Electronics and Communication Engineering

Electronics and Communication Engineering

Welcome to the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, BMS Institute of Technology and Management, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.
The Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE) was established in the year 2002-03, affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU), Belagavi and approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). The UG programme is provisionally accredited by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA), New Delhi till 2019. The Department offers full-time UG programme in Electronics & Communication Engineering and has a research center recognized by VTU, Belagavi.
The Department has qualified and experienced faculty members with expertise in VLSI and embedded systems, digital communication, signal processing, computer networks, nanoelectronics, etc. The ongoing research activities include, digital image processing and computer vision, biomedical signal processing, communication, and networking. The department facilitates well-equipped laboratories strengthened by software's Matlab, Cadence, Labview, Multisim, etc. and supported by development boards used for UG projects and research activities. The department facilitates industry institute interaction with the industries like KPIT Technologies, Tata Elxsi, Edgate, etc. through collaborations for the industrial visit, internship, workshops and job opportunities.


Dr. M. C. Hanumantharaju,
Professor and Head,
Department of Electronics and Communication

Representatives from Research Laboratories

(i) Dr. K. N. Bhat,
Professor Emeritus,
IISc, Bengaluru

(ii) Dr. G. N. Rathna,
Principal Research Scientist,
IISc, Bengaluru

(iii) Dr. Y V S Lakshmi,
Head Marketing,
C-DoT, Bengaluru

Academic Institution Representatives
(i) Dr. Sudarshan Iyengar,
Associate Professor,
IIT, Ropar

(ii) Dr. Sairam Geethanathan,
Director, Medical Imaging Research Centre,
Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering, Bengaluru

Industry Representatives

(i) Dr. Manish Gupta,
Vice President and Director,
Xerox Research Centre, India

(ii) Mr. Nagaraj,
Project Manager,
Robert Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions

Faculty Members of the Department

(i) Ms. Ambika R,
Associate Professor

(ii) Mr. Saneesh Cleatus Thundiyil,
Associate Professor.

(iii) Dr. Shobharani,
Associate Professor

Programme Coordinator

Dr. Seema Singh,
Associate Professor

Alumni Representative

Mr. Saurabh Jain,
Chartered Accountant,
S Jain Gupta & Co LLP.




Faculty Internships



Provide Quality Education in Electronics, Communication and Allied Engineering fields to Serve as Valuable Resource for Industry and Society


1. Impart Sound Theoretical Concepts & Practical Skills
2. Promote Interdisciplinary Research
3. Inculcate Professional Ethics

Program Educational Objectives

  1. Work as Professionals in the area of Electronics, Communication, and Allied Engineering Fields. The graduates will be able to work as professionals and adapt to changes in the electronics, communication, and related engineering domains through personal success and lifelong learning.
  2. Pursue Higher Studies and involve in Interdisciplinary Research Work. The graduates could be able to continue the electronics engineering profession by pursuing higher educations. As is evident from the employer’s feedback, that today’s world is interdisciplinary in nature. Therefore, the graduating engineers are expected to showcase their professional visibility by associating themselves in interdisciplinary research.
  3. Exhibit Ethics, Professional Skills and Leadership Qualities in their Profession. The graduates are expected to display academic honesty, integrity, and personal responsibility; adhering to IEEE code of ethics. Demonstrate an understanding of engineering knowledge and professional skills appropriate to electronics engineering. Displaying actions that entail being motivated and conscientious; exhibiting leadership.

Program Outcomes

  1. Engineering knowledge: Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.
  2. Problem analysis: Identify, formulate, review research literature, and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering sciences.
  3. Design/development of solutions: Design solutions for complex engineering problems and design system components or processes that meet the specified needs with appropriate consideration for the public health and safety, and the cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.
  4. Conduct investigations of complex problems: Use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions.
  5. Modern tool usage: Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools including prediction and modeling to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations.
  6. The engineer and society: Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional engineering practice.
  7. Environment and sustainability: Understand the impact of the professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.
  8. Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.
  9. Individual and team work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.
  10. Communication: Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.
  11. Project management and finance: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the engineering and management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multidisciplinary environments.
  12. Life-long learning: Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change.

Program Specific Outcomes

  1. Exhibit Competency in Embedded System and VLSI Design.
  2. Capability to Comprehend the Technological Advancements in Radio Frequency (RF), Communication and Digital Signal Processing.

Faculty, Staff and Infrastructure


Name Qualification Designation
Dr. M. C. Hanumantharaju BE, MTech, PhD Professor and Head
Dr. Ambika R. BE, , ME, , PhD Professor
Mr. Saneesh Cleatus Thundiyil AMIE, M Tech, (PhD) Associate Professor
Dr. Seema Singh BTech, , MTech, , PhD Professor
Mrs. Vidya Devi M BE, M Tech, (PhD) Assistant Professor
Mr. Anil kumar D BE, M Tech, (PhD) Assistant Professor
Mrs. Mamatha K R BE,, MTech, (Ph.D) Assistant Professor
Mrs. Hamsavahini R BE, M .Tech (PhD) Assistant Professor
Mrs. Rashmi N BE, M Tech, (PhD) Assistant Professor
Mr. Jagannatha K B B E, M Tech, (PhD) Assistant Professor
Mrs. Shashikala.J BE, M Tech (Ph.D) Assistant Professor
Mrs. Chandra Prabha R B E, M Tech Assistant Professor
Mr. Laksmisagar H S BE, , M. Tech, (Ph.D). Assistant Professor
Mrs. Asha G Hagargund BE, M Tech Assistant Professor
Mrs. Sabina Rahaman B.E,, M.Tech(PhD) Assistant Professor
Mr. Shivarudraiah B B.E,, M. Tech Assistant Professor
Mr. Suryakanth B BE, M.Tech Assistant Professor
Mr. Thyagaraj Tanjavur BE, MTech MBA (PhD) Assistant Professor
Mrs. Shilpa Hiremath BE, MTech Assistant Professor
Mrs. Vinutha B BE, MTech Assistant Professor
Mrs. Deepa N Reddy BE, M Tech Assistant Professor
Mr. Ravindra V. Asundi BE, ME Assistant Professor
Dr. A. Shobha Rani B.E, M.Tech, PhD Associate Professor

