Career Option in Ceramics
A. Field description:
Ceramics is the art and science of making things from inorganic, non-metallic materials by the action of heat. The term refers to the study of those materials, their purification and combination, and their formation into useful objects. Ceramic materials may have a crystalline or partly crystalline structure, or may be of glass. They are formed by the action of heat and subsequent cooling.
Education Details & Eligibility:
To become a Professional in the Ceramic engineering one should have a graduate degree (B.E.) or at least a diploma.
People from the following streams can also become a Ceramic engineer.
The degree and postgraduate degree courses are offered by the private and government colleges in India and around the globe.
Basic eligibility criteria:
10th, +2 (Higher Secondary students) with science group as the majors can choose Bachelor degree in Ceramic engineering fields (B.E).
The course duration for the various programs is as follows:
- Diploma in is around two years.
- B.E is around four years.
- M.E is offered as a two yearprogra
Approximate Education Expenses:
The Total expense for doing degree is as follows
- B.E-Rs.45000/ per year-(4 Years)
- M.E-Rs.55000/ per year-(2 Years)
Bank loans and private loans can be easily arranged by directly contacting the banks through the college administrative.
Higher Education Options:
After successful completion of the Bachelor degree, the options for higher education are plenty. A person with the above degree can opt for postgraduation Diploma or pursue his/her Master's.
C.Institutions that Offers this Education:
Almost all the deemed and general university offer Bachelor degree in Ceramic engineering. Some of these institutes are:
- College of Ceramic Technology, Calcutta.
- Indian Institute of Ceramics, Calcutta.
- Institute of Technology, Varanasi-221.
- P.D.A. College of Engineering,Karnataka.
- University College of Science and Technology Calcutta.
D.Job Opportunities and Job Roles:
Some of the job openings/Departments available are:
- Jr. Engineer.
- Electrical Technologist
- product development, and
- production areas
E.Approximate Salary Range:
The salary can be from Rs.10, 000 to Rs.16, 000 for starters and increases with the persons experience and knowledge.
Founded in 1898, The American Ceramic Society (ACerS) continues its century-old mission to serve the informational, educational, and professional needs of the international ceramics community.
Web site link: http://www.ceramics.org/