Military Engineering

Before moving further let us acquaint ourselves with the term “Military Engineering”.

What does it mean?
How we can make our career in this field?
Is it will be beneficial for us in future??

Answers of all your questions is mentioned here…

Military engineer must know how to create war weapons and disable machines, minefields and other assets related to military.

What comes in your mind after listening the word “Military”!!

In my mind it strikes that something related to army or armed forces.

Yes, it is correct to some extent but exact meaning of military engineering is discussed below.


“Military engineering is the practice of building and designing military works and maintaining lines of military transport and Communications”.

Military engineering is one of the engineering courses that is taught in the schools of Military Engineering. It not only deals with the maintenance and operation of vehicles, vessels, aircraft, weapon systems and equipment’s but also focuses on engineer intelligence, force protection and military search.

The discipline of Military engineering includes the techniques of other engineering disciplines that include mechanical engineering and electrical engineering.

Military engineering

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The construction and destruction task relevant to military engineering are done by the military engineers. During the peacetime, the military engineers of some countries are also engaged in the non-military construction tasks such as flood control, etc.

Military engineers are trained in engineering and construction work. Military engineering also uses the concept of civil engineering and sometimes also performs the tasks of civil engineers.

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    Is Military Engineering different from Civil Engineering?

    Yes, definitely..

    Modern military engineering differs from civil engineering.

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    Now, you are fully familiarized with the term “Military Engineering”!

    Are you excited?? Want to learn more..

    You are at right place..

    Courses and Duration

    In India, various Universities & Institutions which impart diploma, undergraduate & postgraduate courses in military engineering.

    The courses are categorized as follows:

    • Diploma courses leading to the polytechnic diploma3 years duration.
    • UG courses leading to the B.Tech (Bachelor of Technology) degree – 4 years duration.
    • PG courses leading to the M.Tech (Master of Technology) degree – 2 years duration

    College of Military Engineering, Pune is one of the military colleges that offers engineering courses.

    Skills Required:

    • Disciplined
    • Physical Endurance
    • Ability to Handle emotional distress
    • Team work Skills
    • Self confidence
    • Ability to take decisions under pressure
    • Practical Intelligence
    • Leadership Ability

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    Eligibility & Admission

    For entering in Military Engineering, one must have passed diploma and 12th with mathematics and physics as the compulsory subjects.

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    How to Become a Military Engineer?

    • First step include an accredited engineering program. Minimum requirement of bachelor’s degree in engineering is required for military engineers.
    • Enhance your skills and knowledge required in this field by taking requisite training/internship.
    • After completion of full-time bachelor’s degree in engineering, you have to apply for the professional engineer (PE) exam.
    • After the successful accomplishment of PE, you will become a licensed engineer and can apply in the armed forces as a military engineer.

    Those who are the part of armed forces and want to become a military engineer can pursue engineering course in a military college.

    Am I eligible to become a Military Engineer?

    Yes, you are eligible if you completed your B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering.

    In fact, the candidates who have completed their bachelor’s degree in engineering discipline with electrical, civil or industrial engineering also have the choices to be the part of military engineering.

    If you have passed 12th examination with PCM then you are eligible for pursuing B.Tech in electrical, civil or industrial engineering.

    For further career advancement, you can go for the higher studies.

    It’s not over yet!

    Jobs & Career Scope

    After completing the course, everyone is worried about the job..Where to get the job?

    There are a lot of career opportunities for you in the field of military engineering. You will get the job in government sector. Also, you can be recruited in government jobs in armed forces. As an engineer, you can support to various formations of Army, Navy, Air Force & DRDO.

    Duties of Military Engineers

    What is the role of engineers in Military?

    The tasks of modern military engineering is divided into three fields namely: combat engineering, strategic support and ancillary support.

    1. Combat Engineer: Combat Engineer also called as field engineer who performs construction and destruction tasks under battle conditions. The tasks include constructing and digging trenches, bridge and road construction, clearing land mines, etc.
    2. Strategic Support: Engineer provides service in communication zones that include construction of airfields, improvement and upgrade of ports, roads and railways communication.
    3. Ancillary Support: The services include provision and distribution of maps, disposal of unexploded bombs, mines, and other warheads.

    Other duties of military engineers include building bases, roads, bridges, airfields, etc. In peace time, military engineers also plays the role of civil engineers by taking part in the civil-works project.

    Military Engineers are mainly involved in the construction & design of infrastructure for use in combat zones, military bases & occupied areas.

    Some recruiters are listed below:

    • Military Engineer Services
    • Indian Army
    • PAC Constructions
    • MedGulfPunj Lloyds Ltd
    • PCC
    • Contromet

    Your job designation is..

    • Chief Military Engineer
    • Design Engineer
    • Building Systems Engineer
    • Power Plant Engineer
    • Professional Engineer

    Let us learn about the Salary package!!


