Information and Communication Engineering; Courses and Eligibility;Top Colleges; Job Prospects::

Information and Communication Technology is the Engineering Branch which has recently emerged as a special subject as its use and application to the living world is increasing gradually. Information and Communication Technology is that area of study which humans have used all through the evolution process for being the most advanced creature on the Earth. In this branch of engineering, Students are taught about communications systems under which they get to know about wireless system design, radar systems and computational electromagnetics. The other aspects which students would get to know are related to satellite communications and telecommunication system which is very vital for mobile phone and internet technology. Through this course, students get to know as to how to provide immediate connectivity through voice, visual and data.


  • Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems
  • Service-Oriented Architecture
  • Introduction to VLSI Technology
  • Pervasive Computing
  • Data Warehousing and Data Mining
  • Telecommunications and Switching Techniques
  • Parallel and Distributed Systems
  • Resource Management Techniques
  • Protocols and Network Management
  • Embedded Systems.
  • Software Testing.
  • Green Technology.
  • Component-Based Technology
  • Data Communication and Networking
  • Information Technology and Database Management System
  • Network Design Security and Management
  • Satellite Communication
  • Wireless Communication Networks
  • Introduction to Information and Communication Technology
  • Mobile Communication and Computing
  • Digital iomage processing

Courses and Eligibility:

B. E/ B. Tech4 years
  • The aspirants should have qualified 10+2 examination with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.
  • They should have qualified JEE main or state-level engineering entrance exams to get enrolled in the course.
  • JEE- main
  • Tripura JEE
M. E/ M. Tech2v years
  • To  study masters in Information and Communication Technology one need to have passed a bachelor of engineering and bachelor’s of technology in Information and Communication Technology, Computer  Science, Electronic Engineering and should have also qualified entrance exam to get enrolled into  the course
  • JEE-advanced
  • GATE

Top recruiters:

Basically,  these candidates are hired by the IT sector Companies, some are listed given below;

  • TCS
  • Infosys
  • Wipro
  • HCL Technology
  • Mindtree
  • Mphasis
  • Rolta
  • Cyient

Admission Procedure:

For B. Tech-

  • Candidates must have qualified the 10+2 examination or any equivalent examination with an aggregate of 50 % (relaxation for the reserved category) Physics and mathematics should be the core subjects. 
  • Candidates have to qualify the bachelor degree entrance exam for seeking admission into the course. 
  • A counselling date is fixed by the Advisory Authority proceed of Interview.
  • After the counselling session, there will be a merit list of the candidates. 

For M. Tech-

  • Candidates must have a bachelor degree in Information and Communication Engineering with a minimum of 50 %.
  • Candidates have to qualify the Post Graduate Entrance exam for master degree.


Semester ISemester IISemester IIISemester IV
Basic Electronic Circuits
Digital Logic Design
Signals and Systems
Analog Circuits
Introduction to Programming
Introduction to Communication Systems
Computer Organization
Analog Communication and Transmission Line Theory
Introduction to Programming Lab
Data Structures
Design and Analysis of Algorithms
Systems Software
Data Structures Lab
Groups and Linear Algebra
Probability, Statistics and Information Theory
Engineering Design Workshop
Discrete Mathematics
Electromagnetic Theory
Engineered Materials
Language and Literature
Approaches to Indian Society
Science, Technology, Society
Environmental Studies
Semester VSemester VISemester VIISemester VIII
Embedded Hardware Design
Software Engineering
Open Elective – 3 / Science Elective – 2
Internships and B. Tech Projects
Digital Communications
ICT Elective – 2
ICT Elective – 4
Computer Networks
Open Elective – 1
Technical Elective – 3
Database Management System
Open Elective – 2 / Science Elective – 1
Technical Elective – 4 / Science Elective – 3
Principles of Economics
Technical Elective – 1
ICT Elective – 5 / Technical Elective – 5
ICT Elective 1
ICT Elective – 3 / Technical Elective – 2
Open Elective – 4 / Science Elective – 4

Skills Required:

In the modern world Information and Communication Technology is a vast course to study. It is very necessary to develop yourself into this course. Some skills which are very necessary for this course, which are given below. 

  • excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • organisational and managerial skills.
  • presentation skills.
  • the ability to work well under pressure.
  • teamworking skills.

Job Prospects:

Job Post Job DescriptionAverage Salary per annum
Analyst Programmers
Analyst Programmers write, test, design and develop computer software and programs. They design programs, code, test and maintain software. Software and Applications Programmers develop code in accordance with end-user requirements.
3 lakhs to 7.5 lakhs
Computer Network Professionals
Computer Network Professionals perform a variety of duties including researching and analyzing network strategies and preparing recommendations upon the findings. They work with both computer hardware and software to give businesses optimum performance capabilities as well as provide user support and troubleshoot and diagnose issues within the network. Computer Network Professionals perform a variety of duties including researching and analyzing network strategies and preparing recommendations upon the findings. They work with both computer hardware and software to give businesses optimum performance capabilities as well as provide user support and troubleshoot and diagnose issues within the network.
2.5 lakhs to 7 lakhs
Communications Engineer
Communication engineers are responsible for the research, design, development, and production of communications equipment and systems. Communications engineers design and modify electrical communications systems for scientific, military, industrial or commercial use.
3 lakhs to 8 lakhs
Database and Systems Administrators and ICT Security
Database & Systems Administrator and ICT Security maintain and operate the database, computer system, security and networks. They work in many different organizations including Information Technology and Communication Engineering departments. They develop and implement security plans and procedures and optimize database and management system programs.
4.5 lakhs to 9 lakhs
Managers (ICT)
ICT managers coordinate and organize the use of computers and technology systems within organizations. They also work with and direct the technology staff and personnel within the organization.
11 lakhs to 16 lakhs


Q: Why Information and Communication Engineering is important?

A: A communications engineer is responsible for the research, design, development and production of communications equipment/systems. The role of communications engineer can take on a managerial or technical direction; both areas demand a huge level of technical understanding.

Q: What are the benefits of Information and Communication Engineering?

A: The most important benefits that the Electronics and Communication branch provides you is freedom. The freedom to drift between the hardware field and software field. Furthermore, this is also the reason that a lot of industries choose to prefer Electronics and Communications engineers over other engineers.

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