BS Electrical Engineering Complete Guide 2024

Electrical Engineering is a bachelor’s degree program that focuses electricity and electrical technology. Students learn about circuit theory, semiconductors, analysis, amplifiers and reverse engineering.

Electrical engineers concentrate on electrical and electronic devices and systems, telecommunications, computer systems, control and electrical power engineering. Electrical engineers play an important role in energy generation systems, robotics and automation, electric manufacturing installations, mining and electrical power distribution as well.

There are following types of electrical engineering:

  • Electrical Engineering

  • Space Systems Engineering

  • Telecommunications Engineering

Majors Or Specializations Of BS Electrical Engineering

Majors of BS electrical engineering:

For admission in the BS electrical engineering degree program, science subjects with mathematics (especially physics) are major subjects.

Graduates can specialize in these disciplines:

  • Telecommunications

  • Embedded systems

  • Electro physics

  • Microelectronics

  • Power Systems

  • Control systems

  • Communication and Signal Processing System

  • Electromagnetic

  • Communications and Signal Processing

  • Computer Engineering

Major Fields Of Electrical Engineering

Bachelor of electrical engineering is a professional degree program that focuses on the study of electronic applications, electricity and electromagnetism.

Duration And Credit Hours Of BS Electrical Engineering

BS electrical engineering is a 4 year degree program. Each student for the BS Electrical Engineering degree is required to successfully complete 135 credit hours with the minimum CGPA of 2.0 out of 4.0.

Category wise credit hours distribution
Category Credit hours
Natural Sciences 19
Electrical Engineering Foundation Courses 24
Electrical Engineering Core Courses 27
Electrical Engineering Elective Courses 18
Computing Courses 10
Humanities Courses 15
Management Sciences 9
Inter Departmental Engineering Elective (IDEE) 7
Design Project 10
Industrial Internship 0
Total 135
Semester wise credit hours
Semesters Credit hours
1st Semester 16
2nd Semester 18
3rd Semester 18
4th Semester 18
5th Semester 18
6th Semester 18
7th Semester 16
8th Semester 14

Scope and career of BS Electrical Engineering

Electrical engineering has the highest merit and wide scope worldwide. The scope of electrical engineering is growing day by day in Pakistan. There is high demand for electrical engineers because of the high population growth in Pakistan.

Electrical engineers can also work in various industries:

  • Construction

  • Mining

  • Resources

  • Aeronautical

  • Electronics

  • Renewable Energy

  • Aerospace

  • Water Resource Management

  • Engineering management

  • Telecommunications

  • Power Generation and Distribution

  • Robotics and Manufacturing

  • Railroad and shipbuilding

Electrical engineering majors also find job opportunities in electric power generation companies, engineering services firms, semiconductor manufacturing firms and electro medical manufacturing firms.

  • Electronics Design Engineer

  • Machine Learning Engineer

  • Engineering Project Manager

  • Hardware and Software Design Engineer

  • Power Systems Engineer

  • Acoustic Consultant

  • Aerospace Engineer

  • Broadcast Engineer

  • CAD Technician

  • Control and Instrumentation Engineer

  • Design Engineer

  • Electrical Engineer

  • Electrical Technician

  • Hardware Engineer

  • Control Engineer

  • Test Engineer

  • Electrical Project Manager

  • Sustainability Engineer

  • Equipment Engineer

High Paying Electrical Engineering Professional Jobs
  • Lead Electrical Engineer

  • Electrical Engineering Manager

  • Electrical System Engineer

  • Senior Electrical Design Engineer

  • Staff Electrical Engineer

  • Electrical Hardware Engineer

  • Principal Electrical Engineer

  • Electrical Power Engineer

Skills And Learning Outcomes Of BS Electrical Engineering

There is following a electrical engineering skills list:

  • Circuit design

  • Linear system theory and analysis

  • Build and operate computer systems

  • Prepare operational plans

  • Electronic equipment maintenance

  • Direct construction activities

  • Develop electrical schematics

  • Data collection and analysis

Learning outcomes of BS electrical engineering degree program:

  • Electrical engineers are responsible for planning, building, and maintaining electrical circuits in different industries such as energy, manufacturing and transportation.

  • Graduates will get knowledge regarding electrical machines and apply for practical problems.

  • They will also get knowledge regarding semiconductors.

  • Electrical engineers will also be able to use their skills of electromagnetism, electricity and electronics to build electric cars to control systems.

  • They will gain knowledge about digital electronics.

  • They will also get knowledge on electronic systems.

Syllabus And Courses Of BS Electrical Engineering

1st semester

Courses Credit hours
Introduction to Computing 1
Applied Mathematics I 3
Electrical Workshop 1
Applied Physics 3
Applied Physics Lab 1
English I 3
Pakistan Studies 3

2nd semester

Linear Circuit Analysis 3
Engineering Drawing 1
Linear Circuit Analysis Lab 1
Basic Mechanical Engineering 3
Applied Mathematics II 3
Islamic Studies 3
Fundamentals of Programming 3
Fundamentals of Programming Lab 1

3rd semester

Data Structures and Algorithms 3
Data Structures and Algorithms Lab 1
Electronic Devices and Circuits Lab 1
Electronic Devices and Circuits 3
Electrical Network Analysis Lab 1
Electrical Network Analysis 3
Thermodynamics 3
Applied Mathematics III 3

4th semester

Digital Logic Design 3
Signals and Systems 3
Digital Logic Design Lab 1
Signals and Systems Lab 1
Electrical Machines 3
Multivariable Calculus 3
English II 3
Electrical Machines Lab 1

5th semester

Introduction to Embedded Systems 3
Electromagnetic Field Theory 3
Introduction to Embedded Systems Lab 1
Breadth Core I 3
Breadth Core I Lab 1
Communication Systems Lab 1
Communication Systems 3
Natural Science Elective 3

