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Electrical Engineering


Electrical engineering, one of the core courses of engineering problem deals with the study of Design, Development, and Preservation of Electrical Structures and their Components, Ensuring Quality, Protection, Reliability, and Sustainability. The course specializes in the producing of electrical machine utilized in some of the sectors including advent and constructing and the production and distribution of strength. Understudies pursuing electrical engineering need to look at semiconductors and microprocessors.

Courses & Eligibility

The eligibility for pursuing Electrical engineering, the candidate should have passed 10+2 examination from CBSE or any other equal exam board with Physics, Chemistry, and mathematics as the main subject. The applicants have to additionally fulfill minimal qualifying marks in a combination with the topics.

4 years course in engineering from an IIT will cost approximately Rs. 2 lakhs. There are a number of scholarships, price waivers, and loans available for candidates that are not able to fund the education. The fees in private colleges is from about Rs. 40,000  to 70,000 in a year. The student has to give an entrance exam like JEE Mains.

Course Curriculum

Electrical Engineering program’s course duration is 4 years. It is an Undergraduate level program. The 4 years’ duration is divided into 8 semesters, with each semester lasting a duration of 6 months. Each semester has some topics that are given below:

Semester I

Mathematics   I
Physics I
Engineering   Graphics
Environmental   Studies
Engineering   Materials (Section A)
Engineering   Materials (Section B)
Semester II

Mathematics   II
Physics II
Electrical   Technology
Electronics   & Instrumentation
Engineering   Mechanics
Value   Education, HR Environment
Computer   Programming & Information Technology
Semester III

Data   Structures
Mathematics   III
Circuit   Theory
Digital   Circuits
Mechanics   of Solids
Applied   Thermodynamics

Semester IV

Signals   & Systems
Electrical   Measurements
Electrical   Machines I
Analogue   Circuits
Managerial   Economics
Numerical   and Statistical Methods
Semester V

Electrical   Machines II
Control   Systems I
Power   Systems I
Field   Theory
Digital   Signal Processing
Microprocessors   & Computer Organisation
Semester VI

Power   Electronics
Power   Systems II
Control   Systems II
Electric   Power Generation
Microprocessor   Based System
Electrical   Machine & Power System Design

Semester VII

Electrical   Drives
Switchgear & Protection
Operation   Research
Elective:   Group I (Any One)
Semester VIII

Computer   Application in Power System
High   Voltage Engineering
Elective (any three)

Career Prospect

Electrical Engineers have some of work agenda and work style, depending on the location or area that they're working in. As an instance, a person in research and development engineering for industry could spend time in laboratory operating with more modern circuits and going through a lot of enterprise journals. apart from spending time on experimenting, the R&D engineer might also spend time in documenting the results and outputs of the experiments. 

Graduates may find following job positions in various industries-

  • Electrical Engineer
  • Assistant Electrical Engineer
  • Plant designing and planning officer
  • Automation Engineer
  • Purchase and Quality Control Executive


Pay & Remuneration

The remuneration depends on the status of the industry and experience, qualification and ability of the employee. Electricals Engineers can find jobs both in India and abroad. 

A fresher Graduate Electrical Engineer easily manages to get somewhere  may vary between 2-5 Lakh Rupees per year, which keeps on growing along with the work experience

Famous Personalities

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

  • Nikola Tesla (10 July 1856 - 7 January 1943)
  • Guglielmo Marconi (25 April 1874 - 20 July 1937)
  • George Westinghouse (6 October 1846 - 12 March 1914)
  • Charles Proteus Steinmetz (9 April 1865 - 26 October 1923)
  • Edwin Howard Armstrong (18 December 1890 - 1 February 1954)
  • Charles Frederick Burgess (5 June 1873 - 13 February 1945)

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:

IIT's Which Provides Electrical Engineering Course are

Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi
Indian Institute of Technology (ISM) Dhanbad
Indian Institute of Technology Bhilai
Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
Indian Institute of Technology Dharwad
Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar
Indian Institute of Technology Goa
Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad
Indian Institute of Technology Indore
Indian Institute of Technology Jammu
Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Indian Institute of Technology Mandi
Indian Institute of Technology Palakkad
Indian Institute of Technology Patna
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Indian Institute of Technology Ropar
Indian Institute of Technology Tirupati

NIT's Which Provides Electrical Engineering Course are

Malaviya National Institute of Technology Jaipur
Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology Bhopal
Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad
National Institute of Technology, Agartala
National Institute of Technology, Arunachal Pradesh
National Institute of Technology, Durgapur
National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur
National Institute of Technology Patna
National Institute of Technology Raipur
National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra
National Institute of Technology, Manipur
National Institute of Technology, Rourkela
National Institute of Technology, Silchar
National Institute of Technology, Srinagar
Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat


  • Indian School of Mines
  • Jadavpur University
  • Motilal Nehru Institute of Technology
  • PEC University of Technology,Chandigarh
  • Bengal Engineering and Science University 
  • Thapar University
  • College of Engineering Pune
  • Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute
  • College of Engineering, Trivandrum

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Which course can we do after B. Tech Electrical Engineering?

  • Graduates may also go for Advanced courses like M. Tech Electrical Engineering/Machinery Design/Control Systems.

How is B.Tech. Electrical Engineering Course Beneficial?

  • Today there are many industries which are running solely due to the involvement of qualified and experienced electrical engineers.
  • There are industries manufacturing heavy electrical items like motors, transformers, pumps, cables, and even steel which are always very much in need of qualified electrical engineers.

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