Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering



“To become globally competent in the field of Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering through education, research & personality development”



M1: Provide quality education by enriching students with technical knowledge and skills through holistic learning environment and state-of-the-art facility.

M2: Encourage students to pursue higher education and engage themselves in research and development.

M3: Instill students with professionalism and ethics who can work to fulfill the needs of industry & society.


PEO1: To strengthen the concepts and fundamentals of Instrumentation Engineering.

PEO2: To prepare graduates for the design and development of innovative instrumentation systems through value added courses and workshops.

PEO3: To prepare graduates for successful career in Instrumentation industries and R&D organization to solve engineering problems.

PEO4: To prepare graduates who will exhibit teamwork & leadership with effective communication skills in inter-disciplinary projects.

Engineering Graduates will be able to:

PO1: Engineering knowledge: Apply the knowledge of mathematics,              science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.

PO2: Problem analysis: Identify, formulate, review research literature, and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering sciences.

PO3: Design/development of solutions: Design solutions for complex engineering problems and design system components or processes that meet the specified needs with appropriate consideration for the public health and safety, and the cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.

PO4: Conduct investigations of complex problems: Use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions.

PO5: Modern tool usage: Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools including prediction and modeling to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations.

PO6: The engineer and society: Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional engineering practice.

PO7: Environment and sustainability: Understand the impact of the professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.

PO8: Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.

PO9: Individual and team work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.

PO10: Communication: Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.

PO11: Project management and finance: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the engineering and management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multidisciplinary environments.

PO12: Life-long learning: Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change.

PSO1: Able to analyze and interpret experiments to apply creativity in the design and implementation of instrumentation and automation systems.

PSO2: Able to utilize appropriate knowledge, skills and modern tools for designing advanced instruments in multidisciplinary environment to cater to industrial and societal needs.


About the department

The Department is Headed by Dr D. Mahesh Kumar

The Department of Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering was established in the year 1997 for facilitating training in Instrumentation Engineering under Bangalore University. Presently, it is offering under graduate course in E & IE to cater curriculum as prescribed by Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belagavi, Karnataka, India. The Department is currently headed by Dr. D. Mahesh Kumar.

Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering is a multi-disciplinary undergraduate programme which deals with Science and Technology. The department is recognized as VTU research centre from 2011. Presently five research scholars have registered for Ph.D in the centre.

In today’s world of technological advancements, Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering plays a vital role in aircraft instrumentation and control, digital signal processing, biomedical instrumentation and processing, distributed control systems, process controls and automation, robotics, embedded systems, MEMS technology etc.

From the Desk of  HOD

jssateb-dr-d-mahesh-kumarThe department when started in 1997, was affiliated to Bangalore University with an intake of 60 students. Since 1998, it is affiliated to VTU, Belagavi. Being one of the key departments, it has a student population of 240 who learn to develop methods of measuring, processing and controlling of signals in various process industries. The students also learn the latest technologies like VLSI design and communication systems along with programming skills to stay in par with Electronics and IT industries.  Knowing the ever growing importance and fast changing technical requirements, we have set up laboratories with state of the art facilities to give an in-depth exposure to the students on practical aspects. They are also trained in calibration and use of automated equipments. The department provides exclusive library facilities for the students.

The Department has well qualified faculty who are expert enough in different specializations and are supported by qualified technical staff. We have got a student faculty ratio of 26:1.

The department has a professional students’ association “INSTRA” – Instrumentation Association under which a techno-cultural fest “Anantham” and a State Level Project Exhibition & Technical Paper Presentation “Sanrachana” are organized every year.


The Department of Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering has been recognized as VTU Research Centre. The department has already been accredited for three years and is again applying for National Board of Accreditation (NBA) in the current academic year.

The students of the department have an opportunity to get placed either in core companies or non-core companies. Core companies like Yokogawa and National Instruments are the suitable companies for the core company aspirants. Students can also find their avenues in non-core companies like Wipro, cognizant, Tech Mahindra, Cap Gemini, Mind Tree, IBM, Accenture, NTT Data, Amazon, HP, HP Tech Support, PC Technologies, Sonata Software out of which many of the companies visit the campus for campus recruitments. More than 80% of the eligible students have been placed through campus recruitments in companies like Wipro, Cognizant, Tech Mahindra, Accenture, NTT Data, Cap Gemini and Yokogawa.

