Electrical and Communications Engineering is a branch of Electrical Engineering. It deals with the application of mathematical and scientific principles to the design and development of electrical and electronic systems and their components which includes electrical power generation systems. Electrical Engineering basically deals with the study and application of electricity, electronics, and electromagnetism. The main areas of this field include Communications and Networking, Signal Processing, Microwave Engineering, Nano electronics and VLSI and Photonics. Communications engineering deals with the development and operation of communications technology which includes telecommunications and computer programming. The ECE engineers direct, control and look after the test production process, and ensures safety installation and proper functioning of the various mechanisms. The sub disciplines of this field are power, electronics, control, microelectronics, signal processing, telecommunications, instrumentation and computers.
Some of the job profiles for ECE engineers are as follows: Electronics and Communications Consultant, Service Engineer, Software Analyst, Network Planning Engineer, Research & Development Software Engineer, Field Test Engineer, Technical Director.
All India Radio, Bharat Electronics Limited, Telecommunication Industry, Post and Telegraph Department, Power Sector Television Industry.