Electronics & communication Engineering branch was started in the year 1981. The department was under the affiliation of University of Mysore from 1981 to 1992 & under Kuvempu University from 1992 to 1998. From 1998 onwards the department is under the affiliation of Visvesvaraya Technological University.
The present intake of students to the department is 120.The Department has faculty strength of 28.The students from different parts of the country are studying in the branch.
The counseling is conducted for the benefit of the students to discuss personal and career problems. Academic progress report of the students is monitored and communicated to their parents.