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Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering(4th time Accredited)

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Programme of Study
UG in B.E. Electronics & Communication Engineering Started with ­40  seats in 1994
Intake increased to 60 in 1996
Intake increased to 90 in 2000
Intake increased to 120 in 2002
Accredited by NBA-AICTE in July’ 2006 for 3 years
Accredited by NBA-AICTE in Academic Year 2016-17,2017-18 and 2018-19, i.e., up to 30-06-2019
Accredited by NBA-AICTE in Academic Year 01-07-2019 up to 30-06-2022
PG in M.E. Communication Systems Started with 18 full time seats in 2004
Both UG & PG programs are permanently affiliated to Anna University, Chennai.
Anna university recognition in 2011: AUTMDU/CFR/Research department/2011-255 Dated 23.10.2011, renewed on 27.06.2016

Year Wise Students on Roll  

The department has well equipped laboratories like Electronics lab, Communication Engg. Lab, Digital and Instrumentation lab, Microprocessor lab, Microwave Communication lab, Signal Processing lab and VLSI & Network Lab. Students are given practical training in these labs to understand the operation and behavior of electronic components and systems. Besides laboratory practices, students are trained in industries during summer vacation to have on job experience and know latest trend in the emerging fields. Students of this department go for industrial visits throughout the country.



The Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE) Department was established in the year 1994. The department offers Undergraduate (UG), Post Graduate (PG), degree programs that provide students with the knowledge and tools they need to succeed in the Electronics and Communication Engineering. Research in the department focuses on high-impact various disciplines: Communication systems, Wireless networks, Signal and Image Processing, RF MEMS and Microwave antennas, Optical communication and Photonics, VLSI technologies.

In 1994, B.E. Degree programme in Electronics and Communication Engineering was offered with 40 seats affiliated to Madurai Kamaraj University. Currently the department offers four year B.E course with student intake of 120. In the Year of 2004 the department started M.E. course in Communication Systems. In the PG courses having an intake of 18 students. In the Department recognized for research under information and communication engineering affiliated to Anna University, Chennai. The department of ECE is one of the established and largest departments in the institution. Our faculty brings state-of-the-art research, development, and design experience into the classroom, ensuring that our students and alumni are able to apply for registration as professional engineers in all part of global engineering and the scientific community. In all courses the Department has built an excellent reputation for its graduates in terms of placements.


A hearty welcome to the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, K.L.N.College of Engineering and Technology, Madurai. The department of ECE, since its inception in the year 1994, has been at the forefront of imparting quality education to students. The outstanding achievements of our students in both national and international arena are the evidence of the quality of engineers produced by the department. The faculty members, state-of the art laboratories and continuous updating of curriculum and syllabi are helping us to perform better at the national level and produce globally competent graduates.

The Department has 11 laboratories, a separate Department Library, a Seminar Hall, adequate class rooms and other facilities. Laboratories are equipped with hardware, computers and software packages such as Matlab, Xilinx, Labview and Cadence, Pspice, Ansoft and IE3D. To conduct quality research and enable the students to learn experientially in VLSI, Embedded Systems, DSP and RF Communication. The students are encouraged to participate in co-curricular and extra-curricular events at the National level and they bring laurels to the institution. The faculty members are encouraged to enhance their knowledge by attending Faculty Development programmes in premier institutions. They publish quality research work in reputed journals and international and national conferences. Along with students, faculty members also files patents. The Department is an Anna University recognized centre for pursuing research leading to PhD. The department has received various research grants from funding agencies such as AICTE, IEEE, and IETE. Various teaching- learning methodologies such as active learning, project based learning, inter disciplinary projects have been implemented to improve the learning of our students. Our departments faculty members and students offend interact with various industrial experts to gain the knowledge in the respective areas like signal processing, VLSI, Embedded system and software skills.

Teaching Learning Process:

A continuous improvement approach of teaching and learning engages the learners with key processes, modes of discuss and narratives of subjects so that they understand what constitutes quality and standards in particular domains. Several measures are adopted to acknowledge the importance of academic attainment. The major areas which enabled the improvement of quality teaching and learning involves adherence to academic calendar, pedagogical content knowledge, collaborative learning, quality of laboratory experience.

Bright students are encouraged with Rs.5000/- cash award and certificate of merit, if
he/she maintains 90% attendance and secures high marks in the university exams. Also 10% of the student toppers, from each year, based on University exam marks are awarded every academic year.

If a student receives the award continuously from first year to final year, a special award of Rs.10, 000/- and certificate of merit is given at the end of the course. Anna University rank holders are awarded with a cash prize of Rs.1000/-

All the students are constantly motivated by the faculty members.

Motivation for Slow Learners

Activities are provided to structure the intellectual, social and emotional support to help the slow learners to move forward in their learning by conducting coaching classes after working hours. This is conducted in two groups having below 3 arrears and above 3 arrears and an individual faculty member is assigned to take care of the students.  Counseling sessions are held to identify their difficulties and to help them to build their confidence. Retest and home test are given to improve the performance. The slow learners are identified based on their performance in the university examinations and they are given special attention by allotting them in separate classes. The students are then provided with adequate coaching to overcome their difficulties and to enable them perform better.

