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Electronics & Communication Engineering Department
  1. About Department
  2. Activities
  3. Facilities

The department of Electronics & Communication since its establishment progressed steadfastly to its present status of being reckoned as a Leader in Electronics & Communication with the sanctioned faculty strength of One Professor, Two Associate Professors and Three Assistant Professors. The department is actively involved in conducting Post-Graduate Course on Regular & Modular modes Industry Oriented & Practice Based Master of Engineering in Electronics & Communication Engineering for the sponsored teachers of Polytechnics, Engineering Colleges, Officials of Directorate of Technical Education and Industry Professionals at Regional and National Level in the country. The department also offers Ph.D. Program in the area of Electronics & Communication Engineering. The department conducts need-based short term courses in the emerging areas like Wireless LANs & Computer Networks, Advanced VLSI Design & Digital Signal Processing, Wireless & Mobile Communication, Digital & Data Communication, Embedded & Digital System Design, Artificial Neural Networks & Fuzzy Logic, Optical Fiber Communication and Image Processing etc. to update the knowledge and skill of faculty and technical staff of Polytechnics and Engineering Colleges. The department is also involved in conducting Induction Training Programs through ICT in the Northern Region.

The major activities of the department are grouped as :



The department offers Industry-Oriented and Practice-based Masters Degree Program of 02 years affiliated with Panjab University, Chandigarh in Electronics & Communication Engineering duly approved by AICTE as follows:

  • Master of Engineering Program (Regular) with intake of 19 students per year

Recognizing the need to provide professionally trained teachers and administrators for the technical education system and also to offer professional development opportunities to working technical and training personnel in the Industry, NITTTR, Chandigarh started offering Master of Engineering in Electronics & Communication Engineering. The focus of M.E. in Electronics & Communication Engineering is to enable the students to progress in collaboration with industries and other technical institutions like CSIO, CDAC, PEC etc. for the Research Prospects.

  • Master of Engineering Program (Modular) with intake of 40 students per year

Towards facilitating qualification enhancement of teachers in technical institutes, who hold Bachelor’s Degree in their respective disciplines and aspire to enhance their qualifications, the institute designed and developed a new path breaking system and approached All India Council for Technical Education, New Delhi and Punjab University, Chandigarh for approval of Master of Engineering as Modular Program. With the approval secured, the department started offering the program in M.E. in Electronics & Communication Engineering.


The department offers need-based and customized Short Term Staff Development Programs of one or two week duration at Regional and National Level for the faculty and technical staff of Polytechnics and Engineering Colleges in the new emerging areas to fulfill the objectives and mission of the Institute. The areas offered for short term courses are –

  • Wireless LANs & Computer Networks
  • Advanced VLSI Design
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Wireless & Mobile Communication
  • Digital & Data Communication,
  • Embedded & Digital System Design
  • Artificial Neural Networks & Fuzzy Logic
  • Optical Fiber Communication
  • Image Processing



Research & Development activities are undertaken in the specialized areas such as:

  • Wireless & Mobile Communication
  • Advanced Digital Communication
  • Optical Fiber Communication
  • Computer Networks
  • VLSI Design
  • Advanced Digital Signal Processing
  • Embedded and Digital System Design
  • Antenna Engineering



The department has the following five well established laboratories with Internet Connectivity equipped with equipments & softwares to provide lab. facilities to the students of Masters’ Degree Regular & Modular Programs in Electronics & Communication Engineering and for smooth running of Staff Training Development Training Programs along with effective infrastructural facilities and modernized class-rooms in the department.


  1. DSP & Soft Computing Laboratory
  2. Computer Networking Laboratory
  3. CAD &VLSI Laboratory
  4. Communication Engineering Laboratory
  5. Embedded System Laboratory