Department - Mechanical Engineering


To be a centre of excellence in the field of mechanical engineering education for creating engineers capable of contributing to society through innovation, entrepreneurship and leadership.


  1. Equip students with necessary technological and intellectual capacity to face the fast changing demands of modern technology.

  2. Develop the ideal working attitudes and values in the students and thereby improving employability with commitment to the society.

  3. Maintain the quality of learning facility at par with that of industry.

HoD's Message

Welcome to the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Government Polytechnic College, Palakkad. We started our journey in the year of 1980 and offered a Diploma in Foundry Technology program. Over the last four decades, we have grown our expertise and competence in the core Mechanical Engineering education.

The sanctioned students strength is 60 per year. Our department offers science-based diploma in engineering curriculum under the Directorate of Technical Education. The primary focus of our curriculum is to impart technical know-how to students, promote their problem solving skills and innovation of new technologies. The course contents are periodically updated for introducing new scientific and technological developments by the State Board of Technical Education, Kerala.

Our department has a distinguished record in both teaching, result and placement. We have gained first place in the results many times in our state. Faculty members have excellent academic credentials and are recruited by the state level agency.

This website provides an overview of the academic programs, faculty members, facilities, and details of student activities. If you have further questions after browsing this website, please do not hesitate to contact us. You may also correspond with individual faculty members, or contact them by email, using the addresses shown on the faculty pages. Our department looks forward to contributing in solving the technological challenges of the society with active participation from all sections of the society. Thank you for visiting us.

Best wishes,
Praveenkumar A V, M. Tech
Head of the Department.

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

  1. Impart knowledge with strong foundation in mechanical engineering that helps the students to solve practical problems.
  2. Create a passion in the field of mechanical engineering to implement efficient mechanical engineering practices throughout their professional career.
  3. Develop innovative mind and entrepreneurial skills that enable students to address various challenges in the society.
  4. Inculcate students with good management practices, interpersonal skills with strong adherence to ethics and values.

Program Specific Outcomes (PSOs)

Students completed diploma in mechanical engineering program will be able to:

  1. Apply their knowledge in the domains of production, fluid power and thermal engineering to solve engineering problems.
  2. Apply the acquired technical skills in the field of engineering design, advanced machine tools, industrial maintenance and servicing.
  3. Update their knowledge in the field of industrial automation and CAD/CAM to cope up with the industrial requirements.

Get In Touch

  • Please feel free to contact us, we are here to help you:
    Kodumbu PO,
    Palakkad, Kerala India
    PIN : 678551
  • Tel: 0491 257 2640
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  • Hotline: PRINCIPAL-9496765439
    OFFICE SUPDT- 9645498908

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