B. Tech. Mechanical Engineering

B. Tech. Mechanical Engineering

Program Details

The B. Tech. Mechanical Engineering program at UPES School of Advanced Engineering is designed to provide students with a strong foundation in understanding and innovating within the diverse fields of machinery, systems, and processes crucial across various industries. The curriculum is meticulously crafted to deliver both basic and advanced knowledge necessary for the development, management, and enhancement of cutting-edge mechanical systems. State-of-the-art laboratories offer hands-on exposure in core disciplines such as Mechanics, Thermodynamics, Fluid Dynamics, Heat Transfer, and Materials Science. Advanced training covers topics like nanotechnology, robotics, renewable energy systems, and advanced manufacturing techniques. Graduates are well-prepared to lead technical innovation and adapt to evolving market demands. Specializations in Energy Systems Engineering, Automotive Engineering, and Aerospace Engineering allow students to tailor their studies to specific industry sectors.

Programming courses and capstone projects are integral components of the curriculum, equipping graduates with interdisciplinary skills to tackle real-world problems. Three concentrations—Design and Innovation, Industrial Systems, and Sustainable Engineering—position students as forward-thinking Engineers of Tomorrow. The program's strong emphasis on problem-solving, technical knowledge, and creativity makes its graduates highly sought after by prestigious companies such as Maruti, Siemens, KPIT, and more. The curriculum not only prepares students for immediate contributions in various fields but also instills a mindset for continuous learning and adaptation.

The program offers two specialized tracks, Mechatronics and Defence Technology. Mechatronics provides in-depth insight into mechanical, electrical, electronics, computer science, instrumentation, and control systems. Graduates are prepared for careers in robotics companies, smart manufacturing, process control, and research institutions. Defence Technology focuses on cutting-edge knowledge and skills in defence technologies, including aerospace technology, communication systems, sensors, weapon systems, and specialized vehicle design. Graduates of this specialization are well-prepared for dynamic and challenging careers in government defence agencies, defence manufacturing, and research institutions. The curriculum emphasizes a balance between theoretical knowledge and practical applications, fostering a strong focus on research and development in defence technology. Overall, the B. Tech. Mechanical Engineering program at UPES School of Advanced Engineering offers a well-rounded education that prepares graduates for success in a rapidly evolving technological landscape.

Program Highlights

  • UPES School of Advanced Engineering stands out as the sole university in India incorporating AI-ML and digitalization of chemical and energy processes into the B. Tech. Mechanical Engineering curriculum, providing students with a unique advantage in emerging technologies.
  • Boasting a 100% placement rate, the program achieves a pinnacle with the highest package offered at 20 lakhs, ensuring students a smooth transition from academia to industry.
  • The program focuses on producing graduates adept in automated chemical, petrochemical, and pharmaceutical industries, along with expertise in process design, technology development, and digital twin designing for chemical processes, energy systems, and energy storage.
  • Students benefit from an international academic partnership with the University of Queensland, Australia, enhancing the global exposure and opportunities for collaborative research and learning.
  • The B. Tech. Mechanical Engineering program boasts a faculty lineup from prestigious institutions worldwide, including the University of Missouri, USA, Salford University, UK, IITs, IISCs, NTU, Singapore, and featuring in the esteemed 2% of the Stanford researcher list, ensuring top-notch education and mentorship.
  • With a state-of-the-art interdisciplinary infrastructure at the Centre of Excellence for Energy Systems, students have access to cutting-edge facilities, fostering a conducive environment for hands-on learning and research.

The future scope of the B. Tech. Mechanical Engineering program is promising and dynamic, driven by technological advancements and industry trends. The rise of mechatronics, closely linked with the Internet of Things, is reshaping engineering landscapes in India, with a notable annual growth rate of 35-40% according to FICCI. The program in mechatronics and robotics, an interdisciplinary blend of mechanics, electronics, and programming, equips students to design and maintain advanced mechatronic systems. Additionally, the field of defence technology presents graduates with specialisation in mechanical engineering a diverse range of opportunities. Trends such as the development of intelligent weaponry, unmanned vehicles, and the integration of AI and robotics in defence equipment are transforming defence mechanisms. The increasing emphasis on public-private partnerships fosters collaboration for innovation and advanced research. Adapting to evolving global security challenges is paramount, offering graduates the chance to contribute to cutting-edge defence strategies and technologies on a national and international scale. Overall, the future for B. Tech. Mechanical Engineering is marked by innovation, interdisciplinary collaboration, and a wide array of career opportunities in emerging fields.

Career Opportunities

The B. Tech. Mechanical Engineering program, with its specialized focus, equips students for diverse roles in various sectors, including smart manufacturing, robotics, healthcare, automation, instrumentation, defense, aerospace, and advanced materials. Graduates can pursue roles such as mechatronics engineer, robotics engineer, automation specialist, control systems engineer, smart product development engineer, process control engineer, defense systems design engineer, and engage in defense strategy consulting and technology research. The curriculum, developed in collaboration with industry, academia, alumni, and parents, ensures that students are well-prepared for the industry upon graduation, making them highly sought-after professionals.

