Computer science and engineering
10. COMPUTER SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING
(Codes : B4110, C4110, D4110, E4110, G4110, H4110, J4110, K4110, M4110, P4110, R4110, S4110, U4110, V4110, W4110)
The course is concerned with theoretical and engineering aspects of Computer Architecture, System and Application Software, Computer Networks, VLSI,
Internet Technology and Applications. Adequate emphasis is also given to Programming, Algorithm Design and Analysis, Formal Languages and Automata Theory, and Theoretical Computer Science.
The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at IIT Ropar offers a highly competitive four year program leading to a B. Tech degree. The curriculumbuilds strong foundations in all traditional areas of Computer Science and Engineering. In addition the choice of electives offers the freedom for one to specialize in one or more areas of Computer Science and Engineering. The state of art curriculum promotes independent thinking and learning at an individual’s pace. There is great emphasis on hands-on training and design as part of course projects. The departmentstrives to provide state of art infrastructure and facilities to our undergraduate students where they bring their project and research ideas to fruition. The department has taken up the challenge to attract world class faculty in all areas of Computer Science and Engineering. This year six of our third year students will undertake paid internships abroad. We would also like to congratulate the first graduating batch that received an extremely welcome response from the industry, with an average salary of over twelve lakh. We hope to continue building on the initial momentum and to attract the best students and the faculty over the coming years.
11. ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
(Codes : A4111, B4111, C4111, D4111, E4111, G4111, H4111, J4111, K4111, M4111, N4111, P4111, R4111, S4111, U4111, V4111)
These courses pertain to the broad disciplines of electrical power engineering and electronics engineering. An electrical engineer is concerned with the generation, distribution and use of electrical power, power control and instrumentation applications. An electronics engineer deals with the application of electronics in the processing of information in the fields of communication and control systems, electronic computers, industrial electronics and instrumentation. The specializations at six IITs, IT-BHU, Varanasi and ISM Dhanbad offering this course are listed below.
Electronic Systems, Control and computing, Communication and Signal Processing, Microelectronics, Power Electronics and Power Systems.
Computer Technology, Control Systems, Electronics and Communications, Power Machines.
Electives in 3rd and 4th years can be chosen from Power and Control Systems, Information Systems, Microwaves, and Photonics, Microelectronics, VLSI and Display Technology.
Electives in 3rd and 4th years can be chosen from areas like Machine Drives and Power Electronics, Control System Engineering, Power and Energy Systems, Instrumentation and Signal Processing, Computer Technology, Electronics, Data Communication, Biomedical Engineering, VLSI Design, Image Processing, Programmable and Embedded Systems, Statistical Signal Processing, Mixed Signal Circuits and Systems on Chip, Renewable and Distributed Generation Systems.
Communication and Signal Processing, Microelectronics and VLSI Design, Power Systems and Power Electronics
Electives in 3rd and 4th years can be chosen from areas like Power Systems, Control Systems, Electrical Machines, Power Electronics and Drives, Power Quality, Instrumentation, Systems Engineering, Microprocessors and Interfacing, Electronics, Digital Signal Processing, Computer Applications, Robotics, etc.
Electrical Machines, Power Systems, Control Systems, Instrumentation, Power Electronics and Systems Engineering
Elective in the 4th year can be chosen from areas like Power systems, Electrical Machines, Control Systems, Power Electronics, Communication Engineering,
Instrumentation, and Computer Science
The B. Tech. programme in Electrical Engineering at IIT Ropar attempts to provide the students with a balanced exposure in the four major areas of the discipline:
1. Electronics engineering & computer technology
2. Analog & digital communication engineering
3. Control engineering & instrumentation
4. Electric machines & power engineering
The core curriculum of the undergraduate programme includes at least two core theory courses and two core laboratory courses in each area. This is subsequently augmented with suitable electives in the third and fourth year. Currently popular electives include VLSI, embedded systems, digital signal processing, medical electronics, digital communication and optical communication. Undergraduate projects included as part of the final year curriculum emphasis experimental work and exposure to hardware in all four areas.
Electrical Engineering at IIT Gandhinagar is a blend of teaching and research activities pertaining to both Electronics and Electrical Engineering. A diverse range of theoretical and laboratory courses are offered. The Department firmly believes in imparting a strong handson flavor to the courses that a student takes, and therefore places emphasis on the laboratory component, internships and projects. The Department has a healthy mixture of young and experienced faculty members, all of whom display high levels of enthusiasm and dedication. Students carry out summer internships at reputed academic institutes and industries. More than 20% of these internships are at foreign universities.
