Electronics and communication discipline now has a distinct relevance in the realm of today's technology and the department of Electronics and Communication Engineering was started in the year 1980 with an intake of 25 students. The department also runs one post graduate program, M.Tech in Digital Electronics and Communication Systems which got incepted in the year 2011 with an intake of 18 students. Now the intake for Undergraduate and postgraduate programs has been increased to 120 and 24 in the year 2013 respectively. The department has expertise in the areas of, Cryptography & Network Security, Wireless Sensor Networks, Image Processing, Machine Learning and Deep Learning. The Electronics and communication department has been recognized as the research centre by VTU for pursuing Ph.D. and M.Sc Engineering.


  • To be a premier centre of education and research in Electronics & Communication Engineering for producing competent engineers to cater to the needs of industry and society.


  • Impart quality education through innovative and continuous teaching - learning process.
  • Groom the students with required foundations of Electronics & Communication Engineering and inculcate in them the professional ethics & human values.
  • Train the students and the faculty in state - of - the-art technologies and motivate them for higher studies & innovation based research for the needs of the industry and society.
  • Create centers of excellence in the field of Electronics & Communication Engineering in collaboration with the industries and academic organizations.

# Program Educational Objectives : - The Graduates will be able to:
PEO - 1 To work professionally with the necessary conceptual knowledge and technical & soft skills in Electronics and Communication domain imbibing ethical, societal and environmental commitment.
PEO - 2 To analyse and solve Electronics & Communication problems by applying basic principles of Mathematics, Science & Engineering using advanced tools and techniques.
PEO - 3 To pursue higher education, to explore research potential and to contribute to professional development in Electronics, Communication and IT domains.

# Program Specific Outcomes : - Engineering Graduates will be able to:
PSO - 1 Specify, design, build and test analog, digital and embedded systems.
PSO - 2 Understand and architect wired and wireless analog and digital communication systems as per specifications, and determine their performance.

# Program Outcomes
PO - 1 Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.
PO - 2 Identify, formulate, review research literature, and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering sciences.
PO - 3 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.
PO - 4 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.
PO - 5 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.
PO - 6 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.
PO - 7 Understand the impact of the professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.
PO - 8 Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.
PO - 9 Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.
PO - 10 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.
PO - 11 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.
PO - 12 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.

Department Advisory Board/Committee

The department Academic advisory committee comprises HOD, Senior faculties, two external academician, two members from industry, four alumni members and three student members. The committee will review the academic quality and suggest improvements in the related areas.

# Name with Designation Category
1 Dr. Manjunatha P, Professor & HOD, Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering, JNNCE, Shimoga. e-mail: manjunath_p@jnnce.ac.in - Ph No: 99964378365 Internal Academician, Chairman
2 Dr. S. V. Sathyanarayana, Professor, Department of ECE, JNNCE, Shimoga. e-mail: svs @jnnce.ac.in - Ph No: 9886494150 Internal Academician, Convener
3 Dr. K V Suresh, Professor and Head Department of ECE, Siddaganga Institute of Technology Tumkur. e-mail: sureshkvsit@sit.ac.in - Ph No: 9480408091 External Academician
4 Dr. Sanjay H. A. Professor and Head , Department of Information Science Engineering NMIT , Bengaluru, e-mail: sanjay.ha@nmit.ac.in - Ph No: 9342560303 External Academician
5 Mr Chandrashekar B G, Principal Engineer,Aura Semiconductors Pvt. Ltd, Bengaluru
e-mail:chandra.bg@aurasemi.com - Ph No: 9845951933
6 Mr Venkatesh J S, System Architect , Nokia Networks, Bengaluru , Karnataka.
e-mail: venkatesh.j_s@nokia.com - Ph No: 9945031972
7 Pallavi Arora, Senior Director. Customer Delivery Cisco Systems, Bangalore
e-mail: pmuralid@cisco.com - Ph No:9845093719
8 Mr Naveen Kogaloor H, Sr.Manager, Harman connected services – ITO, A1, Opposite to ITPL Gate, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560066, e-mail: Naveen.Hanumanthappa2@harman.com - Ph No: 88842-18787/95380-37775 Alumni
9 Syed Salman, Lead Engineer, Sankalp Semiconductors Pvt, Ltd Hubli e-mail:salman.syed@sankalpsemi.com Ph No: 9742248384 Alumni
10 Ranjitha H V, Design Engineer, Qualcom, Bangalore, e-mail:rhv@qti.qualcomm.com, Ph No: 8277241814 Alumni
11 Mr. Shreyas B, II Year Student, Department of ECE, JNNCE, Shimoga. e-mail: madhusudhanjv1997@gmail.com Ph No:9945032799 Student
12 Ms. Disha P Nadig (A), II Year Student, Department of ECE, JNNCE, Shimoga. e-mail: nadigdisha333@gmail.com, -- Mob:7892924150 Student
13 Mr Aditya K, II Year Student, Department of ECE, JNNCE, Shimoga. e-mail: kashinathaditya14@gmail.com , Mob: 7760135686 Student