Placements

The B. Tech. Mechanical Engineering program at UPES boasts an impressive array of placement opportunities with renowned companies across diverse industries. Students have secured coveted positions in Accenture, where they leverage their mechanical engineering expertise to contribute to cutting-edge projects. Royal Enfield provides a platform for enthusiasts to channel their passion for automotive design and engineering. Maruti, a giant in the automotive sector, recruits UPES graduates to drive innovation in the ever-evolving automobile industry. The program also opens doors to Genpact, Cognizant, and Flipkart, offering roles that demand a blend of technical prowess and business acumen. The collaboration with SIEMENS, Hyundai, Airbus, and Denso underscores the program's commitment to nurturing talent sought after by global leaders in manufacturing and technology. KPIT, an industry leader in software and solutions, recognizes the value of UPES Mechanical Engineering graduates, making this program a gateway to a diverse and thriving professional landscape.

Fee Structure

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Curriculum

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Curriculum 2022-2026

Semester 1

CourseLTPCredit
Critical Thinking and Writing2002
EVS 12002
Engineering Mathematics I3104
Physics3104
Object Oriented Programming3003
Workshop Practices1022
Object Oriented Programming Lab0021
Engineering Graphics1022
Physics Lab0021
TOTAL   21
,

Semester 2

CourseLTPCredit
Living Conversation2002
EVS 1(Living Lab)2002
Chemistry3003
Engineering Mathematics II3104
Basic Electrical and Electronics Engineering3003
Basic Electrical and Electronics Engg. Lab0021
Introduction to Mechanical Engineering2002
Engineering Mechanics3003
TOTAL   20
,

Semester 3

CourseLTPCredit
Design Thinking3003
Material Science3003
Engineering Thermodynamics3003
Fluid Mechanics3104
Computational Methods3003
Computational Methods Lab0021
Fluid Mechanics Lab0021
CAD Applications Lab0021
Social Internship0000
TOTAL   19
,

Semester 4

CourseLTPCredit
Working with Data2002
Exploratory 23003
Applied Thermodynamics3003
Heat Transfer3104
Mechanics of Materials3003
Manufacturing Processes3003
Material Science and Material Testing Lab0021
Heat Transfer Lab0021
Fluid Machinery3003
TOTAL   23
,

Semester 5

CourseLTPCredit
Leadership and Teamwork2002
Technologies for The Future2  2
Exploratory 33003
Theory of Machines3104
Machine Design3104
Advanced Manufacturing 
Processes
3003
Theory of Machines Lab0021
Capstone-I0021
Manufacturing Technology Lab0021
TOTAL   22
,

Semester 6

CourseLTPCredit
Start Your Start-up2002
Exploratory 43003
CAD/CAM3003
Mechanical Measurement 
and Metrology
2002
Internal Combustion Engines 
and Hybridization
3003
Engines Lab0021
Specialization-I3003
Capstone-II0002
Industrial Visit0000
TOTAL   19
,

Semester 7

CourseLTPCredit
Industrial Engineering and Management3003
Exploratory 53003
Mechanical Vibrations3003
Industrial Internship0011
Refrigeration & Air-conditioning3003
Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Lab0021
Specialization-II3003
Specialization-III3003
Measurement and Metrology Lab0021
Project 10002
TOTAL   23
,

Semester 8

CourseLTPCredit
Exploratory 63003
Operations Research3003
Project 20004
Specialization-IV3003
Specialization-V3003
Automobile Engineering2002
TOTAL   18
,

Specializations(Advanced Manufacturing)

CourseLTPCredit
Rapid Prototyping and Tooling3003
CAD and digital Manufacturing3003
Micro Machining Technology3003
Reverse Engineering3003
Automation in Manufacturing3003
,

Specializations(Mechatronics)

CourseLTPCredit
Instrumentation and Control3003
Electrical Machine and Drive3003
Hydraulics and Pneumatics3003
Programming Logic Controller3003
Mechatronics System Design3003
,

Specializations (Defence Technology​)

CourseLTPCredit
Warfare Simulations & 
Strategies
3003
Defence Control & 
Navigation​
3003
Communication Technology3003
Rockets & Missiles 
Fundamentals​ ​
3003
Aerospace System 
Configuration, Design & Simulation​
3003
,

Specializations(Minor Course Mechanical Engineering​)

CourseLTPCredit
Fluid mechanics/ 
Engineering Thermodynamics
3003
Material Science3003
Manufacturing Processes3003
Advanced Manufacturing 
Processes
3003
Internal Combustion Engines 
and Hybridization
3003
Mechanical Measurement 
and Metrology
3003
Industrial Engineering and 
Management
3003
Operations Research3003
TOTAL   24

Eligibility

Students who wish to apply must satisfy the predetermined minimum eligibility requirements for the B. Tech. in Mechanical Engineering program: Minimum 50% marks in Classes X and XII. with 50% in PCM (Physics/Chemistry and Mathematics) in Class XII.

Selection Criteria

The selection criteria for individuals aspiring to pursue B. Tech. Mechanical Engineering at UPES are determined by their individual performance in UPESEAT / JEE / Board Merit / SAT / CUET.

Minors

AI&ML, IoT, Blockchain, Data science, Bio-mimetics, Sustainability engineering, Climate change, Disaster management, Reclaim engineering, Astronomy & Astrophysics, Space Engineering, Statistics & probability, Economics.

Varied Specialisations to pick from

Advanced Manufacturing

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Defence Technology

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Mechatronics

Mechatronics

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