Electrical engineering (power)
12. ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING (POWER)
(Code : D4112)
The course pertains to the broad areas of generation, transmission, distribution and utilization of electrical energy. Apart from the relevant basic and engineering science courses, students are taught the fundamental courses of electrical, electronics, communication and computer engineering with orientation towards electrical power and energy systems. This is achieved through compulsory and elective courses in relevant areas which cater to the needs of power industry. The courses in these areas include Electrical Machines, Power Systems, Power Electronics, Drives, Computer Applications, Energy Efficiency and Conversion, Renewable Energy, Control and Instrumentation, HVDC, Signal Processing, etc.
13. ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING
(Code : V4113)
The course provides a sound foundation in Electronic Devices, Circuits and Systems, Microelectronics and CAD, Electrical and Optical Communications, Signal/ Image Processing, Control, Microwaves, Fibre Optics, Computer Hardware, Software and CAD. Vision. The programme is based on essential core and elective subjects which provide the flexibility necessary for a student to choose his/her field of interest.
Students are required to take up projects relevant to their specialization in the final year. The course is well designed for the students who intend to pursue higher studies in any branch of electronics, communication and computer engineering. Excellent employment opportunities exist in public and private enterprises and also in R&D organizations.
Electronics and communication engineering
14. ELECTRONICS AND COMMUNICATION ENGINEERING
(Codes : R4114, S4114, W4114)
The course provides a sound foundation in Electronic Devices, Circuits and Systems, Microelectronics and CAD, Electrical and Optical Communications, Signal/ Image Processing, Control, Microwaves, Fibre Optics, Computer Hardware, Software Design and Computer Vision. This programme is based on essential core and elective subjects which provide the flexibility necessary for a student to concentrate on his/her particular interests, as well as for the department to introduce new topics as the subject expands. A substantial part of final year is devoted to a project of topical interest. The course is well designed for the students who intend to pursue higher studies in any branch of electronics and communication engineering.
Electronics and electrical communication engineering
15. ELECTRONICS AND ELECTRICAL COMMUNICATION ENGINEERING
(Code : G4115)
The course is a judicious combination of core subjects and professional electives. The core subjects provide a sound foundation in areas like electronic devices,
circuits, control, signals and networks, computers and communications, and electromagnetics. The foundation is strengthened by depth subjects in microelectronics, microwaves, communication, computers, digital signal processing, etc. The breadth subjects in Mathematics, Sciences, Humanities, Management, etc. widen the scope of the course. The course lays considerable emphasis on the laboratory classes. The course accommodates students’ special interests through professional elective subjects in the areas of microelectronics and VLSI engineering, visual information processing and embedded systems, telecommunication systems engineering, RF and microwave engineering, Fibre Optics and light-wave engineering. New elective subjects are added from time to time to cater to the future technological needs. The curriculum also includes industrial training and intensive project work of topical interest. The curriculum makes a balance between excellent industrial prospects as well as higher studies in any branch of electronics and communication engineering.
Electronics and electrical engineering
16. ELECTRONICS AND ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
(Code : W4116)
A B.Tech. Programme in Electronics and Electrical Engineering (EEE) has wide scope with growing application of electronics in electrical power generation, transmission, and distribution and drive systems. The programme aims at producing engineers with sound knowledge in Electrical Engineering and a strong background in Electronics. The pass-out graduate engineers will have scope to orient themselves to take up challenging jobs in the industries and engage themselves in research and development activities in the fields of Electronics and Electrical Engineering. The EEE curriculum has a number of core Electronics course. These courses are aimed at developing adequate background in digital and analog electronics, microprocessors, embedded systems, communication and signal processing. The Electrical Engineering courses focus on electrical machines, measurement and instrumentation, control systems, power electronics and power systems analysis, operation and control. The laboratory courses are aimed at giving hands-on experience in electronic circuits, microprocessors and embedded systems, digital signal processors, control and instrumentation, electrical machines and power systems. The electives are designed keeping in view the important developments in Electronics and Electrical Engineering.
17. ENGINEERING PHYSICS
(Codes : B4117, D4117, M4117, W4117)
Ideas and discoveries in Physics have not onlyenhanced our understanding of the physical world but also provided the main driving force behind many of the recent technological advances. In order to understand and keep pace with these changes, and also to initiate and press through further advancements, an individual must have a strong grasp of the underlying fundamental principles. The Engineering Physics programme is challenging, with a curriculum designed to stretch the mind. It is intended for students with strong aptitude in science and mathematics, who wish to apply these fundamental subjects to technological problems without regard for the historical divisions among the disciplines. The programme helps in conceptual visualization of new frontiers in engineering and technology and their attainment for the benefit of mankind. It prepares the students for challenging careers in industry, R&D institutions, advanced studies in engineering, science and technology, as well as entrepreneurship in future developments. The Engineering Physics programme at IIT Bombay provides a broad education in theoretical and experimental aspects of modern physics with an orientation towards some of the skills that will be useful to technological applications. In addition to several core courses in physics, special topics will be covered by electives such as solid state electronics, materials science, and applied nuclear science.
