Engineering is a
great career choice for many. Lets take a look at a few
reasons why engineering is such a hot and rewarding career.
Engineers get to combine their creativity, mathematics and science background with technology in order to help solve everyday problems. They get to work on the design and development of new products, help with their production, monitoring, maintenance and testing.
There are many fields in engineering. The basic purpose of engineering is to design and manufacture the hardware of life. Engineers also repair, modify and construct efficient and economical products, by applying scientific principles to a variety of solutions.
The main engineering specializations are:
* Civil Engineering
* Mechanical Engineering
* Chemical Engineering
* Electrical Engineering
* Electronics and Communication Engineering
* Production and Industrial Engineering
* Computer Engineering
* Automobile Engineering
* Telecommunication Engineering
* Instrumentation Engineering
* Mining Engineering
* Aeronautical Engineering
* Agricultural Engineering
* Marine Engineering
* Ceramics Engineering
* Textile Engineering
* Other Engineering Specializations
To work as an engineer, a candidate needs to have BE/BTech. in the chose field of interest.
Candidates having completed class XII with physics, chemistry and mathematics is eligible to apply for admission to the various engineering colleges. Students can compete on an all-India basis for admission to the prominent colleges like IITs. State colleges of engineering take in students with state domicile, but provide some seats for students from other states.
Engineering Course Duration
Diploma in Engineering : 3years
BE/BTech. : 4 years
Me/MTech: 2 years
Integrated MTech: 5 years [Gets 2 degrees, BTech and MTech]