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Best Career Options after B.Tech Mining Engineering - Check Scope, Job Profiles, Courses after B.Tech Mining Engineering

Abhik Das
Abhik DasUpdated On: July 14, 2022 06:39 pm IST

Mining Engineering is one of the branches in Engineering where the scope for employment in government sector is high. The article below discusses about the career prospects of a Mining Engineering graduate including the higher study options, average fee structure etc. 

Best Career Prospects for Mining Engineering graduates

B.Tech in Mining Engineering is one of the most favoured specializations among those who opt for B.Tech degree study. Many join the B.Tech in Mining Engineering programme because the prospect of using Science and Technology principles to extract minerals and other resources from the earth seems attractive to them besides their passion for the same. Yet, it seems that most of the Mining Engineering graduates are at sea when being asked about what career prospects they are targeting

Recently we have been receiving multiple queries regarding the best career options that are available for B.Tech Mining Engineering graduates. So, after a lot of research, CollegeDekho experts have come up with this article where we will discuss in details about the best career options which can be opted for by the B.Tech Mining Engineering students.

But before we start, we will provide you with a brief gist of B.Tech in Mining Engineering.

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B.Tech in Mining Engineering Admission ProcessList of Courses after B.Tech in Mining Engineering
List of Job Options After B.Tech in Mining EngineeringTop Mining Engineering Colleges in India

B Tech in Mining Engineering Admission Process

For admission into the B.Tech in Mining Engineering programme, the aspirants have to first clear their 10+2 exam from a recognised Board in Science stream. Thereafter, they will have to appear in one of the national-level B.Tech entrance exams like JEE Main, JEE Advanced (to study B.Tech Mining Engineering from one of the IITs) or state-level exams like WBJEE, UPSEE or some other institute-level exams. Based on the rank and availability of seats in institutions offering B.Tech in Mining Engineering, the candidates will be given admission.

By the end of the programme, the candidates will have detailed knowledge regarding planning, exploration, surveying, cost estimation etc of extracting and processing minerals from the earth on their fingertips.

List of Courses after B Tech in Mining Engineering

There are several options for those candidates who complete their B.Tech in Mining Engineering studies and one of them is to pursue a higher degree in the same field or a related one. Here is the list of all those courses which a Mining Engineering graduate can opt for -

Programme Name

Brief Overview

Eligibility Criteria

Duration

Top Recruiters

Average Salary

M.Tech in Mining Engineering

It is a postgraduate degree programme where the skills taught to the students during the undergrad years are sharpened

B.Tech/B.E in Mining Engineering (or a relevant specialization) from a recognised University who has a valid score in entrance exam like GATE

02 Years

Uranium Corporation of India Ltd, Steel Authority of India Ltd, Coal India Ltd etc

INR 3 LPA to INR 6 LPA

M.Tech in Open Cast Mining

This postgraduate degree programme where the students imbibe a lot of knowledge about sciences and other fields of engineering

B.E/B.Tech in a relevant discipline from a recognised University and a valid score in an M.Tech entrance examination like GATE

02 Years

Manganese Ore India Ltd, Adani Mining Pvt Ltd, Steel Authority of India Ltd etc

INR 2.5 LPA to INR 3.5 LPA

M.Tech in Geomatic Engineering

It is a two-year postgraduate degree programme where the students are taught about gathering, processing, storing and delivering geographic information

B.E/B.Tech in a relevant discipline from a recognised University with at least 60% aggregate and a valid score in an M.Tech entrance exam like GATE

02 Years

EDR Technologies Pvt Ltd Mumbai, RMSI Ltd Hyderabad, Infotech Ltd Hyderabad etc

INR 3 LPA to INR 6 LPA

M.Tech in Mine Planning & Design

In this programme, the students are taught how to plan and design mines along with teaching techniques and strategies to extract minerals from the depth of the earth

B.E/B.Tech in Mining Engineering (or relevant discipline) from a recognised University and a valid score in M.Tech entrance exams like GATE etc

02 Years

Central Mine Planning and Design Institute Ranchi, Gramtarang Technologies Karnataka etc

INR 2 LPA to INR 8 LPA

M.Tech in Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology

Another postgraduate degree programme for Mining Engineering graduates where the students learn a thing or two about how to construct tunnels and various aspects associated with it

B.E/B.Tech in Mining Engineering or a relevant discipline from a recognised University and a valid score in GATE or similar exam

02 Years

N/A

N/A

List of Job Options After B Tech in Mining Engineering

Presented below is the list of highly preferred job options for those who have completed their B.Tech in Mining Engineering study -

Job Option

About

Top Recruiters

Average Salary

Government Jobs

Mining Engineers are always in demand in various Government organisations which deal with the extraction of natural resources and minerals from the earth like coal, steel, iron etc

Steel Authority of India Ltd, Coal Authority of India Ltd, Uranium Corporation of India Ltd, Central Mine Planning and Design Institute Ranchi etc

INR 2 LPA to INR 8 LPA

Private Sector Jobs

There are several private companies which work in collaboration with the Government of India and states which requires Mining Engineers in helping them extracting minerals and resources from the depth of the earth

Infotech Ltd, EDR Technologies Pvt Ltd, Adani Mining Pvt Ltd etc

INR 2 LPA to INR 6 LPA

Top Mining Engineering Colleges in India

The list of top Mining Engineering colleges in India has been provided below along with several other details like what type of colleges are they, average fee to study B.Tech in Mining engineering etc -

Name of College/University/Institute

Type of Institution

Average Fee (In INR)

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Dhanbad (Indian Schoo of Mining)

Public

7,80,000/-

University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES)

Private

10,24,000/-

The ICFAI University Jharkhand

Private

3,00,000/- to 5,00,000/-

Shyam Institute of Engineering and Technology Dausa

Private

5,000/- to 1,20,000/-

Centurion University of Technology and Management (CUTM), Vizianagaram

Private

50,000/- to 2,50,000/-

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