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Mining Engineering

www.A4n.in, gives you a detailed description of Mining Engineering course, career options available and the list of institutions offering Mining Engineering course in Tamilnadu.

Duration : 4 Years – Semester Pattern

All About Mining Engineering

According to ICRA, the Indian mining industry currently employs over 1.1 million people in both the public and private sector.

Demand for mining products like coal, petroleum will only increase with time, as long as a better alternative fuel is produced or found. This in turn increases the demand for people to work in the industry.

According to BBC News, over 90% of mineral resources in India are still unexplored, making it officially a good industry in terms of employment.

Mining Engineering is an engineering discipline that applies science and technology to the extraction of minerals from the earth. Mining is an important part of every economy.

Mining Industry provides an important support to the economy and is of strategic importance to every country. The mining sector in India has reached a high level of development but it still has a lot of unrealized potential. Minerals and mining sector contributes significantly to the development of India in the form of exports, raw materials to other countries and finally vast employment opportunities.

The government offers a wide range of concessions to investors engaged in mining activity. India is the world’s largest producer of mica; and also ranks top producers of other minerals.

Mining Engineering plays a significant role in creating engineers who can contribute more to the research and development of the mining industry.

Course Curriculum

Mining Engineer may manage any phase of mining operations from exploration and discovery of mineral resource. Mining Engineering is associated with many other disciplines which are as follows:

Mine Development
Geology
Fluid Mechanics
Surface Mining
Mine surveying
Mineral Processing
Rock Mechanics and Ground Control
Underground Mining Methods
Mine Economics and Investment
Mine Legislation and Safety

Career Opportunities

India has around 20,000 known mineral deposits and geological potential. There are over 2,326 private and 292 public operating mines in India and the minerals and metals from these mines contribute about 16% to India’s total exports. A high demand for Mining Engineers in India and also in gulf countries is inevitable. The fields in which mining engineer can pursue his career are:

Petroleum Industry
Geo scientist
Mining Finance and consultancy
Quarrying and Extraction
Hydrologist
Hydro geologist
Metallurgy
Earth Sciences
Surface Mining
Mine Planning
Mine Designing
Mine Ventilation Engineer

Find colleges offering Mining Engineering course

A4N Rank Rating Code Name Intake
001 AA+ 0001 University Departments of Anna University, Chennai ? CEG Campus 30

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