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Electronics and Communication Engineering
Head of Department:
Staff Strength:
Student Intake:
Electronics and Communication Engineering

The Department of Electronics and Communication was started during the academic year 2002-2003 with an intake of 60 students to impart quality technician education by offering three year Diploma in Electronics and Communication Engineering. The department has a team of well dedicated, devoted, experienced and hard working faculty members comprising of 1 Head of Department and 6 Lecturers. The laboratory facilities are constantly updated for imparting effective training to students in emerging areas of technology as per the requirements of the industries with the help of funds provided by AICTE under MODROBS scheme and Up-gradation of Polytechnics Scheme of MHRD, Govt. of India. The department procured latest laboratory equipments to the tune of Rs. 10,67,400/- during 2009-10, Rs. 3,56,495/- during 2012-13, Rs. 10,50,000/- during 2013-14 each under AICTE MODROBS Scheme and Rs. 10,11,075/- under Up-gradation of Polytechnic Scheme of MHRD.

The Department laboratories are equipped with latest Test and measuring instruments, Power supplies, Signal Generators, Fibre optic communication trainer kits, Advanced Communication system trainer kits, VLSI trainer kits and Embedded System trainer kits, OrCAD PSPICE Software (Ver. 16.6) with 5 user Licence, 40 numbers of Desktop Computer systems with UPS etc to meet the current technological advancements. The department is housed in a building with a total built up area of about 375m2 with two spacious classrooms, three laboratories and two staff rooms, with adequate student amenities.


– To provide quality education by training qualified and sensitized technicians in the domain of Electronics and Communication Engineering, as per the Curriculum formulated by the Directorate of Technical Education, Tamil Nadu, with updated state-of-art laboratory facilities, keeping in view the mission and vision of Karaikal Polytechnic College, Karaikal.
– Objectives to meet the goal:
Technicians after graduation will successfully participate in the Electronics and Communication Engineering profession.
Technicians will enrol and complete high degrees such as B.E./ B. Tech. programmes.
Technicians will exploit the breadth in their field to secure a diverse set of initial positions.
Technicians will demonstrate their professional agility by adapting to varied carriers paths and changing landscapes of profession.


Technicians after graduation will possess:
  1. Ability to identify the faults in Electronics and Communication Appliances and rectify them.
  2. Ability to conceive and execute the design of basic electronic equipments.
  3. Understanding their ethical responsibilities in the Engineering profession and community at large.
  4. Ability to communicate effectively.
  5. Understanding the importance of life-long learning.
  6. Understanding the importance of current issues in the field of the profession.
  7. Ability to use their acquired skills effectively as necessary in engineering practice.

State – Of – The Art Facilities:

   Power meter
   Industrial Electronics Trainer
   Television Trainer (Monochrome & Color TV)
   FM / AM Signal Generator
   Dual Trace Oscilloscopes
   Core 2 Duo Processor Based PCs
   Fiber Optics Communication Trainer
   Microprocessor Trainer (8085 & 8086)
   Microcontroller Trainer (8051)
   Microprocessor & Microcontroller Interfacing Kits
   PROM Trainer
   IC Tester
   Electronic Devices & Components Trainer.
   Digital IC Trainer
   VLSI System Trainer
   Embedded System Trainer


   Electronic Devices & Circuits.
   Electronic Circuits & Instrumentation
   “C” Programming & OOPS
   Analog & Digital Electronics
   Industrial Electronics
   Communication Engineering
   English Communication
   Microcontroller & Advanced Microprocessor
   Advanced Communication Systems.
   VLSI Design
   Computer Hardware & Networking
   Embedded Systems.

Major Equipments

  1. DC Power Supplies – Single – 30 Nos.
  2. DC Power Supplies – Dual – 30 Nos.
  3. Cathode Ray Oscilloscope – 35 Nos.
  4. Signal Generators – 27 Nos.
  5. AM/ FM Signal Generators – 9 Nos.
  6. Auto-compute LCR Q Meter – 9 Nos.
  7. Fibre Optic Trainer Kits – 4 Nos.
  8. Instrumentation Trainer Kits – 24 Nos.
  9. VLSI Development Boards – 20 Nos.
  10. ARM7 Embedded System Trainer kits – 20 Nos.
  11. Desktop Computer Systems – 45 Nos.
  12. Microcontroller 8051 Trainer kits – 19 Nos.
  13. 8086 / 8088 Microprocessor Trainer Kits – 6 Nos.
  14. OrCAD PSPICE Software with 5 user Licence – 1 No.
  15. Monochrome/ colour TV Demonstrator – 4 Nos.
  16. Communication Engineering Trainer Kits – 40 Nos.
  17. Fibre Optic Trainer Kits – 4 Nos.
  18. Industrial Electronics Trainer Kits – 15 Nos.
  19. PLC Trainers – 5 Nos.
  20. VLSI Software Package – 1 No.
  21. Microcontroller Interface boards – 31 Nos.

Subjects of Study and Curriculum outline:
  • Electronics Devices & Circuits.

  • Electric Circuits & Instrumentation.

  • “C” Programming and OOPS.

  • Analog and Digital Electronics.

  • Industrial Electronics

  • Communication Engineering.

  • Microcontrollers & Advanced Microprocessors.

  • Advanced Communication Systems.

  • Computer Hardware & Networking.

  • Embedded Systems.

  • VLSI Design

  • Television Engineering.


K.PADMARAJ, Lecturer
D.ANURATHA, Lecturer
K.SELVAM, Lecturer