Mechanical Engineering Department in a nutshell...

Welcome to the department of Mechanical Engineering at Gandhi Institute For Technology, Autonomous, Bhubaneswar, Odisha.The department was established in the year 2009 and since its inception the department is offering undergraduate courses. Gradually it started offering post graduation in Industrial Safety Engineering and doctoral program in Mechanical engineering.

The department is having well qualified and dedicated faculties and staff. They work with excellent team spirit in different specialization like Design Engineering, Thermal Engineering and Production engineering. Department is well equipped state of art classrooms, LCD projectors and well developed laboratories. Syllabus is well designed keeping in view with the current employment scenario. Along with theory and laboratory classes, experiential learning is included in the curriculum, where students do small projects related to the subjects taught. Students are encouraged to do multidisciplinary projects. The institute believes in collaborative learning. In this way faculties as well as students get multidisciplinary knowledge and exposure. Department always try to provide healthy and cheerful environment so that our students can stand in Today’s Technology World with High Goal.

The department encourages its students with a number of opportunities provided by our Institute to develop their overall personality by participating in the various Curricular, Co-Curricular and Cultural activities held on every Thursday afternoon throughout the year. The students take very active participation with the guidance from faculty members of the department, in house and external resources, .

Department strives to provide a conducive atmosphere for the students to develop theoretical and practical skills and pertain them to real world scenario. Department organizes regular training in state of art software & hardware, arranges workshop, technical events, seminars, guest lectures, conference, industrial visit, and internship training to impart development of subject field. Student use to visit NALCO, NTPC, OPGC, VSP,WSC,CHEP etc. either for internship or part of industrial visit. Students of Mechanical department use to bag prizes in academics as well as in co-curricular activities. Our students take part and present research papers in different national and international conferences in India. More than 90 per cent of our students are placed with high packages. Department is actively involved in social activities through NSS.

Department encourages and provides guidance to the students to become entrepreneurs as the part of our Program’s Educational Objectives. Projects on the latest technologies in the involvement with faculties and students are carried out as a curriculum. Selected projects are arranged to showcase among the best projects from other institutes. Best projects are being awarded and further processed for Indian Patent. Recently the main focus is on renewable energy, like solar energy , wind power generation , bio fuel, alternate fuel, IC engine, small hydro power, waste management and innovative inter disciplinary design projects to expose our students .

From the Desk of Head of Department

Dr. Mamata Kumari Padhy

Hearty Greetings of the day!

The process of learning is extremely important in life. What you learn, how you learn and where you learn play a crucial role in developing ones intellectual capability, besides career. Hence on behalf of the department, I welcome all you to GIFT, Bhubaneswar. The Department of Mechanical Engineering started it's journey in the year 2009. The department offers B.Tech (Mechanical Engineering) with an intake of 120 students. The department has highly experienced and dedicated faculty to impart quality education to the students. In addition to academics, the department strives for the holistic development of students by arranging various activities like workshops, seminars, conferences and industrial visits. The department has well equipped laboratories and we believe that our students are moulded to become successful engineers, who are not only committed to the industry but also to the society.

GIFT also augments the academic knowledge by training its technocrats to face the challenges in life by providing many value added courses to enhance their career prospects. We provide excellent infrastructure, best teaching faculty in order to ensure quality education. Thus we are confident that our students will emerge as assets not only to this institution, but also to the country at large.

In this era of startups we also encourage our students to become entrepreneurs which are part of our Program Educational Objectives. Many projects are going on in the area of Renewable energy like solar energy based water heater, Wind power generation on Highways by fast moving vehicles, and in the area of waste management to expose our students with the latest technologies.


  • Solar Car  Students developed a Solar Car during their Project Work which is highly appreciated by BMC.
    -13th, Mar 2018-
  • Ritesh Mohanty and Shovan Nandi   Best Paper awarded in Paper presentation 32nd Indian Congress at Chennai.
    -22nd, Dec 2017-
  • Suraj Gouda and Satyajit Kar  Certificate Awarded for Poster presentation at AICTE in the national convention at Shilong.
    -31st, Oct 2017-
  • Prana Krushna Rout  Best technical research paper on 57th Technical Conference from Institution of Engineers entitled - 14/02/2016
    -14th, Feb 2016-