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Why to choose a career as an Electrical & Electronics Engineer?

Electricity is the basic need for survival of human beings globally. From household to industrial plants, Communication Satellite Navigation system, Electronic equipment and Computers etc., all require electricity. Electrical engineering is one of the core fields of engineering, always evergreen in terms of scope and job prospects. Electrical Engineering is the heart of whole engineering discipline.

Electrical & Electronics Engineering(EEE) is a branch which has interface with all spheres of life covering generation of Electrical Power and associated manufacturing activities in all industries like Steel, Automobile, Traction, Renewable energy and Communication etc.

The EEE branch has boundless career openings in terms of jobs, self-employment and higher studies. Power generation, transmission and distribution, maintenance of electrical drives and control are the potential zone of work for EEE engineers. Due to the increasing demand of green environment renewable energy field is likewise a promising sector which has numerous opportunities. In automation sector also the demand of electric vehicles and smart manufacturing techniques used in the industries has increased the scope of the branch. Alternatively student can also opt to become certified Energy Auditor and Energy Manager by qualifying the exams conducted by the government.

What are the various courses offered in Electrical and Electronics Engineering department ?

Courses offered :

a) B.Tech. in Electrical & Electronics Engineering (4 year) with specializations

  • Electric Vehicle Technology
  • Green Energy Technology
  • Smart Grid Technologies
  • Industrial Automation

b) B.Tech in Electrical & Electronic Engineering (for lateral - 3 years)

c) M. Tech. in Power Systems

d) M.Tech. in Power Electronics & Drives

What would be the job profile of an Electrical &Electronics Engineer today?

Job responsibilities include specification, design, development, and implementation of products or systems, as well as research to create innovative products and feasible solutions. This role provides a number of challenges ranging from problem identification and the selection of appropriate technical solutions, materials, test equipment, and procedures, to the manufacture and production of safe, economical, energy efficient high-performance products and customer friendly services. The EEE engineers works on proposing new ways to use electrical power to develop or improve products and to design electronic components, software, products, or systems for commercial, industrial, medical, military, or scientific applications

What is the scope for further studies in allied areas for an Electrical &Electronics Engineer?

Electrical & Electronics Engineering (EEE) is a core branch of engineering study that creates interest and provides right perception and insight into fundamentals. EEE Branch opens up excellent scope for new avenues for adaptation and thus enables pursuit of hi-tech specialization. In addition to the primary fields of Electrical, Electronics, and Computer Engineering, a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical& Electronics Engineering serves as an appropriate launch pad for several allied fields. These include Aerospace Engineering, Nano Electronics, and development of Photonic devices to harness clean alternative sources of energy, designing of smart cities, create Biomedical Instrumentation that saves lives, and develop sensor networks that protect the environment and improve the quality of life. Further, there is ample scope for research and development to make energy efficient devices.

What is unique about Electrical &Electronics Engineering programme at KLEF?

In its efforts to provide high quality trained professionals to the industry, KLEF has always believed in imparting education that is customized to suit industry’s demands. With this view, EEE Dept @KLEF collaborated with Industries to bridge gap between Industry and Academia.

Some of the Unique features:

Certificate courses in latest Technologies from Industries.

Skilling courses

Latest Technologies as Specializations

100% Placement and internship assistance in core industries.

Practice school

Is there any placement support provided to the students?

There is a dedicated departments namely IRP, that arrange campus placements drives for the students and CSS Depart that provide training to the students for improving their soft skills.

What are the possible job opportunities of an Electrical &Electronics Engineer today?

Electrical Engineers are required in all manufacturing units. All major companies of public and private sectors such as Electricity Boards, Large Scale Industries, Manufacturing Plants, Power Corporations, Hydro-Electricity sectors are continuously in need of Electrical Engineers for their projects. The aim of the government for creating smart cities and enhancement in the field of solar energy, electrification of vehicles by 2030 has increased the job opportunities. Electrical Engineers also find job prospects in Design Industries, Production plants, Natural gas plants, Petroleum as well as in Steel and Chemical plants. Many premier Educational and Research Institutions regularly recruit Electrical Engineers as Graduate Engineer Trainees and Management Trainees to work on research projects. Electrical Engineers can also get a job in Major players in Public Sector such as Indian Railways, Armed forces (Technical Branch) and also in Thermal and Nuclear power Corporation Limited.

An Electrical engineer can opt for career in major companies in India such as Manufacturing and designing:

  • Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. BHEL
  • Siemens India Ltd
  • Mitsubishi Electric India
  • Infineon technology
  • Daikin
  • Asea Brown Boveri (ABB)
  • Reliance Indutries (Energy and Power )
  • Jindal Steels and Power Ltd
  • Larsen and Toubro
  • Bharat Forge
  • Crompton Greaves
  • Essar group of Industry
  • Indian Railways
  • Jaiprakash Associate
  • DMRC ndash; Delhi Metro Rail Corporation
  • Suzlon Energy
  • TATA Motors and TATA Power
  • General Electric
  • Schneider Electric
  • Havells India,
  • Philips India Ltd
  • Honeywell
  • TATA Consulting Engineers
  • BEL Electronics.
  • Nokia
  • Siemens
  • Videocon
  • Samsung Electronics
  • LG Electronics
  • Godrej
  • IFB
  • Whirlpool

Major power generation and Distribution Companies in India are:

  • National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC)
  • National Hydro Power Corporation (NHPC)
  • Damodar Valley Corporation
  • Jaiprakash Associate
  • Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd
  • Nuclear Power Corporation of India
  • Rural Electrification Corporation
  • BakhraByas Management Board
  • All state Electricity Boards

Do the department have any membership of professional societies or department club? Is there any co-curricular activities being conducted?

Yes ,department has IEEE student chapter and all the students and Faculty members have memberships in IEEE and other professional chapters.

There are also a departmental clubs named as Tesla and Faraday Clubs. All the students of the department are the members of these clubs. Various events like technical quiz, Seminars, Paper Presentation etc. are organized under both KLEF IEEE Student chapter, Tesla and Faraday Club activities.