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M.Tech Open Cast Mining

Master of Technology in Open Cast Mining

Are you graduate in the field of engineering and technology? Are you willing to learn about opencast mining? If you have positive answers, then you can enroll in M.Tech. in Open Cast Mining. It is available in many technical colleges and even mining institutes are also available in India. All other details are mentioned below.

Course Name: M.Tech Open Cast Mining
Group: M.Tech
Stream: Engineering
Course Category: General
Duration: 2 Years


M.Tech or Master of Technology in pen Cast Mining is a Post Graduation level course in the field of Mining technology. A candidate needs to have a broad knowledge of multiple disciplines like sciences, technology, mining engineering, etc to become successful in this field and this course serves for that requirement. Candidates pursuing this course get an experience of underground and opencast mining, learn about plan preparation, risk management, and many other required things.
As this course requires practical mostly, it is not available through correspondence or in part-time mode and candidates interested in pursuing need to enroll for a regular course only.


Candidates holding B.E. or B.Tech degree in Opencast mining, Mining, Mining Machinery, civil engineering, etc are eligible for this course. It must be completed from a recognized college and candidates must have secured at least 60% marks as an aggregate to become eligible for this course.

M.Tech Open Cast Mining 2019 - 2020 Admissions/Application Enquiry


M.Tech Open Cast Mining - Colleges & Admission Notifications

Find the list of colleges offering M.Tech Open Cast Mining course. Check out individual college websites to know more about the admission for 2019 - 2020 academic year. You may download the application form and course details from the official college website.

College NameUniversityState
Indian School of MinesIndian School of Mines (ISM) DhanbadJharkhand

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Admission Procedure

For admissions, interested candidates can submit their duly filled admission forms before the last date of submission. They should not forget to enclose their forms with other required documents and application fee.
Admissions are offered through entrance tests and interviews in most of the reputed institutes. These entrance tests can be of national level, state level, and institute level and a single candidate can appear in any or all of these examinations as per his or her suitability.


The duration of this course is 2 years or 4 semesters. It is fixed in most of the cases.

Further Study options

After completion of this course, candidates interested in higher studies can go for Ph.D. in pen cast Mining or any other related subjects. It is a doctorate level degree course through which a candidate gets an opportunity to learn through research. It also opens the door for the scientific world.

Course Highlights

The course starts with topics like Managerial Decision Making, Drilling and Blasting in Surface Mines, Geomechanics, Surface Mining Operations, and Equipment, etc.
Then candidates learn about Continuous Surface Mining, Analysis and Design of Slopes in Surface Mines, Mineral Exploration and Geostatistics and Computer Aided Mine Planning & Design. Details about Environmental Aspects of Mining are also included in the course. Industrial visits, dissertation, short projects, seminars, etc are an important part of this course.

Job aspects

These candidates can work in mines, academic institutes for teaching and training purposes, Oil agencies, Refinery companies, etc very easily.

M.Tech Open Cast Mining Admissions for 2019 - 2020 Academic Year

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