Department of Electrical Engineering
About The Department of Electrical Engineering

The Department of Electrical Engineering of NIT, Silchar is one of the finest and well equipped Electrical departments of the north-east region. It boasts of having a highly qualified faculty with an unparalled level of expertise in their field. Under the able Headship of Dr. B. K. Roy and a strong faculty team, the Department offers an 8 Semester B.Tech. Programme in Electrical Engineering, a four Semester M.Tech. Programme in Power Energy Systems Engineering and also a well integrated Ph.D. programme. The department offers core courses in Power Systems, Control Systems, Electrical Machines, Instrumentation, Switchgear and Industrial Protection, Microprocessors and Microcontrollers etc. Apart from these, the final year students can choose from a wide array of electives in the form of Computer Aided Power Systems, Flexible AC Transmission etc. In coordination with the highly stimulating lectures and quality enhancing tutorials in these courses, various practical courses are also held in the state-of-the-art Lab facilities of the department like Machine Lab, Measurement Lab, Circuit Theory Lab and Microprocessor Lab, to name a few. The Department of Electrical Engineering is dynamic and vibrant in true sense. Various research and development activities taken up by the department put the students on busy schedules enabling them to blend to the modern industrial requirements. The course structure is constantly restructured to meet the ever changing requirements of the volatile industrial market, keeping the essence of the core Electrical Engineering intact. The pure expertise and dedication of the faculty members along with infrastructural facilities coupled with the perseverance of the students have catapulted the branch to the top league. Placement offers to the students have always shown an ever increasing trend and promise to be the best in future with the incoming boom of Power sector. The department also has its own society, the 'Electra' comprising of the faculty members and the 300 strong student members. It caters to all the academic and co-curricular persona of the branch. Cultural events for the members are never scarce along with quizzes, aptitude tests, presentations and industrial tours which are organised to bring the best out of a today's Electrical Engineer.

Vision of the Department of Electrical Engineering

The Vision of Electrical Engineering Department is to be a model of excellence in technical education and research by producing world-class graduates who are prepared for life-long engagement in the rapidly changing fields of electrical and related fields.

Mission of the Department of Electrical Engineering

The mission of the Electrical Engineering Department is to impart quality education to our students and provide a comprehensive understanding of electrical engineering, built on a foundation of physical science, mathematics, computing and technology and to educate a new generation of Electrical Engineers to meet the future challenges.

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs) of the Department of Electrical Engineering

Programme Educational Objectives (B.Tech):

The Electrical Engineering Department in conjunction with its constituents has established the following Program Educational Objectives. The Electrical Engineering Program will graduate Electrical Engineering students who :

  1. will be productive in the professional practice of engineering and related fields, will be able to identify, formulate, create, analyze, design, develop, optimize, and implement electrical systems.
  2. will contribute to industry and/or government organizations by applying the skills and knowledge acquired during the program period.
  3. shall be prepared for the successful pursuit of graduate studies and shall have the ability to engage in lifelong learning in electrical engineering and related fields and will understand the challenges of a dynamically and globalized changing world adapting their skills through continuous learning and self improvement.
  4. will be provided with solid foundation in mathematical and engineering fundamentals required to solve engineering problems and also to pursue research within the appropriate technological, global, societal, ethical and organizational context.
  5. will be able to inculcate a sense of ethics, professionalism and effective communication skills amongst graduates.

Programme Outcomes (POs) of the Department of Electrical Engineering

Program Outcome (B. Tech):

B. Tech. program in Electrical Engineering at National Institute of Technology Silchar has been designed to generate the following skills and abilities amongst the successful students. On completion of B. Tech. in Electrical Engineering graduates will be having the following attributes:

  1. Engineering Knowledge: Apply the Knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.
  2. Problem Analysis: Identify, formulate, review research literature, and analyse complex problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering sciences.
  3. Design/ development of solutions: Design solutions for complex engineering problems and design system components or processes that meet the specified needs with appropriate consideration for the public health and safety, and the cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.
  4. Conduct investigations of complex problems: Use research- based knowledge and research method including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions.
  5. Modern tool usage: Create, select, and apply the appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools including prediction and modeling to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations.
  6. The engineer and society: Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional engineering practice.
  7. Environment and sustainability: Understand the impact of professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustained development.
  8. Ethics: Apply ethical principle and commit to professional ethical and responsibilities and norms of engineering practice.
  9. Individual and team work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.
  10. Communication: Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering communities and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.
  11. Project management and finance: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the engineering and management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multidisciplinary environments.
  12. Life-long learning: Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological Change.

