to carry out research in the area of cutting edge technologies.

FACILITIES

Basic Electrical Lab (Integrated Course)

Basic Electrical lab is introduced in first semester for chemistry cycle and in second semester for physics cycle. In this laboratory, students become familiar with making basic electrical measurements using digital multi-meters(DMMs) and bridges. Then the students begin learning how basic RLC components function and perform experiments related to Ohm’s law and Kirchhoff’s law. The student will be introduced to virtual lab where the plot of frequency and current characteristic of series and parallel RLC circuits are done virtually using simulator. By the end of their laboratory course, students should be able to design, assemble, and use basic electrical circuits.

Basic Electronics lab (Integrated Course)

Basic Electronics lab is introduced in first semester for physics cycle and in second semester for chemistry cycle. Basic Electronics lab is well equipped with the latest signal generators, oscilloscopes, and measuring instruments. Students of all the branches design and test their electronics circuits as part of their curriculum. Guidance is provided to the students by a team of expert faculty and lab technicians. The student will also be introduced to virtual lab where design of Half wave and Full wave Rectifiers are done virtually using simulator for the plot of input and output.

Analog Electronic Circuits Lab

The EC Department is well equipped with advanced HDL laboratory. The department has a team of dedicated faculty to exploit all the available equipments which aids to impart high quality education in the form of demonstrations, practical and practices. The students are continuously evaluated to improve their practical knowledge, enabling environment is created to do experiments and research projects in HDL laboratory. HDL laboratory has Xilinx, Modelsim, Cadence software and FPGA, CPLDHardware; student can make use of these software and Hardware for doing their research projects.

Digital Electronic Circuit Lab(Integrated Course)

Digital Electronic Circuit Lab provides a practical knowledge to support the theory that allows the students the opportunity to enhance their understanding of digital electronics in designing a system. Emphasis is placed on Boolean algebra, logic families, medium scale integration (MSI). The basic logic gates are the building blocks of more complex logic circuits. These logic gates perform the basic Boolean functions, This lab is well equipped with the latest Digital IC trainer Kits and all the ICs required for the curriculum. Thirteen weeks are devoted to the design and implementation of the experiments in Digital Electronic Circuits Lab.

Network Analysis Lab (Integrated Course)

Network Analysis Laboratory is associated with the institute integrated course “Network Anlaysis”. This Lab runs in third semester for undergraduate B.E students. This laboratory is utilized to perform the experiments using discrete components.The experiments are related to the theoretical aspects which is included in their course like verification of Thevenin’s theorem, Norton’s theorem, Maximum Power Transfer Theorem and design of series and parallel resonance, verification of two-port networks.This Lab lays a firm foundation of practical insight of circuit analysis and design, which will help them to analyze complex communication circuits in higher semesters.

Fundamentals of HDL Lab

Fundamentals of HDL Lab is a general introduction to the VHDL and Verilog language and its use in programmable logic design, covering the basic constructs used in both the simulation and synthesis environments. Fundamentals of HDL Lab is equipped with the latest version of Xilinx software. Xilinx is one of most popular software tool used to synthesize VHDL and verilog code. By the end of this course, students will have a basic understanding of the Verilog and VHDL module, data types, operators and assignment statements needed to begin creating your own designs, using both behavioral and structural approaches. In the hands-on laboratory sessions, students will get to practice the knowledge they have gained by writing simple but practical designs.

Signals and Systems (Integrated Course)

Signals and Systems laboratory is equipped with latest MATLAB software with various Tool boxes and Simulink. Students simulate here number of experiments in MATLAB.This lab introduces the students to various signal processing techniques using MATLAB®. MATLAB® – introduction, MATLAB environment; Arrays and vectors; Plotting graphs; Control statements; Matrices and vectors; MATLAB functions; Eigenvectors and singular value decomposition; Complex numbers. Students will practically visualize all theoretical concepts those are discussed in class room such as Continuous-Time and Discrete-Time Signals, Signal Transformations, Continuous and Discrete Linear Time-Invariant (LTI) Systems, Convolution Sum and Convolution Integral, Response of LTI systems, Fourier Series and Fourier Transform, Laplace Transform and Z -Transform

Microprocessor and Microcontroller LAB

Microprocessors and Microcontrollers Lab is renowned in the various fields of engineering applications for Electronics Engineer. Microprocessor and Microcontroller Lab helps the students to understand the fundamental aspects of Microprocessors and Microcontrollers in practical about assembly level language and instruction set of microprocessor and microcontroller.Microprocessor lab helps the students to acquire practical knowledge about various processors such as 8086,microcontroller 8051 and also the interfacing devices.The features and facilities available in this lab will help the students to enhance their knowledge about the latest trends and technologies.

