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About the Department

From the Desk of Dr. Jayapal R., HoD (Electrical and Electronics  Engineering)Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering

The Department of Electrical and Electronics, is one of the oldest departments at R V College of Engineering. Established in the year 1963, the department has well qualified; passionate and dedicated staff, most of who are engaged in path breaking research and development. With a current annual intake of 60 students from all parts of India, the staff to student ratio now stands at a plausible 1:13.

The Course at the department, is a healthy amalgam of Power Engineering, Electronics and Computers; comprehensive and in keeping modern trends of Electrical and Electronics Engineering education. Course pattern at the department is planned to keep the students up to date with the recent trends and shifting technological paradigms, making them industry ready. The course was accredited by National Board of Accreditation (NBA). The department has a total of 21 faculty members with various specializations, out of which 8 are PhD holders and all remaining 11 are pursuing PhD. The average experience of the faculty is very high. Students are required to undergo quizzes in addition to assignments and self study evaluation. They are evaluated on regular basis there by making the course learning and just not grade oriented.


Attain technical excellence in Electrical and Electronics Engineering through graduate programs and interdisciplinary research related to sustainability in power, energy and allied fields.


  1. To provide technical education that combines rigorous academic study and the excitement of innovation enabling the students to engage in lifelong learning

  2. To establish Center of Excellence in sustainable electrical energy , smart grids and systems.

  3. To establish tie-ups with industries and institutions of repute and to foster building up of a wide knowledge base to keep in tune with upcoming technologies.

  4. To motivate commitment of faculty and students to collate, generate, disseminate, preserve knowledge and to work for the benefit of society.

  5. To develop simple, appropriate and cost effective inclusive technologies which are instrumental in the up-liftment of rural society.

Programs Offered:

UG Program:

  • Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) in Electrical & Electronics Engineering (E&E) with approved intake of 60 students and a lateral entry of 20% from 2nd year.

PG Program:

( Scheme and Syllabus I Year )

( Scheme and Syllabus II Year )

  • M.Tech Programme in Power Electronics with approved intake of 18 students.

Research Programs:

  • Ph.D. program from VTU



PEO1: To provide a strong foundation in Mathematics, Science and Engineering fundamentals as well as comprehend, analyze, design, innovate and develop products for real life applications.

PEO2: To inculcate ethical attitude, effective communication skills, leadership qualities and team spirit for a successful professional career with concern for society.

PEO3: To provide a holistic academic environment to foster excellence, entrepreneurship and multidisciplinary approach to inculcate an aptitude for research and lifelong learning.


1. Engineering knowledge: Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.

2. Problem analysis: Identify, formulate, review research literature, and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering sciences.

3. Design/development of solutions: Design solutions for complex engineering problems and design system components or processes that meet the specified needs with appropriate consideration for the public health and safety, and the cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.

4. Conduct investigations of complex problems: Use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions.

5. Modern tool usage: Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools including prediction and modeling to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations.

6. The engineer and society: Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional engineering practice.

7. Environment and sustainability: Understand the impact of the professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.

8. Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.

9. Individual and team work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.

10. Communication: Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.

11. Project management and finance: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the engineering and management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multidisciplinary environments.

12. Life-long learning: Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change.



PSO1 : The B.E EEE Program must demonstrate knowledge and competence in the application of circuit analysis, control systems, field theory, analog and digital electronics, Power Electronics, microcontrollers , microprocessors,  Signal processing and conditioning, computer hardware and software to the design, building , testing, protection and operation of electrical machines, power systems, electrical and electronic systems.

PSO2: The B.E. EEE Program must demonstrate knowledge and competence in the application of basic sciences, rigorous mathematics and project management techniques in the design of complex electrical and electronic systems.

PSO3: The B.E. EEE Program must demonstrate the ability to effectively work in a team, communicate correctly and develop an ethical attitude and concern for society and environment. 




Leadership in Quality Technical Education, Interdisciplinary Research & Innovation, with a focus on Sustainable and Inclusive Technology.


