The Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering was established in the year 1984-85 as the fifth department in the Government College of Engineering, Salem. The department offers B.E programme in Electronics and Communication Engineering and PG Programme M.E Communication Systems, started in the year 2019 - 2020. The department is recognized for research activities under Information and Communication Engineering affiliated to Anna University, Chennai. The UG Electronics and Communication Engineering Programme is accredited by NBA for a period of three years from 01 – 07 – 2016. The Department has well qualified and highly motivated faculty and well-equipped laboratories to cater to the student needs. The state of art equipments available in the laboratory are upgraded using TEQIP and AICTE MODROBS funds so as to keep pace with the latest technological developments in the field of Electronics and Communication Engineering.
The Department strives at its best in imparting the required technical and practical knowledge to the students. Efforts are made to groom the students not only to be successful Electronics & Communication Engineers but also to become a top-notch professional to serve the society and country at large. The amenities in the Department help in meeting the requirements for carrying out research work.
The faculty and students undertake quality project works and publish papers at various prestigious conferences/symposiums. Students of this Department have excelled in their job assignments in different organizations over the years. This fact is substantiated by the excellent placement records and the fact that large numbers of prestigious multinational companies are visiting the Department for placements.
The Department holds a special place in the prestigious list of institutions offering this course as illustrated by the good track record in terms of placement and research recognitions. Alumni from this Department occupy prestigious positions in many leading technology firms.