The faculty of Electronics in Sri Y.N.College was introduced in the year 1984. It began as part of the Department of Physics, under Headship of Sri Y.Sundarasiva Rao with one staff member Dr K Venkateswarlu M.Sc.(Tech.), Ph.D. In the year 1986, a separate Electronics laboratory was established and was inaugurated by late Prof M Srirama Rao, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam under the auspices of our beloved Secretary and Correspondent Dr. Chinmilli Satyanarayana Rao. Dr Ch Kanaka Rao appointed as lecturer in the department in the year 1989. The department was shifted to South-West block in the year 1995 and Dr K Venkateswarlu is designated as Head of the department of the newly formed department. At present the department is enriched with competent faculty who are highly qualified with doctorates, UGC-NET qualified and State Best Teacher awardee by department of Higher Education, Govt. of AP. The present faculty members are doing their best to keep up their good work and also adapting themselves to the fast changing trends in Electronics in tune with the growing importance of Electronics for all successful careers. The encouragement and guidance of the college management and other departments was always there for helping for overall development of the department.
The department of electronics is located in an area of 180 sq.mtr., having good laboratory facilities, departmental library and staff room. The department consists of two Labs one with an area of 67.5 sq.mtr., to conduct practical classes on Basic Circuits, Electronic Devices, Digital Electronics, Microprocessors and Microcontrollers and the other with equally spaced to conduct simulation experiments equipped with 16 desk top computer systems and soft ware. The department has separate departmental library and e-class room to for PPT presentations. The sides of wall are completely arranged with glass framed almyrahs and are also neatly painted with standard Electronic circuit symbols, colour codes, block diagrams etc.
The Department is conducting a Certificate Course in Electronic Engineering Technician to II year Degree Students since 2014. A skill development course in Electrical Domestic Appliances is introduced to all degree students from 2015. Now the newly introduced CBCS has made Simulation lab experiments mandatory to all years.