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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Aquib Darain 6 hours ago

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Aquib DarainLast Seen: 5 hours 49 min agoJoined on: 22-Mar-2019Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Class 12

Where I will stand ? Either I will satisfy or not while doing Mechanical engineering

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saisrivinayreddy 15 hours ago

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SaisrivinayreddyLast Seen: 8 min 58 sec agoJoined on: 06-Mar-2019Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Class 12

Which companies offer jobs in mechanical engineering?

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Pratish Soman 13 hours ago

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Pratish SomanLast Seen: 13 hours 6 min agoJoined on: 09-Jan-2017Education Interest: MBAEducation Level: Graduate & Above
Hi,It is projected that India’s ranking in the Global Manufacturing Competitiveness Index rankings will go up 6 places by 2020 and will be positioned at 5th place.It is evident that the manufacturin...Read More

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Arjun Jn 15 hours ago

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Arjun JnLast Seen: 15 hours 8 min agoJoined on: 10-Feb-2019Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation

Hi, i got 430 rank gate mechanical 2019, EWS category,

Wt are the options i got, which PSU that i must focus on, any one in past years got jobs in PSU with this rank

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Abhishek Kumar 15 hours ago

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Abhishek KumarLast Seen: 10 hours 36 min agoJoined on: 25-Dec-2016Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation
Hello!Arjun Your gate score is too low to secure seats in NITs or in IITs even from OBC category.You need at least 550 to secure seats in NITs for Mtech program.To know which other colleges you may ge...Read More
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Tarun Kumar G 17 hours ago

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Tarun Kumar GLast Seen: 8 hours 16 min agoJoined on: 15-Mar-2019Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation

My Gate 2019 score is 512 mechanical, I belong to general category. Which NIT's I may get??

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shromona kumar 12 hours ago

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Shromona KumarLast Seen: 8 hours 43 min agoJoined on: 08-Dec-2016Education Interest: ManagementEducation Level: Graduate & Above
Hello Tarun,Congrats on scoring such a good rank in your GATE exams. You have a very good chance of getting into IITs and NITs.For additional information about which colleges you might get us the GATE...Read More
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Sai Raghava 19 hours ago

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Sai RaghavaLast Seen: 19 hours 13 min agoJoined on: 03-Jul-2013Education Interest: M.B.B.S.Education Level: Class 12

HAI,MY GATE SCORE 547, RANK 8789,MECHANICAL ENGINEERING, GENERAL CATEGORY WHAT ARE THE CHANCES OF ME GETTING INTO TECH AEROSPACE AND WHERE

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shromona kumar 19 hours ago

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Shromona KumarLast Seen: 8 hours 43 min agoJoined on: 08-Dec-2016Education Interest: ManagementEducation Level: Graduate & Above
Hello Sai Raghava,Congrats, you have a nice chance of getting Tech Aerospace, the marks u have scored is enough for u to get admission in the NITs for pursuing ur  MTECH career in the field ...Read More