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Best Electronics and Communication Engineering College in Punjab, India

Electronics and Communication Engineering is an applied form of science that deals with principles and practical aspects related to design and development of various everyday devices like radios, televisions, laptops, mobile phones, machine robots etc. The discipline concerns with electronics devices and software interfaces. Electronics and Communication engineers engage in research, design, development and maintenance of equipments, devices and systems involved in the field of communication.

Electronics and Communication Engineering at UIE, the Best ECE Engineering College in Punjab, India objects to produce quality professionals who can enter the challenging industry by carrying out Basic and Applied Research.


The major driving force for the present day Information Technology revolution is the development in Electronics Engineering. Penetration of electronics has now revolutionized other areas like health care, instrumentation, automation, remote sensing, signal processing and many more. The global consumer electronics market was valued at around $1 trillion in 2020, and it is projected to reach approximately $1.5 trillion by 2026, indicating a growth rate of around 5% per year. The global wireless communication market was valued at around $1.5 trillion in 2020, and it is projected to grow at a CAGR of around 7% from 2021 to 2028. By 2030, the market size of the wireless communication industry could potentially reach $3.5 trillion.

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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.

Specializations offered in:

Communication & Signal processing

It is the science behind our connected digital lives.

VLSI design

It's the process of creating an integrated circuit by combining millions of MOS transistors onto a single chip.

Embeded Robotics & IoT

Embedded Systems make up the devices used in IoT and Robotics.

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Department at
a Glance

  • Research Intensive Academia
  • Globally Comparable, Industry - Aligned Curriculum
  • Unprecedented Industry Patronage
  • Impeccable Placements
  • Project based & Experiential Learning


  • PCB Design and 3D Modelling Lab in collaboration
    with Altium Education Program
  • Embedded System Lab in collaboration with KPIT

Chandigarh University B.E. Electronics & Communication
Engineering Eligibility & Fee Details

B.E. Electronics & Communication
Engineering Scholarships

Pathway After
Electronics and Communication Engineering


The students from Electronics & Communication Engineering can develop an exciting career in industries like Mobile & Telecommunication, Manufacturing & Automation, Medical Electronics, Defense Electronics, Consumer Electronics, Semiconductor Design and IT industries.

Graduates in Electronics and Communication Engineering are acquired by both government and private bodies in the areas of design, manufacture, installation, operation, and maintenance of electronics equipment and systems.

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

  • Department of ECE at Chandigarh University is accredited by the prestigious National Board of Accreditation (NBA) and Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), both for 6 years, highlighting the highest standards of Engineering program.
  • 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: Embedded system Lab in collaboration with KPIT, PCB Design and 3D Modelling Lab in collaboration with Altium Education Program, Uipath based Robotics Process Automation Lab and 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 210 companies visited for on campus placements in a year for ECE students and 2000+ (Bachelor) & 350+ (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. 950+ research papers (480 + SCI/SCOPUS indexed journals) have been published by the Department in reputed journals and 180 patents are filed under ECE department out of which 155 are published, 8 granted and 1 design submitted.. 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.
  • 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 & CU-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.
  • Hands-on Practice through industry sponsored laboratories including Embedded system Lab in collaboration with KPIT, PCB Design and 3D Modelling Lab in collaboration with Altium Education Program and Robotic Process Automation with UiPath. Case studies & Databases of matlab, cadence, comsol, optisim & data sheet of Proteus, ARM, Arduino and many more in use.”
  • 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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