The Department was commenced in the year 2007 with an intake of 60 in the under graduate program B.E-Electronics and Communication Engineering. In the year 2012, the post graduate program M.E was commenced with an intake of 18 in Applied Electronics and the intake for the B.E program was increased to 120. The permanent affiliation has been received for B.E-Electronics and Communication Engineering from Anna University Chennai, from the academic year 2016-2017 onwards. In addition, the department has a research centre approved by Anna University, Chennai to enhance the research activities of students and faculty members. The department holds 18 university ranks in under graduate program and 14 university ranks in post graduate program. A separate laboratory “Centre for signal processing and networking” has been established exclusively for research oriented activities. The department has signed MoUs with industries and R&D Institutions. The department has filed 3 patents and 1 copyright with Intellectual Property Rights (IPR). The department runs a students’ association, DECRA, (Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering Retinue Association) with the aim to conduct workshops, seminars, national and international conferences. The department has professional societies like IETE, IEEE and ISTE in which students and faculty members show active participation. In addition to that, for developing a high quality skilled work force relevant to the current and emerging employment market needs, department has established a Centre of Excellence lab in PCB Design and Development Centre. Students have been placed in major MNCs such as Infosys, HP, HCL, CTS, WIPRO, Infoview, etc. The students of ECE department are representing the university in National Level Athletics.