Head of Department

Dr. Prabir Kumar Saha



The Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE) was established in 2010 with the inception of National Institute of Technology Meghalaya. The department offers B. Tech Programme with an intake capacity of thirty & M. Tech Programme with an intake capacity of twenty in Electronics and Communication Engineering and Ph.D. program in various specialized areas of Electronics and Communication Engineering. The major research areas of the department include High Speed and Low Power VLSI, Computer Arithmetic, Wireless Sensor Networks, Cognitive Radio, Antenna Design and Signal Processing. The major objective of the Department is to impart high quality technical education and research with a strong foundation in Electronics and Communication Engineering.
The major areas of faculty expertise of the department include VLSI Systems, High Performance Computing, Signal Processing, Digital Signal Processing, Communication and RF & Microwaves Engineering.


A Centre of Excellence in knowledge and technological innovation research-hub in the field of Electronics and Communication Engineering by creation of a skilled manpower to meet the local, national and global needs of industry and society


  1. To provide quality education in the field of Electronics and Communication Engineering.
  2. To impart research & training on cutting edge technologies on VLSI, Signal Processing and Communication for societal ssues.
  3. To promote competitive academic programs through industry relevant skills that support entrepreneurial growth and industry ready.
  4. To strengthening moral values and ethics with managerial, skills to become technocrats and entrepreneurs.

Program Outcomes (POs)

 Engineering knowledge: Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.
Problem analysis: Identify, formulate, review research literature, and analyse complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering sciences.
Design/development of solutions: 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.
Conduct investigations of complex problems: 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.
Modern tool usage: Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering And IT tools including prediction and modelling to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations.
The engineer and society: 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.
Environment and sustainability: Understand the impact of the professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.
Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.
 Individual and team work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.
 Communication: 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.
 Project management and finance: 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.
Life-long learning: 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

Program Specific Outcomes (PSOs)

PSO1 Graduates will be able to achieve excellence in the fields of VLSI, Signal Processing and Communications related Engineering disciplines by acquiring the knowledge in basic science, mathematics, circuit design, signal processing to develop the technologically innovative systems.
PSO2 Graduates build their professional career by acquiring expertise on EDA tools, concepts and knowledge in emerging multidisciplinary fields with managerial, entrepreneurial skills to become team players, leaders, Technocrats and Entrepreneurs.
PSO3 Graduate will acquire adequate theoretical and practical knowledge of Electronics and Communication Engineering knowledge to comprehend, analyze, design and create innovative solutions for Research and Development , Industry and societal requirements.
PSO4 Encourage graduates to become good human beings and responsible citizens for the overall welfare of the society with a global outlook.

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

PEO1 Ensure practicing Electronics and Communication Engineers contribute to industry or academia in contemporary and multidisciplinary issues using appropriate EDA tools in a responsible, professional, social, economical and ethical manner including safety and environmental concerns.
PEO2 Engage innovation and creativity in product development by imparting knowledge, skills and engineering solutions.
PEO3 Encourage effective life-long learning approaches on new development of technologies by updating skills and knowledge to succeed in industry/higher education research.
PEO4 Apply teamwork and leadership qualities with effective communication in the multidisciplinary field that support the overall development of the nation and the world.