Electronics and Communications Engineering Course is one of the demanding courses which is a branch among engineering courses. It is a technological course that deals with electronic devices and hardware applications. It acts as an interface of chip level hardware and information technology. It also deals with designing equipment like switches, routers, fiber optics and electronic switching systems. It aims to acquire knowledge and skills in depth on the basic concepts and theories that help the students in their professional work involving analysis, system implementation, production and operations of various applications under this field.
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Electronics and Communications Engineering Course Scope
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ECE is a combination of both Electronics Engineering & Communication Engineering which focuses on electronic equipment, circuits and networks in transmission of information. ECE consists of some other elements like Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering and Control Systems etc. Hence the scope for the scope is increasing day by day all over the world due to increasing technology. Most of the startups that are opened in the field of Electronics and in a less span of time these startups may grow fast and spread to a wide range.
ECE Course Details
The course details consist of course duration, eligibility, course fees and other related courses of Electronics and Communications Engineering.
The duration of this course is 4 years with 8 semesters.
The eligibility criteria of this course is 10 + 2 under recognized Board or University with Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics as their basic stream.
The fees for ECE course might range between Rs.20, 000/- to Rs.25, 000/- per each semester.
Specializations related to Electronic & Communication Engineering are as follows:
- Telecommunication Engineering
- VLSI Design Engineering
- Instrumental Engineering
- Computer Engineering etc.
Electronics & Communication Engineering course’s syllabus consists of following subjects which are represented here under:
|Semester 1||Semester 2||Semester 3|
|Engineering Drawing||Mathematics – 2||Engineering Mechanics|
|Basic Electrical & Electronic Engineering (EEE)||Programming & Computing ( C & UNIX)||Network Analysis & Synthesis|
|Communicative English||Physics – 2 & Lab||Analog Electronics|
|Mathematics – 1||Workshop Concepts||Mathematics – 3|
|Physics – 1||Programming Lab||Thermodynamics|
|Basic EEE Lab||Chemistry – 1 & Lab||Analog Electronics Lab|
|Physics – 1 Lab||Workshop Practice|
|Semester 4||Semester 5||Semester 6|
|Electromagnetic Theory||Measurement & Instrumentation||Antenna & Microwave Engineering|
|Discrete Mathematics||Signal and Systems||Analog Integrated Circuit|
|Digital Electronics||Electrical Engineering Materials||Professional Communication|
|Industrial Economics||Microprocessor||Communication System|
|Electrical Machine||Measurement & Instrumentation Lab||Analog Integrated Circuit Lab|
|Digital Electronics Lab||Microprocessor Lab||Automatic Control System|
|Electrical Machine Lab||Electronics Circuit||Communication System Lab|
|Semester 7||Semester 8|
|Digital Signal Processing||Wireless Mobile Communication|
|Industrial Management||Optical Communication|
|Digital Communication||Design & Technology|
|Data Communication||Wireless Mobile Communication Lab|
|Digital Signal Processing Lab||Optical Communication Lab|
|Digital Communication Lab||B. Tech Project Lab – 2|
|B. Tech Project – 1|
ECE Course Books
In addition to subjects, students need to refer some other books for the detailed study of the desired subject. They may find the references either through online or through libraries with respect to different authors. Let’s go through some of the reference books of different subjects.
|1) Engineering Mathematics||Textbook of Engineering Mathematics||B.S. Grewal, V.P. Jaggi & A.B. Mathur|
|2) Applied Mechanics||Applied Materials & Strength of Materials, Engg. Mechanics||U.C. Jindal & A.K. Tayal|
|3) Principles of Electrical Engineering||Microelectronic Circuits (5th edition)||Kenneth C Smith, Adel S. Sedra, Arvin Grabel & Jacob Millman|
|4) Electromagnetics||Elements of Electromagnetic Fields||S.P. Seth|
|5) Computer Systems & Organizations||Computer System Organization & Architecture||John D. Carpinelli|
|6) Antennas & Propagations||Antennas for all Applications||J.D. Kraus, R.J. Marhefka|
|7)Digital Circuits & Systems 2||Switching & Finite Automata Theory, VHDL Primer||J. Bhasker, Zvi Kohavi|
|8) Consumer Electronics||Consumer Electronics for Engineers||Philip Hoff, Philip Herbert Hoff|
|9)Communication Principles & Circuits||Communication Systems & its 3rd edition||M. Kulakarni, Symon Haykins|
|10) Engineering Physics||Physics of Vibration & Waves||H. John Pain etc.|
ECE Career Prospects
Electronics and Communications Engineering course has a great demand in India & abroad and the students after can obtain jobs immediately after the course. So let’s look for jobs for freshers under ECE along with salary packages.
Jobs for Fresher’s:
Some of the jobs under Electronics and Communications Engineering course for freshers are as follows:
- Telecommunications & Networking
- Analog & Digital Electronics
- Electrical Engineering
- Electronic Engineering
- Computer Networking
- Control Engineering
- Wireless Networking
- Research Analysts
- Embedded Systems
- Signal Processing etc.
The students who possess ECE course can attain job opportunities under public & private sectors with good salary packages. The starting salary for ECE students may be Rs.30, 000/- p.m. and may vary according to the nature of the organization.