Electronics & Communication Engineering

The Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE) is one of the major Departments of GITA, Bhubaneswar, since its inception in the year 2004. It is very active in Teaching and Research in the areas of Communications and Signal Processing, Machine Learning, Microelectronics and VLSI and Electronic Systems. The Department is equipped with the state of the art Modeling, Computational, Experimental, Software Simulation facilities for carrying out Industry sponsored and consultancy Research and Development (R&D) projects in various fields. Global Excellence in Teaching, Research and Technology development is the main concern of the Department. It has renowned as well as young and dynamic personalities as faculty and involved in providing Quality Education at Undergraduate (UG) level. The Department has Industry interaction and signed MoU for the development of the students by conducting guest lectures, seminars, workshops and industrial visits. The excellent placement record for the last several years shows our determination with a rise to incorporate the fast changing technological trends in the field of ECE.

The department has latest software like: NI Labview, Xilinx (University Bundle), MATLAB. The department regularly conducts International and National Conferences, Workshops and Seminar on latest advancements in technology. The department has successfully organized national conference (ETICT-2011) and International conference on swarm intelligence and Evolutionary computation (ISSWEC-2012) to expose the students the students to the outside world. The ECE students are always industry ready with all the above benefits.

In the future, the department hopes to extend its research into newer areas like Energy Efficient Networks, Body Area Networks, High Precision Location and Navigation, Green Communication and Computing, Organic Electronics, Cyber-Physical Interfaces, Healthcare Informatics, Millimeter Wave Systems Imaging, Antenna Design, Bio-medical Imaging etc.


The mission of the ECE Department is to impart quality education to students: Who will be able to compete internationally and to produce creative solutions as per needs of the society. Further to be conscious of the universal moral values, adhering the professional ethical code, and to generate and disseminate knowledge and technologies.


1. To become a nationally and internationally recognized Department in imparting higher learning, building upon the culture and values of universal science and contemporary education.

2. To become a centre of research and education generating knowledge and technologies this lay the ground work in shaping the future in the field of electronics and communication engineering as per the need of the nation.

The Department is well equipped with state-of-the art laboratories and infrastructural facilities in all the thrust areas. Students get a wide exposure and practical hands on training in the sophisticated equipments during their lab sessions.

The laboratory facilities available in the department are as under:

  • Basic Electronics
  • Analog Electronics
  • Digital Electronics
  • Microprocessors & Microcontroller
  • Communication Engineering
  • Analog Communication Technique
  • Digital Communication Technique
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Microwave Engineering
  • VLSI Design
  • Project Lab

C Programming Lab

This is a first level laboratory in which students are introduced with Electronics & Communication Engineering for the first time and are trained with preliminary of Electronics. Basic Electronics Lab is equipped with CROs upto 30 MHz, Function Generators upto 20 MHz, Power supplies, various ranges of Voltmeters and Ammeters, Multimeters DRBs,. In addition Components tester are also available.

Analog Electronics Lab

The laboratory introduces students to practical,circuit design and contributes significantly to provide them with engineering skills. The experiments covered in this laboratory are synchronized with its theoretical part, so that students might be able to understand the practical aspects of it. Analog Electronics Laboratory is equipped with IC trainer kits, IC testers, Function generators upto 1 MHz, CROs upto 25 MHz, Storage Oscilloscopes upto 50 MHz and all ranges of Power supplies. Various Instrumentation Kits are available in the Laboratory.

Digital Electronics Lab

Digital Electronics is technology subject which is intended to make students familiar with different types of designs as sequential logic circuits, combinational logic circuits, trouble shooting of various digital systems & study of various digital systems. Digital Electronics Laboratory is equipped with IC trainer kits, IC testers, Function generators upto 1 MHz, CROs upto 25 MHz, Storage Oscilloscopes upto 50 MHz and all ranges of Power supplies. Various Instrumentation Kits are available in the Laboratory.

Microprocessor & Microcontroller Lab

In recent years the Laboratory has organized and provided support not only to courses strictly related to Microprocessors, but also to other activities related to telematics, programming of real-time systems, data acquisition systems, digital signal processing and scientific instrumentation. Microprocessor Lab is equipped with 8085,8086, 8051 microprocessor & microcontroller kits. Interfacing circuits with real world applications are also available in the Laboratory. In addition, development tools like In-circuit Emulator, Logic Analyzer and EPROM Programmer are available. Softwares available include driver software, assemblers and disassemblers for microprocessors & microcontrollers. In addition PC based acquisition and controlling devices Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) is available.

