About the Department
The Department of Mechanical Engineering was started in 1980.
The Department offers B. Tech. (UG) course with annual intake of 60. Additional 12 seat is sanctioned for Lateral entry diploma students in second year. Department of Mechanical Engineering have young and committed team of newly recruited Assistant Professors joined through “Bihar Public Service Commission”. The total faculty strength of department is 9 out of which 5 faculties are on regular basis with one Associate Professor.
Department benefited a lot with the help of world bank assisted TEQIP-III projects and developed its laboratories with the help of TEQIP-III funds. laboratories include Fluid Mechanics, Fluid Machinery, Strength of Materials, Dynamics of Machinery, Engineering Mechanics, CAD/CAM, Refrigeration and Air conditioning, Heat and Mass Transfer, IC Engine and Automobile Engineering.
The mentor institute of Mechanical Department/Institute is JNTU College of Engineering-Hyderabad, during TEQIP-III projects several faculty and students exchange program took place under twinning activities. Professors of Mentor college visited MCE-Motihari for conducting Workshops, Expert Lectures, Guiding for NBA Accreditation. Mechanical Department faculty members also visited mentor college for participating is several activities viz FDP, Workshop etc.
Department have Vacuum Stir Die-Casting Machine, Hydraulic Press, Universal Testing Machine (UTM), 3D Printing Machine (FDM & SLA Type), Metallurgical Microscope, CNC Milling & Lathe, Pelton Turbine, Francis Turbine, MATLAB software, ANSYS & Solid works software procured through TEQIP-III funds.
The workshop of Mechanical department is very big with well equipped with Foundry shop, welding shop, fitting shop, carpentry shop, machining shop and black-smithy shop.