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M.Sc. Programme

Postgraduate Programme



3 years

6 Semesters





about program

About Programme

  • The Departments of Electrical and Electronics Engineering Offers M.Sc. (Engg.) by Research, which is a minimum of 3-year program.
  • The department has a state-of-the-art R & D center recognized by VTU.
  • Since its inception, the center has a good number of research scholars and guides conducting research activities. Postgraduate students are encouraged to do quality research works suggested by guides.
  • It is empowered by guides with rich industrial & academic experience.
  • The thrust areas of research majorly focuses on power systems, power quality, power electronics, high voltage engineering and digital control for low power applications .

Ph.D. Guides in the department:

Sl.No.Name of FacultyArea of Research
1Dr. R V ParimalaPower systems Engineering, Applications of AI to power systems
2Dr. V MuralidharaHigh Voltage Engineering
3Dr. Venkatesha KPower Quality and Power Electronics
4Dr.Sudalai ShunmuganHigh Voltage Engineering and Power Engineering
5Dr. Priyashree SPower quality and Power electronics

Students who Received M.Sc. (Engg.) Degree from the Research Center:

Sl.No.Name of FacultyGuide NameResearch Topic
1Bindiya TyagiDr.Vidya H AInsulation Engineering
2A KumarDr. GurumurthyAutomatic Power Factor Improvement for Minimization of Losses


Programme Overview

Eligibility for registration to M.Sc. (Engg.) by research

Admission to the M.Sc. (Engg.) by Research Course shall be opened to candidates who satisfy any of the following requirements:

  1. Candidates who have passed B.E. / B.Tech. Examination of VTU or B.E. / B.Tech. of any other recognized University, recognized by this University as equivalent thereto or any other examination recognized by this University as equivalent thereto and have passed the prescribed qualifying examination with not less than 60% of the marks in the aggregate, in the examinations of the semesters considered for the declaration of class/grade. However, a relaxation to the extent of 10% shall be allowed for candidates belonging to SC/ST and any other category as notified by Government of Karnataka from time to time;
  2. Teaching / Research Staff / Teaching Assistants, working in any Engineering College and Polytechnic Institutions recognised by AICTE either in the State of Karnataka or outside, who have passed B.E / B.Tech. Examination and put in a minimum of one year of teaching experience in Engineering Colleges / Research Organizations and sponsored by the respective Institutions / DTE in case of aided institutions;
  3. Employees of the State Government/Central Government/Quasi Government Organizations/Public Sector Industries/Reputed Private Industries, who have passed B.E./B.Tech. Examination and put in a minimum of one year of working experience and are sponsored by the concerned Organizations;
  4. Awardees of research fellowship by nationally recognised bodies like CSIR etc., provided they have B.E. / B.Tech. Examination and put in a minimum of one year of working experience;
  5. NRI/FN/PIOs who have passed the B.E. / B.Tech. or equivalent examination recognised by VTU as equivalent to UG Engineering Degree Programme, with medium of instruction in English or qualified TOFEL/ELTS. Such candidates shall be able to communicate and to submit the synopsis of Dissertation work in English language.

In addition to the above, the candidates shall be qualified in GATE or equivalent National Level entrance exam within the immediately preceding five years or in the University level Research Aptitude Test, the result of which shall be valid for a three-year period.

Career Opportunities after M.Sc. (Engg) by Research

Candidates possessing Master’s Degree in Electrical by Research have vast opportunities in various domains such as Power System Engineering, Power Electronics Technologies, Renewable Energy Sources, Electric Vehicle Technology, and Teaching domains. Those who choose their profession in teaching field, may further go for research work by pursuing Doctor of Philosophy degree in Electrical Engineering.

why bnmit

Why BNMIT for this course ?

  • The Department provides state-of-the-art facilities like well-stocked libraries, laboratories with all technical equipment, and computer systems and research center with required hardware & software facilities for pursuing research work.
  • Library of the college & department has a collection of books, magazines, journals, e-Journals and other useful databases. Facilities for internet browsing and e-services are also available in the library for the convenience of students.
  • The faculty members/guides of the Department have expertise in their respective areas and are ready to share new knowledge and experience to each student so that they can make their future bright.