Program Assessment Committee

Program Assessment Committee – PAC is constituted to assess the academic process of the program. The following are the roles of the Program Assessment Committee:
1. Assist in framing Course Outcomes and mapping COs to POs / PSOs
2. Contribute in the Teaching Learning Process of the program
3. Suggest the additional assessment techniques other than CIE
4. Verify the course and program attainment process
5. Verify the action plans and their attainment in each course

PAC comprises: HoD as the chairman, Two Senior Faculty members as members and one convener.
1. Dr. P. Manjunatha, HoD, Chairman
2. Dr. S. V. Sathyanarayana, Professor, Member
3. Dr. Pramod Kumar S, Associate Professor, Member
4. Mr. Sunil M D, Asst. Professor, Convener

  • Class rooms all equipped with projectors.
  • A well stacked library with around 1500 books and related magazines and journals for reference for both staff and students.
  • Laboratories in Analog Electronics, Digital Electronics, Advanced Communication, DSP & VLSI, Microprocessors & Microcontrollers.
  • Well equipped department Computer Centre.

Details of Lab facilities

Name of the Laboratory Name of the Important Equipment
Analog Electronics Laboratory Dual channel cathode ray oscilloscope, Function Generator Fixed and variable Power Supply, Dual Power Supply, Decade resistance, Capacitance, Inductance boxes Multimeters, Linear and Non – Linear IC tester 7.5 KVA UPS
Digital Electronics Laboratory Dual channel cathode ray oscilloscope, Digital Trainer Kit,Digital IC Tester, Multimeters, PCs
Computer center PCs: HP i7PCs, ACER, ARM Kit
Interfacing Peripherals: Stepper motor, DC Motor, Matrix key board, LCD, LED Display.
DSP Starter Kits TMS320C6713 Development Board with 512K Flash and 8MB SDRAM and Software’s with power supply
D – Link 24 port 10/100 switches, 4 – unit Rack, D – Link Category 6 Cable Box.
Microprocessor Laboratory 8086 Microprocessor, PCs: HP i7,ACER i5
CADENCE 6.0 Software
Xilinx Kits FPGA Kit with Softwares with power supply
CRO, D – Link 24 port 10/100 switches, 4 – unit Rack, D – Link Category 6 Cable Box.
M.Tech Lab/Research Centre HP i7PCs, D – Link 24 port 10/100 switches, 4 – unit Rack, D – Link Category 6 Cable Box.
Communication Lab Microwave Bench Setup, Microstrip Setup, OFC Kit, CRO AFO

Additional Lab Facility

Name of the Laboratory Name of the Important Equipment
IoT Lab Raspberry Pi 3 Model B,Micro SD Cards 16GB Class 10, High precision atmospheric pressure sensors., Arduino UNO 15 boards. Node MCU -20 GSM/GPS boards-3 PIR-20,ULT-20,BOT-3,Accelerometer-10

Class room

Department has seven spacious class rooms with adequate seating capacity. Each class room is provided with Computer system, LCD Projector with screen facility for Audio/ Visual purpose. In addition Green glass board and Podium are provided in each class rooms.

Seminar/Auditorium facility

Department has an air conditioned seminar hall with 150 seating capacity. It is acoustically designed for good audio listening.

