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Industrial engineering and management: Prospects, Future and Institutes in India

It is an engineering stream related to management of Industrial process. The name Industrial engineering often confuses students and parents and lead to an imagination of a manufacturing industry. This is engineering stream is related to understanding, development and implementation of systems involving human being and other resources. In this course of study student will learn about the methods to manage and optimum utilization of resources available by applying mathematical and engineering tools.

During first year student will learn about basic engineering subjects like mathematics, physics chemistry and other engineering subjects. In later years they study about Product Design and Development, work systems, logistics, production planning and inventory control, Operation research, Quality Control and recently Intellectual property system.

Usually these courses are most effective at master of engineering (M.Tech) level. Industrial engineers are suitable for any industry, right from manufacturing to planning, consultancy to software, logistics to supply chain management. There is big opportunity for higher education in Industrial engineering in the field of supply chain management, Operation research, Inventory management and Intellectual properties rights.

Core Companies: All manufacturing and engineering companies offer jobs to Industrial engineers. TATA (all sectors, Motors, Steel, Communications..etc), Reliance Industries ltd., Maruti Udyog, and thousands of other companies in India including TCS, Infosys, Wipro Including Government originations like Railway, BSNL, ONGC, ISRO and DRDO to name few.

Average Salary: 2.5~3.5 Lakhs per annum

Institutes offering Industrial Engineering courses:
Few IITs like B, K, R and others
Almost all NITs
All Top Engineering colleges in India
Many State universities and Top private engineering colleges

Engineering Courses: Future, Prospects, Institutes and Studies in India give you details about other engineering courses and their trends in the market.

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70 Comments

  1. Hi

    Hi I need some clarification

    1. InI Labs Inc.

      What kind of?

  2. Pradeep

    What is future prospects for Engg. graduate of Industrial Engg & management?/

  3. Sunakshi

    Is master in engineering management any different from M.Tech or they both are same?

  4. Kiran kumar

    I got admission in industrial management for my masters. I completed my graduate and dimplo in civil is this course equals to construction management in civil or It different

  5. Pearlene

    Genuinely no matter if someone doesn’t know afterward
    its up to other viewers that they will help, so here it occurs.

  6. faheem ahmed

    I am doing my 3rd year IEM(industrial engineering and management) in MVJCE bangalore , i want to know whether i should do pg in MBA or Mtech , and please send me a list of companies in bangalore which recruit IEM engineers. It would be a great help.

  7. Thoufeeque

    My GATE score is 475 an rank 12131. Is it possible for me to get any seat in mechanical engineering stream in any NIT? I’d like to prefer NITK. Pls reply. I’m really in big confusion. Thank you.

  8. sleep medication

    Great article. I am dealing with a few off these issuues as well..

  9. parul jain

    i am pursuing b.tech in industrial engineering and i m in 5th semester right now and i am little confused that whether should i go for GATE coaching or self study will do?? And i have also heard that after b.tech doin m.tech is not so worth. So please tell me that should i go for GATE in industrial engineering??

  10. fsdfsdf

    dont take industrial engineering and management.
    NO JOB OPPORTUNITY.

  11. Aditya Somani

    I have graduated from IIT(BHU) in mining engg. Can I pursue M.Tech in industrial engg, and management?
    If yes, what all knowledge should I possess?

  12. anish

    sir,can u tell about industrial engineering jobs in PSUs in India?

  13. Sumit

    hey, i have completed my b.tech in electronics & instrumentation engineering. ANd i get an opportunity to take admission for m.tech in industrial engineering & management. Is it helpfull for me in future for getting a good jobs after coplementation of my m.tech???? Is it a right choice or i’m taking a wrong step? Plzz give me some suggentn…

  14. srinivas

    guys im plannin ta take IM for lateral entry… which is better option mech general or industrial managment…..i got 1813 rank in DCET….!!!

  15. Mohamed Uzair

    Awesome work thanks for posting this I wish I could learn from u howu did this. Also I graduated this acdemic year 2013 as an Industrial Engineering and Management (IEM) graduate from B.M.S. college of engg.
    I love my branch but unfortunately I did not get placed our college offered us mainly software companies though v did IEM. Can u pls suggest me how to get a job in this branch it would be like a dream come true for me. Thankx a million.I’ll be checking my mail awaiting your reply.

  16. srajan rai

    i heard from my friend that “the subjects involved in mechanical and industrial are same except last semister is it true?

  17. srajan rai

    i heard from my friend that “the subjects involved in mechanical and industrial are same except last semister is it true?and pls send reply as fast as possible.

