Admissions 2019

B. Tech. in Electronics and Communication Engineering is a four year professional undergraduate program offered by Amrita School of Engineering. Electronic and communication engineering is concerned with applying knowledge in electronics to facilitate communication and solve engineering problems. The curriculum is organized such that it enables students to get a strong foundation on various aspects of electronics and communication engineering such as digital systems design, electromagnetic theory, digital signal processing, microprocessors and microcontrollers, electronic circuits, VLSI design, digital communication, analog communication, control engineering, and microwave engineering. While building a solid foundation of the fundamentals, the students are also exposed to emerging trends in the industry and are molded to be quality professionals of the future. The students are also provided an opportunity to choose specialization electives to focus on their identified areas of interest such as embedded systems, wireless communication, satellite communication, biomedical signal processing, VLSI fabrication technology, speech processing, and optical communication.

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 workshops and seminars. The students are encouraged to undertake real-time projects and actively participate in worldwide technical conferences and workshops and present their work in many of them. 

Department of Electronics and Communications Engineering aims at training students in the areas of Electronics like Solid state circuits, VLSI, Electronic Controls and Communications Engineering including , Multiple access technology and Microwave Engineering.

A team of experienced faculty in Analog and Digital Communications are conducting research in various aspects of Communications.

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

  • PEO1: To develop an ability to integrate fundamental knowledge of basic science, mathematics and engineering to work on complex problems in the field of Electronics and Communication Engineering.
  • PEO2: To promote an independent research mindset and inculcate a thirst for continuous learning by providing hands-on experience with simulation and modelling tools for electronics, signal processing and communication based applications.
  • PEO3 :To provide a platform to explore and pursue their interests in diversified fields for a successful career in both public and private sectors specializing in electronics and communication.
  • PEO4: To nurture team spirit and leadership qualities together with a sense of social responsibility by outreach programs and produce electronics and communication engineers with an ability to integrate engineering and society. 

Program Outcomes (POs)

  • PO1:    Engineering knowledge: Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering fundamentals to the solution of complex engineering problems in the field of electronics and communication.
  • PO2:    Problem analysis: Identify, formulate, review research literature, and analyze problems in electronics and communication, reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences and engineering sciences.
  • PO3:    Design/development of solutions: Design solutions for complex 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.
  • PO4:    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 in the field of electronics and communication.
  • PO5:    Modern tool usage: Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, modeling and simulation tools applicable to the field of electronics and communication engineering.
  • PO6:    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 engineering practice.
  • PO7:    Environment and sustainability: Understand the impact of the professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.
  • PO8:    Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics, responsibilities and norms pertaining to the field of electronics and communication.
  • PO9:    Individual and team work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.
  • PO10Communication: Communicate effectively on complex 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.
  • PO11Project 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 projects and in multidisciplinary environments.
  • PO12Life-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 Objectives (PSOs)

    • PSO1: Able to design, develop and analyze systems in signal processing, electronics, communication and computing.
    • PSO2: Able to demonstrate competency in research and innovations.

Curriculum (2015 Regulations)

SEMESTER I
Cat Code Title T P

Cr

ES

HUM 15ENG111

Communicative English

2 0 2

3

 

A

SCI 15MAT111

Calculus and Matrix Algebra

2 1 0

3

 

B

ENGG 15CSE100

Computational Thinking and Problem
Solving

3 0 2

4

 

D

SCI

15PHY100/
15CHY100

Physics / Chemistry

3 0 0

3

 

C

SCI

15PHY181/
15CHY181

Physics Lab. /
Chemistry Lab.

0 0 2

1

 

L1

ENGG

15MEC180/
15EEE180

Workshop A/
Workshop B

0 0 2

1

 

L2

ENGG 15MEC100

Engineering Drawing - CAD

2 0 2

3

 

E

HUM 15CUL101

Cultural Education I

2 0 0

2

F

 

 

Total (H = 5; S = 7; E = 8)

 

   

20

 

SEMESTER II
Cat Code Title L T P

Cr

ES
SCI 15MAT121

Vector Calculus and Ordinary
Differential Equations

3 1 0 4 B
SCI

15CHY100/
15PHY100

Chemistry/
Physics

3 0 0 3 C
ENGG 15CSE102

Computer Programming

3 0 0 3 D
ENGG 15ECE111

Solid State Devices

3 0 0 3 E
ENGG 15ECE112

Fundamentals of Electrical
Technology

3 1 0 4 A
SCI

15CHY181/
15PHY181

Chemistry Lab. /
Physics Lab.

0 0 2 1 L1
ENGG

15EEE180/
15MEC180

Workshop B/
Workshop A

0 0 2 1 L2
ENGG 15CSE180

Computer Programming Lab.

