Department of Electronics


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.

Present faculty and Working Since:

  • Dr K Venkateswarlu, M.Sc.(Tech.),Ph.D., FIETE, Working Since 28-05-1986
  • Dr Ch Kanaka Rao, M.Sc.(Tech.), M.Phil., Ph.D., MIE, Working Since 11-11-1995
  • Mr K Vinaya Phaneendhra, M.Sc., UGC-NET qualified, Working Since 20-01-2014
  • Ms U Hari Priya, B.Sc. Electronics, Working Since 20-01-2018
  • Ms S L N Durga Devi, B.Sc. Electronics, Working Since 20-01-2019


  • Simulation Lab with 20 Computers and Excellent Softwares
  • Internet and wi-fi facility
  • e-class room with LCD projector and OHP.
  • Departmental library with good collection of Books.
  • Organized national level workshop sponsored by UGC-SERO, Hyderabad.
  • Organized national level workshop sponsored by college UGC funds.
  • Department has two doctorates and one UGC-NET qualified faculty.
  • Department has one State Best Teacher Awardee.
  • Completed two MRPs sponsored by UGC-SERO, Hyderabad.
  • Up-loaded MRP to UGC-SERO, Hyderabad.
  • MOUs with 2 leading companies:
    • TEESOLVE(Teesolve Semiconductor Pvt. Ltd.) Bangalore
    • PACIFIC Electronics Pvt.Ltd., Secuderabad.
  • Consultancy:
    • Efftronics Systems Pvt. Ltd., Vijayawada, AP.
    • Star Home Appliances, Vijayawada.
  • Two of the members are holding additional responsibilities:
Dr K Venkateswarlu is
  • UGC Coordinator
  • Convenor, Research Committee
  • Member, Discipline Committee
  • Member, Academic Council
  • Fellow IETE – New Delhi.
  • Associate NCC Officer, 7(A) NU NCC, Narsapur
Dr Ch Kanaka Rao is
  • Coordinator, Students Welfare
  • Academic Council Member
  • Member Institute of Engineers- India.
  • IGNOU Coordinator ( up to 2014)
  • Mr K Vinaya Phaneendhra is
    • Member, UGC-NSQF
    • Member, NIRF


    The department of electronics is located in an area of 180, having good laboratory facilities, departmental library and staff room. The department consists of two Labs one with an area of 67.5, 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.

    Recent Achievements:

    • Dr. Ch. Kanaka Rao awarded doctoral degree from Andhra University, Visakhapatnam in the year 2015
    • Students won 1st prize in National level Quiz-2015 organized by the department of Electronics, Andhra Loyola College (A), Vijayawada, AP.
    • Two students selected for Teesolve Semiconductor Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore and one for Infoysis, Mysore.
    • Ogranized Industrial tour to visit EFFTRONICS SYSTEMS Ltd., Vijayawada.
    • Dept. Members presented 3 papers in National seminars and attended 12 National seminars and workshops.
    • 50% of the students (2016 pass outs) are doing PG.

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