Instrumentation and Control Engineering

ICE department


Department of Instrumentation and Control Engineering was established in the year 1993 and the first batch of students graduated from the department in the year 1997. It offers one Under-Graduate programme (B.Tech.), one Post-Graduate programmes M.Tech. (Process Control and Instrumentation) and also research programmes (M.S. and Ph.D.) in the various fields of Instrumentation and Control Engineering for both regular and part-time scholars. M.Tech. (PCI) is an interdisciplinary programme. The administrative control for this course will be carried out by Dept. of ICE from 2014-16. Faculty from Chemical Engineering Department and Instrumentation and Control Engineering Department will deliver lectures and organize practical classes Nearly 92 students are admitted each year into the Bachelors Programme through AIEEE (All India Engineering Entrance Examination) of which around 10% of the total number of students are admitted through NRI and DASA quota and nearly 28 students are admitted each year into the Masters Programme with valid GATE Score. The curriculum is being updated regularly with inputs from industries and reputed educational institutions. The department with its state of the art laboratories, as well as young and dynamic faculty is involved in providing quality education at both UG and PG levels.


  • To be a world class centre of excellence in Instrumentation and Control Engineering.


  • To inspire the students to realize their aspiration and potential through quality education in Instrumentation and Control Engineering.
  • To enhance knowledge, create passion for learning, foster innovation and nurture talents towards serving the society and the country.
  • To encourage faculty and students to keep in pace with the latest technological developments and to pursue research in those areas.
  • To enable the students to engage themselves in entrepreneurship and product development for the benefit of the global community.


Started B.Tech. (Instrumentation and Control Engineering) 1993
Joint M.Tech. (Process control and Instrumentation) with Chemical Engineering 1999
First Ph.D. awarded in the department through part-time registration 2003
Started regular Ph.D. and M.S. (By Research) 2004
Department became QIP centre for Ph.D. 2006
DST-FIST Sponsored dept. 2008
NBA Accreditation 2008 - 2013
Administrative control for M.Tech. (Process control and Instrumentation) June 2014


Head of the Department
Department of Instrumentation and Control Engineering
National Institute of Technology
Tiruchirappalli 620015, India

Tel: +91-431-2503351
Fax: +91-431-2500133