Bachelor of Engineering

The Bachelor of Engineering (BE) is an academic degree (undergraduate) conferred after completion of a four-year program of studies at a recognized university. It is one of the most sought out degrees in the world and is known for the skill-oriented course. Out of all branches, Mechanical Engineering is known as an evergreen engineering branch because it is one of the oldest branches of engineering.

Duration and Eligibility:

Duration of the course is 4 years.


Qualification: Students should have passed at least 12th with subject science and should have valid engineering competitive marks.

Marks: Students must secure at least 50% in aggregate depends on the college/university.

Age limit: Minimum age-17, maximum age- 22 (depends on category)

Admission procedure:

For Government Colleges:

  • They will look for marks in JEE mains or Advance.

For private college:

  • It depends upon college or university. College may consider admission based on 12th marks or look for valid marks in the competitive exam.

Top BE college/university in India:


1) IIT Delhi

2) IIT Kharagpur

3) IIT Kanpur

4) IIT Roorkee

5) IIT Guwahati


1) Birla Institute of Technology and Science, BITS Pilani, Pilani

2) IIIT Hyderabad

3) Dhirubhai Ambani IICT, Gandhinagar

4) Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore

5) Birla Institute of Technology, BIT Mesra, Ranchi

6) PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore

Top Branches of BE:

BE in Mechanical Engineering

BE in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering

BE in Electrical Engineering

BE in Computer Science

BE in Civil Engineering

BE in Aeronautical Engineering

Benefits of doing BE:

There are many benefits to having a degree in BE:

1) Since you will get the depth knowledge of engineering so you can get into your core branch.

2) There is no shortage of job if someone holds the degree of BE from top IIT, NIT, or Private Colleges.

3) You can write GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) for ME or govt. jobs if you have a degree in BE.

4) There is a great demand for BE students in most of the multinational companies.

5) You have the opportunity to get into govt. jobs also.

Career Prospects after BE:

There is a great prospect:

BSNL (Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited)

ISRO (Indian space research organization)

DRDO (Defense research and development organization)

ECIL (Electronic cooperation of India limited)

AAI (Airport authority of India)

SAIL (Steel Authority of India)

RRB (Railway recruitment board)

UPSC (Union Public Service Commission)


Job Salary Range
Mechanical Engineer Rs. 1.5 lakh to Rs. 8 lakh
Mechanical Engineer (Design) Rs. 1.5 lakh to Rs. 7.5 lakh
Mechanical designer Rs. 3.5 lakh to Rs. 9 lakh
Project Engineer Rs. 2 lakh to Rs. 10 lakh
Project managers Rs. 4.5 lakh to Rs. 18 lakh
Network Engineer Rs. 1.5 lakh to Rs. 6 lakh
Software Developer Rs. 1.8 lakh to Rs. 8 lakh
Software Engineer Rs. 2.5 lakh to Rs. 7 lakh
Sr. Software Engineer Rs.4 lakh to Rs. 10 lakh
Network Engineer Rs. 1.5 lakh to Rs. 6 lakh
Associate Software Engineer Rs. 1.5 lakh to Rs. 6.6 lakh

Sometimes this range even goes beyond in the exceptional cases.

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