TU IOE MSc Entrance Syllabus for Mechanical & Industrial Engineering (MI) Stream


February 09, 2023

MI is the entrance stream for the following programs:

  1. Renewable Energy Engineering
  2. Technology and Innovation Management 
  3. Disaster Risk Management
  4. Energy Systems Planning and Management
  5. Climate Change and Development
  6. Material Science and Engineering
  7. Mechanical Engineering Design and Manufacturing
  8. Mechanical Systems Design and Engineering 
  9. Applied Mathematics 
  10. Energy for Sustainable Social Development 

The M.Sc. Entrance examination will be “Computer Based Examination” of two hours duration, consisting of two sections. Section- A consists of 45 questions for 50 marks. While Section-B consists of stream specialized course with 50 questions of 1 mark each. Each question will be of objective type with multiple choice answers and negative marking for each wrong answer is 10%.

Section-A (view details here)


1.    Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer    [12]
•    Equality of Temperature and Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics, Heat Transfer and Work
•    Transfer
•    Control Mass and Control Volume Formulation of First Law, Steady State Applications
•    Entropy, Second Law of Thermodynamics for an Isolated System, Control Mass and
•    Control Volume Formulation of second law
•    Second Law, Entropy Relations and Isentropic Process, Heat Engine, Heat Pump and Refrigerator
•    Carnot Cycle, Brayton Cycle, Rankin Cycle, Otto Cycle, Diesel Cycle, Vapour
•    Compression Cycle
•    One dimensional steady state heat Conduction through a plane wall, Radial steady state heat conduction through a hollow cylinder, Heat flow through composite structures, Electrical Analogy for thermal resistance, Convection Fundamentals and Radiation Heat
•    Transfer Fundamentals
•    IC Engines
2.    Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Machine    [10]
•    Basic concepts and Fluid and flow
•    Flow measurement
•    Continuity equation, Momentum equation, Bernoulli's equation and their applications
•    Viscous flow, flow inside closed conduits and head losses
•    Water turbines
•    Turbo machines
•    Water Pumps
3.    Mechanics and Strength of Materials    [12]
•    Concept of particles and rigid bodies
•    Effect of forces on particles and rigid body
•    Applications of equilibrium equations for solving problems of particles and rigid bodies (in 2- Dimensions and 3-Dimensions.)
•    Types of structures, statically determinate and indeterminate
•    Moments and couples
•    Distributed forces, C.G., Centroid, area and Mass moment of inertia,
•    Kinematics of particles and rigid bodies
•    Equations of motion
•    Dynamic equilibrium
•    Kinetics of particles and rigid bodies
•    Applications of Newton's Second Law
•    Application of Principle of Work and Energy
•    Principle of Impulse and Momentum
•    Conservation of Energy
•    Concept of Stress and Strain
•    Types of loads and Beams
•    Materials Properties and Material Testing
•    Shear Force, Bending Moment diagram
•    Mechanical Design
4.    Energy    [8]
•    Sources of conventional energy, fossil fuels, calorific values
•    Renewable energy sources and their nature
•    Basic concepts of: Solar thermal energy, Solar photo-voltaic energy, wind energy, Biomass, Geothermal energy and Hydraulic energy
•    Consumption and environmental aspects of energy
5.    Industrial Engineering and Management    [8]
•    Classification of manufacturing processes.
•    Materials selection criteria
•    Elements of cost
•    Role of production, operation management and system concepts
•    Production planning and control
•    Plant location and plant layout design
•    Forecasting techniques
•    Inventory Control
•    Decision making process
•    Quality Assurance and Quality Control