The department of Mechanical Engineering was established in the year of 1984 with intake of 60 students with the aim to fulfill the dream of the Govt. of Maharashtra to drain the technical education in the nearby rural area of Jaysingpur and fulfill the need of skilled manpower to the industries. The department has the all required infrastructural facilities like well qualified and experienced teaching staff, well equipped laboratories, modern teaching aids to impart effective academic skills.
To cope up with the fast growth of the industrial sector due to the vast opening at the global level and to meet the increased demand of technical manpower from the various sectors, the intake have been increased to 90 in the year 2005-06 and later to 120 students in the year 2009-10 by providing corresponding additional infrastructural facilities with this increased intake.
The department presently has 13 well qualified and experienced teaching staff members headed by the dynamic Head of the Department Prof. M. S. Dhotre (M.E.TECH. Power Engg.).
Excellence in Academies
Trained and experienced teaching staff of the department provides an effective teaching to the students community by incorporating latest teaching – learning resources like LCD, keeping constant personal attention towards students, covering 100% curriculum by conducting extra lectures, properly guiding and counseling the students and taking feedback with the parents personally about the academic progress have leaded in achieving the sound academic excellencies in the department. Hence department has good track of academic results every year with maximum number of students securing First Class, with Distinction in the final year. Participation and prize winners in DIPEX, a State Level Diploma Project Exhibition event, participation and prize winning in the State Level Paper Presentation and Quiz Competition conducted in the various institutions are the milestone achievement of this department.
Teaching staff is a back bone of the department and excellence in academic can be had only when the staff is updated and exposed to the latest teaching methodologies. For effective implementation of the curriculum the teaching staff have been trained by sending them to attend various Summer-Winter schools, workshops, seminars, conferences, orientation programs conducted by MSBTE in the various institutes. Teaching staff have been provided with a facility to represent and publish a Technical papers in the various National Level Conferences. Effective staff contribution is there in the various activities under MSBTE like Laboratory Manual preparation, curriculum implementation strategy. Many of the staff members have been worked as the Judge for the various State Level Paper Presentation and Quiz Competition events conducted at the different Institutes.
Departmentwise Knowledge Resources
To update the technical knowledge and to face the emerging trends in the field of Engineering the department has provided a compatible knowledge resources to the students. In this context expert guest lectures from the various fields have been regularly arranged with question-answer interactive session. To keep interaction of the students with Industry and exposure to the practical aspects, sufficient Industrial Visits for variety of Industries have been conducted. To provide an additional vision and expertise, an Industry sponsored Projects are given to the Final year students. For the best product output from this department Second year students have been sent to the Industrial Training during Summer Vacation to concrete their theoretical concepts with practical.Broad band Internet facility is provided for each student in the departmental Computer Lab and is made accessible as and when required by the student.