Electrical engineering is one of the branches of engineering that dates back to the late 19th century. It is the branch of engineering that deals with the technology of electricity. Electrical engineers work on a wide range of components, devices and systems, from tiny microchips to huge power station generators.
Electrical engineering has grown and branched out into a number of specialized categories, including power generation and transmission systems, motors, batteries and control systems.
With the increasing investment in the power sector by the Government and Multi National Companies, the numbers of job opportunities are increasing exponentially, in power generation, electrical equipment manufacturing and maintenance etc. Some of the major employers are companies like NTPC, NHPC, BHEL, State Power Corporations etc.