Have you ever wondered why the hero in most Indian movies is a mechanical engineer? Well, maybe because mechanical engineering is by far the most popular engineering streams. Year after year thousands of bright, strapping grads, walk out of college campuses with stars in their eyes.
Do you want to have an edge over the rest? Are you confused about what to do next? Here’s a little help.
We’ve listed out 5 courses that you can pursue after mechanical engineering to propel you into a lucrative and long-term career.
|1. THE OBVIOUS CHOICE – CAD/CAM|
Computer-aided design and computer aided manufacturing are the hottest courses to enroll in once you have a mech degree in hand. There are multiple career choices ranging from machining of prototypes, computer numerical control, product design, component modeling and more…
Several institutions provide specialized programmes in various software such as AutoCAD, CNC, Pro/E, CATIA (Computer Aided Three-dimensional Interactive Application), UG (Unigraphics) etc.
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|2. A HOT CHOICE OF THERMAL ENGINEERING|
Sorry about the bad pun! Thermal engineering is the branch of science that deals with thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, heat and mass transfer etc. If you are fascinated by how your refrigerator works or the production of thermal power equipment this specialization is for you. Manufacturing plants, research and development departments, thermal power plants, oil and gas refineries and several industries are looking for mechanical engineers with a diploma/PG degree in thermal engineering.
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|3. SEAS OF CHANGE- MARINE ENGINEERING|
To wear the spotless white uniform and join the illustrious Merchant Navy is every youngster’s dream. You can inch closer to it with your mechanical engineering degree. Both mechanical and marine engineering have a lot in common. There are several institutes that offer marine engineering courses. There is a huge shortage of maritime professionals in the shipping sector, which is another reason why this course is worth enrolling in.
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|4. OFFBEAT CHOICE- OIL RIG DRILLING|
We all know that the oil industry is one of the richest and booming industries in the world. There are job opportunities galore in oil fields and oil and gas industries across the world. Students who specialize in this stream can take up highly paid off-shore projects. There is also a huge demand for maintenance engineers and drilling engineers in several top industries. You get some of the most highly paid positions in this sector.
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|5. IT’s IN- IT COURSES|
Want to join the burgeoning IT industry? Work in posh, spic and span offices in the heart of the city? You can specialize in any software of your choice to join the IT industry. This is again an industry that offers sky-high pay packages, a fabulous work environment and lots of space to grow and innovate. You can join courses like JAVA, Android, Net, IBM Mainframe, PHP, IOT et al.
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There are also several opportunities in the life sciences and R&D domains.
Did you find this article helpful? I’m sure you did. Now please do me a favor and share it with your friends. Go ahead and join the specialization of your choice together!
12 thoughts on “5 Best Courses to Pursue After Mechanical Engineering”
Tayeeb Khan• October 26, 2017
That is a great career guidance post. Loved it.
shahid• January 28, 2018
My name is Shahid ….Iam pursuing btech final year in mechanical engg…..I want to get settled in gulf countries like Saudi Arabia ……so which certification course is better for me to get job in gulf easily…… Please give me your valuable information
Noufal Rahiman• November 20, 2018
project engineering and Management
sameer• February 9, 2018
i had completed my btech in mechanical now which course i have to join it should be benefit for future
plz mail me
Ramakrishnan• May 2, 2018
Great post. Really informative. The points you mentioned are very important. Keep sharing such articles. Thank you for sharing.
Arun sanap• June 10, 2018
I have completed BE mechanical please suggest proper course
John Smith• July 4, 2018
BISHNUPRASAD PADHY• November 29, 2018
SIR NOW I M STUDYING BTECH FINAL YEAR … PLEASE TELL ME BEST COLLEGE FOR MERINE ENGINEERING COURSE.
Ashu• March 4, 2020
my brother has completed mechanical engineeering in 2017 and also he is working as a quality engineer in forging based industry for less salary. He had a backlog of 1 subject. then he got passed that in 2019. Now he planning to do some course, please suggest him a course to build his carrer…
JAGDALE A• January 16, 2021
I have completed my B.E in Mechanical(2020) but now i am confused between SAP MM and CAD. Plz suggest me which path should be followed in this pandemic??
Mallikarjun G J• February 20, 2022
I Have completed BE mechanical engg in 2021 & im working as a quality engg past 6 months can you suggest which course is best to build my carrier
Santhosh• November 13, 2022
I have done diploma in mechanical engineering in 2014 , now I working at V E commercial vehicles limited ok, but now I decide, now I do best computer course . So tell me which computer course is best.
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