The Department of Mechanical Engineering started in the year 2012 with an initial intake of 60 students to the B.E Program and increased to an intake of 120 students from 2013 and 180 students from 2014. The Department offers ME - Thermal Engineering programme from 2015 with an intake of 24 students. The Department is a recognized research centre by Anna University Chennai from the year 2019. The department accomplish outcome Based Education which help the students to learn, develop and serve to the society. The Department has experienced and dedicated faculty with a wide range of specialization namely Thermal Engineering, Engineering Design, Manufacturing Engineering, Energy Engineering, CAD/CAM, Industrial Engineering and Mechatronics.
The faculty members have published more than 100 papers in National/International journals/Conference and had written books, filed patterns during the last 3 years and received many awards. The students were motivated by providing lot of opportunities like technical presentation in Symposium, conferences for skill development. The department provide value added knowledge to under graduates and post graduate students. Apart from curriculum students were motivated to participate in sports. The department has well established laboratory facilities to conduct research work on different specialized areas like Material Science, Renewable Energy, Thermal Science. The students of the department have received external research funding from Tamil Nadu State council for Science and technology in recent years. The students of the departments have joined in reputed industries through placements and some of them are turned to be an entrepreneur. The department has a good network of alumni.