Opportunities after B.Tech in Mining Engineering


Candidates who have studied Bachelor of Technology can go for higher studies in areas of Opencast Mining, Rock Excavation Engineering, and Geomatic Engineering. Indian School of Mining, NITs etc, are the reputed Institutions that offer advanced studies in Mining Engineering. Candidates who have completed courses in Mining Engineering can start their career as Management Trainee in firms such as Steel Authority of India, Coal India and Tata Steel etc.

Higher studies after B.Tech in Mining Engineering

Candidates who have completed graduation in Mining engineering can go for post graduation programmes in related subjects. Admission to the M.Tech/ ME programmes in Mining Engineering is carried out on the basis of GATE score. Some of the well known courses related to Mining Engineering are listed below.

  • Master of Technology in Mining Engineering
  • Master of Technology in Opencast Mining
  • Master of Technology in Mine Planning & Design
  • Master of Technology in Rock Excavation Engineering
  • Master of Technology in Underground Space Technology
  • Master of Technology in Geomatic Engineering

Reputed institutes such as Indian School of Mining, IITs, NITs and Anna University are offering these courses. Apart from these, candidates can pursue Master of Engineering in Mining and Minerals Engineering in Foreign Universities.

Career Opportunities after B.Tech in Mining Engineering

Those who have completed Bachelor of Technology in Mining Engineering have ample career opportunities in Government as well as Private sector companies. Candidates who have completed this course with a minimum of 60 % marks in aggregate are eligible to apply for jobs in public sector companies. Firms such as Coal India recruit fresh graduates in Mining engineering along with first class marks as Management Trainee. Bharat Aluminium Limited, Indian Oil Corporation, Hindalco Industries, Bharat Gold Mines Ltd, National Aluminium Corporation, are major recruiters in this sector. Apart from this, candidates can work as Junior Research Fellow in reputed Institutes such as NITs and Banaras Hindu University. They can seek employment as project assistant in firms such as Neyveli Lignite Corporation Limited and Central Institute of Mining and Fuel Research etc.

Tecnimont ICB Pvt. Ltd, Reliance Industries Limited and TATA Power are some of the major recruiters in private sector. Candidates can start their career in following job positions.

  • Minerals Processing Engineer
  • Researcher
  • Mineral Exploration
  • Mining Engineer
  • Drilling Engineer
  • Technical engineer in Mine Management

Candidates who have done higher studies in Mining Engineering can seek higher job positions along with higher remuneration. Candidates having industrial experience of at least 2 years can seek better job opportunities abroad.



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6 Responses to “Opportunities after B.Tech in Mining Engineering”

  1. 6

    i have completed b.tech with Computer branch and i want to do second degree with mining engineering.
    Please give me suggestion for it.

  2. 5
    satya prakash:

    i have completed b.tech with EC branch and i want to do m.tech with mining engineering. Is it good for bright future?
    Please give me suggestion for it.

  3. 4

    After B.tech in mining from nit rourkela what shall i do ? whether to go for M.tech or MBA.my mark in nit is 80%. Gate rank is 160

  4. 3

    hi im bhavani. im doing btech. my classmate name is charan. he want to do mining bt he was doing btech ece. is any chance to get job in mining??

  5. 2

    there is vacancy for mining engineers(BE/Btech) for public sector company (nlc) in tamil nadu..if anybody intrested ..mail me. mail id is [email protected]

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    What are the opportunities after B.tech in Electrical and Electronics Engg