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Mechanical Engineer

Mechanical Engineering is a branch of science that deals with the application of the physics and materials science for analysis, manufacturing, design and maintenance of the mechanical systems. It is one of the oldest and the most expanded engineering disciplines of all. Mechanical Engineers use the core principles of subjects such as thermodynamics, mechanics, structural analysis etc. to design and analyze industrial machinery. 


Career Options

  • - Aerospace engineer - Automotive engineer - Contracting civil engineer - Control and instrumentation engineer - Maintenance engineer - Mechanical engineer - Nuclear engineer

Educational Qualifications

  • - Class 10th Pass - Class 10+2 with Science Stream

Personal Skills

  • - Creativity and Problem Solving Skills - Sound Technical Skills - Teamwork and Interpersonal Skills - Commercial Awareness - Designing using softwares such as AutoCAD

Courses to be pursued

  • - B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering - M.Tech in Mechanical Engineering - Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering

Top Colleges

  • IIT Roorkee Address: Roorkee - Haridwar Highway, Roorkee, Uttarakhand 247667 Phone: 01332 285 311 Website: https://www.iitr.ac.in/
  • Birla Institute of Technology and Science Address: Campus, Vidya Vihar, Pilani, Pilani Road, BITS, Pilani, Rajasthan 333031 Phone: 01596 245 073 Website: www.bitspilani.ac.in

Working Conditions

Mechanical engineers work in factories, offices, workshops depending on their duties. A CAD trainer might not leave the office but a maintenance engineer works on sites. They usually work during regular work hours but might have to work extra depending upon the process schedules and meeting any deadlines.

Top Companies

  • Siemens Address: Birla Aurora, Level 21, Plot No. 1080, Dr. Annie Besant Road, Worli, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400030 Website: http://www.siemens.co.in/en/jobs_careers/
  • Thermax Address: Taloja, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra 410208 Phone: 020 2554 2122 Website: http://www.thermaxglobal.com/careers/

Successful Persons

Dr. Ravi Grover

Dr. Ravi Grover is an Indian nuclear scientist who is a pass out from DCE and Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. He is the founding vice chancellor of the prestigious Homi Bhabha National Institute. During initial years, he was at the position of director equivalent to vice chancellor. He is also a member of the Atomic Energy Commission, World Academy of Art and Science and a fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering.. He was awarded Padma Shri by Government of India in the year 2014.

Kiichiro Toyoda

Kiichiro Toyoda is the founder of Toyota Industries Corporation. He was growing during the period regarded as the beginning of the modern Japan. As skilled as he was, he decided to turn his family business Toyoda Loom workers into the Toyota corporation and the rest is history. Toyota is now the largest automobile manufacturer in the world.

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