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Interested in becoming an instrumentation engineer? Wondering about the courses available in this domain? On this page, you will find all the essential information required to choose this domain as a career. Look out for brief overview about the courses and job opportunities in this domain here.


The domain of instrumentation engineering is the art and science of measurement and control of process variables in automated systems used in production, laboratory or manufacturing area. If a candidate opts for a career in instrumentation then there are employment opportunities in in chemical plants, pharmaceuticals, electrical power plants, petroleum and oil refineries, oil and gas pipeline companies. With the advancements in new technologies and growth of global business, there are ample job opportunities in instrumentation and control engineering and automation. If you like electronics and automation, then this is an interesting career for you.





Instrumentation Courses

Click on a course name below to find the list of colleges offering Instrumentation courses in India.


1. B Tech Instrumentation
2. B.E Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering
3. B.E Instrumentation and Control Engineering
4. B.E Instrumentation Technology
5. B.Tech Applied Electronics and Instrumentation
6. B.Tech Electronic Instrumentation & Control Engineering
7. B.Tech Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering
8. B.Tech Industrial Engineering
9. B.Tech Instrumentation and Control Engineering
10. BE Instrumentation
11. Certification Instrument Mechanic
12. Diploma Instrumentation & Control Engineering
13. M.Phil Instrumentation
14. M.Phil Scientific Instrumentation
15. M.Tech Process Control and Instrumentation
16. Post Graduate Diploma Electronics and Instrumentation


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Instrumentation engineering courses are offered in degree- graduate and post graduate, diploma- post graduate, certificate mode. The coursework for an instrumentation course involves class room training and laboratory practice along with seminars, presentations and projects. The curriculum is designed enable the students to learn about instrumentation principles, including the calibration, testing and operation of equipment and different types of automatic control systems. The hands-on training shows students how to install, configure and maintain equipment.

After completing any course in this domain the candidate can take up job in chemicals, agrochemicals, petrochemicals, fertilizers, pesticides, insecticides, cement, paper, polymers, petroleum refining, power generation, oil and gas fields (onshore and offshore), industrial and scientific gas production, pharmaceuticals, breweries, distilleries, food production, processing and beverages, iron, steel and other metal refining companies, textiles and yarn industries. One of the job profiles offered to the instrumentation engineer includes designing, developing, installing, managing and/or maintaining equipment which is used to monitor and control engineering systems, machinery and processes. The engineer is also responsible for ensuring that the systems and processes in the plant operate effectively, efficiently and safely.