Department of Mechanical Engineering



Department of Mechanical Engineering has an UG program with 120 intake. It has the state-of-the-art laboratory to impart practical knowledge in the areas of thermal, design and manufacturing. The department also has Centre of excellence to impart specialized training in the areas of Hydraulics & Pneumatics, Mechatronics and Sensors through MoU with Bosch Rexroth (India) Ltd. The department has experienced and well qualified faculty with 14 faculty members with Ph. D. and 22 research scholars are pursuing Ph. D. at the research Centre. The department has an established research center under VTU in the areas like Robotics, bio-fuels, composites and energy systems. Department also have 3 axis BFW vertical CNC machine, 5 axis Vertical CNC Machines, wind tunnel with testing area of 1 square meter to facilitate experimental works. At present department has 7 funded projects of around 1.65 crore worth from agencies like VGST, ARDB, DRDO.

  • Year of Establishment: 1979
  • Head of Department: Dr. I. Sridhar
  • NBA Accreditation Status: Academic Year 2018-19, 2019-20, 2020-21 and 2021-22, i.e., upto 30-06-2022; Further Accredited for Academic Year 2022-23, 2023-24 and 2024-25, i.e., upto 30/06/2025
  • Current Intake: 120
  • Phone Number: 0836 – 244 7465


To establish a synergetic Mechanical Engineering program anchored in fundamentals and relevant state of the art technologies, thereby enabling the students to achieve all round development for careers in industry and for higher learning, being responsible to society and environment.


  • To establish a curricula & syllabi consisting of robust core courses with emphasis on imparting fundamental principles of mechanical engineering coupled with adaptive and relevant electives catering to the cutting edge technologies.
  • To promote interactive teaching practices using modern educational tools & techniques to attain synergy in teaching, research and industrial practices.
  • To imbibe industrial expertise for connecting class room learning to real life situation.
  • To impart soft skills and professional ethics enabling students to achieve an all round personality development, making them responsive to societal needs and environmental concerns.

PEOs & POs

Programme Educational Objectives(PEOs)


PEO 1Graduates will be successful in industry, research and higher learning.
PEO 2Graduates will formulate, analyze and solve engineering problems.
PEO 3Graduates will work in teams to address industrial and socially relevant problems / projects.
PEO 4Graduates exhibit awareness and commitment to lifelong learning & practice professional ethics.
Programme Outcomes(POs)

UG – Mechanical Engineering: PROGRAM OUTCOMES (POs)

Engineering Graduates will be able to:

POShort Title of the PODescription of the Programme Outcome (PO)
Engineering Graduates will be able to:
PO-1Engineering knowledgeApply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.
PO-2Problem analysisIdentify, formulate, review research literature, and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering sciences.
PO-3Design/development of solutionsDesign solutions for complex engineering problems and design system components or processes that meet the specified needs with appropriate consideration for the public health and safety, and the cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.
PO-4Conduct investigations of complex problemsUse research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions.
PO-5Modern tool usageCreate, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools including prediction and modeling to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations.
PO-6The engineer and societyApply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional engineering practice.
PO-7Environment and SustainabilityUnderstand the impact of the professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.
PO-8EthicsApply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.
PO-9Individual and team workFunction effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.
PO-10CommunicationCommunicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.
PO-11Project management and financeDemonstrate knowledge and understanding of the engineering and management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multidisciplinary environments.
PO-12Life-long learningRecognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change.
Programme Specific Outcomes (PSOs)

UG – Mechanical Engineering: PROGRAM SPECIFIC OUTCOMES(PSOs)

PSO 1Graduates will be successful in industry, research and higher learning.
PSO 2Graduates will formulate, analyze and solve engineering problems.
PSO 3Graduates will work in teams to address industrial and socially relevant problems / projects.
PSO 4Graduates exhibit awareness and commitment to lifelong learning & practice professional ethics.


Space, Infrastructure & Facilities

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