The Department of Electronics and Communication engineering of CMR Engineering College was established in the academic year 2010-11 with an annual intake of 120.
The intake was increased to 180 from the academic year 2012-13 and later the intake was increased to 240 from the academic year 2013-14. In addition to this intake,the Department has 20% lateral entry students at II B.Tech. level.
M.Tech programme was started with 24 intake in the specialization of Embedded Systems from the year 2013-14 and VLSI System Design from the year 2014-15.
The Department has well equipped state of art laboratories to gain good knowledge and technical skills in the field of Electronics, Communication, Microwave, VLSI, Digital Signal Processing & Micro Processors & Micro Controllers . The Department periodically organizes seminars, symposia, workshops and guest lectures for the benefit of both the students and the faculty.