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B.Tech (Mechanical Engineering)

Colonel (Dr) Anand Pandey

Colonel (Dr) Anand Pandey -
Professor and Head, Mechanical Engineering Department


Mechanical Engineering Department has more than twenty highly qualified teaching faculty with specializations in Design, Thermal, Manufacturing and CAD/CAM. Their research areas include computational fluid dynamics, e-mobility, industry 4.0, 3D printing, advanced composite materials, optimization, lean manufacturing, HVAC systems and more. The department has fully equipped laboratories like I.C. Engines lab, Strength of Materials lab, Theory of Machines lab, CAD lab, Refrigeration / Air Conditioning lab, Heat Transfer lab, Automobile Engineering lab, workshop and others.

Along with the core degree, the Department of Mechanical Engineering also offers the following additional honours in line with the industry's latest trends. 

  • Automobile Engineering
  • Design of Heat Exchangers
  • Mechatronics and Manufacturing Automation (Industry 4.0)

Minor Specialisation (Offered by)

  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine learning (CS &IT)
  • Data Science (CS &IT)
  • Internet of things (CS &IT)
  • Smart Cities and Urban Analytics (Civil)
  • Embedded Systems (E&TC)

Highlights of the department:

  1. Industry-led Flexi courses
  2. Global Immersion program with renowned foreign universities
  3. Opportunity to acquire a diploma in business management from SIBM
  4. Department-organized tech fests and hackathons
  5. Mentor-Mentee system to facilitate the progress of the students
  6. Academic Curricula benchmarked with International Universities
  7. Industry-visits, guest lectures, seminars, and workshops by eminent researchers and industry practitioners
  8. Six months industry internship
  9. Tinker lab to inculcate creativity
  10. Active student clubs and bodies
  11. Project-based Learning
  12. Multi-cultural and vibrant teaching environment  

Department Laboratories:

  • E-mobility research lab with equipment like electric car battery/ cell test rigs and electric car motor testing dynamometer worth 70 lakhs.
  • Engine research lab with CRDI dynamometers, fuel characterization and emission testers worth 40 lakhs.
  • Advanced manufacturing research lab with a vertical machining center, 3D printers, 3D scanners, laser cutting machines, industrial robot, and industry 4.0 setup with IoT worth 2 crores.


B Tech Mechanical Engineering  Program : 60

Lateral Entry: 12

Departmental Brochure

Anand Pande Giving Speech

Detroit visit of HOD Dr. Anand Pandey

Anand Kumar Pande
Anand Pande Giving Speech
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At SYMBIOSIS INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY, we fully believe in " Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam" - the world is a family. To reinforce this, International guests are welcomed for exploring collaborative opportunities! Today , we were more than enthusiastic to have Dr. Yogesh Bhalerao'svisit to Department of Mechanical Engineering SIT PuneDeliberations culminated in fruitful collaborative associations. We look forward to University of East Anglia, UK to be an active research and academic partner. Thanks to Team of Symbiosis Centre for International Education- Dr Swati Sahasrabuddhe, Ms Manasi Joshi, Dr Ketan Kotecha- Director SIT and Head #internationalization-SIT, Dr. Nitin Khedkar - Deputy Director-Administration, Dr Anand Pandey- Head #Mechanical Engg. Department, Dr. Chandrakant R. Sonawane, Dr. Anirban Sur,Dr. Ravi Sekhar ,Dr Vijaykumar Jatti, Arunkumar Bongale- Head #Robotics & #Automation and Anindita Roy for making the discussions engaging and eventful! #education #research #opportunities #internationalization

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At Symbiosis Institute of Technology, final year undergraduates undergo a mandatory 6-month industrial internship to make students "Industry Ready". We are happy to announce the bounty of Industrial Internship offers received by final year students of Mechanical Engineering Department. Thanks to dedicated efforts of faculty and Placement Cell, SIT! A host of opportunities are still in the waiting!

Symbiosis International Deemed University

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We usher in the new year with a bang , as our student research project received a grant of Rs. 1,00,000 from ISHRAE , India. ISHRAE supports innovative projects in bringing a societal revolution. Rushikesh will work to develop a low running cost micro-cold storage for farmers. Congratulations to effort put by mentors Dr Anindita Roy and Dr. Anirban Sur and an encouraging research environment at the Department and Institute.

#university #research #project #grants #innovation #technology #refrigeration SYMBIOSIS INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY

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Mechanical Engineering Department is proud to announce that our PG student's research project has received a grant of Rs. 1,00,000 from ISHRAE, India. Rushikesh will work to develop a micro cold store solution with low running cost for marginal farmers. Congratulations to hard work put in my mentors

Dr Anindita Roy and Dr. Anirban Sur #mechanicalengineering #refrigeration #coldstorage #research #project #grants SYMBIOSIS INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY

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We begin the new academic session with an intriguing industry visit to ZIEHL-ABEGG SE. Students were given exposure to cutting edge design of axial flow fans and centrifugal fans using #biomimicry These fans are made soundless using this technology. and Dr. Anirban Sur along with Dr. Chandrakant R. Sonawane were instrumental in leading this venture. A big thanks to ISHRAE Pune Chapter and Mr Virendra Borade for arranging this visit.

