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#Career as a Mining Engineer, #CareerYatra2015, #India

Mining engineering is an engineering discipline that involves the practice, the theory, the science, the technology, and application of extracting and processing mineralsfrom a naturally occurring environment.


Career as a Mining Engineer


Mining engineering also includes processing minerals for additional value.
Courses after 12th / PUC
BE/B.Tech in Mining - 4 Years
Intergrated MSc in GeoPhysics - 5 Years offered by IIT-Kharagpur

Salary for Mining Engineers
The starting pay-package for a fresher from any average engineering college ranges between Rs.20, 000 to Rs.30,000 pm.

At Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad, the average salary per annum offered for students of its mining course has gone up from 7.6 lakh to 10.21 lakh in the past three years.

And the highest international package of 45 lakh by Rio Tinto, Australia. The salary only goes upward.

Hidden Secret
There is always a deskwork component to being a mining engineer. There is shortage of qualified people; mining engineers are in great demand ! Going into the mine itself is part of the job, so it wouldn’t appeal to people who don’t like dark, enclosed industrial spaces.

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