Historical Background

The Department of Mechanical Engineering came into existence in 1919 under the leadership of Professor Charles A. King, the first Head of the Department and Principal of the erstwhile Banaras Engineering College. Over the last ninety nine years, the department has grown four folds to become the largest department in IIT (BHU),. Show(+) Varanasi. The post-graduate and doctoral program in the department is well-established and infrastructural facilities exist for studies and research for a range of specialisations such as Machine Design, Thermal and Fluid Engineering, Production Engineering and Industrial Management.Hide(-)