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M. Tech. in Advanced Power Electronics - REVA University
M. Tech. in Power Electronics

M. Tech. in Power Electronics

Course Overview

Electrical Engineering is a discipline of engineering that utilizes natural resources for generation, transmission and utilization of electric power. In addition, electrical engineering deals with design, analysis, prototyping, manufacturing, and maintenance of electrical generators, electric motors, transformers, transmission and distribution equipment, wiring and lighting and electrical appliances. The present day electrical engineers focus on use of renewable sources like solar photovoltaic, wind and other non-renewable energy sources for power generation. In the recent past, the use of electronics for control of electrical systems is gaining importance and the power electronics is one of the specializations of electrical engineering.

Power Electronics is a branch of Electrical Engineering which deals with power conversion from one from to another form using Inductors, Capacitors, Semiconductor devices (Diode, Thyristor, MOSFET, IGBT etc.). The power may be from mW (point on load applications) to MW (Power Systems). The basic conversions are: AC - AC (Cycloconverters), DC - DC (Converters), DC - AC (Inverters) and AC - DC (Rectifiers). Applications of power electronics range in size from a switched mode power supply in an AC adapter, battery chargers, audio amplifiers, fluorescent lamp ballasts, through variable frequency drives and DC motor drives used to operate pumps, fans, and manufacturing machinery, up to gigawatt-scale high voltage direct current power transmission systems used to interconnect electrical grids. Power electronic systems are found in virtually every electronic device.

In hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), power electronics are used in two formats: series hybrid and parallel hybrid. The difference between a series hybrid and a parallel hybrid is the relationship of the electric motor to the internal combustion engine (ICE). Devices used in electric vehicles consist mostly of dc/dc converters for battery charging and dc/ac converters to power the propulsion motor. Electric trains use power electronic devices to obtain power, as well as for vector control using pulse width modulation (PWM) rectifiers. The trains obtain their power from power lines. Another new usage for power electronics is in elevator systems. These systems may use thyristors, inverters, permanent magnet motors, or various hybrid systems that incorporate PWM systems and standard motors

The School of Electrical and Electronics Engineering at REVA UNIVERSITY offers M. Tech., in Power Electronics –a postgraduate programme to create motivated, innovative, creative and thinking graduates to fill the roles of Power Electronic Engineers who can conceptualize, design, analyze and develop power electronic systems to meet the modern day requirements.

The companies like ABB India, Bosch, Emerson Industrial Automation, Electric Power Generation, Honeywell Automation India, Mitsubishi Electric India, Omron Automation, Precision Automation & Robotics India, Schneider Electric Infrastructure, Siemens ,Yokogawa India and many others are in the business of power electronics. In this context, The School of Electrical and Electronics Engineering at REVA UNIVERSITY would like to add to the growing human resources needs of power electronic sector as engineers through its M. Tech. programme in Power Electronics.

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)

The aim of the programme is to produce postgraduates with advanced knowledge and understanding of power electronics systems; higher order critical, analytical, problem solving and transferable skills; ability to think rigorously and independently to meet higher level expectations of power industry, academics, research establishments or take up entrepreneurial route.

The Programme Educational Objectives are to prepare the students to:

  • be power electronic engineers to design, simulate and implement power electronics systems
  • pursue doctoral research degree to work in colleges, universities as professors or as scientists in research establishments
  • act as administrators in public, private and government organisations or business administrators or entrepreneurs with further training and education

Programme Outcomes (POs)

After undergoing this programme, a student will be able to:

  • design power electronic circuits for the given specifications
  • perform required calculations for efficient design and development of power electronics
  • build power electronic circuits, test and implement
  • use computer aided design and simulation tools for design and optimization of power electronic circuits
  • assess budget for the project
  • lead a team to ensure that projects are completed satisfactorily, on time, and within budget
  • conform to cultural, environmental, sustainability and ethical issues
  • communicate across teams verbally, visually and by writing and manage the systems
  • choose an appropriate online educational programme for further learning, participate in seminars and conferences

Course Curriculum

First Year

Semester I
S.No Subject
01 Applied Mathematics
02 Analysis of Power Converters
03 Power semiconductor Devices and design issues
04 Advanced Electrical Machines
05 Soft Core Elective 1 (Click here)
06 Soft Core Elective 2 (Click here)


Semester II
S.No Subject
01 Analysis of power Conversion using DC-DC converters
02 AC-DC Drives
03 HVDC Power Transmission
04 Soft Core Elective 1 (Click here)
05 Soft Core Elective 2 (Click here)
06 Soft Core Elective 3 (Click here)


Second Year

Semester III
S.No Subject
01 Soft Core Elective 1 (Click here)
02 Open Elective (Click here)
03 Skill Development Programme / Certification programmes
04 Mini Project / Internship
05 Soft Core : MOOC/SWAYAM
06 Soft Core : Yoga/Sports/Performing Arts


Semester IV
S.No Subject
01 Project Work and Dissertation

Career Opportunities

The students completing M Tech in Power Electronics will have job opportunities in the following sectors:

  • Power Sector – to optimize the location of reactive power compensation to strengthen the distribution system, to implement measures to keep the system secure, to enhance the operational performance of electric power generation, transmission & distribution equipments, to maintain quality of power, to mitigate harmonics, to damp oscillations
  • Renewable Energy Sources - to harness power from renewable sources using power electronics devices, to solve the issues related to integration of RES with grid, to develop and use various algorithms for enhanced power generation by RES, to enhance the capability of O&M of RES, to study integration of these sources with the grid
  • Transport - electric vehicles, to design & develop of electric vehicles, to develop various algorithms for improvement in performance of electric vehicles, to enhanced capability of power electronics for electric vehicles, to vehicle to grid power transactions
  • Power Electronics - design of compact and highly efficient power supplies, to develop various most advanced algorithms for charging circuits for different applications like electric appliances, battery energy storage system, ultra-capacitor applications, aerospace power requirements, UPS, applications in power system using FACTS devices, interconnection of two regions via HVDC link
  • Computer – developing algorithms to solve complex functions, developing simulation tools to simulate the entire system, applications to SMART grid, operation and maintenance of micro-grids and smart grids, implementation of SCADA system for electric distribution system, etc.



  • B E / B Tech in EE / EEE / ECE / CSE / MS / M Sc in Mathematics/Physics/Electronics / Information Technology or Information Science with a minimum of 50% (45% in case of SC/ST) marks in aggregate of any recognized University / Institution or AMIE or any other qualification recognized as equivalent there to.

Course Duration: 4 Semesters (2 Years)

Important Dates

Application Round Opening Date of Application Closing Date of Application
Application Round 11th June 2019 21st June 2019



How to Apply?

Contact for Admissions
Office of Admissions,
REVA University, Rukmini Knowledge Park Kattigenahalli, Yelahanka,
Bangalore – 560 064
Karnataka, India
+91 95388 74444
Application Fee
Course Application Fee
Indian / SAARC Nationals
Foreign Nationals
M. Tech. in Power Electronics 1000 2000 50
Hostel Fee
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