SVNIT was initially established as Sardar Vallabhbhai Regional College of Engineering & Technology in 1961 as joint venture of the Government of India and the Government of Gujarat with facilities to run Bachelor’s Degree Programmes in Civil, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering disciplines and was upgraded as a National Institute of Technology with the status of ‘Deemed University’ on 4th October, 2002. SVNIT is one of the pioneering engineering institutions of the country which has contributed many outstanding engineers in India & abroad. It is conducting seven UG programs, eighteen PG programs, and a Ph.D. program in all disciplines. Special attention is given to interdisciplinary researches. The institute has an excellent placement record with a number of top ranking companies visiting the campus every year.
About the Department
The Department of Mechanical Engineering came into existence in the year 1961. The department has 50 qualified and dedicated faculty members with the specialization in various areas. The various research areas of faculty may be identified from institute website. The department is conducting two UG programs (Mechanical Engineering & Production Engineering), five PG programs (Mechanical Engineering, Turbo Machines, Industrial Process Equipment Design, CAD/CAM, and Thermal System Design) and a research program leading to Ph.D. degree.
Mechanical Engineering is the most sought branch in the state of Gujarat. The Department has an opportunity to play a major role in providing the Engineers with good academic background. Departmental setup encourages students to take up various research assignments. Our students are proving to be better engineers not only in industries but also in the field of research.This Department has 42 experienced faculty members. The Department has over a dozen laboratories. The course was designed keeping in view industrial and research needs. Flexibility in curriculum is provided through Electives, Seminars and Projects. Induction of new courses from time to time enables the students to keep abreast of recent technological development.