BE Mining Engineering Course Details

Degree Bachelors
Full Form Bachelor of Engineering in Mining Engineering
Duration Course Duration of Bachelor of Engineering [BE] (Mining Engineering) is 4 Years.
Age 17 - 23 years
Minimum Percentage 50% - 60%
Subjects Required Physics, Chemistry, Maths and Biology
Average Fees Incurred INR 25K - 2L per annum
Similar Options of Study BE (Civil Engineering), BE (Structural Engineering) etc.
Average Salary Offered INR 7L per annum
Employment Roles Mining Engineer, Analytics Manager, Senior Business Analyst, Deputy General Manager, Key Account Manager, Senior Technical Support Engineer, Research Analyst, Assistant Manager etc.
Placement Opportunities Hindustan Zinc Limited, Tata Consultancy Services Limited, Infosys Limited, HCL Technologies Ltd, Cognizant, Tech Mahindra Ltd, IBM India Private Limited, Inc etc.

About Bachelor of Engineering [BE] (Mining Engineering):

  • Bachelor of Engineering in Mining Engineering is an undergraduate Mining Engineering course.

  • The duration of the course is 4 years.

  • Mining engineering syllabus the practice, the theory, the science, the technology, and application of extracting and processing minerals from a naturally occurring environment.

  • Below mentioned is the list of the top BE Mining Engineering colleges which offer the course:-

    • IIT Dhanbad

    • BITS Dhanbad

    • IIT Varanasi

    • NIT Raipur

  • BE Mining Engineering eligibility criteria is to complete ones (10+2) Secondary and Higher Secondary education from a recognized board with a minimum of 50% in the corresponding subjects.

  • JEE Mains and JEE Advanced are the Entrance exams for the aspirants for qualification of mining engineering course in India

  • Mining engineering also includes processing minerals for additional value, the course is very valuable since the old time as mining in India is done on large scale

  • Therefore it opens a lot of job opportunities for the candidates & candidates have numerous career options requiring a career in mining from operations engineer to mine manager, mine designer, health and safety manager, sales engineer etc.

What is Bachelor of Engineering [BE] (Mining Engineering)?

  • It's a four-year course which imparts the finest and adequate amount of knowledge in the field of Mining engineering.

  • Mining engineering is associated with many other disciplines, such as Mineral processing, Exploration, Excavation, Geology, and Metallurgy, Geotechnical engineering and Surveying.

  • Below mentioned are some of the subjects included in B.E Mining Engineering syllabus:

    • Earth processes

    • Calculus

    • Social Science and Humanities

    • Surveying and map preparation

    • Economic analysis

  • The following are some of the Mining Engineering Schools across the globe famous for their teaching ethics:-

    • Camborne School of Mines.

    • Saint Petersburg Mining University.

    • ITU School of Mines

    • Moscow State Mining University.

  • Mining activities by their nature cause a disturbance of the natural environment in and around which the minerals are located, so Mining engineers must, therefore, be concerned not only with the production and processing of mineral commodities but also with the mitigation of damage to the environment.

  • Candidates after finishing their course in this field can hope for the job in numerous departments of the mining industry like sales, operations, engineering, and management.

Why Choose Bachelor of Engineering [BE] (Mining Engineering)?

  • In Mining Engineering (also known as mineral engineering), you will learn about the technologies and techniques used for the identification and extraction of minerals from the earth.

  • Mining course is one of the comprehensive and bilateral courses under the umbrella of Engineering offering opportunities in various fields.

  • Below mentioned are some of the job opportunities for the professionals post-graduation:-

    • Assistant Mining Engineer

    • Mining Engineering Technician

    • Mining Engineer/Mine Planner

    • Deputy Chief Mechanical

    • Executive/Assistant Manager

  • The average mining Engineer salary in India revolves around the average figure of INR 2.8 Lakhs to INR 4 Lakhs, with just graduating from the course of mining.

  • Mining Engineering is a very interesting discipline of engineering that teaches general engineering program followed by experts and professional mining classes in blasting and drilling, rock mechanics, materials handling, etc.

  • Apart from private sector jobs, the aspirant can grab the opportunity of working in some of the finest public service companies like BHEL, NALCO etc.

  • The aspirant can opt for the higher studies in Master of Engineering[Mining Engineering] from any elite and professional university.

Top Colleges for Bachelor of Engineering [BE] (Mining Engineering):

Sl. No.

Name of the College


Indian Institute of Technology, Madras


Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee


Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati


Delhi Technological University, New Delhi


National Institute of Technology, Warangal


Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore


National Institute of Technology, Rourkela


Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad


Osmania University, Hyderabad


PES University, Bangalore


Eligibility for Bachelor of Engineering [BE] (Mining Engineering):

  • The applicants must be passed the (10+2) examination from a recognized board in India with science subjects such as Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.

  • For IIT applicants, it is mandatory to qualify in the (JEE) Joint Entrance Examinations.

Admission Procedure for Bachelor of Engineering [BE] (Mining Engineering):

  • Aspiring applicants may apply for JEE Main for expecting admission in the undergrad engineering program. To get admission in IITs or NITs, candidates should have to qualify the JEE Advanced examination.

  • There are various other state and University level entrance exams which provide admission to Mining engineering, like BITSAT, VITEEE, BCECE, etc.

  • The applicant also has to qualify the Entrance Exams conducted by the Individual Universities/Colleges in accordance with the admission procedure.

  • The applicants have to download the application/admission forms for the opted University/college via the website of the college.

  • The applicant also has to fill up the form and submit it to the College/University administration prior to the deadline mentioned.