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B.E. Industrial Internet of Things College in Punjab, India

The Industrial IoT (IIoT) Programme aims at providing students with the key concepts of Industrial IoT and its significance in the current epoch of digital transformation. The Industrial Internet of Things enables enterprises to combine the physical and virtual worlds, allowing automated machines to collect live data, analyse it, and eventually determine actions based on it. The IIoT will truly transform the manner in which manufacturing processes operate. The course aims to instill theoretical capabilities and provide the competence required to generate actual industry solutions.

Experience the synergy of connectivity and efficiency with our dynamic IIoT programme. Seamlessly connect your machinery, analyse critical data, and gain a competitive edge. Step into a future of limitless possibilities with the Industrial IIoT programme. It is critical to assess the benefits and drawbacks that businesses might encounter. IIoT knowledge creates professionals for assisting industrial firms in digitising processes, transforming corporate structures, improving productivity and efficiency, and reducing waste.

What is IIoT?

Industrial IoT (IIoT) refers to the application of Internet of Things (IoT) technologies and principles in industrial settings, such as manufacturing, energy, transportation, and logistics.

  • Connectivity: IIoT connects industrial devices for real-time data exchange.
  • Data Collection and Analysis: IIoT collects and analyzes data for insights and optimization.
  • Automation and Optimization: IIoT automates and optimizes industrial processes.
  • Remote Monitoring and Control: IIoT enables remote monitoring and control of industrial systems.
  • Enhanced Safety and Security: IIoT improves safety measures and enhances cybersecurity.
  • Integration with Existing Systems: IIoT integrates with SCADA and MES systems for enhanced functionality.
  • Interoperability and Standards: IIoT promotes interoperability and follows industry standards.
  • Industry 4.0: IIoT contributes to the digital transformation of industrial processes.

Need of IIoT

  • IIoT is a foundational concept for Industry 4.0.
  • With this revolutionary concept, we are no longer in need of only connected devices; rather, we are shifting towards a new paradigm where our systems will be connected directly with the industries that consist of people, machines, devices, buildings, etc.
  • IIoT technology is an extension of IoT that drastically improves the efficiency and reliability of industrial day-to-day operations.

Message from HOD (ECE)

Chandigarh University is one of the best and fastest-growing private universities for Electronics and Communication Engineering in India. At CU, we teach our students all the peculiarities of Electronics and Communication Engineering, such as digital transmission, basic electronics, satellite communication, microwave engineering, and more, to provide them with a ravishing career.

Key Features:

Broad Skillset

Industrial IoT, for example, combines aspects of computer science, electronics, automation, and industrial processes, equipping graduates with a diverse skillset valued in today's technology-driven industries.

Increased Career Opportunities

Industrial IoT graduates may find employment in sectors such as manufacturing, energy, logistics, automation, and transportation, where the integration of IoT technologies is in high demand.

Addressing Industry Demand

By specializing in Industrial IoT, graduates position themselves to meet the evolving needs of industries seeking to leverage IoT technologies for enhanced efficiency, automation, and data-driven decision-making.

Problem-Solving in Complex Systems

Industrial IoT involves understanding and optimizing complex systems that incorporate sensors, connectivity, data analytics, and automation.

Innovation and Emerging Technologies

Industrial IoT, being at the intersection of industrial processes and IoT, provides opportunities for graduates to explore cutting-edge technologies, such as edge computing, machine learning, cyber-physical systems, and advanced analytics, which are crucial for transforming industries.

Adaptability and Flexibility

Industrial IoT graduates can navigate the intersection of technology, business, and industry-specific requirements, making them valuable assets capable of bridging gaps between different stakeholders.

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of Curriculum

  • Strong theoretical foundation, systematic professional knowledge, and practical skills in the fields of electronics engineering, computer technology, and communications protocols.
  • Expertise in four key pillars: hardware, software, IoT device communications, and edge computing.
  • Collaboration with industry and research laboratories through projects and internships.
  • Skills in scientific research, technological development, product design, and professional management in the Industrial IoT field.
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  • Basic electrical and electronics lab
  • Digital System Design lab
  • Microprocessor lab
  • Microcontroller application lab
  • Sensors and interfacing devices

Chandigarh University B.E. Industrial Internet of Things
Eligibility & Fee Details

