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Electrical Engineering

Department Code: EE

Electrical Engineering

Established in 2004, the Department of Electrical Engineering is one of the largest department of WEC. Annually 80 students are enrolled in the undergraduate program. The Department offers BSc, MS and PhD degrees in Electrical Engineering which are well planned and devised according to recommendations and guidelines of the Higher Education Commission (HEC) and the Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC). Our programs are crafted to groom students for required technical as well as managerial skills for practical life and to enable them to smoothly pursue higher studies.

Each program has an exceptional blend of theoretical aspect and extensive practical training to shape students into skillful professionals ready to take up real world challenges in the industry. An updated curriculum is followed and courses are offered by highly qualified faculty with reputable accomplishments in research, academic publications and industrial projects. Faculty members and students are pursuing collaborative research with the industries in Pakistan. The Department provides excellent lab facilities equipped with software and hardware tools to support its academic programs.

The Department has a vibrant research program both at faculty and graduate level. The graduate programs consist of advanced courses in Power, Communications and Signal Processing and Controls etc. Students are required to opt one of these specialization areas and undertake research in the chosen field.

Programs Offered

Program Duration Entry Requirements
BSc Electrical Engineering 4 Years
(8 Semesters)
FSc Pre-Engineering with at least 60% marks or DAE with 1st Division in relevant technology. Merit determined on the basis of 50% FSc marks & 50% UW Entry Test marks. UET Entry Test result is acceptable and such candidates will be exempted from UW Entry Test.
MS Electrical Engineering 2 Years
(4 Semesters)
BSc Engineering in relevant discipline with minimum CGPA 2.50/4.00 or equivalent (55%). UW Entry Test or GAT-General (Minimum 50% Marks) or GRE-General (Minimum 50 percentile).
PhD Engineering 3 Years
(6 Semesters)
MS/MSc Degree in relevant discipline, UW Entry Test (with 70% marks) or GAT-Subject/GRE- Subject (with 60% Marks/Percentile) and Interview, Minimum CGPA 3.00/4.00.

Career Prospects

Electrical Engineers are in great demand in local and international industry. At Wah Engineering College, students are equipped with theoretical and practical knowledge of their respective fields so that they can undertake responsibilities successfully in their future careers. Graduates of Electrical Engineering of previous batches have found places in top companies both in Pakistan and at least 5-10% of our graduate are perusing higher studies in world leading universities. Some of the prospective employing sectors/industries of our Electrical Engineering graduates are listed below:

  • Power Generation Companies
  • Power Distribution Companies
  • Power Transmission Companies
  • Electronics Manufacturing Industry
  • Automation Industry
  • Cement Industry
  • Fertilizer Industry
  • Oil and Gas Sector
  • Defense Sector
  • Software Industry
  • Telecommunication Industry
  • Renewable Energy Sector
  • Heavy Electrical Complex
  • Heavy Industries Taxila

Vision: Faculty of Engineering

Provide quality education with matching professional skills, and ethical values to prepare competent and socially responsible engineers who can meet the present and future challenges and contribute positively towards economic development of the society.

Mission of Department

Build a strong foundation in the field of Electrical Engineering in a congenial and professional learning environment with a focus on developing the required competencies to groom the students to face the challenges of current and future technological advancements commensurate with the social and ethical values of the society

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

  • PEO-01: The Program aims to provide basic knowledge of Electrical Engineering principles along with supporting knowledge of mathematics, physical sciences, computing and engineering fundamentals.
  • PEO-02: The Program emphasizes on developing ability for investigating and solving engineering problems by acquiring good communication and managerial skills.
  • PEO-03: The Program enables students to behave professionally towards the society and environment.
  • PEO-04: The Program will groom students from diverse background into academically accomplished socially responsible and enlightened engineers familiar with modern tool usage.

Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

  • PLO-1 Engineering Knowledge: An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.
  • PLO-2 Problem Analysis: An ability to identify, formulate, research literature, and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences and engineering sciences.
  • PLO-3 Design/Development of Solutions: An ability to design solutions for complex engineering problems and design systems, components or processes that meet specified needs with appropriate consideration for public health and safety, cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.
  • PLO-4 Investigation: An ability to investigate complex engineering problems in a methodical way including literature survey, design and conduct of experiments, analysis and interpretation of experimental data, and synthesis of information to derive valid conclusions.
  • PLO-5 Modern Tool Usage: An ability to 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.
  • PLO-6 The Engineer and Society: An ability to apply reasoning informed by contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to professional engineering practice and solution to complex engineering problems.
  • PLO-7 Environment and Sustainability: An ability to understand the impact of professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts and demonstrate knowledge of and need for sustainable development.
  • PLO-8 Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of engineering practice.
  • PLO-9 Individual and Team Work: An ability to work effectively, as an individual or in a team, on multifaceted and /or multidisciplinary settings.
  • PLO-10 Communication: An ability to communicate effectively, orally as well as in writing, 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.
  • PLO-11 Project Management: An ability to demonstrate management skills and apply engineering principles to one’s own work, as a member and/or leader in a team, to manage projects in a multidisciplinary environment.
  • PLO-12 Lifelong Learning: An ability to recognize importance of, and pursue lifelong learning in the broader context of innovation and technological developments.