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The Department of Mechanical Engineering is the largest of its kind in the country and one of the largest in Asia. As old as the Institute itself, the department has grown from strength to strength, evolving alongside major technological advances in India and the world and greatly impacting the Institute and society at large.

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Department of Mechanical Engineering

429

Undergraduate Students

404

PhD Research Scholars

1

Exchange Students

65

Faculty

42

Staff

About the Department

Mechanical engineering is one of the most diverse streams of engineering touching some parts of many other branches like aerospace, electrical, civil, chemical and even materials science and bio-engineering. Some prominent topics in this branch are Materials, solid and fluid mechanics, thermodynamics, heat transfer, control, product design and manufacturing processes.

The Mechanical Engineering department collaborates with a number of core engineering companies such as Hindustan Unilever, ITC Limited, Caterpillar India Private Ltd., Wipro Consumer Care and Lighting, Tata Steel, P&G, Bajaj Auto Limited, General Electric, Boeing International, and Tata Research Development and Design Centre, among others; thus providing abundant internships opportunities.
 
Students have the option to go into research in their undergraduate programme and can work on innovative projects with the Institute’s professors or opt for research internships at some of the best institutes in the world - Purdue, Caltech, Fraunhauffer-Gesselshaft, RWTH Aachen, University of Tokyo, etc. Students from this department have joined leading core industries such as ITC Limited, General Electric, Mercedes Benz R&D, Rolls Royce India Private Limited, Royal Enfield, Tata motors, etc.