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  • Mechanical Engineering Department is in operation since 1988, right from the inception of Dr. M.G.R. Engineering College, promoted by Tmt. Kannammal Educational Trust. Our department made a humble beginning in 1988 with a Bachelor’s programme with an in-take of 60 students.

  • The Department started M.Tech programme in Industrial Engineering and Design Engineering from the year 2002.

  • The department was accredited by NBA with B 3 grade in the year 2002.

  • The Institute acquired the Deemed University status in the year 2003.

  • The University accredited by NAAC with B+ grade in Feb2007.


The Mission of the Department is to impart Technical knowledge to the students, to inculcate human values and morals and to make them holistic professionals, so that they are globally acceptable. Mechanical Engineering Department is also striving to evolve an engineering education system where Mechanical Engineers with cognitive and inquisitive skills are developed who can make unique and innovative contributions to assist in nation building.


The vision of the department is to train the students with all necessary inputs to enable them to start their own ventures and this is in tune with our University’s mission to groom job creators / entrepreneurs, rather than job seekers. This vision is achieved through a well structured curriculum supplemented with practical training, guest lectures by eminent professionals, field visits to leading industries and also in-plant training. Our long term perspective is to make the department one of the best in the country with all state of art technology.


  • To have a faculty group, devoted to academic excellence and ethics.

  • To provide the best lab facilities to the students.

  • To expose the students to the latest trends in the industry by conducting seminars and periodic industrial visits.

  • To nurture students having creative ideas to adopt projects which can be subsequently commercialized.

  • To provide facilities in the CAD/CAM lab to cultivate innovation and creativity in them.

  • To have better teacher – student relationship.

  • To encourage students to accept ethical and value based goals in their profession.

  • To install a feedback system by which students can take pro-active participation in academics.

  • To develop entrepreneur skills and to develop their personality to face the challenges of the future.

  • To encourage the students in extracurricular activities like sports, games, fine arts, and cultural.