B.E. Industrial Internet of Things

Program USPs

  • Industry relevant curriculum which includes core as well as advanced subjects
  • Kalpana Chawla Centre for Research in Space Science and Technology (KCCRSST) for giving satellite design training to students from 21 countries. It can communicate with 28 countries that are part of the Satellite Networked Open Ground Station (SatNOGS).
  • Punjab’s First DGCA Approved Centre for Excellence in Unmanned Aerial Vehicles.
  • Our alumni work in government organisations and prestigious MNCs such as INTEL, AMD, SYNOPSYS, MICRON, INFOSYS, TCS, WIPRO, DELTA ELECTRONICS, and others.
  • Students organise an assortment of technical and non-technical events through their Departmental Clubs.
  • ECE students have done many Innovative projects and won prizes at national level competitions
  • The department is recognised for its research, with over 450 indexed publications, 118 patents published, and 8 patents granted.
  • The ECE department has funded research projects of worth 93 Lakhs
  • 460+ MOUs signed with foreign universities by Chandigarh University. The department has inked MoU with numerous companies, including Altium, Delta Electronics, UiPath, and Texas Instruments, to give staff and students training on innovative techniques.

Pathway After
B.E. Industrial Internet of Things

According to studies conducted by multinational corporations, IIoT will give many job avenues in the years ahead. In light of the high demand in organisations around the world, the chances for an IIoT career have expanded rapidly in recent years. This market is likely to increase, as predicted by some of the significant companies:

  • The global Industrial IoT market is projected to grow at a remarkable CAGR of 22.9% from 2021 to 2031, propelling it to exceed a value of $2.1 T by the end of 2031. (Morgan Stanley)
  • 64% power and energy (utilities) companies rely on Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) to succeed with their digital transformation initiatives. (GE)
  • IIoT can add as much as $14.2 T to the global economy by 2030. (Accenture)
  • By 2025, 50% of enterprises will use IIoT platforms to improve factory operations, up from only 10% in 2020. (Gartner)
  • In India IoT market size reached US$ 1.0 Billion in 2022. It is expected to reach US$ 2.2 Billion by 2028, exhibiting a growth rate (CAGR) of 14.23% during 2023-2028. (IMARC Group).

Career Prospects

  • IoT Solution Architect
  • IoT Systems Engineer
  • Data Analyst/Scientist
  • IoT Security Specialist
  • IoT Project Manager
  • IoT Consultant
  • IoT Product Manager

Employment Sectors


  • Predictive maintenance of equipment
  • Quality control
  • Supply chain optimization
  • Process improvement.

Energy and Utilities

  • Energy management
  • Remote monitoring of assets
  • Predictive maintenance of equipment
  • Better resource Utilization.

Transportation and Logistics

  • Supply chain management
  • Logistics operations
  • Fleet management


  • Crop management
  • Optimised Irrigation systems
  • Livestock monitoring
  • Precision agriculure
  • Yield improvement
  • Resource wastage reduction


  • Remote patient monitoring,
  • Real-time health data collection
  • Smart medical devices.
  • Early detection of health issues
  • Efficient healthcare delivery

Smart Cities

  • Efficient resource utilization
  • Urban planning
  • Improvement of quality of life for residents.

Mining and Oil & Gas

  • Operations Optimization
  • Equipment health Monitoring
  • Enhance worker safety
  • Real-time monitoring of remote assets
  • Predictive maintenance
  • Data-driven decision-making.

Record Breaking Placement Numbers

54.75 LPA 54.75 LPA
52.11 LPA 52.11 LPA
36 LPA 36 LPA
30.25 LPA 30.25 LPA
29.16 LPA 29.16 LPA
25.33 LPA 25.33 LPA

Why Join Electronics and Communication?

The Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering (ECE) at Chandigarh University (CU) has created a rich legacy of alumni, who have excelled in various fields of electronics and communication– ranging from academics to project management. Our teaching methodologies ensure a perfect blend of theory and practical learning throughout the course of study. The department houses eleven state-of-the-art laboratories that are equipped with the latest tools and software for enriching the practical experience of students.

  • Industry-led & Practice Based Curriculum
  • Content Delivery & Mentoring by Professionally Trained Faculty & Industry Experts
  • Unprecedented Industry Patronage
  • Value Added Courses for all round development of the students

What makes Department
of Electronics and Communication unique?

Studying Electronics & Communication Engineering at CU will help you gain hands-on skills on use of electronic, electromagnetic and photonic devices and systems including telephone, optical fibre and computer systems. From core competency in the areas of the field –to- all round development beyond academics, you will be taught and groomed for everything.

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Industry-led & Practice Based Curriculum
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Content Delivery & Mentoring by Professionally Trained Faculty & Industry Experts
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Unprecedented Industry Patronage
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Value Added Courses for all round development of the students


To achieve excellence in futuristic technologies of Electronics and Communication Engineering to meet the global standards in education, research, and industrial applications for creating young professionals and entrepreneurs with strong social ethical values for betterment of society.


