Department of Mining Engineering was established in the University in 2010 and has fully equipped laboratories with latest equipments, gadgets, equipments and instrumentation systems for undergraduate program. It has well stocked books in the library in mining and related areas. The computer lab is having latest configuration hardware and software. Students are taken to sites for coal, zinc, iron ore, manganese opencast, aluminum, potash, fluorite and other industrial mineral mining for field experience. Students have opportunities for training and internship in Indian and International Companies.
• Open-pit and underground mining activities, processes, and methods.
• Types of ore bodies; map interpretation; and basic geology to assist in planning and development.
• Perform surveys appropriate to both mining and civil needs.
• Utilize computer software to produce technical reports, presentations, and calculations.
• Perform basic mathematical operations and solve mathematical problems related to the physics of mining.
• Utilize communication skills to effectively communicate and respond to written, spoken, and visual messages.
• Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and achievement of goals.
Scope & Employment Opportunities
The mining sector and related industries has always been among the highest paying sectors of the economy. Demand for skilled workers in the mining industry is on the rise and long term forecasts show the demand will last. Direct employment in the mining industry involves activities at the mine site, including underground work, lab work, and field work. Employment with exploration companies typically involves outdoors and office work.
Opportunities for employment include such areas as mine surveying, mine planning, mineral extraction, technical drawing, industrial, geological, geophysical fieldwork, environmental control, assaying, process control and technical sales.
Firms such as Coal India recruit fresh graduates in Mining engineering as Management Trainee. Bharat Aluminum Limited, Indian Oil Corporation, Hindalco Industries, Bharat Gold Mines Ltd, National Aluminum Corporation, Vedanta, NMDC, NLC, Gujrat Mineral Development, Steel Authority, Jindal Steel, Hindustan Zinc, are major recruiters in this sector.
Apart from this, candidates can work as Junior Research Fellow in reputed Institutes such as NT, NIT, NCL and Banaras Hindu University, Central Institute of Mining and Fuel Research etc.
Tecnimont ICB Pvt. Ltd, Reliance Industries and Tata Power are some of the major recruiters in private sector. Students start their career as Mineral Processing Engineer, Researcher, Mineral Exploration, Mining Engineer, Drilling Engineer, Technical Engineer in Mine Management etc.
|M. Tech.||Mining||2 Years||B.E./B.Tech. or an equivalent degree in Mining/Civil/Mechanical Engg.|
|B. Tech.||Mining||4 Years||Passed 10 + 2 Examination in Physics, Chemistry and Maths with at least 45% marks (40% marks in case of Candidate belonging to reserved category) in the above subject taken together.|
|Diploma||Mining||3 Years||Passed 10th Standard/SSC Examination with at least 35% marks at the qualifying exams.|
Mining Engineering is a discipline that involves the practice, theory, science, technology, and application of extracting and processing minerals from a naturally occurring environment. Mining engineering also includes processing minerals for additional value. The need for mineral extraction and production is an essential activity of modern society. With growing industrialization, the need for qualified technical personnel in various activities of mining such as survey, construction, CAD, processing, and other allied areas are bound to be on the increase for years to come.
The course includes Mining Geology, Mine Construction & Development, Mining Machinery, Mine Surveying, Drilling and Blasting, Mine Environmental Engineering, Underground Coal Mining, Mineral Economics, Surface Mining,Mineral Processing, Underground Metal Mining,Rock Mechanics, Fuel Technology and Coal Preparation, Marine Mining, Mine Planning and Design, Ground Control, Computer Application in Mining, Mine Legislation, Advanced Surface Mining, Mine Project Management, Software Engineering, Maintenance Management in Mines, Rock Mechanics, Computer Application in Mining, General Safety in Mines, Mine Management, Mine Transport System, Mining Geo Statistics, Deep Mining, Mine Environment and Ecology, Rock Excavation Engineering and Mining Project.
Major equipments in mining include, hydraulic jumbo drills, powder loaders, shaft sinking equipment, drifter, mobile roof supporters, beam setter, can handler, longwall utility bolters, degsification drills etc. Softwares used in mining engineering include Surpac, GEMS, Mine Whittle,MineSched, PCBC, Hub, InSite etc.