Power Engineering

Engineering [Bachelor of Technology]

Power engineering concerns generation, transmission, distribution and utilization of power. It also is concerned about generators, motors and performers.

Course Curriculum

Year 1

  1. Electrical technology
  2. Electronics technology
  3. Calculus
  4. Thermodynamics
  5. Measurements in Engineering
  6. Microprocessors
  7. Microcontrollers
  8. Transport phenomenon
  9. Linear Algebra

Year 2

  1. Power systems engineering
  2. Instrumentation and Control Engineering
  3. Maintenance and Safety Engineering
  4. Power plant Engineering
  5. Quality Control
  6. Quality assurance
  7. Reliability
  8. Prime movers
  9. Fluid machines
  10. Engineering of Power systems
  11. Elective subjects

Year 3

  1. Power electronics
  2. Project Management Essentials
  3. Elective 1
  4. Elective 2
  5. Principles of Management
  6. Technical Report Writing

Year 4

  1. Project Work


  1. Energy Management
  2. Environmental Pollution Control
  3. Power System operation
  4. Power system control
  5. Process controls
  6. Power system drawing
  7. Power system design
  8. Renewable energy
  9. Power electronics
  10. Power drives
  11. Plant design and layout

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Application of Stream

For very large factory, industrial or residential sites, there is no operation without power. They are the sole agents of ensuring that plants, pulp mills, oil upgraders, refineries and manufacturing plants stay in operation.

There is scope of power engineering in the following sectors:

  1. Power Generation, Distribution and Transmission
  2. Electronics
  3. Software
  4. Process industries
  5. Steel Plants 
  6. Power Electronics influencers
  7. Railways
  8. AC/DC Drive indsutries


The subjects of Power Engineering include:

  • Electrical Machines
  • Network Synthesis and Analysis 
  • Power generation
  • Power Distribution
  • Power transmission
  • Switch-gear
  • Energy Management
  • Power Technology


For an undergraduate course in Power Engineering, a candidate has to pass 10+2.

For a postgraduate course, he would have to complete a Bachelor's degree.

The entrance exams for engineering at an undergraduate level for JEE Main, JEE Advanced, UPSEE and BCECE.

The entrance exams for engineering at a Postgraduate level are GATE. 

Average Fees (In Lacs  )

Year wise Fees Bifurcation

First Year
Second Year
Third Year
Fourth Year

Average Fees by Location

4.2 L Uttar Pradesh
3.9 L Haryana
3.8 L Rajasthan
3.4 L Karnataka

Latest Developments

AP EAMCET 2018: Local Status Certificate Required for candidates who have migrated from Telangana

The application process for AP EAMCET is already on and the Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education(AP SCHE) in a recently released notification has clarified that candidates who have migrated from Telangana to Andhra Pradesh can claim their status of being a local by submitting a scanned copy of the certificate attributing the same.

JEE Main Admit Card has been released

The Joint Entrance Examination (Main) 2018 is conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education, this would be held in the month of April 2018 after the Board examination is over

AP EAMCET 2018: Candidates can now write the exam in Urdu

AP EAMCET 2018 would be conducted by JNTU Hyderabad between May 2nd and 7th in this year. For the initial time, aspirants would be taking the examination online for admission in Agriculture and Engineering courses, in Urdu, apart from English and Telugu

Career Description

Power Engineers have about 5 levels.

A first class power engineer being considered a Chief Engineer in charge of large power plants for looking after the safety and efficient operation. He is usually equivalent to a mechanical engineer owing to the hands-on experience that he has.

A second class power engineer is on a supervisor level and is in charge of overseeing functions.

A third class power engineer usually performs a lot of maintenance work and monitor efficient operations of natural resources.

A fourth and fifth class power engineer is usually from the entry-level who are performing field work and in charge of monitoring.

The average salary range for a beginner would be 2.5-3 L and may shoot up to 50L as they extend to the managerial and supervisory roles.

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