The department recommends students to take up internships in various public sectors during semester vacations and also recommends for higher education in reputed Universities.



Name Qualification Designation
Dr. D. Mahesh Kumar B.E.,M.Tech.,Ph.D Assoc. Professor and Head
Dr. D. Jayadevappa B.E.,M.Tech.,Ph.D Professor
Mr. Nagesha B.E.,M.Tech.(Ph.D) Assistant Professor
Mr. B. R. Renukumar B.E.,M.Tech. Assistant Professor
Mrs. K S Bhanumathi B.E.,M.Tech. (Ph.D) Assistant Professor
Mr. P Praveen B.E.,M.Tech. Assistant Professor
Ms. Harshitha S B.E.,M.Tech. Assistant Professor
Mrs. Neela A G B.E.,M.Tech. Assistant Professor
Mrs. Sowmya M S B.E.,M.Tech. Assistant Professor
Mrs. Anu H B.E.,M.Tech. Assistant Professor
Mrs. N Nagarathna B.E.,M.Tech. Assistant Professor
Sl.No Name Qualification Designation
1. Mr. H S Basavanna ITI Instructor
2. Mr. Mahesha DECE Instructor
3. Mrs. Deepa A Biradar DECE Instructor
4. Mr. Chandan N DECE Instructor
5. Mr. Guruprasad T B B.E. Instructor
6. Mr. Shivamurthy ITI Lab Helper
7. Mr. Lokesh B ITI Lab Helper
8. Mr. Vinoda Kumara ITI Lab Helper
9. Mr. Chandramouli H R B.A. Attender



  • D Mahesh Kumar was awarded Ph.D on 3rd Aug. 2015. He was promoted as Assoc. Professor & is heading the department since 1st Dec. 2015.


University Ranks:

Sl.No Name Rank with Medals Year
1. Ms. Aarti Jha 1st rank with four gold medals 2014-15
2. Ms. Arpitha 6th rank 2013-14
3. Ms. Nagashree 8th rank 2013-14
4. Mr. Ashrit Triambak 1st rank with three gold medals 2012-13
5. Ms. Aishwarya Money 9th rank 2007-08
6. Ms. Ashwini Rajgopal 3rd rank 2003-04

Other Achievements:

Rishab Kumar, first year student of the department has-

  • Received commendation from the Deputy Director General, Karnataka & Goa Directorate for his exceptional devotion to duty and the example he has set for others in the NCC organization in February, 2015.
  • Participated in the state level motorcycle expedition from Bengaluru to Goa conducted by NCC to promote women empowerment and safety. This event was held from 22nd to 27th October, 2015.
  • Arpitha H, Mr. Sachin Kalekar & Ms. Rohini N have secured 1st place in second State Level Project Exhibition/Technical paper presentation Sanrachana-13 held at JSSATEB on 16th &17th May 2013
  • Harshitha C Prakash, Ms. Usha R Nandini & Ms. Nagashree have presented a paper on “Immortal Pace Maker” & secured 1st prize in the National level paper presentation held on 26th March 2012 @ BIET, Davangere.
  • Sunil Bharadwaj has participated and secured 1st place in Dumb charades@ BNMIT fest & RNSIT fest, Hogathon @ BNMIT fest in the year 2012.
  • Ashwini K P, Ms. Kavya R, Ms. Mahita Patel G.B & Ms. Stuthi B G have secured 2nd place in the project competition CCSO-2011 held at Dr.AIT, Bengaluru on 12th & 13th May 2011.
  • Mahita Patel G B has presented a paper titled “Wireless Fuel Monitoring System” in CCSO-2011 held at Dr.AIT, Bengaluru on 12th & 13th May 2011.
  • Shanmukha Reddy has participated & bagged 2nd prize in JAM @ MSRIT fest UDBHAV in 2011.
  • Deepalakshmi and Ms. Nitya have participated & secured 2nd place in the National level project exhibition held at Vishakapattanam in April 2009.

Mala Mary Martina was an outstanding student of the batch 2005-2009. Following are some of her achievements:

  • She has won in the Times Youth Opiq Debate competition held at Palace Grounds on 24th August 2009.
  • She was awarded as the best outstanding student by Sri M. Visvesvaraya Memorial foundation in the year 2009.
  • She was felicitated on the occasion of Sir. M. Visvesvaraya’s 149th birthday celebrated on 22nd September 2009 at Chowdaiah Memorial Hall, Bangalore.
  • She has secured 1st prize in turn count at INNOFEST-2008, conducted by International Institute of Information Technology, Bangalore.
  • She has participated in the blood donation camp organized by Indian Red Cross society and was appreciated by Mr. T.N. Chaturvedi, Governor of Karnataka in the year 2008.

