Fun Engineering Facts From Across The Globe

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  1. The first engineer known by name and achievement is Imhotep, builder of the Step Pyramid at Ṣaqqārah, Egypt.
  2. Civil Engineering is the oldest branch of Engineering.
  3. Sir MokshagundamVisvesvaraya was the first engineer in India.
  4. Elisa LeonidaZamfirescu is the first female Engineer in the world to receive a degree in Engineering.
  5. The Technical University of Denmark or DTU was the first college in the world to have courses in Mechanical and Civil Engineering.
  6. IIT-Roorkee is the first engineering college to be born on the Indian Soil.
  7. India produces 25% of the world’s engineers.
  8. There are 10396 colleges offering engineering education in India.
  9. Based on the ranking, IIT Kharagpuris considered the best engineering college in India.
  10. Petroleum Engineering is the branch that attracts the highest salaries in the world and in India.