Q1. What is the scope of Electronics & Communication Engineering?
“Electronics and Communication Engineering” is one of the fastest growing field of engineering. With the evolution of digitization, Electronics &Communication has crept into every sphere of human life, thus increasing its scope manifolds. Electronics is now a part of our everyday life, from pocket FM radio to televisions, computers, mobile phones and even the high-end satellites that are helping us in every path. India is amongst the fastest growing telecom market, having recently crossed the milestone of 1 billion mobile subscribers. An Electronics and communication Engineer can find a job in Consumer electronics manufacturing organization, IT industries, Health care equipment manufacturing, Mobile Computer, Internet technologies, Power Electronics, and other industries like steel, petroleum and chemical industry, directing control, IOT and testing production process. The Government of India has launched the Digital India Program with the vision to transform India into a digitally empowered society and knowledge economy; which will enhance the field of Electronics and Communication.
Q2. What are the various courses offered by the department of Electronics and Communication Engineering
Besides normal B.Tech in Electronics & Communication Engineering the department is offering new specialized courses based on the growth in the market of chip design
- Tech Electronics and Computer Engineering with specialization in VLSI Design and Verification in association with knowledge partner TrueChip
Q3. What Skills the student of ECE student will gain during Study Years:
Graduates of Electronics and Communication Engineering gain the technical skills along with the required programming skills which make them self sufficient to stand as a core Engineer.
They will learn the hardware concepts of the various electronic devices used in day to day life. Also, they will be versed with the programming languages required by the most eminent software industries. Electronics and Communication engineers can create, design and develop everyday devices like mobiles, computers etc. with all new novelties and advances in them.
There is a lot of scope in this field as it provides areas of expertise in communication, VLSI, Embedded Systems, Software Engineering, Computer Programming languages, Artificial Intelligence, Robotics etc. The students are made verse with all the latest technologies used in the design and development of all new electronics and computer products. They are also capable of getting involved in R&D activities in various areas of Specializations.
Q4. How far students are exposed to industries in Electronics and Communication Engineering
The Department has strong interaction with industries and the students are exposed to the cutting-edge technologies applied in industries by way of internships, in-plant trainings, guest lectures from corporate persons and industrial visits. Industrial visits have been organized to the industries like ST Microelectronics, Infineon, Ericsson, Truechip, KPMG, MTNL, BSNL, Mitsubishi, Moserbaer, Tricolitte etc.
In order to keep updated with the latest cutting edge technologies, MoU have been signed with Industrial organisations like True Chip, Sahai Research Labs, Srijan Sanchar, Altair, Design Tech etc.
Q5. Why should one opt for Electronics and Communication Engineering at MRU?
Manav Rachna University is a State Private University (established by Haryana State Legislature Act No 26 of 2014 & under section 2(f) of UGC Act 1956). The University has evolved from Manav Rachna College of Engineering (MRCE, established in 2004), a NAAC Accredited ‘A’ Grade Institution ranked 10th among all the private engineering institutes of the country and 29th among all engineering institutes across the country including IITs and NITs by The Times Engineering survey (May 27th, 2016). The highlights of Electronics and Computer program at MRU are that they have a choice-based credit system, with a spectrum of elective subjects, which a student can pick and learn at one’s own pace. The emphasis of the department is on “learning by doing”. Departmental Laboratories have been strengthened and modernized by procuring state of art Equipment and latest software’s. Some of the labs worth mentioning are Altair Centre of Excellence Programming lab, PCB Design and Fabrication lab, Software Design Lab, Infosys Programming Lab, Satellite Communication Lab, Embedded Systems Lab etc.
Q6. What is the quality of faculty in the department?
The Department has distinguished faculty, with M.Tech and Ph.D. degrees from renowned institutes like IIT’s, NIT’s, Central Universities etc, most of whom are GATE/NET qualified. The major research areas are Signal Processing & Communication, RF & Microwave Engineering, VLSI Design, Embedded systems Design, Controls & Instrumentation, Big Data, Data Mining, Hadoop, Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence, Neural Networks, Power systems etc.
Q7. What are the career opportunities available to Electronics and Communication Engineers?
As the program is designed with a focus of contributing towards the “Make in India” slogan and helping develop software-enabled electronic hardware products, Electronics and Communication Engineers have high caliber to find jobs with entry level packages of Rs.5.0 – Rs. 12.0 lakhs per annum. These graduates would have excellent opportunities in Public/Govt. sector organizations like BEL, BSNL, BHEL, NHPC, NTPC, DMRC, C-Dot, HAL, Airport Authority, BARC, ISRO, DRDO, NTRO, CSIR, SAMEER. Other sectors which offer job opportunities are armed forces, railways, technical universities, the banking sector, and state electricity boards. MNCs namely Hewlett Packard, Agilent, Cadence, Synopsis, Truechip Solutions, Texas Instruments, Simmtronics, Qualcomm, Cognizant, ST-Microelectronics, MIDAS Communication, IBM/Microsoft, Nokia Siemen are also the major recruiters of ECE students. Apart from the placements in reputed organizations, many students also opt for higher studies through CAT, GATE, GRE etc.
Q8. What are the teaching methodologies adopted by the department?
