Postgraduate Degree in Tool Engineering (CP06) - PGTE

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 Tool Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, CAD-CAM-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.

·        The candidate should have fairly good proficiency in 2D / 3D software preferably Creo Parametric.

This program helps students in acquiring proficiency in the area of Tool Design; especially in Press Tools for Sheet Metal and Moulds for Plastics, Jigs, Fixtures and Gauges.

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 students learn to use computers in the design of press tools and modules.
  • learn to plan the process and manufacture of press tools and modules for plastic components.
  • They are able to design gauges and jigs & fixtures, design press tools for sheet metal components

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

Workshop - I

Workshop - II

Engineering Drawing and 3D CAD    

Die Casting Dies

Advanced Materials and Manufacturing Processes

Inspection & Gauging

GD&T and Tolerance Stack Up Analysis   

Tool Manufacturing and CAM

Jigs & Fixtures - I

Press Tools

Plastic Moulds

Jigs & Fixtures - II

III Semester

IV Semester

Workshop - III


Industrial Case Study and Seminar - I

Seminar - II

CAE and Rapid Prototyping


Elasticity, Plasticity and Finite Element Analysis


Design for Manufacture & Assembly


Advanced Moulds & Moldflow Analysis


Advanced Press Tools & Formability Analysis


·            Students, after completion of this program, can look forward to a career in industries employing tooling, such as manufacturing and automotive industries.

·            This program offers great career opportunities. Students can pursue a career as a Designer of press tools, moulds, jigs & fixtures, die casting dies and as a CAD-CAM-CAE engineer.

·            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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