Mining Engineering is the emerging field in the field of Engineering Sciences. The branch is being offered in India by reputed institutes such as IITs, NITs etc. Indian School of Mines (IMS) Dhanbad is the dedicated university for education and training related to Mining Engineering, Geology, Metallurgy and Materials Sciences, Geo Physics etc. The field of Mining Engineering is gaining importance with increasing demand for metals and materials search and use of them in various types of industries.
Apart from prestigious institutes like ISM Bhanbad, IITs and NITs, there are several main stream universities and colleges offering courses in Mining Engineering and allied subjects. Courses offered are BE / B.Tech. Students with mathematics and physics at 10+2 / Intermediate / Higher Secondary level are eligible to pursue these courses. Following are some of the best institutes for Mining Engineering in India:
1. Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad
2. Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
3. Anna University, College of Engineering, Chennai.
4. National Institute of Technology, Suratkal
5. Bihar Institute of Technology, Dhanbad.
6. National Institute of Technology, Rourkela
7. Golden Valley Institute of Engineering, Kolar Gold Fields
8. Visweswarayya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur
9. Kothagudem School of Mines, Kothegudem
10. College of Technology and Agricultural Engineering, Udaipur
11. Bengal Engineering College, Kolkata
12. Government Engineering College, Bilaspur
13. Chandrapur Engineering College, Chandrapur
14. Orissa School of Mining Engineering, Keonjhargarh
15. Government Engineering College, Raipur
16. Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
17. National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur
18. MBM Engineering College, Jodhpur
19. Ramdeo Baba Kamla Nehru Engineering College, Nagpur
Those completed their education in Mining Engineering will find placements in Government and Private mining companies. Industries and companies such as SAIL, other Steel and Iron Ore Companies, Metal industries etc will provide employment opportunities for Mining professionals.