The Electronics and Communication Engineering Department was established  at CET Campus , Sreekariam in 1964-1965. The undergraduate program on Electronics and Communication engineering was started with an intake of 33 students. 

Currently, the department offers: (i) B. Tech. Degree programs on Electronics and Communication Engineering (full-time and part-time), Applied Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering (full-time only); (ii) M. Tech. degree programs on Microwave & Television Engineering, Applied Electronics & Instrumentation,  Signal Processing, Micro & Nano Electronics, Robotics & Automation. 

All the courses in the department are accredited by National Board of Accreditation (NBA). The department is also ISO (ISO 9001-2000) certified since 01-01-2001.

Our Vision

To transform young students into responsible and competent professionals with focus on dissemination of knowledge in the sphere of Electronics, Communication and Instrumentation Engineering

Our Mission

  1. To impart quality engineering education to satisfy the needs of  academics, industry and society
  2. To achieve excellence in teaching-learning, research and innovation in the area of Electronics, Communication and Instrumentation Engineering
  3. To facilitate networking with alumni, industries and institutions in bringing about excellence and nourishing the entrepreneurial skills of the students.
  4. To practice highest level of professional integrity, transparency and accountability

NBA Accreditation and ISO certification

1999 – The ECE branch was accredited with A5 grade

2001 – The department got ISO 9002: 1994 certification

2007 – Both the B. Tech programs(ECE ,AEI) and M.Tech (MTV) were accredited with A5 grade. The M.Tech program on AEI got A3 grade

2013 – B. Tech programs on ECE and AEI, and M.Tech on MTV  are accredited with A5 grade. The M.Tech programs on AEI  and SP got A3 grade

2019 – B. Tech programs on ECE and AEI  are accredited with A3 grade.


  • B. Tech. (Electronics and Communication Engg) –   1965
  • M. Tech.  (Microwave and Television Engg)- 1972
  • B. Tech. (Applied Electronics and Instrumentation Engg) – 1981
  • Part Time B. Tech  (Electronics and Communication Engg)-   1982
  • M. Tech.  (Applied Electronics and Instrumentation Engg)- 1986
  • Part Time M. Tech. (Microwave and Television Engg)- 1988
  • Part Time M. Tech.(Applied Electronics and Instrumentation Engg)- 1988
  • Department Library – 1995
  • Leased Line Connectivity – 1996
  • Accreditation: B. Tech.  (Electronics and Communication Engg.) A5 grade – 1999
  • Accreditation: B. Tech.  (Applied Electronics and Instrumentation Engg.) B5 grade – 2000
  • ISO 9002: 1994 certification – 2001
  • PROJECT FIST – 2003
  • M. Tech. (Signal Processing) – 2005
  • New generation PG Labs (VLSI, Embedded systems ,Advanced  Commn.  & Fiber Optics lab) – 2006
  • Accreditation: B-Tech (Electronics and Communication Engg.) A5 Grade – 2007
  • Accreditation: B-Tech (Applied Electronics and Instrumentation Engg.) A5 Grade – 2007  
  • Accreditation: M-Tech (Microwave and Television Engg.) A5 Grade – 2007 
  • Accreditation: M-Tech (Applied Electronics and Instrumentation Engg.) A3 Grade – 2007
  • PROJECT NPMaSS- 2010
  • ECE New Block- 2011
  • Approved as QIP centre-2011
  • Regular Full-time Ph. D. program under CERD, SPEED-IT -2011
  • Increase of intake in PG programmes (MW & AEI) – 2012              
  • Establishment of Computer Vision Lab – 2013
  •  M-Tech (AEI) and M. Tech (SP) accredited for 3 years – 2013
  • B. Tech. (EC), B. Tech. (AEI) and M. Tech. (MTV) accredited for 5 years – 2014
  • M. Tech. (Micro and Nano-electronics) -2015
  • Rashtriya Uchchattar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) – 2015
  • Ph. D. Center  – 2015
  • M. Tech. (Robotics and Automation)  – 2016
  • PG & Research Block Construction -2017
  • Ph. D. under National Doctoral Fellowship scheme – 2018
  • B. Tech. (EC) and  B. Tech. (AEI)  accredited for 3 years – 2019
  • Patent received for the project titled ‘ An automated duct fan based wall climbing device’ -Sep 2020

Achievements and Awards

  • Patent was awarded for the project titled ‘ An automated duct fan based wall climbing device’ (Sep 2020)
  • Received IEEE Region 10 Outstanding student branch award 2013 (2nd place) 
  • NSS unit, College of Engineering Trivandrum,under the leadership of Prof. (Dr.) Deepa P. Gopinath, Assistant Professor of the department, bagged 4 state level awards of Technical Cell- i) Best Unit ii) Best Programme Officer Award  iii) Best Volunteer and iv) Top scorer award. (2013-14)
  • Ciza Thomas – Got Appreciation award from Higher education department ,Govt. of Kerala for implementing k-base project for all Engineering and polytechnic colleges (2010)
  • Baiju M.R – Received Gold medal for best PhD thesis from  IISc, Bangalore (2005)