The Department of Mechanical Engineering is one of the pioneering departments in the Vels Institute of Science, Technology & Advanced Studies (VISTAS), the department was established in the year 2009. The department offers B.E. Mechanical Engineering (4yrs) and M.E. Computer Integrated Manufacturing (2 years). The programmes are supported with well-developed curriculum and syllabus ensuring high quality education to the students. The state-of-the-art laboratories, well-balanced curriculum and faculty with iron-resolve address the cognitive capacities as well as practical hands on workshop experience of students in fulfilling the ever more pressing needs of the industry. The department also runs Doctoral (Ph.D.) programme supported by well-equipped research facilities. The department of Mechanical Engineering is accredited by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA).
The Department has well qualified and experienced faculty in various disciplines and the programmes offered by the department are approved by the UGC and AICTE .The department collaborates with various industries and is actively engaged in various consultancy works. The department concentrates on organization and community education and conducts various value added courses, hands on training workshops, societal awareness campaigns etc to sensitize the social responsibilities of students, thus making them good citizens and also bridges the gap between institution and industry. The aim of the Department is to provide academic leadership in the area of education and training, research and development for improvement and innovations in technical education systems thereby creating professionals with excellent leadership and societal skills for creating a sustainable society.