    Salary depends upon the rank/designation you are holding. An average salary of military engineer is $77,000 per year in abroad. After gaining some experience in the field, you will get hike in your salary package. In India, basic pay of Rs 16000-39000/- (excluding HRA and other incentives) will be offered to the Military engineers holding position in Indian Army.

    Books & Study Material

    Here, we are providing some books which help you to study about Military Engineering:

    • Technology in Warfare: The Electronic Dimension by Abdul Karim Baram
    • Dark Territory by Fred Kaplan
    • No Moon Tonight by Don Charlwood
    • The Art of War by Ralph D. Sawyer
    • Security Studies by Paul D. Williams
    • One Shot, One Kill by Andy Dougan
    • Mauser Military Rifles by Neil Grant
    • The Future of Violence – Robots and Germs by Benjamin Wittes

    If you have any other doubts about Military Engineering, you can leave your query in the comment box.

    Displaying 60 Comments
    1. Rakshita says:

      Military engineer army k liye missiles or weapons nhi bnate kya

    2. Syed Usman says:

      I have completed diploma in civil engineering and now I want to join mes but don’t how
      Please suggest me

    3. Anonymous says:

      I’ve completed in e&tc engineering. So would I get admission in miltary engineering

    4. Akshit kumar says:

      Is there any entrance exam for selection

    5. Samarth says:

      Hi Sir,this is Samarth. Currently I’m in 10th standard. Is there a different stream for pursuing career in military engineering just after completing 10th?

    6. Samrin Shaikh says:

      sir,i am in last year of btech civil engg and I wanna joint military engineering service after completing my B tech… So can you please tell me how to joint MES… The procedure I want to know

    7. L V HEMANTH says:

      How to join military engineer college .what are qualifications.plz answer

    8. Karuna subhash ambhore says:

      Job for civil engineering

    9. Jabedul islam says:

      Sir i am in 3rd year of civil , i am interested in the internship programme in MES how to apply, so that i can be practically aware of the things .so jow to apply for it.

    10. Annya says:

      Being a girl can i join College of Military Engineering ??

    11. Annya says:

      sir i am a girl studying in class 12 now. Can i apply for College of Military Engineering being a girl??

    12. Mohammad Hasib says:

      Sir, as now I am pursuing 2nd year in mechanical engineering what is the eligibility criteria required for me to apply as a military engineer

    13. Kapil says:

      Which entranace exam to give for admission of undergraduate in cme pune

    14. Akash Patil says:

      Hi Sir,i am Akash, I have done diploma in mechanical engineering, currently I am student of last year of mechanical engineering then after complete my graduation how I will get job in Indian army.

      • Sarvgyan Team says:

        There are a lot of career opportunities for you in the field of military engineering. You will get the job in government sector. Also, you can be recruited in government jobs in armed forces. As an engineer, you can support to various formations of Army, Navy, Air Force & DRDO.

    15. Pratiksha Prakash Chopade says:

      Iam a 20 years old.I am studying in civil engineering branch in 2nd year in TKIET Warananagar so i my dream is job in Indian Army ,so i have questions that if a will apply for the engineering post then i will selected or i will complete my engineering first
      N thank you so much for reading my message n i am waiting for you are reply
      Thank you so much Indian Army jai hind

    16. Ananya Gupta says:

      NDA exam is held for military engineering or not..??

    17. Ardra says:

      iam a girl how i can join military engineering college after plus two

    18. Ardra says:

      How to become military engineering? What are the exams of engineering ? And effeciency of military engineering

    19. Your Name...sujata says:

      I have completed my bachelor of engineering in civil this year .How can I join military engineering for m. tech .
      Please do reply 🙏

      • Minal says:

        I m in 12th now ..i wanted to become militry engineer ..what process i should follow? Wheather i have to complete btech and then i can join or by givng jnueee test i can get admission in cme pune? There i should complete btech and then join …after doing btech from other clg is it help full or doing doing btech in cme pune?

        • Sarvgyan Team says:

          Regarding admission and the other information is given in the article. You just go through it.

    20. Nithin varma says:

      Hi Sir,
      I am pursuing (mechanical). After completion of how can I approach for a job of military engineering. And I have done diploma in automobile. What are the sources to prepare now onwards for military engineering job sir. And how to get the job so please reply me sir hope u understand my message sir.

    21. Shibin says:

      Now iam studiying in+2 science
      In kerala i want to be a mechanichal engineer in navy what should i do now

    22. Maths class 10 says:

      Sir please make a sure videos on maths class 10 rbse

    23. Yashwanth says:

      Is there chance to intermediate students .Then how can they apply

    24. Mandar says:

      What if I have not done BTech or MTech in mechanical engineering or electrical engineering can apply for military engineering after 12th directly ?

