M.Tech in Mechanical Engineering Design
Program Overview

The M.Tech in Mechanical Engineering Design at D Y Patil University Pune prepares engineers for the forefront of industrial innovation. Aligning with the sweeping advancements of Industry 4.0, the curriculum is designed to foster proficiency in AI, CAD/CAM, and automation—critical domains shaping modern manufacturing. Students delve into the complexities of designing systems that accommodate the dynamics of both rigid and deformable bodies. With a clear focus on evolving automotive technologies, the program also emphasizes sustainable energy solutions and hybrid systems in response to global ecological concerns. It encourages the development of comfortable, efficient processes and technologies that respond to current societal needs.
This AICTE-approved course equips future engineers with the skills to implement automation strategies effectively, ensuring they remain adaptable and innovative in an ever-changing engineering landscape.

  • 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 Mechanical Engineering Design from D Y Patil University Pune are poised for dynamic careers in industries spearheading technological innovations. They are well-equipped for roles in design and analysis, project management, and R&D in sectors like automotive, aerospace, manufacturing, and energy. With a strong foundation in mechanical design principles and practical exposure to modern tools like CAD/CAM, as well as knowledge of Industry 4.0 practices, alumni are desirable candidates for top engineering firms and research institutions.

Career Paths:
  • Design Engineer:

    Design Engineers apply principles of engineering, physics, and materials science to create detailed plans for products and machinery. They are involved in innovating and improving product designs and collaborate with other departments to ensure that the designs can be made reliably and will perform consistently in specified operating environments.

  • Research and Development (R&D) Engineer:

    R&D Engineers focus on developing new products and technologies or improving existing ones. They work on the cutting edge of technology and industrial practice, often in lab settings, and are responsible for conducting experiments and simulations to test new ideas and prototypes.

  • Project Manager:

    Project Managers in the engineering sector are responsible for planning, executing, and closing projects. They ensure that projects are completed on time, within budget, and within scope, coordinating teams of engineers and other professionals.

  • CAD/CAM Engineer:

    CAD/CAM Engineers specialize in computer-aided design and manufacturing software to create detailed 3D models, drawings for manufacturing machinery, and oversee the automated manufacturing process.

  • Quality Control Engineer:

    These engineers ensure that products meet quality and efficiency standards. They develop and monitor quality control systems, utilize testing processes to detect issues, and provide solutions to ensure that production standards and quality are maintained.

  • Systems Analyst:

    Systems Analysts work with users and management to determine system requirements, ensuring that information systems use accurate and efficient algorithms and are streamlined to improve industrial operations.

  • Production Manager:

    Production Managers oversee the production process in manufacturing plants. They ensure that production runs smoothly and efficiently, manage production schedules, and work to improve the processes to meet quality, cost, and time benchmarks.

  • Technical Consultant:

    Technical Consultants provide expert advice in the field of mechanical engineering. They help companies solve specific problems, improve systems, or manage projects that require specialized knowledge of engineering and design principles.

  • Design with Advanced Engineering Materials
  • Theory of Elasticity & Plasticity
  • Design of Experiments & Research Methodology
  • Mathematical Modelling
  • Program Elective-I (selection based on the student's interest)
  • Lab Practice-I
  • Audit Course-I
  • Advanced Mechanical Vibration
  • Synthesis & Analysis of Mechanisms
  • Experimental Stress Analysis
  • Program Elective-II (selection based on the student's interest)
  • Lab Practice-II
  • Seminar-I
  • Audit Course-II
  • Acoustics & Noise Control
  • Open Elective
  • Program Elective-III (selection based on the student's interest)
  • Seminar-II
  • Project Stage-I
  • Project Phase-II