Electrical & Electronics Engineering through Distance Learning

In the age of electronics and technology, there is a huge demand for people with knowledge of electronics and electrical engineering in most public and private organizations. Pursuing a degree in electrical & electronics engineering through distance learning can open up many lucrative career opportunities.

Distance Learning Institutes Offering Electrical & Electronics Engineering


Some of the most popular institutes offering electrical & electronics engineering through distance learning are as follows:

Name of the Institute Contact Details
Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Kukatpally,

Hyderabad – 500 072,

Andhra Pradesh, India

Phone: 040-3318055 Fax : 23372662

Email : scdejntu@hd2.dot.net.in

Web Site: http://www.jntu.ac.in/academics/scde.htm

Acharya Nagarjuna University Centre for Distance Education,

Acharya Nagarjuna University,

Nagarjuna nagar-522510 A.P

Phone: 0863-2293299,2293356

Fax: 0863-2293223

Web Site: http://www.anucde.com/

Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) Maidan Garhi, New Delhi-110068, India

Phone: 91-11-29532321, 29535924-32,

29535062-65 (EPABX), Extn. 2504 & 2508

Fax: 91-11-29536588

E-mail : rmohan@ignou.ac.in

Website : www.ignou.ac.in

Alagappa University Karaikudi – 630 003



Tel :91-4565-228080 to 228095

Fax : +91 – 4565 – 225202

E-mail : registrar@alagappauniversity.ac.in

Department of Distance Education Thapar University P.O Box 32, Patiala,

Pin -147004

Phone : +91-175-2393021

Fax : +91-175-2364498, 2393020

Annamalai University (Directorate of Distance Education) Annamalai Nagar – 608 002

Tamil Nadu


Phone : 91 – 4144 – 238248/263/796

Fax : 91 – 4144 – 238080

Centre for Distance Education (CDE) (Anna University) Centre for Distance Education,

Anna University,

Chennai – 600 025


MET Institute of Distance Learning, Mumbai MET Complex,

Bandra Reclamation, Bandra (West)

Mumbai, Maharashtra

Phone: 02226440446

Website: http://www.met.edu

JRN Rajasthan Vidyapeeth University 93 Parshwanath Colony, Ajmer Road, Jaipur

Phone: 0141-2811581,2810455,2811530


Karnataka State Open University Manasagangotri, Mysore 570006

Phone: +91 8212519940 / 48

Singhania University Address: V.P.O. – Pacheri Bari,

Dist. Jhunjhunu,

Rajasthan – 333 515, India

Phone: +91 – 1593 – 271299/300/005,

Fax: +91 – 1593 – 271003

Email: info@singhaniauniversity.co.in

St. Peter’s University Avadi, Chennai

Tamil Nadu, India.

Pin Code: 600 054.

Phone : 044 – 26558080 – 85

E-Mail: spiher@stpetersuniversity.org

EIIILM University Admission & Administrative Campus

Jorethang, District Namchi

Sikkim- 737121


Main Campus

8th Mile, Budang


West Sikkim

E-mail : info@eiilmuniversity.ac.in

The Global Open University


Opposite Railway Station

Dimapur 797112, Nagaland

Phone: 03862-231959, Cell : 0-9436640061

Fax: 03862-231959

New Delhi Address

A 15, Paryavaran Complex

Maidangarhi Road,

New Delhi – 110030

Eligibility Criteria and Admission Procedure


The minimum eligibility to pursue electrical and electronics engineering through distance mode is having a diploma in the particular stream of engineering from a recognized institute. Individuals possessing a bachelor of science degree with mathematics as a compulsory subject in degree or +2 level are also eligible for the course. People working in government or private sectors (minimum 2 years of work experience) and having mathematics and physics as compulsory subjects in senior secondary level are also eligible to apply for the course. Some institutes may conduct separate entrance examination to admit students.

Duration of the Course


The degree (graduation) for the course is of 4 years. However, the distance learning students can extend the duration still further as per their convenience.

Career Prospects

In the age of electronics and technology, skilled people in this stream are needed in every small and large organization. Starting from small business houses to large industries, demand for electrical and electronics engineers are very high. There is huge demand of electrical engineers in sectors like atomic power plants, thermal power plants, electricity boards, power corporations, hydroelectric power plants, production plants, steel and chemical plants, robotics, natural gas plants, robotics, petroleum, and biomedical electronics. Some of the job designations, as per work experience and individual skills are -

  • Electrical Product Design Engineer
  • Verification Engineer
  • Consultants
  • Development and Test Engineers
  • Project Head
  • Workshop Manager
  • Chief Engineers
  • Engineering Technologist
  • Operations Manager

Apart from the conventional job designations, one can also pursue higher education in the field and take up research or teaching jobs. People with entrepreneurial skills can also start their own business and manufacture electronic goods or parts. One can also start up a repairing or assembling shop.

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