Electronics & Communication Engineering

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The Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering, started in the year 1977, has carved a niche for itself by offering the most competent instructional programme to the students. T K M College of Engineering is one of the pioneers in introducing the Bachelor Program for Electronics and Communication Engineering in Kerala. At present, B.Tech Degree course has  the sanctioned intake of 60. Students from international community such as Tanzania, Nepal  have successfully completed their graduation from this Department.  The department has been consistently producing illustrious graduates who occupy prestigious positions in Industrial, Academic, Defense and Research fields in India and abroad.

The department also offers M.Tech programme in Communication Systems from the year 2012 onwards. The sanctioned intake is 18. The department is on the verge of getting itself approved as a research centre of the University of Kerala. It has signed MoU with many leading Industrial and research organisations such as Tata Elxsi, Tata Consultancy Services, Network Systems Private Limited(NEST) etc. to carry out research, consultancy works and internships.

The department has well experienced faculty with postgraduate and doctoral qualifications from prestigious institutions with many international and national publications to their credit. The faculty members are regularly updating their skills by attending and organizing refresher courses in their areas of specializations.

The performance of our students in University examinations, Indian Engineering Services, GATE, CAT and such other competitive examinations are commendable. Most of the students get placement in reputed industries via campus recruitment. Our students regularly figure among the rank holders of the University. They also participate in intercollegiate competitions and used to present papers in national and international conferences.

The department has well equipped laboratories and computing facility for conducting existing courses. In addition to the Central library, there is a department library with around 3000 volumes of books. Moreover it has a good collection of  journals, technical magazines project reports and seminar reports.

The ECE association of the department organizes various technical programmes related to academic study and personality development including national seminars, paper presentation and workshops in the state of the art technologies.

 

 

 

Vision & Mission

VISION

Impart quality education in Electronics and Communication Engineering through excellent teaching and research ambience, keeping abreast of the changes in technology and environment.

MISSION

  • Offer UG and PG programs at par with the curricula offered by institutions of national importance.
  • Provide robust academic, research and co – curricular ambience for moulding graduates to high quality professionals in practice and higher education.
  • Prepare graduates adaptable to the changing requirements of the society, through lifelong learning coupled with an ethical outlook and dedication.

Contact Information

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Dr. Gopakumar K (HoD)

Professor

HOD, Department of Electronics and Communication,
T K M College of Engineering,
Karicode,
Kollam-691005,
Kerala,India.


Email: hod.ece@tkmce.ac.in

Office Phone: 4742712024

Mobile: 9544510625

Department Info

 

Course Duration Intake
 B.Tech – Electronics & Communication Engineering 4 years 120
M.Tech – Electronics & Communication Engineering (Communication System) 2 years 18

 

Programme Educational Objectives

PEO 1

Excel as practicing professionals in industry and/or academics by the knowledge acquired from analytical skills in mathematics and engineering principles.

PEO 2

Able to provide technically and environmentally feasible solutions to real life problems by the analytical, design and development skills acquired, blended with an unquenching learning ability.

PEO 3

Emerge as a team player having good interpersonal skills with a strong sense of ethics and social commitment.

Program Outcomes

PO1 Apply knowledge of Mathematics, Science and Engineering fundamentals to solve problems in the domain of Electronics and Communication Engineering.
PO2 Ability to identify and analyze Engineering problems using the tools in Mathematics, Basic Science, and Engineering and to design Electronics/computer based systems or components for applications in signal processing, Communication, embedded systems and integrated design environment.
PO3 Considering safety, environmental and societal aspects, design and implement system components for specific applications in the domain of Electronics and Communication Engineering.
PO4 Perform investigations, design and conduct experiments, analyse and interpret the results to provide valid inferences.
PO5 Hands on exposure in using modern hardware and software packages for simulation, design and development.
PO6 Develop societal orientation in professional practice in terms of legal, sociocultural and safety aspects.
PO7 Provide solutions to real life problems in application areas of Electronics, keeping an eye in environmental safety and sustainable development.
PO8 Inculcate ethical and social aspects in professional practice.
PO9 Ability to function in any multidisciplinary group and be a good team player in the target oriented tasks.
PO10 Apply proficiency in professional Communication and to comprehend the documentations effectively.
PO11 Enable students to identify and design projects in the domain of knowledge, devise implementation strategies, finance management and realization of the same.
PO12 Update state of the art in technology throughout the professional career and adapt to the changes taking place in the domain of practice.

