Nanotechnology Engineering- Career Scope, Colleges, Recruiters and Pay Scale

Nanotechnology Engineering is the branch of technology that uses engineering principles dealing with dimensions and tolerances of less than 100 nanometres, especially the manipulation of individual atoms and molecules. It can be used in multiple fields like Molecular Engineering, Materials Science, Instrumentation Engineering and Electronics Engineering.

If you wish to pursue a career in Nanotechnology Engineering, below are helpful elements of the course.

Nanotechnology Engineering

              Nanotechnology Engineering Source- knowtechie.com

Under Graduation Course: Bachelor of Nanotechnology Engineering (B.E.) or Bachelor of Technology in Nanotechnology Engineering (B.Tech)

Eligibility: Aspirants completed age 17 having passed the required Engineering Entrance Exam and STD 12 with 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics (PCM) and English. The percentile criterion may vary as per entrance exam and college/institution/university, most likely within the bracket of 40% to 50%.

Course Duration:  4 Years

Number of Semesters:  8 Semesters

Post Graduation Course: M.Tech Nanotechnology Engineering

Eligibility: B.E./B.Tech Nanotechnology Engineering

Course Duration: 2 Years

Important Subjects

Below are the top most important subjects in the syllabus of B.E./B.Tech Nanotechnology Engineering.

  1. Atomic and electronic structure of matter
  2. Bioengineered Nano materials
  3. Biology for Engineers
  4. Electronic and Optical Properties of Material
  5. Elements of Nano science and
  6. Experimental Methods In Nanotechnology
  7. Foundation of Nano scale Science and Technology
  8. Fundamentals of Solid State Technology
  9. Material Science
  10. Nano Measurement
  11. Nanotechnology
  12. Non-conventional Energy Sources
  13. Principles of Environmental Science
  14. Properties of Nano materials
  15. Quantum Mechanics
  16. Statistical Mechanics and Thermodynamics
  17. Synthesis of Nano materials

Top Colleges

Below are some of the top B.E./B.Tech and M.Tech Nanotechnology Engineering colleges in India. 

  1. Amity Institute of Nano-Technology (AINT)
  2. Amrita University, Coimbatore
  3. Centre for Nanotechnology & Advanced Biomaterials (CeNTAB), Sastra University, Tamil Nadu
  4. Guru Jambheshwar University, Hisar
  5. Indian Institute of Science, Pune
  6. Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)- Delhi, Bombay and Kanpur
  7. Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR)
  8. National Institutes of Technology (NIT) Bhopal, Kurukshetra and Rourkela
  9. School of Nano Science and Technology

Top Job Profiles

Below are some of the most respected job profiles for B.E./B.Tech and M.Tech Nanotechnology Engineering students.

  1. MEMS Device Physics Engineer
  2. Microfabrication Engineer
  3. Nanotech Senior Researcher
  4. Nanotechnologist
  5. Near Field Semiconductor Engineer
  6. Principle Scientist
  7. Research Scientist: Nano scale Thermal Transport

Top Recruitment Areas

Below mentioned are some of the reputed fields that absorb students of B.E./B.Tech and M.Tech Nanotechnology Engineering.

  1. Aerospace
  2. Auto Fibre Crafts
  3. Automobiles
  4. Consumer Durables
  5. Cranes
  6. Micro Materials
  7. Nanoshel
  8. Nilima Nanotechnologies
  9. Quantum
  10. Textiles
  11. Yash Nanotech


Know the pay scale offered to professionals.

Just started: Up to Rs 360,000 per annum

Have some experience and/or is a M.Tech: Rs 1,200,000+ per annum


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