The first batch of M.Tech. (Production Engineering) started as part-time programme in 1980 followed by M.Tech. (Production Engineering) full-time programme in 1983 under Mechanical Engineering department.
As a mile stone the first batch of B.Tech. (Production Engineering) started as full-time programme in 1986 under Mechanical and Production Engineering department.
The department was renamed as Department of Production Engineering on January, 2009 and is functioning independently.
At present it offers undergraduate course in Production Engineering (independently) and postgraduate courses in Production and Industrial Engineering (in collaboration with Mechanical Engineering Department). The department has laboratory and workshop facilities with modern sophisticated equipment to carry out research in all areas related to Production and Industrial Engineering. The faculty actively participates in sponsored research and consultancy work.
B.Tech. and M.Tech. courses of Production Engineering Department are AICTE approved and accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) and National Board of Accreditation (NBA) under (Tier-1 Washington Accord). The students studied in accredited courses have substantial equivalence of their programs in all Washington accord signatory countries & are eligible for 1.5 year work permit for different countries (i.e. USA, UK, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Singapore, Russia etc.)
The department is having very good pass percentage (in stipulated time) usually above 95% for undergraduate students. In last four years as independent department, Production Engineering is continuously maintaining strong International collaboration with outside world in form of joint research publications, editorial board memberships of reputed International journals.