BE Electronics and Communication Engineering deals with the study of design, manufacture, installation and operation of electronic equipment, system, machineries and telecommunication systems. It is similarly curated as other BTech courses considering the duration of the course is 4 years.
The course shares diverse areas from creative, interaction, embodiment designing to instrumentation, robotics, and automation. It covers basic engineering concepts and techniques like engineering mathematics, drawing, physics ,chemistry.
The minimum eligibility criteria is a pure Science Stream Background with 55% aggregate and valid score in JEE Advanced.
Bachelor in ECE is taught in a number of institutions in India. Some of the colleges for pursuing Electronics and Communication Engineering are :
|NIRF Ranking 2020||College Name||Admission Process||Average Fees||Average Salary|
|1||IIT Madras||JEE||INR 1,00,000||INR 7,00,000|
|2||IIT Delhi||JEE Main||INR 1,16,000||INR 8,00,000|
|6||IIT Roorkee||JEE||INR 1,57,000||INR 7,00,000|
|7||IIT Guwahati||JEE Main||INR 2,00,000||INR 8,00,000|
|15||VIT Vellore||JEE||INR 1,00,000||INR 5,00,000|
Most institutes take admission which is based on the performance in the entrance examination like JEE,BITSAT, DUTEE conducted by those institutes. The average annual salary of a fresh graduate is INR 7-8 Lac and there are various career options here in India as well as abroad.
The common job roles offered to a graduate in B.E. in Electronics and Communication Engineering are Production Manager, Programmer, Electronics Engineer, Electronics Hardware Development Engineer.
In ECE Undergraduate degree, students are mainly selected on the basis of the 10+2 score or there are special entrance examinations conducted by few institutes such as JEE Mains which are conducted once in a year followed by JEE Advanced.
After the announcement for application, candidates can apply online by visiting the website.
Also read about:
|College of Engineering, Chennai||Chandigarh University|
The eligibility criteria is applicable for both Merit based or Entrance based examination. The minimum eligibility criteria for this course is listed below
For few colleges the admission is directly on merit basis depending on the marks obtained in 12 boards. Mostly the institutions conduct their own entrance examination since the last few decades .Candidates who qualify the entrance test are called for an interview .Admission is done on the basis of the performance both in the test and personal interview.
|Exam Name||Mode||Application Period||Exam Date (tentative)|
|JEE Advanced||Online||January- February 2021||Last week of April 2021|
|BITSAT||Online||1st week of January 2021||2nd week of May 2021|
|NCHMCT JEE||Online||First week of January, 2021 - Second week of May, 2021||Aug-21|
|SRMJEE||Online||3rd week of Oct 2020||3rd week of April 2021|
|VITEEE||Online and Offline||Last week of November 2020||2nd Week of April, 2021|
BE ECE entrance examinations are of 3-hour, so candidates should be prepared beforehand to clear the cut off and get admission in one of the top Engineering Institutes. Here are few important tips for preparation:
|English Language||Verbal Reasoning, One word substitution, Syllogisms, Idioms, Analogies, Antonyms, Sentence Correction, Contextual usage|
|Physics||Mechanical Properties, Current Electricity, Magnetism, Gravitation, Kinematics, Work and Energy, Force.|
|Chemistry||Thermodynamics, Coordination Compounds, P-Block Elements, Hydrogen and S-Block elements, Chemical Bonding, Alkenes, and Alkynes.|
|Mathematics||Calculus, Differential Equation, Quadratic Equations, Matrices , Probability, Geometry, Number System, Ratio Proportion, Percentage, Geometric Progression.|
|Logical Reasoning||Visual Reasoning, Puzzles , Arrangement, Series, Numeric Grid, Critical Reasoning, Statement Conclusion.|
|JEE Main -2020 Test Series||thinkIIT|
|17 Years’ Chapterwise Solutions Physics JEE Main 2020||Arihant Experts|
|Chapter-wise Solutions JEE Main||Sudan,Upadhayay,Tomar|
|JEE Previous Year Question Paper with Solutions||Wiley|
|41 years Chapterwise Topicwise Solved papers IIT JEE MATHEMATICS||Amit M. Agarwal|
|Master Resource Book in Chemistry||Sanjay Sharma|
Candidates who wish to get admission in the best colleges then they should smartly plan their schedule and get prepared to clear the entrance exam.
