Dr. S. Vasuki,

Head of the Department


A hearty welcome to the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Velammal College of Engineering and Technology, Madurai.

Since its inception in 2007, the department of ECE has been the front runner in imparting quality technical education to the students. The department has well qualified and motivated faculty members passionate towards moulding the younger generation. The rich technical ambience, highly enthused faculty members, state of the art laboratories and the able support from the management have made the students perform with distinction in their career pursuit.

Moreover, the department of ECE is making huge strides in Research and Development. It has procured funded projects from DRDO, AICTE and DST to the tune of Rs. 1.31 crores in a short span of three years. Students relish the placement in top MNC companies like TCS, CS, Wipro, Accenture, Aricent, HP, UST Global, Zoho, Athena Healthcare, etc.

The department also has a worldwide reach with its vibrant alumni network. Working shoulder with shoulder with the institution, it is constantly aiming towards reaching greater heights to serve the needs of the society and meet the aspirations of the student community.

About the Department

Electronics & Communication Engineering Department is a dynamic and vibrant department with a well built infrastructure aiming at building quality future generations. The department of ECE was started in the year 2007.  The objective of the department is to produce competent technical engineers with ethical responsibility. The department offers high class technical education in UG in Electronics and Communication Engineering and PG in Communication Systems. The department has 23 well qualified faculty members including 5 doctorates motivated towards producing quality engineers supporting the society. 13 fully equipped laboratories worth Rs. 1.29 crores maintained by 9 well trained technical supporting staff, quench the thirst of practical knowledge of students. To improve the teaching and learning process of faculty members they are made to organize and attend various faculty development programmes and workshops. Since its inception it has made mammoth inroads in shaping the students compete at the global level. The Department has produced 69 University ranks in the three outgoing batches the department has seen. It was possible only through the strenuous efforts taken by both the students and faculty members. Moreover, the department has acclaims of winning prizes in prestigious paper presentation and project contests conducted by institutions like IISC, IITs and NITs. The department is a recognized research centre and there is exciting research happening in the department under a wide range of fields in the form of funded projects. The students are involved in the funded projects to learn about cutting edge technologies and to enhance their practical knowledge. The excellent performance of its alumni across the globe has enabled the department to maintain its strong reputation. The department believes in serious academic pursuit and encourages radical and original thinking which paves the way for creativity and innovative ideas.

Courses Offered

  • Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) in Electronics and Communication Engineering.
  • Master of Engineering ( M.E.) in Communication System.