J N T U A College of Engineering (Autonomous), PULIVENDULA
Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering

About the Department
The Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE) department was established in the year 2006. The department offers an Under Graduate (UG) program in Electronics and Communication Engineering, a full time Post Graduate (PG) program in Digital Electronics and Communication Systems and a part-time PG program in Digital Electronics and Communication Systems which provide a platform for bright graduates and to conduct research in state-of-the-art technologies.
The B.Tech in ECE at JNTUA College of Engineering Pulivendula is one of the most sought after programs in the state of Andhra Pradesh and attracts top 5% students qualifying in the Andhra Pradesh Engineering, Agricultural and Medical Common Entrance Test (AP EAMCET).  The M.Tech program is also equally sought after by the students qualifying in GATE and PGECET examinations. The students of the department have been consistently securing top ranks in national competitive examinations such as GATE and CAT. Students from the department are regularly placed in several National and International companies, Indian Public Sector companies as well as Multinational companies working in the IT and Financial sectors. About 40% of the graduates pursue post graduate and doctoral studies in the top-rated Universities in India and abroad. Our students have consistently secured admissions to top rated institutions such as Indian Institute of Sciences-Bangalore, University of New York at Buffalo, Illinois Institute of Technology at Chicago, Osaka University (to name a few) in the recent past. All the eligible students (100%) are placed in corporates like TCS, Wipro, Infosys, VEDA IIT etc., and also Govt. Organizations and PSU’s like Indian Railways, BSNL, BHEL, BEL etc.,
The major goal of the Department of ECE is to produce highly knowledgeable, competent and resourceful young engineers who can perform well in a wide variety of job profiles. To achieve this, curriculum provides a strong foundation in both the analytic and technological aspects of ECE. It also provides ample opportunities to students to work on mini-projects, develop communication skills, explore internship opportunities in industry and take part in national and international design contests.
The department is functioning with 15 faculty members among whom, 1 is Ph.D holder and three are pursuing Ph.D and remaining are M.Tech holders from reputed universities.
Faculty attend workshops, conferences and faculty development programmes being conducted at IITs, IIMs, NITs and Universities and published papers in reputed national and international journals.
The department has adequate hardware to support academic and research related activities. Analytical and simulation tools like Cadence, Xilinx, Multisim, MATLAB, CCStudio, ARM cortex are available to carry research activities.
The department is also established Texas Instruments Centre of Excellence facility in Linear Integrated Applications and Embedded Systems laboratories.
The department has a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Sapience Consulting, Bangalore and EdGate Technologies, Bangalore under Texas Instruments University Program.
All the Students are being certified by global organizations like CourseEra etc., through APSSDC and also from different IIT’s through MOOC courses offered by them.
All the class rooms of the department are well equipped with high-end LCD projectors along with internet facility (wired and wi-fi). The department is also having 24/7 internet and research lab facility.