The Department is looked upon as a centre of excellence in the Institute. The department offers a stimulating environment for its students to execute their project work, to identify and seek solutions to the problems of industries. A student graduating from the department will have the ability to build, motivate, lead project teams effectively, competent to solve complex technical problems and organizational issues. The department has qualified, experienced and committed teaching and non-teaching faculty.


To be a pioneer in imparting quality technical education of high standards to produce skilled manpower with trained intelligence and emotional balance


To nurture an integrated growth of talented youngsters and enrich their knowledge in modern branches of electrical sciences and develop them into competent technocrats and disciplined humans beneficial to global society.


  1. Graduates of the program will have a successful career with sound base in domain specific engineering skills.
  2. Graduates of the program will be capable of succeeding in diverse engineering fields providing innovative solutions with ethical and social responsibility.
  3. Graduates of the program will continue to pursue professional development and engage in life-long learning.


  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 analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering sciences.
  1. 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.
  1. Conduct investigations of complex problems: Use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions.
  1. Modern tool usage: Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools including prediction and modeling to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations.
  1. 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.
  1. Environment and sustainability: Understand the impact of the professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.
  1. Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.
  1. Individual and team work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.
  1. Communication: Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community 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.
  2. 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.
  1. 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.


  1. Comprehend the breadth and depth of electrical and electronics engineering and apply their knowledge in the fields of power system, power electronics and drives.
  2. Enhance their career by adapting contemporary tools and techniques to augment electrical and electronic systems.

Students Intake: 120


Name Qualification Designation
Mr. M S Suresh M.Tech. (P.S.) HOD I/C & Asso.Professor
Mr. C V Mohan M.E. (P.S) Associate Professor
Mrs. D Beula
M.E. (P.S) Associate Professor
Mrs. Nanda M Shivamoggi M.Tech (Power energy and system) Asst. Professor
Mrs. Subha R M.Tech (Electrical Drives & Control) Asst. Professor
Mr. Sivapriyan R M.Tech (P.E) Asst. Professor
Mrs. Sumalatha P M.Tech Asst. Professor
Mrs. Rekha Radhakrishnan B.Tech & M.E Asst. Professor
Ms. Reshma TM
M.Tech Asst. Professor
Ms. Nayana B R M.Tech (Signal Processing) Asst. Professor
Ms. Sreedevi K
Asst. Professor
Mr. Kumara swamy R M.Tech (Computer applications in Industrial Drives) Asst. Professor
Mrs. K S Resnitha M.Tech (Power Electronics) Asst. Professor
Ms. Thanuja
Asst. Professor
Mrs. Bindiya Tyagi
M.Sc Engg. (DSP applications in High Voltage) Asst. Professor
Ms. Vineetha P Raj
M.Tech (Computer applications in Industrial Drives) Asst. Professor
Mr. Harsha A R
M.Tech (Power Electronics) Asst. Professor
Mr. Nitin Kumar Reddy KN
M.Tech Asst. Professor
Ms. Ragasudha C P
M.Tech Asst. Professor
Ms. Anchal
M.Tech Asst. Professor
Mr. Manoharvarma
M.Tech Asst. Professor
Mr. Kiran Kumar MK
M.Tech Asst. Professor
Mr. Jankib Borad
M.Tech Asst. Professor
Ms. Vidiya Shree N.A
M.Tech Asst. Professor

Areas of specialization : High Voltage Engineering, Power Electronics, Power Systems, Electrical Machines, Control Systems and Industrial Drives


  • Analog Electronics Lab
  • Logic Design Lab
  • Microcontroller Lab
  • Power Electronics Lab
  • D.C Machines & Synchronous Machines Lab
  • Circuits Simulation & Measurements Lab
  • Transformers & Induction Machines Lab
  • Control Systems Lab
  • Relay & High Voltage Lab
  • Power Systems Simulation Lab
  • Project Lab

Research & Development Centre:

The Department has been recognized as an R & D Centre by the Visvesvaraya Technological University. Faculty from other Institutions/Industries can register for M.Sc.(Engg.) and Ph.D at this centre. Under the guidance of Dr. M.S. Indira, Research Guide, SMVIT Research Centre for Electrical & Electronics the following staff are pursuing their PhD degrees.

