Pursuing Doctoral Areas

Become Technologists in the field of Electronics

  • 20
  • Semester
    6 - 14 Semesters


  • CUSAT offers serveral Ph.D. programmes and research students can make use of the state-of-the-art facilities of Department of Electronics to do research in various disciplines. The solid research culture of the University enables each student to acquire research skills through various seminars and conferences. Seminars and conferences are helpful to get valuable knowledge from the keynote speakers and other eminent researchers. The research studies conducted at DoE will be of social significance.


  • The Department has well experienced faculty members to guide candidates to pursue research leading to Doctoral degree in various disciplines. The University also has well equipped infrastructure for advanced research. All Schools have also engaged in advanced research and undertake funded projects.
  • The minimum duration for Ph D programme is THREE years, including course work.
  • However, extension up to SIX years period of registration beyond the above limits shall be permitted based on the recommendation of the concerned Research Supervisor.


Semester 1
Course Code Subject Core/Elective Credit Hours/Week
20-305-0101 Electronic Circuits C 4 5
20-305-0102 Signals & Systems C 4 5
20-305-0103 Digital System Design C 4 5
20-305-0104 RF & Microwave Technology C 4 5
20-305-0105 Programming for Embedded System C 4 5
20-305-0106 Electronic Circuits Lab C 1 4
20-305-0107 Signals & Systems Lab C 1 4
Semester 2
Course Code Subject Core/Elective Credit Hours/Week
20-305-0201 Embedded System Design C 4 5
20-305-0202 Control Systems C 4 5
20-305-0203 Digital Signal Processing C 4 5
20-305-0204 Seminar C 1 2
20-305-0205 Embedded System Design Lab C 1 4
20-305-0206 Control Systems Lab C 1 5
Elective I E 3 4
Semester 3
Course Code Subject Core/Elective Credit Hours/Week
20-305-0301 Project Part 1 C 0 5
20-305-0302 Communication Systems C 4 5
20-305-0303 VLSI System Design C 4 5
20-305-0304 Communications Lab C 1 1
Elective II C 1 4
Elective III C 3 4
Elective Lab E 3 1
Semester 4
Project Part 2 C 13 20
Elective IV E 3 4


  1. Arun A Balakrishnan

    Completed post graduation in Signal Processing with a CGPA of 9.53 (First Rank) and graduation in Electronics & Communication Engineering with an aggregate of 81.46% (Fourth Rank).

  2. Mithun Haridas T.P.

    Mithun started his career in CUSAT in 2015. Before joining DoE, CUSAT, he had Industrial Experience in IBM India for more than 3 years.

  3. Tripti S Warrier

    Dr. Tripti received her B.Tech in Electronics in 2002, M.Tech in Digital Electronics and Advanced Communications in 2005. Received her Ph.D in 2016 from IIT Chennai

  4. Deepti Das Krishna

    Deepti Das Krishna is currently working as an Assistant Professor with the Department of Electronics. She has worked as a PI under the DST WoSA while working towards her PhD

  5. Kumary V Y Vidhu

    Kumary V Y Vidhu started her career in CUSAT in 2018. Currently doing research at DOE, CUSAT in the field of Metamaterials and RCS.

  6. Supriya M H

    Supriya started her career in CUSAT in 1999. She was awarded Ph.D in the year 2008. She has more than 150 publications, a patent and few awards to her credit.

  7. Nalesh S

    Nalesh received his B.Tech in ECE from NIT Calicut in 2003. He completed his M.Tech from IIT Delhi in 2010 and received his PhD from IISc, Bangalore in 2018.


    Simulation of analog and digital circuits using OR-CAD.Analysis of electronic circuits using active devices.Understand the working of PLL.

  2. SIGNALS & SYSTEMS LAB First Semester

    Implementation of basic signal processing techniques in Octave/MATLAB/Python


    This lab will involve working on programming embedded devices, communicating with peripherals.

  4. CONTROL SYSTEMS LAB Second Semester

    This lab aims to familiarize with the modeling of dynamical systems and the characteristics of control components like dc motor, Compensator etc. To model, simulate and analyzesystems using MATLAB software


    Implementation of basic analog and digital communication techniques in MATLAB/Labview

  6. ELECTIVE LAB Third Semester

    This lab aims to familiarize with the implementation in the specific elective selected