Industrial Engineering Course: Details, Eligibility, Admission Process


Industrial Engineering Course– Industrial Engineering is a stream related to Management of Industrial Process. It is the integration of machines, production materials, staff, scientific methods and money management. Industrial Engineering is a derivative of mechanical engineering. Candidates can apply for UG, PG and Diploma Degree courses in Industrial Engineering based on Entrance Exam scores. The average annual wage for an industrial engineer is Rs. 4 to 5 Lakh as a Fresher. Employment of industrial engineers will grow up to 8% in the next tens years. Candidates who choose industrial engineering courses as their career choice can explore job profiles such as Project Managers, Quality Assurance Engineer, Industrial Production manager or more. Candidates can check about different degree courses, eligibility, different Jobs, etc available on this page.

What is the Eligibility Criteria of Popular Industrial Engineering Courses?


Candidates can check different degree courses and its eligibility criteria to choose Industrial Engineering as a career:

Industrial Engineering Admission Eligibility
Courses Specializations Minimum Eligibility
Diploma Industrial Engineering Candidates must pass Class 10th from the recognised Board.
PG Diploma Candidates must hold 

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Graduation Degree in concerned disciplines from recognised University.

M.Sc Candidates must hold a B.Sc degree in relevant disciplines from recognised University.
B.Tech Candidates must pass 10+2 in concerned disciplines from recognised board
M.Tech Candidates must hold 

BE/B.Tech Degree in concerned disciplines from recognised University.

Ph.D Logistics Candidates must qualify their Master’s Degree in relevant disciplines from the recognised board.
Product Design & Development
Operations Research
Production Planning  & Inventory Control
Work Systems
Quality Control

Note: Candidates who hold degrees in Electrical Engineering, Process Engineering, Industrial Engineering Technology, Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, also choose their career as an Industrial Engineering.  

Syllabus for Industrial Engineering Courses

University and Colleges offers Industrial Engineering follow a prescribed syllabus, check below

For B.Tech in Industrial Engineering:

Semester Wise Syllabus
Semester I Semester II Semester III Semester IV Semester V Semester VI
Mathematics I Mathematics II Engineering Economy, Costing & Accounting Work System Design(with Lab.) Quality Design & Control(with Lab.) Simulation(with Lab.)
Chemistry Physics Operations Research I Production Planning & Control I Facility Layout & Design Management of Inventory Systems
English for Communication Programming & Data Structure Information System I Operation Research I Machine Tools & Machining  Casting, Forming & Wedding
Basic Electronics Basic Electronics HSS(Elective) Mathematics III Elective I Elective II
Mechanics —– Workshop Process Breadth II Breadth III(IT) Project
Engineering Drawing and Graphics Engineering Drawing and Graphics Breadth I EAA IV Breadth IV
Electrical Technology Electrical Technology
Introduction to Manufacturing Process Introduction to Manufacturing Process

7th and 8th Semester

Semester Wise Syllabus
Semester VII Semester VIII
Product Development(with Project) Optimizations & Heuristic Methods(with Project)
Elective III Elective V
Elective IV Elective VI
Project I Project II
Industrial Training Comprehensive Viva voice 
Breadth V(HSS) Breadth VI


Syllabus For M.Tech in Industrial Engineering:

M.Tech Industrial Eng. Syllabus
Semester I Semester II Semester III Semester IV
Probability & Statistics Quality Engineering Project Work Phase I Project Work Phase II
Advanced Operations Research Modelling & Simulation
Analysis & Control of Manufacturing Systems Work Design & Ergonomics
Elective I Elective III
Elective II Elective IV
Operations Management Lab. Simulation Lab.

Syllabus For M.Sc in Industrial Engineering:

M.Sc Industrial Eng. Syllabus
Semester I Semester II Semester III Semester IV
Advanced Production Planning & Control Ergonomics Systems Analysis & Simulations Organisational Behaviour
Project Management Reliability Engineering Enterprise Resource Planning Project Work Stage II
Marketing Management World Class Manufacturing Service Marketing
Research Methodology Software Engineering Security Analysis & Portfolio Management
Industrial Engineering Lab.(Project) Software Laboratory Project Work Stage I

Syllabus For BE in Industrial Engineering: 

Bachelor of Engineering Syllabus
Important Topics Important Topics
Introduction to Engineering Critical Inquiry
Expository English Composition Research and Critical Writing
Graphic Fundamentals Engineering Mechanics
Calculus Fields and Waves
General Chemistry Ergonomics
Interdisciplinary Technology and Society Thermodynamics
Mechanics and Thermal Physics Matrix Algebra
Manufacturing Processes Electrical Engineering
Mechanics of Materials Fluid Mechanics
Differential Equations Data Analysis

What is the Admission Process of Industrial Engineering Course?

Seats allotted for admission in Industrial Engineering program based on Merit-List and Entrance Exam scores. Check admission procedure for different courses below

For Diploma:

  • Marks obtained in relevant qualifying exams.
  • Marks obtained in Class 10th.

For B.Tech/BE:

  • Marks obtained in JEE Main.
  • Marks obtained in Entrance Exam conducted by a particular University.
  • Marks obtained in Class 10+2 in PCM.

For M.Tech/ME:

  • Marks obtained in GATE .
  • Marks obtained in Interview.
  • Marks obtained in Entrance Exam conducted by a particular University.
  • Marks obtained in Bachelor Degree.
  • Marks obtained in 10+2

For PG Diploma:

  • Marks obtained in relevant qualifying exams.
  • Marks obtained in Graduation degree.
  • Marks obtained in Class 10+2.

For Ph.D. :

  • Marks obtained in UGC NET/GATE/JEST/UGC – CSIR or relevant national exam.
  • Marks obtained in Personal Interview

College/Universities offering Industrial Engineering 

Candidates can check Colleges or University that offer these courses below:-

  • Indian Institute of Technology(IIT), Roorkee.
  • Indian Institute of Technology(IIT), Delhi.
  • Indian Institute of Technology(IIT), Kharagpur.
  • Indian Institute of Technology(IIT), Bombay
  • Dr B.R. Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar.
  • Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology(MNNIT), Allahabad.
  • National Institute of Technology(NIT), Kurukshetra.
  • Vishwakarma Institute of Technology(VIT), Pune.
  • College of Engineering & Management, Nagpur
  • GSBA Engineering, Pharmacy & Management Institute, Roorkee 

Skills Required for Industrial Engineering

Candidates who are interested in understanding the different aspects of development, implementation, money, analysis, evaluation of integrated systems, etc can choose the Industrial Engineering course. Check required skills below;-

  • Communication Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Knowledge of Management(scientific way)
  • Good negotiating skills
  • Operations, Business Strategy & documentation skills

Job after Industrial Engineering 

Candidates who completed their degree courses in IE can find a range of career opportunities.  Candidates can read carefully job profile given below:- 

  • Quality Engineer(Automotive & Industrial Supplier)
  • Senior Product Quality Engineer
  • Process Engineer
  • Quality Assurance Engineer
  • Automation Engineer
  • Metals or Oil Gases
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Automation Technician(Robotics)
  • Production Manager

Candidates can also choose various Government Jobs to shape their career.

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