Mechanical Engineering is one of the core and evergreen branches among all the branches of engineering. It deals with the concept of mechanics, thermodynamics, robotics, fluid mechanics, kinematics, refrigeration and air conditioning sectors.

Mechanical engineering has achieved a glorious position, producing top of the line engineers around the globe. The main advantage of being a mechanical engineer is that they have to be a part of all engineering process like production, equipment, maintenance etc.

The modern age has newer challenges which Mechanical Engineering fraternity faces. Mechanical Engineering has a vast scope and deals with the science and technology of Materials, Energy, Manufacturing and Design.

An engineering programme which seamlessly articulates the concepts from basic science to technology with relevant practice through lab and projects for building the problem solving skills ,keeping the industry requirements in place for design, manufacturing and thermal etc specialization .
Duration : 4 yrs (8 semester)


Mechanical engineering have many opportunities and work in every type of industry, in jobs ranging from research and development to manufacturing and operation. Mechanical Engineering also works in product design, technical sales, procurement and management.

Most mechanical engineers work for private companies across a broad range of industries, including:

  • Energy and Agriculture
  • Aviation, boat building and transport
  • Manufacturing
  • Product Development
  • Building and Construction

The department offers four-year Bachelors’ degree program in Electrical Engineering with an intake of 60 students. The Department conducts various Seminars, guest lectures, workshops, summer training and certifications from reputed groups in accordance to industry demand

  • Dynamic, enthusiastic, highly qualified and experienced faculty members.
  • Well-furnished classrooms having optimal seating capacity, projectors & audio arrangements.
  • Imparts quality education, training and research through excellent academic environment.
  • Well-equipped industry collaborated labs and project lab for industrial exposure and hands-on experience.
  • Holistic development of students through curricular and extra curricular activities.

The Department of Mechanical Engineering endeavors to be recognized globally for imparting outstanding education and conducting research leading to motivated, environment-friendly, self-esteemed, creative, skilled and oriented mechanical engineers; who are ready to implement their innovative thoughts to meet the ever changing industrial & social needs and demands by utilizing their technical, managerial, and entrepreneurial skills specifically in the field of Mechanical Engineering.

  • To impart highest quality technical education to the students for their capacity building, skill enhancement, professional competency, research orientation and entrepreneurial ability to make them globally competitive mechanical engineers ready to serve the society and the industry in particular.
  • To create and develop a conducive and collaborative ecosystem by appropriate utilization of state of the art research facilities and henceforth stimulate faculty, staff, students and alumni with opportunities of industry interactions enabling them to synthesize, analyze, apply and disseminate knowledge culture.
  • To develop global linkages with allied educational and R&D organizations, industries and consultancies creating opportunities for the students and staff to acquire career skills such as academics, research, communication, personality, leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • To encourage and educate the manpower to understand professionalism, ethical responsibilities and values leading to a life-long learning and a productive career in the field of Mechanical Engineering
  • Engineering Knowledge: Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.
  • Problem analysis: An ability to identify, formulate and analyse engineering problems.
  • Modern tool usage: An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering and IT tools necessary for engineering practice.
  • The engineer and society: Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional engineering practice.

  • Environment and sustainability: Understand the impact of the professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.
  • Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.
  • Individual and team work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.
  • Communication: Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.
  • Project management and finance: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the engineering, management principles and apply the same to one’s own work, as a member or a leader in a team, manage projects efficiently in respective disciplines and multidisciplinary environments after consideration of economic and financial factors.
  • Life-long learning: Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change.
  • Ability to design using Design of Machine Elements theories and to create prototypes using relevant manufacturing technology.
  • Capability of building efficient energy conversion systems using basic understanding of Thermodynamics, Heat transfer and Fluid Mechanics.
  • Demonstrate the ability to propose cost effective optimized solutions using simulated environment of Computer aided design, computer aided manufacturing and computer aided engineering.
  • Effectively build and communicate the solutions using learnings from basic mechanical engineering, basic sciences, mathematics and computational skills and tools.
Room Description No of Rooms Seating Capacity Room Equipped with
Class Room 60 Podium, white board, projectors OHP, Internet, Audio facility.
Class Room 60 Podium, white board, projectors OHP, Internet, Audio facility.
Lab Room 30 Each and Every experiment kit and instrument present according to lab.
Departmental Library 1 20 Desktop, Internet access, White Board, Table, Chairs.