Analog Communication Lab

Analog Communication laboratory focuses on training the Electronics students in the concepts of various types of modulation & demodulation. The recent communication techniques can be demonstrated with latest equipment. Students conduct experiments in a communication lab where they become familiar with oscilloscopes, signal generators and spectrum analyzers. Measurement of common signals such as sinusoids and periodic square waves are conducted in both the time and frequency domain. The training and experience that Electronic students gain in this laboratory enhance their understanding of Analog Communication systems.

Digital Communication Lab

Digital Communication Lab is introduced to Electronics students to enhance the digital Communication concepts. Digital Communication Labis renowned in the various fields of engineering applications for Electronics Engineer because it’s an important and ever growing field with various technical challenges and integral part of everyone’s day to day life. Digital Communication laboratory is to emphasize on the communication area fundamentals and provides practical hands-on exposure to digital communication experiments on modulation and demodulation like ASK,FSK,PSK, QPSK using discrete components and kits. Students are also exposed to modern tools such as Digital CROs and Scilab to implement the above modulation technics in virtual environment.

Digital Signal Processing Lab

Digital Communication Lab is introduced to Electronics students to enhance the digital Communication concepts. Digital Communication Labis renowned in the various fields of engineering applications for Electronics Engineer because it’s an important and ever growing field with various technical challenges and integral part of everyone’s day to day life. Digital Communication laboratory is to emphasize on the communication area fundamentals and provides practical hands-on exposure to digital communication experiments on modulation and demodulation like ASK,FSK,PSK, QPSK using discrete components and kits. Students are also exposed to modern tools such as Digital CROs and Scilab to implement the above modulation technics in virtual environment.

Power Electronics Lab

Power Electronics Laboratory is associated with the course power electronics for seventh semester B.E students. This lab includes experiments on analysis of V-I characteristics of power semiconductor devices and analysis of various triggering circuits, speed control of induction motor, DC Motor and Universal motor, Commutation of thyristors.This lab lays the foundation for analyzing the working principle of power semiconductor devices and their practical importance like power generation, transmission and distribution of electrical energy.

Data Communication Lab

Data Communication Lab course provides students with hands on training regarding the design, troubleshooting, modeling and evaluation of computer networks. In this course, students are going to experiment in a real test-bed networking environment, and learn about network design and troubleshooting topics and tools such as: network addressing, Address Resolution Protocol (ARP), basic troubleshooting tools, IP routing, route discovery, TCP and UDP, IP fragmentation and many others. Student will also be introduced to the network modeling and simulation, and they will have the opportunity to build some simple networking models using the tool and perform simulations that will help them evaluate their design approaches and expected network performance.

Fundamentals of VLSI Lab

Fundamentals of VLSI lab allows the students to understand theoretical concepts studied as part of subjects CMOS VLSI Design, Microelectronics Circuits and HDL, to experience in practical with the help of Cadence tool framework. The lab introduces the complete custom IC design flow, ASIC design flow and AMS flow for Analog circuits, Digital circuits design respectively. The analog design involves schematic (standard cell), test schematic capture and symbolic representation of circuit topologies using Virtuoso schematic editor/ Composer. Simulation of the test circuit to perform various analyses such as transient, DC and AC is facilitated by Multimode Simulator/Spectre.

