B.S. ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING

With current industrial and infrastructure growth in Pakistan such as CPEC, it is expected that human resource demand in engineering and technological areas shall rise. Huge market for Electrical Engineers are forecasted with the emerging Industrial Units, Power Generation & Distribution Plants etc. After completing the BS-Electrical Engineering graduates can:

  • Start their own business as an entrepreneur
  • Placements in power generating station, K-Electric, WAPDA, public health, radio and TV broadcasting, Sui-gas etc.
  • Start jobs in the industrial zone (textile, automotive, manufacturing plants)
  • Can work as Engineer in Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission, OGDC, and Pakistan Railways and other Government and private organizations.
  • Junior Lecturer in Engineering University/Institute.

Pursue higher studies from national/international universities

PROGRAM EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES (PEOS)

  • PEO 1: To produce graduates that are technically skillful and competent to formulate, analyze and solve complex engineering problems using appropriate technological tools and techniques.
  • PEO 2: To produce employable graduates with effective communication skills that successfully & ethically practice electrical engineering and technology-related
  • PEO 3: To produce graduates motivated for lifelong learning through research and entrepreneurship.
  • PEO 4: To produce graduates with the capacity to work as an effective team member and strong leadership qualities

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES (PLOs) /GRADUATE ATTRIBUTES

Program learning outcomes are the knowledge, skills, and capabilities students should possess by the time of graduation. The ZUFEST Electrical Engineering program prepares students to attain the educational objectives by ensuring that students demonstrate achievement of the following student outcomes.  Electrical Engineering student will de monstrate the following attributes by the time they graduate:

PLO 1: Engineering Knowledge: An ability to apply knowledge of computer science, software engineering fundamentals, applied mathematics, management science and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex software engineering problems. 

PLO 2: Problem Analysis: An ability to identify, formulate, research literature and analyze complex software engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using software engineering principles, natural sciences and engineering sciences.

PLO3: Design/Development of Solutions: An ability to design solutions for complex software 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: 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: 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: ability to recognize importance of, and pursue lifelong learning in the broader context of innovation and technological developments.

CREDIT HOUR DISTRIBUTION

The Department of Electrical Engineering follows NCRC/HEC guidelines for distribution of credit hours between core and elective courses. Any changes to the curriculum are only made after a thorough deliberation in the board of studies (BOS) meetings, which is also attend by external experts. Following table shows the comparative analysis of NCRC and ZUFEST for Engineering and Non-Engineering domain courses.

DomainKnowledge AreaNumber of SubjectsCredit HoursTotal Credit Hours
Non-EngineeringHumanities71944
Management Sciences26
Natural Sciences619
EngineeringComputing3993
Electrical Engineering (Foundation)929
Electrical Engineering (Breadth)623
Electrical Engineering (Depth)519
IDEE27
Final Year Projects26
Total numbers of Credit hours136
Duration4 years
Semester duration16-18 weeks
Semesters8
Module Load per Semester15-18 Cr. Hrs
Number of Modules per semester5-6

SCHEME OF STUDIES

Semester – I Semester – II
CodeCourseCr. Hrs. CodeCourseCr. Hrs.
HS-101Islamic Studies2+0HS-103Pakistan Studies2+0
HS-104Functional English3+0HS-114Communication & Presentation Skills3+0
NS-106Applied Physics2+1NS-112Differential Equations3+0
NS-109Calculus & Analytical Geometry3+0EE-101Workshop Practices0+1
EE-103Electrical Circuit Analysis3+1EE-108Electronic Devices & Circuits3+1
CS-105Computer Fundamentals & Programming2+1CS-112Object Oriented Programming3+1
Total =18Total =17
Semester – III Semester – IV
CodeCourseCr. Hrs. CodeCourseCr. Hrs.
HS-221Technical Report Writing2+0NS-221Complex Variable & Transforms3+0
NS-201Linear Algebra3+0EE-233Instrumentation & Measurements2+1
EE-211Electrical Network Analysis3+1EE-231Electrical Machines3+1
EE-212Digital Logic Design3+1EE-232Electromagnetic Field Theory3+0
EE-214Computer Aided Engineering Drawing0+1HS-201SSE-I3+0
CS-211Data Structures & Algorithms3+1Total =16
Total =18
Semester – V Semester – VI
CodeCourseCr. Hrs. CodeCourseCr. Hrs.
EE-324Probability Methods in Engineering3+0NS-321Numerical Analysis3+0
EE-325Signal and Systems3+1EE-355Power Distribution & Utilization3+1
EE-354Electrical Power Generation3+1EE-331Communication Systems3+1
EE-351Power Electronic2+1EE-341Linear Control Systems3+1
EE-321Microprocessor & Microcontroller Systems3+1XX-XXXID Elective – I2+1
Total =18Total =18
Semester – VII Semester – VIII
CodeCourseCr. Hrs. CodeCourseCr. Hrs.
MS-414Engineering Economic & Management3+0HS-XXXSSE – II2+0
EE-451Electrical Power Transmission3+1MS-XXXMS Elective – II3+0
XX-XXXID Elective – II2+1EE-452Power System Analysis3+1
EE-XXXElective – I3+0EE-XXXElective – II3+0
EE-499Final Year Project – I0+3EE-499Final Year Project – II0+3
Total =16Total =15

LENGTH OF DEGREE PROGRAM

  • Minimum 4-years and maximum 7 years (136 Credit Hours)

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

To be admitted to the Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering BS degree Program students have to satisfy following requirements:

  • Minimum 60% marks in HSC (Pre-Engineering Group) / A-Level or equivalent qualification / DAE in Electrical and Electronics Technology with 60% marks in the relevant discipline are required for admission.
  • Students are required to appear for a written test and interview.

FEE STRUCTURE

Fee/Credit Hour + Exam FeeNo of Credit HoursSemester Registration FeesTotal SemestersTotal Program fee
550013650008788,000

Admission fee: Rs. 25,000/-

Security Deposit: Rs. 25,000/- (refundable)

Student activity fee: Rs. 2,000/- (per semester)

Note: Any additional taxes imposed by the government will be the liability of the students/parents/guardian.

The University reserves the right to increase the fees if required according to the recommendation of the Governing Body.

At the time of admission, selected candidates will be required to deposit fee either under Option 1 or Option 2. Therfore monthly or semester fee will be deposited by students within two weeks of commencement of every semester in advance accoring to the official notification on the notice board. 2% surcharge per month will be levied on outstanding fees after the due date.

The students claiming exemptions from any course or courses will be required to pay exemption fee @ Rs. 2,500/- per subject in the beginning of semester.

Fees once deposited are not refundable, except security deposits, for any reason whatsoever.