B.Tech. in Industrial and Production Engineering is a 4 year undergraduate course provided by both government and private engineering colleges. 10+2 pass students with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics are eligible for this course. Tuition fees for the course ranges from 2 lakhs to 5 lakhs depending on the type of colleges.
B.Tech. Industrial and Production Engineering deals with the study to develop, improve, implement and evaluate the integrated system of people, money, knowledge, information, equipment, energy, material and as a whole industrial process. Admission to this course is done through any of the entrance test, conducted at national and state level.
There are numerous job opportunities for B.Tech. Industrial and Production Engineers in manufacturing industries. They can work in different fields in an industries, just to name a few such fields are like financial management, material management, operations research, network modelling, production planning and controlwhere a fresher can expect an average salary of 3 lakhs to 5 lakhs per annum and it go beyond even 20 lakhs after acquiring some experience in the industry.
B.Tech. Industrial and Production Engineering equips the student with the knowledge of planning, measuring and controlling all the production and industrial related activities. The course is to make the students so competent that they could improve the level of service sector industries and manufacturing companies.
Someone who is interested in the study of mechanics, thermodynamics and other mechanics related subjects, somebody who dreams of developing the career in best software as well as production industries should go for this course.
Duration of B.Tech. Industrial and Production Engineering is 4 yearswhich are divided in 8 semesters of 6 months each in colleges like Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, Punjab Engineering College University of Technology, Delhi Technological Universityand if a diploma holder takes lateral entry in second year then for those candidate duration would be 3 years.
After completing the B.Tech.degree one can go for the Master’s degree i.e. M.Tech.in Industrial and Production Engineering. Many colleges offer M.Tech. courses in India, one has the choice to choose their desired institute from them.
In India there are more than 3000 B.Tech. Colleges, out of which few major colleges offering B.Tech. Industrial and Production Engineering are listed below:
Name of the Institute
Indian Institute of Technology
Jabalpur Engineering College
Delhi Technological University
College of Engineering
Dr. BR Ambedkar National Institute of Technology
Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology
The National Institute of Engineering
Eligibility criteria in colleges like Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi is minimum 60% in aggregate in 10+2 with PCM as compulsory subjects. While in colleges like Manipal Institute of Technology, Udupi,Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering,Mysore, minimum requirement is of 45% in aggregate in 10+2 to become eligible for getting admission in B.Tech. course.
For lateral entry, candidate needs to hold a diploma in polytechnic.
Admission in B.Tech. Industrial and Production Engineering in various IITs like Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhiand other colleges including College of Engineering, Pune, Guru GhasidasVishwavidyalaya, Bilaspur, is done through JEE Main and JEE Advanced. Also, there are few private institutesthat conducts their separate Entrance Examssuch as Manipal University (MU-OET) for the intake of B.Tech. aspirants.
A diploma holder can get lateral entry in 2nd year of B.Tech. Industrial and Production Engineering.