    25. vishal sharma says:

      sir, I am a diploma holder. I have completed my diploma in mechanical engineering from thapar polytechnic patial from India how can I get admission in military Engg. what is the procedure of military engineers and what is scope of jobs.

    26. James Bond says:

      Hey Man.I am going to do my Idustrial production engineering in a reputed college in karnataka. Can i possibly become an Millitary engineer? Do i scope of a career in the millitary?

    27. farhad Ali dar says:

      sir,I have passed my 12th in 2018 now I wants to join in military engineering what I can do sir please say or can I join in military engineering.

    28. vikas says:

      Sir .. I completed my 2nd puc . Now I want to study in military engineering college
      So sir how to get admission in military college plz say sir ……

    29. SREEKANTH says:

      Sir,I am completely diploma course in electrical electronic and engineering Sir I want join in military engineer please give me u r sajessan sir

    30. Nethaji says:

      Sir, i have completed dimploma in EEE from govt polytechnic clg.. i want serve my nation , please show a path to become a military engineering

    31. Sravan Chindam says:

      Sir.. I was completing my diploma in electrical engineering.. Iam I eligible for the MES….. Plzzz Rply me sir

    32. Saji Varghese says:

      My son passed plus two with science and maths…can he get admission in ME courses?

    33. pragati ghatte says:

      Sir I am complete my deploma in electronic’s and tale communication I am eligible for engineering in military also can girls candidate are are apply…?

    34. Sir i completed my graduation in show me the path to became a millitary engineer.

    35. Piranha T says:

      What is the admission procedure is come Pune takes girl candidate.also give list of colleges having undergraduate course in military engineering

    36. Malavika Jayan says:

      Is it neccessary to have 15 years of service after studying in CME .Pune

    37. ganesh burge says:

      I am 11th passed can I appear the nda exams?

    38. Dhanesh kumar says:

      I am Dhanesh, I have completed my diploma in electronic engineering from. Government collage from uttarakhand… So please I have want join military engineering service….

    39. Anish Tantak says:

      I am about to complete diploma in mechanical engineering. I want to do my btech in CME pune. Is there lateral entry for 2 nd year btech military engineering in mech available for CME ?

    40. hi' says:

      Hi, i,am from Nigeria I have OND national diplomal certificate in the department of building technology I want become army engineering

    41. Gauransh says:

      To become military engineer I should complete my bachlor degree in Mechanical or after 12 I directly get into military engineer

    42. Atharv says:

      Hiii sir am Atharv now am studying in 11th class and am doing preparation for jee and my wish is to became a military engineer what should i do to achieve my dream



    44. Sanakkiyan says:

      Sir I am studying be ECE how to prepare for exams

    45. adarsh naik says:

      I am studying in 1st year B.E in Mechanical Engineering at Belgaum,Karnataka,I am very interested to become a Military Engineer.Please advice.
      Jai Hind Sir.
      Adarsh Naik,Bicholim,Goa.

    46. Najiya.c says:

      I am a civil engineer passed in polytechnic 2017 .. my dream become a military engineer in civil .. how can I achieve my dream ???

      • Atharv says:

        Hiii sir now i am studying in 11th standard and i am very intrested to become military engineer.Now i am doing preparation for jee.What should i do to achieve my dream???

    47. Rajkumar Badhan says:

      I am son of Ex man . Bsc.nonmediccal. How I apply for service pls suggest me.I like milItaly….

    48. bansi says:

      List of Military engineering colleges in karnataka?

    49. Bipul says:

      Is any millitary competition exam after appearing 12th

    50. Pratheebassri.S.V says:

      My name is pratheebassri.Im from Tamilnadu.I have completed 12th std now.I would like to do engineering course in military college.I am also a javelin thrower in national level.I could also write the entran e examinations.But the application date has been over.What can i do to join in that college?

    51. Ashvin chouhan says:

      Sir, I am diploma holder. I have comepleted my diploma in IT (information technology) frome gov’t. Pollytechnic college bargain (mp.) from India how can get admission in Indian military engineering and i am 19 years old.

    52. Urvi Tambe says:

      I am persuing BTech in Instrumentation and Control Engineering in Vishwakarma Institute of Technology, Pune. Am I eligible for applying for MTech in Military Engineering?

    53. Dipak Dhumal says:

      sir, I am a diploma holder. I have completed my diploma in mechanical engineering from govt polytechnic osmanabad from India how can I get admission in military Engg.

    54. Adekunle Alex Awolalu says:

      I am a Nigerian, 30years old, resident in Nigeria. I have a Degree Certificate (Higher National Certificate) in Civil Engineering from the Lagos State Polytechnic, Nigeria. But I am keen in becoming a Military Engineer. How can I achieve my dream? Since I already have HNC in Civil Engineering.

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