IIT Roorkee PhD entrance exam syllabus for Electrical Engineering

Uttarakhand: The Electrical Engineering students who are looking to get admission in PhD at topmost institute like IISc, IIT or NIT of India with scholarship. It is necessary for them to know about the pattern and syllabus of the entrance exam. Therefore we are going to discuss about entrance exam pattern for electrical engineering students to get admission in PhD. Today we are discussing about the entrance exam pattern for PhD admission at Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IITR).

Selection Procedure: PhD with scholarships can be enrolled in two steps at Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee: i) Written Test, and ii) Interview (If qualified in written test)

Written Test Syllabus: It is conducted in four different category. Student can select any one category out of four according to their choice. The syllabus for each category is specified so student can prepare for entrance exam accordingly. The syllabus for each category is given as follows:

  1. Electrical Machines, Power Electronics and Drives: Phase Controlled Converters, Improved Quality Converters, Multi-Quadrant Chopper, Buck-Boost Converters, PWM Inverters,Multilevel Inverters, AC & DC Machines, Transformers, Converter/Chopper Fed DC Drive, VSI/CSI Fed Induction Motor Drive.
  2. Power System Engineering including HVDC: Load Flow Analysis, Short Circuit Analysis, Power System Protection, HVDC Systems, Power Quality, Operation and Control of Power System.
  3. Instrumentation and Signal Processing including Biomedical Instrumentation: Instrumentation and Measurement, Digital Signal Processing, Image Processing, Biomedical Instrumentation and Digital Measurement Techniques.
  4. System and Control including Robotics: Principles of System Engineering, Modeling and Simulation, Advanced Control Systems, Optimal Control System, Computer Controlled Systems, Digital Control Techniques and Optimization Techniques.

Pattern of Exam: There will be 40 questions Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) in which 30 questions will be from respective category given above and 10 questions from Engineering Mathematics. The student need to score approximately 25 out of 40 to be eligible for the interview. The exact cutoff of previous years exam will be discussed in separate post.

Interview: Conducted same day or next day of the written test. It depends upon the number candidates available for the written test.


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