The Department of Mechanical Engineering (ME) is one of the largest departments in the college, which was started in the year 2004 with a sanctioned intake of 60 students. Later on the intake was increased to 120 from 2012 onwards. The department started a postgraduate program in Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) in the academic year 2011-12 with a sanctioned intake of 18 students. The department is also an approved research centre of APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University (KTU) for the Ph.D. program. This department is accredited by NBA since November 2019 .
The department houses eight instructional laboratories, two project laboratories and a research laboratory. Additional facilities such as Coordinate Measuring Machine, Rapid Prototyping Machine, CNC milling machine and CNC lathe are provided in the department to improve the quality of learning experience. The department is well equipped with computational facilities and is having a computer integrated manufacturing centre.
The undergraduate program in Mechanical Engineering aims to prepare globally recognized manpower enabling the graduates to seek higher studies and take up leading positions in academia and industry, both in India and abroad.
The department is organized in four streams for academic and administration purpose:
1. Design Stream
2. Manufacturing Stream
3. Thermal Engineering Stream
4. General Stream
With more than 480 students on roll in the undergraduate level, the department is committed to the all-round development of its students. The department has 28 faculty members specialized in major fields of engineering and technology. In addition to teaching undergraduate and graduate students, the faculty actively pursues research in various fields of Mechanical Engineering.
A view of Viswesarayya Block – ME Department