Graduates of Electronics and Communication Engineering Programme will have the ability
Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering was established in the year 1968. It offers a B.Tech programme, two M.Tech programmes, an MS and PhD programmes. It has dedicated faculty who interact closely with alumni in academia and industry in India and abroad in order to make the programmes to meet the aspirations of different stack holders. The faculty have a strong collaboration with foreign universities including Heriot-Watt University, University of Edinburgh, UK, State University of Binghampton, Newyork, Georgia Tech, USA and University of Saskatchewan, Canada. A number of joint publication of papers have resulted out of these interactions.
ECE department is equipped with state of the CAD tools and equipments. UG and PG students are highly innovative and have won several prizes in both national level and international design contests.
ECE department has an excellent placement record which has been consistently above 95 % . Alumni of ECE Dept of NIT-T occupy key positions in industry and are successful as entrepreneurs. ECE department has a strong PhD programme. It has already produced 21 PhDs and PhD thesis of 23 students are under progress.
It offers innovative approaches for teaching-learning and encourages virtual learning in order to tap the potential of its highly successful alumni spread all over the globe.
The Department has been successfully carrying sponsored research projects since its inception.
1968 : Starting of the Undergraduate programme in ECE
1976 : Starting of M.E. programme in Communication Systems.
1985 : Sanctioning of the 1st sponsored research project
1989 : 1st PhD degree produced
1999 : Starting of M.E. Programme in VLSI Systems.
2005 : Selection as a centre for Special Man power development (SMDP) in VLSI
2006 : Starting of MS Programme
2010 : Fabrication of two VLSI test chips in UMC 180nm under India chip program.
2010 : Starting of collaboration with University of Saskatchewan, Canada
2012 : Sanctioning of the 1st UK-India collaborative project under UKIERI Scheme.
The Head of Department,
Electronics and Communication Engineering Department,
National Institute Of Technology,
Tiruchirappalli - 620 015.
Phone : +91 431 2503301
Fax : +91 431 2500133