B.Tech. (Mechanical Engineering)

About the Course

Mechanical Engineering is concerned with the design, construction, installation, commissioning and operation of industries, power stations, engines, and machines. It is one of the oldest and the broadest disciplines of engineering. Mechanical engineers have always been in demand and are at the forefront in technological innovation. They will continue to lead the world by making significant contributions in manufacturing, energy generation, transportation, waste management, health and environment.

Career Prospects

Mechanical engineering is one of the highest employment generators among all the engineering streams. Due to the widespread usage of machinery and technology, mechanical engineers can find employment almost anywhere in the world. A mechanical engineering graduate can choose a career in Automation, Production, Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM), Computer Aided Design (CAD), Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM), Finite Element Anah/sis (FEA), Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, Reverse Engineering, Power Generation, Nuclear Reactors, Air-conditioning Equipments, Aircraft Engines, Electrical and Transportation Equipment, Refineries and Automobiles manufacturing Industries.

Eligibility Criteria

10+2 with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of the following subjects; Chemistry, Biology, Bio-technology, Computer Science, are eligible to pursue B.Tech course. Students who have passed diploma in any engineering trade from the Punjab State Board of Technical Education or Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering and Technology (SLIET) Longowal or from any other State Board of Technical Education or two years certificate course from SLIET are also eligible to pursue the bachelor’s course in any stream.

Lateral Entry to Second Year

The minimum qualification for admission to 2nd year/ 3rd semester of the B.Tech. degree courses is as under:

  1. All those candidates who have passed the diploma in Engg. Technology in any branch (as per list attached in Information Brochure of PTU) from any Institution of Punjab / other State and have Punjab Domicile with a minimum of 45% marks in aggregate (for SC/ ST 40% J or equivalent grade point are eligible for admission to various disciplines of B.E. / B. Tech. course. Provided, however, if some seats remain vacant even after considering all the aforesaid candidates, then candidates from outside Punjab who have passed the diploma in any branch of Engineering/ Technology (as per list attached in Information Brochure of PTU) from any other institution in tne country, affiliated to any recognized Board witn a minimum of 45% marks in aggregate (for SC/ST 40% ] or equivalent grade point shall also be eligible for admission to various disciplines of B.E. / B. Tech. course provided diploma courses in Engineering £ Technology have been approved by AICTE.
  2. The candidate must possess a good moral character. He / She must fulfill the conditions mentioned in Punjab Government Notification No. 35/44/95-fT(2]/978 dated 21.3.2003 incorporated in PTU, CET Brochure. He / She must fulfill the requirements laid down by PTU. He/ She is a citizen of India. 10% seats of total intake of each branch are filled in second year out of which 33.3% seats are reserved as management quota which are filled directly by the college. Admissions to all seats are made on the interse meritin qualifying exam.

Admission Procedure

Admission is carried out on the basis of AIEEE rank for Punjab Domiciles and for students belonging to other states through online counseling conducted by PTU, Jalandhar. 66.6% seats form the State Quota while 33.3% seats in each discipline are reserved for Management Quota. Admissions to all seats are made on the basis of merit of AlEEE/10+2 marks.