What is Nuclear Engineering and its scope

What is Nuclear Engineering and its scope


Nuclear Engineering provides the students with the needful exposure to research and development. This course also provides expertise to students in the experimental and theoretical studies of fusion and plasma physics, radio isotope applications in manufacturing engineering, computer aided tomography, reactor safety studies, heat transfer in nuclear sub-systems, and development of radiation detectors. This course facilitates further research opportunities in Nuclear Engineering or employment with R & D organisations and academic institutions. When it comes to employment, nuclear engineers have varieties of industries to choose from, like electricity power plant, medical, nuclear fuels etc.

Subjects of Nuclear Engineering:

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Basic Engineering
  • Value Education
  • Materials Science
  • Biology for Engineers
  • Principles of Environmental Science
  • Elements of Nuclear Science and Engineering
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Neutron Physics
  • Thermodynamics
  • Probability and Random processes
  • Applied Radio Chemistry
  • Engineering Mechanics and Fluid Mechanics
  • Design in Nuclear Engineering

Top recruiters:

  • Research & Development organisations
  • Nuclear Power plants
  • Bhaba Atomic Research Center


  • Researchers
  • Engineers
  • Lectures
  • Professors

Further career options:

Students who have completed their B.Tech in Nuclear Engineering can either opt for job or they can go for further studies. Students can enroll themselves for ME or M.Tech degree in Nuclear Engineering.

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