The Department



The Department was started in the year 2007 with the intake of 60 Students and the currently there are 18 faculty Members with More than 200 Students

The Department of Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering, Sri Sairam Engineering College, Chennai was started in the year 2007, offers an undergraduate Programme B. E. Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering.  It has been accredited by the National Board of Accreditation, AICTE, New Delhi since 2018.  The current student’s intake is 90.

The Department consists of highly qualified and experienced faculty members in the field of specializations such as Process Control, Instrumentation, Power Electronics and Instrumentation, Control System, Industrial Automation and Control, Signal Processing, Image Processing, Wireless Communication and Networking. etc.

The Department is equipped with the state of the art laboratories like Industrial Automation Lab, Process Control Lab, Microprocessor and Microcontroller Lab, , Sensors and Transducers Lab, Electronics lab etc. The Industrial Automation lab experimental facilities are funded by AICTE Modernization and Removal of Obsolescence (MODROBS), for an amount of Rs 12 Lakhs.

Laboratories established with Industry Support:

∙ Innovation Lab – Texas Instruments

∙ Eyantra Lab – IIT Mumbai

∙ CDCE lab – MSME

Value added courses in association with industries

  • The department is continuouslyinvolved in establishing high institute- industry interaction. Totally 15 MoU are in active state and the following courses are validated by the industry personnel.
  • Certified Course for IoT Based Industrial Automation is provided by Intellectz Tech
  • Certified Course for Instrumentation Detail Engineering is provided by Crion Technologies.
  • Microwin Automation has conducted a workshop on Industrial Automation using PLC and SCADA which covers a part of a Course EI8761-Logic and Distributed control systems.
  • MoU was signed with Crion tech for providing the virtual industry experience
  • MoU was signed with Tessolve, a multinational semiconductor manufacturing company.
  • Certified course for DCS and PLC by Yokogawa India Ltd.
  • Certified Course for Robotics and Embedded Systems by SP-Robotics
  • Online skill based Training programmes like AMCAT, BYTES, SKILL RACK, Sales force are given to students to aid in their placement.
  • Interested students are given special coaching for their participation in GATE/UPSC/GRE/TOEFL exams.

The department has received Teaching awards in Engineering was awarded to the department by the Staffordshire University, UK powered by Education Matters for securing the highest number of University ranks.

Funds received

  • C. Komathi  and Dr. S. Durgadevi received funding for Rs. 26,45,500/- for the project titled Design and development of energy efficient PFC circuit for Onboard E-vehicle charger using Interleaved DC-DC SEPIC Converter” from DST SERB for 3 years ,sanctioned in 2020-21
  • K. Renganathan received funding for Rs. 12,00,000/- for the project titled “Modernization of Process Control and Automation Lab” under AICTE MODROB scheme for the year 2019-20
  • M.Nalini received an amountof Rs 3.97 Lakhs for conducting  AICTE STTP on Artificial Intelligence towards Industry 4.0
  • K.Anbumani received funding for Rs.1,00,000/- for the project titled “Analysis & Classification Of Milk Quality Using Electronic Sensory Organs” from DST, IEDC for 2018-19
  • Nalini received funding for Rs. 1,00,000/-for the project titled “LACTOPURE” from DST,IEDC for 2017-2018.
  • C. Priya received funding for Rs. 15000/- for the project titled “An IoT based detection of Chemicals in Fruits & Vegetables” under TNSCST state fund.
  • Swagata Sarkar received funding for Rs. 15000/- under TNSCST state fund.

Our faculty members have published more than 200 papers in high quality , high impact factor peer reviewed journals and conferences and published 19 patents till date. Our faculty members have received many awards in publishing quality papers, quality research, AICTE Lilavati Award, Best faculty advisors in professional societies etc.,

Our students have secured 145 University Ranks since inception which includes one gold medal for the 2013-17 batch . Our students Graduation Percentage is maintained  more than 90% since inception and hold an excellent record in Placement & Higher Studies. More no.of students have been placed in core companies such as McDermott, Tata Elxsi, BGR Energy, Valeo, Honeywell etc.

Our students have also received ISTE  chapter- Best Student Award, Sparkling Star Award by IIT Madras ,NSS Volunteer Award by Anna University and won many prizes and drawn accolades to the department in  curricular, co curricular and extra curricular activities.Students had won prizes in International and National level Contests like NASA Rover Challenge , E-Baja , E-yantra, Solaris etc.

