Electronics, Communication and Robotics Club of IST, in short ECRC-IST is one of the four active clubs of Institute of Science and Technology. It goes by the motto, “Learn, Create, Explore”, the combination of three mystic word which clearly defines the activities of ECRC IST. Its official journey first started on 11th January, 2011. Its vision is to devoted itself towards the goal, “Learning, Creating & Exploring the technology to lead the Tech world Next”. The club has been playing a vital role in strengthening and promoting the image of the university in the technological world. It promotes the use of circuits, programming, and new technology amongst the diverse group of students across the university -They welcome everyone! The main objective of ECRC IST is to make the students confident for their upcoming life which includes their career, their practical labs through seminars, workshops, publications. It is a platform connecting the aspires and achievers. It’s a platform for skill development, innovation, connection and idea sharing. It is a platform to all enthusiastic students of IST to show their potentiality and develop their skill through it. ECRC has its own constitution and arranges classes and seminar throughout the whole year for its members. It has its own course module which consists of 11 skill development courses for the students of IST. It also arranges project showcasing, poster presentation, robotics and electronics Olympiad. It usually arranges one course per month and a brain storming session for the students. Its course session is consisting of three session which are winter session (November-February), summer session (March-June) and winter session (July-October).
Currently it is arranging courses on basic electronics, circuit designing, microcontroller, basic Arduino and its uses, basic networking and advance networking. Also, it frequently arranges workshop on Line following robots and soccer-bots. Also, it is planning to arrange workshop on drone making and battle bots in near future. Also, an interesting thing is, its members are frequently participating in many competitions of other universities and performing very well in there. Some glorious achievements of its students are: Champion of National Innovation Challenge 2015, Champion of Digital Innovation Challenge 2017, Champion of National Women Hackathon 2017, Runner up of NSU Cybernauts 2013, Runner up of Code Warriors Challenge 2015, 2nd Runner up of MIST Robolution 2019 on Poster Presentation, 10th position in 1st Bangladesh Electronics Olympiad 2017 and many more. ECRC every year arranges Poster, Project Exhibition and Soccer bot contest at Institute of Science and Technology. Lastly, all the ECE students eagerly wait for the ECE day which is arranged by the ECRC.