Control Engineering

You are always surrounded with opportunities, you just have to find your passion and go with it. You can go about in any direction. If you have the flair for engineering control systems, there are a lot of options you can pursue. Control Engineering courses are all about learning automatic control theory to design systems with desired behaviors in control environments. This article is going to provide you all the information related to the control engineering courses, which includes:

  • Course
  • Duration
  • Admission Procedure
  • Eligibility
  • Examination
  • Jobs & Careers Opportunities


The courses that will help you boost your career in aforementioned field and get a job, are mentioned in the list below:

  • B.E. (Instrumentation & Control Engineering)
  • B.E. (Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering)
  • B.E. (Instrumentation Engineering)
  • B.E. (Medical Electronics)
  • B.Sc. (Hons.) (Instrumentation)
  • B.Sc. (Instrumentation)
  • B.Tech. (Instrumentation and Control Engineering)
  • B.Tech. + M.Tech. (Instrumentation Engineering )
  • B.Tech. (Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering)
  • M.E. (Applied Instrumentation)
  • M.E. (Control and Instrumentation Engineering)
  • M.E. (Instrumentation Engineering)
  • M.E. (Process Control and Instrumentation)
  • M.Phil. (Instrumentation Engineering)
  • M.Phil. (Instrumentation Technology)
  • M.Phil. (Mechanical Engineering)
  • M.Sc. (Instrumentation Technology)
  • M.Sc. Bioelectronics and Instrumentation
  • M.Sc. Instrumentation and Applied Physics
  • M.Tech. (Control Systems and Instrumentation)
  • M.Tech. (Instrumentation and Control Engineering)
  • M.Tech. (Instrumentation)
  • M.Tech. (Instrumentation)
  • M.Tech. (Process Instrumentation)
  • Ph.D. (Hotel and Catering Management)
  • Ph.D. (Industrial Biotechnology)
  • Ph.D. (Instrumentation & Finite Element Analysis)
  • Ph.D. (Instrumentation and Control Engineering)
  • Ph.D. (Instrumentation Technology)
  • Ph.D. (Interdisciplinary Courses)
  • Diploma in Instrument Technology
  • Diploma in Instrumentation & Control Engineering
  • Diploma in Instrumentation & Process Control
  • Diploma in Instrumentation Engineering
  • Post B.Sc. Diploma in Instrumentation


Type of courses Duration
UG Courses B.Sc – 3 Years
B.Tech/B.E – 4 Years
PG Courses 2 Years
Diploma Courses 1 Year
Doctoral courses 2 Years

Admission Procedure

Step 1 – Registration / Application: The first step towards taking admission in any institution requires the filling of the application form. The candidates are supposed to visit the official website of the institute they want to enroll in and register under the desired course.

Step 2 –  Many institutes conduct a separate entrance examination for the admission and In order to take admission, the candidates are required to qualify the examination with the minimum marks (cutoff) specified.

Step 3 – Counseling: After the successful registration and qualifying the examination (if applicable) the candidates have to go through a series of counseling.

Step 4 – Take admission.


UG courses

  • Aspirants have to pass their 10+2 or equivalent examination from a recognized board with the minimum qualifying marks specified by the institute/ university/ organization.

PG courses

  • Aspirants have to pass their 10+2 or equivalent examination from a recognized board with the minimum qualifying marks specified by the institute/ university.
  • Aspirants must have a degree of graduation in their respective fields with the minimum qualifying marks specified by the institute/ university.

Diploma Courses

  • Aspirants must have passed the school along with the Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC)/tenth standard/equivalent examination


As mentioned earlier in section 4, some universities/ institutions conduct separate entrance tests for admissions and candidates are required to qualify that entrance in order to take admission. To be a part of the entrance test the candidates must abide by the series of step mentioned below:

  • Registration
  • Filling the application form (online or offline)
  • Submission and payment of application fee

Jobs & Careers Opportunities

There is an amazing scope of jobs and career opportunities for control engineers in India as well as abroad. Some of the professions that candidates might go for are:

  1. Lead Instrumentation Design Engineer
  2. Engineer
  3. Manager
  4. Instrumentation Site Engineer
  5. Instrumentation Engineer
  6. Senior Design Engineer
  7. Executive
  8. Proto Instrumentation Technician
  9. Principle Designer
  10. Trainee Engineer