B.Tech. (Safety and Fire Engineering) Bachelor of Techonology in Safety and Fire Engineering
B.Tech. Safety & Fire Engineering or Bachelor of Technology in Safety & Fire Engineering is an undergraduate Industrial Engineering course. Fire and Safety covers the study of simulated fire fighting exercises along with applied physics, chemistry and mathematics. B.Sc. (Fire & Safety) degree course also includes a detailed study of subjects like town planning, disaster mitigation, hydraulics, fire communication systems and salvage investigation. It involves study of subjects that deals with the designing of safer fire resistant equipments and plants, in depth understanding of the Science of Fire, its hazards and control measures, etc. The duration of the course is three years and the course opens many job scopes after its completion.
B.Tech. Safety & Fire EngineeringEligibility
A pass in Plus-two (12th Standard) or its equivalent, with minimum 60% or equivalent CGPA.
Some of the very reputed universities and institutes conduct entrance examination to get admission to the degree course.
B.Tech. Safety & Fire EngineeringSyllabus
The following are study related subjects:-
Subjects of Study
Communication Workshop I
Physics Lab I
Chemistry Lab I
Engineering Mathematics I
Communication Workshop II
Physics Lab II
Engineering Graphics Lab
Chemistry Lab II
Engineering Mathematics II
Chemical Engineering I (Thermodynamics & Measuring Analytical Instruments)
Fluid Mechanics & Fluid Flow Machines
Elements of Machine Drawing
Principles of Safety Management
Communication Workshop III
Fluid Mechanics and Machinery Lab
Engineering Mathematics III
Chemical Engineering II (Unit Operations)
Strength of Materials
Fire Engineering I (Basic Concepts)
Electrical Technology & Safety in Electrical Systems
B.Tech. Safety & Fire EngineeringCourse Suitability
They course is suitable for those candidates who have courage and dare to fight for critical situation such as fire.
Those who have planned of becoming teacher/ lecturer after their post graduation also can go for it and want to contribute in the social defense and to invent new strategies in these areas also are capable for it.
The personal skills needed for a fire engineer is good communication skills, organizational ability, skills in evaluating situations, making quick decisions and solving problems.
The other qualities include physical agility, presence of mind, and calmness of mind, self-discipline, a sense of responsibility and leadership qualities.
How is B.Tech. Safety & Fire EngineeringCourse Beneficial?
They can go for jobs in petroleum refineries, petrochemicals and plastic, fertilizers, textiles, LPG and LNG handling and bottling plants, chemicals and other plants where there are risks of fire.
They are also employed by fire departments of local government bodies, insurance companies, architectural and building design, project management, aircraft industry, industrial processing, and any area of safety where the possibility of fire or combustion represents a hazard.
It may also work as surveyors in insurance companies.
B.Tech. Safety & Fire EngineeringJob Types
Assistant Fire Officer
Fire Alarm Technician
Fire Protection Technician
Risk Management Consultant
Station Fire Officer
Colleges and Institutes
Colleges offering B.Tech. (Safety and Fire Engineering) in India