The project titled “Classification of quality of milk based on viscosity, color and density” by team of III year EIE students is funded by DST-IEDC and was qualified for the second level of Smart India Hackathon Challenge 2019

Ms. C. Komathi and team of EIE final year students (B.Devahariharan, A.Thamarai kannan, Gowtham raj, P.Vignesh) presented project in the Regional Convention of

AICTE Vishwakarma Award on 18th December 2019

Sachin kumar M, Sudharshan Y K & Srivarshan G of II Year EIE got 1st Prize in hackathon Competition conducted at Meenakshi Sundararajan Engineering College on 6th July 2019

Mr.G.Srivarshan (Team Lead ) , Ms.G.Sreeja , Ms.E.Renuka Devi and Ms.Sushmitha (ICE) Guided by Team mentor Ms.S.Subha,Assistant Professor/Dept. of EIE for presenting

their Innovation “Spy theft Detector without a CCTV Camera” in the India International Science Festival 2021 (IISF-2021)organized by Ministry of Science and Technology , Government of India at SAG Ground ,Campal ,Panaji/Goa from 10th December to 13th December 2021

Our department continuously conducts various guest lectures and workshops under professional societies namely IEEE, ISTE and IE. Two start-ups have been identified and registered in MSME Udyam and four proposals have been submitted under Yukti 2.0.

Student Innovative prototypes have been developed at the dept level and the details are as follows:

  • Automatic Hand Sanitizer and Automatic room Sanitizer
  • E Bike and Robots for industrial applications.
  • IOT based multi-way switching system
  • Smart power strip for household power outlet control

Totally 741 Coursera courses and 50 NPTEL courses were completed by both faculty and students of EIE.

15 faculty members have completed NITTT module courses.

11 students got certified by IIT BOMBAY SPOKEN TUTORIAL -NODAL RESOURCE CENTER to promote IT literacy through Open Source Software.

Our Alumni are well placed in reputed industries Abroad as well as in India and they continuously contribute to the growth of the department by providing suggestions for improvement by involving themselves in the Board of Studies, providing lectures through Seminars, Alumni Interaction meets etc.


Year of Inception : 2007

Students Intake : 90

AICTE Approval No:
F.No Southern-3328336703/2017/EOA

Accredited by NBA: Yes

ProgrammeDegree OfferedAccreditation StatusPeriod of ValidityDate of ApprovalLetter
1st AccreditationElectronics & Instrumentation EngineeringB.EAccredited3 Years (Upto 30.06.2021)26.07.2018Click here to View
2nd AccreditationElectronics & Instrumentation EngineeringB.EAccredited1 Years (Upto 30.06.2022)09.06.2021Click here to View
3rd AccreditationElectronics & Instrumentation EngineeringB.EAccredited 3 Years (Upto 30.06.2025)13.06.2022Click here to view

(Validity period- 2018-21)

Laboratories :
7 labs

Lab Investment :

MoU Signed with companies:

No of Faculty : 21

Faculty Retention – 91.67%

Department Library Facility – Yes (with 550 volumes)

Graduation Percentage
More than 90% since inception

University Ranks
134 ranks since inception which includes one gold medal for 2013-17 Batch

Rank position among colleges in Tamilnadu

Academic YearPosition


The UG program offered under Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering at Sri Sairam Engineering College is affiliated to Anna University. Curriculum is prepared by the Affiliating University and delivered to the students at college level. The Curriculum under Anna University is revised every four years and given to the students to benefit them to update and upgrade their knowledge and learn the current trends related to the area.

Role of EIE Engineers

The main focus of E&I engineers will be in the field of Control systems design, Process control and instrumentation, Electronics design and manufacturing, Engineering research and development, sales and service of technical equipment, Project and technology management etc.,
The challenges involved in studying Instrumentation Engineering (such as problem solving, having a design focus utilizing technology to benefit society, etc) and skills (such as project management, communication, technical, analytical, team membership, leadership skills etc) needed to perform the job as Instrumentation Engineer.

Scope for Employment

Most of the students are placed in various core companies in India and abroad i.e.Government institutes dedicated to science and technology etc.

Core companies in India such as

  • Honeywell Automation
  • Rockwell Automation
  • Reliance Industries
  • L&T Pvt Ltd
  • Yokogawa India Pvt Ltd
  • Invensys
  • Siemens
  • Essar steels
  • FLSmidth Automation
  • Eurotherm India Ltd.
  • ABB
  • ISRO
  • Technip India Pvt Ltd