Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Manufacturing Technology) - Course Overview




    4 YEARS


    Manufacturing Engineering



    B.Tech in Manufacturing Technology Colleges, Admission process, and Scope

    Sakshi Gupta Sakshi Gupta
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    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.

    B.Tech in Manufacturing Technology: Course Highlights Table

    Name of the courseB. Tech (Bachelor of Technology) in Manufacturing Technology
    Duration of the course4 years
    StreamScience [PCM]
    Eligibility10+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 feeINR 1.5 – 4 lacs per year
    Institutes offering the courseCentral 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 employmentProduction and Manufacturing Industries in India and abroad
    Average enter level SalaryINR 3,60,000 – 5,00,000

    B.Tech in Manufacturing Technology:  What is it About?

    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.

    Who Should Opt for B.Tech. in Manufacturing Technology?

    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.

    B.Tech in Manufacturing Technology: Top Institutes 

    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 InstituteCityFull Tuition fees in INR
    Central Institute of Plastic Engineering and TechnologyBhubaneswar--
    Central Institute of Plastic Engineering and TechnologyChennai1.17 lacs
    Gautam Buddha UniversityNoida--
    Indian Institute of TechnologyKharagpur4 lacs
    J.S.S Academy of Technical EducationGautam Buddha Nagar, U.P--
    Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering and technologyPunjab2.88 lacs
    Veer Surendra Sai University of TechnologySambalpur1.05 lacs

    B.Tech in Manufacturing Technology: Eligibility Criteria

    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.

    B.Tech in Manufacturing Technology: Admission Process

    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.

    Entrance Exams

    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 NameLevel/Conducted ByColleges
    JEE MainNational level/ CBSENITs, IIITs, most institutes accept JEE Main Score
    JEE advancedNational/IITsIITs

    Selection Process

    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.

    Admission to Distance Mode of Learning

    B.Tech Colleges in ORISSAB.Tech Colleges in PUNJABB.Tech Colleges in UTTARAKHANDB.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.

    • Bright International Educational Trust, Bangalore
    • IGNOU
    • Delhi Degree College, Badarpur, Delhi
    • Institute of Professional Studies, Meerut

    B.Tech. Manufacturing Technology: Syllabus and Course Description

    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 ISemester IISemester IIISemester IV
    Engineering Mathematics –IEngineering Mathematics –IIEngineering Mathematics-IIIMetal cutting and machine tools
    Engineering Physics-IEngineering Physics-IIElectrical CircuitsPhysical Metallurgy and metallography
    ChemistryBasic ElectronicsFluid MechanicsThermodynamics
    EnglishMechanics of Deformable BodiesEconomicsElectrical Machines
    MechanicsFuel, Furnaces and refractoriesEngineering material and metallurgyDesign of machine elements
    Geometrical DrawingEngineering DrawingsMachine Drawing--
    Workshop Practice-IWorkshop Practice-IIComputer Programming--
    Semester VSemester VISemester VII
    Computer Graphics and computer Aided DraftingMaterials handling and automationModern methods of manufacturing
    Metal casting and welding TechnologyEngineering MetrologyQuality assurance and inspection methods
    Heat and mass transferIndustrial Engineering and Manufacturing resources planningManufacturing design and C.A.E
    Industrial PsychologyQuantitative methods of Analysis and operation research--
    Industrial organization and managementInstrumentation and control--

    B.Tech in Manufacturing Technology: Career Prospects 

    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 the popular organizations that hire manufacturing engineers are listed here.

    • Maruti
    • Hero Honda
    • Atlas Copco
    • 3M
    • Yamaha
    • JCB
    • Kirloskar

    Some of these profiles are described below.

    DesignationDescription of job profile
    Production ManagerResponsible 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 EngineerDeveloping liaison with suppliers with regard to manufacturing processes, training the staff regarding the manufacture of new products, developing new manufacturing processes and technologies.
    Design EngineerWorking 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 ExpertGiving 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 officerEnsuring that all safety standards are met by the industry, maintaining safety documentation and management.

      B.Tech in Manufacturing Technology

      DesignationSalary per annum in INR
      Production manager7.18 - 5 lacs
      Manufacturing Process Engineer4.5 – 9 lacs
      Design Engineer3.35 - 8 lacs
      Marketing Expert4.45 - 10 lacs

      Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Manufacturing Technology) Fee Structure in India

      9.1 K (Minimum Fee)PUBLIC COLLEGES3.11 L (Maximum Fee)
      1.64 L (Average Fee)
      3.2 L (Minimum Fee)PRIVATE COLLEGES3.2 L (Maximum Fee)
      3.2 L (Average Fee)



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