Instrumentation is a multi-disciplinary stream and covers subjects from various branches such as chemical, mechanical, electrical, electronics and computers. Instrumentation engineering is a specialized branch of electrical and electronic engineering and it deals with measurement, control and automation of processes.
Automation is the core job of instrumentation engineers. As the trend of automation picks up in India and abroad, Instrumentation and Control Engineers are finding more and more job opportunities. Right from R&D units to aerospace companies, pharmaceuticals, food industries, thermal power plants, steel plants, fertiliser plants, automobile companies, biomedical companies, refineries and cement plants, these engineers find job opportunities in almost all domains of the world.