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Ceramic Engineering (Ceramic Engineering)

Updated By Sakunth Kumar on 15 Jun, 2021
Average Duration
2 years-4 years
Average Fee
15 K-2.5 L INR annual
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All About Ceramic Engineering Courses

Ceramic engineering and research is a well-established subject of science with a multi-billion dollar market. It is a discipline of engineering that deals with the science and technique of making objects out of non-metallic and inorganic materials. Ceramic engineering incorporates concepts of engineering, physics and chemistry. Ceramic sciences are used in everyday life in the form of fibre-optic devices, microprocessors and solar panels to name a few. 

Students interested in pursuing a career in ceramic engineering will undoubtedly be presented with a diverse choice of work opportunities. Any aspirants who wish to work in the field of ceramic engineering need to have at least a bachelor’s degree in the field. Several ceramic engineering courses are available at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels at colleges across the country. 

The following sections contain all the important details and information regarding the types of ceramic engineering courses that are available currently, their eligibility criteria, admission process etc.

Ceramic Engineering Courses Eligibility Criteria

The degree-wise ceramic engineering courses eligibility criteria have been discussed in the following table -


Eligibility Highlights

Diploma in Ceramic Engineering

Applicants must be at least class Xth qualified from any recognized Board with at least 50% overall aggregate marks and have studied Mathematics as a compulsory subject

B.Tech in Ceramic Engineering

Applicants must be at least class XIIth qualified from any recognized Board with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks and have studied Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as compulsory subjects

M.Tech in Ceramic Engineering

Applicants must have a B.E/B.Tech degree in ceramic engineering or Industrial/Manufacturing/Mechatronics/Marine/Aeronautical/Automobile/Metallurgical/Production/Mechanical engineering from a recognized university with at least 55% to 60% aggregate marks

Ceramic Engineering Courses Syllabus

The following table contains the degree-wise ceramic engineering courses syllabi - 

Diploma in Ceramic Engineering Syllabus

B.Tech in Ceramic Engineering Syllabus

M.Tech Ceramic Engineering Syllabus


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Career Options and Job Prospects of Different Ceramic Engineering Courses

Because this is a new discipline of engineering, career possibilities in the core industry are limited. Nevertheless, R&D prospects in this field abound. Salaries in this industry vary based on the job descriptions. However, if individuals have finished a degree at a reputable university such as IIT or NIT, the pay packages can be highly profitable. 

The following job profiles are suitable for ceramic engineering degree or diploma holders - 

  • Ceramic Research Engineer

  • Ceramic Technologist

  • Ceramic Designer

  • Polymer Chemist

  • Ceramic Engineer

Ceramic Engineering Courses Admission Process

The degree-wise ceramic engineering courses admission processes can be found from the following table - 


Admission Overview


Admissions are offered based on the qualifying exam scores of the applicants


Admissions are offered based on the qualifying exam scores of the applicants OR based on some reputed entrance exam scores like JEE Main, KEAM, TS EAMCET, KCET, MHT CET etc


Admissions are offered based on the qualifying exam scores of the applicants OR based on some reputed entrance exam scores like GATE or other postgraduate entrance exams 

Highlights of Ceramic Engineering Courses

The candidates must check out the following table for some important facts and highlights about the ceramic engineering courses - 

Types of Programmes Offered

Diploma, UG and PG

Duration of Programmes

  • Diploma - 03 years

  • UG - 04 years

  • PG - 02 years

Minimum Academic Eligibility

  • Diploma - Class Xth from any recognized Board with Mathematics as the compulsory subject

  • UG - Class XIIth from any recognized Board with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as the compulsory subjects

  • PG - B.E/B.Tech in ceramic engineering or an allied discipline from a recognized university

Admission Process

Both merit-based and entrance test-based admission process available

Average Annual Course Fee (In INR)

  • Diploma - 15k to 80k

  • B.Tech - 40k to 120k

  • M.Tech - 90k to 250k

Major Recruiters

Glass Bulb Manufacturing units, Ceramicware Manufacturing industries, Kitchenware Manufacturing units etc

Job Profiles

Ceramic Designer, Ceramic Engineer, Ceramic Research Engineer, Polymer Chemist etc

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