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The MTech Engineering Design is a two-year program designed to enable an engineering student to develop specific capabilities in the design, synthesis, and analysis of a wide variety of engineering systems. 

The program focuses on developing design methodologies that involve a high degree of research orientation supplemented with practical insights. 

Besides core courses, a variety of electives are also offered to suit the taste of each student so that they can specialize in a particular area of Engineering Design. 

The graduate program is committed to producing design engineers with excellent creative capabilities and caliber to solve real-life industrial problems using emerging tools such as AI & ML.


Semester I
Material Selection and Design
 Optimization techniques in Engineering
 Continuum Mechanics
 Machine Learning for Engineering Design
 Theory of Vibrations
 Systems Engineering
 Engineering Design Lab
Semester II
Finite Element Analysis
Computational Fluid Dynamics
Multi Body Dynamics
Design Project -I
Elective 1
Elective 2
Elective 3
Semester III

Dissertation Phase-I

Semester IV

Dissertation Phase-II

Modelling and Simulation Stream
Introduction to Digital Twin
Geometric Modelling
Introduction to Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos
Non-Linear Vibrations
Random Vibrations
Design of Robotic systems
Multi Objective Design Optimization
Mechatronics System Design
Robotics and Control
Machining Dynamics
Noise Vibration and Harshness
Product Life Cycle Management
Materials and Manufacturing Streams
Mechanics of Composite Materials
Failure Analysis and Design
Fracture Mechanics and Fatigue Design
Design of Smart Structures
Design for Additive Manufacturing
Robust Design
General Design Stream
Fundamentals of Analytical Dynamics
Theory of Plates and Shells
Machine Condition Monitoring
Design Thinking
Engineering Design-Product Architects
Autonomous Vehicles
Design of Drones
Reliability based Design


  • Engineering Design Lab
  • CAD/CAE Lab 
  • ML /Condition Monitoring Lab
  • Additive Manufacturing Lab
  • Specials Machine Lab
  • Material Testing Lab
  • Tribology Lab
  • Dynamics Lab


Eligibility Criteria

B.E. / B. Tech. (Mechanical, Aerospace, Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering).


Two years

Program Overview

Program Outcomes
  • Inculcate the design process, problem-solving skills and practices to deal with practical problems.
  • Enable students to select suitable material for a given application, design, analyze, and synthesize engineering products and systems, developing innovative solutions using modern tools and techniques.
  • Opportunity to conduct analytical and experimental investigations on Industrial and societal problems to provide sustainable solutions.
Thrust Areas in Research
  • Dynamic Analysis of Composite Structures
  • Vibration Analysis and control
  • Computational Nonlinear Dynamics
  • Energy Harvesting from Vibration Systems
  • Finite Element Modeling of Manufacturing Processes
  • Computational Solid Mechanics
  • Creep and Failure Analysis
  • Contact mechanics
  • Integrated Machine Health Monitoring
  • Artificial Intelligence based Mechanical systems
  • Robotics
  • Fault diagnosis and Prognosis
  • Tribology
  • 3-D printing
  • Design & development of Metal Matrix Composites
Best Student Projects
  • Numerical Simulation of Laser Material Interaction and Laser Cladding Process
  • A Study on Combustion Characteristics and Power generation using stepped micro-combustor
  • Design and Fabrication of low cost Compact Rice Harvester
  • Nonlinear normal modes (NNMs) of coupled self-excited Van der Pol oscillators applied to circadian rhythms
  • Artificial Intelligence based fault diagnosis of rotating machines.
Highlights of the Specialisation
  • The program focuses on developing design methodologies and problem solving techniques which involve high degree of research orientation supplemented with practical insights. It facilitates design engineers to have creative capabilities and caliber to solve real life problems.
  • Besides core courses (which are mandatory), a variety of electives are also offered to suit the aptitude of each individual student so that he/she can specialize in a particular area of Engineering Design. The curriculum and course syllabus are revised every two years with the help of senior academicians from India and abroad and Industry professionals.
  • The program provides an opportunity for the students to pursue internships in companies and organizations such as IGCAR, ISRO, Volvo, BOSCH, Renault, Tata Cummins, Ashok Leyland etc. Internships helps the students to strengthen the skills and research experience by involving in the real time projects. Based on merit, students also get a chance to carry out their final year project work at European Universities under Indo- European initiative.
  • Promotes development of intellectual property by publishing research articles in International journals and conferences.
Skills and Opportunities

