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 (CP06 - PGTE)
The program duration is 2 years (4 semesters), and the academic year starts in September and ends 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 Highlights

This program is for individuals who would like to make a career in Tool Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, CAD-CAM-CAE. From learning to design press tools for complex sheet metal components to eliminating defects and fine-tune the process of quality production, we provide our students a holistic learning experience during this program. 

Postgraduate Admission Details
  • Students who completed B. E/ B. Tech in Mechanical/ Production/ Industrial & Production Engineering/ Industrial Engineering & Management/ Automobile/ Mechatronics/ Aeronautical Engineering/ Polymer Engineering/ IIIE or equivalent are eligible for this course
  • No age limit to apply
  • The candidate should have a good proficiency in 2D/ 3D software preferably – Creo Parametric

The two-year programme offered at Bangalore (Peenya campus) provides Engineering Graduates an opportunity to acquire advanced skills and knowledge relating to Tool Engineering and Manufacturing with extensive exposure to CAD / CAM / CAE to meet the growing demands of the industries.

After completing this program, students are expected to:

  • Have thorough knowledge of materials - metals and plastics
  • Have thorough knowledge of 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 & fixtures, gauges
  • Plan, manufacture and estimate costs of tools, dies and moulds
  • Use analytical 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
  • Be familiar with shop floor practice to make simple tools

The following are the main features of this program:

  • Industrial visits
  • Talks by experts
  • Hands-on training at centres
  • Visits to industrial exhibitions and seminars
  • Project work during the fourth semester at an industrial establishment where students are likely to continue as an employee, after completing 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


  • This study program offers great career opportunities as a Designer of press tools, moulds, jigs & fixtures, die casting dies and as a CAD-CAM-CAE engineer.
  • Students, after completion of this program, can look forward to a career in many functional departments of Industries employing Precision Engineering, such as Automotive, Consumer Durables, Medical Products & Industries involved in business of similar products.
  • After completion of this program, students can expect annual salaries up to Rs.8.0 lakhs based on the performance of the student

School of Postgraduate Studies (SPG)

Nettur Technical Training Foundation, 
23/24, II Phase, Peenya Industrial Area, 
Bangalore - 560 058, Karnataka. 
Phone: 6364864695


NTTF Proud to provide Top Class Placement

NTTF has tie-ups with the world’s best companies for campus placement. Every year, our campus placement happens from January to May and 450+ companies recruit our students from different fields of engineering. We prepare our final-year students for corporate interviews, induce confidence, and make them industry-ready with our holistic education. Over the years, we have provided skilled professionals for industries such as Manufacturing, Automation, IT, Computer Engineering and many more. Around 2,500 NTTF students get placed across India and abroad every year with attractive salary packages after completing diploma, PG diploma and PG degree programs.

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