  18. Isha Jain

    i am doing BE in MPAE (manufacturing and automation engg) from NSIT. i am determined to do Mtech. my present branch offers me the option to appear for GATE under PI (production and industrial engg). is PIE not under the comfort zone for girls..or i shall go for it.. without any prejudices..?
    ps: although i will go for research work after Mtech, still, in the meagre case, i wish to go for job (private/psu), is it that industrys shirk from hiring girls.. i have heard ..this happens in Mechanical engg…does same holds for PI also ?
    please help. i would mend my ways accordingly. i am no where down the line..interested in bringing some change.

    1. muhammrd suhail

      Hey sister I have mention about industrial engg below..if u want to know more contact me on either on [email protected] or 9544847556 so that I can help u a lot

  19. p.l.

    Sir, is doing m.e. in industrial engg. and management from iit kgp better or joining a job with a salary of 5.6 lakh per annum better after btech in mechanical? Also,i have no interest in academic career.

  20. GAYATHRI

    i want to do industrial engineering kindly let me how about the future & carear to me

  21. shivam

    after btech with industrial and management what the future for doing mba please inform

  22. shyam

    what is better option IEM from iit kharagpur & power system engineering from nit warangal?

  23. DHRUV PATEL

    I HAVE COMPLETED BE(BACHELOR OF ENGINEERING METALLURGY) IN GTU….NOW I PLANNING TO ME/M.TECH. IN MATERIAL SCIENCE SO PLEASE GIVE ME SOME INFORMATION ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY WHO DO THE STUDY ON THE MATERIAL SCIENCE….

  24. Anwesha

    i hav done btech in electronics and communication engg. now i hav got addmission in ims dhanbad in industial engg and management through gate score. i wanted knw the scope to studying in dis branch… can i go for lecturership after doing mtech 4m dis branch???

  25. mohd talha

    i want to admission for btech . give me information when the last date to apply the form.

  26. ankur

    i have completed my graduation in cse can i also apply for IME…. my gate score is 534 ……rank 2230 wat is best option for me

  27. Ragu ram

    Which is a best in future? It is a indu.&metalloge

  28. url.Com

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  29. picman

    Please write some thorough information on “Masters Of Engineering Management is USA” from Indians Point of view.Tell us its job prospects,job market,skills required,best universities providing this course etc.
    Will really be appreciated !

  30. gcc

    industrial engineering and management is useless branch because ur not completely a mechanical engg or management.u learn half mechanical subjects and half management subjects . u r nowhere.no placement for iem.its a fact at the end u’ll join in some software company.

  31. ketan

    I have passed diploma in mech.
    I can get good govt. clg by shifting the branch to industrial engg, otherwise i would have to take prvte clg of lesser rating for mech engg.
    I am not very much afraid of difference in syllabus.
    what should i do? for future scope and higher salary packages?

  32. NIRMAL

    I took ece sir since the software world
    are going down . . Is my decision right.? :-/?

  33. kiran

    in industrial engineering and managemant m.tech opportunites compair to machine design m.tech which is best which have more oppotuniesin india

  34. venkatesh

    iam venkatesh,doing m.tech in gitam university,vizag in the branch of industrial eng.and management..i want to know the future of this branch and where the placements are located in india..? and the package of it? please replay me soon…

  35. Gurupad

    Is it true that both mechanical engieering and IM are same??…except last semesters.
    What about the difference between automobile engg. and mech. engg?

  36. vihari mutyala

    i heard from my friend that “the subjects involved in mechanical and industrial are same except last semister is it true?and pls send reply as fast as possible.

    1. Irfan

      yes…except very few….may be 2 or 3 in all the semesters…

  37. mohit

    IEM branch mechanical branch se related hai kya plss tell me soooon

  38. shrinivas

    sir, what is the package for industrial engineering student from iit-kgp

  39. Varun

    Hello sir, im pursuing Industrial engineering and management studies in MS Ramaiah institute of technology.. im a average performer. my question is is there scope for industrial engineering, how are the job opportunities? what is the average pay scale ???

  40. SUMANTA

    sir,
    i am btech student
    how iits institutes offering Industrial Engineering courses is going to help me is it really so.then pls give me idea to to take admission

  41. soban

    sir ,
    kindly tell me ,any one , about technology i m confused.out of these ,which one is best

    Chemical Engineering
    Industrial Engineering & Management
    Metallurgy & Materials Engineering
    Architecture & Planning
    Basic Sciences, Maths & Humanities
    Computer System Engineering
    Petroleum & Gas Engineering
    Telecommunication Engineering
    Energy & Environment Engineering

  42. M Shaikh

    helo sir hru? i done my IEM from Karachi,Pakistan…in 2008…but still giving interviews and interviews still…most of the companies dnt knw wht the hell is iem….and i waste my 3yrs without job…..plz help me wht i do???

