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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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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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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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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MAISURII POLYTECHNIC COLLEGE
MAISURII POLYTECHNIC COLLEGE
SALEM
  • Maisurii Polytechnic College
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P.S.V.COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY
P.S.V.COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY
KRISHNAGIRI
  • P.S.V College of Engineering and Technology is executed by St.Joan’s Educational Trust. The Founder of the Trust, Dr.P.Selvam, is an academician with rich experience in teaching and having achieved an unenviable reputation in this own profession, Dr.P.Selvam, a keen social activist and visionary, felt that he should contribute his might to the betterment of the society as a part of his social commitment. This he felt, could be achieved by promoting Educational Institutions that imp art high qual
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DR.MGR POLYTECHNIC COLLEGE
DR.MGR POLYTECHNIC COLLEGE
TIRUVANNAMALAI
  • The college is located in a sprawling campus of 10.46 acres of land on the Arni – Arcot – Chennai Highway ia calm and serene atmosphere, 3 km. Ouside the Din & Bustle of the city Arni, Thiruvannamalai Dt. With classrooms & Laboratories, workshops, Administrative areas and amenity area in 8441 sqm. The college is one of the premier Polytechnic college serving for the cause of Technical Education with ISO 9001:2008 Certification
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LATHA MATHAVAN ENGINEERING COLLEGE
LATHA MATHAVAN ENGINEERING COLLEGE
MADURAI
  • Having reached greater heights through their educational service, in the Latha Mathavan Polytechnic College which was established in 1996, Latha Mathavan Engineering College in 2007 and Latha Mathavan Matriculation School in 2009, Now Latha Mathavan group of institutions have wisely initiated Latha Mathavan Info Tech {LMIT}, Kids School with a broad scope of placement activities for all qualified technical graduates. All these educational institutions are run under the roof of Karuppiah Pillai D
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PEE GEE POLYTECHNIC COLLEGE
PEE GEE POLYTECHNIC COLLEGE
Dharmapuri,
  • PEE GEE POLYTECHNIC COLLEGE
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LOURDES MOUNT COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY
LOURDES MOUNT COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY
KANYAKUMARI
  • LOURDES MOUNT College of Engineering & Technology was established in the year 2013 and approved by AICTE, New Delhi and affiliated to Anna University, Chennai. This College offers five UG Graduate Engineering programme. The College is situated 4 kms from Marthandam. It is located in a greenish village surrounded by green fields and rich clusters of trees with peaceful environment near the border between Kerala and Tamil Nadu. It has magnificent and artistically elevated infrastructure with well-
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