Career opportunity after B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering?


Ankit Saxena
Asst. Professor
Mechanical Engineering Deptt.
Mangalmay Institute of Engineering and Technology
Knowledge Park-II, Greater Noida,  U.P.

Y ou must have asked yourself this question a lot of times at some point or the other during admissions. In India you are not judged by what you have studied but what you do after you complete your education.  In this article various options after completing B.Tech in mechanical engineering have been shown with the help of facts and figure.

G overnment Career after B.Tech in Mechanical The candidates after completing B.Tech in Mechanical engineering can write some of the government's examinations that are conducted by State PSCs, SSC, UPSC, Postal departments, Railway departments, etc. The professionals can even apply for various public sector bank officers' examination. The aspirants can even write exams of Indian Air Force, defense sector, etc. The aspirants find a lot of opportunities in various public sector firms. Some of the public sector firms recruiting mechanical engineers are listed below. ONGC, DRDO, SAIL, NTPC, VSSC, ISRO, IOC. As a fresher, the professionals can join as Junior Engineers. Gradually they can go up in positions of Assistant Executive Engineers and so on with experience.

Private Sector Career after B.Tech in Mechanical Candidate can work as consultants in automobile, logistics, and transportation firms. Another option for the graduates is to work in IT firms like Infosys, Wipro, IBM, etc. The candidates can find variety of opportunities in power, mining, fertilizer sector as well.

Higher education if you studied engineering out of passion then M.Tech is a good option. You can opt for the field of study you aspire to expertise in. For this, you need to prepare well for the entrance exams GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering). It is a national exam conducted in India which can fetch you admission in IITs, IISC or NITs and many other good govt. centrally funded institute like SLIET, LONGOWAL etc. If you don't feel yourself as a technical guy just go for management courses like MBA. In India, there are various entrance examinations that will help you get into the top 30 MBA colleges. CAT (Common Admission Test) serves as a gateway for an MBA at the IIMs and many other leading institutes. Some other popular exams are XAT (Xavier's), NMAT, SNAP, CMAT, TISS, IRMA etc.

Prepare for Civil Services you need to put your complete focus in addition to lots of determination to prepare for Civil Services Examination. For that you need to - Believe in yourself.

Short Term Courses there are various short term courses and diploma courses you can opt for after your B.Tech. It can be a certificate course in welding technology, mechanical electrical plumbing, robotics protocol testing, machine designing etc.

Go Abroad the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) examination is an important part of the qualifying package for those aspiring to study abroad in the USA. Other major examinations that need to be taken are the Graduate Record Examination (GRE), for Masters' applicants. For Australia you need to clear IELTS examination with minimum score of 6.0 to 6.5 bands. For MS in UK you need to take IELTS and the admission to popular universities depends on your academic performance. Admission requirements to masters in engineering abroad might vary from one country to another and one university to other.

Join the army the times are gone when you tagged defense services with only patriotism. Now you can be utterly professional when opting for defense as a career. Give a chance to the patriot in you. Joining the Army/Navy/Air Force or any other wing of the defense services can be exciting and high paying at the same time. You can join as technical staff by applying through the University Entry Scheme (UES), which requires you to apply on their respective websites or appear for the AFCAT (Air Force Common Admission Test).


   Published on 12/09/2015

 Source: E-mail 11/09/2015

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