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B. Tech in Mechanical Engineering: Admission Process, Eligibility, Entrance Exam, Colleges, Syllabus, Jobs,

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Kumar Shiwam

University Data Specialist | Updated On - Dec 16, 2021

B.Tech. Mechanical Engineering is a 4-year UG course that studies the functioning of machines, working of automobiles, maintenance of various mechanical parts and equipment and helps you learn from the design of a product to its final product.

Candidates wanting to pursue BTech in Mechanical Engineering must have completed 10+2 from a recognized board with at least 60% in 10+2 preferably from the science stream. Admission to BTech Mechanical Engineering is done via entrance test-based and also by merit-based. 

To get admission in IITs of India one will have to qualify in JEE Mains as well as JEE Advanced. Some of the top colleges of India offering BTech in Mechanical Engineering are IIT Madras, IIT Indore, BITS Pilani, etc. 

Mechanical Engineering offers a vast pool of jobs in different roles. After completing Mechanical Engineering one can choose to be or can be offered the role of Mechanical Engineer, Operation and Maintenance Engineer, Service Engineer, etc. in some of the best companies such as BMW, Audi, Mercedes, L&T, GE, Tata Group, Kirloskar, ISRO, etc. The average salary of a Mechanical Engineer at the start of their career ranges from INR 3,00,000 to INR 6,00,000.

B.Tech. Mechanical Engineering Course Highlights

Course type Undergraduate
Course Duration 4 Years
Course Examination Type Semester
Course Eligibility Cleared 10+2 from a recognized board in Science Stream
Course Admission process Entrance Examination Based and Merit-Based
Course Fee INR 4,00,000 to INR 12,00,000
Course Average Salary INR 4,00,000 to INR 8,00,000
Top Recruiting companies BMW, Audi, Mercedes, L&T, GE, Tata Group, Kirloskar, Thermax, Ashok Leyland, ThyssenKrupp, Siemens, BHEL, Mahindra and Mahindra, IOCL, BPCL, DRDO, GAIL, Coal India, ISRO, etc.
Job Position Mechanical Engineer, Design Engineer, Production Engineer, Quality Engineer, Operation and Maintenance Engineer, Service Engineer, etc.

About B.Tech. Mechanical Engineering

  • BTech Mechanical Engineering studies applications in mechanical engineering vary around Physics, maths, material knowledge, designing, etc.
  • Students will get to learn various aspects of Machines, Automobiles, Automation, etc. that help them in acquiring the knowledge for the future.
  • BTech Mechanical engineering will give your core knowledge of Dynamics, Thermodynamics, Heat Transfer, Manufacturing Process, Structural Analysis, Computer-Aided Design, Computer-Aided Manufacturing, etc. A student gets to learn various tools such as Solidworks, Catia, Creo, Hypermesh, Ansys, etc.
  • In today’s scenario, Mechanical Engineering is being combined with the finest technology like Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Automation, Electric vehicles, etc. making it a more advanced engineering and optics field.

B.Tech. Mechanical Engineering Admission Process

Admissions to BTech Mechanical Engineering is done on the basis of Merit as well as Entrance Tests. Some colleges conduct their own entrance exams such as VITEEE, BITSAT, etc. while some of the best colleges accept the scores of JEE. To get admitted to prestigious IITs and NITs of India one has to qualify for JEE Mains and JEE Advanced.

B.Tech. Mechanical Engineering Eligibility

  • Candidates should have completed 10+2 from a recognized board.
  • He/she should have obtained at least 60% in 10+2. (55% in case of SC/ST).
  • Candidates with a background in the science stream are always preferred.

Admissions

  • There are two ways to get admitted to colleges offering BTech Mechanical Engineering. One is the Entrance Test based and the other is Merit-Based.
  • Colleges offering admission via merit take into account a candidate’s performance in education in 10+2.
  • Colleges offering admission via Entrance Test take a score of Entrance test. Based on scores a merit list is prepared in descending order of marks based on which the admissions are rolled out.

B.Tech. Mechanical Engineering Entrance Exams

Exam Name Registration Last Date Exam Date
JEE Main 2021 July 7, 2021 August 4, 2021
JEE Advanced 2021 August 2, 2021 August 27, 2021
BITSAT 2021 February 23, 2021 July 24, 2021
VITEEE 2021 May 21, 2021 May 28, 2021 May 29, 2021 May 30, 2021
SRMJEE 2022 January 2, 2021 January 8 and 9, 2022.
WBJEE 2021 February 23, 2021 July 17, 2021
KEAM 2021 June 01, 2021 July 24, 2021
MHT CET 2021 June 08, 2021 August 09, 2021

B.Tech. Mechanical Engineering Distance Education

Distance Education is a type of education wherein students cannot be physically present in college and earn their knowledge via college’s online mode or pre-recorded lectures or access their learning via an outside provider or Tutor. Most working professionals opt for this type of mode of study. There are many colleges that offer BTech Mechanical Engineering in Distance mode. 