Solid Modelling and Analysis
(CAD/CAE/Muti-Body Dynamics / Problem formulation & Optimization)

  • Design Engineer
  • CAE Engineer
  • Simulation Specialist
  • Systems Engineer
  • Research & Development Engineer

Computational Fluid Dynamics

  • CFD Engineer
  • CFD Analysis
  • Design Engineer

(Digital Twin development, System / process control, Predictive Analytics)

  • AL& ML Engineer
  • Data Scientist
  • Data Analyst
  • Software Engineer

Materials Design

  • Design Engineer
  • Materials Scientist
  • Materials Characterization specialist
  • 3D Printing Engineer

International Opportunities

International Opportunities: Student Exchange Programs/ Study Abroad Programs/ Dual Degree Programs/Research Internship Programs

Research, MoU,
Adjunct Faculty

THE World Rank: 1

Adjunct Faculty

THE World Rank: 3

Research Collaboration,
Adjunct Faculty

THE World Rank: 4

Research, MoU,

THE World Rank: 7


THE World Rank: 16

Research, MoU, Study Abroad

THE World Rank: 31

Research, MoU, Student Exchange,

THE World Rank: 43

Research, Global Study, MoU, Internship, Adjunct Faculty

THE World Rank: 55

Research, MoU, Live-In-Labs®

THE World Rank: 67

Research, MoU, Student Exchange

THE World Rank: 73

Research, Global Campus,
MoU, Dual Degree, MoU

THE World Rank: 104

Student Exchange, Dual Degree, Joint Ph.D., Adjunct Faculty

THE World Rank: 138

Joint Center, Visiting Lecture, Joint PhD, Live-In-Labs®

THE World Rank: 143

Student Exchange, MoU, Research, Integrated Program

THE World Rank: 250

Research, Student Exchange Dual degree, Joint PhD, Live-In-Labs®

THE World Rank: 157

MTech Program Fee 2022 (Per Semester)


Facilities and Infrastructure

  • Ansys
  • Fluent
  • Gambit
  • CAE Softwares
  • COMSOL MultiPhysics,

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Design Thinking, 3D Printing, AI based Intelligent Mechanical Systems


CAE Softwares – Abaqus, Ansys, Fluent, Gambit, COMSOL MultiPhysics, etc.

Why Amrita

The top reasons to choose Amrita for your career


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Overall Rankings 2023
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Amrita Ranked No.1 in India Top 100 in The World
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Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, IIT-Palakkad

Anoop’s works on understanding the noise generation from vibrating structural members (structural acoustics) to develop fully coupled acoustic fluid-structure interaction models to predict the noise levels and also develops mechanisms and strategies to control it. ​

Mr. Karuppannan Dhanapal
Senior Scientist, Advanced Composites Division, Banglore

Mr. Karuppannan is working in the division for Design & Development of composite aircraft structures and aircraft structural repair work. He works in the processing of carbon-Epoxy and Carbon-BMI material systems using autoclave- molding process. ​

Mr. V. Sivaraman
Engineering Innovation – Design and Analysis ​ LMW Advanced Technology Centre, Coimbatore

Mr Sivaraman leads a team of skilled professionals, guiding them in creating innovative and efficient designs at LMW-ATC. His responsibilities extend to conducting thorough analyses, employing simulations, and validating designs to meet safety and performance standards for aerospace components ​

Mrs. Snehal Ahire
Technical Specialist at Cummins India Ltd, Nasik, Maharashtra

Mrs. Snehal is involved in Engine integration and Product Design & Development for off highway application. Project management, Field failure analysis. Technical leadership for NVPI product development project. Leading projects throughout Product life cycle development. ​

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