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The department of Mechanical Engineering at Rajagiri offers 4 year B.Tech (Bachelor of Technology) degree programme in Mechanical Engineering. The first four batches of the Department (Batch 2011-’15, 2012-’16, 2013-’17and 2014-‘18) were affiliated to Mahatma Gandhi University (MGU), Kerala. From 2015 onwards, all engineering colleges in Kerala were unified in affiliation to A P J Abdul Kalam Technological University (KTU), and henceforth our B.Tech degree programmes too. Therefore, our B.Tech degree curriculum is in accordance with the scheme and syllabus of MGU for batches admitted upto 2014 and then in accordance with the scheme and syllabus of KTU for batches admitted from 2015 onwards. From the academic year 2018-’19, the college has admitted students to the course of Mechanical Engineering affiliated only to A P J Abdul Kalam Technological University, (KTU).
The B.Tech curriculum of KTU covers broadly the areas of Mechanical Engineering, Economics, Life skills and Sustainable engineering. Core subjects in Mechanical Engineering are under the categories of Material science and technology, Thermal and fluid sciences, Applied mechanics, Production engineering, Industrial engineering and Management, Mechanical systems, Design and analysis. The syllabus comprises of various theory and laboratory courses under these categories. The theory courses comprises of Core courses and Elective courses. Each core theory course has a laboratory component, which provides a balanced mix in the quality of theoretical concepts taught in classrooms and experimental verification of the same. Overall, the undergraduate KTU curriculum in Mechanical Engineering programme is spread over 8 semesters and designed to have a total of 180 credits.