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The complete course is covered in 8 semesters. For the first 2 semesters the course curriculum is same for all engineering branches. It’s only from the third semester that one gets to concentrate on metallurgical engineering. Through this course you come to learn various aspects of metals, their physical and chemical attributes. You learn about inter-metallic compounds and alloys, their applications and usefulness to engineering and industries. It also deals with extraction of metals from ores, processing them and obtaining pure metal. You get to learn about heat treatment and metal working techniques, such as casting, forging, drawing, rolling, extruding, etc.
As a metallurgical engineer there are lots of avenues to seek employment. You get opportunities to work in companies and industries that deal with manufacturing of metals. A number of companies from the private and the public sector are into production of steel and steel based products. A few examples of government owned plants are Durgapur steel plant and Rourkela steel plant, which come under the purview of Steel Authority of India (SAIL). Tata steel and Jindal steel are private manufacturers, where too one can seek work. Aluminium based companies like Hindalco and Nalco are also good enterprises to work for. Other than these one can get good opportunities to work in copper based industries too. Away from jobs, one also has the option to seek higher education in this field. M.S. and M.Tech are few such options. From there on, one can go for a research based career, whether in India or abroad.
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