An autonomous institution, Aided by Govt. of Karnataka, Affiliated To VTU
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Dr. Ambedkar Institute of Technology

Telecommunication Engineering (Accredited by National Board of Accreditation)

To develop competent Telecommunication Engineering Graduates through Academic Excellence at Undergraduate & Postgraduate levels.

  • To impart high quality Education imbibing Professional and Ethical values.
  • To prepare students for successful Technical job careers and as emerging Team Leaders Globally.
  • To create a conducive Environment for Continual Learning and Research in the field of Telecommunication Engineering.

Programs Offered

  • B E (Telecommunication Engineering)
  • M. Tech (Digital Communication & Networking)
Head of Department

The department of Telecommunication Engineering was established in the year 1991. The department is headed by Dr.Yamuna Devi,  Ph.D (Wireless Sensor Networks). The faculty members of the department include three doctorates and thirteen Post Graduates, all are pursing PhD.


Dr. Yamuna Devi. C R, Ph.D
Associate Professor & Head, Department of Telecommunication Engineering

About the Department

The department of Telecommunication Engineering was established in the year 1992. The department is headed by Dr. Yamuna Devi C.R, PhD (Wireless Sensor Networks). The faculty members of the department include three doctorates and thirteen Post Graduates, all are pursing PhD. The department offers UG program in Telecommunication Engineering, M Tech in Digital Communication & Networking, M Sc (Engineering) and Ph. D programs by research. The UG program is under autonomous scheme under Visvesvaraya Technological University. The department Research & Development centre is recognised by Visvesvaraya Technological University. Currently, the department is working on AICTE sponsored projects to the tune of Rs. 30,00,000/-. The department is having well qualified, experienced and doctorate faculty members. The department laboratories are equipped with the state of the art equipment and software tools. The department has got accredited by NBA and also certified by ISO 9001-2008. The department has been allocated 1.2 crores under TEQIP Phase-II for the improvement of PG program and research activities. Presently, there are ten research scholars pursuing their Ph.D in the department. Two PG students have secured university ranks. The department has already conducted 4 conference and several training programs for faculty and research scholars.


PEO 1: Graduates will have sound knowledge of Telecommunication – Core and ElectiveCourses offered to enable them to have successful Technical Careers.

PEO 2: Graduates will imbibe leadership qualities to evolve as Team leaders/Managers in Communication and allied fields.

PEO 3: Graduates will exhibit qualities of a Telecommunication Engineer with Social Consciousness and Professional norms and Ethics.

PEO 4: Graduates will pursue Higher Education and carry out Research that would lead to Innovation.


PO1: Graduates will demonstrate knowledge of basic engineering sciences and core Engineering subjects.

PO2: Graduates will demonstrate an ability to identify, and solve Communication and electronic design engineering problems.

PO3: Graduate will conduct multidisciplinary laboratory experiments and design Linear and non-linear Components for Telecommunication and electronic systems.

PO4: Graduates will design and simulate analog and digital system modules with the usage of latest modern hardware and software tools.

PO5: Graduates will understand the need and impact of telecommunication engineering concepts and solutions in a global and societal context.

PO6: Graduates will acquire the need to apply Professional engineering ethics and norms to understand and deliver telecommunication solutions.

PO7: Graduates will exhibit good Communication skills both in presentation and documentation.

PO8: Graduates will be aware of the impact of telecommunication engineering products and services in the society.

PO9: Graduates will work efficiently in diverse projects as a team leader and in the management of project finances.

PO10: Graduate will inculcate the confidence for self study and a quest for continuous lifelong learning.

Long term goals

  • Meeting the industrial demands in the field of Telecommunication, Information Technology and Network Engineering
  • Providing opportunities for higher order learning in the emerging filed of Communication and Networking
  • Enhancing the technical knowledge and skills of students to meet the demands of challenging world
  • Offering dynamic curriculum with hands on industry oriented laboratories to produce industry ready engineers Motivating towards R&D activities & PhD enrolment

Short term goals

  • Developing leadership qualities among students
  • To obtain permanent affiliation to PG program MTech (DCN) by VTU
  • To obtain autonomous status for MTech (DCN)

Board of Studies

List of BoS Members for the academic year 2017-18 (UG & PG)

Sl. No. Category Nomination of the Committee Name of the person
1 Head of the Department Chairman Dr. Yamuna Devi C R
2 External Subject Experts Members                  1


Dr. Jayanthi K. Murthy,

Associate Professor,

Dept. of ECE, BMSCE, Bangalore

2 Dr. Nataraj K R

Professor and Head,

Dept. of ECE,

SJBIT, Bangalore

3 Prof.  P. Nagaraj

Prof., Dept. of TCE,

RVCE, Bangalore

4 Dr. Dinesh

Professor, ECE,

DSCE, Bangalore.

