WHAT IS MECHANICAL ENGINEERING ?

Mechanical engineering is a professional programme which helps students to understand the working mechanisms of heavy tools and machineries.  The branch applies principles of engineering, physics and material science for the design, analysis, manufacturing and maintenance of mechanical systems. The course covers technical areas like distribution of electricity through generators, transformers, transmission lines, lighting and wiring in buildings. A course in mechanical engineering makes a student gain knowledge and experience in the designing of electric motors, automobiles, aircrafts and other heavy vehicles. Mechanical engineering demands knowledge about software used in technical work like computer-aided design and mathematical modelling.
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ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • For UG: Should have passed Class XII in Science stream with minimum 50% marks or equivalent CGPA.
  • For PG: Minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% of marks or First Class in the qualifying degree. Bachelor's degree in Engineering and Technology.
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SCOPE OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

  • Mechanical Engineering covers aspects like design and testing among others. The job demands supervision and planning of live projects related to thermal power plants, nuclear stations, generation of electricity, etc.
  • There are employment opportunities for diploma holders who have practical knowledge of working on fields like testing of machinery etc.
  • The emerging fields in this area include renewable energy, automobiles, quality control, Industrial Automation, Mechanobiology. These are going to increase manpower in the work profile of mechanical engineering and would offer employment opportunities.  
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COURSE SUBJECTS

  • Computational Fluid Dynamics and Heat Transfer
  • Computer Aided Design of Thermal Systems
  • Fundamentals of casting and solidification
  • Industrial Engineering and Operation Research
  • Modelling of Turbulent Combustion
  • Principle of Vibration Control
  • Railroad Vehicle Dynamics
  • Robot Manipulators Dynamics and Control
  • Transition and Turbulence
  • Wave propagation in solids

CAREER OPTIONS AFTER MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

Automobile Engineer
Automobile Engineer
Salary : 3L INR - 4L INR
Degrees: B.E /Btech

COURSE LEVEL DETAILS

  • Course Fees
    Maximum Fees 29.024 Lakhs Manipal University, Dubai
    Minimum Fees 0.03 Lakhs Dr Jivraj N Mehta Government Polytechnic, Amreli
    Degree Offered in UG
    B.E /Btech
    B.Sc.
  • Course Fees
    Maximum Fees 69.1 Lakhs Amity School of Engineering and Technology, Noida
    Minimum Fees 0.02 Lakhs Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technologies, Hyderabad
    Degree Offered in PG
    M.E /Mtech.
    M.Sc.

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Ruchika Chauhan 15 hours ago

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Ruchika ChauhanLast Seen: 13 hours 16 min agoJoined on: 09-Apr-2018Education Interest: MBAEducation Level: Graduate & Above

I have completed my B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering. I want to know about the recently trending course for Mechanical Engineering graduates

Like Auto CAD, Catia.

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Samiksha Jain 15 hours ago

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Hello, Here are the few courses offered in ME:Internal Combustion EngineeringMechatronicsComputer Integrated ManufacturingEnergy EngineeringThermal EngineeringEngineering DesignManufacturing Engi...Read More
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Ayush Jadhav 22 hours ago

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Ayush JadhavLast Seen: 21 hours 28 min agoJoined on: 03-Oct-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Class 11

What is the mht cet cutoff of MIT Pune in mechanical engineering for open category

MIT kothrud

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Debosmitha 20 hours ago

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DebosmithaLast Seen: 15 hours 32 min agoJoined on: 15-Apr-2015Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation
I'm sharing below the trends of the year 2016 - 17 for general category:Mechanical - 150Since the given data is for the Last round of counseling so, a score above 165 - 170 is considered safe to apply...Read More
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Chandra Bhan 23 hours ago

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Chandra BhanLast Seen: 1 hour 54 min agoJoined on: 15-Apr-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Class 12

How many marks is required for mnit jaypur for mechanical branch category obc

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Karthikeyan 9 hours ago

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KarthikeyanLast Seen: 5 min 17 sec agoJoined on: 25-Sep-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation

Hi Chandra,

For OBC Home state 

Opening rank - 2221

Closing rank - 4454.

For Other state

Opening rank - 2806

Closing rank - 4512.

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C.P. Verma Group Of DoersLast Seen: 1 day 6 hours agoJoined on: 19-Nov-2016Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation

What is the stipend for get admission in IIT Bombay/Delhi for Mtech ( mechanical engineering) through gate exam???

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PERIYA NAYAKI PLast Seen: 48 sec agoJoined on: 31-Oct-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation
gud morning,after getting into IIT bombay you'll get the stipend of Rs.12,400(TA) And 14,400(RA).in iit delhi the TA ship stipend will be same as the iit bombay,for RA- Rs,15,000.I Hope this informati...Read More
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C.P. Verma Group Of DoersLast Seen: 1 day 6 hours agoJoined on: 19-Nov-2016Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation

If I will score in 90 marks in gate ( mechanical) 2019 than what would be my gate obc rank ???

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hello,The link given below will be useful to you,that will predict your rank.https://engineering.careers360.com/gate-score-predictorhttps://engineering.careers360.com/articles/gate-score-predictorhttp...Read More