Programme

B.Tech.- Electronics & Communication Engineering

B. Tech in Electronics & Communication Engineering Programme of our college is affiliated to University of Kerala.

Admission Eligibility:

Candidates with a pass in the Plus – Two Examination of Kerala Higher Secondary Board or its equivalent with Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry as optional subjects or any other examination accepted as equivalent thereto, securing a minimum of 50% marks in Mathematics and 50% marks in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry put together are eligible for admission.

Admission is made by a selection committee constituted by the Government of Kerala.

Reservation to SC,ST and other communities are available as per rules and regulations of the Government from time to time

15% of the seats are reserved under Management quota. Those who want to get admission under the Management quota should apply to the management and qualify the Engineering entrance examination conducted by Commissioner of Entrance Examination; Government of Kerala.

Duration of the Course:

The programme is conducted in eight semesters.

M.Tech – Electronics and Communication Engineering (Communication Systems)

The M.Tech degree Course is for two years comprises of four semesters. Eligibility for admission to M.Tech (Communication Systems) programme is a ‘pass’ in the B.Tech degree in Electronics and Communication or Applied Electronics and Instrumentation with 60% marks of University of Kerala or an equivalent degree of any other University recognized by the University Of Kerala with a valid GATE score. Duration is counted from the first registration date of the student (in the first semester). Credit system is adopted for the course. Grade point average is calculated on the basis of all courses taken by the student. The total credits for the course is 69.

Library

 

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The Department is having a library with ample space and large collection of books, to support the faculty and students of the Department. The Library’s collection aims to be particularly strong in the areas relevant to the Electronics and Communication stream. There are around 3000 volumes of books. The library provides access to wide range of resources such as text books, Reference manuals, Journals and technical magazines.

All the books prescribed in the syllabus for undergraduate and post graduate courses are made available in the Departmental library. Moreover it has a good collection of project reports, and seminar reports.

A good collection of books are contributed  by the alumni of our department mainly 1987 batch and 1995 batch. Neethi memorial book bank is sponsored by the parents and class mates of Late Mrs. Neethi Vijayaraghavan, alumni of the department(1987 batch).

Library is accessible for students and faculty members during the working hours of the College. Books are issued to the faculty and students of the Department.

Laboratory

Laboratory Video Tutorials

Tutronics is the  laboratory video tutorials  developed by the department.

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  1. Electronic Devices & Circuits Laboratory

edlThis is an entry level laboratory, where students get opportunity to study device characteristics. This lab facilitates the study of characteristics of various semiconductor devices including diodes, MOSFETs BJTs, SCRs, UJTs etc. Basic experiments in microelectronic circuits using semiconductor devices are also included. Major equipments in the lab includes analog and digital CROs, Function generator, Power supply,(fixed and variable) Breadboard, Multimeter,DC indicating meters (various ranges),Output power meters, RLC meters etc.

 

 

 

  1. Digital Integrated Circuits Laboratory

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The objective of this lab is to perform rigorous experiments to consolidate basic knowledge in digital electronics. Experiments include Design, construction, testing, and evaluation of digital systems. Implementation of combinational as well as sequential circuits are carried out in lab practice. Students get an opportunity to have hands on experience in learning logic circuits using digital ICs. The lab is equipped with Digital trainer kits, Logic probes, CROs and Power supplies.

