M.Tech in Power System: Course Details


Graduation in Electrical/Electronics Engineering is the educational qualification for M.Tech in Power System. Admission is carried out on the basis of GATE score. NITs, Singania University are some of the institutes that offer this course. The two year course is designed to provide high level knowledge in Energy Management and Power system dynamics. Those who have completed this course can seek employment in firms such as Tata Industry, NTPC and Reliance Power.
Eligibility Criterion and Admission Details for Master of Technology in Power Systems

Candidates who have completed Bachelor of Technology/ Engineering in Electronics or allied subjects are eligible to apply for this course. Most of the colleges consider a minimum of 55% marks in qualifying examination for admission. Admission to the course is carried out on the basis of scores obtained in GATE exam. Apart from this, some institutes conduct their own entrance examination for admission. For instance Anna University and NITs conduct their own examination for admission process.

Course Structure of Master of Technology in Power Systems

Duration of the course is 2 years. It is further divided into four semesters. Semester wise course structure is mentioned below.
Semester I

  • Optimization Techniques
  • Advanced Power System Analysis
  • Power Conversion Techniques
  • Power System Stability
  • Elective I
  • Elective II

Semester – II

  • Power System Operation and Control
  • High Voltage DC Transmission
  • Flexible AC Transmission Systems
  • Elective III
  • Elective IV
  • Elective V
  • Power System Simulation Lab

Semester III

  • Project Work

Semester IV

  • Project Work

List of Electives
Electives Recommended for First Semester

  • Industrial Control Electronics
  • System Theory
  • Analysis and design of Artificial Neural Networks
  • Digital Signal Processing & Applications
  • Digital System Design

Electives Recommended for Second Semester

  • Power Electronic Drives
  • Computer Networking
  • Digital Controllers in Power Electronics Applications
  • Electrical Distribution Systems
  • Fuzzy Systems

List of Reserve Electives

  • Transient over voltages in Power Systems
  • Stochastic Models and Applications
  • Power System Planning and Reliability
  • Renewable Power Generation Sources
  • Advanced Power System Protection
  • Modeling and Analysis of Electrical Machines
  • Power Quality
  • Microcontrollers Applications in Power Converters
  • Power System Restructuring
  • Computer Relaying and wide area measurement systems
  • Architecture and programming of TMS320C6X DSK

An overview of Master of Technology in Power System

The two year course provides advanced level of knowledge in the field of transmission, generation and distribution of electrical devices as well as electric power. The main topics covered under this course are Power Transmission Systems, Power Systems Transients, Energy Management and Power system dynamics. Those who have completed this course can seek employment in various fields such as textile technology, polymer technology, automobile and thermal engineering. Candidates can work in public sector organizations such as Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL), Bharath Heavy Electronics Limited, Electronics Corporation of India Limited and Defence Research and Development Organisation.

Apart from these, Tata Industries, Reliance Power and Mahindra and Mahindra are major private sector organizations that recruit graduates who have completed M.Tech in Power System. Those who have professional experience have wide job opportunities in companies abroad.



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