0 0 2 1 L3
HUM 15CUL111

Cultural Education II

2 0 0 2 F

 

 

Total (H = 2; S = 8; E = 12)

 

   

22

 

   
 
         
SEMESTER III
Cat Code Title L T P

Cr

ES

ENGG 15ECE201

Applied Electromagnetics

3 1 0

4

A

ENGG 15ECE202

Digital Circuits and Systems

3 1 0

4

C

ENGG 15ECE203

Network Theory

3 0 0

3

D

ENGG 15ECE204

Signals Processing I

3 1 0

4

E

SCI 15MAT202

Linear Algebra

2 1 0

3

B

HUM

 

Humanities Elective I

2 0 0

2

H

ENGG 15ECE281

Digital Circuits and Systems Lab.

0 0 2

1

L1

ENGG 15ECE282

Signals Processing I Lab.

0 0 2

1

L2

HUM 15AVP201

Amrita Values Program I

1 0 0

1

F

 

 

Total (H = 3; S = 3; E = 17)

 

   

23

 

               
SEMESTER IV
Cat Code Title L T P

Cr

ES

ENGG 15ECE211

Electronic Circuits

3 1 0 4 A
ENGG 15ECE212

Signal Processing II

3 1 0 4 C
ENGG 15ECE213

Transmission Lines and
Waveguides

3 0 0 3 D
SCI 15MAT213

Probability and Random Processes

3 1 0 4 B
HUM

 

Humanities Elective II

2 0 0 2 H
ENGG 15ECE285

Digital Signal Processing Lab.

0 0 2 1 L1
ENGG 15ECE286

Electronic Circuits Lab.

0 0 2 1 L2
HUM 15SSK211

Soft Skills I

1 0 2 2 G
HUM 15AVP211

Amrita Values Program II

1 0 0 1 F

 

 

Total (H = 5; S = 4; E = 13)
 

 

   

22

 

SEMESTER V
Cat Code Title L T P

Cr

ES

ENGG 15ECE301

Communication Theory

3 1 0

4

A

ENGG 15ECE302

Control Systems Engineering

3 1 0

4

C

ENGG 15ECE303

Linear Integrated Circuits

3 0 0

3

D

ENGG 15ECE304

Microprocessor and Microcontroller

3 1 1

4

E

SCI 15MAT303

Optimization Techniques

2 1 1

3

B

ENGG 15ECE381

Circuits and Communication Lab.

0 0 0

1

L1

ENGG 15ECE382

Microcontroller Lab.

0 0 0

1

L2

HUM 15SSK301

Soft Skills II

1 0 2

2

G

ENGG 15LIL390

[Live-in –Lab]**

 

   

[3]

P2

 

 

Total (H = 2; S = 3: E = 17 [+3])

 

   

22
[+3]

 
SEMESTER VI
Cat Code Title L T P

Cr

ES

ENGG 15ECE311

Data Communication and
Networks

3 0 0 3 A
ENGG 15ECE312

Digital Communication

3 1 0 4 B
ENGG 15ECE313

VLSI Design

3 0 0 3 C
ENGG 15ECE314

Computer System Architecture

3 0 0 3 D
ENGG

 

Elective I*

3 0 0 3 E
ENGG 15ECE385

Digital Communication Lab.

0 0 2 1 L1
ENGG 15ECE386

VLSI Design Lab.

0 0 2 1 L2
ENGG 15ECE387

Open Lab.

0 1 2 2 L3
HUM 15SSK311

Soft Skills III

1 0 2 2 G

 

 

Total (H = 2; E = 20)
 

 

   

22

 

SEMESTER VII
Cat Code Title L T P Cr ES
ENGG 15ECE401 Information Theory and Coding
Techniques
3 1 0 4 A
ENGG 15ECE402 Radio Frequency Engineering 3 1 0 4 B
HUM 15ENV300 Environmental Studies 3 0 0 3 H
ENGG   Elective II* 3 0 0 3 E
ENGG   Elective III* 3 0 0 3 D
ENGG 15ECE481 Microwave Engineering Lab. 0 0 2 1 L1
PRJ 15ECE495 Project Phase I       2 P1
ENGG 15LIL490 [Live-in –Lab]**       [3] P2
    Total (H= 3; E= 15 [+3]; P = 2)       20
[+3]
 
               
HUM   Humanities       22  
SCI   Basic Sciences       25  
ENGG   Engineering Sciences       108  
PRJ   Project Work       12  
   

Total

      167  
SEMESTER VIII
Cat Code Title L T P Cr ES
ENGG   Elective IV* 3 0 0 3 E
ENGG   Elective V* 3 0 0 3 D
PRJ 15ECE499 Project Phase II       10 P
    Total (E = 6; P = 10)       16  
               
               
               
               
               