Program Specific Outcome (PSOs) of the Department of Electrical Engineering

Program Specific Outcome of B. Tech., Electrical Engineering :

At the end of the B. Tech. programme, the Electrical Engineering graduates will be -

  1. PSO1: Able to apply fundamental knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering to identify, formulate, analyse, investigate, and design complex problems in the field of electrical engineering.
  2. PSO2:   Able to apply the appropriate techniques and modern engineering tools to manage and solve complex electrical engineering projects, adapt in multi-disciplinary environments and engage in life-long learning.
  3. PSO3:    Aware of the impact of engineering solutions in the context of environment, society, economy, able to maintain professional ethics and have good communication skills.

PEOs and POs of M.Tech. programmes in Electrical Engineering Department:


HOD: Dr. Jyoti Prakash Mishra
Phone: +91-7008723598


Professor (HAG)
Department: ELECTRICAL
Phone: +919435372483

Department: ELECTRICAL
Phone: 9435522435
Email: bkr[at]ee[dot]nits[dot]ac[dot]in

Department: ELECTRICAL
Phone: 6900986032
Email: saurabh[at]nits[dot]ac[dot]in

Department: ELECTRICAL
Phone: 9435073310

Assistant Professor
Department: ELECTRICAL
Phone: 9435172774
Email: dulal[at]ee[dot]nits[dot]ac[dot]in

Associate Professor
Department: ELECTRICAL
Phone: +91-9435173835
Email: lcsaikia[at]yahoo[dot]com

Associate Professor
Department: ELECTRICAL
Phone: 9435730169

Assistant Professor
Department: ELECTRICAL
Phone: 9435730108

Associate Professor
Department: ELECTRICAL

Assistant Professor
Department: ELECTRICAL
Phone: 9435730356

Assistant Professor
Department: ELECTRICAL
Phone: 9435389201

Assistant Professor
Department: ELECTRICAL
Phone: 9101420179

Assistant Professor
Department: ELECTRICAL
Phone: 7086731971
Email: rajeeb[at]ee[dot]nits[dot]ac[dot]in

Assistant Professor
Department: ELECTRICAL
Phone: 9401097966
Email: nirmala[at]ee[dot]nits[dot]ac[dot]in

Assistant Professor
Department: ELECTRICAL
Phone: 7384808362
Email: rajkumar[at]ee[dot]nits[dot]ac[dot]in

Assistant Professor
Department: ELECTRICAL
Phone: 9818209336
Email: amritesh[at]ee[dot]nits[dot]ac[dot]in

Assistant Professor
Department: ELECTRICAL
Phone: +91-9432125545
Email: tapan_pradhan[at]ee[dot]nits[dot]ac[dot]in

Assistant Professor
Department: ELECTRICAL
Phone: +91-7083803445

Assistant Professor
Department: ELECTRICAL
Phone: +91-9732555071
Email: partha_kayal[at]yahoo[dot]co[dot]in | partha[at]ee[dot]nits[dot]ac[dot]in

Assistant Professor
Department: ELECTRICAL
Phone: +91-9984276221
Email: avadh[at]ee[dot]nits[dot]ac[dot]in

Assistant Professor
Department: ELECTRICAL
Phone: +91-9864428032
Email: nabanita[at]ee[dot]nits[dot]ac[dot]in

Assistant Professor
Department: ELECTRICAL
Phone: +91-8794772113/ +91-8837490261
Email: saheli[at]ee[dot]nits[dot]ac[dot]in

Assistant Professor
Department: ELECTRICAL
Phone: 9872581018

Assistant Professor
Department: ELECTRICAL
Phone: +919446359209

Assistant Professor
Department: ELECTRICAL
Phone: 9790636602

Assistant Professor
Department: ELECTRICAL
Phone: 9555732660

Assistant Professor
Department: ELECTRICAL
Phone: 6026643647

Assistant Professor
Department: ELECTRICAL
Phone: 9960124304


The Electrical Engineering Department was established in 1977 along with the establishment of Institute. It has been one of the best departments in terms of infrastructural facilities and faculties. It has got many well equipped labs with modern equipment ranging from the highly equipped Machine Lab to the latest PCs in the Computer Labs. It also has a well equipped CAD laboratory.

Projects Undertaken

The Electrical Engineering Department is actively involved in undertaking many projects both at the student and at the faculty level. Some of the projects that have been undertaken by the Department are as follows:

  1. Digital Signal Processing and Application in Power Electronics Apparatus
  2. Fault Detection and Diagnosis in dynamical systems
  3. Solid State Control of D.C. Drive using Microprocessor based firing.
  4. Generation of Fuzzy rules to enhance PS stability.
  5. Fabrication of Three Converter Bridge circuit for Speed Control of D.C. Drives.
  6. Industrial Automation
  7. Artificial Neural Network based Automatic Generation Control of two area Reheat Thermal System.
  8. Security constrained Economic Load Dispatch with value point loading using Genetic Algorithm.
  9. Analysis of Automatic Generation Control of a two Hydro-Thermal system in Dispute Mode.
  10. Design and Development of a Fuzzy Controller for a Servomotor.

