With a Mechanical Engineering degree, one can work in design, testing, manufacturing, quality control, research & development or sales across a range of areas and industries such as:
Aerospace Engineering is the primary branch of engineering concerned with the research, design, development, construction, testing, science and technology of aircraft and spacecraft. The main companies in this sector are Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd, Boeing, Airbus Industries, Aviation or Defence applications divisions of Larsen & Toubro, Godrej Precision Engg. Ltd.
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Automotive engineering is a branch of vehicle engineering, incorporating elements of mechanical, electrical, electronic, software and safety engineering as applied to the design, manufacture and operation of motorcycles, automobiles, buses and trucks and their respective engineering subsystems. The main companies in this sector are Tata Motors, Ashok Leyland, Hindustan Motors, Hyundai Motors, Hero Motors Ltd, Honda Motors and Maruti Udyog Ltd. ect.
The sector is divided in to five major segments- Pharma, services, agri, industrial and informatics. Organizations such as Biocon Ltd, CIPLA, Dr Reddy's and Reliance Life Sciences are the major giants in this area
With engineer mind set one can start his/her career in business side. Finance and Marketing consulting firms can be the major areas to choose in this.
This sector covers oil companies, chemicals manufacturers and the businesses that support them. Major companies in this are Tata Chemicals and Bengal Chemicals etc.
Even Mechanical Engineers can start their careers in IT and Electronics Industry. The companies like Infosys, WIPRO, Tata Consulting Services and Accenture etc. always move forward to get Engineers form other streams.
In construction sector Mechanical Engineers can start their career to handle all the mechanical part. Major giants in this sector are L&T ECC group, HCC and Gammon India.
In consumer product industry HLL, ITC, Procter & Gamble are the major giants.
The field of energy is a good option for Mechanical Engineers. This is a very vast field covered by the Government, Semi- Government and Private organizations like NTPC, NPCIL, GMR Energy, BGR Energy and Adani Power etc.
After the completion of degree in Mechanical Engineering one can opt his/her career in engineering & public policy in Government Departments selected through UPSC.