B. Tech in Manufacturing Technology is a 4-year undergraduate course consisting of 7 semesters containing theoretical subjects and workshops, and 1 semester including industrial training and substantial project work.
Top Institutes offering this course are:
Successful graduates of this course have the option of pursuing courses like MS and M. Tech from India or abroad. Manufacturing Technology engineers find recruitment in diverse fields, such as manufacturing, private companies, and government sector etc.
Some of the established organizations that hire manufacturing technology engineers are Atlas Copco, Maruti, Hero Honda. Major job types include Project Manager, Operations Manager, Quality Manager, among others.
The salary for entry-level manufacturing engineering positions ranges from INR 3.6 to 5 lacs per annum.
|Name of the course||B. Tech (Bachelor of Technology) in Manufacturing Technology|
|Duration of the course||4 years|
|Eligibility||10+2 examination with a minimum aggregate score of 60% from any recognized educational Board of India with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics as the main subjects. Additionally, required to qualify the JEE Main or other State-level engineering exams|
|Average course fee||INR 1.5 – 4 lacs per year|
|Institutes offering the course||Central Institute of Plastic Engineering and Technology, Gautam Buddha Technical University Lucknow, J.S.S Academy of Technical Education, Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering and technology|
|Sectors of employment||Production and Manufacturing Industries in India and abroad|
|Average enter level Salary||INR 3,60,000 – 5,00,000|
The primary objective of a B.Tech in Manufacturing Technology course is to train candidates inefficient applications of machinery, tools, and labor to produce finished goods for end users. The tools provided by manufacturing technology are directed at making daily life easier, providing agricultural products, modern methods of communication etc. candidates get exposed to manufacture of goods, their transformation from raw materials to finished goods, processes involved in industrial production etc. In industries, manufactured goods are used in the production of other products like automobiles, aircrafts, home appliances etc.
Manufacturing technology makes modern life convenient, and also maintains a stable economy and high standards of living. Computer- Aided Design (CAD) and Computer- Aided Manufacturing (CAM) are some of the new technologies used for the manufacturing of final products at the level of assembly.
Candidates interested in exploring and understanding production & manufacturing environments, and adept at problem-solving and decision- making should opt for this course. The course is also suitable for candidates wishing to pursue academic professions such as Lecturer, Professors etc. Candidates are also expected to possess an advanced knowledge of manufacturing processes, automation, robotics and business management.
Manufacturing Technology is a 4- year long course consisting of 8 semesters, with every year including 2 semesters each. The course is also available via the distance learning mode spread over a duration of 4 years.
Listed below are some of the top institutes in India offering B. Tech in Manufacturing Technology. The respective locations of the institutes as well as the corresponding tuition fees charged by them are also specified here.
|Name of the Institute||City||Full Tuition fees in INR|
|Central Institute of Plastic Engineering and Technology||Bhubaneswar||--|
|Central Institute of Plastic Engineering and Technology||Chennai||1.17 lacs|
|Gautam Buddha University||Noida||--|
|Indian Institute of Technology||Kharagpur||4 lacs|
|J.S.S Academy of Technical Education||Gautam Buddha Nagar, U.P||--|
|Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering and technology||Punjab||2.88 lacs|
|Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology||Sambalpur||1.05 lacs|
Aspirants interested in pursuing B.Tech in Manufacturing Technology need to have qualified the 10+2 examination with a minimum aggregate score of 60% from any recognized educational Board of India with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics as the main subjects. Additionally, they are required to qualify the JEE Main or other State-level engineering exams to be eligible to take admission.
Tuition fee for B. Tech in Manufacturing Technology ranges from INR 1.5 lacs to INR 4 lacs per annum, while also depending on the university/ institute offering the course.
Candidates need to qualify the respective institutes’ entrance exams such as JEE Main and JEE Advanced to take admission to B. Tech in Manufacturing Technology. Upon clearing the exam, candidates need to appear for the stage of counseling. Candidates get admission on the basis of the rank obtained in the entrance. Some universities also provide direct admissions to students on basis of merit.
