Why to seek admission in B.Tech.(Mining Engg) at VNIT?


  1. Qualified, experienced with international exposure and  dedicated Faculty
  2. Department is running research projects with international collaborations.
  3. Continued ‘A’ grade accreditation of the undergraduate course B.Tech (Mining Engg) by National Board of Accreditation since 1996. (AICTE)
  4. Revamped course curriculum as per the industry needs after getting NIT status. More emphasis on computer applications covering software programming to usage of modern software in the field of mining and excavation. Some alumni are working in IT industry in mining and allied fields. There is lot of potential in India to use computers in planning, design, management of mines and research.
  5. Industry oriented undergraduate projects
  6. Add-in audit courses on personality development like communication, technical skills development, and computer aided presentation, interview techniques, GD etc.
  7. The location of VNIT in the mineral rich region of the country, thus getting opportunity to students to see real time workings.
  8. Years of goodwill with the mining industry in the region through interaction, placement of the alumni, technical consultancy and testing services.
  9. Well placed alumni in various reputed mining organizations in India and abroad. The international mining companies are having Indian connections are acquiring Indian, Asian, Australian, Russian, American mining companies. Therefore, students having good academic records can get jobs through campus interview in these and other software companies. Alumni are occupying seniors positions in coal and cement Industry. Some alumni have acquired Ph.D. and serving research and academic institutes in India and overseas.
  10. The academic performance of the students at Competitive examinations and entrance tests (GATE, CAT, GRE etc) has been good and has earned them seats in India and abroad.
  11. The alumni view the department and the VNIT with high regard for its effective contribution to their personal development and professional growth.
  12. Positive attitude of the mining industry in the training of the students, the conduct of camps, tours/visits to mines
  13. On Campus interview for recruitment. In view of the globalisation and disinvestments, considerable opportunities are foreseen in the placement of the Mining Engineers in the industry abroad.
  14. Research work in the department leading to PG by research and Ph.D.
  15. Setting up of advance facility and research center  to cater  to the needs of  the fast changing  mining technology of the region in terms of coal and rock cutting, adaptation of innovative underground technology, testing and research facilities to support this.
  16. Underground space development in  urban area  and accelerated infrastructure  development in the country offers opportunities for multi-disciplinary PG programme in mining, civil and mechanical engineering. The department is proposing to start full time multidisciplinary M.Tech.(Excavation Engg) programme for mining and civil engineers.
  17. Creation of modern learning techniques to prepare the students for global competition.
  18. Extensive potential for setting up a nodal center for refresher training  and upgradation of  knowledge and skill  of the existing mining personnel of the region.