6th semester

Breadth Core II 3
Breadth Core II Lab 1
Depth Elective I Lab 1
Depth Elective I 3
Linear Control Systems 3
Engineering Economics 3
English III 3

7th semester

Depth Elective II 1
Depth Elective II Lab 1
Depth Elective III 4
Probability for Engineers 3
Design Project I 2
Entrepreneurship 3

8th semester

Depth Elective IV 3
Depth Elective V 3
Design Project II 4
Engineering Management 3
Depth Elective IV Lab 1

Related Courses Of BS Electrical Engineering

  • BS Communication System

  • BS Computer Engineering

  • BS Mechanical Engineering

  • BS Mechatronics Engineering

  • BS Control System

  • BS Electrical Power

  • BS Energy Systems Engineering

  • BS Industrial Electronics

  • BS Power Engineering

  • BS Telecommunication Engineering

  • BS Electronics

  • BS Electronics and Telecom

Fee Structure Of BS Electrical Engineering

Fee structure of UMT for BS electrical engineering degree program

Learning investment 1790000
Quarterly Fee: 111875

Other universities fee structure for BS electrical engineering

University Of Science and Technology 88000 per semester
University Of Gujarat 72,000 per semester
Government College University 120,000 per semester
Comsats University 193,000 per semester
Air University 180,000 per semester
Federal Urdu University Of Arts Science and Technology 114000 per semester
International Islamic University 172,700 per semester
Institute Of Space Technology 198,000 per semester
National University Of Technology 140,000
National University Of Computer And Emerging Sciences, Islamabad 273,000

Further Courses After BS Electrical Engineering

  • Masters in Mechanical Engineering

  • Masters in Mechatronics Engineering

  • Masters in Control System

  • Masters in Electrical Power

  • Masters in Electronics

  • Masters in Electronics and Telecom

  • MS Energy Systems Engineering

  • MS Industrial Electronics

  • MS Power Engineering

  • MS Telecommunication engineering

Highest degree program in electrical engineering

A PhD in electrical engineering is the highest degree in this discipline. Commonly, students complete this degree program in 5 to 6 years and pursue a career in research and development or as a professor.

  • PhD in Power System

  • PhD in Electronics

  • PhD in Telecommunication Engineering

Admission Process Of BS Electrical Engineering

  • Students can apply online through the official website of the university by entering all necessary information and academic record details on application form.

  • Attach photocopies of ID card, and documents records with form.

  • Submit the challan fee and also attach a copy of it with form.

  • Also submit the form successfully.

  • Students must visit the website to get updates regarding admission.

Eligibility Criteria Of BS Electrical Engineering

  • To get admission in BS electrical engineering, students must have minimum 60% marks in fsc Pre-Engineering/ICS with (mathematics, physics and computer science or A/levels, ICS with mathematics, physics and chemistry /DAE in electrical/electronic technology or equivalent qualification.

  • They also must have 50% marks in the entry test.

Admission Intakes And Entry Test Of BS Electrical Engineering

Admissions of BS electrical engineering generally start in September and January. Entry test is mandatory to get admission in engineering universities for BS electrical engineering. ECAT is abbreviated as engineering colleges’ admission test which is MCQs based test that is mandatory for students who want to take admission in engineering universities.

Some universities also accept NAT test for admission in electrical engineering which are conducted by NTS. It is also mandatory to have 50% marks to pass this test. Some universities also take admissions purely based on previous academic marks.

Merit/Merit Formula Of BS Electrical Engineering

The merit of BS electrical engineering in Pakistan is high in most public and private engineering universities. The merit generally starts from 88% and ends at 78%. The merit formula to calculate merit is as:

Entry test ECAT=50%

Intermediate marks=40%

Matriculation marks =10%


Entry test ECAT=50%

Intermediate marks=50%


Open merit =100%

Top Colleges And Universities Of Pakistan For BS Electrical Engineering

There are many colleges and universities in Pakistan which are offering BS electrical engineering degree program.

  • COMSATS University, Islamabad

  • University of Peshawar

  • University of Engineering and Technology Taxila

  • National University of Sciences and Technology

  • University of Engineering and Technology

  • Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering, Sciences, and Technology

  • NED University of Engineering and Technology

  • Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences

  • National University Of Modern Languages, Islamabad

  • National University Of Technology, Islamabad

  • Pakistan Institute Of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Islamabad

  • Mehran University Of Engineering and Technology

  • Air University, Islamabad

  • Lahore University of Management and Sciences

  • Mehran University of Engineering and Technology

  • University Of Science and Technology

  • Gomal University

  • Government College University, Faisalabad

  • Government College University, Lahore

  • University Of Gujarat

  • Federal Urdu University Of Arts Science and Technology

  • Institute Of Space Technology, Islamabad

  • International Islamic University

  • Ned University Of Engineering and Technology

  • Balochistan University Of Engineering and Technology

  • National University Of Computer And Emerging Sciences

  • Lahore College For Women University

  • University Of Engineering and Technology, Lahore

  • University Of The Punjab

  • University Of Engineering and Technology, Mardan

  • Muhammad Nawaz Sharif University Of Engineering And Technology

  • Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan

  • Nfc Institute Of Engineering and Technology

  • Quaid-e-awam University Of Engineering, Sciences and Technology

  • Balochistan University Of It and Management Sciences

  • University Of Sargodha

  • Khawaja Fareed University Of Engineering and Information Technology

  • The University Of Faisalabad

  • Capital University Of Science And Technology

  • Riphah International University, Islamabad

  • Institute Of Business Management

  • Sir Syed University Of Engineering and Technology, Karachi

  • Green International University, Lahore

  • Hamdard University, Karachi