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  • 20

    Experienced faculty

  • 11

    Specialised Lab

  • 15

    Student sent for research

  • 2000+

    Number of Books

  • Strong

    Alumni Network




Established in the year 1997, Department of Mechanical Engineering has traversed the path of knowledge dissemination and generation for more than two decades. The department takes pride in grooming over 2000 Mechanical Engineering graduates to serve the nation and globally. Over these glorious years of its journey, it has carved a niche for itself in the key areas of teaching, research, entrepreneurship, administration and community service. The Department gives priority to update the curriculum primarily driven by the dynamics of technological advances and sustainable development on a continuous basis with active involvement of industry, academia, alumni, research organizations and other stakeholders.

To establish the department as the centre for innovation and excellence.
Mission Objective
  • To provide holistic education for developing skilled and technically proficient graduates.
  • To empower students with skills and knowledge to succeed in their careers and contribute meaningfully to society.
  • To equip students with a robust foundation in principles, theory, and practical skills to prepare them for careers in industry, research and higher studies.
  • To conduct cutting-edge research in mechanical engineering.
  • To collaborate with industry partners to address real-world challenges and facilitate technology transfer between academia and industry.
  • To develop leadership and entrepreneurship skills through technology start-ups. technology transfer initiatives for students and faculty.

Program Educational Objectives (B. Tech Mechanical Engineering)

  • To excel in industries, technological fields and professional/personal career.
  • To develop ability to apply mathematical, scientific and engineering concept to solve real life industrial problems.
  • To develop engineering analytical skills in analyzing, designing and developing useful novel products related to mechanical engineering.
  • To develop effective communication skills, multidisciplinary approach, excellent teamwork spirit and ability to lead the team.
  • To exhibit professionalism with high moral, social and ethical values.
  • To provide strong foundation of mechanical engineering for higher education and research.


Stream Specialization Interdisciplinary Courses Open Elective
  • Electric Vehicle Technology
  • Robotics and Automation
  • Automotive Engineering
  • Machine Design
  • Introduction to python programming
  • Introduction to Machine Learning
  • Developing Soft Skills and Interpersonal Communication
  • Optimization Techniques
  • Introduction to IOT
  • IIOT and Industry 4.0
  • Introduction to Hybrid and Electric Vehicles
  • Artificial and Neural Networks.
  • Electric Vehicle Fundamentals
  • Robotics and Automation
  • Nano-Technology
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Automobile Engineering
  • Power Plant Engineering
  • Supply chain Management
  • Turbo Machinery
  • Manufacturing Processes
  • Internal Combustion Engine
  • Latest Trends in Mechanical Engineering
  • Computer Integrated Manufacturing
  • Tool Engineering and Design
  • Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
  • Mechanical Vibration
  • Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing
  • Finite Element Methods
  • Production & Operations Management


  • M.Tech in Production Engineering (ME) (Programme not being offered from AY 2020 - 2021)



  • Industry linked specialization course in Electric Vehicle Technology in collaboration with L&T Edu-tech.
  • Strong R&D activities such as Alternative fuels like hydrogen fuel, biodiesel, Nanotechnology, green energy, Non-Conventional 
  • Machining and Optimization techniques.
  • A plethora of Program and Open electives offered such as Electric 
  • Vehicle Technology, Mechatronics, Robotics & Automation etc.
  • State of the Art Laboratories with contemporary research facility.
  • Highly developed Infrastructure with ICT enabled classrooms.
  • Highly qualified and experienced faculty.
  • Internship facility to get hands on experience with various industries such as E-Motorad and L&T.
  • Exposure to live industrial projects.
  • Adequate volumes of Textbooks, journals and periodicals in Departmental Library.
  • Faculty to student ratio is 1:6.
  • Student’s Society (MEDUSA) for all round development of the student.
    Free GATE coaching classes.
    Mentor/ Mentee scheme through project-based learning.
    Strong alumni network.



