Electrical engineering

Electrical engineering is a professional discipline of engineering that generally deals with the study of design, development, and maintenance of and application of electricity, electronics, and electromagnetism. Electrical engineering is one of the core courses in the field of engineering and Technology.

Electrical engineering

Electrical engineering gives us the complete information about the utilization and distribution of energies It deals with the methodology of producing electricity, the different means of production, the production or manufacturing machine that uses electricity, electric measuring instruments like ammeters, voltmeters, and frequency meters. These days electrical engineering is not only confined to electrical appliances, but also involves in computer, electronics, communication and mechanical fields.

About the Course

Electrical Engineering provides an undergraduate 4 years course that will award a B.Tech / B.E. degree and the postgraduate 2 years course awarding an M.Tech degree.

Electrical engineering is further divided into sub-disciplines which includes electronics, digital computers, power engineering, telecommunications, control systems, radio-frequency engineering, signal processing, instrumentation and microelectronics.

Admission Criteria

B.Tech in electrical engineering is the one of the most selected Engineering Discipline. Admissions are done through entrance test.  Students can apply for JEE Main 2018 after finishing 10+2 level exam in order to take admission in undergraduate engineering courses. Students who aspires to take admission in IITs or NITs are required to clear the JEE Advanced 2018 exam. Students should have qualified Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE 2018) for admission in postgraduate engineering courses. Admissions are also taken on the basis of entrance test conducted by various state level and university exams.

Eligibility Criteria

For UG: The candidate should have passed 10+2 examination from CBSE or any other equivalent examination board with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as core subjects. The candidates should also fulfill minimum qualifying marks in aggregate of the subjects.

For PG: The candidate should have a B.Tech degree with a minimum passing percentage in an aggregate of the subjects studied at the degree level

Course Details

Name of the course Electrical engineering
Course Level Under Graduate, Post Graduate
Duration UG(4-years), PG(2 –Years) Diploma courses(3-years)
Stream Engineering and technology
Eligibility 10+2 level exam
Admission Process Entrance Exam Based
Top Recruiting Organizations SAIL, NTPC, BHEL¸ NSPCL, Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd, BALCO, Jindal Steel & Power Limited, GAIL, Tata Steel & Power Limited, State Electricity Board¸ TRF Ltd, TRL, Hindustan Motor, Tata Metallic, Tata Motors, ALSTOM India Power project, Bhushan Steel, Durgapur steel plan, ISRO, OMEGA Elevator, CONE Elevator, Everest Industry
Top Job Profiles Chief Engineers, Workshop Manager, Operations Manager, Engineering Technologist, Development and Test Engineers, Electrical Product Design Engineer, Project Manager, Consultants, Project Head

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Scope and Career

Electrical Engineers are much in demand in India. In the recent years, from house to companies every where there is need of electricity to function, thus providing with number of opportunities to electrical engineers.Electrical engineering is rapidly growing not only within core areas such as wireless communications and mobile technologies but also in other cross-functioning areas including nanotechnology and biomedical engineering. The world is moving towards the renewable source of energy including hydel, solar and wind power, and multi-national corporations are searching for power generation experts.

Electrical engineers work in a very wide range of industries and the skills required are likewise variable. This range from basic circuit theory to the management skills required of a project manager. An electrical engineer earns an average salary of INR 426, 384 per annum. The average salary of a design engineer is INR 453, 235 per year. The salary increases with your experience in the industry.

List of Top Colleges

Some of the best colleges to pursue Electrical Engineering are as follows

  • IIT Bombay
  • IIT Delhi
  • IIT Hyderabad
  • IIT Bhubaneswar
  • IIT Kanpur
  • IIT Jodhpur
  • IIT Gandhinagar
  • IIT Kharagpur
  • IIT Guwahati
  • IIT Mandi
  • IIT Patna
  • NIT Agartala
  • NIT Calicut
  • NIT Durgapur
  • NIT Raipur
  • NIT Rourkela
  • NIT Warangal
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