Mining Engineering as an engineering discipline involves the practice, the theory, the science, the technology, and application of extracting and processing minerals from a naturally occurring environment.

Mining Engineers provide fundamental inputs to the development of society in the form of raw materials required for energy production, steel making, manufacturing of cement and other vital ingredients like copper, aluminium etc. The job a Mining Engineer is very diverse and challenging in nature.

Mining Engineering graduates from BESU, Shibpur are trained to be amongst the best in the world and are in great demand in the industry.