Postgraduate Degree in Product Design & Engineering (CP07) - PGPDE

Program Details

Program type Department Duration Program Fee
This is a Master of Engineering program (M.E. Degree) Mechanical
The program duration is 2 years (4 semesters), with the academic year starting in September and finishing in August
Rs.80,000 per semester for Regular category candidates Rs.1,20,000 per semester for Industry Nominated category candidates US$ 2500 per semester for Foreign National & NRI category candidates

Program Details

This program is for individuals who would like to make a career in Product Design Engineering, New Product Development, Marketing, CAD-CAE.

·       Students eligible for this program should be B. E. / B. Tech. in Mechanical / Production / Industrial & Production Engineering / Industrial Engineering & Management / Automobile / Mechatronics / Aeronautical Engineering / AMIE / IIIE or equivalent.

·          Age: Not more than 24 years as at the time of admission.

·         It is strongly recommended that those who opt for PGPDE programme be proficient in sketching, drawing and spatial thinking.

Students completing the program will be conversant with the comprehensive design methodology for development of innovative products starting from User survey, Needs analysis, Conceptual design, Embodiment design considering form, function and usability aspects, and Prototyping.


After undergoing this program the students are expected to:

  • Comprehend the process of product design and new product development
  • Generate innovative ideas and concepts for products that will satisfy the needs
  • Create 3D models in computers and review the designs
  • Evaluate the design for ease of manufacture and assembly
  • Be familiar with engineering analysis
  • Improve the design to achieve customer satisfaction and business objectives
  • Develop skills to make and present virtual or actual concept models, appearance models, mock-ups and prototypes
  • Be familiar with development of soft tools for batch production of new products
  • Be familiar with prototype testing and design solution modifications
  • Be familiar with product life cycle management and product data management systems and tools
  • Be familiar with design project management systems and tools.

The following are the main features of this program:

·         Industrial visits

·         Talk by experts

·         Practical training at school

·         Visits to industrial exhibitions and seminars

·         Project work, during the fourth semester, at an industrial establishment where the student is likely to continue as an employee, following completion of the program

I Semester

II Semester

Creativity & Innovation

Workshop and Advanced 3D Modelling

Engineering Drawing and 3D CAD    

Design of Experiments, Reliability Engineering and Optimization Techniques

Advanced Materials and Manufacturing Processes

Design Management

GD&T and Tolerance Stack Up Analysis   

Elements of Design - II

Elements of Design - I

Human Factors in Product Design

Media Investigation & Communication


New Product Development

Studies in Form


Product Design

III Semester

IV Semester

Group Project


Systematic Innovation


Detailed Design and Industrial Case Study


CAE and Rapid Prototyping


Elasticity, Plasticity and Finite Element Analysis


Design for Manufacture & Assembly


·         On completion of this program, students can look forward to joining organizations developing new products or improving existing products and opportunities in CAD-CAE.

·         This program offers various career opportunities in the areas of Design of new products, Improvement of existing products, CAD-CAM-CAE, Marketing, R&D engineer, Industrial designer.

·         After completion of this program students can expect a salary ranging from Rs.3.0 lakhs to Rs.7.0 lakhs per annum

Bangalore Training Centre(BTC)

Nettur Technical Training Foundation,
Post Box No. 5857,#23/24,II Phase,
Peenya Industrial Area,
Bangalore 560 058, Karnataka.
Phone: 91-(0) 80 28397218 / 28371539
Email: Btc@Nttf.Co.In


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NTTF hosts Campus Selections by the reputed industries across its centres pan India. Every year, campus selections are scheduled during January to May month. NTTF prepares the final year students – to face the interviews, industry etiquettes, induces self-confidence and makes them the true citizen of India through holistic training methodologies. NTTF Brand name is very popular in the industries especially in the Manufacturing, Automation, Information Technology and Computer Engineering sectors. Our trainees are placed in industries with attractive salaries.


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