This department started with three year B.Tech production engineering programme (for B.Sc graduates) in the year 1977 with an intake of 20 students and M.E programme in the year 1993. The dept offers B.Tech in Production Engg & ME in manufacturing Engg, Mechatornics Engg. It also offers part time UG programs in the areas of Mechanical Engg, Production Engg & PG programme in Manufacturing Engineering . For the first time in our country a PG programme in M.E Mechatronics was started in the year 1999 with an intake of 15 students.
The department was awarded A5 grade in 1997-98 (Highest grade for 5 years) by the National board of Accreditation. The department has organized 9 national level seminars and 3 summer/winter schools and a number of short term programs in the areas of low cost automation CNC machines & programming and fluid power automations.