Are you an Electrical Engineering graduate or pursuing it? Are you’re stuck thinking that what to do after your electrical engineering? Don’t worry this blog is for you. Electrical engineering is one of the highly demanded sectors of engineering. It involves the study of electricity, electronics, and electromagnetism along with their applications. After B.Tech. in electrical engineering, you become eligible for a career in various fields. Some of them are like electricity, electronics, and other different sectors related to electricity.
We all know how technology has groomed over the past years. In today’s generation, we all are based on electronics and electrical equipment. That’s why due to a high demand for electrical engineers. The infinite jobs are waiting for talented and skilled candidates. You can also get a chance to work with international companies in Korea, Japan, China, etc. depending upon your opportunities. To make electrical engineering students more skilled and knowledgeable, there are various optional professional courses to do after electrical engineering course.
Electrical Engineers can make a career in the below industries;
- Power generation
- Materials and metals
- Oil and gas
Private Sector Jobs for Electrical Engineers
If you have an electrical engineering degree in hand. Then you can also apply for the jobs in private sector like IT & electrical organizations in India. If you have skills then there are immense numbers of opportunities for you. Many electrical engineering degree holders have successfully built their career in private sectors.
Following are some of the companies in private sector that hire various skilled electrical engineers:
- Larsen & Toubro (L&T)
- Crompton Greaves Limited
- Bajaj Electricals Ltd
- Siemens India
- Tata Steel
- Tata Motors
- Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories
- Jindal Steel & Power Ltd.
- Spectrum Power Generation Limited
- HBL Power Systems Limited
There are various other organizations which search for electrical engineers. Candidates can go to their respective website to look for the current openings for electrical engineers. Furthermore, electrical engineering pass-outs can go for teaching in private engineering colleges.
Public & Government Sector Electrical Engineering Jobs
There are a lot of career opportunities for electrical engineering degree holders in public & government sector. Fresher electrical engineers can apply for the post of Junior Engineers. And after gaining experience & skills in engineering. They can get promotion and can move up to posts of Associate Engineer, Assistant Engineer, and Executive Engineer etc.
Following are some the PSUs that recruit electrical engineers:
- National Thermal Power Corporation Limited
- Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited
- Gas Authority of India Limited
- Indian Oil Corporation Ltd.
- Heavy Engineering Corporation Ltd
- National Fertilizers Limited
- National Aluminium Company Limited
- Container Corporation of India Ltd.
- National Hydroelectric Power Corporation
Government Organizations that recruit electrical graduates:
- Bharat Dynamics Limited
- Coal India Limited
- Indian Railways
- Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)
- Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
- NMDC Limited
- Engineers India Ltd
Abroad Jobs for Electrical Engineers
There are varieties of companies overseas looking for highly skilled and knowledgeable electrical engineers. As these companies have their firms and factories outside the India. That’s why they look for candidates who can relocate them to abroad for a reputed job with handsome package. Candidates those have a great knowledge of control and power systems. They can apply in these companies situated in Japan, Germany, Korea, Australia, etc.
Higher Study After Electrical Engineering
Some students make different choices, so as to improve and nourish their skills and knowledge more. They decide to go for higher education like MBA or M.Tech. in a particular field. If you have decided to pursue MBA then you have to qualify CAT exam for that or similar exam to it. If you want to pursue M.Tech., then you have to qualify GATE exam with good scores. There is also one more option of learning while earning, yes, which means that you can study while earning simultaneously by distance learning education. It depends upon where your interest lies and where you want to go in life in terms of your career.
Hope this post will help you to choose your career after completing graduation in electrical engineering. All the best for your bright career!