Mechanical Engineering is a major discipline at IIT Palakkad that offers various programs at the UG and PG level. With a right balance of experienced and new faculty members ably supported by qualified staff, the discipline has a host of specialisations among the areas of mechanical engineering. Courses are offered at various levels with teaching methods being adapted to the target audience and changing times. Laboratory facilities for both undergraduate, M.Tech and research students are equipped with the latest technologies. A few of the research facilities are Metal Additive Manufacturing Facility, Micro Machining facility, Rolling Contact Fatigue testing facility, Wire EDM facility, etc. Students and skilled staff operate the equipment and also support requests for tests from external users.
Our students have graduated with UG and PG degrees and have been placed well in industry and higher educational institutions. The faculty and staff strength is growing keeping in mind the ideal student-faculty ratio so that focus may be provided for all students to excel. The vision of the Mechanical Engineering stream is to train and graduate students who would be leaders in their chosen field.