About Department

Mechanical Engineering is one of the evergreen oldest premier courses in Engineering. In the Hellenistic period (323–146 BC), Greek civilization was at its zenith. The Greek mechanical engineer or mechanomai used to apply the principles of science and art in various mechanical gadgets. The role of mechanical engineer is to satisfy the needs of people in universe in various sectors.

The inception of B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering was taken place in the year 2010 with the approved intake of 60 by AICTE and affiliated to J N T U Kakainada, Kakinada. The department has good team of faculty members, specialized in various fields of Mechanical Engineering from Universities, NITs and IITs along with technical staff. All of faculty members are committed to provide quality education and necessary skill for real life to meet the vision of honorable Chairman of Vignan’s Group of Institutions Dr. Lavu Rathaiah. The courses offered by the department are:

1. B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering – 180 seats
2. M.Tech in Thermal Sciences and Energy Systems – 18 seats

The equipments in the various labs of the department are established without compromising quality of education. The labs in the department are:

Engineering Workshop

Machine Tools Lab

Mechanics of Solids Lab

Heat Transfer Lab

Metallurgy Lab

Metrology Lab

Fluid Mechanics & Hydraulic Machinery Lab      

Instrumentation Lab

Production Technology Lab


Thermal Engineering Lab