Department Infrastructure


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Advanced communications lab

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Advanced Microprocessor lab

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Technical Staff

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First row (Left to Right) : Mrs. Supriya.K (Asst. Instructor), Mrs.Arpitha.H.M (Asst. Instructor), Mrs.Priya Rai.B (Mechanic); Second row (Left to Right) : Mr.Sharamas.P (Asst. Instructor), Mr.Byrareddy.A.B (Asst. Instructor), Mr.Venkatasubbu Babu (Instructor), Mr.Shivamallu (Instructor)


  1. CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE ON SYSTEM ON CHIP: As a part of Texas Instruments (TI) University Program, Department has set up TI Embedded Systems Lab, TI Microcontroller Lab and TI Analog System Design Laboratory in the department premises. Under this set up, Edgate Technologies Pvt. Ltd, the TI University partner has donated several TI hardware for developing projects under the embedded system and analog domain. Under this the students have developed various projects and participated in TI-Innovation Challenge India Design Contest 2015.
  2. CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE FOR DEVELOPMENT OF AUTOMOTIVE ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS: (COE-DAE) Department is in the process of establishing a Centre of Excellence for Development of Automotive Electronic Systems. The Centre of Excellence for High-Speed Development of Automotive Electronic Systems aims to enhance relationship between institute and industry to realize their existence objectives. This will help to develop human capital according to the respective needs and current surrounding and increase their effort in the areas of research, development and commercialization.
  3. In the quest for academic excellence leading to global standards and to provide a platform for the students graduating from the portals of BMSIT, the Department has adopted the practice of Outcome Based Education (OBE).
  4. To have updated cutting edge technological transformations and developments in the field of electronics and allied branches, the Department has been instrumental in organizing & conducting workshops, conferences, invited talks from distinguished guests from industry and academia.
  5. Department has produced over 70 research publications by the faculty members in various international and national journals as well as international and national conferences in the past two years.
  6. National foundation for entrepreneurship development (NFED) has honoured Dr. M C Hanumantharaju, HOD of ECE Department by awarding him senior educator and scholar award for his significant contribution to teaching and scholarly activities on 6th teachers day awards and celebrations 2015.
  7. Proposal submitted to NRB by Dr. Hariprasad S.A, Prof. Anilkumar D, Prof.Krishnananda titled, ?Neural Network based Predictive Controller for Ship navigation? sanctioned for Rs.19.92 Lakhs.
  8. Prof. Karthikeya G. S presented two papers on Antennas in the fifth edition of the prestigious IEEE ICCE, 2014 (International Conference on Communications and Electronics). This event was jointly organized by IEEE Vietnam section, Antenna Propagation Society, IEEE Photonics Society, IEEE SSCS Vietnam chapter, Korean Institute of Communication and Information Sciences, Japanese Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers in July 2014.
  9. Students from ECE Department have published more than 40 papers in various national and international, conferences and journals.
  10. Mr.Venkat Chinta,( 8th semester student ) was selected to work in Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, USA. He has designed and built a prototype feedback control system for tensioning straws into Mu2e rings along with scientists from Fermi Laboratory. He was a member of the Tracker team on the Mu2e experiment at Fermi lab. He has been selected for PhD in Aerospace Engineering (direct from Bachelor's) in the Department of Aerospace and Ocean Engineering Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech)
  11. Project of the year award by Karnataka State Council for Science & Technology (KSCST) was awarded to: ?Neural Network based Automated System for the Diagnosis of Cervical Cancer? by Amit Mutgi, Rishya P Murthy and Tejaswini guided by Dr. Seema Singh and to ?Prosthetic Limb Control using Adaptive Signal Processing of Election-Myogram (EMG) Signals.? Sneha Das, Harshitha PV, Modini, Madhuri guided by Saneesh Cleatus T and Raghavendra.
  12. BMS Institute of Technology and Management has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the KPIT Technologies in the year 2014 aiming for training our faculty members.
  13. In order to bridge the gap between industry and academia and to make students familiar with modern tools workshops are conducted in association with industry personnel.
  14. Waves is a bi annual newsletter published in the month of January and July from the Department, as a part of disseminating various activities and achievements happening in the Department.
  15. Elecsim is a club run by students under the guidance and support from faculty. The club aims to encourage technical interest among students from various Departments who have a common interest in electronics. It organizes various activities to strengthen concepts and build the spirit of team work. All the technical activities organized by ELECSIM are associated with student chapters of one of the professional bodies such as IEEE, ISTE. Under this club, the department conducts an intercollegiate technical fest annually during the month of September (odd semester).

Department Activities

  1. Project Exhibition and Poster Presentation
    May 16, 2016
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  2. Project Based Learning exhibition
    16th May, 2017.
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  3. Student Club "Elecsim"
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  4. Kannadarajyothsava
    November 1
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  5. Republic Day
    Jan 26
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  6. Elecsim: Amplified 2017 Department of ECE and Elecsim club organised an intra-college technical fest AMPLIFIED on 7th October 2017.
    The event was highly successful and received a lot of positive responses. This report contains the list of the events that took place on the fest day.
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