Electrical and Electronics Engineering

EEE Department


The Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, NIT, Tiruchirappalli was started in the year 1964. It offers one Under-Graduate programme (B.Tech.), two Post-Graduate programmes (M.Tech. in Power Systems and Power Electronics) and also research programmes (M.S. and Ph.D.) in the various fields of Electrical and Electronics Engineering. After the institute became NIT, the department has grown not only in terms of student and faculty strength, but also in improving the laboratory facilities for the teaching and research purposes. Thus, the department has dedicated and state of the art teaching / research laboratories. The department is recognized for excellence in research (First Department in NIT-T to be accorded QIP status for Ph.D. programe), teaching and service to the profession.

The faculty members have strong sense of responsibility to provide the finest possible education for both graduate and undergraduate students. The academic strength of the faculty is reflected by the alumni, many of whom are in the top echelons of industry and academia both in India and abroad.

Milestones of the Department



Started B.Tech. E E E 1964
Started M.Tech. ( Power Systems ) 1971
Started Ph.D. 1973
First Ph.D. produced in the dept. 1978
Department became QIP centre for Ph.D 1986
Started M.S. ( By Research ) 2006
Started M.Tech. ( Power Electronics ) 2006


To be a centre of excellence in Electrical Energy Systems.


  • Empowering students and professionals with state-of-art knowledge and Technological skills.
  • Enabling Industries to adopt effective solutions in Energy areas through research and consultancy.
  • Evolving appropriate sustainable technologies for rural needs