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Vidya Academy of Science & Technology Technical Campus

(A unit of Vidya International Charitable Trust)

Accredited by NAAC with "B++" grade

Mechanical Engineering

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About Us

The B-Tech Course in Mechanical Engineering was started in the year 2013 with an annual intake of 60 students. It also admits lateral entry students during the second year. The Department of Mechanical Engineering aims to provide students an intensive and quality education that takes them through the fundamental concepts of the subject along with due importance on practical aspects, so as to enable the students the right choice for the industry. It also eventually equips them to climb up the career ladder to attain their cherished goals.


The competent faculty team includes Professors, Associate Professors and Assistant Professors. Their areas of specialization include Production & Industrial Engineering, Robotics, Computer-Aided Design, Refrigeration & Cryogenics, Machine Design, Propulsion, Material Science, Thermal Engineering, Automobile Engg., etc. The highly skilled technician team consists of the Workshop Superintendent and Lab Instructors. The laboratory facilities to cater to the needs of the syllabus and beyond are available. Multi-media facilities and Over Head Projector in classrooms enhances the teaching-learning process effectively.



Progress through education by creating smart mechanical engineers who can shoulder both theoretical and practical situations in the complex mechanical engineering world.



  • M1: Imparting Mechanical Engineering knowledge through a well-balanced curriculum.
  • M2: Encouraging students to actively participate in innovation, industrial development, and research through lifelong learning.
  • M3: Inculcate strong ethical and human values for a sustainable world.


Program Outcomes (POs) of the Department

  • PO1: Students will have the ability to apply the knowledge of engineering mathematics, physics, chemistry, inter-disciplinary and mechanical engineering.
  • PO2: Design and perform laboratory experiments for mechanical and related systems and know how to analyze and interpret results.
  • PO3: Ability to design and develop a mechanical system or component  to meet the specific requirement and ability to work professionally in mechanical systems areas resulting in patents, journal publications and product development.
  • PO4: Ability to function on multicultural and multidisciplinary teams.
  • PO5: Ability to define and solve problems related to mechanical engineering.
  • PO6: An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
  • PO7: Ability to communicate technical matters effectively in oral, written and graphical form
  • PO8: Have broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering in a global, economic, environmental, and social context.
  • PO9: Commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement through lifelong learning. 
  • PO10: Knowledge of contemporary issues in mechanical engineering.
  • PO11: Ability to use modern modeling and simulation techniques; and computing tools.
  • PO12: Ability to apply innovative techniques in engineering design and development to meet society’s needs.


Program Educational Objectives (PEOs) of the Department

  • PEO1: Our graduates will have a strong foundation in Mathematics, Science and Engineering.
  • PEO2: Prepare graduates to become effective innovators to address social and engineering challenges through lifelong learning and research.
  • PEO3: Graduates will have a strong sense of responsibility and ethical values towards protecting the environment and are committed to peaceful co-existence.


Program Specific Objectives (PSOs) of the Department

  • PSO 1: Apply principles of engineering, basic science, and mathematics to model, analyze and design mechanical systems, components and processes. 
  • PSO 2: Apply basic engineering principles and knowledge of mechanical engineering to design sustainable products for industrial processes which will make them work professionally as Mechanical Engineers.
  • PSO 3: Work professionally in industrial management and interdisciplinary environments.


Course Outcomes (COs) of S3-S8 2015 Scheme


Dr. H. Thilakan



Previous Experience :-

Areas of Interest :-


Dr.T.Mathavaraj Ravikumar

Professor & Principal

B.E, M.E, Ph.D, MBA

04702649574 Ext : 119

Robin David

Assistant Professor


Prasanth B

Assistant Professor


Midhun S S

Assistant Professor


Naveen B

Assistant Professor


Dr.Unnikrishnan M A

Assistant Professor


Gokul Biju

Assistant Professor


Sajith Krishnan R

Assistant Professor


Arun K L

Assistant Professor



Trade Instructor

Diploma in Mechanical Engineering

Unnikrishnan V S

Trade Instructor


Anilkumar V R

Trade Instructor

National Trade Certificate

Ratheesh B

Trade Instructor


Sooraj S

Trade Instructor

National Trade Certificate



The Department has has the following fully equipped laboratories:

Basic Engineering Workshop

Provides an introduction to the various tool and equipment's  used in various section such as carpentry,smithy,welding fitting,plumbing and sheet metal, along with the  basic engineering skill development and training in each sections.

Fluid Mechanics Lab

Fluid Mechanics is one of the core areas in the field of Mechanical Engineering. The students are given an opportunity to understand the various principles in Fluid Mechanics and their practical applications through a well equipped laboratory.

Hydraulic Machines is another important area that deals with the working and application of different types of Hydraulic Machines in the various fields of Engineering. The lab is well equipped with turbines used in hydro-electric power plants and pumps used in various practical applications. Students are given hands on training on these machines.

Some of the important test rigs available in the lab are Venturimeter, Orificemeter, Pumps, and Turbines etc.


Machine Tools Lab

The Objective of this lab is to acquaint with milling machines, grinding machines and drilling machines and to impart training on these machines. It also includes CNC machines and training on these machines.


Thermal Engineering Lab (M)

The aim of the lab is to give a practical insight to the students about the study of various types IC engines and their parts The lab is well equipped with test rigs for conduct the performance test on IC engines, compressors and blowers.

