Department of Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering

About Department

The Department of Instrumentation Technology (IT) established in the academic year 1985-86 with an intake of 40 and subsequently intake is Increased to 60 students in the year 2012.The department received ISO: 9001 – 2000 quality management certification and accredited) twice, 2004 for a period of 3 years and 2012 for a period of 5 years by National Board of Accreditation (NBA). The department is aided by the Government of Karnataka since Oct 1992. UGC has conferred academic autonomous status for the UG in the academic year 2010-11 and 2018-19 respectively. 

Nomenclature of the department has been changed from Instrumentation Technology to Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering by VTU Belagavi in the year 2014-15.Currently the program offers Under Graduate (UG) degree with an intake of 60The department has experienced a continued improvement of faculty .The synergy of the progressive management, committed faculty, staff, and students are ensuring in excellent academic results year after year. The department prepares the graduating engineers so that they are able to pursue a successful professional career in the outside world. The quality of the graduating students is reflected in good on-campus/off-campus recruitments, in core and allied industries up to 80% among the eligible candidates. A significant number of our graduates pursue higher education in Engineering/ Management in prestigious Universities in India and abroad.The Department has 12 faculty including Principal and HOD in which 05 are Doctorates from recognized universities and organizations with diversified specializations like Control Guidance, VLSI and FPGA, Image Processing etc. 07 Faculty members who have done their UG and PG degree from top universities. Faculties have published technical papers in well-known National/International Journals and are members of prestigious professional bodies like IEEE, IE (I), ISTE, and ISA. The management has keen interest to promote quality education and provide financial assistance to faculty members for attending Conferences. The Department also encourages the staff members to pursue Ph.D programmes to improve their academic qualifications. The infrastructure and laboratory facilities are being upgraded from time to time so as per current Technology, the opportunities to students and researchers to learn and carry out technological innovations. Financial support for this purpose is provided by the PVP Welfare trust, university and TEQIP World Bank.

The department faculty is successfully engaging the sponsored research projects funded by various agencies such as AICTE, VTU, VGST, and PVP welfare trust and actively involving in consultancy activities.

Highlights of the program

  • The curriculum is updated periodically to meet the industrial needs in consultation with industrial and academic experts.
  • Academic program is well supported with state-of-the-art laboratories in digital system design, Microcontroller MSP430, ARM Processor, Control System and Simulation, virtual instrumentation, Process control etc.
  • Department is the centre for Lab VIEW
  • Students are exposed to research culture leading to publication and innovation.
  • Regular conduction of conferences, workshops, invited lectures by industry/academic experts keep the students in touch of the latest practices.
  • Opportunities for higher studies in allied fields in universities within the country and abroad.
  • Employment opportunities in major core companies like BOSCH, ABB, L&T, TCS, HONEYWELL, CAPGEMINI, AMEZON, MAHINDRA, WIPRO, INFOSYS, and many more.

The mandates of the department are:

  • Excellence in scientific research in the areas of Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering and interdisciplinary branches of engineering.
  • Attending workshop, FDP, webinar and NPTEL/MOOC courses to enhance the knowledge
  • Development and Transfer of technology to industry and societal needs through networking with R & D Centers/Industries and academic institutions.

 

Vision

To develop globally competent Electronics and Instrumentation Engineers with societal, environmental and human values through quality education, training and research

Mission
  • To educate the students with the state of art technologies to meet the growing challenges of the industry and society
  • To carry out research through constant interaction with research organizations and industry.
  • Inculcate in students the life long learning attitude and passion for serving the society with moral and ethical value