If you are an engineering graduate and looking for engineering jobs, but unable to find one, don’t’ really panic.
Engineering and its applications are used almost in anything and everything one comes across. Right from the household appliances to the toy used by a kid or a car flaunted by your neighbors everything has engineering mechanism put in to use to make the machinery function, exactly the way it should. Best about technology is that it has made life remarkably easy going, but the worst is that it is really dynamic. Each day the technology experts come up with something out of the box which out dates the gadget you already possess. But this clearly reflects the pace at which the industry is growing and the future job prospects.
Engineering as a discipline is a vast subject comprising several branches within. Students pursuing graduation or post-graduation specialize in specific subject as in engineer in civil engineering, engineering in mechanical, engineering in aeronautics, engineering in electrical and etc. Depending upon the specialization the job opportunities are accessed.
Engineering as a career provides plentiful job opportunities to the candidates. Both public sector and private sector firms have opening for engineering jobs, providing lucrative job profiles matching to the expectation of the candidate.
How to become an Engineer?
If you wish to be an engineer, you have to clear the JEE entrance exam. Many reputed colleges hire students on the basis of their scores in JEE.
Before appearing for any engineering job, a degree from technical institute or University is required. The institutes and colleges furnish various branches of engineering, out of which the students can choose the subject of interest.
Usually colleges organize for campus placements. They arrange for placement sessions, call reputed companies and provide necessary exposure to the candidates. Students get an opportunity to work with leaders in the industry, learn about the corporate culture and groom professionally.
Skills required for engineering
For gaining better career opportunities one should possess both technical and specialized skills. Students who are willing to take up engineering at higher levels, it is important to practice lot of math’s, geometry, trigonometry and calculus.
Physics, chemistry, ecology, biology are another important subject at which the aspirants should be proficient in.
Career in Engineering
Engineering jobs assure robust career to the aspirant with competitive salary packages. Reputed and leading companies in the industry hire engineers offering premium salary packages. Initially the salary package varies from 4lacs to 6 lacs or so, but with more experience and better promotional opportunities, candidates can draw handsome and lucrative salaries.
Engineering is more about developing things in different manner; therefore the key area of responsibility of the engineer is he should be more creative and dynamic with things. He should focus on developing technology in different manner, as customers want something new each day. Hence in order to serve new every day, the engineers should stay abreast of latest changes and patterns in the industry.
Engineering is about technical and specialized knowledge, but working with corporate requires something extra. Besides basic skills and proficiency, engineering jobs also requires the candidate to be a team player, should be humble while interacting, should hold proactive approach, good communication skills and stay updated with surroundings.
Engineers are supposed to be good in managerial skills and leadership abilities. This provides better promotional chances to the candidates.
Subhadra Bhadauria is an ardent writer with leading educational site shiksha.com. She is a regular blogger and apprises aspirants about engineering as a discipline and also shares future growing engineering jobs prospects. View more job vacancies in India.