Engineering is a branch which deals with the function of scientific and mathematical values to practical ends such as the designing, manufacturing, and operation of well-organized and economical structures of machines, methods, and systems. Engineering discipline has many branches such as civil engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, chemical engineering, computer engineering, aeronautical engineering and many more.

Basically, engineering applies scientific theories to obtain practical solutions.  The study of engineering involves working with tools, machines, metals, chemicals, structures and various different materials to bring innovation or invent new technology or simply modifying the existing technology. The methods followed in engineering field are planning, designing, construction, production, testing, implementation and maintenance.

Basic Eligibility



To pursue undergraduate course in engineering, a candidates should be 10+2 pass with 50% marks in physics, chemistry and mathematics from recognized Board examination. Most of the colleges offer admission based on the score obtained in the entrance exams such as JEE conducted at the national/state level.



To pursue a postgraduate course in engineering, candidates should have Bachelor’s degree in engineering from recognized University.



Eligibility for Diploma Courses: -

To pursue Diploma course in engineering, candidates should be 10+2 pass in science stream with Physics, Maths and Chemistry subjects from recognized board examination


Few specializations in this field : -


  • Instrumentation Engineering
  • Mining Engineering
  • Aeronautical Engineering
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Marine Engineering
  • Ceramics Engineering
  • Textile Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Production Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Automobile Engineering
  • Telecommunication Engineering

Job Prospects

Engineering graduates have far better opportunity and scope than any of the graduates in securing employment in the job market. Most of the engineering graduates are employed in Information Technology sector, research and scientific organizations.


There is a great demand for engineers in the sector of Merchant Navy, Civil Aviation industry and Defense Services. Besides, engineers also work in various domains such as design, architecture, building and construction, leather technology, footwear technology, packaging technology, plastic industry and management.

Pay package: -

The remuneration package offered for entry level engineers is Rs 15,000 – 25, 000 per month.  However, engineering graduates from prestigious Institutes such as IITs are offered significantly higher package than engineering graduates from other institutions.

Engineering Colleges for General Engineering

Aarupadai Veedu Institute of Technology

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Aarupadai Veedu Institute of Technology (AVIT), Chennai established in 1998, is another milestone in the success journey of Vinayaka Missions. AVIT became an ambit institution of Vinayaka Missions University (VMU) in 2004. The college...

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Ahmedabad University

Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

Ahmedabad University, Ahmedabad was established in 2009 by Ahmedabad Education Society (AES), Ahmedabad University has fostered a unique learning environment by providing students with a platform for collaborative research with global...

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Akhand Anand Arts & Commerce College

Surat, Gujarat, India

Akhand Anand Arts & Commerce College (AAACC), Surat was established in 1992 managed under Akhand Anad Vidhya Bhavan Trust, Surat. It is permanently affiliated to Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, Surat. It was a pleasant...

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Aliah University

KolKatta, West Bengal, India

Aliah University, Kolkata was established in 2008 as a premier institution of higher learning and research. The University is an autonomous University under the Department of Minority Affairs and Madrasah Education, Government of West...

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Amity University, Gurgaon

Gurgaon, Haryana, India

Amity University, Gurgaon was established 2010 is part of the Amity Education Group, which has more than 1,25,000 students studying across 1000 acres of hi-tech campus. The Amity University has been established by an act of State...

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Anna University, Chennai

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Anna University, Chennai was established in 1978 as a unitary type of University. The Anna University, which is of the affiliated type, is a member of the Association of Indian Universities, the Association of Commonwealth Universities...

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Atal Bihari Vajpayee Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management

Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, India

Atal Bihari Vajpayee-Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management (ABV-IIITM), Gwalior established in 1997, is an autonomous institute set by Government of India, Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD). The institute...

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B.M.S Institute of Technology

Bangalore, Karnataka, India

BMS Institute of Technology (BMSIT), Bangalore was established in 2002 in Bangalore, followed by the later BMS Evening College of Engineering was established. The college is affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University. BMSIT has...

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Banaras Hindu University

Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India

Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Varanasi established in 1916, is an internationally reputed temple of learning, situated in the holy city of Varanasi. Banaras Hindu University ranks among the first few in the country in the field of...

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Birla Institute of Technology and Science

Goa, India

Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS), Goa was established in 2004. BITS is accredited by the Government of India's NAAC. The primary motive of BITS is to "train young men and women able and eager to create and put...

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