• 25+
    Experienced faculty
  • 13
    Specialised Lab
  • 15
    Student sent for research
  • 650+
    Number of Books
  • 3
    Courses (UG, PG, PhD)


Established in the year 1997, the Department of Mechanical Engineering has traversed the path of knowledge dissemination and generation. The department feels proud about producing over 1400 Mechanical Engineering graduates to serve the Nation. Over these glorious years of its journey, it has carved a niche for itself in the key areas of teaching, research, administration and community services. The Department of Mechanical Engineering gives priority to update the Mechanical Engineering education, primarily driven by the dynamics of technological advances and sustainable development and the curriculum is revised on a continuous basis with active involvement of industry, alumni, research organizations and other stakeholders.



  • To establish the department as the centre for innovation and excellence.



  • To produce technically competent graduates with a flair for research and entrepreneurship.


Key Features

  • Highly developed Infrastructure
  • Well-equipped Laboratories with latest Research facilities
  • Highly qualified and dedicated faculty.
  • State–of-art Machines for experimentation.
  • Strong R&D activities in the department.
  • Exposure to live industrial projects.
  • Adequate volumes of Textbooks, journals and periodicals in Departmental Library.
  • Faculty to student ratio is 1:20
  • Student’s Society (MEDUSA) for all round development of the student.


Core competencies

  • Thermodynamics
  • Machine Design
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Production Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Automobile Engineering
Research areas
  • Nonconventional Machining
  • Processes, Micromachining
  • Applied Soft Computing
  • Operations Management
  • Energy Planning & Management
  • Rural Energy, Rural Technology
  • Composite material


Department Equipment
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List of Awards and Recognitions of Mechanical Engineering department

  • Department of Mechanical Engineering organized “International Conference on Mechanical, Materials and Renewable Energy” during 8th December to 10th December 2017 at the Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology.
  • Mr. Soham Das from dept. of Mechanical engineering, received the best paper award for the paper titled “Micro-structural and Bonding structure analysis of TiAlN thin films deposited with varying N2 flow rate via ion beam sputtering (IBS) technique” in MSRC-2018, organized by Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology during 15th- 16th, March 2018.


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It has world class facilities for training undergraduate and postgraduate students.


The lab is well equipped to offer UG, PG and research studies in the area of Metrology.

The major equipments are as follows

  • Profile projector,
  • CLA measuring machine,
  • Sine bar, 
  • Bevel protector,
  • Height guage,
  • Micrometer
  • optical Microscope
  • Tool maker microscope
  • Guages
  • Surface coating meter etc

Machine Dynamics Lab

The lab is well equipped to offer UG level studies in the area of Dynamics.

The major equipments are as follows

  • Cam Analysis Machine,
  • Static and Dynamic Balancing Apparatus,
  • Motorized Gyroscope to study the gyroscopic effect of rotating disc,
  • By-Filler Suspension,
  • Simple and compound Pendulum, Whirling of Shaft,
  • Apparatus for finding longitudinal vibration of Helical Spring,
  • Force Vibration of Equivalent Spring Mass System Apparatus,
  • Damped Torsional Apparatus,
  • Single and Two Rotor Shaft,
  • Epi Cyclic Gear Train Apparatus,
  • Universal Governor Apparatus 
  • Apparatus for finding out the Coriolli’s Component of Acceleration etc.

Strength of Materials Lab

The lab is well equipped to offer various type of testing on materials required for UG level studies.

The major equipments are as follows:

  • Computerised and analog Universal Testing Machine for tensile, compressive and shear test of various materials, 
  • Torsion testing Machine for finding out modulous of rigidity,
  • Rockwell, Brinell and Vickers Hardness Testing Machine for finding out hardness of materials,
  • Impact Testing Machine and Fatigue Testing Machine. 

Energy System Lab

The lab is well equipped for the demonstration & analysis for the  students to make basic foundation in Mechanical Engineering .

List of Equipments include:

  • Working Model of Two stroke petrol & Diesel Engine
  • Working Model of four stroke petrol & Diesel Engine
  • Simple Gear Train & Compound Gear Train
  • Different types of gear like spur gear , Bevel gear

Advanced Machining Lab

Lab is well equipped for UG, PG and research works in the areas of Non-Traditional Machining processes.

  • CNC Lathe – 02
  • Centre Lathe – 01
  • CNC Milling – 01
  • Electro-Discharge Machine – 01
  • Laser Beam Machine – 01
  • Universal Tool and Cutter Grinder - 01


Lab is well equipped with the latest software such as

  • Creo parametric 
  • Ansys
  • Cadian
  • Matlab to facilitate the upcoming Engineers with the essentiality of designing.


Basic Workshop

The lab is well equipped to offer UG, PG and research studies in the area of machining and introduction to basic operations like

  • Carpentry
  • Fitting
  • Soldering 
  • Plumbing etc.


The major equipments include

  • Bench vice for holding jobs,
  • Drilling machine for making holes, 
  • Vernier calliper for measurements of height, depth, and diameter
  • Soldering  equibments
  • Grinding equibments
  • Anvil and electric heater are also included in the workshop.
  • Various types of Files,
  • Varrious Saws,
  • varrious Chisels, Scriber
  • Metal jack plane and wooden jack plane are used for cutting and material removal.
  • Varrious punchs, letter punch etc. are used for marking purposes.  



Departmental Library (Mechanical Engineering Department)

The Departmental Library have more than five hundreds books for the undergraduate, post graduates students and for the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Department.

Thermodynamics Lab

  • Refrigeration apparatus
  • Air conditioning apparatus.
  • Thermal conductivity and insulating slab.
  • Computerized single cylinder variable compression 4 stroke multi-fuel engine test rig.
  • Apparatus of heat transfer through natural convection
  • Single cylinder 4-S diesel engine.
  • Apparatus of heat transfer through forced convection.
  • Apparatus of emission measuring device.
  • Apparatus of Heat  transfer through composite wall
  • Stefan-Boltzmann apparatus.
  • 2 stage air compressor.
  • Four cylinder petrol engine test rig.
  • Apparatus of shell and tube heat exchanger.
  • Apparatus of parallel flow and counter flow heat exchanger.
  • Apparatus of various condensations.
  • Apparatus of thermal conductivity of metallic rod.
  • Apparatus of finned tube heat exchanger.
  • Centrifugal blower.
  • Apparatus for determine the thermal conductivity of insulating powder.
  • Apparatus of heat transfer through legged pipe.
  • Axial flow fan test rig.
  • Apparatus of heat transfer from pin fin.



We aim to promote efficient technocrat as well as good researcher for the industrial revolution of our country. Because we cannot deny our responsibility for the nation and vision 2020.”

Prof(Dr) Ruben Phipon