IC engine Lab

Production Engineering Lab

Computer Aided Modeling and Analysis Lab

Mechanical Engineering Lab


Events/Talks/Seminars/Conferences-November 2022

Brilliant win in BTech exam: Minister J Chinchurani felicitates Kilimanoor Vidya Mechanical student

Hon. Minister J Chinchurani felicitated Vidya Engineering College 2018-2022 mechanical engineering student Mohammad Arif, who scored well in the B.Tech examination. Mohammad Arif is among the top 2 per cent of students in the technical university examination. He is the son of Siraj Manzil Sirajuddin and Sheeja Dabati of Kadakkal Chitara East in Kollam Dist.  Mechanical Department Head Bijesh P, teachers Dr. Unnikrishnan M A, Ajayakumar A G and Arun K L participated in the ceremony held at the minister's office in Thiruvananthapuram.




Events/Talks/Seminars/Conferences-October  2022

Training session for Mechanical Minor students

The Mechanical Engineering department conducted a practical session on various machine tools for students who opted for machine tool engineering as a minor. The session was arranged at the Machine Tool Lab of the department on the 14th of October 2022. Mr Arun K L, AP ME and Mr Unnikrishnan V S, TI ME dept took the session for fifth-semester electronics and electrical students. The training session has given an overall idea about the various machining operations and the tools used for the same.



Events/Talks/Seminars/Conferences-September 2022

Major Kavitha Nair builds dreams in the minds of young mechanical engineers through online career guidance talk

Major Kavitha Nair who is also a mechanical engineer from TKM college, Kollam was the resource person for the online career guidance program organised by Mechanical engineering department on 24th september 2022 for the newly admitted students of Vidya Academy of Science and Technology, Technical Campus, Kilimanoor. She shared her experiences about how to achieve dreams through hard work. She also presented the various opportunities in the Army for mechanical engineering students. It was an interactive session. Students got an opportunity to clarify their doubts about the Indian army. Mechanical engineering department Head Mr Bijeesh P, admission convenor Ajaykumar A G, Assistant professors of the department Arun K L, Prasanth B, and Midhun S S lead the program.

Webinar on "Career Road Map for Mechanical Engineers"

The Department of Mechanical Engineering, Vidya Academy of Science and Technology Technical Campus, organized a webinar on “CAREER ROAD MAP FOR MECHANICAL ENGINEERS’. The webinar was intended to address the dramatic changes in the field of Mechanical Engineering and career opportunities for Mechanical Engineering graduates. The event was conducted in the Google Meet platform on July 15, 2020 (Wednesday) from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM IST. The resource person for the webinar was Dr. RIJO JACOB THOMAS (Assistant Professor, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, TKM College of Engineering, Kollam, Kerala). There was an overwhelming response for the Webinar from different parts of India, and a total of 454 people registered out of which 102 were Diploma students, 11 Plus Two students, and 22 Faculty members. Among this 190+ attended the webinar, including 62 Diploma students, Engineering students, and Faculty from our institution as well as other institutions. 

The distinguished Guest Speaker lead off the talk by pinpointing the importance of engineering trade in the present scenario. He emphasized on the need of Mechanical Engineering as a choice of study by detailing the attractive career opportunities available in the field. The varied skill sets required for Mechanical Engineers to excel in their career were also explained. He highlighted the importance of having a career plan and passion to become successful in the long-term. He also discussed and expressed his views on how to empower ourselves for future-ready competencies that the industry demands today. The speaker kept the entire session lively and there was an interactive query and answer session at the end of the webinar, wherein the attendees raised their questions and the speaker effectively replied to them.

We received indeed commendable feedback from each of the participants through the feedback form which was shared after the session. E- Certificates were issued to all active participants. The entire event was coordinated by Mr. Robin David (AP, ME), Mr. Sreejith S Nair (AP, ME) and Mr. Ajeesh A (AP, ME) with the enduring support from the Principal- Dr. T Mathavaraj Ravikumar, Mr. Bijeesh.P (HoD in charge, ME), Mr. Midhun SS (AP, ME), Mr. Ramu Rajendran (AP, ME), Mr. Nithin Mithra S (AP, ME) and other faculty and staff members from the Mechanical Engineering Department. The poster, Guest profile, and sample certificate of the webinar have been attached herewith for your kind perusal.


2. Association of Mechanical Engineering - 2020, INAUGURATION

The Annual meet of association of department of Mechanical Engineering was conducted by the Mechanical Engineering Department on Feb 24, 2020. Dr. G Madhavan Nair, former chairman of ISRO was the chief guest of the function conducted at the mechanical engineering seminar hall. The function was presided over by Principal, Dr. T MathavarajRavikumar.

The program commenced at 1.30 pm. Department association student president Mr. Saeed (S8, ME)delivered the welcome speech. He welcomed the chief guest and other dignitaries on the dais. Trustee co-ordinator Mrs. Anitha, Department HOD-in-charge Mr. Bijeesh. P, ARMS advisor Mr. Nithin Mithra, AP. ME Department decorated the dais.HODs of other departments also associated with the function. The function was coordinated by the department association advisorMr Robin David (AP, ME Department) and Mr. Nithin Mithra (AP, ME Department).

In his speech, Dr G.Madhavan Nair, stressed upon the importance of utilizing technical knowledge of the students for the benefit of the society. He also inspired the students by touching upon his valuable experiences in ISRO.After 1 one hour of interactive session, the participants threw their doubts and gratitude for the informative session led by Dr G Madhavan Nair, and gave their feedback about the programme. Department association secretary MrAbhiram R Krishnan (S6, ME) thanked all the dignitaries and participants.All the student representatives of ARMS were introduced in the function.


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