Department Library

The department has well maintained library with around 2118 books. The lists of previous year’s projects are made available in the department library with project reports. Along with Laboratory Manuals, Journals / Magazines, IP based e – journals access, Data Sheets, Power Point Presentation, handouts, Course notes, Bound Volumes, Project Reports, conference proceedings are made available in the Department Library.

Photo Gallery

1 Dr. Sathyanarayana. S. V B.E (E&C) M.E. (Electronics) Ph.D. (Cryptography) Professor 26.3 svs@jnnce.ac.in
2 Dr. Manjunatha. P B.E (E&C), M.E.(Dig Ele) Ph.D.(Wireless Netw) Prof./Head 21.6 manjunath_p@jnnce.ac.in
3 Dr. S. Pramod Kumar B.E (E&C), M.Tech. (VLSI Design & Embedded Systems) Ph.D.(Image Processing) Asso. Prof. 10.6 pramodkumars@jnnce.ac.in
4 Sunil. M. D B.E(E&C), M.Tech (Digital Electronics), (Ph.D) Asst. Prof. 16 mdsunil.dev@jnnce.ac.in
5 Ujwala B. S B.E. (E & C), M.Tech (Digital Ele & Commu Sys), Asst. Prof. 13.3 ujwalaravi2004@jnnce.ac.in
6 Nalina. S. B B.E. (E & C), M.Tech (Networking & Internet Engg,) (Ph. D) Asst. Prof. 14.6 nalinasb@jnnce.ac.in
7 Ajay Betur. P B.E. (E & C), M.Tech (Digital Electronics) Asst. Prof. 15 ajaybetur@jnnce.ac.in
8 Sharath. S. M B.E. (E&C), M.Tech (VLSI Design), (Ph.D.,) Asst. Prof. 10.6 sharathsm@jnnce.ac.in
9 Abhijith. N B.E(E&C), M.Tech (Electronics)(Ph. D) Asst. Prof. 10 abhijithn@jnnce.ac.in
10 Darshan. K. V B.E(TC), M.Tech (DECS) Asst. Prof. 11 darshankv@jnnce.ac.in
11 Anil Kumar. J B.E.(E & C), (M.Tech.in VLSI Design & Embe Sys)(Ph. D) Asst. Prof. 08 anilkumarj@jnnce.ac.in
12 Sheela. S B.E.(E & C) M.Tech(Digital Electronics),(Ph.D) Asst. Prof. 13 sheela_s@jnnce.ac.in
13 Pradeepa. S. C B.E.(E & C) M.Tech.(VLSI Design & Embedded Systems) (Ph. D) Asst. Prof. 09 pradeepasc@jnnce.ac.in
14 Roopa B. S B.E.(E & C) M.Tech.(Digital Ele & Adv Comm) (Ph. D) Asst. Prof. 08 roopabs@jnnce.ac.in
15 Harish T S B.E.(E & C) M.Tech.( Digital Communication and Networking Asst. Prof. 07 tshpmt111@jnnce.ac.in
16 Prema. K. N B.E.(E & C) M.Tech(Digital Electronics),Ph.D Asst. Prof. 07 premakn@jnnce.ac.in
17 Smitha. S. M M.Tech.(Digital Communication and Networking) Asst. Prof. 08 smithasm@jnnce.ac.in
18 Sumathi. K B.E.(E & C) M.Tech(Digital Electronics) (Ph. D) Asst. Prof. 06 sumathik@jnnce.ac.in
19 Shwetha. H. R B.E.(E & C), M.Tech.(VLSI Design & Embedded Syss) Asst. Prof. 08 shwethahr@jnnce.ac.in
20 Prashanth. G. S B.E.(E & C), M.Tech.(Dig Ele & Communication Sys) (Ph. D) Asst. Prof. 08 prashanthgs@jnnce.ac.in
21 Shwetha. B B.E.(E & C) M.Tech.(Dig Ele & Communication Sys)(Ph. D) Asst. Prof. 07 shwethab@jnnce.ac.in

