Engineering is one of the highly popular career choices in India, some students have career goals related to engineering and focus on developing their careers in related fields, like automobile engineering, computer engineering, software engineering etc. Some students opt engineering as they feel as this is a secure field and employment rate is high.
But apart from being popular study choice engineering degrees also opens up several career options, If you are also interested to know that what are the top career options available for fresh Engineering graduates, please continue reading,
Campus Placements: First and Foremost, if you are in a good college there is fair chance that you will face more than one interview as campus placement drives goes through. This is a very reason why most students take admissions in engineering colleges after searching for their reputation and placement records. That’s why this is the most common choice among Engineering aspirants.
Get A certification: Some Engineering students opt for specialization certificates which gives their resumes an edge, in terms of specific job requirements. Employers also prefer trained staff so that maximum productivity can be availed as early as possible, that’s why Certification after Engineering course is also very common choice for freshly graduated Engineers.
Public service Undertakings: Government companies or Public sector undertakings hires good number of engineering graduates every year. Many students prepare for these exams/ interview processes and appear for getting a chance to work for the nation through jobs in PSU’s. National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC), Oil & Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), Steel Authority Of India Limited (SAIL), Bharat Heavy Industries Limited (BHEL), Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL), Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd. (HPCL) & Coal India Limited are some of the most desired PSU jobs in India. These PSU release Job notification through various news papers digital Mediums and government communication channels every year. This can be a good career choice if someone want a stable career path, fixed payment growth and good work life balance.
Management: Engineers have sharp brains, that is proven as they have passed crucial engineering subjects and for same trait they are looked at with respect. Having said that some engineers want to make their career in management and not in Core engineering sectors. Management jobs requires decision making and execution capabilities, and laser sharp focus on getting things done. We have seen this trend about engineers pursuing management courses after their engineering degree and ten taking up jobs in financial or FMCG sectors. Nevertheless, their engineering degree gives them a badge of understanding about deep knowledge.
Entrepreneurship: As engineers are basically problem solvers and they learn to build things, entrepreneurship is also a very good choice for someone who has an idea and will do execute it. Engineering entrepreneurs generally solve problems of mankind by using their skills and help society grow ahead.
Civil Services: If public good is in your mind then civil service can also be very good choice after engineering. Government runs several hundred projects from country level to local municipal or gram panchayat level and to execute these projects they require engineers so that public money can be utilise in best possible way. Indian Engineering services can be a good way to enter public service. Apart from that engineering graduates are also eligible to enter prestigious services like India administration services (IAS), Indian Police Service (IPS) etc. Some engineers choose these routes to enter public service and to help develop the nation.
Armed Forces: Jobs in armed forces offer prestige, reputation, and adventure as part of life. Countries several youths want to serve their nation by serving in Army, Navy OR Air force. For engineers there are several short services and Full-service commission option are available for entry into Armed forces. So, if you love an adventures life and want our national forces to be safe and make their life easier then armed forces engineering wings are best choice for you.
Higher Studies: last but not the least, engineering graduates have vast number of higher study courses available for their vanity. Some student of engineering pursue their Master degrees in same engineering fields as their graduation degree, this gives them chance to grow academically and also enter into job market as more specialized person. Apart from this other high study courses are also in popular in engineering students as per their choices of career.
All in all, a fresh Graduate of engineering have several options in front of him and she/he should choose keeping his interest, career inclination & prospect, in mind.
All the best.