B.Tech. Electronics and Communication Engineering: Course, Career, Salary, Duration, Scope

B.Tech. Electronic and Communication Engineering or Bachelor of Technology in Electronics & Communication Engineering is an undergraduate Electronics and Communication Engineering program.

Electronics & Communication Engineering is a merger of two basic branches viz., Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering is one of the largest and fastest-growing sectors of industry.

The course provides a sound foundation for people wishing to pursue a career in electrical engineering, communications, control systems, robotics or sensor systems, through a diverse range of theoretical skills and practical experience, presented in the context of real applications and design experience. The duration of the course is four years and it is career orienting in nature.

Bachelor of Technology in Electronics and Communication Engineering

Duration: 4 Years
Level: Graduation
Type: Degree
Eligibility: 10+2

B.Tech. Electronic and Communication Engineering Eligibility      

  • XII with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics or equivalent with minimum 55% marks.
  • Some reputed colleges and institutes do conduct entrance examination for admission.

B.Tech. Electronic and Communication Engineering Syllabus

Syllabus of Electronics and Communication Engineering as prescribed by various Universities and Colleges.

Sem. I (Group) A)
Subjects of Study
Mathematics I
Engineering Graphics
Electrical Technology
Engineering Mechanics
Earth System Science (S)
Value Education, Human Rights and Legislative (S)
Physics (Practical)
Electrical Technology (Practical)
Counselling/Special Class
Sem. I (Group B) 
Mathematics I
Manufacturing Process
Electronics Engineering
English For Science and Technology
Global Energy Scenario & Energy Security of India (S)
Computer Programming (S)
Chemistry (Practical)
Electronics Engineering (Practical)
Counselling/Special Class
Sem. II (Group A) 
Mathematics II
Manufacturing Process
Electronics Engineering
English For Science and Technology
Global Energy Scenario & Energy Security of India (S)
Computer Programming (S)
Chemistry (Practical)
Electronics Engineering (Practical)
Counselling/Special/Co-Curricular Activities
Sem. II (Group B) 
Mathematics II
Engineering Graphics
Electrical Technology
Engineering Mechanics
Earth System Science (S)
Value Education, Human Rights and Legislative Procedure (S)
Physics (Practical)
Electrical Technology (Practical)
Counselling/Special/Co-Curricular Activities
Sem. III
Electronic Devices
Digital Circuits
Network Theory & Filter Design
Methods of Applied Mathematics I
Data Structures
Electronic Devices Lab
Digital Circuits Lab
Network Theory & Filter Design Lab
Digital Electronics
Sem. IV
Analogue Circuits
Signals & Systems
Electronics Instrumentation & Measurements
Managerial Economics
Numerical & Statistical Methods
Analogue Circuits Lab
Signals & Systems Lab
Electronics Instrumentation & Measurements Lab
Numerical & Statistical Methods Practical
Composite Viva-voce
CCA (Co-curricular Activities) – (Grade to be given in this semester)
Microprocessors & Applications
Sem. V
Control Systems
Analogue Communication
Digital Signal Processing
Electromagnetic Theory
Control Systems Lab
Microprocessors Lab
Analogue Communication Lab
Sem. VI
Digital Communication
Embedded Systems
Power Electronics
Microelectronics & VLSI
Computer Networks
Digital Communication Lab
Embedded System Lab
Power Electronics Lab
Composite Viva-voce
Vocational Training (To be evaluated in VII Semester)
Sem. VII
Optical Communication
RF & Microwave Engineering
Wireless Communications
Optical Communication Lab
RF & Microwave Engineering Lab
Project & Seminar
Vocational Training (Marks of Vocational Training completed in VI Semester)
Elective I
Elective II

  • Radar & TV Engineering
  • Cryptography & Network Security
  • Soft Computing Methods
  • Optical Networks
  • Antenna
  • Remote Sensing
  • Mathematical Tools for Electronics
  • Digital Signal Processing Architecture
  • Device Modelling & Simulation
  • Detection and Estimation Theory
  • Mine Electronics & Instrumentation
  • Operating Systems
  • Information Theory & Coding
Communication Engineering
Analogue Integrated Circuits
Telecommunication Switching System
Analogue Integrated Circuits Lab
Telecommunication & Switching System Lab
Project & Seminar
Composite Viva-voce
Elective I
Elective II
Elective III

  • Digital Image Processing
  • VLSI Design
  • Filter Design & Synthesis
  • Satellite Communication
  • Optoelectronic Devices
  • Optical Instrumentation & Measurement
  • Optical Network Security
  • Digital System Design
  • Fibre Optic Sensors
  • Biomedical Instrumentation
  • Advanced Signal Processing
  • Data-Based Management Systems

B.Tech. Electronic and Communication Engineering Colleges

  • National Institute of Technology – NIT Arunachal Pradesh, Papum Pare
  • Indian Institute of Technology – IIT Guwahati, Guwahati
  • Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines) – IIT (ISM), Dhanbad
  • University of Technology and Management – UTM, Shillong

B.Tech. Electronic and Communication Engineering Course Suitability

  • Those who want to have problem-solving ability to apply the concepts and methods taught during the course too challenging real-life projects can go for it.
  • Those who can design workable and reliable solutions to complex problems and adapt swiftly to new technologies are suitable.
  • One should have an inquisitive mind, willpower, an aptitude for presenting information in an accurate, concise and effective manner, organize their thoughts and express themselves clearly both orally and in writing.
  • They must have the ability to sift relevant facts from the irrelevant. The ability to accept criticism and willingness to do considerable rewriting is also necessary.

How is B.Tech Electronics and Communication Engineering Beneficial?

  • It is beneficial to pursue a career in the measurement and control of complex industrial & electrical processes.
  • Modules of this program train the student to plan, design, install, operate, control and maintain complex systems that produce materials.
  • The course is also beneficial for further studies such as M.E./M.Tech., M.Phil. and Ph.D.

B.Tech. Electronic and Communication Engineering Employment Areas

  • Indian Engineering Service (IES)
  • Indian Telephone Industries, BSNL/MTNL
  • Semiconductor, Chip Design-Industries (Motorola, IBM, HP, STM, Philips, IT, etc)
  • Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. (HPCL/BPCL/IPCL)
  • Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC)
  • Civil Aviation Department
  • Steel Authority of Indian Limited (SAIL)
  • Power Sector (NTPC/NHPC Ltd.)
  • Indian Railways
  • Bharat Electronics Limited
  • Indus tan Aeronautics Limited (ISRO)
  • Software Industries (ALL MNC’S) (HAL)
  • Teaching/Research
  • Government Sector

B.Tech. Electronic and Communication Engineering Job Types

  • Electronics Technician
  • Television Repair Technician
  • Field Technician
  • Test Technician
  • Associate Firstline Technician
  • Lock and Dam Equipment Mechanic
  • Battery Test Technician

Advance Course in B.Tech. Electronic and Communication Engineering

  • M.Tech. (Electronics and Communication Engineering)

After completing B.Tech. (Electronics and Communication Engineering) you can become:

  • Electronics Engineer

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