 

 

 

  1. Communication Engineering Laboratory

celAnalog Integrated Circuits (AIC)  lab introduces the Operational Amplifier characteristics and applications to the students. They use to perform the measurements of various opamp parameters and applications of opamps such as amplifiers, oscillators, filters etc.

Communication  Laboratory consist of analog and digital communication experiments  like modulators, demodulators, filters etc. They also design and implement various application circuits of ICs like NE555 timer, NE565 and CD4046 PLL.

This laboratory is equipped with state of the art equipments like RF Oscillators, frequency synthesizers, Spectrum analyzers, IC Testers etc.

 

  1. Microprocessor/Microcontroller Laboratory

mclThe Microprocessor and Microcontroller Laboratory is envisioned to provide an insight into  the working of a processor and for familiarizing the programming of 16/8 bit Microprocessors and microcontrollers. This lab aims in inculcating the knowledge of programming skills by executing various programs like arithmetic operations, code conversions, searching and sorting algorithms studied in the Microprocessor and Microcontroller course. The lab is also used by the students to interface the microprocessor and microcontroller to various peripheral devices to generate waveforms, perform A/D and D/A conversions, Displays, Digital clock. Microprocessor lab helps the students to enhance their knowledge on architecture, programming and interfacing of various processors and microcontrollers. Students from other branch of engineering and sciences also utilize this lab and develop their skills in the field of microprocessor and its applications. The features and facilities available in this lab will help the students to do their projects and enhance their knowledge on the latest trends and technologies

  • 8086 Microprocessor Trainer (Micro 86/88 LCD)
    • 8051 Microcontroller Trainer
    • Stepper Motor Controller Study Module
    • Microprocessor Based AC motor controller
    • Microprocessor Based DC motor Controller
    • ARM 7MP CORE Processor
    • Cathode Ray Oscilloscope
    • Microcontroller / EEPROM Programmer
    • PIC Microcontroller Interface
    •Programmer for various Microcontrollers
  • 6Bit HCS 12 Student learning kit
    •Digital Video Evaluation module
    •PANDA development board
    •ARM development board

 

  1. Advanced Communication Laboratory

mwlThe objective of this lab is to acquaint with microwave and optical communication techniques & technologies in microwave communication. Also it covers design and verification of the concepts of modern digital communication like Digital modulation techniques, Fiber Optic Communication, Characteristics of microwave waveguide and MMIC components. Important Equipments includes Microwave benches, Optical source, Optical Fiber Trainer, Optical power meters, Spectrum analyzers, DSO kits, Optical Time Reflectometer (OTDR), RF Simulation Tool and OPTISIM Simulation Software.

 

 

 

  1. VLSI Design Laboratory

vlsiThe lab envisages a broader plan for creating an Integrated Development Environment for analog, digital and mixed signal design. State of the art facilities for design of sophisticated circuits from specification, simulation, synthesis and layout are available. It is a destiny for research scholars, post graduate and undergraduate students for carrying out their research work, projects, dissertations etc. The lab is having collaborative projects with NEST and the facilities in following segments are available for enthusiastic researchers.

 

 

 

 

Mentorgraphics tool for front end and backend design

Mentor Graphics HEP Category 1- IC Design/Custom IC Design and Mentor Graphics HEP Category 2 – Design & Verification Test

(Vista™, ReqTracer™, Questa (including ModelSim®), Precision Synthesis, Leonardo Spectrum™ ASIC, Tessent™ Silicon Test, Questa Codelink, SystemVision™, Bridgepoint®)

Mentor Tools under HEP 2 for a period of 3 years. 1-25User License)

Cadence tool for Mixed Signal Design with Perpetual Licence

Starting from specification to lay out. The University bundle consists of Virtuoso, ASSURA, Encounter, Insiciv, MMSIM, RTL Compiler

Xilinx and FPGA for High End Digital Design

Altium Nanoboard, Daughter Cards for Stepper,Traffic, DC Motor controls, Atlys Spartan 6 FPGA Board for development of digital circuits, Xilinx Software for HDL Based Design of sophisticated digital circuits.

