Career Options After Polytechnic

Students who are just come to an end of the polytechnic course are wondering what to do soon. Don’t worry; there are many opportunities waiting for you. Students from both engineerings as well as non-engineering have a variety of career options  after the completion of the Polytechnic program

What should be your further studies after completing Polytechnic?

After completing Diploma or Polytechnic, you will get a job. But in some cases, you may not hold a good job. In that case, you need to pursue further studies for better career prospects.

1) B Tech Lateral Entry Scheme: Many Engineering colleges offer lateral entry for Diploma candidates. Lateral Entry means you can join the engineering program directly in the second year. The list of  the top colleges providing Lateral Entry Scheme are given below:
1) Gurunanak Dev Engineering College, Ludhiana
2) DAV Institute of Engineering and Technology, Jalandhar
3) Government College of Engineering, Pune
4) Guru Tegh Bahadur Institute of Technology, Delhi
5) Amity School of Engineering and Technology, Noida
6) Delhi Technological University, Delhi
7) Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala
8) Netaji Subhash Institute of Technology, Delhi
9) KIITS University, Odisha
10) Guru Gobind Singh IP University, Delhi
11) Punjab University, Chandigarh
12) Punjab Technical University, Jalandhar
13) Chandigarh Group of Colleges, Chandigarh
14) Punjabi University, Patiala
15) Harcourt Butler Technological Institute, Kanpur
16) Chitkara University, Chandigarh
17) Sant Longoval Institute of Engineering and Technology, Sangrur
18) SBS College of Engineering and Technology, Ferozepur

2) AIME Certification: Another good option for Diploma holders is to take the AIME Certification course. AMIE (Associate Member of the Institutions of Engineers) certification is a professional certification equivalent to BE Degree. The AIME exam consists of two sections, and it takes around four years to complete the program. To know more about the AIME go the official website
3) Graduation in other streams: Apart from B Tech or BE program Diploma holders also have the option to be graduate in any additional stream like B.Sc, BA, BCA, and B Com.

What are the various job opportunities to be there for Diploma holders?

1) Public Sector/PSUs: The Government offers career opportunities for Diploma holders. They hire the engineers at junior level positions. The top companies which are hiring Diploma candidates are given below:
1) Railways
2) Indian Army
3) GAIL-Gas Authority of India Limited
4) ONGC-Oil & Natural Gas Corporation
5) DRDO-Defence Research and Development Organization
6) BHEL- Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited
7) NTPC-National Thermal Power Corporation
8) Public Works Departments
9) BSNL-Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited
10) Irrigation Departments
11) Infrastructure Development Agencies
12) NSSO-National Sample Survey Organization
13) IPCL-Indian Petro chemicals Limited

2) Private Sector: Similar to the public sector, private sector companies also hire Diploma candidates, especially in manufacturing, construction, and electronics and communication. The top private sector companies are given below:
1) Airlines-Indigo, Spicejet, Jet Airways, etc
2) Construction Firms- Unitech, DLF, GMR Infra, Mitas, etc
3) Communication Firms- Bharti Airtel, Reliance Communications, Idea Cellular, etc
4) Computer Engineering Firms-TCS, HCL, Wipro, Polaris, etc
5) Automobiles: Maruti Suzuki, Toyota, TATA Motors, Mahindra, Bajaj Auto, etc
6) Electrical /Power Firms- Tata Power, BSES, Seimens, L&T, etc
7) Mechanical Engg Firms- Hindustan Unilever, ACC Ltd, Voltas, etc