Program Objectives and Outcomes

Programme Educational Objectives

The major objectives of the M.Tech. programme in Power Systems are to equip the students with adequate knowledge and skills in Power Systems Engineering and to prepare them for the following career options:

  1. research programmes in Power Systems Engineering

  2. employment in power research and development organisations

  3. to work in electric power industries and energy sectors

  4. faculty positions in reputed institutions

Programme Outcomes for Power Systems

A student who has undergone M.Tech. programme in Power Systems (PS) will:

  1. have an ability to evaluate and analyse problems related to Power Systems and be able to synthesise the domain knowledge and incorporate the principles in the state of art systems for further enrichment

  2. be able to critically investigate the prevailing complex PS scenarios and arrive at possible solutions independently, by applying the acquired theoretical and practical knowledge

  3. be able to solve PS problems such as load flows, state estimation, fault analysis and stability studies

  4. be able to develop broad-based economically viable solutions for unit commitment and scheduling

  5. be able to identify optimal solutions for improvising power transfer capability, enhancing power quality and reliability

  6. be able to evolve new schemes based on literature survey, and propose solutions through appropriate research methodologies, techniques and tools, and also by designing and conducting experiments

  7. be able to interpret power system data and work on well-defined projects with well defined goals to provide real time solutions pertaining to PS

  8. be able to develop, choose, learn and apply appropriate techniques, various resources including hardware and IT tools for modern power engineering, including prediction and modelling with an understanding of the limitations

  9. be able to develop dedicated software for analysing and evaluating specific power system problems

  10. be able to participate in collaborative-multidisciplinary engineering / research tasks and work as a team member in such tasks related to PS domain, giving due consideration to economic and financial intricacies, and lead the team in specific spheres  

  11. be able to confidently interact with the industrial experts for providing consultancy

  12. be able to pursue challenging professional endeavours based on acquired competence and knowledge

  13. be a responsible professional with intellectual integrity, code of conduct and ethics of research, being aware of the research outcomes and serve towards the sustainable development of the society

  14. be capable of examining critically the outcomes of research and development independently without any external drive.