Electronics and Communication Engineering

Head: Dr. Rupaban Subadar

Email: hodece@nehu.ac.in

Contact: 272 3661


Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering
North-Eastern Hill University 
Shillong 793 022


The Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering is one of the first two Departments established in 2006 under School of Technology, NEHU, Shillong.The Department has been playing a vital role in producing engineers and technologists of highest caliber particularly from north-eastern region of the country. In view of rapid development in Electronics & Communication Engineering and Technology, department revises the syllabus of running courses time to time. The department has expertise in the areas of MEMS, Digital Signal Processing, VLSI, Nano-electronics and Nano-sciences, Digital Image processing, speech processing, optical Communication and opto-electronics devices, Communication engineering and Robotics, Embedded System, VLSI, Microcontroller, Microprocessor, Microwave Engg, Control Systems, Analog Communication, Digital Electronics etc. The department has well versed laboratories housing various modern equipment to enable the students to keep pace with the fast developing technology. The department runs four years (eight semesters) B.Tech course in Electronics and Communication Engineering since from its inception.The Diploma holders (ECE) and /BSc(Electronics/Physics) also get opportunity for B.Tech degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering through direct admission in 2nd year/3rd Semester by lateral entry procedure.

The M.Tech in Microelectronics and VLSI Design and Ph.D. (Engg) in various specialized fields will be in full swing from August, 2013. The department is gaining momentum rapidly in terms of students’ achievements such as job placements, qualifying GATE/NET exams, getting admission for higher education in institutes of national importance in India and in foreign universities as well.The department of ECE is also contributing in research/ training by organizing International seminar such as IEEE EDS WIMNACT-23, in collaboration with IEEE EDS Kolkata Chapter, and workshop on ‘Micro Electro Mechanical System (MEMS) Technology and its Application‘ in collaboration with North Eastern Space Application Centre (NESAC), DOS, Govt. of India, Shillong, etc. and also consistently enhancing academic quality. The department is also well aware about the duties towards the society and hence contributing through the different platforms such as Techno-Cultural program i.e. Anakalyapsi-2011, NSS, Sports, Cultural activities etc.


The department at present is offering the following courses:

  1. B.Tech. in Electronics and Communication Engineering
  2. M.Tech in Microelectronics and VLSI
  3. Ph.D. in various disciplines of ECE Engg.


HUGHES Communication India Ltd. conducted a training cum placement on 12th March 2008 in which 17 students from the 2006 batch have been selected.

Department of ECE would like to convey its heartiest congratulations to students for their achievements.


Placement of ECE Students till 3rd May, 2013

S.No. Name Organization
1. Ms. SURABHI SHARMA Unisys Global Services India
2. Mr. BHASKAR KALITA Unisys Global Services India
3. Mr. ANKUSH LUITEL Dell India
4. Mr. MRINAL KUMAR DAS Dell India
5. Mr. NAVIN AGARWAL Tata Consultancy Services Limited (TCS)

GATE- 2013 Qualifier ECE Students

S.No. Name