Dr. Siddappaji

Professor and Head - Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering

About Department

The Department has a long tradition of excellence in educating, mentoring, and inspiring future technology leaders and researchers in the area of Electronics and Communication Engineering.
The department offers undergraduate and post graduate programs and a recognized Research centre under the Quality Improvement Program (QIP) of the Government of India where the students are involved in Industry collaborative Research, Consultancy and State of Art Labs which contributes to the social betterment.
To achieve this, our curriculum provides a strong foundation in both the analytic and technological aspects of E&C Engineering and explore internship opportunities in industry and world-class universities.
The department caters to Outcome based Education which help our students to learn, develop, and lead lives of impact.
Faculty who are very passionate about teaching are also involved in a number of research projects independently and in collaboration with industry and other renowned Research organisations.
Students are provided with ample opportunities to work on projects, skill development apart from regular curriculum, encourage taking part in national / international design contest / tests / quiz, in order to make them competitive and industry ready.
The major goal of the Department is to cater the holistic development of a student with a conducive Learning Environment.

Department Profile

The department of Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE) of BMSCE was established in 1971 with an initial intake of 60 students to the Under Graduate (UG) program and enhanced to an intake of 120 students from 1983, 180 students from 2018 and 276 students from 2022. The department offers three Postgraduate Programmes “Electronics” from 1986, “Digital Communication Engineering” from 1996 with an intake of 18 students and “VLSI Design & Embedded Systems” from 2014 with an intake of 24 students. The department is also a recognized Research Centre (RC) by VTU from 2002 and is a recognized Quality Improvement Programme (QIP) center by the AICTE from 2011. With these activities on-hand, the overall objective of the department is to contribute significantly, to the realization of the Vision of BMSCE. The department has formalized this objective in terms of its own Program Vision and Mission which are in-line with the Vision and Mission of the college.

Department is accredited by NBA(Washington accord) for 6 years under TIER-1 from 2017-2023.

Department is accredited by NBA(Washington accord) for 3 years under TIER-1( cycle -2) from 2023-2026.


To emerge as a center of academic excellence in electronics, communication and related domains through knowledge acquisition, knowledge dissemination and knowledge generation meeting global needs and standards.


Imparting quality education through state of the art curriculum, conducive learning environment and research with scope for continuous improvement leading to overall professional success.