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Engineering College in Bangalore

Electronics and Communication Engineering


    The department of Electronics & Communication Engineering established in the year 2000 affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU), recognized by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), offers regular full time UG & PG programmes, has pioneered in carving the careers of its students and helping to acquire the necessary skills required for their growth towards society. The department offers full time UG programme in Electronics & Communication Engineering with an intake of 120, full time PG programme in Digital Communication Engineering with an intake of 18 and has a Research Centre recognized by Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU), Belagavi.

Best ECE College in Bangalore

    The department has qualified and experienced faculty members with expertise in Communication Engineering, Signal Processing, VLSI & Embedded Systems, Power Electronics & Instrumentation. The ongoing research activities include the areas of Signal Processing, VLSI, Smart Antenna System, Robotics and Communication & Networking. The department facilitates well equipped laboratories strengthened by softwares like Cadence for VLSI Design, Matlab and development boards used for UG & PG students and research activities. The department facilitates industry institute interactions with industries like Sasken Technologies, Moog India, Tektronix etc through collaborations, workshops and internships.

 The department has initiated student / faculty exchange programmes with Old Dominion University, Florida. To enhance the knowledge with the current trends, the department has conducted various Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE), All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) sponsored Staff Development Programmes and Workshops on DSP Algorithms & Architectures, VLSI, Sensors & Robotics during the previous years.


Under Graduate

B.E. in Electronics and Communication Engineering

Duration  : 4 Years
Eligibility : Pass in 10+2 / Higher Secondary (HS) / Pre University (PUC) / 'A' Level (with 12 years of schooling) or its equivalent with English as one of the languages. Shall have secured a minimum of 45% marks in aggregate in Physics, Mathematics and any one of the following : Chemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, Computer Science, Electronics, Information Science. AIT admits students as per prevailing rules and regulations of VTU.

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

The educational objectives of a program are the statements that describe the expected achievements of graduates within first few years of their graduation from the program. The program educational objectives of Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics and Communication Engineering can be broadly defined on four counts.

1. Employability

An ability to contribute to industrial services and/or government organizations by applying their skills through formal education and co-operative educational experiences.

2. Core Competence

An ability to apply Scientific, Mathematics and Engineering fundamentals gained to comprehend, analyze, design and create novel products and solutions for real life problems.

3. Professionalism

An ability to embrace professional and ethical attitude/effective communication skills, team skills, multidisciplinary approach to resolve problems, educate and persuade diversified audience.

4. Innovative

An ability to update knowledge with emerging technologies by professional communities, higher education to nourish ever-developing careers and to strengthen human values and social responsibilities to contribute towards society.

Program Outcomes (POs)

Program outcomes are narrower statements that describe what students are expected to know and be able to do by the time of graduation. These relate to the skills, knowledge and behavior. Graduation students of Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics and Communication Engineering program at Acharya Institute of Technology will attain the following program 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 component/system to meet desired needs within realistic constraints.

4. An ability to work on multidisciplinary tasks.

5. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.

6. An ability to understand professional and ethical responsibility.

7. An ability to communicate effectively.

8. An ability to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental and societal context.

9. An ability to understand the need for and engage in life-long learning.

10. A knowledge of contemporary issues.

11. An ability to use modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practices.

12. An ability to participate and succeed in competitive examinations.

Post Graduate

M.Tech in Digital Communication and Engineering

Career Scope

Digital communications are the newest extensions of information science and apart from software / app developers, they are also largely being relied upon in a number of corporate enterprises for effective internal communications. The opportunities for rewarding careers abound in this field.


Duration : 2 Years
Eligibility : BE / Equivalent Degree


"To be a premier department in Electronics Engineering by achieving the highest order of excellence in teaching, research and innovation for contributing significantly to the society."


  • To provide qualified faculty and curricula to meet the industrial needs with good academic ambience.

  • To inculcate profound knowledge in both fundamental and applied areas of technology to pursue advanced degrees and excel in engineering profession.

  • To train and mentors the students in developing leadership qualities and team building skills along with professional ethics.

Advisory Board

Chief Advisor

Dr. Sharanabasava C Pilli
Acharya Institute of Technology.



Dr. Rajeswari
Professor & Head,
Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering.


Member Secretary

Prof. A B Nataraju
Assistant Professor,
Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering.



Dr. R Anil Kumar
Honeywell, Bangalore.

Dr. H C Nagaraj
NMIT, Bangalore.

Dr. S K Murthy
Patent Counsel,
Intel Technologies,Bangalore.

Mr. M Venkatesh
Technical Lead,
Smartplay Technologies,Bangalore.

Mr. S Manjunath
Associate Project Manager,
Robert Bosch, Bangalore.

