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One among the first three departments to be established in 1964 in the institute, the Mechanical Engineering Department of NITT has had the reputation of being among the finest in the country and is dedicated towards the advancement of technology and science.
Keeping itself up to date with the latest developments and trends in the field and with a dedicated faculty of highly qualified and experienced members in all streams of mechanical engineering, the department consistently strives to provide world class facilities for education and research.An interactive relationship is maintained between the students and staff which enables the students to develop a sound foundation in the stream in a conducive environment. This is also reflected in our campus placement which has been 100% year after year with our students getting placed in the top industrial houses of the country. About 20% of our students proceed to top universities abroad to pursue their higher education.The calibration facilities developed by the department are in accordance with the National Standards for calibration of pressure, temperature and speed measurement. These facilities are utilized by ISO 9000 certified companies.
The department has an excellent industrial interaction and contributes to the industry by offering consultancy services. Some of them are : Heavy Alloy Penetrator Project (HAPP), Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) and Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) and its ancillaries.
To be a centre of excellence in the field of Mechanical Engineering where the best of teaching, learning and research synergize.
The Mechanical Engineering Department is committed to