ATHENA/ATLAS from Silvaco Inc., USA

TCAD Tool for Modeling and Simulation of state of the art quantum MOS structures in Si, GaAs, SiGe in 3D and OLEDs, OPVs, OFETs.  The individual components of TCAD software consists of Quantum 2D, Organic Solar, Organic Display, TFT 2D, TFT 3D,Quantum 3D, Interactive tools Tonyplot 2D, Tonyplot 3D, Deckbuild and Devedit.

 

  1. Electronic Product Design & Fabrication Lab

ewsThis lab is intended for the product design and fabrication of Electronic products. Students are fabricating working models. Design, PCB layout, soldering, packaging and testing of Electronic products are carried out in this lab. The facilities include soldering stations, PCB layout and design softwares like ORCAD, PSPICE.

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Digital Signal Processing Laboratory

dspDSP is a fast growing area which is having applications in various engineering streams. Analysis of signals using DSP techniques reveals lot of information. The experiments in the DSP lab concentrates in the realization of various digital filters, simulation of DSP systems etc. Major equipments available in the DSP lab are DSP kits (ADSP-218X, SHARC DSP EZ TMS320C6711),LABVIEW and MATLAB softwares.

 

 

 

9. Department Computing Facility 

computer-labThe department is well equipped with computers having advanced system configuration. There are 40 terminals with full time internet facility.Licensed  Engineering software packages like LABVIEW, ORCAD, CS Studio Suit, OPTISIM, MATLAB etc are available in this lab.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10. PG & Research Laboratory

pgThis lab is particularly assigned for the post graduation students of the department. They used to practice the experiments in communication systems. The facility in the lab includes 20 modern computers, CS studio Suit for antenna design.

Faculty

NameDesignationEmail
Dr. UNNI C.Professorunnic61@gmail.com
Dr. Gopakumar K (HoD)Professorgopakumar@tkmce.ac.in
Prof. Sree Kumari Amma P. Professorsree_amma@yahoo.com
Prof. Heera Karunakaran Professorheerakarunakaran63@yahoo.com
Dr. Sheeba O Professorshb.odattil@tkmce.ac.in
Dr. T.A.Shahul HameedProfessortalk2shahu@gmail.com
Prof. Abid Hussain MuhammedAssociate Professorabidhussain@tkmce.ac.in
Mr. Shabeer SAssociate Professorshabeerst@yahoo.com
Prof. Najia AAssociate Professornajiavas@gmail.com
Prof. Sajeena A. Assistant Professorsajeena@tkmce.ac.in
Prof. Dhoulath Beegum J. Associate Professorjdhoulathfjdhoulathf@gmail.com
Prof. Reshna S. Associate Professorreshna.s@tkmce.ac.in
Prof. ANU ASSISAssociate Professoranushafi@gmail.com
Prof. Nishanth NAssistant Professornishtkm@gmail.com
Prof. Preetha BasuAssociate Professorpreethabasu@tkmce.ac.in
Prof. Ajitha SSAssistant Professorajithasubhadra@tkmce.ac.in
Dr. Nissan KunjuAssistant Professornissan.kunju@gmail.com
Mr. Shafi M.NAd-hoc/Guestshafistas@gmail.com
Ms. Razeena RAd-hoc/Guestrazeena8507@gmail.com
Mr. Arun B ThahaAd-hoc/Guestarunbthaha@gmail.com
Mrs. Ariya KrishnanAd-hoc/Guestariya.krishnan@yahoo.com
Mr. Karthik S PrakashAd-hoc/Guestkartiksprakash@gmail.com
Ms. Keerthi S AsokAd-hoc/Guestkeerthishajitvm@gmail.com
Ms. Zareena JamaluddinAd-hoc/Guestzareenaj123@gmail.com
Mr. Jyothish A GhoshAd-hoc/Guestjysh89@gmail.com

