PG program on "Condition Monitoring Control and Protection of Electrical Apparatus" (first of its kind in the country) was launched in June, 2009 as a collaborative endeavor between the CORE and EED of NIT Hamirpur. Admissions in the program are normally made through Centralized Counseling Procedure for M.Tech Admission called CCMT-2013 with valid GATE score on all India basis. Thirty two students have already completed this two years program till July, 2012. Some Ph.D. scholars are also registered with the EED, NIT Hamirpur pursuing their research in the nodal themes related with TIFAC CORE. Research emphasis is given in industry need based identified areas for developing knowledge. One Ph.D. student has been awarded degree in July 2012 under TIFAC-CORE NIT Hamirpur.