Electronic Engineering

For the development of industries and the agriculture sector, the supply of electrical energy is essential. Therefore in the coming decades, job prospects for electrical engineers will expand. So if you are good at math and science, electrical engineering could be a good option. The focus of the course remains on designing and testing ICs, inductors, capacitors and resistors. The students also learn to design electronic circuits, computer systems and also develop control systems.

Electronic Engineering


Course Eligibility Duration
Diploma Course Class 10 3 years
B.E./B.Tech. Class 10 +2 (PCM) + JEE 4 years
M.Tech. B.E./B.Tech. + Entrance Test (GATE) 2 years
Post Graduation Diploma B.E./B.Tech. 1 year
Ph.D / Doctorate Course M.E./M.Tech. 3 years

Entrance Exam    

Under Graduate Entrance:

National Level Entrance test

  • J.E.E. or Joint Entrance Exam

State Level Common Entrance test

  • GUJCET(Gujarat)

  • MHCET(Maharashtra)

Graduate Entrance:

  • GATE(Graduate Aptitute Test in Engineering)


Depending on the type of institute/quota/degree, fees can range from INR five thousand to INR three lakhs per year, excluding lodging and boarding.

Skills Required   

  • Confidence & persistence

  • Flexibility and attentiveness

  • Time management skills

  • Team player

  • Hardworking

  • Good team leader

  • Sound technical skills

Career Options   

The following chart shows opportunities available for Electrical Engineers in various fields:

  • Railways:The officers of this cadre are responsible to maintain the assets of the Electrical Department in Indian railways. The recruitment to the cadre is done through the Engineering Services Exam, conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) of India. The UPSC is responsible for recruiting middle and top-level bureaucrats for the Government of India.

  • Defence – IDSE (Indian Defence Services of Engineers):It is one of the organized Group 'A' Civil Services of Union of India under Administrative Control of Ministry of Defence. Members of these services are top notch Civil/ Electrical / Mechanical Engineering Professionals drawn from IITs/ NITs and other reputed engineering colleges all over India. They enter into this service through Indian Engineering Services Examination conducted by UPSC every year.

  • Civil Aviation:Extensive work at a responsible level in the installation, maintenance and operation of electrical facilities, specifically for airports such as power generation, electrical power distribution, airfield lighting, and communications

  • Power Sector:Working in a power plant or developing software to improve electrical equipment are the primary tasks of an electrical engineer.

  • D.R.D.O.:For an electrical engineer there are many options in DRDO. You can work on RADAR, Samyukta and electronic warfare. Technologies on which they work are battlefield surveillance radar, EOCM class laser system, 3D-car, revathi, weapon locating radar, eye safe laser, multi detector tomography system, laser warning sensor, threshold detector.

Undergraduate course (B.E/B.Tech)   

  • Electronics Engineering

  • Electronics and Communication Engineering

  • Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering

  • Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering

Postgraduate Courses (M.E/M.Tech/Ph.D)   

  • Telecommunication Engineering

  • Microelectronics & VLSI Design

  • Electronics Design and Technology

  • Wireless Communication

  • Signal Processing

  • Robotics

  • Embedded Systems

  • VLSI System Design

Popular colleges offering the course:   

In Gujarat

In Maharastra

In India


  • Texas Instruments

  • Intel

  • IBM

  • Samsung Electronics

  • Toshiba

  • Nvidia

  • Bharat Heavy Electrical Limited(BHEL)

All the students, teachers and guardians should note that the above mentioned websites and information on various colleges / universities may change under the rules and regulations of the education department.