Programs Offered: Mechanical Engineering

Created by Aravind S, Modified on Sat, 03 Feb 2024 at 10:56 AM by Aravind S

One excellent opportunity for a career in engineering as well as many other interdisciplinary fields is mechanical engineering, which is one of the broadest and most diverse engineering disciplines. The extensive and fully accredited undergraduate and graduate programs at IIT Madras focus on fostering intellectual prowess, practical and transferable skills, and creative thinking. Because of this, a wide range of commercial, governmental, and industrial organizations continue to have a high demand for our graduates.

Different Programs in Mechanical Engineering

Courses are offered at the undergraduate and graduate levels by the Mechanical Engineering Department at IIT Madras. The department offers the following degree programs:

The department offers M.Tech in three streams:

  • Thermal Engineering
  • Mechanical Design
  • Manufacturing Engineering

The curriculum for each of the streams can be found here.

Inter-Disciplinary Dual Degree

However, if one wishes to do their M.Tech in another field such as Data Science, Robotics, Tech MBA, etc. IIT Madras provides its students with an opportunity to convert to IDDD (Inter-Disciplinary Dual Degree) where you can pursue a masters in the field of your choice, under the condition that you have a good CGPA. 

One can pursue a dual degree in any of the following disciples:

  1.  Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology 

  2.  Biomedical Engineering 

  3.  Computational Engineering 

  4.  Data Science 

  5.  Energy Systems 

  6.  Robotics 

  7.  TechMBA 

  8.  Quantum Science and Technology (QuST) 

  9.  Complex Systems and Dynamics 

  10.  Cyber-Physical Systems 

  11.  Electric Vehicles



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