Department of Power Electronics & Intrumentation Engineering


About Department

The Department of Power Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering (PEI) was established in the year 2009. The Department of PEI offers B.E. programme (4years) in Power Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering under Dibrugarh University and from Academic session 2017-18 course is being affiliated to the Assam Science and Technology University, Guwahati. Since the inception, the Department offers wide range of courses which address almost the entire arena covering  Transducers and System Components, Electrical and Electronics Measurement, linear electronics circuits, Automatic Control System, Industrial Instrumentation, Process Control , Power Electronics Devices and Circuits, Power  Electronics Circuits and Applications, Biomedical Instrumentation, Biomedical Signal Processing to mention a few. The department aims to create competent Electronics and Instrumentation engineers to serve the needs of modern advanced technology and the nation as a whole. The curriculum followed in the Power Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering is equivalent to Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering course offered by Indian Universities. To compete these the department has well equipped laboratories like Electrical Machine lab, Microprocessor, Embedded system lab, Instrumentation lab, Communication lab, measurement lab mentioning a few with various modern software and instruments. Keeping in mind of day to day advancement in electronics and instrumentation technology the syllabus of the programme has been updated with new credit system (Credit Based Assessment System) following the model syllabus provided by AICTE. Students of PEI do their internship training at different organizations like BSNL, OIL, ONGC, NRL, BCPL, Tea Research Lab, NEIST etc. Passed out students have been successfully placed in different leading organizations like Refinery, BCPL, Wipro, Zaloni, Vodafone, Software Companies, Public  Sector Bank, APDCL, faculty in Government Engineering College etc. with some of the students have pursued higher studies in NITs, IITs ,IIMs, Central Universities  and in abroad.


To become a leading department in the field of Instrumentation, Control & Automation for its excellence through creativity, innovation and value based education to meet the needs of technical manpower of industries, society and nation.


  • To provide quality education by providing state of the art facility and solutions for global challenges.
  • To provide a framework for promoting the industry institution collaboration and empower the students in interdisciplinary research.
  • To transform students into socially responsible, ethical and technically proficient engineers with innovative skills and usage of modern tools.
  • To make the students corporate ready with spirit and necessary interpersonal skills by organising various student activity programmes.

HoD Message

Greetings from Power Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering Department, Jorhat Institute of Science and Technology. Our main strength lies in highly qualified, dedicated and experienced faculty having continuously learning attitude to do good teaching and research. Though we are young, we have a great vision, agility, commitment, dedication and energy to create innovate education and research environment. We have a vibrant and talented student community comprising students from all parts of Assam. We believe that each and every student has the potential to be groomed to have successful corporate career. While pursuing the academic excellence, we take every care of all round personality development leading towards excellent career by paying individual attention to every student. Accordingly, thrust is given on providing activities, which enable personality development, confidence building, industry exposure, enhancing communication skills, social responsibility, special lectures, seminars, workshops and training programmes for the students are regularly organized.
Shri Gautam Talukdar has graduated from Jorhat Engineering College in Instrumentation Engineering and M.Tech in BioElectronics from Tezpur University, a Central University. He is designated as Head of Department. He has total 11 years of experience from teaching and Administration at national level. He joined as a Assistant Professor-II in Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering Department at the Galgotias College of Engineering and Technology, Greater Noida in 2007 and joined in the department of Power Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering at Jorhat Institute of Science and Technology in January 2014. He was the Training and Placement Officer of JIST from July 2015 to July 2016 and NSS Programme Officer from April 2015 to July 2016 of Jorhat Institute of Science and Technology. My area of interest is on Signal Processing, Control Systems, Image Processing, and BioSensors.
Thank you for visiting us.
Shri Gautam Talukdar,BE, MTech