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Department of Mechanical Engineering

The department of Mechanical Engineering has been the heart and sprit of this premier institution right from its inception in 1960. This is the largest department of the institution in terms of strength of students, technical staff and faculty. Department offers PG (Computer Integrated Manufacturing) and UG courses in Mechanical Engineering. The department has sophisticated laboratory facilities to conduct experiment and research works on different specialized areas in Mechanical Engineering. The department is spearheaded by a highly competent, dedicated, well qualified and experienced faculty who always strive for imparting quality in technical education. It is highly reputed for producing eminent engineers as professionals, researchers and entrepreneurs. Rating very high, the department is the Alma Mater of several technocrats and researchers world over.

Our Vision

To continuously evolve as a centre of excellence in producing technically competent engineers with innovative thinking and values meeting the sustainable needs of the society.

Our Mission

  To provide quality education in moulding technically competent professionals with skill sets for meeting the future challenges.
  To instil confidence in applying technology and research, leading to innovative and sustainable solutions for the benefits of the society.
  To inculcate ethical values among our students.

PEO Program Educational Objectives
PEO 1 Graduates will excel in their professional career and research by applying the acquired knowledge in mechanical engineering by exhibiting the critical thinking and problem solving skills in engineering practices/tackling social and business challenges.
PEO 2 To build confidence in analysing mechanical engineering problems affecting society and to provide sustainable and innovative solutions using modern tools and techniques, through teamwork and soft skills, considering its professional and environmental implications.
PEO 3 Pursue lifelong self-learning and continuous improvement of their knowledge and skills to provide sustainable design and application of mechanical systems in diverse industries with the highest professional and ethical standards.
The Mechanical Engineering department has identified the following Program Specific Outcomes in consultation with program assessment committee.
PSO 1 Graduates will have an ability to identify, analyze, and develop innovative solutions to Mechanical Engineering Problems.
PSO 2 Graduate will have an ability to apply the knowledge for pursuing novel research related to Mechanical Engineering.
After successful completion of B. Tech Program in Mechanical Engineering at NSS College of Engineering, Palakkad, Engineering Graduates will have the following skills:
PO Program Outcomes
1 Engineering knowledge: Apply 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 environmentalconsiderations.
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, demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.
8 Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics, responsibilities, and norms of the engineering practice.
9 Individual and teamwork: 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, 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 independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change.

Name Designation Role
Dr. Rajeev N Professor and Head HOD, Chairman
Dr Ajit Prabhu V Joint Director, Senior Scientist, Kerala State Council for Science Technology and Environment, Govt. of Kerala Technical Advisor
Er. Radhakrishnan. R Sr. Engineer (Retd), Instrumentation Ltd., Palakkad, Govt of India Technical Advisor
Mr. Sooraj Cherukad Dy. General Manager, Hailstone, Kanjikode, Palakkad Technical Advisor
Mr. Abdul Samad K Chief Engineer (Retd), Malabar Cements, Palakkad. Technical Advisor
Mr Umasankar G Dy Director, National Institute for Rubber Training Rubber Board, Kottayam, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Govt. of India. Technical Advisor
Dr. V. P Sukumaran Nair Principal, Al Ameen College of Engg, Shornur, Palakkad Academician
Dr. K. Balakrishnan Professor, Govt. Engineering College, Sreekrishnapuram, Palakkad Academician
Dr. Selvakumar. A Professor, Govt. Engineering College, Wayanad Alumni
Dr. Rammohan S Director (In Charge) & Chief Engineer Research, Fluid Control Research Institute, Govt. of India, Palakkad Alumni
Dr Pramod V R Professor, NSSCE, Palakkad Member
Dr. Vinod V. Professor, NSSCE, Palakkad Coordinator
SI.NO Funding agency Project title Funding agency Amount (Rs) Duration
1 Dr Vinod V Effective Learning of Science - A Practical Approach KSCSTE 2,00,000 Completed
2 Dr Vinod V Design Fabrication and Testing of Coconut Scrapping Machine KSCSTE 3,50000 Ongoing
3 Dr Vinod V Huxley –Compact Private Arial vehicle KSCSTE Rs. 8,80,000 Ongoing
4 Dr Vinod V E- Rationing System KTU-KSCSTE Rs. 9,000 Completed
8 Dr Sudeep U Development of novel Ti based implant surfaces with micro- textures for better osseointegration and antibacterial properties CRED 160000 Ongoing
9 Dr Sudeep U Laser micro machining of MC Silicone for improving the conversion efficiency of solar PV cells KSCSTE 11000 Completed
10 Dr Sudeep U Development of novel methods for Hydroxyapatite coatings on bio implants for better Osseo integration KSCSTE 9000 Completed
11 Dr Suresh P R, Dr sudeep U, Dr Vinod V Investigations for improving the conversion efficiency of Multi Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Cells by surface Texturing KSCSTE 8740000 Ongoing
12 Dr Sajeesh P, Jithu J Development of an innovative evacuated tube heatpipe solar water system CRED 200000 Ongoing
13 Dr K G Jolly Robotics laboratory (under MODROBS) AICTE 9,50,000 2019-21
14 Dr K S Suresh CAD/CAM laboratory (under MODROBS AICTE 15,79,334 2019-21
15 Dr Aneesh Kumar P Micro structural evolution during rolling and joining of 5A DSS,CERD CERD 2,00,000 2021-23
16 Dr Sudeep U, Dr Aneesh Kumar P Development of Additively manufactured porous structured Ti based bio implant and assessment of bacterial adhesion for evaluating the infection risk, RPS-AICTE 4,63,260 2022-2025
17 Dr Suresh P R, Dr Vinod V Convertible wheel chair cum bed CERD-KTU 50,000 2022-2023
18 Madhu Mohan Effect of TiB2 particle size and sintering modes on various properties of AA 7075/TiBrp MMCS processes via PM route: characterization, analysis of tribo- mechanical thermal and corrosion behaviour. RSM-KTU 2,00,000 2023-26
Total 65,38,144.00

Association of Royal Mechanical Students (ARMS), is the Mechanical Engineering Department association of NSS College of Engineering Palakkad. ARMS, formed in the year 2014 is a joint initiative of students, faculty and staff members of the department towards innovation and progress in the field of Mechanical Engineering. A variety of technical events and talks are being coordinated by the association to motivate and make the students aware about the latest developments occurring in the Mechanical Engineering domain.

Major technical events/talks organized by ARMS:

  • i) Technical talk on Energy storage systems
  • ii) Technical talk on microfluid application
  • iii) Technical talk on modeling in management
  • iv) Robotics workshop
  • v) Captcha 1.0 – Quiz competition in association with Q- Pounce, the Quiz club of NSSCE
  • vi) Engine overhauling workshop
  • vii) IoT in real-time world workshop
  • viii) Auto CAD workshop

Staff-in-charge : Prof. Rakesh R
B.Tech Mechanical Engineering Accredited by NBA

Head of the Department

HoD mech
  • DR. VINOD V.
  • 9447335282