Department of Electrical Engineering



Welcome to the Department of Electrical Engineering, National Institute of Technology Srinagar. It was one of the first departments of the erstwhile Regional Engineering College (REC) Srinagar. It was established in the year 1960 and is among the oldest departments in the institute. The department runs one undergraduate programme leading to a bachelor's of technology (B. Tech) degree in electrical engineering, one post-graduate programme leading to a master's of technology (M. Tech) degree in electrical power and energy systems. The department also runs a PhD programme with specialisations in power systems, power electronics and control & automation.

The department has experienced and distinguished faculty with all of them having PhD from renowned institutes. The faculty constantly engage in research apart from teaching and regularly publish in top international journals and conferences. There are ten laboratories in the department catering to the needs of the students.

A number of students are recruited by various organisations including public sector undertakings such as PowerGrid Corporation of India, Indian Oil, Bharat Petroleum, Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited to mention a few.



The Department of Electrical Engineering aims to be a frontrunner in producing globally competent technocrats who can set a benchmark in innovation and research to contribute in nation building by making a demonstrable environment, social and economic impact.



M1. To create technocrats by imparting quality education to meet industrial and societal needs.

M2. To provide a cordial environment that attracts and develops talent for excellence in research, innovation and leadership.

M3. To inspire students to become responsible citizens and inculcate value based, socially committed professional ethics to cause of holistic development.

M4. To enable sustainable and cost-effective innovations, showcasing the importance of green energy technology with a focus on energy efficiency.

M5. To bridge the gap between academia and industries by framing appropriate curricula and syllabi.