About Engineering:

Engineering is the use of science and maths to design or make things. The discipline of engineering encompasses a broad range of more specialized fields of engineering, each with a more specific emphasis on particular areas of applied mathematics, applied science, and types of application.

Engineering as a career has attracted students in India in a big way from the very beginning and a large number of aspirants are taking the engineering. Thus, this is a multi-disciplined field with new and current Industry essential disciplines and branches being added with the advancement of science and technology.

There are a large number of students who appears for this stream after completing their Higher Secondary Education. There have been numerous Entrances being organized for these students by the Central Government as well as the State Government and also at private levels.

Though a large number of students appear for these entrance tests (JEE Main, JEE Advanced, BITSAT, VITEEE, KIITEE, SRMJEE, etc.) but they lack the knowledge related to the Engineering as a Professional Career.

The core engineering disciplines include Mechanical, Civil, and Electrical. Apart from this, there are diverse disciplines being offered and are popular nowadays: Chemical, Electronics & Tele-Communications, Computer Science, Information Technology, Electrical & Electronics, etc.


There are various professional courses being offered under Engineering as a career:

There are various professional courses being offered under the Engineering as a career:

Name of Course



Diploma/ Polytechnic

3 Years

After 10th with 50%

Bachelors in Technology/ Bachelors in Engineering

4 Years

After 12th  with 50% 

Integrated/ Dual Degree

5 Years

After 12th with 50% 

Post Graduate Diploma

2 Years

After UG with 50%

Maters in Technology/ Masters in Engineering

2 Years

After UG with 50%

Masters in Philosophy

1 Year

After PG

Doctorate of Philosophy

3-5 Years

After PG



Central & State Government- (For Degree):

  1. Joint Entrance Examination- JEE Mains
  2. Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering- GATE
  3. Joint Entrance Examination- JEE Advanced
  4. Delhi University Combined Entrance Examination (DUCEE)
  5. Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination (UPSEE)
  6. Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination (BCECE)
  7. Jharkhand Combined Entrance Competitive Examination (JCECE)
  8. Indraprastha University Common Entrance Test (IPU CET)
  9. Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET)
  10. Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MHTCET)
  11. Indian Institutes of Technology Joint Admission Test for M.Sc. (IIT JAM)
  12. Assam Combined Entrance Examination (ACEE)
  13. Kerala Engineering, Architecture Medical Entrance Test (KEAM)
  14. West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination (WBJEE)
  15. Telangana State Engineering, Agriculture & Medical Common Entrance Test (TSEAMCET)
  16. Andhra Pradesh Engineering, Agricultural and Medical Common Entrance Test (APEAMCET)
  17. Chandigarh Common Entrance Test (CET)
  18. Madhya Pradesh Pre Engineering Test (PET)
  19. Punjab Technical University Combined Entrance Test (PTU CET)
  20. Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CUCET)
  21. Orissa Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE)
  22. Jammu and Kashmir Common Entrance Test (JKCET)
  23. Chhattisgarh Pre-Engineering Test (CGPET)
  24. Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT)
  25. Rajasthan Pre Entrance Test (RPET)
  26. Gujarat Common Entrance Test (GUJCET)
  27. Haryana Common Engineering Entrance Test (CEET)
  28. Goa Common Entrance Test (GCET)
  29. Puducherry Joint Entrance Test (PJET)
  30. Uttarakhand State Entrance Examination (UKSEE)
  31. Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET)
  32. Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions (TNEA)
  33. Sikkim Engineering Entrance Examination (SEEE)
  34. Himachal Pradesh Combined Pre-Entrance Test (CPET)
  35. Tripura Joint Entrance Examination (TJEE)
  36. Andhra University Engineering Entrance Test (AUEET)
  37. North East State Engineering Entrance (NERIST)
  38. Indian Maritime University Common Entrance Test (IMU CET)
  39. Jawaharlal Nehru University Entrance Exam (JNUEE)
  40. Aligarh Muslim University (AMU)
  41. Uttaranchal University Entrance Examination (UUEE)
  42. Andhra Pradesh Post-Graduate Engineering Common entrance Test ( AP PGECET)

Common Private Entrance Exams- (For Degree)

  1. Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test (BITSAT)
  2. Vellore Institute of Technology Engineering Entrance Examination (VITEEE)
  3. Sri Ramaswamy Memorial Joint Engineering Entrance Exam (SRMJEE)
  4. Lovely Professional University National Entrance and Scholarship Test (LPU NEST)
  5. Amity Joint Entrance Examination
  6. Consortium of Medical, Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka (COMEDK)
  7. Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology Entrance Examination (KIITEE)
  8. Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science Engineering Entrance Examination (HIITSEE)
  9. Christ University Entrance Test (CUET)
  10. Galgotias Engineering Entrance Examination (GEEE)
  11. Manipal Entrance Test (MET) / Manipal University Online Entrance Test (MUOET)
  12. Bharti Vidyapeeth Deemed University Common Entrance Test (BVPCET)
  13. Amrita Engineering Entrance Examination (AEEE)
  14. University of Petroleum and Energy Studies Engineering Aptitude Test (UPESEAT)
  15. VIT University Master’s Entrance Examination (VITMEE)
  16. Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET)

