The department of energy science and engineering at the Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) Delhi has launched a B Tech programme in energy engineering. This new undergraduate programme will begin in the 2021-2022 academic year. The programme is open to students who have passed the JEE Advanced 2021 exam. There are 40 places available in the BTech programme in energy engineering.
Students who pursue energy engineering will have a capacity to address various energy and environment-related challenges, said IIT Delhi.
On the career front, the energy engineering graduates will find jobs in core energy sectors and organisations which are engaged in a variety of activities pertaining to climate change, conventional energy transition to clean and renewable energy, energy access and security, application of AI and IoT in the energy sector, among others, IIT Delhi added in its statement.IIT Delhi’s department of energy science and engineering offers three MTech and Doctoral (PhD) programme and have launched a new undergraduate programme.
Speaking about the newly launched course IIT Delhi Director, Professor V Ramgopal Rao said, “Energy is crucial as it has considerable implications on economic development and environmental sustainability. Hence, many opportunities exist in the energy sector. Students, who are passionate about taking up a career in energy sector, may explore to join the new B. Tech. in Energy Engineering programme being offered by IIT Delhi.”
“The Institute has a strong academic and entrepreneurship culture. The educational structure of IIT Delhi ensures depth in one subject area with sufficient width in other areas allowing a student to obtain an all-round education with 50% education coming from the parent department and the remaining 50% coming from other departments,” Mr Ramgopal added.