3 VTU Nominee 1 Dr. H.S. Sheshadri,

Professor, Dept. of ECE, PESCE, Mandya

4 Industry representative Member                   1









Mr. G. Rajendra Prasad,

Vice President,

ESA Pvt. Ltd,


Mr. Umesh R. Rao


Nihon Communications Pvt. Ltd.,  Bangalore

Sharaschandra M.K.,

Deputy General Manager,

L&T Heavy Eningineering,


5 Alumni with PG degree Invitee                      1 Mrs. Lakshmi Bhasker

Asst. Professor,

Dept. of ECE,

BNMIT, Bangalore

6 Internal faculty members with various specializations (PG) Members                  1 Dr.B. Sivakumar
2 Sudha Thimmaiah
3 Vidya Honguntikar
4 Mahesan K.V.
                                 5 Aravinda H.L.
6 Usharani M.A.
7 Dr. Prashanth C. R.
8 Chandrakala V.

 Research Guides

Research Guides

Sl.NO Name of the Guide Name of the Research Scholar Year of Registration Area of Research University Status
1 Dr. B. Sivakumar Basavaraju S 2012 Image Processing PRIST University Thesis Submitted
Jagadeesh B K 2012 Image Processing PRIST University Thesis Submitted
Ranjani M N 2012 Antenna Design VTU Course work completed
Annapoorna 2014 Wireless Networks VTU Preparing for course work
Praveen K B 2015 Speech Processing PRIST University Course work completed
Jayanth C 2015 Optical Communication PRIST University Course work completed
Pushpalatha 2015 Wireless Networks VTU Preparing for course work
Pradeep Kumar S 2016 Wireless & Mobile  Networks VTU Preparing for course work
2 Dr. Prashanth C R Gurubasavana 2015 Image Processing VTU Appearing for course work
Lakshmi M 2015 Communication Networks VTU Appearing for course work
Shreyas Goutham 2016 Semiconductor Electronics VTU Preparing for course work


3 Dr.Yamuna Devi C R Hamsaveni N 2016 Image Processing VTU Preparing for course work






Name of the Project Funding Agency Project Investigators Duration Amount Sanctioned Status
1 Establishing Advanced Digital Communication Lab”for P.G AICTE Dr B Sivakumar 1 Year 7,00,000/-


2 ”Human Tracking using Image Processing Techniques” AICTE Dr B Sivakumar 3 year 9,00,000/- Phase –I Completed, Phase- II Ongoing ,2016-17
3 Wireless Sensor Networks and IOT laboratory DST-FIST Dr B Sivakumar

& Dr. Prashanth C R

3 years 19,21,500/- Submitted
4 Dual polarized and dual band patch antenna for wireless applications VGST-CESEM Dr B Sivakumar 3 years 24,00,00/- Submitted
5 Development of real time solutions in spatial and transform domain for image steganography for enhanced security VGST-CESEM Dr B Sivakumar 3 years 23,95,000/- Submitted
6 MONOSEK for Network Security Labs VGST – K FIST Dr. Yamuna Devi C R 6 years 8,80,000/- Submitted
7 Development of Spatial and Transform domain based Algorithms for Personal Identification by Biometrics Systems VGST – K FIST


Dr. Prashanth C R 3 years 20,00,000/- Submitted

Major List of Lab Equipment/Softwares

  1. Micostrip Antenna Training Kit
  2. Advanced Antenna Training System
  3. X, C and Ku Band Microwave Set-ups
  4. Power Meters with thermistor mount in Microwave measurements
  5. Digital Communication Trainer Kits
  6. Data Communication Kit
  7. DSP (TMS Processor) Kits with CCS
  8. FPGA Kits
  9. Spectrum Analyzer
  10. Logic Analyzer and Pattern Generators
  11. Digital Storage Oscilloscopes
  12. Optical Fiber Trainer Kit
  13. Microstrip antenna Trainer kit
  14. i-sense wireless sensor network kits
  15. NS-2 software
  16. MATLAB software
  17. FEKO Antenna Design Software
  18. QualNet Network Simulator

Collaboration/ MOUs

Name of Company  Date of MoU  Area of MoU
UTL Technologies Ltd. Bangalore 15th November 2016  WSN
Nihon Communication Solution Ltd. Bangalore 21st April 2014  WSN
EdGate Technology Pvt. Ltd.Bangalore  10th February 2015 Signal & Image Processing
Silicon Micro Systems, Bangalore  16th March 2016 VLSI & Embedded Systems
Trans Neuron Technologies, Bangalore  2nd March 2016 Internet of Things

Scheme & Syllabus