The B.Tech. Programme in Engineering Physics at IIT Delhi stresses on the basic physics that underlies the most developments in engineering, and on the mathematical tools that are important to all engineers and scientists. This emphasis, combined with handson experience with modern computers, electronics, lasers and state-of-the-art equipment and technologies, and a practical training in industry, leads to an excellent preparation for a broad range of careers. The opportunities are available in the key areas of VLSI, Photonics, Data Storage and Recording media, Communication, Holography, Quantum Electronics and Optical Devices, Optical Computing, Information Technology, Lasers, Plasma Processing, Particle
Beams, MHD, Fusion Devices, Space Science and Engineering, Environment Technologies, Biomedicine, Neural Networks, Nanotechnology, MEMS and so on. The B.Tech. programme in Engineering Physics at IIT Guwahati provides a strong theoretical and experimental foundation in physics as well as in key areas of applied physics and engineering. The programme has a fair distribution of courses in pure sciences, applied physics, humanities and social sciences, and engineering streams. Biophysics, analog and digital electronics, materials science, nano technology, computational techniques, measurement techniques, and photonics are some of the core courses taught in the programme. Elective courses would be chosen from a wide range of advanced topics in pure and applied physics, engineering and technology. Laboratory courses and a two-semester project work are designed to impart practical skills and hands-on experience on variety of experimental techniques.
This programme at IIT Madras encourages students to learn the fundamental aspects of frontier areas in Physics and Electrical Engineering. In addition to several core courses in Physics, Electrical Engineering and other engineering branches, special topics will be covered by elective courses such as Solid State Devices, Cryogenic Engineering, Materials Technology, Communications Engineering and Photonics. The academic curriculum provides excellent academic/ laboratory training in Digital Electronics, VLSI, Communication Systems, and experiments based on advanced principles of physics.
These programmes will be suitable for those students who intend to pursue higher studies in physics, or would like to take up advanced studies in engineering requiring a good grasp of physical principles or wish to branch out after graduation in industrial research and development programmes. Good employment opportunities for Engineering Physics graduates exist in universities and in research and development sections of national laboratories and industries.
18. ENGINEERING SCIENCE
(Code : H4118)
B.Tech. in Engineering Science, at IIT Hyderabad, is unique program offered in India for the first time. It completely opens the doors to different specializations
and provides a holistic engineering education. The basic structure is as follows: For the first 2.5 years (5 semesters) the student does basics courses in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and different fields of engineering. In the last 1.5 years (3 semesters) the student then specializes in any field of his / her choice. Specialization is completely open: it could be any branch of engineering — Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical, Civil, Material Science, Bio Tech., Biomedical, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, Economics, Psychology, Design, etc. The final degree will read: B.Tech. in Engineering Science with Specialization in X, where X denotes the specialization.
This is the first program that caters to what is often referred to as the “T Education”; the horizontal line in ‘T’ corresponds to an education giving breadth, while the vertical line in ‘T’ corresponds to an education giving depth. The new Engineering Science Program achieves breadth as well as depth.
19. ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING
(Code : S4119)
Industry worldwide is on the throes of tumultuous change contending with hydra-headed environment issues and norms. In order to cater skilled and trained Environmental Engineering graduates to the industry, ISM Dhanbad has conceptualized a four year B. Tech. Course in Environmental Engineering.
During the first two semesters, the students will undergo the core courses in basic sciences and engineering subjects. From third semester onwards, the course will cover important subjects like Environmental Chemistry, Atmospheric Physics and Meteorology, Environmental Microbiology, Air and Noise Pollution, Industrial Waste Management, Geology for Environmental Engineering, Solid waste Management, Principles of Unit Operations and Process in Water and Wastewater Treatment, Instrumentation Methods for Environmental Analysis, Principles of Structural Engineering, Hazardous and Biomedical Waste Management, Hydrology and Geotechnology, Municipal Wastewater Engineering, Environmental Impact Assessment, Environmental Economics and Socio-economics and Rehabilitation Planning, Environmental Aspects of Mines, Advances Soil Mechanics, Environmental Audit and EMS, Risk Assessment and Disaster Management, Environmental Policies, Legislation, Issues, Treaties, Protocols and Conventions, Remote Sensing and GIS. A large number of elective subjects will also be taught as per the choice of the students to cater the industries like Petroleum, Chemicals, Metallurgy, Mining and allied Industries.