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    B Tech Mechanical Engineering

    About B.Tech - Mechanical Engineering

    If you have an inclination towards science and technology and you are keen to understand the working and development of machines, a career in mechanical engineering can turn out to be an ideal one for you.

    Mechanical engineering is one of the traditional fields of engineering which has equally played a vital role in the industrialisation of the human race. Essentially, B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering is a four-year full-time course offered at many engineering institutes of the country including the IITs, NITs etc. During the course, mechanical engineering students are trained to develop machine designs, understand their working and development process.

    Mechanical engineering is closely related to the design and production of machines which further reduces human labour.

    B.Tech Mechanical Engineering - Course Highlights

    Level of Programme


    Duration of Programme

    04 Years

    Eligibility Criteria 

    10+2 qualified candidates (or equivalent) from a recognised Board with a minimum aggregate score of 60% and have studied Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics at the 10+2 level

    Admission Process

    Both direct admissions and entrance test based admissions are done

    Top Entrance Exams

    Top Colleges 

    Average Programme Fee

    INR 4,00,000/- to INR 10,00,000/-

    Average Starting Salary

    INR 2.5 LPA to INR 7 LPA

    B.Tech - Mechanical Engineering Eligibility Criteria

    To be eligible for admission into the B.Tech mechanical engineering programme, the candidates have - 

    • To be10+2 qualified from a recognised Board

    • An aggregate score of 60% or above in the qualifying examination 

    • To study Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics at the qualifying level compulsorily

    • To secure at least 55% or above in aggregate if they belong to the reserved categories 

    B.Tech Mechanical Engineering Admission Process

    The admission process into the B.Tech mechanical engineering programme can be divided into - 

    • Direct admission process - Institutes offer admissions on the basis of the qualifying exam scores of the applicants. Some institutes offer direct admission to the eligible candidates via their management quota scheme

    • Entrance based admission process - Institutes accept the scores of national-level or state-level B.Tech entrance exams like JEE Main, WBJEE, UPSEE etc followed by a counselling process to allocate seats finally. Some institutes also conduct their own entrance exams like SRMJEEE, BITSAT etc followed by counselling rounds for the purpose of offering admission into the B.Tech mechanical engineering programme

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    B.Tech - Mechanical Engineering Syllabus

    First Year:

    English Physics Chemistry
    Mathematics Engineering Materials Engineering Graphics
    Environmental Studies Electronics & Instrumentation Modern Biology
    Electrical Technology Engineering Mechanics Value Education & HR
    Introduction to Information Technology Workshops Practical Sessions

    Second Year:

    Applied Thermodynamics Mechanics of Solids Theory of Machines
    Mathematics Fluid Mechanics Numerical & Statistical Methods
    Dynamics of Machinery Electrical Machines & Control Kinematics
    Manufacturing Processes Metrology & Instrumentation Industrial Drafting & Machine Design
    Material Technology Workshops Practical Sessions

    Third Year:

    Heat and Mass Transfer Production Technology Advanced Mechanical Engineering Design
    Industrial Engineering & Management Internal Combustion Engines Mechanical Vibration
    Computer Aided Design (CAD) Advanced Solid Mechanics Power Plant Engineering
    Control Engineering Thermal Engineering Law for Engineers
    Mini Project Workshops Practical Sessions

    Fourth Year:

    Measurement & Instrumentation Energy Conservation Waste Heat Utilisation
    Fracture Mechanics Ergonomics Maintenance Engineering
    Mechanical Handling Equipment Utilisation of Non-Conventional Energy Operations Research
    Production & Industrial Management Organisational Behaviour Project Work
    Summer Training Workshops Practical Sessions

    B.Tech - Mechanical Engineering Career Options and Job Prospects

    Automobile and Manufacturing Industries offer a plethora of opportunities for mechanical engineering graduates, more so because, with the rapid industrial revolution, the demand for machines and automation of human labour has exponentially increased.

    Further, there are a lot of international manufacturing companies that have ventured into India with an objective to expand their business. Mechanical engineering graduates can either go for higher studies such as M.Tech and PhD after appearing in the GATE exam or can also compete for the government sector and PSU jobs as well.

    Some of the popular companies that hire mechanical engineers are as follows:

    • Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL)

    • Thyssen Krupp

    • Larsen & Toubro (L&T)

    • Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC)

    • National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC)

    • Godrej Group

    • National Aluminium Company Ltd. (NALCO)

    • Tata Group

    • Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL)

    • Thermax

    The average starting salary of a mechanical engineer can vary anywhere between Rs. 4 lakh to Rs. 20 lakh per annum. However, if you are graduating from a reputed college such as the IITs, better salary packages are rolled out. It is important to note that the grades of the students also matter equally during the placement process.

