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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Sankalan Ghosh 3 hours ago

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Sankalan GhoshLast Seen: 2 hours 46 min agoJoined on: 10-Jan-2019Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation

How is the placement of mechanical engineering at jadavpur university,kolkata?

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Aman Raj 3 hours ago

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Aman RajLast Seen: 1 hour 29 min agoJoined on: 06-Jan-2019Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Graduate & Above
Hello SankalanIt does have a very good record when it comes to chemical but not that far when it comes to Mech. Well it does have a very good placement record . Great teachers , very neat track record...Read More

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Sekhar Ghosh 11 hours ago

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Sekhar GhoshLast Seen: 3 hours 28 min agoJoined on: 22-Jun-2019Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Class 12

How is the department of mechanical engineering at jadavpur university, kolkata? How is the on campus placement?

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Kartik Jain 11 hours ago

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Kartik JainLast Seen: 2 hours 28 min agoJoined on: 11-Dec-2016Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation
Hello,It is one of the best colleges for pursuing mechanical engineering. It has been one the best department of the college for years because of the constant results it has provided. The faculty and ...Read More
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Shreyas Kulkarni 15 hours ago

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Shreyas KulkarniLast Seen: 14 hours 17 min agoJoined on: 15-Jun-2019Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Class 11

What other options do I have apart from IIT's and CET's? Collage which are similar to IIT's in Package and campus. For Engineering!!

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Shivam Gautam 15 hours ago

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Shivam GautamLast Seen: 14 hours 43 min agoJoined on: 24-Feb-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation
Hello Dear There are various good College's in India apart from IITs and other government technical institutes in terms of both placement and academics and inorder to check all those regarding that b...Read More

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Spandan ChakrabartyLast Seen: 1 hour 57 min agoJoined on: 15-Jun-2019Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Class 12

Has mechanical engineering similarity with aerospace?if I take mechanical in btech and then choose aerospace for mtech,will I face problem?

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Priyanshu roy 17 hours ago

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Hello Spandan,Initially during your btech tenure both subjects/branches has a lot of difference.As for mechanical you will learn about machine and its functioning while they will prepare to be special...Read More
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Pratik 1 day ago

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PratikLast Seen: 1 hour 20 min agoJoined on: 14-Feb-2019Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Class 12

How is mechanical engineering at nit dgp?

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Shubham Kumar GuptaLast Seen: 1 min 47 sec agoJoined on: 23-Apr-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Class 12
Hello Pratik, Greetings! First of all, NIT Durgapur is among top NITs of the country, so it has very good infrastructure as well as academic structure. As far as mechanical engineering branch is conce...Read More

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