Chandubhai S Patel Institute of Technology (Formerly Charotar Institute of Technology) was established in 2000 and V.T.Patel Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering is a part of the institute since inception. The Branch Electronics & Communication Engineering was introduced in the Year 2000. Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering is one of the primary engineering departments of the institute.
The department has grown tremendously over last fourteen years and now recognized as one of the major engineering departments of the institute. Department started developing strong links with industries and academic institutions like IITs NITs and other universities of repute worldwide. Apart from high quality teaching at Under Graduate level, department is actively involved in Basic and Applied Research. The Department of E&C Engineering offers B. Tech., M.Tech and PhD. programs.Doctoral research is offered in the following areas:
1. Electromagnetics and Antenna Design
2. Satellite and Wireless Communication
3. Solid State Electronics
4. Digital Image and Video Processing
5. VLSI, Microelectronics and Embedded Systems
6. Optical Communication
The Department registers B.Tech, M.Tech and Ph.D candidates including quality improvement program from other institutions in all the above areas.The Department actively promotes curriculum development activity by updating existing courses, developing new courses and preparing resource material for teaching in consultation with industry. It undertakes industrial consultancy work as a part of its interaction with industry and also organizes Seminars / Symposia for professional interaction.The Department contributes to the interdisciplinary academic and research activity of the institute.