    Furthermore, better salaries are offered to candidates who have gained relevant experience in the field or those who have pursued an MBA in order to take up managerial profiles. If your overall profile is convincing, then as a mechanical engineer, you can also bag opportunities to work overseas for reputed international firms.

    FAQs about B.Tech ME

    What are some of the top companies which recruit B.Tech Mechanical Engineering?

    Some of the top companies which recruit B.Tech Mechanical Engineers are Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL), Thyssen Krupp, Larsen & Toubro (L&T), Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC), National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC), Godrej Group.

    Is there any entrance exam to get admission in B.Tech Mechanical Engineering course?

    Yes, the candidates can apply for GATE, TANCET or other institute level entrance exams for admission to B.Tech Mechanical Engineering course.

    What are the top colleges in India for B.Tech Mechanical Engineering course?

    Some of the top colleges in India for B.Tech Mechanical Engineering course are NITs, IITs, Birla Institute of Technology and Science (Pilani), Indian Institute of Technology (Kanpur), Indian Institute of Technology (Chennai), Indian Institute of Technology (Guwahati), National Institute of Technology (Tiruchirappalli), etc.

    What is the fee for B.Tech Mechanical Engineering course?

    The fee for B.Tech Mechanical Engineering course depends on the type of college. The average fee for the course ranges somewhere between INR 80,000 per year.

    What are some of the major subjects included in B.Tech Mechanical Engineering course?

    Some of the major subjects for B.Tech Mechanical Engineering course include Mathematics, Physics, Machinery, Electronics & Instrumentation, Fluid Mechanics, etc.
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    Related Questions


    Sakshi, Student / Alumni

    Mechanical engineering is known as the evergreen branch among all the other branches of engineering. Traditionally, mechanical engineers have to deal with concepts such as mechanics, thermodynamics, robotics, kinematics, structural analysis, fluid mechanics with their applications in Automotive Sector, Power Sector, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Sector, Aerospace. Now a days the scope of mechanical engineering is expanding beyond its traditional boundaries and is more of inter disciplinary in nature. Mechanical engineers are focusing their attention towards new areas such as nanotechnology, development of composite materials, biomedical applications, and environmental conservation. With this shift in paradigm the new job avenues have been opened for the mechanical engineers. Big players are going to setup their manufacturing plants in India. Mechanical engineering is one of the oldest branches of engineering, dating back to when the first wheels were put to practical use by mounting them on an axle to make a cart. Throughout recorded history, people have been inventing and building increasingly more sophisticated devices and machines in order to improve the conditions of life. When it comes to choosing the best university for engineering, IIT becomes the first preference but IIT is not just the only option. Few of the other leading options for engineering are: National Institute of Engineering Thapar University UPES Dehradun Geeta University, Panipat College of Engineering, Pune Symbiosis Engineering College Delhi College of Engineering Among these options, I would suggest you to checkout Geeta University University. I have heard a lot about GU, GU has well qualified faculties, great infrastructure, complete placement assistance, live projects, well equipped labs and lot more.

    Arshiya, Student / Alumni

    Pass with 60% aggregate marks in 10+2 (with Physics, Mathematics and English) or equivalent, subject to qualifying LPUNEST. Lovely professional University is the best engineering college in Punjab for CSE. Number of admissions in CSE department have been increased rapidly and has become one of the popular courses among engineering aspirants. It focuses on the basic elements of computer programming and networking. I am saying this because I had completed same course from Lovely Professional University, Reviews are pretty good. Well, the study of CSE in LPU is very good. CSE is one of the branches in LPU having wonderful placements. Most of students get placed in reputed companies with few opting for higher studies. Special inputs in the form of placement classes are given to students to hone their skills and prepare them for placements. Professors are easily approachable in the college and are well experienced. They are very supportive of all technicalities. Students can contact them anytime for their study purpose. The latest teaching methods are used in the classroom.

    Diksha Sharma, Student / Alumni

    Dear Student, 

    Yes, you can easily get admission to B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering at Andhra University College of Engineering with your AP EAMCET Rank.

    You can also check the AP EAMCET cutoff for B.Tech Mechanical Engineering for different categories from the below table which will help you gain further insights:

    Category 2019 Cutoff Rank 2018 Cutoff Rank
    Backward Classes - A 91182 77849
    Backward Classes - B 108387 97170
    Backward Classes - C 95321 62302
    Backward Classes - D 69144 105195
    Backward Classes - E 125802 88556
    General 86006 16367
    SC 119265.1 100488
    ST 121996 116678
    OBC 91182 77849
    EWS 86006 16367
    PWD 86006 16367

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