About Department


  • Excellence in Mechanical Engineering with holistic development


  • Make Engineering graduates compatible with cutting-edge technologies to meet industry needs.
  • Make Engineers inbuilt with technical,  social, innovative and entrepreneur skills.
  • Make engineering graduates with intellectual and cognitive capabilities to respond  higher studies and Research.

Dr. Sandeep S. Kore,

Head Mechanical Engg. Dept

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Program Educational Objectives-

  1. Graduates of the program will become competent engineers suitable for the mechanical engineering based industry and higher education.
  2. Graduates of the program will acquire the necessary foundation in fundamental mechanical engineering subjects for development of mathematical and analytical abilities.
  3. Graduates of the program will acquire the knowledge and skills in mechanical engineering to provide technological solutions.
  4. Graduates of the program will learn managerial, financial and ethical practices such as, project and financial management skills, multidisciplinary approach and soft skills.
  5. Graduates of the program will respond to growing demands of society through lifelong learning.

Vishwakarma Institute of Information Technology (VIIT) started Undergraduate Mechanical Engineering course in 2007-08, Postgraduate course in 2012 and PhD course from 2014-15 in Pune. The Undergraduate course is an tier 1 NBA Accredited course.

The Mechanical Engineering department has well Qualified, Experienced and committed faculty towards high academic standards, Industry connects and Research. The Department expertise is distributed in three domain namely Design, Thermal, Manufacturing and Materials. The curriculum is balanced through industrial involvement, project based learning (PBL) and industrial Internship. The department has PhD Research Guides who ensures the collective involvement of PhD, M-Tech and B.Tech students in their research work.  

The Department has ongoing collaborative projects with various companies such as Atlas Copco, Fluid Control, Kirloskar Pneumatic, Eaton Pvt Ltd, Bharat Forge, Aakar Foundry etc. The SUPRA and BAJA students technical activities are initiated in department since 2012 and is consistently within top 10 ranks in overall participation till date. The Department also has an International collaboration with TRIUMF, Research centre Canada, National Collaboration with ARDE, DRDO, HAL, ISRO for the research projects and internships.

The Mechanical Engineering Student Association (MESA) is an active team of students behind organization of Technical and Extra Curricular and societal activities of the department. The Department has a student’s professional chapters under Society of Automotive Engineering (SAE-India) and Indian society of Heating Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineering (ISHRAE). The UG and PG students have registered the highest package placement of 14 Lakhs and 16 Lakhs.


Department Profile
Establishment Year 2007-2008
Total Number of Classrooms 7
Total Number of Laboratories 10
Project Laboratories 2
HOD Cabin 1
Tutorial room 2
Departmental Library 1
Programme Name B. Tech. (Mechanical Engineering)
Nature of Program Full Time
Duration 4 Years
Current Intake (Total) 120
Programme Name M. Tech. (Design)
Nature of Program Full Time
Duration 2 Years
Programme Name Ph. D.
Year of Sanction 2014-2015

Highlights of Mechanical Engineering Department-

  • Department of Mechanical Engieering has received NBA reaccreditation.
  • Academic and administrative processes are as per ISO 9001:2018
  • Department has received research grant & consultancy.
  • Department has strong and active alumni forum.
  • Department has active student forums & technical club 
  • Department runs Value Added Courses.
  • Department has two center of exellance funded by Atlas Copco and Fluid Control.