Encouragement for Active Learners

Active learners are encouraged by conducting extra technical development course through Microelectronics club by the industrial experts, providing awareness and leading them to participate in internship programs, inviting project proposal, involving in paper presentation and also providing them role of coordinator , organizer, committee heads and volunteers in national level technical symposium , workshops and hands-on training. The bright students are given special industry based training during vacations and beyond working hours by the industry experts. With the help of the faculty members, the bright students are motivated to solve aptitude questions and are also encouraged to take part in group discussion activities beyond working hours. College also provides fund to do innovative projects for the selected teams. These are the steps taken by the department in improving the quality of teaching & learning experience of students.

Mentoring System in the Department :

Mentoring System: The new process has been established as ‘Mentoring System’. Each faculty will be the mentor of a group of 20 students. Departmental faculties will continue to be mentors for the same group of students till their graduation.

Responsibilities: The mentor will perform the following functions. The list of course cannot be exclusive. A mentor can always do more for the benefit of the students.
  1. Meet the group of students weekly once.
  2. Continuously monitor, counsel, guide and motivate the students in all academic matters.
  3. Advise students regarding choice of electives, project, summer training etc.
  4. Contact parents/guardians if situation demands e.g. academic irregularities, negative behavioral changes and interpersonal relations, detrimental activities etc.
  5. Advise students in their career development/professional guidance.
  6. Keep contact with the students even after their graduation.
  7. Intimate HOD and suggest if any administrative action is called for.
  8. Maintain a detail progressive record of the student (format attached).
  9. Maintain a brief but clear record of all discussions with students.

The Institute is emphasising towards enhancement of enhancing the institutional ambience to better serve the needs of an ever-changing and dynamic learning community. Effective mentoring begins with the faculty and depends on the healthy relationship between faculty and students. Department assign faculties (Mentors) for providing guidance for each year during admission till the graduation for same batch. The faculty advisors perform the following functions:

  • To maintain personal details of the students including their address, contact numbers, overall academic performance and progress. It will help the mentor in monitoring the academic growth of the students. It will also help the College in tracer studies of the alumni.
  • To advise the students regarding choice of electives, projects, summer training, etc.
  • To counsel and motivate the students in all academic matters-direct or indirect.
  • To guide the students in taking up extra academic and professional activities for value addition as a member of the society.
  • To contact the parents / guardians of the students in case of their academic irregularities, behavioral changes, etc, through the Head of the Department or College.
  • To advise Principal / Director of the College in matters of leave or absence, official recommendation etc.
  • To advise the students in matters of their career.

Academic Audit in the Department :
  • Quality Management System procedure ensures that adequate resources are identified and made available to the department for equipping themselves to meet the optimum requirements of quality.  Academic system is planned, monitored and reviewed on semester basis and updated to meet changing needs. This helps to measure the effectiveness to provide opportunities for preventive and corrective actions towards continual quality improvement in accordance with the statutory/regulatory requirements   and norms complied with necessary standards.
  • Academic plan is drafted according to the curriculum syllabus using tools such as lecture schedule for each course. It plays a major role in predefining the course of action according to the academic planner drawn by the institution. It enables in identifying the coverage and lapses towards the course completion and in instituting the necessary steps involved.
  • Course committee conducts meeting at the beginning of the semester to organize class committee meeting so as to co-coordinate the activities of teaching and learning process for a particular course.
  • Faculty meeting is conducted every month to address the roles & responsibilities of the staff members in disbursing their actions for the teaching and learning process. The faculty members acquire the information from the peer review, supervisor review and student’s feedback for attaining a self evaluation through ISO form. The subsequent formats are discussed and the corresponding updation works are undertaken.
  • Class committee meetings are held periodically to discuss the assignment topics, delivery of content beyond syllabus, course delivery and subject related issues, etc.
  •  Student counselors meeting are conducted by the faculty members periodically to understand the requirements and expectations of the students in order to ensure quality service delivery by incorporating their suggestions.
  • Course file is maintained for each subject to portray the course planning and delivery adopted by faculty which includes lecture schedule, test analysis, discussing previous year question papers and monograph. It aids in keeping track of the measures taken by the faculty in achieving the target set and is periodically verified by the heading members as per the protocol.
  • Internal test evaluation is carried out as per the academic plan in a centralized manner with common question pattern resembling the university question format. Evaluations are made and the result data are entered in to college automation. The results are taken and the root cause are analyzed and reviewed in the faculty meetings so as to frame the corrective and preventive actions to be taken such as remedial classes, special coaching classes and retests .The internal marks are also made available in college website for parents view in order to monitor their wards performance.
  • Attendance cum assessment record is maintained by the faculty for every student in evaluating and monitoring the periodical updation of attendance and provides avenue for proposing the comments on lapses on deviation by comparing with the lecture schedule as a reference.
  • Attendance monitoring is a mandatory process which is done by the way of intimating the parents about shortage of attendance of their wards.
  • University examination result analysis promotes the attainment of the target and the root causes for failures to be studied in drawing corrective and preventive actions to be implemented in removing the gaps or deviations.
  • Reviews of course file and attendance cum assessment record at the end of the semester is done which is subject to verification of all the documents by the supervising head.
  • Internal Audit is carried out by the internal auditors of the college where by the documents are completely scrutinized and a non-compliance report is proposed as a corrective and preventive measure with a due time.
  • External Audit is carried out by certifying company every year agencies in making observations of the progress and in assessing the performance of the department towards the attainment of standards. A non-compliance report if any is submitted to the respective department as a corrective measure for sustaining a continual quality improvement.

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The students are given an ample number of assignments and their assessment reflects their interest of study. The evaluation is conducted by the Anna University through conducting practical tests and written examinations for every semester. The department maintains a good record of assessment results.