Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
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About course

Metallurgical and Materials Engineering train students on the verticals of physical and chemical properties of various metals. They also learn to determine the diversity of mixtures of various materials and understand their applications in different sectors. Metallurgical Engineering broadly deals with all sorts of metal related areas. Some major areas of studies include Hydrometallurgy, Mechanical metallurgy, Heat treatment of steels, Welding metallurgy and so on. Physical metallurgy, Extractive metallurgy and Mineral processing train students with problem solving abilities, ability to extract metal from ore and gathering mineral products from earth’s crust. Students on completion of this course becomes skilled of are then capable of configuring metals to produce materials that can fulfill the industrial demands. Aircraft and oven industry top the list of popular industries that need expertise in metallurgical and materials engineering.

Core subjects
– The core courses of metallurgical and materials engineering are as follows:

  • Metallurgical Thermodynamics & Kinetics

  • Deformation Behaviour of Materials

  • Principles of Extractive Metallurgy

  • Phase Transformation & Heat Treatment of Materials

  • Materials Characterization 

  • Iron making & Steelmaking


Further studies
– After completing B. Tech in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, you can go for M. Tech, followed by research.

Job profiles
– Some of the job profiles are as follows:

  • Metallurgist

  • Welding Engineer

  • Plant Equipment Engineer

  • Ballistics Engineer

  • Quality Planning Engineer

  • Process Engineer


Top recruiters
– The top recruiters are mainly the metal manufacturing industries. Some of the top companies include the following:

  • Steel Authority India Limited (SAIL)

  • Tata Steel

  • Jindal Steel

  • Hindalco Industries Limited

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