Electronics and Communication Engineering
HIGHLIGHTS
  • B.E Electronics and Communication Engineering started in the year 1984 with an intake of 60 students
  • First National Level Students Technical Symposium “ACUMEN” held on 1996.
  • B.E Electronics and Communication Engineering : Intake is increased from 60 to 90 students in the academic year 2000
  • Department accredited by  NBA  for five years twice in 2001 and 2008.
  • M.E Applied Electronics started in the year 2002
  • M.E VLSI Design started in the year 2003
  • AICTE  grant of Rs 5 Lakhs under  MODROBS  – Communication Lab
  • Kongu Community Radio (90.4MHz)  was established during 2005.
  • ISTE National award for Best B.E project
  • 9 out of 10 ranks bagged from Bharathiar University, Coimbatore
  • Two projects patented and two projects have been published in Patent journal
  • Approved Research Centre by Anna University of Technology, Coimbatore
  • Rs.4 Crore Technological Business Incubator with DST  funding in the field of Electronic Circuit Design, Embedded System and Multimedia
  • Established Free scale Embedded system laboratory Sponsored by  Free scale Semiconductors Inc , USA
  • 41 sponsored national level workshop/seminar/FDP were conducted from 2010-11 to till date.
  • Best IETE Student Forum (ISF) award by two times 2010-12 and 2014-16.
  • 3404 ECE students presented technical paper/project in various engineering colleges in India and 639 students won prizes and 304 OHE models have been exhibited from 2010-11 to till date.
  • Conducted 126 self supported national level workshop/seminar/FDP from 2010-11 to till date in the areas of Embedded Systems, Network Simulator and Emulator, Synopsys VLSI Design Tool, Image Processing, Blackfin Processor, ISDN, µC Linux and Wireless Embedded Systems
  • B.E Electronics and Communication Engineering : Intake is increased from 120 to 180 students in the academic year 2011
  • M.E Communication Systems started in the year 2011
  • B.E Electronics and Communication Engineering : Intake is increased from 180 to 240 students in the academic year 2012
  • M.E Embedded Systems started in the year 2012
  • Research project undertaken for BPL Telecom, Palakkad
  • 655 publications have been done by our faculty members.
  • UGC minor research projects - Rs.1.3 Lakhs and Rs.1 Lakh
  • AICTE  grant of Rs.9.44 Lakhs under MODROBS-VLSI Lab
  • IEEE Enterprise award for students
  • Best presentation award for a student at  NASA,USA
  • Texas Instruments sponsored Analog System Design lab established in 2014
  • Gandhian  Young Technological Innovation Award from IIM, Ahmedabad (2013-2014)
  • Reaccredited by NBA for 2 years under Tier-I Washington accord (2014)
  • IETE Erode centre  at KEC inaugurated in September 2015
  • Best NSS Volunteer Award from Anna University (2016).
  • Dr.Kalam Young Achiever Awards  from World Youth Federation in 2016 and 2017.
  • Young Scientists’ Conclave Award  in Indian International Science Festival from GoI in 2016
  • Extension of NBA accreditation for one year under Tier-1 Washington accord (2016)
  • Chennai Science Fest-2017Award  from Science City, Government of Tamil Nadu in 2017
  • Best Innovation Award  with cash prize of Rs.25,000 from CII and YI in 2017
  • IETE South Zone Convention in 2017.
  • All India National award from Thal Sainik Camp, New Delhi.
  • Teaching Excellency Awards (2017).
  • MoU  signed with 9 Industries.
  • Consultancy works for various Industries at a cost of Rs.14 Lakhs.
  • DST grant of Rs.22 Lakhs under the FIST Programme – 2017.