Alakh Prakash Goyal Shimla University



Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering


(a) Master’s Degree in a relevent discipline with 55% (GEN)/ 50% (SC/ST) marks in aggregate and

(b) Other conditions as prescribed guidelines for Degree of Doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.) Programmes.


The course comprises topics in Math and Science that require students to have background knowledge in mechanics, thermodynamics, and scientific computing. The course teaches and allows candidates to learn great mechanical engineering skills, as well as technical drawing and computing skills necessary in the designing of machines and equipment.

Mechanical Engineering is not only a technical subject but is also an analytical area of study and any good course equips its students with not only with the technical ability necessary to excel in this course but also with the ability to apply abstract concepts in real-world usage.

The field requires a great degree of innovation and out of the box thinking and is concerned with the adoption of new approaches to already existing problems. Professionals in this field are often required to work with various other persons through the course of their career and thus being adaptable to different work environments and being able to communicate effectively with different persons is also of paramount importance.

Career Prospects

After completing the doctorate, candidates can easily find employment in the private sector as well as public sector enterprises. Some of the areas include Colleges and universities, chemical, electronics, steel plants, power plants etc. Public sector welfare projects and private sector profit-making endeavors require the expertise of mechanical engineers.

Here is a list of some of the job positions that a successful graduate can apply for: • Junior Engineer • Assistant professor • Executive Engineer • Assistant Engineer • Superintendent Engineer • Mechanical Design Engineer • Mechanical Sales Engineer • Independent Consultant • Researcher They may also go into academics as lecturers or professors, or carry on as research scientists, coming up with their own field of study to research to innovate in.

The average salary offered to such professionals is Rs. 337,899 per annum, increasing with experience and expertise.

Duration: Min 3 Years | Total Fees: 80,000 per year

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