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M.Tech. Digital Communication and Networking

Course Duration

4 Semesters
(2 Years)

Eligibility Criteria

Passed Bachelor's Degree or equivalent.

Obtained at least 50% marks (45% marks in case of candidates belonging to reserved category) in the qualifying examination.


The programme is intended to meet industry demands in the field of wireless and computer communications, and to present recent advancements in Communications, Networking, Artificial Intelligence, and Multidisciplinary subjects. The programme additionally embraces progress in cyber security, the Internet of Things, and cloud platforms with related ideas and algorithms. The programme details the concepts of computer and wireless network technology along with the principles that influence them to perform better. The techniques that enable high-speed Local Area Networks (LANs) and the protocols utilized in wireless LANs will be discussed elaborately. The programme deliberates at large, the recent technological advancements in the field of wireless and mobile networks. The fundamentals of AI, cloud and edge computing with appropriate outcomes that are in demand are also included in the programme curriculum. The candidates will have good research exposure to the courses involved in the programme. Project work with research publications would inculcate the self-learning ability of the candidates, which makes them capable of industry and future research. Digital communication and networking concentrate on giving a sound theoretical background and additionally a great functional presentation to candidates in the communication and networking territories. It is intended to give a modern, industry-oriented education in communication applications. The course aims at producing trained experts who can effectively meet the demands of the quickly developing wireless and networking industry.

There are various job opportunities in service organizations and manufacturing industries such as consulting, broadcasting, entertainment, research and development, data communication, and system support. Practical exposure to these ideas steers graduates towards exploring career alternatives as telecom engineers in mobile communication, satellite communication, the complexity of Radio Frequency (RF), network security and IP telephony, optical and wired data communication systems. Digital Communication and Networking (DCN) is the future and promises better prospects in various fields. Though it still is an infant in the eyes of technology, a lot has been achieved in a very small span of time and has shown remarkable results. So indeed, DCN is a career of the future, and it promises a lot to the public too.

Course Curriculum

01 Advanced Mathematics

02 Mobile and Personal communication

03High Performance Data Networks

04 Cyber Security

05Research Methodology and IPR

06Soft core-1

  • Error Control Coding
  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Communications for 5G and Beyond
  • RF Circuit Design
  • Millimeter Wave Communication Systems

07Audit Course-1

  • Disaster Management

015G and Radio Access Networks

02 IoT and Cyber Physical Systems

03Soft core-2

  • Antenna Array Engineering
  • Cloud and Edge Computing for Wireless Networks
  • Advanced Digital Signal Processing
  • Modern Approach to Artificial Intelligence

04 Soft core-3

  • Adaptive Signal Processing
  • Computer Vision
  • Underwater Communication and Networking
  • Cognitive Radio Networks

05Soft core-4

  • Optical Communication and Networking
  • Vehicular Communications and Networks
  • Software Defined Networks and NFV
  • Multi Sensor Data Fusion

06Mini Project

07Audit Course-2

  • English for Research Paper Writing

01Open Elective

  • Automotive Electronics

02Project Phase-1

03Internship/Technical Seminar/Certification

01Project Phase-2 (Dissertation & Master’s Thesis)

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)

After a few years of graduation, the graduates of M. Tech (Digital Communication and Networking) will be able to:


Demonstrate skills as digital communication and networking professional and perform with ethical and moral values.


Engage in active research for professional development in the field of computer, wireless communication and networking with an attribute of lifelong learning.


Carry out consultancy and extension activity either as a member of a team or as an individual.

Programme Outcomes (POs)

On successful completion of the programme, the graduates of M. Tech (Digital Communication and Networking) programme will be able to:

PO 1

Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of specific discipline or professional area, 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 economic 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).

Programme Handbooks

Programme Specific Outcomes

On successful completion of the programme, the graduates of M.Tech (Digital Communication and Networking) programme will be able to:

  • PSO1 -Isolate and solve complex problems in the domains of 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.
  • PSO2 -:  Implant the capacity to apply the concepts of Communication and Networking, IoT, Cyber security, Cloud & Edge computing, Design Thinking and Artificial Intelligence, etc. in the design, development of Hardware/software.
  • PSO3 -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 Communication and Networking.

Career Opportunities

Service organisations

  • Consulting
  • Broadcasting
  • Entertainment
  • Research and development
  • Data communication
  • System support.
  • Telecom engineers
  • Indian / SAARC Nationals₹ 1000
  • NRI Fee₹ 2000
  • Foreign NationalsUS$ 50