M.Tech in Heat Power Engineering
Program Overview

The M.Tech in Heat Power Engineering at D Y Patil University Pune is a specialized program in mechanical engineering focusing on heat energy dynamics and transfer methods. Designed to address the needs of industries like aerospace, automotive, and manufacturing, the program dives deep into thermodynamics, heat transfer, refrigeration, air-conditioning, and power plant engineering.
Students engage with core courses and a selection of electives, including Computational Fluid Dynamics and IC Engine Design, equipping them with the knowledge to innovate eco-friendly solutions and promote a sustainable environment. This AICTE-approved program paves the way for graduates to contribute significantly to research, industry advancement, and ecological conservation.

  • Duration: 2 years
  • Intake: 12
Fee Structure

Annual Fee: ₹1,35,000/- per year
Application Fee: INR 1000/-

Eligibility Criteria

    Maharashtra State Candidates & All India Candidates

  • The candidate should be an Indian National.
  • They must have passed a Bachelor’s Degree in the relevant field of Engineering and Technology from institutions approved by the All India Council for Technical Education, Central or State Governments, or their equivalents, with at least 50% marks (at least 45% for Backward class categories and Person with Disability candidates belonging to Maharashtra State only).
  • They should have also passed a bachelor’s degree in the relevant course of Engineering and Technology as specified in the eligibility criteria for admission to a Post Graduate Degree course of the concerned University for which admission is being sought.
  • Additionally, they must have obtained a Non-Zero positive score in the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) conducted by the Indian Institute of Technology OR PERA-CET conducted by the Preeminent Education and Research Association (PERA).
  • OR
  • For sponsored candidates, a minimum of two years of full-time work experience in a registered firm/company/industry/educational or research institute/Government Department or Government Autonomous Organization in the relevant field in which admission is sought is required. *Eligibility Criteria rules as stated by AICTE and UGC will be applicable from time to time.
  • For International Students

  • Students applying through PIO (Person of Indian Origin)/FN (Foreign National)/OCI (Overseas Citizenship of India) are requested to send an email to [email protected] or contact the Admission Office at 8448444230.
Program Highlights
Career Prospects:

Graduates of the M.Tech in Heat Power Engineering from D Y Patil University have prospects in sectors that prioritize energy efficiency and innovative heat transfer technologies. They are suited for roles in research and development, design, and operation of thermal systems in industries like automotive, aerospace, energy production, and HVAC, contributing to sustainable and environmentally friendly engineering solutions.

Career Paths:
  • Thermal Design Engineer:

    Focuses on designing thermal systems and components, ensuring products meet thermal specifications through analysis, testing, and material selection.

  • Energy Analyst:

    Evaluates energy consumption patterns and devises strategies to improve efficiency and reduce costs within industrial or commercial settings.

  • CFD Analyst:

    Uses computational fluid dynamics tools to simulate and analyze fluid flow and heat transfer, optimizing designs for various engineering applications.

  • Power Plant Engineer:

    Oversees the operation and maintenance of power plants, working to optimize power generation and implement eco-friendly practices.

  • HVAC Engineer:

    Designs, implements, and tests heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems, ensuring indoor air quality and comfort.

  • Research Scientist:

    Works in R&D to develop new theories, technologies, and processes in the field of heat power, often contributing to academic and industry knowledge.

  • Product Development Engineer:

    Develops new products or improves existing ones, particularly focusing on thermal aspects and energy-related features.

  • Advanced Thermal Engineering
  • Advanced Fluid Mechanics
  • Research Methodology
  • Applied Mathematics and Computational Techniques
  • Program Elective-I
  • Lab Practice-I
  • Audit Course-I
  • Experimental Methods in Thermal Engineering
  • Advanced Heat Transfer
  • Advanced Finite Element Analysis
  • Program Elective-II
  • Lab Practice-II
  • Seminar-I
  • Audit Course-II
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Open Elective
  • Program Elective-III
  • Seminar-II
  • Project Stage-I
  • Project Phase-II

Elective I:

  • Advanced refrigeration and air-conditioning
  • Advanced Power Generation Systems
  • Gas Dynamics
  • Project Management & Operations Research

Elective II:

  • Cryogenics
  • Solar Energy Technology
  • Steam and Gas Turbines
  • Mechatronics

Elective III:

  • Fuels and Combustion
  • Vacuum Technology
  • Energy Conservation and Waste Heat Recovery
  • Business Analytics
  • Industrial Safety
  • Cost Management of Engineering Project
  • Composite Material