BE Electrical Engineering


Electrical Engineering is the study, design and application of equipment, devices and systems which use electricity and electronics. The Bachelor of Engineering (BE) in Electrical Engineering is typically 4 years (8 Semesters) morning program offered by the Department of Electrical Engineering at the Ziauddin University, North Nazimabad, Karachi. The program is approved by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) and Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC).

Eligibility Criteria

HSc., (Pre-Engineering) or A-Level (with Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry) or DAE in (Electrical / Electronics), with 60% and above.

Fee Structure

BE Electrical EngineeringPer Cr. HrCr. Hrs.Total (PKR)
Semester Registration5,000
Student Activity2,000
Admission (One Time Only)10,000
Security Deposit (One Time Only and Refundable)5,000
Grand Total (1st Semester)72,150


The University reserves the right to modify the fees (if required). Fees once deposited is non-refundable, except security deposit. Admission processing fee PKR 2500 is applicable.

Scope and Opportunities

An Electrical Engineering Graduate is able to:

• Design, plan, research, evaluate and test electrical and electronic equipment and systems.

• Employed by electrical utilities, communication companies, manufacturers of electrical and electronic equipment, consulting firms.

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 fields.

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

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

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

PLO 3: Design/Development of Solutions: An ability to design solutions for complex Electrical 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 goals (SDGs).

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.

                                                                 FIRST YEAR

1st Semester2nd Semester
CodeCourseCr. Hrs.CodeCourseCr. Hrs.
HS-105Functional English2+0NS-112Differential Equations3+0
NS-109Calculus and Analytical Geometry3+0HS-114Communication and Presentation Skills3+0
EE-103Linear Circuit Analysis3+1EE-101Workshop Practices0+1
CS-100Introduction to Computing1+1HS-103Pakistan Studies2+0
HS-101/HS-102Islamic Studies/Ethical Behavior2+0CS-104Programming Fundamentals3+1
NS-105Applied Physics3+1EE-108Electronic Devices and Circuits3+1

                                                                SECOND  YEAR

3rd Semester4th Semester
CodeCourseCr. Hrs.CodeCourseCr. Hrs.
ME-101Basic Mechanical Engineering2+1CV-105Basic Civil Engineering2+1
NS-221Complex Variables and Transforms3+0NS-201Linear Algebra3+0
EE-212Digital Logic Design3+1EE-234Instrumentation &Measurements3+1
CS-211Data Structure & Algorithm3+1EE-232Electromagnetic Field Theory3+0
EE-211Electrical Network Analysis3+1EE-231Signals and Systems3+1
EE-214Computer-Aided Engineering Drawing0+1


                                                               THIRD  YEAR

5th Semester6th Semester
CodeCourseCr. Hrs.CodeCourseCr. Hrs.
EE-325Electrical Machines3+1EE-354Electrical Power Transmission3+1
EE-324 Probability Methods in
3+0MS-302Organizational Behavior3+0
HS-222Technical Report Writing3+0NS-321Numerical Analysis3+0
EE-355Power Distribution & Utilization3+1EE-341Linear Control Systems3+1
EE-326Introduction to Embedded
3+1EE-331Power System Analysis3+1
Total15+3=18 Total15+3=18


                                                              FOURTH  YEAR

7th Semester8th Semester
CodeCourseCr. Hrs.CodeCourseCr. Hrs.
EE-XXXDepth Elective-I3+1EE-XXXDepth Elective – II3+0
MS-412Project Management3+0MS-403Entrepreneurship3+0
MS-413Engineering Economics3+0EE-452Communication Systems3+1
EE-451Electrical Power Generation3+0EE-481Final Year Project – II0+3
EE-471Final Year Project – I0+3
Total12+4=16 Total9+4=13


Total Cr. Hrs. 135




CodeDepth Elective-ICr. Hrs.
EE-352Power Electronics3+1
EE-353Power Electronics and Industrial Drives3+1
EE-453Power System Protection3+1
EE-466Digital Control Systems3+1


Code Depth Elective-llCr. Hrs.
EE-454 Power System Stability & Control3+0
EE-464Renewable Energy Systems3+0
EE-462Advance Electrical Machines3+0
EE-463High Voltage Engineering3+0
EE-469PLC and Industrial Drives3+0
EE-474Smart Grid3+0


CodeIDEECr. Hrs.
ME-101Basic Mechanical Engineering2+1
CV-105Basic Civil Engineering2+1


CodeSocial Science Electives    (SSE)Cr. Hrs.
MS-302Organizational Behavior3+0
HS-403Professional Psychology3+0


CodeManagement Sciences Electives   (MSE)Cr. Hrs.
MS-412Project Management3+0
MS-413Engineering Economics3+0