The MakerSpace is administered by the College as a resource for all engineering departments. Facilities, with an investment of about 1.5crores of rupees, occupying5000 square feet, include a machine shop (2000sq.ft), model shop (1000sq.ft) and project work area (2000sq.ft). Engineering student can use the MakerSpace for a course-related activity and/or competition projects such as SAE Formula, SAE- BAJA, SAE- ecokart, SAE-Efficycle, ROBOCON, etc. The shop is open 8 am-8 pm weekdays and on weekends as needed. Supervision is provided and advice is offered to get them started, but students build their own dreams, make their own mistakes, and learn from them.
Facilities include machining (manual, CNC lathe & milling machines, CNC Laser & Plasma cutting and EDM), rapid prototyping, sheet metal forming, welding, assembly, PCB making, electronic test and measurement, and metrology. It has a full- time staff, consisting of a facilities coordinator to handle the day-to-day operations and two staff assistants for assisting students.
The ultimate goal of the MakerSpace is to support the students and entrepreneurs to convert their product ideas into a reality. The facilities are open to student teams, faculty members and entrepreneurs working towards creating products to realize our national dream ‘Make in India’.