The department has to its credit corporate training programs, industrial consultancy, and funded projects from government bodies. These connections served to benefit students in the form of good placements, well-equipped laboratories and industrial exposure. The participation of industries in curriculum designing has helped the department to keep pace with fast-changing industrial needs. The department also benefits from the visiting professor programs of AICTE through which highly experienced senior executives deliver lectures to staff and students.
A production centre consisting of Stallion made CNC machine is functioning in the department to train the students and to undertake contract works from industries and public sector organisations like ISRO, KAMCO etc.
The R&D work of developing and testing ‘COIR REINFORECD ALUMINIUM LAMINATE EPOXY’ was supported by the ‘Central Coir Research Institute, Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO), and Material testing division of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)