Career in Industrial Engineering - options and opportunities

Career in Industrial Engineering - options and opportunities- Introduction, options, opportunities, courses, institutes, exams etc.
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  • RE: Career in Industrial Engineering - options and opportunities -Rohit Sharma (12/01/11)
  • Introduction

    Industrial Engineering is one of the branches of engineering, related to the development, improvement, implementation and evaluation of integrated systems of knowledge, equipment, material, process and people. It is also known as Manufacturing Engineering, Operations Management, and Production Engineering. It eliminates waste of energy, time, money, materials, and other useful resources. This discipline apply skills virtually in every industry like streamlining an operating room, shortening queues at a theme part, manufacturing cheaper and more reliable automobiles, etc.

    Performance and growth of industry in India

    Advancement of technology, automation of manufacturing system, developments in artificial intelligence and data base systems, revolution in management practices has increased enormous opportunities for industrial engineers. Currently, 60% of industrial engineers are employed in manufacturing companies but they can be selected in every kind of company like government, finance, public, private, transportation and banks etc. Thus, there is wide scope for industrial engineers in every field.

    Options and Opportunities

    An Industrial Engineer can get job in all types of industries. They can join R&D departments of big companies, private consultancy firms, manufacturing industries, automobile, aeronautics, fabrication, designing, etc. They can also work as purchase engineers, technical sales managers, production and industrial engineers, etc. Self employment opportunities are also available to them.

    Courses Available

    - B.E/B.Tech Industrial and Production Engineering
    - B.E. Industrial Engineering
    - B.Tech. Industrial Engineering and Management
    - M.Sc in Industrial Chemistry
    - M.E./M.Tech Industrial Engineering
    - M.E. Industrial Materials and Metallurgy
    - M.E. Industrial Safety Engineering
    - M.E. Quality Engineering and Management
    - M.Tech. Computer Integrated Manufacturing
    - M.Tech. Industrial and Management Engineering
    - M.Tech. Industrial Automation and Robotics
    - M.Tech in Industrial Electronics
    - M.Tech. Industrial Pollution Control Engineering
    - Postgraduate Diploma in Industrial Engineering
    - Ph.D. Industrial and Production Engineering

    Qualification required

    - Students after passing 10+2 with physics, chemistry and mathematics can apply for the entrance test for undergraduate courses in engineering.
    - For pursing master’s degree in industrial engineering candidate should have B.Tech in the same field.

    Some good institutes

    - Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering, Maysore
    - National Institute of Engineering, Mysore
    - Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute, Mumbai
    - PSG College of Technology
    - National Institute of Technology, Warangal, Andhra Pradesh
    - Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
    - National Institute of Industrial Engineering, Mumbai

    Entrance exams

    - Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology Entrance Examination (KIITEE)
    - Jawaharlal Nehru University Engineering Entrance Exam (JNU EEE)
    - IIT Joint Entrance Examination (IIT JEE)
    - Delhi Institute of Technology (DIT) Entrance Exam
    - Birla Institute of Technology and Science Examination Entrance Exam (BITSAT)
    - B.S. Abdur Rahman University Engineering Entrance Examination
    - All India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE)
    - Karunya University Entrance
    - Kerala Engineering Architecture Medical Entrance Exam (KEAM)
    - Madhya Pradesh Pre Engineering Test (MP PET)
    - Rajasthan Pre Engineering Test (RPET)
    - Uttar Pradesh Technical University (U.P.T.U)
    - Vinayaka Missions University - Engineering Entrance Exam
    - Vellore Institute of Technology Engineering Entrance Exam (VITEEE)
    - Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE)
    - Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology Entrance Exam - M.Tech (KIITEE)
    - SRM Engineering Entrance Exam – B.Tech and M.Tech (SRM EEE)
    - Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET)
    - Vellore Institute of Technology Master’s Entrance Exam (VITMEE)