Introduction to Mechanical Engineering Course:

Mechanical Engineering is a science where you deal with design, production and operation of machinery. Mechanical Engineering compromises of thermodynamics, physics and material science. Mechanical Engineering came to limelight after the industrial revolution in the 1800’s.


One needs to have passion towards mega engines, industrial machinery and a interest towards rocket science in order to pursue engineering course in mechanical stream. Mechanics is a very interesting field where you design, develop, test and supervise deployment of industrial equipment.


You need to qualify class XII exam so that you can pursue B.E (Bachelor in Engineering)/ B.Tech (Bachelor in Technology) in Mechanical course then can opt for Master’s degree. You can also opt for diploma course in this stream but still you need to complete graduation for it to have a better knowledge on things.

Colleges and Institutes offering Mechanical Engineering Courses in India:

These are the top colleges in India which provide a deep insight about mechanical engineering course and how to achieve perfection in them:

  • Indian Institute of Technology, (IIT Bombay)
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (IITD)
  • Indian Institute of Technology, (IIT Madras)
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur(IITK)
  • Indian Institute of Technology, (IIT Kharagpur)
  • Birla Institute of Technology and Science, BITS-Pilani
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Roorke (IITR)
  • Indian Institute of Technology,Guwahati (IITG)
  • Delhi Technological University, DTU
  • Indian Institute of Technology, BHU-Varanasi

Career Prospects

Future in India:

Public sector units like Oil and Natural Gas Corporation, Airport Authority of India, Bharat Refractories Limited, Cement Corporation Limited, Akaltara Power Limited, National Thermal Power Corporation Limited, Vikram Sarabhai Space Center, Gas Authority of India Limited, Bhabha Atomic Research Organization, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited and Steel Authority of India Limited do hiring on a mass scale. There are even a lot of private companies which require mechanical engineers.

Future Abroad:

One can find careers in aerospace, automotive, construction, energy, manufacturing, medicine, railway and sport industries. as a mechanical engineer, you will have plenty of opportunities to work abroad if you wish. You will also have the skills required for careers in business and management, IT, finance and law.

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