ISTE – Indian Society for Technical Education

Almost all faculties in the department are life members of ISTE.


Research Initiatives



  • Industry Institute Interaction

    MoUs signed by Department

    Sl.  No. MOU Year of Initiation Name of the Industry Validity
    1 2016 ITIE, Knowledge Solutions, Bengaluru 5 years
    2 2016 Prolific Systems & Technologies Pvt. Ltd. 5 years


    About industry visits organized

    Every year industrial visits will be organized from the department for fifth semester and above students in view of offering an industrial exposure, which involves the major processing units in the industry which is a part of the curriculum. Information about a few such visits have been shared.

    • ISRO Satellite Centre, Vimanapura, Bengaluru

    The third year and final year students were taken to ISRO Satellite Centre, Vimanapura, Bengaluru on 29th September 2016, in order to enhance the knowledge of students beyond the syllabus in the area of Satellites and Space Researches.


    • Heidelberg Cement India Ltd., Ammasandra, Tumkur

    The final year students were taken to Heidelberg Cement India Ltd., Ammasandra, Tumkur on 9th Nov 2015, in order to enhance the practical knowledge in the area of process instrumentation and control.

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    • Kannan Devan Hills Plantation Company Pvt. Ltd

    An Industrial visit for the 5th semester students of Instrumentation Technology was organized on 3rd October 2013 to Kannan Devan Hills Plantation Company Pvt. Ltd. This visit enhanced the students’ knowledge about the various levels of processing tea leaves starting from leaves segregation to tea powder packaging.

  • Co-Curricular Activities and Extra-curricular activities
    • 13th State Level ISTE Student Convention:

    On the occasion of Birth Centenary Celebrations of His Holiness Jagadguru   Sri Dr. Shivarathri Rajendra Mahaswamiji, the 13th State Level ISTE Students’ Annual Convention “E-Pravarthana-2K16” was organized by the Department on 25th August 2016. The convention was inaugurated by Prof. Pratap Sinha K Desai, President, ISTE, New Delhi. The Chief Guest of the function was Mr. Kurien K Eapen, Competency Head, Wipro Pvt. Ltd.

    The convention was attended by more than 600 hundred students from various Engineering and Diploma colleges across the state & participated in many events and won the prizes. The program was concluded by prize distribution to winners of various events followed by cultural program.





    • Techno-Cultural Fest

    Dept.of E&IE, conducted ANANTHAM’16 under INSTRA (Department Students’ Association), which is a two days technical fest that is held every year. It was held on 16th & 17th of March 2016. The Chief Guest for the inauguration programme was Mr. Naveenchandra, Sr. Manager, LRU-MRO, Helicopter Division, HAL, Bengaluru. The other dignitaries present were Dr.B.T.Nijaguna, Professor Emeritus, Dr. Mrithyunjaya V Latte, Principal and Dr.D.Mahesh Kumar, HOD, Dept. of E&IE. The inauguration was followed by technical events like Paper presentation, Tech-Quiz, Tech-charades, Circuit debugging, Group discussion, Colour coding, 2048, Speak-A-Tech, C-Programming, Logo Mania, Tech Hunt, Techxting, Pixellatte & Tech-rangoli. All the students and staff of the department were present in the event.





    • Parents’- Teachers’ meeting:

    The Parent’s- Teachers’ meeting was organized on 22nd of October 2016 in the department. The meeting was attended by parents as well as students of 3rd, 5th and 7th semester. Objectives of the meeting were to discuss about students’ attendance status, academic performance, activities and achievements of the Department and NBA process being followed in the Department. The meeting was interactive and feedback was collected from the parents.