  1. To deliver outcome based quality education, emphasizing on experiential learning with the state of the art infrastructure.
  2. To create a conducive environment for interdisciplinary research and innovation.
  3. To develop professionals through holistic education focusing on individual growth, discipline, integrity, ethics, and social sensitivity.
  4. To nurture industry-institution collaboration leading to competency enhancement and entrepreneurship.
  5. To focus on technologies that are sustainable and inclusive, benefitting all sections of the society.



PEO1: Graduates will develop specifications, design, implement and test Power electronic systems.

PEO2: Graduates will uphold the values of sustainability and inclusive technology as embodied in the institute’s vision and mission.

PEO3: Graduates will be committed to the improvement of electrical & electronics community while maintaining high professional and ethical standards

PEO4: Graduates will pursue life-long learning towards development of skills necessary to contribute to the growth of power electronics and society at large.


PEO1: Design, implement, protect, test and validate systems for Power Electronic Applications in Electric Drives and Power & Energy Systems.

PEO2: Apply basic and advanced engineering knowledge to solve complex problems for integrated industrial power electronic systems.

PEO3: Pursue research, communicate effectively, imbibe professional ethics and a desire for life-long learning.


PO1: Specify, design and implement power electronic devices and products for application in power systems/instrumentation/electronic circuits/avionics.

PO2: Work in a team and contribute effectively to achieve project objectives.

PO3: Use standard tools to meet industry standards

PO4: Understand the process of innovation and technologies in industries, which lead to wealth creation.

PO5: Responsible to the needs of the professional community and society

PO6: Inculcate life-long learning to enhance their skills and knowledge to contribute effectively towards research and development in the chosen field

PROGRAMME OUTCOMES (2016-Autonomous):

  1. Scholarship of Knowledge: Acquire in-depth knowledge of power electronic circuits for real time applications and an ability to evaluate, analyze and synthesize using existing modern tools for enhancement of knowledge.

  2. Critical Thinking: Analyze complex engineering problems critically; apply independent judgment for synthesizing information to make intellectual and /or creative advances for conducting research in the domain of power electronic systems in a wider theoretical, practical and policy context.

  3. Problem Solving: Think independently, conceptualize and evaluate a wide range of solutions and methods to solve problems in Power Electronics, with due consideration to society.

  4. Research Skill: Conduct literature review, apply appropriate techniques and carry out research in the domain of Power Electronics and its industrial applications.

  5. Usage of modern tools: Learn, choose, apply and develop appropriate techniques using modern simulation and IT tools related to power electronics.

  6. Collaborative and Multidisciplinary work: Integrate Power Electronics with other related domains, to facilitate collaborative multi-disciplinary research.

  7. Project Management and Finance: Understand and demonstrate management skills, assess and evaluate the economic feasibility; work effectively as a leader and a team member.

  8. Communication: Communicate effectively with all stakeholders, create documents and reports as per the standards.

  9. Life-long Learning: Infuse the desire and ability to engage in lifelong learning in the emerging area of power electronics.

  10. Ethical Practices and Social Responsibility: Acquire professional integrity and ethics, understand the responsibility for sustainable development of the society.

  11. Independent and Reflective Learning: Identify the shortcomings, examine the outcomes of one’s actions and implement corrective measures.

Research Avenues:

The department is a recognized research Centre under VTU, with provision for MSc (Engg), Ph.D (Full time & Part time) scholars. Both PG & UG students are encouraged to take up interdisciplinary research in various domains like, Control systems, Image processing, Power electronics, Renewable Energy, DSP, Power and Energy and its allied fields. The students are given opportunities to carry out innovative projects and the state of the art facilities are available for the same. The Department has also Industry based labs.

The selection of course material and topics is a reflection of the changing trend in the study of classical power engineering subjects, all over the world; that is it is a reflection of the ever increasing permeation of electronics and computers in the practical electrical engineering field. The course is a healthy amalgam of power engineering, electronics and computers. As the title of the course indicates, the course coverage is comprehensive, covering power engineering, electronics and instrumentation and software.




Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering