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Mechanical Engineering

Eligibility Criteria

 A minimum of 2 ‘C’ passes and 1 ‘S’ pass in GCE Advanced Level (Local) in the Physical Science Stream (Combined Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry) in one and the same sitting


 A minimum of 2 ‘B’ passes and 1 ‘C’ pass in GCE Advanced Level (Cambridge or Edexcel) covering Combined Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry in one and the same sitting.

Programme details

Course title                          : Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Hons) in Mechanical EngineeringAbbreviated title                 : B.Sc Eng (Hons)Field of Specialization       : Mechanical EngineeringMedium of instruction       : English

The course duration of the degree programme is 4 years (eight semesters), and an additional 6 month period is allocated for military training especially for officer cadets. The students in the Faculty of Engineering select their specializations at the end of the first semester. Presently, the department accommodates students who fall into following categories.

  • The officer cadets permanently recruited to the armed forces
  • The commissioned officers
  • The volunteer force officer cadets on fee levying 
  • The students who are admitted to the faculty as day-scholars on fee levying basis

Program pathway (Intake 35-37)

The total credit rating for the programme is 135 Grade Point Average (GPA) credits. In addition, 16 Non – Grade point Average (NGPA) credits. 33 Military Grade Point Average (MGPA) credits have also been incorporated in the Degree programme.

Program pathway (Intake 38)