B.Tech. Mechanical Engineering Top Colleges Fee

Some of the colleges that offer BTech Mechanical Engineering in Distance mode is given in the table.

College Name Average Fee per annum
Neptune Institute of Management and Technology, New Delhi INR 25,000
Shri Balaji Institute, Pune INR 40,000 to INR 60,000
Lingaya’s Vidyapeeth, Faridabad INR 80,000
International Institute of Management and Technical Studies INR 1,20,000
Zakir Husain College of Engineering and Technology INR 75,000

B.Tech. Mechanical Engineering Syllabus

The syllabus for Mechanical Engineering carries a wide range of topics and subjects including kinematics of machines, Dynamics of Machine, Manufacturing Process, Computer-Aided Design, etc. spanned over 8 semesters or 4 years. The syllabus is almost the same in all the universities and colleges in India. The syllabus of Mechanical Engineering is as Follows.

Semester I Semester II
Applied Mathematics I Advanced Physics
Engineering Physics Material Chemistry
Engineering Chemistry Engineering Mechanics
Basic Electrical Engineering Advanced Electrical Engineering
Basic Civil Engineering Engineering Graphics II
Engineering Graphics Applied Mathematics II
Semester III Semester IV
Applied Mathematics III Applied Mathematics IV
Kinematics of Machines Engineering Thermodynamics
Fluid Mechanics Hydraulics Machines
Manufacturing Process Machining Process
Engineering Metallurgy Mechanics of Materials
Semester V Semester VI
Industrial Economics Energy Conversion I
Design of Machine Element Control System Engineering
Advanced Production Process Operations Research
Heat Transfer Mechatronics
Mechanical Measurement and Metrology Dynamics of Machines
Semester VII Semester VIII
Industrial Engineering Industrial Management
Automobile Engineering Computer Integrated Manufacturing
Computer-Aided Design Advanced IC Engine
Energy Conversion II Automation in Production
Design of Mechanical Drives Energy Conversion III

B.Tech. Mechanical Engineering Top Colleges in India

Name Average Annual Fees (INR)
Indian Institute of Technology, Madras 75,000
Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay 2,25,000
Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur 82,000
Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi 2,20,000
Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur 2,15,000
Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee 2,13,000
Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad 2,36,000
Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar 2,60,000
Indian Institute of Technology, Ropar 2,63,000
Indian Institute of Technology, Patna 1,75,000
Indian Institute of Technology, North Guwahati 2,20,000
National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli 1,62,000
Vellore Institute of Technology 2,00,000
Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University), Varanasi 85,000
Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology 1,55,000
Indian Institute of Technology, Indore 2,15,000
Birla Institute of Technology 5,10,000
Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology 1,50,000
National Institute of Technology, Rourkela 2,25,500
Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology 1,35,000

B.Tech. Mechanical Engineering Jobs

On average a Mechanical Engineer earns around INR 3,50,000 per annum at the start of his/her career. The employment of Mechanical Engineers is expected to increase by 9% from 2016 – 2026. Since Mechanical Engineers are required in various industries in various domains and this industry is expected to increase hence a surge in mechanical industries will impact the surge in the employment of Mechanical Engineers. 

The below table gives a list of job profiles after completing Mechanical Engineering along with the average annual salary.

Job Profile Average Annual Salary (INR)
Design Engineer 3,75,000
Production Engineer 3,00,000
Maintenance Engineer 3,07,000
Quality Engineer 2,90,000

B.Tech. Mechanical Engineering FAQs

Ques. What is the scope of BTech Mechanical Engineering?

Ans. Mechanical Engineering is one of the oldest engineering branches and is considered to be an evergreen engineering branch. Also, the employment of Mechanical Engineers is expected to increase by 9% from 2016 – 2026.

Ques. What are the Entrance Exams for BTech Mechanical Engineering?

Ans. A candidate willing to take admission in BTech Mechanical Engineering can give JEE, BITSAT, VITEEE, SRMJEE, MHTCET, etc.

Ques. Can I get admission in BTech Mechanical Engineering without any Entrance Examination?

Ans. There are many colleges in India that accept admission without Entrance Examination or can offer you admission at low percentile in JEE. Some colleges conduct their own entrance exams for offering admission to their BTech Mechanical Engineering.

Ques. What are job prospects after completing BTech Mechanical Engineering?

Ans. After completing BTech Mechanical Engineering, candidates get wide scope of opportunities with employment as Quality Engineer, Design Engineer, Production Engineer, Maintenance Engineer, etc. the average starting salary of these posts’ ranges from INR 2,50,000 to INR 3,50,000.

Ques. What is the average fees of BTech Mechanical Engineering?

Ans. The average fee of BTech Mechanical Engineering ranges from INR 1,00,000 to INR 5,00,000 per annum and is based on a variety of different factors. Every college has its own defined set of fee structures.

Ques. How many packages can I expect after completing BTech Mechanical Engineering?

