Electronics and Communication Engineering, an all-time favorite of students at Saintgits, is the study of electronics to facilitate communications and solve engineering problems. In addition to the smartphone revolution, the advent of Electronics System Design has opened up numerous opportunities in hardware design and production. The ever-increasing demand of electronic gadgets and appliances for daily use has capacities coming up in India, both national and multinational. The Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering came into existence in 2002, while apost-graduate course in VLSI and Embedded systems was started in 2010. The Department is fully equipped with state-of-the-art laboratories, committed and qualified...Read More
To be a model for academic excellence with international outlook in the realm of Electronics & Communication Engineering.
Impart analytical & technical skills in young minds to fortify the process of learning.
Equip them with state of the art technologies to meet growing challenges of the industry & have a successful career upholding ethical values.
B. Tech. in Electronics and Communication Engineering is a four year professional undergraduate programme offered by the APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University,Kerala. The intake of sixty students are nurtured by staff advisors through a well established mentoring system. The B.Tech. programme is accredited by National Board of Accreditation (NBA) from 2016.
The main objectives of this programme are to equip student engineers to be industry-ready with necessary core competency to succeed in long-term in engineering/entrepreneurship careers and mould them to undertake postgraduate studies and research careers. Electronics and Communication Engineering is the application of science and mathematics to provide ethical and optimal solutions to socio-economic problems for the betterment of mankind. Electronics and Communication engineers engage in research, design, development and testing of the electronic equipments used in various systems.
While building a solid foundation of the mathematical and engineering fundamentals, the student engineers are also exposed to the emerging and existing trends in the industry. The course provides flexible study structure to foster the student’s intellectual and inherent skills and interests with wide variety of elective subjects from multidisciplinary areas along with the main core subjects of Electronics and Communication Engineering. The course covers a wide range of technologies for the future growth in the fields like VLSI Design, Embedded Systems, Communication Systems etc.
During the course of study, the students have to undergo specialized training to upgrade and fine tune their engineering skills and creativity through courses like Design and Engineering, Sustainable Engineering, Project Design & Implementation etc. through which they can develop projects of their own interest & provide feasible solutions to real world problems. We encourage our students and facilitate them to take up live projects from industries and corporate world. It gives them good exposure to an industrial work culture.
Classes are also delivered by experts from various partner universities around the world through the e-learning network as well as in the form of hands-on training, workshops and seminars to train the student engineers to become world class engineers. Our students have access to industry specific laboratories (Matlab Simulation Environment, Cadence VLSI framework, Ansys campus wide license, Xilinx VLSI Design Suite with advanced FPGA and SoC boards, Xilinx partial reconfiguration tool and OrCAD EDA tool, KEIL Microvision, ARM 7 boards) with industrial collaboration and well stacked library with world class journals and online resources. The students also are encouraged to actively participate in worldwide technical conferences to present their work in a wider platform and to interact with fellow community.
Industrial training is a part of the curriculum where students have to work in an industry which is related to their area of interest for a minimum period of 4 weeks during the summer vacation. Essentially, this gives them an exposure to the technology and practices prevailing in the industry. Seminars included in the curriculum help them to experience self-learning and develop communication and interpersonal skills along with exposure to newer technologies. Various clubs operated at the department level train the students on various aspects related to the industrial requirements such as technical projects and opportunity to participate in competitions. Research activity in the department encourages them for innovations and lifelong learning.
Active membership and participation in the Professional bodies like IEEE, IETE, IE(I) and ISTE nurture the professional and leadership skills of our students. The unique advantage for a student joining this course is the unlimited opportunity to be trained and certified in ANSYS and CADENCE.
Electronics Engineers get employed in Central/State and Public/Private organizations like ISRO, DRDO, All India Radio, Indian Telephone Industries, MTNL, National Physical Laboratories, Civil Aviation, Post and Telegraph, Bharath Electronics Limited etc. Electronics Engineers are also needed in entertainment industry, research establishments etc.
TOP Companies which offer Jobs for ECE engineers are Texas Instruments, Intel, CISCO, IBM, Samsung Electronics, Sony,Toshiba, Philips Semiconductors, Nokia, HP, LG Electronics, Bharat Heavy Electrical's Limited (BHEL), Electronics Corporation of India Limited (ECIL), National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC), Wipro, HCL, SYNTEL etc.
Remuneration of Electronics and Communication Engineers in India
The average salary of an Electronics and Communication degree holder is between INR 4 lakh and INR 6 lakh per annum.
*Source : https://www.glassdoor.com
M.Tech. in VLSI and Embedded Systems is a two year programme offered by the APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University, Kerala. This programme covers the fundamentals and engineering aspects in the design and development of Integrated Circuits and Systems. VLSI technology has emerged out as a successful conglomeration of material science and electronics engineering. The state-of-the-art VLSI technology requires thorough knowledge in physics of semiconductor devices as well as design and development of electronic circuits from its basic components. The programme focus on developing hands-on skills in the design and simulation of semiconductor devices and circuits, architecting systems using embedded components. Electronics engineers will be trained in areas starting from lowermost level of physical devices to the top level of application development.
This program aims at preparing electronics engineers to develop knowledge and skills in VLSI design methodology with a systems perspective in order to facilitate the use of computer-aided design tools for the analysis and design of special purpose digital and analog circuits and systems. The programme will train them in EDA development, library design, analog and mixed signal design, semiconductor chip design, design and verification of ICs, FPGA development and SoC design. Analysis, design and implementation of integrated circuits using standard tools help them to be industry ready.