Programme Curriculum

Group 1
Sl. NoCourse CodeCourse Name
116EPS12/16EPE23Modelling and Analysis of Electrical Machines
216EPS13Power System Dynamics (Stability and Control)
316EPS14Computer Relaying for Power Systems
416EPE12/16ECD12Power Semiconductor Devices and Components
516EPE22Switched – Mode Power Supplies
616ESE12Energy Resources and the Environmental Impacts
716ESE151Solar Energy Technologies
816ESE154Energy Pricing – Economics and Principles
916ESE254Piezoelectric Energy
1016ESE421Solar Hydrogen Energy Systems
1116EMS12Analysis of Linear Systems
1216EMS152Process Control and Instrumentation
1316ESE41Energy Audit
1416EMS21Industrial Control Technology – 1
1516EMS41Industrial Control Technology – 2
Group 2
Sl. NoCourse CodeCourse Name
116EPS21/16EPE13/16ECD13Power Electronic Converters
216EPS421Power System Reliability
316EPE14/16ECD24Modelling and Design of Controllers
416EPE252Uninterruptible Power Supply
516EPE254/16ECD23Hybrid Electric Vehicles
616ESE13Energy Production, Conversion and Conservation
816ESE21Power System Operation
916ESE251Wind Energy Systems
1016ESE422Energy Management Strategies for EV/PHEV
1116EMS13VLSI Design
1216ESE424High-Power Battery Technologies
1316EMS22Optimal Control Theory
1416EMS422Digital System Design with FPGA
Group 3
Sl.No.Course CodeCourse Name
116EPS422Wide Area Measurements and their Applications
216EPE154/16ECD154EMC in Power Electronics
316EPE424Multilevel Converters for Industrial Applications
416EPE251Converters for Solar and Wind Power Systems
516ESE14Energy Conversion Technologies
616ESE153Introduction to Nuclear Power
716ESE253Carbon Capture and Storage
816ESE423Energy Storage in Power Grids
916EMS151Nonlinear Systems
1016EMS153Control Systems for HVAC
1116EMS154Nanotechnology for Microelectronics and Optoelectronics
1216EMS423Microelectronic Fabrication
Group 4
Sl NoCourse CodeCourse Name
116EPS251Restructured Power Systems
216EPS254Substation Automation Systems
316EPS424Integration of Renewable Energy
416EPE21Electric Drives
516ECD14AC and DC Drives – 1
616ECD21AC and DC Drives – 2
716ECD252Electric Drive Design
816ECD423Sensorless AC Motor Control
916ESE22Integration of Distributed Generation
1016EMS23High Speed VLSI Design
1116EMS252Robust Control Theory
1216EMS424Reset Control Systems
1316EMS421Industrial control: Software and Routines
1416EPS151EHV AC Transmission.
Group 5
Sl. No.Course CodeCourse Name
116EPS152/16EPE152/16EPower System Harmonics
216EPS154Power System Voltage Stability
316EPS22Insulators for Power System
416EPS23Switching in Power Systems
516EPS252Smart Grid
616EPE422MPPT in Solar Systems
716EPE153/16ECD153Advanced Control Systems
816ECD151Special Electrical Machines
916ECD22DSP Applications to Drives
1016ECD253Vector Control of Three-Phase AC Machines
1116ECD424Sneak Circuits in Converters
1216ESE23Industrial Energy and Management
1316EMS24CAD Tools For VLSI Design
1416EMS253Digital System Design with VHDL
1516EMS14Embedded Systems
Group 6
Sl. No.Course CodeCourse Name
116EPS153Linear and Nonlinear Optimization
216EPS24/16EPE24FACTS Controllers
316EPS253/16EPE253/16ECD251Power Quality Problems and Mitigation
416EPS41/16EPE41HVDC Power Transmission
516EPS423/16EPE423Multi-Terminal DC Grids
616EPE151Embedded Systems
716EPE421/16ECD422Digital Power Electronics
816ECD254Automatic Control and Power Electronics
916ECD41Predictive Control of Drives
1016ECD421AC drives with inverter Output Filters
1116ESE24Power System Planning
1216EMS251Low Power VLSI Design
1316EMS254Real Time Approach to Process Control

How to Apply ?

The University shall call for applications for registration in the months of January and July of every year. The M.Sc.(Engg.) by Research Committee shall meet in the months of February and August of every year to consider applications of the candidates for registration and the eligibility and recognitions of the Guides.
The candidate shall submit his / her application for registration to the University in the prescribed form along with other necessary documents viz., degree certificate, marks cards of all examinations, employers’ certificate and no objection certificate from the employer, consent of the Guide, through the Head of the Institution where the candidate intends to do research.
The Head of the Institution shall forward the application of the candidate along with the Bio-Data of the Guide, his/ her degree certificate and list of Research publications to the University. In case of employed candidates, no objection certificate from the employers for pursuing research shall be necessary.