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Welcome to Mechanical Engineering Department, IIT (BHU)





The Department of Mechanical Engineering came into existence in 1919 under the leadership of Professor Charles A. King, the first Head of the Department and Principal of the erstwhile Benaras Engineering College (BENCO). Over the last eighty six years, the department has grown four folds to become the largest department in the Institute of Technology as well as in the Banaras Hindu University. In the last five years, the department has produced 300 graduates and 125 post-graduates. Apart from this, the department has to its credit 7 Ph Ds awarded during the last five years. The post-graduate and doctoral programme in the department is well-established and infrastructural facilities exist for studies and research in a range of specialization as mentioned below.
  • Machine Design Since 1964
  • Thermal and Fluid Engineering (Previously, Heat Power Since 1966)
  • Production Engineering Since 1977
  • Industrial Management Since 1979

The faculty is well qualified with vast experience in various fields of Mechanical Engineering.
  • Academic Status : Central Government
  • Financial Status : Central Government