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)

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
3 0 2 4 D
SCI 15PHY100/
Physics / Chemistry 3 0 0 3 C
SCI 15PHY181/
Physics Lab. /
Chemistry Lab.
0 0 2 1 L1
ENGG 15MEC180/
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        20  
Cat Code Title L T P Cr ES
SCI 15MAT121 Vector Calculus and Ordinary
Differential Equations
3 1 0 4 B
SCI 15CHY100/
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/
Chemistry Lab. /
Physics Lab.
0 0 2 1 L1
ENGG 15EEE180/
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        22  
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  
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        22  
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 0 4 E
SCI 15MAT303 Optimization Techniques 2 1 0 3 B
ENGG 15ECE381 Circuits and Communication Lab 0 0 2 1 L1
ENGG 15ECE382 Microcontroller Lab 0 0 2 1 L2
HUM 15SSK301 Soft Skills II 1 0 2 2 G
ENGG 15LIL390 [Live-in –Lab]**       [3] P2
    Total        22[+3]  
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        22  
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 Science and Sustainability 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        20[+3]  
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        16


* A maximum of One Elective course can be chosen from the Electives prescribed for other Branches or from under Science Electives.
** Students undertaking and registering for a Live-in-Lab project, can be exempted from registering for an Elective course in the higher semester.

Code Title
15ECE344 Antenna Systems and Design
15ECE345 Cellular and Mobile Communication
15ECE346 Digital Telephony
15ECE347 Introduction to Radar Systems
15ECE348 Microstrip Devices and Circuits
15ECE349 Microwave Solid State Devices
15ECE350 Millimeter Wave Personal
Communication System
15ECE351 MIMO and Multicarrier Systems
15ECE352 Multimedia Communication
15ECE353 Optical Communication
15ECE354 Principles of RFID Design
15ECE355 Radio Frequency Circuit Design
15ECE356 Satellite Communication
15ECE357 Software Defined Radio
15ECE358 Spread Spectrum Communication
15ECE359 Wireless Communication
Code Title
15ECE320 Active Filter Design
15ECE321 Adaptive Signal Processing
15ECE322 Analog Signal Processing
15ECE323 Aviation Electronics
15ECE324 Biomedical Image Processing
15ECE325 Biomedical Signal Processing
15ECE326 Biometric Systems
15ECE327 Digital Signal Processors and
15ECE328 Hyperspectral Imaging Analysis
15ECE329 Image Analysis
15ECE330 Image Processing
15ECE331 Pattern Recognition Techniques
and Algorithms
15ECE332 Sparse Signal and Image
15ECE333 Spoken Language Processing
15ECE334 Wavelet-based Signal Processing
and Application
Code Title
15CSE313 Software Engineering
15CSE330 Information Technology Essentials
15CSE374 Introduction to Data Structures and

Code Title
15ECE337 Analog and Mixed Circuit Design
15ECE338 Analog IC Design
15ECE339 Applications of Linear Integrated
15ECE315 Biomedical Instrumentation
15ECE340 Integrated Circuits for Biological
Code Title
15ECE363 Data Security
15ECE364 Digital IC Design
15ECE365 Electronic System Level Design
and Verification
15ECE366 Embedded Systems
15ECE367 Hardware Security and Trust
15ECE368 Introduction to Soft Computing
15ECE369 Principles of VLSI Testing
15ECE370 RISC Processor Design using HDL
15ECE371 VLSI Fabrication Technology
15ECE372 VLSI Signal Processing Systems
15ECE373 VLSI System Design
Code Title
15ECE376 Agent-Based Modelling
15ECE377 Econometrics
15ECE378 Financial Engineering
15ECE379 Signal Processing for Business
15ECE380 Telecommunication Management
15MEC332 Enterprise Management
15MEC333 Financial Management
15MEC411 Operations Research


