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Electronics And Communication Engineering

What is Electronics and Communication Engineering?

  • Electronics and Communication Engineering deals with the equipment related to electronic communication such as receiver, transmitter and Integrated Circuits (IC) etc.

  • It is one of the fastest growing fields of engineering. It involves the transmission of information across the channels.

  • The main focus of electronics and communication engineering is on the communication part with the proper knowledge of the electric field.

  • The electronics and communication engineers also deal with the software application and hardware.

How is it different from electrical and electronics engineering?

  • Electronic and communication engineering deals with the electronic communication equipment such as receiver, integrated circuits (IC) and transmitter etc. 

  • On the other hand electrical and electronics engineering is a field of engineering which is concerned with the design and development of electronic equipment.

Where can one study B.Tech or BE in electronics communication engineering?

Students/aspirants need to appear for JEE (Joint Entrance Exam) for the admission in various engineering colleges/institutes pan India. The JEE exam is conducted in two phases i.e. JEE Mains & JEE Advanced.

1. IIT Delhi.

2. IIT Mumbai.

3. IIT Madras, Chennai.

4. IIT Guwahati, Assam.

5. IIT Varanasi (BHU).

Popular Institutions offering B Tech in Electronics and Communication Engineering 

1. Birla Institute of Science and Technology, Pilani.

2. Manipal University, Mangalore.

3. SRM University, Amaravati, Andra Pradesh.

4. Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar, Punjab.

5. Amity University

What are the specialization areas in electronics and communication engineering after completing B.Tech?

The following specialization areas are open after B.Tech.

  • Network Management.

  • Digital Media Technology.

  • Micro Electric Engineering.

  • Information Electronics.

  • Communication Electronics.

  • Bioinformatics.

  • Cyber Security.

  • Robotics.

  • Nanotechnology.

What are the job prospects after acquiring B.Tech in Electronics and Communication engineering?

It is one of the most rapidly growing fields of engineering because Electrical and Electronics and Communication engineers are needed in.

  • Electrical Engineering.

  • Communication Engineers.

  • Electronic Design and Development Engineer.

  • Artificial intelligence.

  • Desktop Support Engineer.

  • System Control Engineer.

  • VLSI Design Engineer.

  • or, can appear for NET or PhD.

What is the expected salary at starting?

  • Average annual salary in India is Rs 600000.

  • Average yearly salary with 1-4 years of work experience. Rs 6- 8.5 lakh.

  • Average mid- career annual salary with 4-9 years of experience. 8.5 - 10 lakh.

  • Average annual salary of senior professionals with more than 10 years of work experience. Rs 12-14 lakh.

What are the growth prospects for a B.Tech in Electronics and Communication engineering?

The demand for Electronics and Communication has been increasing in India and across the world.

  • After completing B.Tech students can opt for M.Tech and PhD in this field.

  • Students may appear for the GATE exam to get admitted in prestigious institutions like IITs and NITs and to get through various PSUs.

  • Professionals can also find positions in research wings of state and Central government organizations in this field.

Who are top recruiters in this field?

  • Wipro Lighting Corporate

  • Schneider Electric

  • Bajaj Electricals Ltd

  • Siemens

  • Alstom Corporate

  • Bharat Heavy Electrical Ltd.

  • Crompton Greaves

  • Havells India Limited

  • ABB India Limited

  • EMCO limited

  • HBM power system

  • Eveready Industries India Ltd

  • Microtek

  • Exide Industries Ltd

What kinds of books and study materials are available for the entrance exam?

Mock test series available online.

NCERT syllabus of mathematics, physics and chemistry of class 11th & 12th.

Some Popular Books

  • Concept of Physics by HC Verma.

  • Fundamentals of Physics by David Halliday.

  • Physical Chemistry for JEE by Narendra Awasti

  • Allen JEE mains & advanced test series

  • Arihant JEE Mains Prep guide

  • Target JEE mains

Interesting Facts

  • Nikola Tesla, a renowned electric engineer was the first one who invented AC motors and developed AC generation & transmission technology.

  • Point Contact Transistor invented by John Bardeer and Walter Houser was the first working transistor.

  • MOSFET was the most widely used electronic device in the world.