This book has been written specifically to meet exhaustively the requirements of the latest syllabus of the subject “Basic Electrical and Electronics Engineering” for the B.E. Examination (common to Civil, Mechanical and Technology branches) of Anna University, Tamil Nadu. The book consists of five units contaning ten chapters namely : Unit-I: 1. D.C. circuits, 2. Single-phase A.C. circuits, 3. Three-phase A.C. circuits and 4. Measuring instruments, Unit-II: 5. D.C. machines, 6. Single-phase transformer and 7. Single-phase induction motors, Unit-III: 8. Semiconductor devices and applications, Unit-IV: 9. Digital electronics, Unit-V: 10. Telecommunication systems. The book includes comprehensive treatment of subject matter under wide range of topics mentioned in the syllabus, with a large number of solved examples to support the text. Besides this, Highlights, Objective Type Questions, Theoretical Questions and Unsolved Examples have been added at the end of each chapter to make the book a comprehensive unit in all respects. Any suggestions for the improvement of this book will be thankfully acknowledged and incorporated in the next edition.