Electrical engineering is a broad field which deals with science and technology involving electricity, electronics, electromagnetism to design, construct and maintain products, services and information systems. Electrical engineering is what is now called electrical, electronics and computer engineering.

This field of engineering covers traditional areas like generation, distribution and transmission of electricity as well as the application of electronics ranging from telecommunications to computers and microprocessors.

Electrical Engineering course

Electrical engineering students are offered both theoretical and practical knowledge in a wide variety of subjects including wireless systems, quantum electronics, modern optics, solid-state materials and devices, power electronics, control theory; signal processing, data compression and communications etc.

A qualifies electrical engineer has the option to select his/her line of work from a range of areas like computers, cell phone, electronic gadgets, radars, navigation systems, power plant, etc.

Almost all engineering colleges in India offers BE/BTech in Electrical engineering. The top electrical engineering colleges in India are the Indian Institutes of Technology, Birla Institute of Technology, National Institutes of Technology, Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University), and several other engineering colleges.

How to Join

The basic eligibility criteria to pursue an Electrical Engineering programme at the UG level is to pass the qualifying examination (10+2) from a recognized board with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as main subjects. Besides passing the qualifying examination, the candidate should have secured a minimum aggregate mark of 60% in the said subjects. The Electrical engineering aspirants should possess good analytical, critical, problem-solving skills to get a better understanding of the course at the earliest.

Most of the engineering colleges in India offer admission to students based on the JEE Main examination. It is a national level entrance examination done by the National Testing Agency (NTA) in India.

Career Prospect of Electrical Engineers

Electrical engineering is a booming field and job prospectus of electrical engineers are quite good in India. They are hired to develop, design, manufacture, test, evaluate, market, sell and manage electrical and electronic systems.

Freshers in India are offered jobs in the private and public sectors. The private sector organisation offer a high salary when compared to the government ones. If you are interested in a career which includes research, you can join research labs or institutes and can engage in such jobs. Apart from this, one can go for higher studies and become a professor in college or university as a full time/part-time.

On average, the starting monthly salary of an electrical engineering graduate in India ranges from ₹ 15,000 to ₹ 25,000. However, the pay packages in foreign countries are quite higher as compared to India.

 

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Homi Bhabha National Institute
Homi Bhabha National Institute
Mumbai
  • An aided institution of the Department of Atomic Energy and a deemed to be university under section 3 of the UGC Act.
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Brahma Valley College Of Engineering And Research Institute
Brahma Valley College Of Engineering And Research Institute
Nashik
  • Brahma Valley Educational Campus is located in the outskirts of Anjaneri, (Trimbakeshwar High-Way Nashik ) comprising a sprawling campus of about 35 acres land. Affiliated to University of Pune, Pune.
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Abha Gaikwad - Patil College of Engineering
Abha Gaikwad - Patil College of Engineering
Nagpur
  • The Gaikwad-Patil Group of Institutions (GPGI) was founded by academicians with a sole view to promote professional education in the rapidly developing region of Vidarbha.
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Abhinav Education Society College of Engineering
Abhinav Education Society College of Engineering
Satara
  • Approved by AICTE,, Recognised by Government of Maharashtra DTE, Mumbai, Affiliated to Shivaji University, Kolhapur and BATU, Lonere.
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Government College of Engineering, Nagpur
Government College of Engineering, Nagpur
Nagpur
  • Government College of Engineering, Nagpur is a newly formed Government College of Engineering in the state of Maharashtra started from academic year 2016-17. It is affiliated to the Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University, Nagpur and its mentor institute is VNIT nagpur.
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Government College Of Engineering, Aurangabad
Government College Of Engineering, Aurangabad
Aurangabad
  • Government College of Engineering, Aurangabad is an Autonomous Engineering Institute in Maharashtra. It is affiliated to the Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University and was established in 1960.
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College of Military Engineering
College of Military Engineering
Pune
  • College of Military Engineering is a premier technical and tactical training institution of the Indian Army Corps of Engineers of the Indian Army, this includes Combat Engineers, Military Engineering Service, Border Roads Engineering Services and Survey.
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GOVERNMENT POLYTECHNIC COLLEGE, CUDDALORE
GOVERNMENT POLYTECHNIC COLLEGE, CUDDALORE
CUDDALORE
  • Government Polytechnic College Kooduveli-608305 Kattumannarkoil Taluk, Cuddalore district approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) New Delhi is permitted to offer three year full time diploma programs in prescribed norms. The Polytechnic college is expected to follow the curriculum and evaluation system stipulated by the Directorate of Technical Education (DOTE) Chennai.
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SUGUNA POLYHTECHNIC COLLEGE
SUGUNA POLYHTECHNIC COLLEGE
COIMBATORE
  • Suguna Polytechnic College ( SPC ), Coimbatore was established in the year 1997 under the auspices of Suguna Charitable Trust founded in the year 1973 by the leading Industrialist Sri. G. Ramaswamy. The college is approved by the All India Council of Technical Education [ AICTE ] is located at 2 kms of the Coimbatore to Avinashi National Highway ( NH47 ), at Nehru Nagar, Kalapatti Road, Civil Aerodrame (P.O), Coimbatore – 641 014. The college was established in order to meet the emerging indust
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P.S.G.PONNAMMAL POLYTECHNIC COLLEGE
P.S.G.PONNAMMAL POLYTECHNIC COLLEGE
TIRUPPUR
  • P.S.G.PONNAMMAL POLYTECHNIC COLLEGE
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