The department of Mechanical Engineering was established in the year 1979 and its undergraduate program B.E.(Mech) is recognized by AICTE and accredited by NBA. The department has well equipped laboratories and is blessed with highly qualified, experienced & dedicated faculty. It has facilities for materials research and automotive research related to combustion, emissions and performance. It has successfully executed several industrial consultancy projects funded by organizations like Department of Scientific & Industrial Research(DSIR), Department of Science and Technology(DST), Karnataka Pollution Control Board to name a few. Striving for academic excellence by imparting quality technical education we also mould other essential human traits like discipline, moral values, leadership qualities in our graduate students enabling them to become competent engineers by the end of their course. The department also offers a post graduate program M.Tech(Thermal Power Engineering).