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.
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ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • 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.
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SCOPE OF MINING ENGINEERING

  • 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.
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COURSE SUBJECTS

  • Applied rock engineering
  • Development of mineral deposits
  • Elements of rock mechanics
  • Engineering and economic geology
  • Mine safety and legislation
  • Mine surveying
  • Rock mechanics laboratory
  • Surface mining
  • Underground coal mining
  • Underground metal mining

COURSE LEVEL DETAILS

  • Course Fees
    Maximum Fees 12.95 Lakhs University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun
    Minimum Fees 0.06 Lakhs Government Engineering College, Bhuj
    Degree Offered in UG
    B.E /Btech
    B.Sc.
  • Course Fees
    Maximum Fees 5.36 Lakhs Indian Institute of Technology Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
    Minimum Fees 0.4 Lakhs Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture and Technology, Udaipur
    Degree Offered in PG
    M.E /Mtech.
    M.Sc.

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Swarnendu 1 month ago

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Best collage for mining engeneering ??

I want to know the best collage of mining eng and the exams

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Priyanka Kashyap Expert 1 month ago

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Assuming you are asking for B.Tech so you can consider below names as these are considered to be the decent institutes for Mining Engineering -IIT, KharagpurISM, DhanbadIIT BHU VaranasiNIT SurathkalVN...Read More
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Âkash Ârøra 2 months ago

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What is the approx pay package of an mining engineer

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Shefali Expert 2 months ago

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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.&nbs...Read More
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Kritika Tyagi 2 months ago

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Are there enough job opportunities in Mining Engineering?

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Prabhavati Dhavala Expert 2 months ago

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There are jobs. You see PSUs like the Oil and gas companies, Mineral Development Corporation, NALCO etc - these companies do take mining engineers. So are there are enough job oppotunities? - well I c...Read More
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Kritika Tyagi 2 months ago

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Are there enough job opportunities in Mining Engineering?

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Ashish Jha 2 months ago

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Mining Engineering is the science of extraction and processing of essential natural minerals from the environment, understanding rock mechanism etc. To join the branch, candidates have to complete 10+...Read More
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Tanmay Agarwal 2 months ago

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What are various institution for mining and petrochemical engineering

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Prabhavati Dhavala Expert 2 months ago

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The most famous for mining ofcourse is ISM Dhanbad  which is now IIT (ISM) Dhanbad. Apart from this, IIT Kharagpur, IIT (BHU) Varanasi, IIEST Shibpur, NIT Nagpur, Rourkela, Raipur, Surathkal - al...Read More