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Mining Machinery

Uncovering the Vital Secrets of Mining Machinery


IIT Kharagpur and NPTEL

About the Course

The course on Mining Machinery covers an in-depth knowledge of equipment crucial to the mining industry’s workings. Students will learn various types of machinery, its functions and operations, etc. Through case studies and practical applications, students will grasp real-world challenges and solutions related to the mining industry.

1.What You Will Learn?
2.Who Should Go For It?
3.Points to Note

Students opting for this course will gain the knowledge of equipment and machinery. Other than this, the following things will be covered in this course:

Basic Construction
Maintaining aspects of machines.
Right equipments
Geo-mining conditions

This course on Mining machinery is ideal for people from various backgrounds with different skill sets who are interested in or are involved in the same sector. Other than this, the following are the other requirements for the same:

Must be from a science background.
Must have done Engineering.
Know the research work
Environment and sustainability practitioners
The course is available free of cost on the NPTEL website provided by IIT Kharagpur.
The course is covered through 12 modules, each lasting for a week.
Final evaluation is done through assignments and a final exam upon completion of which a student is rewarded with certificates.


Field of Study:Mining Machinery
Type:Free Certificate Course
Duration:Around 3 months
Mode of Learning:Online
Average Salary Offered:The average salary offered in this field ranges from ₹ 3. 6 to 10.7 LPA depending upon your skills, experience, and level of knowledge.
Employment Roles:
  • Mining Engineer
  • Geologist
  • Archeologist