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M.E. Mine Planning

Master of Engineering in Mine Planning

Do you have a bachelor’s degree in the field of mining engineering? Wish to specialize and make a career in the field of planning of mines and their layout? Learn here about the post graduate course in M.E. Mine Planning.

Course Name: M.E. Mine Planning
Group: M.Tech
Stream: Engineering
Course Category: Mining
Duration: 2 Years


Mining engineering is a very rewarding field, in the country and elsewhere. Mining engineering is no easy career though. One has to work in hostile climates deep inside the surface of the earth. There is always a risk element associated with working at such depths. While you are at such depths, there is the danger of the earth caving in or the mines getting inundated with underground water. The risks are especially more for those inside the earth’s surface. To deal with such issues, it is necessary to plan and design the mines in such a way that evacuation of men could be started at the earliest with the least loss of life.

Eligibility and course duration

Bachelor’s degree in mining engineering with at least 50% marks. The selections are done based on entrance tests or GATE score. The duration of the program is of 2 years.

M.E. Mine Planning 2019 - 2020 Admissions/Application Enquiry


M.E. Mine Planning - Colleges & Admission Notifications

Find the list of colleges offering M.E. Mine Planning 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
College of Technology And EngineeringMaharana Pratap University of Agrilcuture & TechnologyRajasthan

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More about the course

The master’s program in mine planning introduces you to the various concepts and strategies that are involved in the design of mines. It goes through various disciplines that are to be taken into account while planning for its design. One has to take into consideration rock mechanics, rock breakage and ventilation in mines. One learns to design mines that are safe to work in and takes in consideration issues related to the environment. What could be the financial impacts and how to run it at the least cost are certain issues that are given due care of while planning for a mine. Other issues that are given consideration is whether the mines are of underground type or surface type. You learn about the planning aspects depending upon the type of mine, whether, open cast mine, open cut mine or sea bed mining and so on.

Job opportunities and prospects

On completion of this course you may immediately move to the industry, the mining sector and get into role of a planner and designer. The scope in this field is ever increasing. Opportunities are there both in the private sector and in public sector companies. Countries in the gulf, the United States and Canada are among the countries that provides for good employment opportunities. Beyond this course, you may undertake programs in research like M.Phil or PhD. One may also take up a career in teaching in the universities and colleges.

M.E. Mine Planning Admissions for 2019 - 2020 Academic Year

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