About the BookEngineering can be defined as the science, skill, and profession of acquiring and applying scientific, and practical knowledge, in order to design and also build structures, machines, devices, systems, materials and processes.
There are numerous interesting and exciting possibilities in engineering and it provides a highly lucrative career path. Engineering is no longer confined to the conventional civil, mechanical, electrical and chemical domains, but has forged alliances with fields as diverse as medicine, biology, genetics, environment, biotechnology and nanotechnology, among others. With the development of information technology and computer science and increase in their application in various fields of engineering not only the opportunities to follow engineering as a career have increased manifold but also the rewards have grown bigger.
The book aims to answer all the questions concerning engineering as a career. It helps the aspirants in this domain to arrive at a definitive idea of what engineering is all about, how it suits students and how to go about getting into the program that best matches their skill sets and education. It also provides a comprehensive account of higher studies in engineering in India and abroad discussing all aspects of admission procedures and fee structures.
From a sci-fi aspirant who wishes to explore outer space, to the man of earth who aims to revolutionize the rural and urban worlds, this book leaves nothing untouched in transforming imagination into reality. It will be highly useful for all those who wish to adopt engineering as a career. It will also benefit career counselors in guiding the students in their career paths.About the Author/sBrig G.P. Chattopadhyay, Master of Engineering from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore and Bachelor of Engineering from Jadavpur University, Calcutta, served in the Indian Army for 34 years in various capacities, mostly dealing with reliability, maintainability and availability of weapons and equipment systems. He had been a faculty in premier engineering colleges of the Army and the College of Defense Management. He was deputed by Govt. of India to teach in Defense Engineering College, Baghdad, Iraq. On superannuation from Army as Brigadier, he served as Director (Technical) of Mineral Exploration Corporation of India. He also served as Director of College of Engineering & Technology, Jalgaon, Maharashtra. Presently he is the Head, Strategic Development & Planning of Shail Group of Institutions (www.indoreinstitute.com) which runs multidisciplinary professional colleges. He nurtures a keen interest in student counseling and career development.
Ms. Khushbu Jain, a Bachelor of Engineering from IES-IPS, Indore and MBA from MIT, Indore, has worked as a Design Engineer in various companies especially with AUTOCAD and Pro E. Presently she is working as Training Officer of Shail Group of Institutions and does higher academic counseling of students of Engineering, MBA, MCA and Pharmacy.