The Department of Mechanical Engineering was established in 2008 with the present annual intake of 120 (First Year) students and 60 (Direct Second Year). A post-graduate course M.E. Mechanical intake of 48 (Heat Power 24) and (Design Engineering 24) is started from the year 2012 and 2013 respectively. The Department has 31 faculty members, 02 faculties have completed their Ph.D and 05 faculties are pursuing Ph.D and 24 faculties have completed post graduation. The academic activities are supported by 17 well equipped laboratories. The Mechanical Engineering Department at TCOER is one of the largest in terms of faculty, students, and activities, continues to lead and expand its activities in various directions. Industry interaction has been increased with several programs conducted with the help of industries and many students working in industry-sponsored projects.
There is a tremendous requirement of Mechanical Engineers every year in the fields like Automobile, Manufacturing, Testing, Design, Forging, Energy sector, Software Development, ERP, CAD / CAM etc. This only goes to indicate that, as in past, Mechanical Engineering discipline will continue to offer lucrative jobs for many more years to come, hence probably termed as an evergreen branch of Engineering.
Career opportunities for these professionals are available with firms of the government, private and public sectors. Besides this, job opportunities are obtainable for them abroad too. They can take up the job as civil engineers, supervisors, managers, designers etc. Opportunities also exist in NGO’s, quality testing, defenses, navy, airways, safety, health, environmental and quality management, fire control systems, teaching and education, designing arbitration, Indian Engineering Services and independent consultancy service, use of renewable energy and eco friendly construction .
Prof. Pratik Akarte
Head of Department,Mechanical Engineering.