Counselling Code : 2776

Mechanical Engineering

About the Department

Duration :
4 years Full time, 8 Semesters
Intake :

The Department of Mechanical Engineering was started during the academic year 2009-10 under Anna University. The Department is continuously striving to achieve excellence in education, academic and industry-oriented research to prepare the manpower that are globally competitive and capable of leading in industry, academia and government organizations in both India and abroad. Besides the Bachelor degree, Department offer Master degree in CAD/CAM and Ph.D. programme also. Under Ph.D. programme at the Department, the major research areas include Welding, Robotics, Advanced machining processes, CAD/CAM, Composites, Bio-materials, Modelling and Computation in heat transfer and Internal combustion engines so on. The major strength of the department is its experienced and enthusiastic teaching faculty with a well-versed teaching and industrial exposure along with well supportive technical staff for laboratories. The department is also well equipped with computer facilities and resources both in terms of hardware and software.

Course Overview
  • Duration : 4 Years Full Time, 8 Semesters, Lateral Entry : 3 Years Full Time, 6 Semesters
  • Intake : 30
  • Entry Requirements :
  • +2 or equivalent as per norms and guidelines of the Government of Tamilnadu/Anna University and AICTE
  • Lateral Entry (Diploma Holders) : A pass with prescribed minimum eligibility marks in any one of the Diploma in appropriate branch of Engineering/Technology of the State Board of Technical Education and Training, Tamil Nadu / equivalent prescribed for admission to the Degree Course.
I Year

Students learn the basic subjects related to Mechanical engineering like

  • Engineering graphics
  • Problem solving & Python programming
  • Basics of Electrical and Electronics engineering
II Year :

Concentrates on foundation subjects of Mechanical Engineering like

  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Engineering Thermodynamics
  • Fluid Mechanics & Machinery
  • Manufacturing Processes
  • Engineering Materials & Metallurgy
  • Thermal Engineering
  • Theory of Machines
  • Strength of Materials
III Year :

Students augment knowledge on application subjects of Mechanical Engineering like

  • Design of Machine Elements
  • Metrology and Measurements
  • Heat and Mass Transfer
IV Year :

Focuses more on industry oriented subjects and recent trends in Mechanical engineering like

  • Computer Integrated Manufacturing
  • Human Values and Ethics
  • Industrial Management
  • Project Work / Internship

Career Scope

Mechanical engineering graduates are always in huge demand. Here is a look at some of the top recruiting industries that are always on the lookout for skilled mechanical engineers - Machine tools manufacturing industries, Pumps and Motors manufacturing industries, Automobile Industries, Aerospace Industries, Robotics White Goods Industries, Power plants and Foundries and many more. When we talk about the different job roles for mechanical engineers, the same can be broadly classified into the following few segments

  • Design - In this role, the mechanical engineers would be responsible for drafting technical sketches either with tools or computers.
  • Production - The production job role usually involves consultation and supervision in the manufacturing of machines and their components.
  • Analysis and Testing - In this job role, mechanical engineers should be responsible for analysis and testing of machine parts, systems and equipment.
  • Installation & Maintenance - The job role involves knowledge of installation of machine parts in the industrial location, along with their proper maintenance as per the provided specifications.
  • Research – In this job responsibilities would include researching and implementing findings for the development of new products using the latest technologies.
Admission open