Mechanical engineering is one of the core branches of engineering, having a signature in multidisciplinary fields, providing multifarious research and placement opportunities. Mechanical engineering is a dazzling field of career, every individual aspires to. A professionally qualified Mechanical engineer is awaited not only by private companies but also by PSU’s. The demand for mechanical engineers in the industry is steadily growing globally.
Once a person acquires a UG degree in Mechanical Engineering, he can work in finance, marketing, sales, or in HR and administrative sections of leading companies by acquiring MBA. Or, if a person likes to specialize in his field of expertise, he can choose for M.Tech by qualifying GATE or for MS by qualifying GRE. This gives him the opportunity to study and become a part of IISC, IITs, and other world-famous institutions. Mechanical engineering could also be your stepping stone for entrepreneurship. Mechanical engineering doesn’t confine a person only to that field but provides them an exposure to multidisciplinary fields.
Mechanical engineering offers specialization in every interesting and the most challenging fields, namely Thermal, Machine Design, Industrial Engineering, Automobile, Material Science, Propulsion, Aerospace, etc.
Apart from job opportunities in the private sector for mechanical engineers, numerous job opportunities await in the public sector also. The main employers are State and central PSUs namely Indian Railways, Airport Authority of India, DRDO, ISRO, BHEL, BEML, CIL, GAIL, SAIL, NALCO, HAL, NAL, EIL, BEL, BPCL, HPCL, Power grid, shipping corporations and lot more.
“Mechanical Engineering doesn’t teach you what’s engineering, but it teaches you to use it for our welfare and not my welfare”