Why is Mechanical Engineering field gaining popularity in India?

In today’s contemporary scenario, it is impossible to live without using any machine and with the evolution in automation, mechanical engineering has become one of the most coveted branches of engineering. Considered to be one of the oldest branches of engineering, Mechanical Engineering has a wide scope ahead and has contributed to several innovations in India and globally.

This is the branch of engineering that deals with designing machines, analysing and manufacturing mechanical system along with understanding micro concepts like thermodynamics, fluids, mechanics and structural analysis. Mechanical Engineering is also linked with other branches of engineering. Whether it’s an automotive, aerospace, biotechnology, computer and electronics industry, this sector of engineering remains relevant in all.

In a world of machines, nothing can get designed, fixed or executed without the supervision of a mechanical engineer. Checking any product’s functionality and durability entails the profile of a ME. Responsible for designing reliable and efficient machinery, mechanical engineers are considered to be the spine of a country. 

With technology making new advancements, there are several new domains that passionate engineers go for such as robotics, new materials, nanotechnology, computer-aided design, geo mechanics, etc. The two highly pursued domains are robotics and mechatronics, both of which combine the knowledge of mechanical engineering with other streams to deliver state of the art products.

Mechanical engineering in India is gaining a lot of traction from the aspirants owing to its wide scope and future prospects. Also, mushrooming of a number of engineering colleges in India have made it possible for students to chase their dreams successfully. There are a lot of renowned colleges in India which offer B.Tech in Mechanical engineering. If students want to go for higher and in-depth studies, they can also opt for M.Tech or PH.D in Mechanical Engineering. 

How to decide which college is the best for you?

A mere ‘degree’ doesn’t interest engineering aspirants anymore. A college/university that offers international collaborations with various premier global universities for the mandate international exposure, is what students are chasing. A handful of universities in India do promise international exposure and make their pupils grow into a successful global professional. Students are extremely mindful and aware of what pays in the long-term and relevance of a degree with no shining or added stars is considered redundant.

Students should go for a college that not just promises to be a on a par with international education brands but have a history of excellence. A good engineering college teaches you to remain competitive and emerge stronger especially in the wake of the ongoing crisis. Due to COVID-19, where demand for several industries have plummeted, this branch of engineering will always remain relevant.

With the advent of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, technologies such as artificial intelligence, advanced robotics and cognitive automation, advanced analytics, and the Internet of Things (IoT) will see a boom and contrary to some popular forecasts, the rise of technology in the field of Mechanical Engineering will create more jobs, as it has done historically.

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