The Mission of the Department of Electronics and Communication, Chandigarh University is to:

  • M1: To provide state-of-the-art infrastructure that meets the international standards for achieving excellence in teaching learning, research, innovation activities and entrepreneurship.
  • M2: To bridge the gap between industry and academia by framing curricula and syllabi based on industrial and societal needs and to inculcate moral and ethical values among the students.
  • M3: To introduce an evaluation system that brings out knowledge application skills and competencies of the students and ensures transparency.
  • M4: To undertake interdisciplinary research by joining hands with other academic institutions in India & abroad.
  • M5: To impart experiential learning through real time projects through collaborations with industry and research centre.
  • M6: To undertake socially relevant health and environment problems for providing technology based solutions.

USPs of ECE Department

  • Chandigarh University is the Only University in Punjab to get accredited by NBA for various Engineering programs
  • Industry relevant curriculum which includes core as well as advanced subjects like – AI&ML, Data Science with Python, Robotic Process Automation, 5G Communication & more.
  • Hands-on learning through State-of-the-Art Industry Sponsored Laboratories namely: Intel – IoT & Intelligent System, Videocon, Texas Instruments Innovation Lab, Uipath Robotics Process Automation, Virtual Lab-IIT Delhi.
  • CU students placed in World Global Tech companies such as Ansys, Analog Devices, Synopsys India, Advanced Micro Devices, Inc., Bosch, Delta Electronics, Kritikal solutions, Cypress Semiconductor, Samsung R&D India, Intel, Mentor Graphics, Nokia Networks India Pvt Ltd, Ericsson, Truechip, Orange India, Vivo, Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Deloitte, Cognizant, Wipro, Aricent, HCL and many more. More than 150 companies visited for on campus placements in a year for ECE students and 1474 (Bachelor)+325 (Masters and PhD) students have been placed in top-notch MNCs.
  • Option to pursue a certification course through various MOOCs, like FOSS, Microsoft LaaS, UiPath RPS, UDEMY, Swayam, NPTEL, etc.
  • From 460+ MOUs signed with foreign universities by Chandigarh University, 100 MOUs are related to electronics & communication engineering.
  • Participation in National & International Conferences/Workshops/Symposiums. 895+ research papers (450 + SCI/SCOPUS indexed journals) have been published by the Department in reputed journals. Funded research projects worth 1 Cr. approx. completed by the Department.
  • More than 95% doctorate faculty with rich experience in academics and industry credentials.
  • Best entrepreneurship facilities are provided through CU-Technology Business Incubator which includes Mentorship, Annual Start-up Meet, Investment Summit, IPR & patent support, and seed money.
  • Kalpana Chawla Centre for Research in Space Science and Technology (KCCRSST) for giving satellite design training to students from 21 countries. It can communicate with 28 countries that are part of the Satellite Networked Open Ground Station (SatNOGS).
  • Punjab’s First DGCA Approved Centre for Excellence in Unmanned Aerial Vehicles.
  • Three running start-ups established by BE-ECE students.
Vision and Mission

Best Practices at the Department

  • Active Learning Techniques through demonstration models that are presented to students so that they can observe what the end product looks like and online polling through Blackboard-LMS
  • Experiential Learning involves applying and strengthening knowledge and skills through “hands-on” experiences outside of the classroom that are evaluated by faculty or staff. This includes internships, service learning, undergraduate research or creative activity, international study, expert lectures, workshops and significant leadership experiences.
  • Virtual Labs experiments are introduced as a part of lab curriculum as an add on courses to learn basic and advanced concept through remote experimentation.
  • Project Based Learning by introducing mini projects along with laboratory experiments specially from 1st to 3rd semester and from 4th semester onwards through research, patents, Innovative Projects & product development.
  • Life skills and mentoring programs gives an opportunity to develop communication and leadership skills. By sharing information about own career path, students can be provided guidance, motivation, support and role modelling.
  • Online and Digital Library access
  • CUIMS & Blackboard-LMS- keep track of learner progress and ensure that they are meeting their performance milestones. It also allows to pinpoint areas of eLearning course that may be lacking, as well as where it excels.
  • Case studies & Databases through industry sponsored laboratory includes Videocon telecom & Connect Broadband, Wipro Mission 10X as well as databases of matlab, cadence, comsol, optisim & data sheet of Proteus, ARM, Arduino and many more.
  • Group discussions/tasks/placement preparation with the help Department Career & planning department that prepares students for communication skills, aptitude, personal interview preparation and coding in collaboration of CSE department.
  • Program based Assignments
  • Use of Open Source Software includes freeware AICTE softwares
  • ICT based learning includes involvement of digital classrooms, animated video, online quizzes
  • Use of online tools & databases: MATLAB, Cadence, COMSOL, OptiSystem, Multisim, KEIL Software
  • Content Beyond Syllabus
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