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All about B.Tech/BE Mechanical Engineering Course


All about B.Tech/BE Mechanical Engineering Course

Last updated: 13 Oct 2020

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A few lines about Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering is the application of the principles and problem-solving techniques of engineering from design to manufacturing to the marketplace for any object. The mechanical engineers analyse their work using the principles of motion, energy and force ensuring that designs function safely, efficiently and reliably all at the competitive cost.

The mechanical engineers make a difference, that’s because mechanical engineering careers centre on creating technologies to meet human needs. Virtually every product or service in modern life has probably been touched in some way by a mechanical engineer to help humankind. 

Brief Introduction to B.Tech/BE Mechanical Engineering

B.Tech/BE Mechanical Engineering is an undergraduate course that is divided into 8-semesters. The course gives a detailed understanding of the principles of engineering, physics and materials science for the design, analysis manufacturing and maintenance of mechanical systems. The course gives the training on different analysis & problem-solving skills for the students

The course involves technical training and learning of skills to face challenges of present-day engineering. The course gives a detailed understanding of the everyday machinery that ranges from a small toy motor to the huge ship propellers. The course enables the students to learn about the functionality of these machines. 

Eligibility for B.Tech/BE Mechanical Engineering

The students who have completed their PUC or 10+2 with science background can join the B.Tech/BE Mechanical Engineering course. The students interested in this course are required to qualify competitive exams like CET/COMED-K/JEE with high marks in order to get merit seats in various colleges.

Admission Procedures

The students with relevant qualifications can join the B.Tech/BE Mechanical Engineering course by two modes. The first one is Merit based admission and the second one is Direct admission.

Let’s discuss in detail

Merit Admission

The students who are interested to join B.Tech/BE Mechanical Engineering degree should mandatorily appear for CET/COMED-K/JEE or institutional-based entrance exams and undergo counselling to choose their desired colleges for merit seats. The engineering college allots the merit seats to the students according to their rankings and marks obtained by them in their entrance exams and marks scored in PUC or 10+2. 

There are two types of counselling for the B.Tech/BE Mechanical Engineering students

1. Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) Counselling

The students who are interested to join the government engineering colleges and other engineering colleges affiliated to the government should undergo the counselling procedures of Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA). 

The students who intend to join for the merit seats under government quota are required to complete the counselling procedures and join for the B.Tech/BE Mechanical Engineering course in their chosen colleges. The Engineering colleges under the Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) are affiliated to the Visveswaraya Technological University (VTU).

2. COMED-K Counselling

The students who are interested to join the private autonomous engineering colleges and deemed universities that are affiliated to All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) are required to apply for the COMED-K counselling procedures. The students should qualify the COMED-K counselling procedures to get admission for B.Tech/BE Mechanical Engineering course in their desired private autonomous engineering colleges or deemed universities for Mechanical Engineering programmes. 

Direct Admission  

The students have another option of getting admission to B.Tech/BE Mechanical Engineering course by direct admission process. Under this mode of admission, the students are given direct admission to their desired colleges under management quota. The direct admission students enjoy many special privileges like that they are not required to apply for any entrance exam for getting admissions. They have an option to choose their desired colleges and universities and book their seats in advance even before the starting of the academic year. The students who are interested in direct admissions are required to contact Galaxy Educational Services for more details.

Course Curriculum for B.Tech/BE Mechanical Engineering

The students of B.Tech/BE Mechanical Engineering students will be studying the following subjects during their course duration

Sl No

Subjects of Study

1.

Strength of Materials

2.

Thermodynamics

3.

Manufacturing Process

4.

Fluid Mechanics

5.

Machine Design

6.

Heat and Mass Transfer

7.

Theory of Machines

8.

IC Engines

9.

Refrigeration and Air Condition

10.

CAD/CAM

11.

Automobile Engineering

12.

Powerplant Engineering

13.

Materials Science & Testing

14.

Machine Design

15.

Thermodynamics

16.

Engineering Graphics

17.

Electronics & Instrumentation

18.

Electrical Technology

19.

Engineering Mechanics

20.

Introduction to Information Technology

21.

Mechanics of Solids

22.

Fluid Mechanics

23.

Dynamic of Machinery

24.

Manufacturing Process

25.

Material Technology

26.

Electrical Machines & Control

27.

Metrology & Instrumentation

28.

Numerical & Statistical Methods

29.

Heat & Mass Transfer

30.

Industrial Engineering & Management

31.

Control Engineering

32.

Production Technology

33.

Advanced Mechanical Engineering Design

34.

Internal Combustion Engine

35.

Mechanical Vibration

36.

Advanced Solid Mechanics

37.

Thermal Engineering

38.

Power Plant Engineering

39.

Law of Engineers

40.

Measurement & Instrumentation

41.

Energy Conservation

42.

Waste Heat Utilization

43.

Fracture Mechanics

44.

Ergonomics

45.

Maintenance Engineering

46.

Mechanical Handling Equipment

47.

Utilization of Non-Conventional Energy

48.

Operations Research

49.

Production & Industrial Management

50.

Organisational Behaviour

Career & Scope for B.Tech/BE Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical engineering is considered to be the evergreen branch of engineering that deals with concepts like kinematics, structural analysis mechanics, thermodynamics, robotics, fluid mechanics, with their applications in automotive sector, power sector, refrigeration and air conditioning and aerospace.Career & Scope for B.Tech/BE Mechanical Engineering

With technological advancement and broadening of scope the prospects of mechanical engineering are expanding beyond geographical boundaries. With the growing demand for the requirement of the skilled mechanical engineers the new roles and responsibilities are being created across different sectors of industry. May it be aerospace, machinery, heavy machinery, automobile, etc. All these sectors require skilled mechanical engineers in large numbers.

Salary & Emoluments

The fresh B.Tech/BE Mechanical Engineering students will be earning around 4 lakhs to 6 lakhs per annum. The experienced professionals will be earning around 6 lakhs to 8 lakhs per annum. The salary depends upon location and recruiters.

Top Organisations hiring B.Tech/BE Mechanical Engineering students

Some of the top organisations hiring B.Tech/BE Mechanical Engineering students are:

  • Toyota Kirloskar
  • Power Plants
  • Suzlon
  • Adani Steel
  • Caterpillar
  • Tata Powers
  • Reliance Powers

Placement Opportunities

Some of the important job roles available after B.Tech/BE Mechanical Engineering are:

Materials Engineer: The materials engineer is responsible to select the best materials based on the project requirements. They are also required to test good materials for their resistance power from external forces

Automotive Engineer: The automotive engineers are responsible to create, edit and improve design using CAD softwares. They are also responsible to test the performance, integrity and safety of the new components and prototypes.

Maintenance Engineer: The maintenance engineers are required to create, evaluate and improve the maintenance strategies and procedures. They are also responsible to swap old parts with new ones and check the safety and stability of mechanical systems

Marine Engineer: The Marine engineers are responsible to create, access and improve designs of new water vessels. They are also responsible for designing propulsion and other mechanical systems for various watercrafts like boats, cargo ships, submarines, etc.

Conclusion

Mechanical engineering forms the basic core aspect of any machinery either a small toy motor or a huge propeller of the ships. There is an enormous demand for skilled professionals especially from the field of B.Tech/BE Mechanical Engineering. The last decade saw an increase in demand for skilled professionals. The B.Tech/BE Mechanical Engineering students are decently paid and can expect excellent career growth in the relevant field. The students with a passion towards machines can join this course.

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