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Mining Engineering

What is Mining Engineering?

Mining Engineers design, operate, manage, and reclaim mines and mining facilities for both open pit and underground deposits.
Mining Engineering is a complex and interdisciplinary field that includes elements of geological, civil, mechanical, and materials engineering. A mining engineer ensures that mining is carried out efficiently and safely while maintaining sustainability and minimal environmental impact.
Mining engineering is a branch of Engineering that involves extracting, processing and application of minerals from a naturally occurring environment.
There is a severe shortage of mining engineers worldwide due to growing demand for minerals worldwide. The need for mineral extraction and production is an essential activity for modern needs. Mining engineering students can look forward to a secure and well-paid career in a dynamic and challenging industry. The mining industry offers career paths that provide the flexibility to work in and move between a diverse range of jobs in mining regions and major cities around the world.

Career Prospects for Mining Engineer:

  • Cartographer
  • Civil/Environmental Engineer
  • Engineering Surveyor
  • Environmental Engineer – Infrastructure and Mining
  • Environmental Engineer – Mine Closure
  • Environmental Engineer – Water Resources / Waste Landfill / Oil and Gas
  • Environmental Engineer – Transport and Drainage Planning
  • Field Engineer
  • Geospatial Specialist
  • GIS Analyst/Developer / Specialist
  • GIS and LBS Developer
  • Geospatial Enterprise Engineer
  • Hydrographic Surveyor
  • Hydrogeologist
  • Land and Engineering Surveyor
  • Mine Surveyor
  • Photogrammetrist
  • Risk Assessor
  • Spatial Information Systems Officer
  • Topographic Surveyor
  • Underground Surveyor
  • Wastewater Treatment Engineer

Top Mining Engineering college in India

Andhra Pradesh

  • Kothagudem School of Mines, Kothagudem-507101, Khammam


  • Vinobha Bhave University


  • Bihar Institute of Techynology, Sindri PO, Sindri Institute Dhanbad 828123
  • Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad – 826004


  • NIT Surathkar, Srinivasnagar- 574157
  • Golden Valley Institute of Technology, Oorgaum, KGF 563120


  • NIT Rourkela – 769008
  • Orissa School of Mining, Keonjhar 758001

Madhya Pradesh

  • Pt. Ravishanker University Govt. Engg. College, Raipur – 495009
  • Guru Ghasidas University Govt. Engg. College, Bilaspur


  • Vivesvaraya Regional Engineering College, Nagpur 440011
  • Nagpur University, Chandrapur Engineering College, Ballarpur Road, Chandrapur – 442403
  • Shri Ramdeobaba Kamla Nehru Engineering College, Katol Road, Nagpur
  • Maharashtra Instt.of Tech.124, Kothurd Road, Pune 411038


  • College of Technology & Engineering, Udaipur 313001
  • MBM Engineering College, Jodhpur

Tamil Nadu

  • Anna University, College of Engineering Guindy, Chennai 600025

Uttar Pradesh

  • Benaras Hindu University, Institute of Technoloby, Varanasi – 221005

West Bengal:

  • Bengal Engineering College, PO Botanical Garden, Howrah, West Bengal– 711103
  • Indian Institute of Technology,  Kharagpur- 721302
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