1 H. C. Veeresh. Dip. E&C, B Sc Foreman (Sr. Sc.) 30 Veeresh.harihar@jnnce.ac.in
2 Ravi Shet. V. Dip. E&C, BA Instructor 16 rsv@jnnce.ac.in
3 Satish Kumar. H. G Dip E&C, B.Sc.(IT) Instructor 15.4 hgsk29@jnnce.ac.in
4 Badrish. K. P ITI Asst.Instructor 15 Badrish_kp@jnnce.ac.in
5 Manjula. B B.E.(E&C) Asst.Instructor 5 manulab@jnnce.ac.in
6 Ramyashree. B.E.(E&C) Asst.Instructor 3 ramyam@jnnce.ac.in

1 Eshwarappa. H 7 Std Peon 28 -
2 Nanjundi. H 5 Std C.M.S 15 -
3 Ranganatha M. PUC C.M.S 14 ranganathm2@gmail.com

Name of the forum

IETE Student Forum (ISF) is a student membership forum under IETE, New Delhi. All the students of Electronics and Communication Engineering department are the members of the JNNCE ISF Forum.

Office bearers

Two faculty members and students representatives of all the sections of the department will be office bearers. All the proceedings are supervised by Head of the department.

Scope & objectives

This Forum provides ample opportunity to students to discover the talent hidden in them. This forum gives a platform to students, to exhibit technical skill, presentation skill, communication skill in organising various events for students in the technical field.

Dept Forum Newsletter/Magazine

Department publishes news letter “SAIL [Spectrum Association Information Letter]” periodically. It gives wide exposure to the students to express and share technical knowledge and also gives the bird view of department activities, achievements of staff and students.

List of Meritorious awards:

  • Under the banner of Spectrum toppers in each section is awarded with staff of E&C (SEC) Award.
  • Dr. S. V. Sathyanarayana, Professor E &CE, instituted VLB merit scholarship in the name of his parents. Under this scheme, TWO merited and economically challenged students of third year are awarded with cash prize.
  • Dr. R. Srinivasa Rao Kunte, Former Principal, JNNCE and current Principal, Sahyadri College of Engineering Shimoga, instituted Sri.S.Rajaram Kunte Family Scholarship in the name of parents for second year students of E & C department. This scholarship is given to ONE economically challenged student who has aggregate of around 65% and above in SSLC, PUC, First and Second Semester B.E. (without any backlogs in any semester.

Activities :

VTU Research Centre in the Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering was started in the year 2006-, with provision for Ph.D. (Full Time / Part Time), Integrated Ph.D. and M.Sc. (Engg.). Since then the research facility is available for research scholars to carry out research in their specific area. Students and research scholars are encouraged to take up inter disciplinary research in various domains like cryptography, Image Processing, Wireless Sensors Network, Deep Learning. Two faculty members are guiding Ph.D. students in various fields. Open Seminars for Research Scholars will be conducted at regular intervals to assess their Research progress.

Ph.D. was awarded by VTU to the following Research Scholars of E&CE department Research center affiliated to VTU.

Dr. R. SrinivasaRao Kunte Krupa Ranjeet Rasane Image Processing VTU 2014
Dr. R. SrinivasaRao Kunte Nataraj A Vijapur Image Processing VTU 2017

Research Guides and Areas Available for Ph.D Programs

Dr. S V Sathyanarayana Information Security and its applications
Dr. Manjunatha P Wireless Sensor Networks
Dr. H R Mahadevaswamy Image Processing, Machine Learning

Industry Institute Interaction

The department has signed MoUs with the following organizations
1. Qualitas Technologies Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore
2. CISCO – RVCE, Bangalore
3. Tequid Labs Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore

Funded Research
Year 2018-19

1 Biometric Based Bus Ticket I Year New Generation Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development centre, JNNCE, Shimoga 160000.00
2 Automation Unit for Industrial Appliances I Year New Generation Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development centre, JNNCE, Shimoga 200000.00
3 IIOT Based Process Automation I Year New Generation Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development centre, JNNCE, Shimoga 245750.00
4 Data Management of Milk Dairy using Cloud Application's I Year New Generation Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development centre, JNNCE, Shimoga 145000.00
5 Railway Accident Control I Year New Generation Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development centre, JNNCE, Shimoga 281700.00
6 Energy efficient Data Communication Fault Tolerant Model in Heterogeneous WSN I Year Jawaharlal Nehru National College of Engineering Research and Innovation Centre (JNNRIC) 200000.00
7 International Conference on Multimedia Processing, Communication and Information Technology (MPCIT 2018) I Year Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) 100000.00
Total 1332450.00

