B.Tech in Power Engineering, Power Engineering B.Tech


Power engineering is a branch of engineering which is related to the production and supply of power i.e. electricity.  It deals with all the aspects of power generation and utilization.

Course Outlook:

Engineering course in power is a four year full time course. The course consists of eight semesters of six month duration each. Each semester is followed by an exam which has to be passed by the candidate in order to get promoted to the next semester. The exams consist of both theory as well as practical papers.


For getting admission to an engineering course, the candidate must have passed the higher secondary school certificate exam from a recognized board. The candidate must be of science stream with physics, chemistry and mathematics as the main subjects in the higher secondary schooling. The admission to the engineering courses is based on entrance tests. All India as well as state level entrance tests are organized to take admission in to different colleges. The candidate should have secured a minimum of 50% aggregate marks in the 10+2 exams.

Job Prospects:

There is wide application of the branch power engineering. Due to the awareness towards sustainable use of recourses, more emphasis is given on the production of power by renewable source of energy and their efficient utilization. Power engineers work in power generating houses, renewable power plants, in industries which are working towards making power efficient good etc.

Best Places to Pursue:

Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, Kanpur, Guwahati, Bombay, Kharagpur
Delhi College Of Engineering, Delhi
Anna University, Chennai
Osmania University



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7 Responses to “B.Tech in Power Engineering, Power Engineering B.Tech”

  1. 7

    what is the relevance of M S after b-tech?
    where we do this course in India?
    what is the scope of M S in India and abroad?

  2. 6

    I am completed my 12th in cbse waiting for result in May 2011

    I studies scicne streem physics, chemistry,maths, interested to join power engineering course

  3. 5
    shahid Rahim:

    i got the Degree of B Tech (Hons) four year degree from university, Now i want to know that is my Degree is equelent with MSC Sixteen year education or not.
    2nd question is that.
    i want to get the addimission in M Phel. Am i ligible for it MS programe.

    Note: that time i am not clear that what education my degree is equelent. please infom me

  4. 4

    I am seven year experience in thrmal power plant.I want to do BOE from kanpur.kindly mail me full address with phone no.

  5. 3
    Anwar Alam:

    Dear Sir/Madam !
    I am diploma in Chemica Engg and AMIE also in Chemical Engg again i have Done BOE from Kanpur.
    I want to do Engg In Power Plant Engg .

    please suggest about it .
    Thanks and Regards !

  6. 2

    I completed diploma in electronics & communications.Now iam working in power sector.I wish to do btech (power engineering/ electronics & instrumentations)through distance education.please help me.

  7. 1
    sudipta roy:

    application form and prospectus