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Degrees Offered

The Department of Mining Engineering offers Master of Technology, Doctor of Philosophy,--in each case the degree candidate is supervised by an advisory chair and committee. The Department offers the "traditional" M.Tech and Ph.D. degrees which emphasize technical skills.


Adimissions to the M.Tech Program based on the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) conduted by IIT' and IISc every year for different disciplines. Self - financing and sponsered candidates with minimum of two years relevant experience based on written test and interview performance.

Doctorate [Ph.D.]

Admission to this programme is through interview and selection. The candidates should   have first class / division at M.Sc. / M. Tech. level. Students with Bachelors Degree in  Engineering / Technology can also apply provided they have excellent academic records. In any case the candidate must qualify through GATE / NET (National Eligibility Test). Sponsered candidates from reputed industries, R&D laboratories and National  Laboratories may be exempted from GATE /  NET.

Departmental Strengths

The primary strengths of the Department of Mining Engineering are its faculty and its curricula. Each faculty member has extensive experience in both scholarly research and in practical applications  of Mining engineering technologies. The graduate course curriculum stresses expertise in the  fundamentals of math, physics and engineering science Most importantly, the graduate curriculum emphasizes skills in drilling, production, and planning that industry requires of its practicing engineers.