#technology #students #design #mechanicalengineering Symbiosis Institute Of Technology Pune SYMBIOSIS INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY

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Tata Electronics

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Industry connect

Workshop by Siemens PLM

Prof. Ravi Sekhar organized an interaction with Volkswagen wherein Mr. Amit Goel and Mr. Sumit Koul, AGMs Body Shop Maintenance and Assembly Planning, visited SIT on 30th Dec 2019.

Workshop by Siemens PLM

Dr. Anand Pandey (Head, Mech. Deptt.) organized a workshop by Siemens PLM on ‘Additive Manufacturing and Technomatics on 16 Jan, 2020


Webinar on Role of Mechanical Engg.s in Supply Chain Management

Webinar on Role of Mechanical Engg.s in Supply Chain Management by Mr. Mukunda Prasad, Blue Star India

Webinar on Innovation Management

Webinar on Innovation Management by Dr. Prakash, Varroc Engineering

Webinar on Particle Technology

Webinar on Particle Technology by Dr. Ecevit Bilgili, New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA

Workshop on Design Thinking for Social Impact

Prof. Ismail Akbani conducted a hands-on workshop at IIT Bombay Campus on "Design Thinking for Social Impact" for Social Entrepreneurs on 16 Jan 2020

Webinar on Design Thinking

Prof. Ismail Akbani conducted a 2 hr webinar on design thinking for Prestige Institute of Engg., Mgmt. & Research , Indore

Webinar on Occupant Safety in Vehicles and CAE

Prof. Vinay Kumar D. and Dr. Sachit T. S organized a webinar on ‘Occupant Safety in Vehicles and CAE’, by Mr. Ramakrishna Jingade, Vehicle Crash Safety Engineer, Ford Motor, USA. The webinar covered on various aspects of occupant safety related principles, standards and analyses.

Webinar on Automotive 2.0

Mechanical Engineering Depatment organized a webinar on ‘Automotive 2.0’: hosted by Dr. Arun Bongale, lecture by Dr. Anirban Sur and panel discussions by Dr. Anand Pandey, Dr. Chandrakant Sonawane and Dr. Satish Kumar.

Webinar on 21st Century Quality

Prof. Ravi Sekhar, Prof. Vinay Kumar D. and Dr. Sachit T. S. organized a webinar on ’21st Century Quality’, by Mr. C. Aravind and Mr. Jayant Natu, Trigo. The webinar dealt with quality concepts, standards and procedures like ISO, TQM, TPM and Six Sigma.

Electric Vehicle Awareness Workshop
Electric Vehicle Awareness Workshop
Electric Vehicle Awareness Workshop

One day Electric Vehicle Awareness Workshop was conducted by ARAI (Automotive Research Association of India) in collaboration with MESA (Mechanical Engineering Students Association), SIT on 14th February, 2020

Graduate Attributes

GA 1

Scholarship: research, inquiry and lifelong learning

GA 2

Global citizenship: ethical, social and professional understanding

GA 3

Eco-literate: sensitivity towards a sustainable environment

GA 4

Employability: equipped with skills, attributes, leadership and entrepreneurial qualities that society needs; being capable of making a contribution to society through earning a living


Mechanical Engineering
Industrial Fluid Power
CO 1 Explain the different components used in a fluid power system and iillustrate the basic principles and working of various hydraulic machines.
CO 2 Explain the principle of working and constructional details of pumps.Select pump for hydraulic power transmission based on the characteristic curves and efficiency of pump.
CO 3 Interpret the necessity of fluid control through direction control valve, pressure control valve and flow control valve.
CO 4 Draw hydraulic and pneumatic circuits for practical applications
CO 5 Explain the principle working of pneumatic system.
CO 6 Demonstrate the needed analytical skills in handling basic hydraulic and pneumatic calculations.

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs):

  1. Apply the fundamental knowledge & skills of Mechanical engineering to analyse and solve the real-world technical problems.
  2. Develop creative, critical, and design thinking abilities by solving research problems in mechanical engineering of social relevance.
  3. Communicate effectively and work as a team in multi-disciplinary domains with entrepreneurial attitude and leadership qualities.


Engineering Graduates will be able to:

  1. Engineering knowledge: Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.
  2. Problem analysis: Identify, formulate, review research literature, and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering sciences.
  3. Design/development of solutions: Design solutions for complex engineering problems and design system components or processes that meet the specified needs with appropriate consideration for the public health and safety, and the cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.
  4. Conduct investigations of complex problems: Use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions.
  5. Modern tool usage: Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools including prediction and modeling to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations.
  6. The engineer and society: Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional engineering practice.
  7. Environment and sustainability: Understand the impact of the professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.
  8. Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.
  9. Individual and team work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.
  10. Communication: Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.
  11. Project management and finance: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the engineering and management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multidisciplinary environments.
  12. Life-long learning: Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change.


  1. Create socially relevant systems: Create creative, innovative and socially relevant systems which are using knowledge and application of mechanical engineering components

  2. Cutting edge areas: Acquaint with the contemporary trends in industry and use knowledge of advance tools and techniques for research and development in cutting edge areas