15CHY231 Advanced Polymer Chemistry 15CHY232 Biomaterials Science
15CHY233 Catalytic Chemistry 15CHY234 Chemistry of Advanced Materials
15CHY235 Chemistry of Engineering Materials 15CHY236 Chemistry of Nanomaterials
15CHY237 Chemistry of Toxicology 15CHY238 Colloidal and Interfacial Chemistry
15CHY239 Computational Chemistry and Molecular Modelling 15CHY241 Electrochemical Energy Systems and Processes
15CHY242 Environmental Chemistry 15CHY243 Fuels and Combustion
15CHY244 Green Chemistry and Technology 15CHY245 Instrumental Methods of Analysis
15CHY246 Medicinal Organic Chemistry 15CHY247 Modern Polymer Composites
15CHY248 Organic Reaction Mechanisms 15CHY249 Organic Synthesis and Stereochemistry
15CHY250 Polymer Materials and Properties 15CHY251 Polymers for Electronics
15CHY252 Solid State Chemistry 15CHY331 Batteries and Fuel Cells
15CHY332 Corrosion Science 15PHY230 Advanced Classical Dynamics
15PHY233 Biophysics and Biomaterials 15PHY234 Introduction to Computational Physics
15PHY238 Electrical Engineering Materials 15PHY239 Electromagnetic Fields and Waves
15PHY240 Electronic Material Sciences 15PHY241 Lasers in Material Processing
15PHY243 Microelectronic Fabrication 15PHY245 Nuclear Energy – Principles and Applications
15PHY247 Photovoltaics 15PHY248 Physics of Lasers and Applications
15PHY250 Quantum Physics and Applications 15PHY251 Thin Film Physics
15PHY331 Astronomy 15PHY333 Concepts of Nanophysics and Nanotechnology
15PHY335 Medical Physics 15PHY338 Physics of Semiconductor Devices
15PHY532 Astrophysics 15PHY535 Earth's Atmosphere
15PHY536 Earth's Structure and Evolution 15PHY540 Nonlinear Dynamics
15PHY542 Optoelectronic Devices1
15CUL230 Achieving Excellence in Life - An Indian Perspective
15CUL231 Excellence in Daily Life
15CUL232 Exploring Science and Technology in Ancient India
15CUL233 Yoga Psychology
15ENG230 Business Communication
15ENG231 Indian Thought through English
15ENG232 Insights into Life through English Literature
15ENG233 Technical Communication
15ENG234 Indian Short Stories in English
15FRE230 Proficiency in French Language (Lower)
15FRE231 Proficiency in French Language (Higher)
15GER230 German for Beginners I
15GER231 German for Beginners II
15GER232 Proficiency in German Language (Lower)
15GER233 Proficiency in German Language (Higher)
15HIN101 Hindi I
15HIN111 Hindi II
15HUM230 Emotional Intelligence
15HUM231 Glimpses into the Indian Mind - the Growth of Modern India
15HUM232 Glimpses of Eternal India
15HUM233 Glimpses of Indian Economy and Polity
15HUM234 Health and Lifestyle
15HUM235 Indian Classics for the Twenty-first Century
15HUM236 Introduction to India Studies
15HUM237 Introduction to Sanskrit Language and Literature
15HUM238 National Service Scheme
15HUM239 Psychology for Effective Living
15HUM240 Psychology for Engineers
15HUM241 Science and Society - An Indian Perspective
15HUM242 The Message of Bhagwad Gita
15HUM243 The Message of the Upanishads
15HUM244 Understanding Science of Food and Nutrition
15JAP230 Proficiency in Japanese Language (Lower)
15JAP231 Proficiency in Japanese Language (Higher)
15KAN101 Kannada I
15KAN111 Kannada II
15MAL101 Malayalam I
15MAL111 Malayalam II
15SAN101 Sanskrit I
15SAN111 Sanskrit II
15SWK230 Corporate Social Responsibility
15SWK231 Workplace Mental Health
15TAM101 Tamil I
15TAM111 Tamil II

Year-wise Curriculum & Syllabus

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