This programme includes various dimensions like geology, exploration technology, mining methods, computer applications for mining operations and mineral explorations and surveying. Candidates also get chance to have hands on experience for science and engineering skills. They get complete industrial exposure during their course.
Mining industries always require skillful practitioners to use and operate high-technology equipment and applications which are required in this industry hence this course is mostly available in regular mode. So this course includes everything like mineral exploration, engineering, environmental assessment, etc.
10th/12th passed or graduates with specialization in Geography, Geology and technical specialization are eligible. The minimum qualifying marks may vary from one institute to another. Some institutes even offer this course for professionals to improve their skills.
It is not different and includes simply submission of completely filled application form enclosed with all the other required documents and application fee. Candidate may check for eligibility before submitting the form.
This course is having 2 years duration. These 2 years are divided into semesters with each semester having 6 months duration. The syllabus is divided in such a way that the basic part of the course includes the initial part of the course.
Further study options
These candidates are complete if they have gained the technical expertise in their field. Interested people can go for graduation that is Bachelor's Degree (B.E. /B.Tech.) in Mining Engineering. Post graduate diploma in Mineral Exploration and Mining can also be done to have better job options afterwards.
Other short term courses related to this specialization can also be pursued.
The initial part of course includes all theoretical and then practical part of the field. It includes study of Mineral exploration and mine safety, Math, Physics, Chemistry, Physical Geology, Surface Mining, Computing and CAD (Computer assisted design), Surveying and Mineralogy.
The later part of course includes Industrial studies which include hands on training, study of Industrial Minerals and Metalliferous Ores, Minerals and Hydrocarbon Exploration, Geology of Minerals and Ores and Mineral Economics and Mining Methods.
These candidates are in great demand in mining industries all over the world. In India the top government organizations working in this sector are GSI (Geological Survey of India), Government operated mining firms, ONGC, Odisha Mining Corporation, Rajasthan State Mines and Minerals, Tamil Nadu Minerals Limited and many more.
Private sectors are also working in this field and top companies are TATA Steel, Mineral Production Companies, Mineral Processing Companies, etc.
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