  • Faculty pursuing Ph.D by Research
Name of the Research Scholar Research Topic/Title Discipline Name of the Guide
M.S. Suresh AI Application to Power Systems Power Systems Dr. M.S. Indira
N. Balaji Power Converting Equipments Power Electronics
C V Mohan Integration of Renewable Energy Source & Distributed Generation into Power System Power Systems
R. Sivapriyan Design of Power Converters Power Electronics
D. Beula Cost effective,energy efficient High Voltage Low Current Power Supply System Power Electronics
  • No. of papers published by faculty at national and international conferences: 13

Other Projects

Vtu Project:
Design and Development of a Electronic Power Controller for low current and high voltage power supply units.
Grant :  Rs. 4.4 lakhs
Sanctioned in 2010
Dr. M.S. Indira         Mr. N Balaji
(Currently running project)
Funding Agency: Sri KET
Transformer for Under Water Applications
Grants: Rs. 0466 Lakhs
Prof. V.D. Shankarlal
(Successfully Completed)

The department has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with M/s Power Research and Development Consultants (PRDC) in the field of Research Projects; develop pool of technical talent, infrastructure sharing and collaborative training programmes for students

The R & D Centre of the department offers project to Post Graduate students in the area of Power Electronics and Power Systems.

Staff Development Programs in the recent past

1. A Two day workshop on “Power Electronics in Smart Grid” held on 22-23 July 2011
2. Two day workshop on “Finalization of draft syllabus of B.E. Course in Electrical and Electronics Engg, (V to VIII Semesters) held on 19th and 20th May 2008.
3. Four day workshop on PIC Microcontroller 16F was organized for the dept. staff during February -March 2009.

Student Development Programs

1. A one day workshop on “Control System Modelling & Simulation using Mat Lab” held on 24 September 2011.
2. A four day workshop on “PIC Microcontroller 16F” was organized for the students of 5TH Semester   during August September 2008.
3. A four day workshop on “Hands on experience training programme for assembling and testing Printed Circuit boards for analog electronics circuit’s experimental modules” was held for the 3rd Semester students during Aug-Sep 2009.

Industrial Visits

Sem Date Place
V 01/10/2005 Hydel Power Plant at Hemmige Village
VI 12/04/2006 Hoodi Substation at White Field, Bangalore
VII 18/11/2006 Power Generation Station at Shimshapura and Shivanasamudra
VIII 19/03/2008 C.P.R.I., Bangalore
IV 26/04/2008 Madhavamanthri Mini Hydel Power Project near Talakadu, Mysore District
VII 09-12/11/2008 Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research
Madras Atomic Power Station , Kalpakkam , Tamil Nadu
Members attended: Prof. M.V. Bhaskara Rao
Agasthya Ayachit, Niranjan S.M. , Arun M.S. Bhushan N, Muthukumar, Naveen R, Syed Usaid K.


Sl. No. Register No. Name of the student Rank obtained Year of passing
01 92OC065 SHANTHA RAO V 1996
02 92OC078 VEENA V IX 1996
04 96GTEE1040 SOUMYA S VII 2000
05 1MV01EE051 SUNDARAM IV 2005
06 1MV03EE036 P.R.DEEPAK BABU VI 2007
07 1MV05EE041 Ramya L III 2009

The department forum “Vidhyut ” regularly organizes seminars by Eminent Academicians and Industrialists on various advanced topics which are useful to students.

List of recipients and events of students participated and won awards or prizes in various events are listed below

Technical Paper Presentation

    1. 1. Arvind T.S.                       (VIII SEM)       I Prize


    1. 2. Gayathri                           (VI SEM)         II Prize


    1. 3. Jyothi                                (VI SEM)        II Prize


    1. 4.  Samik Bhattacharya     (VI SEM)    III Prize

Trouble Shooting – Prize winners

1. Abhith .K                            (IV SEM)          I Prize
2. Sudarshan                        (IV SEM)          I Prize
3. Yogesh Kumar                 (II SEM)           II Prize
4.  Anoop J.S.                        (VIII SEM)        III Prize
5. Soumya A                          (VIII SEM)        III Prize

Poster making competition

1.  Abirami A                   VI SEM (EE)     I Prize
2.  Sowmya A                 IV SEM (EE)     II Prize

Sketch and Phrase – Topic Energy Conservation

Anwesh Yashraj              III SEM          III Prize

Collage- Non conventional energy sources

1. Abirami A                       VII SEM            I Prize
2. Shishir Bhaskarwar      I SEM EE        II Prize

Power Point Presentation

Ashwini R                      V SEM             II Prize2
Cultural events
Vivek S P had secured First place in Street play as part of Utsav 2007 held at BMS College of Engineering, Bangalore.

Sports activities
VTU Cross Country race conducted at VVCE, Mysore on 5th March 2006

                    Philson J Philip           VIII SEM             6th Place
                    Mohith Madhyastha          VIII SEM             7th Place
                    Akilesh M                  VI SEM               14th Place
                    Mallikarjun R Patil        VI SEM               44th Place

Sachin M Balgi (1MV05EE042) VII Sem B.E. (EE) represented VTU Kho Kho  Team   and participated in South Zone interuniversity Kho Kho Tournament  held at   Visakapatnam, A.P on 20th  -24th  January 2009.
VTU Inter University Judo wrestling Gymnasium competitions conducted by MCE, Hassan  on 15th and 16th October 2008

                    Channappa U M             1MV05EE016     V SEM     66 Kgs