Electric Vehicle technology Robotics Nano-technology
Battery Thermal Management Mechatronics Green Energy
Computational Fluid Dynamics Automotive Engineering
Alternative Fuel Machine Design Non-conventional machining



Communication Skills Leadership Entrepreneurship Ideation
Critical Thinking Design Thinking Teamwork Promptness Novelty
Compassion Lifelong Learning Problem Solving



  • Larsen and Toubro Ltd (L&T EduTech), Chennai.
  • National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC), Singtam.
  • National Chin-Yi University of Technology, Taiwan



  • Electric Vehicle Technology
  • Alternative fuel such as hydrogen fuel and biodiesel
  • Nano-Technology
  • Green Energy
  • Battery Thermal Management
  • Non-conventional machining
  • Optimization techniques





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

HOD/Additional Professor



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


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.


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. 
  • Torsion testing Machine.
  • Rockwell, Brinell and Vickers Hardness Testing Machine.
  • Impact Testing Machine.
  • Fatigue Testing Machine.
  • Spring testing machine.

Automobile Engineering Lab 

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

List of Equipments include:

  • Single Cylinder 4-stroke Diesel Engine Test Rig
  • Multi-Cylinder 4-stroke Petrol Engine Test Rig
  • Original 8 speed transmission system (BMW).
  • Wheel alignment machine.
  • Working Model of Two stroke petrol & Diesel Engine.
  • Working Model of four stroke petrol & Diesel Engine.
  • Working model of different types of gear bos such as
  • Constant mesh, Synchromesh etc.
  • Different types of gear like spur gear, Bevel gear etc.
  • Working model of Petrol & Diesel fuel supply system.
  • Working model of manual and power steering system.
  • Working model of disc, drum and hydraulic brakes.
  • Working model of a differential.
  • 4 stoke diesel engine chassis, suspension system
  • Working model of a centrifugal clutch and plate type clutch.


Lab is well equipped for UG 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


The lab is well equipped to offer introduction to basic operations like:

  • Carpentry
  • Fitting
  • Soldering 
  • Plumbing


The major equipments include

  • Bench vice,
  • Drilling machine, 
  • Vernier calliper
  • Micrometer
  • Soldering
  • Grinding
  •  Different types of Files,
  •  Different types of Saws,
  •  Chisels, Scriber
  • Metal jack plane and wooden jack plane
  • Varrious punchs, letter punch etc.


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


List of equipment:-

  • Centrifugal Blower Test Rig
  • Axial Fan Test Rig
  • Refrigeration Trainer
  • Air Conditioner Trainer
  • 2-Stage Reciprocating Air Compressor
  • Single Cylinder 4-stroke Diesel Engine Test Rig
  • Multi-Cylinder 4-stroke Petrol Engine Test Rig
  • Multi-Fuel Variable Compression Engine Test Rig




List of equipment:-

  • Heat transfer through insulating powder apparatus.
  • Heat transfer through pin fin apparatus.
  • Heat transfer through insulating slab apparatus.
  • Heat transfer through lagged pipe apparatus.
  • Finned tube heat exchanger.
  • Shell and tube heat exchanger.
  • Dropwise and film-wise condensation apparatus.
  • Heat transfer through composite wall apparatus.
  • Emissivity of test plate apparatus.
  • Thermal conductivity of metal bar apparatus.
  • Stefan Boltzmann apparatus.
  • Parallel flow and counter flow heat exchanger.
  • Heat transfer in Natural convection apparatus.
  • Heat transfer in forced convection apparatus.

Machine Shop

  • Lathe
  • Shaper Machine
  • Horizontal Milling Machine
  • Slotter Machine
  • Vertical Milling Machine
  • Electro Discharge Machine
  • Surface Grinding Machine
  • Radial Drilling Machine
  • TIG Welding Machine
  • MIG Welding Machine
  • ARC Welding Machine
  • Oxy ARC Welding Machine
  • Spot welding machine
  • Hydraulic Hacksaw

Computational Lab

  • C and C++ 
  • Python
  • Matlab






Prof. (Dr.) Ruben Phipon

Professor & Head Department of Mechanical Engineering,

Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology

Majitar, Rangpo. Pin-737 136 (East-Sikkim), India

Mobile No. : +91-8906184911 /+91-9064154970


Fax: 03592-246112