B. Tech. - Electrical Engineering Admission 2018 & Top Colleges

Bachelor of Technology or B.Tech in Electrical Engineering is a 4 years full-time undergraduate programme in the field of engineering. The course follows a semester system with a total of 8 semesters. There are 2 semesters in each academic year. It is mandatory for the students to qualify each semester separately for the successful completion of course.The tuition fee for this course ranges in between INR 4 to 10 lacs.

Electrical Engineering is that branch of engineering which deals with the study and applications of electricity, electronics and electromagnetism. The course provides the strong foundation to students wishing to pursue their career in electrical engineering. Students can check here the semester-wise syllabus break-up of electrical engineering. The subjects included in B.Tech electrical engineering syllabus may vary from college to college.

B.Tech Electrical Engineering syllabus

Here you can find the detail syllabus of electrical engineering 2018. The subjects of the course may vary from college to college.The program structure includes the following subjects:


1 Semester
3Design Thinking
4Environmental Studies
5Engineering Mechanics
6Workshop Technology
8Physics-I Lab
9Chemistry-I Lab


2 Semester
3English Communication
4Engineering Graphics
5Basic Electrical and Electronics
6Computer Programming
7Electrical and Electronics Lab
8Computer Programming Lab
9Physics-II Lab


3 Semester
2Network Theory
3Electromagnetic Field Theory
4DC Machines and Transformers
5Analog and Digital Electronics
6Power Generation Engineering
7Electrical Machine Lab


4 Semester
1Linear Integrate Circuit
2Electrical Measurement and Instrumentation
3Synchronous and Asynchronous Machines
4Control System Engineering
5Open Elective-I
6Open Elective-II
7Electrical Measurement and Instrumentation Lab


5 Semester
1Power Transmission and Distribution
2Power Electronics and Drives
3Thermal and Hydraulic Equipment
4Electronic Communication
5Nuclear and Hydro Power Plant
6Minor Project-I
7Control System Engineering Lab


6 Semester
1Power System Protection and Switchgear
2High Voltage Engineering
3Power System Analysis and Stability
4Industrial Electronics 
5Renewable Energy Technology
8Substation Design
9Minor Project-II


7 Semester
1Electrical Machine Design
2Utilization and Industrial Electronics
3Simulation of Electrical Systems
4Project Management and Contract Administration
5Demand Side Management
6Automation in Power System
7Power Plant Maintenance Practice
8Summer Internship


8 Semester
1Advanced Power Transmission System
2Renewable Energy Technology and Co generation
3Energy Conservation, Audit and regulatory Issues
4HSE for Power Industry
5Major Project

B.Tech Electrical Engineering Colleges 2018


Following are the top electrical engineering colleges in India

  • Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
  • National Institute of Technology, Rourkela
  • Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani
  • Anna University
  • VIT University

Admission Procedure for B.Tech in Electrical Engineering


  • Students will be selected for admission in btech electrical engineering on the basis of entrance exam conducted at national, state and University level.
  • For providing admission into undergraduate engineering courses, most of the colleges consider JEE Main scores which is the national level entrance test conducted by CBSE.
  • Those who have the desire for pursuing this course from IITs have to qualify JEE Advanced.
  • UPESEAT, VITEEE, BITSAT, SRMJEEE, MU-OET, BCECE, JCECE some other entrance exams conducted for providing admission into this course.
  • Selection would be made on the basis of rank obtained in entrance test.
  • Seats to the qualified candidates will be allotted during the counselling sessions.

Job Opportunities for Electrical Engineers in India

Electrical engineering provides promising and bright future to the candidates. There is a great scope of electrical engineering in India and foreign countries. The career growth is really good in this field. After electrical engineering, jobs are available in private as well as public sector.

Students who have completed B.Tech in electrical engineering may either opt job or go for higher studies in the same field. Students have the option to further pursue M.Tech after earning B.Tech degree in electrical engineering.
Electrical engineers are employable by various industries such as


  • IT industries,
  • Telecommunication industries,
  • Power generation industries,
  • Plant engineering departments,
  • Petroleum industry,
  • Chemical industry,
  • Steel industry,
  • electrical equipment
  • systems manufacturing 

The qualified candidates of electrical engineering are hired as

  • Electrical Engineer
  • Electrical Design Engineer 
  • Engineering Associate
  • Electrical Sales Engineer 

Top Recruiters

The major companies where electrical engineers can be placed are as follows

  • BHEL
  • BEL
  • DRDO
  • BSNL
  • NTPC
  • Power Grid Corporation of India Limited
  • Reliance Power Limited

Salary Offered to Electrical Engineers

At a fresher level, an electrical engineer may get annual salary package of around Rs 3 to 4 lacs.The salary will depend upon the factors like job location, experience, job profile and skills possessed by the candidate.


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