BE in Electrical Engineering | Tribhuvan University

Tribhuvan University provides an undergraduate degree in the field of electrical engineering, termed as Bachelor of Electrical Engineering (B.E.E.). It is a 4 years degree provided to the students who desire to graduate in this area.

The department of B.E.E. comprises of some other divisions as well. Students have their own preference to join a particular division and continue with the same. Some students focus on the study of electronic components while others prefer to study transmission and exertion of electrical power. This program also allows students to have the knowledge of the application of these compounds in the other areas such as medicine, ecology, biology and geology.

Fee structure:

The fee structure varies from each and every academic institutions. The cost of completing B.E.E. lies between Rs.7 to 12 lakhs. The cost of pursuing the program in IOE and constituent campuses like Thapathali, and Eastern Regional College is lower compared to that of the private institutions.

List of BE in Electrical Engineering Colleges

Below is the list of colleges for BE in Electrical Engineering program under Tribhuvan University in Nepal.

Objectives of BE in Electrical Engineering

The objectives of BE in Electrical Engineering are as follows:

  • To make students successful in understanding, formulating, analyzing and solving wide range of electrical related problems.
  • To make students successful in designing varieties of products, systems or experiments related to electrical field.
  • To make students capable of pursuing successful careers or further study and assume leadership and entrepreneurial positions in the long run.
  • To make students capable of functioning and communicating both individually or/and as a team and understand the importance of ethics and professional accountability.

Admission Requirements in BE in Electrical Engineering

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Furthermore, student holding I. Sc. (Physical Group), I. Sc. (Biological Group) with extra Math, Diploma in Engineering, 10+2 in Science (Physical group) and 10+2 in Science (Biological group) with extra Math and scoring at least 50% in the respective examinations are eligible to apply for the entrance tests.
  • Should compulsorily fulfill the entire application form requirement for entrance exam.
  • This above requirement is for the Nepali students. There are other provisions for foreigners.

Entrance exam:

Students willing to join this program must pass an entrance test conducted by Institute of Engineering (IOE). It conducts test in different subjects such as Math, Physics, Chemistry and English. Students desiring to join this program which is affiliated to TU must pass these tests. Students are only selected according to the merit list in these tests.

In the entrance exam, 40 marks are from Physics and Mathematics each, Chemistry, English and Engineering Aptitude consists of 20, 22 and 18 marks respectively.  The total question: 100, total mark: 140 and time allocated: 2 hours in full computerized system. Students need to select the correct option out of 4 options. Each wrong answer leads to deduction of 10% marks in each question. The result is published as per the merit list and the merit list is prepared according to the marks obtained in entrance exam only. 

Entrance preparation:

List of institutes providing entrance preparation classes are as follows:

  • PEA Association Pvt. Ltd., Thapathali,
  • NAEE Education Centre, Patan Dhoka
  • KEI Foundation, Kupondole
  • Kanchanjanga Education Institute (KEI), Kupondole

BE in Electrical Engineering Syllabus

First Semester

  • : Engineering Mathematics I
  • : Computer Programming
  • : Engineering Drawing I
  • : Engineering Physics
  • : Applied Mechanics
  • : Basic Electrical Engineering

Second Semester

  • : Engineering Mathematics II
  • : Engineering Drawing II
  • : Basic Electronics Engineering
  • : Engineering Chemistry
  • : Fundamental of Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer
  • : Workshop Technology

Third Semester

  • : Engineering Mathematics III
  • : Computer Programming II
  • : Electric Circuit II
  • : Semiconductor
  • : Devices Logic
  • : Circuits Mechanics & Properties of Solid

Fourth Semester

  • : Applied Mathematics
  • : Electronics Circuits I
  • : Microprocessor
  • : Electromagnetic
  • : Instrumentation I
  • : Electrical Machines I

Fifth Semester

  • : Numerical Methods
  • : Communication II (English)
  • : Electrical Machines II
  • : Fundamentals of Thermodynamics& Heat
  • : Power System Analysis
  • : Control System

Sixth Semester

  • : Engineering Economics
  • : Probability and Statistics
  • : Power System Control & Prot
  • : Digital Control System
  • : Industrial Electrification
  • : Hydropower
  • : Power Plant Design

Seventh Semester

  • : Project Engineering
  • : Organization & Managemen
  • : Power Plant Equipments
  • : Power Electronics
  • : Electric Drives
  • : Safety Engineering
  • : Elective I

Eighth Semester

  • : Engineering Profession & Practice
  • : Technology Environment & Society
  • : Instrumentation II
  • : Transmission & Distribution
  • : High Voltage Engineering
  • : Project
  • : Elective II

Scope and Career Prospects

Nowadays, we all are surrounded by the electrical devices. We have been so used to all those devices, that it is very difficult for us to survive a day without them. But, have we ever wondered how all those devices work and who are the one behind them? Well the obvious answer will be a 'NO'. Behind all those devices are the electrical engineers who are responsible for everything, from building them to maintaining them.  Electrical Engineers work with everything which is around us from switch boards to computers.

An engineer holding this degree can apply for jobs in various sectors. Some of the sectors are automotive, aerospace, energy, IT and telecommunications. Electrical engineers are highly employable and can get involved with different organizations too.

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