Building a career in the mechanical engineering field is the dream of every student, due to a wide range of reasons. Lucrative salary package, global exposure and challenging work life are some of the basic attributes which may come along with the mechanical engineering job.
What is mechanical engineering?
Typically, mechanical engineering is known as one of the oldest and widest engineering branches, which involves designing, development and use of different equipment in order to find a concrete solution for the mechanical issues. Mechanical engineering jobs are available both in private and government sectors. Moreover, there is an abundant opportunity of working overseas also.
What are the available mechanical engineering courses?
In order to pursue a mechanical engineering course, it is required to crack the entrance examination, which is called IIT JEE. Some of the specialized fields in the engineering branch are rapid prototyping, mechanics, turbo machinery, robotics, energy management, refrigeration & air conditioning, etc.
Below is the list of top engineering colleges in India=
- All IITs
- Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS-Pilani)
- All NITs
- Indian School of Mines
- Jadavpur University (Faculty of Engineering & Technology)
- PSG College of Technology
- Malaviya National Institute of Technology
- Bengal Engineering and Science University
- College of Engineering Pune
- Thapar University
In order to find a good mechanical engineering job in a reputed company, a candidate should be holding a B.E/B.Tech degree in engineering. Usually, master-degree holders earn a good amount and they are usually hired for top managerial positions. Similarly, any person who is holding a degree in mechanical engineering can also explore opportunities in administrative and research fields. Even some doctoral degree holder opts for teaching professional. It involves imparting engineering education to students of engineering colleges.
There is a burgeoning demand of mechanical engineers, both in India and abroad. As per some market reports, by 2015, mechanical engineering occupation would become the highest paid career option in India. Engineers can find jobs in private sector as well as government field, where there are ample of opportunities present in defense, telegraph, aviation, agriculture, etc. The other fields where you can find mechanical engineering jobs are space, chemical, refrigeration, electronics, automation, automobile, etc.
What is the salary package of a mechanical engineer?
Typically, a mechanical engineer earns Rs 355,482/year. However, your salary package would depend on a conglomeration of factors like location, experience, company, education, etc. The college from where you have completed your education also plays an imperative role in deciding your salary package. If you have done your engineering from a reputable institute like IIT, etc., then you can easily get a fresher mechanical engineering job with the salary package of Rs 30-40 lakh/annum.
Below are the names of top companies which are offering mechanical engineering jobs in India-
- Hindustan Motors Limited
- Indian railway