B.E. ECE is focussed about the Developing and Testing out products. Let us check a few important aspects of this course.
|Full-Form||Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics and Communication Engineering|
|Eligibility||Class XII optional subjects and on the basis of the set cut off by the colleges.|
|Admission Process||Valid score in JEE /COMEDK/BITSAT|
|Course Fee||6Lac approx|
|Average Salary||7.08 Lac (varies country wise)|
|Top Recruiting Companies||Bosch, Ernst & Young, Infosys, QUALCOMM, Faurecia, The PAC Group, LumiLor India, Signify .|
|Job Positions||Electronics Engineer, Field Test Engineer, Product Line Engineer, Customer Support Engineer, Electronics Technician.|
Electronics and Communication Engineering change lives, it makes life more efficient and this very thought can induce us to pursue this course. This undergraduate course encourages critical thinking and market research which are life enhancing skills.
|Parameter||B.E. in ECE||BTech in Civil Engineering|
|Full Form||Bachelor of Engineering Electronics and Communication Engineering||Bachelor of Technology in Civil Engineering|
|Overview||B.E. in ECE is a 4 year programme designed to know about the design, manufacture, installation, operation, and maintenance of electronic equipment and systems.||B.Tech in Civil Engineering is a 4 year long programme with no such specialisation offered although it is also a technical course which mainly focuses on construction of buildings, stable transportation systems and large structures.|
|Admission procedure||The admission is mainly done by score in the entrance examination which is conducted nationally like all other BE/BTech courses or private entrance examination is conducted for some group of institutions like IITs like JEE,BITSAT, GATE.||The admission is carried out by following the entrance examination or rounds of counselling or test privately conducted by the respective institution such as JEE (Main+Advance), BITSAT, SRMJEE, COMEDK.|
|Course Fee||INR 1,20,000 – 5,00,000||INR 2,00,000- 4,50,000|
|Eligibility||Any student with Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry as their core subjects in Class XII with minimum 60%.||Students with compulsory mathematics as well as Chemistry and Physics in XII are eligible for the admission procedure or Diploma in Mechanical or Allied Science after class X.|
|Syllabus||MEMS, Cryptography, Electromagnetic theory, Digital Design, Control System, Signal and Systems, Information Theory and Coding, Data Communication Network.||Functions of Variables, Series and Matrices, CE Materials and Construction, Mechanics of Materials, Transportation and Hydraulic Engineering.|
|Top Institutes||NIT Rourkela , Delhi Technological University, IIT Roorkee , IIT Madras||IIT Madras, IIT Kharagpur, IIT Bombay, IIT Roorkee, NIT Trichy|
|Job Profile||Production Manager, Programme Analyst, Electronics Hardware Development Engineer, Product Line Engineer.||Civil Engineer, Transportation Engineer, Structural Engineer, Civil Engineering Technicians.|
|Top Recruiters||Google, Microsoft, Canoo, IDEO,NVIDIA.||Hindustan Construction Company, L&T, DLF, Unitech, Tata Projects , Gammon India.|
|Average annual salary||INR 4,00,00 to 7,00,000||INR 4,00,000 to 6,00,000|
B.E. in ECE is taught in some of the premium institutes in India. Given Below are some of the best colleges with location, fee and placement .
|NIRF Rank 2020||College Name||City||Average Annual Fees||Average Placement Package|
|1||IIT Madras||Madras||INR 1,00,000||INR 12LPA|
|2||IIT Delhi||Delhi||INR 1,00,000||INR 16LPA|
|3||IIT Bombay||Mumbai||INR 1,15,000||INR 18 LPA|
|4||IIT Kanpur||Kanpur||INR 1,00,000||INR 13LPA|
|6||IIT Roorkee||Roorkee||INR 1,00,000||INR 7.8LPA|
|7||IIT Guwahati||Guwahati||INR 1,00,000||INR 14LPA|
|16||NIT Rourkela||Rourkela||INR 1,00,000||INR 12LPA|
|36||Delhi Technological University||New Delhi||INR 1,00,000||INR 7LPA|
|87||Lovely Professional University||Jalandhar||INR 1,00,000||INR 6LPA|
|-||MS RamaiahSchool of Advanced Studies||Bengaluru||INR 2,00,000||INR 7LPA|
The top 3 colleges for B.E. in Electronics and Communication Engineering have slight differences which are categorised according to some parameters as mentioned below.
