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Confused about career options after Engineering?

Updated on 03 June 2020
Sarkari Naukri
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Updated on 03 June 2020

Engineering is one of the popular degree courses in the students of science stream after 12th. There are lots of career options after completing graduation but choosing the correct option becomes the critical decision to make. One of the most confusing states is choosing the right career option after completing engineering. 

So, we have enlisted a few options you can consider after completing your engineering.

Indian Engineering Services (IES)

The Indian Engineering Services (IES) is a prestigious exam conducted to recruit officers for technical and managerial functions for the engineering departments of the Government of India. Indian Engineering Services is a Central Government job where the Entry-level salary for IES officer is Rs 55135/- (Approx.) which is very high as compared to other Central government jobs. The candidate will get powerful posts and positions where his chair holds lots of responsibilities.


List of the department for which IES recruited

 1.  Central Power Engineering Services

2.  Indian Telecommunication Service

3.  Indian Navy Armaments Service

4.  Border Roads Engineering Service

5.  Indian Railways Service

6.  Central Engineering Service for Roads

7.  Central Water Engineering

8.  Geological Survey of India

9.  Indian Ordnance Factory

10. Indian Supply Service

11. Defence service engineering corps

12. Central Electrical and mechanical service

13. Indian Army Engineering Service

Merchant Navy

If you want to explore across the boundaries of the earth then there is a chance to go far and wide and to draw the experience on the high oceans. It offers a chance to visit new and colourful places all around the world. Merchant Navy is not quite the same as the naval force as it offers business administrations instead of the naval force. The Merchant Navy is the foundation of global exchange, exporting products across the globe. Liable for over 90% of monetary exchange in the world.

In the Merchant Navy, the salary can lie between Rs. 12000 to Rs. 8 lakhs for per month, however, the compensation structure varies from organization to organization, city to city, depending on the seniority.

M.Tech is a post-graduate degree that a engineer doesn’t have that one. There is also a very high chance of getting a job as compared to a B.Tech candidate. You need to score good marks in GATE Exam to get admission in IIT. Once you opted for there are three options regardless of whether to go for teaching or to the industry or do research. At the point when the UGC made it compulsory to have an M.Tech to find a job in an educator line as an instructor or associate professor, there are many job opportunities available for freshers.

Civil Services Examination ( UPSC CSE)

Civil Services Examination is a prestigious exam led by the Union Public Service Commission for enlistment to different Civil Services of the Government of India, including the Indian Administrative Service, Indian Foreign Service, and Indian Police Service

The services are divided into two groups shown below

Group A Services
Group B Services
Indian Administrative Service (IAS)
Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Services (AFHCS)
Indian Police Service (IPS)
Indian Foreign Service (IFS)
Indian Audit and Accounts Service (IA&AS)
Indian Civil Accounts Service (ICAS)
Delhi, Andaman and Nicobar Islands Civil Service
Indian Forest Service (IFoS)
Indian Corporate Law Service (ICLS)
Indian Defence Accounts Service (IDAS)
Indian Defence Estates Service (IDES)
Pondicherry Civil Service (PCS)
Indian Information Service (IIS)
Indian Ordnance Factories Service (IOFS)
Indian Postal Service (IPoS)
Indian P&T Accounts and Finance Service (IP&TAFS)
Pondicherry Police Service (PPS)
Indian Railway Accounts Service (IRAS)
Indian Railway Personnel Service (IRPS)
Indian Railway Protection Force Service (IRPFS)
Indian Railway Traffic Service (IRTS)
Delhi, Andaman and Nicobar Islands Police Service
Indian Revenue Service (IRS-IT)
Indian Revenue Service (IRS-C&CE)
Indian Trade Service (ITrS)


The popularity of defence job is extremely high among youngsters. Defence job gives you the best reason to serve the nation in the most ideal manner.

The defence jobs are classified into four categories.

Combined Defence Services (CDS)

Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT)

Indian Coast Guard

Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF)

 Master of Business Administration (MBA) 


Today’s world is the world of tough completion, and the more educated you are, the better your chances of securing a good job and that’s why Master of Business Administration (MBA) hold an important place. It increases your hiring chances and getting you paid more.

There are various specialization subjects available to pursue MBA. Such as General Management, International Management, Finance, Marketing, Operations Management, IT Management, Human Resources.

 If you want to start your company then MBA can give you a real push-MBA professional knows the traps to avoid and opportunities to take you learn how to communicate with your suppliers, investors, and other stakeholders.  

Government Sectors

The economy of India is being progressive from the past few years. The government sector of the country pays a good salary to its employees along with other perks. Government jobs are secure and stable jobs. The banking sector, railway, SSC, and other State Governments publish a large number of vacancy notification every year.


Private Sector Jobs

You can apply to any private organization as per your qualifications and after the round of a few interviews, you get the result. Private sector jobs are career progressive jobs. You get a good hike or promotion as per your performance. You get frequent chances to prove your creativity

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