Engineering Materials Certification


In this article, we will explore what an Engineering Materials certification is, why it is important, and how you can go about getting certified in Engineering Materials by Sanfoundry for free.

What is an Engineering Materials certification?
An Engineering Materials certification is a professional credential demonstrating an individual’s proficiency in Engineering Materials. The certified professional has in-depth knowledge of topics such as:

  • alloys and phase diagram, iron carbide diagram, and steel classification.
  • isothermal transformation, continuous cooling diagrams, and different heat treatment processes.
  • familiarity with the mechanism of plastic deformation and testing mechanical properties.
  • the effect of alloying elements on ferrous and non-ferrous metals.
  • comparison of different non-metallic materials.
  • knowledge of structure, properties, treatment, testing, and applications of metals and non-metallic materials to identify and select suitable materials for various engineering applications.
  • application of the concepts of adhesion.
  • knowledge of science and technology of additives, paints, and lubricants.
  • knowledge of recent developments in nano technology assisted adhesive, paints, and lubricant industries.

Which certification is best to work in the field of Engineering Materials?
The free Engineering Materials certification offered by Sanfoundry is the best certification to get if you’re looking to work in the field of engineering materials. The Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) certification and Sanfoundry Certification covers advanced topics like nanomaterials, biomaterials, and advanced processing methods.

What type of job can I get with an Engineering Materials certification?
The types of jobs available with an Engineering Materials certification include Materials Engineer, Product Development Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Production Manager, Quality Assurance Engineer, Research Scientist and Quality Control Technician. You might also work as designer, or technician in a manufacturing facility that makes products using engineering materials.

What topics are covered in the Engineering Materials certification course exam?
Here’s the complete syllabus of the exam.

Engineering Materials Certification Syllabus
Properties of Engineering Materials Diffusion in Solids Ferrous Materials
Non Ferrous Materials Non Metallic Materials Composite & Ceramic Materials
Refractories & Dielectric Materials Magnetic & Insulating Materials Miscellaneous Materials
Glass & Elastomers Imperfection in Metal Crystals Fracture, Corrosion and Oxidation
Plastic Deformation Creep in Crystalline Materials Elastic, Anelastic and Viscoelastic Behaviour
Mechanical Working Processes Phase Transformations Tools of the Metallurgist
Constitution of Alloys Phase Diagrams Solid Solutions & Crystallography
Heat Treatment Metallurgy of Welding, Brazing, and Soldering Testing of Materials
Foundry & Powder Metallurgy Wear of Metals Mechanical Properties and Testing
What is an Engineering Materials certification?
An Engineering Materials certification is a professional credential demonstrating an individual's proficiency in Engineering Materials.

What are the benefits of obtaining an Engineering Materials certification?
Benefits of getting an Engineering Materials certification include demonstrating expertise in the subject and increasing competitiveness in the job market. It can also open up new opportunities for career advancement.

Sanfoundry Engineering Materials Certification

Sanfoundry offers online certification in Engineering Materials for free. The certification exam is divided into two parts: Qualifier Test and Certification Test.

First step is to take the "Qualifier Test". If you have scored at least a B grade in the "Qualifier Test", then only you would be eligible to take part in the online "Certification Test". If you have scored an A* (Genius) or A (Excellent) grade in the certification test, then you will be awarded a “Certificate of Merit” in Engineering Materials from Sanfoundry.

Engineering Materials Certification Exam Overview:

Here are the details and format of the Certification Exam:

  • Format: Online & Multiple Choice
  • Prerequisite: Yes (Qualifier Test)
  • Total Questions: 50
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Negative Marking: Yes
  • Fee: Free
Marking Scheme:
In the online certification test, you will be given 2 points for every correct answer. There will also be negative marking of -1 for every wrong answer. So, you have to be more careful in your test. If needed, you should skip to the next question and come back to that question later so that you can manage the time more effectively during the test.