Ans. Mechanical Engineers can expect an average annual salary of INR 3,00,000 to INR 3,50,000 which might increase with the increase in experience and knowledge.

Ques. What are the top companies that hire Mechanical Engineering?

Ans. Some of the top engineering companies that hire Mechanical Engineers are BMW, Audi, Mercedes, L&T, GE, Tata Group, Kirloskar, Thermax, Ashok Leyland, ThyssenKrupp, Siemens, BHEL, Mahindra and Mahindra, IOCL, BPCL, DRDO, GAIL, Coal India, ISRO, etc.

Ques. Can I do any other graduation along with BTech Mechanical Engineering?

Ans. One can do two courses at the same time but both cannot be regular courses. One has to be a regular course and another has to be a Part-time or Distance course.

Ques. Can I complete my BTech Mechanical Engineering in distance mode?

Ans. Many colleges offer BTech Mechanical Engineering in distance mode. Some of those colleges are the International Institute of Management and Technical Studies, Zakir Husain College of Engineering and Technology, Wisdom School of Management.

Ques. What is the eligibility to pursue BTech Mechanical Engineering?

Ans. The eligibility to pursue BTech Mechanical Engineering is as follows:

  • Candidates should have completed 10+2 from a recognized board.
  • He/she should have obtained at least 60% in 10+2. (55% in case of SC/ST).
  • Candidates with a background of the science stream are always preferred.

Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Mechanical Engineering) Fee Structure in India


9.10 K (Minimum Fee)PUBLIC COLLEGES13.83 L  (Maximum Fee)
4.35 L (Average Fee)
41.32 K (Minimum Fee)Private COLLEGES18.20 L (Maximum Fee)
4.41 L (Average Fee)

Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Mechanical Engineering) Fee Structure By state


Uttar Pradesh

2.20 LPUBLIC COLLEGES8.30 L
3.64 L
51.30 KPrivate COLLEGES14 L
4.17 L

Delhi NCR

64.60 KPUBLIC COLLEGES8.44 L
4.96 L
2.20 LPrivate COLLEGES14 L
4.84 L

Telangana

1.44 LPUBLIC COLLEGES8.67 L
4.98 L
1.40 LPrivate COLLEGES18.20 L
3.76 L

Madhya Pradesh

99.40 KPUBLIC COLLEGES9.63 L
4.55 L
1.20 LPrivate COLLEGES8.90 L
2.83 L

Rajasthan

2.82 LPUBLIC COLLEGES3.65 L
3.27 L
1.67 LPrivate COLLEGES13.68 L
4.33 L

Andhra Pradesh

40 KPUBLIC COLLEGES5.80 L
2.54 L
1.40 LPrivate COLLEGES10 L
3.52 L

Haryana

1.91 LPUBLIC COLLEGES5.80 L
2.99 L
1.84 LPrivate COLLEGES9.60 L
4.43 L

Maharashtra

1.62 LPUBLIC COLLEGES9.12 L
4.80 L
3.24 LPrivate COLLEGES12.88 L
6.72 L

West Bengal

27.66 KPUBLIC COLLEGES5.56 L
2.45 L
2.60 LPrivate COLLEGES6.12 L
4.08 L

Gujarat

3.54 LPUBLIC COLLEGES10.29 L
6.22 L
2.40 LPrivate COLLEGES9.73 L
4.39 L

Punjab

3.09 LPUBLIC COLLEGES8.58 L
5.05 L
3.09 LPrivate COLLEGES6.72 L
4.02 L

Orissa

1.22 LPUBLIC COLLEGES8.22 L
3.54 L
2.20 LPrivate COLLEGES14.91 L
5.09 L

Uttarakhand

1.17 LPUBLIC COLLEGES13.83 L
5.96 L
2.72 LPrivate COLLEGES13.32 L
5.14 L

Jharkhand

9.10 KPUBLIC COLLEGES8.88 L
3.24 L
2.22 LPrivate COLLEGES12.32 L
4.51 L

Kerala

33.64 KPUBLIC COLLEGES8.72 L
2.54 L
1.60 LPrivate COLLEGES3.66 L
2.71 L

Tamil Nadu

1.50 LPUBLIC COLLEGES5.25 L
3.71 L
2.35 LPrivate COLLEGES12 L
7.22 L
3.40 LPUBLIC COLLEGES8.55 L
4.96 L
2.80 LPrivate COLLEGES12.77 L
5.59 L

Karnataka

15.88 KPUBLIC COLLEGES8.81 L
5.58 L
4.25 LPrivate COLLEGES16.26 L
10.04 L

Chhattisgarh

5.52 LPUBLIC COLLEGES8.95 L
7.24 L
1.47 LPrivate COLLEGES6.41 L
3.21 L

Himachal Pradesh

1.97 LPUBLIC COLLEGES8.33 L
5.38 L
2.90 LPrivate COLLEGES6.30 L
4.82 L
2.11 LPUBLIC COLLEGES8.59 L
5.04 L
4.30 LPrivate COLLEGES5.68 L
4.96 L

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