Started in the year 1958, the graduate course in Electrical and Electronics Engineering encompasses the various aspects of Electrical and Electronics fields such as Power and Industrial Electronics, Advance Control System, Solid State Relays and Protection, Microprocessor Application and Computer Application to Power System Studies, High Voltage Studies.
The Department has traditional and modern laboratories such as Machines Lab, Power System Simulation Lab, High Voltage Lab, Relay Lab, Circuits and simulation Lab, Microprocessor Lab and Electric Workshop. The Department is engaged in research activities, mainly in Power System, Energy Management and Distribution System. It has contacts for R & D work with Electrical Engineering Division of IISc, Bengaluru, State Electricity Board, Karnataka Power Corporation and CPRI, Bangalore. Presently, the department has taken up several R&D projects funded by UGC and AICTE Organisations. The Department also undertakes testing of motors, transformers and Insulation of electrical appliances, Insulation Boards etc., as a part of consultancy work.