Powering the Future: Government Careers for Electrical Engineers

IES exam

Electrical engineers can appear for UPSC's IES exam to join govt. departments like Indian Railways, Central Power Engineering Service, Central Water Engineering Service, etc.

Power Generation Companies

NTPC, NHPC, and PGCIL, government-owned firms, offer job opportunities for electrical engineers in power generation.

Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs)

PSUs like BHEL, ONGC, and NTPC hire electrical engineers for technical roles, providing job opportunities in the government sector.


Electrical engineers can work in DRDO for the development of defense-related technologies and equipment.


ISRO recruits electrical engineers for satellite and spacecraft design, development, and mission operations.

Atomic Energy Commission

Electrical engineers can find opportunities in AEC for nuclear power plant design, operation, and maintenance.

State Electricity Boards

SEBs provide government jobs for electrical engineers in power distribution, transmission, and maintenance across different states.


Electrical engineers can join CPWD for the construction and maintenance of government buildings and infrastructure.

Research Institutions

CSIR, IITs, and other government research institutions hire electrical engineers for R&D projects.

Municipal Corporations

Municipal Corporations hire electrical engineers for urban infrastructure planning, maintenance, street lighting, traffic management, and public utilities.