MS Energy Systems Engineering

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Program Overview

The program of Master of Science in Energy Systems Engineering caters to the technical, managerial, and societal aspects of energy systems and facilitates research and development to devise innovative energy solutions. MS Energy Systems Engineering augments the research and development exposure with contributions from various scientific fields, such as Material Sciences, Chemistry, and Physics. Due to the rapid transformation in the renewable energy sector, greater job opportunities are emerging globally at a fast pace. The Master's program of Energy Systems engineering equips the candidates with essential skills preparing them for various positions in the private, public, and non-profit sectors that promote Low Carbon Future with alternatives such as wind and solar power. The aim of the program is to produce trained human resources with strong analysis and the ability to identify complex problems and devise innovative solutions and design skills. Through its curriculum and interaction with practitioners, the students would be prepared to effectively integrate energy system development over a broad spectrum of technologies for their effective implementation. With the acquired qualification, the candidates would be able to compete with their peers in the global energy market.

MS Program Structure

  • MS in Energy Systems Engineering offers the following domains
    • Electrical Power Systems
    • Wind & Solar Energy
    • Thermal Energy
    • Biofuels & Bio Energy
    • Microgrids
    • Energy Economics
  • The scholar has to complete a minimum of 30 credit hours for MS degree, out of which he/she has to undertake a minimum of 24 credit hours of coursework and 06 credit hours of MS Thesis/Research Project.
  • The scholar can register a minimum of 03 credit hours and a maximum of 12 credit hours in a semester.
  • The scholar can register for an alternate elective course from the approved list of elective courses of the program in case the failed elective course is not being offered by the respective department.
  • The scholar can register for a research thesis after completion of 12 credit hours of coursework, on the advice of the Supervisor/Supervisory Committee/Graduate Advisory Committee.

Admission Criteria

For MS Energy Systems Engineering

  1. . A 16-year degree preferably in Energy, Environmental, Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical, Mechatronics, Petroleum & Gas, Polymer, Metallurgy, Materials, Mining, Geology, Power, and Industrial Engineering or in the relevant field from an accredited educational institution, with First Division (annual system) or minimum CGPA 2.5/4.0 (semester system) and no third division (annual system) or 4D’ grade (semester system) throughout the academic career
  2. A NTS GAT (General) with a minimum 50 scores (must be valid on the date of admission).
  3. All other terms and conditions regarding Graduate programs approved by the Competent Authority from time to time shall be applicable.


The detailed scheme of studies(SoS) is available at the following link.

Scheme of Studies (SoS)

Research & Development Support

Energy Research Center (ERC) CUI Lahore has established collaboration with multiple academic institutions and industrial organizations, which will facilitate the candidates for R&D support, field studies, research thesis and job placement.

  • National Energy Efficiency and Conservation Energy (NEECA)
  • National Transmission and Dispatch Company (NTDC)
  • National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA)
  • Punjab Energy Efficiency and Conservation Energy (PEECA)
  • Schneider Electric
  • Presscon Engineering
  • EPTeck
  • DSG Global Energy
  • National Institute of Science and Technology in Electric Energy -INERGE UJFJ
  • Federal University of Juiz de Fora (UFJF), Brazil
  • South China University of Technology (SCUT), China
  • Ajman University, UAE

Why Choose Us

  • State-of-the-art labs Microgrid lab, Solar PV Simulator, Wind Power Simulator, Battery Storage Lab, Energy Audit Lab, Bio Energy Lab.
  • Foreign Qualified Faculty
  • The curriculum is designed in line with the needs of industry, public & private sector organizations.
  • The program offers comprehensive knowledge for International Certifications.

Career Opportunities

Energy Systems Engineering graduates are ideally suited for careers in power generation and transmission, smart grid design and roll-out, green hydrogen, energy supply management, design of energy-efficient products and processes, sustainable transformation of organizations, communities, and businesses, development and roll-out of renewable fuels and infrastructure, design of sustainable transport, environmental protection, and research. The graduates can find employment opportunities at some of the world’s leading companies including ESB, EM3, Toyota, Gas Networks Ireland, EirGrid, Accenture, Kingspan, Carbon Trust, SSE, Deutsche Bahn, and General Electric.

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+92 (42) 111-001-007
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