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M.Tech in Digital Communication and Networking

Electronics and Communication Engineering is an engineering discipline involving design, development, manufacture and deployment of Electronic and Communication systems. It deals with electronic devices, circuits, communication equipment like transmitter, receiver, integrated circuits (IC), analog and digital transmission and reception of data, voice and video, microprocessors, satellite communication, microwave engineering, antennae and wave progression. Signal and Image processing, Communication Technologies, Embedded Systems, VLSI Systems are some of the specialized areas available in electronics for further study.

As the backbone of the digital age, digital communications allows information to be communicated over copper wire, fiber-optic cable, and the air. The first wireless digital communications systems used spark-gap transmitters that used wide spectrum impulses to send single bits. In comparison, today’s modern communication systems make efficient use of spectrum to transmit large amounts of data between multiple users. They connect cell phones to the cellular network, computers to the Internet, and provide you with simple conveniences like unlocking your car doors without a key. As the number of transmitters rise, engineers will be challenged to make the most of scarce spectrum and deal with interference while meeting the increasing demand for higher data rates and reducing power consumption. It’s increasingly important for all engineers and scientists to have a fundamental understanding of RF communications principles as they incorporate wireless technology into everything from power plants to medical devices.

The School of Electronics and Communication Engineering at REVA UNIVERSITY offers M. Tech., in Digital Electronics and Networking –a postgraduate programme to create motivated, innovative, creative and thinking graduates to fill the roles of Communication Engineers who can conceptualize, design, analyze and develop digital communication systems and networks to meet the modern day requirements.

The digital communication and networking industries are growing continuously. The telecommunications ecosystem expects IoT to become a critical engine for future growth. One of the most successful IoT applications thus far has been the connected car. The largest US carriers have made significant investments in the connected-car space over the last several years, and we are already seeing strong growth in mobile subscriptions for connected vehicles. Connected cars, in addition to other categories of IoT, will continue to be an important growth area for carriers in 2018.

The potential for IoT extends far beyond connected cars. These opportunities include the connected consumer and the broader universe of connected things with applications such as connected home monitoring and control, entertainment, wearables, and more. In addition, the connected enterprise market features applications such as connected vehicle fleets, predictive maintenance, factory automation, workforce training and field support, and countless other examples. Each of these will dramatically broaden the reach of wireless for consumers and business users.

Intel, Alcatel-Lucent, IBM, TCS, HCL, Microsoft, Apple, Samsung, Vodafone, Atos Origin, Micromax, Dell India, Nokia, Motorola, A.I.R., Honeywell, Aircel, Videocon, Reliance, Wipro, Cisco Networking, Onida, Broadcom etc. are some of the companies in Digital communication and networking domain

In this context, The School of Electronics and Communication Engineering at REVA UNIVERSITY would like to add to the growing human resources needs of Digital Communication and Networking domain as engineers through its M. Tech. programme in Digital Communication and Networking

M Tech in Digital Communication & Networking has been structured to provide an in-depth knowledge to students of Electronics and Communication Engineering in various subjects like Advanced Digital Communication, Advanced Embedded System, Antenna Theory and Design, Digital Electronics, Error Control and Coding, Advanced Computer Networking and Linear Algebra. The specialized soft core courses like RF Design, Wireless & Mobile Network, Advances in Communication, Real Time Operating System being offered will help students to specialize in different areas of their interest and industry needs.

Course Curriculum

Course Curriculum

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

The programme educational objectives of the Electronics and Communication Engineering of REVA University is to prepare graduates

  • PEO-1: To have successful professional careers in national and multinational organization and communicate effectively as a member of a team or to lead a team.
  • PEO-2: To continue to learn and advance their careers through activities such as research and development, acquiring doctoral degree, participation in national level research programmes, teaching and research at university level etc.,
  • PEO-3: To be active members ready to serve the society locally and internationally, may take up entrepreneurship for the growth of economy and to generate employment; and adopt the philosophy of lifelong learning to be aligned with economic and technological development.