The active professional body membership in IEEE SSCS - the specialized community in Solid State Devices across the globe - helps our graduates to share and enhance in their domain knowledge by interacting with the industry and research gurus in this area. We organize regular interactive sessions by experts from industry and academia along with conferences, workshops and seminars in the thrust areas. In association with IEEE SSCS and VLSI & Embedded industries, we offer specialized hands-on training to our graduates on high-end industry supported syllabus.
This programme also offers strong knowledge in the Embedded system design covering thrust areas, such as, Advanced Embedded Microcontrollers, Real Time Embedded Systems, Advanced Embedded System Design and System On Chip. Our students have access to industry specific laboratories (Cadence VLSI framework, Ansys campus wide license, Xilinix VLSI Design Suite with advanced FPGA and SoC boards, Xilinx partial reconfiguration tool and OrCAD EDA tool) with industrial collaboration. A well stacked library with world class journals and online resources are also provided.
Trained engineers in VLSI design can start their career in the semiconductor industry and become a VLSI engineer. Special ‘Tailor Made Courses” in IC Design & Embedded Systems are provided to our PG scholars to make them industry ready so that they can seek their career as Front end verification engineers, Validation engineers, Modeling engineers, Verification consultants, PCB designers, AMS designers, DFT designer and Library developers.
Candidates who have completed post graduation in Very Large Scale Integrated Design (VLSI) can find job opportunities in private as well as public sector organizations. Fresh candidates with good academic record can start their career as Management Trainee in public sector firms such as Centre for Development of Advanced Computing and Defence Research and Development Organisation etc. Apart from this, they can go for JRF/ SRF positions in government institutes such as IITs. Intel, Tata Consultancy Services are the well known firms that provide job opportunities to these candidates.
M.Tech. in Telecommunication Engineering is a two year programme offered by the APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University, Kerala. Telecommunication is an exciting branch of electronics and communication engineering which spotlight the spectacle of modern communication technology using the state of the art advancement in Microelectronics and Computers. This guarantee innovative products and services that will modernize life and work. With leaps and bounds in technology, telecommunications has been acknowledged as a vital ingredient of economic growth. Keeping the significance and demand for talented and qualified Telecommunication Engineer's for the nation needs, the department is starting the M.Tech programme in Telecommunication Engineering during the academic year 2017-18.
The department has competent and dedicated faculty well versed in teaching and dissemination of knowledge in the related topics of microwaves, satellite communication, Digital and wireless communication and optical communication. To combat the fast rate of obsolescence in the field of telecommunication, electronics and computer science, every effort is made by the department to train our graduates in the latest developments by giving them additional courses and encouraging them to do projects utilizing the laboratory facilities. The students and the faculty of the department take part in national/international conferences as well as workshops and seminars in their areas of interest. This gives them a valuable insight into global trends and advances in the telecommunications field.
This M.Tech. Program is designed to provide in-depth theoretical knowledge in the area of Communications, Signal Processing, and Wireless Networks, along with system modeling and integration aspects emphasizing overall system behavioral studies both in theoretical and practical aspects. The courses fall in-line with the current industry requirements. At the end of the programme the student achieves the ability to identify pressing research issues and research directions in Communications, Signal Processing, and Wireless Networks. The active professional body membership in IEEE helps our graduates to share and enhance in their domain knowledge by interacting with the industry and research gurus in this area. Our students have access to industry specific laboratories (Ansys campus wide license, Cadence VLSI framework, Xilinix VLSI Design Suite with advanced FPGA and SoC boards, Xilinx partial reconfiguration tool and OrCAD EDA tool) with industrial collaboration. A well stacked library with world class journals and on line resources are also provided. The department provides platform for our students to get accreditation by Ansys.
Telecommunications is getting 'bigger' and faster everyday.Continuous technical transformation and information waves have driven high growth in the telecom industry. However, an age with saturated telecom penetration is coming, and industry is facing a brand new situation.Telecommunications engineers design and install equipment used for transmitting wired phone, cellular, cable and broadband data. Their day-to-day responsibilities can include working with copper or fiber optic cabling, complex networks and switching systems. Telecommunications engineers may be employed by wired and wireless telecommunications companies, engineering consulting firms or government agencies.
A Telecommunications Engineer earns an average salary of Rs 367,742 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career. Experience strongly influences pay for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Network Management / Administration and UNIX.
U G Programme accredited by National Board Of Accreditation (NBA)for three years w.e.f 01/07/2016
Accredited by Institution Of Engineers( India) since 2015
Accredited by ISO 9001 2008 for provision of educational services in Engineering and Technology
MoU with CoreEL Technologies India Pvt. Ltd. signed on 7th April, 2011.
MoU with Institution of Electronics & Telecommunication Engineers (IETE) signed on 5th April, 2013.
MoU with Vida Percy Audiologists-Australia and Servants & Servants, a charitable organization supported by Vida Percy Audiologists-Australia signed on 17th January, 2014.
MoU with Entuple Technologies (P) Ltd signed on 30th October, 2014.
MoU with DIGITAL CORE TECHNOLOGIES Pvt. Ltd signed on 9th July, 2015.
MoU with Centre for Development of Advanced Computing Vellayambaiam, Thiruvananthapuram signed on 28th March, 2016.
MoU with Pantech ProEd Pvt. Ltd. signed on 3rd December, 2016.
MoU with Entuple Technologies (P) Ltd, Indiranagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka (setting up and maintenance of ANSYS and CADENCE tool at SCE in advanced areas) signed on 19th April, 2017.
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