Analog Communication Technique Lab

Analog Communication Technique Lab is equipped with Analog & Digital Storage Oscilloscopes, Fiber Optic trainer kits (Benchmark and Falcon make), Digital Modulation/ Demodulation kits, all ranges of DC power supplies, Function Generators with frequency upto 100 MHz, Dual Trace Cathode Ray Oscilloscopes with frequencies upto 100 MHz, Microwave test benches of Klystron and Gunn Source, Optical Power meters, TV Demonstrator kits, Laser Trainer Kit and Cable Fault Locator. Apart from the Trainer kits, all components are available to construct and test any communication Transmitter, Receiver circuits and Filter circuits. J-Band Microwave test bench is also available.

Digital Communication Lab

Digital Communication Laboratory is equipped with the equipments such as RF Communication Kits, Microwave Communication Components and Testing & Measuring Instruments. The Advanced Designed System (‘Premier 2’ Networked Version (E 8900PN-5) special 5 seats) available for the Antenna Designs, Wireless Applications and RF Design. An Optical Simulator (OPT.SIM ver.5.0) -- 6 user package (purchased from M/s Rsoft Design Group Inc USA) is useful for the optical simulations and related works. For the list of Project works carried out using ADS software. For the list of Project works carried out using OPTSIM software.

Digital Signal Processing Lab

Signal Processing Laboratory is equipped with TMS320C50 Processor, TMS320C5416 Processor, TMS320C6711 Processor, ADSP 2181 Processor, TMS 320VC33 Processor, ADSP-2105Processor and SHARC Processor – ADDU 21160 with VDSP Software are available. In addition 10 User Licensed software MATLAB 6.5 version with all tool boxes are available in the Laboratory. Equipments like 1 GHz Spectrum Analyzer, 1 MHz Function Generator, 25 MHz CRO, HP Laser Printer and 18 nos. of Higher end System are also available in the Laboratory.


VLSI Laboratory is equipped with Software tools like Xilinx for implementation in the FPGA’s, Mentor Graphics tools like Modelsim for Design-Simulation (ASIC & FPGA), Questa for Design & Verification, Precision Synthesis, Leonardo Spectrum, Seamless for Hardware / Software Co-simulation, Model Builder for simulate, verify and debug, analyze and optimize performance and power and integrate with software, Tanner tools are S-EDIT, TSICE, W-EDIT, LEDIT, HIPER DEVGEN, HIPER for verification of ASIC Design Flow. Other software tools like Sysgen software (SYSGEN-4SL-PC), EDK, Chipscope-pro(CSP-PRO) obtained from Xilinx, Quartus II software from ALTERA and PSPICE software are available in the Laboratory. The Laboratory is equipped with 21 numbers of FPGA kit (SPARTAN-3) and Two numbers of Genesys Virtex Board. Additionally, Add-on cards like Traffic light controller, Elevator simulator, Stepper motor/ DC motor/ Temperature/ Relay Interface cards, I/O card module, UP3 kit from Altera and CPLD Trainer kit are available for implementation. Also, VLSI lab is equipped with 22 higher end Systems. Also the Lab is equipped with and ARM processor development kit (LPC2378). Students can develop their projects by writing programs in VHDL or Verilog.

Microwave Engineering Lab

There will be a couple of familiarization lectures before the practical classes are undertaken where basic concept of the Microwave Test-Bench will be given. Lectures on measurement techniques and error calculation will also have to be organized. In this context, the Microwave Laboratory at the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering is motivated to work towards the analysis of microwave circuits, components and sub-systems including micro machined devices for RF, microwave, millimeter wave applications.

Project Lab

This lab is intended for minor and major project work of the students during 7th and 8th semester. The laboratory is well equipped for the junior students to use this as Hobby Club for developing small, innovative projects.

The B.Tech program aims at providing a strong foundation in theoretical, practical and design aspects of Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE). The curriculum covers all areas of electronics and communication engineering under the broad categories (theory and laboratory courses ) of electronic circuits, electronic devices, signal processing and communication, VLSI Design, Microcontroller. The theory course can be either a core or an elective course. Each theory course has a laboratory component, which provides a balanced mix of quality teaching of Theoretical concepts and experimental verification of the learnt concepts.

