IOE Msc Syllabus For Electrical Engineering (EE)

Curriculum / Syllabus / Prescribed Courses for Masters level Entrance exam for Institute of Engineering (IOE) Pulchowk Campus, Tribhuvan University (TU), Nepal. Entrance Examination for Electrical Engineering (EE) will be of a single paper of 2 hours duration consisting of two sections:

  • Section- A: It common to all streams, consisting of 45 questions of 50 marks.
  • Section-B: This section consists of stream specialized course with 50 nos. of questions of 1 mark each. Each question will be of objective type with multiple choice answers and 10% negative marking for each wrong answer

The Section-A syllabus which common for all streams for Masters level Entrance Exam in Institute of Engineering (IOE) Pulchowk Campus can be accessed from IOE M.Sc Entrance Syllabus.


Electrical Engineering (EE) [50 ×1]

  1. Basic Electrical Circuits (10)
  • Circuit fundamentals: Series & parallel circuits, circuit elements, independent & dependent sources, Ohms law, Krichoff’s Voltage & Current Laws
  • Network Theorems: Thevenin’s, Nortan’s, Maximum power & Reciprocity Theorems
  • AC circuits:Concept of complex impedance, Phasor diagram, Active, Reactive & Apparent power, Resonance in AC circuits
  • Three phase circuits: Phase & line quantities in three phase system, 3-phase power
  • Transient response: Transient response analysis for R-L, R-C & R-L-C circuits. Pole zero plots
  • Two port Networks: Z -parameters, Y-parameters & ABCD-parameters


  1. Electrical Machines (10)
  • Electromagnets: Magnetic circuits, Fleming’s Right hand & Left hand rules, Farady’s Law of electromagnetic induction, Electromechanical energy conversion principle
  • Transformers: Equivalent circuits, Phasor diagrams, Losses & efficiency, Voltage regulations, Instrument transformers, three phase transformer connections, parallel operation of Transformers
  • Synchronous m/c: Operating principle, Effect of excitation, Power angle characteristic, Phasor diagrams, Losses & efficiency, Voltage regulations, parallel operation of alternator
  • Induction machine: Operating principle, T-S Characteristics, Losses and efficiency, Testing, Starting methods, Speed control
  • DC generator: Construction, Operating principle and characteristics of different types dc generator
  • DC motor:Operating principle, Characteristics of different types dc motor, Speed control and starter
  1. Power Systems (20)
  • Transmission line: Line parameters, per unit system representation, single line diagrams, short, medium & long lines, efficiency & regulations, Transmission line design: selection of voltage, conductor, sag calculation, stringing chart, line insulators and string efficiency
  • Distribution system: Radial and loop distribution, Rural and Urban Distribution system
  • Economics of Generation: Load curve, Load duration curve, Diversity factor, Load factor, loss of load factor, tariff schemes
  • Load flow: Bus classification, Y-bus formation, and Basic formulation of load flow problems
  • Stability studies: Real and reactive power flow through transmission line, Steady state & transient stability limits
  • Fault calculations: Symmetrical faults in power systems, grounded & ungrounded systems, over voltages in transmission lines, surge arrestors
  • Over voltage in transmission line: Power frequency lightening and switching over voltages, surge arresters Relays and circuit breakers
  • Protection equipment:Protection schemes: Over current, earth fault, differential & distance protection schemes
  • Power control: Load -frequency control, VAR-Volt control
  • Safety Engineering: Electric shocks, Equipment Earthing
  1. Basics Electronics (10)
  • Two terminal devices: Diode, Zener diode
  • Transistor: BJT, FET, JFET, MOSFET
  • Operational amplifier: Feedback, Summing, Integrator, Differentiator
  • Logic circuits: Binary system, Truth tables, Logic gates
  • Power Electronics: Thyristers, GTO, TRAIC, Rectifier, Inverter


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