Mechanical Engineering Course in India


What exactly is Mechanical Engineering?

Mechanical Engineering (ME) based on the term “Mechanism”. The Mechanism is all about the idea on which the law of material science, physics, environment condition and mathematics are concerned in the production, design, manufacturing and maintenance.

Mechanical Engineering is one of the oldest & vast disciplines of engineering.

If you are fascinated in functions, machinery, material science, robotics, micro devices, weapons design, watercraft,  aircraft and their development, then mechanical engineering is the best choice to prove your skill & interest.

Mechanical engineering includes many other variety of engineering fields like civil engineering, electrical engineering, manufacturing engineering, aerospace engineering, chemical engineering and metallurgical engineering.

Mechanical Engineering Course Duration

You can opt for the mechanical engineering, once you have cleared your secondary or Sr. secondary examination.

The academic criterion of Mechanical engineering is divided into three courses/programmes as follows:

  1. Diploma coursesleading to the polytechnic diploma of 3 years
  2. UG coursesleading to the Tech (Bachelor of Technology) degree of 4 years duration.
  3. PG coursesleading to the Tech (Master of Technology) degree of 2 years duration.

After completing 10th standard, you would only be eligible to enter the diploma courses. Once you have completed the 12th standard you are fully eligible to select the UG (B.Tech) program.

In order to enter in Mechanical Engineering, either in UG or diploma,  physics and maths are mandatory.

For entering in PG (M.Tech) program, B.Tech in mechanical engineering is compulsory.

Jobs & Career in Mechanical Engineering

After completing the course in mechanical engineering, a number of opportunities are there in various fields of production, manufacturing, services and development.

Many industries Abroad and in India are hiring engineers.

Your job title would be……..

  • Acoustics engineer
  • Automotive engineer
  • Building systems engineer
  • Chief mechanical engineer
  • Cryogenics engineer
  • Design engineer – mechanical
  • Heating specialist engineer
  • Lubrication engineer
  • Mechanical engineer
  • Mould design engineer
  • Nuclear engineer
  • Power plant engineer
  • Robotics engineer
  • Thermal power engineer
  • Tool engineer
  • Tribologist

Salary range in Mechanical Engineering Field

In India, a student who has finished the degree in Mechanical Engineering can get a starting salary  from 5 lakh per annum upto 20+ lakh per annum.

Salary is not a matter for the right candidates.


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