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8 most important skills required for an engineer

8 most important skills required for an engineer

What is it like to be an Engineer?

“Engineer is not a person it’s a personality.”

A skillful Engineer uses scientific and technical knowledge to design useful products, construct, maintain and repairs machines or structures. Engineers are touching the lives of people by contributing in the fields of aviation, automation, medical, electronics etc. They solve problems for comforting day- to-day life and in face of crisis.

8 Most Important Skills Required for an Engineer

Knowledge

Clarity in fundamentals builds confidence allowing you to accept challenges. Concepts can help defining the tasks required to achieve the goal.

Application of Knowledge

Theoretically strong people may not succeed practically as applying knowledge in itself is a skill. Real projects are demanding and expect you to apply what you have learnt. The world expects you to implement what you learnt in 4 years and rise above the narrow thinking to deliver the expected. Eg. You are Electronics Engineer and join an IT department but have never thought that you may need to repair a printer, but if you had participated in lab sessions you can deal with the need of hour.

Curious and Updated

Old is Gold but New is Platinum. Intuitive mind never dies; remaining updated is not just the trend but demand of this field. Follow the Engineering companies to know how they innovate.

Accommodation

Separate modern and well-equipped hostels for boys and girls are available. Well furnished rooms, spacious Dining Area, dormitory type rooms, 24hours security, make the hostel life very pleasant for the students. Sports facilities, movie screening and internet facility are made available for the refreshment of the students. Wide corridors and open areas ensuring good ventilation for healthy living. All the student rooms are spacious with three seated accommodation, having almost independent and exclusive and study areas for each inmate.

Creative Thinking and Analytical

For thinking out of the box first you need to know what’s in the box which means what is practically possible and how will you make it scientifically possible.

Experience

Exposure is must for technical competency, not necessarily the jobs you take up after obtaining degree even prior to that find ways to experiment the learning’s.

Acquaintance with Computers & IT

Latest software’s for Engineering are making lives of Engineers easy and building the solutions at zap speed.

Industry Standards

Engineering is interesting if you keep the passion alive. It improves ability to think.

These skills will empower you to develop the ability to work under pressure, be original and inventive, and be a team player and leader at the same time.

Along with these skills an Engineer is expected to be good at problem solving, innovative thinking, being resourceful, adaptability, time management, readiness to improve, last but not the least common sense and passion for Engineering.

The curriculum may cover many things but products, machinery, industries constantly keep improving to keep the pace with them you need to remain updated and reduce the industry academia gap. This gap is the result of ignorance of students towards the industry needs and focusing on just clearing the subjects. Industry visits and internships do provide some exposure but while taking a job you are still like a new born baby learning and exploring the world.

Author

Annamacharya Educational Trust was founded in the year 1997 by C.Gangi Reddy that offers quality-driven education to the rural youth. The rural area is affluent in talent, but for the dearth of educational facilities. This talent has to be channelized for the prosperity for the society and growth of the country in large.

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