Mechanical Engineering (Tool & Die)
We have conducted a Technical Certificate Programme on "CATIA" for upgrading the Employability skills of our final year students for a duration of 70 hours. The course details of CATIA program is enclosed herewith.  
About the Department

Department of Tool & Die Making was established in 1996 to offer 3 ½ years Sandwich Diploma course in Mechanical Engineering (Tool & Die) under World Bank Assistance. This course develops technicians in the specialized area of Tool and Die Making to meet industrial demand. With added experience there is lot of scope for these Diploma holders to become Entrepreneurs or to get overseas employment. The approved strength of this course is 30.

Being a Sandwich Diploma course, students undergo two spells of industrial training each 6 months during their 4th and 7th semester.

Courses offered by the Department are

  • Mechanical Engineering (Tool & Die) (Sandwich)
  • Mechanical Engineering (Tool & Die) (Part Time)


To be a Quality & Benchmarking Department by Imparting Competent Education and Training in the area of Tool & Die Making through Innovation, Team work & Continuous Improvement.


  • To Develop and offer competency based quality education and Training services in Tool& Die making Engineering.
  • To cater the needs of Industries& Society through diversified subjects in a learner Centered approach with entrepreneurial Qualities.
  • To offer Training to students in newly emerging technologies in the field of Tool & Die making.

Our diplomats will be able to

  • Pursue a successful career in the field of Tool & Die Design, Maintenance, Service and Inspection.
  • Become a Competent skilled lead technician in handling various conventional and modern automated Machine Tools by adopting updated technologies and environmental norms.
  • Fulfill all needs of industries as an Individual, leader and member of a team with positive attitude, good communication and Team spirit.
  • Elevate as an ethical entrepreneur and serve the society by attaching themselves with professional bodies like TAGMA, AIEMA, ISTE etc.
PSO1 Prepare Tool drawing with tolerance and produce die & mould part by operating conventional / Non-conventional machine tools.
PSO2 Design and fabricate Press Tools, Plastic Moulds, Jigs & Fixtures for customized requirement.
PSO3 Apply learned knowledge and skills in the design and development of a project work in the field of Tool & Die Making with team working and present the same in a professional way.
PSO4 Apply methods to improve productivity such as Management Planning (MP) Tools, QC Tools, SQC Tools, TQM concepts.

Curriculum & Syllabus

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Board of Studies

Board of Studies
Board of Studies

Board of Studies meeting for N-scheme Mechanical Engineering (Tool & Die) held on 13.1.2022.

Mr. A.N. Rajendiran, Managing Director of M/s Nutech CNC Pvt Limited received a memento during the BoS meeting held on 13.1.2022.

Board of Studies
Board of Studies

Mr.A.S.Balssubramanian HOD(I/C)/TDM along with Industrial Experts, Academic experts & Department faculty members during Board Of Studies meeting held on 16.08.18

Dr.S.Selvaraj Lecturer(Sr.Grade)/TDM briefing 'M' scheme of TDM to BOS members

Members of Board of Studies

S.No Name & Designation Members
1. Dr.S.Selvaraj
DIC, Department of Tool & Die Making,
Murugappa Polytechnic College, Chennai – 62
2. Mr.T.E.Kuppuswamy,
Assistant General Manager,
Mudhra Fine Blanc (P) Ltd.,
Member - Industry
3. Mr. A.N. Rajendiran,
Managing Director,
Nutech CNC Pvt Limited,
Athipet, Chennai- 600 058
Member – Industry
4. Dr.B.Janarthanan
Professor, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering,
Mohamed Sathak AJ College of Engineering,
Chennai 603 103
Member– Academician
5. Mr.G.Nallaiya,
Lecturer, Department of Tool & Die Making,
Murugappa Polytechnic College, Chennai – 62
Member –Faculty, MPC
6. Mr.K.Kamesh,
Lecturer, Department of Tool & Die Making,
Murugappa Polytechnic College, Chennai – 62
Member –Faculty, MPC


Laboratory Facilities

Metrology lab

Metrology lab
  • Vernier calipers & Micrometers
  • Vernier height gauge
  • Gear tooth vernier
  • Slip gauge
  • Universal bevel Protractor
  • Plug gauge, Snap gauge, Ring gauge & Pin gauge
  • Dial indicator
  • Pneumatic Comparator
  • 3D Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM)


  • 20 No. of systems with Auto CAD facility
  • Mechanical Desktop 6.0 and CATIA V5 R18- 5 Nos of perpetual licenses
  • Computer Based Training (CBT) Package on Engineering Graphics & Machine Drawing are available for training students.
  • LCD TV with Home theatre available for taking audio visual classes.
  • LCD Projector

Modern Production Process(MPP) Lab

Modern Production Process(MPP) Lab
  • Vertical Milling machine
  • Drilling Machine
  • Hydraulic surface Grinding Machine.
  • Electrical Discharge Machining(EDM).
  • CNC Wire cut EDM.
  • Models of Jigs (5Nos) & Fixtures (5Nos)available to train students effectively.
  • Models of Press Tools (7Nos) available to train students in Press Tool making.
  • Display of Project work tools & Components to motivate students to do Application Oriented projects.

Guest Lectures

Academic Year 2022 - 2023

Guest Lectures

Department Faculty members and Students of V Semester TDM attended the Counselling section by Asish Benjamin Counselor ,MPTC, Chennai 62 on 13.05.2022.

Guest Lectures

Mr.K.Kamesh,Lecturer,TDM along with III Semester TDM students attended Demo on Solidworks software conducted by EGS India Ltd ,Chennai on 20.9.2022.

Guest Lectures

Mr.K.Kamesh,Lecturer,TDM along with V Semester TDM students attended Demo on Solidworks software conducted by Simtek technologies Ltd ,Chennai on 15.9.2022.

Academic Year 2020 - 2021

Guest Lectures

Mr.S.Karthick, Asst. Manager, IP Rings, Maraimalai Nagar and alumni's of Mechanical (Tool & Die) delivered a Guest Lecture on "Tool Engineering in Gear Manufacturing" organized by the Department on 12.08.2020 & 13.08.2020.

Academic Year 2019-2020

Guest Lectures
Guest Lectures

Technical Seminar on "Entrepreneurship" for VI Sem TDM students on 12.12.2019 by Design Technologies.

Mr.G.Nallaiya Lecturer,TDM conducted CATIA Training course under Continuing Education Programme for VI Sem students in the month of December 2019.

Guest Lectures
Guest Lectures

VI Sem TDM Students attended seminar on "Behavioral Excellence" by Mr. V.Ramkumar, Sr. System Administrator, Wipro Technologies on 22.01.2018

VI Sem students attended Seminar on "Professional Ethics" by Mr. V. Valliappan, Administrative Officer, on 02.03.2018

Industrial Visits

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Project Competition

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