FAQ’s 1.What is the scope of Electronics & Computer Engineering? “Electronics and Computer Engineering” is one of the fastest growing field of engineering. With the evolution of the computer age, Electronics &Computer has crept into every sphere of human life, thus increasing its scope manifolds. Electronics is now a part of our everyday life, from pocket FM radio to televisions, computers, mobile phones and even the high-end satellites that are helping us in every path. India is amongst the fastest growing telecom market, having recently crossed the milestone of 1 billion mobile subscribers. This creates a strong opportunity for electronics & Computer engineers. An electronics and computer engineer can find a job in Consumer electronics manufacturing organization, IT industries, Health care equipment manufacturing, Mobile Computer, Internet technologies, Power Electronics, and other industries like steel, petroleum and chemical industry, directing control, IOT and testing production process. The Government of India has launched the Digital India Program with the vision to transform India into a digitally empowered society and knowledge economy; which will enhance the field of Electronics and Computers. 2.How far students are exposed to industries in Electronics and Computer Engineering? The Department has strong interaction with industries and the students are exposed to the cutting-edge technologies applied in industries by way of internships, in-plant trainings, guest lectures from corporate persons and industrial visits. The laboratory facilities are being constantly upgraded to take care of the technological developments in the areas of Electronics, Computer Systems, Signal Processing, VLSI, Wireless Communication, RF, Networking, Embedded Systems and various computer platforms. The department addresses the growing needs and aspirations and provides additional opportunities to younger generation in meeting the current demands of the Industry. Industrial visits have been organized to the industries like ST Microelectronics, Infineon, Ericsson, Truechip, KPMG, MTNL, BSNL, Mitsubishi, Moserbaer, Tricolitte etc. In order to keep updated with the latest cutting edge technologies, MoU have been signed with various reputed National/ International organizations like Purdue, University of the West of England, Lahti University, Finland, University of Malaya, and Industrial organisations like SuKam Solar, Reliance Jio, Orient, Xebia, Indian Oil, Daikin etc. 3.Why should one opt for Electronics and Computer Engineering at MRU? Manav Rachna University is a State Private University (established by Haryana State Legislature Act No 26 of 2014 & under section 2(f) of UGC Act 1956). The University has evolved from Manav Rachna College of Engineering (MRCE, established in 2004), a NAAC Accredited ‘A’ Grade Institution ranked 10th among all the private engineering institutes of the country and 29th among all engineering institutes across the country including IITs and NITs by The Times Engineering survey (May 27th, 2016). The highlights of Electronics and Computer program at MRU are that they have a choice-based credit system, with a spectrum of elective subjects, which a student can pick and learn at one’s own pace. The emphasis of the department is on “learning by doing”. Departmental Laboratories have been strengthened and modernized by procuring state of art Equipment and latest software’s. Some of the labs worth mentioning are Programming lab, PCB Design and Fabrication lab, Software Design Lab, Infosys Programming Lab, Satellite Communication Lab, Embedded Systems Lab etc. 4.What is the quality of faculty in the department? The Department has distinguished faculty, with M.Tech and Ph.D. degrees from renowned institutes like IIT’s, NIT’s, Central Universities etc, most of whom are GATE/NET qualified. The major research areas are Signal Processing &Communication, RF & Microwave Engineering, VLSI Design,
Embedded systems Design, Controls & Instrumentation, Big Data, Data Mining, Hadoop, Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence, Neural Network etc. 5.What are the career opportunities available to Electronics and Computer engineers? As the program is designed with a focus of contributing towards “Make in India” slogan and help develop software enabled electronic hardware products,Electronics and Computer engineers have high caliber to find jobs with entry level packages of Rs.5.0 – Rs. 12.0 lakhs per annum. These graduates would have excellent opportunities in Public/Govt. sector organizations like BEL, BSNL, BHEL, NHPC, NTPC, DMRC, C-Dot, HAL, Airport Authority, BARC, ISRO, DRDO, NTRO, CSIR, SAMEER. Other sectors which offer job opportunities are armed forces, railways, technical universities, banking sector and state electricity boards. MNCs namely Hewlett Packard, Agilent, Cadence, Synopsis, TruechipSolutions, Texas Instruments, Simmtronics, Qualcomm, Cognizant, STMicroelectronics, MIDAS Communication, IBM/Microsoft, Nokia Siemen are also the major recruiters of ECM students. Apart from the placements in reputed organizations, many students also opt for higher studies through CAT, GATE, GRE etc. 6.What are the teaching methodologies adopted by the department? The teaching methodology adopted by Department is complete synergy with the latest and evolving market challenges and trends. We follow highly interactive, student-centric and innovative teaching methodologies that emphasize on learning by experimenting and experiencing to groom future technical leaders and managers. These include case studies, audio-visual presentations, group discussions, role-plays, brainstorming, industrial visits,symposia, seminars, projects, quizzesand special lectures of experts from the corporate. Adequate focus is given on enhancing analytical powers, Computational skills, problem-solving strategies and team spirit. A rich association of the best industry professionals and highly competent faculty members, thrust towards the practical orientation backed with a thorough theoretical base. 7. What are the Highlights of the department?
