Product Design and Development

Name of the Department : Product Design and Development
Course : ME
Level : PG
1st Year of Approval by the Council : PG/TN/ME/2004/MECH-1, 24 Aug’04
Year wise Sanctioned Intake : 2013-14 – 18
2012-13 – 18
2011-12 – 18
2010-11 – 18
2009-10 – 18
2008-09 – 18
2007-08 – 18
Year wise Actual Admissions : 2013-14 – 17
2012-13 – 15
2011-12 – 18
2010-11 – 16
2009-10 – 17
2008-09 – 10
2007-08 – 8
Cut off marks – General Quota : No Cut off for ME
% Students passed with Distinction : 2011-12 – 75%
2010-11 – 66%
2009-10 – 88%
2008-09 – 40%
% Students passed with First Class : 2012-13 – 25%
2011-12 – 20%
2010-11 – 44%
2009-10 – 12%
2008-09 – 60%
Student Placed : 2012-13 – 3
2011-12 – 4
2010-11 – 4
2009-10 – 5
2008-09 – 5
Average Pay Package. Rs/Year : 2012-13 – 3.15 lakhs / Year
2011-12 – 3.90 lakhs / Year
2010-11 – 3.80 lakhs / Year
2009-10 – 3.70 lakhs / Year
2008-09 – 3.60 lakhs / Year
Students opted for Higher Studies : 2
Accreditation Status of the Programme : Accredited w.e.f. 05.08.2013 (3 Years)
Doctoral Courses : No
Foreign Collaborations, if any : Yes

Preparation of coated micro electrodes. Mini research project executed in the Department of Industrial and Management systems engineering, Center for Nontraditional Manufacturing Research (CNMR), University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 940 North 17th, Lincoln, NE, USA 68588 under the guidance of Prof. K.P. Rajurkar, Center Director – 6th March to 3rd April 2009

Professional Society Memberships : 17
Professional activities : 21
Consultancy activities : 4
Grants fetched : Involved in 8 Faculty
Department Achievements : Results within top 5 colleges in AU-Chennai
Distinguished Alumni : 15 Students in last 3 Years