About us

The College of Engineering, Guindy (CEG), a pioneer in technical education in India and in Asia, was established in the year 1794. Incidentally, CEG was the first engineering institution setup in India. More than 200 years have gone by and today, this college has evolved into Asia’s largest technical university.



The University was formed by bringing together and integrating well-known technical institutions in the city of Chennai.   

  • College of Engineering, Guindy (CEG)(1794)
  • Madras Institute of Technology , Chrompet (MIT)(1949) and three Technological Departments of the University of Madras.
  • Alagappa College of Technology (ACT)(1944)
  • School of Architecture and Planning (SAP)(1957)

Situated in the southern part of the city of Madras (Chennai), the University’s main campus extends over 100 hectares abutting the Adyar River on the north and Raj Bhavan on the south. The Madras Institute of Technology at Chrompet constitutes the second campus of the University which extends over 20 hectares. Both the campuses have a variety of buildings serving the various needs of the University community.

Department of Electronics and Communications (DECE)

The Department of Electronics and Communications (DECE), which became a part of this celebrated institution in the year 1945, is one of the leaders in India in this field of technology. The department, headed by professors and lecturers who are experts in their own disciplines, aims at educating and training students with sound knowledge and awareness in the latest trends in electronics, communication




and informaion technology. Keeping in line with fast changing technology, the department has a well designed, constantly reviewed syllabus to incorporate all advancements in existing and emerging technologies. The state-of-the-art laboratories complement the high standards set by the competitive syllabus and nurture the inclination of the students towards research and development, besides giving them the necessary and sufficient backing of practical knowledge that they need.

The Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering of College of Engineering Guindy is offering Under Graduate, Post Graduate and Doctoral Degree programmes in Electronics and Communication Engineering.