    TOTAL 167        

Electives

COMMUNICATION
Code Title L T P Cr ES
15ECE344 Antenna Systems and Design

3

0 0 3 D/E
15ECE345 Cellular and Mobile Communication
System

3

0 0 3 D/E
15ECE346 Digital Telephony

3

0 0 3 D/E
15ECE347 Introduction to Radar Systems

3

0 0 3 D/E
15ECE348 Microstrip Devices and Circuits

3

0 0 3 D/E
15ECE349 Microwave Solid State Devices

3

0 0 3 D/E
15ECE350 Millimeter Wave Personal
Communication System

3

0 0 3 D/E
15ECE351 MIMO and Multicarrier Systems

3

0 0 3 D/E
15ECE352 Multimedia Communication
Standards

3

0 0 3 D/E
15ECE353 Optical Communication

3

0 0 3 D/E
15ECE354 Principles of RFID Design

3

0 0 3 D/E
15ECE355 Radio Frequency Circuit Design

3

0 0 3 D/E
15ECE356 Satellite Communication

3

0 0 3 D/E
15ECE357 Software Defined Radio

3

0 0 3 D/E
15ECE358 Spread Spectrum Communication

3

0 0 3 D/E
15ECE359 Wireless Communication

3

0 0 3 D/E
SIGNAL PROCESSING
Code Title L T P Cr ES
15ECE320 Active Filter Design 3 0 0 3 D/E
15ECE321 Adaptive Signal Processing 3 0 0 3 D/E
15ECE322 Analog Signal Processing 3 0 0 3 D/E
15ECE323 Aviation Electronics 3 0 0 3 D/E
15ECE324 Biomedical Image Processing 3 0 0 3 D/E
15ECE325 Biomedical Signal Processing 3 0 0 3 D/E
15ECE326 Biometric Systems 3 0 0 3 D/E
15ECE327 Digital Signal Processors and
Applications
3 0 0 3 D/E
15ECE328 Hyperspectral Imaging Analysis 3 0 0 3 D/E
15ECE329 Image Analysis 3 0 0 3 D/E
15ECE330 Image Processing 3 0 0 3 D/E
15ECE331 Pattern Recognition Techniques
and Algorithms
3 0 0 3 D/E
15ECE332 Sparse Signal and Image
Processing
3 0 0 3 D/E
15ECE333 Spoken Language Processing 3 0 0 3 D/E
15ECE334 Wavelet-based Signal Processing
and Application
3 0 0 3 D/E
             
COMPUTER SCIENCE ENGINEERING
Code Title L T P Cr ES
15CSE313 Software Engineering 3 0 0 3 D/E
15CSE330 Information Technology Essentials 3 0 0 3 D/E
15CSE374 Introduction to Data Structures and
Algorithms
3 0 0 3 D/E
             

 
           
ANALOG ELECTRONICS
Code Title L T P T P Cr ES
15ECE337 Analog and Mixed Circuit Design 3 0 0 0 0 3 D/E
15ECE338 Analog IC Design 3 0 0 0 0 3 D/E
15ECE339 Applications of Linear Integrated
Circuits
3 0 0 0 0 3 D/E
15ECE315 Biomedical Instrumentation 3 0 0 0 0 3 D/E
15ECE340 Integrated Circuits for Biological
Systems
3 0 0 0 0 3 D/E
VLSI
Code Title L T P Cr ES
15ECE363 Data Security 3 0 0 3 D/E
15ECE364 Digital IC Design 3 0 0 3 D/E
15ECE365 Electronic System Level Design
and Verification
3 0 0 3 D/E
15ECE366 Embedded Systems 3 0 0 3 D/E
15ECE367 Hardware Security and Trust 3 0 0 3 D/E
15ECE368 Introduction to Soft Computing 3 0 0 3 D/E
15ECE369 Principles of VLSI Testing 3 0 0 3 D/E
15ECE370 RISC Processor Design using HDL 3 0 0 3 D/E
15ECE371 VLSI Fabrication Technology 3 0 0 3 D/E
15ECE372 VLSI Signal Processing Systems 3 0 0 3 D/E
15ECE373 VLSI System Design 3 0 0 3 D/E
MANAGEMENT
Code Title L T P Cr ES
15ECE376 Agent-Based Modelling 3 0 0 3 D/E
15ECE377 Econometrics 3 0 0 3 D/E
15ECE378 Financial Engineering 3 0 0 3 D/E
15ECE379 Signal Processing for Business
Applications
3 0 0 3 D/E
15ECE380 Telecommunication Management 3 0 0 3 D/E
15MEC332 Enterprise Management 3 0 0 3 D/E
15MEC333 Financial Management 3 0 0 3 D/E
15MEC411 Operations Research 3 0 0 3 D/E
             
             
             
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Degree: 
Undergraduate (UG)
School: 
School of Engineering
Campuses: 
Bengaluru
Chennai
Coimbatore
Amritapuri