Mechanical Engineering


Mechanical engineering is a time-honored and highly versatile engineering discipline that encompasses the design, manufacturing, and maintenance of mechanical systems. It is a diverse field that integrates the principles of engineering, physics, mathematics, and material science to address a wide range of mechanical devices and systems. To gain admission into a mechanical engineering program, individuals typically need to pass entrance exams such as CET, JEE, or GATE. Now, let’s delve deeper into mechanical engineering courses, particularly the diploma programs.

Diploma in Mechanical Engineering

• Duration of Course 3 years

• Eligibility 
1. Candidate must be 10th passed with 45% minimum marks.

• Admission 
1. Admission is through an entrance exam & on the basis of merit as well.
2. Top entrance exams are JEECUP, JEXPO, PECE, AP POLYCET.

• Fees  Minimum 50,000 to 3 lacs for the entire duration

• Salary  Average salary a diploma holder can get is 20,000 or more per month.

• Job Profiles  Mechanical Engineer, Automotive Engineer, Automobile Engineer

Mechanical Engineering Diploma Subjects

Semester wise mechanical engineering diploma subjects are as below:

• Semester 1 – Engineering Math 1, Engineering Physics 1, English, Engineering Chemistry & Environmental Studies 1, engineering Mechanics, Engineering Drawing 1

• Semester 2 – Engineering Math 2, Engineering Physics 2, Basic Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Engineering Chemistry & Environmental Studies 2, Strength of Material, Physics Lab, Chemistry Lab, Engineering Drawing 1, Workshop Technology

• Semester 3 – Strength of Material, Thermal Engineering 1, Fundamentals of Electronics, Manufacturing Processes 1, engineering Materials, Mechanical engineering Drawing, Professional Practice 1

• Semester 4 – Manufacturing Processes 2, Developmental Life Skill 2, Theory of Machines & Mechanism, Thermal Engineering 2, principles of Electrical Engineering, Professional Practice 2

• Semester 5– Fluid Mechanics & Machinery, Advance Manufacturing Process, Measurement & Control, Power Engineering, Industrial Project & Entrepreneurship, Professional Practice 2, Computer Programming, Elective 1 (choose any 1) from Automobile, Power Plant, Tool Engineering, Mechatronics

• Semester 6 –Designs of M/C Elements, Industrial Management, Fluid Power, Production Management, Elective 2 (anyone) Refrigeration & Air-conditioning, CAD – CAM & Automation Material Handling System, Alternate Energy Sources& Management, Project, Professional Practice 4, General Viva
These are the mechanical engineering diploma subjects for 3 years of course duration.

For Mechanical Engineering Jobs in India

There are various Mechanical engineering jobs in India. Below are some of the engineering jobs examples.

• Automobile engineer
• Shift Engineer
• Production Engineer
• Quality Analyst
• Support Engneer

Above For Mechanical engineering jobs in India are majorly in the cities which are hub for automobile industry or manufacturing industry like Pune, Ahmedabad, Aurangabad, Vapi, Noida, Indore etc.

Mechanical Engineering Salary in India

Experience of the candidate plays a vital role in determining the salary of a mechanical engineer. Freshers may receive an entry level compensation of 2-3 lakhs per annum, while experienced candidates can earn up to 10 lakhs or more.

Here is the average mechanical engineering salary in India based on experience:

Mechanical Engineering: Eligibility Criteria

The basic eligibility requirement to pursue a Mechanical Engineering program at the UG and PG level is:

  • Undergraduate (UG): Students should have passed the Class 10+2 exam from a recognized board with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as core subjects. They should also have cleared engineering entrance exam.
  • Postgraduate (PG): Students must have completed a BTech/BE degree in Mechanical Engineering with a passing percentage in aggregate of the subjects studied at the degree level.

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