The department of Electronics and Communication Engineering was started in the year 2001 with an initial intake of 60. The department has been on a progressive growth since its inception with Bachelor of Engineering degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering (annual intake of 120 students), post graduate Program leading to Master of Technology in VLSI Design and Embedded Systems (annual intake of 24 students) and research program leading to Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree. The department has well qualified and dedicated team of faculty, who are currently very active in research and are highly experienced. The Department has 23 faculty members, 6 Associate Professors, 16 Assistant Professors and 1 Lecturer of which one faculty has completed Ph.D. and 10 faculties are currently pursuing Doctoral degree. The department actively organizes numerous hands-on Workshops/Training/Guest lectures for students every semester to motivate and train students on recent technologies. The department has well equipped laboratories and library facilities. Three research scholars have successfully completed Ph.D. in the department research Centre.
The department is headed by Prof. Sandhya Rani M.H. She has wide experience of 22 years in teaching at various levels. She has received B.E. degree in Electronics and Communication engineering from the University of Mysore, M.E. in Digital Electronics from Karnataka University and pursuing Ph.D. in Jain University. She has guided several UG projects and PG projects in the field of communication and signal processing. She has published various research papers in international/national journals and conferences. Her research fields of interests are Image processing, video processing and Digital Signal processing.