Production Engineering is a specialised area of Mechanical Engineering. The objective of the discipline is to enable engineers to improve efficiency and effectiveness of manufacturing and service sector Industries. The curriculum includes basic mechanical engineering subjects. Some of them are engineering mechanics, the strength of materials, machine design, thermodynamics, heat transfer etc. The course makes graduates compatible with the existing and emerging needs of the industry. B.E or B.Tech in Industrial and Production. Engineering is a four-year programme. Those who have done B.E or B.Tech in Industrial and Production Engineering would understand existing technological trends and help to add new technology to the existing system. Most leading manufacturing houses look out for engineers who specialise in Industrial Production so as to reduce cost, increase efficiency and make their products marketable in the competitive era. One can pursue M.Tech in Industrial and Production Engineering after successful completion of BE/B.Tech.


For UG: Candidates must have passed 10+2 with minimum qualifying marks in aggregate with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics as core subjects. Independent entrance tests for this programme are also held by the various state, central, and private universities which mostly require 50% as the prerequisite to appear for the test.

For PG: Candidates must hold a degree in Bachelor of Engineering/B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering along with a good score in entrance tests held for PG programme held by the various state, central, and private universities.



  • Industrial and production engineers use principles of engineering, mass production and technology to help companies find ways to offer services or create a product efficiently.
  • Industrial engineers work to improve the product through better management and quality control.

Job profiles available for industrial and production engineers are as follows:

Plant Engineers

Manufacturing Engineers

Quality Engineers

Process Engineers and Industrial Managers

Project Management

Manufacturing, Production and Distribution Ergonomics and Human Factors

Root cause analysis and process improvement

Make/Buy Analysis and Cost Estimation



  • Automatic Control Systems
  • Basic Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Fundamentals of Heat and Mass Transfer
  • Measurement and Metrology
  • Quality Engineering
  • Theory of Machines
  • Thermal Engineering


  • Course Fees
    Maximum Fees 11.56 Lakhs Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal
    Minimum Fees 0.32 Lakhs Assam Engineering College, Guwahati
    Degree Offered in UG
    B.E /Btech
  • Course Fees
    Maximum Fees 6.5 Lakhs Shri Ramswaroop Memorial University, Barabanki
    Minimum Fees 0.24 Lakhs TKM College of Engineering, Kollam
    Degree Offered in PG
    M.E /Mtech.


Industrial and Production Engineering

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Srikanth 1 month ago

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SrikanthLast Seen: 4 weeks 1 day agoJoined on: 19-Jan-2019Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation

Sir , I was studying I&P engineer final year in Ballari . sir please suggest me what to do next?,jobs vacancy and offers is there for I&P ?

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Komal Dayanand GardiLast Seen: 20 hours 53 min agoJoined on: 07-Jan-2019Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Class 10 or below
Hi Srikanth, I& is one of the fastest growing field in India. Many of the companies are their that currently offering jobs in that field. Plant engineer, quality engineer, process engineer, indust...Read More

bhavesh sorthiya 2 months ago

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Bhavesh SorthiyaLast Seen: 3 weeks 1 day agoJoined on: 27-Dec-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation

Which books are prefer for preparation for gate examination in production engineering?

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Nitheesh YennampellyLast Seen: 4 days 11 hours agoJoined on: 16-Jun-2017Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation
Hey Bhavesh Sorthiya,The best book for the preparation of GATE Exam for Production engineering is written by Author Amitabh Ghosh. You can find his books both on online platforms such as Amazon, Flipk...Read More

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Harish 7 months ago

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HarishLast Seen: 6 months 2 weeks agoJoined on: 29-Sep-2015Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Graduate & Above

Hi, i pursued my graduation in industrial and production engineering, in hassan karnataka, now i am applying for gate exam to get jobs in

to PSU , kindly sugeest to which branch should i opt for better offers/ opening through gate for PSU, is it for mechanical / I&PE.

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Zubin Mehta 7 months ago

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Zubin MehtaLast Seen: 2 months 3 days agoJoined on: 13-Apr-2017Education Interest: MBAEducation Level: Graduate & Above
Majorly job opportunities are offered to Mechanical engineering GATe candidates and very fee been offered to Industrial engineering GaTe Candidates. Mechanical broadly covers all aspects of manufactu...Read More

Nikunj karia 7 months ago

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Nikunj KariaLast Seen: 6 months 2 weeks agoJoined on: 03-Aug-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Class 12

I have got production in DJ sanghvi college are the placements good enough or I have to perceive for higher studies for getting a good job??

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Ratula 7 months ago

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RatulaLast Seen: 1 month 2 weeks agoJoined on: 06-May-2017Education Interest: Study AbroadEducation Level: In Graduation
Hello Nikunj,Production is a good line of study which offers lucrative placements in the manufacturing and industrial engineering sector. However, a master's degree always helps, be it from your ...Read More

Pallavi Gupta 7 months ago

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Pallavi GuptaLast Seen: 5 months 1 week agoJoined on: 31-Jul-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation

I want to get government jobs. Is there any such opportunities for industrial and production engineers?

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parkhi Gupta 7 months ago

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Parkhi GuptaLast Seen: 6 months 6 days agoJoined on: 18-May-2018Education Interest: Degree ProgrammesEducation Level: In Graduation
Dear student I would like to tell you though there are not much of opportunities for industrial and production engineers in government jobs.But still i suggest you to give it a try. Fill up forms...Read More