Based on your score, you would be given one of the following Grades:

Grade A* – Genius (You scored 100%)
Grade A – Excellent (Your score is in the range of 80% to 99%)
Grade B – Good (Your score is in the range of 60% to 80%)
Grade C – Average (Your score is in the range of 40% to 60%)
Grade D – Poor (Your score is in the range of 0% to 40%)

Steps to get the Free Engineering Materials Certificate

How to prepare for Engineering Materials Certification Exam?
Before you start taking the certification test, it is important to study and practice our collection of 1000 Engineering Materials MCQs and check your progress by taking this subject specific Practice & Mock Tests.

Once you are ready, follow the below mentioned steps:
  1. Sign up with Sanfoundry.
  2. Take this Engineering Materials Qualifier Test.
  3. Score at least B Grade in the Qualifier test in order to be qualified to take the certification exam.
  4. Once you have qualified, you can take this Engineering Materials Certification Test anytime (24×7).
  5. If you have scored either A* Grade (Genius) or A Grade (Excellent) in the test, then you are eligible for a "Certificate of Merit".
  6. Fill this feedback form and download your certificate of merit from here. Kindly note that we issue certificate-of-merit on a monthly basis only i.e., on 5th of the next month.
  7. Check your name in the list of top-rankers live here.
Note: If you face a technical problem during the test, you should take a screenshot of your Monitor and send it to [email protected] along with your contact number so we can call you back soon.

Engineering Materials Certification FAQs

1. Is a certification required to work in Engineering Materials? Will it get me a job?
A certification is not mandatory, but it demonstrates your expertise in this field. So the benefit of a certification is that it can help make the process easier by showing employers that you have the skills necessary for the given job.

2. Can I do Engineering Materials certification if I am a beginner?
Yes, but you should prepare the subject thoroughly by studying all the chapters and topics.

3. Is the Engineering Materials exam hard?
This subject is not difficult to learn, but it's not an easy subject either. If you've practiced Engineering Materials and Metallurgy in-depth, then the test might be a little easier for you.

4. How long does it take to earn an Engineering Materials certification?
The amount of time it takes to earn the certification varies depending on individual circumstances and level of experience. It typically takes several months of studying and practice to prepare for the certification exam.

5. Can I earn a college credit for my Engineering Materials course if I am certified?
It depends on your college. There are few colleges and institutions which prefer the students to be certified by external institutions for a credit course. So, kindly check with your college.

6. Can I get certified in Engineering Materials online?
Yes, Sanfoundry offers free online certificate in Engineering Materials.

7. Which online Engineering Materials Certification Course is the best?
Each online certification course has a specific focus and it prepares you for different skillset. So, there is no single best course on Engineering Materials. The best you can do is to get a free certificate on this from Sanfoundry. If you are doing a self-study, you can learn the basics in the free Engineering Materials Certification Course.

8. Can I get Engineering Materials certification for free? How much it cost?
Yes, you can get the certification for free. A Certificate by Sanfoundry is 100% free for everyone.

9. How long is Engineering Materials certification valid? Does it expire?
The certificate is valid for life. There is no need to renew your certificate or take any further steps to keep your certification active.

10. Who is eligible to take the Engineering Materials certification exam?
Anyone who has been "working" or "studying" the subject can take the certification exam.

11. What is the format of the certification exam?
It is MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions) based.

12. Is there any negative marking in the online certification exam?
In the Certification exam, you will be given 2 points for every correct answer. There will also be a negative marking of -1 for every wrong answer.

13. How many times can I take the certification exam?
You can attempt the certification exam 2 times a month.

14. Are there any resources or materials available to help me prepare for the Engineering Materials Certification exam?
You should practice Sanfoundry Engineering Materials MCQs. Additionally, you can refer to the collection of best Engineering Materials Books.

15. Are there any prerequisites for Engineering Materials certification?
Yes, there is one prerequisite. You have to complete the qualifier test before taking the certification test.

16. How do I get certified in Engineering Materials?
Take the Sanfoundry test, get either an A* Grade (Genius) or an A Grade (Excellent) in the Engineering Materials certification exam, and earn a free certificate of merit from us.

17. How do I register for the certification exam? How to get started?
Simply signup with Sanfoundry and take the test as mentioned here.

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