Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Name of the Department : Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Course : BE
Level : UG
1st Year of Approval by the Council : 730-52-292 (E)/ET/96, 23 December 1996
Year wise Sanctioned Intake : 2019-20 – 120
2018-19 – 120
2017-18 – 120
2016-17 – 120
Year wise Actual Admissions : 2019-20 – 100
2018-19 – 91
2017-18 – 105
2016-17 – 136
Cut off marks – General Quota :
Branch OC BC MBC
2017-18 2018-19 2019-20 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20
EEE 184.05 170 175 182.75 166 175 180 167 125

% Students passed with Distinction : : 2018-19 – 41.12%
2017-18 – 26.8 %
2016-17 – 37.78 %
2015-16 – 32.6%
% Students passed with First Class : 2018-19 – 58.87%
2017-18 – 70.4 %
2016-17 – 51.85 %
2015-16 – 59.0%
No. of Student Placed : 2018-19 – 85
2017-18 – 75
2016-17 – 92
2015-16 – 120
Average Pay Package. Rs/Year : 2018-19 – 3.10 lakhs / Year
2017-18 – 2.40 lakhs / Year
2016-17 – 2.85 lakhs / Year
2015-16 – 2.40 lakhs / Year
Students opted for Higher Studies : 2018-19 – 20
2017-18 – 23
2016-17 – 18
2015-16 – 15
Accreditation Status of the Programme : NBA full Accredited upto 2022
Doctoral Courses : YES
Foreign Collaborations, if any : NIL
Professional Society Memberships : YES – IEEE, ISTE & IE(I)
Professional activities : YES
Consultancy activities : YES
Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) :
  • Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between ISRO Inertial Systems Unit (IISU), Thiruvananthapuram and Sona College of Technology, Salem for Development of Models of Inertial Systems & Components.
  • Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Vikram Sarabhai Space Center (VSSC), Thiruvananthapuram and Sona College of Technology (SCT), Salem for DEVELOPMENT OF BRUSHLESS DC TORQUE MOTOR.VSSC Contract Number: 4073-2005-007398.
  • Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between ISRO Inertial System Unit (IISU), Thiruvananthapuram and Sona College of Technology (SCT), Salem for DEVELOPMENT OF MODELS OF INERTIAL SYSTEMS & COMPONENTS. IISU-SCT-MoU (02)-2006.
  • Purchase order for Realization of Slot less BLDC Motor, IISU, Department of space, Government of India Po No:8281 20070071300101. dt. 15/04/2008.
  • Purchase order for Slot less BLDC Motor Design report comprising the design, drawing, tools and fixtures for fabrication IISU, Department of space, Government of India Po No:8281 20060056940101. dt. 26/02/2007.
  • Purchase order for Realization of Hall sensor assembly, one channel commutator & Drive Electronics for BLDC motor, IISU, Department of space, Government of India Po No:8281 20070013030101 dt. 16/07/2007.
  • MoU for the Development of Slot less Motor – flight model and Limited Angle Torquer (LAT); IISU Contract: IISU/Mou/MT 01/08 dt. 2nd July 2008.
  • MoU for the supply of BRUSHLESS DC TORQUE MOTOR- FLIGHT MOTOR, VSSC contract number: VSSC/CASG/14.25/FM 01 dated 30.10.2009, Government of India, Department of Space, Thiruvananthapuram.
  • MoU for the development of 22.5 deg Permanent Magnet Stepper motor, VSSC contract number: VSSC/CASG/14.25/M 01 dated 21.08.2009 Government of India, Department of Space, Thiruvananthapuram.
  • Tender order from National Institute of Ocean Technology. NIOT, Chennai for Rewinding of BLDC motor, Work Order No. NIOT/S&P/DSM/13717/09-10 dated September, 30 2009.
Grants fetched : (Last 5 Years)

Sona SPEED

SN Project Title Project Duration
(months)
Amount Received (Lakhs) Funding Agency Status (Completed/ In progress) Number of faculty involved
1 Supply of 22.5 deg PM stepper motor 12 12 Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, ISRO Completed 5
2 NaOH compatible BLDC motor 6 9.3 HBL Power Systems Ltd Completed 5
3 MRWA test console 3 2.33 Noorul Islam Univesity Completed 5
4 NaOH compatible BLDC motor 3 7.6 HBL Power Systems Ltd Completed 5
5 Development and supply of 25kW Housed Quadruplex BLDC motor 24 40.5 Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, ISRO Completed 5
6 Supply of Miniature Reaction Wheel for CUBESAT 12 10.2 INDUS TEQSITE Pvt. Limited Completed 5
7 Design and development of BLDC motor 12 14 LEOS, ISRO Completed 5
8 SONA make 22.5-degree Permanent Magnet stepper motor 6 14.5 Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, ISRO Completed 5
9 Supply of Miniature Reaction Wheel for CUBESAT 6 20.2 INDUS TEQSITE Pvt. Limited Completed 5
10 Supply of 10kW Brushless dc motor 36 53 Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, ISRO In progress 5
11 Development of Hybrid stepper motor 24 5 Lakshmi Technology and Engineering Industries Limited In progress 5
12 Design, Development and supply of dual redundant Stepper motors 12 49.5 Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, ISRO In Progress 5
13 Supply of Brushless DC Torque motor (12 Nos) 12 110 LEOS, ISRO In Progress 5

