Mechanical engineering lets you study, design, develop, install, operate and maintain anything that is mechanical in nature. It is one the most diverse and versatile fields of engineering. A good curriculum of mechanical engineering includes the knowledge of science and maths along with the aspects of solid and fluid mechanics, thermodynamics, heat transfer, product design, manufacturing processes and more. A mechanical engineering degree offers you a wide array of career possibilities, ranging from traditional industries of aerospace, automotive, and manufacturing to emerging sectors of nuclear technology, robotics, biomedical technology, and energy systems.
Kolkata is a prominent educational destination in India. It has some of the best engineering colleges in India. Some of the top mechanical engineering colleges in Kolkata are:
• Techno India College of Technology
Techno India College of Technology is a private institution established in 2005 at Rajarhat, Kolkata. The institute is affiliated to the Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology. It offers a 4-year B. Tech in mechanical engineering program for undergraduate students. Admissions are based on the WBJEE and JEE mains ranking of the candidate. Candidates that have valid WBJEE JELET ranking can apply for lateral entry into the program.
• University of Engineering and Management
UEM is a UGC approved private university. It is also a member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU). The university offers a B. Tech. in Mechanical Engineering program along with B. Tech. in Mechanical Engineering + MBA and an Integrated B. Tech. + M. Tech. in Mechanical Engineering program to its students. Admission in these courses is based on the Institute of Engineering and Management Joint Entrance Examination (IEM JEE) ranking secured by the candidate.
• JIS College of Engineering
JIS College of Engineering is an autonomous private institute with Grade ‘A’ accreditation by NAAC. It is affiliated to the Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology. It is counted among the best mechanical engineering colleges of the state. It offers aspiring engineering students with B. Tech. in Mechanical Engineering and M. Tech. in Mechanical Engineering programs. For admission to the undergraduate course, candidates need to have a valid WBJEE, JEE Mains or CEE AMPAI ranking. Candidates aspiring to take admission in the postgraduate course need to have a CEE AMPAI, GATE and/or PGET ranking. The college also allows B.Sc. and diploma holders with WBJEE JELET ranking to apply for lateral entry into the B.Tech. program.
• Narula Institute of Technology
Narula Institute of Technology is a private autonomous institute with a Grade ‘B’ accreditation by NAAC. Affiliated to the Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology, the institute is located at Agorpora, Kolkata. It offers B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering course of 4-year duration. Aspiring candidates that have passed 10+2 and have valid WBJEE, CEE AMPAI and/or JEE Mains ranks can apply for the program. A candidate that have passed Diploma/ B.Sc. and have valid JELET score can apply for lateral entry into the program.
• The Neotia University
The Neotia University is a UGC approved private university located at Diamond Harbour Road in Kolkata. The institute offers a specialized 4-year undergraduate course of B. Tech. in Mechanical Engineering (Automobile Manufacturing) to its students. It also offers an integrated B. Tech. + M. Tech. in Mechanical Engineering (Automobile Manufacturing) program spanning over 6-years. Candidates need to qualify TNU Entrance Exam for getting admission in these programs. Those with valid JELET ranking can apply for lateral entry into the course.