There are exclusive laboratory courses aimed at imparting the design knowledge of electronic circuits. The development of laboratory project in the seventh and Eighth semesters are aimed at providing opportunities to the students and guiding them to develop new electronic systems useful for real applications using theoretical, practical and design knowledge learnt so for. The elective courses are aimed at imparting knowledge in the specialized and state of the art topics in the broad categories mentioned above. Thus the B.Tech program offered by the department provides an ample opportunity for the aspiring students to become Electronics and Communication Engineers with sufficient knowledge to take up the Engineering profession.

Research groups & Labs

Listed below are some of current active research groups in ECE Department at GITA, Bhubaneswar

Adaptive Systems and Control

Embedded Real-Time Technologies in Application

VLSI Design


Optical Multiuser/Multichannel Communications

Image and Video Analysis (VIVA)

Mobile Communication

Sensor and social network

Optical fiber communication

Data Mining and its applications

Publications by our faculty in Journals and Conferences

LevelTotal No of Papers
International Journal 55
National Journal 8
International Conference 15
National Conference/Seminar 20

Honors and remarkable achievements of our faculty

Research supervisor for guiding Ph.D candidates

Editorial Board Member in International / National Journals.

Reviewer in various reputed International Journals and Books.

Technical Advisory Committee Members for International / National Conferences.

Published Text Books

Conferences / Seminars / Winter / Summer Schools Organized for Faculty

Organized International Conference on Recent Innovations In engineering and Technology (RIET-2014) during 19-20, April 2014. Proceedings by IRNet Press.

Organized International Conference on Swarm Intelligence and Evolutionary Computation (SWAEC-2012).

Organized National Conference on emerging trends in information and communication technology (ETICT-2011).

Organized 2 Two Days workshop on PCB design, in association with EFY, New Delhi, during 2011-12, 2012-13.

Faculty Development Pogramme (FDP) providing teachers with training opportunities to achieve maximum effectiveness and improving performance of their present duties; Ensuring that the best use is made of the natural abilities and individual skills of all employees for the benefit of the organization and their career which was held by eminent Prof. from IIT ,NIT and industries.

Cognitive Radio

MATLAB and its application in Engineering

Cryptography and coding techniques

Signal Processing, System identification, Smart Grid, optimization techniques

Optimization in wireless communication

Students Achievements

University Ranks

Publication of student’s project in journal of repute.

Participation of students in Symposia, Conferences at National & International level

Participation in sports and won prizes

IETE Organizational Member

Being the member of IETE, the following are the benefits to the students and faculty:

All the members of IETE Students Forum can utilize the IETE Journal of Education, IETE Technical Review, IETE Journal of Education and Journal of Research (4 issues per year) free of charge by ISF and also have priority for publishing their papers in this Journal of Education received.

They can also subscribe for other publication of the IETE viz. IETE Journal of Research and IETE Tech Review at fifty percent of subscription rate.

They are also welcome to attend all IETE technical programmes arranged in India at a reduced registration fee.

Students will be given reduction of the amount paid at the time of ISF for becoming Associate Member of IETE.

About ISTE

The Indian Society for Technical Education is a national, professional, non-profit making Society registered under the Societies Registration Act of 1860. The major objective of the ISTE is to assist and contribute in the production and development of top quality professional engineers and technicians needed by the industries and other organizations. Being the only national organization of educators in the field of Engineering and Technology, ISTE effectively contributes in various missions of the Union Government. The Ministry of Human Resource Development, CTE / DST / MIT / State Governments are well associated with the ISTE for programmes relating to technical education. The Headquarters of ISTE is located at New Delhi.

Major Benefits of becoming an ISTE member

A Member of a National Professional Organisation

Join an academic fraternity of over 50,000 strong professionals

Preference to attend short-term training programmes for academic excellence and to become eligible for career advancement opportunities

Bi-monthly Newsletter

Quarterly Indian Journal of Technical Education (at concessional rates)

Quarterly International Journal of Engineering Education by American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE), USA (at concessional rates)

Eligible to apply for various national level awards

Publications for Self Development, Institution Development, etc. (at concessional rates)

Eligible to participate in Chapter Level, Section Level and National Level Conferences, Workshops and other activities of your academic interest, etc.

