Department Profile

The Department of Mechanical Engineering right from its inception of the undergraduate course B.Tech. (Mechanical) in the year 1985 has been contributing its modest share of the Mechanical Engineering graduates for national needs . A graduate study was introduced in 2004 in the specialization of CAD/CAM and Machine Design in 2013. The Department of Mechanical Engineering at RVR&JC college of engineering is as old as the Institute itself and has grown many fold during these twenty five years of its existence Its impact on the institute is easily demonstrated by noting the alignment of the department's evolution with key events of the institution. Today, the Department of Mechanical Engineering of RVR&JC College of Engineering attracts and features an rich diversity and quantity of talented individuals, with nearly 216 (180+36) undergraduates, 18 graduate students and over 34 faculty members. The impressive array of students makes the department as the largest in the state and one of the largest in the Guntur district.

The department's standing among the professional institutions was recognized by NBA with it's A grade accreditation for three years in 1998, for five years in 2002 and for three years in 2007 & provisionally for two yearsin 2012 and APSCHE's rank.

The broad areas of teaching include Engineering Design, Thermal Engineering Sciences, Manufacturing Processes and Tools, Industrial Engineering and Mechatronics lab. Workshops, Machine shop, Thermal sciences lab, Metrology lab, Kinematics and Vibrations lab and CAD/CAM lab are all provided with the state of the art equipment for training the students. The department has a well established computer centre with more than 100 systems to cope up with all the latest CAD/CAM software.

To modernize teaching aids and laboratories, grants worth Rs. 86 Lakhs were sanctioned under various categories by UGC, AICTE, DST, NEDCAP, APCOST etc.

There are five Professors, eight Associate Professors and twenty one Assistant Professors with an average experience of 12 years. The faculty is well qualified with vast experience in various fields of Mechanical Engineering and published about 80 technical papers in various International and National Journals and Conferences.

Students of the department have been excelling in their academic performance and are securing University First and Top Ranks every year.

Alumni of this department are well placed and are doing well in reputed industries like Hyundai Motors, Intergraph, Asian Motor Works, Cummins, Larsen & Toubro, Reliance, Essar Steels, Coca-Cola, TCS, CTS, HAL, IBM,Infosys, Mahindra satyam , ITC Info, VSP, Indian Railway Service, Satyam Ventures, InfoTech, Value Labs, Kirloskar etc.