It is my pleasure and honor to welcome you to the Department of Mechanical Engineering. Mechanical engineering is one of the broadest & oldest disciplines of engineering and plays a significant role in overall quality of life throughout the world. It is the center of all technological advancements. The Mechanical Engineers of today are multidisciplinary, with knowledge from other branches of engineering. Our curriculum ensures local relevance with a global outlook.

Our attempt is to provide our students with a cheerful, productive and satisfying experience at all levels of their program of studies so that they can explore the amazing world of Mechanical Engineering. We believe in an education that initiates a sense of lifelong learning, leadership values and appreciation of global issues. Our distinguished faculty with diverse research interests tries to disseminate amongst the students the latest developments in the field of Mechanical Engineering.


Mechanical Engineering Department at PGI have got unique lab named as “Industrial – Academic Interface lab” It has got the audio video facility, with internet connection. All the important measuring instruments / machinery parts / industrial tools / gadgets are available at one place. Students learn from the actual parts and simultaneously compare its use in the industry, through videos. This lab is very famous among the students because of its uniqueness and usefulness.

The other important and different lab is that of automobile section. Here we have got automobile engines of different vehicles in three different stages.

  • Cut Section Model
  • Actual Engine But Dismantled.
  • Actual Working Engine

Students learning the automobile engineering through these three steps become master of the trade.

Another important & most useful lab is Advanced Welding Centre. Here all the latest machines of welding are available for the students, even beyond the syllabus , so that they are at par with the industry.

Department is having following well equipped labs

  • THERMODYNAMICS LAB: Thermodynamics lab is intended to make students clear understanding about construction, an operation of different types of boiler, boiler mountings and accessories. This lab enables the student to understand the arrangement and operation of IC engine and steam power plant components.
  • HEAT AND MASS TRANSFER LAB: The Lab provides the facilities for imparting practical training on the related concept of heat and mass transfer in steam turbine, gas turbine, thermal power plants and heat exchanger.
  • THEORY OF MACHINES LAB: The lab provide practical understanding of the important concept of balancing of machine parts, vibration in machine parts, flywheel and gear drive are studied in the lab. Students can apply this practical experience in aerospace, automobile and production industry.
  • MEASUREMENT AND METROLOGY LAB: Measurement and Metrology lab has facility to introduce linear, angular and taper measurement, measurement of surface finish, straightness, flatness, parallelism and miscellaneous measurement.

  • WORKSHOP: The knowledge of machine tools, welding and sheet metal shop, carpentry and fitting shop is essential for engineering students. These shops enable the students to get hand on experience of various manufacturing and fabrication methods
  • IC ENGINE &AUTOMOBILE ENGINEERING LAB: The lab has updated equipment’s needed for imparting practical insight into the study of automobile engineering .Various elements like transmission ,suspension, chassis etc. are deal with. This lab is very useful for the automobile industries.
  • REFRIGERATION AND AIR CONDITIONING LAB: In RAC Lab students get the information about the working of refrigeration and Air conditioning system. The lab has state of the art facilities for providing the hand on experience to the engineering students.
  • MATERIALSCIENCE & TESTING LAB: This lab is frequently used by the students of mechanical engineering for doing research projects. The students conduct tensile and compressive testing on metals and polymers, Creep testing, Fatigue testing, Hardness and Impact test etc.
  • MANUFACTURING SCIENCE & TESTING LAB: The lab deals with the problem of advanced machining and manufacturing. Students conduct various experiments on Forging, Casting, Welding and Machining .The lab also had a Machine Shop, Engine Lathe, Central Lathe and Fitting Shop.
  • CAD /CAM LAB: CAM is the use of computer system to plan, manage and control the operation of manufacturing. Departmental has industrial CNC lathe to manufacture the given model using turning, cutting and facing operation etc.
  • FLUID MACHINERY LAB: The lab is equipped with Reciprocating Pump, Centrifugal Pump along with Pelton and Francis turbine working model. This lab imparts practical knowledge which can be applying to power plant and hydraulic machinery industries.
  • FLUID MACHINERY LAB: Fluid mechanics deals with the study of all fluids under static and dynamic situations. It is important to understand the functioning principles and characteristics of fluid motion from an engineering point of view.
  • CAEG LAB: The aim of the Computer Aided Engineering Graphics lab is to increase the visualization capability in engineering application. Students also learn Engineering Drawing and AutoCAD for better future perspective.
E-Learning Studio