The exam pattern for almost all engineering entrance exams is similar. Questions are asked from subjects, namely Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics, mostly from 10+1 and 10+2 syllabi. Duration of the exam is 3 hours.
Candidates can refer to the list given below for B. Tech entrance exams conducted in India.
|Exam Name||Level/Conducted By||Colleges|
|JEE Main||National level/ CBSE||NITs, IIITs, most institutes accept JEE Main Score|
Candidates are selected on the basis of performance in class XII examination and in the entrance exam. In JEE Main, for example, candidates are shortlisted on the basis of the score in the exam. The top 2 lakh candidates are eligible to appear for the JEE Advanced. Candidates should note that for the academic session 2020-21, JEE Main scores will be accepted for admission to B.E./ B. Tech programs throughout the country. However, some States conduct their own entrance tests such as COMEDK UGET.
|B.Tech Colleges in ORISSA||B.Tech Colleges in PUNJAB||B.Tech Colleges in UTTARAKHAND||B.Tech Colleges in TELANGANA|
Some of the colleges in India that offer B. Tech in Manufacturing Technology in the distance education format are mentioned here.
Course structure for most B.Tech programs is similar. It includes 8 semesters, and subjects taught in the 1st semester are common for all the programs. Subjects such as Engineering Mathematics, Digital Electronics, Software Engineering are covered. Topics pertaining to specific fields of specialization are taught in the rest of the semesters.
Candidates can check the complete syllabus for B. Tech in Manufacturing Technology in the table below.
|Semester I||Semester II||Semester III||Semester IV|
|Engineering Mathematics –I||Engineering Mathematics –II||Engineering Mathematics-III||Metal cutting and machine tools|
|Engineering Physics-I||Engineering Physics-II||Electrical Circuits||Physical Metallurgy and metallography|
|Chemistry||Basic Electronics||Fluid Mechanics||Thermodynamics|
|English||Mechanics of Deformable Bodies||Economics||Electrical Machines|
|Mechanics||Fuel, Furnaces and refractories||Engineering material and metallurgy||Design of machine elements|
|Geometrical Drawing||Engineering Drawings||Machine Drawing||--|
|Workshop Practice-I||Workshop Practice-II||Computer Programming||--|
|Semester V||Semester VI||Semester VII|
|Computer Graphics and computer Aided Drafting||Materials handling and automation||Modern methods of manufacturing|
|Metal casting and welding Technology||Engineering Metrology||Quality assurance and inspection methods|
|Heat and mass transfer||Industrial Engineering and Manufacturing resources planning||Manufacturing design and C.A.E|
|Industrial Psychology||Quantitative methods of Analysis and operation research||--|
|Industrial organization and management||Instrumentation and control||--|
The role of manufacturing technology engineers consists of the large-scale transformation of raw materials into finished goods. Manufacturing technology engineers can find numerous job opportunities across various production industries in India as well as abroad. Jobs in the industrial sector offer a variety of job profiles.
Some of these profiles are described below.
|Designation||Description of job profile|
|Production Manager||Responsible for planning and organizing schedules of production in the industry, ensuring whether the industrial health and safety regulations are met in the industry, keeping a check on the quality of manufactured products, supervising work of the staff working under their supervision.|
|Manufacturing Process Engineer||Developing liaison with suppliers with regard to manufacturing processes, training the staff regarding the manufacture of new products, developing new manufacturing processes and technologies.|
|Design Engineer||Working with industrial engineers to create drawings required for production and manufacture, co-ordinating with a team of engineers to make product designs and ensuring reliability and viability of the designed product, working with industrial designers and marketing engineers to design product specifications suited customer requirements.|
|Marketing Expert||Giving product- based presentations to customers, collecting information such as market trends, the price of the product in the market, keepin a check on competitor products, and on the company's management, designing products for the customer on the basis of this information.|
|Safety officer||Ensuring that all safety standards are met by the industry, maintaining safety documentation and management.|
|Designation||Salary per annum in INR|
|Production manager||7.18 - 5 lacs|
|Manufacturing Process Engineer||4.5 – 9 lacs|
|Design Engineer||3.35 - 8 lacs|
|Marketing Expert||4.45 - 10 lacs|