HIT Motto
School of Engineering & Technology - Electronic Engineering

School of Engineering & Technology

The Bachelor of Technology Honours Electronic Engineering degree is meant to produce well developed technopreneurs in measurement, instrumentation and control; computer and circuit design; software engineering; photonics; aspects of nanotechnology; metrology; communication and signal processing. The degree is premised on innovation, functional prototype construction and real-time solutions to community lifestyle challenges.

The programme’s operational desire is to inculcate technopreneural skills and habits in the application of electronic engineering to industrial growth and development.

The educational mission of the programme is to train technopreneurs in electronic engineering. In pursuit of this mission, the curriculum emphasises the principles and applications of modern electronic engineering to fully enhance technical cognition while developing the ability to put knowledge into practice for the benefit of all mankind.



Entry requirements for acceptance into this programme are:


  1. Capacity to synthesize electronic engineering knowledge through;
  1. Create electronic engineering knowledge through;
  1. Communicate Electronic Engineering Knowledge;
  1. Think critically and reflectively.
  2. Demonstrate electronic engineering skills.
  3. Component level debugging/reworking experience of electronic sub-assemblies and
  4. Reverse engineer electronic equipment through research.
  5. Teamwork/Project management skills.
  6. Versatility/ability to innovate & work in varied environments.
  7. Global and transnational electronic engineer.



Each academic year, with the exception of year 3, is divided into two semesters, with each semester being fifteen weeks long, including examination time. Year 3 consists of a study semester of fifteen weeks duration followed by an internship of thirty weeks duration.

In year 1, 2 and 4 the academic year normally commences in August and ends in May.

In year 3, the first semester normally commences in August and ends in December, whilst the internship commences at the beginning of the second semester.