  • Placements
  • Events and Seminars
    Topic Invitees Date
    Lab View Awareness Program Mr. Manimaran, Senior Application Manager, VI Solutions, Bengaluru 4th October 2016
    Sensors, Measurements and Process Control System Mr. Harish Ravi, Business Development Manager, Technologics Ltd., Bengaluru 22nd September 2016
    Biomedical Instrumentation and Advanced Industrial Automation Mr. Harish Ravi, Business Development Manager, Technologics Ltd., Bengaluru 19th September 2016
    Industrial Automation and Process Management with an Overview of Embedded Systems Mr. H S Shivashankar, Branch Manager, Prolific Systems & Technologies Pvt. Ltd 3rd May, 2016
    8051-Microcontroller and its Applications Mr. Rajath Kumar K S, CEO & MD, Intell-Eyes Technologies ® 28th April 2016
    Basics of Instrumentation & Control System Mr. Srivathsan & Mr. Kiran, Yokogawa India Ltd Bengaluru 22nd, March 2015
    Careers Guidance on the International Education Scene & Advantages of Research Mr. Sandeep S Katti, Sr. Business Development, CL Educate Limited 17th Feb 2016
    Introduction to PC Based Automation Mr. Krishnamurthy Kulkarni, Beckhoff Automation, B’lore 7th Nov 2015
    Sensors & Applications Mr. Chethan Sidnal, Senior Engineer, Beckhoff Automation, B’lore 2nd Nov 2015
    Biomedical Signal Processing- Contextual Learning Mr.Sanjeev Kubakaddi, MD, ITIE Knowledge Solutions, B’lore 15th Oct 2015
    Advancements in Industrial Automation Mr. Srinath, AUTMAC Solutions, B’lore 11th Aug 2014
    Microcontroller applications Mr. Parthiban B U, EPR Labs Ind. Ltd 25th Mar 2013
    Industrial Automation Mr. Prateesh, Asst. Manager, Prolific Systems & Technologies Ltd., B’lore 16th Apr 2013
    Advancements in Process Instrumentation & Automation Dr.Nayan G & Mr.Mohd.Wasif, YOKOGAWA, B’lore 23rd Feb 2013
    Microcontroller applications APSIS Ltd. B’lore 16th Feb 2013
    Industrial Automation Systems Team from SIEMENS and International Editors Elektor, India 22nd Aug 2012
    SPOORTHI – IQ, EQ, SQ Dr. Jagadish Trainer & Content Developer, ISKON, Bangalore 31st Aug 2010
    Vedic Mathematics And Its Prospectus Dr. Ramesh Kolluru, HOD Department of Vedic Mathematics, Ved Vignan Maha Vidya Peeth (VVMVP)-The Art of Living Foundation Bangalore 25th Aug 2010
    Embedded System Design Using Texas Instruments SOC Mr. Gurjeet Singh Director, Gill Instruments Pvt. Ltd. 12th Oct 2009
    “The Myths Behind the Miracles & Superstitions –Exposed Under Scientific Explanation” Dr. Narendra Nayak President Federation of Indian Rationalist Associations (In support of Karnataka Rajya Vigyana Parishath) 30th Aug 2009
    Focus- Personality Enrichment Workshop Mr. Aravind Lachan Das, IIT Chennai & MS-University of Missonji, USA 03rd Mar 2009
    Importance & Opportunities for Engineers in Conversion of Energy Mr. Nalin,Director,ELPRO Energy Dimension Pvt. Ltd. 18th Oct 2008
    Introduction to FPGA & Usage of FPGA Spartan -3 Kit With Interface Modules Asith Das & Adil Ansari Tech. Sales Engg. Silicon Gateway Pvt. Ltd. B’lore. 30th Apr 2008
    Automation & Embedded Technology Amith T.S Prolific Systems & Tech. Pvt. Ltd. 29th Feb 2008
    Brain Asymmetry & Simplification Prof. M. Mukunda Rao Prof. VIT & Former Prof. IIT, Madras 23rd Aug 2007
  • Program Contents


Department of of E&IE organized its Alumni meet – “SANGAMA -2K16” on 5th March, 2016.  It was an opportunity to the alumni to share their thoughts. The programme commenced with an invocation followed by lighting of the lamp by the Principal Dr. Mrityunjaya V Latte, HOD Dr. D Mahesh Kumar, Dr. D Jayadevappa, professor and    Mrs. Charupriya, an alumni of 2009. The Head of the department Dr. D Mahesh Kumar addressed the gathering then, the Principal, Dr. Mrityunjaya V Latte shared his thoughts.  Prof. Dr. D Jayadevappa presented the Vision, Mission, Program Educational Objectives and Program Specific Outcomes of the department to the alumni. Most of the alumni spoke about their current career and past experiences in the college. The feedback regarding the same was taken from the alumni after the presentation.


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