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Department of Electrical Engineering

The Electrical Engineering Branch established its roots in Assam Engineering College in 1957, as the second functioning branch. The branch offers Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) degree and has an annual intake of 90 students. Experienced professors and lecturers strengthen the department, which creates a healthy environment with student-teacher ratio of 5:1. The curriculum of the department is mainly oriented to cater the needs of IT- Industry, Software Controlled Heavy and Light Electrical and Power Systems. The Department also offers post graduate courses in Electric Energy Systems and Control & Instrumentation.



To excel in education and research in electrical engineering and produce professionally competent and socially responsible electrical engineers who can meet the needs and aspirations of society


  •  To impart quality education to students in order that they obtain professional excellence
  •  To promote research in the field of electrical engineering
  •  To nurture scientific temperament, professional ethics and entrepreneurship among students
  •  To inspire the students to actively engage themselves in solving societal and environmental  problems


  1.  Higher studies and research: To build a strong foundation in students so that they are capable of getting admitted into institutes of repute for higher studies and research
  2.  Problem Solving Attitude: To develop problem solving attitude among students  so that they can tackle any problem in their professional or private life with ease and imbibe life-long learning
  3.  Employability skills: To provide the students with both technological knowledge and soft skills by arranging, in addition to regular theory and laboratory classes, seminars, symposiums, and industry-academia interaction so as to enhance their employability
  4. Personality development: To develop overall personality of students by imbibing in them values, such as discipline, punctuality, integrity, ethics etc.
  5. Entrepreneurship Development:  to inculcate among students the spirit of entrepreneurship by collaborating with the entrepreneurship cell of the institute and industry
  6. Social Responsibility: Engage students in projects and activities relevant to solving societal problems related mainly to electrical engineering.


The training in Basic Electrical Engineering is given in B. E. E. lab. The machine lab imparts training in operation of all electrical machines . Besides this, the department has various labs in Linear Electronics, Digital System, Microprocessors , Measurement and Instrumentation.The Computer Lab is equipped with latest processor based numerous computers which run on upgraded System Software, Application Software with Internet facility. The computers are networked (LAN) with other departments to work in coordination.


Enlisted below are the major companies and producers of India where our Alumni's have made a place for themselves: Wipro, Oil India Ltd., Oil and Natural Gas Corporation, Reliance, Siemens, Bharat Heavy Electrical Ltd., TATA Infosys, TATA Consultancy Services, National Power Grid, NEEPCO, Indian Oil Corporation, Numaligarh Refineries Ltd. and State Electricity Board.


The curriculum of department . includes various fields like Circuit Theory, Linear and Applied Electronics, Electrical Machines, Digital Systems, Control System, Circuit Theory, Instrumentation, Microprocessor, Communication Engineering, Industrial Drives and Control.

Major Areas of Focus

System Optimization, Optical Fibre Technology, Remote Sensing & Telemetry, Expert Systems, Sensors, Computer Networks, Signal Processing & System, Modeling & Simulation, Artificial Intelligence & Fuzzy Logics, Logistics & High Speed Computation, Operation Research, Reliability Engineering, Non- Conventional Energy Sources , Illumination Engineering, Image Processing.