Anybody with an interest in Science, Technology and Engineering can take up metallurgical engineering as it brings together all these branches.
Metallurgical engineers are required in every industry and enterprise that produces, buys, sells refines or manufactures metals or metallic products.
In India young metallurgical graduates can expect some exciting career opportunities in government undertakings as well as in private companies.
Apart from opting for industrial jobs one can also join as a research fellow or an associate or a scientist or professor in various labs and universities located in India and abroad.
The salary of a metallurgical engineer is as high as Rs. 6 lakh per year. The salary increases with skills and years of experience. Engineers from IITs and NITs get more salary as compared to other engineering colleges in India.
Himalayan University is one of the few universities in the North-Eastern part of India that offers courses in Metallurgical Engineering
Top 10 Colleges/Institutes for Metallurgical Engineering 2017
No.College/InstituteState1Himalayan UniversityArunachal Pradesh2School of Physics and Material SciencePunjab3Indus Institute of Technology and EngineeringGujarat4OP Jindal Institute of TechnologyChattisgarh5Visvesvaraya National Institute of TechnologyMaharashtra6National Institute of Technology DurgapurWest Bengal7Indira Gandhi Institute of TechnologyOrissa8IIT BombayMaharashtra9IIT KanpurUttar Pradesh10National Institute of Technology TrichyTamil Nadu