Selection Process


Selection process of the Stricto Sensu Graduate Program in Electrical Engineering, Master Level, from the Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais (PUC Minas).

The implementation of the Graduate Program in Electrical Engineering at PUC Minas, from the 1st semester of 1996, is part of a global strategy of the University, whose main objectives are:
- Improve academic training and the quality of professionals graduating from undergraduate courses.
- Build a permanent scientific and technological research environment.
- Train qualified personnel for teaching and research, thus feeding and updating the undergraduate courses in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and related fields, taking into account the regional and national scenarios.
- Develop science and technology and train high-level personnel for the broad area of Electrical Engineering, as well as researchers in the international context.
The program was recommended by CAPES in 1997 and accredited in July 1998.

2.1 - Holders of a valid bachelor's degree may apply for vacancies in the course.
2.2 - Applications will be made exclusively through the webpage
2.3 - More information on the application process:
Secretariat of the Graduate Program in Electrical Engineering
Avenida Itaú, 525, bairro Dom Cabral, Prédio Redentoristas – 1º andar.
Belo Horizonte/MG, CEP: 30535 - 012.
Phone number: +55 31 3319 4305

3.1 - Analysis and evaluation of the documentation submitted by the candidate.
Note: This stage is eliminatory in the selection process.
3.2 - Tests:  
a) Technical English Test.
Translation of a technical text related to the major field of Electrical Engineering.
b) Written test in Portuguese.
Writing in Portuguese on a subject related to the major field of Electrical Engineering.
Note: These two evaluations are eliminatory and classificatory in the selection process.
3.3 - Interviews:
a) Interviews will be mandatory for all candidates for scholarships from research funding agencies, according to the indication, in the specific field, on the application form (CAPES, CNPq and FAPEMIG).
b) If the Selection Committee deems it necessary, it may also interview candidates who are not competing for a scholarship.
Note: This step is a qualifying stage in the selection process.