Programme Outcomes (POs)

Program Outcomes (POs)

After successful completion of the programme, the graduates shall be able to

  • PO-1: Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of Digital Communication Networking, including wider and global perspective, with an ability to discriminate, evaluate, analyze and synthesize existing and new knowledge, and integration of the same for enhancement of knowledge. 
  • PO-2: Analyze complex engineering problems critically, apply independent judgment for synthesizing information to make intellectual and/or creative advances for conducting research in a wider theoretical, practical and policy context. 
  • PO-3: Think laterally and originally, conceptualize and solve engineering problems, evaluate a wide range of potential solutions for those problems and arrive at feasible, optimal solutions after considering public health and safety, cultural, societal and environmental factors in the core areas of expertise. 
  • PO-4: Extract information pertinent to unfamiliar problems through literature survey and experiments, apply appropriate research methodologies, techniques and tools, design, conduct experiments, analyze and interpret data, demonstrate higher order skill and view things in a broader perspective, contribute individually/in group(s) to the development of scientific/technological knowledge in one or more domains of engineering. 
  • PO-5: Create, select, learn 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. 
  • PO-6: Possess knowledge and understanding of group dynamics, recognize opportunities and contribute positively to collaborative-multidisciplinary scientific research, demonstrate a capacity for self-management and teamwork, decision-making based on open-mindedness, objectivity and rational analysis in order to achieve common goals and further the learning of themselves as well as others. 
  • PO-7: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of engineering and management principles and apply the same to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, manage projects efficiently in respective disciplines and multidisciplinary environments after consideration of economical and financial factors. 
  • PO-8: Communicate with the engineering community, and with society at large, regarding complex engineering activities confidently and effectively, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation by adhering to appropriate standards, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions. 
  • PO-9: Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in life-long learning independently, with a high level of enthusiasm and commitment to improve knowledge and competence continuously.
  • PO-10: Acquire professional and intellectual integrity, professional code of conduct, ethics of research and scholarship, consideration of the impact of research outcomes on professional practices and an understanding of responsibility to contribute to the community for sustainable development of society. 
  • PO-11: Observe and examine critically the outcomes of one’s actions and make corrective measures subsequently, and learn from mistakes without depending on external feedback (SELF learning)


After successful completion of the programme, the graduates shall be able to

  • PSO-1: Isolate and solve complex problems in the domains of Digital Communication and Networking using latest hardware and software tools and technologies, along with analytical and managerial skills to arrive at cost effective and optimum solutions either independently or as a team
  • PSO-2: Implant the capacity to apply the concepts of wireless communications, advanced computer networks, network security, IoT and cyber physical systems, etc. in the design, development and implementation of application oriented engineering systems
  • PSO-3: Review scholarly work by referring journals, define a new problem, design, model, analyze and evaluate the solution and report as a dissertation in the area of Digital Communication and Networking. 

Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

The post graduates in Digital Communication and Networking will have many job opportunities in variety of sectors such as Telecom industries, Networking industries, IT Industries, Hardware Manufacturing Industries, Public sector organizations, Government R&D Labs with job titles as Network core developer, RAN MAC scheduler, LTE developer, System architects, software development engineer, Network infrastructure developer, 4G/5G test engineer, Research Specialist, Hardware engineer, etc. The M Tech holders also have opportunities in academics and research in higher educational institutions.

Telecommunications and Networking


Defence R&D

Civil Aviation

Hardware Manufacturing Industries

Power Sector

Researchand Development Organisations

Teaching and research in higher educational institutions

Telephone Industries

Television Industries

Public Sector Undertakings

R&D institutions

Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Criteria
M. Tech. (Regular) :
  • BE/B Tech in ECE /TE /EEE /CSE /ISE / Instrumentation Technology / Medical Electronics/M Sc in Electronics with a minimum of 50% (45% in case of SC/ST) marks in aggregate of any recognized University/Institution or AMIE or any other qualification recognized as equivalent there to.

Course Duration: 4 Semesters (2 Years)


How to Apply?


Rukmini Knowledge Park, Kattigenahalli, Yelahanka, Bangalore - 560064, Karnataka

+91-90211 90211 +91-80-4696 6966

Application Fee

M.Tech in Digital Communication and Networking

Indian / SAARC Nationals 1000
NRI Fee 2000
Foreign Nationals 50