Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Electrical and Electronics Engineering) - Course Overview

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B.Tech EEE is a 4-year undergraduate course in electrical engineering with a background in electronics. The minimum eligibility for this course requires passing class 12th/ Higher Secondary Examination in Physics and Maths.


Top Institutes offering this course are:


  1. IIT, Guwahati
  2. NIT, Thiruchirapalli
  3. The Neotia University
  4. Chandigarh University
  5. NIT, Warangal


The average tuition fee for this course ranges from INR 1.5 to 2.5 Lacs

The mode of admission is mostly through an Engineering Entrance Examinations including the different examinations conducted by University/ State or National Joint Entrance Exams.

B. Tech EEE graduates can choose from jobs in the IT Sectors, Electronics Industry, Federal or State government forces, Consulting firms, etc, as Electrical Engineer, Software Engineer, IT Consultant, Software Developer etc. A fresh graduate of this course can expect an annual salary in the range of INR 1 to 3 Lacs which would only increase with experience in the field.

Course LevelUndergraduate
Duration4 years
Examination TypeSemester system
Eligibility10+2 or equivalent
Admission ProcessEntrance Exam or direct admission
Course FeeApprox. 3 to 4 Lacs
Average Starting SalaryINR 2 to 4.5 Lacs
Top Recruiting CompaniesHavells, Legrand, Voltech Engineering, Anchor Electrical and Electronics, Crompton Greaves

B. Tech EEE: What is it About?

This field of Engineering indulges in the study and application of electricity and electronics. In a world that practically lives on electricity, electrical appliances, and computer software, this branch of engineering has a bright future. 

B.Tech EEE is designed to provide skills and knowledge about the electrical, electronic and computer-based systems so as to make students successful engineers with a shining career. The course consists of core courses, electives, and Lab Practical.

The course delivery methods include lectures, lab work, practical training, assignments, workshops etc. During B.Tech EEE course, students are encouraged to undergo practical training and this usually happens after the end of the fourth semester


The students are also required to complete a research project which forms an integral part of their final evaluation leading to the B.Tech degree. In the final assessment, the students are graded on Theory paper, Term work (tests, assignments), Lab work, Training, and Research Project.

Name of the InstituteCityTentative Fees (full course)
Visvesvaraya Technological UniversityBelgaum1.14 Lacs
Indian Institute of technology, KharagpurKharagpurINR 3.7 Lacs
Jadavpur UniversityKolkataINR 9600
Kurukshetra UniversityKurukshetraINR 1.60 Lacs
Shri Krishnadevaraya UniversityAnantapurINR 1.62 Lacs
All India Shri Shivaji Memorial Society's Institute Information TechnologyPune (Maharashtra)INR 3.63 Lacs
Andhra University Of college of engineeringVishakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh)INR 1.20 Lacs
Bangalore Institute of TechnologyBangalore (Karnataka)INR 1.29 Lacs
Central Institute of TechnologyKokrajhar (Assam)INR 1.3 Lacs

The minimum eligibility for this requires, passing the higher secondary school certificate (10+2) examination with science subjects such as Physics and maths as compulsory subjects along with other subjects like Chemistry, Computer Science, Biotechnology, and Biology. Minimum percentage of marks in class 12/ higher secondary Examination is generally from 50% to 55%.


Since most institutions have an Entrance Exam; the students who have appeared in Higher Secondary Examination and are awaiting results can apply too.


Some colleges like Bharti Vidyapeeth Universityalso offer Direct Entry for this course along with an Entrance Exam. The eligibility for this requires the student to have Diploma in Engineering by an institution recognized by All India Council for Technical Education.

If the candidate is eligible, they can apply for the course either through Direct Entry (as mentioned in Eligibility) or through Entrance Examination. Since the Joint Entrance Examinations for Engineering are conducted at University/ State/ National level, it is important to keep a check on the Entrance Exams for Engineering.


The admission process is briefly described in the following diagram.


