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.


  • 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.


  • 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.  


  • 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


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


  • 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
  • Course Fees
    Maximum Fees 20.89 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.


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ajay chidambaram 11 hours ago

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I am BE Mechanical final year student. I have 97.2%-10th, 96.17%-12th, BE - 74% , how much should i score in CAT to get iim's or non iims?

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Sreetama Datta 10 hours ago

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Hi Ajay! In order to get IIM calls, you should secure at least 90+ percentile. While old IIMs like IIM Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Calcutta, Lucknow and Indore calls candidates with 99+ percentile, for the ...Read More

Vyshnav Chikku 14 hours ago

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Vyshnav ChikkuLast Seen: 4 hours 25 min agoJoined on: 14-Jan-2018

Which is the best NIT for mechanical engineering

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Shefali Expert 14 hours ago

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ShefaliLast Seen: 7 hours 38 min agoJoined on: 09-Feb-2016
You can check the top NITs for Mechanical Engineering below National Institute of Technology, TiruchirappalliNational Institute of Technology, WarangalNational Institute of Technology Karnataka, ...Read More
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Masti MasalaLast Seen: 2 hours 30 min agoJoined on: 29-Dec-2017

Its good or bad to become a cnc operator after b.tech in mechanical engineering

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Ankur Sehgal 4 hours ago

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Ankur SehgalLast Seen: 3 hours 48 min agoJoined on: 16-Oct-2017
Hey,After pursuing B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering, the candidate must seek for jobs in their core fields either. You should be looking for dignified jobs according to your stream. Working as a CNC ...Read More
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Vyshnav ChikkuLast Seen: 4 hours 25 min agoJoined on: 14-Jan-2018

Iam from kerala and i belongs to obc.My question:the minimum mark in jee main to get mechanical in NIT PUNJAB.

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Shefali Expert 1 day ago

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ShefaliLast Seen: 7 hours 38 min agoJoined on: 09-Feb-2016

According, to 2017 allotment you need to score around 160 marks in JEE Main to get mechanical branch in NIT Jalandhar in OBC category other state quota.


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Hayath Roshan 2 days ago

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Hayath RoshanLast Seen: 1 day 4 hours agoJoined on: 06-Jan-2018

Minimum mark to get mechanical engineering in but calicut

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Manashjyoti 2 days ago

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Hello Roshan,The cutoff would vary depending on whether you belong to home state or other state category, apart from your birth category.You can check the category-wise cutoff for your discipline here...Read More