Q. What are the jobs of an electrical engineer? How much do they earn? Which are the institutes?

Answer: Electrical Engineering is one of the basic engineering streams that have application in any manufacturing industry. Any medium to large-scale manufacturing industry use various electrical systems for plant operations. Maintenance of these systems needs Electrical engineers. Manufacturing industries need various electrical tools and equipment like electrical motors and electrical process control systems. Designing and manufacturing of those need electrical engineers. Apart from the manufacturing industries, needless to mention Electrical engineers are needed in electrical power generation and transmission. As a result of industrial slow down, currently, the overall demand for electrical engineers is going though a slump. But the situation will definitely look up in the coming years.

As far as fees are concerned, all Engineering colleges in the State take Government stipulated fees. For free seats, the expenses are about Rs. 12,000 per annum and for the payment seats, the expenses are about Rs. 35,000 per annum. So, there is no question of which college takes reasonable fees, etc.

A few Institutes offering Electrical Engineering are:

Agnel Charities Fr. Conceico Rodrigues Institute Of Technology, Sector 9/A, Vashi, New Bombay-40070

Cusrow Wadia Inst. Of Tech, 19,Bund Garden Rd., Pune-411050

Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan's Sardar Patel College Of Engg., Munshi Nagar, Varsova Road, Andheri(W), Bombay - 400 058.

V.J.T. Institute, H.R. Mahajani Marg, Matunga (East), Bombay-400019

Vishweshvarya Regional Col Of Engg, South Ambazari Road, Nagpur - 440 011

Bharti Vidyapeeth's Col Of Engg, Katraj, Dhankawadi, Pune - 411 043