The department of mechanical engineering, being one of the largest and oldest departments of the institute, caters to its students with class tutorial and state-of-the-art laboratories. The department is continuously striving to achieve excellence in education, academic and industry oriented research as well as consultancy work with service to the society.


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The department of mechanical engineering is one of the largest and oldest departments of the institute. Till the 22nd convocation, 1120 B.Tech. students, 1121 M. Tech. students, and 183 Ph.D. students have been graduated from the department. The department is continuously growing in order to excel in the fields of teaching and research and has also achieved QS world university ranking by subject in the range of 201-250. This credit goes to all the student, staff, and faculty members with the guidance of all the previous department heads, Prof A. D. Sahasrabudhe (1994-2003), Prof P. S. Robi ( 2003-2006), Prof U. S. Dixit (2006-2009), Prof D. Chakraborty (2009-2012), Prof P. Mahanta (2012-2014), Prof A. K. Dass (2014-2017), Prof S. K. Dwivedy (2017-2020), Prof S. Senthilvelan (2020-2021).

The department is achieving its milestones at various stages of its growth by recruiting and retaining the best faculty members, by upgrading the course-curriculum for catering the need of industry and research, by developing and maintaining state-of-art laboratories, by conducting various QIP, TEQIP and training programs for the students and participants from outside, by conducing cutting-edge research for the country and the society, etc. The department is currently focusing on creating the conducive environment for the students, staff and faculty members to give their best to society and the environment. With best wishes.

K. S. R. Krishna Murthy
HOD, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Office: D-204
Ph. : +91 361 2582658
Email: ksrkm@iitg.ac.in