Mining Engineering

Mining Engineering

Degrees offered: B.E /B.Tech, Diploma, Dual Degree, M.E /M.Tech., P.G.D, Ph.D

What is Mining Engineering

Mining engineering is offered as a specialised branch in engineering that emphasises on the interdisciplinary aspects of both science and engineering including mine-surveying, mining mechanisation and industrial minerals. The course also deals with research in areas like of mine fire and explosions, ventilation, rock mechanics, underground and surface environment, geomatics and mine safety. The course is offered at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in leading technical institutes.

Eligibility Criteria (UG & PG) of Mining Engineering

  • For UG: Candidates should have passed 10+2 board examination or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as core subjects.
  • For PG: Candidates should have a B.Tech degree in Mining Engineering with minimum qualifying marks.

Scope of Mining Engineering in India and Abroad

  • The course is designed to encourage students to pursue cross traditional modules of mining engineering and seek employable opportunities.
  • With a specialised technical degree, you can get job offers from core mining or allied organisations.
  • Pursuing mining engineering gives you an opportunity to work in exploration and research field.

Course Fees Mining Engineering

Minimum Fees Maximum Fees
Private Government Private Government
1.21 Lakhs
B.E /B.Tech in Mining Engineering at Anubose Institute of Technology, Palwancha
6.00 K
B.E /B.Tech in Mining Engineering at Government Engineering College, Bhuj
14.31 Lakhs
B.E /B.Tech in Mining Engineering at School of Engineering, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun
10.58 Lakhs
Dual Degree in Mining Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
1.14 Lakhs
M.E /M.Tech. in Mining Engineering at KLR College of Engineering and Technology, Palwancha
38.00 K
M.E /M.Tech. in Mining Engineering at Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture and Technology, Udaipur
12.95 Lakhs
B.E /B.Tech in Mining Engineering at University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun
1.76 Lakhs
M.E /M.Tech. in Mining Engineering at National Institute of Technology Rourkela
45.00 K
Diploma in Mining Engineering at Sana Engineering College, Kodad
56.00 K
Ph.D in Mining Engineering at Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture and Technology, Udaipur
1.20 Lakhs
Diploma in Mining Engineering at Maharishi University of Information Technology, Lucknow
1.84 Lakhs
Ph.D in Mining Engineering at College of Technology and Engineering, Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture and Technology, Udaipur
40.22 K
Diploma in Mining Engineering at Sri Sanjeev Polytechnic, Raichur
3.60 K
Diploma in Mining Engineering at Government Polytechnic, Bhuj
11.95 Lakhs
Diploma in Mining Engineering at Shree Vinayaka Polytechnic, Kolar Gold Fields
84.93 K
Diploma in Mining Engineering at Kazi Nazrul University, Burdwan

Questions related to Mining Engineering

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what are cutoffs for iit dhanbad mining branch?

Dhruv 28th Sep, 2020
Hello, you can check from this link for details about cutoff for IIT Dhanbad.

The best thing is that if you have any category you can also check cutoff for it.
You have to score very good marks to get IIT Dhanbad mining branch.
It is a very good IIT and is highly ranked.

All the best.

Hope this will help you.

How good is mining engineering in NIT JAMSHEDPUR ?

Krishna M V 13th Sep, 2020

Hi Aspirant,

As Mining industry is in the lime light today, because it provides most of the raw materials required for the ever increasing demands of the society with regard to infrastructure, goods, services and energy. The Department of Mining Engineering at NIT JAMSHEDPUR specializes in Mining Technology,

Mine Environment and Safety Engineering, Clean Coal Technology, Mine Planning, Mie Surveying, Mining Geology and Hydrologeology. It boasts the modern and sophisticated equipments for physical experimentation viz. DTA, AAS, Computer Controlled Compression Testing Machine, Ultrasonic Testing Machine, Rheometer, Gas Chromatograph, Digital Bomb Calorimeter, UV-visible Spectrphotomter, GPS, Total Station etc.

As the Jamshedpur known for it's rich mineral resources and production factories one can aspire a good career from NIT JAMSHEDPUR which has wide range of Opportunities


b. tech after diploma in mining

Shivendra Pratap SINGH 8th Sep, 2020

Yes Sangram you can do BTECH degree after diploma in mining. The only qualification required is you must have passed Intermediate Examination i.e. Class 12 Examination. You are eligible for pursuing BTECH degree . Actually in our educational system we can pursue any number of degrees from any of the INSTITUTION.

Hope you understand this very Well and All the Best....

Thanks And Have A Very Nice Day


For data science, which is best to take for 4th semester elective among (1) data mining and warehousing, (2) statistical simulation and data analysis, (3) data visualization, (4) design and analysis of algorithms (5) advanced RDBMS?

Aman Kumar 27th Aug, 2020


Data science is an inter-disciplinary field that uses scientific methods, processes, algorithms and systems to extract knowledge and insights from many structural and unstructured data. Data science is related to data mining, machine learning and big data are high priority streams.

So you can take any one of these it will help you equally.

Hope it helps!


How to prepare gate exam for mining branch......for basic please Sujjest study material (starting)

Aditi amrendra Student Expert 24th Aug, 2020

These are the best sources for Mining Engineering for GATE :

Verbal and numerical ability:

  • General Aptitude: Quantitative Aptitude & Reasoning G.K Publications

  • Objective English for Competitive Examination 5th Ed Hari Mohan Prasad

  • Made Easy Materials.

Engineering Mathematics books for GATE

  • Advanced Engineering Mathematics RK Jain, SRK Iyengar

  • Advanced Engineering Mathematics HK Dass

  • Advanced Engineering Mathematics BS Grewal

Mining Engineering Reference Books

  • Elements of Mining Technology Vol 1,2 & 3 by DESHMUKH

  • Mine Legislation by GODISHALA MAANOHER

  • Advanced Opencast Mining methods by GANGADHAR

  • Data mining: Introductory and Advanced Topics by DUNHAM

  • Rock mechanics and strata control by B.RAVINDAR

  • Data mining techniques: For marketing, sales and customer relationship management by GORDON S. LINOFF and MICHEAL J.A. BERRY

  • Mining surveying-I by P.RANGASWAMY

  • Opencast mining by M.VISHNU

  • Introduction to Data mining by PANG-NING TAN and MICHEAL STEINBACH

  • Mine machinery-II by L.NARASIMHA RAO

  • Data mining: Concepts and techniques by HAN

  • Web mining and social networking: Techniques and applications by IMUSTI

  • Mine Safety and legislation by Dr.S.K.DAS

  • Mine Ventilation, Safety & Environment by M.L.GUPTA/J.K.PANDEY

I hope this helps.
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