Funded Research
Year 2017-18

1 Smart Pen I Year New Age Incubation Network Centre, JNNCE 218439.00
2 Raitaseva I Year New Age Incubation Network Centre, JNNCE 135000.00
Total 353439.00

Funded Research
Year 2016-17

1 SMART VEHILE SURVALENCE I Year New Age Incubation Network Centre, JNNCE 261000.00
2 National Workshop on Cryptology (NWC 2016) I Year Cryptology Research Society of India (CRSI) 279999.00
3 National Workshop on Cryptology (NWC 2016) I Year National Board for Higher Mathematics (NBHM) 200000.00
4 National Workshop on Cryptology (NWC 2016) I Year Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) 50000.00
4 National Workshop on Cryptology (NWC 2016) I Year OMS Patent Services 20000.00
Total 810999.00

E & C department has good placement record with an average placement percentage of 62%. The department organizes placement training program in both soft skills and domain specific skills. Many of the students are placed in core companies like Bharath Electronics, CADENCE, National Instruments with good salary package.

Extra-Curricular Activities

Students of E & C have excelled in Extra-curricular activities also. They have participated and won prizes in many inter-college and university levels. They have represented university in various events. The list of students with the awards received is listed here.

Events and Seminars/Workshops

Department has IETE Student Forum (ISF) is a student membership forum under IETE, New Delhi. Many co-curricular activities like student development programs, workshops, seminars, hackathons are being orgnaized to augment the curriculum delivery and to give exposure in state-of-the-art topics & technologies. This also helps the students to develop inter personal skills, communication skills, team building & leadership, societal and environmental concern.

Innovations by the Faculty in Teaching and Learning

To enhance the quality of teaching-learning process, expanding the range and accessibility of learning experiences offered to student’s pedagogical techniques are adapted by the faculty members. Faculty members use power point presentations, video lectures, simulations and illustrative examples in their teaching. The study materials are made available to students in the digital media through college weblinks. Faculty members undergo MOOC & NPTEL courses.

1. The following faculties have undergone courses through NPTEL

Sl No




Prema K.N

Introduction to IoT, Adhoc Wireless Networks


Sheela S

Cryptography& Python Programming


Shwetha H R



Abhijith N

Image Processing


Prashanth G S

Probabilty and random processes

2. Sunil M D, Asst. Professor has delivered lectures on Network Analysis under VTU e – learning center and it was beamed to all the affiliated colleges. Further, he has developed the content and it was reviewed by the VTU e – learning authorities.The link to online lectures in VTU EDUSAT portal

Instructional materials

Dr Manjunatha P HOD, ECE has posted the study materials on selected topics on Digital signal processing, Network analysis

Link:  https://jnnce-ece-manjunath.weebly.com/materials.html

Distinguished Alumni

Department of E &C has a good alumni base of 4000+ alumni. Many of them professionally accomplished and contributed remarkably in professional, entrepreneurial and research segments. They are helping the alma mater by providing technical assistance, training, technical talks, internships and placements. Some of the distinguished alumni are listed here.

Faculty members and research scholars undertake research work along with their regular teaching work load. They have published around 100+ papers in Journals / Conferences. Some of the quality publications are listed here.

Papers published in last four years:

International Journals

International Conferences

National Conferences





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Library and Information Center

One of the best places in our campus that we can boast of is our Library..

Hi-Tech Auditorium

The college has well furnished A/C Auditorium, which is equipped with state-of-the-art audio visual..

Modern Class Rooms

JNNCE has well furnished lecture hall equipped with audiovisual equipment like Smartboards, Projectors etc,.

Hostel and Transport

Hostels are a home away from home. We at JNNCE provide you a decent stay and the best possible learning environment.

Well Equipped Lab/Workshops

Well equipped spacious laboratories in all the departments so that student can perform development

Sports and Cafeteria

JNNCE recognizes the importance of sports and recreation for the overall development of student's personality.