Industry Supported Laboratories

To meet the current demands of the industries, the department has taken initiatives to establish the following centres of excellence and laboratories supported by industries.

Yokogawa Centre of Excellence in Distributed Control Systems

Supporting Industry: M/s. Yokogawa India Limited

Year of Establishment: 2016

Total Investment: INR 1 Crore

Yokogawa Centre of Excellence in Distributed Control Systems


KCT-Fluke Centre of Excellence in Calibration

Supporting Industry: M/s. Fluke Corporation

Year of Establishment: 2017

Total Investment: INR 50 Lakhs


Siemens PLC Automation Laboratory

Supporting Industry: M/s. Siemens Limited

Year of Establishment: 2018

Total Investment: INR 25 Lakhs


Industry Academia Interaction

A long-term and sustainable collaboration with continuous engagement is going on between many leading core Industries and the E&I Department. This helps to ensure industrial relevance in academic delivery and research.

Hence, E&I Department initiated the Industry Academia interaction by hosting KCT Industry Academia Meets – Instrumentation during 2016 and 2017. The main objectives are

  • To leverage and collect experiences and lessons from successful collaboration between Industry and Academia.
  • To recast the structure of the current syllabi which matches the expectations of new trends.
  • To develop a choice of opportunity to be interned in the reputed companies.
  • To exchange information among renowned professional from product and application industries, academicians and administrators in the area of Electronics, Instrumentation, Control and Automation.


KCT Industry Academia Meet 2017 – Instrumentation

Number of Companies / Institutes Participated

S. No.




Mr. Anand Rajkumar, Yokogawa India Limited

Trends in Automation

30 major companies in the field of Instrumentation & Automation


Mr. Mohan Kumar Rangaraj, Pricol Limited

Smart Instrumentation in Automation


Mr. Praveen Pai, Siemens India Ltd.

Trends in Industrial Automation


Mr. Anand Kustagi, Rockwell Automation

Advancement in PCS


Dr. M. A. Kumar , Infosys

Shaping the future – Industrial IOT

   And many more….

KCT Industry Academia Meet 2017 – Instrumentation

KCT Industry Academia Meet 2017 - Instrumentation


Snap Shot of KCT Industry Academia Meet 2017 – Instrumentation

KCT Industry Academia Meet 2016 – Instrumentation

S. No.



Number of Companies / Institutes participated


Dr.Umapathy, HoD, Department of Instrumentation and Control Engineering, NIT, Trichy

Guidelines for outcome-based education in Instrumentation perspectives

10 major companies in the field of Instrumentation & Automation and

15 Institutes


Mr. B. Sundareswaran, Deputy Manager, Schneider Electric India Pvt. Ltd.

Electrical Engineering and Measurements


Dr. Kumar Rajamani, architecture, Robert Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions

Signal processing


Mr. Srinivasan Gurumurthy, Petrofac, Chennai

Instrumentation system design


Mr. A. Gowthaman, Deputy Manager, CPCL

Digital Control System


Mrs. S. N. Kavitha, Director-STEPS, Texas Instruments

Analog Electronics & Power Devices


Mr. M. Sethuramalingam, Head, Electrical & Control System Dept., Kavin Engineering

Safety Instrumentation


Mr. S. Manohar, Assistant Manager, Yokogawa India Ltd.

Process Automation


Mr. Praveen Pai and his team from Siemens

PLC Training and Automation Drives



Dr. Sudhir Agashe, College of Engineering, Pune

V Lab session, a live Skype chat


KCT Industry Academia Meet 2016 – Instrumentation


Snap Shots of KCT Industry Academia Meet 2016 – Instrumentation



Partial delivery of the courses by Industry

One Credit Courses

As per the institutional regulation, students can also opt for one credit industry oriented courses for a minimum of 15 hours duration, which will be offered by experts from industry on specialized topics apart from the prescribed courses of study of the programme. Students can complete such one credit courses during the semesters 5 to 7 as and when these courses are offered by any of the departments.  There is no limit on the number of one credit courses a student can register and successfully complete during the above period.

Steps involved in designing and assessment of one credit courses:

Step1: The HOD and industry expert shall decide name and syllabi of the one credit course.

Step2: The concerned HOD collects the name list of the students those are interested in attending the above course. Each batch consists of 10 to 30 students.

Step3: The course shall be taught by industry experts as a course teacher.

Step4: The course teacher shall give assignments and conduct internal test 1&2 and viva voce.

Step5: The Course end examination shall be conducted and the evaluation will be done by the same industry expert.


Only one course  end examination  (for one and a half hours)

50 Marks

Proposed frame work for question paper and marks distribution

Objective type questions (20 x 1 mark)

20 Marks

Application oriented questions (3 x 10 marks)

30 marks


50 marks




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