The Department of Mechatronics Engineering was started during the academic year 2012-2013 with sanctioned intake of 60. The department has highly qualified and well-experienced, dedicated faculty members of proven ability and administrative skills. The department has well-equipped laboratories that cater to the needs of the students and providing excellent exposure through modern equipment.
The department maintains a close liaison with a number of Industries in and out of Coimbatore district and India and Abroad through faculty research and collaborative projects.
The field of Mechatronics encompasses many exciting subjects such as Robotics and Automation, Machine Vision, Rapid Prototyping, Hydraulic and Pneumatics, Automotive Electronics, Sensors and Instrumentation, MEMS, Intelligent Systems and Real time Embedded system which is a fast growing technology that enables the development of automation in the modern knowledgeable society.
Students learn the basic subjects related to Mechanical engineering like
Concentrates on foundation subjects of Mechanical Engineering like
Students augment knowledge on application subjects of Mechanical Engineering like
Focuses more on industry oriented subjects and recent trends in Mechanical engineering like
Globalisation and incredible growth of automobile, robotics industry have resulted in numerous opportunities for Mechatronics Engineers not only in India but abroad as well. The career of a mechatronics engineer gives the chance to construct new products. Different kinds of job opportunities are available in the the manufacturing industry. Most manufacturing companies have an entire team of several mechatronics engineers who are responsible for handling operations of different manufacturing units. The field of mechatronics engineering includes several disciplines therefore, the job opportunities are immense especially in a developing country like India.
Higher studies Those who have completed B.E. in Mechatronics Engineering with a valid GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) score can enroll for M.Tech. Or Ph.D. programmes in Robotics,Mechatronics and automotive engineering and allied branches.