Electrical Engineering Laboratories

  1. Machine laboratory.
  2. Basic electrical engineering laboratory.
  3. Circuit theory laboratory.
  4. Measurement laboratory.
  5. Control and instrumentation laboratory.
  6. Power electronics laboratory. (Upgraded)
  7. Microprocessor laboratory. (Upgraded)
  8. Computer laboratory. (Upgraded)
  9. Drives laboratory.
  10. Energy laboratory.
  11. Power system laboratory.
  12. Digital and analog laboratory.
  13. Relay testing laboratory.
  14. Photo voltaic cell laboratory.

Broad of Expertise

  1. Electrical machines, power electronics and drives.
  2. Renewable energy sources and management.
  3. Microprocessor based system design.
  4. Electrical power system.
  5. Automation and control.
  6. Electrical and electronics measurement and industrial load test apparatus.

Externally Funded Research Project during Last Three Years:

S.No. Year No. of Project(s) Major Funding Agency Completed/Ongoing Total Amount
11 2013-2014 08 AICTE/DST/MHRD
2. 2012-2013 08 AICTE/DST/MHRD 02/06 82.87 lac(s)
3. 2011-2012 04 AICTE/DST/MHRD 04 ongoing 43 lac(s)



  1. Circuit Theory
  2. Electrical Engineering Materials
  3. Linear Electronic Circuits
  4. Measurement & Measuring Instruments
  5. Electromagnetic Fields
  6. Control System
  7. Power System
  8. Electrical Machines
  9. Digital Electronic Circuits
  10. Microprocessor Systems and Applications
  11. Industrial Electronics
  12. Industrial Instrumentation
  13. Switchgear and Protection
  14. Principles of Communication
  15. Electric Drives
  16. Renewable Energy Source and Management
  17. Signal Processing and Applications
  18. Computer Applications in Electrical Engineering


  1. High Voltage Engineering
  2. Higher Control System
  3. Digital Computer Organisation
  4. Computer Application in Power System
  5. Hydro Electric Engineering
  6. Electric Power Utilisation and Traction
  7. E.H.V., A.C. and D.C. Transmission
  8. Industrial Management
  9. Control System Components and System Design
  10. Fault Detection and Diagnostic
  11. Electrodynamics and Advanced Field Theory.


Different kinds of general purpose Synchronous, Induction, DC machines; Transformers, Schrage Motors, study of different electrical and magnetic circuits, measurement of various parameters, Instruments for measurements of various parameters and electrical quantities; Servo motor kits, Analog Computers, Instrumentation tutor, Control system trainer, Different types of Microprocessors with different head-on cards, Different types of power converters kits, Characteristics of different power devices. Solar photo voltaic cells, Solar radiation Detector, Wind Turbine with on-line data logging. Analog and Digital IC components, Trainers, Oscilloscopes, IC test benches, Oscilloscope of 100 MHz Characteristics of semiconductor devices, Registers, Counters, Digital Clocks etc. Efforts are made to upgrade/ modernize the laboratories. More than Rs.50 lacs has been invested for the procurement of different equipment.

  1. Electrical Machines
  2. Basic Electrical Science
  3. Measurement & Instrumentation
  4. Control System
  5. Microprocessor
  6. Power Electronics & Electric Drives
  7. Computer
  8. Non-conventional Energy
  9. Analog-Digital Electronics

Research Areas:

Power system (Power Quality and Protection), Grid Bus Management and Control (PMU), Renewable Energy Sources and Applications, Application of Industrial Electronics in Power System, Image Processing.
Power system optimization, Automatic generation control under conventional and deregulated environment, Application of soft computing techniques, technical forecasting, Case base reasoning, intelligent instrumentation.
Control Systems, Fault Detection and Diagnosis of Dynamical Systems.
Low Power VLSI Design, Synthesis and Optimization.
Distributed Generation, Power Economics, Power Policies and Issues. Power Trading.
Power Electronics applications in Electric Power and Energy Systems.
Power Quality, Power System Planning, Reliability, Congestion Management, Network Pricing, Smart Grid, Energy Management.
FACTS Devices.
Control System (Mathematical Control – Robust control, time-delay control, optimization & Estimation, Eigenvalue problem. Application – Bio-medical, motion control, power system (LFC, AVR) with time-delay & deregulation, vibration control, Artificial Neural Network).

Head of the Department

Department of Electrical Engineering
NIT Silchar,
Silchar, Assam-788010, India.
Phone: +91-9435073310.