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    M Tech Mining Engineering

    About M.Tech Mining Engineering

    M.Tech in Mining Engineering is a post-graduate degree which is offered in the stream of engineering and is of a total of 2 years duration. The students who have completed a bachelor's degree in Bachelors of Technology (B. Tech) can opt to pursue a Master's degree in Mining Engineering. Through this course, the candidates are offered theoretical and practical knowledge in terms of advanced concepts of Mining Engineering such as mining and extraction of natural minerals, computer applications for mining,  natural resources, etc. For the 2 years course duration, the course is divided into four semesters for which the exam is conducted after each semester and the students opt for an internship or training in the last semester. The average tuition fee for M. Tech in Mining Engineering ranges somewhere in between INR 50k to 2 lakh, depending on the type of the institution.

    M.Tech Mining Engineering Course Highlights

    The major highlights of the M. Tech Mining Engineering course are given in the table below:




    2 years (4 semesters)

    Fee Structure

    INR 50K- 2 lakh

    Exam Type

    Per Semester


    Must be graduate in B. Tech/ BE from a recognised Institute

    Minimum Aggregate Required


    Admission Process

    Merit-Based, Entrance Exam

    Starting Salary

    INR 3 to 6 LPA

    Job Options

    Mining Engineer, Mining Operator, Mining Manager, Researcher, Technical consultant, Technical Scientist, Account Manager, Technical Program Leader, etc.

    M.Tech Mining Engineering Eligibility Criteria

    The candidates who wish to pursue a degree in M. Tech Mining Engineering must fulfil certain eligibility criteria in order to get eligible for the course. Though the eligibility criteria for admission to M. Tech Mining Engineering differs from college to college, there are certain minimum eligibility criteria which the candidates must fulfil for admission.

    1. The eligibility criteria required for admission to M. Tech Mining Engineering are given as below:
    2. The candidates must have pursued a degree in Bachelors of Engineering (B. Tech/ BE)  in any stream of Engineering including CSE/ECE/ Mining/ Agricultural Engineering/ Civil/ EEE, from a recognised Institute.
    3. The candidate must have acquired a minimum aggregate of 50% (45% for the reserved candidates) in the qualifying examination. 
    4. The candidates who are appearing for the final exam or waiting for the final result can also apply for admission to M. Tech Mining Engineering course.

    M.Tech Mining Engineering Admission Process

    While some college offers admission to M. Tech Mining Engineering program on the basis of merit obtained by the student in a National level entrance exam (GATE), some of the colleges also conduct their own entrance exam for testing the eligibility of students for admission. Based on the merit obtained by the student in the qualifying exam or an entrance exam, the shortlisted candidates are called for the university level test in which their proficiency in terms of Mining Engineering, Mathematics Concept, Aptitude and Reasoning are evaluated.

    Based on the overall marks obtained by the student in the entrance exam and B.Tech degree, the eligible candidates are offered admission to the program. Some colleges also provide lateral entry to the M. Tech Mining Engineering program for the candidates who have completed their Bachelor's degree in the relevant stream and have 6 years of experience in the field of mining engineering. 

    M.Tech Mining Engineering Course Fee

    The course fee for M. Tech Mining Engineering depends on various factors such as the type of the institute,  the popularity/ ranking of the institute, and the merit/ scholarship earned by the student. For instance, the student having higher marks in the entrance exam will be provided higher scholarship, accounting for a lower course fee as compared to students with direct admission. On the other hand,  the government based institutes will have much lower fees as compared to private institutes. On average, the course fee for M. Tech Mining Engineering program ranges somewhere in between INR 50k to 2 lakh.

    M.Tech Mining Engineering Syllabus

    The semester wise syllabus for M. Tech Mining Engineering program has been given in the table below:

    Semester I

    Semester II

    Advanced Environmental Engineering

    Advanced Mining Engineering

    Rock Excavation Engineering 

    Mining and Planning

    Rock Excavation Engineering lab

    Advanced Mining Engineering lab

    Mining Engineering lab

    Mining Engineering lab II

    Open Elective I

    Open Elective IV

    Open Elective II

    Open Elective V

    Open Elective III

    Open Elective VI

    Technical writing and seminar I

    Technical writing and seminar II

    Semester III

    Semester IV

    Technical Writing and Seminar III

    Technical Writing and Seminar IV

    Research Work

    Research Work II

    Review of Research Work

    Review of Research Work II

    Summer Internship and Training 



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    M.Tech Mining Engineering Career Options and Job Prospects

    After completing a course in M. Tech Mining Engineering,  the candidates can opt for various career opportunities and job prospects. The candidates who have pursued a degree in M. Tech Mining Engineering can go for either a government-based or a private based mining Corporation. The various job options which the candidates can off after pursuing a degree in M. Tech Mining Engineering includes Mining Engineer, Mining Operator, Mining Manager, Researcher, Technical consultant, Technical Scientist, Account Manager, Technical Program Leader, etc. The starting salary of a candidate for M. Tech Mining Engineering ranges in between INR 3 to 6 LPA.

    FAQs about M.Tech MN

    What are the top colleges offering M.Tech Mining Engineering courses ?

    Following are some of the top colleges offering Engineering courses : Birla Institute of Technology and Science (Pilani) , Indian Institute of Technology (Kanpur) , Indian Institute of Technology (Kharagpur) , Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology (New Delhi) , PEC University of Technology (Chandigarh). You can explore these colleges on our website to check if they offer M.Tech Mining Engineering or not.

    I want admission in M.Tech Mining Engineering. Do I have to clear any exams for that ?

    Gujarat Post Graduate Common Entrance Test , Indraprastha University Common Entrance Test , Delhi University Arts , Vellore Institute of Technology Masters Entrance Examination , Indian Statistical Institute Admission Test are some of the exams that you can appear for to get admission in M.Tech Mining Engineering courses.

    What is the average fee for the course M.Tech Mining Engineering ?

    The average fee for M.Tech Mining Engineering is INR 50000 per year.

    What are the popular specializations related to M.Tech Mining Engineering ?

    Some of the popular specializations for M.Tech. (Master of Technology) are : Computational Engineering , Product Design , Aerodynamics & Propulsion , Mechanical Engineering , Mechanical Engineering.

    What is the duration of the course M.Tech Mining Engineering ?

    M.Tech Mining Engineering is a 2 year course.
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