Electronics and Communications Engineering

Electronics and Communications Engineering (ECE) is a swiftly advancing field where new ideas emerge every other second. From mobile phones to fibre optics and remote sensing, there are exciting avenues to explore and create.

The ECE department at SRM Institute of Science and Technology (formerly known as SRM University) prepares students for suitable careers in this constantly evolving discipline. The Department is dedicated to creating and disseminating knowledge through an internationally accredited educational process that offers a unique learning experience to its students and creates industry-ready professionals.

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

  • PEO 1

    Employment in industry, government institutions, small businesses, other organizations successfully using the skills they acquire in the core areas of electronics and communications engineering and its many related fields.

  • PEO 2

    Pursue higher education, conduct research at universities, research organizations and advance student careers by helping them acquire leadership qualities suited for management positions within their professions.

  • PEO 3

    Promotion of their professional development by utilizing educational and career-building opportunities through their employer, educational institutions, professional societies, etc.

  • PEO 4

    Contribute to the advancement of electronics and communications engineering and its related fields through innovation in program management as well as by educating and mentoring others for the betterment of society and the nation as a whole.

Student outcomes (SOs)

  • An ability to apply the knowledge of mathematics, scienceand engineering.
  • An ability to design and conduct experiments as well as to analyze and interpret data effectively.
  • An ability to design a system, component or process to meet the desired needs within realistic constraints of economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability and sustainability.
  • An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams.
  • An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
  • An ability to identify, formulate and solve engineering problems.
  • An understanding of their professional and ethical responsibility to their trade and towards society.
  • An ability to communicate effectively.
  • A broad range of knowledge necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental and societal context.
  • A recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in life-long learning.
  • A knowledge of contemporary issues.
  • An ability to use the techniques, skills and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practices.


Research & consultancy

The Department has strong research programmes leading to Ph.D. degree in all the areas of Electronics and Communication Engineering. A large number of Ph.D. scholars are currently engaged in cutting edge research in the Department. Department is involved in high quality research on several domains like Optical Integrated Circuits, Signal Processing and Communication, Semiconductor Device Characterization and Integration, Advanced Microwave Techniques and other emerging fields in Electronics and Communication Engineering.


The ECE Department prepares students to pursue leadership, technical, and management positions in a variety of industries. Students have obtained placements at leading companies such as Intel, Texas Instruments, Infosys, TCS, Keane, Mindtree, Wipro, Cognizant Technologies and Tata Elxsi. Some are pursuing their higher studies in prestigious institutions in India and abroad.