Mechanical Engineering the evergreen engineering discipline, deals with the design and production of machines, tools and all other mechanical equipment to be used in industries. In a way, mechanical engineers are involved in creating the future. They are the driving force behind many of our technologies and industrial processes including innovative products like mobiles, PCs and DVDs, etc. in our modern world. Mechanical Engineering finds applications in all fields of engineering and technology. They could work in many industries including private or public sector industries of various types, and their work varies by industry and function. With the rapid rate of expansion in the industrial sector, the employment potential for mechanical engineers is very high. Fresh graduates find employment in the government sector like Defence organizations, Atomic Energy, Service Sectors, Railways, Energy Sector, Power Sector, Agriculture Sector, Automobile, renewable sources of energy etc. Mechanical Engineers have a great career in the field of automobile, chemical, electronics, steel plants, oil exploration and oil refining, fertilizers and chemical etc.
The Department of Mechanical Engineering was established in 1998 with an intake of 60 students. The intake was increased to 120 from the session 2007-08. Since then the department has steadily progressed in various aspects.