A Brief Introduction to The Top Five Engineering Branches In India Today, engineering is the most admired career field in India. There are several reasons behind it such as it is considered a respected field of work in India; it is a challenging field of work that provides variety and satisfaction; and, it is one of the most financially rewarding fields. In India, there are as much as forty different branches of engineering on offer, but if we talk about the top branches, then five branches of B. Tech come to mind, viz., Computer Science, Mechanical and Automation, Electrical, Electronics and Communication, and Civil. These branches can be found in engineering colleges in Haryana , Delhi, Jaipur, or elsewhere. Letâ€™s discuss these branches one by one. Computer Science or CS This branch deals with the computer systems and their functioning, especially the software part. Computer Science is indeed the most popular engineering branch in India. There are several reasons behind its popularity such as ample of job opportunities in India and abroad; a variety of job roles; lucrative salary; and, good job security. Tech companies such as Google and Facebook offer unbelievably high salaries to capable computer engineers. Mechanical and Automation Mechanical engineering has to do with the mechanics of things. With the introduction of automation in many industries in India, the demand for mechanical engineers is on a rise. The major industries where the use of mechanics is quite popular include steel, mining, petroleum, and automobiles, among others. Mechanics also form an integral part of many machinery and equipment that we use in our daily lives. Therefore, there is good demand for engineering graduates in mechanics. The salary packages that they get are also good. Electrical This is referred to as the core branch of engineering. It deals with things such as circuits, sensors, microprocessors, semiconductors, chips, and robotics. The graduates in this discipline are demanded in both government and private sectors. There is good demand for electrical engineers in PSUs such as NTPC and BHEL, and in Railways and DRDO. In the private sector the major recruiters include CISCO, Sony, Samsung, and Philips. Needless to say, the salaries are really good. Civil Civil is one of the oldest branches of engineering. This has to do with the big construction projects and infrastructure of cities. This field witnessed a lag around the 70s and 90s, due to less construction activity during that time, but now it has again gained momentum due to a surge in construction activity and infrastructure projects. There are many government jobs in India in civil engineering; departments such as PWD, NHAI, and DDA are major hirers. In private sector also there are good jobs for civil engineers in established companies like Larsen & Toubro, Tata Construction, and IRCON. The salaries are also decent, even at initial levels.
Electronics and Communication The electronics and communication branch, also called EC, deals primarily with fundamentals of communication, and signals and signal systems. The major recruiters for EC graduates are
telecom companies such as Airtel, Vodafone and Idea. In government sector, BSNL and MTNL mostly hire electronics and communication engineers. The initial salaries in this field are not very high when compared to other branches. Whether you look in the top 20 B. Tech colleges in Gurgaon or New Delhi or any other modern city in the country, you will surely find the aforementioned engineering branches there. Amity University Gurgaon is a reputable university that offers all these branches, along with various others.
Published on Apr 19, 2017
Today, engineering is the most admired career field in India. There are several reasons behind it such as it is considered a respected field...