Academic and Industry Partners/Collaborations. Student Chapters and Technical Clubs. Awards/Accolades won by students. New Start Ups by Alumni.
8.What kind of Infrastructure is available to the department? The department has state of the art, modern and well-equipped Laboratories with adequate facilities. Classrooms are fitted with latest equipment for making presentations, lectures, debates and group discussions take place in the most convenient and enriching way. Students get all the ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) support in their Smart Classrooms and are encouraged to perform as digital learners. The latest technology with Interactive Boards and Projectors is extensively used in the classroom to benefit young learners. Dimensional Structure of the Classrooms, Tutorial Rooms and Laboratories are also as per latest AICTE norms. 9.What kind of and in what numbers are the Equipment available in the laboratories of Department? Departmental Laboratories have been strengthened and modernized by procuring state of art Equipment’s and latest software’s. More information is available on MRU website. 10.What is the Alumni Status of the department?
Ms. Abhilasha Sharma a pass out of 2K12 batch has been selected as an IAS Officer. Ms. Priyanka Mangla Alumnus of 2K15 batch is Scientist at SAC/ISRO, Ahmedabad. Mr. Sunny Dagar 2K16 pass out has been selected as Lieutenant Indian Army. Ms. Parnika Gupta 2K16 pass out has been pursuing MS from Taiwan University sponsored by Agilent Technologies. Mr. Vipin 2K16 pass out has been selected as Lieutenant Indian Army. Mr. Ajay Saini started Zeolr Technologies Pvt. Ltd in 2016 which deals with electronics research projects. Mr. Swaraj Singh 2K17 batch pass out started Arka-Era which provides solar system installation services.
Graduates have also got placements in various organizations including Hewlett Packard, Agilent, Cadence, Synopsis, TruechipSolutions, Texas Instruments, Simmtronics, Qualcomm, Cognizant, STMicroelectronics, MIDAS Communication, IBM/Microsoft, Nokia Siemen, Accenture, Ericsson, Green India, Arnav Technology, Cnif, Outflare, Maintec, Micromax, HCL CDC, Xperia, Indian Navy, Josh Technology, Grey Meter, EXL, CMC Limited etc. Apart from Placements, many graduates opt for higher education through GATE, NET, GRE, TOEFL, IELTS etc and are successfully placed Nationally and Internationally. 11.What do you teach in Summer Training? To fulfil industry need, Department organizes following modules/workshops during summer training: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.
PCB and Circuit Designing in association with CROMA CAMPUS. Analytical Solutions of Electronic Components using MATLAB. Projects like Line Follower, Obstacle Detector, Fingerprint Sensing using Arduino. Image Processing using MATLAB. Designing Multi-Band Antennas using EM simulation tool. CCNA Module Automation using Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC Ladder Logic) Infosys Campus Connect .NET workshop C/C++, Java Programming
13.What are the achievements of the department?
Project on Anti-Collision System in Vehicles at Railroad Crossing using RF Signal Transmission funded by Valeo – Smart Technology for Smarter Cars, Paris, France. It is also ready for PATENT filing, 2017. Project on Wide Band & Multi Band Planer Antennas for Wireless Communication and Medical Applications funded by MRU, Faridabad in 2017. Project on LED Patterns on Ceiling Fans in collaboration with ORIENT FANS, 2017.
Graduates have brought laurels to the department and institute by a continuous winning streak at Microsoft Imagine Cup. In 2014, the students bagged all the first three positions in National Finals of Microsoft Imagine Cup in Innovation Category. In 2013, Project “SwasthyaSanjivani” won Indian Finals of Microsoft Imagine Cup. These students represented India in the world Finals of the same at St. Petersberg, Russia. In 2010, students from ECE department represented India at Poland for Microsoft Imagine Cup Finals in Innovation Category. Apart from this, in 2014, our students won 1st prize in Yahoo Accenture Innovation Jockey for their innovation ‘RespirON’. These students also got
a placement offer from Accenture and were sponsored for a weeklong visit to Accenture Technology lab in China. One of our students was presented Golden Award during her participation in the Global initiatives Symposium held in Taiwan in July 2014. In continuation to her achievement she also received the Invitation for participation in the Harvard Conference, held in February 2015 at Harvard University. In 2015, Project “Manouve” won Indian Finals of Yahoo Accenture Innovation Jockey 2015 and Microsoft Imagine Cup 2015. These students represented India in the world Finals of the same at Seattle, Washington, USA. Another Project “Gestalk” received the award in the category of “Most popular idea” in Yahoo Accenture Innovation Jockey. A worth mentioning achievement of one of the ECE students is securing 2nd position at the World Finals of the MIT’s Global Startups Workshop Competition in 2016.