The Department of Mechanical Engineering is one of the vibrant Departments functioning since the inception of the institute (1980). The department is equipped with highly qualified faculty mentors with PhDs to facilitate and train young and enthusiastic minds by adapting blended learning techniques. Also, the faculty with vast publications, patents, young scientist and best researcher awardees constantly motivate the students towards quality excellence in research and enrichment of knowledge. The Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India has recognized the department for its research activities and supported during 2012 - 2017 under FIST scheme. The pride of the department lies in research, consultancy and the projects sponsored by National funding agencies like DRDO, UGC, DST, VRDE, CVRDE, etc, industries like HPCL and Visakhapatnam Steel Plant (RINL).The department has many modern facilities to enable research in the thrust areas such as nano-technology, condition monitoring, composites etc., which spreads towards wide technological areas.
The students of department excel not only in curricular activities but also in co-curricular and extra-curricular activities viz., participation in Science Activity Centre, Automotive club, Aero-modeling club, Auto desk design and engineering club, Professional Bodies like ISTE, IEI, SAE etc.The courses offered cater to the needs of Aerospace, Defense, Manufacturing, Energy, Automotive industries and research establishments like DRDO, ISRO, BARC etc. This has enabled the students to pursue higher studies in leading Universities in India and abroad. The Alumni of the department occupied prominent positions in prestigious institutions and organizations across the globe. The department offers B. Tech. in Mechanical engineering with various specializations like Artificial Intelligence & Machine learning, Electric and Hybrid vehicles and Smart Manufacturing to cater to current needs of the industry. The challenging course structure prepares the students to secure jobs in reputed industries practicing core and allied engineering, through campus recruitment.