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About Department

The department of Electrical and Computer Engineering was established in the year 1996 and has grown over the last nineteen years into a full-fledged department with about 30 staff members with excellent academic records and around 650 students. Programmes offered by the department cater to the needs of local and international students who wish to pursue a career in the challenging areas of Computing, Electronics, Instrumentation, Telecommunication and Electrical Power. All the programmes offered by the department are contemporary and highly job oriented. Laboratory facilities are constantly updated to cater to the rapid changes in the technologies related to the core programmes offered.

Vision:
"To be a regional centre of excellence in engineering education and research in the area of Electrical and Computer Engineering and to achieve regional and international recognition"

Mission:
"To provide high quality electrical engineering education and scientific research to the society and transform students into responsible citizens, who can contribute to the multi-dimensional growth of the nation, through a creative learning environment and cutting edge tools"

Programs offered:
The Department is currently offering the following Engineering Programmes:

All BSc programmes are phasing out and will completely be replaced by BEng programs by 2017.

All BSc programmes are accredited by the IET, UK and BEng programmes are due for IET accreditation after the graduation of the first batch of students.

Staff development and training

Prime importance is given to the continuous professional development of faculty members. Staff members are encouraged to undergo higher education or training through college staff development scheme and so far many members of staff have availed this opportunity and many are in the pipeline. This includes attending international conferences, workshops in addition to staff development activities inside the college.

Student engagement and activities

Department is promoting student centred L&T culture where the role of the teacher is only a facilitator and students are responsible for their learning. Technology oriented L&T is being practiced and promoted using virtual learning tools like Blackboard and other mobile app based learning tools.

Relation with industry

Strong industry linkage and invited speeches by industrial experts have been regular features of the course delivery there by giving students a strong industry orientation relevant to their field of study. Industrial visits are arranged for students to enable students to see real life implementation of the theoretical concepts which they study in the classroom. Joint scientific activities have also been conducted with industry such as seminars and symposia. Some initiatives have been conducted to provide technical training for industry staff but these have not materialized yet. No consultations have been conducted or initiated with industry yet.



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