The teaching methodology adopted by the Department is complete synergy with the latest and evolving market challenges and trends. We follow highly interactive, student-centric, and innovative teaching methodologies that emphasize on learning by experimenting and experiencing to groom future technical leaders and managers. These include case studies, audio-visual presentations, group discussions, role-plays, brainstorming, industrial visits, symposia, seminars, projects, quizzes, and special lectures of experts from the corporate. Adequate focus is given on enhancing analytical powers, Computational skills, problem-solving strategies, and team spirit. A rich association of the best industry professionals and highly competent faculty members, thrust towards the practical orientation backed with a thorough theoretical base.
In the tougher times of Covid-19,the department immediately shifted to the online mode ,engaging through various platforms like Zoom, Google Classroom, MS Team. The internal and Final examination was also conducted on various online platforms
Q9. What kind of Infrastructure is available to the department?
The department has state of the art, modern and well-equipped Laboratories with adequate facilities. Classrooms are fitted with the latest equipment for making presentations, lectures, debates and group discussions take place in the most convenient and enriching way. Students get all the ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) support in their Smart Classrooms and are encouraged to perform as digital learners. The latest technology with Interactive Boards and Projectors is extensively used in the classroom to benefit young learners. Dimensional Structure of the Classrooms, Tutorial Rooms and Laboratories are also as per latest AICTE norms.
Q10. What is the Alumni Status of the department?
- Rahul Sharma, Design Engineer, Mentor Graphics at annual package of 20 Lakhs.
- Dhruv Sharma, Application Engineer, Cadence with annual package of 12 Lakhs
- Raghav Rastogi, Design Engineer , Truechip Solutions, with annual package of 11 Lakhs
- Vansh Tara, Lido Learning with annual package of 10 Lakhs
Graduates have also got placements in various organizations including Hewlett Packard, Agilent, Cadence, Synopsis, Truechip Solutions, Texas Instruments, Simmtronics, Qualcomm, Cognizant, ST-Microelectronics, MIDAS Communication, IBM/Microsoft, Nokia Siemen, Accenture, Ericsson, Green India, Arnav Technology, Cnif, Outflare, Maintec, Micromax, HCL CDC, Xperia, Indian Navy, Josh Technology, Grey Meter, EXL, CMC Limited etc.
Apart from Placements, many graduates opt for higher education through GATE, NET, GRE, TOEFL, IELTS etc and are successfully placed Nationally and Internationally.
Q11. What do you teach in Summer Training?
To fulfill industry needs, Department organizes the following modules/workshops during summer training:
- PCB and Circuit Designing in association with CROMA CAMPUS.
- Analytical Solutions of Electronic Components using MATLAB.
- Projects like Line Follower, Obstacle Detector, Fingerprint Sensing using Arduino.
- Image Processing using MATLAB.
- Designing Multi-Band Antennas using EM simulation tool.
- Altair Softwares
Q12. What are the achievements of the department?
- Project on Anti-Collision System in Vehicles at Railroad Crossing using RF Signal Transmission funded by Valeo – Smart Technology for Smarter Cars, Paris, France. It is also ready for PATENT filing, 2017.
- Project on Wide Band & MultiBand Planar Antennas for Wireless Communication and Medical Applications funded by MRU, Faridabad in 2017.
- Project on LED Patterns on Ceiling Fans in collaboration with ORIENT FANS, 2017.
Q13. Who should study Electronics and Communication Engineering?
Electronics and Communication Engineering integrates elements of Core Electronics ,the communication domain along with the flavor of computer science to create advanced intelligent systems. If students’ interest is towards, inclination to design and develop electronic systems through the latest technologies, then this program is the right choice for you.
Q14. Job sector for after Electronics and Communication Engineering
- Analog Design Engineer
- Digital Design Engineer
- Layout Engineer
- Testing and Verification Engineer
- PDK Developer
- Design Synthesis Engineer
- Design and Development Engineer, electrical and electronic systems
- PCB Designer
- Product Validation Engineer
- Embedded Firmware Engineer
- Embedded Hardware Engineer
- Embedded System Developer
- Hardware Systems Firmware Debug and Integration Engineer
- Control Systems Engineer
- Instrumentation Engineer
- Systems & Communications Engineer
- Antenna engineer
- Network Communications Systems Engineer
- RF Wireless Systems Engineer
- RF Systems Engineer
- Data Analyst
- Software engineer
- Cybersecurity Engineer – Embedded Systems
- DT Consultant
- Data Architect
Q15. What are various subject electives are being offered under Electronics and Communication Engineering
Different specialization areas are available in the various elective baskets/verticals as VLSI, Embedded Systems,IoT, Communication, Health Care, Basics of Data Sciences & Machine Learning/ computer.
Electronics is currently the largest and ever-growing manufacturing industry in the world with a market above $1.75 trillion. Vision 2020 by the Indian government is foreseeing a splendid future for the Indian ESDM that is Electronic Systems Design and Marketing.
Here, ESDM is comprised of India’s chip design, VLSI design, hardware board designs, and embedded software development. Associations among people and machines are very nearly an extreme move with the possibility to open tremendous conceivable outcomes encouraged through the idea known as the IoT. With advanced technologies like Artificial intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning, these communications can empower gadgets to foresee, respond, react and upgrade the physical world. The IoT is well-poised to usher in the next technological revolution since the time of the Internet.
Vision 2020 by the Indian government is foreseeing a splendid future for the Indian ESDM that is Electronic Systems Design and Marketing