M.E. Machine Design is a full-time 2 year postgraduate Engineering course. Eligibility to which is B.E/B.Tech degree in any stream with 55% marks from a recognized university.
Admission to M.E. Machine Design course is based on merit or Entrance. Most of the colleges select students through counseling based on the marks obtained in their bachelor’s degree. Some of the reputed colleges conduct entrance exam and select students through the marks obtained in their entrance exam. Some colleges conduct entrance exam along with the personal interview for admission process. Some of the colleges directly select students for this course.
Most of the colleges offer M.E. Machine Design course in India. Every college has their own eligibility criteria, admission process, and fees structure for this course.
Some of the top colleges and universities offer this course include:
The average fee for this course ranges between INR 20,000 to 2 Lacs based on the marks obtained in their bachelor’s degree examination or an entrance exam.
This course involves analysis of static and dynamic forces to design machine elements to meet strength, reliability, safety, and cost specifications. This course focuses on components using analytical, design of mechanics, experimental, and numerical approaches.
After completion of this course, candidates may work in areas like Automotive companies, Colleges, and Universities, Machine Tools Design Companies, Aerospace companies, Construction companies, Energy companies, Manufacturing companies, Medicine companies, Railways, Sports industries, etc. These professionals may work in positions like Manager, Electrical engineer, Project leader, Machine operator, Lecturer, Production supervisor, Fixture Designer, Marketing executive, etc. The average salary for these professionals ranges between INR 2 to15 lakhs as per their experience and expertise in this field.
Written below are some of the major highlights of the course.
|Examination Type||Semester type|
|Admission Process||Merit-based or Entrance-based|
|Top recruiting organizations||Siemens, Toshiba, Jacobs, GE Global Research, Reliance Industries, Tata Motors, Indian oil|
|Top recruiting areas||Automotive companies, Colleges, and Universities, Machine Tools Design Companies, Aerospace companies, Construction companies, Energy companies, Manufacturing companies, Medicine companies, Railways, Sport industries|
|Top job profiles||Manager, Electrical engineer, Project leader, Machine operator, Lecturer, Production supervisor, Fixture Designer, Marketing executive|
|Course Fee||INR 20,000 to 2 Lacs|
|Average Starting Salary||INR 2 to 15 Lacs|
M.E. Machine Design course is one of the specializations in the field of mechanical engineering. In this course, students may learn to manufacture and assembly design, CAD and CAM design, plastics design, aerospace design, complex engineering systems design, and robotics engineering and design.
Some of the major topics taught in this course are mechanical design dimensional tolerance, autonomous robotics design, architectural biomedical engineering, plasma physics applications, bone mechanics, materials dynamic behaviorism, theoretical multi variable control, and asynchronous systems and circuit design.
Given below are the college names, location and the average structure of the fees which will be taken by the college for this course.
|COLLEGE NAME||CITY||AVERAGE ANNUAL FEE IN INR|
|Andhra University||Vishakhapatnam||INR 87,500|
|Andhra University College of Engineering||Vishakhapatnam||INR 68,500|
|Anil Neerukonda Institute of Technology and Science||Vishakhapatnam||INR 75,800|
|Bhavan’s Sardar Patel College of Engineering||Mumbai||INR 1,15,000|
|CK Pithawalla College of Engineering and Technology||Surat||INR 36,000|
|Indore Institute of Science and Technology||Indore||INR 1,22,000|
|Institute of Professional Studies||Gwalior||INR 59,000|
|North Maharashtra University||Maharashtra||INR 43,840|
|Prince Dr. K. Vasudevan College of Engineering and Technology||Chennai||INR 40,000|
|Raipur Institute of Technology||Raipur||INR 65,410|
|Sarada Institute of Technology and Science||Andhra Pradesh||INR 35,000|
|Shri Shankaracharya College of Engineering and Technology||Chhattisgarh||INR 50,000|
|Sinhgad Institute of Technology||Pune||INR 1,01,000|
|Sir CR Reddy College of Engineering||Andhra Pradesh||INR 40,500|
|University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering||Bangalore||INR 29,907|
|Veerayatan Institute of Engineering and Management||Gujarat||INR 91,000|
Candidates who have completed Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or B.Tech degree in any stream or an equivalent degree from a recognized university are eligible for Master of Engineering (Machine Design) course. Candidates who have pursued 55% of marks in their bachelor’s degree are eligible for this course. The percentage may vary from one institute to another. Eligible candidates may apply for this course through online or offline.
