1. PRIVATE JOBS
There are plethora of job opportunities available after diploma in mechanical engineering. There is always a huge demand for skilled mechanical engineers in manufacturing industries and automotive companies in India as well as all over the world. One can start their career as a Junior Engineer in these companies after completing their diploma. One way to get a private job is through College Placement or by searching on job websites like: Naukri.com, Monster.in
or Linkedin etc. private jobs easily using popular. The posts advertised for diploma candidates include Operator ,Junior Engineer, Supervisor, etc. Following are some of the popular industrial and automobile companies where a candidate can apply: TATA Group, Larsen & Toubro, Thermax, Godrej Group, Ashok Leyland, Kirloskar Group, Mahindra Group,
Maruti Suzuki etc.
2. GOVERNMENT SECTOR JOBS
Government sector jobs though hard to crack are considered as the most secure jobs. The competition is very high in this field due to job security as well as limited vacancies. To prepare for such jobs, minimum preparation period of six months is required that can be extend up to maximum of 1-2 years. Following are some of the popular Government Sectors in which mechanical diploma candidates can apply to: Railways (ALP, Technician, JE), SSC JE, State Level JE Exams, DMRC, DRDO, NTPC, ISRO, NTRO, SAIL, Power Grid, IOCL, Coal
Apprenticeship is a system of structured training programmes that trains new individuals with on-the-job. They help one acquire the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in their chosen field of work or industry. Starting off your career with an apprenticeship is a great way to start in your field of work. One is able to acquire first-hand knowledge of the working of industry and gains a nationally recognised certification. They are paid during the training period. Various government sectors release vacancies for apprenticeship training after diploma. By this one can gain valuable 1 or 2 years of experience in their chosen field.
Following are some of the government sectors that provides apprenticeship training: Heavy Engineering Corp. Ltd, BHEL, BEL, Railways, SAIL, DRDO, NTPC, ISRO etc.
TATA Steel, Jindal, TATA motors, etc. and other private companies also provide apprenticeship training of 1-2 years after diploma and also provide permanent job on successful completion of training.
4. HIGHER EDUCATION
One can pursue higher education after completing their diploma in mechanical engineering.
• B. Tech – Many institutes offer lateral entry to the diploma holders. That means one can directly get enrolled into the second year of Engineering.
• AMIE – If one has a job after diploma but still want to acquire a B. Tech degree then AMIE is the options for them. It is an engineering degree-level exam conducted for admissions to distance-based BE and B.Tech courses.
• Non-Technical Graduation Course– If one is not interested in technical field then one can also opt for graduation in Arts, Science, Commerce.
5. SHORT-TERM PROFESSIONAL COURSES
After completing their diploma in mechanical engineering, there are a variety of courses one can opt for. These courses will help one to get a well-settled job in future. The courses duration varies from 6 months, 1 year or 2 years. Following are some of the popular courses after diploma in Mechanical Engineering: ADCNC, AutoCAD 2D & 3D, CNC Training,
CAD/CAM Training, RADIOSS Training, Piping Design Training, Hyper Mesh Training, Fire & Safety Course, Boiler Operator Training etc.