The department was started in the year 2003 - 2004 with an intake of 60 students. Now in the year 2005 - 06 the students strength was increased to 90. The Faculty of Electronics and Communication Engineering Department are always interested not only in updating the curriculum, but also in enhancing the laboratory facilities to cope up with the new developments and as per the Anna University laid down instructions in the field of Electronics and Communication Engineering. More design-oriented experiments are being offered in laboratory classes. Lab manuals have been prepared for all the laboratories. Based on the syllabus & technological innovations, new facilities are being added every year for providing training to the students to make them suitable for the future needs.