Department of Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering Department

The Department of Mechanical Engineering consists of a team of well qualified teaching staff members. All the staff members have post graduate degrees, 11 of the staff members are doctorates and fifteen staff members are pursuing Ph.D. The staff members of the Mechanical Engineering Department have taken up a number of research projects funded by many external agencies like BARC, KCTU, IE(I), and VTU-VGST the sanctioned funding amounts to the tune of Rs. 2.4 Crores. Faculty members from the department have published papers in Journals of different domains of Mechanical Engineering Journals. Some of the staff members are part of Board of Studies and Board of Examinations Visvesvaraya Technological University. The department has also contributed in developing intellectual property for the institute by obtaining a patent.

The Department has well equipped laboratories and infrastructure facilities to facilitate students in acquiring hands on experience in addition to classroom learning. Most of the graduating students avail offers from the reputed industries in India/abroad, the department of Mechanical Engineering strongly recommends the continuation of education and the development of research skills of the individuals.

In addition to academics and research, the department also focuses on guiding the students towards discipline and responsibility.

The library is exclusive to the students and faculty of Mechanical Engineering Department. The library regularly updates its inventory with the latest developments in Mechanical Engineering Research


  • To be a Centre of Academic and research excellence in Mechanical Engineering to fulfill society needs.


  • Imparting knowledge and need based Training in the field of Mechanical Engineering.

  • Providing state of the Art Facilities to carryout Research Activities related to societal Needs.

  • Promoting Industry-Institute interactions to Enhance advances in latest Technologies.

Events Organized

AICTE Sponsored short term training program on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning from 22/03/21 to 26/03/21
Workshop on Mechanics of Materials.
AICTE Sponsored short term training program on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning from 22/03/21 to 26/03/21
Industrial Visit

Our Facilities


The classrooms at SJCIT are an excellent place for learning, equipped with well-designed furniture, proper sitting arrangement, LCD projector and power supply.

Research Center

SJCIT has been proactive in encouraging its faculty to undertake collaborative and inter-disciplinary research.


Providing an opportunity to apply and investigate theoretical and conceptual knowledge Developing a range of experimental techniques and approaches

Industrial Visit

The term itself instills vast happiness and excitement in students. We know, theoretical knowledge isn’t enough for creating a decent skilled career.

Areas of Research

  • Materials: Materials Characterization- MMC’s FRP
  • Manufacturing & Production : FMS & Automation
  • Thermal Sciences: Renewable Energy, Alternative Fuels

Grants Recieved

Total Grants received -2.4 Crores.

VGST Rs.20,00,000, VTU VGST Rs.2,00,000, KCTU Rs.1,00,00,000, Bosch Rexorth Rs.20,00,000, IEI Rs.1,50,000, NAIN Rs.2,10,000, KSTA Rs.75,000, VTU TEQUIP Rs.3,00,000, AICTE Rs.50,000, FAER TBR Rs.2,25,000

The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers B.E (UG) and M.Tech (PG) in Machine Design courses. The department has highly qualified, knowledgeable and dedicated faculty to provide qualitative, Industry tuned education to students. The department provides state of the art facility for the students and faculty in the form of technically equipped Research & development Center. The students are well versed with the technical aspects in order to achieve the goals of modern technology.

Dr. R Ranganatha

Professor & Head of the Department, Department of mechanical engineering, SJCIT