The School of Mechanical Engineering (SME) one of the premier department of RGMCET has been started in 1995, with an intake of 60 students and in a short span the intake increased to 120. The department is accredited thrice by NBA-AICTE.
The Department has well qualified and dedicated team of teaching & non teaching staff members under the leader ship of Dr.Kota Thirupathi Reddy [Professor & HOD].
A conductive environment exists in the department for both students and staff. Quality technical education is provided to the students in the core areas of the field to meet the challenges of globalization with the state of art equipments and laboratories. The major strength of the Department is that both the students and faculty are involving continuously in research activities, research paper presentations/publications at various National/International Conferences and Journals.
To the credit of the Department Rs.38.00 lakhs funds has been sanctioned by AICTE to the faculty members under RPS/MODROBS/SEMINAR schemes etc. Also, received National Award for best B.Tech project in Mechanical Engineering from ISTE in 2013. The Department has established student chapter of IE(I) & ISTE to motivate the student community to organize events such as Technical Paper presentations, Guest lectures, Group Discussions etc. The Department offers M.Tech in Machine Design.
It also offers consultancy to various Industrial & Commercial organization in the areas of CAD/CAM, design and development/testing of alternative fuels and testing composite material etc. The main philosophy of the Department is to provide a value based education with noble goal of “Education for Peace and Progress”.