Polytechnic Entrance Examination / Conducting Body-

  1. Andhra Pradesh State Board of Technical Education and Training (AP SBTET) / Andhra Pradesh Polytechnic Combined Entrance Test (AP PolyCET)
  2. Assam Polytechnic (PAT)
  3. Bihar Polytechnic / Diploma Certificate Entrance Competitive Examination (DCECE)
  4. Chhattisgarh Pre Polytechnic Test (CG PPT)
  5. Goa Polytechnic (GPAT)
  6. Himachal Pradesh Polytechnic Admission Test (HPPAT)
  7. Delhi CET (Delhi Polytechnic)
  8. Jharkhand Polytechnic / Polytechnic Entrance Competitive Examination (PECE)
  9. Madhya Pradesh Polytechnic entrance exam (MPPET)
  10. Maharashtra Polytechnic / Maharashtra State Board of Technical Education (MSBTE)
  11. Meghalaya Polytechnic Admission / Shillong Polytechnic
  12. Nagaland Polytechnic Admission / Directorate of Technical Education Nagaland
  13. DET Odisha
  14. Punjab JET
  15. Sikkim Polytechnic Admission
  16. Rajasthan Polytechnic / Directorate of Technical Education (DTE)
  17. Tamilnadu Polytechnic / Directorate Of Technical Education (DOTE)
  18. Telangana State Polytechnic Common Entrance Test (TS PolyCET)
  19. Tripura Polytechnic / Tripura Board of Technical Education
  20. JEECUP Uttar Pradesh
  21. JEXPO West Bengal



Top Central/ State Universities/Colleges


  1. Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
  2. Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
  3. Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
  4. Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
  5. Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
  6. Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
  7. Indian Institute of Technology, Dhanbad / Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad
  8. Indian Institute of Technology, BHU
  9. Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati
  10. Delhi Technical University, Delhi
  11. Indian Institute of Technology, Patna
  12. Indian Institute of Technology, Bhubaneshwar
  13. Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, Delhi
  14. Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar
  15. Indian Institute of Technology, Indore
  16. Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad
  17. Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi
  18. Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram
  19. Indian Institute of Technology, Ropar
  20. Jadavpur University, Kolkata


  1. National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur
  2. National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappali
  3. Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Prayagraj
  4. National Institute of Technology, Warangal
  5. National Institute of Technology, Calicut
  6. National Institute of Technology, Delhi
  7. National Institute of Technology, Patna
  8. National Institute of Technology, Meghalaya
  9. National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur
  10. National Institute of Technology, Raipur
  11. National Institute of Technology, Rourkela
  12. National Institute of Technology, Puducherry, Karaikal
  13. National Institute of Technology, Silchar
  14. National Institute of Technology, Srinagar

Top Private Colleges

  1. Birla Institute of Technology & Science –Pilani
  2. Vellore Institute of Technology
  3. Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra
  4. BIT Sindri
  5. College of Engineering, Pune
  6. Shanmugha Arts Science Technology & Research Academy (SASTRA)
  7. PUMBA
  8. Manipal Institute of Technology
  9. SRM University
  10. Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology
  11. Coimbatore Institute of Technology
  12. Jaypee Institute of Information Technology
  13. Maharashtra Institute of Technology, Pune
  14. Institute of Technical Education & Research
  15. Punjab Engineering College
  16. V. Raman College of Engineering
  17. Joseph’s College of Engineering
  18. Andhra University
  19. College of Engineering Trivandrum
  20. IIIT Hyderabad
  21. Amrita Institute of Technology & Science, Coimbatore
  22. Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala
  23. R.V. College of Engineering, Bangalore
  24. National Institute of Engineering, Mysore
  25. Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering, Bangalore
  26. ITM University, Gurgaon
  27. Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTU), Hyderabad



There are varied job titles for the candidate based on the qualification of the student.

The Engineering titles depending upon the candidate’s specialization are:

  1. Mechanical Engineer
  2. Civil Engineer
  3. Electrical Engineer
  4. Chemical Engineer
  5. Petroleum Engineer
  6. Software Engineer
  7. Manufacturing Engineer
  8. Quality Engineer
  9. Educationist (Professor/Researcher)
  10. Scientist

Common Job Titles Position-

  1. Engineer In Chief
  2. Chief Engineer
  3. Deputy Chief Engineer / Superintending Engineer
  4. Executive Engineer / Senior Project Engineer
  5. Assistant Engineer / Project Engineer
  6. Junior Engineer


Public Sector Company:

  1. ONGC
  2. ISRO
  3. IOCL
  4. NHAI
  5. NALCO
  6. DRDO
  7. GAIL
  8. BARC
  9. SAIL
  10. NTPC
  11. BSNL
  12. BHEL
  13. CIL
  14. PGCIL
  15. NALCO

Private Sector Company:

  1. Google
  2. Amazon
  3. Mahindra
  4. TCS
  5. Accenture
  6. Cognizant
  7. Infosys
  8. Robert Bosch
  9. L & T
  10. Mahindra & Mahindra
  11. Delloite
  12. HCL
  13. Toshiba



a. Private Sector Jobs- After passing B. Tech, candidate can go for a job. These jobs are either provided by the Colleges you have completed your Degree i.e. campus placement. If you will not get campus placement, then you can apply for the companies by our own. These jobs are private basically.

b. Entrepreneur- If you have a dream to run your own company then you can also become an Entrepreneur.  Also, you can join the Company of your family after completing the education.

c. Government Sector Jobs- There are also jobs available in government fields. This you can apply either from Central Government or State Government Applications they introduce for positions in different department.  Students can apply for Indian Engineering Services (IES) examination conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).

d. Study- Apart from Jobs, You can also give your life in getting further education i.e. either Masters, PhD or MPhil.

e. Educationist / Professor- You can also apply for professor jobs in different govt or private colleges based on your qualification and specialization. You can also open you Coaching Institute or get a job in a renowned Institute as well.

f. Scientist- You can have a career in Research Institutions. You can apply for ISRO, DRDO and other for being a Scientist.

Course Name Duration
Ph.D. (Engineering) 3 Years
M.Tech./ M.Tech.+ Ph.D. 5 Years
Course Name Duration
M.Phil 2 Years

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