West Godavari Institute of Science & Engineering

(Affiliated to JNTUK, Kakinda, Approved by AICTE, New Delhi, ESTD  2008, Prakasraopalem,Tadepalligudem)

Mechanical Engineering


Mechanical engineering is an engineering branch that combines engineering physics and mathematics principles with materials science to design, analyze, manufacture, and maintain mechanical systems. It is one of the oldest and broadest of the engineering branches. The mechanical engineering field requires an understanding of core areas including mechanics, dynamics, thermodynamics, materials science, structural analysis, and electricity. In addition to these core principle…








Mechanical Engineering course comprises a choice based credit system where the students can opt for their elective subjects. The course includes a structured pattern of core, elective,lab subjects and projects. After referring to the curriculum and syllabus of BTech Mechanical Engineering of various universities, we have listed below the generic syllabus which will be covered during the course:

  • Strength of Materials
  • Fluid Mechanics 
  • Thermal Engineering
  • Engineering Drawing 
  • Mechatronics 
  • Turbomachines 
  • Thermodynamics
  • Heat Transfer
  • Control Systems
  • Power Plant Engineering

Listed below are the popular industries that employ mechanical engineering:

  • Shipping Industries
  • Auto-Mobile Industries
  • Steel Plant 
  • Thermal Plant
  • Robotics
  • Aerospace Industries

Listed below are the public sectors that offer employment for mechanical engineers in India.

  • Indian Railways
  • Indian Armed Forces
  • Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC)
  • Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
  • State Wise Road Transport board
  • Indian Oil Corporation (IOC)
  • BHEL, and many more.

FAQs regarding Mechanical Engineering

Q. Am I eligible for a career in mechanical engineering?

A. If you like to find practical solutions to problems and have the zeal to turn your ideas into reality, a career in mechanical engineering is for you.

Q. Can a Mechanical Engineer be absorbed in defence forces?

A. Yes, every armed force in India has a separate unit for taking care of its various mechanical equipment and automobiles. There is a huge demand for skilled mechanical engineers in forces, so a person with a specialization in mechanical engineering can easily be absorbed in the armed forces.

Q. How is smart manufacturing benefiting the students?

A. Students pursuing mechanical engineering will be trained in manufacturing processes, manufacturing systems, systems engineering, IT, Networks and basic shop floor communications. The training will help the student to gain hands-on experience in many spheres of technology related to smart manufacturing.

Q. What are the different software used by the students of Mechanical Engineering?

A. Mechanical engineers use different types of software to design and check the performance of the equipment. Following is the list of such software:

  • Creo Elements
  • Auto Cad
  • ANSYS/Abaqus/Nastran and others

Q. What are various sectors /types of industries in which mechanical engineers can be absorbed?

A. Mechanical Engineers can suitably be employed in the following sectors:

  • Manufacturing industries
  • Maintenance work
  • Automobile manufacturing and maintenance industries
  • Refrigeration industries / Air conditioning industries

Q. What are some of the top companies that hire mechanical engineers?

A. Following are some of the top companies for candidates looking a career in mechanical engineering:

  • Escorts
  • Tecumseh
  • Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL)
  • JCB / Hero Honda
  • Railways
  • Armed Forces
  • Software companies like TCS, Infosys, and L&T
  • Other small scale industries

Q. What are the opportunities for students passing out with specialization?

A. As the world is at the forefront of Industry Revolution 4.0. IoT enabled technologies will give manufacturers the chance to have full visibility of operations and allow them to be responsive towards minute details related o manufacturing processes. For this, industries will require skilled employees leading to an increased number of jobs for a particular stream.

Q. I am a second-year mechanical engineering student. What are some of the things I should do for a good career in mechanical engineering?

A. It is good that you are sincere about your career as a mechanical engineer. Having enough time, you can do the following things:

  • Learn CATIA or any other modelling software.
  • Learn Ansys: It will help you to apply knowledge of subjects like SOM and HT.
  • Do an internship to have hands-on experience in different domains