IETE AMIETE-ET (Old Scheme) Communication Engineering Papers


The communication engineering is one of the subjects that have gained immense popularity in the recent years. The reason of its popularity is the advancements in the field of communication media. There are several new means of communication that have been invented like the mobiles, dish television etc. Each of the above mentioned instruments employs the use of the communication engineering and concepts and principles. The candidates taking the exam are expected to have a sound knowledge of the various communication devices.

Importance of the paper

In the modern world communication is the most important thing. We are blessed to have the power of communication. The world has indeed become a very small place as there is absolutely no corner of the world left out. Anything that happens in any corner of the world we get to know about it just the next second. Thus we can very well see that how important is the Communication Engineering Papers. The candidates taking the exam are tested on their knowledge of the different instruments of communication and broadcasting.

Paper pattern

Communication Engineering exam is also taken by AMIETE. One need to answer 6 questions altogther from a set of 9 questions. AMIETE has made 1st questions to be a compulsory one and remaining 5 questions to be answered of your choice. First question is objective and rest are subjective. In first question you also get some options to choose your answer.


The objective part has 20 marks and subjective 80 marks. In objective portion each question’s weightage is 2 marks and in subjective part each question’s weightage is 16 marks.

Some questions from the question paper

The questions asked may be like

Explain the need of modulation in communication system.

List separately the various sources of random noise external to a receiver. Explain in brief.

Explain the concept of noise temperature. How is it related to Noise figure?

Time allotted

3 hours are given for Communication Engineering paper.

Recommended books

The most popular books used by the students are the “Mathematical theory of Communication by Claude E. Shannon’ and “Algorithms for Communication Systems and their Applications”

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