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Scope for Mechanical Engineers in Industries

S. No. Type of Industries Working Areas Name of Organizations
1 Production and Manufacturing Engineers who supervise the manufacturing of mechanical components and machines SAIL, BHEL, GAIL, BOSCH, MINDA, etc
2 Safety and Maintenance Engineers whose primary role is to ensure that machinery is working as per specifications. BHEL, IOCL, NHPC, etc
3 Research & Development Engineers whose role is to do research and then plan for new machines and their constituent parts. ISRO, DRDO, CSIR, etc.
4 Design Professionals whose responsibility is to draft technical drawings, manually or with the aid of computers. SIEMENS, AUTODESK, PTC, etc.
5 Analysis & Testing Engineers who analyze and test different types of machines and their parts to ensure that they function flawlessly. PTC, VAMA, ISRO, etc
6 Installation Professionals who install machines and mechanical parts at the client location. BHEL, ERA, SIEMENS, TRIVENI, etc.
7 Power Plant Work Related to power generation, thermal power plant, hydro-power plant, etc. NTPC, THDC, ECIL, NHPC, etc.
8 Aerospace Aviation and Aeronautics Engineer in companies dealing with aerospace. ISRO, HAL, IA, NASA, etc.
9 Marines Deals with working and maintenance of engines and other equipment in the marine ship. ESSAR, GESC, SCIL, ABSMSPL, etc.
10 Automobile Responsibilities related to design, manufacturing, assembly, and maintenance of automobiles. TATA, MAHINDRA, HONDA, HERO, YAMAHA, etc.
11 Robotics Bringing automation in the field of manufacturing and assembly. HMT, SIEMENS, ABB, NASA etc.
12 Oil & Gas Extraction and purification of crude oil into useful gases and oils, CIL, ONGC, IOCL
13 Non-Conventional Energy Working in the field of Solar Energy, Geothermal, Tidal energy and Nuclear energy. ECIL, TATA Power, LANCO Infratech etc.

Working Areas for Mechanical Engineer in industries


Scope for Mechanical Engineer in Government Sector (PSU’S)

Mechanical engineering opens direct doors to public sector in India. It is branch of engineering which is recruited in maximum number by government of India every year with a very handsome salary and other benefits. (Salary of about 6-8 lakhs per annum) . Some of the Maharatna companies in Mechanical Engineering are:-

  • Coal India Limited
  • Indian Oil Corporation Limited
  • NTPC Limited
  • Oil & Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC)
  • Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL)
  • GAIL (India) Limited
  • Bharat Heavy Electrical Limited (BHEL)

Scope for Mechanical Engineer for Higher education and Research Associates

Going for higher education is always a better option for mechanical engineer as during their education period they are paid with good salary or stipend in India as well as Abroad. Some of the options for higher education are mentioned in below table.

S. No. Name of Exam Program Offered Salary/Stipend
  • M-Tech in various field of mechanical Engineering like Thermal, Design, Production, Energy, CFD, Fluid Science, CAD/CAM, AMP, etc.
  • PhD in Mechanical Engineering.
  • 12,800 per months
  • 28,000 per months
2. NET
  • JRF
  • Lectureship
  • SRF
  • 18,000 per months
  • 18,000 per months
  • 25,000 per months
3. CSIR-NET Project fellowship in CSIR laboratories and CSIR funded project institutes. 18,000 per months
4. DAAD Scholarship Masters in European countries 700-1500 Euros/months
5. GRE Masters in American Countries 1,000 $ / Months