As electronics, communication, power and control systems have become indispensable part of our life; there is no dearth of electrical engineering jobs available in the country. The primary role of an electrical engineer is to create and manage machinery for the generation, transmission and distribution of electrical energy and telecommunication. Intermediate education in Mathematics stream is the minimum educational qualification for an electrical engineer to start a career.
The job market for electrical engineers include industries in public and private sector such as power plants, railways, IT corporations, thermal plants, factories, telecom companies, manufacturing units, hospitals and civil aviation to name a few. There are many career prospects for electrical engineers as faculty in various colleges and universities. They are also hired by number of research laboratories as scientists. Electrical engineers also work in production and testing department of companies producing electrical machinery. An alternate career path for an electrical engineer could be consultancy.