Our Professors

Acharya institute of technology is known for global leadership in technical education, and the Acharya faculty is a combination of young and experienced, passionate and curious individuals. They are the most distinguished scholars, who constantly do research in their respective fields.


Prof. Raghunath .b.h Assistant Professor Grade I


Prof. Siddesh B M Assistant Professor Grade I


Prof. K.p. Nagapushpa Assistant Professor Grade II


Prof. Shailesh M L Assistant Professor Grade II


Prof. Nataraju A B Assistant Professor Grade II


Prof. Asha C N Assistant Professor Grade II


Prof. Sapna Kumari C Assistant Professor Grade III


Prof. Sumalatha S Assistant Professor Grade III


Prof. Bhargav N Assistant Professor Grade III


Prof. Priyanka K C Assistant Professor Grade III


Prof. Kalpavi C Y Assistant Professor Grade III


Prof. Ramzan Basheer Assistant Professor Grade III


Prof. Mohan N Assistant Professor Grade III

Our Technical Staff

Acharya Institute of Technology has got a highly potential and dedicated technical staff with required educational qualification and experience. The technical staff, being a backbone of Acharya Institute of Technology, have been rendering their services to the institution with a commitment and responsibility. As Acharya Institute of Technology believes, prosperity is only possible when multiple hands are put together for the same purpose. Our technical staff members have been upgrading their knowledge which is relevant and essential in the modern era.


Mr. Raju G S Foreman


Mr. Ravikumar K H Instructor


Mr. Vinod K R Instructor

    Communication and Networking

    Development of MAC Layer solutions for scalable Wireless Mesh Networks, Reconfiguarble Architecture MIMO Systems, Design & performance analysis of routing protocols in WMNs, Channel estimation in wireless Network, Optimisation of GMSK modulator & demodulator, Integration of TETRA and LTE for public communication system, Studies on Advance Encryption Standards (AES) algorithm and its VLSI implementation,Detection of clone attacks in wireless sensor networks.

    Signal Processing and Machine Learning

    Performance analysis of image compression algorithm for biometrics, VLSI architecture for Lossy compression for Colour Mosaic Images, Digital water marking for copyright materials, Robust Speech Recognition, Statistical Pattern Recognition based Segmentation and classification of Brain MRI images, Noise cancellation in industrial environment.

    VLSI and Miniaturization

    Design of circuit interconnects and micro contacts for better component packaging in miniature circuits, VLSI circuit design using Cadence software.

    Instrumentation, Control systems and Robotics

    Design and development of Paul and Ion mobility mass spectrometers for Bio-Medical Applications, machine designetc. Design and evaluation of modular robot, Integrated and Robust Voice Based Control of Smart Systems Using Natural Language Processing and neural ladder network technique, Short range communication system using LI – FI for data communication as well as controlling remote devices Voice based control system for controlling robots and unmanned vehicles (UMV’s).

    Mrs. Sujatha B M
    Research Area: Image Processing.
    University: Bangalore University.

    Mrs. Jayalaxmi H
    Research Area: Image Processing.
    University: JNTU, Hyderabad.

    Mr. Krupaprasad K R
    Research Area: Smart Antennas.
    University: Visveswaraya Technological University, Belagavi.

    Mrs. Renuka Kajur
    Research Area: Mobile Communication.
    University: Visveswaraya Technological University, Belagavi.

    Mr. Siddesh M B
    Research Area: Signal Processing.
    University: Visveswaraya Technological University, Belagavi.

    Mr. Lakshmikanth S
    Research Area: Signal Processing.
    University: Jain University, Bangalore.

    Mr. Nataraju A B
    Research Area: Wireless Mess Networks.
    University: Jain University, Bangalore.

    Mrs. Sapna Kumari C
    Research Area: Network Security.
    University: Jain University, Bangalore.

    Mrs. Asha C N
    Research Area: Wireless Mesh Networks.
    University: Visveswaraya Technological University, Belagavi..

    Mr. Manjunatha R C
    Research Area: Wireless Sensor Networks.
    University: Jain University, Bangalore.

    Mr. Vasanth Kumar T R
    Research Area: Wireless Communication.
    University: Jain University, Bangalore.

    Mrs. Sudha J
    Research Area: Signal Processing.
    University: Visveswaraya Technological University, Belagavi.

    Mr. Bhargav N
    Research Area: Mobile Communication.
    University: Visveswaraya Technological University, Belagavi.

    Mrs. Kruthika K R
    Research Area: Image Processing.
    University: Visveswaraya Technological University, Belagavi.

Course Catalog

Electronics and Communication Engineering (B.E.)

