Electrical Engineering Drawing Syllabus Diploma in Electrical Engineering, Regulation 2010, Short Suggestion, Exam Dates, Exam Routine, Question Out, Book list with code

  • To acquaint with electrical engineering drawings.
  • To develop skill in drawing isometric, oblique and orthographic views.
  • To enable to interpret and skill to draw thread and fastening devises.
  • To develop skill in drawing the symbols for electrical components and equipment.
  • To develop skill in drawing the layout diagram of overhead distribution lines.
  • To develop skill in drawing the layout diagram of a small sub-station.
  • To enable to interpret the electrical layout diagram of a residential building.
  • To enable and skill to draw Electrical circuit, plan with ECAD.



Drawing (elevation, plan and section) of electrical transmission and distribution line structure; Drawing of symbols used in electrical planning; Drawing of insulator used in overhead line; Drawing of pole mounted sub-station; Drawing of LT distribution line; Drawing electrical layout and single line wiring diagram of a small residential building; Using ECAD in electrical Drawing and circuit.





  • Construct first and third angle orthographic views.
    • Understand orthographic projection in fast and third angle.
    • Choose minimum required number of views and complete orthographic Drawing of

an object..

  • Draw three views of an object having hidden features.
  • Identify and draw the missing view and missing line in a drawing of a engineering object.


  • Draw Isometric Drawing.
    • Understand and draw the isometric
    • Draw an isometric
    • Draw oblique views from orthographic views or actual object using isometric scale.
    • Put dimensions on isometric d


  • Draw Oblique drawing.
    • Understand and draw the oblique
    • Draw an oblique
    • Draw oblique views from orthographic views or actual object.
    • Put dimensions on oblique


  • Prepare the drawing conventions of thread fastening devices.
    • Draw the threads showing terminologies.
    • Draw different types of screw thread profile with correct proportions.
    • Draw the square/hexagonal headed bolt and nut with proper proportions showing

conventional and simplified thread form.


  • Prepare the drawings of riveted and welded components.
    • Draw the riveted and welded components using conventions and symbols.
    • Draw a complete set of riveted joint and welded joint.


  • Develop the drawing of an electrical distribution line structure.


  • Draw the elevation, plan and section of a tubular steel pole used in LT distribution line.
  • Draw the elevation, plan and section of a concrete pole (RCC/PCC) of the following cross sections.
  • Circular
  • I-shaped
  • Rectangular
    • Draw the elevation plan and section of a wooden pole used in rural electrification.



  • Construct the symbols for the equipment, fittings and fixtures commonly used in electrical installations.


  • Draw the symbols for the following fittings and fixtures commonly used in electrical installation.


· Lamp (incandescent, fluorescent) · Choke coil
· Lamp outlet · Starter (for tube light)
· Ceiling rose · Cartridge fuse
· Socket outlet · Power outlet
(2-pin & 3-pin) · Calling bell
· Single way switch · MCB
· Two way switch · MCCB
· Intermediate switch · Magnetic contactor
· TP switch · Indicating lamp
· Change over switch · Earthing
· Ceiling fan Micro switch
· Fan regulator · Exhaust fan
· Combined switched socket · Renewable fuse
· Distribution board · Sub distribution board


Draw the symbols for the following equipment used in electrical installation.


· OCB/VCB/CB · Relay
· Transformer · Battery
· Motor (DC, AC) · Limit switch
(3-phase & 1-phase) · Rectifier unit
· Generator · Isolator
· Motor starter · Lightning arrestor


  • Develop the drawing of insulators used in transmission and distribution line.
    • Draw the elevation, plan and section of a standard suspension type insulator.
    • Draw the elevation, plan and section of a 11 KV pin type insulator.
    • Draw the elevation plan and section of a shakle insulator used in LT distribution line.


  • Develop the plan of a pole mounted sub-station.
    • Draw the plan of a H-type pole structure.
    • Draw a transformer on the middle limb of the structure.
    • Sketch the dropout fuses on the top of the transformer.
    • Show the gang operated (GO) switch.
    • Show the incoming and outgoing lines.


  • Develop the drawing of a LT distribution line (11KV/0.4KV)
    • Draw the layout plan of a LT distribution line.
    • Draw the section of a pole showing the conductors.
    • Identify the line, neutral, earth and street lighting conductors.


  • Construct an electrical layout diagram and circuit diagram of a residential building.
    • Draw a layout diagram of a small residential building.
    • Show the electrical fittings and fixtures on the layout plan.
    • Show the switch boards, distribution boards, energy meter and protective devices in the section plan.
    • Sketch the section of the distribution board.
    • Sketch the section of a switch board.



  1. Set up the drawing environment and drawing aids.
  • Start an ECAD Package and identify the different areas of ECAD screen.
  • Identify the menu bar, toolbar, drawing area and special windows for    circuit simulation and testing purpose.
  • Familiarize with tools, toolkits and buttons (such as arrow, wire, text, delete etc)
  • Familiarize with workspace, conventions, preferences, shortcuts and hotkeys.
  • Place components such as resistors, transistors, power supply etc.
  • Save the drawing environment.
  • Exit from the ECAD package.


  1. Draw and edit schematic Circuits.
  • Place devices (such as resistors, transistors, IC, power supply, grounds etc) in the


  • Reposition devices.
  • Edit devices with values and parameters.
  • Delete devices (if necessary).
  • Wire devices together.


  1. Analyze a schematic Circuit.
  • Familiarize device meters, value sliders, goal seeker and circuit analyzer.
  • Add device meter to circuit diagram and set device meter values.
  • View Circuit voltage and current or digital logic level.
  • Change a device value and quickly analyze the circuit.
  • Perform DC and AC analysis of the circuit using circuit analyzer/oscilloscope.
  • Generate and print a frequency response graph.
  • Perform Digital analysis of a digital circuit.
  • Generate logic level graphs by using digital clock and oscilloscope.


  1. Organize the drawing information on layers.
  • Identify the layer control options.
  • Create and name the layers.
  • Make the layer current and control layer visibility.
  • Freeze, lock and unlock the layers.
  • Set the layer color & line type.