Anna University - CEG
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About the Anna University

Anna University was established in September 1978 as a unitary type of technical university amalgamating four institutions: College of Engineering Guindy, A C College of Technology, Madras Institute of Technology and School of Architecture and Planning. All there four institutions each with a long history and distinct characteristics of own, provided a fertile reservoir of resources from which the nascent university has been formed and grown to its present stature.

The University receives grants from the state and central governments, national and international agencies, and industrial houses. It has an extensive link with Indian industries, national research laboratories and international universities. This enables the university to keep with new development and emerging technologies.

About the College of Engineering Guindy

The College of Engineering, Guindy, the main campus of the University is one of the oldest technical institutions in India. Its origin dates back to 1794, which was established as Survey School by East India Company. The Survey School was first expanded into a Civil Engineering School in 1858 and then upgraded into a college in 1859. The University offers 45 Under Graduate programmes and 108 post Graduate Programmes along with M.Phill, M.S.(By Research) and Ph.D. Programmes.

About the Department of ECE

The Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering is one of the University Departments in the College of Engineering Guindy Campus, Anna University, Chennai with highly qualified faculty and the state of the art laboratories. The Department aims at creating quality engineers with sound technical knowledge and awareness of the latest advancement in existing and emerging technologies.

The Department has the distinction of being the first in India to start under graduate programme in Telecommunication System Engineering in the year 1945. The first Post Graduate programme in Communication Systems was introduced in 1963 and subsequently PG programmes in Applied Electronics, Bio-Medical Engineering, Optical Communication, Medical Electronics and VLSI Design were introduced.

The Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering has respectable status among the major recruiters in India. The excellent performance of its students across the industry has enabled the department to maintain its strong and brand image. The extremely well qualified and highly knowledgeable faculty adds value to the department and its students.

The Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering is the leading department for University with Potential for Excellence in Biomedical Engineering and Instrumentation.