The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Noorul Islam Centre for Higher Education is one of the largest and most respected in the South India, consistently achieving high ratings for teaching quality and research. It was established during 1995. The department offers BE (Mechanical Engineering), ME (Computer Integrated Manufacturing), ME Thermal Engineering) and Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering [Regular and Part time].At present, about seventyfive research scholars are working towards their Ph.D. degree. The expertise of our staff covers a wide range of specialist areas and our mission is to carry out research in fundamental science through to practical industrial applications.The faculty members are grouped under three broad specializations - Design, Manufacturing and Thermal & Fluids Engineering. Ongoing research areas include Numerical Heat Transfer & Fluid Mechanics, Supersonic Combustion, Alternate fuels, Supply chain Management, Composite materials, Nano materials,Aritifical Intelligence, Simulation of Smart materials, Material joining technique and Scheduling etc.The academic activities are supported by 24 laboratories. About 380 research papers were published from the department in the peer reviewed journals. The department also publishes a biannual National Journal of Emerging Technology in Mechanical Sciences and Engineering.