1.You get the opportunity to create something tangible and useful.Ur creations will be used by others.It gives u the greatest joy.
2.Its the broadest branch of engineering…so your career options are open even after u graduate:-
Defence,Civil services,High end R&D,Manufacturing,Design,Energy sector,Management,Entrepreneurship,Masters(ME/MS)
3.Variety to be learnt- u learn how to design and make things ranging from a Safety Pin to a Spacecraft.
4.Easy to imagine and visualize whatever u learn
5.Develop a range of skills – u learn the work of a machine operator (machinist), a smith, a foundryman, a mechanic,a plant manager,a researcher and a policy maker.
6.U work with massive machines (majestic in nature) to tiny precision instruments,micro and nano devices.
u’ll be savviest engineer.
7.Importance of ur work.U form the human resource that is required for the survival of any industry and forms the backbone of modern human life.u r the person who may generate power/energy from natural resources,make equipments and processes to mine minerals,make cars, bikes ,buses, trucks, planes,ships(transportation can be compared to human blood that transports nutrients), make machines that manufacture products ranging from food to surgical instruments to weapons,mange factories and businesses.
8.Get paid handsomely(after gaining a few years experience even if not as a fresher).
9.Not much of girls hanging around(they usually don’t prefer to opt for this course,its thought to be a manly course).U dont have to worry about getting dressed perfectly for class or for girls giggling at u for some silly or not so silly but serious reason.Ur in a man’s world.But there are a few out of the ordinary and brainy girls who do take up this course and luv it.
10.It sounds and feels nice to be called a Mechanical Engineer.