Programs

Research Programs

Ph.D.

The Ph.D. program in the department is meant for students with a M.E. / M.Tech degree. It is the main research degree. Students admitted to the course have to complete a Research Training Program (RTP) comprising of courses, followed by research work culminating in the doctoral thesis.
Admission
Admission to the Ph.D. program is open to students holding a Masters Degree in Engineering or equivalent. Admission is based on an interview. Further details on the admission procedure and requirements are given in the admissions page.
Average Duration
The average duration of the Ph.D. program is four and half years.
Financial Aid
Students get monthly scholarship of Rs.18,000 to Rs.20,000 (likely to be increased).

Direct Ph.D.

The direct Ph.D. program in the department is meant for students with a B.E./B.Tech degree or equivalent, who have a very good academic record and have decided to do their Ph.D. at an early stage. The advantage of this special program over the traditional route of B.E./B.Tech -> M.E./M.Tech followed by a Ph.D. degree is a substantial savings in total time required to get the Ph.D. degree.
Admission
Admission to the direct Ph.D. program is open to students holding a B.E./B.Tech or equivalent degree. Admission is based on GATE plus an interview. Further details on requirements and procedures for applying may be found in the admissions page.
Average Duration
The average duration of the direct Ph.D. program is expected to be 5 years.
Financial Aid
Students get monthly scholarship of Rs.16,000 to Rs.18,000 (likely to be increased).

M.Sc. (Engg.)

The M.Sc. (Engg.) program in the department is meant for students with a B.E./B.Tech degree who are interested in research. The students in this program are expected to do some course work followed by research leading to a thesis.
Admission
Admission to the M.Sc. (Engg.)program is open to students holding a B.E./B.Tech or equivalent degree. Admission is based on GATE plus an interview. Further details on requirements and procedure for applying may be found in the admissions page.
Average Duration
The average duration of the M.Sc. (Engg.) program is expected to be 2 years.
Financial Aid
Students get monthly scholarship of Rs.8,000/-

 

Course Program

M.E. Program

The M.E. program in the department is a mainly course based Masters. There is also a project with substantial credits that needs to be completed. On the courses side, a set of compulsory core courses covering the broad areas of Mechanical Engineering are required followed by a number of electives. By judiciously selecting from the elective courses, a student can equip himself/herself with knowledge relevant to his/her interest.
Admission
Students with a Bachelors Degree in Engineering or Technology are admitted to the course through the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE). Further details on requirements and procedure for applying may be found in the admissions page.
Duration of the M. E. program
Admissions formalities are completed during May-June and the course starts by the first of August. The program duration is 2 years.
Financial Aid
All students registered for the M. E. programme get a financial assistance of Rs. 8,000/- per month.
In exceptional cases, based on the performance in course work and an evaluation by a specially appointed committee, students in the M.E. programme can convert their registration to Ph.D. before completing their M.E.