Mining Engineering

Mining is a basic old and a big industry. The industry is looking for bright talented, meritorious and capable persons to meet the present and future market requirements.
To promote mining industry, a lot of research activity has to be encouraged. To meet the modern requirements of training personnel to meet the mining industry requirements, the department of Mining Engineering has been contemplating efforts to strengthen and modernize with addition of new equipment according to the changing mining industry requirements.

The eligibility criteria: Intermediate or 10+2 / Diploma (preferably in Mining Engineering). The Convener makes the admissions in to B.Tech (Mining) branch through EAMCET /ECET every year.

Higher education options with the branchAfter completion of B.Tech Mining branch, one can pursue Post graduate programme — M.Tech in mining specializations i.e. Mine Ventilation, Rock Excavation Engineering, Mine Planning, Mining Engineering, etc., in reputed national level institutions i.e. ISM, IITs etc.

Course analysisThe course academic subjects covers Mine Planning, Mine Environment, Surface Management, Safety Management, Operations Research, Industrial Engineering, Mine Ventilation, Mining Machinery, Mine systems and computer applications, Open Pit Mining, Underground Mining Methods, coal, UMM(Metal), Rock Excavation Engineering, Mining Geology, Mine Legislation and safety, Mine surveying, Mine Excavation Engineering, Mine Surface Environmental Engineering.

Job profileThe Mining graduates are initially provided /given opportunity training for a period of 6 to 12 months in mining related areas and after successful completion of training, they may be given an opportunity to serve in the organization on a permanent basis as Junior Mining Engineer at entry level. During the training period they will be given stipend, it varies from company/industry to industry subject to the rules in vogue.

Some job profiles include Lecturers, Mining Engineer, Mine Planner, Mining safety engineers, Coal Preparation Plant Manager, Mine Safety and Health Specialist, Process Plant Maintenance Foreman, Extraction Maintenance Superintendent etc.

The career graph of a mining engineer starts from Management trainee, Under Manager–Mining Engineer, Asst. Manager, Dy. Manager, Additional Manager, Asst. General Manager, Dy. General Manager, Chief General Manager, Director to Vice President.

Salary for the successful candidatesAfter successful completion of the training in the mining branch, the candidates will be offered Rs.1.50 to 3.00 lakhs by the companies. It is subject to company rules in vogue and varies from company to company.

Recently the students of mining of our college have been selected in campus recruitment. They were offered Rs.22, 000/- initial payment during training period besides other fringe benefits and perquisites as per the company rules and regulations.

Top companies offering jobsThere is a huge demand for the mining students in various public and private sector organizations.

  1. Singareni Collieries Company Limited
  2. TATA Hutti gold mines
  3. Hindustan Copper Mines
  4. Hindustan Zinc limited
  5. Visakapatnam Steel Plant
  6. Vendanta resources
  7. Gulf Oil Corporation
  8. All top most cement companies (KCP, Zuari, India cement, My home cement etc.,)

Colleges offering Mining Engineering in Andhra Pradesh as per 2013 counseling data:

College Code
College Name
Branch
Place
Last Rank (2013)
KUCE
K U COLLEGE OF ENGG. KOTHAGUDEM
MINING ENGINEERING
KOTHAGUDEM
14253
JNTM
JNTU COLLEGE OF ENGG MANTHANI
MINING ENGINEERING
MANTHANI
19393
JBIT
J B INSTITUTE OF ENGG AND TECHNOLOGY
MINING ENGINEERING
YENKAPALLY
38158
KLRT
K.L.R.COLLEGE OF ENGG AND TECHNOLOGY PALONCHA
MINING ENGINEERING
PALONCHA
71624
ANRK
ANURAG ENGINNERING COLLGE
MINING ENGINEERING
KODAD
122227
VVIT
VIDYA VIKAS INST. OF TECHNOLOGY
MINING ENGINEERING
CHEVELLA
145152
MOTK
MOTHER TERESA INSTITUTE OF SCI. AND TECHNOLOGY
MINING ENGINEERING
SATHUPALLY
175485
JJIT
J.J.INSTITUTE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
MINING ENGINEERING
MAHESWARAM
176906
GTEN
GANDHI ACADEMY OF TECHNOLOGICAL EDUCATION
MINING ENGINEERING
KODAD
183510
MLRD
MALLA REDDY COLLEGE OF ENGG. TECHNOLOGY
MINING ENGINEERING
MYSAMMAGUDA
187537
MRCE
MALLA REDDY COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING
MINING ENGINEERING
MYSAMMAGUDA
193902
VJYA
VIJAYA ENGINEERING COLLEGE
MINING ENGINEERING
KHAMMAM
197230
ADTS
ANASUYA DEVI INST OF TECH SCIENCES
MINING ENGINEERING
BIBINAGAR
200947
DARE
DARIPALLY ANANTHA RAMULU COLL.OF ENGG.AND TECH.
MINING ENGINEERING
KHAMMAM
201103
ADAM
ADAMS ENGINEERING COLLEGE
MINING ENGINEERING
PALONCHA
201196
MREC
MALLAREDDY ENGINEERING COLLEGE
MINING ENGINEERING
MEDCHAL
204573
GIER
GODAVARI INSTITUTE OF ENGG. AND TECHNOLOGY
MINING ENGINEERING
RAJAHMUNDRY
205961
SKEC
SREE KAVITHA ENGINEERING COLLEGE
MINING ENGINEERING
KAREPALLY
212868
MTEC
MOTHER THERESA COLLEGE OF ENGG. AND TECHNOLOGY
MINING ENGINEERING
PEDDAPALLY
213095
BOSE
ANU BOSE INSTT OF TECHNOLOGY
MINING ENGINEERING
PALONCHA
214228
SRIT
SREE RAMA INST. OF TECHNOLOGY AND SCI.
MINING ENGINEERING
PENUBALLI
215367
SIND
SINDHURA COLLEGE OF ENGG. AND TECHNOLOGY
MINING ENGINEERING
GODAVARIKHANI
216963
AKIT
ABDULKALAM INST. OF TECHNOLOGY AND SCI.
MINING ENGINEERING
KOTHAGUDEM
217009
HIET
HASVITA INST. OF ENGG. AND TECHNOLOGY.
MINING ENGINEERING
KESARA
217212


Other famous institutes

  1. IIT-BHU
  2. ISM, Dhanbad
  3. NIT Karnataka, Raipur, Rourkela
  4. O.P. Jindal Institute of Technology