|PARAMETERS||IIT Roorkee||IIT Madras||IIT Delhi|
|Overview||IIT Roorkee is one of the leading colleges promising to generate creative entrepreneurs and leading engineers established in 1847.||IIT Madras is one of best engineering colleges in India with the best of faculties though the admission cut off is quite stringent. It was established in 1959.||IIT Delhi is one of the leading institute for quality designed education, high impact dedicated Research. This institute was established in 1961.|
|Eligibility||Class XII with Physics, Maths and Chemistry.||Class XII with pure science stream||Pure Science stream in Class XII|
|Admission process||Entrance based||Entrance based||Entrance based|
|Average Fee||1.57 Lac||1Lac||1.09Lac|
|Top Recruiting Companies||ITC ,Mahindra, Deloitte, Siemens, TCS, Wipro.||Google, Microsoft, Mahindra & Mahindra ,American Express||Microsoft, Uber, HCL, Mastercard.|
|Semester 1||Semester 2|
|Calculus & Linear Algebra||Basic Electronics|
|Engineering Physics||Advanced Calculus and Numerical Methods|
|Engineering Chemistry||Basic Electrical Engineering|
|Basic Programming||Engineering Graphics|
|Introduction to Probability & Statistics||Analog Circuits|
|Power Electronics and Instrumentation||Verilog HDL|
|Digital System Design Laboratory||Signals and Systems|
|Network Theory||Analog ,HDL and Communication Lab|
|Semester 5||Semester 6|
|Electromagnetic Waves||Digital Communication|
|Digital Signal Processing||Embedded System|
|Information Theory and Coding||Microprocessor|
|Management and Entrepreneurship Development||Antennas and Propagation|
|Semester 7||Semester 8|
|Computer Communication Networks||Digital Switching Systems|
|Optical Fiber Communication||Wireless Communication|
|VLSI Lab||Project + Seminar|
Some of the academic books with the name of the author are mentioned which are followed by these top institutes are
|A Textbook on Analog Circuits||A.Rajkumar|
|Microelectronic Circuits :Theory and Application||Adel.S Sedra|
|An Integrated Course in Electronics and Communication Engineering||J.B. Gupta|
|Electronic Devices and Circuits||Boylestad ,Nashelsky|
|Modern Digital and Analog Communication System||B.P. Lathi and Zhi Ding|
|Decode Laplace Transforms ,Numerical Methods and Complex Variables||Dr. H.R. Bhapkar|
This course is so versatile and dynamic candidates can expect job offers for a variety of roles related to Electronics and Communication.
|Job Roles||Description||Average Annual Salary|
|Electronics Engineer||To work on the system which controls the flow of data such as communication and broadcasting.||INR 5.45Lac|
|Field Engineer||Developing standard procedure for field tasks, evaluate operational performance and recommend solutions.||INR 5 Lac|
|Production Manager||Responsible for designing, scheduling and assessing projects with budget, resource and time as constraint.||INR 6.80Lac|
|Network Planning Engineer||Work for the maintenance of the external and internal network of an organization, support critical teams, implement new standards for fiber design engineering .||INR 5.20Lac|
|Software Engineer||Develop systems and software for Business from applications to network control systems and operating systems.||INR 4.96 Lac|
|Electronics Technician||Is in charge of help in development, design, installation, manufacture of electronic equipment.||INR 2 Lac|
An electronics and Communication graduate is open to work in a variety of fields which are Multinational Companies, Healthcare Equipment Manufacturing, Mobile Network Connection, Aviation, Corporate Business, Entrepreneurship, Government Sector and other industries like Steel, Coal, Petroleum and Chemical.
|MBA in Information Technology||M.Tech in ECE|
These are some of the top institutes abroad to complete the higher education –
|Institute||Location||Admission Process||Annual Fee|
|Harvard University||Cambridge||TOEFL / IELTS||17 LAC|
|Columbia University||New York City||TOEFL/IELTS||18 Lac|
|Yale University||New Haven||IELTS||16 Lac|
|University of Sydney||New South Wales||TOEFL||8 Lac|
|University of Queensland||Brisbane||TOEFL||8Lac|
|Technical University Munich||Munich||TOEFL||7Lac|
|University of British Columbia||Vancouver||IELTS||10Lac|
|IELTS Entrance Exam||TOEFL Entrance Exam|
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