Sona PERT

SN Project Title Project Duration
(Months)
Amount Received
(Lakhs)
Funding Agency Status (Completed/ In progress) Number of faculty involved
1 Modernization of high Voltage Laboratory 24 15 AICTE, MODROBS Completed 4
2 Development of Regulated DC Power Supply 12 11 NIOT, Chennai Completed 4
3 Development of Nano Composite Material for electrical cable applications 60 16 AICTE, RPS Completed 4
4 Development of Drive Control unit for BLDC motor 12 6.6 NIOT, Chennai. Completed 4
5 Up gradation of Regulated DC Power Supply. 12 2.99 NIOT, Chennai. Completed 4
6 Inferring the dielectric and partial discharge characteristics of nanofluids for power transformer applications. 36 17 CPRI, Bangalore Completed 4

Sona PEDAC and Others

SN Project Title Project Duration
(Months)
Amount Received
(Lakhs)
Funding Agency Status (Completed/ In progress) Number of faculty involved
1 Modeling, Simulation of Control Actuation systems 24 11 DRDO, New Delhi Completed 3
2 An Integrated System for Harnessing Maximum Sustainable Energy Sources for a Domestic Load 24 2.6 UGC, New Delhi In Progress 3
3 Evaluation of Voltage Stability Index in Distributed Photovoltaic System 36 25.6 DST, SERB In Progress 3

Department Achievements :

  • Got Appreciation award from Dr.P.S.Veeraragavan, Director, ISRO Inertial Systems Unit, Trivandrum for the Successful Development of a Slotless Brushless DC Motor for the Scan mechanism of MADRAS (Microwave Analysis Detection of Rain and Atmospheric Structures) pay load for the Megha Tropiques Space craft on 23.05.2008.
  • Got Appreciation award from Shri. S.Ramakrishnan, Director (projects), VSSC, Trivandrum for the Successful Development of a Quadrauplex Brushless (BLDC) Torque motor for the Engine Gimbal control on 07.02.2008
  • Full accreditation for 6 years from the academic year 2016-17 to 2021-2022 in TIER – 1
  • Dr.R.Arulmozhiyal, Professor & Head of Sona PEDAC R&D Centre has received “Shri P. K. Das Memorial Best Faculty Award under the Senior Category under EEE Stream” for southern states which carries a cash prize, a memento, shield and Certificate of Excellence at Nehru Group of Institutions, Coimbatore on 15.12.2016.
  • Dr S. Padma is an Energy Auditor from January 2017 certified by Bureau of Energy Efficiency, an agency of the Government of India, under the Ministry of Power.
  • UGC RESEARCHER AWARD 2016 Dr. S. Chandrasekar.
  • DST SERB YOUNG SCIENTIST AWARD 2016 Dr. M.Senthil Kumar.
  • Two faculty members have completed their doctoral programme.
  • Third year student John Anter Wilfored has got first rank in the national level in the NPTEL course “Design and Simulation of DC-DC Converter using Open Source Tools”. Mr John Anter Wilfored and Ms V. Bavithra of third year students got Gold certificate in the NPTEL course “Digital Signal Processing”.
  • Centre of Excellence in Industrial Automation setup in collaboration with Axis Global Solution, Chennai.
  • Centre for Advanced Electrical Machines and Smart Grid Technology (FIST).

Distinguished Alumni

SN Name of the Alumni & Designation Passed out batch
1 Dr. P. Parthiban, Assistant Professor /EEE, NIT, Surathkal. B.E 2001
2 Ms. V. Lavanya, Assistant Professor /EEE, VIT, Chennai. B.E 2001
3 Mr. Vaa. Manikandan, Senior consultant, Arrow electronics, Bengaluru & Empatic writer/social activist, Nisaptham trust and blog, Bengaluru. B.E 2003
4 Mr. Thangamani, CEO, FocusR Tech, Chennai B.E 2003
5 Ms. E. Krithiga, Product Engineer, BHEL Ltd., Trichy. B.E 2008
6 Mr. R. Balaji, CEO, Navitas energy consultants, Salem. B.E 2010
7 Mr. V. Vinothkumar, Assistant Manager, JSW, Pottaneri. B.E 2014
8 Mr. S. Subbiah, CEO, Delta Rototec, Salem. B.E 2014