Welcome to the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE), Saranathan College of Engineering, Tiruchirappalli. The Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering commenced in the year 1998. It offers one Under-Graduate programme (B.E.), and one Post-Graduate programme (M.E. in Communication Systems). The UG programme was started with an initial intake of 40 students and increased to 60 in the year 2003 and extended to 120 in 2011. The PG programme was commenced in the year 2004 with an approved intake of 18 students. The department is a recognized Research Centre of Anna University, Chennai from 2013. The Department has full-fledged laboratory facilities, modern facilities with an excellent infrastructure. The department has a blend of rich experience at doctoral level coupled with younger brains with a good supporting staff.

Started B.E (Electronics and Communication Engineering)
Increased intake for B.E
Started M.E (Communication Systems)
State First in Anna University Examinations
Accredited by NBA
Increased intake for B.E


  • To become a leading department of Higher Learning and a Research Center of Excellence in Electronics and Communication Engineering.


  • To enable budding engineers to obtain technical exposure in various areas of Electronics and Communication Engineering.
  • To nurture career improvement.
  • To initiate and sustain research activities in the department in cutting edge areas of Electronics and Communication Engineering.
  • To develop professional and ethical attitude in the students.

Programme Educational Objectives

  1. To provide the students with a strong foundation in the required sciences in order to pursue studies in Electronics and Communication Engineering.
  2. To give a broad exposure to the students in various topics related to Electronics and Communication Engineering fields.
  3. To develop the innovative skills in the students in order to solve the problems those are likely to arise in their professional life later.
  4. To inculcate in the students a professional and ethical attitude and an ability to visualize the engineering issues in a broader social context.

Program Specific Outcomes

  1. Comprehend and demonstrate the principles and concepts of Semiconductor theory, Signal Processing & Embedded systems in the fields of Consumer Electronics, Medical Electronics and Defense Electronics.
  2. Apply emerging Information and Communication Engineering Techniques to solve real time problems.

Programme Outcomes

  1. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
  2. An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data

  3. An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health, safety, manufacturability, and sustainability
  4. An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams
  5. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
  6. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
  7. An ability to communicate effectively
  8. The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
  9. A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
  10. A knowledge of contemporary issues
  11. An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice
  12. An ability to analyze electronics and communication engineering concepts comprehensively to inculcate research interest in developing products based on futuristic communication electronics