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NPR Polytechnic College
NPR Polytechnic College

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering


The Department of Mechanical Engineering aspires to be as a Leader for Quality Education. To be globally recognized department for producing diploma graduates, who are innovative, entrepreneurial and competent to pursue diverse and successful careers in industry and society.


  • Updating the departmental infrastructure facilities by providing state of the art equipments as per the latest requirements.
  • Upgrading the knowledge and skill of faculty members, supporting staff and students by offering regular training.
  • Continuously improving the teaching and learning process for making students to meet global needs.

       The Mechanical Engineering Department was started in the year 2007. The department offers 3 years Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (DME) course with intake of 180 seats affiliated to State Board of Technical Education and Training, Tamilnadu. The department has a team of highly qualified, dedicated and motivated faculty and well equipped laboratories with facilities for more than diploma level programme.

       The Department's mission is to generate employable mechanical engineering diploma engineers with knowledge, skills and ethics; provide them with the professional and soft skills necessary to lead a successful career and peaceful life and equip them with the confidence necessary to contribute to society by performing in their respective chosen fields of endeavor.

       The field of Mechanical Engineering encompasses many exciting subjects such as Automobile Engineering, Production Engineering, Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing, Power Plant Engineering, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, Automation and Robotics which have been among the fastest growing and most challenging technologies that enable the development of the modern knowledgeable society.

Educational Objectives:

  • Diploma graduates will serve in the design and manufacturing sector with technical competence and interpersonal skills to face the challenges of the industries.
  • Diploma graduates will be involved in the execution of Mechanical Engineering projects through innovative ideas.
  • Diploma graduates will take up higher education programmes in reputed institutions or become successful entrepreneurs.

Specific Outcomes:

  • Ability to apply the acquired technical knowledge for the sustainable growth and development of society and self.
  • Ability to develop and implement innovative ideas in the area of product development with the help of modern CAD/CAM tools.

Important Theory Courses:

  • Strength of Materials
  • Manufacturing Processes
  • Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power
  • Heat Power Engineering
  • Special Machines
  • Electrical Drives and Control
  • Thermal Engineering
  • Process Planning and Cost Estimation
  • Design of Machine Elements
  • Industrial Engineering and Management
  • Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing.

Important Practical Courses:

  • Machine Drawing and CAD Practical
  • Strength of Materials and Fluid Mechanics Practical
  • Foundry and Welding Practical
  • Lathe and Drilling Practical
  • Electrical Drives and Control Practical
  • Special Machines Practical
  • Life and Employability Skill Practical
  • Thermal Engineering Practical
  • Process Automation practical
  • Metrology and Metalography Practical
  • Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing Practical

Eligibility Criteria:

  • First Year                 : Pass in SSLC
  • Direct Second Year : Pass in HSC (Academic / Vocational-Related to Mech. Engg.) or SSLC + 2 years ITI

Approved Intake       : 180 + 20 % Intake for Lateral Entry

Course Duration        : 3 Years

Study Mode                : Full-Time

Course level               : Diploma Engineering

Related Branch      : Automobile Engineering, Production Engineering, Mechatronics, Foundry Technology, Aeronautical Engineering, Marine Engineering

Course Approved by : AICTE, New Delhi

Course Affiliated by  : The State Board of Technical Education & Training, Tamilnadu

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