Tool Engineering is a division of Industrial Engineering. Its function is to plan the process of manufacture, develop various tools and machines and integrate facilities required for producing particular products with minimal expenditure of time, labour and material. Coursework is designed to include the art of designing jigs, fixtures, press tools, creating die casting designs, plastic moulds designs, mastering advanced plastic processing technologies and becoming perfect in metrology and measurements. B.E./B.Tech in Tool Engineering is a 4-year programme. Tool engineering is based on the use and application of various industrial tools within a manufacturing set-up. Students specialising in this branch of engineering pay attention to the structure and stiffness of the various industrial tools and machines used for creating certain products. One can pursue M.E./M.Tech in Tool Engineering after successful completion of BE/B.Tech.



Candidates must have passed 10+2 with minimum qualifying marks in aggregate with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as core subjects. Independent entrance tests for this programme are also held by various state, central and private universities which mostly require 50% as the prerequisite to appear for the test.


Candidates must hold a degree in Bachelor of Engineering/B.Tech along with a good score in entrance tests held for PG programme conducted by various state, central and private universities.



Tool engineers are tasked with the design of jigs, fixtures, press tools, die casting, plastic moulds, plastic technologies, cutting tools, metrology and measurements, gauges, engineering graphics etc.

Tool engineers are most sought after as product drafters and CAD operators.

Some of the job profiles for Civil and Structural Engineers are as follows:

Tool Detailer

Product Drafter

Entry-Level Tool Designer

CAD Operator

Tool and Die Maker

Mould Maker

Tool Fitter

Jig Maker



  • Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing
  • Designs of Jigs, Fixtures and Gauges
  • Electrical machines
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Machining Process and Analysis
  • Material Science and Metallurgy
  • Mechanics of Solids
  • Numerical Analysis and Statistical Techniques
  • Product Design and Development


  • Course Fees
    Maximum Fees 3 Lakhs St. Soldier Institute of Engineering and Technology, Jalandhar
    Minimum Fees 1.66 Lakhs Government Tool Room and Training Center, Bangalore
    Degree Offered in UG
    B.E /Btech
  • Course Fees
    Maximum Fees 1.64 Lakhs Central Institute of Tool Design, Hyderabad
    Minimum Fees 1.2 Lakhs RV College of Engineering, Bangalore
    Degree Offered in PG
    M.E /Mtech.


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