The Department of Electrical Engineering, NIT Srinagar. It was established in the year 1960 and was one of the first departments of the erstwhile Regional Engineering College (REC) Srinagar. The department runs one undergraduate programme leading to a bachelor's of technology degree in electrical engineering, one post-graduate programme leading to a master's 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.