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Mechanical Engineering

What is Mechanical Engineering?

Mechanical engineering is a frontier branch of engineering discipline which involves the application of laws and principles of physics to analyze, design, manufacture, maintain the mechanical system. The industry offers a wide choice of options extending across many interdisciplinary and interdependent specialties. Mechanical engineering is concerned with all types of machinery in industries and all other aspects of mechanisms and functioning, development, production, installation, operation and maintenance. They also develop materials for them and ways of making and designing them.

When Can I Enroll for Mechanical Engineering?






SSC/ ITI-Lateral entry

3 Yrs.

No Entrance Exam

B.E. / B.Tech.

HSC with PCM

4 Yrs.

JEE Mains /Autonomous

Lateral Entry after completing Diploma

3 Yrs.

No Entrance Exam


HSC with PCM /B.Sc. /

Diploma Engg.

4 Yrs.

No Entrance Exam

M.E. /M.Tech

B.E. / B.Tech. [Mechanical]

2 Yrs.



M.E. / M. Tech. [in

related field]

3-5 Yrs.


*AMIE: Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers
NOTE: Candidates can get Direct Entry in 2nd Year of B.E / B. Tech [Mechanical] after Diploma in related field.

What Personality Traits are Required to Become Mechanical Engineer?

  • Alert Mindset
  • Creative Thinking
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Good in Technical Drawings
  • Patience
  • Perseverance
  • Problem Solving Skill

What Aptitude Is Required to Become an Accountant?

  • High Abstract Reasoning
  • Above Average Numerical Ability
  • Above Average Mechanical Reasoning
  • High Psychomotor Ability
  • High Closure Ability

IQ Required to Become Mechanical Engineer?

Minimum Above Average range of Intelligence preferred along with sufficient amount of hard work.

Job Prospects for Mechanical Engineer

  • Automobile Industry
  • Oil Exploration & Refining Industries
  • Power Plants
  • Technical Wings of Armed Forces
  • Space Research Organization

Regulatory Body

All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) & Directorate of
Technical Education (DTE)