Diploma in Mechanical Engineering is a 10th-level Diploma course involving professional specialization in the field of designing. Mechanical Engineering is a field of engineering that involves the application of the standards of Material Science for Investigation, Planning, Assembling, Upkeep of mechanical
frameworks.The course is 3-year long in duration, and the minimum eligibility for it is the successful completion of the 10+2 level of education, in Science stream, and from a recognized educational Board. Diploma in Mechanical Engineering is the imparting of instruction in assembling or
generating industry-ready staff and techniques, technologies, markets and employment patterns in Mechanical Engineering.This Diploma is considered equivalent to the Diploma offered by the Technical Education System, and is identical to any of the similar diplomas offered by various polytechnic-based institutes in India.
Such Diploma-holders are hired in capacities such as: Assistant Manager, Mechanical Engineering, Process Development Technologist, Section Head, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineer, Sales Engineer, Technician, Assistance Professor, Engineering Trainee, Manufacturing Manager, Mechanical Designer, Mechanical Consultant, Site Mechanical Engineer, Service Engineer, Instructional Designer, Diploma Engineer Trainee, Lecturer & Professor, etc.
The average tuition fee charged for the course in India ranges between INR 10,000 and 5 Lacs for a span of 3 years. The average annual salary offered to successful professionals of the discipline in India ranges between INR 3 and 20 lacs, increasing with the candidate’s experience and skillset.
|Examination Type||Semester System/ Year-wise|
|Eligibility||10th with minimum passing marks|
|Admission Process||based on entrance exam& Direct|
|Course Fee||32,000 /- per Year (see B.Ter Website)|
|Average Starting Salary||INR 3 to 20 lacs per annum|
|Top Recruiting Companies||Tata Motors, Bajaj, Hero, Leyland, Ford, Honda BARC, BHEL, NTPC, ISRO, DRDO, COAL INDIA, ECIL, ARMY, NAVY, HAL, SAIL, Aban group, Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute, Sun Grace, Ved Engineering, Design Tech System Ltd, John Deere – Pune, PaltechTM Cooling Towers Equipments, NEPC - New Delhi, Eagle Infotech – Gandhinagar, Alstom – Bangalore, Nura Engineering Pvt. Ltd. – Delhi, etc.|
|Top Recruiting Areas||Colleges & universities, Aeronautical Industry, Chemical Industry, Automobile Industry, Electronics Industry, Hotels, Construction Firms, Hospitals, Agricultural Industry, Industrial Machinery industry, Oil Exploration and Refining, Petroleum Industry, Consulting Firms, Power Plants, Steel Plants, Textile Industries, and such.|
|Job Positions||Assist. Manager, Process Development Technologist, Section Head, Mechanical Engineer, Sales Engineer, Technician, Assistance Professor, Trainee, Manufacturing Manager, Mechanical Designer, Consultant Mechanical, Site Mechanical Engineer, Service Engineer, Instructional Designer, Diploma Engineer Trainee, Lecturer & Professor, among others.|
Mechanical engineering is one of the main engineering disciplines that include the application of laws of physics for Design, Analysis and Manufacturing of mechanical systems. Students enrolled to the course are taught to make and collect motors and structures, control plants and vehicles of all sizes, understand concepts central to the discipline, such as: Mechanics, Kinematics, Fluid Mechanics, Energy and vitality. Students are also taught to use the center standards in the field to plan and inspect vehicle engines, watercraft, aircraft, warming and cooling frameworks, industrial equipment and machinery, robotics, medical devices, and such.
Successful qualification of class X, with a minimum aggregate score of 40%, with any of:
Successful qualification of class XII with Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry as main subjects, and a minimum aggregate score of 40% (40% for SC/ST/OBC candidates).
Most institutes offering the course admit students based on performance in a relevant entrance test. Admission process generally varies across colleges. A few institutes also provide direct admission based on the candidate’s performance at the 10th level.
|Semester I||Semester II|
|Engineering Mathematics||Engineering Mathematics|
|Engineering Physics||Applied Mechanics|
|Engineering Drawing/Graphics||Material Science|
|Workshop (Practical)||Mechanical Drafting|
|Communication Skills||Basic Civil Engineering|
|Semester III||Semester IV|
|Manufacturing Engineering||Manufacturing Engineering|
|Fluid Mechanics||Thermal Engineering|
|Thermodynamics||Theory of Machines|
|Strength of Materials||CADD|
|Applied Electronics and Electrical Engineering||Metrology and Instrumentation|
|CADD (Computer Aided Machine Design and Drawing)||Plant Maintenance and Safety|
|Semester V||Semester VI|
|Thermal Engineering||Computer Aided Manufacturing|
|Design of Machine Elements||Tool Engineering|
|Manufacturing Engineering||Industrial Manufacturing|
|Industrial Design||Elective Subjects|
|Cost Estimating and Contracting||Project Work|
Ideal candidates for the course would possess excellent mechanical engineering and technical drawing skills. They should also have computer skills for designing machines and equipment. They should have excellent numerical skills such as mathematics and an inquisitive and logical mind. Students must have understanding of abstract engineering concepts. Diploma in Mechanical Engineering aspirants shoul have a creative mind for better innovative imagination and engineering-based perspective. They must possess skills to apply Math and science to real-life problems.
Such professionals are mainly employed in manufacturing firms, and in the government sector for designing and maintaining their machinery, such as:
Candidates with a postgraduate degree in the discipline, or with an additional management degree in the field can find work in executive and managerial positions.
|Job Position||Job Description||Average Annual Pay Scale in INR|
|Mechanical Engineers||Mechanical Engineers are in charge of planning, building, introducing, and maintaining a wide range of mechanical hardware, tools and components. In the area of construction, such Mechanical Engineers are hired in power, medical, and manufacturing industries.||6,23,904|
|Engineer||Engineering is a technical professional where the professional applies the theories and principles of Physical Sciences to plan, develop, and grow monetarily suitable and effectively executable products and solutions for specialized issues of the discipline.||3,37,899|
|Professor||Professors teach students a wide range of subjects at the post-secondary level. They deliver scholarly articles, perform research, and instruct in the discipline.||9,13,657|
|Manufacturing Manager||A Manufacturing Manager is an official in an organization that produces consumer or business merchandise. They work at the creation plant itself, ensuring that goods are productively made, and meet the organization's manufacturing standards.||7,18,149|
|Technicians||Technicians work with complex frameworks or perform exceedingly specialized mechanical or demonstrative tests. Depending on the field, technicians may work freely, or under the supervision of an expert.||2,28,258|