Material and Metallurgical Engineer

The metallurgical profession is extremely diverse, and it offers a wide variety of career opportunities for young people who have an interest in technology, science and engineering. Metallurgical engineers are employed in every industry and enterprise that produces, buys, sells refines or manufactures metals or metallic products. Metallurgical engineers command good salaries, and young metallurgical graduates can expect to be able to choose from some exciting career alternatives. 

Career Option

  • Metallurgical jobs are among the most coveted in India. Metal extractors like Tata Steel
  • Steel Authority of India (SAIL)
  • Hindustan Copper Limited
  • Hindalco Industries Limited and Jindal Steel are the major recruiters of metallurgical consultants. Among the electrical industries
  • Finolex Cables Limited and Cable Corporation of India are the leading employers of metallurgy scholars.

Top Colleges In India

  • IIT, Kharagpur Address: IIT Kharagpur, Kharagpur, West Bengal 721302 Phone: 03222 255 221 http://www.iitkgp.ac.in/
  • IIEST, Shibpur Address: P.O. - Botanic Garden, Howrah, West Bengal 711103 Phone: 033 2668 4561 http://www.iiests.ac.in/

Courses to be pursued

  • • B.E. /M.E. in Material &Metallurgical Engineering • B.tech. /M.tech. in Material & Metallurgical Engineering

Working Condition

Materials engineers generally work full time. About 1 out of 3 materials engineers worked more than 40 hours per week in 2014. They often work in offices where they have access to computers and design equipment. Others work in factories or research and development laboratories. Materials engineers may work in teams with scientists and engineers from other backgrounds.

Personal Skill

  • • Problem-solving skills and analytical ability to determine the properties and best uses of metals and other materials • Practical and technical skills
  • particularly for doing metal failure investigation work • Excellent written and oral communication skills • Report writing skills • Research skills planning and organizational skills. • Metallurgists should also keep up to date with the latest research developments and laboratory techniques.

Educational Qualification

  • • Class 10th Pass • Class 10+2 with Science Stream
Successful Persons

Future Bright Program

Interactive School Platform