B.Tech Production Engineering - Course Overview

Duration: 4 yrs |Mode: Regular|Avg. Fees: 400000 / Year

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About B.Tech Production Engineering

B.Tech in Production Engineering is a programme designed for candidates who want to foray into technical management. This branch of engineering is a combination of management science and manufacturing technology.

Planning, efficient design and manufacturing processes are some of the key areas of this programme that help the students in understanding the importance of production process and quality of products. Control systems are also an essential part of the programme.

After B.Tech in Production Engineering, graduates can apply for various management and technical profiles. Jobs are available in diverse fields and include profiles like:

  • Assistant Manager
  • Senior Manager
  • Production Engineering Architect
  • Assistant Professor
  • Production Engineer
  • Engineering Plant Production Manager
  • Chemical Production Engineer
  • Utility Production Engineer Trainer
  • Assistant Production Engineer Manager

B.Tech - Production Engineering Syllabus

First Year:

Professional Communication

Environmental Studies

Fundamentals of Mechanical Engineering

Engineering Mathematics – 1

Engineering Physics

Engineering Mathematics – 2

Engineering Chemistry

Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering

Technical Communication

Fundamentals of Electronics Engineering

Engineering Drawing

Fundamentals of Computer


Second Year:

Engineering Mathematics – 3

Computer Programming and Numerical Methods

Metal Joining Processes

Machine Drawing, Civil Drawing and Estimation

Kinematics of Machines

Metallurgy and Material Science

Mechanics of Solids

Production Process – 1

Fluid Mechanics and Machines

Machine Tools – 1

Production Drawing

Numerical Techniques


Third Year:

Applied Statistics

Resource Management Techniques

Design for Manufacture and Assembly

Reliability, Maintenance and Safety Engineering

Dynamics of Machines

CNC Machines

Non Traditional Manufacturing Processes

Computer aided Drafting and Cost Estimation

Design of Machine Elements

Thermal Engineering

Computer Graphics and CAD

Metrology and Quality Assurance


Fourth Year:

Manufacturing System and Simulation

Work Design and Facilities Planning

Elective – 2

Automation and CIM

Fluid Power Control and Mechatronics


Industrial Economics

Fluid Power Control

Design of Production Tooling

Manufacturing Planning and Control

Elective – 1


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Career Options and Job Prospects

A B. Tech degree in Production Engineering opens up various avenues in development and management of new production process, implementation, information and control systems and computer controlled inspection, assembling and handling in both private and public sectors. Besides this, there are thriving opportunities in the production sector such as automation industry, refinery, textile industry etc. In the government sector too, there are various job oportunities for Production Engineers like PSCs, SSC, UPSC, Defence Services etc.

Some of the most sought after jobs in Production Engineering include:

  • National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC)
  • Bharat Earth Movers Limited
  • Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC)
  • Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL)
  • Engineers India Limited (EIL)
  • Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL)
  • Airport Authority of India (AAI)

In the private sector, Production Engineers can find jobs in reputed companies like:

  • Aditya Birla Group
  • Larsen & Toubro
  • Indraprastha Gas Limited
  • Cairn India
  • Reliance Industries
  • Sterlite Industries
  • TCS
  • Wipro Ltd.
  • Oracle
  • Microsoft
  • Infosys
  • IBM
  • Accenture

In addition, with a Production Engineering degree, you can also explore options in the oil, mining or fertilizer industry. 


What are the top colleges offering B.Tech - Production Engineering courses ?

Following are some of the top colleges offering Engineering courses : BITS Pilani-K K Birla Goa Campus (Goa) , Indian Institute of Technology (Roorkee) , Delhi Technological University (New Delhi) , Indian School of Mines (Dhanbad) , Indian Institute of Technology (Guwahati). You can explore these colleges on our website to check if they offer B.Tech - Production Engineering or not.

What is the average fee for the course B.Tech - Production Engineering ?

The average fee for B.Tech - Production Engineering is INR 400000 per year.

What is the duration of the course B.Tech - Production Engineering ?

B.Tech - Production Engineering is a 4 year course.

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