Engineering is the application of mathematics and science to create something of value from natural resources. However, no precise definition of these terms exists in India or, perhaps, elsewhere in the world. Indian engineers choose from six major branches - Computer Science Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Information Technology, Automobile Engineering.
Indian boasts the largest number of engineering colleges in the world and is also one of the top producers of engineering graduates. Indian engineers, especially those from institutes IIT, NIT and IISc are sought after around the globe and by top MNCs. India produces more engineers than the US and China combined. Indian engineers are sought after around the world for their problem solving and analytical skills.
Indian engineers - FAQ
Who is the no. 1 engineer in India?
Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya. Born in 1861 in south Karnataka, Sir M. Visvesvaraya is one of India's most prolific civil engineers, as well as an economist and statesman. He is among the foremost nation-builders of the 19th century.
Does India produce a lot of engineers?
Today, Indian engineers outnumber those produced by the US and China combined.
Are Indian engineers good?
Yes. They are considered among the best in the world, chiefly for their problem solving abilities.
Which engineering is best?
The top streams of engineers are: Computer Science, Aeronautical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Biotech Engineering.
Which engineers have the highest salary in India?
Computer science engineer are the highest earning in their field. Salaries are around #37 lakh p.a. in the higher end of the spectrum. Computer programmers - Rs 5.5. LPA, software designer - Rs 6.3 LPA, software developer - Rs 6.38 LPA, research analyst - Rs 8 LPA, data warehouse analyst - Rs 6.5 LPA.
Why are Indian engineers unemployed?
The major reason for employment challenges is that many graduates are not skilled enough to work in engineering after graduating. A few years ago, Narayan Murthy, the father of the Indian IT sector, commented on the flaws of the country's learning system.
Is India full of engineers?
India has the largest number of engineers as well as the largest number of engineering education institutes and infrastructure in the world. As of 2021, India produces 15 lakh engineering graduates annually.
Is India a good country to study engineering?
Engineering continues to be among the most sought-after programmes attracting Indian students. Since getting into a top-notch institute is becoming extremely competitive in India, many students eye universities abroad to fulfill their engineering aspirations.
What is IIT ranking in the world?
IIT Bombay came in at the 172nd rank in the QS World University Rankings 2023. IIT Delhi, Madras and Kanpur came in at 174, 250 and 264 respectively. All the IITs have been surpassed by the Indian Institute of Science.
Which country is best in engineering studies?
Engineering in USA. Out of the top 502 best engineering universities in the world, 74 are from the USA. The United States has always led the world in terms of quality technical education and is a sought after country of study for aspiring Indian engineers.
Can engineer earn in crores?
Top MNCs such as Facebook, Google, LinkedIn and Microsoft line up for Indian engineers from top institutes like IIT, with fabulous salary packages of Rs 1 crore and above. A software engineer at Apple gets a whopping salary of Rs 2 crore p.a.
Can engineers be rich?
According to a study on the educational background of the billionaires on Forbes' list of the 100 richest people in the world: Engineering graduates make up over one fifth (22%) and are the richest of their fellow list-makers, with a combined wealth of $25.8 billion!