Staff

Name Designation Email
Biju P Instructor Grade II biju15klm@gmail.com
Sherief Rahuman Trade Instr Gr II sherifrehuman@yahoo.com
Ismail Kunju M Tradesman HG ismailkunju_tkm@yahoo.com
Muhammed Sulfikar.A Tradesman sulfiklm@gmail.com
Raseem Hussain Tradesman raseemhussain21@gmail.com
Muhammed Rafi K Tradesman mohdraffi1981@gmail.com
Haris A Tradesman haristkmce@gmail.com

Research

Department is committed in fostering research activities in emerging areas of Electronics & Communication Engineering. Well equipped lab in VLSI is dedicated for the research purpose along with other laboratories. Part time Ph.D scholars are pursuing their research in this lab. Four faculty members are registered guides in University of Kerala. Ten of our faculty members are continuing their research in various streams like VLSI Design, Image processing, Signal Processing, Optical Communication, Soft Computing, Gesture Identification, etc. Every year multiple numbers of papers are published in journals of International & National reputes as an outcome of ongoing research.

Department already applied for the research centre under University of Kerala and the approval is awaited. Also the department is in the process of applying various research projects grants under various agencies like Department of Science & Technology, Kerala State Council for science, Technology & Environment (KSCSTE) etc.

 

Research Publications

Research Activities

Achievements

Ranks

The students from this department have acquired University first rank several times.

  • RemyaVenugopal secured I Rank in Kerala University B.Tech Examination May2012
  • Sai LekshmiSreenath secured II Rank in Kerala University B.Tech Examination May2015.
  • AswathyUnni secured III Rank in Kerala University B.Tech Examination May2016

Placements

Most of the alumni of this department are employed in reputed companies and institutions in India and abroad. About 90% students of the existing batch got placements through campus placements.

 

Students Achievments

News

  • FDP on ‘Research topics in VLSI Devices, Circuits & Signal Processing’

    Published : October 1 / 2016

    A Faculty Development program on “Research topics in VLSI Devices, Circuits & Signal Processing’ was conducted by the Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering from 26th to 30th September 2016, under the sponsorship of TEQIP II. The course was intended to provide a general awareness about the high potentiality of  VLSI Design and technology. The […]

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  • TEQIP II sponsored FDP on Recent Trends in Biomedical Signal and Image Processing

    Published : July 29 / 2016

    A faculty development programme on Recent Trends in Biomedical Signal and Image Processing sponsored by TEQIP-II was organized from July 21st to 27th ,2016.The programme was coordinated by Prof. Dr. K Gopakumar. This course presented the fundamentals of digital signal processing with particular emphasis on problems in biomedical research and clinical medicine.The major topics covered […]

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  • TEQIP-II sponsored FDP on Biomedical Instrumentation and Image Processing

    Published : June 23 / 2016

    A faculty development programme on Biomedical Instrumentation and Image Processing sponsored by TEQIP-II was organized on June 15th to June 21st,  2016. The programme was coordinated by Dr. Sheeba. O, Prof. Ajitha S S, and Mr.Biju. P. The objective of this course was to update the knowledge of young teachers and researches about biomedical instrumentation,medical imaging […]

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  • FDP on ‘Computer Vision and Video Analytics’

    Published : December 21 / 2015

    Faculty Development Program onComputer Vision and Video Analytics was conducted from 14th to 18th December 2015.The objective of this course is to update the knowledge of young teachers and researchers about Computer Vision and Video Analytics and for exchanging and sharing the recent developments in computer vision and video analytics  and their applications in several […]

