The Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering was established in 1984 and offers B.Tech Degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering, M.Tech Degree in (1) Microelectronics (ME) and (2) Communication and Information Technology (CIT). It aims to produce quality professionals in this field to compete globally and excel by carrying out basic and applied research in emerging areas by forging strong industry-institute interaction. The Department also offers the Doctoral programmes in the field of Biometrics, Communication, Microelectronics, Signal/Image Processing, Machine learning, network security and VLSI Design. The department is equipped with contemporary laboratory equipments required for the excellent growth of students. The department has state of art labs including VLSI Lab, Optical fiber communication Lab, Image Processing Lab, Information and Network Security Lab, Biometric Lab and machine learning Lab. Prof. Ghulam Mohammad Rather is the Present Head of Department. The real strength of the department lies in its qualified, dedicated and motivated faculty.