Admission for M.E. (Machine Design) course is based on merit list or Entrance exam. Most of the colleges select students through counseling based on the marks obtained in their bachelor’s degree. Some of the reputed colleges conduct entrance exam and select students through the marks obtained in their entrance exam. Top entrance examinations conducted by respective colleges and institutes are:
Some colleges conduct entrance exam along with personal interview for admission process. Some of the colleges directly select students for this course.
A semester-wise syllabus for Master of Engineering [ME] (Machine Design)is given below. The syllabus may vary from one college to other.
|SEMESTER I||SEMESTER II|
|Advanced Mechanical Engineering Design of Equipment||Design and Synthesis of Mechanism|
|Computer Methods in Mechanical Design||Optimization Techniques in Design|
|Vibration Engineering||Machine Tool Design|
|Tribology||Mechatronic Product Design|
|Design of Pressure Vessel||Automotive Design|
|Laboratory Practice I||Laboratory Practice II|
|Seminar I||Seminar II|
|Design of Material Handling Equipment||Design for Manufacturing and Assembly|
|SEMESTER III||SEMESTER IV|
|Seminar III||Progress Seminar|
|Project Stage I||Project Stage II|
Machine Designers are hugely demanded in both India and abroad. Machine design growth is ample in this industry increasing, as more and more people are showing interest in this field. Ample growth is registered in this industry and it is said that design engineering will be the highest paid career option.
These professionals can work in areas like thermal power industry, air conditioning, and refrigeration industry, gas turbines industry, oil and gas exploration and refining industries, educational sector, agricultural sector, aviation companies, aerospace industry, shipping industries, armed forces, automobile industry, pharmaceutical, and many others related fields.
After completing this course, graduates can also go for a teaching career. This will include teaching subjects in Machine Design in top colleges and universities in our country. They pay package is good for professors of this branch of engineering.
Further study: Students who would like to study Doctorate course in Machine Design can further go for further studies. After completing this course, graduates may get high positions and lead a high career.
Given below are the major job positions, their descriptions, and the Average annual salary for each position:
|JOB POSITION||JOB DESCRIPTION||AVERAGE ANNUAL SALARY IN INR|
|Manager||Managers are responsible for training, assisting, counselling, scheduling, and orienting the employees. They may also design and manage programs according to the research methods.||INR 7 to 8 Lacs|
|Electrical engineer||Electrical engineers are responsible for evaluating products, electrical systems, and components by designing research programs. They assure product quality by testing electrical products. They also develop electrical products based on the client’s requirements and they update the product if client’s needs.||INR 4 to 5 Lacs|
|Project leader||Project leaders are responsible for creating and implementing the project plan and execution. They will give clear instructions and directions to the stakeholders and team members with regards to external factors. They may also encourage contributions, get input from team members, and key from stake holders to build a product. They determine the appropriate time to make advancement and move further.||INR 10 to 11 Lacs|
|Machine operator||Machine operators are responsible for setting up machines to start a production cycle. They can control and adjust machine settings, feed raw materials to semi-automated machines, measuring tools, and inspect parts with precision. They may also test operations of machines periodically, fix the issues, check outputs, keep records, and maintain activity logs.||INR 2 to 3 Lacs|
|Lecturer||Lecturers are responsible for planning, preparing, and researching on lessons. They teach lessons for students, checking and assessing student’s work, and encouraging personal development via tutorial works. They also invigilate examinations, attend staff meetings, arrange work experience placements, and communicate with other professional lecturers regarding researches.||INR 3 to 4 Lacs|