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Electives

13.506Elective I (Vth Semester)
13.506.1 Professional Communications (AT)
13.506.2 Fuzzy Systems & Applications (AT)
13.506.3 Artificial Neural Networks (AT)
13.506.4 Bioinformatics (AT)
13.506.5 Mechatronics (AT)
13.506.6 Digital Systems Design with VHDL (T)
13.506.7 Electromagnetic Compatibility (T)
13.606 Elective II (VIth Semester)
13.606.1 Speech Processing (AT)
13.606.2 Adaptive Signal Processing (AT)
13.606.3 DSP Systems & Architecture (AT)
13.606.4 Professional Ethics (AT)
13.606.5 Wavelets & Applications (AT)
13.606.6 High Speed Semiconductor Devices (T)
13.606.7 Mixed Signal Circuits Design (T)
13.705 Elective III (VIIth Semester)
13.705.1 Pattern Recognition (AT)
13.705.2 MOS Device Modeling (T)
13.705.3 Real Time Operating Systems (T)
13.705.4 Optoelectronic Devices (T)
13.705.5 Computer Vision (T)
13.705.6 CDMA Systems (T)
13.706 Elective IV (VIIth Semester)
13.706.1 Intellectual Property Rights (AT)
13.706.2 MEMS (AT)
13.706.3 Embedded Systems (AT)
13.706.4 Low Power VLSI Design (T)
13.706.5 Antenna Design (T)
13.706.6 Cryptography (T)
13.805 Elective V (VIIIth Semester)
13.805.1 Entrepreneurship (AT)
13.805.2 Discrete Control & Navigation Systems (T)
13.805.3 Optical Integrated Circuits (T)
13.805.4 Nano Devices & Circuits (T)
13.805.5 Artificial Intelligence & Robotics (T)
13.805.6 Microwave Devices & Circuits (T)
13.806 Elective VI (VIIIth Semester)
13.806.1 Management Information Systems (AT)
13.806.2 Biomedical Engineering ( T )
13.806.3 Information Security (T)
13.806.4 Digital Instrumentation (T)
13.806.5 Nanophotonics (T)
13.806.6 Satellite Communications (T)

Associations

IETE (Institute of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering)

            The Institute of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering, India, is a leading professional society established in 1953 and consists of more than 1.2 lakh members. The IETE focuses on advancing the science and technology of Electronics, Telecommunications, Computers and Information Technology by conducting technical meeting, conference, symposia, exhibitions and related activities all over the country at its 65 Centres. IETE publishes three technical journals, viz IETE Journal of Research, IETE Technical Review and IETE Journal of Education and four-monthly IETE Newsletter. The major objective of IETE is to assist and contribute in the production and development of top quality professional engineers and technicians needed by the industries and other organizations. The IETE student branch of the college is organizing a number of innovative programs for the students and teachers under the leadership of teachers.

IETE Report 2015-2016

IETE Report 2014-2015

IETE Report 2013-2014

IETE Report 2012-2013

IETE Report 2011-2012

 

Electronics and Communication Association

The ECE Association aims at promoting awareness and knowledge about electronics & Communication engineering to outside masses as well as provides a forum for mutual interaction to students of the Department of ECE. The Association organizes activities such as technical quiz, debate, industrial problem solving, group discussion, seminars, technical lectures etc.

ECE Association Report 2015-2016

ECE Association Report 2014-2015

ECE Association Report 2013-2014

ECE Association Report 2012-2013

ECE Association Report 2011-2012

IEEE SB TKMCE

It has been 25 exuberant years since IEEE first entered the portals of TKMCE. The pedigree of TKMCE SB is enormous since its inauguration on 22nd November 1986 and it has always been on the right track in exploring and exploiting technology for the benefit of humanity. The voyage of TKMites in the ocean of IEEE has been eventful with many prestigious awards and rewards to their credit. Adding a golden feather to its cap, the Student Branch won the Region10 Exemplary Student Branch Award 2010 for the third best student branch in the Asia-Pacific Region. Retaining the crowned glory, we had the honour of hosting the Asia focused ISGT 2011 India, International Conference. Combining the guidance of the best of faculty members and the prowess of an active group of student members, we are sure to scale greater heights!

IEEE Report-2014-2015

IEEE Report-2013-2014

IEEE Report-2013-2014

IEEE Report-2011-2012

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