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Electrical Engineering

What is Electrical Engineering?

Electrical engineering is a broad field of engineering which deals with the science and technology involving electricity, electronics, and electromagnetism, to design, construct, and maintain products, services, and information systems. The course focuses on the manufacturing of electrical equipment used in a number of sectors including construction and building and the production and distribution of power. This branch of engineering covers traditional areas like generation, distribution and transmission of electricity as well as new age applications in electronics ranging from telecommunications to computers and micro processors.

When Can I Enroll for Electrical Engineering?

COURSE

ELIGIBILITY

DURATION

ENTRANCE EXAM

Diploma

SSC/ITI Lateral entry

4 Yrs.

No Entrance Exam

B.E./B.Tech.

HSC with PCM

4 Yrs.

JEE (Main), JEE (Advanced), BITSAT

Lateral Entry after completing Diploma

3 Yrs.

No Entrance Exam

*AMIIetE

HSC with PCM/B.Sc./ Diploma Engg.

4 Yrs.

No Entrance Exam

M.E./M.Tech.

BE/B.Tech Electrical

2 Yrs.

GATE

Ph.D

M.E./M. Tech in related field

3-5 Yrs.

JEST

* AMIIetE – Associate Membership of the Indian Institute of Electrical Engineering
NOTE: Candidates can get Direct Entry in 2ndYr of B.E / B. Tech [Electrical] after Diploma in related field.

What Personality Traits are Required to Become an Electrical Engineer?

  • Problem Solving Attitude
  • Ability to Grasp Things Faster
  • Creativity
  • Good in Technical Drawings
  • Excellent Communication Skills

What Aptitude is Required to Become an Electrical Engineer?

  • High Abstract Reasoning
  • Above Average/High Numerical Ability
  • Above Average/High Mechanical Reasoning
  • Average/High Psychomotor Ability

IQ Required to Become an Electrical Engineer

Above Average level Intelligence preferred with sufficient amount of Hard Work

Job Prospects After Electrical Engineering

  • Information Technology Industry
  • Petroleum & Energy Sector
  • Public & Private Sector
  • Teaching in Educational Institutes
  • Telecommunications Industry
  • Aerospace Industry

Regulatory Body

All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) & of Technical Education (DTE)