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Electrical and Instrumentation Engineering


Bachelor of Technology in Electronics Instrumentation Engineering is an undergraduate Instrumentation Engineering course. BE/B.Tech in strength and Instrumentation Engineering is a 4-year course. The course provides education in Multiple Disciplines of Electronics, Instrumentation, and Control Engineering. Electrical and Instrumentation Engineering involves the design of devices to measure physical quantities along with pressure, flow and temperature. It essentially focuses on the study and application of electricity, electronics, and electromagnetism. Instrumentation engineering is a specialization on the principle and operation of measuring instruments utilized in design and configuration of automatic systems in electrical, pneumatic domains and many others. 

Students need to clear one of the entrance exams for engineering courses like JEE Main and JEE Advanced for getting admission. After getting a rank, students need to go through the counseling process by the respective authorities which may also include an interview. On the basis of rank obtained by the applicants, seats are provided. Also, some universities give direct admissions to the students on merit basis.

Courses & Eligibility

The eligibility for pursuing B. Tech in Electrical and Instrumentation Engineering, applicants should have passed 10+2 with minimum qualifying marks in aggregate with Physics, Chemistry, mathematics as main subject. independent entrance exams for this programme are also held via various country, central, and private universities which mainly require 50% as the prerequisite to appear for the test.

The average tuition fee for this course from an IIT will cost about INR 1.2 Lacs- INR 3.8 Lacs. There are some of the scholarships, fee waivers, and loans available for individuals who are not able to fund the schooling. Aside from this, in maximum colleges the scholars can earn a small quantity even as working on a studies assignment with the professors in their university. 

Course Curriculum

B.Tech Instrumentation Engineering is a four-year undergraduate course. Which is separated into 8 semesters. Each semester covers some topics, these topics are as follows:

Semester I

Engineering  Mechanics
Mathematics I
Basic  Civil and Mechanical Engineering

Semester II

Environmental Science
Engineering Thermodynamics
Material Science
Basic   Electrical and Electronics
Mathematics II

Semester III

Electric Circuit Analysis
Switching and Logic Design
Electron Devices and Circuits
Mathematics III
Fluid Mechanics and Strength of Materials

Semester IV

Electrical and Electronic Instruments
Mathematics   IV
Electronic Circuits
Sensors and Transducers
Electrical Machines
Linear Integrated   Circuits E

Semester V

Industrial Instrumentation I
Modern Measurement Techniques
Numerical Techniques and Methods
Microprocessors Applications
Process Engineering Principles
Control Systems Engineering

Semester VI

Industrial Instrumentation II
System Design Using Microcontrollers
Process Control
Communication Engineering
Elective I
Digital Signal Processing

Semester VII

Industrial Safety and Management
Computer Control of Process
Analytical  Instrumentation
Elective II
Elective III

Semester VIII

PLC and Distributed Control Systems
Elective IV
Elective V
Engineering  Economics
VLSI Design

Career Prospect

Electrical & Instrumentation Engineering students have a very bright future. They can work in private as well as public sector companies. Instrumentation Engineers can get jobs as lecturer, instrumentation engineer, assistant professors, proposal instrumentation engineer.

Following are the top companies in India which assign Instrumentation Engineers: -

  • National Instruments
  • ABB
  • L&T
  • Bosch
  • Invensys
  • GE
  • Suzlon
  • Apna Technologies
  • Whirlybird
  • Essar

Pay & Remuneration

An Electrical and Instrumentation Engineer can get an average earning Rs 3,67,978 per annum. Experience strongly influences earnings for this job. 

The skills that you have can help you to increase pay. The majority pass directly to different jobs if they have more than 10-years experience in this field.

Famous Personalities

There are many Persons who have made a mark in the field of Electrical and Instrumentation Engineering. Some of the Famous Personalities are:

  • Nikola Tesla (10 July 1856 - 7 January 1943)
  • Guglielmo Marconi (25 April 1874 - 20 July 1937)
  • Michael Faraday (22 September 1791 - 25 August 1867)

Top Colleges in India

In India, there are many Universities and colleges that offer B.Tech. / B.E. and M.Tech. Some of the top colleges offering the course are as follows:

Top Colleges for Electrical and Instrumentation Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
Vishwakarma Institute of Information Technology (VIIT), Pune 

NIT Rourkela
NIT Agartala
NIT Nagaland
NIT Silchar

More Information

Advance Course in B.Tech. Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering

  • M. Tech (Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering)

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