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B. Tech - Mining Engineering


Fatma Hassan
Science professor
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Ashraf Badry
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Fatma Hassan
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Ashraf Badry
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Course Overview

B. Tech in mining engineering programme emphasizes on integrative aspects of both science and engineering. Mining Engineering is an engineering discipline that needs practice, theory, science, technology, and practical knowledge for the extraction and processing of ore. Mining engineering not only includes the extraction of iron or coal but mineral extraction also comes under this category. Mineral extraction and production are quite important as per modern society and with growth of industrialization has opened a glorious gate for future for the students of this branch. Mining Engineering is needed for mineral extraction and other fields where the earth's crust is utilized. It deals in drilling and blasting, materials handling, rock mechanics and safety, mine ventilation, mine cost engineering, ore reserve analysis, operation analysis, mine planning and minerals processing. The construction industries with its requirements of developing roads, rail-roads, tunnels & underground chambers and hazardous waste disposal industry are examples of such applications. RIMT’s educational programmes include areas that are quite essential for understanding the complications of Mining Engineering like Mining mechanization, Mine-surveying, role of Robotics Engineering and much more. The programme also introduces the students to emerging conditions and situations related to study of mine environment, mineral quality analytics, sustainable mining-engineering, open-cast coal/ iron/ aluminum/ potash/ fluorite/ and other industrial minerals.

Eligibility and admission

Passed 10+2 examination with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of the Chemistry /Biotechnology / Biology / Technical Vocational subject.

Obtained at least 45% marks (40% in case of candidate belonging to reserved category) in the above subjects taken together.

Curriculum highlights

  • Semester I
    1. Physics I
    2. Mathematics I
    3. Design Thinking
    4. Environment Studies
    5. Engineering Mechanics
    6. Workshop Technology
    7. Chemistry
  • Practical
    1. Engineering Workshop Lab
    2. Physics Lab
    3. Chemistry Lab
  • Semester II
    1. Physics II
    2. Mathematics II
    3. English Communication
    4. Engineering Graphics
    5. Basic Electrical & Electronics
    6. Computer Programming
  • Practical
    1. Electrical & Electronics Lab
    2. Physics II Lab
    3. Computer Programming LAb
  • Semester III
    1. Mathematics III
    2. Mining Geology
    3. Introduction to Geology
    4. Mine Development
    5. Mine Surveying
    6. Open Elective I
  • Practical
    1. Mine Surveying lab
    2. Minig Geology Lab
  • Semester IV
    1. Methods of Surface Mining
    2. Exploration Geophysics
    3. Mine Machinery
    4. Mine Planning & Design
    5. Mineral Economics & Exploration Risk
    6. Mine Ventilation
    7. Open Elctive II
  • Practical
    1. Mine Planning Lab
    2. Mine Machinery Lab
    3. Ventilatoon Lab
  • Semester V
    1. Methods of Sub Surface Mining
    2. Rock Mechanics
    3. Mineral Processing Technology
    4. Open Elective III
    5. Program Elective I
    6. Application of Remote Sensing in mining
    7. Solid Fuel and Clean Coal Technology
    8. Rock Slope Technology
    9. Extra Terrestrial Mining
  • Semester VI
    1. Mine Environmemental Engineering
    2. Underground Coal Mining
    3. Geostatistics
    4. Program Elective II
    5. Mineral Exploration and Strategic Decision Analysis
    6. Applied Rock Mechanics & Numerical Modelling
    7. Sustainable Mining & GeoPolitical Negotiations
    8. Placer Mining
    9. Petroleum Exploration
    10. Sand Ming
  • Practical
    1. Minor Project II
    2. Industrial Visit
    3. Rock Mechanics Lab
    4. Mine Ventilation & Engineering Lab
  • Semester VII
    1. Mining Hazards and Rescuing Operations
    2. Underground Metal Mining
    3. Mine Management
    4. Program Elective III
    5. Occupational Health & Safety
    6. Material Handling System
    7. Environment ImpactAssessment
    8. Secondary Mining
    9. Hydrogeological Management
  • Practical
    1. Major Project I
    2. Industrial Training
    3. Comprehensive Viva II
  • Semester VIII
    1. Mine Legislation & Safety
    2. Program Elective IV
    3. Commercial Polymetallic Mining & Simulation
    4. Mining of Deep seated Deposits
    5. Mine Hosting
    6. Program Elective V
    7. Mine Plant Design
    8. Collaborative Mining & Legal Due Diligence
    9. Radioactive Mineral Deposits & Validation
  • Practical
    1. Major Project II

The four year programmes is spread across eight semesters.

There is a huge demand of mining engineers over a relatively small amount of skilled mining engineers. Students have access to both national and global job markets. Mining Engineers find employment opportunities both in government as well as private sector. After completion, students get to start with the rank of Undermanager. Corporates like ONGC, Coal India, Geological Survey of India, HCL, IPCL, Neyvelli, Lignite Crop, NALCO, Tata Steel, Tata Motors, Reliance, Adani, Vedanta mines, etc. have their recruitment session throughout the year.

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