  43. sowmya

    hello sir/mam

    I have done by B.E in CSE(2011) through pgcet i have this Master of engg management to RVCE plz tell me which kind of jobs i get sir i have confused.

  44. Dambarudhar biswal

    Sir ,is there any course related to industrial engineering after science graduation.pls reply me

  45. ajay

    i am in final year of BE . and i want to do some advance course which one u refer plz tell

  46. LIBIN

    sir, am doing engineering in ‘INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT’,I like to take MTech.So which stream should I select in MTech?

  47. parvindar

    After 10+2 ,every one is confused about what to do and from where to do . The existence of various colleges and courses increase their confusion. So now ,no need to be confused, because now we can get admission in any one of Engineering colleges in Delhi for better career formation.

  48. nikhil

    sir is there bright future for mechanical engineer in supply chain manegment?

  49. Kiran

    Sir m doing 3rd year industrial engg n management in mvjce bangalore. Wat r d companies which provide jobs for tis course? I also want 2 know d scope of tis course. N also tell me few steps 2 score high marks.?

  50. Anurag Sharma

    Sir Please Suggest Me Which Engineering Branches Is The Best In The Future. Mechanical Or Industrialengineering&management.

  51. Arunabh

    Sir,i have done B.E in ECE and having 3.0 yrs exp. in telecom field.But,i want to do an m.tec in production engineering.Pls suggest me; it will be gud choice for me in future prospect.

  52. ankita

    sir , i am getting industrial engineering and management in thapar university(pattiyala). and electronics and instrumentation in heritage institute of technology(bengal)
    . sir please help me taking decision as to what should i choose for a better future

  53. ankita

    sir i m getting industrial engg-MBA in thapar university patiyala and electronis and instrumentation in heritage institute of engineering (bengal)…….sir please suggest which choice will be better for me in the future

  54. Neeraj Pandoria

    sir,i am electronics and instrumentation engineer.so it will good or not to take industrial engg. and managment branch for doing m.e.please suggest me for it as soon as possible.

  55. JEEVAN P.MENON

    is my suggestion to choose ECE is in right way ?

  56. JEEVAN P.MENON

    sir,I just completed my +2 and i like to choose electronics and communication engineering

  57. chinmay

    sir nw im gng 2 apply for industrial enginnering colleges trough my cet result,will u jst tell me about enginnering colleges for industial enginnerin in maharashtra n scope for it after 4years on completion of myenginnerin

  58. shubham jaiswal

    Sir,
    I’m a 2nd year industrial eng. & management student. I want to do post graduation but i’m confused between doing MBA & M.Tech. Which one is better related to my stream & will helpful to me in future to get a good job in india or abroad?

  59. sanjeev

    I have completed ,my non medical (physics, chemistry, math) and am planning to go for commerce -MBA in future but after doing engineering. So I think Industrial engineering and management will suit best to me as it would also relate my subjects with commercial world somehow! Else you guide which engineering field could relate and open the doors of commerce sector for me as well along with future in science also! I hope u get the point-Kindly do let me know quickly! Regards

    1. ankit

      sir,even i want to join the same line! i hv grt interest in economy and investment..but rigt now,m doin mechanical engg.
      so can u enlighten me wid some more aspects into that..if u already hv searchd out..
      at this point of time..i can only think of managment as a option..
      do reply..

  60. mohamed hashim

    dear sir/madam

    i am writting with regard to this page and i would appreciate if you could give me some information about studding mechanical engineering

    first am sudanese and i want to study in india iwant to know what is the university avialable in india learn mechanic and i would like to know the cost of this university
    further more i want to know the cost of living in the month in india
    i would be grateful if you reply to my in my e-mail ([email protected])
    yours fiathfully
    mohamed hashim

  61. VINAY BABAJI

    sir i got BE industrial engg managment after compliting my diploma mech
    is it k sir for mu future

    1. harish

      sir i got BE industrial engg managment after compliting my diploma mech
      is it k sir for my future

  62. yogesh

    sir i m going to do btech with industrial engineering and management from a college in jabalpur, will it be good for my future or not. Is it better than mechanical engineering?

  63. gautam

    sir i hav completed B TECH in cse 2009.would it br right to join industrial engineering course.pls suggest

  64. susanta

    sir,
    i have complited my B.tech in CSE.i want to do M.Tech in Industrial engineering.will it be good for me ? pleasae tell me will it create any problem in future or not?

    thank you

  65. srinivas

    sir i got 50 out of 100 in gate 2010 in ee branch i want to apply for iits for mtech in powersystems or power electronics
    so i want to know gate cutoff percentiles so that i could get seat in any one iit institute, without applying all institutes my gate score is 650 tell me to which best institute my score will suite

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