About Mechanical Engineering, Courses, Eligibility, Job Opportunities & Career, and Skills
Mechanical Engineering is the main type of engineering which mainly concentrates on science and math applications. Mechanical engineering is one of best career in the field of growth and also it is a highly paid to the one who attains full knowledge about the subject. With this kind of engineering a person can design a product with a particular function. This type of engineering is a complex and a challenging, highly paid for anyone thinking about a career in mechanical engineering. A degree in mechanical engineering challenges and also fulfills a system into a moving parts with full fledge knowledge of engineering. One who possesses the expertise in friction, force, would be added advantage from earning this degree. ,
A engineer in mechanic designs and assembles engines, structures and vehicles. Such engineers examine and design industrial equipments, robot etc. Many Mechanical engineers focus on research and development, and some in Laboratory environment.
A Mechanical Engineer is required in many sectors such as steel plants, aeronautical, railways, electronics, chemical to design and maintain their machinery and in agricultural division, he plays a important role in maintenance of equipment.
Following are courses for Mechanical Engineering
Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering
Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering
Master of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering
Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering
To get admission in a bachelor's degree, a candidate must pass the 10+2 examination with Science as the main subject which consists of Biology, Maths and Chemistry. Duration is four years.
The eligibility criterion for pursuing a master's degree is to hold a bachelor's degree in the field of B.E/B.Tech. The duration for this course is two years.
There are many career opportunities in this field for new joiners and young dynamic students.
Mechanical Engineer have wide range of job opportunities both in public and private companies. They mainly aim in getting good jobs in either one of these sectors.
a) Public Sector: They can find job in public sector such as defense, posts and telegraphs, etc. Public Companies such as BHEL, BEL, HAL etc call for campus interview and select only if the below eligibility criteria is fulfilled.
For Government Jobs minimum educational eligibility is graduation in any engineering field with minimum of 65 % marks from a recognized university.
Some other jobs in Government companies
b) Junior Engineer in Railway Sector
c) Assistant Engineer in Railway Sector
d) Banks as a Specialist officer positions
b) Private Sectors:
Jobs in private sectors can be recruited by companies like Tata Motors, Mphasis, Infotech, Reliance energy and Infosys and also Automobile Industry (Like Hyundai, Tata Motors, Maruti etc.)
Some Jobs in Private companies:
b) Mechanical Design Engineer
For Government Sectors: For new joiners, the package will be 3 Lacs per year and for experienced engineers the package will be around Rs 5 Lacs.
For Private Sectors: For new joiners, the package will be 5 Lacs per year and for experienced engineers the package will be around Rs 8 Lacs depending upon required qualification and experience.
Skills required to get a job in an automobile company
In order to gain expertise and to be called as a successful mechanical engineer, one has to qualify the required examination and also he/she need to possess certain technical skills that are very vital to the job. A literate in computer is added advantage for a job in Mechanical Engineering as this is required as most of the professionals work together in drafting software and programs and also help in designing new products and equipment.
The technical skills for mechanical engineers vary from time to time. Engineer in an automobile company or an aeronautics industries must be expertise in assembling engines, brakes and should be a problem solving leader.