NSHM is one of the top institutes to offer B.Tech. programme in Electronics and Communication Engineering in West Bengal that provides a solid foundation of theoretical and practical knowledge of Basic Electronics, Solid-State Physics, Radio Engineering, Communication System, Signal System, Control Systems, Digital Signal Processing, Robotics and many more.

ECE Department has updated 14 laboratories with state-of-the art equipment and facilities. Vision of this department is to excel in education and research in Electronics & Communication. Mission of this Department is to educate the students with the state-of-the-art technologies to meet the growing challenges of the industry, carry out research through constant interaction with research organizations and industry and equip the students with strong foundations to enable them for continuing education.

Programme Education Objective

  • Prepare the students with knowledge and skills about signals & systems, microprocessors, microcontrollers, digital communication and system design, linear algebra, block codes, wireless communication, integrated devices, nano/electronic devices, renewable energy devices, etc. for superior roles and careers in electronics, communication, and allied industries.
  • Enable them to pursue lifelong learning and attend to complex problem solving using modern and emerging techniques and technologies in an ethical and just manner.

Career Opportunities

There are ample scopes of Electronics and Communication Engineering in Government and private sectors and across the industries. Job profiles after studying ECE include:

  • Electronics Engineer
  • Field Test Engineer
  • Network Planning Engineer
  • Electronics and Communications Consultant
  • Customer Support Engineer
  • Electronics Technician
  • Associate Firstline Technician
  • Research and Development Software Engineer
  • Service Engineer
  • Senior Sales Manager
  • Technical Director

Programme Structure

Core Curriculum

Signals and Systems

Signal Classification and Transformation

Classification of Different types of Continious and Discrete time signals and Systems, Analyze different types of signals and Systems, continuous and discrete systems in time and frequency domain using different transforms , Characterization of causality and stability of linear shift invariant systems and concept of Transfer Function

Advanced Digital Signal Processing

Discrete-time signals, LTI Systems, Z-Transform, Discrete Fourier Transform, Fast Fourier Transform, Digital filter design, Digital signal processor, Sampling and reconstruction of a signal

Error control coding

Description of a digital communication system

Information theory, Channel performance, Cause of errors and need for error control coding, Broad classes of error, classes of error correcting codes, Determination of general expression of the probability of error in a binary symmetric Gaussian channel, Principle of maximum likelihood decoding.

Linear algebra and Block Codes

Groups- definition, order of a group, modulo-m addition and multiplication tables, modulo-m subtraction and division, Fields- Definition, binary field, Galois field, Polynomials- polynomial expression, addition/subtraction/multiplication/division of polynomials over GF, Determination of Irreducible polynomials, primitive polynomials, Linear block codes for error correction.

Codes for Error Correction

linear block codes for error detection and correction, Design BCH & RS codes for Channel performance improvement against burst errors, Apply convolution codes for performance analysis & cyclic codes for error detection and correction.

Microprocessor & Microcontroller


knowledge of microprocessor & microcontroller, different peripheral devices and their interfacing to microcontrollers, design aspects of microprocessors & microcontrollers.


assembly language programs of microprocessors & microcontrollers for various applications, Interfacing of various peripheral devices to microprocessors & microcontrollers.

Wireless Communication

Wireless network

planning and design of wireless networks, wireless sensor network architecture and the protocol stack and WSN applications, Sensor network architecture,traffic related protocols,transmission technology, emerging technologies like Bluetooth, zigbee, Wimax, etc.

Protocols & Network management.

middleware protocol and network management, channel allocation techniques in wireless communication, models to find the loss in the signal strength, multipath propagation effects

Electronic Devices

Introduction to nanotechnology

aspects of nano-technology, nano components and material, Quantum Mechanics postulate on the physical systems, Classify solids on the basis of band theory and to calculate conductivity of semiconductors, shrink down approach, analysis and design of fundamental CMOS Analog and Mixed signal Circuits

Introduction to Nano Electronics

concept of quantum interference, formation of quasi-bound states, operation of a Resonant Tunneling Diode, Carbon nanotube electronics, band structure, transport devices, 2D semiconductors, electronic devices, Atomistic simulation

Working with Electronics

Energy bands & Current Carriers, Bonding Forces in Solids, Energy Bands theory in crystals – conductors, semiconductors and insulators, Generation and recombination of carriers; Poisson and continuity equation, Physical Description and fabrication of p-n junction and its characteristics, Basic Construction and characteristics of Bipolar Junction Transistor, Basic Construction and characteristics of MOSFET, Optical effects on semiconductors and application, Fabrication process of Integrated circuit

Digital System Design

Logic and design

Number Systems:Decimal,Binary,Octal,Hexadecimal, representation of Signed Numbers, Binary Arithmetic in Computers, Logic simplification and Combinational logic design- Minimizing Booleans functions by using various techniques like Boolean Algebra, K-Map,De Morgan’s Theorem etc., Flip- Flops, Register types, Counters, etc synchronous circuits like Synchronous Counter, Pulse train generator,etc., sequential logic design

Integrated devices

Design and analyze combinational logic circuits and modular combinational circuits like Comparators, Multiplexers, Encoder, Decoder etc., Memory organization and operation, expanding memory size, classification and characteristics of different kinds of memories, ADC and DAC blocks required for data conversion, analog and digital CMOS circuits, Understand the fabrication process of IC technology, Analysis and Design of Adders, Multipliers and memories, etc.

Digital Communication

Statistical theory, Performance of digital communication system, Error control codes, Spread Spectrum modulation, Digital modulators, Demodulator, Bit error, digital representation of signals

Renewable Energy

Classification of Energy Sources and Conversion

conventional energy resources, classification, Energy conversion using magnetic fields, MHD cycle and Electric generators

Working and Application

renewable energy resources, technologies for harnessing, framework of state-of the-art advanced energy systems, Working and applications – Wind energy, Hydel Energy, Bio Energy, Bio Diesel, Tidal energy, Wave Energy, Geo-thermal energy

Programme Type - UG

Duration - 3 years

Minimum Eligibility - 10+2 passed in Science stream from any recognized board. Qualifying entry requirement – JEE (Main) or WB JEE. Admission to second year of B. Tech program (Lateral Entry) is based on qualifying JELET.

Degree Awarded By -

Fee Details

  • Durgapur


Payment Date

One Time Payment Yearly Payment Payment Deadline Half-Yearly Payment
Admission Fee INR 5,000
Academic Fee INR 69,500
Non Academic Fee INR 2,500
Within 15 days of Admission INR 77,000
Admission Fee
Academic Fee INR 70,500
Non Academic Fee INR 2,500
By 31 May 2023 INR 73,000
Admission Fee
Academic Fee INR 71,500
Non Academic Fee INR 7,500
31 May 2024 INR 79,000
Total Fees: INR 2,29,000

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Chiranjib Mukherjee

Asst. Professor, Dept. of Electrical Engineering

As the world today runs on electronics and communications, there is high demand for talent in this stream of engineering which is not going to fade in near future. NSHM’s B.Tech. programme in Electronics and Communication provides a solid foundation of theoretical and practical knowledge of Basic Electronics, Solid-State Physics, Radio Engineering, Communication System, Signal System, Control Systems, Digital Signal Processing, Robotics and many more. With 14 laboratories with state-of-the art equipment and facilities, our students will be capable meet the growing challenges of the industry.

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