Government Colleges for B.E/B. Tech Mining Engineering


Mining engineering is a branch of engineering that deals with mineral processing, mine planning, operations analysis, ore reserve analysis, mine cost engineering, mine ventilation, mine health and safety, rock mechanics, materials handling and drilling and blasting.

Mining engineers are required for mineral extraction and other fields where the crust of the earth is utilized. Bachelor of Engineering/Technology is a four-year degree course in the field of engineering/technology and many colleges are offering this course in India. The names of government colleges offering Bachelor of Engineering/Technology in mining engineering in India are given below:


Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi

Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur

Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur

Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai


Regional Engineering College, Durgapur

Regional Engineering College (REC) Tiruchchirappalli

Regional Engineering College (REC) Allahabad

Regional Engineering College (REC) Jaipur

Regional Engineering College (REC) Jalandhar

Regional Engineering College (REC) Visvesvarayya, Nagpur

Regional Engineering College (REC) Bhopal

Regional Engineering College (REC) Calicut

Regional Engineering College (REC) Suratkal

Regional Engineering College (REC) Srinagar

Regional Engineering College (REC) Hamirpur

Regional Engineering College (REC) Kurukshetra

Regional Engineering College (REC) Surat

Regional Engineering College (REC) Jamshedpur

Regional Engineering College (REC) Silchar

Regional Engineering College (REC) Warangal


National Institute of Technology, Rourkela

University Colleges:

Guru Ghasidas University Government College of Engineering, Bilaspur

Government Engineering College Ravishankar University, Raipur

Government Colleges:

Government Engineering College, Bhuj

Government College of Engineering and Technology, Raipur

Government College of Engineering, Tirunelveli

Government College of Engineering, Salem

Qualification requirement:

For seeking admission to the Bachelor of Engineering/Technology course, candidates must have completed their higher secondary in science stream with chemistry, mathematics and physics subjects. Admission to the IITs are made based on IITJEE entrance examination, RECs are done based on JEE score and for other colleges, admission is done based on the AIEEE score or state level engineering entrance examination score secured by the students. To successfully get through the Bachelor of Engineering/Technology, candidates must have sound background in physics, economics, computer applications, mathematics and chemistry subjects.

Higher studies are Bachelor of Engineering/Technology in Mining Engineering:

Candidates, who have successfully completed their UG course in mining engineering, can go for M.E/M. Tech course in mining engineering after which they can go for Ph. D in the same field.

Job prospects and career opportunities:

Candidates, who have completed their Bachelor’s degree course in mining engineering or mining engineers, can find employment opportunities in private as well as government sector. Particularly, some of the Public Sector organizations like NLC, IPCL, NALCO, Geological Survey of India, Coal India and ONGC are always on the lookout for eligible mining engineers. In addition, some of the private organizations like Reliance and MNCs like Schlumberger and British Gas recruit mining engineers directly on campus recruitment basis from IITs and ISM. These professionals are also recruited as Project Fellows in Kolar Gold Fields and National Institute of Rock Mechanics. Thus, there is a wide range of employment opportunities for mining engineers in Indian Public Sector organizations.



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3 Responses to “Government Colleges for B.E/B. Tech Mining Engineering”

  1. 3
    sourav ganguly:

    What is the all India rank limit to get such colleges?

  2. 2
    Ajay chaudhari:

    Dear sir, i will complete my B.E. Mining engineering in june 2012… Which ways i go for my better career??

  3. 1
    anand pandey:

    sir i have a ph student in mining engineering in b tech cource which field is best for me