The department of mechatronics engineering was established in the year 2000. Department is committed to provide education and training for a new breed of engineers. They should be proficient in the combined application of systems design as well as mechanical, electronic and computer-based control to managing sophisticated manufacturing processes and providing quality multi-disciplinary engineering services. This is the only polytechnic in the entire state of Karnataka to offer Diploma under CO-OP scheme. The students are being deputed to undergo training in M/s HMT Ltd., Bengaluru, M/s Bharath Electronics, Bengaluru, M/s Bharath Heavy Electricals Ltd., Bengaluru, M/s ASKAR Microns Pvt. Ltd., Mysore and M/s Keynes Technologies Pvt. Ltd., Mysore, M/s VWF Ltd., Mysore.. Students will be exposed to most modern equipments used in manufacturing, fabrication, assembling, testing and maintenance. Students acquire knowledge in the area of inspection, assembling, quality assurance, planning, scheduling and dispatching, on-site training and maintenance. In addition to on-the–job training in industries, technical talks, short term training in PLC, CNC programming are being arranged to provide more knowledge. We encourage students to participate in extra-curricular and co-curricular activities to improve their skills. Also, they are given training in soft skills and life skills for overall development. Department has modernized its fluid power engineering lab and mechatronics lab with assistance from AICTE, New Delhi under MODROBS scheme at the cost of Rs. 15 Lakhs