Semester 1

  • Engineering Mathematics - II
  • Engineering Chemistry
  • Programming in C and Data Structures
  • Computer Aided Engineering Drawing
  • Basic Electronics
  • Computer Programming Laboratory
  • Engineering Chemistry Laboratory
  • Environmental Studies

Semester 2

  • Engineering Mathematics - I
  • Engineering Physics
  • Elements of Civil Engineering & Mechanics
  • Elements of Mechanical Engineering
  • Basic Electrical Engineering
  • Workshop Practice
  • Engineering Physics Laboratory
  • Constitution of India, Professional Ethics & Human Rights

Semester 3

  • Engineering Mathematics - III
  • Strength of Materials
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Basic Surveying
  • Engineering Geology
  • Building Materials & Construction
  • Building Materials Testing Laboratory
  • Basic Surveying Practice

Semester 4

  • Engineering Mathematics - IV
  • Analysis of Determinate Structures
  • Applied Hydraulics
  • Concrete Technology
  • Basic Geotechnical Engineering
  • Advanced Surveying
  • Fluid Mechanics Laboratory
  • Engineering Geology Laboratory

Semester 5

  • Management and Entrepreneurship Development
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Verilog HDL
  • Information Theory & Coding
  • Professional Elective - I
  • Open Elective - I
  • DSP Laboratory
  • HDL Laboratory

Semester 6

  • Digital Communication
  • ARM Microcontroller & Embedded Systems
  • VLSI Design
  • Computer Communication Networks
  • Professional Elective - II
  • Open Elective - II
  • Embedded Controller Laboratory
  • Computer Networks Laboratory

Semester 7

  • Microwave and Antennas
  • Digital Image Processing
  • Power Electronics
  • Professional Elective - III
  • Professional Elective - IV
  • Advanced Communication Laboratory
  • VLSI Laboratory
  • Project Work Phase – I & Project Work Seminar

Semester 8

  • Wireless Cellular and LTE 4G Broadband
  • Fiber Optics & Networks
  • Professional Elective - V
  • Internship / Professional Practice
  • Project Work
  • Seminar


Professional Elective - I

  • Nanoelectronics
  • Switching & Finite Automata Theory
  • Operating System
  • Electrical Engineering Materials
  • MSP430 Microcontroller

Open Elective - I

  • Automotive Electronics
  • Object Oriented Programming Using C++
  • 8051 Microcontroller

Professional Elective - II

  • Cellular Mobile Communication
  • Adaptive Signal Processing
  • Artificial Neural Networks
  • Digital Switching Systems
  • Microelectronics

Open Elective - II

  • Data Structures Using C++
  • Power Electronics
  • Digital System Design using Verilog

Professional Elective - III

  • Multimedia Communication
  • Biomedical Signal Processing
  • Real Time Systems
  • Cryptography
  • CAD for VLSI

Professional Elective - IV

  • DSP Algorithms and Architecture
  • IOT and Wireless Sensor Networks
  • Pattern Recognition
  • Advanced Computer Architecture
  • Satellite Communication

Professional Elective - V

  • Micro Electro Mechanical Systems
  • Speech Processing
  • Radar Engineering
  • Machine learning
  • Network and Cyber Security

  Download 2010 Scheme Syllabus

  Download 2015 Scheme Syllabus

Digital Communication Engineering (M.Tech)

Semester 1

  • Advanced Engineering Mathematics
  • Antenna Theory and Design
  • Advanced Embedded System
  • Advanced Digital Communication
  • Elective – I.
  • Advanced Communication Laboratory
  • Seminar on Advanced Topics from Refereed Journals

Semester 2

  • Advanced DSP
  • Error Control Coding
  • Wireless Communication
  • RF and Microwave Circuit Design
  • Elective – II.
  • Advanced DSP Laboratory
  • Seminar on Advanced Topics from Refereed Journals

Semester 3

  • Seminar/Presentation on Internship.
  • Report on Internship
  • Evaluation and Viva-Voce of Internship
  • Evaluation of Project Phase - I

Semester 4

  • Wireless Broadband Communications
  • Elective - III.
  • Evaluation of Project Phase-II.
  • Evaluation of Project Work and Viva-Voce.



  • Advanced Computer Networks
  • Nanoelectronics
  • Optical Communication and Networking
  • Simulation, Modelling and Analysis


  • Automotive Electronics
  • Multimedia Over Communication links
  • MEMS
  • Cryptography and Network Security


  • CMOS RF Circuit Design
  • Advances in Image Processing
  • Communication System Design using DSP Algorithms
  • Real Time Systems

  Download 2014 Scheme Syllabus

  Download 2016 Scheme Syllabus

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