B.Tech In Mechanical Engineering: A Rewarding Career Choice

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B.Tech In Mechanical Engineering: A Rewarding Career Choice

Jan 3, 2022, 3:58:50 AM Opinion

B.Tech is a four-year undergraduate course that deals with the specializations of engineering and technology. The main idea is to extend practical knowledge in the technical field with applied engineering concepts. B.Tech offers diverse specializations in Computer Science Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering and many more.


One of the traditional and evergreen fields of engineering is B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering. It is a four-year undergraduate course that deals with designing, building, development, simulation, and control of machines. The course is structured as science, math, and other engineering subjects, including fluid mechanics, thermodynamics, product design, control, and product design. 


The main idea of the undergraduate course is to prepare the students with a strong knowledge of mechanics that helps them solve engineering and scientific problems, and it also involves specialized training and learning of skills for analysis.


Why B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering?


●       Reputed profession: Graduates from Mechanical Engineering are in high demand. The skilled graduates are ready to find numerous jobs immediately after the completion of the course. All these characteristics make this course one of the most reputable engineering courses. 


●       High pay: Average packages for Mechanical Engineering graduates are high for both private and public organizations. A Mechanical Engineer's work involves initiating, overlooking, planning, and completing mechanical works that offer higher pay. 


●       Career opportunities: A Mechanical Engineer can pursue numerous career opportunities. Students have diverse educational programs to choose. There is an extensive array of career options from law and management to competitive examinations and employment in Government organizations.


●       Upon completing the program, graduates will get attractive salary packages depending on the candidate's expertise and experience in the field. 


Syllabus for B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering


Mechanical Engineering comprises a structured pattern of core, elective, lab subjects and projects. B.Tech Mechanical syllabus includes various technical topics related to the field with applied engineering concepts. Listed below is a generic syllabus that is typically followed during the course:


●       Strength of Materials

●       Fluid Mechanics 

●       Thermal Engineering

●       Engineering Drawing 

●       Mechatronics 

●       Turbomachines 

●       Thermodynamics

●       Heat Transfer

●       Control Systems

●       Power Plant Engineering


Scope For Higher Education 


Mechanical engineering graduates who desire to pursue higher education, starting from short-term courses to post-graduation, have various options to choose from. They can also choose to pursue a diploma or certification in CAD, pipe engineering, etc., and can also pursue full-time or part-time masters in technical or business fields.


After completing this course, the graduates are also eligible to pursue PG courses such as M.Tech., Master of Engineering, etc. In addition, If a student desires to pursue M.Tech in Mechanical Engineering, they can appear for entrance exams like GATE, IPU CET, OJEE, SRMJEEE PG, etc.


 Some of the other courses that the students can pursue after B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering are listed below:


●       MBA Operational Management

●       MBA Project Management

●       PhD. Mechanical Engineering

●       M.Phil Mechanical Engineering

●       M.Tech Mechatronics

●       M.Tech in Manufacturing Engineering


Career Options After B.Tech Mechanical Engineering


After the students have completed their B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering can work in public and private sectors depending on their aim.


Some of the private industries that offer major job roles to Mechanical engineers are listed below.


●       Shipping Industries

●       Auto-Mobile Industries

●       Steel Plant 

●       Thermal Plant

●       Robotics

●       Aerospace Industries


Some of the public sectors that offer major job roles to Mechanical engineers are listed below.


●       Indian Railways

●       Indian Armed Forces

●       Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC)

●       Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)

●       State Wise Road Transport board

●       Indian Oil Corporation (IOC)

●       BHEL




Graduates from Mechanical Engineering have a wide range of great opportunities in this technology-driven world. As a result, the course is known as the future of the world. According to reliable sources, The prospects for mechanical engineers is projected to grow 4% from 2019 to 2029. 


Therefore, any student with a passion for shining in the field will find success soon.

Published by Neha Thakur

Written by Neha Thakur

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