 
Student Satellite (STUDSAT) -2

In the era of development in space technology, miniaturization plays a vital role to perform cost effective space mission. In this regard student satellite-2(STUDSAT-2A/2B) is Twin Nano-Satellites project undertaken by under graduate students of seven consortium college students in association with ISRO and few research agencies to demonstrate inter satellite communication. Nagarjuna College of Engineering and Technology is one of the seven participating institutes in STUDSAT-2 project. To implement the projects students are exposed to advanced technologies in space and satellite design concepts to enhance their skills.

e-Yantra

Project e-Yantra is an initiative to spread education in embedded systems and Robotics by IIT Bombay sponsored by Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India through the National Mission on Education through ICT (NMEICT). The objective is to provide hands-on learning for engineering students who have limited access to labs and mentors. The goal is to create the next generation of (Embedded systems) engineers in India with a practical outlook to take on challenging problems and provide solutions. Under this project Nagarjuna college of engineering and technology has set up Robotics laboratory with advanced robotic kits and equipments, where students design and execute projects.

EVENTS ORGANISED

AICTE ACTIVITY

Electronics & Communication Engineering Department of NCET arranged AICTE Activity Point Program at Nandi Village, Chikkaballapura on 5th May 2022 for 6th semester ECE students.

AICTE STTP

AICTE Sponsored Six Days Short Term Training Program (STTP) on Applications of NI Lab VIEW Organized by Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering in three phases in 2020-21.

ALUMNI TALK

The Department of Electronics and communication, Nagarjuna College of Engineering And Technology organized a Distinguished Alumni talk on “Overview of Azur Tools and IOS Applications” on 21/05/2022 for Fourth and Eighth semester EC students.

IEEE-CONFERENCE

The INCON-2020 was co-organized by Electronics and Communication Engineering and Computer Science Engineering, Nagarjuna College of Engineering and technology technically sponsored by Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Bangalore Section. More than 1000 scientific papers were presented by authors from 10 countries. 7 Invited, Keynote and Tutorial Speakers from different countries addressed to audience and shared knowledge and rich experience of application of ICT in their companies and countries. 

EXPERT TALK

An expert talk on “Antenna design: Recent development and challenges” was organized by department of ECE on 21/05/2022 for 6th semester EC students. The teaching and non-teaching staffs were present. The Resource person Dr. Anand Sharma, Assistant Professor, MNNIT Allahabad explained about basics of antenna, types of antenna, and antenna design parameters along with recent developments in the field.

INDUSTRAIL VISIT TO DIQA

The 6th semester students of Electronics and Communication Engineering had undergone the industry visit to Defense Institute of Quality Assurance, Bangalore on 17th December 2021.

INDUSTRY VISIT TO UNIBIC

On Thursday 12th May, 2022 for 4rd Semester students, Department of Electronics and Communication, NCET had organized an industrial visit to UNIBIC Company. This visit was for the awareness of the students on the production and Automation process of the company.

INDUSTRY VISIT TO ECO MOTORS

A visit to NDS Eco Motors Private Limited was organised for 7th semester students of Electronics and Communication Engineering, NCET.

VALUE ADDED COURSES

  1. An expert talk session was conducted on 9th April 2022 for 6th semester students in collaboration with placement department with guest speaker, Dr. Vishwa Kiran, Corporate Trainer. Dr. Vishwa Kiran interacted with students about the academics and informed how the Value-added Courses will play an effective role in shaping their career.

WORKSHOP ON ROBOTICS

ECE Department organized Three Day hands on workshop on Robotic application using TI Microcontroller under Robotic club from 16th to 18th September 2019. Dr. S G Gopala Krishna, Director NES, Dr. Srikantamurthy K Principal, NCET, Dr. K N Nagesh, HOD ECE and Mr. Gaurav Bisuness Head Edgate Technology (Associate Partners of Texas Instrument University Program) inaugurated the workshop on 16/09/2019. More than 50 students Registered and participated the workshop. At the end of the workshop Department received One Robotic Kit (RSLK) worth of Rs10,000 which is helpful to learn, develop and Participate Robotic related activities. Dr. ROHITH S Associate Professor, Department of ECE Organized and Coordinated the Event.

 

WORKSHOP ON IOT

Electronics and Communication department organized three Days Hands-on Workshop on IOT and Embedded System Design from 13.01.2020 to 15.01.2020.

PEOs POs AND PSOs

PROGRAM EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES (PEOs)

PEO-1: Graduates of Electronics and Communication engineering will be using the basic academic knowledge of design and analysis required in the industry for sustainable societal growth.

