The department of Mechanical Engineering was established in 2004 with an approved intake of 60 seats that combines faculty with expertise in various fields and good laboratory facilities. The students have access to state of the art laboratories and workshops, which enable them to face the challenging needs of the industries and research institutions. The department has modern class rooms with the provision of internet facility to teach the advancements to the students from time to time. The department is having a separate library for extensive reference by the students.
The department offers value added courses apart from the regular subjects which enable the students acquire marketable skills. The value added courses offered are ANSYS, AutoCAD, MATLAB, FEM, LISA.
The department has been successful in producing brilliant and well trained engineering graduates. Almost every year over >80% of the students are being graduated, a few of them secures university ranks and many of them could get admission into higher studies in the premier institutions and reputed universities. The department organizes guest lectures each semester by inviting eminent personalities both from reputed institutions as well as industries. Job oriented training programs will be conducted for students on Softwares like AUTOCAD, ANSYS, etc. for enhancing their employment opportunities.
The annual intake for B. Tech Mechanical Engineering is increased by AICTE to 120 students in 2010. Many passed out students of the department are placed in reputed companies like VOLTAS, L&T, Jubal Power Plant, Cochin Marine Institute, etc.