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) Tool Engineering 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 / IIIE or equivalent.

·        Age No bar.

·        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:

  • Study materials - metals and plastics
  • GD&T concepts and applications
  • Design press tools for complex sheet metal components
  • Design moulds for plastic components
  • Design dies for pressure - die cast components
  • Design jigs and fixtures, gauges
  • Plan, manufacture and estimate costs of tools, dies and moulds
  • Use of analytical computation techniques in the design and analysis of tools, moulds and dies
  • Try - out tools to eliminate defects and tune the process conditions to achieve quality production
  • Shop floor practice to make simple 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

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.



Campus Contact Details

 School of Postgraduate Studies,
Nettur Technical Training Foundation,
23/24, II Phase, Peenya Industrial Area,
Bangalore - 560 058
Telephone : 080 - 28393167 / 080 - 28391223
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