PEO-2: Graduates of Electronics and Communication engineering will be able to design project based learning and team based learning

PEO-3: Graduates in Electronics and Communication engineering will demonstrate good communication skills, dynamic leadership qualities with concern for environmental protection

PEO-4:  Electronics and Communication engineering graduates will be capable of pursuing higher studies, take up research and development work blended with ethics and human values.

PEO-5: Electronics and Communication engineering graduates will have the ability to get employed and become entrepreneurs thereby switching over from responsive engineering to creative engineering.

PROGRAM OUTCOMES (POs)

PO-1: Engineering Knowledge – Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and electronics communication principles to the solution of complex problems in Data Science & Engineering.

PO-2:  Problem Analysis – Identify, formulate, research literature, and analyze complex electronics communication and engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics and engineering sciences.

PO-3: Design/Development of Solutions – Design solutions for complex Electronics Communication and Engineering problems and design system components or processes that meet the specified needs with appropriate consideration for the public health and safety, and the cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.

PO-4: Conduct Investigations of Complex problems – Use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions related to Electronics Communication and Engineering problems.

PO-5: Modern Tool Usage – Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools including prediction and modeling to complex Electronics Communication and Engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations.

PO-6: The Engineer and Society – Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional Electronics Communication and Engineering practice.

PO-7:  Environment and Sustainability – Understand the impact of the professional Data Science & Engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.

PO-8:  Ethics – Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the Data Science & Engineering practice.

PO-9:  Individual and Team work – Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.

PO-10: Communication – Communicate effectively on complex Electronics 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, and give and receive clear instructions.

PO-11: Project management and finance – Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the engineering and management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage Data Science & Engineering projects and in multidisciplinary environments

PO-12: Life Long Learning – Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change.

PROGRAM SPECIFIC OUTCOME (PSOs)

PSO-1: Graduates will be able to identify, analyze & solve the problems related to Electronics and Communication Engineering by applying the fundamental knowledge of Electronics and Communication.

PSO-2: Graduates will demonstrate an ability to investigate, design and develop both software and hardware using significant knowledge of modern tools in Electronics and Communication Engineering.

PSO-3: Graduates will be able to apply their knowledge to assess societal, environmental, health, safety issues with professional ethics and can also pursue higher studies, involve in research activities, be employable or entrepreneur.

BOARD OF STUDIES

Sr.No.MembersDesignationDesignation on Board
1Dr. Nagesh. K. NProfessor & Head (ECE), NCETChairman
2Dr. H Venkatesh KumarProfessor & NCETMember
3Dr. Basavaraj G MAssociate Professor & NCETMember
4Dr. Rohith SAssociate Professor & NCETMember
5Dr. Ajay Kumar DwivediAssociate Professor & NCETMember
6Dr. Vivek SinghAssociate Professor, NCETMember
7Dr. Vinay N AAssociate Professor, NCETMember
8Dr. Ravi Kumar M GAssociate Professor,NCETMember
9Mr. Harish VAssistant Professor, NCETMember
10Mr. Sreenivasulu K NAssistant Professor, NCETMember
11Mr. Mahesh ShastriAssistant Professor,NCETMember
12Ms. Jyothi S KPAssistant Professor, NCETMember
13Dr. Dinesh. PProfessor Department of ECE Dayananada Sagar of Engg., Bengaluru Expert nominee by Vice-Chancellor, VTUMember
14Dr. Satheesha T YProfessor & HOD, Department of ECE, CMR University, Bengaluru Subject experts nominated by Academic CouncilMember
15Dr. Durga PrasadAssociate Professor Department of ECE, NMAMIT, Mangalore Subject experts nominated by Academic CouncilMember
16Dr. Rashmi Priyadarshini B KAAssociate Professor School of ECE, REVA University , Bengaluru Subject experts nominated by Academic CouncilMember
17Dr. Nagesh PoojaryLead Technical Architect, Continental Automotive Components Pvt. Ltd. Expert from Industry nominated by Academic CouncilMember
18Mr. Karthik Kanda SwamyEC Cube InfoTech Private limited, Bengaluru Expert from Industry nominated by Academic CouncilMember
19Mr. Vishwas. J. BManager, UEI Bengaluru. Meritorious AlumnusMember
19Dr. Syed Naimatullah HussainProfessor & HOD, Department of Data Science, NCET, Bengaluru.. College Co-optsMember