Workshop Organized for Students

A National Level Students Technical workshop .Organized on latest developments in the field of Electronics and Communication Engineering as listed below

PCB Design and Fabrication by EFY

Algorithms using MATLAB

VLSI and Embedded technology

Digital Signal Processing


Programmable System on Chip

Digital Image Processing using Matlab


GATE Coaching

Students are given extra care for comprehensive and rigorous GATE coaching by our experienced Faculty members for the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) and various Government and Public Sector Unit Jobs.

It is managed by a highly experienced and committed team of professionals, which includes M. Tech degree holders from reputed institutes. With their in-depth understanding of GATE pattern and GATE papers, they provide student-centred coaching focusing on individual strengths and weaknesses of each student. Our aim is to help budding engineers discover and exceed their intellectual potential.

GATE Rank Holders

Our top rank holders are joined in IITs,NITs and Top Engineering collages of India.

Further Education

After completing a B. Tech/BE students can opt for M. Tech/MS in various subjects such as Fiber Optics and Light waves, Microelectronics & V L S I Design, RF and Microwaves, Telecommunication Systems, and Embedded Systems.

Job Profiles

You can work in the consumer electronics, aviation and avionics, manufacturing, electricity generation and distribution, communications, transportation, telecommunications, radio and television, computer applications, hospital diagnostic equipment and offshore industries.

Top Recruiters

BEL DMRC Siemens Texas Instruments Infosys Intel Philips Electronics Motorola Samsung DRDO ISRO IBM TCS

The Portal

This serves as a common platform where the seniors can pass on information to the juniors and also acts as the store house of "everything" happening in the department of ECE.


VIDYUT -A yearly magazine contributed by students, Staff and Alumni


Name of the contest

Paper Presentation Contest

Quiz Contest (Technical & Non-Technical)

Multimedia Contest

Hardware Contest (Design and Debugging contest)

Software Contest

Debugging contest in C Language

Electronics Hobby Club

The department of ECE has formed ''Electronics Hobby Club'' with the objective of providing the students a platform for applying their knowledge and creativity in the field of electronics. The club is open to all students of the college who are interested in trying their hands at electronics.

Robotic society

A student-led club aiming to increase robotics interest at GITA and across country. We run workshops, competitions and lectures to teach about robotics, electronics and software as well as providing help (financial and technical) to students looking to start a robotics project. We also run several robotics beginners courses and have also recently won the highly prestigious award for our outstanding courses and robotics talks.


PEO1: Our graduates will apply their knowledge and skills to succeed in an electronics and communication engineering career and/or obtain an advanced degree.

PEO2: Our graduates will apply basic principles and practices of computing grounded in mathematics and science to successfully complete hardware and/or software related engineering projects to meet customers’ business objectives and/or productively engage in research.

PEO3: Our graduates will function ethically, responsively and will remain informed about all the developments of their profession.

PEO4: Our graduates will successfully function in multi-disciplinary teams.

PEO5: Our graduates will be able to perform competently in a diversified environment and individually, within a global, societal, and environmental context with ethical and moral behavior.


PO1. Engineering knowledge: Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems in electronics and communication engineering.

PO2. Problem analysis: Identify, formulate, review research literature, and analyze complex electronics and communication engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering sciences.

PO3. Design/development of solutions: Design solutions for complex electronics and communication engineering problems and design system components or processes that meet the specified needs with appropriate consideration for the public health and safety, and the cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.

PO4. Conduct investigations of complex problems: Use research-based knowledge and research methods related to electronics and communication including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions.

PO5. Modern tool usage: Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern Electronics and communication engineering and IT tools including prediction and modelling to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations

PO6 The engineer and society: Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to electrical engineering practice.

PO7. Environment and sustainability: Understand the impact of the professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.

PO8. Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.

PO9. Individual and team work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.

PO10. Communication: Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.

PO11. Project management and finance: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the engineering and management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multidisciplinary environments.

PO12. Life-long learning: Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change.


PSO1.Professional Skill: Skill to apply the notion in electronics and communication engineering to design, develop and suitable implementation in complex model analysis, specific to VLSI & embedded and communication system.

PSO2.Innovative Skill: An ability to explore new ideas in the field of ECE with the help of high quality technical throughput through software and hardware learning environment