The Department of ECE of Vel Tech Univesity has been founded in the year 1996, offering programmes in core electronics and industry relevant domains at UG. PG and Ph.D levels. Unique strengths of this department are automotive Electronics, Communication Antenna, Embedded Systems, Small Satellites, VLSI and unmanned Air Vehicles (Drone). Actively associated with organizations such as centre for development of advanced computing C-DAC, Pune), Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI, Pune), NASSCOM, Kwality Photonics etc.,
ECE department is always striving to create careers for students in several industries BOSCH, EMC2, IBM, WIPRO, Shwing Stetter, TCS, Va Tech Wabag Ltd., Zebronics etc., and also enable the students to pursue higher education in renowned foreign institutions such as NJIT USA, Illinois Institute of Technology USA, university of Texas Arlington USA, Nagoya institute of Technology Japan etc., The faculty and students of ECE department won awards like CANEUS Lockheed Martin Award in IISC (Small Satellites), Aegis Graham Bell Award (Unmanned Air Vehicles) and many other innovative achievements.