The faculties are using multimedia elements LCD projectors in the Class room. It will help the faculties to represent the content in a more meaningful way using different media elements.

Various multimedia tools used are:

Tools Methods Metaphor
Power  Point  Presentation by   referring   E-learning videos Easy to prepare and it can be prepared with many of the popular multimedia technique’s. Slide Based
Demonstration Videos and Lectures Easy to prepare and download Web based learning


The Institute has been aware of two main important facts: Firstly, that the interaction with the corporate world during summer placement helps the students to sharpen their managerial and incisive skills and, secondly, the performance of a professional institute is gauged in terms of the quality of placements to its outgoing batches. As such, the Institute has established a full-fledged and well-equipped Training and Placement Cell which provides active support to the students in getting quality summer/Project training as well as final placements. In past, the Institute has an outstanding record of quality placements.

The students of the PRASAD are absorbed by leading national and multi-national companies every year. Some of the prominent companies that visit PRASAD regularly for providing Summer Training & Placement to the B.Tech students are.

  • Samsung.
  • Siemens.
  • Tata Automobile.
  • Trans Solutions.
  • Titan Industries Ltd.
  • Whirlpool
  • Mahindra & Mahindra
  • Jindal Steel
  • Tata Steel
  • Bajaj motors
  • LG Pvt Ltd.
  • Maruti Suzuki

Students are advised to register for MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) and watch NPTEL and SWAYAM videos and the students are encourage to write assignment in classroom, students are encouraged to give presentations to improve their basic knowledge, communication skills in the respective subject


Duration of Course : B.tech Mechanical engineering is of 4 Yrs ( 8 Semester)

After B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering

Career Opportunities after B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering

After B.Tech. in mechanical engineering, you become eligible for a career in various fields. Some of them are like design, production, and other different sectors related to manufacturing. All manufacturing units in public and private sector need Mechanical Engineers. Mechanical Engineers are required by almost all government sector companies. Some of the companies who regularly recruit Mechanical engineers are listed below.

  • Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL).
  • Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL).
  • National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC)
  • Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL)
  • Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL)
  • Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC)
  • Coal India Limited(CIL)

Private Sector Jobs for Mechanical Engineers

Many mechanical engineering degree holders have successfully built their career in private sectors. Some of the companies who regularly recruit mechanical engineers are listed below.

  • Larsen & Toubro (L&T)
  • Bajaj Electricals Ltd
  • Tata Steel
  • Tata Motors
  • Jindal Steel & Power Ltd.
  • Crompton Greaves Limited

Abroad Jobs for Mechanical Engineers

There are varieties of companies overseas looking for highly skilled and knowledgeable mechanical engineers. As these companies have their firms and factories outside the India. That’s why they look for candidates who can relocate them to abroad for a reputed job with handsome package

Scope for Higher Studies after B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering

Some students make different choices, so as to improve and nourish their skills and knowledge more. They can even take up M Tech in some other stream after completing B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering. Some of the streams are listed below.

  • M Tech in Production and Planning
  • M Tech. in Machine design
  • M Tech. in Thermal engineering
  • M Tech. in Computer Aided design
  • M Tech. in Metallurgy engineering
  • M Tech. in Manufacturing Technology