Career in Mining Engineering; Scope, Courses, Colleges, Jobs


Career in Mining Engineering

Scope | Courses | Colleges | Jobs 

Mining Engineering

Career in Mining Engineering deals with surveying, exploring, locating, extracting and processing of minerals, metals, precious stones, oil and natural gases from nature. Barites, iron ore, uranium, manganese, copper, bauxite gold, granite, lead, limestone, coal, several precious stones like diamonds and several other minerals and types of stone are mined from the earth. Oil, natural gases are dredged from sea waters. Mining engineers undertake the responsibility of safe mining, preserving nature, developing and executing innovative mining technology etc. The curriculum of the mining engineering goes through geology, physics, chemistry, geo-physics, and so on.


Mining Engineering Scope

Career in Mining Engineering is a bit stressful. Uneven work shifts, locations afar from family, remote working areas with less communication connectivity stops many students joining this course. Yet, mining engineering jobs are one of the high paid professions. Due to its significance and tough job profile, mining engineers are paid with good remuneration for their hard work. Coal mines, gold mines, uranium mines, granite mines, limestone mines offer numerous mining engineering jobs with high remuneration.


List of Engineering Entrance Exams


Mining Engineering Courses

Mining Engineering Courses is offered in diploma, graduate and postgraduate levels. Checkout mining engineering courses below.

Diploma Courses

Mining and Mine Surveying Engineering – (3 yrs)
Eligibility - 10th Class/equivalent exam with a minimum of 50% marks.

Graduate Courses

B.E./ B.Tech in Mining Engineering – (4 Yrs)
Eligibility - 10+2 with at least 50% marks passed with Maths, Physics and Chemistry as Major subjects and qualify in Entrance Exam. 

Postgraduate Courses

ME/ M.Tech in Mining Engineering – (2 Yrs)
Eligibility - B.E/B.Tech in the respective discipline


Top Mining Engineering Colleges

Mining Engineering Course is offered in IITs, NITs and several prominent engineering Colleges across India. The following is the list of Top Mining Engineering Colleges in India.


Mining Engineering Jobs

  • Mining Engineer
  • Engineering Geologist
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Geotechnical Engineer
  • Rock engineering
  • Consulting engineer
  • Mine designer
  • Mining manager

 Top Recruiters for Mining Engineering

  • Indian Bureau of Mines
  • Geological Survey of India
  • Oil and Natural Gas Corporation
  • National Mineral Development Corporation
  • Coal India
  • Vedanta Ltd
  • Manganese Ore India Limited
  • Neyveli Lignite Corp
  • National Aluminium Company Limited
  • Tata Iron and Steel Company


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