  1. Application Form
  2. Entrance Exam / Counselling
  3. Admission


Mode of Entrance


Top entrance examinations for B.Tech EEE is as follows:


JEE Main: The Joint Entrance Exam applications are available online in the months of December and January. Candidates can opt for either pen-paper based exam or computer-based exam for Paper 1. This paper is for students applying for B.Tech EEE.


BITSAT: Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission test or BITSAT application form are available from the month of January. This exam is an Online based one.


JEE Advanced: JEE Advanced examination is taken by JEE Main selected candidates to take admission in IIT. The application forms are available online in the months of April- May.


Selection Process

The selection process varies in two ways from college to college: a) by accepting the candidate’s admission solely on the Entrance Examination Score and/or b) declaring a merit list based on candidate’s performance in Entrance Exam as well as their qualifying score.


Lateral Entry

Lateral Entry into the second year of the course is also available in colleges like Poornima UniversityLovely Professional University etc. The eligibility for lateral entry is 10th+ 3yr Diploma in Engineering/Technology or BSc in any stream with subjects as Mathematics with a minimum of 45% to 70% marks.

The syllabus might vary from institution to institution. However, the common topics covered in the course are as follows:

Subjects of StudySubjects of Study
Complex numbers and infinite seriesPrinciples of EMEC D. C. Machines
Interference of Light.Analog & Digital signals
Fuels Environmental Pollution control SolutionsPower System Components
Casting Processes Smithy and Forging Metal joining Sheet Metal WorkInput / Output Relationship Time
Introduction to ComputerElectromagnetic Theory Electrostatic
Programming using C Iterations and Subprograms Pointers and StringsPower plant Economics and Tariffs
Force system Friction Distributed ForcePower Converter Components
Circuit AnalysisControlled Rectifiers Inverters Choppers
Laplace Transform Elements of Network SynthesisElectric Drives Electric Heating
Atomic BondingPermanent Magnet Machines

With the varied knowledge about electronics and computer software, students can find employment in IT Sectors, Electronics Industry, Federal or State government forces, Consulting firms, Automotive Industry, Telecom industries, Airplane & airspace manufacturing industries, Indian Armed Forces

Job Profiles

Some of the Job profiles of a B.Tech EEE graduate are as follows:


  1. Electrical Engineer
  2. Software Engineer
  3. IT Consultant
  4. Member of Indian Armed Forces
  5. Software Developer
  6. Telecom Electrical Engineer
  7. Product Design Engineer


Top Recruiters

Some of the top recruiters of B.Tech EEE would include the following:


  1. Havells
  2. Legrand
  3. Voltech Engineering
  4. Anchor Electrical and Electronics
  5. Crompton Greaves

Following is graph showing the salary trend of different job profiles with B.Tech EEE

Academic Options after this course

After this undergraduate course, one can apply for an M.Tech course in Electrical Engineering from colleges like Lovely Professional UniversityIIT Kanpurand IIT Madras etc. Interested candidates can also further continue to research through a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from universities like Jamia Millia Islamia University.

Job PositionJob DescriptionAverage Annual Pay Scale in INR
Electrical EngineersElectrical Engineers configure, create, test, and direct the assembling of electrical hardware, for example, electric engines, radar and communications systems, navigation systems, correspondences frameworks, or power generation equipment.3,50,084
EngineerAn Engineer is a technical professional who applies the theories and principles of Physical Sciences to plan, develop and grow monetarily suitable, and effectively executable products and solutions for specialized issues of the profession.3,37,899
ProfessorsProfessors teach students a wide range of subjects at the post-secondary level. They deliver scholarly articles, perform research, and instruct in the discipline.9,13,657
Network EngineerNetwork Engineers create, plan, and actualize the general vital objectives of an organization's network system. They assess and prescribe changes to present and future system necessities to address the organization’s needs.2,94,275
Broadcast EngineerA Broadcast Engineer works with equipment and broadcast systems that are utilized crosswise over TV, radio, and new media. They ensure that projects are broadcast on time, and to the highest level of equity. They ensure the working and maintenance of systems, and additionally perform updates and repairs.4,37,719
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