About M.Tech High Voltage Engineering Course
Master of Technology in High Voltage Engineering is a two year postgraduate power system engineering course which deals with the physical behavior of systems and equipment for producing, transmitting and usage of electrical energy. It also deals with the characteristics ans construction of these systems and equipment.
Minimum eligibility required to apply for admission to the M.Tech High Voltage Engineering course is to qualify in the Bachelor's degree such as Bachelor of Engineering B.E/ Bachelor of Technology B.Tech or equivalent qualification in relevant subject from a recognized university or institute with minimum aggregate score of 60% or equivalent CGPA.
Most of the institutes offer admission to the M.Tech High Voltage Engineering course, based on candidate's performance in the national level or state level entrance examinations like GATE, CAT, XAT, PGCET etc. Some reputed institutes may conduct their own entrance examination to offer admission to this course.
More about the course
M.Tech High Voltage Engineering course also includes study and modelling of material properties in material ageing, electric fields, discharges and breakdown in liquids, solids, gases and multi-phase systems. In this course students gain knowledge on high voltage basics and its application and also the design principles and critical elements of a high voltage systems.
Some of the subjects covered in the M.Tech High Voltage Engineering course are electrical transients in power system, insulation technology, electromagnetic field computation, high voltage testing techniques, high voltage switch gear, EHV power transmission, modelling and analysis of electrical machines, micro controller and DSP based system design, flexible AC transmission systems, high voltage direct current transmission, applications of MEMS technology, design of high voltage power apparatus, estimation of electrical field strength in power apparatus and estimation of over voltage power apparatus.
Duration of the M.Tech High Voltage Engineering course is 2 years and each year is divided into 4 semesters. Time period of each semester is 6 months.
Successful postgraduates of the M.Tech High Voltage Engineering course can find employment in areas such as electricity boards, atomic power plants, thermal power plants, biomedical electronics, power corporations, hydroelectric power plants, hydro electricity sector, production plants, steel and chemical plants, natural gas plants, petroleum stations etc. Some of the job positions offered for these postgraduates are listed below:
- Power Electronics Engineer
- Solar Electrical Engineer
- Circuit Design Engineer
- Field Service Technician
- Design and Development Engineer
- Analogue Design Engineer
- Plumbing and Fire Fighting Engineer
- Assistant Professor/ Lecturer
- Electrical Engineer
Future Study Options
Candidates willing to pursue higher research education can opt for Ph.D and M.Phil courses in a related subject, after successful completion of the M.Tech High Voltage Engineering course.
M.Tech High Voltage Engineering Admissions for 2019 - 2020 Academic Year
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