Instrumentation Engineer

Measuring success through engineering excellence


Instrumentation engineering is the department of designing that practices on the guideline and operation of measuring instruments that are utilized in areas of design, setup of robotized systems in electrical, pneumatic spaces, etcetera. The required assignments are very domain dependent; instrumentation engineers regularly work for businesses with computerized preparation with the objective of progressing the efficiency, reliability, security, advancement and steadiness. 

Instrumentation engineers are commonly mindful of coordination of the sensors with the recorders, transmitters, shows or control frameworks. They may plan or indicate establishment, wiring and signal conditioning. They are dependable for calibration, testing and support of the system.


For Bachelor’s

  • Aspirants have to pass 10+2 with at least 60% marks from any recognised board. 
  • Sometimes, for B.E or B.Tech in Instrumentation Engineering, national level entrance exams like MHT CET, KCET, or WBJEE are conducted.

For Masters

  • For instrumentation engineering courses, national level entrance exams like JEE Main or JEE advanced are conducted.

Job Roles

The field of electronic engineering aims to provide in-depth knowledge and enhance the skills of the students. To do such a task, the field of instrumentation engineering presents innumerable job profiles. Below are mentioned some job profiles:

  • Consultancies
  • Automation
  • MNCs
  • Telecommunications
  • Engineering Firms
  • Manufacturing
  • IT
  • General Management
  • HR
  • Public Sector Companies
  • Corporate Businesses
  • Railway & Construction
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Purchasing
  • Chemical Industries
  • Oil, Gas & Petrochemical Industries

Top Recruiters

There are many recruiters from leading companies who enlist potential students in instrumentation engineering. Following are some Recruiters from where students can find an employment opportunity in India: 

  • Alleyaex Consultants
  • Wecare Consultant
  • Vesan Oriental Services
  • Learning Hub Institute
  • Namaste Jobs


The salary range may vary from company to company, but the salary of an Instrumentation engineer is very impressive only in India.


Level of Salary

Salary Package

Starting Salary

Approx ₹2,00,000

Mid Level Salary

Approx ₹3,70,000

Senior Level Salary

Approx ₹8,90,000


  • Problem-solving 
  • Interpersonal & Communication skills
  • Team managing skills
  • Flexibility
  • Critical thinking


Instrumentation contains a wide assortment of scope broadly and globally and they also have an edge over the typical IT engineers. IN graduates can work in a few of the foremost extraordinary businesses like oil and gas, petrochemical businesses, and vehicles. They can play a variety of parts such as maintenance engineer, reliability design, extend build, etcetera. In this way, the chances of getting enrolled at a best position and great firm in India, or to fly abroad for preparation, or working in outside units is very high for IN engineers.

As far as abroad is concerned, there's a gigantic scope of instrumentation engineering overseas. You'll be contracted in different businesses like petroleum, oil, mountain and sloping or cold districts, diverse chemical production lines, steel manufacturing plants, and companies including PLC and DSC.


  • High Earning
  • Numerous Job Opportunities
  • High Productivity
  • Innovation


  • Highly Responsible Job
  • Irregular hours of work
  • Pressure
  • Have to work with potential dangerous equipments