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M.Tech in Thermal Engineering

Why take this course?

The program emphasizes the application of fundamental principles of Thermal Engineering for various applications which includes Thermal Power Plants, Gas Turbine Power Plants, Solar Appliances, Cooling of Electronic Equipment and Devices, Automobiles, IC Engines, Refrigeration Plants, Air Conditioning Systems, Cold Storage Units, Propulsion Systems, and so on.

What will I experience?


What opportunities might it lead to?

Thermal Engineering has a broad scope of employment in India as well as abroad. Thermal Engineers are employed in the areas of research, development, design and application. There are campus recruitment drives conducted by leading industries and students normally find placement even before completing their coursework and project. Some industries are

  • TATA Motors Ltd, Hyundai Motors Ltd, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., Maruthi Suzuki Motors Ltd, Ashok Leyland, Hindustan Motors, TCS Ltd., Vestas and Visteon etc.
  • Thermal Engineers are required in the industries/companies that manufacture heat exchangers, A.C.s, Refrigerator, etc.
  • They can also work in thermal power plants and hydro-electric power plant
  • Career option in teaching field is also available for the candidates having postgraduate degree in thermal engineering


Degree Awarded

Master of Technology

Course Commencement

August 2018


B.E/B.Tech in Electronics and Communication, Electrical and Electronics or Computer Science Engineering. M.Sc in Electronics.

Study Campus

Admissions Office

Curriculum Structure & Teaching

I Semester
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Advanced Fluid Mechanics
  • Advanced Heat Transfer
  • Advanced Refrigeration
  • Core Elective - I
  • Advanced Heat Transfer & Fluid Mechanics Lab

Core Elective - 1

  • Cryogenic Engineering
  • Thermal Power Stations – I
  • Nuclear Energy Conversion
  • Compressible Fluid Flow

II Semester
  • Advanced Air Conditioning
  • Hydro Power Conversion
  • Combustion Engineering
  • Thermal Storage Technologies
  • Core Elective - II
  • Technical Seminar - I

Core Elective - 2

  • Thermal Power Stations - II
  • Power plant design/ systems
  • Dynamics of Energy Conversion
  • Jet and Rocket Propulsion

III Semester
  • Research Methodology
  • Energy Conversion Devices
  • Core Elective - III
  • Open Elective - 1
  • Project Phase - 1 / Internship

Core Elective - 3

  • Theory & Design of Gas turbines
  • Jet & Rocket Propulsion
  • Computational |Fluid Dynamics
  • Finite Element Methods
IV Semester
  • Project Phase 2