• The department of Applied Mechanics is one of the seven academic departments, which was established in 1961. The department teaches Engineering Mechanics and Strength of Material as core subjects at First and Second year levels to all the students of the college. In addition, the department teaches subjects relevant to Structural Engineering and Geotechnical Engineering to Civil Engineering students. Also the department offers Post Graduate and Doctoral programme in Structural Engineering.
•The doctoral programme in the department trains the candidates to pursue original research ideas and add to the current state-of-the-art and prepares them for academic as well as research and development works. The admissions to the Ph.D. programmes are through interviews conducted in the department.
• The M.Tech. programme is a four semester post graduate programme which consists of two semesters of course work and two semesters of project work. The admission for this programme is based on the percentile score in the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) and personal interviews conducted at SVNIT Surat. The M.Tech. programme is offered in the following streams of the department: